[GARVEY, Marcus (1887-1940)]. TOBIAS, George. Signed Black Star Line Stock Certificate. New York: N.p., 25 April 1921.

11 x 9 1/4 in. (old folds, dark stain at upper edge, small tears at edge). 

A certificate with embossed seal for one share of stock for the Black Star Line made out to Ellen Lyons and signed by the treasurer George Tobias who was a top official in the United Negro Improvement Association. Tobias was convicted alongside Garvey in 1923 for mail fraud. 

Provenance:Property from the Collection of Eric Majette Jr.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
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