FREDERIC J. FISHER - STOCK CERTIFICATE SIGNED 02/05/1923 - HFSID 252235
Sale Price $531.25
Frederic John Fisher signs a stock certificate for 10 shares in The Fisher Body Ohio Company.
Stock Certificate signed: "FJ Fisher" as President and "A Mendelson" as Secretary of The Fisher Body Ohio Company, 1p, 13½x9¼. Cleveland, Ohio, 1923 February 5."Authorized Capital Stock: Preferred Stock, $10,000,000, divided into 100,000 shares of the par value of $100 each. Common Stock 100,000 shares without nominal or par value." Numbered "NP02559". Certifying "that Geo. Rudge, Jr. is the owner of TEN fully paid and non-assessable shares of the preferred Capital Stock of The Fisher Body Ohio Company." On verso, the stock has been transferred to Merrill, Lynch & Co. on May 31, 1923. Signed: "Geo. Rudge Jr" and "D.B. Stephens" as witnesses.Founded by former carriage makers who made a successful transition to automobile building,"Body By Fisher" has become a recognized term for excellence in the automobile industry. In 1923, the Fisher Company made $23 million on a volume of 417,000 automotive bodies.In 1926, the minority stockholders of Fisher Body Corp, which consisted mainly of the six Fisher brothers, including Frederic, sold their 40 percent interest to General Motors. Frederic became Vice President there, resigning in January 1934. In 1928, his personal fortune was an estimated $50 million. Lightly creased, cancellation holes at left and right margins do not affect Fisher's signature. Light folds (not at signature). Fine condition.
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