Mar 10, 2020 - Sale 2533

Sale 2533 - Lot 200

Price Realized: $ 344
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(RAILROADS.) Display of early railroad tickets, many for special excursion trains. 30 items, various sizes, condition generally strong, artfully matted and framed. Not examined out of frame. Vp, 1848-72, 1894, and undated

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Highlights include: Boston & Maine Railroad "United States Military Ticket" issued to a named Massachusetts soldier heading from Boston to Vassalboro, ME, 28 January 1863 Ticket for a horse issued to the National Lancers on an excursion from Boston to New York, 1850 Combination train and theater ticket issued for Worcester "Mechanic's Excursion" train to Boston, 1854 Train ticket from Worcester to Boston for a Teacher's Convention, undated Ticket from Boston to New York for Whig convention, 1848 Ticket from Boston to Springfield for a state Democratic Convention, undated Ticket to Worcester for the Free Soil Party state convention, 16 September 1851 Timetable titled "Arrangement for Emigrant Passengers, Western R.R. Route," going from Boston to as far as Chicago, 27 May 1852.