Result list 5 November 2022

Here are the results of our 5 November 2022 sale. Unsold items can be purchased in our after-sale at the start price plus 20% sales commission (+ VAT/Postage if applicable). First come, first served. Offer valid until 4 Dec. 2022.

Lotnumber: 290
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE. KIMBERLEY. Shares of £1. blue. No 880. Folds. Issued to Alfred Beit, one of the three most important pioneers of the Kimberley diamond industry. Beit, a Jew from Hamburg, born in the same year as Cecil Rhodes, came to South Africa in 1875. He worked closely with Rhodes, and helped to form his diamond empire, using his connections with important German and French financiers. The main road bridge from South Africa across the Limpopo river to Zimbabwe is called Beit Bridge.
Date: 25 June 1887
Quality: VF-EF
Startprice: € 340