Result list 9 November 2019

The results of our November 9 sale is now online. Unsold items can be obtained in our aftersale until December 8 (first come, first served). .

Lotnumber: 478
PARIS. Action de F250. brown. No 342003. Fold and pin holes. Very decorative piece, with a lady representing 'Water' on one side, and a lady for 'Electricity' on the other. Also little angels, mythical creatures, etc. Formed 1880 to supply water services to Lyon, but soon expanded into electricity and gas, and to other cities ; by 1914 it was one of France's leading utility companies. At that time it started international expansion, first into France's colonial empire, in Africa and elsewhere, and then, after WW1, to other countries.Nationalised 1946, but later re-privatised. In 1968 the Suez Company became the major shareholder of Lyonnaise des Eaux and the two merged in 1997 to form the new Suez Group. There's very little scripophily of this important company known to us.
Themes: ELECTRICITY, WATER
FRANCE
RICHARD
Date: 15 June 1925
Quality: VF
Startprice: € 200