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Auctioneer Holabird Western Americana 775-851-1859
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Lot: 3000 - Reliance Gold & Silver Mining Company Bond 1

This $100 bond was issued in 1867 and signed by secretary Armitage and president Tucker. Number 206. 18 x 16". Excellent condition! Includes blue company seal. 16 coupons still attached. Gilpin County. Small mining/railroad vignette titled "All for

Lot: 3001 - Reliance Gold & Silver Mining Company Bond 2

This $100 bond was issued in 1867 and signed by secretary Armitage and president Tucker. Number 72. 18 x 16". Excellent condition! Includes orange company seal. 17 coupons still attached. Gilpin County. Small mining/railroad vignette titled "All for

Lot: 3002 - Boulder, CO Mining Stock Certificates (5)

1) Boulder Consolidated Gold and Silver Mining issued to Evans and Doane 1880 # 938 100 shares, signed by president, incorporated in NY. 2) Buena Gold Mining of CO issued to Geo. Shephard Jr. 1882 #4843 1000 shares, signed by president Bell,

Lot: 3003 - Buena Gold Mining Co. of Colorado Stock

No. 4032 issued to George W. Shephard Jr. and signed by H. Eggleston, Secretary and Thomas W. Gill, President. Signed by Shephard on the back. Gilt underprint illustration of the mine. Folds, very fine. Central Mining District. The Buena Mine,

Lot: 3004 - Two Boulder, Colorado Mining Stock Certificates

1) The Gold Run Consolidated Mining Company of Boulder, Colorado. No. 403, issued for 25 shares to E.S. Garner, company secretary, on Aug. 1st, 1881. Not cancelled. Signed by president N.B. Stone and Garner. Two mining vignettes, one of the surface

Lot: 3005 - The Little Maud Mining Co. of Colorado Stock

No. 715, issued for 200 shares in Philadelphia to Joseph H. Butcher on June 6th, 1882. Signed by president C.E. Rodgers and secretary Charles D. Powell. Not cancelled. Gold border and underprint. Three vignettes: miners working underground (top

Lot: 3006 - Lafayette Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate,

Inc. in Colorado. No. 34, issued for 1,000 shares to Marian K. Singer on Nov. 13th, 1896. Signed by the president (illegible, light ink) and secretary F.D. Bryan. Not cancelled. Green border and very detailed logo with vignette cross-section of mine

Lot: 3007 - Gold Pan Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 133 for 5,000 shares issued to Mrs. Emily Charles. Signed by assistant treasurer Chester Hoag and president George West. Incorporated in New Jersey. Great name. Wonderful hydraulic mining vignette. Two vertical folds. No edge issues, pinholes,

Lot: 3008 - Grizzly Gulch & Monarch Mining Co. Stock

Location printed on certificate: Chaffee County, Colorado. No. 39, issued for 500 shares to Theo. Langley on June 3rd, 1881 at Alpine, Colorado. Signed by the president, Newell Gleason, and secretary, W.B. Bidwell. Not cancelled. Vignette of mountain

Lot: 3009 - The Cornucopia Silver Mining Company Stock

Location printed on certificate: Mines Mt. Princeton, Chaffee County, Colorado. Inc. in Colorado. No. 767, issued for 10 shares to Donald Sutherland Gunn on Jan. 13th, 1887. Signed by Thomas Burrows (?) as president and Benj. Hartley as secretary.

Lot: 3010 - 1861 Mining Claim Certificate, Spanish Bar Mining

Very early Colorado mining document! A. Holter is recording the Inarto (?) Mining Claim, No. 118W on the Orvego (?) Lode. Given at Spanish Bar, January 28th, 1861. Signed by Geo. P. Boyes(?) as recorder. (The handwriting is a little difficult to

Lot: 3011 - Ten Clear Creek County, CO Mining Stock

"Clear Creek County sits on the eastern slope of the Continental Divide, 30 miles and 3,000 feet above Denver.The creek (originally known as Vasquez fork) held the flakes of gold which drew miners to the mountains early in 1859.Gold and silver mining

Lot: 3012 - Emerson Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Inc. in New York. No. A124, issued for 10o shares to J. Van Water on Sept. 24th, 1881. Signed by the vice-president and secretary. Not cancelled. Brown border with vignette of miners hoisting ore bucket. Folds, very fine. 6.75 x 9.75" Location

Lot: 3013 - Gold Hammer Mines & Tunnel Company Stock

Lot of 3 pieces for this company who had claims on Sulphide Belt of Colorado. 1) Choice stock certificate featuring a sledge hammer vignette with a gilt head. No. 553, issued for 2,000 shares to George Dransfield on May 9th, 1910. Signed by the

Lot: 3014 - Pioneer Mining Co. of Colorado Stock Certificate,

Extra rare. Inc. in Pennsylvania, March 31st, 1864. No. 510, issued for 500 shares to Thomas A. Biddle on Aug. 25th, 1866 in Philadelphia. Signed by Ward B. Haseltine as president and George P. Kimball as secretary. Not cancelled. Ornate logo and

Lot: 3015 - Red Elephant Mining Company Stock Certificate,

Downieville Mining District, Clear Creek County, Colorado, near Lawson. Owned the White, White Extension, Boulder Nest, and Free America Lodes situated on Red Elephant Mountain. No. 3387, issued for 100 shares to A.W. Shephard on Sept. 20th, 1881.

Lot: 3016 - The Clear Creek Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Inc. in New Jersey. No. 72, issued for 434 shares to Gardiner Weeks on Sept. 4th, 1882. Signed by the president Chas. T. Jones and the company secretary. Not cancelled. Ornate border, green background, underground mining vignette. Folds, very nice

Lot: 3017 - Ananconda Gold Mining Stocks Including Tabor and

1) Anaconda Extension Gold Mining-owned 7 acres on Gold Hill i/c to Robert Billings 1892, #187 5000 shares, signed by Horace Tabor. 2) Ananconda Gold Mining-over 150 acres, $350,000 taken as of 1896, i/c to Delany Hicks in 1892, #242 1000 shares,

Lot: 3018 - Cannon Ball Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

One of the all-time great mining stock vignettes! Inc. in Wyoming. Mines in Cripple Creek District, Colorado. No. 23, issued for 5,000 shares to Frank Fish, company secretary, on June 20th, 1901. Signed by L.E. Kimball as president and Fish as

Lot: 3019 - Colorado Mining Stock Certificates (3)

1) Bourse Mining-Bull Hill, Cot Mt. and Poverty Gulch,#540 i/u Fred Coffin 1900, 100 shares, signed by president Milner 2) Golden Sun Mining & Milling i/u to Geo Stineman 1904, 11000 shares, signed by president Morris 3) Bertha Gold Mining and

Lot: 3020 - Cripple Creek, Colorado Mining Postcard Collection

Lot of 18 including two rare real photo. Best card in the group is a RPC birds-eye view showing a booming Cripple Creek. The other real photo shows workers next to wood stacks with snow-covered mountains in the background. Other cards include: Elkton

Lot: 3021 - Golden Guinea Mining & Milling Co. Stock

Inc. in Colorado. No. 214, issued for 13,000 shares to E.R. Chew on Jan. 4th, 1898 in Pueblo, CO. Signed by president Baxter and secretary McCay. Not cancelled. Gilt floral border, ornate logo, and small vignette of miner next to ore bucket. "Cripple

Lot: 3022 - Henrietta Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Inc. in Colorado. No. 1702, issued for 5,000 shares to R.B. Taylor on Feb. 3rd, 1899. Signed by president J.K. Miller and secretary Phil. S. Delany. Not cancelled. Orange border, seal, and background. Vignette at bottom incorporating the Colorado

