Lot 1299: NORTHERN STEAMSHIP CO. LTD.
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1920 10 Actions de 250 Rbls. red, black. No 5371-80. Text in Russian, English and French. Founded 1900 in St. Petersburg. Operated 19 steamships and 90 sea-worthy sail ships by 1911. Provided transport between Kotlas, Archangel, Murmansk and the Barents Sea. Also between the Russian Black Sea ports and theEast-Siberian harbours, with stops in Constantinople, Beirut, Colombo, Calcutta, Singapore, Hong Kong, Nagasaki,... This share was issued after the Communist Revolution. Yet, the signatures are those of the capitalist board members Karl E. Regel and Friedrich F. Kehr, both of German origin. Rarity 10.
Condition Report: EF