In default since 1942. Floated by Hong Kong & Shanghai Bank in London. Only 1725 bonds outstanding now. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “CHINA IMPERIAL GOVERNMENT 1899 RAILWAY £100 GOLD BOND LOAN” is in sale since Sunday, October 1, 2017. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Stocks & Bonds, Scripophily\Government & War Bonds”. The seller is “bond_artist” and is located in Singapore. This item can be shipped worldwide.