Lot 304: GREAT JAPANESE AIRLINE CO., LTD
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1949 10 nominal share cert. for 50 Yen. green, black. No 22856. Folds. The company was formed in 1939, as a merger of two existing air transport companies, the Japan Air Transport Co. and the Tokyo Air Transport Co. It opened routes to Korea, Taiwan, Manchuria, and the Japanese-owned Pacific islands. It used DC3 aircraft, built under license in Japan, and various Japanese models, for passenger and freight services. This share was issued in 1949 when the company capital amounted to 100 million yen. We see a DC3 aircraft, and cherry blossoms. An important forerunner of today's big Japanese airlines.
Condition Report: VF