Minerals Galore and Western Americana Auction

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Day 1 Lots 1000-1633
Bargains & Dealer 1000-1155
Military (Civil War, WWI, WWII) 1156-1260
Firearms/Weaponry 1261-1272
General Americana
Geographically Sorted Ephemera 1273-1473
Toys 1474-1486
Collectibles 1487-1521
Foreign Collectibles 1522-1584
Art 1585-1601
Native Americana 1602-1633

Day 2 Lots 2000-2565
Entertainment Industry 2000-2093
Autographs 2000-2076
Misc. Entertainment related 2077-2082
Music 2083-2093
Sports 2094-2100
Black American 2101-2106
Cowboy 2107-2121
Fraternal Organizations 2122-2127
Gaming 2128-2134
Model Railroading 2135-2141
Political 2142-2151
Tobacco, Saloon, Beer & Liquor 2152-2160
Bottles & Marbles 2161-2171
Tools 2172-2180
World's Fairs 2181-2187
Jewelry & Watches 2188-2230
Philatelic 2231-
Postcards 2231-2475
Revenue Stamps 2476-2488
Stamps 2489-2504
Postal History 2508-2526
Photography 2527-2565

Day 3 Lots 3000-3634
Furnishings & Décor 3000-3073
Minerals 3074-3358
Display minerals 3074-3338
Fossils 3339-
Gold/Ore 3355-3358
Mining Lots 3359
Ephemera 3359-3445
Equipment 3446-3450
Numismatics 3451-
Badges 3451-3465
Bullion 3466-3468
Coins 3469-3518
Currency 3519-3526
Ephemera 3527-3534
Exonumia 3535-3540
Foreign 3541-3590
Medals 3592-3616
Tokens 3617-3634

Day 4 Lots 4000-4570
Books 4000-4281
Maps 4282-4291
Stocks & Bonds 4292
Mining 4340-4466
Railroad 4467-4502
Transportation (Stagecoach, Ships, Railroad) 4503-4570

