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American Commonwealths Power Corporation

$8.00

SKU: 3019
Product Details

 

Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the American Commonwealths Power Corporation dating back to the 1930's. This document, which carries the printed signatures of the company Vice President and Secretary, was printed by the Central Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 12" (w) by 8" (h).

 

This piece features a detailed vignette of a female allegorical figure (Liberty) flanked by storage tanks and a power plant.

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    Historical Context

    The American Commonwealths Power Corporation was incorporated in Delaware as a utility holding company.

     

    At its peak, the company operated properties serving 399 communities in 26 States. In Canada its system served 250,100 people in three Provinces.

     

    The company went into voluntary bankruptcy in 1932.