AUSTRIA. WIEN. Aktie von 100 Gulden Oest. Währung. blue, green, black. No 29694. Central fold, several cancellation holes, brown staining at the borders. Some paper loss at the left border. Pretty share showing the paper factory, allegorical ladies and, rather prominently, 2 medals with the portraits of printing pioneers Gutenberg and Senefelder. During +100 years, this was a leading Austrian media concern, founded 1872. Produced paper, but also printed newspapers (e.g. Neue Wiener Tagblatt), books and periodicals. Taken over by a Finnish company in 2001. The main factory, near the city of Gmunden, hosts today a paper & printing museum. The earliest shareissue from this company, founded 1868, that we have ever seen.
Themes: PAPER, PRINTING & THE PRESS
AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN EMPIRE, HUNGARY
Date: 1 March 1872
Startprice: € 200