Lot 823: PHOTOGRAPHIE DES COULEURS, SOC. INTERNATIONALE DE LA
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: January 1899 PARIS. 10 Parts Bénéficiaires. multicolour. No 12121-30. Magnificent piece, of very early date. Charming design by Lucien Metivet, in delicate colours, of an angel appearing to the girl photographers. Border vignettes of the pioneers Niepce and Daguerre, and arms of Paris. This may be the first company formedfor colour-photography; it is certainly the earliest known to scripophily. This '10 shares' and the '5 shares' certificates are considerably rarer than the '1 share’ piece. See also next lot. Rarity 10.
Condition Report: VF-EF