NAMUR. SEILLES. Action. black, blue, red. #1800. No 1127. Thin paper, with a few small tears repaired. Mined zinc, lead and iron pyrites at Seilles, and manufactured zinc and lead goods. Small delicate vignette of steamship by a factory. The company was awarded the concession, of 103Ha, at Seilles and Sclain, near Liège, in 1853. A number of financiers from Gent participated in the new company. However, it never got off the ground. By 1858 it had to borrow money to meet unforeseen expenses. The accounts for 1860 showed a deficit, and in 1861 the company wasdeclared bankrupt.
Themes: METAL & ENGINEERING, MINING
Date: 31 January 1855
Startprice: € 100