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Stock Code LCL1905
Trust certificate no. 5810 showing
that Ernest Caesar Hawkins, Esq, of 8 Finch Lane, London is interested
to the extent of £6/1/11 in the 4.5% "A" Debenture Stock of Linotype and
Machinery Ltd. This certificate was issued in relation to the
liquidation of the Linotype Company and it's absorption into Linotype
and Machinery Ltd. Pink and black certificate dated 1st May 1905,
showing the printed signature of C W Shortt, Assistant Secretary. Ernest
Caesar Hawkins was declared a stock exchange defaulter this year.
The Linotype Company was founded in
1889 and established a factory in Altrincham, Cheshire in 1897.
Linotype and Machinery Company was
the British arm of the Mergenthaler Linotype Company. Formed in 1890 in
Altrincham they developed a hot metal library centring on revivals,
newspaper faces and non-romans. In 1982 the company separated from
Allied Linotype and became independent.
Certificate size is 20 cm high x
25 cm wide (8.5" x 10.5").
A perfect personalised
gift for someone who:
- works or worked in the
printing industry or
- has the surname Short