Unlisted Chicago and Alton Railroad Co. Stock Certificate

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Unlisted Chicago and Alton Railroad Co. Stock Certificate
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This item SOLD at 2014 Nov 03 @ 10:50UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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While Cox lists this variety unissued (CHI-010a-S-80 uu), there is no listing for an issued stock! Brown border. Engraved and printed by the National Bank Note Co. Vignette of a locomotive next to men moving barrels. Preferred stock. Issued for 50 shares to Charles U Cutting & Francis Shaw, trustees under the will of Knyvet Winthrop Sears for Clara Endicott Sears et al. The Sears were a wealthy family in 19th century Boston. Clara Endicott Sears (1863-1960) went on to become an author (poetry and historical works), philanthropist, and preservationist. She founded the Fruitlands Museum in Mass. Punch cancellations thru signatures. Additional holes punched in stock. Measures 12" x 8" Date , IL hwac 21038