Pennsylvania New York Central
Transportation Company 1968 stock
This 100 share stock certificate dates from 1968. What makes
it extremely interesting and very rare is the shareholder to whom
it was issued: the famed comedian, Groucho Marx.
There is a transportation vignette featuring winged Mercury, a
plane, train, truck, and a city. Security-Columbian Banknote
Company was the engraver.
Condition is very good. There are three normal small punch
cancels and some tiny pin holes, else crisp and clean.
The company was formed by the combination of the New York
Central and Pennsylvania Railroads on February 1, 1968. In 1969,
the Penn Central merged with the New Haven RR.
Kellett Autogiro Corporation
This very rare and historic stock certificate was issued in
1933 to (Captain) Eddie Rickenbacker. The autogiro has a
conventional propeller plus a horizontal propeller to provide
lift. It is signed by Kellett.
Captain Eddie Rickenbacker was America’s Ace of Aces in
World War I and the major developer of Eastern Airlines. Eastern
operated the only autogiro mail route in 1939. Kellett closed
because of lack of military interest.
Condition of the stock is very good, clean with a few vertical
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