Philadelphia Co., 1899 Specimen Bond

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Philadelphia Co., 1899 Specimen Bond

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Pennsylvania. $1000 Specimen 5% First Mortgage Collateral Trust Gold Coupon Bond. Black print with an orange border and under tint. Vignette of natural gas storage tanks on top and Pennsylvania arms on bottom. Specimen overprints, POC's, VF-XF condition with all coupons attached. ABNCo. Founded by George Westinghouse in Pittsburgh even though it is called the Philadelphia Company. Its assets included the company's charter rights (which allowed it to compete against the natural gas monopoly at the time in Pittsburgh), patents on several Westinghouse inventions, and the Westinghouse gas field as well as several others that had previously been acquired. Rare and historic bond from George Westinghouse founded company.