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Miehle - Goss - Dexter, Incorporated

$5.00

SKU: 2601
Product Details

Nicely engraved antique stock certificate from Miehle-Goss-Dexter, Incorporated 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 12" (w) by 8" (h).

 

This certificate's vignette features a pair of male allegorical figures flanking the company's logo.

The images presented are representative of the piece(s) you will receive. When representative images are presented for one of our offerings, you will receive a certificate in similar condition as the one pictured; however dating, denomination, certificate number and issuance details may vary.

    Historical Context

    In 1885, Fred and Sam Goss launch Chicago's renowned Goss Printing Press Company in 1885. Fred was 38, Sam 27. Their flagship product was a new press they had designed and built — one that printed on two sides simultaneously.

    In 1950, Goss merges with The Miehle Company and Dexter Folder Company. The new Miehle-Goss-Dexter, Incorporated, was now the world's largest manufacturer of printing presses and graphic arts equipment.

    In 1969, Miehle-Goss-Dexter merged with North American Rockwell (along with Collins Radio).

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