World's #1 Company for Original Stock Certificates & Old Stock Research Services - Rated A+ by Better Business Bureau

              Providing Quality Service   
Around the World Since 1880


Free Riggs National Bank
(Famous DC Bank)
with all Orders Plus
Free CCCRC 1893 Gold Bond-Reaper Sisters
with all Orders over $200

What our customers say:




 




Curtiss Flying Service, Inc. - Delaware 1929  

Curtiss Flying Service, Inc. - Delaware 1929

Product #: newitem193558642

Normal Price: $595.00
Our Sales Price: $495.00

(You Save: 17%)

Qty:

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION  
Beautifully engraved certificate from the Curtiss Flying Service issued in 1929. This historic document was printed by American Bank Note Company and has an ornate border around it. This item has the signatures of the Company's President and Secretary and is over 88 years old.

The decade of the 1920s witnessed the development of commercial aviation, and an important factor in its growth was the need to familiarize the general public with flying. Glenn Curtiss was a leader in this effort as well, organizing one of the world's first flight-training organizations. This was later incorporated - following a merger with the Wright interests - as the Curtiss-Wright Flying Service, Inc.

Curtiss Flying Service flew with amphibians from July 1929 on two routes out of Boston, to Nantucket and Bangor. The airline is reported to have operated in the New York area during 1931, but was gone by 1932.

Scripophily.com is a name you can TRUST!
Shown for illustrative purposes



Time Magazine Article - Monday, Jul. 29, 1929

Sikorsky to United

Since last winter Curtiss Flying Service, as sales agents for Curtiss, Curtiss-Robertson, Cessna, Ireland, Command-aire and Sikorsky planes, has been advertising with confident emphasis:

Sikorsky Amphibian—the world's safest airplane.

Over half a million miles—and still flying.

Lindbergh on schedule to the minute.

It is the safest airplane in the world.

The plane with a distinguished waiting list.

The unprecedented demand for the Sikorsky Amphibian forces us to announce regretfully our inability to fill new orders for . . . months.

Financier Clement Melville Keys, who controls Curtiss Flying Service, has been trying to buy Sikorsky Aviation Corp. for some time, to merge it with what has become Curtiss-Wright Corp.

Inventor Igor I. Sikorsky, vice president of the company, has tried to sell to Flying-Publishers Robert Rutherford Mc-Cormick and Joseph Medill Patterson.

Businessman Arnold Gushing Dickinson, president of the company, did sell it last week—to United Aircraft & Transport Corp. President Gordon Sohn Rentschler of Manhattan's National City Bank and his brother, President Frederick B. Rentschler of United Aircraft & Transport, had outbid Mr. Keys and others. The price was about $2,500,000 in United stock.

For United the deal looked wise. It lines up one of the best planes in the world with other United subsidiaries—Boeing, Vought, Hamilton Metalplane, Pratt & Whitney motors, Pacific Air Transport, Boeing Air Transport, Stout Airlines.* Whether Curtiss Flying Service, a subsidiary of United's competitor Curtiss-Wright Corp., will continue to sell Sikorsky planes was last week unannounced.

Inventor Igor I. Sikorsky was in Europe, last week when the deal was announced. If any one had told him six years ago when, a Russian immigrant, he founded his U. S. company, that in 1929 it would bring $2,500,000, he would have believed it. He has never lacked self-confidence. In Tsarist days he was his country's foremost aeronautical engineer. He designed the world's first successful multimotored plane (a four-motor job, 1913), flew the first multimotored seaplane (his own design, 1914), enabled the Russians to make the first heavy air bombardments of the War.

Founding a Sikorsky company in the U. S. was to him a matter of course and selfesteem. He wants no anonymity of accomplishment. But he does not like business details. He is primarily an engineer. Many a Sikorsky order, many a deal, has been delayed by Inventor Sikorsky's futile enthusiasm for improvement, remodeling. He is almost the last of the big independent designers to succumb to the industry's merger movement.

* Sikorsky's preferred spelling. Amphibian is more generally used.

