U.S.A. American Express Co., capital 10,000 shares, certificate No.1365 for four shares, New York 1865, vignette of dog´s head at centre flanked by dockside scene, signed by Henry Wells, William Fargo and Alexander Holland, black, as is usual with this issue some discolouration to paper, otherwise VF. (1)
U.S.A., Gulf, Mobile and OhioRailroad Co., certificate for common stock, 5 x certificates for preferred stock and 16 x certificates for 100 shares common stock, 1940-49, all with vignette of speeding train flanked by allegorical females, brown, orange and blue respectively, perforated cancelled, all VF. (22).
Canada, Anglo-Canadian Timber Co.of British Columbia Ltd. 10 x £20 green and 10 x £100 brown mortgage debentures. £20's dated 1911, £100 undated but circa 1911, ornate heading incorporates vignettes of horses pulling large log, large format. UK revenue stamp, with coupons. GVF (9)
Canada, Anglo-Canadian Timber Co.of British Columbia Ltd. 3 x £20 green, 2 x £50 red (one a little tatty) and 3 x £100 brown mortgage debentures. £20 and £50's dated 1911, £100 undated but circa 1911, ornate heading incorporates vignettes of horses pulling large log, large format. UK revenue stamp, with coupons. GVF (8)
Canada, Anglo-Canadian Timber Co.of British Columbia Ltd. 3 x £20 green, 3 x £50 red and 3 x £100 brown mortgage debentures. £20 and £50's dated 1911, £100 undated but circa 1911, ornate heading incorporates vignettes of horses pulling large log, large format. UK revenue stamp, with coupons. GVF (9)
China (5) 1919 Treasury Note (Vickers Loan) £100 bond, black & green, Bank of China 500 franc 1914 bond, Bank Industrielle de Chine 500 franc bonds (2), ChineseEngineering & MiningCompany share certificate 1930, black & green with revenue stamps. AVF or better (5).
China, Chinese Government 1913 Reorganisation Gold Loan, bond for 189.40 roubles, vignettes of Mercury and Chinese scenes, black & green, with coupons, shows the signs of having been framed at some stage, minor edge damage, otherwise AVF. (1).
Collection, 16 bonds, Royal Hungarian 1881 Gold Loan, bond for 10,000 florins, German 1925 Schuldverfchreibung/Auslosungsschein, 7 x bonds, Russia, Nicolas Railroad 1867 issue, bonds for £20 and £100, 1869 issue, bond for £20, Consolidated Railroad Bonds of 1889, first series, 2 x 125 roubles, second series 2 x 125 roubles, also State Loan of 1909, bond for 2,500 francs, Poor-AVF. (16
Great Britain (3), Great Northern RailwayCompany £25 share 1846 GVF, The Forcett Railway Company £20 share 1876, black on pink. Small tear at top left corner & creased, The Liverpool Overhead Railway Company share cert.1897, red, with cancelled stamp and ring binder holes.(3).
Great Britain, Marke Valley Consolidated Copper and Tin Mining Co., certificate No.141 for one share, 1844, ‘one share of £10' printed in red, ornate heading, different design to previous lot, black, conditions printed on reverse of certificate, excellent condition, VF. (1).
Great Britain, Marke Valley Consolidated Copper and Tin Mining Co., certificate No.47 for one £10 share, 1842, ornate heading, black, conditions printed on reverse of certificate, excellent condition, AEF. (1).
India, 4 certificates, Industrial Bank of Western India Ltd., 1920, Bengal Rhea Syndicate Ltd., 1902, Scindia Paper Mills Co. Ltd., 1883, (paper discoloured), and Reinforced ConcreteEngineering Ltd., 1920, mostly VF. (4).
Obligation Bonds (2) of Sir Charles Mountagu of London to George Whitmore of London in £1200, 31. Jan. 1619/20. In latin and signed by Mountagu and two witnesses. AND from John Sansom of London to Thomas Walker of the Inner Temple in £100 , 27 August 1713, printed under the reign of Queen Anne with written insertions, signed by Sansom with red wax seal. (2).
Palestine, Government of Palestine War Loan Bearer Bonds, second issue, bond for 10 Palestine pounds, Jerusalem 1945, text in English, Arabic and Hebrew, ornate border, black & green, with coupons, VF. (1).
Portugal, Lisbon ElectricTramways Ltd., bearer share warrant for 25 shares, 1905, very attractive Waterlow printed certificate with three large allegorical females and street scenes, text in English and French, black & blue, right margin uneven where original coupons cut for payment, with new coupon sheet, central fold, AVF. (1).
Portugal, Lisbon ElectricTramways Ltd., bearer share warrant for ten shares, 1905, very attractive Waterlow printed certificate with three large allegorical females and street scenes, text in English and French, black & yellow, right margin uneven where original coupons cut for payment, with new coupon sheet, central fold, AVF. (1).
Russia, ImperialRussianGovernment 5% Internal War Loan, collection of seven bonds, 1914 issue, bonds for 100, 200, 2 x 500 and 1,000 roubles, 1915 issue 2 x 100 roubles, all with vignette of woman with shield with Imperial double eagle and weapons, text in Russian and French, various colours, all with coupons, mostly VF. (7).
Russia, ImperialRussianGovernmentloan of 1916, bond for U.S. $1,000, vignette of two allegorical females with Czarist Russian coat of arms, printed by American Bank Note Co., black & green, with coupons, VF. (1).
Russia, RussianTobaccoCompany, set of six bearer share warrants, for 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, and 100 shares, 1915-16, very attractive Waterlow printed certificates with vignette of allegorical female in tobacco field, various colours, all with coupons, all VF. (6).
