World's #1 Company for Original Stock Certificates & Old Stock Research Services Since 1880 - Rated A+ by Better Business Bureau

Historic Stocks and Bonds                                              
Quality Research Service Since 1880                                   


What our customers say:




 




Liberty Loan Bond of 1917 -  24 Unused Coupons  

Liberty Loan Bond of 1917 - 24 Unused Coupons

Product #: newitem374962774

Normal Price: $1,895.00
Our Sales Price: $1,695.00

(You Save: 11%)

Qty:

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION  
Uncancelled Liberty Loan of 1917 (United States Government) 1917 50. Blue “50 THREE AND ONE HALF PERCENT” and Treasury Seal. Thomas Jefferson, left. Statue of Liberty, right. Eagle and Columbia statue on back. Embossed large Treasury seal above register’s name. Excellent condition. Serial Number 380274

Facsimile signatures of Teehee and McAdoo. 24 Unused Coupons attached.

Scripophily.com is a name you can TRUST!
Back of Bond


Scripophily.com is a name you can TRUST!
Coupons attached to bond


Scripophily.com is a name you can TRUST!
Certificate Vignette





The following was reported in the News in 1917

LIBERTY LOANS OF 1917.

On April 24 congress passed an act authorizing an issue of $5,000,000,000 in bonds and $2,000,000 in certificates of indebtedness. The secretary of the treasury decided to place before the country a 32.000,000,000 Issue of bonds, in addition to a certain amount of short term certificates to meet the needs of the allies. The announcement of the initial offer of bonds was made May 2 and the details were made known May 14. The bonds were dated June 15, 1917, and bore interest at the rate of 314 per cent per annum from that date, payable semiannually on Dec. 15 and June 15. They will mature June 15, 1947, but may be redeemed on and after June 15, 1932, in whole or in part, at the option of the government. The bonds are exempt, both as to principal and interest, from all taxation except estate or inheritance taxes. Provision was made for converting the 3% per cent bonds into bonds paying a higher rate of interest if issued by the government daring the war with Germany. The dates for paying for the bonds on the installment plan were: 2 per cent on application; 18 per cent June 28. 1917. 20 per cent July 30, 30 per cent Aug. 15 and 30 per cent Aug. 30.

In floating the loan Secretary McAdoo took every mean* to make it popular and to clve every citizen of the United States an equHl opportunity to subscribe for the bonds. lie made two trips through the country in order to explain the necessities of the government, the great value of the bonds and the wisdom of the people Investing In them.

The federal reserve system afforded a great Instrument for the organization of the necessary machinery to distribute Information, sell the bonds and collect the vast amount of money placed at the disposal of the government. The twelve federal reserve banks, which are the fiscal agents of the government, became the headquarters of their respective districts In handling the lot n. The direction of the whole operation was centered In the treasury department and the plan of dealing with the several districts through the federal reserve banks resulted in the establishment of a workable organization that handled the situation expeditiously and effectively. The national banks, state banks, trust companies, private banks, bond houses, newspapers, express companies, department stores and many other private corporations, firms, organizations and individuals patriotically co-operated with the government to receive and transmit applications for the liberty loan without expense to the United States or to the applicants. Never before was the whole machinery of business and enterprise organized into a great voluntary machine for service to the country without expectation of compensation or hope of reward except the satisfaction that It contributed Immeasurably to the success of the greatest loan In our history, and thus to the cause for which the loan was made. More than 4.000.000 men and women subscribed for tbe bonds and 99 per cent subscribed in amounts ranging from 160 to $10,000.

The second liberty loan was offered Oct. 1. 1917, the terms being as follows: "The secretary of the treasury invites subscriptions, at par and accrued Interest, from the people of the United States for $3,000,000,000 of United States of America 10-25 year 4 per cent convertible gold 'bonds of an issue authorized by act of congress approved Sept. 24. 1917. the right being reserved to allot additional bonds up to onehalf the amount of any oversubscription."

On Nov. 8 Secretary McAdoo made the folic wing announcement:

I congratulate the American people upon the phenomenal success of the second liberty loan. The final returns Just received from the twelve federal reserve banks show that the total subscriptions were $4,617,632,300. an oversubscription of $1,617,532,300. or approximately 54 per cent of the amount offered. This Is a more gratifying result even than was the first liberty loan, when $2,000,000,000 of bonds were offered and a subscription of more than $3,000,000,000 was re

The treasury department estimated that the second liberty lean was subscribed to by 9,500000 persons and corporations.

The following tables show the treasury allotment to each federal reserve district and th» actual subscriptions:

FIRST LIBERTY LOAN.

District Allotment Subscriptions. New York $600,000,000 $1,186,788,400

Chicago 260,000,000

Boston 240,000,000

Cleveland 180,000,000

Philadelphia 140,000,000

San Francisco 140,000.000

Richmond 80,000.000

Kansas City 100,000.000

St Louis 80,000,000

Minneapolis 80,000.000

Atlanta 60,000.000

Dallas 40,000,000

Total

2.000,000,000 3,035,226,860

SECOND LIBERTY LOAN.

District Allotment Subscriptions.

Boston $300,000,000 $47l,960,060

New York 900,000.000 1,660,453.150

Philadelphia 250.000,000 380,350,250

Cleveland 300,000,000 486,106.800

Richmond 120.000,000 201,212.500

Atlanta 80,000,000 90,605.750

Chicago 420,000.000 685.853.351)

St Louis 120.000,000 184,280.750

Minneapolis 105,0(1(1,000 140.932.65J

Kansas City 120,000.000 150.125,760

Dallas 75,000.000 77.8S9.S50

San Francisco 210,000,000 292,671.160

Total 3,000,000,000 4,617,6S2,80»

LOANS TO ALLIED NATIONS.

Up to Dec. 10, 1917. the United States had made the following loans to the allied nations:

Great Britain $1,780,000,000

France 1,070,000,000

Italy 485.000,000

Russia 154.700,000

Belgium 47.000,000

Serbia ° 1.500.000

Romania 3,000.000

Total 3,541,200,000

Information from LibertyBonds.com.

Product #: newitem374962774

Normal Price: $1,895.00
Our Sales Price: $1,695.00

(You Save: 11%)

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


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

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 - 2017

 
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 TRUSTeďż˝ 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+