Lot: 3023 - Magna Charta Mining & Milling Co. Stock

Inc. in Colorado. No. 2061, issued for 1,000 shares to M.F. Stark, company treasurer, on March 1st, 1901. Signed by C.B. Seldomridge, president, and Conacher, asst. secretary. Not cancelled. Gold border and vignette of mountain with mine on it. Nice

Lot: 3024 - Four Different Cripple Creek Mining Stock

1) Cripple Creek Consolidated Mining-claims include Geneva and Dead Horse, issued to Charles Taylor 1906, 310794 1000 shares, signed by president, incorporated in CO. 2) Carnation Gold Mining and Milling issued to Mary Neff 1902 #1290 100 shares,

Lot: 3025 - Moon-Anchor Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate,

Scarce. "Cripple Creek Gold Fields" printed in the background. Inc. in Colorado. No 7372, issued for 1,000 shares to A.F. Broege on Nov. 17, 1913. Signed by J.R. McKinnie as President and R.L. McKinnie as secretary. Not cancelled. Very attractive and

Lot: 3026 - Orphan Bell Mining and Milling Company Stock

Number 74 for 1,000 shares to WIlliam Clark in 1894. Signed by secretary DH Imler and president AD Jones. Certificate receipt is attached. Gilt circle logo with a cowgirl roping (very unusual) over seal. Two vertical folds. Fantastic condition: no

Lot: 3027 - Philadelphia & Cripple Creek Cons. Gold Mining Co.

Inc. in Colorado. No. 210, issued for 5,000 shares to A.F. Broeyr on Feb. 5th, 1897. Signed by president J.M. Ellison and C.P. Beattly. Not cancelled. Gold seal, gilt border, very ornate logo and vignette of miners underground. Printed Gowdy,

Lot: 3028 - Pikes Peak USGS Folio, 1894

USGS Folio 7, 1894, one of the very first made. This series immediately followed the massive Geologic monograph and atlas series, intended to get information to the public faster than the massive monograph process took. The idea was to publish a

Lot: 3029 - Russell Gold Mining Company Issue of Debenture

Debenture #329 for L 10 Sterling, issued to Thomas George Nicholson (London) on March 24. Three coupons attached. Red print on parchment paper. It has a red, embossed, one-shilling revenue stamp. Signed by two directors and the secretary. The

Lot: 3030 - The Apothecaries Gold Mining Co. Stock

Inc. in Colorado. No. 1064, issued for 1,000 shares to W.H. McIntyre on April 6th, 1898. Signed by president S. Ben Smith and secretary Frank Heron. Not cancelled. Blue border and print, gold seal, and gold vignette of an apothecary scale. Designed

Lot: 3031 - The Bull Hill Gold Tunnel Co. Stock Certificate,

Inc. in Colorado in 1895. No. 1165, issued for 5,000 shares to H.A. McIntyre, trustee, on July 21st, 1896. Signed by president Griffith and the secretary. Not cancelled. Very attractive design with a gilt border and gold seal, floral logo, and

Lot: 3032 - The Cripple Creek Consolidated Mining Company

Main Office at Colorado Springs. Inc. in Colorado. No. 10214. Issued for 1,000 shares to Charles Taylor on January 4th, 1905. Signed by J.F. Humphrey as president and Geo. W. Irwin, secretary. Not cancelled. Gold border, maroon logo and mountain

Lot: 3033 - The Cripple Creek Gold Milling Co. Stock

Operated the Gold and Globe Mill as noted by the labelled vignette. Inc. in Colorado. No. 263, issued for 2,000 shares to Howard Goodwin on April 24th, 1894. Signed by the company president and secretary (HW Patterson). Not cancelled. Gold border and

Lot: 3034 - The Independence Town & Mining Co. Stock

Inc. in Colorado, 1894. No. 526, issued for 100 shares to William Banks Jr. on Sept. 19th, 1898. Signed by W.S. Montgomery, president, and the secretary. Not cancelled. Maroon border and vignette of town and millsite. Printed by The Pueblo Litho

Lot: 3035 - The Lady Campbell Gold Mining Co. Stock

Mines in the Cripple Creek District (printed below logo). Inc. in Colorado. No. 90, issued for 2,000 shares to J.S. Beeler on Feb. 26th, 1902. Signed by G.C. Blakey, president, and E.C. Babbitt as secretary. Pen cancelled. Very attractive design with

Lot: 3036 - The Leland Stanford Mining Company Stock

Location printed on certificate: Mines on Bull Hill, Cripple Creek. Inc. May 1899. No. 25, issued to John Devlin for 500 shares on May 18th, 1899 in Colorado Springs. Signed by Charles F. Potter, president, and A.O. Downs, secretary. Not cancelled.

Lot: 3037 - The Portland Gold Mining Company Stock

Colorado's greatest gold producer in Colorado's greatest gold camp. Issued to Lud Havener? 1907 #3205 100 shares. Signed by Frank Peck and Irving Howbert. 3 small upper tears. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Cripple Creek,

Lot: 3038 - The Wilson Creek Consolidated Mining & Milling Co.

Inc. in Colorado. No. 500, issued for 10 shares to W.D. Reid on June 2nd, 1900. Signed by president William P. Sargent and the secretary RH Reid. Not cancelled. Ornate border and logo. Underground mining vignette. Printed by Denver Lith. Co.Folds.

Lot: 3039 - Three Different Bull Hill Mining Stock

1) Bull Hill Gold Tunnel Company. No. 1295, issued for 5,000 shares to HA McIntrye on Oct. 24th, 1896. Signed by president Griffith and secretary Robinson. Not cancelled. Gold seal, gilt border, floral logo, and vignette of Bull Hill. Folds, very

Lot: 3040 - Druggist and Pharmacist, CO Mining Stocks (2)

1) Druggist Mine and Tunnel-40 acres near Grassy and Carbonate Hill, issued to NP Eagen 1896 #8 8000 shares, signed by president Conable, incorporated in CO 2) Pharmacist Consolidated Mining-on Bull Hill and produced $350,000 thru 1896, issued to

Lot: 3041 - Official Manual of Cripple Creek District

Rebound hardcover of the best reference on Cripple Creek. 494pp. We used it to research all of the Cripple Creek stocks in this auction. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: 1900 Location: Cripple Creek, Colorado HWAC# 58621

Lot: 3042 - Cripple Creek Mining Books (3)

Midas of the Rockies by Waters, Cripple Creek Gold by Levine, Money Mountain by Sprague (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Cripple Creek, Colorado HWAC# 58619

Lot: 3043 - Colorado Mining Books (10)

Colorado's Little Kingdom signed by author Donald Kemp, Gulch of Gold, Leadville: A Miner's Epic, The Legend of Baby Doe, Money Mountain, Money Mountain The Story of Cripple Creek Gold, Midas of the Rockies, Cripple Creek Gold, Colorado Gold,

Lot: 3044 - Cripple Creek Mining Stocks (2)

1) Missouri Mining, issued to Ella Kirkpatrick 1903, #2126 1000 shares, signed by president, incorporated in CO, some toning and small crease tears 2) Missouri Mining and Milling issued to HE Brink 1897, #76 250 shares, signed by president,

Lot: 3045 - Cripple Creek Mining Stocks (4)

1) Sedan Gold Mining-Anna Belle claim in grassy, issued to L. Francis 1902 #3801 1000 shares, signed by president West, incorporated in CO 2)Shannon Gold Mining issued to L. Francis 1901 #3557 1000 shares, signed by president Cockburn, incorporated

