Lot 450: MINES ET HAUTS-FOURNEAUX DE LA VESDRE, S.A. DES
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1863 LIEGE. DOLHAIN. Action. black. #1200. No 43. Generally worn condition with paper missing from both upper corners. Also two important tears repaired with old-style yellow tape. Formed 1863. Signed by a member of the Nagelmackers family. Although perhaps best known for Georges Nagelmackers, founded of the Wagons-Lits company, other members of this family of Liège bankers and industrialists were heavily involved in the coal and iron & steel trade of the area. Mine in Dolhain (Bilstain, Liège). Taken over by the S.A. Vieille Montagne in 1885. Only2 pieces known to us.
Condition Report: G