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The world of bonds and shares is about to be redefined! Spink’s 29th May 2015 auction of Bonds and Shares of the World contains some 800 lots. China usually accounts for at least 10% of the sale but in this auction it accounts for roughly 100 lots including many rare pieces and many quantity lots suitable for dealers and investors. One of the best pieces is lot 191, a City Government of Greater Shanghai loan of 1934, bond for $5000 Chinese silver dollars, which is being offered at auction for the first time. This previously unknown large denomination of this rare loan is likely to attract much attention. Lot 191, estimated: £3,000 – 4,000. The sale also offers a fascinating view into the past, showcasing some very interesting historical documents. Lot 382, is a 1642 receipt of £15 for payment towards ‘Arming maintaining and paying of Souldiers’, a small format

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