Lot 767: LES PECHEURS FRANCAIS, SOC. COOP. AN. DE PRODUCTION & DE CONSOMMATION
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1897 PARIS. Titre Nom. d'Une Action de F100. blue, green, black. No 984. Fold at the bottom border and some faint foxing. Most attractive piece. Very fine border of fishermen and their families, fishing-boats of all types at sea, nets, baskets, fish and lobsters, and much else. This cooperative fishing company was doubtlessly founded to regroup a number of small fishing businesses. Their slogan corresponds to that: "Unis, nous serons forts et libres! (united, we'll be strong and free!). Only 6 pieces have been found in 2002. Since, known as the prettiest of all French fishing certificates.
Condition Report: VF-EF