China, Lung-Tsing-U-Hai Railway 1913 Gold Loan, 2 x issued bonds for £20, and 2 x unissued bonds for £20, also 1920 Dutch issue, bond for 1,000 florins, and 1925 French issue, bond for 500 francs, all with coupons, all VF. (6).
China, The 29th Year ReconstructionGold Loan of the Republic of China, (1940), bond for $5, ornate border incorporates trains and bridges, text in Chinese on face, English on reverse, blue and pale green, with coupons, has been folded, otherwise VF. (1).
East LondonWater Works share certificate 1808 (slight damage to red seal) together with a transfer certificate 1822, both on vellum, VF. Together with a valuation of shares of Count Max Hollender, 1906 including over 42K of shares in Harrods. 9 pages. (2).
Great Brirtain, assorted companies from 1857 (17), titles include European & American Steam Shipping Co. Ltd. 1857, Peninsular Co. Ltd. 1867, Grainger Smith 1898 Metropolitan Water Board 1911 (4), National Provincial Bank 1959. AVF and better. (17).
Great Britain, Insurance Policy, Boiler Insurance and Steam Power Company Ltd., insurance against explosions, 1883, very large vignette of damaged building flanked by coal mine and canal scene, black, VF. (1).
Great Britain, Insurance Policy, Hand in Hand Office, fire policy, 1797, large vignette of handshake under a crown, black, repairs to weakness at all folds, also abstract of the deed of settlement, F. (2).
Great Britain, Thames Iron Works, Shipbuilding & Engineering Co. Ltd., £100 debenture,1901, very ornate with vignette of Neptune with man with hammer, ironclad warship in background, signed by T.H. Hills, the Thames Iron Works football team turned professional in 1900 and changed its name to West Ham United, red, an interesting piece, VF. (1).
Great Britain, Victoria Palace Ltd., share certificate, 1929, ornate heading incorporates vignette of the theatre, situated in Victoria Street, London, was built for Sir Alfred Butt who introduced Pavlova to London, a statue of the ballerina was placed on top of the theatre, maroon, red ink cancellation, VF. (1).
Mexico, La Mexicana, Comp. Europea de Minas y Terrenos en Mexico, bearer certificate for five shares, 1888, very attractive with vignettes of Mexican eagle, miners working underground and allegorical female, black & blue, with coupons, VF. (1).
Russia, (6) Moscow City Bonds (3) 1908 (2) and 1912 for £20, Nikolaef City Bond 1912 for £20, Black Sea Kuban Railway Co. 1911 bond for £20. Bank of Siberia St Petersburg 1911 for 500r. Together with certificates for four European companies. GVF. (10).
Russia, 12 railway bonds, Ivangorod-Dombrova 1882 Loan, bonds for 125 and 625 roubles, also 1887 Loan, bond for 125 roubles, Kursk-Kharkov-Azov 1888 Loan, bonds for £100 and 600 marks, 1889 Loan, bonds for 500 and 2,000 marks, also 1894 Loan, bond for 125 roubles, North-Donetz 1908 Loan, bond for 500 francs, Orel-Griazi 1889 Loan, bonds for 500, 1,000 and 2,000 marks, most with coupons, mostly VF. (12).
Russia, 1822 ‘Rothschild? Loan, bond No.15558 for 960 roubles or £148, handsigned in top right margin by Nathan Meyer Rothschild, double headed eagle at top, black on poor quality paper, with talon, tape repair to central fold, otherwise AVF. (1).
Russia, 1822 ‘Rothschild? Loan, bond No.2100 for 720 roubles or £111, handsigned in top right margin by Nathan Meyer Rothschild, double headed eagle at top, black on poor quality paper, with 6 coupons, week at folds, F. (1).
Russia, 1822 ‘Rothschild? Loan, bond No.23267 for 720 roubles or £111, handsigned in top right margin by Nathan Meyer Rothschild, double headed eagle at top, black on poor quality paper, with talon, tape repairs to folds and splits, F. (1).
Russia, 3 City bonds, Kharkov 1911 Loan, bond for 187.50 roubles, views in corners, Moscow 1908 Loan, bond for £20, and Moscow 1912 Loan bond for £20, coat of arms at top, all with coupons, mostly VF. (3).
Russia, 5 railway bonds, Kahetian Railway 1912 Loan, bond for £20, Troitzk Railway 1913 Loan, bond for £20, Armavir-Touapse 1909 Loan, bond for £100, and Black-Sea-Kuban Railway 1911 Loan, 2 x bonds for £20, various colours, all with coupons, F-VF. (5).
Russia, 6 railway bonds, Podolisk 1911 Loan, bonds for 500, 1,000 and 2,000 marks, Donetz 1893 Loan, bond for 500 francs, North Donetz 1908 Loan, bond for 500 francs, South Eastern 1897 Loan, bond for 2,000 marks, except North Donetz all with coupons, F-VF.
