BRUXELLES. Action de Jouissance. red, blue. #20000. No 19879. The company obtained many concessions from the sultan of Sambas, on the island of Borneo. These covered mining and agricultural and forestry rights. The agricultural products included sugar, coconuts, coffee and gambia (used for tanning leather, as a dye, and as a medicinal tonic and astringent). The statutes on the reverse give great info on the company concessions. Unusual to find a Belgian company in the Netherlands Indies. Pretty border of harvesting sugar-cane, train and ship to transport the sugar. Arms of Belgium and Holland in the underprint.
Themes: COLONIES, SUGAR
BELGIUM, NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS INDIES
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