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$25.00

SKU: 38
Product Details

Beautifully engraved antique bond certificate from the City of New York dating back to the 1970's. This document, which contains the printed signatures of the city Mayor (John Lindsey) and Comptroller (Abraham Beame), was printed by the American Bank Note Company and measures approximately 12 3/4" (w) by 9 1/4" (h).

 

This certificate's supurb vignette shows a Native American in full head dress. There is also an underprint of the New York City Seal.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured. PLEASE Note there is an uneven bottom margin resulting from coupon removal.

    Historical Context

    This bond was issued by the City of New York to help the construction of public elementary and secondary schools across the city.

    They were a very hot commodity at the time, as the city raised over $3.9 billion dollars through the issuance of the 1971 series alone.