Lot 350: CANAL MARITIME DE SUEZ, CIE. UNIVERSELLE DU
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1 October 1930 PARIS. 1/5 Part. orange, black. #422535. No 178911. Folds and a few pin-holes. Fine Egyptian design by Fraipont, engraved by Renard, of temple columns, sphinxes, etc., and shipping. Underprint of the head of a pharaoh. These pieces were issued after a ruling in 1930 that all old shares had to be exchanged for new shares (or 1/5 shares). All the Suez pieces are rare and wanted, and this one is no exception - a great classic.
Condition Report: VF