Beautiful uncancelled gold bond certificate from the Guanajuato Reduction & Mines Company
issued in 1904. The company was incorporated in Colorado. This historic document has an ornate border around it with a vignette of an eagle. This item has the signatures of the Company's officers.
GUANAJUATO REDUCTION & MINES CO.—Inc. May 4, 1904, in Colo., to acquire and consolidate the principal mines of the Guanajuato District, Mex. The company owns a mill and cyanide plant of 625 tons daily capacity, and a mill and cyanide plant of 200 tons daily capacity in the La Luz district six miles from Guanajuato.
Capital Stock—Authorized and outstanding, $75,000; par, $1. Stock was reduced Sept 1 , 1917, from $7,500,000 by reduction of par value per share from $100 to $1. Stock transferred at company's office, Columbus, 0. Registrar: Empire Trust Co., New York. No dividends paid.
Funded Debt—$2,800,000 First Gold 65; dated July 1, 1904; due July 1, 1924; int. 1 &J l, at Empire Trust Co., New York, Trustee. Denominations $100, $500 and $1,000. Authorized, $3,000,000. Secured by first mortgage on all assets of company now owned or hereafter acquired. July 1, 1914, interest paid Jan 1, 1915; Jan 1, 1915, interest paid Feb I, 191‘); July I, 1915, interest paid Dec 18, 1919; Jan I. 1016, interest paid Dec 1. I921; subsequent interest deferred.
History from Moodys Manual of Railroads and Corporation 1922