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    Henry Wells and William Fargo Signed American Express Stock Certificate. Single sheet, 10.75" x 6.75"; New York; May 5, 1855. Certificate number 1430, for five shares of stock in the American Express Company issued to Louisa Matthews. With an engraving a a locomotive train at center. Signed by the President and Secretary of the company, Henry Wells and William G. Fargo, famous as founders of Wells, Fargo & Company.

    Condition:
    Flattened folds and toning; the engrossment has faded a bit, but signature remain prominent. Engrossment signatures on verso, and previous collector's notations in pencil at top left on recto.


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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    11th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 23
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