The picture above portrays "La Bourse du Coton d' Alexandrie ". This  beautiful and cosmopolitan city was the cradle of Cotton market, as the first sale of Cotton was recorded here in 1865. The Stock Exchange became the symbol of the city and Cotton traders

gathered there to submit offers for lint of the finest Giza Cotton. In the picture, is reported on blackboards

the official course of Cotton lint of Giza 1 (Ashmouni) and Giza 7, which is the origin of our

precious Giza 45.