France / Germany - Napoleon - Societe de Westphalie - Action de 2000 Francs - 1811 - Paris
Action de F2000. No 138.
In 1807, Napoleon, as Protector of the Confederation of the Rhine, decreed that certain properties were to be taken over by him. The estate at Rulle, near Osnabruck was one of these seized propertie. The Societe de Westphalie was formed to commercialize these properties, selling shares at Fr 2000 each in exchange for one year's revenue from an estate.
The Rulle estate (and this share) was allocated to Andre Burthe (1772-1830). He was an important militasry dignitant under Napoleon, rising to the rank of Brigade General and granted a Baron title.
Corner vignettes of the crowned 'N' arms of Napoleon and red seal of the company.
The share has staining and is taped on a piece of paper from that period and comes in a period folder.
Rarely available piece of history
- Napoléon - Société de Westphalie - Action de 2000 Francs - 1811 - Paris
- Allemagne / France
- Période estimée
- Début du XIXe siècle
- Pays d’origine
- Bon état - quelques usures et tâches dues à l’âge