Private issues (mining companies)

Jalisco mining

Etzatlán

Nueva Compañía Minera de “La Mazata y Anexas,” S. A.

La Mazata 1

La Mazata 50c

Amparo Mining Company

On 6 May 1914 it was reported that this mine had suspended operations. More than two thousand workers had been laid off by the Amparo Mining Company, who had been receiving a daily allowance(?) in vales of 50c (quienes han estado recibiendo en vales de 50 centavos un diario), while they stayed and looked for other workEl País, Año X, No. 4608, 6 May 1914

By 1916 the company was managed by an Englishman, Santiago H. Howard. When the company closed its tienda de raya it established a shop at which it sold clothes and everything else its workers needed, including basics, at 1913 pricesBoletín Militar, Tomo III, Núm. 277, 26 September 1915.

The notes of the Amparo Mining Company, Etzatlán, were payable in carne (meat).

Amparo 10c carne

Amparo 15c carne

Amparo 25c carne

Date modelo Value Series Number
issued
Total Comment
 January 1916     10c   500 1,500 oblong brown cartón
15c   500 octagonal brown cartón
25c   500 square brown cartón

 

Amparo 1k

Amparo 1k reverse

Amparo 2k

Amparo 2k reverse

Date modelo Value Series Number
issued
Total Comment
11 April 1916 5343 1 kilo A 500 5,250 round brown cartón   
B 500
C 500
D 500
E 500
F 500
G 500
2 kilos A 250 round brown cartón
B 250
C 250
D 250
E 250
F 250
G 250

 

 San Pedro Analco

Negociación Minera de San Rafael y Anexas

This company produced a series of 20c, 50c and $1 notes, dated 16 April 1914,  for use with local businesses, which carried the notification that they could be exchanged for banknotes in multiples of five pesos. These were produced by the Guadalajara firm of J. M. Iguíniz.

In 1916 Juan Kaiser produced a series of boletos - sheets of coupons - for the company.

San Rafael sheet

San Rafael sheet reverse

Date modelo Value Series from to Number
issued
Total Comment
 May 1916 5358 $1.40 A 1 7000 7,000 35,000 pink sheet of 28 x 5c
B 7001 14000 7,000 orange sheet of 28 x 5c
C 14001 21000 7,000 blue-grey sheet of 28 x 5c
D 21001 28000 7,000 cream sheet of 28 x 5c
E 28001 35000 7,000 sheet of 28 x 5c

 

San Rafael sheet 2

Date modelo Value Series from to Number
issued
Total Comment
    5359 70c F 1 5000 5,000 15,000 sheets of 14 x 5c
G 5001 10000 5,000
H 10001 15000 5,000