Lot: 3046 - Cripple Creek Mining Stocks (4)

1) Delmont Gold Mining-owns the Little Maud and Buffalo on the south slope of Galena Hill, issued to Albert Smith 1908, #194 5000 shares, signed by president Stout, incorporated in CO ) Kansas City gold M. & M. issued to M Lappire 1896, #10 2000

Lot: 3047 - Cripple Creek Mining Stocks (4)

"For many years Cripple Creek's high valley, at an elevation of 9,494 feet (2,894 m), was considered no more important than a cattle pasture. Many prospectors avoided the area after the Mount Pisgah hoax, a mini gold rush caused by salting (adding

Lot: 3048 - Cripple Creek Souvenir Silver Spoons (5)

Beautifully engraved with pack mules and landscapes and reading "Summit to Pikes Peak Altitude 14147 feet. Slight patina on smallest spoon. Largest is 5.25" smallest is 3.5". Date: Location: Cripple Creek, Colorado HWAC# 55158

Lot: 3049 - Cripple Creek Mining Stocks, 4 Different

1) Isabella Gold Mining Co.-one of the largest gold producers in Colorado. The Isabella's mines generated over $15 million which made them one of the largest producers in the in Cripple Creek Mining District. I/C to Marv Middagh #17441 500 shares,

Lot: 3050 - Cripple Creek, CO Mining Certificates (4)

1) Bufflalo Gold Mining and Milling-about 50 acres on Calf Mt., issued to Grace Clark 1895, #74 5000 shares, signed by president Ashton incorporated in CO. 2) Favorite Gold Mining-9 acres on Bull Hill, issued to WS Hughes 1897, #801 50000 shares,

Lot: 3051 - Cripple Creek, CO Mining Stocks (6)

1) Hoosier Boy Mining and Tunnel issued to LH Francis 1901, signed by president, incorporated in CO 2) Portland Gold Mining Co u/i 3) Rose Nichol Gold Mining u/i 4) Perry Park Gold Mining and Milling u/i 5) Dante Gold Mining u/i Isabella Gold Mining

Lot: 3052 - Cripple Creek, CO Mining Stocks, 4 Different

1) Abdallah Gold Mining-200' deep shaft, issued to O Purdy 1902? #242 50000 shares, signed by presidernt, incorporated in CO 2) Acacia Gold Mining-produce $25000 thru 1896, i/c to George Peyers 1912 #9421 1000 shares, signed by president Mackenzie,

Lot: 3053 - Galena Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Rare location. Ghost town in Gunnison County, Colorado. Inc. in Illinois. No. 102, issued for 100 shares to Alfred Vallat on March 22nd, 1888. Signed by LL Ashbrook, president, and the company secretary. Not cancelled. Vignette of prospectors

Lot: 3054 - Bassick Mining Company Stock Certificate, Bassick

Inc. in New York July 1879. No. 452, issued for 1,604 shares to Georgie Brown on April 18th, 1884. Signed by Frank Brown, president, and L.P. Hoyt. Not cancelled. Mine/mill vignette and fancy logo. Printed by ABN.Pinholes, folds, and some other light

Lot: 3055 - Custer County Consolidated Mining Company Stock

Inc. in Colorado. Mines in Custer County, Colorado. No. 386, issued for 1,000 shares to Joseph Ross on November 24th, 1879. Signed by Isaac Freese (?) as president and the company secretary. Not cancelled. Underground mining vignette. Deep folds,

Lot: 3056 - Electro Magnetic Mining & Developing Co. of

Inc. in Colorado, Oct. 1891. No. 104, issued for 500 shares to John E. Killey on Jan. 24th, 1883. Signed by president Robert Brown and secretary MH Smith. Not cancelled. Vignettes of allegorical women, horns of plenty, the Colorado state seal, and an

Lot: 3057 - The Colorado & New Mexico Cons. Mining & Smelting

Inc. in Colorado. No. 778, issued for 5,000 shares to H.H. Potter on March 27th, 1886 in Denver. Signed by president J.T. ______ and Ira. Pendleton secretary. Not cancelled. Green background, ornate border. Two vignettes: mine/mill (top center) and

Lot: 3058 - The Colorado Powder Company Stock Certificate

Number 60 for 38 shares to HR Wolcott in 1882. Signed by secretary JO Bosworth and Henry Wolcott. Signed on back by Henry R Wolcott. This company had a patent that they could produce powder for 9c cheaper than what was being charged for powder from

Lot: 3059 - Denver Mint & Mining Silver Souvenir Spoons (2)

2 U.S. Mint, die struck bowls. Has engraved with U.S. Mint Building, a mule, miner and Illuminate. 5.5" Date: Location: Denver, Colorado HWAC# 55159

Lot: 3060 - Denver Mining Silver Souvenir Spoons

10 engraved silver spoons (some with patina) various sizes, 6 die struck bowls. Engraved with miners, mules, and the Illuminate. Largest is 5.75", the smallest 3.5". Date: Location: Denver, Colorado HWAC# 56700

Lot: 3061 - The Colorado Mines Consolidated Co. Stock

Inc. in Colorado. No. 520, issued for 125 shares on Feb. 25, 1902. Signed by C.T. Rickey, president, and H.C Shimp, the company secretary. Not cancelled. Printed on blue paper with an allegorical vignette. Printed by The Gowdy Simmons Co., Colorado

Lot: 3062 - The Alaska Mining Company Stock Certificate,

Inc. in Kentucky. No. 46, issued for 100 shares to John Thompson on Sept. 3rd, 1883. Signed by president MB Hagans and secretary BY Boyd. Not cancelled. Gold seal, vignette of miners using a drill. Folds. 8.25 x 11" Not in Filer. According to an

Lot: 3063 - Benton Gold & Silver Mining Company First Mortgage

This 1876 bond is number 118. Nine coupons (of original ten) still attached. Signed by secretary LG Calkins and AL Eraus. Silver foil seal. Underground mining vignette. &1,000. 19 x 15.5". Incorporated in Illinois. Excellent condition. No rips,

Lot: 3064 - Colorado Central Consolidated Stock Certificate

The stock certificate was sold in Holland (very unusual!) as evidenced by the circular stamp in the upper right corner. Number A1379 to Hymans & Roon for 100 shares. 1890. Like a bond there are attached coupons - numbers 37 to 50 still

Lot: 3065 - Crescent Silver Co of Cincinnati Stocks (2)

Mines in Argentine District, Clear Creek, Colorado. #46 i/v to FC ? 1870 70 shares, #88 i/c to Alexander Long 1873 50 shares. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Georgetown, Colorado HWAC# 58744

Lot: 3066 - Extra Rare Baker Silver Mining Company Bond

This has quite an interesting history. Starting with the note that says "The mortgage herein referred to, has placed on it the proper amount of Revenue Stamp." A revenue stamped document without a revenue stamp! Signed by John Maish (?), Treasurer,

Lot: 3067 - Georgetown, CO Mining Stocks, 7 Different

1) Crescent Silver Co. of Cincinnati-Mines in Argentine District, Clear Creek, Colorado. #44 i/v 1870 140 shares and #62 Issued to Peter Neff Jr 1872 1 share.2) Democrat Mountain Tunnel Co # 55 issued to Geo Walker 8 shares 1880, signed by president

Lot: 3068 - Prospectus for The Cascade Mining Company of New

Silver mine located in Clear Creek County near Georgetown.1) 1876 prospectus. 20 pages. Begins with description of Georgetown and the Cascade Claim (discovered in 1868). Vein approx. 20-25 feet in width. Argues for the construction of a mill.

