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Lot 1362: STATION CLIMATERIQUE DE MONTANA
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 1934 Action Ordinaire de F200. black, buff. #500. No 495. Folds. Text in French. Replacement certificate for the original share from 1903 (of which 500 were issued). A famous health resort located at 520m height in the Sierre district of the Valais canton. Founded 1903 by Dr. Théodore Stephani (1868-1951). Especially orientated towards tuberculosis patients. During WWII, it becomes a treatment center for sick prisoners of war - both the governments of Belgium and France decorated Dr. Stephani for his work. In later years, it becomes a hotel, still known today as Le Valaisia. Not seen before by us.
Condition Report: VF-EF