Friday, September 30, 2011

SFO exhibits aviation scripophily

The San Fransisco International Airport (SFO) Museum will be home to more than 40 stock certificates  between September 2011 and March 2012.

Pan American World Airways, Inc.

1959, 100 Shares of $1
facsimile signature of Juan T. Trippe
the most common share certificate in scripophily ?

Financing Pan Am
The Financing Pan Am exhibition presents over 40 different stock certificates from Pan American World Airways.  The SFO Museum is located in the international airport of San Francisco which counts almost 40 million passengers per year. Practical information about the exhibition, see here .

Aviation Corporation of the Americas
holding company of Pan Am
100 Shares without nominal or par value, 1930
facsimile signature of Cornelius V. Whitney
printed by Quayle & Son, New York

The certificates were donated to the SFO Museum by Jon E. Krupnick in 2010. Although I am not sure, I believe, he was also the author of the book Pan American's Pacific Pioneers: the Rest of the Story.


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NB: If the San Fransisco International Airport is on your schedule, do let us know how you experienced the exhibition.

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