BRUXELLES. Action de Capital de F500. blue, green. #1200. No 164. Beautiful, large format piece, with a 'Historismus' design by Emile Renders, showing Mercury and a topless girl looking out over the sea. Fine, wide flowery border. The company was formed in Brussels in 1900, primarily as a stockbroker, although it had the powers of a bank also. The office was in Brussels. The main founders were Eugène Ryckaert, stockbroker of Brussels, and Emile Houvenaeghel-Renders, stockbroker of Bruges. The company later changed its name to Comptoir de la Chronique de la Bourse, suggesting it published a newspaper or record for the Bourse. Only 1200 shares issued to form the company capital of 600.000 francs. An artistic certificate.
Themes: BANK & FINANCE, PRINTING & THE PRESS
Date: 30 July 1900
Startprice: € 240