Collectible Stocks and Bonds from North American Railroads     by Terry Cox

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Coxrail Blog Index
Articles arranged by CATEGORY

Articles archived from Coxrail.blogspot.com

See also Blog Index, Articles arranged by by DATE

Auction announcements

Apr 28, 2008 Third ABN sale catalog available
May 27, 2008 ABN sale part III in a week
May 30, 2008 Spink Smythe autograph sale
Jun 5, 2008 New SpinkSmythe auction catalog online
Jun 10, 2008 ABN Plates in Stack's auctions
Jun 27, 2008 New Spink Smythe sale catalog available
Jul 14, 2008 More ABN plates offered in latest Stack's sale
Jul 30, 2008 HSK auction planned for August 30
Aug 21, 2008 New Spink Smythe stock and bond catalog out
Aug 25, 2008 Spink London sale catalog 8027 out
Sep 24, 2008 Mario Boone's "Super Attic Sale", auction 41
Sep 29, 2008 October 11 Scott Winslow auction
Oct 15, 2008 H.J.W. Daugherty auction 150
Oct 15, 2008 HWPH auction 11
Oct 21, 2008 Spink Smythe Autumn stock & bond sale
Dec 26, 2008 Spink-Smythe sale catalog 292 out
Jan 16, 2009 American Bank Note Company Archives, part IV
Apr 9, 2009 Mario Boone auction catalog 42 available
Oct 1, 2009 Mario Boone's 43rd Auction
Nov 27, 2009 Telling collectors about your sale
Dec 4, 2009 Helmut Lange collection for sale
Feb 17, 2010 More certificates from the American Bank Note Company archives

Certificate-related announcements

May 30, 2008 Upcoming books
Oct 24, 2008 Check out BullMarketGifts.com
Dec 11, 2008 New stock and bond calendar for 2009
Sep 17, 2009 Scripophily.com 2010 calendar available

Database changes

May 30, 2004 New York Central group getting too large
Aug 31, 2004 States of incorporations
Sep 14, 2004 New share value format
Sep 18, 2004 New date format
Jun 1, 2005 Needing to cut back on eBay links
Nov 5, 2005 Database modification
Apr 9, 2008 Electric companies out of database

Informational articles

Feb 3, 2008 Trading room
Jul 3, 2008 Gene Hessler wins prestigious Farran Zerbe Memorial Award for Distinguished Service
Jul 6, 2008 Interview with Ephemera
Aug 6, 2008 Passing of Ken Holter
Nov 25, 2008 Prices are absolutely wacky right now
Jan 24, 2009 Old References to stocks and bonds
Jan 31, 2009 Railroad system maps on certificates
Feb 1, 2009 Poor's Manuals online
Feb 24, 2009 Counting cancellation types
Apr 21, 2009 Prices remain schizophrenic
Apr 30, 2009 11x17 scanners
May 26, 2009 Cherrelyn Horse Car in Denver
Jun 3, 2009 American Bank Note Company security printing
Jun 10, 2009 The Assassination of Colonel James Fisk, Jr.
Jun 19, 2009 New York state revenues on bonds
Jun 24, 2009 The Great West Exposition Train Co
Jul 21, 2009 (The number of) Sales on eBay are up
Nov 17, 2009 E-mail failure rates
Dec 9, 2009 Prices on the rise?
Feb 25, 2010 How do you know if certificates were cancelled?

Newsletter announcements

Jul 10, 2004 More newsletters online
Jan 15, 2006 Newsletters posted
Jan 16, 2006 December newsletter mailed
Aug 21, 2006 Switching to electronic newsletters (mostly)
Mar 31, 2007 March newsletter out
Jul 19, 2007 June newsletter available
Sep 22, 2007 September newsletter online
Apr 29, 2008 Newsletter available
Jun 17, 2008 Working on another newsletter
Jun 20, 2008 June newsletter available
Jan 19, 2009 January newsletter online
Jul 28, 2009 July newsletter - Play fair...with your heirs
Aug 28, 2009 August newsletter online

Opinion

Jun 23, 2008 BIG RANT! Inadequate packaging.
Apr 25, 2009 Arguing against jargon
Jun 7, 2009 Rarity (again!)

Pricelist announcements

Jun 2, 2008 New Hollins list available
Jun 3, 2008 New LaBarre catalog available
Oct 6, 2008 Clinton Hollins catalogs received
Jan 12, 2010 New Clinton Hollins catalogs

Printed edition announcements

May 14, 2004 State designations in third edition
Nov 17, 2005 New data display
Jul 10, 2009 Third edition schedule

Request for help

Dec 31, 2006 Old catalogs needed
Oct 16, 2009 Help with blank generic certificates
Mar 2, 2010 Bridge and tunnel companies should they stay or should they go?

Scripophily magazine announcements

Dec 15, 2007 Scripophily, December issue out
Dec 31, 2008 December issue of Scripophily published
Aug 6, 2009 July 2009 issue of Scripophily mailed to members
Dec 29, 2009 Dec. 2009 issue of Scripophily mailed to members

Show announcements

Jul 26, 2008 LaBarre at ANA show
Aug 15, 2008 8th Northern Virginia Stock and Bond Show
Aug 25, 2009 9th Annual Stock Certificate & Bond Show approaching

website announcements

Jul 2, 2004 Currier & Ives railroad prints
Jul 15, 2004 Currier & Ives railroad prints
Sep 25, 2004 Imprinted revenues that appear on railroad certificates
Oct 22, 2004 Companies with unknown locations
May 1, 2005 Your "high-res" images may not really be high-resolution
Dec 1, 2005 Public and private search screens
Jan 14, 2006 Database search problem corrected
Jul 5, 2006 Notes about companies
Jul 15, 2006 Company mini-histories
Sep 16, 2006 How to tell if certificates were ever issued
Jan 27, 2007 website look and feel
Feb 21, 2007 Slow database
Sep 3, 2007 Company mini-histories
Sep 12, 2007 Geology along western railroads
Nov 18, 2007 Specimens and proofs
Mar 8, 2008 Misleading company names
Jul 6, 2008 New German glossary on my website
Jan 6, 2010 New certificate rarity system now online
Feb 8, 2010 Railroad and Trains magazines database now online

 

 

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