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.

All certificates known for
VIR-750, Virginia & Tennessee Rail Road Co

Abbreviations used on this page.
Frequency of appearance codes (formerly "rarity codes.")
Frequency of appearance explained (long discussion)
What if you find certificates "not in Cox"?
How do these prices compare to eBay prices?
Predicting prices of collectible certificates.

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Data current to Thursday, January 19, 2023. The database is updated on or about the 1st and 15th of each month.     Click HERE to see images of ALL varieties currently contributed for the Virginia & Tennessee Rail Road Co.

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  • STOCK CERTIFICATES   Show ALL   Hide ALL
    • capital stock - open-cab loco and train pass around curve r-l, Washington, seated female and sailing ship left, '18--', by Danforth Wright & Co, $100 par, $3,000,000 cap
      • no interest guarantee at bottom
                  
            BLACK, odd sh  [F3]     #  
                S-30iusome signed by William Mahone
                 iclower prices for huge cutouts, later examples usually s/b William Mahone, president

      • interest guaranteed by Corlies Macy & Coporation of Lynchburg at bottom
                  
            BLACK, odd sh  [F7]       
                S-30auu

  • BOND CERTIFICATES   Show ALL   Hide ALL
    • bond - train exits tunnel l-r, woman with eagle, seated Liberty, O.G. Clay bottom, horizontal format, bearer coupon, convertible $1,500,000 mortgage, 6%, 19-yr, 1853, due 1872, by Danforth Bald & Co
                  
            BLACK, $1,000, red '$1000' underprint  [F3]     #  
                B-42ic

    • bond - farm, canal and train r-l, farmer and VA state seal, horizontal format, bearer coupon, issue date handwritten, 8%, 11-yr, 1869, due 1880, '18--', by National Bank Note Co
  • OTHER CERTIFICATES   Show ALL   Hide ALL
    • installment receipt - open-cab loco with two cars l-r top, Virginia seal left, issued from Wytheville, '1851', by St Clair
    • assessment receipt - no vignette, two ornamental panels at left, 'Virginia & Tennessee Rail Road Company in Washington County', '1850'
                  
            BLACK, odd sh  [F7]       
                O-05iu

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