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Northeast Public Service Company

$12.00

SKU: 7655br
Product Details

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Northeastern Public Service Company dating back to the 1930's. This document, which is signed by the company President and Secretary, was printed by the Republic Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 11 3/4" (w) by 8" (h).

 

This certificate's vignette features a pair allegorical figures atop a dynamo. In the background there is a hydroelectric plant, storage tanks, and anvil and a wheel.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

    Historical Context

    The Northeastern Public Service Company was incorporated on May 6, 1931 in Delaware to acquire 68 properties of the bankrupt Atlantic Public Utilities.

    This company in turn was owned by Northeastern Utilities Company, which was a subsidiary of Samuel Insull's National Electric Power Company.

    The Northeastern Public Service Company went into receivership January 2, 1933 in Federal court in the state of Delaware.

    The Northeastern Water and Electric Corporation was incorporated on June 8, 1934 in Delaware to take over the assets of the bankrupt Northeastern Public Service Company.

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