Great American Treasure Hunt

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Holabird’s Western Americana Collections Presents
The Great American Treasure Hunt
Western Americana & Numismatic Auction

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Friday - September 12 - 10am-6pm
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Sessions 1 & 2
LIVE AUCTION
Saturday, September 13, 2014 & Sunday, September 14, 2014
Starting Time: 9am PST, both days

Session 3
ABSENTEE AUCTION
Internet or phone bidding only.
Sept 15, 2014
Starting time: 9am monday

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Tuesday through Friday after the sale,
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Mountain King Mine, Alaska, Photographs804 - Mountain King Mine, Alaska, Photographs
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1914. Set of five photographs, three unique. Writing from July of 1914 identifies the elevation at 3,000 feet, pack train going up the down the trail
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Alaska Gold Rush Photo Collection805 - Alaska Gold Rush Photo Collection
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Lot of 31 early photographs. Most measure 3 3/4" x 5." Many are very faded, all are curled, but every one is an interesting view into the ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to 6*****b for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Alaska Mining Stereoviews806 - Alaska Mining Stereoviews
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Lot of 3. 1) Clarence Berry's Claim on the Eldorado. Photographed and published by B.W. Kilburn, 1899. 2) The Mine where a single pan of gravel ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 9*****H for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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Alaska Stock Certificate Group plus Coupon Sheets807 - Alaska Stock Certificate Group plus Coupon Sheets
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Two mining stocks from Alaska plus a group of cancelled dividend coupons from a third company. 1)Hammon Consolidated Gold Fields (ME), issued in 1922.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to u******i for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Sluicing Scene on Poverty Bar808 - Sluicing Scene on Poverty Bar
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B&W period photo of gold mining in Alaska. This is a mammoth plate photograph, very rare. It measures 13"x10.7. Clarity & contrast are ...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Globe, Arizona Mining Stock Group809 - Globe, Arizona Mining Stock Group
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A group of 10 certificates from Globe, Arizona operators. 1)Orphan Copper Co., issued 1908 for 100 shares. Inc. in Arizona. Operated at Globe (1908 C.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to m********e for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Gila River Mining Co. of New Orleans, Louisiana Stock Certificate810 - Gila River Mining Co. of New Orleans, Louisiana Stock Certificate
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Inc. in New Orleans, Louisiana, circa 1859. Unissued. "New Mexico and Arizona" at left. Printed by H. Whermann, New Orleans. Datelined New...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********e for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Central Arizona Mining Company Stock Certificate 1882811 - Central Arizona Mining Company Stock Certificate 1882
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Cert. #6302, issued at New York to Bennett T. Scranton for 100 shares. Signed by J.M. Seymour as president and J.A. Bales as secretary. The company op
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********e for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Copper Emperor Mining Company Stock Certificate  1883812 - Copper Emperor Mining Company Stock Certificate 1883
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Cert. #132, issued at New York to Geo. J. Weuck for 25 shares. Inc. in New York. Signed by president Albert Welles and secretary J.L. Douglass. We are
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********e for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Santa Ana Mining Company Stock Certificate, 1898.813 - Santa Ana Mining Company Stock Certificate, 1898.
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Cert. #1154. Incorporated in the Territory of Arizona. Issued to Jacques Monthiers for one founders share in 1898. Signed by Herbert J. Delamer as pre
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********e for (550.00 + 107.25) x 1 = 657.25
 
