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102 Year Old Stocks for The Kerr Oil Company — find value?

By Terry Savage on October 25, 2022 | Investments

Hello Terry. I was recently going through some of my deceased mothers documents and I came across two 400 Share @ a $1.00 each, of “The Kerr Oil Company” of Lewistown Montana. They were issued on Sept 8th, 1920. The president of the company at that time signed both. W.P. Kerr. How can I find out if these stocks are worth anything?

Terry Says

Sadly, the one company that did this kind of research, Stock Search International, is no longer in business.
The Federal government isn’t much help: https://www.investor.gov/introduction-investing/investing-basics/glossary/old-stock-and-bond-certificates

But here are some instructions if you want to become a detective!
https://www.instructables.com/How-to-Find-the-Value-of-Your-Old-Stock-Certificat/

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