Lot: 3069 - The Gold Hill Mining Co. of Colorado Stock

Inc. in Maine. No. 669, issued for 10 shares to Thomas W. Kennedy on Aug. 8th, 1892. Signed by treasurer Rollin and president Cowell M. Reynolds. Large certificate with maroon border and fancy logo with the Colorado state seal above it. No printer

Lot: 3070 - Colorado Mining Certificates (4)

2 from Steele Gold and Silver Mining#404 i/u to Evan Julian 1881, 10 shares, #515 i/u ti Evan Julian 1881, both signed by president, incorporated in CO. 2 from Democrat Mountain Tunnel, #43 i/u to G. Walker 1883 4 shares, #121 i/u to G. Walker 1888

Lot: 3071 - Rocky Mountain Gold Mining Company Bond

Another interesting western mining bond! Incorporated in 1864. Issued on January 1, 1865 (the 'four' has been overwritten by a 'five'). Signed by Beach and Bolles. Reddish-brown print and border. 11 x 17". Trimmed tight at left edge. Vertical and

Lot: 3072 - Excelsior Mining Co. of Colorado Stock

Phoenix District, Gilpin County. Incorporated in Massachusetts. No. 87, issued for 10 shares to Hannah W. Soule on May 18th, 1863 in Boston. Signed by the president, Millet, and secretary J. Wetherbee Jr. Not cancelled. Red print and corporate seal.

Lot: 3073 - Gilpin County Colorado Mining Certificates (4)

"Gilpin County, located in the high country east of the Continental Divide some thirty-seven miles west of Denver, was established in 1861 as one of the original seventeen counties of the Colorado Territory. The county encompasses about 150 square

Lot: 3074 - Sterling Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate,

Bobtail Lode, Gilpin County. Rare. Possibly the only known example. Incorporated 1864. No. 139, issued for 10 shares to James J. Rhodes of Providence, Rhode Island on Feb. 20th, 1866. Signed by J. Warren Merrill as president and Solomon Parsons as

Lot: 3075 - The Continental Mining Co. of Colorado Stock

Stunning! Not in Filer. Low No. 6, issued to Cyrus Weeks of New York for 100 shares on June 6, 1864 in New York. Signed by the company president, David Sloan, and secretary Potter. Not cancelled. Mining works located in Gilpin County, Colorado

Lot: 3076 - Two Different Empress Mining Co. Stock

The company owned the Empress Lode on Mammoth Mountain in Lake Gulch less than 1 mile from Central City. The ore contained gold-bearing quartz with iron and copper pyrites with ore sent to the smelter worth $50-100/ton. There was a 400' shaft with

Lot: 3077 - The Miners Smelting & Reduction Co. Stock

Inc. in Colorado. No. 126, issued to James E. Martyn, the company treasurer, for 140 shares on Sept. 7, 1881. Signed by Martyn as treasurer and C.M. Winch as president. Not cancelled. Underground mining vignette. Printed by ABN. Folds, pinholes in

Lot: 3078 - The Madeline Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Ultra rare. Location printed on certificate: Mines at Texas Creek, Gunnison Co. Principal Office at Buena Vista. Inc. in Colorado. No. 150, issued for 15,000 shares to the company secretary, Joseph Welch on Dec. 27, 1883. Signed by Welch and the

Lot: 3079 - Montezuma Gold Mining & Milling Corporation Stock

Inc. in Colorado. No. P119, issued for 200 shares to Colonel John Clery on March 26th, 1902. Signed by N.E. Barnes, vice-president, and J. Macleau, secretary. Not cancelled. Very attractive design with an ornate logo and vignette of hills with mine

Lot: 3080 - Homestake Mining Company of Colorado Stock

Extra rare. No. 251, issued for 100 shares to H. Norton on Sept. 7th, 1881 in Philadelphia. Signed by president (illegible) and secretary, W.J. Radcliffe. Not cancelled. Underground mining vignette at top center plus Colorado state seal. 8 x11"

Lot: 3081 - Mono-Baltic Mining and Smelting Company Gold Bond

Number 421 for $100. Underground mining vignette. Signed by president Edward Averill(?) and two secretaries.Some toning at vertical folds and edges. Nice condition. 19 of the 21 coupons still attached. 25 x 10". The Mining Science Journal of 1910

Lot: 3082 - Roseville Alta Consolidated Mining Co. Stock

Location printed on top: Mines Located in Lake County Colorado. Inc in New York, Oct. 1880. No. 72, issued for 1,000 shares to Lemuel Shaw on March 14th, 1881. Signed by president Sawyer and the company secretary. Not cancelled. Printed on yellow

Lot: 3083 - Amie Consolidated Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Inc. in New York. No. 1808, issued for a 100 shares to W.S. Gurace & Company, June 17th, 1880. Signed by president Kimball and secretary Ebert. Not cancelled.Green and black print. Surface mining vignette and two allegorical women vignettes in

Lot: 3084 - Argent Mining Co. of Leadville, Colorado Stock

No. 2877. Issued for 100 shares to F.S. Gigert on April 30th, 1881. Signed by president AGB Hinkle and the secretary B Huckle. Not cancelled. Surface mining vignette and state seals of Colorado and Pennsylvania. Green border. Pinholes, folds, very

Lot: 3085 - Black Sulphuret Silver Mining Co. Stock

Inc. in Colorado. No. 52, issued for 500 shares to E.S. Perkins on Aug. 30th, 1881. Signed by president A.H.Woodward and secretary Jas. M. Kreamer. Not cancelled. Two mining vignettes, green border, black print. Printed by Breuker & Kessler Lith,

Lot: 3086 - Bonanza Development Co. of Colorado Stock

Incorporated in Colorado. Cert. #14698, issued to Parkinson & Burr in 1904 for 100 shares. Signed by President J.P. Whitney, an investor in many mining companies, and Secretary W. J. Downing. Black border, central vignette. U/C. Datelined

Lot: 3087 - Breece Mining Co. of Leadville, Colorado, Stock

Inc. in New York. No. 5618, issued for 100 shares on May 23rd, 1913. Signed by the vice-president and secretary. Not cancelled. Underground mining vignette. Pinholes, very fine. The original company was incorporated in 1879 in Colorado. Carl Swift

Lot: 3088 - Two Leadville Mining Stocks: Catalpa and Brookland

Catalpa Mining Company-No. 3171, issued for 25 shares to George A. Gray on Aug 6, 1881. Signed by JP Whitney as president and the company secretary. Not cancelled. Brown border with vignette showing a group of miners wearing headlamps. Many folds and

Lot: 3089 - Chrysolite Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Location of Mines: Fryer Hill, Leadville, Colorado. Organized in New York. No. 8595, issued for 10 0shares to Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. on Dec. 4th, 1885. Signed by president R.W. Raymond and secretary Henry Cooper. Not cancelled. Green border and

Lot: 3090 - Frank Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Inc. in Colorado Sept. 17, 1879. No. 53, issued for 100 shares to William Williams on Dec. 18th, 1879 in Leadville. Signed by president James H. Kerr and secretary J.A. Pace. Not cancelled. Folds, ink stain. 6.5 x 10" Not in Filer. Rare. Not in the

Lot: 3091 - The Carbonate Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

No. 1599, issued for 5,000 shares to J.L. Van Nert on May 23, 1881 in Leadville. Signed by John M. Bradford, president, and the company secretary. Not cancelled. Both underground and surface mining vignettes. Green background. Deep folds with 1"

Lot: 3092 - The Golconda Mining Co. of Leadville, Colorado

Inc. in Pennsylvania. No. 584, issued for 500 shares to Isaac Taylor on Nov. 5th, 1881. Signed by president Woodward and secretary A.K. Bonla. Not cancelled. Very attractive certificate with an ornate border and log and mining vignette on the left.

