Our next scripophily auction in Europe's capital

We have the great pleasure to announce that The Scripophily Center will conduct its next auction on 1.11.2014 in Brussels, Europe’s capital. We have chosen the iconic location of the Atomium to host the auction. For any collector of old shares/bonds this will most certainly be an unforgettable event on an unforgettable location.

The Atomium was the ‘Eifel Tower of Belgium’ during the 1958 Brussels World Exhibition. It is very easy to reach, has plenty of parking space, is a highlight tourist attraction and above all gives us the most unusual auction room imaginable (in one of the spheres), with a splendid view over Brussels.
On walking distance (<1 km), your family can enjoy Mini-Europe (a miniature park showing Europe’s most important buildings), a subtropical swimming paradise, a huge cinema complex as well as several hotels and restaurants for all tastes.

Shifting our Fall Auction to Brussels (we will keep our Spring Auctions in Antwerp), right in the center of Belgium, is not only advantageous for many of our Belgian clients, it also simplifies travelling from abroad, with for instance Brussels Airport nearby (7km) and the Brussels Ring Road just aside the Atomium (no need to drive through Brussels).
Furthermore, Brussels is home to a large number of International organizations (European Union, NATO, etc.), resides a lot of diplomats and headquarters many multinationals. Their staff is a growing segment in our client base and we will further promote scripophily to them with this Brussels Auction.

No wonder we are truly excited about our next Auction. We hope we can give you the same feeling. We’ll give you more info after the Summer. For now, we kindly suggest to note in your agenda “Brussels – 1 November 2014 – Boone Scripophily Auction !!!”.

Yours sincerely,
Mario Boone - The Scripophily Center


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April 5 Auction RESULTS now online: see 'Result List' on the menu on the left.

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On April 5 + 6, we will organize our 52nd auction and bourse of worldwide scripophily. The venue is as usual the Antwerp Crowne Plaza Hotel. The auction catalogue can be consulted here. You can also leave your absentee bids on this site (register/login first at the top of the menu). People wishing to register for the live online bidding should register through the 'bid live online' button in red on the bottom of the menu.

We have a wonderful variety of antique shares and bonds from around the world. Highlight is a large collection of international gold mining: 644 pieces with a start price of 15.000 EUR. There are several other interesting collections on sale, as well as numerous individual top pieces, some of which we believe have never before been offered in auction. See "Auction top pieces" for a full overview of these. Yet, in the medium and lower price segment, you will also discover many novelties and other interesting pieces. Just have a look, and in case you have any questions, feel free to contact us.

Saturday's auction will be followed the next day by Europe's biggest scripophily bourse. Dealers and dealing collectors should contact us asap in case they wish to rent a table (at €50/M) as we have always more demand than available space.

We are very much looking forward to this wonderful event, and hope for you the same. In the mean time, we are at your service.

kind regards,

Mario Boone

PS: also look at the below message which gives a recently updated list on available books on old stocks and bonds.

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1 March 2014

Dear collector, last year, we made a first list of all reference books and catalogues we can offer on scripophily. The success of this book sales list was a success beyond our expectations. Hence, we decided to update the list with some new additions (B36-B41). 

We have publications for readers in Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian and Spanish. Click here for the detailed book list (PDF-format ; let us know if you have any difficulties opening the document).
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1 July 2013

NEW: BOOK on Baron E. EMPAIN by J. Simar

We would like to draw your attention to our most recent publication : 

Edouard Empain - esprit fécond, entrepreneur conquérant, by Jacques Simar

Baron Edouard Empain (1852-1929) is arguably Belgium's most important and internationally orientated business leader of the late 19th and early 20th century.
The book tells about his life and career: he was active in +100 companies, many of which founded by him. Empain is probably best known as the builder of the Paris Metro and the city of Heliopolis (Egypt). Yet, he also managed businesses in Belgium, China, Chili, Congo, Russia, Spain, Syria,...
The second part of the book is basically a scripophily reference catalogue, listing all known scripophily of the Empain Empire. Also, some collecting tips (incl. rarity indications) are given.
The main text is in French, but with extensive summaries in English and Dutch. The full colour book is illustrated with more than 80 certificates.

Available exclusivly from us for €30. Order by simple email to mario.boone@skynet.be

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NEXT AUCTIONS

- 1 November 2014 : Brussels Auction 

- April 2014 : Antwerp Auction & Bourse

Top Pieces

  • 914
    CENTRAL UKRAINIAN AGRICULTURAL-OWNERS COOPERATIVE UNION
    Startprice:€ 500
  • 990
    WLADIKAWKAS EISENBAHN-GES.
    Startprice:€ 500
  • 850
    ISVORUL, SOC. MINIERA PETROLIFERA
    Startprice:€ 500
  • 670
    COLLECTION OF 6 SOUTH SEA ANNUITIES
    Startprice:€ 3000
  • 1060
    MINAS DE CAZALLA Y GUADALCANAL -HOPPENSAK
    Startprice:€ 500
  • 1055
    COLLECTION OF 158 BELGIAN-RUSSIAN PIECES
    Startprice:€ 1000
  • 612
    LOT OF 85 DECORATIVE FRENCH PIECES
    Startprice:€ 1000
  • 1026
    NAVIGATION SUR LE DON, LA MER D'AZOV, LA MER NOIR
    Startprice:€ 1200
  • 251
    SOCIETE IMPERIALE DE TRIESTE POUR LE COMMERCE ASIATIQUE
    Startprice:€ 500
  • 1075
    HISPANO SUIZA FABRICA DE AUTOMOVILES S.A.
    Startprice:€ 600
  • 28
    GOVERNMENT OF THE PROVINCE OF PETCHILI GOLD LOAN OF 1913
    Startprice:€ 1000
  • 633
    KÖNIGREICH WESTPHALEN
    Startprice:€ 500
  • 426
    VAISSEAU CORSAIRE LE CONSTANT
    Startprice:€ 500
  • 847
    COLLECTION OF 89 PIECES FROM PORTUGAL
    Startprice:€ 5000
  • 1023
    LINEN AND LINEN CLOTH FACTORY JACOB GRIBANOV & SONS
    Startprice:€ 1200
  • 428
    VAISSEAU CORSAIRE LA BELLE FRANCOISE
    Startprice:€ 500
  • 1016
    V.I. ASMOLOV & CO. TOBACCO FACTORY
    Startprice:€ 500
  • 1015
    V.I. ASMOLOV & CO. TOBACCO FACTORY
    Startprice:€ 500
  • 679
    WIGAN BRANCH RAILWAY CO.
    Startprice:€ 1000
  • 19
    C.D.F. ENTRE KAIFONG-FOU ET HONAN-FOU: LOT OF 100 BONDS
    Startprice:€ 800
  • 1017
    V.I. ASMOLOV & CO. TOBACCO FACTORY
    Startprice:€ 500
  • 1057
    REAL COMPANIA MARITIMA
    Startprice:€ 3000
  • 1024
    USINES METALLURGIQUES ET MECANIQUES DE WERKH-ISSETSK, S.A. DES
    Startprice:€ 750
  • 692
    MERCEDES CO., LTD.
    Startprice:€ 620
  • 942
    BANQUE FONCIERE DE SARATOV-SIMBIRSK
    Startprice:€ 800
  • 1014
    V.I. ASMOLOV & CO. TOBACCO FACTORY
    Startprice:€ 500
  • 961
    BANQUE FONCIERE DE LA NOBLESSE
    Startprice:€ 600
  • 245
    COMPAGNIE IMPERIALE & ROYALE D'ASSURANCE
    Startprice:€ 1300