|REF. NO.||DENOMINATION||DESCRIPTION||NO. ISSUED||CONDITION||VALUE|
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|106||1 share||1913 (1912 issue), brown||55,000
Société Anonyme des Forges et Acieres de Libau ci-devant Boecker et Cie.
Акционерное Общество Либавскихъ Железоделательныхъ и Сталелитейныхъ Заводовъ бывш. Бекеръ и Ко.
Libavsk Iron and Steel Works, formerly Becker and Co.
Other city spellings: St.-Pétersbourg, Petrograd, Pétrograde
Formed in 1899 with head office in St. Petersburg. Initial capital was 2,500,000 roubles in shares of 100 roubles. Capital was increased in 1912 to 5,500,000 roubles in shares of 100 roubles (certificates are dated 1913 and labelled as first issue of 1912).
The company was founded 1883 in Libau (now in Latvia) as Boecker et Cie. The company ran into financial difficulties in 1907-1912, after which it restructured and became a limited company with a capital of 2,500,000 roubles. The company produced a range of products from iron, copper and bronze, e.g. ingots, chains, steel tools, boilers.