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Booklet for New York Life Insurance Company - 1898 dated Insurance Booklet

Inv# IS1185
State(s): New York
Years: 1898

Stamp Duties for War Taxes prepared by the New York Life Insurance Company. Measures approximately 2 1/2" x 5 ". Front and back shown.

New York Life Insurance Company (NYLIC) is the third-largest life insurance company and the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States, and is ranked #71 on the 2023 Fortune 500 list of the largest U.S. corporations by total revenue. In 2023, NYLIC achieved the best possible ratings by the four independent rating companies (Standard & Poor's, AM Best, Moody's and Fitch Ratings). Other New York Life affiliates provide an array of securities products and services, as well as institutional and retail mutual funds.

New York Life Insurance Company first opened in Manhattan's Financial District as Nautilus Mutual Life in 1841, 10 years after the first life insurance charter was granted in the United States. Originally chartered in 1841, the company also sold fire and marine insurance. The company's first president, James De Peyster Ogden, was appointed in 1845. Nautilus renamed itself New York Life Insurance Company in 1845 to concentrate on its life insurance business. Read more at

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Condition: Excellent
Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic.