Horne Cold Distilling Company Stock Certificate (107785)

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Horne Cold Distilling Company Stock Certificate  (107785)
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Never bottle in embossed bottles (FH). Inc. July 10th, 1901. No. 92, issued to company president and inventor WL Horne on Dec, 21st, 1901 in San Francisco. Signed by Horne and secretary William Nash. Not cancelled. Green border, black print, and floral logo with eagle vignette. Folds, toning. 8.5 x 12.25" According to a 1903 article in the Oakland Tribune, this company was building a cold distilling plant in West Berkeley where "grape juice will be distilled into brandy by the Horne process." It will be the only plant like this in the state. The company has been manufacturing brandy from various fruits for 15 years. Comes with photocopied background information about a distilling patent from Horne.

Country (if not USA):
State: California
City/County: Berkeley
Date: 1901