Gold Rush Auction

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Welcome to our Gold Rush sale of 2018!!

The sale features the Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection
and a number of other prominent collections.

Mr. Adams has been collecting for over 40 years, and along the way assembled perhaps the best collection in private hands, making this sale a “Once in a Lifetime Event.” His specialty is an area few Americans ever knew about- the Georgia - North Carolina gold rush, c1799-1840’s, literally decades before the California Gold Rush. Just think about some of the great pieces in this collection:

*The first Gold Company stock certificate (1807)

*1830 Letter from Georgia Bank to US Mint asking what to do with the gold coming in

*Gold Lottery Tickets for Georgia land

*Gold Lot Deeds with Medals rarely seen by collectors

*Pigeon Roost Mining Co. scrip collection (1835-1838), possibly the finest assembled

*Belfast Mining Co. scrip collection (1830’s), finest assembled

*Dahlonega, Charlotte, San Francisco, Carson City, Denver, New Orleans, Philadelphia Mint gold bullion receipts

*Gold Rush era private assayer bullion receipts from California, Nevada, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Arizona

*1840’s, 1850’s and 1860’s mining company stock certificates from both the east (Appalachian gold belt) and the West (California, Nevada, Colorado) – the best offering to date.

*Over two dozen different Nevada territorial stock certificates.

These tidbits are part of this unique sale, which makes it the best offering of its kind in history.

The Gold Rush sale is nothing short of phenomenal.

The Gold Rush Setting

Here is the setting under which the gold discoveries in Georgia and North Carolina were made:

…Imagine a world before the civil war, before the gold rush, right after the United States was formed. We had just created our first coinage in the early to mid 1790’s. As a country, we had just 16 states by 1800, which crept up to 24 states by 1821 and remained there for 15 years! Development of the areas south and west of and in the original 13 states was slow. It was called the “western frontier”. The “America” then consisted of Native Americans and expats from western Europe looking for a better life. Most were farmers or merchants. The “scientists” of the western world remained in western Europe. Mankind dint know much about geology- indeed, the first geologic map was printed in Europe in 1799, and it would take another 25-30 years before we had anything similar in America. The science of ore deposits was not well understood, and was only just recently out from under the mystique of Alchemy.

Enter the discovery of a gold nugget in North Carolina in 1799. It took fully 29 years before substantive gold discoveries were made in Georgia and North Carolina. Here is the amazing part- these discoveries were made from good-old American ingenuity. Not one single miner had an education in mining in Europe. As far as is known, not a single man in the Georgia, North Carolina gold rush had been a miner. These men developed the ability to look for gold and mining systems on their own in the American wilderness, a marvelous feat of accomplishment – a true iconic part of American ingenuity at its best.

More on the Auction

To add to this remarkable collection are hundreds of mining artifacts, including many collected from Georgia mines, as well as a fantastic Numismatic library inclusive of many rarities.

*Other collections featured include the collection of Robert Bennett, a well known mining geologist who spent a good part of his career working the Goldfield district. During his 45-plus year career, he collected high grade ore specimens from many major mines he was lucky enough to work on, and these are dutifully included in this sale, as are gold and fabulous turquoise specimens from longtime collector Jerry Gray of Carson City.

*Our friend Vern Potter, a national ephemera dealer known to all, retired from the business and gave us his massive collection, some of which is here, including gold rush era exchanges, important maps, and special documents you haven’t seen in decades (more in coming sales!). Added to this are pieces from the Ken Prag Collection, which keeps on coming with great rarities!

*Gold rush era coins, such as a complete Hart gold token set, -all graded and holdered; a number of Carson City coins; a fabulous 999 fine golden egg custom made for an Arizona collector in 1982; gold rush era soda bottles in hues of cobalt blue, teal, green from San Francisco, Sacramento and Savannah; Nevada mining camp bottles; Pawnee Bill full color posters – an integral part of Western history all supplement an otherwise terrific sale; and choice western mining photographs.

*Rare books with a mining theme are also present, from several collections, including the Robert Fulton collection (former head of Univ. Nevada, reno in the 1920’s). A key piece from one of the collections is an inscribed Sutro Tunnel book to Melville Atwood from the “Father of Arizona” Charles D. Poston.

*The mining stock certificate collections offered here are among the best ever offered by us. They include four major collections. including the Laguna Collection of rare Arizona stocks, part of a major Bodie collection, antique firearms, and rare Tahoe gaming chips.

