Dads and Grads Sale of Up to 50% off on Old Stock and Bond Certificates from

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Stock and Bond certificate make unique historical and memorable gifts for everyone.

Stock and Bond Certificates Make Great Gift and Look Terrific Framed has kicked off a Dads and Grads Sales with discounts of up to 35%. Use the coupon code “dadsandgrads” on our online store when checking out for an additional 15% discount.

Old paper stock and bond certificates make unique gifts that will last a lifetime. Stock and bond certificates are given as gifts because of their historical significance, beauty and artwork, autographs, notoriety, as well as many other factors. They look terrific framed on walls in homes, offices and dorm rooms. In addition, they continue to increase in popularity as Wall Street continues to dominate the news.

"Stock and Bond Certificates are a fun and affordable way to recognize and appreciate financial history" said Bob Kerstein, CEO of "Many dad's like the certificates because of the sentimental longing for the past or place with happy personal associations of the company's and industries who issued the certificates. Today's grads can learn from stock and bond certificates about the industrial booms and busts over time." Kerstein added.

Certificates are collected and given as gifts because of their historical significance, beauty and artwork, autographs, notoriety, as well as many other factors. Old Greek, Chinese, Confederate and Panama Canal bond certificates have been very popular this year. In addition, scandals like Lehman Bros. and Enron, and stock certificates signed by John D. Rockefeller and other famous businessmen continue to be our top sellers.

Scripophily (scrip-ah-fil-ly) is the name of the hobby of collecting old stock and bond certificates. Certificate values range from a few dollars to more than $500,000 for the most unique and rare items. Tens of thousands of Scripophily buyers worldwide include casual collectors, corporate archives, business executives, museums and serious collectors.

The supply of new certificates reaching the collector market has been substantially reduced due to changes in state laws and stock exchanges rules. Many companies are no longer required to issue physical stock and bond certificates by stock exchanges and the Securities and Exchange Commission, a process called “dematerialization.” Stock certificates can now be registered and transferred electronically. Paper stock certificates are slowly being removed and retired from circulation in exchange for electronic recording. This means fewer new paper certificates are reaching the market and older ones are destroyed when they are redeemed. As a result, the supply of paper stock certificates is significantly reduced. - The Gift of History is the Internets leading buyer and seller of collectible stock and bond certificates and have items on loan for display in the Smithsonian’s Museum of Financial History in New York. Our company has been featured on CNBC, USA Today, Associated Press, Reuters, Nightline, Today Show, Baltimore Sun, and Washington Post and in many other media publications. The company also offers the World’s #1 old stock research service at and offers high resolution scans for publications. has over 17,500 selections on its website.

In 2011,, the parent company of Old Company Research Service, acquired the old stock & bond business research service correspondence, archives and copyrights from Herzog & Co., Inc. (formally R.M. Smythe Old Stock Research Services). The acquisition included rights to all reference material published by the Marvyn Scudders Manuals, the Robert D. Fisher Manuals, and Herzog & Co., Inc. as well as all correspondence from the R.M. Smythe Special Library used in the Smythe’s Obsolete Research activities which began in 1880. /Old Company Research Service, founding member of the Old Stock Exchange, is the successor company to all material published by the Marvyn Scudders Manuals, the Robert D. Fisher Manuals, R.M. Smythe Stock Research Service, and the Herzog & Co., Inc. obsolete research services. and Old Company Research Services was founded by Bob Kerstein ( Bob is a CPA and CGMA, and has more than 40 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) and co founder of the American Stock and Bond Collectors Association.

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