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Union Petroleum Company Stock

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Mining Start Price:100.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 400.00 USD
Union Petroleum Company Stock
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Here is where it all started! Early Southern California Stock Certificate. # 17 for 25 shares to John Whitney. Signed by George Riggs and Thomas Cliff. Location Los ANgeles, California. Dateline San Francisco 1876. Incorporated July 15, 1876. Oil barrel vignette with company logo. Oil field vignette. AL Bancroft & Co. printers. Not cancelled. No corner, edge, pinhole or discoloration issues. Marvelous! Union Petroleum Company stock certificates survive as collectible reminders of an oil venture that failed. However it was the first California oil well and launched the state’s petroleum industry with an 1876 gusher north of Los Angeles. Prag Collection State: California City: Los Angeles Date: 1876 HWAC# 84546