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    Samuel Insull - Louisville and Southern Indiana Traction Company (Indiana)
    This 13 share certificate in black with a rose overprint is signed as President by Samuel Insull. Insull began his career as personal secretary to Thomas Edison. He formed a pyramid of utility holding companies with assets in excess of $2 billion during the 1920's. His highly leveraged positions collapsed during the depression and his name was for a time as infamous as some of the corporate malefactors of our own era. Litho. This example is free from the normally seen large diamond cancellation and the Insull signature is unimpaired. Extremely Fine.

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    May, 2003
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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