Lot 161: ANGLO-FRENCH QUICKSILVER & MINING CONCESSION (KWEI-CHAU PROVINCE) OF CHINA
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 23 November 1899 LONDON. Founders Shares of £1. blue. #50000. No 10. Folds. Text in English and French. Formed London 1899 to work the quicksilver mines at Ouen-Shang-Chang in the Kwei-Chao Province of China. These mines were situated near the eastern frontier of the province of Kwei-Chau, about 15 miles from Lung-Tchi-Ko, a small town communicating with Shanghai by two rivers (the Yuen-Kiang and the Yang-Tse-Kiang). The concession to work these mines also gave the right to the control and working of all quicksilver, coal, iron, and other mines in the province of Kwei-Chau, and of the existing smelting works at Tsing-Ki. Liquidated 1916. Rarity 12.
Condition Report: VF