Lot 929: BETRIEB DER CUR-ETABLISSEMENTS IN DEN BADEORTEN WIESBADEN & EMS, GES.
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 15 October 1870 WIESBADEN. Legitimations-Schein. black on blue paper. No 15969. Central fold. The concession for this enterprise was granted in 1856 by decree from the Government of the Duchy of Nassau, and, among the facilities of the cure establishments, allowed games of hazard, that is, a casino. It was effective for Wiesbaden and also Ems, near Coblenz. The concession came to an end in 1872, the shares were then valueless, and the outstanding capital was repaid. These 'Legitimationscheine' were issued from 1857 onwards to those shareholders whose shares were drawn for repayment, to allow them to continue to receive dividends.
Condition Report: VF-EF