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St. Paul and Kansas City Short Line Railroad Co. - Red or Purple Are Left - 1911 dated Specimen Railway Gold Bond - Specify Color when Ordering

Inv# SE3383   Specimen Bond
State(s): Missouri
Years: 1911
Color: Red or Purple

$500 Red or $200 Purple Specimen Bond printed by American Bank Note Company, New York. Many coupons remain. Please specify color and denomination. In relation to this railroad, the Chicago Great Western Railway (reporting mark CGW) was a Class I railroad that linked Chicago, Minneapolis, Omaha, and Kansas City. It was founded by Alpheus Beede Stickney in 1885 as a regional line between St. Paul and the Iowa state line called the Minnesota and Northwestern Railroad. Through mergers and new construction, the railroad, named Chicago Great Western after 1892, quickly became a multi-state carrier. One of the last Class I railroads to be built, it competed against several other more well-established railroads in the same territory, and developed a corporate culture of innovation and efficiency to survive. Read more at

Condition: Excellent

Stock and Bond Specimens are made and usually retained by a printer as a record of the contract with a client, generally with manuscript contract notes such as the quantity printed. Specimens are sometimes produced for use by the printing company's sales team as examples of the firms products. These are usually marked "Specimen" and have no serial numbers.

Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic.
Price: $176.50