Beautifully engraved uncancelled certificate from Home Group, Inc. issued in 1985. This historic document was printed by the Security-Columbian Banknote Company and hasa vignette of an allegorical woman holding a lit torch and standing next to a burning flame. This item has the printed signatures of the Company's Chairman of the Board and Secretary and is over 19 years old.
In August 1987, Gruntal Financial was acquired by The Home Group, Inc., a public corporation whose securities were registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act. Gruntal Financial was held as a subsidiary of The Home Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Home Group, Inc. In May 1989, The Home Group, Inc. changed its name to AmBase Corporation. In February 1991, The Home Insurance Company was acquired by Home Holdings Inc., a public corporation with its securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act. Home Holdings Inc. went private in mid-1995.