Lot: 3093 - The Gold Fortune Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Location printed underneath logo. Inc. in Colorado. No. 902, issued for 2 shares to C.G. Harfield on Jan. 20th, 1880. Signed by vice- president L.N. Buck and secretary. Not cancelled. Black border, green underprint, and vignette of two miners working

Lot: 3094 - The Iowa Gulch Mining Co. of Leadville, Colorado

Inc. in Pennsylvania. No. 6481, issued for 500 shares to W.H. Whitall in 1887. Signed by the vice-president and secretary. Not cancelled. Gilt border and underprint. Five vignettes: Colorado seal (lower left), Pennsylvania seal (lower right), miner

Lot: 3095 - The Silver Rock Mining Company Stock Certificate,

California Mining District, Leadville, Lake County, Colorado. No. 166, issued for 500 shares to James L. Greib on Sept. 19th, 1881 in Leadville. Signed by president George Magee and secretary W.J. Radcliffe. Underground mining vignette. Not

Lot: 3096 - Two Different Leadville, Colorado Mining Stock

1) The Bonanza Gold & Silver Mining Company. Issued in 1882. Not cancelled. Green background, mining vignette. Very fine condition. 2) The Colorado Mine Developing Company. Issued 1880 in Leadville. Not cancelled. Mine hoisting vignette. Very

Lot: 3097 - Unique ABN Proof, New Pittsburgh Mining Co. Stock

This is a unique item previously unknown to us. It was formerly Big Pittsburgh Mining Co with mines on Fryer Hill. This u/i certificate is for 100 shares and is an ABN proof. Penciled on left side of ledger pages is "one hundred" for number of

Lot: 3098 - Leadville, CO Mining Stocks (3)

1) Little Chief Mining-analogous to Evening Star on Carbonate Hill, #9297 i/u to Marcus He??? 1895 100 shares, signed by president Piffladd, incorporated in NY 2)Central Colorado Prospecting and Mine Developing i/u to ? Needles 1880, 25 shares,

Lot: 3099 - Leadville, CO Mining Stocks (3)

Bald Mountain Mining #1732 i/u to Stephen Palmer 1880, 1000 shares signed by president Peyton, incorporated in NY 2) Alleghany Mining i/u to Frank Clark 1887, 100 shares, signed by president, incorporated in CO 3) Grafton Consolidated Mining # 97 i/c

Lot: 3100 - Leadville, CO Mining Stocks (3)

1)Little Chief Mining-on Carbonate Hill, only 250' wide instead of the normal 300', #9677 /u to Marcus Hei?? 100 shares 1901, signed by president Postladd?, incorporated in NY 2) Alleghany Mining #243 i/c to Edgar Loug 1888, signed by president

Lot: 3101 - Leadville, CO Mining Stocks (4)

1) Bald Mt. Mining #1726 i/u to Stephen Palmer 1880, 1000 shares, signed by preident Payton, incorporated in NY 2) Amie Consolidated Mining-next to Little Pittsburgh with rich ore, #12848 i/u to Samuel Black 1883 100 shares, signed by president

Lot: 3102 - Leadville, CO Mining Stocks (4)

1)Brookland Mining #102 i/u to W Gelsheren 1882 500 shares, signed by president, incorporated in CO 2)Little Chief Mining -on Carbonate hill, only 250' wide instead of the normal 300', i/u to Marcus he? 100 shares 1895, signed by president Piffladd,

Lot: 3103 - Leadville, CO Mining Stocks

) Central Colorado Prospecting and Mine Developing Company. Inc. in 1879. No. 299, issued for 15 shares to J.F. Needles on February 12, 1880. Signed by K.C. Needles as president and A.M. Loomis as secretary. Not cancelled. Vignette of three miners

Lot: 3104 - History of Leadville & Lake County CO by Griswold

A very nice 2 volume set of hardcovers in a pretty cardboard binder. Written by Griswold and Griswold. Published by Colorado Historical Society. Vol 1 1303pp, Vol 2 1071pp. Date: Location: Leadville, Colorado HWAC# 571426

Lot: 3105 - Manitou Springs Souvenir Silver Spoons (3)

3 Silver spoons from the Manitou Springs, Colorado area. Larges 4.25" the smallest 3.5". All 3 engraved. Date: Location: Manitou, Colorado HWAC# 55157

Lot: 3106 - Philadelphia and Boston Bold and Silver Mining

Originally issued in 1875. That date has been crossed out and 1881 is hand written. Number 59. $500. To Frederick C Morse. Signed by Kenny Paul treasurer and Comegus Paul president. Located at the head of California Gulch. 7.5 x 11". Some light

Lot: 3107 - Nash Mining & Milling Co.Stock Certificate, Ouray,

Stunning certificate with a vignette of Ouray filling nearly the entire background! Inc. in Colorado. Property Location in Ouray County, Colorado (printed along right side). No. 144, issued for 500 shares to John A. Hudson on Dec. 5th, 1889 in St.

Lot: 3108 - Ouray Mining & Milling Company Stock Certificate,

Inc. in Wyoming. No. 92, issued for 15,000 shares to Wm. A. Mellon on June 21st, 1913. Signed by the president and secretary S.H. Beach. Not cancelled. Vignette of Chief Ouray. Printed by Rocky Mountain Bank Note Co., Denver. Deep folds, soiling. 7.5

Lot: 3109 - Ouray Mining Books (3)

Uncompahgre Country by Rockwell(signed by author), Father Struck it Rich by McLean, Mining the Hard Rock by Marshall (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Ouray, Colorado HWAC# 58626

Lot: 3110 - Bassick Gold Mine Company Records

Original black tin box full of the company's records from 1899-1901. The group consists of several thousand checks, all with RNX, Also hundreds (or more) of invoices. This original batch of records is as found, and has not been "high-graded" for

Lot: 3111 - The Cosmos Mining Co. Stock Certificate, Querida &

Very rare. Inc. in Colorado. No. 145, issued for 100 shares to R.R. Roberts on May 28th, 1884 in Denver. Signed by Carl Walsted, vice president, and the company secretary. Not cancelled. Pinholes, heavy folds and soiling. Properties and location

Lot: 3112 - Iowa & Colorado Cons. Mining Co. of Glenwood, Iowa

Inc. in Iowa. Mines Located in Rio Grande County, Colorado (printed on certificate). No. 531565, issued for 208 shares to Absalom Flint on Jan. 5th, 1883. Signed by the president (illegible) and secretary John Gibson. Not cancelled. Native American

Lot: 3113 - Rosita Silver Mining Stocks (6)

"Rosita is a former silver mining town thatÅfs currently home to a quiet rural community. Its name is Spanish for Åglittle roseÅh, named for the wild roses that grew there. Rosita went from a quiet ranching community in the 1870s to a

Lot: 3114 - Russell Gulch Area Mining Stocks (2)

"Green Russell had spent his boyhood in the Cherokee country around Dahlonega, Georgia, site of the only significant gold rush east of the Mississippi. The bonanza in California sent him across the continent in 1849, and along the way he panned a

Lot: 3115 - San Juan, CO Mining Stocks (3)

"The San Juan Mountains are a high and rugged mountain range in the Rocky Mountains in southwestern Colorado and northwestern New Mexico. The area is highly mineralized (the Colorado Mineral Belt) and figured in the gold and silver mining industry of

Lot: 3116 - The Natalie-Occidental Cons. Mining & Milling Co.

