Hayden Stone

Hayden, Stone & Company was a major securities firm and was at one point considered to be the third largest "wire-house" in the country behind only Merrill Lynch and Bache & Company.

It was founded by Charles Hayden of the Hayden Planetarium and Galen L. Stone.

In 1970, Hayden, Stone got into financial trouble along with most of the other large securities firms. It was taken over by Cogan, Berlin, Weill & Levitt and became CBWL-Hayden, Stone. That firm was then taken over by Shearson, Hammill and became Shearson, Hayden Stone. That firm was then taken over by American Express and became Shearson American Express.

Thus, the one time most distinguished name in Wall Street of Hayden, Stone was finally swept into the dust-bin of history.

We currently have the following pieces in our inventory that were issued to this historic firm:

All certificates are sold only as collectible pieces, as they are either canceled or obsolete. Certificates carry no value on any of today's financial indexes and no transfer of ownership is implied. Unless otherwise indicated, images are representative of the piece(s) you will receive.