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Catalog Number 2016.001.049
Scope & Content Raychem Stock Certificate, 1997. Textured paper stock certificate with black, red gray and pink ink. The top right corner has a square in embossed in red ink. The square contains a textured pattern. Inside the square towards the upper left is a rectangle. The rectangle is printed in pink ink with tight horizontal lines. Printed in the pink rectangle, in black ink, is the stock certificate number: "HCU 94566". To the right of the red square is a circle embossed in black ink. The circle is a print of a muscular man sitting. He is wearing a white and gray robe. The white portion of the robe drapes over his left shoulder and onto a table. The gray robe portion covers part of his chest and goes between his legs. He is looking at a test tube in his right hand. His left hand holds a measuring device. Near his left foot is a black microscope. There is a cloud near his right knee. Other science equipment is behind his back. To the right of this circle is a large red rectangle with the same embossed pattern as the square. In the upper right is a pink rectangle printed with horizontal lines. In the rectangle is "**10**" printed in black ink indicating the number of shares. In the middle of the paper, towards the left edge is a corporate seal. The seal is a circle printed in black ink. The Likes of the outer edge of the circle are made of small vertical lines. An inner circle is created from small dots. To the right of the circle is a large pink rectangle printed in small horizontal lines. The shares are also printed here in black. A rectangular piece is torn our of the pink rectangle. Presumably this is where the stock holder's name was printed. Below that is another red, patterned rectangle. Four horizontal gray lines break the document into sections. One at the top of the document, one is in the middle and two are near the bottom. The stock certificate was countersigned and registered by Harris Trust and Savings Bank. The bank is from Chicago, but Raychem is incorporated in Delaware. Text printed on the front next to the seal indicates the reverse side contains "...a Statement as to the Rights, Preferences, Privileges and Restrictions of Shares". The back is text printed vertically in black ink.

"Number / HCU 94566" (printed in black and red ink in upper left); "Shares / **10**" (printed in upper right in red and black ink); "Common / Stock" (printed in black ink near left edge); "Raychem Corporation" (printed in black ink on right side under large red rectangle); ... "RAYCHEM CORPORATION / CORPORATE / SEAL / DELEWARE" (printed in black ink in the seal); ... "Dated DEC 3, 1997" (printed and stamped below the seal); ...

8 x 12
Object Name Certificate, Stock
Collection Archival Collection
Category Documents
Date December 3, 1997
Search Terms Business
Business and Industry
Material Science
Radiation Chemistry
Raychem Corporation
Stock Market
Subjects Certificates
Stock certificates
Stock market