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Posted 04/28/2011   6:28 pm  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
Anyone have some to share?



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Posted 05/12/2011   10:53 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add artlaunier to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
A couple with trains, a couple without but about.













OK, so the last one is about parlor cars, they run on a track don't they?
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Posted 05/13/2011   08:52 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add KirkS to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Wouldn't it be great to have one of these reproduced for modern usage.

As long as it had the magnetic ink account number printed on the bottom, it would work -- the designs don't matter to the bank.

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Posted 05/13/2011   09:19 am  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I've never seen tickets printed with a revenue! Nifty!
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Posted 05/13/2011   3:59 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stamperdude to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I wonder if the parlor cars are like the luxury Pullman Cars? I also have one of those blue Peoples National Bank checks, they really stand out. I really like the Mobile & Ohio RR company check, they had merged with Gulf and became the GM&O RR which my wife's grandfather worked as a USPD RPO clerk.
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Posted 05/13/2011   5:57 pm  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I don't think the parlor cars were quite as fancy as Pullmans. BUT, not all Pullman cars were "luxury". I think that Pullman owned/ran the sleeper cars in a long distance passenger train. But don't quote me on that. I know more about freight than passenger trains!
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Posted 05/13/2011   6:12 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add artlaunier to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Parlor Car definitions:
1. A comfortable railway coach with individual reserved seats.
2. A railroad car for day travel fitted with individual reserved seats. Also called chair car.

Pullman Car definitions:
The sleeping car or sleeper is a railway/railroad passenger car that can accommodate all its passengers in beds of one kind or another, primarily for the purpose of making nighttime travel more restful. The first such cars saw sporadic use on American railroads in the 1830s and could be configured for coach seating during the day. Some of the more luxurious types have private rooms, that is to say fully- and solidly-enclosed rooms that are not shared with strangers.

However, the car can be configured for daytime operation.

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Posted 05/19/2011   12:46 pm  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Found some more...



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Posted 05/19/2011   12:55 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add I_Love_Stamps to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
My goodness! That is AMAZING to say the least! I'm fascinated with these now!
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Posted 05/19/2011   1:01 pm  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I think this is the last one I have...



I have to admit, I don't know much at all about revenue-stamped paper. Maybe I should actually look into the value of these things!
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Posted 05/19/2011   1:17 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add stamperdude to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I really like the check with the perfin canceled revenue stamp.
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Posted 08/02/2011   11:15 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add artlaunier to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I snagged a couple more checks concerning railroad companies.





I also got another stock certificate with a U1, for the same Chicago & South Western Rail Road company.

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Posted 08/02/2011   3:40 pm  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Nice! I like the stamp on the second one. The Boston & Albany is now the CSX Boston Line...
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Posted 10/06/2014   7:40 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add GregAlex to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I just came across this old thread and thought I'd give it a bump. I collect engraved checks, but was surprised to find I only had one with a train. Still, it should be of interest to philatelists: a Post Office draft that pre-dates the existance of stamps! This one is from 1837, and at the lower left is a small vignette of a John Bull locomotive, back when railroads were just getting established in the U.S.



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Posted 10/06/2014   10:40 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add rustyc to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks for reviving this thread, Greg. I'm a revenue collector and have started acquiring revenue-related checks and other documents with cool (to me) engraved vignettes. Here are a few with trains.







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Posted 10/07/2014   4:53 pm  Show Profile Check Nells250's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Nells250 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Boston CLinton & Fitchburg! YAY! I also like that draft!
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