HAINAUT. BOUSSU. Part Sociale, specimen. blue, orange. #34000. Central fold. Coalmining in the Bousu region started in 1768 and several small companies were founded in the next 90 years. It would take until the foundation of this company, in 1868, that a serious consolidation of the mining activities took place. By1900, the company employed 4000 people and had a daily output of 2000 tons of coal. The company closed in 1961.
Themes: COALMINES, MINES (other than coal, gold)
Date: 26 December 1928
Startprice: € 25