Lot 1514: NEW ORLEANS LIGHTERING & WRECKING CO.
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 4 April 1867 LOUISIANA. NEW ORLEANS. 1 Share of $100. black. No 32. Vignette and embossed seal of the company's steam lighters unloading an elegant clipper-ship. The 'wrecking' part of the company name is unusual. Probably engaged in the salvage of ships sunk during the Civil War.
Condition Report: EF