{"id":4153818742919,"title":"American Power \u0026 Light Company","handle":"american-power-light-company","description":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eProduct Details\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBeautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the American Power \u0026amp; Light Company dating back to the 1950's. This document, which contains the printed signatures of the company President and Treasurer, was printed by the American Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 12\" (w) by 8\" (h).\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis certificate's vignette features an eagle on a crag.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eImages\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eYou will receive the exact certificate pictured.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cspan\u003eHistorical Context\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe American Power \u0026amp; Light Company was incorporated in \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/maine\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMaine\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e in 1909.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/holding-companies\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eholding company\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e had over 35 subsidiaries prior to 1935. In 1942, the Securities and Exchange Commission ordered the company to be broken up, which was completed by 1951. Some of the company's holdings included:\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCitizens Power \u0026amp; Light Co., Council Bluffs, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/iowa\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIowa\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCentral Arizona Light \u0026amp; Power Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/phoenix-arizona\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePhoenix, Arizona\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFlorida Power \u0026amp; Light Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/miami-florida\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMiami, Florida\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFort Worth Power \u0026amp; Light Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/ft-worth-texas\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFort Worth, Texas\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eHelena Gas \u0026amp; Electric Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/helena-montana\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eHelena, Montana\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eKansas Gas \u0026amp; Electric Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/wichita-kansas\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWichita, Kansas\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMinnesota Power \u0026amp; Light Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/duluth-minnesota\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDuluth, Minnesota\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMissoula Public Service Co., Missoula, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/montana\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMontana\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMontana Power Company, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/butte-montana\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eButte, Montana\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNebraska Power Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/omaha-nebraska\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOmaha, Nebraska\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNorthern Power Co., Superior, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/wisconsin\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWisconsin\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNorthwestern Electric Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/portland-oregon\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePortland, Oregon\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePacific Power \u0026amp; Light Co., Portland, Oregon\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePortland Gas \u0026amp; Coke Co., Portland, Oregon\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSt. Augustine Co., St. Augustine, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/florida\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFlorida\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSuperior Water, Light \u0026amp; Power Co., Superior, Wisconsin\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTexas Electric Service Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/dallas-texas\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDallas, Texas\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTexas Power \u0026amp; Light Co., Dallas, Texas\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTexas Public Utilities Corp., Dallas, Texas\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWashington Water Power Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/spokane-washington\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSpokane, Washington\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e","published_at":"2019-09-18T20:03:01-04:00","created_at":"2019-09-18T20:03:01-04:00","vendor":"Ghosts of Wall Street","type":"Stock Certificates","tags":["1950s","American Power \u0026 Light Company","Date_1950s","Holding Companies","Maine","Price_Under $10","Region_East","Under $10","Utilities"],"price":800,"price_min":800,"price_max":800,"available":false,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":30209275953287,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"2311","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":false,"name":"American Power \u0026 Light Company","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":800,"weight":7,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_management":"shopify","barcode":"","requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_allocations":[]}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/products\/2311.png?v=1568851783","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/products\/2311vign.png?v=1568851791"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/products\/2311.png?v=1568851783","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":"American Power \u0026 Light Company Stock Certificate","id":3158608969863,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.485,"height":1044,"width":1550,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/products\/2311.png?v=1570150673"},"aspect_ratio":1.485,"height":1044,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/products\/2311.png?v=1570150673","width":1550},{"alt":"American Power \u0026 Light Company Stock Certificate","id":3158609002631,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.488,"height":886,"width":1318,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/products\/2311vign.png?v=1570150673"},"aspect_ratio":1.488,"height":886,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/products\/2311vign.png?v=1570150673","width":1318}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eProduct Details\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBeautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the American Power \u0026amp; Light Company dating back to the 1950's. This document, which contains the printed signatures of the company President and Treasurer, was printed by the American Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 12\" (w) by 8\" (h).\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis certificate's vignette features an eagle on a crag.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eImages\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eYou will receive the exact certificate pictured.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cspan\u003eHistorical Context\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe American Power \u0026amp; Light Company was incorporated in \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/maine\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMaine\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e in 1909.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/holding-companies\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eholding company\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e had over 35 subsidiaries prior to 1935. In 1942, the Securities and Exchange Commission ordered the company to be broken up, which was completed by 1951. Some of the company's holdings included:\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCitizens Power \u0026amp; Light Co., Council Bluffs, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/iowa\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIowa\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eCentral Arizona Light \u0026amp; Power Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/phoenix-arizona\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePhoenix, Arizona\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFlorida Power \u0026amp; Light Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/miami-florida\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMiami, Florida\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eFort Worth Power \u0026amp; Light Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/ft-worth-texas\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFort Worth, Texas\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eHelena Gas \u0026amp; Electric Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/helena-montana\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eHelena, Montana\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eKansas Gas \u0026amp; Electric Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/wichita-kansas\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWichita, Kansas\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMinnesota Power \u0026amp; Light Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/duluth-minnesota\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDuluth, Minnesota\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMissoula Public Service Co., Missoula, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/montana\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMontana\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eMontana Power Company, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/butte-montana\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eButte, Montana\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNebraska Power Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/omaha-nebraska\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOmaha, Nebraska\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNorthern Power Co., Superior, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/wisconsin\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWisconsin\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eNorthwestern Electric Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/portland-oregon\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePortland, Oregon\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePacific Power \u0026amp; Light Co., Portland, Oregon\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003ePortland Gas \u0026amp; Coke Co., Portland, Oregon\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSt. Augustine Co., St. Augustine, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/florida\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eFlorida\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eSuperior Water, Light \u0026amp; Power Co., Superior, Wisconsin\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTexas Electric Service Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/dallas-texas\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDallas, Texas\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTexas Power \u0026amp; Light Co., Dallas, Texas\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eTexas Public Utilities Corp., Dallas, Texas\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eWashington Water Power Co., \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/spokane-washington\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSpokane, Washington\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e"}

American Power & Light Company

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Stock Number: 2311
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Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the American Power & Light Company dating back to the 1950's. This document, which contains the printed signatures of the company President and Treasurer, was printed by the American Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 12" (w) by 8" (h).

This certificate's vignette features an eagle on a crag.

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You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

    Historical Context

    The American Power & Light Company was incorporated in Maine in 1909.

    The holding company had over 35 subsidiaries prior to 1935. In 1942, the Securities and Exchange Commission ordered the company to be broken up, which was completed by 1951. Some of the company's holdings included:

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