[Share certificate] Cwm Celyn & Blaina Iron Company, Monmouthshire. Share No. 276.£250 Each Share. We, the...Directors...do hereby certify and declare that Margaret Lauder of..Bristol...is the Proprietor of the Share...in the Capital of the Joint Stock of the Company, which Capital amounts to £150,000... Witness our Hands this 13th day of December 1839.
Wood engraved broadside handbill, printed on vellum; numbered, completed and signed in ink. Sheet 240 x 200mm, 9½ x 8". Surface soiled (as normal); some creasing.
Certificate representing one share in a Welsh iron works. To verso a contemporary ink inscription signed by secretary William Williams: "The within Share of £250 has been increased to the sum of £300-". The company was dissolved in 1844 owing to "the Stagnation of the Iron Trade" which resulted in great losses.
[Ref: 21599] £140.00