United States Banknote Corp stock certificate 1970's (prints stock certificates)
Great cert with a beautiful vignette of a classical female figure holding the company logo next to a printing press. Issued and cancelled. Dated 1970's. Stock certificate printer companies are a big collectible among stock enthusiasts.
The United State Banknote Corporation dates back 1892 with the merger of the American Banknote Company, the National Banknote Company, and the Continental Bank Note Company. It later changed its name to the American Banknote Company. The American Bank Note Company was formed in 1879 by consolidation of the American Bank Note Company, the National Bank Note Company and the Continental Bank Note Company.
The company later merged with the United Bank Note Corporation in 1911 and continued to operate as American Bank Note Company. Later, ABN became a subsidiary of the United States Banknote Corporation, a holding company. USBN changed its name back to the American Banknote Corporation and, in 1999, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.