HUNGARY. BUDAPEST. Prioritäts-Actie über 100 Gulden Österr.Währ. green, black. No 5187. Folds, browned upper right corner. Two punch-holes. Formed Budapest in the 1880s to build a 57km narrow-gauge (760mm) line from Sokamara to Szlatina, in north-eastern Hungary. For passenger traffic, and, as the name suggests, to carry salt. The line wasfully opened in 1891. Fine vignette of a train carrying salt, and underprint of the winged wheel symbol. Text in Hungarian and German. Maramaros county is now in Ukraine.
AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN EMPIRE, HUNGARY
Date: 1 October 1890
Startprice: € 300