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Lot 690: REMORQUEUR A RECLUSE MOBILE - SERVICE DE GIVORS
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 14 September 1830 69 RHONE. LYON. Promesse d'Action de F1000, partly issued. black. No 787. Fold and trimmed left border. Formed in Lyon 1828 to provide a service for accelerated towing of boats upriver on the Rhône. The Rhône has a very strong current, especially at certain seasons, and moving upriver against the current has always presentedserious problems for shippers. It appears this provisional share is not fully issued, because the first payment was not made. Decorative border, with vines, wheat and coat of arms, of the Bourbon family member given the concession. Only two pieces are known to us, so rarity 11.
Condition Report: VF