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London Coins Auction 159
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED

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Auction 156
Misc Items Engraved 1885 EF nicely toned and with loop mount at the top, engraved with 'Sir W.T.Lewis' on the obverse, Note: William Thomas Lewis was the First Baron of Merthyr' a coal mining magnate, and was created Baronet of Nantgwyne in 1896, and in 1911 he was raised to the peerage as Baron Merthyr of Senghenydd in the County of Gla. One of the pits owned by Lewis was the Senghenydd Colliery. Following a failure to implement a safety plan in early 1913, an explosion in the mine on 14 October of that year killed 439 miners and one rescuer. This remains the worst mining accident in the United Kingdom
£75 London Coins : A156 : Lot 621 : Engraved Halfcrown 1885 EF nicely toned and with loop mount at the top, engraved with 'Sir W.T.... London Coins : A156 : Lot 621 : Engraved Halfcrown 1885 EF nicely toned and with loop mount at the top, engraved with 'Sir W.T....

Auction 153
Tokens Tokens (29) various types, a good selection of different types, in mixed grades, and a token, VG the reverse worn

Auction 149
Tokens A mixed group 18th and (9) comprising 1813 Phoenix Ironworks EF, Yorkshire 1812 Nelson/Victory VF, 1812 Job Wilkes Darleston Lustrous EF, 1796 Union Mills/Cornucopia F scarce, Bury 1794 Bust of is EF, also 19th Century New Zealand (2) S.Hague Smith Ironmonger Auckland KM#Tn63 VF, 1858 Professor Holloway KM#Tn278 Good Fine, Mine and Lime Kiln Tickets (2) Hensingham Crest of the Lawson and Brayton family, two arms supporting the sun, VF the first in , the second in with hole

Auction 149
Tokens Tokens a wide variety includes Tradesman, Transport, , Alonzo Mills, Stage, Factory, etc. (60) mostly 19th to in mixed grades

Auction 136
Bonds and Shares Russia, ies Co. Ltd., share certificate, 1903, very ornate low printed design, red, VF. (1).

Auction 132
Bonds and Shares , 81 certificates, dated 1901-77, titles include, Exploration & Co. Ltd., 1912, Elands Laagte ies Ltd., 1901, Messina (Transvaal) Development Co. Ltd., 12 x certificates, 3 types, 1955-77, O.K. Bazaars (1929) Ltd., 17 x certificates, 4 types, 1961-71, Union Corporation Ltd., 33 x certificates, 4 types, 1968-77, Planet-Arcturus Gold Mines Ltd., 1923, lot also includes 20 letters, forms etc mainly relating to mining, mostly VF. (81).

Auction 132
Bonds and Shares , Grand Junction Works transfer Certificate no 1313 for transfer of seven shares, 1827, on vellum. Signed Thos & Willm Parker

Auction 128
Bonds and Shares , 7 certificates, Carriage Co. Ltd, 1907, Co. Ltd., 1893, Boots Pure Drug Co. Ltd., 1907, signed by Jessie Boot, East y Co. Ltd., 1911, Self-Acting Sewing Machine co. Ltd.,1884, Workman Clark & Co. Ltd., 1920, and Iberian Iron Ore Co. Ltd., 1894, mostly VF. (7)

Auction 125
Bonds and Shares Russia, ies Co. Ltd., share warrants to bearer for 5, 10, 25 and 50 shares, all 1902, very attractive low printed certificates with large vignette of allegorical female with train and mine in background, various colours, all with coupons, all VF or better, (4).
£80 London Coins : A125 : Lot 115 : Russia, Russian Collieries Co. Ltd., share warrants to bearer for 5, 10, 25 and 50 s...

Auction 124
Bonds and Shares , Towage Co. Ltd., archive of the share certificates, 135 x certificates for fully paid shares, including certificate No.1, all , plus book containing 7 x partially issued certificates and 46 x unissued certificates, also 50 x fully paid preference shares, all cancelled, plus book containing 2 x certificates with signatures removed and 45 x unissued certificates, all issued certificates dated 1900-1918, blue and red respectively, issued mostly VF, unissued mostly EF. (285).The Sunderland Towage was founded on 1st August 1900 to own and manage the tugs formerly owned by a Sunderland Company Messrs Taylor and Sanderson. The initial capital was £2,400 in £1 shares, this was later increased to £10,000, made up of 5,000 ordinary shares and 5,000 preference shares. By March 1918 William , Fenwick & Co. Ltd, a much larger tug owning company of , had acquired a large proportion of the issued shares. It is believed that the remaining shareholders transferred their holdings into a new company, France, Fenwick Tyne and Wear Ltd.

Auction 124
Bonds and Shares , 24 certificates, dated 1920-1929, titles include, Deanscales Co. Ltd., 1923, South y Co. Ltd., 1926, Debenture Corporation Ltd., 1925, Palmers and Iron Co. Ltd., 1927, West Springs Ltd., 1924, Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., 3 x certificates, all 1920, Blue Bird Petrol (Foreign) Ltd., 1929, minor duplication, mostly VF. (24).

