This Greek Bond is worth the paper it is printed on
(PRWEB) December 16, 2011
Scripophily.com is offering a beautifully engraved authentic historic bond certificate from the Kingdom of Greece issued in 1898 for L100. This cancelled debt instrument is a 2.5 Percent 20 year bond and is unusual because it has guarantees from France, Great Britain and Russia in the event of default. The certificate has an ornate blue border with vignette statues of Aphrodite, Apollo, Athena and Hypocrites. In addition there is the Greek Kingdom’s Coat of Arms. This item also has a 10 shilling orange tax stamp dated 1899. This is a vertical format BOND and is over 113 years old. This historic bond sells for $39.95 on the Scripophily.com website.
Scripophily (scrip-ah-fil-ly) is the name of the hobby of collecting old stock and bond certificates. Values range from a few dollars to more than $500,000 for the most unique and rare. Tens of thousands of Scripophily buyers worldwide include casual collectors, corporate archives, museums and serious collectors.
Scripophily.com - The Gift of History is the internet’s leading buyer and seller of collectible stock and bond certificates, and old stock research at OldCompany.com. The company has had items on display in the Museum of American Finance in New York, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution. Scripophily.com has been featured on CNBC, USA Today, Baltimore Sun, and Washington Post and in many other media publications.. Our online store has over 17,500 selections including categories such as Frauds, Scandals, Bankruptcies, Dot Coms, as well as the traditional American industries.
Scripophily.com was founded by Bob Kerstein, a Certified Public Accountant who has more than 35 years of senior management experience in the Cellular, Cable TV, Satellite, Internet, Professional Sports and Entertainment Industries. Bob is also the President of the Professional Scripophily Traders Association (PSTA).
Contact: Media Relations, Scripophily.com
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