PARIS. Obligation de F500. blue, green. #55353. No 32838. Fold and pin-holes. Formed 1888 to build metre-gauge lines in southeast France. The lines were: Nice-Meyrargue (183km, 1888-1949); Nice-Digne (151km, 1888-still working); Toulon-St.Raphael (41km, 1890-1948, with branch to St.Tropez, 9 km, same dates). Also operated 140 km of rural tramways, for the Alpes-Maritimes department. Also, in spite of the name, 340km of tramways in Burgundy, around Dijon and the wine areas to the south. In 1925 the name changed to chemins de fer de Provence. Very decorativepiece, showing the port of Nice, railway views, and Mediterranean trees.
Themes: BRIDGES â€“ TUNNEL, RAILROADS
Date: 19 January 1888
Startprice: € 30