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    1887 San Francisco Cable Car Railroad Stock Certificate. Fine original stock certificate issued by the California Street Cable Railroad Company, San Francisco, February 11, 1887. Great vignette of two cable cars, one open and the other enclosed. Ink cancellations through signatures. Measures approximately 5.5" x 10.5".

    The California Street Railroad Company was organized in 1876 by Leland Stanford, Mark Hopkins, and other prominent businessmen to construct a line up California Street. The company was then renamed the California Street Cable Railroad Company and was incorporated on July 23, 1884.

    Condition:
    Fine-very fine, with small pinholes and discoloration along the right border


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    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
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