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  • n. The hobby of collecting paper documents, particularly business stock certificates.

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  • Another option: Look up experts online in what is known as "scripophily."

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  • The practice of collecting such certificates is known as scripophily.

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  • As paperless records increasingly become the norm, scripophily, or the collection of old stock certificates, seems to be the newest wrinkle for collectors, "I Heart Business" types or anyone baffled for a suitable gift idea.

    Collectors Covet Jobs' Pixar Stock Certificates

  • The defendants purportedly told investors that Amtrak and the U.S. government backed the interest payments due on the railroad bonds. the prosecution said the railroad bonds held only minimal value for those who are interested in scripophily, the collecting of canceled old stocks and bonds.

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  • But the prosecution said the railroad bonds held only minimal value for those who are interested in scripophily, the collecting of canceled old stocks and

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