HAINAUT. DAMPREMY. Action, unissued. green, black. #4250. Coal mining started in Dampremy as early as 1609. The mine became known as Sacré Madame in 1760. In 1838, this joint-stock company was created to exploit the 265 hect. concession. In 1929, its production amounted 340.000 tons of coal, thanks to a workforce of 2264 people. After WWII, the company merged with the Charb. du Mambourg. Liquidated 1972. First time we see scripophily from this company.
Themes: COALMINES, MINES (other than coal, gold)
Date: 15 March 1924
Startprice: € 80