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Friday, May 13, 2011

France 28 E 516794

Chas. Heitzman imported "516794" direct from Paul Sion, Tourcoing loft. This Red Chequer Cock flown 400 miles and winning many prizes for Mons. Paul Sion.

Mated to 25 L 82104, and known as Chas. Heitzman's "C" pair shown in his Sion Mating list in 1932. Heitzman quoted, "This is one of my choicest Sion stock pairs." In those days, Heitzman was offering his Sion youngsters for $45.00 per pair.

Great Sion's of the past ...
Picture taken from Ad placed in The American Racing Pigeon News
Supplement December 1931