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Rosario Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate814 - Rosario Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Incorporated in New York. Certificate #172. Issued to Mary Jane Temple for ten shares on March 5th, 1868. Signed by R.A. Sinclair, president, and S.R.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to m********e for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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The Mineral Mountain Mining Company Stock Certificate815 - The Mineral Mountain Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Cert. #12, issued at Chicago, Ill. In 1890 to Jacob L. Ulery for 2000 shares. Signed by John P. Beal as president and M.K. Shefflen as secretary. Grea
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********e for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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George A. Treadwell Mining Company Stock816 - George A. Treadwell Mining Company Stock
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Cert. #8433, issued at New York in 1906 to G.J. Pryor for 100 shares. Signed by George A. Treadwell as president and Myra B. Martin as secretary. Stev
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********e for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Yavapai County Stock Certificate Group (13)817 - Yavapai County Stock Certificate Group (13)
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A group of 13 certificates from different Yavapai County companies. 1)Stout Mining Company (AZ), 1908, listed at Juniper Flats in Garbani 2)American C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 250.00
Sold to m********e for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Five Arizona Corporations Issued between 1902 and 1910818 - Five Arizona Corporations Issued between 1902 and 1910
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A nice group of issued shares from Arizona Incorporations. 1)The Stonewall Copper Company (A.T), issued at St. Louis, MO. In 1902. Shares issued for C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********e for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Five Arizona Corporations Issued between 1903 and 1909819 - Five Arizona Corporations Issued between 1903 and 1909
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Five different mining stocks incorporated in Arizona. 1)Midway Consolidated Mining Co. (A.T.), issued at New York City in 1903. Three mining vignettes
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********e for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Group of 13 Mining Stocks Incorporated in Arizona820 - Group of 13 Mining Stocks Incorporated in Arizona
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Certificates from 13 different companies, all issued. 1)United Mining & Development Company of America (AZ), issued 1903. Tears at the top edge....
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (180.00 + 35.10) x 1 = 215.10
 
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Mining Pack Mules and Prospector Stereoviews821 - Mining Pack Mules and Prospector Stereoviews
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This is a lot of 3 stereoviews showing cowboys and prospectors going about their business. 1) Shows a lone cowboy leading his horse on a trail in the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to c*********p for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Six Arizona Corporations Issued between 1902 and 1910822 - Six Arizona Corporations Issued between 1902 and 1910
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Six different mining stocks incorporated in Arizona. 1)The Arizona Prosperity Gold Mines Company (A.T.), issued at Chicago in 1902. Oval mining vignet
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to m********e for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Six Arizona Mining Stocks 1904-1919823 - Six Arizona Mining Stocks 1904-1919
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Six very nice Arizona mining stocks. 1)Buckeye Mining and Milling Co. (AZ), issued in 1904. Mines: Cochise County, Arizona printed on the masthead. Vi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to m********e for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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The Resources of Arizona, Hamilton, 1884824 - The Resources of Arizona, Hamilton, 1884
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Hamilton, Patrick; The Resources of Arizona, 1884, third edition. Bancroft & Co., San Francisco. 415pp with 13 pp of advertisements. Large folde...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to T*********t for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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"The Pearl" Gold and Silver Mining Co. Stock Cert.825 - "The Pearl" Gold and Silver Mining Co. Stock Cert.
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This is stock no. 177 issued to May Cooper on March 5, 1864 for 50 shares. In was incorporated on July 1863 and was located in the Silver Mountain Dis
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to i*****l for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Cataract Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Cert.826 - Cataract Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Cert.
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This is stock no. 14, issued to F. Cooper on October 16, 1863 for 5 shares. It was incorporated September 1863 and located at Cataract Ledge, Amador C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to i*****l for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Coast Range Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Cert.827 - Coast Range Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Cert.
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This is stock no. 133, it was issued to Frank Cooper on September 7, 1863 for 10 shares. It was incorporated July, 1863 and was located in the Silver
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to i*****l for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Crystal Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Cert.828 - Crystal Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Cert.
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Stock no. 152, issued to A.E. Cooper on March 5, 1864 for 50 shares. It was incorporated on July 17, 1863 and located in the Silver Mountain District
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to i*****l for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Eagle Gold Quartz Mining Co. Stock Certificate829 - Eagle Gold Quartz Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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This is stock no. 198, issued on September 5, 1866 to a D. Van Veck for 181 shares. The printer is identified as Water Brothers & Co., Printers....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to j******d for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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Eureka Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate830 - Eureka Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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This is stock no. 45, issued on August 19, 1863 to Frank Cohen for 10 shares. It was incorporated on August 3, 1863 and located in the Silver Mountain
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to j******d for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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Ione Cooper Mining Co. Stock Certificate831 - Ione Cooper Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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No. 37. Issued to John Edward on May 30, 1863 for 1 share. It was incorporated on April 27, 1863 and located in Ione City. The printer is identified a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to j******d for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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Omnibus Gold, Silver and Copper Mining Co. Stock832 - Omnibus Gold, Silver and Copper Mining Co. Stock
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This is an extremely early piece from early Alpine County; so early in fact, that this piece was created a year before Alpine County was created. No.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to i*****l for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Pennsylvania Gold and Silver Mining Co. Stock Cert833 - Pennsylvania Gold and Silver Mining Co. Stock Cert
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No. 585, issued to Peter Olson on August 16, 1869 for 2 ½ shares. It was incorporated June 3, 1863 and was located in the Silver Mountain Distr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to i*****l for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Zacatero Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate834 - Zacatero Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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This is stock no. 143 issued to R. Hamm Trustee on August 4, 1874 for 1,000 shares. It was incorporated February 1873. The printer is identified as Li
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to h*******2 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Butte County Mining Photo Suite c. 1890s835 - Butte County Mining Photo Suite c. 1890s
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Set of 5 cabinet photos. Each measures 7 1/2" x 5 1/4." Five different views of mining scenes along the river. Miners are moving the river...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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West Point Quartz Mining Laws836 - West Point Quartz Mining Laws
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These laws were adopted on August 3, 1867. Boundaries were the junction of the South and North Fork of the Mokelumne River and running thence up the s
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to m********y for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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El Dorado Mines Cross-Section Sketch837 - El Dorado Mines Cross-Section Sketch
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Hand-sketched & colored diagram of a mine's cross-section, complete with drain tunnels, shafts, engine rooms, hoists, pump stations and cart...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Klamath River Hydraulic Mining Photograph838 - Klamath River Hydraulic Mining Photograph
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Framed photograph entitled, "Scene at the Klamath River, Humboldt Co., California." Photo by A.W. Ericson, Arcata, Cal. View of hose spray...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to g********t.. for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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Lot Withdrawn839 - Lot Withdrawn
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Lot Withdrawn
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Start Price : 0.00
 
