ST-PETERSBURG. 5 Actions de 100 Rbls. blue, black. No 226536-40. Text in Russian, German & French. The company was formed in 1860 - an early date for a Russian company, although this share dates from the capital increase of 1916. Its founder was the German Baron Heinrich Ferdinand von Krauskopf (1819-1875). The company made various products from rubber and gutta-percha (a rigid natural latex produced from the sap of the trees palaquium). By 1900, it employed some 6000 people and realised a turnover of 6,5 million roubles. One of the world's largest manufacturers of rubber shoes before WWI. Later on, car tires were its best-selling product. Still active today as a repairer of rubber transport belts. Rare '5 shares' type.
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