Beautifully engraved certificate from the Irving Trust Company issued in prior to 1935. This historic document was printed by American Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of an allegorical woman sitting in front of a ship and a steam locomotive. This item has the printed signatures of the Company's Vice-President and Vice-Secretary and is over 81 years old.
Irving Bank and Trust Company 1871 Established Mutual Benefit Life Policy Loan & Trust Co NY 1884 Name Change To Commercial Trust Company (1884-1900) 1900 Name Change To New York and London Trust Company 1905 Name Change To Columbia Trust Company 1912 Acquire By Merger Knickerbocker Trust Company 1912 Name Change To Columbia-Knickerbocker Trust Co. 1914 Name Change To Columbia Trust Company 1923 Acquire By Merger Irving Bank of New York 1923 Name Change To Irving Bank-Columbia Trust Co. 1926 Acquire By Merger National Butchers & Drovers Bank of New York City 1926 Name Change To Irving Bank and Trust Company 1926 Acquire By Merger American Exchange-Pacific Bank 1926 Name Change To American Exchange Irving Trust Company 1929 Name Change To Irving Trust Company 1953 Acquire By Merger Irving Safe Deposit Company 1981 Acquire By Merger Irving Bank Canada, Ltd. 1989 Acquire By Merger Bank of New York, 1989 Name Change To Bank of New York 1991 Acquire By Merger Bank of New York, F.S.B. 1992 Purchase Branches Riverhead Savings Bank 1996 Acquire By Merger Putnam Trust Company 1996 Purchase Branches Bank of New York (NJ) December 4, 2006: The Bank of New York and Mellon Financial Corporation announced a merger, in which the name would be changed to The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, or BNY Mellon, creating the world's largest securities servicing provider and a top asset management firm globally.