Beautiful uncancelled certificate from the Farmers Manufacturing Company issued in 1923. This historic document was printed by American Bank Note Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of a family on a farm. This item has the signatures of the Company's President, R. W. Wilner and Secretary, R. D. Preston and is over 83 years old.
The company was incorporated in 1887. They manufactured wooden containers and packages used in the packing of fruits and vegetables. The had 55 assembling and distributing plants located in Virginia, new York, Georgia, North Caralina, South Carolina and Maryland.