LANDSKRONA. Aktie 200 Kronor. blue, black. No 202. Folds. Fine vignette of Mercury riding a bicycle, and corner vignettes and underprint of bicycle wheels.Founded by Frithlof Karlström, a former bicycle racer in Landskrona (Scania region) to manufacture bikes. Brand names included Kronjuvelen, National, Olympia 1, Solstralen, Sunbeam and Turisten. The business grew to become one of the largest employers in Landskronawith 150 employees. From 1903 onwards, the company also started selling imported motorcycles, cars and trucks. Due to the lack of rubber during WWI, the company got into difficulties and was dissolved. Extremely rare.
Startprice: € 300