HUGO VAN DER MOLEN'S
a collection of historic bonds and shares
Dr. Hugo H. van der Molen -
Wederikweg 114 - 9753 AE Haren, The Netherlands
Tel: +31 (0)50 534 8795; email: firstname.lastname@example.org
June 3rd 2013
Peruvian Transport Corporation Limited, Toronto,Canada.
Certificates emitted by the Algemeen Kantoor van Admnistratie te Amsterdam, April 4th 1956; print by De Bussy, Amsterdam.
Stamp from 1958: "naam gewijzigd in (name changed into) Peruvian Investment and Finance Limited".
----- certificate of 10 shares of 1 US $ each, light green border and orange Dutch Tax seal inprinted; separated coupon sheet, lower border clean and neat, condition EF, price € 25.
----- certificate of 50 shares of 1 $ each, purple border and orange Dutch tax stamp:
---------- coupon sheet still attached, condition EF, price € 15.
---------- coupon sheet cut loose, lower border clean and neat (unlike the item shown on the scan), condition EF, price € 10.
The Peruvian Corporation, established in London in 1890, was Peru's major Rail Road company and also the major Guano company.
Lees de boeiende historie, die uiteindelijk leidde tot deze in Amsterdam uitgegeven certificaten !
December 20the 2008
The Diamond Jubilee Mineral Development Company of Ontario, Canada Ltd.
Share warrant to bearer of 5 shares of 1 $ each, no. 5290; Toronto, febr. 1898, printed by Alexander & Co., Ltd., Toronto; text in black and white, both in English and French, with large gold seal and 2 small pictures of beavers; a beauty to frame ! measuring ca. 21 x 35 cm (9 x 14 inch); couponsheet attached as originally issued, one coupon cut for dividend; condition EF = extremely fine, unfolded, almost as new; price € 95.
This share warrant is depicted on the cover of the German share collector's magazine "der Aktiensammler" no 6, 2008. Page 10 and 11 are an article "Fascination Diamanten: Edelsteine im Spiegel Historischer Wertpapiere" (Engl.: Diamond fascination: gems mirrorred by historic stocks).
June 6th and 17th 2007
These shares, Mircan Industries, Equicorp and QCI Industries, were being sold at people's doors in The Netherlands in the 70-ies. It appears that it all became a great scam. Read more about it !
Equicorp Industries Ltd.
1974, brown, x (=100) common shares in the name of Blanchard Nederland B.V., price 50 €.
On June 10th 1974 the Limited became an Incorporated as legal form, a statement of which is printed at the bottom of the certificate above.
Equicorp Industries Inc.
Vignette of elegant lady.
---------- brown, x (= 150) common shares, 1976, in the name of Blanchard Nederland B.V, Signed on the back by mr. G. Jacobson, director of Blanchard Nederland, stockbrokers in Rotterdam.price 25 €.
---------- red, x (=200) shares, 1977, in the name of Blanchard Nederland B.V., price 25 €.
---------- Equicorp cover-folder to hold shares, with photo of Toronto skyscrapers, price 50 €..
The folder shows the Toronto city skyline on the front and other real estate and industry projects inside. On the back many graphs of Canada's booming economy.
Mircan Industries Ltd.
Ontario, Canada; engraving of graceful woman, similar to Equicorp Industries, share number printed over the engraving.
------ certificate of X Common shares , 1977, blue border, condition UNC: printer fresh, price 50 €.
----- certificate of X Preference shares, 1976, brown border, condition UNC: printer fresh, price 15 €.
These certificates were sold in The Netherlands and Belgium in the 1970's, together with certificates of Equicorp Industries and QCI Industries, at people's doors and through banks and brokers. It ended in a big scam. Read the story on Equicorp Industries !
QCI Industries Ltd, formerly Quinte-Canlin Ltd
1975, orange, x shares, vignette of strong semi-nude man turning the wheel of fortune, The certificate is originally printed as a Quinte-Canlin piece, but later over printed in red with the text "QCI-industries, formerly" price 50 Euro.
QCI Industries Ltd
1977, orange, x shares, vignette of strong semi-nude man turning the wheel of fortune, price 25 €.
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