Lot 999: BRISTOL & EXETER RAILWAY CO.
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 7 July 1841 Certificate of £100 Share. red, blue seal. No 10990. Formed to connect Bristol and Exeter and built by the famous engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution. Opened in stages between 1841 and 1844. A successful company, becoming part of the Great Western Railway in 1876. Rarely seen, especially without the cut-cancellation.
Condition Report: VF