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 this picture, reports were registered on blackboards
concerning the official course of Cotton lint of Giza
1 (Ashmouni) and Giza
7, which is the origin of our
precious Giza 45.