Cotton Export Coy. of Egypt, Nominal 10 x £ Eg. 10.
Alexandria, 10 May 1920, 10 Actions de £ Egyptiennes 10, #486/11061-70, 27.9 x 31.8 cm, orange, red, some coupons remaining, stamps.
Most likely the company existed only for a short time, because it is not listed in Politi. Egypt exported cotton for round about 50 million pounds in the year 1920. In die following years there was a massive reduction in export volume combined with dramatic decreases in prices. The export of cotton shrunk to 21 million pounds in 1931. Most likely the baisse in this sector also hit this company.
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