Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Zenith City Telephone Company dating back to the 1890's. This document, which is signed by the company President and Secretary, measures approximately 10 1/2" (w) by 8 1/4" (h).
This certificate's fantastic vignette of an array of old wall phones.
The Zenith City Telephone Company was incorporated in Superior, Wisconsin and operated a system in Duluth, Minnesota.
Service began in 1899, and, for a time, it was the second largest independent phone company in Minnesota.
The company was closely aligned with the People's Telephone Company of Superior, Wisconsin, explaining the incorporation of the company in Wisconsin.
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