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Lot 25: Monroe County - Memphis, Holly Springs, Okolona and Selma Railroad Co.

Old Stocks and Bonds - Part 1

Platinum House

by HWPH Historisches Wertpapierhaus AG

November 10, 2012

Wuerzburg, Germany

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Description: City of Aberdeen, County of Monroe, 31 December 1869, 8 % Monroe County Bond for US-$ 500, issued in Payment of Stock of the Memphis, Holly Springs, Okolona and Selma Rail Road Co., #27, 30 x 42.2 cm, black, green, red seal, folds with small tears, rest of coupons, vignettes: train and riverboat in wide scene, Justice bottom right, imprinted revenue RN-T4 (left), only two more certificates (#44, #72) listed in Cox, Premium Railroad Bond from the collection of Tankred Menzel!
City of Aberdeen, County of Monroe, 31.12.1869, 8 % Monroe County Bond über US-$ 500, issued in Payment of Stock of the Memphis, Holly Springs, Okolona and Selma Rail Road Co., #27, 30 x 42,2 cm, schwarz, grün, rotes Siegel, Knickfalten mit minimalen Einrissen, KR, große Vignette mit Zug, eingebunden in eine Landschaft, rechts unten weibliche Allegorie, imprinted revenue RN-T4 (links), nur zwei weitere Exemplare (#44, #72) bei Cox gelistet, US-Railroad-Bond der Superlative aus der Sammlung Tankred Menzel!
The railroad became part of the 280 mile long Selma, Marion and Memphis line. It was common for counties and cities to issue bonds to raise money and to help finance the railroad in their area.
Die Bahnlinie wurde Teil des 280 Meilen langen Streckennetzes der Selma, Marion and Memphis Railroad. Zu der Zeit als die Anleihe aufgelegt wurde, war es üblich, dass Städte und Landkreise Anleihen zur Finanzierung der Eisenbahn in ihrem Gebiet aufgelegt haben.
Countries:
USA
Region:
Amerika

Condition Report: VF

Notes: Country: USA, Region: Amerika

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