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Antique 1882 Oregon Transcontinental Railroad - Rare 1000 Gold Bond Certificate

Antique 1882 Oregon Transcontinental Railroad - Rare 1000 Gold Bond Certificate

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Step back in time to the golden age of American railroads with this Antique 1882 Oregon Transcontinental Railroad Gold Bond Certificate. This stunning piece of history is a true collector's item, perfect for anyone with a passion for vintage Americana.

The certificate dates back to the late 1800s, when railroads were the lifeblood of the nation and the driving force behind America's growth and expansion. It was issued by the Oregon Transcontinental Railroad Company, one of the country's most significant railway systems.

But it's not just the historical significance that makes this certificate so special; it's also an incredible work of art. Printed on high-quality paper stock, the intricate designs and stylish typography make it a beautiful piece to display in your home or office.

The Oregon and Transcontinental Company was organized by Henry Villard in 1881 to control the Northern Pacific Railroad and Oregon Railway and Navigation Company.

The Northern Pacific Railway was a transcontinental railroad that operated from Minnesota to the Pacific Northwest. The railroad had about 6,800 miles of track on top of the almost 1200 miles the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company had. They served a large area, including extensive lines in the states of Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota, Oregon, Washington, and Wisconsin. NP also had an international railway to Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. They had a huge impact on us colonizing the west.

11 1/2" x 7 3/4" ~

My pictures seriously can't do it justice! 

Imagine hanging this antique historic collectible on your wall as home decor in any room! Stock certificates are another thing that is limited in supply and once they are all gone into museums and collections, they will be hard to get. They are such historic documents with so much history behind them. The first stock certificate was issued in 1606 by the Dutch East India Company. 407 years of history later the Walt Disney Company issued one of the last paper stock certificates from a major corporation in 2013.

These had to be done on heavy paper stock, almost like a dollar bill but stiffer and more durable, which makes them stay vibrant and new looking for a long time. The other very unique thing about stock certificates is they have all kinds of interesting signatures, and you honestly never know whom you will find. Almost all stocks are signed by the company President and Secretary. Some collectors research the other signatures and historic significance, and it adds so much provenance and value to an already valuable item. I have never done this as I can barely read my own signature let alone one from over 100 years ago.

This item has reached full antique status.
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