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    American Express Company Stock Certificates (2).
    Henry Wells and James Fargo Signed American Express Company Stock Certificate. 12" x 8.25"; New York; May 1, 1866. Engraved certificate for five shares of stock, signed by Henry Wells and James Fargo.

    Condition: Light age toning, with holograph cancellation in blue wax pencil.

    William S. Fargo Signed American Merchants Union Express Company Stock Certificate. 12" x 9.5"; New York; December 3, 1868. Certificate for 25 shares issued to R.S. Todd. Signed by William Fargo as president.

    Condition: Light age toning, with stamped cancellation and stray ink stain at top.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    11th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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