Lot 672: COLLECTION: BANQUE DE PARIS ET DES PAYS-BAS (9 types)
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: Various dates PARIS. 1. Action de F500, unissued, 1912. 2. Action de F500, unissued, 1919. 3. Action de F5000. 4. Action de F3000. 5. Same, but unissued. 6. Action de F500, specimen, 1941. 7. Action de 50 Nouveaux francs, unissued. 8. Action de F100. 9. SOC. D'INVESTISSEMENT DE PARIS ET DES PAYS-BAS, Action de F10.000, unissued. Formed in 1872, from elements of the Banque de Paris (formed Paris, 1868) and the Banque de Crédit et de Dépôts des Pays-Bas (formed in Holland, 1863). It was successful from the beginning, both as a 'banque d'affaires' and in general banking. It is the forerunner of the Paribas. The shares, designed by Lesache, shows the coats of arms of Paris and the Netherlands in a fine border of arabesques, and underprint of the arms of the bank - a lady Mercury, with, again, the arms of the two countries. An impressive collection of scripophily from this important bank. We believe most of certificates to be printer proofs.
Condition Report: VF-EF