Last modified: 2010-09-25 by ivan sache
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House flag of La Sambre - Image by António Martins, 17 May 2010
The company La Sambre, based in Antwerp, was named after
the river Sambre (190 km), which has its source in the north of
France, waters Maubeuge, then crosses the border, waters
Charleroi and flows into the Meuse in
According to the Boone Scripophily website (offer no longer online), the company was formed in 1914 for shipping activities on Belgian internal waterways and on the Rhine; the company still issued shares after the 1944 financial reform.
Ivan Sache & Jan Mertens, 24 February 2007
The house flag of La Sambre, as seen on a share, is white with a red letter "S".
Jan Mertens, 24 November 2003