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Lot 101: OCEANIE, SOC. DE L'
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 18 April 1849 PARIS. Action de F500. black on pink paper. No 226. Company formed to buy, fit out and send ships to Oceania, and all other destinations, to establish advantageous commercial relations, favourable to Catholic influence, and to bring progress in work and civilisation to distant countries. Replacement/duplicata issue for an 1845 share. Between 1845 and 1849, the company sent out 117 missionaries. Very early date for scripophily of that part of the world.
Condition Report: VF