PENNSYLVANIA. PHILADELPHIA. 6% Bond of $1000. black. No 490. The bond was issued by the District of the Northern Liberties in favour of the Pennsylvania RR Co. Attractive piece, with large vignette of trains crossing a river, portraits of two important persons, an Indian, and an eagle with fruit and a ship. At the bottom, a small covered wagon. The piece was torn in half at some time, but has been repaired. Some discolouration and trimmed borders, hence the moderate start price.
Date: 1 May 1851
Startprice: € 50