Lot 1203: VILLE DE ST-PETERSBOURG (VIII)
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1913 ST-PETERSBOURG. Obligation de 9450 Rbls.=£1000=F25200=20400 RM. Cat. D/H 2122e. green, blue, pink, black. #500. No 97. Generally worn condition with discolouration and edge-tears. Pretty bond with text in Russian, English, German & French. Arms of the city. This loan collected almost 66,5 million roubles or some 7 million pounds. The money was used to build a second tramway network in St. Petersburg as well as bridges and clinics. This is the top denomination, of which 500 were issued but none had been seen by Drumm/Henseler.
Condition Report: F