|101||1 share||1899, third issue, brown/black||10,000||VF||€120, Boone auction October 2020|
Société des Aciéries d’Alexandrovsk
Общество Александровскаго Сталелитейнаго Завода
Other city spellings: St.-Pétersbourg, Petrograde, Pétrograde
The limited company was founded in 1879 with head office in St. Petersburg. It had been originally founded in 1825 as a state-owned shipping yard and named after Tsar Alexander I. For more information, see the History tab.
Initial capital was 1,500,000 roubles in shares of 250 roubles. Capital was increased to 2,500,000 roubles in 1897 and to 5,000,000 roubles in 1899.
The company was created in 1825 as a state-owned shipping yard, named after Tsar Alexander I. It was located alongside the Neva River and it was this company that built the first Russian steamship in 1827 and submarine in 1838. From 1843 onward, the company also started to produce railroad material, in particular for the Nikolai Railroad (rails, locomotives, carriages). The company become a limited company in 1879 with a capital of 1.5 million roubles. Capital was increased to 2.5 million roubles in 1897 and to 5 million roubles in 1899.