Friday, July 24, 2009

More Board Game Related Bonds

This set of three bonds includes a B & O Railroad Stock dated about 1900, another of the Pennsylvania Railroad of the 1950’s, and a large impressive bond with many interest bearing coupons of the Reading Company dated 1945.

More MONOPOLY® Fun Facts, courtesy of Hasbro:
  • Mr. Monopoly is the name of the MONOPOLY® man.
  • George Parker issued a memo in 1936 that was to halt the productions of the MONOPOLY® game.
  • Over 250 million sets of the MONOPOLY® game have been sold worldwide.
  • The three most-landed-on properties are Illinois Avenue, "GO," and the B&O Railroad.

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