|Lot 418 detail from the 1664 Antwerp city bond below |
Since the 15th century, the Antwerp arms show a hand on each side of a castle.
This bond depicts an earlier version of the arms with the hands placed on flags.
The certificate on Boone's catalog cover is a 1000 French francs share,
unissued and printed in the 1840s for the Basel based
Dampfschiffahrts-Gesellschaft der Adler des Ober-Rheins
(freely translated: Eagle of the Upper-Rhine Steamship Company)
- Auction date: 19 March 2016
- Place: Antwerp, Belgium
- Further info, see here
Tip for 20 March : IBSS Breakfast meeting followed by Boone's International Scripophily Bourse, at the same place.
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