Bolckow, Vaughan & Co. Ltd., £20 share, 1880, black. Middlesborough ironmasters.
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Great Britain: Bolckow, Vaughan & Co. Ltd., £20 share, 1880, black, embossed seal. Originally a partnership of Henry Bolckow and John Vaughan, ironmasters in Middlesbrough. The company registered in 1864 with an enormous capital of £2,500,000, making it the largest formed to that date. Thought to have grown to the largest producer of pig iron in the world by 1907. Acquired by Dorman Long & Co. Ltd. in 1929 for an exchange of shares and the company placed in liquidation. A rare piece from this famous iron producer. Almost EF.