 
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20 Mule Team hauling Borax in Death Valley, Federal Litho Company840 - 20 Mule Team hauling Borax in Death Valley, Federal Litho Company
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c. 1895. The famed 20-mule team pulls two large wagons and a smaller trailer through the trackless desert. The black horses contrast with the pale gol
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to k***v for (1,600.00 + 312.00) x 1 = 1,912.00
 
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Greenwater Furnace Creek Copper Co. Stock Certificate841 - Greenwater Furnace Creek Copper Co. Stock Certificate
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Cert. #550, issued at Los Angeles in 1906 to Joseph Herb for 100 shares. Signed by HH Busch as president and S.B. Cannell as secretary. Geo. Nixon was
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*****l for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Johnnie-Greenwater Cons. Copper Co. Stock Certificate842 - Johnnie-Greenwater Cons. Copper Co. Stock Certificate
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Cert. #240, issued in 1906 at Los Angeles to B.M. Blythe for 50,000 shares. Signed by M.H. Smith Jr as president and Byron H Cook as secretary. The co
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*****l for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Keane Wonder Extension Mining Company Stock Certificate, Death Valley,  1907.843 - Keane Wonder Extension Mining Company Stock Certificate, Death Valley, 1907.
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Cert. #163, issued for 5000 shares to Mr.A.F. Broege. Inc. in Arizona. Signed by J.W. Ballard as president and N.E. Kelsey as secretary. In 1904, Capt
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to T*********t for (650.00 + 126.75) x 1 = 776.75
 
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South Greenwater Copper Company Stock, Death Valley,  1907.844 - South Greenwater Copper Company Stock, Death Valley, 1907.
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Cert. #75, issued to Cleveland H. Baker for 100 shares. Signed by John Hills as president and R.C. Moore as secretary. Tasker Oddie was a director of
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*****l for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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United Greenwater Copper Co. Stock Certificate, Death Valley845 - United Greenwater Copper Co. Stock Certificate, Death Valley
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Cert. #1727, issued in 1906 to P.J. Cadagan & Co. for 100 shares. Signed by Malcolm Macdonald as president. Macdonald was president of the First...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (90.00 + 17.55) x 1 = 107.55
 
