MOSCOU. Action de 100 Rbls. Serie 3. green, black. No 85044. Share of the second capital increase, to 9.938.000 roubles. The Bogatyr was a mediaeval Russian heroic warrior, comparable to the western European 'knight errant'. This company, formed 1910, was one of the first to carry out work for a synthetic rubber.Since rubber cannot grow in Russia, there was a great demand for a good substitute. Bogatyr established an experimental laboratory. In the years before the Revolution, Bogatyr was the third biggest rubber company of Russia. The main product were 'galoshes' (footwear of the poor classes), but also tires for cars and bicycles were manufactured. Vignette of a great Bogatyr. Text in Russian, French, German.
Themes: CHEMICALS, RUBBER
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