Oct 10, 2019 - Sale 2519

Sale 2519 - Lot 39

Price Realized: $ 1,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
GARVEY, MARCUS. Partly-printed Document Signed, as President of the Negro Factories Corporation, stock certificate for 3 shares of the NFC issued to Christopher Bowen. Countersigned by Assistant Treasurer E.M. Gilliard. 8 1/4x11 inches; vertical folds including one touching signature (with minor loss). Np, 31 May 1920

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The Negro Factories Corporation was, like the Black Star Line, a business launched by Garvey's Universal Negro Improvement Association. Its goal was a network of black-owned factories and retail establishments linking the United States, the West Indies, and Africa.