Beautifully engraved Specimen Certificate from the Wilson - Jones Company
printed in in the 1920s. This historic document was printed by the Security Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of the company's plant flanked by two allegorical women. This item has the printed signatures of the company's officers and is over 73 years old.
A little Wilson Jones history: Formed in 1893 when a jewelry repairman in Chicago invents and begins manufacturing the first aluminum sheet holder, originally under the name of The Chicago Shipping and Receipt Book Company The company came under the control of Ralph B. Wilson in 1899, then shortly after merged with the Jones Improved Looseleaf Specialty Company Corporate headquarters are located at 300 Tower Parkway, Lincolnshire, Illinois 60069 Wilson Jones currently employs more than 1,200 people nationwide Wilson Jones is a business unit of ACCO Brands, Inc., which is an operating company of Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE: FO)