Beautifully engraved certificate from the Deutschen Centralbodenkredit - Aktiengesellschaft issued no later than 1942. This historic document was printed by the Reichsdruckerei - Berlin and has an ornate border of wheat around it with a vignettes of a man and woman farmers. This item has the signatures of the Company's officers and is over 70 years old. The paper used for this certificate has an elaborate watermark for protection against counterfeiters. Deutsche Centralbodenkredit AG, established in 1870, is one of the largest private banking instutions in Germany and provides all types of financial services, including mortgage banking and customer loans. The bank has subsidiaries located in Frankfurt/Main and Luxembourg.