Lot 1287: KYSHTIM CORPORATION LTD
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 27 July 1912 Warrant for 25 Shares of £1. orange, black. No 11779. Folds with small edge-split. A little foxing and slightly tired condition. Text in English and French. Printed by Waterlow, London. Founded 1908 to acquire from the Perm Corporation the entire share capital of the Kyshtim Mining Works, a Russian company established 1900. Mined for copper, and also some gold and iron in the 2198 square miles Kyschtim estate (near Ekaterinburg in the Ural Mountains). Herbert Hoover, later to become US President, but at the time a mining engineer, played a significant role in the Kyshtim Corp. from late 1909 onwards. Rarity 10.
Condition Report: VF