CONSTANTINOPLE. 1 Action de F500. blue. No 5342. Central fold. A little staining at the left border. Ismir-Kasaba Demiryolu ve Temdidi Osmanli Sirketi. In 1891, the Ottoman government wished to acquire the English owned railroad between Izmir and Kasaba. Hence, this company was formed in 1894 with a capital of 16 million francs. The company paid 36 million francs to the previous English owners, bought the railroad and took over the operation of the 266-kilometer network. Text in French and Turkish (Arabic script). This share type is extremely rare(unlike the bonds).
Date: 18 July 1894
Startprice: € 200