Lot 1073: WEESHUIS DER STAD VLAARDINGEN
29 October 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: VLAARDINGEN. 6% Obligatie van 500 Gulden. black. No 3. Folds. Part of a 4000 Gulden loan to finance the orphanage of Vlaardingen. Its history goes back to at least the year 1433 and finally closed in the late 1950s. This is the earliest bond we have ever seen from this orphanage and certainly considerably rarer than the later issues (see following lot). Handwritten and probably only 8 pieces issued (8 x 500 Gulden). The lot also includes a separate handwritten transfer note and a printed coupon sheet.
Condition Report: VF-EF