ST-PETERSBURG. Action de 250 Rbls. brown, black, buff. No 19098. Folds. Repaired small edge-tear at the left border (due to coupon-cutting). Tiny hole in the middle. Large format, with text in Russian, French and German. Very fine large vignette of the Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg, with a winter street scene - troika sledges, horse-trams, etc. Founded 1881. The company undertook fire, life and marine insurance business on an international level (Russia, Bulgarian, Egypt, Persian, Turkey, Former-Yugoslavia). By far Russia's biggest insurance company with an annual premium revenue over 130 million roubles. Taken-over by state-owned Gosstrach after the Revolution. Share issued in 1912 (date on the back). Magnificent share and extremely rare.
Startprice: € 1600