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THE BRITISH NEW GUINEA DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, LIMITED

The British New Guinea Development Company, Limited : participating preference share certificate, dated May, 1919.

$70.00 AUD

London : [printed by Waterlow & Sons, for] The British New Guinea Development Company, Limited, [1919]. Single sheet, 260 x 300 mm, recto printed in reddish-brown, with manuscript entries dated 6 May 1919 recording the fully paid ownership of 42 preference shares by Ernest Alfred Parsloe; blind embossed company seal; verso with printed ledger (not filled in); a fine example.

‘The British New Guinea Development Company was a company registered in London, England on 11 February 1910. It was formed to acquire and profit from lands, rights, and options in British New Guinea and surrounding islands. The company went into voluntary liquidation to form a new company in 1922.’ (Wiki)