1446

Erie Railway Company 1871 Railroad Pass Signed by Jay Gould as President with Imprinted Revenue on b

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Autographs Start Price:850.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD
Erie Railway Company 1871 Railroad Pass Signed by Jay Gould as President with Imprinted Revenue on b
SOLD
950.00USDto r******8+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 Jul 08 @ 19:10UTC-4 : AST/EDT
PLEASE CONTACT US TO REGISTER FOR LIVE BIDDING OR ABSENTEE BIDDING AT:

PH: 1-201-944-4800
FAX: 1-201-871-4345
Web: www.archivesinternational.com
Email: info@archivesinternational.com

Snail Mail: Archives International Auctions
1060 Main Street, Suite 202, River Edge, NJ 07661

The auction will take place on July 7th and 8th, 2020. It will be a live Gallery, Live Internet & Phone Bidding - Absentee Bidding auction
New York. Erie Railway Co., railroad pass that is also an autograph piece and a revenue piece. Serial No. 1828, issued in 1871 to Peter White, resident director for Marquette and Ontonagon Railroad. Signed by Jay Gould as President. Reverse has IR RN-P5, 5 Cents orange revenue with Lincoln revenue imprint. Ornate green border and allegorical vignette of New York Arms with the date 18-71 engraved on the upper left and right corners. Printed on cardstock by National Bank Note Co., New York. Minor wear around the edges and very light soiling. This railway was the center of a battle between some of the most powerful men in the country in the 1860s. Known now as the "Erie War," the conflict for control pitted Cornelius Vanderbilt against Jay Gould, Daniel Drew, and James Fisk. Historic railroad pass that appeals to autograph collectors, railroad historians and Revenue collectors. One of the few passes with revenue imprints.