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Queen Bee Mining Company Stock

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Mining Start Price:150.00 USD Estimated At:300.00 - 600.00 USD
Queen Bee Mining Company Stock
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# 957 for 100 shares to EE Dewey trustee. Signed by Thomas A White and president FK Bechtel. Bechtel was a judge and was the secretary of the Bodie BLuff when Leland Stanford was president. Dateline September 10, 1879 San Francisco. Incorporated August 21, 1878. Location: Bodie Mining District. Britton & Rey printer. Not cancelled. Small hole upper left and small stain bottom center. Nice specimen. Bodie “…the very geology of the region is restless and full of upheaval. Bodie’s rocks are of volcanic origin. The current theory (which geologists caution is us subject to change in the light of new discovery) is that an active magma chamber lay under the Bodie region, from which multiple volcanic vents formed. Those vents are known today as Bodie Bluff, Standard Hill, Queen Bee, and a few others. Shortly after these volcanoes stopped spewing, about nine millions years ago, mineralization laid down gold in their internal fissures” [Bodie’s Gold, Tall Tales and True History From a California Mining Town, by Marguerite Sprague, UNR Press, 2003, pg. 3].The Queen Bee is also the name of a hill just outside Bodie, California. Prag Collection State: California City: Bodie Date: 1879 HWAC# 84534