ELSASS. STRASSBURG. 4,5% Obligation de 500 Mark. Serie C. brown, green, black. #800. No 2526. Very large format with central fold. The company was formed 1890 to take over the business of H. Oldenkott& Co. in Strasbourg and greatly expand the production of tobacco goods. At the end of the WW Alsace was returned to France, and the company was sequestered in 1919. The following year, production restarted by the BadischenTabakmanufaktur Roth HÃ¤ndle GmbH. A very fine and large format piece with flowering tobacco-plants in the lower border and underprint, and the arms of Alsace at the top. Text in German and French. Extremely rare type.
Date: 14 October 1911
Startprice: € 200