American Express Company

American Express Company
Item# 9rd

American Express was formed on March 18, 1850 by Henry Wells, William G. Fargo and John Butterfield through combination of Wells and Company; Livingston, Fargo and Company; and Butterfield, Wasson and Company. In 1868 Amex merged with the Merchants Union Express Company to become American Merchants Union Express Company. In 1873 the company name was changed back to American Express.

Great piece from this financial giant, featuring the famous American Express Centurion in the vignette.

Close Up of Vignette:

Certificate: Capital Stock, issued in the 1960s

Printer: American Bank Note Company

Dimensions: 8 (h) x 12 (w)

State: NY-New York

Subject Matter: Finance and Related | Famous Companies

Vignette Topic(s): Iconic Company Logos

Condition: Vertical fold lines, punch hole and stamp cancels in the signature areas and body, and some toning from age.

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