Mining, Minerals and Mayhem Auction

Auction Details

A Composium of Western Americana
Featuring the Bodie Collection and the Gottschalk Ore Specimen Collection.

Session D is a Mail-Bid Only Auction. Absentee bids will be accepted only. No live bidding will be allowed. All winners will be contacted after the auction.
AZ - Congress Junction,Yavapai County - Bullard Mines Collection152AZ - Congress Junction,Yavapai County - Bullard Mines Collection
Lot includes 3 items: Report of the Bullard Mines, Pierce Mining District, Yavapai County, prepared by E.W. Durfee; 2) map of the Longitudinal Section
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
AZ - Crittenden,Pima County - February 3, 1887 - Crittenden Smelting, Milling and Mining Company Sto153AZ - Crittenden,Pima County - February 3, 1887 - Crittenden Smelting, Milling and Mining Company Sto
Incorporated in 1886. Cert. # 79, issued to Michael Kreiss for 50 shares. Signed by president R.P. Merillion and secretary Geo. L. Bramard. Black bord
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (150.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 176.25
AZ - Douglas,c1905 - Home Soda Works Bottle *Territorial*154AZ - Douglas,c1905 - Home Soda Works Bottle *Territorial*
2 piece mold, oval slug plate, mug base, with what appears to be an applied top with a bit of wear where the glass was rolled at the base of the top.
Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold for (185.00 + 32.38) x 1 = 217.38
AZ - Douglas,1904 - Houck & Dieter Co. Bottle155AZ - Douglas,1904 - Houck & Dieter Co. Bottle
This is the rare clear variety, x-Grapentine. 2 piece mold tool top, circular slug plate. Purplish smokey color. A chip to the top on the back has bee
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (275.00 + 48.13) x 1 = 323.13
AZ - Douglas,c1905 - Imsland & Son Bottle156AZ - Douglas,c1905 - Imsland & Son Bottle
Sparkling mint, gem condition. This is certainly the finest known or at very least a tie with the finest known. 2 piece mold crown top. Rare aqua bott
Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 90.00 - 150.00
Sold for (85.00 + 14.88) x 1 = 99.88
AZ - Flagstaff,Coconino County - 1920 - Crater Mining Company Stock Certificate - Fenske Collection157AZ - Flagstaff,Coconino County - 1920 - Crater Mining Company Stock Certificate - Fenske Collection
Canyon Diablo. Incorporated in Maine in 1920. Cert. #5 issued to M.G. Connellan for one share. Signed by president and treasurer, although signatures
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold for (600.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 705.00
AZ - Globe,Gila County - 1902 - Confederate Mining Company Stock Certificate *Territorial* - Fenske 158AZ - Globe,Gila County - 1902 - Confederate Mining Company Stock Certificate *Territorial* - Fenske
Brown’s mining district. Incorporated in Arizona in 1901. Cert. #157 issued to B.W. Simmons for 20 shares. Signed by Lee Crandall, president, and R.W.
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (110.00 + 19.25) x 1 = 129.25
AZ - Globe,Gila County - 1882 - Union League Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate *Territorial* -159AZ - Globe,Gila County - 1882 - Union League Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate *Territorial* -
Incorporated in New Jersey in 1881. Certificate #110, issued to Chas. T. Cobb for 250 shares in 1882. Signed by president Geo. W. Dickson, Jr. and sec
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (150.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 176.25
AZ - Globe Mining District,Maricopa County - August 10, 1881 - Silver Nugget Mining Company Stock Ce160AZ - Globe Mining District,Maricopa County - August 10, 1881 - Silver Nugget Mining Company Stock Ce
Silver Nugget Mining Company Incorporated in New York, 1881. Stock certificate 2164 issued to J.G. Sands for 100 shares of capital stock on August 10,
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (100.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 117.50
AZ - Grand Canyon,Coconini County - c1885 - Western Photographs161AZ - Grand Canyon,Coconini County - c1885 - Western Photographs
Lot of 5. 1) Stereoview photograph. Photo measures 6" x 3", mounted on a light gray matte that measures 7" x 3 1/2". Daguerreotype
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
AZ - Grand Canyon Village,Coconino County - June 17, 1907 - Bright Angel Trail RPC162AZ - Grand Canyon Village,Coconino County - June 17, 1907 - Bright Angel Trail RPC
White border RPC. Image is with two men and two horses on the dirt road called the Bright Angel Trail. Undivided back, used and cancelled (Los Angeles
Start Price : 38.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold for (80.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 94.00
AZ - Hayden's Ferry,Maricopa County - 1874-1876 - Arizona Territory Pioneer Letters *Territorial*163AZ - Hayden's Ferry,Maricopa County - 1874-1876 - Arizona Territory Pioneer Letters *Territorial*
Lot of 11. One letter is undated. All the letters are from Ella Shute to Lou (Louie Earle Williams). Many of the letters in this group are just catc
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold for (500.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 587.50
AZ - Jerome,Yavapai County - 1905 - Black Hills Copper Company Limited Stock Certificate - Fenske Co164AZ - Jerome,Yavapai County - 1905 - Black Hills Copper Company Limited Stock Certificate - Fenske Co
Incorporated under the Territory of Arizona in 1899. Cert. #613, issued to William Crockard for 500 shares at Pittsburgh, Pa. in 1905. Signed by R.A.T
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (50.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 58.75
AZ - Jerome,c1927 - Jerome Coca Cola Soda Works Bottle165AZ - Jerome,c1927 - Jerome Coca Cola Soda Works Bottle
Jerome is a mining town located just above the Verde Valley. This common aqua bottle is in good condition. Approx 7.75" tall.
Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold for (100.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 117.50
AZ - Mesilla,Pima County - c1862 - San Augusting Mining Company, Arizona, Stock *Territorial* - Fens166AZ - Mesilla,Pima County - c1862 - San Augusting Mining Company, Arizona, Stock *Territorial* - Fens
Incorporated in Arizona January to March 1862, although dated 186_ on the certificate. Unissued 100-share certificate and unnumbered, but signed by Pr
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold for (300.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 352.50
AZ - Mineral Hill District,Pima County - January 3, 1883 - Copper Emperial Mining Company Stock Cert167AZ - Mineral Hill District,Pima County - January 3, 1883 - Copper Emperial Mining Company Stock Cert
Copper Emperial Mining Company certificate 126 for 25 shares. Printed by Henry Seibert & Bro, New York. U/C, Signed by Secretary JL Douglas and Pr
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (110.00 + 19.25) x 1 = 129.25
AZ - Mohave County,1911 - Gold Road Mines Company Stock Certificate - Fenske Collection168AZ - Mohave County,1911 - Gold Road Mines Company Stock Certificate - Fenske Collection
Gold Road District. Incorporated in Maine in 1911. Cert. #1, issued to F.W. Batchelder for one share. Signatures illegible due to cancellation punch h
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
AZ - Mohave County,Grand Gulch Mining Company169AZ - Mohave County,Grand Gulch Mining Company
The Grand Gulch Mining Company, located north of the Colorado River close to the borders of both Nevada and Utah, was incorporated circa 1876 in St. G
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (50.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 58.75
AZ - Mohave County,1866, 1911 - Mohave County Mining Stocks Certificates - Fenske Collection170AZ - Mohave County,1866, 1911 - Mohave County Mining Stocks Certificates - Fenske Collection
Lot of two. 1. No. 133 from the Minnesota Gold Mining Co. Issued to Walter W. Webb on March 19, 1866 for 5 shares. Signed by President H. H. Sibley (F
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (150.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 176.25
AZ - Nogales,1917 - Purity Bottling Works Bottle171AZ - Nogales,1917 - Purity Bottling Works Bottle
Scarce aqua variety. Vertical rectangular slug plate. ABM. 8" tall. Wear to the surface of "Purity" light rust on interior, easily remo
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (75.00 + 13.13) x 1 = 88.13
AZ - Oatman,Mohave County - Oatman Area Mining Stock Certificates172AZ - Oatman,Mohave County - Oatman Area Mining Stock Certificates
Lot of 6. 1.)Cone Mining and Milling Company Stock. Oatman. CertNo.#381 for 200 shares issued to M.P. Graff in 1916. Signed by Hugh Sparman, secretary
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold for (75.00 + 13.13) x 1 = 88.13
AZ - Phoenix,c1905 - Arizona Bottling Works Bottle173AZ - Phoenix,c1905 - Arizona Bottling Works Bottle
Tooled top 4 piece mold hutch. Clean, medium aqua. Minor casewear along the upper mold mark. 7" tall. Outlined title with 329 H on bottom. The c
Start Price : 38.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold for (38.00 + 6.65) x 1 = 44.65
AZ - Phoenix,1918 - Eagle Bottling Works Bottle174AZ - Phoenix,1918 - Eagle Bottling Works Bottle
Founded in 1913 by Howard M. Maxwell. The company was resold several times over the next few years and eventually became Celery-Vig Bottling operating
Start Price : 5.00 | Estimates : 10.00 - 30.00
Sold for (5.00 + 0.88) x 1 = 5.88
AZ - Phoenix,1915 - Phoenix Bottling Works Bottle175AZ - Phoenix,1915 - Phoenix Bottling Works Bottle
Proprietors M.E. Morin & R.P. Bicknell. Very common aqua variety. About 7.75" tall. Sparkling mint, a gem. This bottle has an unusual circula
Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold for (11.00 + 1.93) x 1 = 12.93
AZ - Phoenix,c1880 - Phoenix Bottling Works Bottle *Territorial*176AZ - Phoenix,c1880 - Phoenix Bottling Works Bottle *Territorial*
This beautiful aqua-green bottle is in sparkling mint condition with heavy whittling, possibly the finest known example. Applied top hutch variety. Ap
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold for (550.00 + 96.25) x 1 = 646.25
AZ - Phoenix,Maricopa County - 1877-1893 - Pioneer Arizona Territory Letters *Territorial*177AZ - Phoenix,Maricopa County - 1877-1893 - Pioneer Arizona Territory Letters *Territorial*
Lot of 6. These letters are from John Shute to Louie. In 1877, Phoenix is beginning to take shape as a city. There is talk of installing an electri
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (250.00 + 43.75) x 1 = 293.75
AZ - Phoenix,c1910 - Salt River Bottling Works178AZ - Phoenix,c1910 - Salt River Bottling Works
Founded in 1910 by Arthur Francis and Mr. Baker. The company only lasted until 1911. 4 piece mold, crown top. Medium aqua, very light case wear to the
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (30.00 + 5.25) x 1 = 35.25
AZ - Phoenix,c1910 - Salt River Bottling Works Bottle179AZ - Phoenix,c1910 - Salt River Bottling Works Bottle
Scarce aqua bottle from a short lived bottling company, 1910-1911. Measures approx 7.75" tall.