Inc. in Colorado. No. 151, issued for 500 shares to George Henry Page on May 22, 1903 in New York. Signed by vice president Thomas J Tilney and secretary. Not cancelled. Gold seal, maroon border, and very detailed surface mining scene vignette.

Lot: 3117 - The San Miguel Gold Placers Company Stock

Extra rare. Inc. in Colorado. No. 227, issued for 50 shares to L.F. Barry on April 25th, 1888 in Denver. Signed by vice-president Parker and asst. secretary Dickerson. Not cancelled. Great vignette of pipe coming down the hillside to a water hose

Lot: 3118 - Iona Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate, San

Incorporated in Maine. No. 99, issued for 100 shares to W.S. Gurnee on Aug. 28, 1907. Signed by the president and treasurer. Not cancelled. Green border and underground mining vignette. Folds, some toning. According to E&MJ Vol. 81 No. 1, the

Lot: 3119 - Keystone Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate, San

Inc. in New Jersey. No. 92, issued for 1,000 shares to FW Pitcher, company president, on Oct. 15th, 1888. Signed by Pitcher and also the secretary. Not cancelled. Vignette of green arch with keystone. Mine properties listed above logo: Washington,

Lot: 3120 - The Little Bernice Gold Mining Co. Stock

Similar design to other, but maroon border. No. 249, issued for 100 shares to Chas. Whitlock on Jan. 8th, 1903. Signed by Henry Link, president, and G.H. Kerr, the company secretary. Not cancelled. Multiple large allegorical vignettes. Printed by

Lot: 3121 - Two Different Buckeye Mining & Tunneling Co. of

Two different. Inc. in Colorado, 1876. 1) No. 604, issued for 100 shares to HW Funston on June 22nd, 1878 in Denver. Signed by Alex. M Cassidy, president, and H.D. Cassidy, secretary. Small (5 x 8.5") certificate with the Colorado state seal

Lot: 3122 - The Little Bernice Gold Mining Co. Stock

No. 506, issued for 150 shares to Chas. Whitlock on July, 25th, 1903. Signed by Henry Link, president, and G.H. Kerr, the company secretary. Not cancelled. Multiple large allegorical vignettes and an ornate green border. Printed by Aug. Gast Bank

Lot: 3123 - Silverton Area, CO Mining Stocks (2)

"Early day Silverton was rough, turbulent and often violent. The environment was extremely harsh, especially the long severe winters. Mining was a very dangerous occupation with few, if any, safety precautions on the part of the mine owners. Mining

Lot: 3124 - Blue River Mining Co. Stock Certificate, Summit

Gorgeous certificate issued in 1891 to Henry P. Rourke for 500 shares. Signed by president Coroner (?) and the company secretary. Not cancelled. Red facsimile revenue imprint and two mining vignettes.Pinholes, folds, very fine. Principal Office

Lot: 3125 - Farncomb Hill Mining Co. Stock Certificate, $25,

Unusual stock certificate design and allocation. Meant to look like scrip or currency. No. 4540, issued for $25 in stock on May 10, 1892 to George S. Spence. Signed by president F.E. French and treasurer John F. Davis. Vignette of miner leading

Lot: 3126 - Farncomb Hill Mining Co. Stock Certificate, $100,

Unusual stock certificate design and allocation. Meant to look like scrip or currency. No. 2349, issued for $100 in stock on April 22, 1892 to George S. Spence. Signed by president F.E. French and treasurer John F. Davis. Vignette of miner leading

Lot: 3127 - Mineral Hill Mining & Smelting Co. of Summit

Mineral Hill, Breckenridge District, Summit County. No. 50, issued for 1,000 shares to Mary E. Graham on March 27th, 1882 in Philadelphia. Signed by the president (Augustus _____) and secretary (John Woods). Not cancelled. Two mining vignettes:

Lot: 3128 - Tariff Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate,

Inc in New York. Issued in Payment of Mining Property in Colorado. No. 132. issued for 100 shares to Alfred Kimber on Jan. 26th, 1880. Signed by the company vice president, Liebold (?) and the secretary, Rook. Not cancelled. Underground mining

Lot: 3129 - Second Tariff Silver Mining Company Stock

Inc in New York. Issued in Payment of Mining Property in Colorado. No. 133. issued for 100 shares to Alfred Kimber on Jan. 26th, 1880. Signed by the company vice president, Liebold (?) and the secretary, Rook. Not cancelled. Underground mining

Lot: 3130 - The Square Deal Mining, Milling, Drainage Tunnel &

Frisco, Summit County. Very rare and unique style mining stock. Vignette photos of the mine and machinery incorporated into the border. Orange underprint map.No. 2144, issued for 6,500 shares to William Walton on Jan. 9th, 1912. Signed by Frank E.

Lot: 3131 - Colorado Books and Booklet (3)

B/W booklet A Simpler Way of Life. Hardcovers Guide to the Colorado Ghost Towns by Eberhart. An Empire of Silver by Brown. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Colorado HWAC# 55772

Lot: 3132 - Stampede to Timberline by Wolle

Harcdover signed by author about Colorado hard rock mining, 544pp (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Colorado HWAC# 58624

Lot: 3133 - 1878 Catalogue of Minerals Found in Colorado

Rare. By F.M. Endlich. Extracted from the Tenth Annual Report of the Survey for the year 1876. 25 pages. Lists minerals alphabetically with descriptions and localities in Colorado. States that "Undoubtedly the most interesting mineral occurrence in

Lot: 3134 - Colorado Gold Dredging Company Stock Certificate,

No. 316. Issued for 100 shares to F.G. Moffat on Nov. 15, 1906. Related to David Moffat? Signed by the vice president and treasurer. Not cancelled. Allegorical vignette. Maroon border. Unknown location. 9.5 x 11.5" Very fine. (Al Adams Gold Rush

Lot: 3135 - Colorado Gold Mining Co. of Philadelphia

Issued and uncancelled to Thomas A. Biddle, #153 350 shares in 1886. "Thomas Alexander Biddle, Jr. (1814ñ1888). He was the senior partner of the firm of Thomas A. Biddle & Co., bankers and brokers, and a director of the Cumberland Valley

Lot: 3136 - Colorado Mining Photographs by WH Jackson

Lot of 3 different color photographs. All measure 3.5 x 7" and are identified with gilt writing on the bottom left edges. Views include: 51043. Colorado. "American-Nellie" Mine, Ouray; 51042. Colorado. Aspen Silver Mines; and 51055. Colorado. Burros

Lot: 3137 - Colorado Mining Stocks & Ephemera

Lot of 5. 1) Two stock certificates. a) The Black Wonder & West End Gold Mining Co. of Sherma, Hinsdale County, Colorado. Issued, not cancelled, 1896. Gorgeous vignette of mine on hillside. Very fine condition. b) The Buckskin Tunnel,

Lot: 3138 - Four Different Mining Stock Certificates (3

1) King Solomon Mining Company. Issued 1922. Not cancelled. Three mining vignettes. 2) The Realito Mining Company. Issued 1906, not cancelled. Mining vignette. Mexico. 3) The Rochester Consolidated Mining & Milling Company. Issued 1893. Not

Lot: 3139 - Ivanhoe Mining Company Stock Certificate,

Mine not located. Many Ivanhoe mines in Colorado. Given the date, possibly Gilpin. Inc. in Colorado. No. 1276, issued for 10 0shares to Geo. F. Green on July 8th, 1883 in Washington. Signed by B.F, Grafton, vice-president, and J. Newton Baker,

