LONDON. Share Warrant for 20 Shares of £1. red, black. No 3226. Central fold and rather damaged right border, far outside the printed part of the cert. 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. Rare high denomination.
Themes: GOLD & SILVER MINES, MINES (other than coal, gold)
CHINA, GREAT BRITAIN
WATERLOW & SONS
Date: 5 March 1930
Startprice: € 200