*Western revenue checks with a focus on the Comstock Lode

Auction Schedule

Day One (Lots 1000-1755)
Numismatics (1000-1577)
U.S. Mint (1000-1068)
Coins & Coins Collectibles (1069-1208)
Ingots (1209-1215)
Currency, Scrip, & Currency Collectibles (1216-1357)
Checks & Exchanges (1358-1424)
Tokens (1425-1489)
Medals (1490-1553)
Scales (1554-1581)

Wells Fargo & Other Express (1582-1693)
Adams & Co. (1582-1606)
Wells Fargo (1607-1676)
Other Express (1677-1693)

World’s Fair & Expositions (1694-1707)

Gaming (1708-1728)

Jewelry & Watches (1729-1755)


Day Two (Lots 1756-1770) & (Lots 2000-2731)
Gold Nuggets & Specimens (1756-1770)
Minerals (2000-2149)
Mining Part I (2150-2731)
Assay (2150-2278)
Explosives (2279-2291)
Mining Lighting (2292-2298)
Mining Artifacts & Tools (2299-2231)
Mining Art (2232-2354)
Geographic (Alabama-California) (2355-2731)

Day Three (Lots 3000-3727)
Mining Part II
Geographic (Colorado-Foreign) (3000-3691)
Books (3692-3727)

Day Four (Lots 4000-4717)
Bottles (4000-4094)
Railroadiana (4095-4222)
Passes (4095-4176)
Ephemera (4177-4222)
Civil War (4223-4259)
Pawnee Bill Broadsides (4260 & 4261)
Firearms & Weaponry (4262-4315)
General Americana feat. California & Georgia Gold Rush Ephemera
Geographic Sort (4316-4637)
Miscellaneous incl. Art, General Store, Maps, & Books (4638-4717)





