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Lot 1286: MANUFACTURE DE TABACS "CHAPCHAL FRERES", SOC. DE LA
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1912 ST. PETERSBOURG. Action de 100 Rbls. Serie 2. brown, black. No 6680. Several small edge-splits. Small black stain in upper right corner. Originally founded by the brothers Chapchal in 1873 to produce tobacco in St. Petersburg. Expansion followed in the 1880s and became a joint-stock company in 1904. Very decorative and colourful piece. By 1912, the company employed approx. 1000 people. Rarity 9.
Condition Report: VF