Lot 1553: AMERICAN-HAWAIIAN STEAM SHIP CO.
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 3 February 1909 HAWAII. Shares of $100. green, black. No 708. Vignette of sail/steamship on a stormy sea. Hole-cancelled and staining at lower half of the certificate. Inc.1899 to offer services U.S. Pacific Coast to Hawaii, and probably inter-island routes also. Expanded through acquisition, to operate routes right across the Pacific, including to Australia. Worked closely with the U.S. Military Transportation Service, for military shipments to Hawaii and the Pacific in general. Also some transatlantic freight business.
Condition Report: VF