Lot 1499: COMMERCE DE SAN-FRANCISCO, SOC.
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1 August 1850 CALIFORNIE. PARIS. Action de F25. Serie 2. black on blue paper. No 3351. One of the dozen or so companies incorporated in Paris in 1850-1851 to take part in the great Californian gold rush. This particular company planned to export to, and enjoy trade with, California, and to import gold from California. Vignette of a steamship. Interestingly, und unlike the other similar companies, this one described itself as a truly international company - French, Belgian and German.
Condition Report: EF