Canadian Pacific's photos with the Corporation

Vintage Mocatta silver bar

Vintage Mocatta silver bar
Mocatta Bullion dates back to the 1600s. Some literature states that it was founded in 1671, but others suggest that it was established in 1684. Mocatta is the name of a prominent Anglo-Jewish family in the bullion trading business.

In 1957, Mocatta was…
Added on November 13, 2017

The Chartered Mint

The Chartered Mint
Mocatta Bullion dates back to the 1600s. Some literature states that it was founded in 1671, but others suggest that it was established in 1684. Mocatta is the name of a prominent Anglo-Jewish family in the bullion trading business.

In 1957, Mocatta was…
Added on November 13, 2017

The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corp. HKD $50

The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corp. HKD $50
I came across a few photos made in 2007 that I didn't post before.

Paper currency in Hong Kong inherited the non-English British tradition of being issued by private-sector commercial banks. Currently, three banks are authorised to issue (under strict mo…
Added on January 26, 2016

Loans are on sale!

Loans are on sale!
Strange, as it looks like this First National Bank branch has been shut down since this photo was taken.

According to FNB Corporation, the parent company of First National Bank, it has 1.5-million clients, 280 branches and 330 ATMs in Pennsylvania, Ohio,…
Added on July 30, 2015

First National Bank of?

First National Bank of?
Strange, as it looks like this First National Bank branch has been shut down since this photo was taken.

According to FNB Corporation, the parent company of First National Bank, it has 1.5-million clients, 280 branches and 330 ATMs in Pennsylvania, Ohio,…
Added on July 30, 2015

Republic of Doyle poster: Jake Doyle is missing

Republic of Doyle poster: Jake Doyle is missing
Allan Hawco plays Jake Dolye in the CBC comedy-crime-drama Republic of Doyle.

www.cbc.ca/republicofdoyle/
Added on October  6, 2013

Chinese banknote issued by American bank

Chinese banknote issued by American bank
For many years, hundreds of banks, both local Chinese and foreign ones, issued China's paper banknotes. This phenomenon only stopped in the 1920s.

One American bank that issued China's paper currency was the International Banking Corporation (IBC), which…
Added on October 20, 2013

Chinese banknotes issued by International Banking Corporation (Citibank)

Chinese banknotes issued by International Banking Corporation (Citibank)
For many years, hundreds of banks, both local Chinese and foreign ones, issued China's paper banknotes. This phenomenon only stopped in the 1920s.

One American bank that issued China's paper currency was the International Banking Corporation (IBC), which…
Added on October 20, 2013

Sir Thomas Jackson and the Bank He Built

Sir Thomas Jackson and the Bank He Built
Sir Thomas Jackson was an important figure in the early founding and development of The Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation, now HSBC Group.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Thomas_Jackson,_1st_Baronet

A statue of him was unveiled in 1906 in Statue Square s…
Added on November 24, 2011

The Hongkong & Shanghai Bank, Standard Charteed Bank

The Hongkong & Shanghai Bank, Standard Charteed Bank
The HSBC Building, which purposely shows and exposes its support structures, is sometimes known as "structual expressionism." The well-known building was designed by Sir Norman Foster.

The Standard Chartered Bank Building occupies a narrow and long site…
Added on November 25, 2011

Jake Doyle is missing

Jake Doyle is missing
Poster for CBC comedy crime TV drama "Republic of Doyle."

www.cbc.ca/republicofdoyle
Added on October  9, 2013