Private issues (mining companies)
Nueva Compañía Minera de “La Mazata y Anexas,” S. A.
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).
|January 1916||10c||500||1,500||oblong brown cartón|
|15c||500||octagonal brown cartón|
|25c||500||square brown cartón|
|11 April 1916||5343||1 kilo||A||500||5,250||round brown cartón|
|2 kilos||A||250||round brown cartón|
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.
|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|
|5359||70c||F||1||5000||5,000||15,000||sheets of 14 x 5c|