Sunday, May 22, 2022

Collecting antique stock certificates ? Go to the next level with Scripophily magazine !

Scripophily magazine is the world’s most comprehensive and insightful publication for passionate collectors and researchers of antique securities. Its 2022 April issue brings over 50 pages of scripophily news, in depth articles, book reviews, pictures of collector friends, auction reports and quality images of stunning, historic and rare stocks and bonds.

Scripophily magazine is illustrated with tons of gorgious stock certificates. This one from The Cincinnati Edison Electric Company is featured in the Deutsche Bank trilogy (© HIWEPA). The company was incorporated in the state of Ohio. Its $1 million capital was represented by 10,000 shares of $100. This certificate, issued in 1892 to the Deutsche Bank of Berlin, for 3,333 1/3 shares, represents a third of the capital. Image by Horst Klophaus 

Compelling tales, business plot twists and memorable personalities keep you spellbound. Scripophily magazine uncovers the stories of historic and artistic securities. In addition, reports from the auction markets help you to stay up-to-date. This periodical is the flagship of The International Bond and Share Society (IBSS) and appears three times a year.

Here is a summary on the topics brought in the latest issue :
  • Piers and Seaside Entertainment, interview with a collector 
  • Book review : Stamp Taxes in Nevada I. Silver Fever! Nevada Territory Stock Certificates, 1863-4, author Michael Mahler 
  • Book review : Michigan Copper Mining Stocks and Bonds, Part II, author Lee Degood
  • El Partido Revolucionario Cubano, a rare but fake bond emerged 
  • The Insanity Spreads, NFT technology flirts with Scripophily 
  • Dispatches from the Front, Bits and Pieces, market concerns with the Russo-Ukrainian War 
  • The Greenawalt Donation : Interview with David Mihaly of the Huntington Library 
  • Charles V Bond with phenomenal Face Value emerges (Spain)
  • Standing on the Shoulders of Giants, Terry Cox reflects on his US railway project 
  • The Howe Sound Co, copper mining in British Columbia 
  • Selling the Security, member contributions with share certificates promoting the business 
  • Studebaker, the family, stocks and bonds, and legacy
  • Deutsche Bank Part I : The History of "Deutsche Bank AG"
  • Boomtimes in the German Sugar Industry : 1850-1885 

On top of that the issue brings results and analysis on more than 20 auctions that took place during the preceding period in Germany, USA, China, Switzerland, UK, and other countries. You'll find out which auctions took place, what collecting themes are currently in demand and what price results are achieved for top pieces.

Subscribing to Scripophily magazine brings you valuable free extras: 
  1. The IBSS Directory brings you in contact with fellow collectors. Many of those are experts in their field, often share common interests with you, and possibly live nearby. The Directory contains members from more than 40 countries. 
  2. Upcoming events : Learn which auctions, collector bourses and society meetings will take place.
  3. Locate dealers and auctioneers : The Membership Directory also contains a list of dealers and auctioneers with further contact details. Most  auctioneers and dealers publish their catalogues either online or on paper.
  4. Access to the Experts : Being part of the International Bond and Share Society (IBSS) has provided me access to a network of experts in a variety of specialties related to the collection of Stocks and Bonds, always willing to led a hand and point me in the right direction.
  5. Access to all content on the IBSS website, including digital versions of previous issues of Scripophily magazine, the online forum, special theme galleries, and the like. 
  6. Newsflashes on the website focus on hot topics that can't wait for the next issue of the magazine. 
  7. Get extra credibility : being listed as a member is a good reference in any deals made remotely with parties previously unknown. 
A 1-year subscription only costs £25 or $35 or €28. The magazine is published by IBSS. More info : 


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