Beautifully engraved certificate from the H.H. Franklin Manufacturing Company issued in 1922. This historic document was printed by American Banknote Company and has an
ornate border around it with a vignette of an allegorical woman sitting in front of a factory and train with a gear by her side. This item is hand signed by the Company's vice President, John Wilkinson and Secretary, F. A. Barton and is over 88 years old.
Herbert H. Franklin formed the H.H. Franklin Manufacturing Co. in Syracuse, N.Y., in 1893. Originally in the machine die business, the company entered the car business in 1902. John Wilkinson of Syracuse designed Franklin's first motor car. The Franklin Co. was, at the time, the only American firm that successfully marketed an air-cooled-engine automobile. The company sold about 150,000 cars over the course of its more than 30 years in existence.
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