U.S.A., Boston and Albany Railwaycompany Terminal Bond for $1000 1901, unissued (7), Boston and Albany Railway company share certificates c1950's (11), Chicago, Milwaukee, St Paul and Pacific Railroad Co. share certificate c1930's (20), Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Railroad Co. 1950's (7), St Louis Alton and Terre Haute188- unissued stock certificates (67) assorted railway certificates. West Shore Railroad Co. $1000 bond 1917 (8). Together with 91 other assorted railway certificates (some duplication). Generally VF or better. (212)
China, Shanghai yuyuan market Limited Company Stock Certificates 1987, text in Chinese with vignette of buildings, mauve (6). Nationalist Governmentloan for 500 yuan, brown & red. U.S.A. Town of Jefferson Waterworks and Sewer Reserve Bond of 1959 with coupons. AEF.
Russia, The Russian General Oil Corporation (Societe Generale Naphthifere Russ) Ltd. bearer certificates for 25 shares 1913, red & black with coupons, printed by Waterlow, VF (2). Brazil, Brazil RailwayCompany 60 year Gold bond 1909, green & black with vignette of train crossing bridge. Large format, printed by Waterlow, no coupons remain. VF. (1)
U.S.A. railway certificates (7), Chicago and Iowa rail Co. unissued 187-, Columbus & Indiana Central railway Co. 1867, Kittanning & Leechburg Railways Co. 1919, Middleport & Northeastern Railway Co. 1927, North and West Branch Railway Company 1897, Oil Creek & Allegheny River Co. 1875, Steubenville Union Terminal Co. 1927, Most certificates cut or ink cancelled. GVF. (7).
World (21) Canada, Inverness Railway & Coal CompanyGold bond 1902 & stock certificate 1902 both with coupons, France Les Affreteurs Reunis certificates for 100f 1902 (9), G.B. Associated Newspapers share certificates (6, three different types), The Stockton & Middlesborough Waterworks Co. share certificate no,. 494, 1860 black on pink. U,S.A. Maderia-Mamore Railway Company share certificates 1922 (3), VF or better (21).
Collection (10), titles include China Banque Industrielle de Chine 1920 share cert. with coupons, Ireland South Down Metal, Chemical and Brick Co. Ltd £50 share 1888, Mexico, The California (Mexico) Land Company share for 10 Hectares 1888 (2), U.S. Le Nouveau Monde bearer certs. 1851 (2). Peru, Banco La Providencia 1871 share cert. Togerther with two Indian Cotton & Spinning Coys. and 6 Indian 3% stock certificates. Generally AVF or better.
Great Britain (7) Bishops Waltham Water Co. Ltd. 1865, East London Water Works Co. transfer certs (2) 1842 & 1872, Fluid Meter Company 1870, Liverpool Sewage Utilization Co. 1868, London and Suburban Freehold Land Society 1854, . Pwllheli Gas Co.185-, unissued. VF or better (7).
Burma, Burma Corporation Ltd share certificate 1937 (6) brown & black, includes vignettes of elephant, peacock, dragon & tunnel. India, Singtom Tea Company (1946) Ltd. Share certificate 1946 (13) with India revenue stamps. VF some with cancelled stamps.
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 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).
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 (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).
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).
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 (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).
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)
Great Britain, Great North of EnglandRailway Co., certificate for one share, 1836, ornate design with chain at left with links showing places on railway route, this certificate is made out to William Alexander Brooks who was the engineer of the Tees Navigation Company and involved with this railway, black, VF. (1).
China, Tientsin City Investment Company Ltd., specimen first investment trust certificates of 1951, certificates for 100,000 yuan, 500,000 yuan and 1,000,000 yuan, all the same design showing factories, train, tram and vehicle, text in Chinese, various colours, all EF. (3).
Collection, 10 bonds and certificates relating to South and Central American railways, dated 1906-32, all different, titles include, BrazilRailway Co., 1912, Buenos Ayres Lacroze Tramways Co., 1913, Colombian National Railway Co. Ltd., 1906, Colombia Railways & Navigation Co. Ltd., 1932, Company General of Central America, 2 types, both 1909, mostly VF. (10).
Canada, 26 certificates, dated 1910-58, titles include, Dome Mines Co., 1918, Grand Trunk RailwayCompany of Canada, 4 x stock certificates, 1914-20, International Nickel Company of Canada Ltd., 2 types, 1930-31, Minnesota and Ontario Power Co., 1913, San Antonio Land and Irrigation Co. Ltd., 2 types, 1911-13, lot also includes an Act for a loan for the Quebec?Halifax Railway, mostly VF. (27).
U.S.A., Princeton and Kingston Branch Turnpike Company Reorganised, (NJ), company name hand written, certificate No.8 for capital stock made out to the Pennsylvaniarailroad 1895, vignette of train crossing bridge, black, embossed seal, hole and stamped cancelled, glued to counterfoil, AVF. (1).
