PARIS. Récépissé d'une Action ancienne. black, buff. No 745. Formed Paris, 1879. Unsigned. Very decorative border with vignettes of steamboats and towing on the Seine. The company worked on the 286Km from Conflans (mouth of the Oise) to the sea. This is a receipt for 1 old share - part of a process of exchanging 4 old shares for 1 new one. The original company of this name dates from 1862, as an extension of the S.A. de Touage de la Basse-Seine (which offered a similar service from Paris to Conflans (72 Km)).
Date: 4 January 1879
Startprice: € 150