Result list 16 October 2021

The results of our October 16 sale are now online. Unsold items can be obtained in our aftersale until Nov 14 (first come, first served). .

Lotnumber: 198
LONDON. Ordinary Shares of £1. yellow, black. No 5758. Heavy central fold. Decorated with plants and coat-of-arms of South Africa. Formed in 1887 to acquire and deal in mineral lands in South Africa. It took over other similar companies, and under the energetic control of Cecil Rhodes, became a very large investor in many leading South African gold companies. Company was liquidated in the 1980s. The company played a key role in ending apartheid in South Africa, initiating secret discussions between the South African government and the African National Congress at the company's estate which ultimately resulted in the release of Nelson Mandela.
Themes: GOLD & SILVER MINES
GREAT BRITAIN, SOUTH AFRICA
Date: 26 July 1928
Quality: F-VF
Startprice: € 50