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Lot 1291: FORGES ET ACIERIES DE LIBAU, CI-DEVANT BOECKER ET CIE., S.A. DES
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1913 ST-PETERSBOURG. Action de 100 Rbls. Serie 1. brown, black. #55000. No 51794. Founded 1883 in Libau (today Latvia) as Boecker et Cie. In financial difficulties from 1907-1912 after which the company was restructured and became a limited company with a capital of 2,5 million roubles. By 1908, the firm employed 1900 people and had aturnover of 4 million roubles. The share we offer is from the first capital increase, to 5,5 million roubles. The company produced all sort of products from iron, copper and bronze, e.g. ingots, chains, steel tools, boilers, etc. No other scripophily ofthis company is known to us. Rarity 11.
Condition Report: EF