Lot: 3140 - 1891 Map of Colorado

Double truck, pp. 330,331. Graphics & color by Litography by Rand-McNally. This map shows Cripple Creek at the beginning. (Formerly Fremont). Shows Pikes Peak which was used by Colorado Gold Rush Settlers coming west. Vivid color, 2 small tears

Lot: 3141 - Map of the Principal Silver Mining Districts of

23.75 x 32.5" Extra rare 1866 map Surveyed and Platted by Richard Irwin, Sept. 28th, 1866. Scale 1 inch=2900 feet. Printed by the Western Engraving Co., Chicago. In addition to numerous mines, this fabulous early Colorado map shows towns such as

Lot: 3142 - New Dominion Gold Mining Co. Prospectus

This is the Second Monthly Report for February, 1906. This company was only 60 days old . There is a vignette of a miner working & shows a side view of the No. 1 tunnel where "the gold ore crops out..." This was purchased at Ophir. "A Rich Strike

Lot: 3143 - Ophir Mining, Milling & Prospecting Co. Stock

Inc. in Colorado. No. 714, issued for 10 shares to A.S. Patton on March 23rd, 1881 in Denver. Signed by Luther J. Ingersoll, president, and the secretary. Not cancelled. Green border, black print. Two mining vignettes. Folds, very fine. Not in Filer.

Lot: 3144 - Rock Island Mining Company Stock Certificate, 1884

Rare. Inc. in Colorado in 1883. No. 150, issued to E.N. Higley for 50 shares on June 14th, 1884. Signed by James brown as president and the company secretary. Not cancelled. Orange border and background, vignette of mining town. Folds, separation,

Lot: 3145 - The Cherry Creek Placer Mining, Milling & Land Co.

Inc. in Colorado. No. 63, issued for the huge amount of 45,000 shares to R.B. McPherson & Co. on Dec. 21st, 1896. Signed by the vice-president E. Giddings Jr. and secretary F.F. Ruby. Not cancelled. Brown border with eagle vignette. Folds. Not in

Lot: 3146 - Three 1890s Colorado Mining Stocks with the Same

All have an ornate gold border with mining vignettes and a central vignette of a cabin and stagecoach in the mountains. 1) The Justine Gold Mining Company. Mines at Cripple Creek. Issued for 250 shares to Mabel E. de Kay in 1896. Signed by the

Lot: 3147 - Two Colorado Mining Stock Certificates: Ivanhoe

1) The Ivanhoe Gold Mining Company. Mines near Central City. No 378, issued for 100 shares in 1889. Signed by the president and secretary. Not cancelled. Vignette of locomotive moving past mountain. Folds. Very fine condition. 2) The Colorado Blue

Lot: 3148 - Two Early Electrolytic Process Mining Stock

Rare. This is how it is done in large gold mines today. 1) Bailey Electrical Gold Extraction Company. Inc. in West Virginia. Principal office in NY. No. 67, issued in 1897 for 100 shares to J.W. Bailey, the inventor of the process! The Bailey

Lot: 3149 - Unique Cover and Letter from Civil War Soldier

June 28, 1861 postmark from Washington City. Good to Fair. Letter is 8 x 5" and four pages. The soldier writing RM Casto(?) is stationed with Company G of the 5th Regiment of Massachusetts volunteers. One page is about digging for gold near where he

Lot: 3150 - Acworth Gold Mining and Smelting Company Stock

Stock certificate number 27 (early) for 18 shares to William H Dickinson of Hatfield. Share numbers are 1680 to 1697. Signed by SL French and Thomas Bacon. Incorporated in Massachusetts and the home office was in Boston. Acworth, Georgia is in Cobb

Lot: 3151 - Acworth Gold Mining & Smelting Company Stock

Number 93 for 20 shares (3477 to 3496) issued to William H Dickinson. Signed by president Edward Burgess and treasurer Bacon. Large brown 25c revenue stamp affixed. Incorporated on January 14, 1869 in Boston. Vignette of above ground placer mining.

Lot: 3152 - Auraria Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

Nothing is perfect, but this gets a close to perfect as can be. Number 1087 for 100 shares issued to David B Waters in 1882. Signed by secretary James H George and president TD Huntley(?). Two vignettes of a mill and train and one of underground

Lot: 3153 - Auraria Gold Mining Company Stock Pair

Early! Rare! Intact! Numbers 253 and 254. Both are issued to David Waters for 100 shares in 1879. Signed by secretary Mandeville Berry and president Rodman M Price. The Auraria mine was situated on the Pigeon Roost belt, half a miles west of Auraria.

Lot: 3154 - Brown Etowah Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 128. Unissued. Excellent condition. 11/5 x 8.25". Three mining vignettes: all revolving on major sluicing operations. This company's major mine was the Gold Hill Mine on the Etowah River. In 1878 it was operated by its owners, a company from

Lot: 3155 - Brown Etowah Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 33. Unissued. Excellent condition. 11/5 x 8.25". Three mining vignettes: all revolving on major sluicing operations. This company's major mine was the Gold Hill Mine on the Etowah River. In 1878 it was operated by its owners, a company from

Lot: 3156 - Bunker Hill Gold Mining and Dredging Co. Stock

Number 34 for 2,000 shares to CA Hagar in 1905. Signed by treasurer JT Miller, secretary CR Savoy, and president SA Dunham. Three vignettes of panning for gold with a large sluice in the middle. Hand written it says that this stock was exchanged.

Lot: 3157 - Bunker Hill Gold Mining and Dredging Co. Stock

Two consecutive stock certificates. Number 37 for 125,000 shares to RW Walker in 1905. Number 38 to LP LP Rosser for 20,000 shares. Signed by treasurer JT Miller, secretary CR Savoy, and president SA Dunham. Three vignettes of panning for gold with a

Lot: 3158 - Etowah & Battle Branch Hydraulic Hose Mining

Extremely rare! Number 143 for 1,000 shares to HJ King in 1871. Signed by Secretary DL Perry, treasurer DL Perry and president DM Graham. Vignette of placer miners. Pen cancelled. Light fold in upper right, but no edge issues, rips, tears,

Lot: 3159 - Green Etowah Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

Green Number 165. Unissued. Excellent condition. 11/5 x 8.25". Three mining vignettes: all revolving on major sluicing operations. This company's major mine was the Gold Hill Mine on the Etowah River. In 1878 it was operated by its owners, a company

Lot: 3160 - Green Etowah Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 163. Unissued. Excellent condition. 11/5 x 8.25". Three mining vignettes: all revolving on major sluicing operations. This company's major mine was the Gold Hill Mine on the Etowah River. In 1878 it was operated by its owners, a company from

Lot: 3161 - Piedmont Mining and MIlling Company Stock

Number 336 to Thomas F Barry for 500 shares in 1909. Incorporated in Delaware in 1907. 8 x 12". Handwritten in pencil it says, "Works at Dahlonega, Georgia, Office in Philadelphia." Signed by JL von Nieda and Frank Toomey. Vignette of a waterfall.

