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1925 Bahamas International Trading Company



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Stock Code BIT1925

  Certificate for 1000 shares in this company formed to exploit US prohibition laws. Issued to Eleanor Beatrice Plumpton of Broadbank, Louth, Lincolnshire, on 20th August 1925. Actual handwritten signatures of George W Armbrister, president,  and J S Keisacker, company secretary. Ornate green border

The company was founded by Sir Broderick Cecil Hartwell with the intention of buying liquor and shipping it close to the 12 mile limit where it would be bought for cash. Went bankrupt in 1923 after a recommendation by the Daily Mail to steer clear of the company

Certificate size is 34 cm wide x 25 cm high. It will be double mounted in a mahogany frame, with gold inlay.

A perfect personalised gift for someone who:

  • works or worked in the distilling industry or
  • has the surname Plumpton, Armbrister or Keisacker

Framed Certificate Price : 100.00

Certificate Only Price : 60.00

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