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Anaconda Copper Mining Co. / Butte & Boston Mining Co.   [140370]3400 - Anaconda Copper Mining Co. / Butte & Boston Mining Co. [140370]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This collection of letters and legers cover the accounting side of all Anaconda Copper Mining businesses. The correspondences from the Butte & B...
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Estimate : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Anaconda (MT) Mining Co Archives (20)  [150126]3401 - Anaconda (MT) Mining Co Archives (20) [150126]
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Lot of 20 paper items from the Anaconda Mining Company headquartered in Butte, MT. Collection includes 3 payroll ledgers from 1894, a payroll ledger
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Estimate : 160.00 - 250.00
Sold to d*******f for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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Butte Mining Documents & Announcements (20)  [128201]3402 - Butte Mining Documents & Announcements (20) [128201]
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About twenty (20) assorted pieces of ephemera related to the mining operations around Butte, Montana. Includes notice of a silver bullion convention h
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Estimate : 160.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Elkhorn Mining Co. Correspondence  [141139]3403 - Elkhorn Mining Co. Correspondence [141139]
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Correspondence of the Elkhorn Mining Company, c 1887-1897. Nearly all on printed letterhead, including New Elkhorn MC. The correspondence is all addre
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Estimate : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Boston & Montana Consolidated Copper and Silver Mine Correspondence  [140366]3404 - Boston & Montana Consolidated Copper and Silver Mine Correspondence [140366]
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This collection of about 50 pages of correspondence is from the Boston & Montana Consolidated Copper and Silver Mine between 1989-1908. Interes...
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Estimate : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Helena & Victor Mining Ephemera  [140421]3405 - Helena & Victor Mining Ephemera [140421]
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A time book and correspondence from the Helena & Victor Mining Company of Helena, Montana, from the 1880's. Please see photos for more detai...
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Helena Mining Correspondence (11)  [140512]3406 - Helena Mining Correspondence (11) [140512]
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Collection of eleven (11) typed documents dealing with mines in the Helena area, including The Peacock Mine, The Helena Mine and the White Mountain Mi
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Estimate : 160.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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Helena Mining District Claim Map  [142993]3407 - Helena Mining District Claim Map [142993]
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Helens Mining District, Montana, Scratch Gravel, Marysville, Rimini, Corbin, Lump Gulch, Unionville, Clancy, Wickes. Compiled and drawn by the Enginee
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Start Price : 280.00 | Estimate : 560.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Leviathan Gold Mining Co. Accounting Book  [148666]3408 - Leviathan Gold Mining Co. Accounting Book [148666]
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Accounting book from Leviathan Gold Mining Co. Includes entries for Speculator Mine, Leviathan Mine, Western Iron Works, several more. 187 numbered p
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Marysville Mine Time Books (2)  [140441]3409 - Marysville Mine Time Books (2) [140441]
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This is a duo of time books kept by the foreman at their St. Louis Mining and Milling Company in Marysville, Montana, dated 1892. Nice relic of the st
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Harold R. Moss, Montana Mining Engineer, Archive, c. 1900-1940  [151080]3410 - Harold R. Moss, Montana Mining Engineer, Archive, c. 1900-1940 [151080]
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Harold R. Moss was a mining engineer and metallurgist who lived and worked in Montana during the early 20th century. Moss was a graduate of Stanford U
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Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimate : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Leverett S. Ropes, Montana Mining Engineer Collection, c. 1890s-1930s  [151085]3411 - Leverett S. Ropes, Montana Mining Engineer Collection, c. 1890s-1930s [151085]
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This is a collection of personal and professional correspondence to and from Leverett S. Ropes. It appears that Ropes worked in the mining industry,
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James B. Leahy, Montana Mining Stock Promoter Archive, c. 1884-1894  [151086]3412 - James B. Leahy, Montana Mining Stock Promoter Archive, c. 1884-1894 [151086]
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James B. Leahy was a very prominent figure in the Montana mining industry. He was involved in many different aspects of the mining industry throughout
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimate : 5,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Assayers & Publishers & Union Collection (20)  [150130]3413 - Assayers & Publishers & Union Collection (20) [150130]
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Lot of 20 pieces of ephemera related to mining assaying, publishing and unions. Collection includes 7 pieces of correspondence from Birdseye &...
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Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to 0***8 for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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Easton Mine Production Account Book & Report (2)  [150131]3414 - Easton Mine Production Account Book & Report (2) [150131]
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1892 - 1896 account book detailing ore production. Hardback, maroon color spine and background cover w/designs, all pp intact. 105 pp. Also included
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Estimate : 160.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Hecla Consolidated Mining Company Annual Report 1891  [140164]3415 - Hecla Consolidated Mining Company Annual Report 1891 [140164]
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Softcover, 20 pages plus map, 6 x 9 inches. 11th Annual Report of H. Knippenberg, general manager for 1891 also list of officers and general informati
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Mining Lumber Mammoth Prints  [146314]3416 - Mining Lumber Mammoth Prints [146314]
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Three large mammoth prints, photos 10.5 x 13.5 mounted on board 14 x 17" 1.) Deer Lodge National Forest 1908 "French Gulch and Mill Cree...
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Montana Mining Checks  [150102]3417 - Montana Mining Checks [150102]
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Lot of 17 Montana mining checks, mostly 1880s-1890s,(territorial); a few early 20th century. State:Montana City: Date: Provenance: Stuart Mackenzie
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to i**********6 for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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Montana Mining Company Collection (65)  [150128]3418 - Montana Mining Company Collection (65) [150128]
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Lot of approx. 65 ephemera items from approx. 50 different Montana mining companies. c. 1880 - 1910. Collection includes the Big Ox Mining & R...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to d*******f for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Montana Mining Organizations Paper & Photograph Collection (12)  [150129]3419 - Montana Mining Organizations Paper & Photograph Collection (12) [150129]
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Lot of 12 items related to Montana Mining organizations. Includes a Montana Mining Association 4-page opinion pamphlet c.1921, a MMA Certificate of M
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Montana Mining Publications Collection (15)  [150134]3420 - Montana Mining Publications Collection (15) [150134]
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Lot of 15 publications related to Montana mining. Collection includes 8 US Geological Survey journals dated 1905 - 1914, plus 1966, describing survey
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Montana Southern Mining Company Original Correspondence (250+)  [140694]3421 - Montana Southern Mining Company Original Correspondence (250+) [140694]
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Complete alphabetical file of original Montana Southern Mining Company business correspondence from 1938-39 between Mont. Southern MC and several diff
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Mostly Montana Miner's Union Collection  [148932]3422 - Mostly Montana Miner's Union Collection [148932]
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About 15 agreements between Anaconda Co and Union, 1956-62. 2 Pony Miner's Union Checks. About 15 Notice Workers!, Stay Away from Butte stickers...
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Sold to d*******f for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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North Butte Mining Annual Reports (9)  [150372]3423 - North Butte Mining Annual Reports (9) [150372]
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Annual reports 1910, 1914, 1915, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1925. Among the most successful of the interlocked companies, by 1910 employed 1,000 p
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Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (10.00 + 2.50) = 12.50
 