Great Britain, The Drummond Chemical Company shares & related ephemera. Certificates nos. 5 & 7, each for 300 x £1 shares, dated 1930, in the name of Arthur Gilliat, Chemical Merchant; black on white with attractive border. Summary of share capital & shares for 1929, Annual return for 1930, share transfer sheets and other company papers. Superb leather bound "Applications and Allotments, Register of Members and Share Ledger" etc. printed by A.H.Atkins Fetter Lane London.
Roumania, Kingdom of Roumania Monopolies InstituteLoan of 1929 £100 bond with view of castle at top, blue & black, printed by Waterlow's, with coupons. Brazil, Brazil RailwayCompany £20 Gold bond, 1909, with steam train on bridge, green & black, printed by Waterlow's, no coupons remain, tear to bottom right VF. (2).
China, Chinese Cigarette Company Ltd., certificate for 100 shares, Shanghai 1941, ornate border incorporates, tobacco plants, ship and factory, text in Chinese, black & blue, has been folded at some stage, otherwise VF. (1).
U.S.A., Lewisburg Bridge Co., (PA), certificate No.963 for one share, made out to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1818, company was formed to erect a bridge over the west branch of the Susquehanna at Lewisburg, ornate border, small format, black, embossed seal, VF. (1).
Great Britain, A Sears Holdings collection of 37 certificates, Sears Holdings was the vehicle of Sir Charles Clore (1904-79), parent company of Selfridges and British Shoe Corporation. Clore was a major benefactor of the arts, (Clore Gallery at Tate Britain, Turner collection) and of Jewish charities. Certificates in lot are, J Sears & Co. (True Form Boot Co.), Ltd., 6 x certificates, four types, 1929-53, Sears Holdings Ltd., 10 x certificates, five types, 1955-58, all except one with ink facsimile signature of Charles Clore, 12 x certificates, 3 types, 1959-62, all with printed facsimile signature of Charles Clore, 8 x certificates, three types, 1971-74, and British Shoe Corporation Ltd., loan stock certificate 1974, various colours, some cancelled, mostly VF. (37).
Great Britain, Forcett RailwayCompany, certificate for £20 share, 1876, black on pink paper, the 5 1/2 mile Forcett Valley branch from the Darlington & Barnard Castle Railway kept its identity until merged into the LNER in 1921, creased, otherwise?AVF. (1).
U.S.A., Princeton and Kingston Branch Turnpike Company, Reorganized, company name is hand written, certificate No.7 for capital stock, 1895, vignette of train crossing bridge, black, embossed seal, hole cancelled through signatures, glued to counterfoil, VF. (1).
Great Britain, 11 certificates of private investment companies, 8 titles, dated 1934-36, all company names either hand written or typed, certificates are numbered 2 to 6, all with embossed seals showing company name, mostly VF. (11).
Great Britain, Provident Institution for Life Insurance & Annuities 4 x share certificates 1807 &1810, large format, two ink cancelled through signatures, on heavy paper, Company acquired in 1906 by the?Rothschilds' Alliance Assurance Company, now Royal Sun Alliance, mostly VF.(4).
Great Britain, Provident Institution for Life Insurance & Annuities 5 x share certificates 1852 & 1857, on vellum, four with transfer certificates, black, Company acquired in 1906 by the?Rothschilds' Alliance Assurance Company, now Royal Sun Alliance, mostly VF. (5).
U.S.A., Susquehanna Bridge Company, Mc Call?s Ferry, certificate No.357 for one share, dated 1814, made out to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the companies object was to erect a permanent bridge over the Susquehanna River at or near Mc Call?s ferry, ornate border, black, embossed seal, very clean condition for age, VF. (1).
Collection (10) India, Bank of Bengal share certificates 1893 & 1903, Port of Para Green (4) & red (1) dated 1914. Rodez Coal Company Debenture 1912. Together with Huraki Gold Mines Application form for shares 1900 & Bahia Railway Interest voucher 1935.
Bank and Private Cheques, Bonds and Documents (46) GB, Scotland and USA (12) World (34) 19th and 20th Century includes Bonds (12) Compania Mexicana De Petroleo 'El Aguila' (2), the Gula-Kalumpog-Rubber Estates Limited 1925, Societe Miniere Anonyme Ottomane De Carassou 1910, Lindsay Consolidated Mines Limited, Anglo-Russian Trust Limited, Charles Laffite and Company Limited, plus others in mixed grades
South Africa, British South Africa Co. Ltd., share certificate, 1926, ornate with large vignette of company?s coat of arms, black on pink, also certificate of rights, 1902, signed by Earl Grey, black on green, plus Cape Stock Farming Co. Ltd., share certificate, 1883, black, all VF. (3).
