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Lot 872: EAUX POUR L'ETRANGER, CIE. GENERALE
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1 June 1881 PARIS. Action de F500. black, yellow. #40000. No 19100. Central fold. Fine, engraved border, showing the uses of water - aqueducts to a city, a water-mill, fountain, etc. Very lovely piece. Printed by Chaix. Subsidiary of the Cie. Générale des Eaux (Paris water distribution), founded 1852. From 1976 onwards, the company spread out into other branches and was renamed Vivendi - today a Paris-headquartered international media conglomerate.
Condition Report: VF