Collectible Stocks and Bonds from North American Railroads     by Terry Cox

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Search the Coxrail database for descriptions of 23,700+ certificates from over 7,400 North American railroad companies.

Known autograph occurrences
on collectible certificates

This represents a full listing of railroad-related certificates
known to exist with the celebrity autograph of:

Schell, Augustus
Lawyer and head of Tammany Hall (1872-1884). Advisor to both Cornelius Vanderbilt and Jay Gould. Prominent New York Democrat who rebuilt Tammany Hall after Tweed scandal.

Buffalo & Erie Rail Road CoBUF-317-O-50bondholder
Chicago & Canada Southern Railway CoCHI-099-S-50president
(The) Cincinnati & Springfield Railway CoCIN-836-B-45vice-president of LS&MS
The Dunkirk Allegheny Valley & Pittsburgh Railroad CoDUN-476-S-40stockholder
Joliet & Northern Indiana Railroad CoJOL-357-S-50stockholder
The Mahoning Coal Rail Road (Railroad) CoMAH-364-S-45executor
New York Central Sleeping Car CoNEW-545-S-41president
New York Central Sleeping Car CoNEW-545-S-42stockholder
New York Central Sleeping Car CoNEW-545-S-42
New York Central Sleeping Car CoNEW-545-S-42president
The New York & Harlem Railroad CoNEW-609-O-07owner
The New York & Harlem Railroad CoNEW-609-O-20stockholder
The New York & Harlem Railroad CoNEW-609-S-30stockholder
Northern Central Michigan Railroad CoNOR-603-S-50president
Northern Central Michigan Railroad CoNOR-603-S-50stockholder
Northern Central Michigan Railroad CoNOR-603-S-50attorney
The Pittsburgh McKeesport & Youghiogheny Railroad CoPIT-616-S-51executor
The Spuyten Duyvil & Port Morris Railroad CoSPU-500-S-50stockholder

Autograph samples

Please note: I do NOT authenticate autographs. These samples were provided
by collectors and dealers who had evidence to believe these are valid
signatures. Please contact me if you discover evidence to the contrary.

DateAutograph sampleSource
1873Collector Contribution
1882William Knadler
1882Collector Contribution

Please help by sending images of additional autographs, or
better images than those shown here. Scan them at high
resolution (about 300 dpi) with about one inch (2 cm) space around
the signature. Since handwriting changes with age,
please include the date of the autograph.

Click here to see pictures of all the celebrities I currently have on file.


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