Manuscript cancel of Ellis LeMaster, Secretary of the Argonaut Oil and Mining Company. Stamp part of a block of 4 from a stock certificate.
Argonaut Oil and Mining Company block of 4 from original stock certificate. The tax on stock transactions was 5 cents for each $100 of value of stock; $2.00 in documentary stamps would have paid the tax on $4000 worth of stock. See the certificate below.
Full Stock Certificate. Certificate can be viewed in full by clicking on the cert and downloading the image.
$2.00 in stamps paid the tax on the $4,000 transaction.