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National Leather Company


SKU: 4952
Product Details

Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the National Leather Company dating back to the 1930's. This document, which is signed by the company President and Treasurer, was printed by the American Bank Note Company and measures approximately 11 3/4" (w) by 8" (h). 


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

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

    Historical Context

    The National Leather Company was incorporated in Maine in 1919.

    The company was formed to acquire the A. C. Lawrence Leather Company, Boston, Massachusetts, (with tanneries at Peabody); the National Calfskin Company, Boston, Massachusetts, (with tannerics at Peabody); the Winchester Tannery Company, Boston, Massachusetts, (with tanneries at Winchester, New Hampshire); the St. Paul Tannery, South St. Paul, Minnesota; the National Leather Manufacturing Company, Niles, Michigan.

    The company also had controlling interests in England, Walton & Company, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, (with tanneries at various places); the Ashland Leather Company, Ashland, Kentucky; and the St. Joseph Tanning Company, South St. Joseph, Missouri.

    In addition to the actual tanning process, the company was also engaged in the manufacture of sole, upper, glove and garment leathers and welting.