Lot 932: VOGELSBERGER BERGWERKS-VEREIN IN GIESSEN
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 31 August 1880 GIESSEN. Stamm-Actie über 500 Reichsmark. brown, blue, black. No 55. The Giessen mining area, near the City of Linden, was one of the richest regions in Germany for manganese ore, important in steel production and the production of chlorine for bleaching textiles. Mining started in 1843 and this particular company was founded in 1880. All mining in the area had ceased by 1976.
Condition Report: EF