Result list 16 October 2021

The results of our October 16 sale are now online. Unsold items can be obtained in our aftersale until Nov 14 (first come, first served). .

Lotnumber: 189
PARIS/MONACO. Cert. d'Actions Nom. de F100. buff, black. No 1. Attractive design with 2 large corner vignettes with colonial scenes. The company owned coconut oil plantations in Mozambique and Zambia. It also extracted colonial taxes from the indigenous population in the Zambezia province. Its produce furthermore included coconuts, rubber, sugar, cotton, coffee, oil and tobacco. The main financer was Prince Albert I of Monaco. Monaco was also the legal seat of the company (siege social) with Paris the administrative seat and Quelimane the operational headquarters. The founder was the Norwegian architect, businessman and diplomat Christian Thams (1867-1948). He has signed this share as president and it is also issued to him. Note that this is certificate number one, representing 100 shares. We had never before seen a nominative cert. from this company. The lot includes an old postcard of the headquarters in Mozambique.
Themes: COLONIES
FRANCE, MONACO, MOZAMBIQUE
SKIPPER
Date: 25 April 1912
Quality: VF
Startprice: € 100