PARIS. Action Nom. de F500 de rente. black. No 262/807. The Canal du Midi was built in 1681 to link the Atlantic (the Garonne River, above Bordeaux) with the Mediterranean (near Narbonne). It has 65 locks, and is 240 km long, 2m deep. It cannot handle modern traffic, and is used for pleasure only these days. Embossed seal with crossed anchors. Large, square format piece. Printed by Chaix.
Date: 8 October 1888
Startprice: € 100