SARATOV. 6% Lettre de Gage de 100 Rbls, specimen. Serie 8. brown, blue, black. Somewhat wrinkled certificate. Underprint of map of the lower Volga, showing area covered by the bank. Most unusual on a Russian share. Text in Russian & German, with a little French & English. Agrarian bank founded 1873 with activities around Saratov,Samara, Simbirsk, Ufa, Orenburg and Astrakhan. Became loss-making and had to be liquidated in 1886. Its assets were taken over by the Banque Foncière de la Noblesse (Nobility Bank). Only once before seen by us. Rarity 11.
Themes: BANK & FINANCE
Startprice: € 500