Beautiful certificate from the Columbian-Sterling Publishing Company issued in 1912. This historic document was printed by Gast Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of the company logo. This item has the signatures of the Company's President and Secretary and is over 96 years old.
The Columbian-Sterling Publishing Company was a result of the Western Magazine Publishing Company combing with the Columbian Magazine Publishing Company. The Columbian-Sterling Publishing Company ran the magazines of the Columbian, Hamptoms, Homes, Sterling, American Woman's Review and Orff's Farm Review.