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Silver Filigree Railroad Pass, 1892

 Item
Identifier: B216.02.0002.00001

Overview

Otto Mears, Rio Grande Southern Railroad - Silverton Railroad Pass, silver filligree pass, issued 1892. Pass No. 85, issued to George Ross-Lewin, Vice President of the First National Bank of Denver, as well as Vice-President of The Bi-Metallic Bank of Cripple Creek, Colorado. 1888 was the first year Otto Mears decided to issue a special railroad pass. The silver filigree pass was issued in 1892.

Dates

  • 1892

Extent

1 items ; 7 x 4 centimeters

Inscriptions and Markings

On front of silver pass: "Geo. Ross-Lewin, 85. Otto Mears" in center of pass and "Rio Grande Southern RR, Silverton RR, Pass 1892" in the filigre portion of the front of the pass. On the back of the pass is the jeweler's original mark: "S. Spitz, Santa Fe, New Mexico Territory."

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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