Lot 105: COMMONWEALTH OIL CORP. LTD.
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 4 February 1909 WESTMINSTER. Debenture of £100. green, black. #1000. No 1847. Founded 1905 with a capital of £800,000. Acquired a lease of properties and refineries of a local company, all together about 40 square miles, in Newnes, New South Wales. By 1910 shale was being produced. The company also constructed a 32 mile railway toconnect the property with the government railway. Coal had been opened up and coke made. Also some brick making. Dissolved in 1930. Large format with folds.
Condition Report: VF