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Title Stock certificate: Jefferson Trust Co. of Hoboken, issued to Louis Hirsch, 10 shares capital stock, July 10, 1929.
Object Name Certificate, Stock
Catalog Number 2010.033.0002
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Gift of Jerry Ficchi.
Description Stock certificate of the Jefferson Trust Company of Hoboken New Jersey, issued to Louis Hirsch for ten shares of capital stock, $100 each, July 10, 1929. 8-5/16" high x 11-13/16" wide. Certificate no. 951. Penciled at the left: Paid $3000 - July 1929. Signed by Charles H. Focht, President; treasurer's signature to the left is not legible. Blind corporate seal on medallion at bottom center.

Since Hirsch apparently paid $3000 for 10 shares at a par value of $100 per share, the bank received a premium for the shares sold. The certificate also noted the capital stock was $800,000.

The engraved vignette of the bank building at First St. and Willow Avenue (313-315 First Street) is of a building that still stands with some changes. Bank was founded in 1905 and failed in the Great Depression.
Date 1929
Year Range from 1929
Year Range to 1929
People Hirsch, Joseph
Focht, Charles H.
Search Terms Jefferson Trust Co.
313 First St.
315 First St.
Willow Ave.
First St.
Caption front
Imagefile 078\20100330002.TIF
Classification Business & Commerce
Banking & Financial Structures