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Surprise Mine, Jefferson County Cross Reference Book  [140775]3424 - Surprise Mine, Jefferson County Cross Reference Book [140775]
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Hardbound book. 5-1/2 x 7-1/2 inches. Stapled binding, cover spine partially torn. Full title reads Cross Section Book 375 and contains handwritten re
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Tiny Mining Camps, Ranches & Outposts Correspondence   [141140]3425 - Tiny Mining Camps, Ranches & Outposts Correspondence [141140]
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About 100 or more pieces of correspondence datelined from about 50 different places in Montana that did not have post offices, such that we could easi
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Start Price : 240.00 | Estimate : 480.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Esmeralda County Assessment of Mines   [150404]3426 - Esmeralda County Assessment of Mines [150404]
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Assessment of 11 mines. Listed by owner. Wilson & Brothers and A. J. Homes owned the mines with the greatest yield; over $11,000. Has a 5c green...
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Comstock Ledge- RARE!  [143749]3427 - Comstock Ledge- RARE! [143749]
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An extremely rare ledger from Gold Hill, Nevada, quite possibly The Bank of Gold Hill. This fragile book is almost completely filled with all things g
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Estimate : 240.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (130.00 + 32.50) = 162.50
 
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Bernard Baruch Autographed Letter- RARE  [145081]3428 - Bernard Baruch Autographed Letter- RARE [145081]
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Typewritten letter w/envelope to Mr. Barnet Nover/journalist signed by Bernard M. Baruch/NYC congratulating Mr. Nover for an article he wrote titled...
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Abstract of Mining Production in Lincoln County  [150405]3429 - Abstract of Mining Production in Lincoln County [150405]
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For March of 1870. Three mines are listed by owner. The Ely & Raymond ñ one of Lincoln County's most famous mines ñ was the main p...
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Rawhide Mining Town Rare Memorabilia (6)  [145277]3430 - Rawhide Mining Town Rare Memorabilia (6) [145277]
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Lot of 6 items related to the now-nonexistent Nevada mining boomtown of Rawhide. Included in this extremely rare collection are two issued mining co
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Estimate : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to a********x.. for (160.00 + 35.20) = 195.20
 
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Con-Virginia Assay Office Memorandum  [121717]3431 - Con-Virginia Assay Office Memorandum [121717]
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Report of bullion produced for the Con-Virginia Mine received on January 7, 1878 from six different Comstock mills: The California, the Consolidated,
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Gould & Curry Bank of California Checks (7)  [150710]3432 - Gould & Curry Bank of California Checks (7) [150710]
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Lot of seven Bank of California checks signed by three different mine superintendents. 1) Two green Bank of California, Gould & Curry Silver Min...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i**********6 for (55.00 + 13.75) = 68.75
 
