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Melville Shoe Corporation - Specimen Stock Certificate

Inv# SE1538A   Specimen Stock
State(s): New York

Specimen Stock printed by American Bank Note Company.

The Melville Shoe Corporation of Harrison, New York opened for business as a small shoe company in 1892 and was incorporated in 1916. From its inception through 1923 the company never had an unprofitable year, and paid dividends on preferred stock from 1916 to 1923.

In 1922 the company was reorganized as the Melville Corporation, which would grow into a major retail conglomerate. One of that firm's subsidiaries, the Meldisco Company, operated shoe departments in Kmart stores in the early 1980s.

Condition: Excellent

Stock and Bond Specimens are made and usually retained by a printer as a record of the contract with a client, generally with manuscript contract notes such as the quantity printed. Specimens are sometimes produced for use by the printing company's sales team as examples of the firms products. These are usually marked "Specimen" and have no serial numbers.

Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic.
Price: $105.00