New Orleans & Ohio Telegraph Lessees 1858 Issued Stock Certificate.
Category:Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Certificates
Start Price:150.00 USD
Estimated At:250.00 - 400.00 USD
150.00USD+ (27.00) buyer's premium + taxes, fees, etc...
SOLD at 2012 May 15 @ 19:49UTC-4 : AST/EDT
Did you win this item?
A full invoice should be emailed to the winner by the auctioneer within a day or two.
Louisville, Kentucky, 1858, 100 Shares, Issued and Uncancelled Stock, #168, Black on black border and underprint, Three reclined allegorical women top center, modes of transportation on right and various fruits on left with a portrait possibly of Norvin Green, VF condition with folds and paper discoloration, Toppan Carpenter & Co., Green was future president of Western Union. During the Civil War, Norvin was superintendent of the South Western Telegraph Company. The government asked him to discontinue doing business with the Confederacy and to allow a temporary managing superintendent to be placed in charge by General McClellan. Rare, attractive and one of the first telegraph certificates.