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The Story of American Bank Note Company by William Griffiths1348 - The Story of American Bank Note Company by William Griffiths
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Story of American Bank Note Company by William Griffiths, 1959. Choice 8 x 10 book, 92 pages, published by the American Bank Notes Company, 1959.
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National Bank Note Reference Library1349 - National Bank Note Reference Library
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Three key volumes for National Bank Note collectors. National Bank Notes by Kelly, 4th edition; The Houston heritage Collection of National Bank Note
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United States Paper Money References1350 - United States Paper Money References
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Three key reference on US paper money: Paper Money of the United States by Friedberg, 19th edition, sealed in original packaging; Seeing America Throu
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US Currency Reference Library1351 - US Currency Reference Library
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Seven references on US currency. Includes: United States Paper Money, old series, 1861 to 1923, 1950 by Lynn Peart;. A Guidebook of Modern US Currency
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US Currency References (Mostly Southern States)1352 - US Currency References (Mostly Southern States)
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Mostly southern states. Includes: The Red Book of Southern States Currency by Hugh Schall; Gray backs and Gold, Confederate Monetary Policy by Morgan,
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Printing of American Currency References1353 - Printing of American Currency References
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Includes: US Essay, Proof, and Specimen Notes by Hessler, 1979; Bureau of Engraving and Printing, 100 years, first edition signed by Plant; same title
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Key US Currency Reference Work1354 - Key US Currency Reference Work
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The Albert Grenell Collection of United States Paper Money, 1971, number 562, serial numbered on the inside. Hardbound, not paginated, but about 2 1/2
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Numismatic Newspaper Article about Currency1355 - Numismatic Newspaper Article about Currency
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Four pages of the Saturday, August 29, 1840 issue of The Log Cabin of New York and Albany. The article is entitled "Look On The Picture...Then ...
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Three Old Southern Wallets1356 - Three Old Southern Wallets
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Three wallets collected by Al Adams from the South. Each is leather and all early. One of the wallet still contains a tattered folded up five dollar
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"How Are You Green-Backs!." Sheet Music1357 - "How Are You Green-Backs!." Sheet Music
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Front cover of the sheet music of a numismatic popular comic song by Dan Bryant, made popular by Bryant's Minstrels and also by Mrs. John Wood i...
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1835 Mobile Alabama First of Exchange1358 - 1835 Mobile Alabama First of Exchange
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Very faint writing on this very early document. Signed by Toul--- Hager. Ship vignette. Signed on Back by John Byrnes. Witnessed by J Byrnes and PT By
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Two Different Mobile Exchanges1359 - Two Different Mobile Exchanges
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1) Pay Ross Shank & Company $2,500. signature box is Toulmin, Hazard Company. Banking agency is A Bell & Company. Abraham Bell (1778-1856) w...
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Two 1847 Mobile, Alabama Second of Exchanges1360 - Two 1847 Mobile, Alabama Second of Exchanges
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1) One is from St. John, Powers & Company. This was a firm of private bankers doing business in Mobile. At sight pay Levi Bartlett $444.70. 2) I...
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United States Official Deposit for Land Patent, First National Bank, Mobile, Alabama1361 - United States Official Deposit for Land Patent, First National Bank, Mobile, Alabama
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This is possibly a person filing for a land patent after the Civil War. First National Bank of Mobile. Number 686. $15.00. Deposited by Edward Livings
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P.A. Lamping & Co. Banking House Certificates of Deposit, 1860s1362 - P.A. Lamping & Co. Banking House Certificates of Deposit, 1860s
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Unissued sheet of two Certificates of Deposit for P.A. Lamping & Co. Banking House. Allegorical vignette. Printed by Britton & Co., San Fran...
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C.T.H. Palmer, Granite Banking House Receipt, 18631363 - C.T.H. Palmer, Granite Banking House Receipt, 1863
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Receipt dated Oct. 8, 1863 for $220 from Peter Coffey; signed C.T. H. Palmer. A 5 cent brown “Inld. Exchange” Internal Revenue stamp. Wells Fargo depo
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Independence, California Wells Fargo Imprinted Check1364 - Independence, California Wells Fargo Imprinted Check
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Extra rare! IMprinted Nathan Rhine. 'P' stamped on check. From Nathan Rhine, per Henry Rhine, to the Postmaster of San Francisco. Deep Blue ...
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1859 Nevada City, Gold Rush Era Second of Exchange1365 - 1859 Nevada City, Gold Rush Era Second of Exchange
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Nov. 3, 1859 No. 70 issued to Mm. Amilia Miller for $50. Signed Birdseye & Co. Vignette of steamer at top, dog with trunk at left. Printed by Ma...
