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the collecting by hobbyists of old stock certificates and bonds that have no intrinsic value other than their aesthetic appeal or relative rarity.
the hobby of collecting bonds and share certificates, esp those of historical interest

the collection of old financial documents, such as stock and bond certificates
Word Origin

Latin scriptum ‘thing written’
Usage Note

scripophile is person collecting these


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