Result list 10 April 2021

The results of our April 10 sale are now online. Unsold items can be obtained in our aftersale until May 9 (first come, first served). .

Lotnumber: 790
OVIEDO/LONDON. 5% Mortgage Debenture of £20. blue, black. #2000. No 1656. The company was founded in London in 1907 to acquire mercury mines at Oviedo, in northern Spain. The original name was The Porvenir Mercury Mines Ltd, but was changed almost immediately. Liquidated 1911. The large format share is in English and French,and has a large vignette of the mines. The mines produced arsenic, as well as mercury. The most important deposits of mercury are Europe are at Almaden, Spain, & Carniola, Italy, while California & Texas also are major sources. It is used in thermometers and barometers, and air-pumps.
Themes: MINING
GREAT BRITAIN, SPAIN
Date: 7 June 1910
Quality: EF
Startprice: € 50