* Pacific operates along the Pacific Coast, Boeing from San Francisco to Chicago, Stout from Chicago to Cleveland. United intends this autumn to extend its transcontinental passenger service to New York, creating a San Francisco-New York fly of 30 hours.



Product #: newitem193558642

Normal Price: $595.00
Our Sales Price: $495.00

(You Save: 17%)

Qty:
 

Scripophily.com and Old Company Research Press Releases

See Stock Certificate Expert Bob Kerstein, CEO Scripophily.com
discuss Stock Certificates in Bloomberg ,  the Associated Press ,
CNBC with Jane Wells discussing the Facebook IPO,
Inside Edition and the Today Show

Subscribe to our New Free RSS New Products Feed in a Reader

Subscribe to Our New Product Additions Feed by Email


WASHINGTON, DC / NEW YORK - Scripophily.com / Old Company Stock and Bond Research Service owns and operates the Old Stock & Bond Research Archives from Herzog & Co., Inc (formally RM Smythe research) which was acquired from John Herzog, founder of the Museum of American Finance and past Chairman of RM Smythe & Co. This acquisition included all RM Smythe Research archives, publishing rights and copyrights on obsolete research reference material published by the Marvyn Scudders Manuals, the Robert D. Fisher Manuals, and the Herzog & Co., Inc. obsolete research services.  The old stock research services have been performed continuously since 1880. 

Scripophily.com / Old Company Research Service was founded by Internet Pioneer, Bob Kerstein, CPA who is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Chartered Global Management Accountants,  California Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants.  We have been collecting and selling old stock and bond certificates since 1990. Scripophily.com started operating on the Internet in January 1996 with the goal to promote the history of old companies and help educate everyone about the wonderful hobby of collecting stock and bond certificates called Scripophily. 

We will always maintain our founding commitment to customer satisfaction and the delivery of an educational product with an enjoyable shopping experience.  Please let us know how we may be of service to you.



Scripophily has been
fully tested by
Norton Safe
Web

Join Our Mailing List
Email:
Bookmark and Share


Scripophily has been featured on CNN, CNBC, CBS, WSJ, Barrons, and many other fine publications
See Scripophily.com in the News at Scripophilynews.com


Note:
All Old Stock and Bond Certificates are actual authentic certificates and are sold only as collectibles. We do not sell reproductions and offer a lifetime guarantee to the authenticity of everything we sell.

All Rights Reserved. © 1996 - 2014 Scripophily.com ©, Scripophily.net (tm), Wall Street History - Lost and Found (sm), Bob.com ©, ConfederateBonds.com, CSABonds.com, SavingsBonds.pro (United States Savings Bonds), StockLedger.com, Retro Stocks (tm), Old Company Research (tm), Occupy Wall Space (tm), RM Smythe Stock Research, Stock Research Professional, Business Hall of Fame (tm), Old Stock Certificate Research, Old Stock Exchange ©, Gift of History (sm), Liberty Loans, Liberty Bonds, LibertyBonds.com,
Marvyn Scudders Manuals, Robert D. Fisher Manuals,  Scripophily Exchange (tm),  EBITDA.com., PSTA - Professional Scripophily Traders Association, Stock Research Service, OldCompany.com, StockCalendar.com, PSTA.COM, Bob Kerstein, CPA, CGMA - The Old Stock Detective © and Encyberpedia ©. You may link to the site, but please do not copy any images or information without our expressed written permission.  If you are publishing a book for educational purposes or with the press, please contact us directly at 703-787-3552 for use of our content.
 

Scripophily.com is a name you can TRUST!
American Institute of
Certified Public Accountants

Scripophily.com is a name you can TRUST!
Virginia Society CPA's
Bob Kerstein, Member
Click to Verify Trust Certificate - Yahoo is a licensee of the TRUSTe® Privacy Seal Program



  Scripophily.com is a name you can TRUST!
American Numismatic Association

Securities and Exchange
Commission Historical Society


Society of Paper Money Collectors
Member
Scripophily.com - Gift of History -  BBB Membership Seal
Better Business
 Bureau Member
Rated A+
Popular Searches by Name