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Lot 1069: BAINS DE MER ET DU CERCLE DES ETRANGERS A MONACO, S.A. DES
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: July 1899 MONACO. 1/5ème d'Action de F500. blue, green, orange. No 25511. Heavy folds and coupons taped back on the cert. Lovely share of the company owning the world-famous casino of Monte Carlo. Fine, wide view of Monaco as it was around 1900, so different from today. Border of oranges and other mediterranean fruit. Monacohad its first casino in 1856. It was only when the S.A. des Bains de Mer et du Cercle des Etrangers à Monaco was established (1863) that the gambling business took really off. This 1899 issue has not been offered by us before.
Condition Report: VF