Archives International Auctions Auction 84 April 4, 2023

Archives International Auctions - Sale 84 109 April 4, 2023 Archives International Auctions Texas 558 558 Globe Aircraft Corp., 1930’s Specimen Stock Certificate Texas (Inc. in Delaware), ND (1930s). Odd/8ths of One Share, Specimen Stock Certificate, Black text with orange border and background. Red specimen overprints, 0000 serial number, and POCs. VF condition, Northern BN. The Bennett Aircraft Corporation was originally formed on 5 April 1940 to develop aircraft using a Bakelite bonded plywood Duraloid. The company’s first design was the BTC-1 twin engine monoplane. The company was renamed the Globe Aircraft Corporation in 1941 and they produced a single-engine Continental A-80 powered Globe GC-1 Swift. ���������������������������������������������������������� Est. $90-140 SCRIPOPHILY - BANKING, FINANCE & INSURANCE Connecticut 559 559 Travelers Insurance Co., 1962, I/U Stock Certificate Hartford, Connecticut, 1962. 1 Share Capital Stock I/U Certificate, Black printing with large insurance building as undertint in middle with horses running at lower right and train through countryside lower left, VF-XF condition, ABNC. ��������������������������������������� Est. $75-150 Delaware 560 560 Citicorp., 1987, Registered Note Group of 5 Specimen Bonds Delaware, 1987. Lot of 5 Registered Specimen Bonds, All are $-Odd in Various Colors and interest rates, Pin punched Specimen, Uncirculated condition, SC-USBNC. (5). Sold “AS IS” no returns accepted. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $130-260 561 561 Countrywide Financial Corp. 2008 Scam Stock Certificate Delaware, 2008. 1 Share I/U Stock Certificate, Black text with green border and underprint, Background is multicolored. Uncirculated condition, ABNC. The Countrywide financial political loan scandal in 2008-2009 involved U.S. politicians who allegedly received favorable mortgage rates. In June 2008 Conde Nast Portfolio reported that numerous Washington, DC politicians over recent years had received mortgage financing at noncompetitive rates at Countrywide Financial because the corporation placed the officeholders in a program called “FOA’s”--”Friends of Angelo”, Countrywide’s Chief Executive Angelo Mozilo. The politicians extended such favorable financing included the chairman of the Senate Banking Committee, Christopher Dodd (D-CT), and the chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, Kent Conrad (D-ND). The article also noted Countrywide’s political action committee had made large donations to Dodd’s campaign. This certificate was issued right before the scandal began in 2008. ������ Est. $130-260