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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The kinds of stocks and bonds I deal with represent insight into financial history People like me who buy them are scripophilists, collectors of historical stock and bond certificates.
Or perhaps it was finally finding a share certificate - the things scripophilists collect - that I could afford in the antiques fair that had brought us to the town.