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Agamemnon Gold and Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate 1864846 - Agamemnon Gold and Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate 1864
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Very rare early Inyo certificate. Inyo County was not formed until 1866, which is why this is listed as Tulare. Incorporated Sept. 22d, 1863. Location
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to m********e for (1,600.00 + 312.00) x 1 = 1,912.00
 
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Randsburg Collection847 - Randsburg Collection
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This is a lot of 4 pieces, all dating to soon after the formation of Randsburg, a mining town. Named for the mining town in South Africa, gold was dis
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Kearsarge Cons. Quicksilver Mining Company Stock Certificate, 1875.848 - Kearsarge Cons. Quicksilver Mining Company Stock Certificate, 1875.
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Cert. #67, issued for 200 shares to James McHaffie, the corp secretary and signed by Jno. Hanscom as president. Vignette of an Indian brave seated at
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to T*********t for (1,250.00 + 243.75) x 1 = 1,493.75
 
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Pacific Powder Co. Stock Certificate849 - Pacific Powder Co. Stock Certificate
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Stock no. 7 issued to James P. Pierce for 100 shares on November 3, 1871. Incorporated October 2, 1871. There is a 25c stamp on the left side of the s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********e for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Bodie and Hawthorne Telephone and Telegraph Company Stock Certificate850 - Bodie and Hawthorne Telephone and Telegraph Company Stock Certificate
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1897. Great Bodie stock. Incorporated August 6, 1892. Datelined Sept. 27th, 1897 in Bodie, California. Certificate #102. Issued for 125 shares to The
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to o*u for (475.00 + 92.63) x 1 = 567.63
 
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Handly Mining Co. Bodie Stock Certificate 1878851 - Handly Mining Co. Bodie Stock Certificate 1878
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This is the first certificate from this company that we have ever seen! Bright, crisp certificate. Handly Mining Company. Incorporated August 26th, 18
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to T*********t for (1,500.00 + 292.50) x 1 = 1,792.50
 
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North Standard Gold and Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate852 - North Standard Gold and Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate
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1882. Incorporated April 16th, 1879. Location: Bodie Mining District. Certificate #2873. Issued for one hundred shares to H. B. Parsons on August 28th
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Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to m********e for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Sonora Cons. Mining Company Stock Certificate 1879853 - Sonora Cons. Mining Company Stock Certificate 1879
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Very rare. Incorporated under the laws of the state of New York in Sept. 1879. #100. Cancelled. Datelined New York, Dec. 7, 1879. Issued for 100 share
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to 8******1 for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Tioga Consolidated Mining Co. Stock Certificate, Bodie, 1882.854 - Tioga Consolidated Mining Co. Stock Certificate, Bodie, 1882.
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Cert. #6537, issued at San Francisco to E.R. Grant, trustee and signed by A.J. Ralston as president and Ed. W. Sessions as secretary. Bodie Mining Dis
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*****l for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Tioga Consolidated Mining Company Stock Certificate855 - Tioga Consolidated Mining Company Stock Certificate
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1882. Incorporated March 14th, 1878. Bodie Mining District, California. Certificate #6534. Issued for 100 shares on Sept. 6, 1882 to E.R. Grant. Signe
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********e for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Consolidated Pacific Mining Co. Stock Certificate856 - Consolidated Pacific Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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Bodie, CA. Stock no. 4578 issued to F.E. Luty Trustee for 50 shares on November 27, 1885. It has some wear including creases and marks. Location: Bodi
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Tioga Consolidated Mining Company stock certificate857 - Tioga Consolidated Mining Company stock certificate
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Bodie, CA. Number 2279 for 30 shares issued to Willing Company, trustees. Signed by secretary William H. Lent (of Lent Shaft fame in Bodie) and presid
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to m********e for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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El Picacho Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate858 - El Picacho Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate
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1863. Certificate # 8. No incorporation date or printer listed. Issued for one share to H.B. Hosmer. Datelined Nevada City, April 20th, 1863. Signed b
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to m********e for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Four stock certificates: Orient Gold, Deadwood, and North Banner859 - Four stock certificates: Orient Gold, Deadwood, and North Banner
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1) Orient Gold Placer Mining Company of North San Juan, Unissued. 2-3) Two 1877 Deadwood Gold Mining Company #178 & #220. Signed by RB Symington...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Nevada County Mining and Business Directory, 1895860 - Nevada County Mining and Business Directory, 1895
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Quebedeaux 39: "first separate county directory since 1871; an important work on mining and business activity in Nevada County in the mid-1890s...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to e*****r for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Northern Cross Mining Co. Stock Certificate 1893861 - Northern Cross Mining Co. Stock Certificate 1893
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Cert. #116, issued to Osgood Eaton for 1000 shares. Signed by A.C. Taylor as president and D. Wheelan as secretary. Silver Mountain Mining District, S
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to T*********t for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
 