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (75.00 + 13.13) x 1 = 88.13
AZ - Pima County,1881 - Southern Arizona Mining and Milling Company Stock Certificate *Territorial* 180AZ - Pima County,1881 - Southern Arizona Mining and Milling Company Stock Certificate *Territorial*
Santo Domingo District. Incorporated in New York in 1880. Cert. #94, issued to M.L. Earle, Trustee for 100 shares. Signed by Wm. F. Turner, President,
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold for (50.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 58.75
AZ - Pinal,Mineral Creek - Ray Hercules Copper Company Stock Certificate181AZ - Pinal,Mineral Creek - Ray Hercules Copper Company Stock Certificate
Lot of 3 Items: Pinal, Mineral Creek, Arizona, Incorporated in Maine, all printed by the American Banknote Company 1) Certificate A5494 issued to Haro
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (50.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 58.75
AZ - Pinal County,1879 - Essex Mining Company Stock Certificate*Territorial* - Fenske Collection182AZ - Pinal County,1879 - Essex Mining Company Stock Certificate*Territorial* - Fenske Collection
Pioneer District. Incorporated in California in 1877. Cert. #53 issued to P.S. Swain, Trustee, for 100 shares. Signed by President A.W. Blair and Secr
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (100.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 117.50
AZ - Pinal County,1884 - Silver Queen Mining Company Stock  Certificate*Territorial* - Fenske Collec183AZ - Pinal County,1884 - Silver Queen Mining Company Stock Certificate*Territorial* - Fenske Collec
Pioneer District. Incorporated in New York in 1880. Cert. # 891 issued to J.L. Gensler for 100 shares. Signed by Nelson Morril as president and P.S. S
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold for (275.00 + 48.13) x 1 = 323.13
AZ - Prescott,c1905 - Beavers & Heisler Bottle184AZ - Prescott,c1905 - Beavers & Heisler Bottle
The Beavers and Heisler partnership began in 1902 after the Arizona Soda Works was destroyed by fire and rebuilt. 2 piece mold, tooled top hutch, ligh
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold for (300.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 352.50
AZ - Prescott,c1918 - Crystal Ice Company Bottle185AZ - Prescott,c1918 - Crystal Ice Company Bottle
The Crystal Ice Company was founded by Wm. Mulveron about 1895 when he recognized the need for ice in prescott while working in a liquor store. Uncomm
Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold for (40.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 47.00
AZ - Prescott,c1910 - G.L.M. Bottle186AZ - Prescott,c1910 - G.L.M. Bottle
George L. Merritt purchased the Soda Works previously owned by Beavers & Heisler in 1906. Merritt's Soda Works operated until 1920 when George pas
Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold for (50.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 58.75
AZ - Prescott,1913 - Prescott Bottling Works Bottle187AZ - Prescott,1913 - Prescott Bottling Works Bottle
The Prescott Bottling Works company was reopened by Morin in 1901 after a fire had previously destroyed the original company. It changed partnerships
Start Price : 38.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold for (38.00 + 6.65) x 1 = 44.65
AZ - Prescott,c1910 - Prescott Bottling Works Bottle *Territorial*188AZ - Prescott,c1910 - Prescott Bottling Works Bottle *Territorial*
4 piece mold. Ice blue to blue aqua variety. 8" tall. This is another essentially choice gem with only minor base case wear.
Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
Sold for (225.00 + 39.38) x 1 = 264.38
AZ - Prescott,Prescott Bottling Works Bottle *Territorial*189AZ - Prescott,Prescott Bottling Works Bottle *Territorial*
Medium aqua with some whittle. 2 piece mold, tooled top. Plain bottom. Nearly a gem bright and clean. Approx 6.25" tall
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold for (200.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 235.00
AZ - Prescott,c1908 - Prescott Bottling Works Bottle *Territorial*190AZ - Prescott,c1908 - Prescott Bottling Works Bottle *Territorial*
Aqua, 4 piece mold. Generally sparkling mint with the minor exception of a very light rust stain inside reverse, easily removable. Essentially a gem.
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold for (250.00 + 43.75) x 1 = 293.75
AZ - Quijotoa,Pima County - April 16, 1883 - Arizona Peerless Silver Mining Company Stock Certificat191AZ - Quijotoa,Pima County - April 16, 1883 - Arizona Peerless Silver Mining Company Stock Certificat
Incorporated in Kansas in 1882. Cert. #192, issued to Henry Hamilton for 5 shares. Signed by B.F. Simpson as president and C.H. Hand, secretary. Three
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (175.00 + 30.63) x 1 = 205.63
AZ - Reservation,Navajo County - c1900-1910 - Arizona/New Mexico Indian Photos - Mueller Collection192AZ - Reservation,Navajo County - c1900-1910 - Arizona/New Mexico Indian Photos - Mueller Collection
Lot of 3 photos. 1) An Indian woman is seated on the ground in front of her home, grinding meal with a traditional manor and metate. Several dogs sit
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
AZ - Ruby,Santa Cruz County - 1918 - Goldfield Arizona Consolidated Mining Camp Panoramic Photograph193AZ - Ruby,Santa Cruz County - 1918 - Goldfield Arizona Consolidated Mining Camp Panoramic Photograph
5” x 24”. Caption in White Reads “Montana Mine” Ruby, Arizona 1918. Ruby is considered by some to be one of the better preserved ghost towns in Arizon
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (130.00 + 22.75) x 1 = 152.75
AZ - Salt River,1887-1882 - Pioneer Letters, Salt River *Territorial*194AZ - Salt River,1887-1882 - Pioneer Letters, Salt River *Territorial*
Four handwritten letters of early Arizona Territory settlers between Ella Shute, Louie Earl, and Miriam Middleton. Very touching letters from one woma
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold for (600.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 705.00
AZ - San Francisco District,1865 - George Hearst Signed Document195AZ - San Francisco District,1865 - George Hearst Signed Document
This probably unique mining stock certificate is arguably one of the top four western autographed stock certificates in America. The other three are:
Start Price : 15,000.00 | Estimates : 30,000.00 - 50,000.00
Sold for (35,000.00 + 6,125.00) x 1 = 41,125.00
AZ - Santa Cruz,August 12, 1868 - Rosario Silver Mining Company, Stock196AZ - Santa Cruz,August 12, 1868 - Rosario Silver Mining Company, Stock
Incorporated in New York. Cert. #432 issued to William Temple for 50 shares. Signed by R.A. Sinclair, president, and S.R. Selden, secretary. Vignette
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold for (325.00 + 56.88) x 1 = 381.88
AZ - Tempe,1928 - Delaware Punch Bottle197AZ - Tempe,1928 - Delaware Punch Bottle
Rare clear variety from the Standard Bottling works. 7.5" tall. Chip on base
Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold for (15.00 + 2.63) x 1 = 17.63
AZ - Tempe,Standard Bottling Works Bottle198AZ - Tempe,Standard Bottling Works Bottle
Light aqua, ABM, circular slug plate. "SBW" on bottom, essentially gem mint.
Start Price : 12.00 | Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
AZ - Tempe,1928 - Standard Bottling Works Bottle199AZ - Tempe,1928 - Standard Bottling Works Bottle
The Standard Bottling company was founded by Valencio T. Grado in 1916. They bottled a variety of soda's including Tokay Crush, Grape Ale, Schooner Br
Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold for (10.00 + 1.75) x 1 = 11.75
AZ - Tombstone,Cochise County - 1887 - E.B. Gage Collection200AZ - Tombstone,Cochise County - 1887 - E.B. Gage Collection
Lot of 3. 1) Two checks from the Office of E. B. Gage in Tombstone, Arizona and drawn on the First National Bank of Youngstown, Ohio: No. 15251 dated
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold for (75.00 + 13.13) x 1 = 88.13
AZ - Tombstone,Cochise County - 1883 March 22, 1882 - Emerald Mining Company Stock Certificate *Terr201AZ - Tombstone,Cochise County - 1883 March 22, 1882 - Emerald Mining Company Stock Certificate *Terr
Little is known about the Emerald Mining Company which was incorporated on March 22, 1882, but E. B. Gage, to whom the stock certificate was issued, w
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold for (150.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 176.25