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New-York Asclepias Fibre Company

$275.00

SKU: 4347
Product Details

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the New-York Asclepias Fibre Company dating back to the 1860's. This document, which has been signed by the company President and Secretary, measures approximately 10" (w) by 8" (h). 

 

Two vignettes adorn the piece - a long waterfront scene at the right and a distinguished gentleman at the top.

 

United States Internal Revenue stamp adhered at left side.

 

Very rare piece. Seldomly scene.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

    Historical Context

    The New-York Asclepias Fibre Company was incorporated in New York in 1865.

    The company produced rope and twine made out of milkweed (asclepias) fibers.