Result list 30 April 2022

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Lotnumber: 442
PARIS. Cert. d'Actions Nominatives de F500. green, black. No 10381. Central fold. Marvelous design by Fraipont, printed by Chaix, of shipping scenes, including a port full of assorted shipping, a shipwreck in a storm, fish, anchors, etc. Gustave Fraipont was a painter and engraver, born in Brussels in 1849, but later taking French nationality. He was a pupil of Hendrick and of H. de Hem, and earned an honourable mention at the Salon de Paris in 1882. He was appointed Chevalier of the Légion d'Honneur in 1896. He had great success with many illustrated posters, and was a major designer of share certificates. The company was founded in 1867 to insure all sorts of ships. This magnificent large format share is the only sort of piece known of this company. Very popular amongst collectors of rare and highly decorative shares.
Date: 1 September 1881
Quality: VF-EF
Startprice: € 300