Lot 1419: MONTREAL LIGHT, HEAT & POWER CONSOLIDATED
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 30 August 1926 MONTREAL. Warrant to subscribe for no-par-value common Stock. green, black. No 17234. Vignette of a semi-nude woman flying with a lightbulb in her hand. Est. 1901 through the merger of Rodolphe Forget's Royal Electric Co. and Herbert Samuel Holt's Montreal Gas Co. The company operated the electric and gas distribution monopoly in the area of Montreal. Nationalised in 1944. Facsimile signed by Herbert S. Holt as President. He was said to be the richest man in Canada, but also one of the most reviled due to his ruthless business reputation.
Condition Report: VF-EF