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Stock Certificate for 5 Shares in the State Line and Sullivan Railroad Company

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Providence, Rhode Island, E. L. Freeman & Son: 1907

Seller ID: 015924

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


2 items - First item is a stock certificate, dimensions 11 x 8 inches. Black ink, vignette a steam locomotive going past a couple of farmers, center, and one of a farmer behind two horses and a plow, left side, decorative border. Fold lines, rust stain from a paper clip upper left. Embossed stamp, 4 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Stock Transfer Tax stamps on back. Signed by Richard W. Hale, Treasurer, and O. A. Baldwin, President. Signatures crossed with pink ink, "Can... View more info

Bond Certificate for the New Haven, Middletown and Willimantic Railroad Company

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, Maverick, Stephan & Co.:

Seller ID: 015925

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 13 x 9 inches. Five Year $50 Seven Per Cent Bond. Black and green ink, vignette of a train rolling past a river, decorative border. Minor chipping at top edge. Not issued, no number, stamps, signatures or coupons. Begun in 1867 by Connecticut entrepreneur David Lyman, the New Haven, Middletown and Willimantic Railroad Company began service from New Haven to Middletown in 1870, built a drawbridge across the Connecticut River at Middletown, and reached Willimati... View more info

Stock Certificate for 1 Share in the Old Colony Rail Road Corporation

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1846

Seller ID: 015926

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 8 x 7 inches. Black ink, no vignette, decoration on left side. Red ink stamp "Old Colony Rail Road Corporation Incor. March 16 1844". Fold lines. No. 744, this certificate was originally issued to John W. Lincoln on April 1, 1846. Signed by the President, "Nathan Carruth" and the Treasurer, "Addison Gilmore". Both of these signatures have strike lines through them. The Old Colony Railroad was a major railroad system in southeastern Mass... View more info

Bond Certificate for the Old Colony Steamboat Company

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York and Boston, American Bank Note Company: 1889

Seller ID: 015927

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 13 x 9 inches. Ten Year 4 1/2 Per Cent Bond. Black ink, vignette of a two steamboats on the ocean, decorative border. Embossed stamp, fold lines. No. 16 for $10,000. Issued to Lee Higginson & Co. on November 1, 1889. Signatures obscured by ink strike lines, "Frederick L Ames, N. Thayer, Charles Choate and John M. Washburn". Purple "Canceled" stamp across center. Transferred to Kuyvet W. Sears of Nahant, Massachusetts, on November 9, 1889. The O... View more info

Stock Certificate for 100 Shares in the Mobile & Ohio Railroad Company

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, American Bank Note Company: 1887

Seller ID: 015928

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 11 x 8 inches. Black and green ink, vignette of steam locomotive, decorative border. Fold Lines, purple "Canceled" stamp, two diamond shaped punch holes. Some darkening on left border. No. 2712, this certificate was originally issued to F. A. Bradley on September 6, 1887. Signed by the President, "W. Birch Dumau" and the Secretary, "___ Walsh". The Mobile & Ohio Railroad was first chartered in 1848 to provide railroad service from Mobil... View more info

Stock Certificate for the Buffalo & Niagara Falls Railroad Company

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Rawdon, Wright & Hatch:

Seller ID: 015929

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1840s. Dimensions 10 x 6 1/2 inches. Black ink, vignette of steam locomotive top center, vignettes of buffalo grazing in top and bottom left corners. Not issued, no number, stamps or signatures. Three hole punches. The Buffalo & Niagara Falls Railroad was incorporated in 1834, and finally reached Niagara Falls in 1840. It was leased to the New York Central Railroad in 1853 and merged in 1855. The line is still used by Amtrak. View more info

Stock Certificate for 1 Share in the Boston and Providence Railroad Corporation

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York and Boston, American Bank Note Company: 1877

Seller ID: 015930

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 9 x 7 inches. Black ink, one vignette, middle top, showing a river port, and another, left side, with a scene of a bridge over a river. Fold lines, several punch holes. No. 15860, originally issued to Charles W. Stone on December 7, 1877. Signed by the Treasurer "P. P. Torrey" and the President, "Henry Whitney". Mr. Stone signed the back on October 1, 1878, to transfer the share to "Royal Rich" of Warren, Massachusetts. The Boston and P... View more info

Stock Certificate for 50 Shares in the New York and New England Railroad Company

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, American Bank Note Company: 1894

Seller ID: 015932

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Black and green ink, vignette of steam locomotive rolling through the countryside, decorative border. Fold Lines, 2 purple "Canceled" stamps dated April 11, 1894, five S-shaped punch holes and five round. No. 50804, this certificate was originally issued to Charles G. Dobbs on March 27, 1894. Signatures obscured by punch holes. Mr. Dobbs transferred 30 shares to Jud T. Lee and 20 shares to A.J. Lawrence, both of 60 Broadway, on A... View more info

Stock Certificate for 2 Shares in the Frankford & Southwark Philadelphia City Passenger Railroad Company

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Bank Note Company: 1884

Seller ID: 015933

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 11 x 7 1/2 inches. Black ink, vignette of woman sitting next to picture of Independence Hall with a Militia man sitting next to a picture of a ship and an angle bearing a trumpet between them, top center, and a vignette of two horses pulling a street car past an imposing building, bottom center. 14 punch holes and a diamond shaped cut out. Fold lines, embossed stamp, left edge cut unevenly. Hole punch canceled stamp dated January 18, 1913. This certificate was... View more info