Spain, Railways (11) Barcelona Traction Light & Power Co.Ltd. 1913 (3) & 1925 no coupons with last, Compania de Los Ferrocarriles Economicos de Villena a Alcoy y Yecla 1902, Compania de Los Ferrocarriles del Oeste de Espania 1894, Tranvia o Ferrocarril Economico de Manresa a Berga 1902, Valencia & Liria Railway £10 share 1888 (4), many with attractive vignettes, mostly VF. (11).
U.S.A., Confederate States of America, bond for $100, Criswell Cr142, dated 1864, vignette of equestrian statue of George Washington, black on pink, with coupons, has been framed, also close cut at top margin, does not effect print, otherwise AVF. (1).
China, Hupei Province ReconstructionLoan of 1935, bond for 100 yuan, vignette of Sun Yat Sen at top right, motor cars on country road at bottom, text in Chinese, green on pale orange, with coupons, VF. (1).
Great Britain (16) certificates, titles include Associated Greyhound Racecourses Ltd. 1928, Associated Newspapers Ltd.1954, Beecham Group Ltd. 1954, Becker and Co Ltd. 1923, BritishElectric Traction Co. Ltd. 1959, Components Ltd. 1911, Imperial Continental Gas 1974-76 (3), London Wollen Company Ltd. 1912, Nuera Art-Silk Company Ltd. 1928, Premier Oil Ltd. 1920, Santa Feland Co. 1910, Septimus Parsonage & Co. Ltd. 1900, H & G Simonds Ltd. 1939, Tustabnovice Petroleum Ltd. 1907, mostly F to VF.(16).
Great Britain (8) Welsh related companies Brynymoor Steamship Co. 1937, Dolywern Temperence Hotel Co. Ltd. 1944, Duffield Iron Corp. Ltd. 1937, Lindley Duffield & Co. (Metallurgical & Finance) Ltd. 1933, Pantymwyn Mining Co. Ltd. 1923, South Wales Fuel Co. Ltd. 1920, together with two Flintshire Oil and Cannel Co. Ltd. call receipts for 1866, mostly AVF to VF. (8).
Great Britain, National Provincial Bank Ltd., share certificate, 1959, attractive vignette of Bank's Bishopsgate offices, green, also Westminster Bank Ltd., share certificate, 1962, Bank's coat of arms at top, black & blue, both VF. (2).
Greece, Piraeus-Athens and Peloponnesus Railways, unissued certificate for ten shares, 1906, plus bond for £20 dated 1912, both with large vignettes of steam locomotives, also Banque Nationale de Grece, 3 x bonds for 100 drachma, all with coupons, all VF. (5).
India (13) from 1883-1952, mining, manufacturing and textilecompanies including Ahmedabad Jupiter Spinning Weaving and Manuf. Co. Ltd. 1920 (2), Bengal Baragunda Copper Company 1883, India Jute Company 1934 (2), Megna Mills Co. 1946, Suburban Land Devpt. Co. 193-. AVF. (13)
Malaya, Galang Besar Rubber Plantations Ltd., 6 x bearer warrants for twenty five shares, all 1937, vignette of plantation being worked, text in English & French, black & green, with coupons, all VF. (6).
Russia, 5 City bonds, City of St-Petersburg, 1913, bonds for £20 and £100, City of Baku, 1910, bond for £20, and City of Moscow, 1908 issue, bond for £20 plus 1912 issue bond for £20, all with coupons, mostly VF. (5).
Russia, 7 railway bonds, Russian South-Eastern Railway, 1914, bonds for £20 and 2 x £100, Wolmar Railway, 1910, bond for £20, Kahetian Railway, 1912, bond for £20, Troitzk Railway, 1913, bond for £100, and Société des Embranchements de Chemins de Fer, 1913, bond for 500 francs, all with coupons, mostly VF. (7).
Spain (9) certificates including Real Junta Directiva del Camino de Burgos a Berceda 1830, Banco Regional de Igualada, two types 1881, Conservation of Spanish Passive Debt 1867, nos 158-161 text in English, Catalana General de Credito 1908, Panificadora Popular Madrilena 1916, many with attractive vignettes, mostly VF. (9)
U.S.A., State of Louisiana, act of 1880, 5 x uncut sheets of 4 notes of $5 each, Criswell Cr80A, all with vignette of child's head, two of the strips have the serial numbers printed in red, and three strips printed in green, all with coupons, all VF. (5 uncut strips).
Collection: (24) bonds and share certificates mainly South America and Mexico dated 1871-1952, titles include Bolivian GovernmentLoan of 1872, Peru Banco la Providencia 1871, Peru, Peruvian External Debt bond 1893, Cerdito Publico Deuda Consolidada 1875 (3), Bank de Londres y Mexico 1905, Esperanza Ltd. (2) 1922 & 1923, Victorine GoldMining Ltd. 1881, United Mexico Mining Association transfer certificate 1828, mostly very fine. (24).
Collection: 20 bonds and certificates, Antenior (Matabele) Gold Mines Ltd., 8 x certificates, capital £120,000, all 1899, and 2 x certificates, capital £150,000, 1902/3, Anleiheablosungsschuld des Deutschen Reichs, six pieces, various denominations, 1925, Lena Goldfields Ltd., 1939, Victoria Gramophones Ltd., 1928, Sabiwa Gold Mines Ltd., 1925, and Abbaye Consolidated Ltd., 1930, also 11 stock transfer forms, F-VF. (Lot).
Australia, Standard Exploration Co. Ltd., share certificate, 1900, ornate with vignette of woman in chariot pulled by lions, facsimile signature of Whitaker Wright, mauve, minor damage to bottom edge, otherwise AVF. (1).
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