JOHANNESBURG/LONDON. Warrant for 25 Ordinary Shares of 10s. purple, black. No 10811. Central fold. Tear in lower left corner (outside the printed part of the cert.). Formed Johannesburg 1917, although its roots go back to the Kimberley diamond fields in 1902. At that time Ernest Oppenheimer acquired his first diamond interests, later expanding into gold-mining, and formed 'Anglo' in South Africa in 1917. It has for many years been the largest gold-mining organisation in the world, and, through its substantial holdings in the de Beers companies, is heavily involved in the distribution of some 80% of the world's rough diamonds. Also active in the Northern Rhodesia (now Zambia) copper belt, and various other African mining activities. A typical printing by Waterlow. Text in English and French. The oldest scripophily we haveever offered from this important company and only once before offered by us.
Themes: DIAMONDS, GOLD & SILVER MINING
FRANCE, GREAT BRITAIN, SOUTH AFRICA, USA
WATERLOW & SONS
Date: 14 April 1936
Startprice: € 400