HUGO VAN DER MOLEN'S
Scripophily site
a collection of historic bonds and shares

 Telecommunication
(update September 26th 2015)

Dr. Hugo H. van der Molen - Wederikweg 114 - 9753 AE Haren, The Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0)50 534 8795; email: hugo@hugovandermolen.nl


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The Netherlands
Eerste Nederlandsche Maatschappij voor Draadloze Telegrafie en Telefonie,
gev. te 's Gravenhage, opgericht 16-10-1915; Oprichtersbewijs aan toonder, no. 59, 's Gravenhage, april 1921; 2 origin. handt. van o.a. de directie: Frans Romunde (?); oraanje bel. stempel en dunnen zwarte sierrand, 150 Euro.

Guyna Goud Placer Maatschappij, gev. te 's Gravenhage:
(English: Gold mining and related activities in Dutch Guyana = Suriname)
Typ: Belinfante-Schinkel; opgericht op 21-5-1898; Doel was het exploiteren van de goudconcessie vroeger op naam staande van de Mineraal-Maatschappij Suriname en het doen van zaken op mijnbouwkundig gebied in Suriname, zo ook het daar te lande in cultuur brengen van gronden, aanleggen en exploiteren van telephoon- en tramlijnen, her exploiteren van stoombootdiensten en laboratoria en verder het verrichten van alles wat met een en ander in verband staat.
Maatsch. Kap. in 1906 vergroot naar f 3.100.000 waarvan 1 mln. in gewone aandelen, in coupures van f 100 tot f 500; Het faillissement werd 2-9-1926 uitgesproken. Originele handtekening van directeur M.C. Verloop;
----------Bewijs van gewoon aandeel f 250; VVOF cat. no. 167 b , groene fraaie sierrand, zwarte, groene en rode letters, 's Gravenhage, aug. 1906;   aan de binenkant een stempel "D.J. Spaans, Kastanjelaan 1, Purmerend", 95 Euro.
---------- Bewijs van preferent aandeel f 1000, VVOF cat. no. NLH 0167 d; 's Gravenhage 1906,  fraaie bruine sierrand, zwarte, rode en gele teksten; VF-, maar geen wezenlijke beschadegingen. Div. bruine vouwen en vlekjes, gepreegd bel. stempel;  75 Euro.

Hollandsche Draad en Kabelfabriek DRAKA , 5% winstdelende obligatie van f 25, Amsterdm, 1946, prijs f 25,-
Klein vignet van vuurspuwende draak / small illustration of fire spitting dragon

Hollandsche Draad en Kabelfabriek DRAKA , 5% winstdelende obligatie van f 100, Amsterdam, 1966, prijs f 25,-
Klein vignet van vuurspuwende draak / small illustration of fire spitting dragon.



USA
American Telephone and Telegraph Company,
established in 1885; now largest telephone company in the world.
---------- green, 1955, 4 shares, vignette: globe with 4 historic telephones horns,  under the vignette some figures are written with a pen, 23 Euro
 ---------- blue and yellowl, 1971 , $ 4 convertible prefs, vignette: God with globe and telephone cables, 12 Euro
---------- green, 1969 large vignette: globe, city, landscape and portrait of Alexander Graham Bell; besides 6 very small vignettes, 23 Euro
---------- brown, 1970, large vignette: globe, city, landscape and portrait of Alexander Graham Bell; besides 6 very small vignettes, figures are stamped through the vignette, but still very nice, 12 Euro
---------- 1971, 4$ convertble preferred shares, new York, blue + yellow border; vignette: god with wings, holding a thunderbolt (bliksemschicht) in the air and a cable in the other hand. 34 Euro.

The Commercial Cable Company, New York, febr. 8th 1897, Interim bond certificate no 320, for $ 10.000 (amount filled in by pen and by figure punch holes) 4% gold bonds secured by mortgage on all the companies properties, including those of the Postal Telegraph-Cable Co. heretofore acquired. These bonds were issued to stockholders of the aforementioned company in exchange for their stocks.Original signatures of president and of secretary Albert Beetz, price 580 Euro.
This certificate shows a 15 by 5 cm drawing of 3 transatlantic telegraph cables connecting Western Europe and Canada, as well as connections within these continents. These cables were laid in 1883, 1884 and 1894 by the company, using the MacKay-Bennett system, named after the two founders of this company, J.W. Mackay and J. Gordon Bennett. Read more about the company's history.

