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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HWAC Office
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Reno, NV 89511
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

LOT PICKUP
Tuesday through Friday after the sale,
normal office hours or by appointment

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Reno, NV 89511
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Cooperative Creamery Company Stock Certificate, Fallon, Nevada2197 - Cooperative Creamery Company Stock Certificate, Fallon, Nevada
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1921 stock certificate from the Cooperative Creamery Company, issued to S.C. Mitchell for 100 shares of capital stock, signed by W.E. Zoebel, Presiden
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to g****v for (15.00 + 2.93) x 1 = 17.93
 
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Searchlight Midas Mining Co. Stock Certificate2198 - Searchlight Midas Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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Stock no. 303 issued to George Kellis for 100 shares on December 10, 1906. The stock has a large tear down the right side that has resulted in a 1/3rd
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Mills, Post, & White Territorial stock certificate2199 - Mills, Post, & White Territorial stock certificate
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Territorial stock #16! 20 shares to Louis Zenin(?) on August 22, 1863 - one full year before Nevada was granted statehood! Incorporated May 27, 1863.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to e*****r for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Two Lincoln County, Nevada Stock Certificates2200 - Two Lincoln County, Nevada Stock Certificates
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1) Hard to Find Silverhorn Mining and Development Co. #616. Incorporated in Nevada in 1921. Issued to Bartlett Smith for 10 shares in 1923. Signed by
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 125.00
Sold to T*********t for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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Ramsey-Nevada Mining Co. Stock Certificate2201 - Ramsey-Nevada Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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This rare certificate features 5 beautiful vignettes, above the masthead and inside the scrolled border. Litho is by the Broun-Green Co. of New York.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to e*****r for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Shoshone National Bank Mining Co. Stock Certificate2202 - Shoshone National Bank Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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Incorporated April 15, 1905. Location of Mines, Bullfrog District. Datelined Goldfield, Nevada, May 18, 1906. #430. Uncancelled. Issued for 1000 share
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Shoshone National Bank Mining Company Stock Certificate2203 - Shoshone National Bank Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Incorporated April 15, 1905 (does not specify where). No. 419 issued May 18, 1906 to Peter Neeson for 1000 shares. Signed by the President, Jno Cook a
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Bullfrog Red Fox Mining Co. Stock Group2204 - Bullfrog Red Fox Mining Co. Stock Group
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This group contains a Prospectus and 2 subscription blanks for the Red Fox Mining Co. There is a stock certificate for the Revert Mining Co. It is No.
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Consolidated Imperial Mining Company stock certificate, Gold Hill, Nevada2205 - Consolidated Imperial Mining Company stock certificate, Gold Hill, Nevada
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Issued in 1898 for 100 Shares, #7572 to Coffin Sanderson, Trustee. Signed by James Newlands, president and C. L. McCoy, secretary. Black border with A
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to c********3 for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
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Rockland Gold Mines Stock certificate signed by Sandy Bowers and Eilley Orum Bowers2206 - Rockland Gold Mines Stock certificate signed by Sandy Bowers and Eilley Orum Bowers
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Fantasy piece created c1960. Seal says incorporated 1905 and stock says 1921. Either way, the first millionaires from Virginia City silver were dead.
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Tecopa Consolidated Mining Stock Certificate2207 - Tecopa Consolidated Mining Stock Certificate
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Certificate #5769 for 500 shares of Mining Company stock. Incorporated in South Dakota in 1907. Nice terra cotta borders, with a central vignette of C
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
 
 
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Nevada trio: Getchell stock signed by Wingfield, Wells Fargo receipt, and Round Mt. stock certificat2208 - Nevada trio: Getchell stock signed by Wingfield, Wells Fargo receipt, and Round Mt. stock certificat
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1) Getchell Mines stock #39321 in 1960 signed by Wilcox and Wingfield. 2) Goldfield, Nevada Wells Fargo receipt from 1909. 3) Round Mountain Mining Co
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 70.00
 
 
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The Sterling Iron and Railway Company Stock2209 - The Sterling Iron and Railway Company Stock
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Cert. #453, issued at New York in 1906 to Theo H. Price for 100 shares. Signed by Price as president and C.B. Moffat Jr. as secretary. Inc. in New Jer
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to c*********p for (45.00 + 8.78) x 1 = 53.78
 
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Wells Fargo Bank & Union Trust Co. Stock Cert.2210 - Wells Fargo Bank & Union Trust Co. Stock Cert.
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Stock no. 11695, issued to Dean Witter & Co. on July 17, 1951 for 1 share. It was signed by the secretary and vice-president. This stock was cer...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 175.00
 
 
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Llano Mining, Milling and Smelting Company Stock2211 - Llano Mining, Milling and Smelting Company Stock
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Cert. #299, issued at Forth Worth, TX in 1902 for 312 shares to A. Calhoun. Signed by C.C. Wilson as president and W.A. Diboll as secretary. Inc. in T
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to 6****A for (45.00 + 8.78) x 1 = 53.78
 