Russia, 7 City bonds, St-Petersburg 1913 Loan, bond for £100, Kieff 1914 Loan, bond for £20, Baku 1910 Loan, bond for £20, Moscow 1908 Loan, bond for £20, Moscow 1912 Loan, bonds for £20, £100, and £500, all with coat of arms at top, all with coupons, mostly VF. (7).
Russia, Consolidated Railroad Bonds, 1880 Loan, 3 x bonds for 125 roubles and bond for 625 roubles, 1889 Loan, Series 1, bonds for 2 x 125, 625, 1,250 and 3,125 roubles, 1889 Loan, Series 2, bonds for 125, 2 x 625, 1,250, and 3,125 roubles, 1889 Loan, Series 3, bonds for 125, 625, and 3,125 (poor) roubles, most with coupons, mostly VF. (17).
Russia, Moscow Smolensk Railway, bond for 1,000 florins also bond for 500 thalers, both 1869, underprint of locomotive, lilac and blue respectively, both with one coupon, bottom dge uneven where coupons cut, F-VF. (2).
U.S.A., Standard Oil Trust, share certificate No.563, New York 1882, vignette of the U.S. Capitol building, signed by John D Rockefeller as president and Henry M Flagler as secretary, black & green, neat red ink cancellation line through signatures, VF. (1).
Australia, Land Company of Australasia Ltd., Head Office, Sydney, N.S.W., certificate for ordinary shares, 1891, very attractive circular vignette depicting building and commercial and agricultural scenes, black, VF. (1).
China, 12 bonds, Nationalist Government (Kwangtung) 1928 ReconstructionLoan, bonds for 1, 10 and 50 yuan, Peking-Suiyuan-Railway 1934 Employee Loan, bonds for 50 and 100 yuan, and National Defence Kwangtung Strategic-Point 1932 Loan, 7 x bonds for 10 yuan, all with text in Chinese, various colours, F-VF. (12).
China, 15 bonds, Nationalist Government Second Lottery 1931 Loan, 7 x strips of five bonds of one yuan, Kwangtung 1930 Military Loan, 2 x strips of five bonds of one yuan, Kwang-Tung Public 1912 Loan (Bearing Prizes), two joined bonds of 5 yuan and bond for 10 yuan, Post Office Savings Bonds x 2, dated 1940 and 1941, also Bank of Canton 1935 Refunding Notes, 2 x bonds for 5 yuan, mostly VF. (15)
China, Kwangtung National defence Loan of 1938, bond for 100 yuan and 2 x bonds for 10 yuan, ornate design, text in Chinese, various colours, coupons missing from one the 10 yuan bonds, otherwise VF. (3).
China, Liberty Bonds of 1937, 2 x bonds for $5, 7 x bonds for $10, and 3 x bonds for $100, ornate border, text in Chinese on face with English on reverse, various colours, coupons are missing from the $5 bonds, F-VF. (12).
China, Ministry for Railways of Canton-Hankow 1930 Loan, 4 x bonds for 40 yuan, and 2 x bonds for 100 yuan, vignette of Sun Yat Sen at top flanked by flags, text in Chinese, various colours, all with coupons, F-VF. (6).
Great Britain, British Motor Cab Co. Ltd., 6 x bearer certificates for one share and 4 x bearer certificates for five shares, 1910-14, ornate border, text in English and French, orange and blue respectively, bottom margin uneven where coupons cut for payment, lot also includes Car Trust Realisation Co. Ltd., £100 debenture, 1906, mostly VF. (11).
Great Britain, Insurance policies, collection of 11 fire policies, County Fire Office, 2 x 1864, West of England Fire and Life, 1865, Northern Assurance, 1849, 1859, 1862 and 1874, Anchor Assurance Company, 2 x 1853, Imperial Insurance Company, 1863 and Western Insurance Company, 1866, seven with vignettes, mostly VF. (11).
Great Britain, Insurance policies, large folder containing a fine collection of 26 early fire insurance policies, West of England 1816, Royal Exchange, 1837 & 1861, Hants Sussex and Dorset, 1833, Atlas, 1852, Sun Fire, 1864, Caledonian, 1850, East of Scotland, 1853, County Fire, 1822, 1823, & 1865, Leeds and Yorkshire, 1832 & 1859, London Assurance, 1845, Queen Insurance, 1864, Norwich Union, 1836, Scottish Union, 1837, Suffolk and General Country, 1824, Union Society, 1845, Guardian, 1834 & 1854, European, 1861, Imperial, 1863, Church of England, 1863, Indemnity Mutual, 1837, Alliance Marine, 1837, most with vignettes, lot also includes Dutch policy dated 1817 and 13 pieces of ephemera relating to early insurance mainly proposal information, the policies are mostly VF. (26).
Great Britain, Insurance Policies, Sun Fire Office, 3 x fire policies, 1844, 1855, and 1856, all with vignette incorporating sun with human face, fire fighter, tradesman and fire fighting appliance, black, mostly VF. (3).
Great Britain, The Lyceum (1903) Ltd., 3 x second mortgage debentures for £100, 1905 with UK revenue stamp and with coupons attached signed by Charles Ellis, as secretary, of this London theatre. EF. (3).
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