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Tecopah Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate862 - Tecopah Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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Stock no. 15 issued to William Mills Trustee on May 11, 1876 for 100 shares. It was incorporated on February 12, 1875 and located in the Clark Mining
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to i*****l for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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G.T. Brown & Co. Illustrated Stock Certificate for the Bechtel Consolidated Mining Co., Bodie, CA863 - G.T. Brown & Co. Illustrated Stock Certificate for the Bechtel Consolidated Mining Co., Bodie, CA
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Grafton Tyler Brown was one of the first African American lithographers in the American West during the mid to late 19th Century. He was one of the fi
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8******1 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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G.W. Bell Assay Office Memorandums (Set of Four)864 - G.W. Bell Assay Office Memorandums (Set of Four)
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1864. Lot of 4 early assay memorandums for the Savage Mining Company (Virginia City, NV). 1) Three Assay Memorandums for Land Bros. Mill, which operat
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to d******0 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Gold & Silver Tables for Assaying Book865 - Gold & Silver Tables for Assaying Book
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1872 assaying book from the Assay Office and Laboratory at #416 Montgomery Street. Directors include Alvinza Hayward and William C. Ralston. On the fr
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to p********n for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
 
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Superior Mining Stock Certificate866 - Superior Mining Stock Certificate
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Superior Mining Company, incorporated under the laws of the State of California 14 November 1882. Certificate No. 22, issued on 24 February 1883 to Ge
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G.T. Brown & Co. Illustrated Certificate for Booker Consolidated Gold Mining Co., Bodie, CA867 - G.T. Brown & Co. Illustrated Certificate for Booker Consolidated Gold Mining Co., Bodie, CA
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Grafton Tyler Brown was one of the first African American lithographers in the American West during the mid to late 19th Century. He was one of the fi
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G.T. Brown & Co. Illustrated Stock Certificate for the Goodshaw Mining Co., Bodie, CA868 - G.T. Brown & Co. Illustrated Stock Certificate for the Goodshaw Mining Co., Bodie, CA
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Grafton Tyler Brown was one of the first African American lithographers in the American West during the mid to late 19th Century. He was one of the fi
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EXTRA RARE Sierra Nevada Lake Water & Mining Company Stock Certificate869 - EXTRA RARE Sierra Nevada Lake Water & Mining Company Stock Certificate
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GOLD RUSH! #1414 for one share to James W. Denver. English style stock certificate. Signed by Joseph Bates and R. H. Walters. Denver was an American p
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Alaska Mining Company Stock Certificate870 - Alaska Mining Company Stock Certificate
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1881. Incorporated July 31, 1875. Certificate # 1078. Issued for ten shares to Philip L. Horn on Dec. 30th, 1881. Signed by S. Spiner as President. Un
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Large miner's scale, 1900-1920871 - Large miner's scale, 1900-1920
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Strong provenance for this large scale. Inside box it says used to weigh 450,000 grams by Martin Rohrig. Morning Glory Mine, Alleghany. This piece was
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Sholder, Patent Miners Candlestick872 - Sholder, Patent Miners Candlestick
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Engraved Mt. Shasta. Possibly an '03' after the Mt. Shasta engravingCity: Mt. ShastaCounty: SiskiyouState: C
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California Placer Mining Quartette873 - California Placer Mining Quartette
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1) Photograph entitled "Washing out a Cave". San Domingo Mine in Calaveras County, California. Photographer unknown. 2) Hydraulic Mining C...
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Californian Mining Company Stock Certificates874 - Californian Mining Company Stock Certificates
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Lot of 3 stock certificates from counties across California: 1) Valparaiso Mining Company, incorporated 31 December 1872. Certificate No. 239, issued
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Collection of 21 California Stocks, Mostly Mining875 - Collection of 21 California Stocks, Mostly Mining
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A nice collection of California stocks, including 19 mining related. 1)Mayflower Gold Mine (WV), issued at Ironwood, PA. in 1893. Mines at Amador City
