Payable to Bearer

Payable to Bearer

Describing a check or security containing no ownership information, for which the physical holder is therefore presumed to be the owner. One may cash a payable to bearer check at the bank on which the check is drawn, and may receive dividends or coupons on a bearer security by presenting it to the issuer.
References in classic literature ?
whipped out a key, went in, and presently came back with the matter of ten pounds in gold and a cheque for the balance on Coutts's, drawn payable to bearer and signed with a name that I can't mention, though it's one of the points of my story, but it was a name at least very well known and often printed.
According to the resolution, customs authorities must implement the money declaration regime issued by the UAE Central Bank on any cross-border movement of physical currency, payable to bearer financial instruments, precious metals or valuable stones.
23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mechel OAO , the Russia's leading mining and metals company, announces the Company redeemed all of its outstanding triennial certificated interest-bearing inconvertible bonds payable to bearers of series 01 bonds.