Result list 30 April 2022

The results of our April 30 sale are now online. Unsold items can be obtained in our aftersale until May 22 (first come, first served). .

Lotnumber: 800
ST-PETERSBOURG. 1 Action de 187,5 Rbls. brown, black, blue, pink. #186666. Text in Russian and French. Founded in St. Petersburg in 1895 by Count Sergei Jurjef's son Witte, said to be a real financial wizard. The next year, the Manchu Qing Dynasty in China took a 10% participation in the bank's capital. A branch in Shanghai was opened and the bank closely co-operated with the British Hongkong Shanghai Banking Corp. (HSBC). The bank invested heavily in railroad construction (Peking-Kalgan Railway, Imperial Railways of North China, Yalu River Forest Railway in Korea, WonsanNarrow Gauge Railway in Korea, Russian South Eastern Railway, Moscow-Kazan Railway, Moscow-Kiev-Voronezh Railway, Chinese Eastern Railway, St Petersburg - Oranienbaum Electric Railway,...). The bank was finally liquidated 9 years after the Russian Revolution due to losing more than £5 million on the Paris Stock Exchange in 1926.
Themes: BANK & FINANCE
CHINA, RUSSIA
Date: 1911
Quality: EF
Startprice: € 50