OCALA. 1. Cert. provisoire d'Actions de Capital de $5=F25, green, red seal, 1898. 2. 20 Actions de Capital de F25, brown, green, 1899. The second piece is decorative with an Indian woman smoking a pipe and another lady smoking a cigar. Also various leaves, flowers, etc. The primary activity of the company was growing tobacco at Ocala, in north-central Florida. Ocala was a centre for cigar-making. The company was renamed (around 1907) the Cie. Générale des Tabacs. The provisional share is new to us.
Themes: AGRICULTURE, TOBACCO
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