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London Coins Auction 175
Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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Grange Hotel Bracknell, Charles Square, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 1ED
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4th - 5th June 2022

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Auction 169
Bonds and Shares , , Sir James Laing and Sons Limited Preference Share Certificate for 100 sh at £10 (shares number 101 to 200) issued 21st January 1899, Number 2, red and orange, to Sir James Laing of Thorncliffe (son of the founder Phillip Laing 1770-1854), and Ordinary Share Certificate for 100 shares at £10 (numbered 1308-1407) 21st January 1899, green and yellow, to Mr. Arthur Laing, this cross by hand 9th September 1904. Both certificates About UNC and unique items. James Laing took over the business from his father Phillip Laing in 1843 aged just 20 . The business prospered and subsequently became the first shipyard on the Wear to build iron ships, the first the 'Amity' being launched in 1853. The most famous ship, built in Deptford, was the Torrens in 1875. The novelist Joseph Conrad sailed on this ship as the second mate between 1891 and 1893. James Laing went on the be knighted in 1897, the following year the was renamed Sir James Laing & Sons Ltd. Comes with copies of images the shipyard and of Phillip Laing, the founder, and of Sir James Laing. A most interesting group of great interest to enthusiasts.
£40 London Coins : A169 : Lot 10 : Great Britain, Sunderland, Sir James Laing and Sons Limited Preference Share Certificate for 100 sha... London Coins : A169 : Lot 10 : Great Britain, Sunderland, Sir James Laing and Sons Limited Preference Share Certificate for 100 sha...

Auction 163
Medals Anglo-, Queen's with 4 bars CAPE COLONY, ORANGE FREE STATE, TRANSVAAL, and SOUTH AFRICA 1901, to 1369 Pte. D. McGregor , A. &S. HIGHRS: Argyle and About EF with pleasing grey tone
£120

Auction 159
Medals Medals a small group (5) - Thames Tunnel opened 1843 (2) 44mm and 36mm diameter both in white metal, Grand Bridge Eimer 1087 45mm diameter in white metal VF to EF, Tokens (2) Union Copper Company 1812 ed Workhouse VG, and 18th Century Halfpenny token reverse worn
£75

Auction 156
Tokens - Iron Bridge 1797 DH2 Good Fine with some edge knocks, Very rare
£160 London Coins : A156 : Lot 933 : Penny 18th Century Durham - Sunderland Iron Bridge 1797 DH2 Good Fine with some edge knocks, Very ra... London Coins : A156 : Lot 933 : Penny 18th Century Durham - Sunderland Iron Bridge 1797 DH2 Good Fine with some edge knocks, Very ra...

Auction 141
Medals Clydesdale Horse Society medal, by Edd & Sons, bronze, 78mm. Rev engraved "Tyneside Agricultural Society awarded to Allen Horn, Rosedene, , for "Clemency" 1922". EF. In case of issue.
£35

Auction 139
Tokens Tokens (10) includes John Wilkinson 1791, & Tea Co. 1876 (Kirkgate, & ), The Emperor Alexander, Peace1814, , Paris Maison de Confiance, and Railway Pay cheques (3). Generally VF or better. (10)
£55

Auction 138
Tokens John Wilkinson 1791 DH432 NEF, and Tea Company Tokens 1876 (4) Leith, , and all around VF
£24

Auction 128
Tokens Iron Bridge 1796, the unlisted as such by Dalton and Hamer but referred to in the footnote on Page 28 as 'possibly issued for collectors'. The Obverse WEARMOUTH BRIDGE ERECTED A.D 1796, the bridge within an inner circle with no ships below, and Span 236 F and Height 100 F above, Reverse IRON BRIDGE R.BURDEN Efq. INVENT in 5 lines within a wreath EF
£190 London Coins : A128 : Lot 765 : Halfpenny 18th Century Durham Sunderland Iron Bridge 1796, the Halfpennies unlisted as such by D... London Coins : A128 : Lot 765 : Halfpenny 18th Century Durham Sunderland Iron Bridge 1796, the Halfpennies unlisted as such by D...

Auction 128
English Banknotes & Wearmouth Bank £1 dated 1813 for John & Thos. Cooke & Co., Grant2847B, VG
£100 London Coins : A128 : Lot 290 : Sunderland & Wearmouth Bank £1 dated 1813 for John & Thos. Cooke & Co., Grant2...

Auction 127
Tokens Penny House, GVF with some scuffs and marks, Liverpool House, Sunderland NVF with some surface pitting, Halfpenny Working Mens Club and Institute VF
£19

Auction 124
Bonds and Shares , Towage Co. Ltd., archive of the share certificates, 135 x certificates for fully paid sh, 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.
£480

Auction 124
Bonds and Shares , and Co., certificate No.1653 for one share, dated 1834, printed on vellum, black, red seal, scarce, F. (1).
£220 London Coins : A124 : Lot 87 : Great Britain, Durham and Sunderland Railway Co., certificate No.1653 for one share, dat...

Auction 123
Bonds and Shares , 12 bonds and certificates plus 16 stock receipts, dated 1849-2003, titles include, Consolidated 3% Annuities 1879, £3-5/- Annuities 1849, Cape of Good Hope Stock 1904, Oriental Inland Steam Co. Ltd., 1859, New Granada Co., 1852, PLC., 1997, n Development Syndicate Ltd., 1912, mostly F-VF. (28).
£30

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