Lot 819: PARIS-FRANCE S.A. (11 types)
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: Various dates PARIS. 1. 5% Obligation de F500, red & green, 1898. 2. Same, 1903. 3. Same, 1906. 4. Same, 1924, specimen. 5. 6% Obligation de F500, brown & yellow, 1927. 6. 4,5% Obligation de F1000, green & pink, 1930. 7. Action de F500, brown & yellow, 1899. 8. Same, 1900. 9. Same, 1907. 10. Same, 1924. 11. Action "A" de F500, 1924, brown & yellow. Company formed in 1898 to establish a shop in Paris to sell clothing and novelties for ladies, gentlemen and children, luxury and fantasy goods, specialties of Paris, travel goods, furnishings, food products, etc. all in a high-quality range. It also sold similar goods wholesale. Later it established many branches in provincial cities throughout France, under different names, and had an interest in other shops of a similarquality. The company finally closed down in the late 1980s. The design of these certificates are by Alphonse Mucha, the well-known Czech Jugendstil artist. An impressive collection of 11 different issues.
Condition Report: VF-EF