PARIS. 1. Cert. de Parts de Propriété et d'Intérêt, green on buff paper. 2. Cert. de Parts Bénéficiaires, green on green paper. Both printerproofs with similar design. Formed Paris in the 1880s. Had the brevet for Textiloid -a plastic substance to replace rubber, celluloid, leather, waxed-cloth, linoleum, mother-of-pearl, shell, amber, ivory, etc. Could be moulded, stretched, used as thread, and made as sheets, tubes, cylinders, wire. It was supple and silky. The company won a prize at the Universal Exhibition of 1889. Shows the factory at St.Denis (Paris), trade mark, Mercury, flowers, etc. No other scripophily from this company had been seen by us, and this is a unique set.
Startprice: € 200