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Birdseye & Co. Second of Exchange, Nevada City, CA 18601366 - Birdseye & Co. Second of Exchange, Nevada City, CA 1860
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Dateline Nevada, Cala., July 3rd, 1860. Issued to Mrs. Amelia Miller for $50 to be paid at sight. Signed Birdseye & Co. Ship vignette (top cente...
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Two Page & Bacon First of Exchanges, Sacramento City, 18551367 - Two Page & Bacon First of Exchanges, Sacramento City, 1855
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California Gold Rush era. Both are identical form. Dateline Sacramento City, January 3rd and February 15th, 1855. No. 16513, pay to Ben Smith at sight
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Two Gold Bank of D.O. Mills & Co. Exchanges, 18741368 - Two Gold Bank of D.O. Mills & Co. Exchanges, 1874
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Both are drawn on the Bank of California in New York. Identical design featuring a locomotive vignette and a vignette of farm tools. Printed by ABN, N
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D.O. Mills & Co. Second of Exchange, 1865, $5,000 in Gold Coin1369 - D.O. Mills & Co. Second of Exchange, 1865, $5,000 in Gold Coin
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Issued in Sacramento, Aug. 7, 1865 for $5,000 in Gold Coin to S.J. Shern. Signed DO Mills & Co. Reverse has endorsements for DO Mills, but none ...
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Possibly the Only Remaining Uncut Sheet of Dunbar's California Bank1370 - Possibly the Only Remaining Uncut Sheet of Dunbar's California Bank
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Very Early Gold Rush! Dunbar established this bank in San Francisco in 1850, where he redeemed at par the gold coins of Baldwin & Co. In 1851....
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Bank of California Telegraphic Transfer of Funds1371 - Bank of California Telegraphic Transfer of Funds
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We have not seen one of these before! Transfer from Saul McGanney of $203.00 to Edward J McGanney of New York. Printed "W. C. Ralston, cashier&...
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1882 Bank of California Second of Exchange for 30 Pounds1372 - 1882 Bank of California Second of Exchange for 30 Pounds
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Number b/4152 for Filippo Giannoni(?). Signed by JP Allen and William Jay(?). "* 30 *" is stamp punched. Date: 1882 Location: San Fra...
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Bank of California Exchange Signed by D.O. Mills, 1866, Payable in Gold Coin1373 - Bank of California Exchange Signed by D.O. Mills, 1866, Payable in Gold Coin
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A great autograph to have on a Bank of California piece as D.O. Mills was one of the original investors and founders of the bank in 1864! He was also
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Bank of California Exchange Signed by D.O. Mills, 1867, Payable in Gold Coin Plus Lees & Waller Exch1374 - Bank of California Exchange Signed by D.O. Mills, 1867, Payable in Gold Coin Plus Lees & Waller Exch
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Great pair. 1) Premier piece is the Bank of California Duplicate of Exchange signed by president D.O. Mills. No. 19715, issued Oct. 9, 1867 to William
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Two Bank of California Exchanges, One with RN-F Revenue Imprint1375 - Two Bank of California Exchanges, One with RN-F Revenue Imprint
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1) Rare Bank of California Duplicate of Exchange dated May 15, 1878 with imprinted revenue stamp RN-F1. To the Agency of the Bank of California at 12
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Bank of California 2nd & 3rd of Exchanges, Oriental Bank Corporation, 1870s1376 - Bank of California 2nd & 3rd of Exchanges, Oriental Bank Corporation, 1870s
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Lot of 2. 1) Rare Third of Exchange, dateline San Francisco July 15th, 1871. No. 9691. Sixty days after sight pay Rafaela C. de Temple 14,041 pounds s
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Bank of California Duplicate of Exchange to be Paid at the New York Office, 18771377 - Bank of California Duplicate of Exchange to be Paid at the New York Office, 1877
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No. 20816. Dateline San Francisco June 1st, 1877. At sight, pay Mary Rolph $25 in U.S. Gold Coin at the Agency of the Bank of California at 12 Pine St
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Bank of California Duplicate of Exchange, Bold Cancel, Payable in Gold Coin, 18681378 - Bank of California Duplicate of Exchange, Bold Cancel, Payable in Gold Coin, 1868
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Dateline San Francisco, Nov. 6th, 1868. No. 24003, payable to Geo. A. York for $1,000 in U.S. Gold Coin. 2 cent IR adhesive stamp with super cancel. R
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Bank of California Second of Exchange, 1894 w/ Italy Connection1379 - Bank of California Second of Exchange, 1894 w/ Italy Connection
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No. 338, issued Sep. 11, 1894 for 125 Lire Gold to Guisseppa Freasetti. To be paid at Granet, Brown & Co., in Genoa, Italy. Allegorical vignett...
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Four Frank Bell 3rd of Exchanges, 1860s San Francisco1380 - Four Frank Bell 3rd of Exchanges, 1860s San Francisco
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Four of the same style, pictorial, issued 1867-1869. All have steamship vignette and San Francisco dateline. All are from Charles Duisenberg & C...
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Donohoe, Kelly & Co. Second of Exchange, San Francisco, 18721381 - Donohoe, Kelly & Co. Second of Exchange, San Francisco, 1872
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Banking House of Donohoe, Kelly & Co. Dateline San Francisco, Oct. 24th, 1872. No. 1216. At sight pay E.H. Due 64 pounds sterling and charge the...
