Item ID:124159831268
Seller ID: edison99
Listing Type: Fixed Price Item
List Date: 04/19/2020
End Date: 05/01/2020
Category: Consumer Goods
Location: Jamaica, New York
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American caramel company stock certificate unissued 1890's hershey and baseball


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RARE EARLY HISTORIC CONSUMER GOODS, HERSHEY CHOCOLATE, AND BASEBALL CARDS RELATED CERTIFICATE & MEMORABILIA....AMERICAN CARAMEL COMPANY UNISSUED STOCK CERTIFICATE.....PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA.....1890'S.....$100/EACH SHARE...BEAUTIFUL ORNATE ENGRAVED BROWN BORDERS....OUTSTANDING VIGNETTE OF AMERICAN BALD EAGLE, COMPANY NAME AND STATE SEAL....SIGNIFICANT PIECE CONNECTED WITH THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN CANDY...AMERICAN CARAMEL WAS FORMED IN 1889....AND SOON AFTER ACQUIRED LANCASTER CARAMEL COMPANY FROM MILTON HERSHEY....HERSHEY IN TURN INVESTED THE MONEY FROM THE SALE IN ITS HERSHEY CHOCOLATE INDUSTRY...INTERESTINGLY ENOUGH, AMERICAN CARAMEL WAS ALSO FAMOUS FOR WRAPPING SOME OF TODAY'S MOST PRIZED BASEBALL CARDS( CIGAR AND TOBACCO CARDS) WITH THEIR CANDIES AT THE TIME!!!! ORIGINAL CERTIFICATE WITH FULL SIDE LEDGER COUPON ATTACHED...IN EXTRA FINE CONDITION.....PRINTED BY E.A. WRIGHT BANK NOTE ENGRAVER, PHILADELPHIA...ON WATERMARKED PAPER...

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Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
Circulated/Uncirculated: UNISSUED/UNCIRCULATED