RM Smythe Old Stock and Bond Research Service

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Old Company Stock Research Service was founded by Bob Kerstein (The Old Stock Detective) who is a Certified Public Accountant, 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. Old Stock Certificates may still be valuable even if the stock no longer trades under the name printed on the certificate. For a flat fee of $49.95 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 do not charge any commissions for monies or unclaimed stocks you recover. Old Company Research Service is the world's leading provider of Old Stock and Bond Research Services, Scripophily.com's Old Company Research is the successor to all material published by the Marvyn Scudders Manuals, the Robert D. Fisher Manuals, and Herzog & Co., Inc. obsolete research services, which have been performed continuously since 1880. Our clients include attorneys, CPA's, corporations, institutions, stock brokers, trustees, estates, banks, executors, museums and individual stock and bond certificate holders worldwide. The resources used in determining your research report includes our experience and large proprietary library of old company stock and bond research performed during the past 138 years which includes information from the Marvyn Scudders Manuals, Robert D. Fisher Manuals, R.M. Smythe and the Herzog & Co., Inc's obsolete research service reports, and other reliable sources. We are the successor to the R.M. Smythe Stock Research Service. You can find additional information about our Old Company Research Service at OldCompany.com. Please be advised that this process usually takes anywhere from several days up to three weeks once the order is placed. Call us for quantity discounts or the need for expedited service. We offer this service for stocks and bonds issued from anywhere in the world. If we do not find what happened to the company, you are not charged for our service or time. In fact, you credit card is not charged until we have completed the company research and emailed them to you. If you would like to use this service please go to the top of this page and complete the information form. The minimum information we need to start the process is the company name, state of incorporation, and the date the certificate was issued. Once you complete the information form, please click on "Add to cart". 

If you have more than one company to research, after adding the first company, click "Continue Shopping" and then add the next company's information.  If you would rather order by mail or fax, or you can print out our Mail and Fax Order Form by Clicking Here to send us the information.

If you have any questions, feel free to call us toll free at 1-888-786-2576 or 703-787-3552 (Direct) or  send us an email to Old Company Research .


If you would like to proceed, please provided payment information for this service on our secure server by filling out the form above and click on the Add to Cart button simply follow the instructions. If you prefer to pay by check, please send the check and a copy of both sides of the certificate to our payment lockbox address shown below:

Scripophily.com - Old Company Research
Payment Lockbox P.O. Box 223795
Chantilly, Virginia

Toll Free 1-888-786-2576
Direct 703-787-3552
Fax 703-995-4422

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  • 5
    60+ year Old Stocks

    Posted by Tom Sarbaugh on Jan 5th 2023

    After researching myself, I came to the same conclusions but was not sure if there was anything else. So, using your service, I was confident if there was anything I missed, you would find it. You did find information which was nice but the results were the same. Still, it was very worthwhile. Thank you!

  • 5
    Old bond certificates search

    Posted by Dave Adams on Dec 30th 2022

    Great service, thank you!

  • 5

    Posted by Jeffrey Levitt on Dec 10th 2022

    Personal service and quick.

  • 5
    Stock search

    Posted by Upton's on Mar 3rd 2022

    Great. quick Service!!