Auction 124
Bonds and Shares , 30 certificates, all different, dated 1871-1961, titles include, Bank of Bengal, 1871, Creet Brothers Ltd., 1900, Agarpara Co. Ltd., 1928, ni Tea Co. Ltd., 1927, Shankar Sugar Mills Ltd., unissued, Nav Bharat Mills Ltd., 193-, unissued, Jharia & Ranigunj ies Ltd., 1943, some , some unissued, mostly F-VF. (30).

Auction 123
Bonds and Shares , 15 certificates, dated 1882-1919, titles include, Northern Counties Constitutional Newspaper Co. Ltd. 1882, Toxteth Real Property & Investment Co. Ltd. 1905, Fishguard and Rosslare s and Harbours Co. 1911, Ellenborough y Co. Ltd. 1910, Nirpuzha Estates Ltd. 1906, Clark & Son (haven) Ltd. 1912, East Coast Oil and Produce Co. Ltd., 1919, mostly F-VF. (15).

Auction 123
Bonds and Shares , 35 bonds and certificates, dated 1904-1940, titles include, Western Dominion ies Ltd., debenture 1906, National s of 1909, Railway circa. 1912, Banco Central Mexicano 1905 & 1908, ian Delta Light Railways Ltd. debenture 1904, Nationalist s 4 x bonds 1926, T.Hellawell & Co. Ltd. 13 x certificates 1928-40, mostly F-VF. (35).

Auction 123
Bonds and Shares , 3 colliery certificates, Brynlloi y Co. Ltd., certificate for one share 1874 black with coupons, Bettws Llantwit Colliery Ltd. certificate for one share 1873 black with coupons, also Snowdown Colliery Ltd. certificate for preferred ordinary shares 1912 vignette of colliery, red, all VF. (3).

Auction 122
Bonds and Shares , 9 bearer certificates, Cote d?Ivoire & Adulessa Co. Ltd., 1902, Paramatta Copper Mines Ltd., 1903, Sherrin and Partners Ltd., 1902, Swedish Iron Mines and Furnaces Ltd., 1911, Kokumbo () Co. Ltd., 1903, Carballino and Arsenic Mines Ltd., 1907, Melincourt ies Ltd., 1903, Hendersonson?s Nigel Ltd., 1895, and Tirdonkin Collieries Ltd., 1903, all with text in English and , all with UK revenue stamps, all with coupons, mostly F-VF. (9).

Auction 121
Bonds and Shares , 20 certificates, dated 1847-1948, titles include, Co. Ltd., 1889, Oriental Inland Steam Co., 1860, Estuary Co., 1847, Crown Mines Ltd., bearer warrant, 1912, Consort Reef Gold Co. Ltd., 1888, Nidderdale Lead Mining Co. Ltd., 1865, Gold Reefs of West Ltd., 1900, Consolidated Copper Co., bearer warrant, 1912, A.W. Gamage Ltd., 1911, East y Co. Ltd., 1909, Guapo (Trinidad) Oil Co. Ltd., debenture made out to Michel Ephrussi, 1912, (the Ephrussis were an important Jewish family, connected to the s), United Mexican s Ltd., 1919, mostly F-VF. (20).

Auction 121
Bonds and Shares , 19 certificates, British Controlled s Ltd., 5 x certificates, 4 types, all 1931, Refineries Ltd., 2 types, both 1929, Premier Oil and Pipe Line Co. Ltd., 1911, British Motor Spirit Co. Ltd., 1923, Anglo-n Asphalt & Bitumen Ltd., 1927, Mocimboa Sisal (Holdings) Ltd., 1929, ies Corporation Ltd., 1898, vian Corporation Ltd., 1936, Palmarejo and Mexican Fields Ltd., 1946, Forest Mills of Ltd., 1913, Maclaurin Coal Products Ltd., 2 types, both 1929, Russo-n Oil Co. Ltd., 1913, and Tustanovice Petroleum Ltd., 1908, mostly VF. (19).

Auction 121
Bonds and Shares , Consolidated ies Corporation Ltd., bearer warrant for 50 shares, 1901, very ornate with vignette of mine, coast and cliff, black & dull red, with coupons, folded, otherwise AVF. (1).

Auction 120
Tokens , , & (6), Hull Lead Works (Penny 3, 1), Newcastle John Elliott & Northumberland Penny Main . Very fine

Auction 119
Tokens Tokens (25) in , various shapes and inscriptions, plus badges (7) all Colliery and Union-related including NUM Miners strike 1984/5, in mixed grades

Auction 117
Tokens 1811 Main w. 885a aFCD with much original brilliance a few darker toning areas reverse hardly detract from this stunning

Auction 104
Tokens 1811 Main , on Tyne and 16, Berwick 17 VF

Auction 101
Misc Items Naval Colliery Company 1897 No 10 check 40mm diameter VG holed for suspension

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