Result list 16 October 2021

The results of our October 16 sale are now online. Unsold items can be obtained in our aftersale until Nov 14 (first come, first served). .

Lotnumber: 429
62 PAS-DE-CALAIS. CALAIS. Titred'intérêt. black. No 2. 4-page paper with a lot of text (detailed company statutes - a most unusual feature for an (early) French share) and illustrated with a globe surrounded by several allegorical symbols. The certificate (a low No.2) states that a MrDevot is shareholder in the Association of Herring Fishing, based at the port of Calais. The company was founded by 8 local merchants. They had 6 fishing boats constructed at the Chantiers Reine &Beaugrand. The turnover of the fishing in 1830 was 60.000 frcs, which was well below expectations and the company went into liquidation the next year. Surely an unique piece, and of a good early date (especially for a company outside Paris).
Date: 1 November 1829
Quality: EF
Startprice: € 300