PESTH. Interim-Actien-Schein über 25 Gulden. blue, black. No 8607. Folds. Formed in Pest (later part of Budapest) to build a line linking Vukovar (Croatia-Serbia border) to Fiume, on the Adriatic, and Hungary's main seaport. Text in Hungarian and German. Very decorative flowery border, with corner-vignettes of Mercury,Fortuna, agriculture and a ship, a locomotive and the arms of Hungary. Oldest railroad piece of the Austro-Hungarian Empire that we ever offered. Extremely rare, we know of only 3 pieces. From an old collection.
CROATIA, HUNGARY, k.k.MONARCHIE
Date: 1 January 1847
Startprice: € 2400