NOT SOLD (BIDDING OVER)
0.00USD+ premiums, taxes, fees & shipping
WAS NOT SOLD, auction date was 2011 Mar 16 @ 10:00UTC-7 : PDT/MST
Lot of 2. #1) December 30, 1893. Reads in typed lettering “For: Gen R.P. Keating and F.E. Fielding, Assayer. This 8” x 5.5” inch assay receipt has two items in the “descriptions of sample” column. 1) Savage Battery Dec. 30 and ‘Settler’. Both items total a net value of $26.20. The reverse is blank, although, when held up to the light, a reverse “Eureka” can be read which is imbedded in the paper. #2) Stock certificate for the Consolidated Virginia Mining Company. The stock is small, only measuring 9.25” x 4.25”. It has an orange ornate border and a company logo on the left side. The certificate was issued in Virginia City on January 14, 1946. It certified that “Zeb Kendall, Mrs. Zeb. Kendall & A.L. Kendall tenants in common or the survivors thereof” were entitled to 1,000 shares of capital stock. It is signed by WJ Henley and Zeb Kendall. It was cancelled in October 1952 in Reno Nevada. There are two large purple stamps on the obverse to confirm. The reverse was initially signed by all beneficiaries.The Kendall family is an important family to Nevada mining history. It consisted of brothers and cousins that were both mining engineers and promoters for two generations. Their outstanding work on the Comstock and at Tonopah produced much ore. Lot as a whole is in fair condition.