Lot 1184: USSR INTERNAL LOTTERY LOAN
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1930 MOSCOW. Lottery bond of 5 Roubles, specimen. purple, black. Small format, one tiny edge-split. No interest mentioned. One of 6 loans issued to finance the first 5-year plan of the Soviet Union to industrialize the country. Because of its success (at least according to the communist propaganda), its objectives were reached in 4 years (1928-1932). A major outcome of the Plan however was the Great Famine during the winter of 1932-1933. Unissued specimen with coupons.
Condition Report: VF-EF