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Posted 11/06/2010   11:44 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add echizento to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
I have a number of stocks and bonds in my collection that I would like to post. Here are a few Railroad Stocks.







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Posted 11/06/2010   7:17 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add wt1 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I'm not a collector of stock certificates, but I do love these things with the ornate designs and unsurpassed printing quality. Probably railroad enthusiasts would enjoy them, too.
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Posted 11/07/2010   09:22 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stamperdude to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Very nice. Thanks for sharing. I would love to see some for the railroads that ran between Chicago and St Louis.
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Posted 11/07/2010   10:00 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add echizento to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Here you go stamperdude, some RR bonds from that area:

1903 issue



1906 issue


1925 issue


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Posted 11/07/2010   9:13 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stamperdude to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Cool! Thanks. Do you have any from the Union Pacific, GM&O or Illinois & Central?
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Posted 11/07/2010   9:19 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add echizento to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I'll have to check.
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Posted 03/05/2011   11:44 am  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
That Penn Central one made me chuckle... how long did they last before they went belly-up??
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Posted 03/05/2011   1:34 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Russ to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
The Penn Central was formed in 1968 from the merger of the Pennsylvania Railroad and the New York Central. They operated until 1976.
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Posted 03/07/2011   10:06 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stamperdude to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I'm thinking of starting a "Monopoly" and become a robber baron for the Pennsylvania RR, Reading RR, B&O RR, and Short Line RR. Now that would be a cool set of stock certificates & bonds!
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Posted 03/24/2011   2:00 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stamperdude to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I picked up a Pennsylvania RR and Reading RR stock certificates so I am on my way to completing my Monopoly. I'll have to wait until I pass go again though before I can buy more with my $200. Come on double sixes! LOL!
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Posted 04/03/2011   6:53 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stamperdude to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Just picked up a Gulf, Mobile, & Ohio Railroad (GM&O) from 1945 today at a model train show.
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Posted 04/14/2011   9:35 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add artlaunier to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
StamperDude,

I suspect this one ran between those 2 cities. What's nice is the RN Series Revenue stamp on the document.

I also have
Philadelphia Rapid Transit Company, 1920
Philadelphia Traction Company, 1920


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Posted 04/15/2011   12:05 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stamperdude to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
beautiful! Thanks for sharing!
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wow beautiful! I live in an old Rail Road town on the NYC line in N.E.C.PA. and would just relish these! I have seen only 2 or 3 in real life and just love the fine lines and engravings. Stunning to think that someone laboured so long to make them! They rival US paper currency in beauty IMO. I bet they are expensive to collect huh? Interesting indeed!
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Posted 04/25/2011   12:50 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add artlaunier to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Stamp Lover,

Not too expensive, you just need to go to stamp shows, spend some time going thru their material. Then again, what's expensive is determined by one's budget.
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Posted 04/26/2011   6:59 pm  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
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So, when do things get better?
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