Lot 127: CHINESE IMPERIAL RAILWAY LOAN
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1 July 1899 LONDON. 5% Bond of £100, unsold stock. brown, blue, black. #23000. No 22998. The bonds of this issue (KUL 90 - Imperial Railways of North China) were numbered up to 23000, but numbers 22998, 22999 and 23000 were found late 2006, ready for sale but never sold, in the archives of a British bank, and sold as one lot in a London auction. In effect they acted as reserve stock. This is one of those 3 pieces. With full coupon sheet. A rare opportunity for the advanced collector of Chinese bonds. Rarity 10.
Condition Report: VF-EF