C. de Murrieta & Co. Ltd., £100 Debenture, 1891, signed by Murrieta

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C. de Murrieta & Co. Ltd., £100 Debenture, 1891, signed by C. de Murietta as Director, ornate border, black, blue underprint. good very fine.    A wealthy Anglo-Spanish merchant bank that became heavily involved with finance in South America, joining Barings in the rush to provide loans mainly to Argentina. This £1,000,000 debenture issue was to restore the company’s coffers after finding that Argentine loans were no longer very saleable and most of their money was tied up in them. The prestigeous house of Barings was rescued by the Bank of England and other banks but Murietta was allowed to fail and fade into obscurity   See other listing on Ebay.com   This image is form our archive, you may receive a different serial number, but the same condition.

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