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Lot 1373: C.D.F. DE L'ETAT SERBE - LIGNES DE SEMENDRIA A VELICA-PLANA ET DE KAGUJEWATZ A LAPOVO
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1886 SERBIA. 5% Obligation Hypothécaire de F500, printer proof. green, black. #25000. Folds and slight discoloration towards the bottom. Handwritten corrections in the Serbian text, with a piece of paper taped on the bond to explain the modifications. Bonds issued 1886 to finance the extension on of the Serbian rail network from Smederovoto Velika Plana and from Kragujevac to Lapovo, thus opening up the southern part of the country. Issued in francs and Serbian dinars. Text in French, Serbian, German. The Serbian railways were, at this time, under heavy control of certain Austrian banks. Decorative piece, with fine border and vignettes of trains, bridges, etc. Also the arms of Serbia. Interesting and early printer proof to finance the Serbian railroads. The issued bonds are not known to us.
Condition Report: VF