NEW SOUTH WALES. SYDNEY/ARDLETHAN. 100 Shares of 10/-. black on blue paper. No 1583. Some brown foxing and several edge-tears (repaired). Located in the Coolamon Shire (Riverina region). Tin mining began in 1912, and became the economic backbone of the region. Its open cut pit was at one time the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. Mining eventually went underground and continued through to the late 1980s. First time in our auctions.
Themes: MINES (no coal, gold, silver)
AUSTRALIA, GREAT BRITAIN
Date: 21 July 1913
Startprice: € 30