Monday, November 4, 2019

Swedish Society of Historical Securities celebrates in Stockholm !

The members of the Svenska Föreningen för Historiska Värdepapper proudly announced the 40th Anniversary of their favorite society. A pioneer when it comes to scripophily, SFHV, founded in 1979, celebrates with an exciting weekend in Stockholm at the end of this month.

Östra Centralbanans Jernvägsaktiebolag
This 100 kronor share from the Eastern Central Line Railway Co., Linköping was issued in 1900. The design includes a map showing the line from Linköping to Vimmerby.

The two-day festivities are inaugurated on Friday evening, November 29, 2019, with an exhibition of Swedish certificates. Guest speakers will talk on the subject of collecting old bonds and shares. On Saturday, 20 November, the society will organize an anniversary auction, concluded with a dinner. Place to be : Jernkontoret, Kungsträdgårdsgatan 10, Stockholm. 

Aktiebolaget Svenska Kullagerfabriken was founded in 1907 by Sven Gustaf Wingqvist, a Swedish engineer and inventor of the famous SKF ball bearing and roller bearing. This 5 shares SKF certificate from 1918 has Wingqvist's facsimile signature in its lower right corner.

For this occasion, SFHV will publish a catalog of Swedish shares (about 8,000 of them) and, around the end of the year, also a 400-page Anniversary book with all articles published in its quarterly magazine during these 40 years, totalling some 125 articles.

More information available on :
Jubilee Auction catalog, see here .


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