{"id":3936060964947,"title":"Automobile Advertising Company","handle":"automobile-advertising-company","description":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eProduct Details\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIntricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Automobile Advertising Company dating back to the early 1900's. This document was printed by the Thorp \u0026amp; Martin Co. of Boston, and measures approximately 11 1\/4\" (w) by 8 3\/4\" (h).\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis certificate's truly \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/interesting-vignettes\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eunique vignette\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e features a prototype of one the company's vehicles.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5 style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eImages\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eYou will receive the exact certificate pictured. Please note uneven trim of left side margin. Borders are intact.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cspan\u003eHistorical Context\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis company was originally incorporated as the Lightning Change Advertising Company in \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/maine\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMaine\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e with offices in \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/boston-massachusetts\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBoston, Massachusetts\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e. 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The company estimated they could circulate several vehicles around Boston for fees of $40 per day\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eNo vehicles were ever built, and the company was bankrupt by 1912.\u003c\/p\u003e","published_at":"2019-08-12T15:18:25-04:00","created_at":"2019-08-12T15:18:25-04:00","vendor":"Ghosts of Wall Street","type":"Stock Certificates","tags":["1900s","Advertising","Automobile Advertising Company","Automotive","Boston","Date_1900s","Interesting Vignettes","Maine","Massachusetts","Price_$20 - $49.99","Region_East"],"price":3000,"price_min":3000,"price_max":3000,"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":29450402168915,"title":"Default Title","option1":"Default Title","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"1424","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":true,"featured_image":null,"available":false,"name":"Automobile Advertising Company","public_title":null,"options":["Default Title"],"price":3000,"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\/1424.png?v=1565637899","\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/products\/1424vign.png?v=1565637909"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/products\/1424.png?v=1565637899","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":"Automobile Advertising Company Stock Certificate","id":3137695613063,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":1.334,"height":1162,"width":1550,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/products\/1424.png?v=1570145591"},"aspect_ratio":1.334,"height":1162,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/products\/1424.png?v=1570145591","width":1550},{"alt":"Automobile Advertising Company Stock Certificate","id":3137695645831,"position":2,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.9,"height":929,"width":836,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/products\/1424vign.png?v=1570145591"},"aspect_ratio":0.9,"height":929,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0055\/6253\/1904\/products\/1424vign.png?v=1570145591","width":836}],"requires_selling_plan":false,"selling_plan_groups":[],"content":"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eProduct Details\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIntricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Automobile Advertising Company dating back to the early 1900's. This document was printed by the Thorp \u0026amp; Martin Co. of Boston, and measures approximately 11 1\/4\" (w) by 8 3\/4\" (h).\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThis certificate's truly \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/interesting-vignettes\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eunique vignette\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e features a prototype of one the company's vehicles.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch5 style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eImages\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp style=\"text-align: left;\"\u003eYou will receive the exact certificate pictured. Please note uneven trim of left side margin. Borders are intact.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003cspan\u003eHistorical Context\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis company was originally incorporated as the Lightning Change Advertising Company in \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/maine\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMaine\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e with offices in \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/boston-massachusetts\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBoston, Massachusetts\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e. In 1899, the company's name was changed to the \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/automotive\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAutomobile\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e Advertising Company.\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eThe company was formed to manufacture electric motor carriages for \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/ghostsofwallstreet.com\/collections\/advertising\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eadvertising\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e purposes. The construction of the vehicles was to be subcontracted with licensing agreements. The company believed their patents were strong and would limit competition. The company estimated they could circulate several vehicles around Boston for fees of $40 per day\u003cbr\u003e\u003cbr\u003eNo vehicles were ever built, and the company was bankrupt by 1912.\u003c\/p\u003e"}

Automobile Advertising Company

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Stock Number: 1424
Product Details

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Automobile Advertising Company dating back to the early 1900's. This document was printed by the Thorp & Martin Co. of Boston, and measures approximately 11 1/4" (w) by 8 3/4" (h).

This certificate's truly unique vignette features a prototype of one the company's vehicles.

Images

You will receive the exact certificate pictured. Please note uneven trim of left side margin. Borders are intact.

    Historical Context

    This company was originally incorporated as the Lightning Change Advertising Company in Maine with offices in Boston, Massachusetts. In 1899, the company's name was changed to the Automobile Advertising Company.

    The company was formed to manufacture electric motor carriages for advertising purposes. The construction of the vehicles was to be subcontracted with licensing agreements. The company believed their patents were strong and would limit competition. The company estimated they could circulate several vehicles around Boston for fees of $40 per day

    No vehicles were ever built, and the company was bankrupt by 1912.

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