Great Britain, Intercontinental Railway Co. Ltd., bearer certificates for five and ten shares, both 1905, was formed to take over the Channel Bridge and Railway Company and planned to use ferryboats between Calais and Dover, ornate design, text in English and French, black & blue and black & red respectively, UK revenue stamps, both VF. (2)
Great Britain, Sunderland Towage Co. Ltd., archive of the companies share certificates, 135 x certificates for fully paid shares, including certificate No.1, all cancelled, plus book containing 7 x partially issued certificates and 46 x unissued certificates, also 50 x fully paid preference shares, all cancelled, plus book containing 2 x certificates with signatures removed and 45 x unissued certificates, all issued certificates dated 1900-1918, blue and red respectively, issued mostly VF, unissued mostly EF. (285).The Sunderland Towage Company was founded on 1st August 1900 to own and manage the tugs formerly owned by a Sunderland Collier Company Messrs Taylor and Sanderson. The initial capital was £2,400 in £1 shares, this was later increased to £10,000, made up of 5,000 ordinary shares and 5,000 preference shares. By March 1918 William France, Fenwick & Co. Ltd, a much larger tug owning company of Newcastle, had acquired a large proportion of the issued shares. It is believed that the remaining shareholders transferred their holdings into a new company, France, Fenwick Tyne and Wear Ltd.
Great Britain, A.B.C. Motors (1920) Ltd., certificate for preference shares, 1920, this company originally made motor cycles and engines, in 1920 it completed its first motor car, factory was situated in Surrey, ornate border, blue, AVF. (1).
China, Shanghai Power Company, registered debenture, 1934, vignette of waterfront scene which has been overprinted with an endorsement, black & orange, lot also include a 1925 ‘Boxer? bond for $50 gold, both VF. (2).
Great Britain, Marine & General Acoustic Co.Ltd.,certificate for 50 £1 shares,1937, green. Creased at folds. Together with a prospectus stating company's intention to acquire Watamps Company (concerned with the development of an advanced system of Wireless Control and Relay capable of meeting the special requirements of the British Admiralty).
Bank and private checks, shares, bonds and documents (70) from GB, Scotland, USA and other world (40) including Mexicana de Petroleo Company 'EL-AGUILA' S.A 1949 (2) Improved Chilling and Transport Limited 1919, Texiana Petroleum Company 1923, The Anglo-Russian Trust Limited 1919, Alpha Petroleum Company limited 1911, the Gula-Kalumpog-Rubber Estates Ltd.1923 and many other bonds plus documents (17) mostly from the Constantine Oilfields Limited and General Certificates, in mixed grades
China, Shanghai Land Investment Co. Ltd., certificate for shares of five taels, Shanghai 1941, company incorporated in Hong Kong, ornate design with vignette at left of workman painting a traditional house, brown, pinholes at top left, central fold, AVF. (1).
France, Venise a Paris S.A., certificate for one share, Paris 1899, large vignettes of landmarks in Venice, also gondolas, the company was incorporated for the Italian Pavilion at the great Paris exhibition of 1900, blue, with coupons, central fold, minor discolouration at fold, otherwise AVF. (1).
Japan, South ManchuriaRailway Co. Ltd., bond for 500 yuan, 1924, ornate design with underprint of oncoming train, text in Japanese, company name in English on front of train, brown, one coupon remains, AVF. (1).
India, East Indian Junction RailwayCompany from Alahabad & Benares, via Juanpoor & Azimgurh, to Ghazeepoor & Goruckpoor, certificate for five shares, 1847, small vignette of locomitive, black, AVF. (1).
Great Britain, collection of 34 assorted certificates, titles include The Great Southern of SpainRailwaycompany 1926, British Cotton Growing Assoc. 1968 (4), London Transport 1947, I.C.I., House of Fraser 1973, Rank Organisation 1977, Gaumont-British Picture Corp. 1943, Calico Printers 1933, Enfield Furniture 1959, Whitehead Aircraft 1921 (this torn & fair), Greenhall Whitley 1961 (5), Uk Co-operative Investment 1935 & 1936,George Wimpey 1958. etc., mixed condition F to EF. Together with a stock book of 60 unissued Crawley, Russell & Co., certificates, circa 1936.
China, Shanghai Land Investment Co. Ltd., share certificate, Shanghai 1940, company incorporated in Hong Kong, ornate design with vignette at left of workman painting a traditional house, blue, folds, AVF
Russia, 15 bonds and certificates, City of Vilna 1931 Conversion Bonds, 2 x bonds for £100, City of Baku 1910 Loan, 10 x bonds for £20, Company for the Manufacture of Russian Mineral Oils and other Chemical Products, bond for £20, cancelled, Soci?t? du Na
China, Leun On Fire & Marine Insurance Co. Ltd., share certificate, issued between 1930-40, company incorporated in Hong Kong, ornate heading showing flowers and leaves, text in Chinese with heading in English, black & green on pink, central fold, otherwi
Great Britain, Aircraft Disposal Co. Ltd., registered debenture for £145, dated 1923, ornate border, black on green. The company was formed in 1920 to dispose of surplus aircraft from the R.A.F.. after WW1, the aircraft were stored at Croydon Aerodrome.
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