Lot 1410: BRAZILIAN TRACTION, LIGHT & POWER CO. LTD
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 14 February 1955 TORONTO. Less than 100 Ordinary Shares. green, black. No YSFJ9575. 1951 subdivision. The company was founded 1912 in Canada by the Belgian-British financier Alfred Lowenstein, to hold his various investments in Brazilian tramways. Although the earlier shares have been seen occasionally, this much later issue is extremely rare. It shows a heroic male figure working a generator and lighting a light-bulb. Rio bay, with Corcovado but no statue of Christ (built from 1922 onwards), is in the background.
Condition Report: EF