Beautifully engraved certificate from the Compaq Computer Corporation
. This historic document was printed by the Security-Columbian Banknote Company and has an
ornate border around it with a vignette of an allegorical man with a globe. This item has the printed signatures of the Company’s President and Secretary. This is the last one we have.
Founded in 1982, Compaq Computer Corporation is a leading global provider of information technology products, services and solutions for enterprise customers. Compaq designs, develops, manufactures and markets information technology equipment, software, services and solutions, including industry-leading enterprise storage and computing solutions, fault-tolerant business-critical solutions, communication products, personal desktop and notebook computers, and personal entertainment and Internet access devices that are sold in more than 200 countries directly and through a network of authorized Compaq marketing partners.
On May 3, 2002, Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HWP) announced that it completed its merger transaction with Compaq Computer Corporation (NYSE:CPQ) as planned. The trading of Compaq common stock will be suspended before the opening of the market on May 6, 2002, and HP will begin trading under the new NYSE symbol HPQ.