RIO-DE-JANEIRO. 5% Obligation de F500. red, buff, black. #20000. No 133284. Folds. Very large format, with text in French, English and Portuese. Attractive border with 2 frontal vignettes of a locomotive. Operated a 139km line between Santos and Jundiahy and a 108km line in Bragantina (part of the State of Para). The railway forms the natural means of transport to and from the sea of most of the exports and imports of the State of Sao Paulo. In the 1910s it carried two-thirds of the world's coffee supply. It was reported that the railway produced more revenue per mile than any railroad in the Western Hemisphere.
Datum: 1 April 1908
Startprijs: € 30