Lykens Valley Rail Road & Coal Co. (110018)

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Transportation Start Price:60.00 USD Estimated At:120.00 - 200.00 USD
Lykens Valley Rail Road & Coal Co.  (110018)
60.00USDto 8*************e+ (15.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 Feb 15 @ 14:26UTC-8 : PST
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incorporated April 7, 1830, under special act of the State of Pennsylvania, for the purpose of constructing and operating a railroad between Millersburg and some point on Short Mountain, wholly within Dauphin County, Pa. The date of organization was January 19, 1831 and is located entirely within Pennsylvania and extends from Millersburg to Williamstown, 20.439 miles

Certificates issued before 1846 are scarce.

1.Certificate #82 (very low number from first year of operation.), I/C, 100 shares @ $20 par issued Oct 18, 1834 signed Henry Schreiner president. Embossed seal, black, no vignette. Printer not identified. EF

2. #837, I/C, 3 shares @ $20 par issued Dec 1, 1863. Black, embossed seal , vignette 4-4-0 l-r under arched red title, 25c revenue stamp front, L.H. Biglow printer. VF

Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
Country (if not USA):
State: Pennsylvania
Date: 1836-63