Lot 495: BRUSSELS MOTOR CAB COMPANY LTD.
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 26 May 1909 BRUSSELS/LONDON. 5 Preferred Ord. Shares of £1. green, black. No 471. Text in English and French. Border of leaves. The company was formed in 1909 by the General Motor Cab Co. of London; the chairman of both companies was Davidson Dalziel, a well-known financier. It had cab-stations in Brussels, St.Josse-ten-Noode,St.Gilles and Ixelles, and in 1910 was operating 274 cabs. It was earning on average F39.22 per vehicle per day, while expenses were only F29.13. Facsimile signed by Baron Davison Dalziel. He was a British newspaper owner and member of the House of Commons and later the House of Lords. He founded Dalziel's News Agency, several cab businesses and the Pullman Car Co.
Condition Report: VF-EF