Wells Fargo Signed 1865 American Express Authentic Capital Stock Certificate

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Scarce 1865 Illustrated Stock Certificate of the American Express Company, actually signed by William Fargo and Henry Wells.  

Company: American Express Company - Second Issue 

Issued to: Martha Foster       

Signed by: Henry Wells (pres.), William Fargo (Sec.) and Alexander Holland (Treas.)  
Stock Type: Capital Stock 3 Shares at $500/share  

Issue Number: 1386

Cancel Type: None    

Color: Black (grey) Border

Date: Jan. 2, 1865   

Size (inches): 8 1/4 " x 12" 
Printing Company: JH Duyckinck 164 Pearl St N.Y. 

Vignette:  Railroad train; ships; and cargo dock with guard dog in center.  
Verso: Watermarks /fold some discoloration/ pencil marks   
Other Condition: Left edge rough missing small sections (see photos) watermark discoloration, and small ripples on edges.

eProsellers No: 21949

Details: We are selling these certificates on behalf of a local collector. Most certificates were purchased over the last 25 years.These certificates include many famous names and companies, including railroad magnates, steamship lines, inventors, bankers (obviously) and other very well known, entities. In all but one or two cases, there is ONLY ONE of each.  

Offer and Price Information: We have set the "Buy It Now" price for the die-hard collector, or at the auction hammer purchase price, but we are willing to entertain reasonable offers. We hope to pass these on to folks that appreciate the certificates. If you desire more than one, let us know. All Certificates are sold as collectible, cancelled, obsolete stocks or bonds. Certificates therefore have no commercial value in today's financial marketplace. No such financial value is implied or transferred. 

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