Archives International Auctions Auction 83 February 28, 2023

Archives International Auctions - Sale 83 94 February 28, 2023 Archives International Auctions Ohio 458 458 Standard Oil Trust 1882 I/C Stock Certificate Signed by J.D. Rockefeller New York, April 5, 1882. 1000 Shares, I/C Stock Certificate Issued to W.C. Andrews, S/N 207. Black text with green border, U.S. Capitol Building at top center. Signatures have been cancelled with red ink and with very thin slits. VF to Choice VF condition with some signs of wear along bottom margin, FBN. Signatures are: J. D. Rockefeller as President; J. A. Bostwick as Treasurer; H. M. Flagler as Secretary; and also signed by W.C. Andrews, who the stock certificate is issued to was the President The New York Steam Company and, the New York Cable Railway Company. The certificate also signed by Henry Flagler ( January 2, 1830 _ May 20, 1913), who was a partner and co-founder with John D. Rockefeller in the Standard Oil Company, among others. Jabez Abel Bostwick (September 23, 1830 _ August 16, 1892) was an early oil pioneer and magnate, and when John D. Rockefeller formed the Standard Oil Company, Mr. Bostwick aided in its organization and became its first Treasurer. John Davison Rockefeller ( July 8, 1839 - May 23, 1937) was the guiding force behind the creation and development of the Standard Oil Company, which grew to dominate the oil industry and became one of the first big trusts in the United States. He is widely considered the wealthiest American of all time and the richest person in modern history. Standard Oil was an American oil-producing, transporting, refining, and marketing company. Its history as one of the world’s first and largest multinational corporations ended in 1911, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, in a landmark case, that Standard Oil was an illegal monopoly. Historic certificate with a valuable quartet of signatures from historic American businessmen. ���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $750-1500 Scripophily - Automobile & Transportation Delaware 459 459 ACF-Brill MotorsCo. 1944Specimen Bond Delaware, 1944. $100 Specimen 6% Income Debenture Coupon Bond, Black text with olive border and undertint, Pair of allegorical men flanking company logo. Red specimen overprints, 00000 serial numbers, POCs. VF condition, ABNC. ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ Est. $75-150 460 460 Dempsey Cycle Company, Inc., ca. 1910-20’s Specimen Automobile Related Stock Odd Shares, Specimen stock certificate. Pin punch “Cancelled”. Orange border. Logo states “The Dempsey Process - A Basic Improvement of the gasoline Engine - Increased Power - Less Fuel”. VF. The company developed a process for improving automobile engines performance. SBNC. �������������������������� Est. $120-240 England & France 461 461 Societe Generale de Banque Credit Automobile Ltd. Ca. 1912 Specimen Share Certificate. England & France. January, 1912, 5 Warrants or Shares, Specimen with coupons attached. Undertint of classic antique automobile in light green. Certificate was evidently issued in England for this French company. Certificate measures 15 by 10.5 inches. Certificate is entirely in English. POC’s. VF-XF condition. Rare early automobile related stock certificate. Bradbury, Wilkinson & Co.. ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $100-200 Michigan 462 462 Hudson Motor Car Co., ca,1920-1930 Proof Stock Certificate Michigan. 1920-30s, Hudson Motor Car Co., <100 Shares Common Stock Proof Certificate, Black print on brown border and under tint, Arial view of manufacturing plant at top, VF-XF condition, HBNC. ��������������������������������������������������������������������� Est. $80-160