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Lot 1158: A GADUANA, EMPRESA DE PESCA DE BACALHAU, CIA
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1 June 1922 PORTO. 1 Acçao de Esc.100$00. green, brown, blue. #9000. No 185. Formed Porto, 1922, for fishing cod. The most decorative border shows the company's two boats, and vignettes of fishermen at work, along the top. The rest of the border is made up entirely of very many cod-fish. The two boats 'Luzo1' and 'Luzo2' were ofabout 400 tons, and were worked by the company up to the season of 1928. In 1929 the company was dissolved, for reasons unknown, and the boats sold to other cod-fishing interests. Dried and salted cod, also known as bacalhau, is a very popular dish in Portugal and beyond. A truly wonderful share.
Condition Report: EF