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Scripophily.com - The Gift of History SCRIPOPHILY (scrip-af-il-ly), the collecting of canceled old stocks and bonds, gained recognition as a hobby around the mid-1970s. The word resulted combining words from English and Greek.
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07/10/2018
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUCqGMxfllo&t=351s Sharing Stocks Part 4: How do stock certificates work with Bob Kerstein and Chris Meyers.

About the SubjectNew York, NY – The Museum of American Finance, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, has partnered with two historical document dealers on an educational program to place primary source documents in local classrooms. Scripophily.com and Scott J. Winslow Associates, Inc. wil...

07/10/2018
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_q6_NLo2SE Canucks TV Vault: OrcaBay.com Website Launching the first NBA and NHL websites.Our thanks to Bob Kerstein (then Chief Information Officer of Orca Bay Sports & Entertainment), who is featured in the video.

Did you know there were less than 20,000 websites worldwide when OrcaBay.com launched in 1995? Understandably you can see why there was a lot of excitement i...

02/22/2018

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02/13/2018

17th Annual International Stock, Bond and Paper Money Show a big success http://omkt.co/AAw5W9

01/31/2018

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01/15/2018
17th Annual International Stock, Bond and Paper Money Show on January 26-27, 2018 in Herndon, Virginia will have dealers from all over the world

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Herndon, Virginia (PRWEB) January 15, 2018 -- Dealer displays will include Scripophily, Coins, Postcards, Americana, Ephemera and other authentic documents and collectibles. Scripophily.com's/OldCompany.com will be offering Free Old Stock Certificate Research Services ($39.95 Value) to anyone who br...

01/15/2018

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12/11/2017

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11/27/2017

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11/20/2017

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11/06/2017
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10/09/2017

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10/05/2017

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09/14/2017

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08/08/2017
Kids and Money: Turning old stock certificates into teaching tools | Reading Eagle - MONEY

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Imagine the times when barons controlled the nation's railroads, aeronautical titans ruled the skies and there was no question that Detroit was the center of the automotive universe.Thanks to an innovative teaching program being rolled out nationally this fall, students will get a new perspective on some of the historical moments and stories about American entrepreneurship, capitalism and the ways of Wall Street.

The visual aid at the heart of the program? Authentic stock certificates from some of the greatest names in the history of 20th century business. Names such as Pan American World Airways, General Motors, the Penn Central Railroad, and obscure ones such as the old Brooklyn City Railroad Co.

The program is the brainchild of the Museum of American Finance, based in the heart of New York's financial district. The museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution, is the nation's only independent museum dedicated to finance, business and Wall Street.

TODAY'S SPONSOR:
To carry out this new educational mission, the museum enlisted the aid of Bob Kerstein and Scott Winslow, two prominent dealers of historical stock and bond certificates.

Kerstein, who operates Scripophily.com, and Winslow, of Scott T. Winslow Associates Inc., are contributing stock certificates to teachers from their personal collections, said Chris Meyers, the museum's director of education.

The certificates feature detailed, engraved artwork printed in various colors. A Pan Am certificate, for example, features two men holding globes flanking an eagle along with the signature of airline founder and aviation legend Juan Trippe.

Numerous curriculum cover America's historical business, economy and political landscape. But the stock certificates, with all their elegant color and detail, present students with an educational connection that they can touch and feel.

"The certificates tell a story of what was hot at the time, and what has been passed by over time," Kerstein said. "It also teaches what's hot now may not be hot 10 or 15 years from now. It's a great lesson."

There's another touch point: Teaching kids about the inner workings of Wall Street, especially as it transitioned from the days of physical paper certificates of stock ownership to the digital world. The old certificates are loaded with information, from the date the company was incorporated to the issuing date on the shares and even counterfeit protection.

Last winter, the museum tested the stock certificate program with 151 mostly high school teachers and about 17,000 students in the tri-state area of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.

Each teacher received up to five authentic stock certificates. Most of the businesses featured were key cogs in the economic and political changes in the United States, which helped teachers tie in lesson plans on topics such as monopolistic behavior following the Civil War, and economic growth in post-World War I and World War II America.

The program also fit well with recently updated social studies curriculum in the New York area, Meyers said.

Given the positive feedback on the pilot program, the museum now hopes to attract teachers nationwide starting in the upcoming school year. Enrollment begins Nov. 1 and runs for a month. The first 500 teachers who sign up will receive stock certificates in January. For more information: Contact Meyers at [email protected].

And if you happen to have any old stock certificates just collecting dust in a file drawer, Kerstein suggests donating them to the classroom program. It might be just the thing that boosts kids' knowledge of stocks, bonds and capitalism.

Contact Steve Rosen: [email protected] or write to him c/o The Kansas City Star, 1729 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo., 64108.

It's good to show today's youth how things used to be.

08/08/2017

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05/18/2017

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03/22/2017

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03/20/2017

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01/25/2017

Scripophily.com will offer Trump Entertainment Resorts Stock Certs at Stock and Bond Show in Herndon, Va. http://omkt.co/AAUzac

01/02/2017

Scripophily.com will Attend the 16th Annual International Stock & Bond Show on January 27-28 in Herndon, Va. http://omkt.co/AATjcf

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