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    Henry Phipps - United States Steel Corporation
    A $5,000 gold bond issued to and signed on the verso by Henry Phipps. Phipps was a neighbor and childhood friend of Andrew Carnegie, with whom he joined forces immediately after the Civil War. His major contribution to the Carnegie empire was his natural cautiousness, which resulted in the Carnegie interests steering a prudent financial course during the last half of the 19th century. After his retirement in 1901 Phipps devoted himself to his philanthropic interests. Punch cancelled. Very Fine.


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    May, 2003
    1st-3rd Thursday-Saturday
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