CONSTANTINOPLE. 4% Obligation de F500. Cat. D/H 2220. brown, yellow. No 2989. Seriously damaged left edge, also rather affecting the printed border of the certificate. DersaadetIçinSuSirketi. Fine delicate design by G. Fraipont and printed in Paris by Chaix. Shows different aspects of water in Turkey. Text in Turkish (Arabic script) and French. Founded 1882. Acquired the monopoly of water distributing in Constantinople in 1887 and started operations in 1891. The concession provided for water from Lake Derkos and the Kizil-Déré should be led to Stamboul, Pera, Galataand the banks of the Bosphorus. This bond is extremely rare, much more so than the shares issued by this company.
FRAIPONT, Gustave, RENARD, A.
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