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Lot 581: COMPAGNIE DES INDES A CADIX
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 3 Octobre 1730 CADIX. Lette de Change de 4675 Livres. black. Handwritten text in French, very readable. Issued by the trading firm Commerce Casaubon et Behic as the official Cadix representative of the French Cie. des Indes. The beneficiary is Frédéric Kulenkamp who signed on the back to transfer the Bill to the Dionisio del Duque. A second endorsement (on 28.10.1730) was written out to Jean et Honoré Roux et Compagnie. Must be one of the earliest Bill of Exchanges we've ever seen. Moreover, this is the first time we see a bill of exchange of the Cie. des Indes.
Condition Report: VF