A WINDFALL FIND!
RARE ORIGINAL UNUSED 1886
STRIP OF RAILROAD TICKETS
for travel to/from
CHATANOOGA & CINCINNATI
(and all points in between) via
East Tennessee Virginia & Georgia RR
and Cincinnati Hamilton & Dayton RR
Railroaders, ahoy! Here we have a very rare if not collectibly UNIQUE strip of FIVE historic 19th Century railroad tickets printed by Stromberg Improved Coupon Ticket (patented 1878) for train travel between Chatanooga, Tennessee and Cincinatti, Ohio. The strip is approx. 14" long...over ONE FOOT of prime Railroadiana!!!
This entire group was issued by the East Tennessee Virginia and Georgia RR, whose ornate title appears at the top, for travel on board the Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton RR as well as the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific RR!!!
The top section is the general ticket with all terms and conditions. The 2nd from top section is a ticket from Cincinnati to "point between punchmarks" which may have been Richmond, Indianapolis, Rushville or Connersville, Indiana -or- Toledo, Perrysburg, Deshler, Leipsic, Lima, Sydney, Piqua, Troy, Dayton, Carlisle, Middletown, Hamilton or Winton Place, Ohio.
The 3rd section is a ticket from Chatanooga to Cincinnati with the same stops on the Cincinnati New Orleans & Texas Rwy. The 4th section is a ticket from any one of the same stops to Chatanooga, and the 5th one is a ticket to any of the aforementioned stops via Cincinnati.
All sections are still connected and remain in near perfect mint condition (1 light fold between tickets)!!!
Hold history in your hand when you hold this amazing UNCUT and MINT sheet of tickets! A very rare find!! Collector Value: $100++. Buy now for just $24.95 ($4.99 per section) and SAVE 75%!!!
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