Railroad Tallies of the USA from the late Raymond Brandon Collection

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Date of Auction: 2nd April 2014

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Estimate: £100 - £150

NEW YORK, William Durant, Blue Mountain & Raquette Lake Steamboat Line (Inc. 1878), Raquette Lake Railway Station and Hotel Utowana, a uniface square brass tally by the American Railway Supply Co, New York, stamped 1518, 36mm. Very fine, rare £100-150

Footnote

Provenance: Bt W. Wilkins May 2001.

William West Durant (1850-1934), b. Brooklyn, educ. Twickenham UK, railway entrepreneur, controlled the Blue Mountain & Raquette Lake Steamboat Line from 1878 to
c. 1902. Sold with a related copy photograph