Roberts Petroleum Torpedo Company signed by Edward A. L. Roberts – RARE (Only 3 known signed by Roberts) Roberts’ "Exploding Torpedo" was the birth of modern-day shale fracking – Issued April 12, 1865 (Day of Robert E. Lee’s Surrender at Appomattox Court House)
Rare and Scarce Stocks / Bonds – Certificate from the Roberts Petroleum Torpedo Company issued
in 1865. This historic document has an
ornate border around it with vignettes of an oil filed and the torpedo exploding. This item is hand signed by the company’s president, William S. Fogg and secretary, and is over 151 years old. Civ…
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