Woods Mobilette Co. Stocks & Bond w/ Car Vignettes (107265)

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Woods Mobilette Co. Stocks & Bond w/ Car Vignettes   (107265)
160.00USDto s******n+ (40.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2019 Jul 14 @ 11:33UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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Lot of 3 different with great car vignettes. 1) Stock No. 5813, issued in 1915 for 100 shares. Signed by the vice presidetn and secretary. Not cancelled. Green border, black print, vignette of the Woods Mobilette. Folds, toning. 2) Stock No. 7101, issued for 2,000 shares in 1916, not cancelled. Same corporate signatures. Black border and print, vignette of different early car. Folds. 3) $100 bond for the company, unissued. Orange border, black print, and third different vignette of early car. Full sheet of ten coupons attached. Folds, toning/soiling. According to an ad for the company in Carette: America's First Carette and Cyclecar, Volume 2 (1914), the company had offices in Chicago but their plant was in Harvey. They called themselves "a thoroughly standardized motor car." "Luxurious tandem seats--big enough for two adults and two children, comfortably seated. It is the ideal family car." A typical 1914 Woods Mobilette was equipped with a four cylinder 12 horsepower water cooled engine. The transmission was a sliding gear type with two speeds forward and a reverse. Ken Prag Collection

Date: 1915-1916
State/Country: Illinois
City/County: Harvey