Independence Trust Shares (Liberty Bell and Independence Hall Vignette)
Intricately engraved antique stock certificate for Independence Trust Shares dating back to the 1940's. This document, which carries the printed signature of the company Secretary, was printed by the Security Bank Note Company and measures approximately 12" (w) by 8 1/4" (h).
This piece features a great vignette of Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell.
You will receive the exact certificate pictured.
Independence Trust Shares were issued by the Pennsylvania Company, and represented interests in a trust of common stocks of 42 American corporations deposited by Independence with the Pennsylvania Company.
Pursuant to trust agreement and indenture between the Pennsylvania Company and Independence, the Pennsylvania Company collected dividends and profits from the stocks and administered the trust.