Auction Date: 26/11/2014 at 01pm
Ephemera – The Eastern Steam Navigation Company. Certificate for One ?20 share. 1851. Detailed black printing on blue paper with paddle steam ship in embossed seal. This Company started to build Brunel’s “THE GREAT EASTERN” in 1857 but failed and these shares were exchanged for shares in new company “The Great Ship Company” which finally built the ship.