MELBOURNE. Shares of 5/-. brown, red. #800000. No 7. Folds with 2 repaired edge-tears. Formed Melbourne, 1938, to acquire certain leases and rights from a Sydney company for prospecting, dredging and mining gold around several rivers on the Solomon Island of Guadalcanal. Underprint of a river with palm-trees and a miner. This is perhaps the first time we can offer scripophily from the Solomon Islands, a sovereign country east of Papua New Guinea with a current population of approx. 0,6 million people.
AUSTRALIA, BRITISH SOLOMON ISL., GREAT BRITAIN
Date: 27 July 1938
Startprice: € 200