ST-PETERSBOURG. Action de 125 Rbls. or=F500=£19.16. orange, black. No 10778. Folds. Founded 1896 with a capital of 3 million roubles. This is one of the founder shares. Created by Savva Ivanovich Mamontov (1841-1918). He was a famous Russian industrialist and patron of the arts, especially active in railroad construction and sometimes nicknamed the Russian 'railroad King'. From his support of the arts, he got his second nickname: The Moscow Medici. He signed this share as chairman. The company acquired an already existing iron foundry at Bratsk, Irkutsk Oblast. The company mainly produced rails for the Trans-Siberian Railroad.
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