PARIS. Action de F100. brown, yellow. #300000. No 123179. Formed in Paris in 1895. Was connected with the French Rand Gold Mining Co., of Johannesburg. May have been formed to hold the French interest in that company. Fine border, with African miners panning for gold in a river, and moving ore-trucks, also a smelter. Printed by Chaix. Design by Ernest Edouard Martens, a painter born in Paris 1865. Engraved by Narcisse Navellier and Alexandre-Léon Marie, both of whom were working in Paris at this time.
Themes: COLONIES, GOLD & SILVER MINES
FRANCE, SOUTH AFRICA
Date: 1 January 1902
Startprice: € 50