NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN. GELSENKIRCHEN. Antheil-Schein. brown, buff, black. #1000. No 454. Formed 1900 to open and develop coalfields, doubtless mostly in the surrounding Ruhr area. Flowery border. Seal with the traditional crossed hammers. Issued to Ernst Eiffe, a German (Hamburg) immigrant to Antwerp. He soon became an important business man in this Belgian port city (founder of the shipping company Union Line but also active in insurance, oil, etc.).
Branchen: COALMINES, MINES (no gold, silver, coal)
Datum: 12 December 1900
Startpreis: € 300