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rescuedhistory I found this stunning copper and iron coffee pot circa mid 1800's. Manufactured copper from the Stora Kopparburgs Bergslags AB, (The Copper Mountain Mining Company) of Sweden. With its genesis over 700 years ago, and claiming to be the worlds oldest joint- stock company, this is one of the more fascinating histories.
Stora was said to be Europe's largest copper producer and Sweden's first and for a considerable time, only major enterprise of international importance.
Peasant farmers began mining the copper mountain near Falun Sweden around the year 1000!
The first documentation of the mine appears in a letter from 1288 giving the Bishop of Vasteras a 1/8 share of the mine in exchange for landholdings. The mine was controlled by Swedish nobles and German merchants who were selling copper in the European market. The excavators were supervised by Royal bailiff after King Magnus.
Over the next few centuries production grew until the 15 century when 750 tons were being exported making this Sweden's prime source of income at 60% of the gross national product.
The late 1800s saw the decline of copper output in Central Europe due too the discovery of gold and silver mines.
Stora underwent numerous transformations in the last century. They began producing pig iron, bar iron and purchased forest tracts to supply their iron furnaces. The ownership of this land paved the path for its modern profile becoming one of the largest wood product companies.
In 1885 they acquired a sawmill and soon after a giant paper mill for news-print. As they entered 1915, the foundation was laid for modern Stora Kopparburg. Through many evolutions, by 1976 the company was mainly a pulp and paper company and over the next several decades they acquired many companies leading up to their purchase in 1986 of PAPYRUS making them the dominant force in pulp, paper and forest products.
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#excavator #kingmagnus#beautiful
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young__relic R.I.P tio Sergio I hope that you are in a better place now watching over us while your with god I just wish that could be here with us right now. #RIP #RELIC 1d

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weruad Just by touching you, I remembered everything. Your mercy, your peace. #Relic #Pilgrimage 3h

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leslie_steiner It's true. Nobody uses pay phones anymore. #payphone #relic #backintheday 3h

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reginachow_sg Presenting the terracota warriors from the Han Dynasty in China! This is the only collection from the Han Dynasty in all of China and while they are much smaller in size compared to those from the Qin Dynasty in Xi-an, greater emphasis is given to their sombre facial expressions, a reflection of their roles as tomb figures of the King of Chu.
#ReginainChina #ReginainShandong #ancient #culture #tomb #terracota
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