Very rare share in the Ostend Company. (4527)
$2000 / ≈ €1839
One of the biggest investors in Oostend Company were Joannes Jacobus Moretus (1690-1757) from the publishing family Moretus) in Antwerp. Other major investors was Ferdinand Anthoin Baron de Veecquemans, also from Antwerp who held 100 shares and the family Proli in the same city. Other investors were Melchior Breton (Antwerp), probably Thomas Hall in London and other merchants in Antwerp.
Learn about the Ostend Trading Company or ‘Generale Keijserlijche Indische compagnie’.
Reference: K.Degryse, in Spiegel Historiaal, 1973112
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