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Early Lawrenceburgh & Indianapolis Rail-road Co. Stock Certificate w/ great vignette

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Transportation Start Price:10.00 USD Estimated At:20.00 - 300.00 USD
Early Lawrenceburgh & Indianapolis Rail-road Co. Stock Certificate w/ great vignette
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95.00USDto p********n+ (18.53) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2014 Nov 03 @ 10:50UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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c. 1830s. Unissued and unsigned stock certificate. 18--. Black, ornate text. Fabulous vignette of old-fashioned steam locomotive pulling full stagecoach with train wheels! Two watermarks: No. 2 and an image of a horse. Chips and toning to outer edges. Measures 8" x 10" (Cox: LAW-545-S-50 b uu) The Lawrenceburgh & Indianapolis Rail-road was the first railroad built west of the Alleghany Mountains. It extended 1 1/14 miles from the southeast edge of Shelbyville to Lewis Creek. The track, built of oak rails, was completed in 1834 and held a parade offering 25 cent rides on July 4th. [Ref: Shelby County, Indiana History & Families, Turner Publishing Co.] Date , IN hwac 21023