Advertising check, Issued by Thomas Lundie & Co., Kingston, Jamaica, 1844
Mint not recorded

Obverse Description

Across centre, 1844; around, THOMAS LUNDIE & Co KINGSTON

Reverse Description

A two-masted paddle steamer; around, EARL OF ELGIN JAMAICA

Edge Description



Thomas Ludie & Co. were ironmongers who imported the paddle steamer Earl of Elgin in 1844 for inter-island trading. She arrived on 27 August and was sold to the Haitian government in 1847. This check was struck to promote the ship on her arrival.

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