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Reliance Insurance Co. - Specimen Stock Certificate

Inv# SE4176   Specimen Stock
State(s): Pennsylvania
Color: Blue or Red

Specimen Stock printed by Security-Columbian Banknote Company. Incorporated in 1820. Available in Blue or Red. Please specify color. Reliance Insurance Company, now officially known as Reliance Insurance Company, was founded in Philadelphia in 1817 and has undergone numerous corporate makeovers in the intervening years. As of October 3, 2001, the company has been in liquidation. As of 2020, Reliance was still in liquidation. Reliance was founded in 1817, officially incorporating in 1820, as the Fire Association of Philadelphia, organized by 5 hose and 11 engine fire companies. Upon inception, Reliance became the nation's first successful association of volunteer fire departments, which beforehand had been independent of one another and often engaged in inefficient competition, which at times extended to the destruction of rivals' equipment and the assault of rival firefighters. Read more at

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: $56.00