BORNEO. BRUXELLES. Action de Capital de F100. purple, green. #2180. No 1910. Formed in 1899 primarily to produce and market rubber in the Netherlands Indies and Malaya. The founder brought to it two plantations, totaling about 4.000Ha, on the river Barito, near Bandjermassin in eastern Borneo. Very decorative share, with a design showing the culture of the Netherlands Indies, basically Hindu but with a local flavour. Stories of the Hindu gods are shown all-round the border here.
Themes: COLONIES, RUBBER
BELGIUM, INDIA, INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, NETHERLANDS INDIES
Startprice: € 100