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U. S. Chicle & Confection Company

$29.00

SKU: 4513
Product Details

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the U. S. Chicle & Confection Company dating back to the 1910's. This document, which is signed by the company Vice President and Assistant Treasurer, measures approximately 12 3/4" (w) by 9" (h).

 

The certificate features a pair of vignettes - the Capitol Building at the top and a dog atop a safe at the bottom.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

    Historical Context

    The U. S. Chicle & Confection Company was incorporated in Delaware in 1916.

    The company manufactured chewing gum under the "Michigan" trade name.

    Due to the outbreak of World War II and shortage or unavailability of ingredients - most of the country's chewing gum makers were no longer in business after the war ended and the U.S. Chicle and Confection Company was no exception.

    The company went bankrupt and had its charter repealed in 1922.