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Archives International Auctions / AIA Sale 58 - SESSIONS 1 & 2 - U.S., Chinese & WW Banknotes, Scripophily, Coins and Security Printin - 08/04/2020 / Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Certificates / Lot 714
Jones Brothers Tea Co. 1917 Specimen Stock Certificate - New York, 1917. <100 Shares Specimen Capital Stock Certificate, Black text with blue border and underprint, Illustration of a pagoda at top. Red specimen overprints, POC's, "00000" serial number, and Return to Issue Room stamp. VF-XF condition, printed by ABNC. The Grand Union Tea Company, which sold fine teas from the Far East and assorted food items, was opened in the Wallace Block on �the Diamond� in about 1898. The store was part of the chain operated by the Jones Brothers Tea Company out of Scranton, Pennsylvania. The local business later moved to #821 East Washington Street. After 1937, when the store was fully converted into a grocery store, it was known as the Grand Union Company.