Mar 01, 2012 - Sale 2271

Sale 2271 - Lot 255

Price Realized: $ 3,840
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
(CIVIL RIGHTS--SEGREGATION.) Notice. This part of the Car for Colored People. Tennessee Public Service Co. Letterpress on cardboard sign, 5-1/8 x 5-7/8 inches; some soiling and two small holes at the top. Tennessee, circa 1900

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Another rare survival of the early era of Jim Crown on public transportation. Signs such as this one were movable depending on the number of people in the trolley.