RIGA. Aktie über 500 Rubel. Serie 2. blue, black. No 1740. Large format, with several edge-tears (partly repaired) and folds. Text in Russian and German. Founded 1870 as a private company and a share-based firm since 1897. This factory in Riga manufactured machinery for woodworking and leather industry as wellas steam boilers. Moved to Voronesh during WWI. Afterwards, the company's workforce (1300 men) also started producing agricultural machinery and equipment for bakeries. During WWII, they produced rocket launchers (Katjucha, also known as "Stalin Organ"). In Soviet years, the company built excavators. Declared bankrupt in 2009. Extremely rare.
Themes: METAL & ENGINEERING
Startprice: € 750