Beautifully engraved certificate from the Postal Telegraph and Cable Corporation issued in 1938. This historic document was printed by the American Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of two allegorical men sitting next to a picture of North America. This item has the printed signatures of the Company's President and Secretary and is over 65 years old.
JW Mackay founded in 1886 the Postal Telegraph Cable Co. This company was a competitor to Western Union. In 1928, it became part of ITT under the name of Postal Telegraph & Cable. On October 3, 1943, Western Union merged with the Postal Telegraph and Cable Company.