HAINAUT. MARIEMONT. Action. red, olive. No 511. Large format piece, with quite superb border, including arms of Belgium and Hainaut, names of mines, mining-scenes and equipment, garlands and flowers, and much more. Formed in 1868 to acquire a concession of 1664Ha, which included the mines in the company name, in the communes of Bellecourt, Chapelle-lez-Herlaimont, Piéton, Carnières, Mont Ste.Aldegonde, Morlanwelz, Haine St.Pierre & La Hestre. The coal was of very high quality, and the business was very profitable. In 1886 it became a S.A., as Charbonnages de Mariemont.
Themes: COALMINES, MINES (no gold, coal)
Startprice: € 100