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    Tombstone, Arizona: Rare Stagecoach Ticket from Tombstone to Contention City. An exceptionally rare item, circa 1880-1887, one of two known Sandy Bob stagecoach tickets issued to paying customers traveling from Tombstone to Contention City. Contention City was a Cochise County mining town founded in 1879 and was the location of the nearest railroad line. Despite being the first town in the area to have a railroad depot, Contention City lasted no more than a decade and became a ghost town by 1890. "Sandy Bob" Crouch operated a successful stage line in Tombstone from 1880 until 1887, when he sold his company. The ticket, 2 3/8" x 1.25", is in mint condition.


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    June, 2016
    11th Saturday
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