Result list 5 November 2022

Here are the results of our 5 November 2022 sale. Unsold items can be purchased in our after-sale at the start price plus 20% sales commission (+ VAT/Postage if applicable). First come, first served. Offer valid until 4 Dec. 2022.

Lotnumber: 497
33 GIRONDE. BORDEAUX. Action de F1000. black on blue paper. A privateer share issued during the French Revolution, on 9 April 1801 (or, as stated on the share according to the revolutionary calender: 19 Germinal An 9). The ship, named l'Aventure, was 88 feet long, 22 feet width and 9 feet deep. It was armed with20 cannons and 4 small cannons and had a crew of 150 sailers. The ship was to travel between Bordeaux to Ile-de-France (area around Paris). According to a specialised French website, this corsair captured 7 English ships before it was taken by the English on 2 November 1803.
Themes: ARMS – MILITARY, SHIPPING
FRANCE
Date: 9 April 1801
Quality: VF-EF
Startprice: € 400