Medway Steam Packet Company, Nominal £ 2.
20 June 1838, 1 Share of £ 2, #502, 23 x 24.3 cm, black, beige, minor horizontal fold, otherwise EF, superb vignette with steamship.
The steamship company was incorporated in 1837. It operated between Chatham at the river Medway in Kent and Sheerness on the island Sheppey at the northern coast of Kent. Business was good until 1860, when Sheppey was connected by a bridge and railway to the mainland.
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