LONDON. Warrant for 25 Shares of £1. purple, black. No 15349. Trimmed bottom border and tears at the top border. Showing a miner with a Chinese background of junk and pagoda. Text in English and French. The company was formed to acquire the business of a Chinese company formed in 1878. The main assets were 3 mines in the Kaiping coalfield, near Peking, a shipping line with 6 ships, docks in various Chinese ports, and the harbour of Chinwangtao, also near Peking. Renamed Knitmaster Holdings Ltd in 1956.
Themes: GOLD & SILVER MINING, MINING
CHINA, GREAT BRITAIN
WATERLOW & SONS
Date: 1 June 1921
Startprice: € 200