San Francisco,CA - March 22, 1859 - Justh & Hunter Assay Receipt San Francisco :
Category:Collectibles / Historical Memorabilia
Start Price:1,000.00 USD
Estimated At:2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD
1,600.00USD+ (280.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
SOLD at 2011 Mar 16 @ 09:09UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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Assay receipt from the assay offices of Justh & Hunter at San Francisco dated March 22, 1859. Signed on the bottom by Hardy and Kennedy and E. Smith. Gold Bullion was assayed by D.O. Mills. Full value of the gold bullion was an estimated $3,451.69 and weighed 197.55oz. The assay receipt is numbered 9148. Red writing and gold trim throughout. There are some minor page discolorations. Overall in fine condition. The reverse is dated March 22, 1859 as well. This is one of the very few assay receipts known from this firm, made famous today by their gold ingots found on the SS Central America.