Collectible Stocks and Bonds from North American Railroads     by Terry Cox

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Abbreviations used


Denominations of stock certificates
odd = 
no printed value, filled in by hand
<10 = 
less than 10 shares
10 = 
10 shares
50 = 
50 shares
<100 = 
less than 100 shares
100 = 
100 shares
>100 = 
over 100 shares
500 = 
500 shares
<1000 = 
less than 1000 shares
1000 = 
1,000 shares

Denominations of bonds and other certificates
$odd = 
no printed value, filled in by hand

Issuance and cancellation
i = 
issued
ic = 
issued and cancelled
iu = 
issued and uncancelled
u = 
unissued
uc = 
unissued and cancelled
uu =
unissued and uncancelled

Printers

See Printers Abbreviations for a complete list.


Currency
Fr = 
French francs
£ = 
pounds Sterling
$ = 
dollars (U.S. or Canada)
P = 
pesos (Mexico and Cuba)


Description abbreviations
b&w = 
black and white
ITASB = 
issued to and signed by
l-r = 
train appears to move left to right
loco = 
locomotive with tender, but no cars
r-l = 
train appears to move right to left
RN = 
imprinted revenue, catalog number from Scott's
train = 
locomotive plus one or more cars

State and country abbreviations

Abbrev
State (if divided into states)Country
AGSAguascalientesMexico
AKAlaskaUnited States of America
AKDDistrict of AlaskaUnited States of America
AKTAlaska TerritoryUnited States of America
ALAlabamaUnited States of America
ALBAlbertaCanada
ALTAlabama TerritoryUnited States of America
ARArkansasUnited States of America
ARTArkansas TerritoryUnited States of America
AZArizonaUnited States of America
AZTArizona TerritoryUnited States of America
BAJBaja CaliforniaMexico
BARBarbadosBarbados
BCBritish ColumbiaCanada
BCSBaja California SurMexico
CACaliforniaUnited States of America
CAMCampecheMexico
CANCanada, Dominion ofCanada
CHHChihuahuaMexico
CHIChiapasMexico
COColoradoUnited States of America
COACoahuilaMexico
COLColimaMexico
COSCosta Rica (Rep├║blica de Costa Rica)Costa Rica
COTColorado TerritoryUnited States of America
CTConnecticutUnited States of America
CUBCubaCuba
DCDistrict of ColumbiaUnited States of America
DEDelawareUnited States of America
DFDistrito FederalMexico
DKTDakota TerritoryUnited States of America
DOMDominican RepublicDomincan Republic
DURDurangoMexico
ELSEl SalvadorEl Salvador
FLFloridaUnited States of America
FLTFlorida TerritoryUnited States of America
FRFranklinUnited States of America
GAGeorgiaUnited States of America
GERGermanyGermany
GNJGuanajuatoMexico
GUAGuamUnited States of America
GUEGuerreroMexico
HAIHaitiHaiti
HIHawaiiUnited States of America
HIDHidalgoMexico
HIKHawaii, Kingdom ofUnited States of America
HIRHawaii, Republic ofUnited States of America
HITHawaii TerritoryUnited States of America
HONHondurasHonduras
IAIowaUnited States of America
IATIowa TerritoryUnited States of America
IDIdahoUnited States of America
IDTIdaho TerritoryUnited States of America
ILIllinoisUnited States of America
ILTIllinois TerritoryUnited States of America
INIndianaUnited States of America
INTIndiana TerritoryUnited States of America
JALJaliscoMexico
JAMJamaicaJamaica
KNFederation of St Kitts and NevisSt Kitts and Nevis
KSKansasUnited States of America
KSTKansas TerritoryUnited States of America
KYKentuckyUnited States of America
LALouisianaUnited States of America
LATLouisiana-Missouri TerritoryUnited States of America
MAMassachusettsUnited States of America
MANManitobaCanada
MDMarylandUnited States of America
MEMaineUnited States of America
MEXMexicoMexico
MIMichiganUnited States of America
MICMichoacanMexico
MITMichigan TerritoryUnited States of America
MNMinnesotaUnited States of America
MNTMinnesota TerritoryUnited States of America
MOMissouriUnited States of America
MORMorelosMexico
MOTMissouri TerritoryUnited States of America
MSMississippiUnited States of America
MSTMississippi TerritoryUnited States of America
MTMontanaUnited States of America
MTTMontana TerritoryUnited States of America
MXMexico, Estado deMexico
NAYNayaritMexico
NBNew BrunswickCanada
NCNorth CarolinaUnited States of America
NDNorth DakotaUnited States of America
NENebraskaUnited States of America
NETNebraska TerritoryUnited States of America
NFNewfoundlandCanada
NHNew HampshireUnited States of America
NICNicaraguaNicaragua
NJNew JerseyUnited States of America
NLNuevo LeonMexico
NLDNetherlands, TheNetherlands, The
NMNew MexicoUnited States of America
NMTNew Mexico TerritoryUnited States of America
NSNova ScotiaCanada
NUNNunavutCanada
NVNevadaUnited States of America
NVTNevada TerritoryUnited States of America
NWNorthwest TerritoryUnited States of America
NWTNorthwest TerritoriesCanada
NYNew YorkUnited States of America
OAXOaxacaMexico
OHOhioUnited States of America
OKOklahomaUnited States of America
OKTOklahoma TerritoryUnited States of America
ONTOntarioCanada
OROregonUnited States of America
ORTOregon TerritoryUnited States of America
OTOrleans TerritoryUnited States of America
PAPennsylvaniaUnited States of America
PANPanamaPanama
PEIPrince Edward IslandCanada
PRPuerto RicoUnited States of America
PUEPueblaMexico
QUEQuebecCanada
QUIQuintana RooMexico
QUTQueretaroMexico
RIRhode IslandUnited States of America
SASSaskatchewanCanada
SCSouth CarolinaUnited States of America
SDSouth DakotaUnited States of America
SINSinaloaMexico
SLPSan Luis PotosiMexico
SONSonoraMexico
TABTabascoMexico
TAMTamaulipasMexico
TLATlaxcalaMexico
TNTennesseeUnited States of America
TSWTerritory Southwest of River OhioUnited States of America
TXTexasUnited States of America
TXRTexas, Republic ofUnited States of America
UKUnited KingdomUnited Kingdom
USUnited StatesUnited States of America
UTUtahUnited States of America
UTTUtah TerritoryUnited States of America
VAVirginiaUnited States of America
VERVeracruzMexico
VTVermontUnited States of America
WAWashingtonUnited States of America
WATWashington TerritoryUnited States of America
WIWisconsinUnited States of America
WITWisconsin TerritoryUnited States of America
WVWest VirginiaUnited States of America
WYWyomingUnited States of America
WYTWyoming TerritoryUnited States of America
YUCYucatanMexico
YUKYukon TerritoryCanada
ZACZacatecasMexico

 

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