NEW YORK. Shares of $100, unissued. black. Thin paper, vertical fold with repaired tear. Hole-cancelled unissued cert. Wide aerial view of piers and a second vignette shows train leaving a tunnel. The Erie was formed in 1832 to build a rail link from New York City to Lake Erie; the line opened in 1851. Later on the line was the scene of a legendary battle for control between the giants of the U.S. railroad world (Daniel Drew, Cornelius Vanderbilt, James Fisk, Jay Gould). Very little scripophily is known from this historic company.
Startprice: € 500