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Lot 692: NAVIGATION DES NOUVEAUX BATEAUX A VAPEUR DES RIVES DE LA GARONNE, S.A.
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1834 33 GIRONDE. BORDEAUX. Coupon de F100 de l'Action. black on brown paper. No 359. Folds, very thin paper with one small edge-split (repaired). Formed Paris, 1834, to offer a service carrying passengers and merchandise on the Garonne, between Bordeaux, Langon and Marmande, with intermediate points, and beyond Marmande if the water-level permitted. The service operated regularly until around 1850, when the new railway routes halted all shipping on the Garonne. The company's office was in Bordeaux, quai de la Grave. Shows one of the company's steamships, in a border of oak-leaves, and symbols of navigation and commerce. Only piece known to us.
Condition Report: VF