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The Mammoth Hill Mining Company Stock2212 - The Mammoth Hill Mining Company Stock
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Cert. #291, issued in 1892 at Provo City, Utah for 50 shares to Martha M. Bowen. Signed by Peter Stubbs as president and W.H. Freshwater as secretary.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to 6****A for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
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Mountain Chief Mining Co. of Utah, Ltd. 18722213 - Mountain Chief Mining Co. of Utah, Ltd. 1872
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Cert. #1082, issued in England in 1872. Signed by directors M. King and John Elwell and secretary Henry Downing. This was a ten pound share warrant. T
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to l*******c for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
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The Saturn Silver Mining Co. of Utah, Ltd.2214 - The Saturn Silver Mining Co. of Utah, Ltd.
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Cert. #903, issued in England in 1871. Share warrant to purchase one share for 5 pounds. After the Comstock Lode excitement, mining prospectus' ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to l*******c for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
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Six Mining Stocks from Washington State2215 - Six Mining Stocks from Washington State
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Group of six different Washington mining stocks.1)Pierre Lake Gold Mining Company, Northport, Wash. (WA), issued in 1901 for 500 shares. The Pierre La
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to m********e for (65.00 + 12.68) x 1 = 77.68
 
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Three Wyoming Mining Stocks2216 - Three Wyoming Mining Stocks
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A group of three different Wyoming miners. 1)The Portland Copper Mining Company (CO), issued at Denver, Colorado in 1906. The company's mine off...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to l*******c for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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Atlas Consolidated Mining Company Trust Certificate2217 - Atlas Consolidated Mining Company Trust Certificate
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Trust Certificate to Bearer. Inc. in New Mexico. Offices in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Certificate and coupons are undated. Ten dividend coupons attached
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Eastern Mining Stock Group2218 - Eastern Mining Stock Group
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Group of 12 mining stocks from eastern states. 1)The Blue Bell Copper Mining Company (WV), issued at Cleveland, Ohio in 1901. Miners working undergrou
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to w*****s for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Group of Foreign Mining Stock Certificates2219 - Group of Foreign Mining Stock Certificates
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Seven mining stocks from foreign locales. 1)Colonial Copper Company (WV), issued at New York in 1900. Their mine offices were at Cape D'Or, Nova...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to w*****s for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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Seven odds and ends stock certificates2220 - Seven odds and ends stock certificates
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1) Oatman-Combination Mine. #838 in 1916. Mohave County, Arizona. After a few other names, the city and mining district of Oatman was named in the pos
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to l*******c for (16.00 + 3.12) x 1 = 19.12
 
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Quartz Creek Properties 19312221 - Quartz Creek Properties 1931
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5 page prospectus from the Quartz Creek Dredging Company operating on the Keewalik River Basin. Gold was discovered in 1921. Nice condition.
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Ballou's California Gold Diggers Illustration c.1855-18592222 - Ballou's California Gold Diggers Illustration c.1855-1859
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Wonderful foldout illustration of the California Gold Rush. Taken from Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion, pages 280 and 281. Illustratio...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to d********9 for (45.00 + 8.78) x 1 = 53.78
 
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Gold Washing in Sierra Nevada Print by Darley c. 1880s2223 - Gold Washing in Sierra Nevada Print by Darley c. 1880s
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Print showing three miners working gold over a small stream. Titled: "Gold-Washing in the Sierra Nevada." Back of print shows that it is a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 75.00
Sold to R**********s for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
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Boulder-Summit Mining2224 - Boulder-Summit Mining
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Mine was above 8,000 feet elevation.City: AlhambraCounty: Boulder CountyState: CODate: 1895
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to j*******r for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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H.E. Bassett of Colorado Springs is looking for a 5 stamp mill2225 - H.E. Bassett of Colorado Springs is looking for a 5 stamp mill
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1891 letter in which Bassett is purchasing from McFarlane of Central City. Bassett is not taking the engine and boiler just quite yet! The complete st
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to b*******d for (45.00 + 8.78) x 1 = 53.78
 
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Good Hope Mining Sealer2226 - Good Hope Mining Sealer
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The Good Hope Mining, Milling, and Transportation Company Operated fron 1898 until 1930 but main production ended in 1902.City: Gunnison
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to R**********s for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
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Pocket Map of Leadville, CO Mining Claims2227 - Pocket Map of Leadville, CO Mining Claims
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"Map of Mining Claims adjoining Leadville/ Situate in / California Mining District/ Lake County, Colorado. Carefully compiled and drawn from of...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to b***5 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Ward Cons. Mining Company Check, Leadville, CO2228 - Ward Cons. Mining Company Check, Leadville, CO
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Check No 551 from The Ward Consolidated Mining Co. of Leadville, CO. Dateline Leadville, Col., July 10th, 1880. Pay to Robt. Heasman $8.95. Signed by
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 40.00
Sold to P*******x for (15.00 + 2.93) x 1 = 17.93
 
