6% Debenture for £20=F500. black. No A2002. Folds, large format. Formed London, 1867, as the successor to the Imperial Land Company of Marseille, which owned land at Marseille, bought from the Société Immobilière, of the Péreire group. The aim was two-fold one to improve the inadequate facilities of the port of Marseille, with new warehouses, etc., and also to create a resort nearby, with hotel, casino, bathing area, housing, and so on. We cannot find info on the success of the projects, but the company was liquidated in 1876. Text in English and French. Shows an eagle over a globe. Extremely rare.
Themes: CASINOS, HOTELS, PROPERTY - REAL ESTATE
FRANCE, GREAT BRITAIN
Date: 6 March 1868
Startprice: € 200