Boynton Bicycle Railway Co Stock Certificate, 1896 (111108)

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Boynton Bicycle Railway Co Stock Certificate, 1896  (111108)
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Cert. #400, issued for 1 share in 1896 and signed by E.M. Boynton as president. Bicycle train runs right to left. Shares were $100 Each. $5,000,000 Total capital. Hosford & Son, N.Y. printer. Uncancelled. Very nice with a unique vignette. The company incorporated in 1891. Black, odd shares. The railroad was a monorail in Brooklyn, N.Y. It ran on a single load-bearing rail at ground level, but with a wooden overhead stabilising rail engaged by a pair of horizontally opposed wheels (wikipedia).

Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
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State: West Virginia