ST-PETERSBOURG. 50 Actions de 250 Rbls. orange, yellow, black. No 49343-92. Folds and a few small edge-splits. Text in Russian and French. The firm's history goes back to the early 18th century when the Russian State built a steel works under the name "Verchnaja Platina". Sold to General R.I. Woronzow for 35,7 million roubles in 1758. By 1767, 170.000 ton of iron plates were manufactured. Became part of the business empire of Sawwa Jakowlewitsch Sobakin in 1774. A limited company since 1908. By 1911, when this share certificate was issued, the company capital was 12.544.000Roubles. The company, with its iron and copper foundries, rolling mills, ore mines,... employed over 10.000 people and had properties in Jekaterinenburg, Irbit, Werchoturinsk, Krasnoufimsk and Perm. Nationalized by the Soviets and remains active up till today. The cert. we offer here represents 50 shares or 12.500 roubles. Only once before seen by us. Hence rarity 11.
Themes: METAL & ENGINEERING
Startprice: € 800