UKRAINE. KIEW. Action de 1000 Rbls. blue, brown, black. No 1786. Folds. Decorative border. Founded 1868 to refine sugar beet in Demievka, a suburb of Kiev. It grew to become one of the biggest sugar producers of Tsarist Russia. By 1906 the company employed 1300 people, had a turnover of 10 mln. rbls. and owned 12 steam-engines. Established sales offices in Moscow, Koursk, Ekaterinoslav and Baku. Today the site is home to the Roshen Kiev factory were chocolates and other sweets are produced. The factory is owned by Petro Poroshenko, president of Ukraine between 2014-2019. This share is issued to Jules Halot, a leading Belgian businessman of the time. No scripophily of this company has ever been seen and only this one share has been discovered last year.
Themes: FOOD, SUGAR
Startprice: € 2200