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9 comments:

  1. what an amazing variety of interesting texts...and great fun to read! Mario Boone

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  2. Thank you very much, Franky, for this pleasant blog! You've brought to us, scripophilers fatigued from so many trials and tribulations, a room to lavishly enjoy and learn, a cosy room to stay for hours...

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  3. Thanks Franky, help from Finland is on it's way. And thanks once more for the snack in Frankfurt! all the best, Janne

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  4. Thanks so much.
    Glad I found your blog.
    as a new comer to the hbby its been great.
    From Canada
    Bernie

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  5. Excellent work Franky! And nice to see some Australian content. Cheers from Oz....Mike

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  6. Good stuff Franky! I will check back often to read any new posts. The old mining stocks are my favorite. Jeff J. Daly

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  7. Well done, Franky - I enjoy reading your stories; they are always interesting and highlight the importance of research.

    Best,
    Steve

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  8. Fantastic great very intresting good approach to promote our intresting hobby

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  9. Hi Franky,

    I came across your list of French Scripophily terms the other day - what a good idea. I looked through my Russian certificates and came up with a few that coud be added to your list. Perhaps they are not typical of French scripophily - but they are in French and may be useful to others. I'm not a native French speaker, so I'll let you do the 'fine tuning'! A good idea that I'm sure will be useful to many.

    Amidon – starch
    Anonyme (as in Société Anonyme or Compagnie Anonyme) – anonymous?
    Capital social – share capital
    Cartoucheries – cartridge factories
    Chimique – chemical
    Cuivre – copper
    Fabrication – manufacturing
    Laiton – brass
    Laminoirs – rolling
    Miniére – mining
    Naphte – naphtha
    Société d’industrie – industrial company (?)
    Soude – soda
    Tubes – tubing (pipes?)

    Best,
    Steve

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