Lot 217: Russian Insurance at PPIE

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Lot 217: Author: N/A; Title: "Rossia" Insurance Company of Petrograd; Place Published: [Hartford, CT]; Publisher: [Rossia Insurance Co.]; Date Published: 1915; Description: [21] pp. plus blank leaves at front and rear. With 3 mounted plates from photographs. 15.7x12 cm (6 ¼x4¾"), decorated wrappers, string tie.Scarce booklet giving a short history and an overview of the operations and assets of the St.Petersburg, Russia, insurance company, with its U.S. main office in Hartford. The company's exhibit at the Panama Pacific International Exposition Palace of Mines and Metallurgy is pictured. Rossia was the largest insurance company in Russia in 1881-1919. Accompanied by its original decorated envelope (a bit worn with a few chips and tears). No copies listed in OCLC/WorldCat. Condition: Fine condition. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $200-300
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