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    Sale 2519 | Lot 39
    Price Realized: $1,750With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2519 Lot 39

      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

      Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

      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.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,750