2022-07 Raynors HCA Auction
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1896, New York. Stock certificate for 100 shares of the Mergenthaler Linotype Company. Green/Black. Engraved vignette of the linotype machine developed by Ottmar Mergenthaler. Issued to and signed on verso by “D. Ogden Mills”. Darius Ogden Mills (1825-1910) Merchant; Banker; Philanthropist. Following the discovery of gold in California in 1848, Mills set out with the necessary money to begin a merchandising or banking business. Upon arriving in San Francisco in 1849, Mills at once established a trading business buying gold dust, selling goods and dealing in New York exchange. His success led to the formation of the Bank of D. O. Mills & Co. in 1850 which thereafter led to the accumulation of a large fortune. Punch and stamp cancellations not affecting Mills' signature. Very Fine.
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Mergenthaler Linotype  Stock Issued To And Signed On Verso By Darius O. Mills

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Minimum Bid: $120.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $0.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
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