Company scrip book cover issued by the American Potash & Chemical Corporation in the amount of five dollars. Stamped with validated and registered dates. Verso contains conditions for the sale of the book and where coupons can be used including the retail store, meat market, service station, barber shop, and pool room. The purchaser's signature is included on the verso.
American Potash & Chemical Corporation was the world's largest producer of borax by 1928, producing 20% of the U. S. consumption of borax.
“American Potash & Chemical Corporation Five Dollar Company Scrip Book Cover.” Los Angeles, California: American Potash & Chemical Corporation, 1937. Robert J. Bauman collection. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/f4752h687.
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