Sierra & Plumas County Check Collection: La Porte, Port Wine, and Alleghany (107821)

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Sierra & Plumas County Check Collection: La Porte, Port Wine, and Alleghany  (107821)
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Lot of 13. 1) John Conly & Co., Bankers. Two 1866 checks, dateline Port Wine. Each has an adhesive revenue stamp. 2) Bank of La Porte, California Trust Company. RN-E. 1874. Issued to a Chinese merchant, Luong Tai Lung. 3) Bank of La Porte with mining vignette at left. RN-G. Issued in 1878 to Wells Fargo. 4) Six Bank of La Porte checks (with mining vignette), all issued in 1885. Two are issued to famous whiskey merchants: Louis Taussig & Co. and Wolters Bros. & Co. One is issued to a Chinese merchant, Lee Sing Tong. One other is issued to Wells Fargo. Nice collection of historical checks for these two Sierra & Plumas County towns. 5) Three Alleghany checks: Independence Mining Company (1910s, unissued); and two Alhambra-Atlanta Gold Mines & Properties Inc. (1981).

Country (if not USA):
State: California
City/County: Sierra County
Date: 1866-1981