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Need Help With Illegal Usage (?) On This Colorado Midland Railway Bond

Need Help With Illegal Usage (?) On This Colorado Midland Railway Bond

This is an odd one. Purchased as a gamble/curiosity just to see more. Could be fabricated, although I’m not sure to what end. The price I paid wasn’t substantially more than what the bond would otherwise bring. It’s an attractive $1,000 railroad bond with a 50-cent battleship documentary affixed, with a 2-line 1899 handstamp cancel. It also has an orange British 1-pound embossed revenue stamp at left, also (I believe) dated 1899. The odd aspect is the block of 6…

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