Old Stock Yard Collectible Stock and Bond Certificates. 1948 – New York Attractive certificate with nice vignette. More information about the GLF. Was a unique institution of American business enterprise when it was formed in 1920. It had a distinguished ancestry since one of its lines of decent lay in the post Civil War movement of farmers who were known as the National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry or simply the Grange. Founders actually built an edifice of farmer cooperative business adequate to serve the needs of agriculture for decades. According to Seeds that Grew by Joseph G. Knapp, the real beginning of the cooperative came at a meeting of the Conference Board after aproposal had been presented to the New York State Federation of Farm Bureau Associations. Bean, the newly-elected Grange president wanted to design a state-wide purchasing association for all farmers in New York. State whether they were Grange members or not. After the usual todo, legalities and arguments, the G. Was actually formed on June 22, 1920 when it received its Certificate of Incorporation with its headquarters in Ithaca, NY. Regional Access has always derived inspiration from the Grange League Federation, for the cooperative nature it established in the farming communities in Upstate New York. Organizations like the Grange League Federation, laid the groundwork; and today provide a structure and exemplify the potential, for the modern re-incarnation of the many forms of cooperatives Regional Access sees, celebrates and cultivates; and which hold the key to re-establishing a local food economy that once thrived across the great Empire State. In 1920 the New York State Grange, the State Farm Bureau and the Dairymens League teamed up to form the Grange League Federation G. F a farmers supply cooperative, based in Ithaca, NY. The formation of the G. Old Stock Yard Policies and FAQs. Items are sent via U. Usually first class, but occasionally priority or parcel post. Policy, my listings are setup to accept. Are you your certificates authentic or copies? Everything I sell is original and authentic. I do not sell copies or reproductions. Is the certificate pictured the exact one I will receive? Occasionally, I do list certificates of the same type without rescanning. In this case, the certificate you receive will be virtually identical same color, size, vignette, etc. To the one pictured. What is the best way to store, protect, and display my certificate collection? The best thing, by far, that I have come across for storing certificates are profolios and sleeves made by Itoya. I have several sizes available. Do the certificates you sell have financial value? The item “Cooperative Grange League Federation Exchange New York GLF stock certificate” is in sale since Sunday, October 16, 2011. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Stocks & Bonds, Scripophily\Other Scripophily”. The seller is “oldstockyard” and is located in Jacksonville, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.