Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Scripophily magazine uncovers the stories of historic and artistic securities

Scripophily magazine brings you into the world of antique stocks and bonds. Buckle up! Compelling stories, business plot twists and memorable personalities won't let you go during your reading journey. You'll find out about today's discoveries. Reports from the auction markets will keep you up-to-date. So, if you are serious about this matter, then this is the magazine you are looking for.

vignette of sailing ship, taken from stock certificate

Scripophily was first published in 1982 under the name The Bond & Share Society JournalOn the occasion of the magazine's 100th edition, editor Max Hensley testified :
"The magazine appears on high quality paper, articles are longer and brought with more images in full color. Every issue was produced .. without paying a penny for content".
That's right, all content is created voluntarily by enthousiastic people from the hobby, three times a year.

Scripophily magazine cover

Issue 108 brings over 50 pages of scripophily news, in depth articles, pictures of collector friends, auction reports and more than 100 high quality images of stunning, historic or rare stocks and bonds. Here is a summary on the topics brought in the latest issue :
  • Swiss railway scripophily on Youtube 
  • Newsletter about Belgian scripophily 
  • Herzog Collection on the IBSS website 
  • Mexican scripophily sources 
  • New book on US railways by Terry Cox 
  • New book on the Wogau Empire (Russia) by Erik Meyer 
  • Playwright Neil Simon 
  • The shipyard from Gdansk 
  • Saved at the last minute, a story on share adventures
  • Donating collections, do's and don'ts 
  • "A L'Innoviation" inferno (Belgium) 
  • Borki train disaster (Ukraine) 
  • Cattle ranching in the US 
  • Barcelona Traction, Light and Power Co 
  • Survival rates on US Mining scripophily 

vignette with allegorical woman and locomotive, taken from share certificate

Is this a free magazine? No. Good stuff is never for free. But a 1-year subscription full of excitement only costs £20 or $32 or €25. The magazine is published by the International Bond and Share Society, the leading international organization for collectors, dealers and auctioneers in this field. More info : 


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