1917, Ohio. $100 Bond. ( shares). Large unusual certificate with a massive rubber tire encompassing the entire certificate, the terms are printed in the middle, with a decorative green border. Litho. Embossed attached gold paper seal at bottom left. Uncancelled and extremely fine.
1922, Delaware. Stock certificate for 5 shares. Orange/Black. Ornate engraved border around the company title. Four punch holes at right margin to indicate number of shares. Uncancelled. The company experienced a short existence being in operation from 1921 - 1923. Founded by A. H. Fox, the company produced luxury cars which were akin to the Pierce Arrow. The company ceased operation as a result of “impaired finances”. Uncancelled and VF.
1898, West Virginia. Stock certificate for 25 shares. Brown/Black. Vignette at upper center of a female allegorical figure flying on the back of an eagle. Litho. A rare, early automotive stock during a period where many were experimenting with the electric vehicle. Uncancelled and extremely fine.
1919, New York and Ohio. Stock certificate for 100 shares. Brown/Black. Engraved vignette of a young male allegorical figure seated on a machine. Founded by two brothers, George and Charles Grant in 1913. From the outset, it appeared as though this company had all the ingredient s to be the most successful of the numerous upstarts of the period. The company produced a number of models but the postwar depression and an overzealous expansion plan combined to put the company into receivership with its assets eventually being sold to the Lincoln Electric Company in 1923 for $425,000. Uncancelled and very fine.