Collectible Stocks and Bonds from North American Railroads     by Terry Cox

A guidebook and catalog of prices
(I do NOT buy or sell certificates on this website)

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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 as of Saturday, January 16, 2021 for
CEN-186, (The) Central Railroad (Rail Road) Co of New Jersey

Abbreviations used on this page.
Images of all certificates on this page.
Explanation of rarity codes.
What if you find certificates "not in Cox"?
How do these prices compare to eBay prices?
Predicting values of collectible certificates.

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Click HERE to see images of all certificate varieties listed on this page.
    • bond - train l-r at harbor, buildings beyond, horizontal format, variable redemption date, bearer gold, 5%, 1883, by ABN
    • bond - NJ, PA, VA state seals, horizontal format, certificate of indebtedness, bearer gold coupon, 1876, by ABN
    • bond - loco l-r at roundhouse, vertical format, convertible debenture, bearer gold, 6%, 25-yr, 1883, due 1908, by ABN
    • bond - ferry top right, train crosses bridge r-l bottom, horizontal format, general mortgage, bearer gold coupon, 100-yr, 1887, due 1987, by ABN
    • bond - winged females flank loco exits roundhouse l-r, vertical format, convertible debenture, bearer coupon, 6%, 1883, by ABN
    • bond - female on throne with two seated males, vertical format, general mortgage, bearer coupon, 3.25%, 38-yr, 1949, due 1987, by ABN
    • bond - eagle looking right, vertical format, bearer coupon, 15-yr, by ABN
      • equipment trust of 1948, series A, 1948, due 1963
      • equipment trust of 1954, 3.125%, 1954, due 1969

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