Merchants Union Express Co. Stock (106311)

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Transportation Start Price:25.00 USD Estimated At:50.00 - 150.00 USD
Merchants Union Express Co. Stock   (106311)
50.00USDto D******a+ (12.50) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2019 Jul 14 @ 16:31UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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10 shares of Merchants Union Express Co.@ $ 100 each cert. # 168 issued July 17, 1867 signed by president and secretary. Organized under laws of New York. Black border. Revenue stamp on left bottom. Vignette features an express carriage and locomotive in background with the name "Merchants Union Express Co." on the side. Ship shown in harbor. Printed: Hatch & Co. 111 Broadway N.Y. Assigned. Merchants Union Express Co. emerged in 1866 and began a war with the big express companies. For 2 years Merchants and American Express battled for dominance in the express world. In 1868, the companies merged and formed the American Merchants Union Express Co. Good deal of money had been spent to create an express network leading to price war. American Express bought Merchants Union with an issuance of new stock to end war and keep the express business.