Lot 869: BELLEGARDE LTD, CIE. GEN. DE
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 30 September 1872 01 AIN. LONDON. Warrant for 5 Shares of £10=F250. black. No 101. Folds. The company built and operated a hydroelectric station on the Rhône at 01 Bellegarde, and that city was the first in France to be electrified (by this company). The installations were linked by rail to the main PLM line Lyon-Geneva. Certificate half in French, half in English. Small vignette of machinery. Very early date for a hydro-electricity share.
Condition Report: VF