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Old Company Stock Research Service
The World's #1 Stock & Bond Research Firm
Company research services performed continuously since 1880
For $39.95 per company, our Old Company
Research Service will provide you with a brief status profile of companies whose
original identities have been lost due to a change in name, merger, acquisition,
dissolution, reorganization, bankruptcy or charter cancellation. We research
companies from all over the world. Our Old Company Research archives and services date back
to 1880 and contains proprietary results from research performed over the past
In 2011, Scripophily.com's Old Company and Securities Research Department acquired the Old Stock & Bond Research Service archives of R.M. Smythe from John Herzog (Herzog & Co.), Inc. This included all research reports, printed and electronic archives, publishing rights and copyrights on obsolete research reference material published by the Marvyn Scudders Manuals, the Robert D. Fisher Manuals, and their obsolete research services. As a result of this acquisition, we are now the World's #1 Old Stock & Bond Research Firm which services have been performed continuously since 1880.
Our clients include attorneys, CPA's, corporations, institutions, stock brokers, trustees, estates, banks, executors, and individual stock and bond certificate holders worldwide.
If you are considering engaging a professional old stock research service, we
suggest you ask the following questions prior to engaging them:
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What are the credentials and
experience of the people doing the research who claim to be experts?
Bob Kerstein, CPA, CGMA is the Founder and CEO. of Scripophily.com and Old
Company Research. Bob has been a Certified Public Accountant since
1978. Bob is also a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), a member
of the California Society of Certified Public Accountants, Virginia Society
of Certified Public Accountants, and the American Institute of Certified
Public Accountants. He had worked as a Chief Financial Officer and in other
capacities for both Public and non Publicly held companies prior to founding
Scripophily.com and Old Company Research. He is also the president of
the Professional Scripophily Traders Association.
How long has the company been in
Old Company Stock Certificate Research
Service is celebrating 16 Years on the Internet and was founded and is
managed by Bob Kerstein. Old Company Stock Research Service is the successor
to the 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, which have been performed continuously
Is the company a member of the
Better Business Bureau?
Our company is a
Better Business Bureau Accredited Business since 8/31/2004 and we have
an A+ Rating (Their highest Rating)
Does the company have a phone number
to call to ask questions to a live knowledgeable person?
You can call our offices anytime toll free at 1-888-786-2576 or direct at
Where is the research company
located? Are they located in the United States or simply on some obscure
website on the Internet?
We are located in the Washington DC Area in Fairfax, Virginia.
What are the resources of the
company performing the research? Do they have their own proprietary data
Scripophily.com / Old Company
Research Service has its own proprietary date base of information as well as
the successor to
all material published by the Marvyn
Scudders Manuals, the Robert D. Fisher Manuals, and the Herzog & Co., Inc.
obsolete research services, which have been performed continuously since
What kind of Feedback does the
We are proud of
number of orders and
positive feedback and testimonials we have received from our satisfied
during the years. We always strive for 100% customer satisfaction and
dedication, business experience and commitment to quality service. You
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Does the company have reliable
resources to determine the value of your certificate as a collectible if it
has no redeemable value?
We have been buying and selling collectible stock and bond certificates
since 1990. Scripophily.com opened its virtual doors in January 1996 with a
mission to use the Internet to transform the collecting stock and bond
certificates as the fastest, easiest, and most enjoyable shopping experience
possible. While our customer base and product offerings have grown
considerably since our early days, we still maintain our founding commitment
to customer satisfaction and the delivery of an educational and inspiring
shopping experience. We have the largest selection of stock and bond
certificates in the world with over 17,500 Selections and are adding more
selections on a regular basis.
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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.
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.
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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.
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