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Lot 1397: LA TETILLA MINE D'ARGENT A ORURO SA
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 20 April 1901 PARIS. Cert. Nom. d'Actions de Capital de F1000. pink, black. No 114. Central fold. A silver mine in the Oruro region. It first became a silver mining center in the early 17th century. Eventually, the silver mines became exhausted. Yet, in the late 19th century it became a tin mining center. For a time, it was the most important source of tin in the world. Today, it is still very much a mining region, notably tin, tungsten (wolfram), silver and copper.
Condition Report: EF