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James Baird Ltd. 50 Cents Newfoundland Scrip, 1916

Currency:CAD Category:Coins & Paper Money / World Coins - Canada Start Price:500.00 CAD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,500.00 CAD
James Baird Ltd. 50 Cents Newfoundland Scrip, 1916
SOLD
1,300.00CAD+ (260.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Sep 30 @ 19:37UTC-4 : AST/EDT


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James Baird Ltd. 50 Cents Newfoundland Scrip, 1916

CH NL 10-10-02. PMG Choice Unc. 64 EPQ. James Baird came to NL in 1844 from Scotland. He started in the export & drapery businesses but soon expanded into groceries, wines/spirits & fisheries. Baird survived the 1894 bank failures and in fact bought out several competitors. In 1908, Baird's sons assumed control of the business. The scrip have just recently been discovered and were not included in Rowe's bible of Newfoundland numismatics. Rare. S/N:1741.