CSECHOSLOVAKIA. OLMÜTZ/OSTRAU. Kux-Schein. brown, black, gold. Heavy central fold with 2 repaired edge-tears. Large format piece, remarkably decorative with border of coalmines above the ground, then lamps carrying underground to miners pushing a coal-truck, then a king and queen, also dwarfs and much else. A beautiful piece. Company founded 1878 ; name in gold-print. The mines were on the Austrian (later Czech) border with Silesia.
Themes: COALMINES, MINES (other than coal, gold)
Date: 5 July 1898
Startprice: € 150