PENNSYLVANIA. PHILADELPHIA. Shares of $5. black, olive. No 1098. View of an oilfield, with loading on to a train. A city across a river in the background. Unusual medallions to left border, including eagle and U.S. shield. Uncancelled. Successful oil company located in Oil Creek, PA. One of the investors was the young Andrew Carnegie who invested $40,000. The company, with a capital of $1 million was said to be paying dividends of $1 million a year.
Date: 28 December 1864
Startprice: € 160