Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    1863 San Francisco Homestead Union Stock Certificate Signed by Washington Bartlett. Exceptionally fine and rare stock certificate issued by the San Francisco Homestead Union, San Francisco, March 31, 1863. Certificate #73 for one share signed by Washington Bartlett as president. Attractive certificate printed in blue with pink underprint. Central vignette of California state seal. Vignette at left of female figure representing "Justice." Printed by Agnew & Deffebach of San Francisco. Not canceled. Measures approximately 10.5" x 5.5".

    Washington Montgomery Bartlett was born in Georgia. He was a printer by trade, and after moving to San Francisco, he published a newspaper and practiced law. Bartlett held a number of public offices during his lifetime: state senator, mayor, and finally governor of California. He also has a street named after him in San Francisco.

    Very fine

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 755

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 October 27 Domain Names Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $614,788