International Mercantile Marine was a huge shipping trust formed in 1902 by
J.P. Morgan. This company controlled the White Star Line which constructed
three sister ships, the Olympic, Titanic, and Britannic, which are depicted
in the top nautical vignette. The lower vignette features a lady in a
Each of these three ships was identical in size being 882 1/2 feet long and
92 1/2 feet wide.
The Titanic, which sank on its maiden voyage on April 15, 1912, after
striking an iceburg at 11:40 p.m. on April 14, 1912, is perhaps the most
famous ship of the 20th century.
These green stock certificates were issued for 100 shares to an individual
or company in the 1920s or earlier and are in excellent condition. These certificates
are hand signed by the company's officers and are over 80 years old. Small punch holes in the certificate are common and represent redemption and
cancellation of the certificates.
Featured over the stock certificate is a majestic image of an oil painting
of the Titanic titled 'Titanic leaving Southampton' by E.D. Walker of
England. Walker is the official artist of the RMS Titanic Exhibition which
features actual artifacts recovered from the Titanic. Under the ship's
image is an engraved brass plate titled
"Royal Mail Steamship Titanic."
The certificate is framed in an antique gold classic frame with 1 1/4" wood
moulding. The overall frame size is 14 1/4" x 18 1/4". Archival mounting,
acid free backing, double matting, and clear glass are used in preparing the
The price of $189.95 includes the historic certificate , framing as
described above, labor, heavy duty packaging, and USPS priority mailing in
the continental U.S. Mailing to Alaska, Hawaii, and international
destinations is available at actual cost.
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All Old Stock and Bond
Certificates are actual authentic certificates and are sold only as collectibles.
We do not sell reproductions and offer a lifetime guarantee to the
authenticity of everything we sell.