Lot 1079: NEDERLANDSCH-AMERIKAANSCHE STOOMVAART-MIJ. N.V.
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1 November 1881 ROTTERDAM. Aandeel van 500 Gulden. Serie 5. black, blue. No 258. Pin-holes and a few repaired edge-splits. Formed in Rotterdam in 1873 and became one of the great Dutch shipping companies and one of the great North Atlantic passenger lines. Apart from the regular Rotterdam/Antwerp/New York route, it had regular freight services to all parts of the Americas. Among the famous liners were the Nieuw Amsterdam, the Statendam and the Rotterdam. Also had interests in aviation and hotels. In 1989, the Holland America Line became part of Carnival Corp., the world's largest cruise ship operator. Underprint of a liner at sea.
Condition Report: VF