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1890 Metropolitan Cross-Town Railway Company $500 bond.
1890 Metropolitan Cross-Town Railway Company $500 bond.

1890 Metropolitan Cross-Town Railway Company $500 bond.


Large and graphic. A five-percent bond issued by The Metropolitan Cross-Town Railway Company of New York City. The railway opened in 1891, offering surface transportation in Manhattan connecting ferries on the East and Hudson Rivers. This certificate with a rubber stamp endorsement referring to the railway’s refunding mortgage of 1902. A vignette illustration depicts one of the railway’s horse-drawn cars with buildings and a church in the background.


Description: 1890 Metropolitan Cross-Town Railway Company $500 bond.

New York: Henry Seibert & Bro. Co., 1890. Printed certificate. 17 x 12¼ inches. Printed recto and verso. Blind seal. Previous folds; very good.

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Price: $75.00