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Philadelphia, City of, Loan Certificate

Philadelphia, City of, Loan Certificate
Item# 3362
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Philadelphia, City of, Loan Certificate
Absolutely stunning piece dating back over 150 years!! A true scripophily classic that features 10 vignettes (including Independence Hall, George Washington, Ben Franklin and William Penn), a raised company seal in the lower right corner, and the hand signatures of the city of Philadelphia Treasurer and Controller.

Certificate: City Loan Certificate, issued in the 1850s

Printer: Draper, Welsh & Company, Philadelphia Exchange

Dimensions: 9 (h) x 14 (w)

State: PA-Pennsylvania

Subject Matter: Government Bonds | Dated 1850's

Vignette Topic(s): George Washington Featured | Ben Franklin Featured | William Penn Featured | Distinguished Gentlemen | American Landmarks | Train Featured | Wharf Scene | Bridge Featured | Female Subject

Condition: Vertical fold lines, punch hole and stamp cancels in signature areas and body, toning from age.





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