LONDON. Share Warrant for 25 Shares of £1. purple, black. No 10886. Coupons taped on the certificate. 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. Printed by Waterlow. Rare high denomination type.
Themes: GOLD & SILVER MINING, MINES(no coal, gold)
CHINA, GREAT BRITAIN
WATERLOW & SONS
Date: 15 October 1912
Startprice: € 200