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Lot 433

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(1837 - 1913) American banker and financier who founded J.P. Morgan & Co., reorganized American railroads and founded U.S. Steel. Partly-printed D.S., 6pp. folio, [New York] June 30, 1886, a $1000, 4% 100-year mortgage bond for the New Jersey Junction Railroad Co. Morgan signs the verso of the certificate as a trustee together with HENRY C. FAHNESTOCK. The bond includes all but one of the $20 redemption coupons and are neatly bound to the certificate at one margin. A superb example of the work of the American Bank Note Company with an ornate border and vignette of a harbor scene and another larger engraving of the Hudson Valley with steamships and railroads in view. Fine condition.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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