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Arlington Copper Company (New Jersey)

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SKU: 7520
Product Details

 

Beautifully engraved antique bond certificate from the Arlington Copper Company dating back to the early 1900's. This document, which is signed by the company Vice President and Secretary, was printed by Bain & Barkley and measures approximately 10 1/4" (w) by 15" (h). 

 

This certificate features a unique vignette of a wheelbarrow full of copper.

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    Historical Context

    The Arlington Copper Company was incorporated in New Jersey in 1900.

     

    The Arlington mine - located a mere eight miles from New York City - was discovered in 1719 and was worked continuously until 1900 when the newly formed Arlington Copper Company took over operations.

     

    The company built a mill, pwer plant, roasting furnaces and leaching tanks. Plans were to leach the copper with diluted Sulphuric Acid, but the process proved unsuccessful, and the operation was abandoned in 1903.