ROTTERDAM. Aandeel Fl.250. blue, black. # 60000. No 38207. Founded 1872 with an impressive capital of 15 million Dutch guilders. Its founder was Lodewijk Pincoffs who used this company to develop the island of Feijenoord (south of Rotterdam) and as such expand the Rotterdam port. After the collapse of Pincoffs empire (e.g. the bankruptcy of the Afrikaansche Handelsvereeniging), the port complex was purchased by the local authorities for 4 mio. NLG in 1882.
Date: 1 April 1874
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