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    Nelsonville, OH- The Hocking Valley Coal Company 25¢ Undated Wolka 1806-03
    Nelsonville, OH- C.L. Poston & Co. 25¢ Undated Wolka 1810-03
    Nelsonville is in the heart of coal country and served as the locale for numerous mining firms. The Hocking Valley Coal Company was in business from roughly 1870 to 1900 and issued company store notes for use by its employees. The 25¢ note has seen extensive circulation but is in surprisingly intact Very Good condition with just a few minor edge nicks and dings. There are presently three examples known. The note issued by C.L. Poston & Co. is more elaborate with multiple vignettes and a decorative red back. Clinton L. Poston was the son of one of the area's mining pioneers and he continued in his father's footsteps. The Poston note is presently believed to be unique. It grades Fine with several fold separations.
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