PARIS. Action de F100 Nominative. green, black. #2000. No 214. Folds and two faint brown stains. A superb certificate, with a wide border full of views of busy harbours, plantations, distilleries and much else. This sugar company was to be set up on New France, an island off New Guinea, now known as New Ireland in the Bismarck Archipelago of Papua New Guinea. Probably part of fraudulent scheme by the Marquis de Rays (known amongst scripophily collectors from the titres 'La Nouvelle France'). Extremely rare.
Themes: AGRICULTURE, FOOD, SUGAR, WINE & ALCOHOLS
FRANCE, PAPUA NEW-GUINEA
Startprice: € 200