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Two Donohoe, Kelly & Co. Exchanges with Different RNs, 1875 & 18761382 - Two Donohoe, Kelly & Co. Exchanges with Different RNs, 1875 & 1876
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Lot of two Original Exchanges. 1) No. 14893. RN-D revenue imprint. Issued Sept. 20th, 1875 to Eugene Kelly & Co. for $1,500. Eugene, Kelly &am...
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Drexel, Sather, & Church First of Exchange, San Francisco, 1856, Gold Rush1383 - Drexel, Sather, & Church First of Exchange, San Francisco, 1856, Gold Rush
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Drexel, Sather & Church, Bankers, and Dealers in Foreign & Domestic Exchange. No. 27770. Dateline San Francisco, Jan. 4th, 1856. Pay $156.31...
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Meader, Lolor & Co. Second of Exchange, San Francisco, 18631384 - Meader, Lolor & Co. Second of Exchange, San Francisco, 1863
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Extra rare. No. 1094, issued in San Francisco on November 25th, 1863 to Ames for $550. Signed Meader, Lolor & Co. Two different ship vignettes. ...
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The Nevada Bank of San Francisco, 2nd & 3rd of Exchanges, 1878 & 18891385 - The Nevada Bank of San Francisco, 2nd & 3rd of Exchanges, 1878 & 1889
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Lot of two. 1) Rare Third of Exchange. Issued January 8th, 1878. No. 000062. Pay 60 days after sight to Ed. Santos 15,450 francs. Drawn on Hottinguer
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Page, Bacon & Co. Second of Exchange, San Francisco, 18531386 - Page, Bacon & Co. Second of Exchange, San Francisco, 1853
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Gold Rush era! No. 21240 for $100. Dated June 15th, 1853. A second of exchange signed by Page Bacon & Co., paid to the order of E. Wyse. Vignett...
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Parrott & Co. Banking House Second of Exchange, San Francisco, 18651387 - Parrott & Co. Banking House Second of Exchange, San Francisco, 1865
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Rare. Dateline San Francisco, April 12th, 1865. Issued to Wheeler Martin for $1,000 in gold coin. Signed Parrott & Co. $2.00 California State Ta...
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H. & W. Pierce Third of Exchange, San Francisco, 18701388 - H. & W. Pierce Third of Exchange, San Francisco, 1870
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Extra rare! No. 71. Dateline San Francisco, July 11th, 1870. Pay 60 days after sight to the Bank of California 10,000 pounds sterling. Instructions bo
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Two Different John Sime & Co. Exchanges, San Francisco, 1860s1389 - Two Different John Sime & Co. Exchanges, San Francisco, 1860s
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Both are Second of Exchange. 1) No. 654, issued Dec. 22nd, 1864 to C. & G.C. Winchester for $1,451.45 in gold coin. $3.00 red California State T...
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Tallant & Co. Second of Exchange, San Francisco, 18631390 - Tallant & Co. Second of Exchange, San Francisco, 1863
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Tallant & Company Bankers (Wilde crossed out). Dateline San Francisco, Cal., April 22, 1863. No. 74. Pay $375 dollars to Hudson River Cement Co....
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Tallant & Wilde Second of Exchange, San Francisco, 1858 w/ California Revenue Stamp1391 - Tallant & Wilde Second of Exchange, San Francisco, 1858 w/ California Revenue Stamp
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No. 6929. Dateline San Francisco, Cal., May 4, 1858. Pay to Mrs. Elizabeth Dickinson $100. Drawn on The Bank of the State of New York. Signed Tallant
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Third of Exchange, San Francisco to Berlin, 18701392 - Third of Exchange, San Francisco to Berlin, 1870
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Rare pictorial third of exchange. Dateline San Francisco, April 14, 1870. To be redeemed in Berlin. Printed by Ames & Barnes, New York. Three vi...
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Gold Rush State Treasurer Warrant, Vallejo, California 18521393 - Gold Rush State Treasurer Warrant, Vallejo, California 1852
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This rare Gold Rush document records the few months in 1852 and 1853 when Vallejo was the California State Office. Vallejo was the State Capital, Janu
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Rhodes & Co. Express and Banking Office Checks, Weaverville, 1850s1394 - Rhodes & Co. Express and Banking Office Checks, Weaverville, 1850s
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Lot of four checks/drafts for the Express & Banking Office of Rhodes & Co., Weaverville, California, 1853-1855 to be paid at the Rhodes &...
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Two California Gold Rush Checks1395 - Two California Gold Rush Checks
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1) Sacramento City Bank. Dateline Shasta, October 21st, 1853. Pierce & Delap are paying themselves the hefty sum of $2,000. Blue paper. Spindle ...
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Unused Gold Rush Banking Documents including the very rare town of Don Pedro's Bar1396 - Unused Gold Rush Banking Documents including the very rare town of Don Pedro's Bar
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Lot of three. 1) Banking House of Montezuma. Duplicate of Exchange. 1854. 2) Banking house of P. A. Lamping. Original of exchange. 186-. 3) Check from
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to R******d for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Colorado Check Collection including Revenue & Rarities1397 - Colorado Check Collection including Revenue & Rarities
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 27. Includes Boulder, Central City, Cripple Creek, Denver, Georgetown, Leadville, Trinidad, and Victor. 1) Boulder: Nine checks. Five are Natio
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to M******n for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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