AUSTRIA. WIEN. 4% Schuldverschreibung. 1000 Gulden Ö.W.Silber. brown, black. # 45000. No 10. Formed about 1856, and opened first line Lemberg (L'vov) to Dembica in that year. Main line Krakow-Lemberg, 342km, and wide network of lines around L'vov, Tarnopol, Rzeszow, Przemysl. These bonds were issued to finance the doubling of the main line, and to repay the bonds of the loans of 1881, 1882 & 1887. However, after financial troubles, the company was taken over by the Austrian government in 1892, and these bonds became an obligation of the government. Interest was paid until 1919. Underprint ofcoat of arms of the company, including the Habsburg eagle. Text in German and Polish.
AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN EMPIRE, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, HUNGARY, POLAND
Date: 1 July 1890
Startprice: € 20