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Sold to m********e for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Original Rocker Plate from California Gold Mining Region876 - Original Rocker Plate from California Gold Mining Region
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Rocker plate was dug and installed into a 20th Century rocker built to scale.City: County: State: CA
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International Bronze Powders, Ltd. Specimen Stock Certificates877 - International Bronze Powders, Ltd. Specimen Stock Certificates
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A group of five different color and denomination SPECIMEN stock certificates from International Bronze Powders, Ltd., a Canadian company. The company
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Kingston and Pembroke Iron Mining Company Stock Certificate878 - Kingston and Pembroke Iron Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Cert. #1601, issued for 100 shares to R.P. Flower & Co. Signed by Henry Seibert as president and D.S. Gibbons as treasurer. The company operated...
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Canadian Stock Certificate Group879 - Canadian Stock Certificate Group
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A nice group of Canadian mining shares. 1)Smith Creek Mining and Development Company (A.T.), issued at Pittsburgh, PA. for 16 shares in 1906. The comp
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The Canadian Mining Manual and Companies Directory880 - The Canadian Mining Manual and Companies Directory
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Bell, B.T.A.; The Canadian Mining Manual and Companies Directory; 1892; Victoria Chambers, Ottawa. 266pp, 51pp advertisements; 6 x 9"; pink boa...
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Geologic Atlas of the Aspen Mining District881 - Geologic Atlas of the Aspen Mining District
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Atlas to Accompany Monograph 31, Geology of the Aspen District, Colorado. J.E. Spurr. 1898. 18.5" x 21.5". Brown Government boards, a litt...
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Boulder Cons. Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate882 - Boulder Cons. Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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Inc. in New York, July 29th, 1879. No. 2215. Uncancelled. Issued for 100 shares to W. T. Whiting on Oct. 14th, 1881. Signed by Edwin Lord (president)
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Zephyr Mining Company Stock Certificate883 - Zephyr Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Monarch District. Inc. in New York in 1881. No. 59. Punch cancelled through signatures. Issued for 500 shares to Phillip A. Phillipsen on June 4th, 18
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Sold to T******1 for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Silver Dale Mining, Milling and Improvement Stock Certificate884 - Silver Dale Mining, Milling and Improvement Stock Certificate
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Inc. in New York in 1881. Property located in Chaffee County, Colorado. No. 805. Uncancelled. Issued for 10 shares to S. Bayard Fish, Trustee, on Apri
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Crescent Silver Company of Cincinnati Stock Certificate885 - Crescent Silver Company of Cincinnati Stock Certificate
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1870. Number 31 for 100 shares to Frank Dibben. Signed by secretary Thomas Biggs and president (?). 25c brown revenue stamp. Vignette is the state s
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Sold to 1*****c for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Baker Silver Mining Co. of Colo. Stock Certificate886 - Baker Silver Mining Co. of Colo. Stock Certificate
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Inc. in Colorado in 1866 with offices in Philadelphia. Georgetown Mining District. No. 1418. Uncancelled. Issued for 10 shares to Abraham Mickley on F
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Colorado Assay Office Receipt, Georgetown, Snake River District, 1872887 - Colorado Assay Office Receipt, Georgetown, Snake River District, 1872
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Very rare. Territorial. Assay Receipt #1358 for ore from the Silver Wing Lode, Snake River District, Summit County. Assayed for F. Witherell on Febry.
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Crescent Silver Co. Stock Certificate888 - Crescent Silver Co. Stock Certificate
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Argentine District. Inc. in Cincinnati, Ohio. No. 72. Pen and punch cancelled. Issued for 9 shares to Sarah A. Neff on Apr. 3, 1872. Signed by C.G. Pe
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Early 1866 Wells, Fargo & Co. GOLD DUST package receipt from Georgetown889 - Early 1866 Wells, Fargo & Co. GOLD DUST package receipt from Georgetown
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G. W. Barklage is sending the gold dust valued at $1,000 to R. G. Sneath of San Francisco. In 1866 Sneath was a grocer at 408 Front Street and the pre
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Mount Alpine Gold Co. Stock Certificate, 1864890 - Mount Alpine Gold Co. Stock Certificate, 1864
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Rare. Territorial. Incorporated under the laws of the state of New York. #440. Issued for 1000 shares to Stephen F. Nuckolls on Sept. 28th, 1864. Sign
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Sold to m********e for (750.00 + 146.25) x 1 = 896.25
 