Stock Certificate for the Bay City & East Saginaw Railroad Company

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Detroit, Calvert Lith. Co.:

Seller ID: 015936

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1860s. Dimensions 12 x 6 inches. Black ink, vignette of steam locomotive rolling by a lake, decorative border. Not issued, no number, stamps or signatures. The Bay City and East Saginaw Railroad was chartered in 1864 and completed its 13 mile track from East Saginaw to Bay City, Michigan, in 1867. It was leased to the Flint and Pere Marquette Railroad in 1868 and bought outright in 1872. View more info

Stock Certificate for 10 Shares in the Pennsylvania Railroad Company

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Bank Note Company: 1930

Seller ID: 016012

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 12 x 8 inches. Black and orange ink, vignette of State of Pennsylvania Coat of Arms. Several punch holes, fold lines, embossed stamp, minor tears and discoloration along edge. This certificate was originally issued to Mildred M. Cox on January 17, 1930. Signatures of President and Treasurer. Ms. Cox transferred the stock to Pershing and Co. on May 3, 1950. Several stamps and signatures on back. The Pennsylvania Railroad Company was founded in 1846 and grew to ... View more info

Stock Certificate for the Gold Valley Main Tunnel & Mining Company

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1867

Seller ID: 016020

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 9 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. Black ink, decoration on left side. Not issued, no stamps or signatures. The Gold Valley Main Tunnel and Mining Company was incorporated in 1867 to perform hydraulic mining in the Poverty Hill Mining District, California. Poverty Hill is in Sierra County, though the certificate says Plumas County. View more info

Stock Certificate for the Murray Creek Mining Company

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1893

Seller ID: 016023

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 10 1/2 x 6 inches. Black ink, decoration border. No. 68, not issued, no stamps or signatures. According to the certificate, the Murray Creek Mining Company was incorporated in 1893 in Calaveras County, California View more info

Stock Certificate for 200 Shares in the Golden West Lumber Company

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, A. Carlisle & Co.: 1925

Seller ID: 016027

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 9 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches. Black ink, vignette of eagle with wings spread upper left, decorative border. Fold lines, embossed stamp. No. 50, this certificate was originally issued to the Mrs. L. Hindringer on May 18, 1925. Signed by secretary Russell Fotara (?) and president C. W. Greene. No signs of transfer or cancellation. According to the certificate, the Golden West Lumber Company was incorporated in California on April 12, 1924. View more info

Stock Certificate for 100 Shares in the Market Street Railway Company

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa., Republic Bank Note Co.: 1922

Seller ID: 016030

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 12 x 8 1/2 inches. Black and green ink, vignette of eagle with wings spread center top, decorative border. Cancellation punch holes, chipping along edges, one small tear hole, fold lines. No. N.Y.51, this certificate was originally issued to Foster and Adams, on June 26, 1922, and then transferred to Day & Heaton, 42 Broadway, New York, the same day. Signed by Assistant Secretary and Vice President, signature illegible. Under various names, the Market Street R... View more info

License to Use Samuel W. Pincree's Improvement for Preparing Hides and Skins for Being Tanned Pateneted July 8, 1856

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1856

Seller ID: 016032

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 7 1/4 x 11 1/4 inches. Fold lines, minor spotting, 1 inch tear in top edge. This paper describes Samuel W. Pincree's method for preparing hides and skins for tanning, and gives the holder permission to use his patented technique for an appropriate fee. View more info

Stock Certificate for the Jumbo Extension Mining Company

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Seller ID: 016033

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Circa 1910s. Dimensions 11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches. Black ink, vignette of miners working underground, decorative border. No. 1904, not issued, no stamps or signatures. The Jumbo Extension Mining Company was involved in litigation over the mining rights outside Goldfield, Nevada, in 1915. View more info

Stock Certificate for 40 Shares in the Three-Way Oil Company

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, The Brown-Green Co.: 1927

Seller ID: 016034

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches. Black and orange ink, vignette of oil field with multiple derricks center top, decorative border. Embossed stamp. Fold lines, tear along fold, some chipping. No. 391, this certificate was originally issued to C. C. Smart, on April 15, 1927. It was transferred on April 28, 1927 to a company, name illegible. Signed by treasurer Edward Barbour and president Walter Beck. View more info

Stock Certificate for the El Dorado Mining Company

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1875

Seller ID: 016036

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Dimensions 9 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches. Black ink, Mexican eagle symbol center top, American eagle symbol left center, decorative border. Fold line, small brown spots. No. 489, not issued, no stamps or signatures. According to the certificate, this El Dorado Mining Company was incorporated November 6, 1875 to run a mine in Lower California, Mexico. Its principal place of business was San Francisco. View more info

Donald S. Klopfer: An Appreciation

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House /Rae Publishing: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018692

Condition: As New


Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering. Issued without dust wrapper.; 2000 copies printed. Short statements about the co-publisher of Random House by his co-workers, other publishers and authors. Issued at the 10 year anniversary of his death. 5 1/2 x 8 1/4. Unpaginated. View more info