Beautifully engraved SPECIMEN certificate from the Niagara Sprayer Company. This historic document was printed by the American Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of Niagara Falls inside of an apple between two allegorical women.
Niagara Sprayer Company was founded in 1904. The company was acquired in 1943 by FMC ( Formally Food Machinery and Chemical Corporation ). The acquisition launched FMC into the chemical business (insecticides and fungicides) with the acquisition. FMC Corporation currently is a global, diversified chemical company serving agricultural, industrial and consumer markets for more than a century with innovative solutions, applications and products. The company is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and employs over 6,000 people throughout the world. FMC Corporation divides its businesses into three segments: Agricultural Products, Specialty Chemicals and Industrial Chemicals. It trades on the New York Stock Exchange with the ticker symbol "FMC".