Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Newark Gas Company dating back to the 1890's. This document, which has been signed by the company President and Treasurer, was printed by the American Bank Note Company and measures approximately 10 3/4" (w) by 7" (h).
The vignette features a female allegorical figure flanked by two industrial gas works scenes.
You will receive the exact certificate pictured.
The Newark Gas Company was incorporated in New Jersey in 1895 as a consolidation of the Citizens Gas Light Company and the Newark Gas Light Company.
In 1939, the Newark Gas company and the Essex and Hudson Gas Company merged, and were folded into PSE&G (Public Service Electric & Gas.)