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    Bridgeport, CT- Housatonic Rail Road Company $5 18__ G18 Proof PMG Choice Uncirculated 63.
    The railroad was chartered in 1836, with service commencing in 1840. It was acquired by the New York, New Haven & Hartford Railroad in 1892. The note has vignettes of a mother and child resting during harvest, an early train, and two medallion-like cameo heads. It is printed on India paper mounted on cardstock with no POCs. Haxby lists and illustrates this design in proof form, and three examples appeared in the ABNCo Archives sale in 1990.


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