Result list 9 November 2019

The results of our November 9 sale is now online. Unsold items can be obtained in our aftersale until December 8 (first come, first served). .

Lotnumber: 1327
PENNSYLVANIA. BEDFORD. 4 Shares. black. No 519-522. Signed by the Company's Officer, the lawyer Samuel Riddle. He was the first person to ship coal from the Broad Top fields in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. At the site of his mines, he founded the town Allensport which was later renamed Riddlesburg in his honour. The coal of the Broad Top mountain region was of a superior quality, valuable for both coking and fuel purposes. Riddle transported the coal by means of "arks" or flat-bottomed river-boats on the Juniata River. Very early date for an American coal share. Waxed paper seal. Extremely rare piece.
Themes: BEFORE 1800, COALMINES
USA
Date: 24 May 1809
Quality: VF
Startprice: € 500