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Archives International Auctions / AIA Sale 58 - SESSIONS 1 & 2 - U.S., Chinese & WW Banknotes, Scripophily, Coins and Security Printin - 08/04/2020 / Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Certificates / Lot 711
Tolu Rock & Rye Co. of Chicago, 1881 I/U Stock Certificate with Advertisement - Illinois, 1881. 1 Share I/U Capital Stock Certificate, Black text with black border and brown underprint, Figure at top of a woman with a bottle and glass. Lot also includes 3 x 4.5 inch advertisement card for the Balsam of Tolu by the Tolu Rock & Rye Company of Chicago, which features the same illustration only colorized. Both items are in VF condition. Tolu Rock and Rye was a mid- to late-18th century patent "medicine" intended to cure a wide array of ailments, and was distributed in Chicago by Lawrence & Martin.