Lot 524: FABRIQUE DE FER DE CHARLEROI S.A.
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1919 HAINAUT. MARCHIENNE-AU-PONT. 5% Obligation de F500, unissued. brown-red. #6000. Anc. firme Victor Gillieaux & Cie. Est. 1873 to produce rolled steel products for the construction of bridges, locomotives, ships, etc. In the 1960s, some 1200 people worked for the company. After WWII, the Boël family took control over the company (abbreviated name: FAFER). By the end of the 20th century, the company was sold to Usinor. Nowadays, the company produces 250 kilotons of steel. First time we see scripophily from this company.
Condition Report: EF