Nicely engraved antique stock certificate from the Waterbury Automatic Telephone Company dating back to the early 1900's. This document, which is signed by the company President and Secretary, was printed by Goes, and measures approximately 10 3/4" (w) by 8 1/4" (h).
This certificate features a great vignette of a female figure at an old phone.
You will receive the exact certificate pictured.
The Waterbury Automatic Telephone Company was organized under the general laws of the State of Connecticut on July 29, 1899, with an office in Waterbury. In 1904 its office was changed to Woodbury, Connecticut, and it purchased the business of the Woodbury Telephone Exchange, then owned by Charles A. Stone.
In 1910, it purchased the plant and exchange business of the Southern New England Telephone Company within the limits of the Woodbury Exchange and the name of the company was changed to the Woodbury Telephone Company.