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Rocky Mountain Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate, 1867891 - Rocky Mountain Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate, 1867
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Rare. Territorial. Incorporated February, 1864. Certificate # 489. Issued for 100 shares to W.H. Lawrence on May 7th, 1867. Signed by Satherton (?) as
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Hyland Mining and Milling Company 1902 Stock Certificate892 - Hyland Mining and Milling Company 1902 Stock Certificate
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Number 74 for 2,670 shares to Josephine Nichols signed by president and brother L. W. Nichols and William Root.City: County:
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Buckeye Mining and Tunneling Co. of Colorado Stock Certificates893 - Buckeye Mining and Tunneling Co. of Colorado Stock Certificates
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Two different certificates from this company. 1)Buckeye Mining and Tunneling Co. of Colorado incorporated on February 5, 1876. Colorful stock. No. 715
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Denver Fire Clay Company, Illustrated Catalog, 1903894 - Denver Fire Clay Company, Illustrated Catalog, 1903
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No book holdings found on OCLC. Softcover. "Assayers'/ Chemists' Supplies." "Manufacturers in Furnaces, Muffles, Crucibles, S...
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Denver Fire Clay Company, Illustrated Catalog No. 10895 - Denver Fire Clay Company, Illustrated Catalog No. 10
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1923. "Assayers' and Chemists' Supplies/ Scientific Apparatus/ Chemicals and Refractories" 602 pages. Green covers with gold lette...
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Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. Co. Catalog, No. 4896 - Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. Co. Catalog, No. 4
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1891. "Manufacturers of Mining Machinery in all its branches. Dealers in Mining and Milling Supplies. Manufacture the machinery complete for Re...
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Sold to T*********t for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
 
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Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. Catalog, No. 48897 - Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. Catalog, No. 48
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1917. Two different bindings found for this issue. This copy has black leather boards and gilt lettering."Designers, Manufacturers and Jobbers ...
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Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. Catalog, No. 75898 - Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. Catalog, No. 75
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1921. "Automotive Supplies and Garage Equipment." 959 pages. Index at beginning by category.. Great source of information for early car to...
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Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. Catalog, No. 97899 - Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. Catalog, No. 97
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1924. One book listing found on OCLC. "Machinery and Equipment of All Kinds/ General, Automotive, Electrical, and Radio Supplies." The Wah...
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Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. Catalog, No. 99900 - Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. Catalog, No. 99
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1924. No book holdings found on OCLC. Brown and gold boards. "Machinery and Equipment of All Kinds/ General, Automotive, Electrical, and Radio ...
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Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. Catalog, No. 100901 - Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. Catalog, No. 100
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1929. No book holdings found on OCLC. Green/black boards. Electrical Catalogue No. 100. "Machinery and Equipment of All Kinds/ General, Automot...
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Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. Catalog, No. 102902 - Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. Catalog, No. 102
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1931. No book holdings found on OCLC. Red boards with gilt lettering. General Catalogue No. 102. "Machinery and Equipment of All Kinds/ General...
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Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. 75th Anniv. Brochure903 - Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. 75th Anniv. Brochure
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1936. "75 Years of Progress. 1861/ 1936. Diamond Jubilee." Crème-colored softcover. 32 pages with photographs. Includes a detailed de...
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