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Arcola Oil Co. Stock Book, issued & cancelled  [141133]3433 - Arcola Oil Co. Stock Book, issued & cancelled [141133]
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Here's a bonanza for an oil stock researcher of Nevada fields, or perhaps a Nevada incorporation for a California oil field. Is it Railroad Vall...
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Eimer & Amend Chemicals, Chemical Apparatus, and Assay Materials Catalog  [126731]3434 - Eimer & Amend Chemicals, Chemical Apparatus, and Assay Materials Catalog [126731]
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"Importers and Manufacturers of Chemical Apparatus and Assay Materials." Located at 205, 207, 902, & 211 Third Avenue, New York. 36 pa...
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Frisco, Beaver County, Utah Mining Archive  [123843]3435 - Frisco, Beaver County, Utah Mining Archive [123843]
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1879. Twelve items. Assay documents from the Pioneer Ore sampling Mill in Sand Station. Three William A. Hodge Certificates of assay. Two 'Bingh...
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Northport Smelting & Refining Co. Bank Balance Ledger  [127991]3436 - Northport Smelting & Refining Co. Bank Balance Ledger [127991]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a ledger for banking from the Northport Smelting and Refining Company. It's in rough but readable shape. The Northport Mining and Smelti...
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Copper Handbook Vol. VIII by Stevens  [150422]3437 - Copper Handbook Vol. VIII by Stevens [150422]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Hardcover 1908, essential reference of the copper industry of the world. 1500pp with TOC. State: City: Date:1908 Provenance: Stuart Mackenzie Montan
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Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to J****2 for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Copper Handbook Volume 10 by Stevens  [127648]3438 - Copper Handbook Volume 10 by Stevens [127648]
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A 1910-11 publication of mining and copper mining around the world published by Paine, Webber and compiled by Horace J. Stevens_x000D_ Pages are in ve
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Mine Prospectus & Annual Report Group (30)  [150135]3439 - Mine Prospectus & Annual Report Group (30) [150135]
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Lot of 30 mining company prospectuses, board meeting reports and annual reports. Companies represented include: Parrot Silver and Copper Co, North But
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Estimate : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to J****2 for (225.00 + 56.25) = 281.25
 
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Mining and Scientific Press & Argonaut Magazines (10)  [139676]3440 - Mining and Scientific Press & Argonaut Magazines (10) [139676]
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Lot of 10 antiquarian paper magazines: Nine issues of Mining and Scientific Press, weekly, published by Dewey & Co, San Francisco, oversized, 11...
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Mining Checks (36)  [148812]3441 - Mining Checks (36) [148812]
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Group of 36 mining checks from the following: Bank of British North America in Dawson, Yukon Territory (1), the Miners Savings Bank and Trust Co. in B
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to i**********6 for (375.00 + 93.75) = 468.75
 
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Mining Companies Check Collection (35)  [150081]3442 - Mining Companies Check Collection (35) [150081]
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About 35 Western Mining company checks from ID, WA, MT, UT, NV, and CA. Nice variety. State: City: Date: Provenance: Stuart Mackenzie Montana Epheme
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i**********6 for (325.00 + 81.25) = 406.25
 
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Mining Equipment Archive (50)  [150133]3443 - Mining Equipment Archive (50) [150133]
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A fantastic group of approx. 50 pieces of ephemera related to mining equipment. Includes over 40 billheads/correspondence along with 5 DuPont dynamit
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Production of Gold and Silver in the United States by Preston, 1895  [126860]3444 - Production of Gold and Silver in the United States by Preston, 1895 [126860]
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Not only talks about gold and silver production in the United states, but in the world. Statistics of each state by county. Nice section on mining in
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Stamped Metal Circular Mining Wall Hanging  [148938]3445 - Stamped Metal Circular Mining Wall Hanging [148938]
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Stamped metal, possibly tin or copper, wall hanging with an underground mining scene. 25", possibly 18th century. A few small perforations in m...
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Small Pelton Wheel  [150242]3446 - Small Pelton Wheel [150242]
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17" Pelton Wheel, probably from Nevada City, CA. 9 cups show some degree of damage, still a nice display piece. Please inspect. State:Californ...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to A*****0 for (1,000.00 + 250.00) = 1,250.00
 
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Basin Mining Letterheads (Approx 100)  [140430]3447 - Basin Mining Letterheads (Approx 100) [140430]
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This lot of approximately 100 documents deals mostly with letterheads from mining operations around Basin, Montana. There are also several handwritten
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimate : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Dynamite / Blasting Cap Boxes - Lot of 3  [85730]3448 - Dynamite / Blasting Cap Boxes - Lot of 3 [85730]
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This lot contains three wooden boxes that contained blasting materials for underground mining. See photo for labeling details. Products include Black
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Estimate : 160.00 - 400.00
Sold to H****e for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Engineered Modern "High Tech" Dowsing Device  [117074]3449 - Engineered Modern "High Tech" Dowsing Device [117074]
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Interesting modern dowsing device design and built by an engineer, complete with approximate 2pp manual of operational instructions. Called a "...
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Estimate : 400.00 - 700.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (200.00 + 50.00) = 250.00
 
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