Lot 355: WALKER AND MEIMARACHI, LTD.
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 14 June 1906 LONDON. Warrant for 25 Ordinary Shares of £1. blue, black. No 4508. Folds and rather damaged top border (not into the printed part of the cert.). Large format, with vignettes of the pyramids and sphinx, Arabs on camels, and a train, going very slowly, like most Egyptian trains. Lovely border, with vignettes of a storkand a Nile steamer. Text in English & French. Anubis the jackal god makes offerings on the reverse. The company was formed to establish a business of general stores, with headquarters in Cairo, and to acquire the Cairo businesses of Walker & Co. and C.G.Meimarachi & Co. - both import/trading companies. Liquidated 1913.
Condition Report: VF