Beautiful certificate from the Ajax Rubber Company, Inc issued in 1929. This historic document was printed by the American Bank Note Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of two allegorical men flanking the company's logo. This item has the hand signatures of the Company's President, and Secretary, and is over 85 years old.
New York June 8 1916. Ajax Rubber Company, Inc., hereby makes application for the listing on the New York Stock Exchange of $4,000,000 (out of a total authorized issue of $5,000,000) of its Common Stock, consisting of 80,000 shares of the par value of $50 each. All of said stock is fully paid and non-assessable, and no personal liability attaches to the stockholders. The Company was organized on the 20th day of December 1915, under the laws of the State of New York, with an authorized capitalization of $5,000,000 consisting of 100,000 shares of common stock of the par value of $50 per share. The duration of the charter is perpetual. The Company is engaged, in accordance with its Articles of Incorporation, in the manufacture of automobile casings and tubes. History from Encyberpedia and OldCompany.com (old stock certificate research service)