Indiana Bell Telephone Company, Incorporated
Certificate of a 10.000 $ bond in a 40-year, 9% loan, due 2010; issued in 1970, in the name of Edna A. Westphal, blue border, 4,5 by 6 cm engraving of 2 persons in front of the office; print: Federated Banknote Company; EF. 3 light folds (less visible than on the scan !), price 25 Euro.
This is one of the 22 Bell Operating Companies owned by AT&T before divestiture on January 1st, 1984.



International Telephone and Telegraph Corp.
Incorporated in 1920 under Maryland law;
---------- 1950's, print: ABNC; engraving of woman looking at a globe, black border, certificate for < 100 shares, price 25 Euro.
---------- 1959, print ABNC; same engraving as above, 100 shares, blue border, VF: unfolded, but small wrinkles in upper border, price 25 Euro.
The certificates below  all have vignette  informally known as Carlson-Electronic Series #1, engraved in 1958 by ABNC's Kenneth Guy. Sven Ohrvel Carlson was a many-sided artist (musician, sculptor and painter),  who painted for ABNC a series of  four so called "space age" or "electronic" paintings (see Tomasko, 2002).
---------- 1970's, purple, 100 shares, 15 Euro.
---------- 1960, < 100 shares, black border,  several minor staple holes in engraving, price 25 Euro.
----------  1965, 100 shares, blue border, red overprint: "this certificate represents Common Stock" , EF, unfolded, 2 very minor staple pinholes, price 25 Euro.

ITT Financial Corporation
Incorporated in Delaware in 1974; 10,000 $ bond in a 10,5% Senior Debenditure due October 1995; purple border; print ABNC; 9 by 6 cm. engraving of an elegant woman with globe before a city and country scene; price 25 Euro.



Metro-Tel Corp.
incorporated in 1963 under Delaware law; 100 shares, blue border, 1970; print: Security-Columbian Banknote Co.; vignette: 4 bij 2,5 cm. company logo; EF, no folds, company perforation, price 15 Euro.

New England Telephone and Telegraph Company
Incorporated in 1883 in the state of New York; certificate of odd shares in the name of Eugene M. Green, Portland Oregon; green border; 10 by 4 cm engraving of 5 crests of arms: anchor, Indian with bow and arrow, landscape, tree with a deer, and a ship, with text HOPE DIRIGO and a telephone set; in upper left corner  2 by 2,5 cm engraving of an indian Chief and in right corner of 2 men; print: ABNC; facsimile signature of president Erskine N White. Price 25 Euro.


Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company, bond from 1977

Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company
This is one of the 22 Bell Operating Companies owned by AT&T before divestiture on January 1st, 1984.
40 Year 3% debenditure, 1977-2017; blue border and large vignette, 16 by 7 cm of a telephone, god Hermes (Eng.: Mercury) and a goddess; blue bell in underprint, large size certificate; 25 Euro.


Western Union Telegraph Co. share engraving of beautiful woman

Western Union Corp.,
USA ,ca. 1960th and 1970th
vigntte of elegant woman in front of city skyline
---------- red 1970, 100 shares, price 23euro
----------  blue 1968, < 100 shares, 23euro
---------- red. 1969, 100 shares, 23 euro


Wisconsin Telephone Company,
This is one of the 22 Bell Operating Companies owned by AT&T before divestiture on January 1st, 1984.
---------- green, 8% loan, 1977, 5 by 6 cm. engraving of a woman standing, with wind through her hair, using a telephone in a booth, print: ABNC, price 25 Euro.
---------- blue,  1974, 40 year debenditure, 8%, due 2014, same engraving as above; condition  F: 4 bij 2 cm ugly sellotape repair in upper border, not near engraving, price 10 Euro.
---------- brownn, 7 ¼ % loan, 1976, brown, 5 by 6 cm engraving of a women seated, making a telephone call, print: Federated Banknote Company, price 15 Euro.


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