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International Standard Electric Corporation

$12.00

SKU: 2135
Product Details

Beautifully engraved antique bond certificate from the International Standard Electric Corporation dating back to the 1960's. This document, which carries the printed signatures of the company President and Secretary, was printed by the American Bank Note Company, and measures approximately 9 3/4" (w) by 15" (h).

 

The certificate's vignette features a female allegorical figure with a sword, shield and cornucopia.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

    Historical Context
    In 1918, the International Western Electric Company Inc. was formed. The company had factories in Woolwich, Antwerp, Paris and elsewhere in Europe.
    Seven years later, the company was purchased by the infant International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation. The Western Electric interests were transferred to the International Standard Electric Corporation of New York.
    Its British subsidiary's name was changed to Standard Telephones and Cables Ltd.
    The company manufactured radios, tubes, vulcanized cables, electric motors and insulators.