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 136 years.
Scripophily.com’s Old Company and Securities Research Department acquired the Old Stock & Bond Research Service archives of R.M. Smythe and 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, R.M. Smythe 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:
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 business?
Old Company Stock Certificate Research Service is celebrating 20 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 since 1880.
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 703-787-3552.
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 base?
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, R.M. Smythe and the Herzog & Co., Inc. obsolete research services, which have been performed continuously since 1880.
What kind of Feedback does the company have?
We are proud of number of orders and positive feedback and testimonials we have received from our satisfied
customers at Scripophily.com during the years. We always strive for 100% customer satisfaction and
dedication, business experience and commitment to quality service. You can also see our Feedback at
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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.Click here for more information and/or to order our old company research service