scripophily


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scripophily

(skrɪˈpɒfɪlɪ)
n
(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) the hobby of collecting bonds and share certificates, esp those of historical interest
[C20: from scrip1 + -o- + -phily, from Greek philos loving]
scripophile n
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''It's worthless,'' said Bob Kerstein, the founder of Scripophily.com, which buys and sells collectable stock certificates.
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Scripophily - collecting defunct stocks and bonds certificates is popular, particularly in city circles.
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