Lot 697: PONT DE VALLON, SOC. DU
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 26 May 1837 12 AVEYRON. VALLON. Récépissé de 4 actions. black. Central fold, several small edge-splits and a little discolouration. The certificate indicates partial payments for 4 shares between 1833 and 1837, which is until full payment of the 4x 500 F for each share. The Pont de Vallon, a suspension bridge, was constructed in 1837 in the village of Ruoms in the Ardèche, a place were 4 rivers flow: the Ardèche, the Ligne, the Beaume and the Chassezac. Today this is a popular tourist region, with the canyons of the Ardèche and the famous natural Pont d'Arc nearby. Only piece known to us.
Condition Report: F-VF