Lot 1214: American Telegraph Cable Co., ca.1890's, Specimen Stock Certificate.
October 25, 2016
Fort Lee, NJ, USALive Auction
Description: New York, Odd Shares at $100 each, Specimen, Black on blue border, Jay Gould portrait in middle, Specimen overprints, POC's, rare telegraph certificate. Jay Gould, the famous stock manipulator eventually turned his attention to legitimate business ventures. This telegraph company was one of the companies he acquired that was assembled into Western Union.