TASMANIA. BRANXHOLM. Shares of 8/-. blue. No 5262. Mine in Branxholm, northeastern Tasmania (93km north east of Launceston). Tin was discovered locally around 1873 and by 1883, Branxholm was proclaimed a town. In later years, tin mining gradually declined to be replaced by timber cutting.
Themes: MINES (no coal, gold, silver)
Date: 2 May 1944
Startprice: € 30