Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Western Car Company dating back to the 1880's. This document, which has been signed by the company President and Secretary, was printed by William A. Wheeler, Jr. of New York, and measures approximately 10 1/2" (w) by 7 1/2" (h).
This certificate's vignette features one of the company's box cars.
Hard to find piece.
This company was originally an unincorporated entity known as the Western Car Company Association. In May of 1878, the company was charted in Delaware as the Western Car Company.
The company manufactured, sold and leased rolling stock.