Result list 1 April 2017

The results of our April sale will be available here on April 2.

Lotnumber: 598
PARIS/ERFURT. Action Immobilière et Inaliénable de F2000. black. No 33. Folds with partly repaired edge-tears. Small central hole. Very fine Napoleonic coat of arms. Issued to Colonel Pierre Brossier, member of the Légion d'Honneur and Chevalier d'Empire. He was awarded a theoretical sum of 2000 francs. On this he would receive a half-yearly dividend of an amount to be decided. It was paid for 1812, and then stopped. The lot comes with a second, very impressive, large 8-page document signed by Cambacérés. It describes, amongst others, in great detail the underlying German assets worth 2000 Francs and located in various places in Thüringen (Erfurt, Hockheim, Moebisbourg, Erfurt, Dittelstedt, Waltersleben, Beckstedt and Ottstedt).Paper seal. The signature of Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès is fully intact. He was a key French statesman during the French Revolution and the First Empire, best remembered as one of the authors of the Napoleonic Code, which still forms the basis of French civil law. He was Second Consul under First Consul Napoleon and was made dukeof Parma. Only once before seen by us, in the other case without the extra underlying document. Rarity 11.
Themes: ARMS – MILITARY, BEFORE 1800, CITY & STATE BONDS, REAL ESTATE
FRANCE, GERMANY
Date: 1 January 1811
Quality: F-VF
Startprice: € 1000