BRUXELLES. Action Privilégiée de F500. brown. # 6000. No 3045. Central fold. A most interesting piece. The company was formed by the Cie Internationale des Wagons-Lits, as a subsidiary to control its hotel interests. Wagons-Lits received all the 6.000 ordinary shares, and 4.700 of the privilégiée shares (the other 1.300 being sold for cash). The statutes on the reverse list the hotels - a large hotel by the Central Station in Lisbon; a hotel-casino at Therapia, near Istanbul; one in Brindisi; and one in Cimiez (Nice) - all were destinations for luxury trains.
Themes: CASINOS, CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING, HOTELS, RESTAURANTS & CAFES, TOURISM
Date: 28 May 1894
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