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Yellow Jacket Mines Sealer2229 - Yellow Jacket Mines Sealer
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Located in Bear Creek Canyon at Ouray.City: OurayCounty: Ouray CountyState: CODate: 1916
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to j*****d for (45.00 + 8.78) x 1 = 53.78
 
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Opnia-Queens Sealer2230 - Opnia-Queens Sealer
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The Opnia-Queens Gulch Silver Mines Co. located in Pitkin county south of AspenCity: Queens GulchCounty: Pitkin County
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to j*******r for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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Three Cripple Creek Maps2231 - Three Cripple Creek Maps
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1) 1905 Map of Underground Workings by W Lingren and FL Ransome. Drawn by JL Bruce. One rip at fold. 40" x 32". 2) 1903 Topographic map li...
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
 
 
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New Haven Gold Mining Sealer2232 - New Haven Gold Mining Sealer
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The New Haven Gold Mining Corporate Seal. Manufactured by S. Carter, Denver.City: County: State: CO
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8******1 for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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Lead Ingot from the Bunker Hill Mine in Idaho2233 - Lead Ingot from the Bunker Hill Mine in Idaho
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1 1/4 pounds. The Bunker Hill Mine and Smelter), was a large smelter located in Kellogg, Idaho. When built, it was the largest smelting facility in th
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to j*******r for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Highgrade: The Mining Story of National, Nevada2234 - Highgrade: The Mining Story of National, Nevada
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By Nancy B. Schreier. Like new with dust cover! National was one of the richest gold camps in Nevada. Two prospectors made the initial gold discovery
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to m********y for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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United Comstock 1923 Maps, Charts, and Tables2235 - United Comstock 1923 Maps, Charts, and Tables
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Meant to accompany 1923 report to stockholders. Yellow Jacket Longitudinal Study, Maps of Sub-haulage levels measuring 33" x 11", Cross-cu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to p*****0 for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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Ely Valley Mines blank assay pages2236 - Ely Valley Mines blank assay pages
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Blank Certificate of Assay. Gold, silver, lead, zinc, etc. Around 100 sheets.City: PiocheCounty: White PineState
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Must have State Journals for Nevada mining enthusiast2237 - Must have State Journals for Nevada mining enthusiast
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These two "Appendix to State Journal" volumes are the key mining volumes. Both volumes are in nearly perfect condition and would make a gr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to o*u for (180.00 + 35.10) x 1 = 215.10
 
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Horse-drawn Wagon, Baker City, Oregon Photograph2238 - Horse-drawn Wagon, Baker City, Oregon Photograph
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Baker City, Oregon written on back.City: Baker CityCounty: BakerState: ORDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 70.00
Sold to p********n for (24.00 + 4.68) x 1 = 28.68
 
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San Luis Mining Co. Ingot2239 - San Luis Mining Co. Ingot
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The San Luis Mining Co. was organized in November of 1900 under the laws of the state of West Virginia. The main office was located in New York but mi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to d***1 for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Miner's Candlestick Holder2240 - Miner's Candlestick Holder
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No markings. No markings.City: County: State: Date:
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Report of the Boston and Montana Consolidated Copper and Silver Mining Company2241 - Report of the Boston and Montana Consolidated Copper and Silver Mining Company
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1898. Report by Superintendent Frank Kleppetko. Excellent condition. 12 pages - some blank.City: ButteCounty: Silver Bow
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to a****a for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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Fairbanks Postal Indicator Scale2242 - Fairbanks Postal Indicator Scale
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Number 501. These scales were adopted by the United States Government. Weight is fracturing. Does not work.City: County:
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Fairbanks postal indicator scale2243 - Fairbanks postal indicator scale
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Number on arm shows charge for 1st class letters and second class newspapers. Seems to be in working condition. Partial Fairbanks Scale sticker still
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Fairbanks Scale postal scale2244 - Fairbanks Scale postal scale
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These scales were adopted by the United States Government. Arm is broken and in three pieces. Number 716509 stamped on arm. Does not work. Could be us
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Tewkesbury's Who's Who in Alaska and Alaska Business Index, 19472245 - Tewkesbury's Who's Who in Alaska and Alaska Business Index, 1947
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Vol. I. Tewkesbury Publishers, Juneau, Alaska and Seattle, Wash. Copyrights, 1947. "Containing a biographical index of personal sketches of pro...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to a****a for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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Atlanta and West End Directory for 18762246 - Atlanta and West End Directory for 1876
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Photo re-printed edition of the 1876 edition. Paperback. Published by Sunny South Steam Book and Job Print, Atlanta. 298 pages. The piece has some sta
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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