Lot 50: VILLE DE TOKYO (x10 the same)
28 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 22 February 1912 TOKYO. 5% Obligation de F500. green, black. #201760. Folds. Large format bonds, with pretty vignette of a river scene in Japan, with flowering-cherry along the bank. Also a tram and an electric-power generating station. The loan was raised in London, New York and Paris to provide funds to improve the electric tramways, power and light for the expanding city of Tokyo. Interest and repayment were to come from the revenues of those industries. Fine printing by Waterlow, London. Text in English & French.
Condition Report: VF