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    Collection of 13 Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Stocks and Bonds Railroad stocks and bonds of the oldest passenger railroad in our country. Declaration of Independence signer Charles Carroll of Carrollton took part in the groundbreaking ceremony. Incorporation in 1827, Maryland, dates range from 1838-1947, several colors, most are by American Bank Note or International Bank Note. All appropriate for framing and in excellent to superb condition. Includes the following: 1. Very early 1838 "Tom Thumb" type, with usual hole cancellation at signatures, yet superb condition. 2. Two female and one train vignette type in exceptional condition, 1856. 3. Large stock type with train, hole cancelled autograph of John W. Garrett, 1882. 4. Early type of the American Bank Note printed stock of the "Tom Thumb" oval vignette variety, 1892. Very early for this type. 5. Train in circle type in a bright salmon color. Gorgeous and great for framing, 1901. 6. Columbia female figure type posed with flag and capitol building, 1901. 7. $5,000 bond with train in circle. Gorgeous bold graphics. Early variety by International Bank Note, 1906. 8. $5,000 bond with train in circle by American Bank Note, 1947. 9. $10,000 high denomination bond. Female figure at top left type. Boldly issued to Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., 1918. 10. $1,000 bond with train on bridge, 1916. 11. $1,000 bond in unusually beautiful purple color. Rich gorgeous vignette of the "Tom Thumb" train, 1914. 12. $25,000 very high denomination bond. Two young children at top type, 1914. 13. $10,000 high denomination bond. Large very impressive steam train vignette, 1924. Quite a rare type. Exceptional collection of 13 different B & O Railroad stocks and bonds.

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    June, 2005
    22nd-23rd Wednesday-Thursday
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