Le Nickel S.A.

21485

Share of 50 New Francs - Paris 1956

€29.00
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Bearer share of 50 new francs issued in Paris in 1956.

Company founded in 1880 for the exploitation of nickel mines in New Caledonia by the British John Higginson and the French Henri Marbeau and Jules Garnier.

The company was bought in 1883 by the Rothschild family. The company merged with its main competitor in 1931. Elf-Aquitaine took a 50% stake in the 1970s.

The Le Nickel company operated nickel and cobalt mines in New Caledonia, factories in Le Havre, Scotland (Kirkintilloch), Erdington (Birmingham) and Iserlohn (Westphalia).

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Country
France
Country
Great Britain
Country
New-Caledonia
Theme
Mines and quarries
Condition
VF/EF

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