Result list 30 April 2022

The results of our April 30 sale are now online. Unsold items can be obtained in our aftersale until May 22 (first come, first served). .

Lotnumber: 964
LONDON. Transfer cert. of 10 shares. black. No 7098. Folds. Founded 1825 through the sale by Baron of Catas-Altas of his alluvial gold extraction operation in GongoSoco, state of Minas Gerais, to this newly founded British company. Skilled miners from Cornwall and less skilled Brazilian workers and slaves were put to work. It became amechanised underground mining and gold extraction operation. From 1826 to 1856 the mine produced over 12,000 kg of gold. It was reported that in 1839 this was the largest gold mine in Brazil. Mine closed in 1856 asno more gold was found. Later replaced by iron mining. First time we can offer scripophily from this important and early company.
Themes: GOLD & SILVER MINING
BRAZIL, GREAT BRITAIN
Date: April 1835
Quality: VF
Startprice: € 50