Beautiful uncancelled $1000 Gold Bond Certificate from the Gaston, Williams & Wigmore dated in 1916. This historic document was printed by American 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, James A. Wigmore and Secretary and is over 92 years old.
The company was an exporter and importer of goods to and from countries around the world. They operated a fleet of 14 Ships and were part owners of the International S.S. Company. They changed their name to Gaston and Company in 1921.