Lot: 3162 - Rare Green on White Dahlonega Gold Mining Company

This very rare and early stock certificate is number 931 for 100 shares issued to Henry Altman in 1878. Signed by president Loring L Lombard and secretary Charles A Trowbridge. Partial small gold seal. Pin holes and hole punched, but still a

Lot: 3163 - Striking Pair of Etowah Gold Mining Certificates

Brown number 38 and green number 164. Unissued. Excellent condition. 11/5 x 8.25". Three mining vignettes: all revolving on major sluicing operations. This company's major mine was the Gold Hill Mine on the Etowah River. In 1878 it was operated by

Lot: 3164 - Auraria, The Story of a Gold Mining Town by

Signed by author, hardcover 149pp (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Auraria, Georgia HWAC# 58637

Lot: 3165 - Georgia Bauxite and Mining Company Stock

Number 101 to Sophia R Gelbach for 38 shares in 1898. Signed by Arthur Paris secretary and Alfred E(?) president. Nice looking simple stock certificate. No edge issues, staining, dog ears, or pin holes (one hole smaller than a pin where the

Lot: 3166 - Bonner Mine Report by W. S. Yeates

Two sided. 8 x 5.5" Horizontal fold, two pinholes, slight bend on bottom right corner. Overall in nice condition. Taken from the "State Geologist's' Report of the Gold Deposits of Georgia" by Yeates. In 1830, gold was discovered at Pine Mountain,

Lot: 3167 - The Chestatee Company Stock Certificate

Very early number 24 for 10 shares to Charles H Dickey. 1893. Signed by A Ross and JD Simpson(?). Two underground mining vignettes. Two hole punches. Bottom left corner dogeared. On rip on top edge. Very strong colors and seal. 250 acres of gold

Lot: 3168 - Dahlonega Georgia Gold Rush Books (4)

A Canoe Voyage up the Minnay Sotor, Volumes I & II. This is a reprint edition of George W. Featherstonaugh's rare two-volume work records of the English geologist on the transitional American frontier in the 1830's. He offers considerable

Lot: 3169 - Gold of Dahlonega (3 books)

3 books The Gold of Dahlonega, 1976, 108 pp., The Neighborhood Mint, & the Second Report on the Gold Deposits of Georgia by S.P. Jones. & Introductory Report on the John C. Calhoun Gold Mine; & a Bulletin with a map included. (Al Adams

Lot: 3170 - Lumpkin County Georgia (3 Books)

3 hardback books. 1) Lumpkin County Georgia Pictorial History Vol. II A Salute To Our Veterans, A Publication of the Dahlonega Nugget. There are many black & white photos of veterans, pioneers and slaves. Very good condition. 96 pp. 2) Heritage

Lot: 3171 - Geological Survey of Georgia, Mineral Springs

Lot of 5 books, (2 hardbacks). The Geological Survey of Georgia in the year 1913, 190 pp. embossed cover, black & white pictures inside. The John C. Calhoun Gold Mine: An Intro. Report on Its Historical Significance by Sherry L. Boatright from

Lot: 3172 - Chestatee Hydraulic Company Stock Certificate

This is number 368 for 100 shares issued to TL Clingman in 1861. Signed by secretary Margie C Machman and president JM McKinney. A California style hydraulic mining scene is the vignette. Unusual design on the left side of the stock certificate. Cut

Lot: 3173 - Chestatee Hydraulic Company Stock Certificate

This is number 369 for 50 shares issued to TL Clingman in 1861. Signed by secretary Margie C Machman(?) and president JM McKinney. A California style hydraulic mining scene is the vignette. Unusual design on the left side of the stock certificate.

Lot: 3174 - LOT WITHDRAWN

Lot withdrawn. Please do not bid. HWAC# 57019

Lot: 3175 - Chestatee Hydraulic Company Stock Certificate

This is number 367 for 100 shares issued to TL Clingman in 1861. Signed by secretary Machman and president JM McKinney (signature faded). A California style hydraulic mining scene is the vignette. Unusual design on the left side of the stock

Lot: 3176 - Chestatee River Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 337 issued to DB Waters for 100 shares in 1882. Signed by president MN Pritchard and secretary CH Neilson. "Constitution" vignette. Cut close on the left when removed from book. Uncancelled. No rips, tears, dog ears, pinholes, discoloration.

Lot: 3177 - Crown Mountain Gold Mining and Milling Co.

1899, 23pp, soft cover. Beautiful gold gilt on blue cover illustration of the Crown point mine. Officers of the company were General A. J. Warner, president (of Marietta, Ohio), Colonel J. H. Moore of Dahlonega as Vice president, J. F. Moore,

Lot: 3178 - Crown Mountain Gold Mining and Milling Company

This company was incorporated in 1899. Number 386 issued to WNP Darrow for ten shares in 1901. Signed by president AJ Warner (of Marietta, Ohio) and secretary and superintendent Colonel JH Moore. Very fine: no pinholes, edge issues. Top left has a

Lot: 3179 - Crown Mountain Gold Mining Company Stock

Stock certificate number 106 for 50 shares issued to Walter NP Darrow in 1900. Signed by secretary Moore and president AJ Warner. Some light cut marks on left side of the stock. Slight colorization. The company conducted extensive hydraulic mining

Lot: 3180 - Dahlonega Consolidated Gold Mining Company

Number 2311 issued to Dr. Frank L. Stillman for 90 shares in 1905. Signed by president DC Shaw and secretary JP Coates. Gold Seal. Vignette of the state capital. 1/4" rip at horizontal fold and holes at fold intersections. Bottom left corner is

Lot: 3181 - Dahlonega Consolidated Gold Mining Company

Number 2258 issued to HS Bassett for 1,350 shares in 1905. Signed by president DC Shaw and secretary JP Coates. Gold Seal. Large dog ear at top left. Some folding near the bottom by the folds. Overall nice condition. Gold Seal with a pick axe. The

Lot: 3182 - A Second Version of the Dahlonega Gold Mining

Number 2137 for 100 shares issued to EC Houk in 1879. Signed by president Loring L Lombard and secretary Charles A Trowbridge. "The property of the Dahlonega Gold Mining Company, formerly known as the Battle Branch Gold Company, consists of 80 acres

Lot: 3183 - A Second Version of the Dahlonega Gold Mining

Number 3699 for 100 shares issued to CJ Donance in 1880. Signed by president Loring L Lombard and secretary Charles A Trowbridge. Some minor foxing and one tear in center bottom. "The property of the Dahlonega Gold Mining Company, formerly known as

Lot: 3184 - Dahlonega Gold Mining & Milling Company Stock

Number 13 for 100 shares issued to B.M. Hypes in 1891. This is a transfer from stock number 2. Stocks 1 through 3 are usually reserved for discoverers or early investors. Bottom right corner shows a light do ear and slight discoloration. Otherwise

Lot: 3185 - Dahlonega Consolidated Gold Mining Company

The Dahlonega Consolidated Gold Mining Company prospectus, 1899. 64pp soft cover (5 x 6.5î) profusely illustrated prospectus. The company had offices in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Toledo, Ohio. The president was J. W. Adams of Chattanooga, and

Lot: 3186 - 1854 Dahlonega Stampless Postal Sheet with Content

Addressed to Colonel Seaborn Jones, chairman. Jones was a two-term Congressman. From William Rutherford. Professor William Rutherford of Georgia had a mine named for him on the Ralston Branch. He was also one of the owners. The name was later changed

Lot: 3187 - Dahlonega Miner Jug by Shields

Brown 9.75" single handle jug by Patrick Shields. Depicts miners. #1/50 (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Dahlonega, Georgia HWAC# 58601

Lot: 3188 - Dahlonega Miner Jug by Shields

Brown 9.5" single handle jug by Patrick Shields. Depicts miners, #2/50. Date: Location: Dahlonega, Georgia HWAC# 58600

Lot: 3189 - Findley Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate and

This amazing archive has done all of the historical work for you. 1) Stock Certificate #2470 for 100 shares to E. P. Buress on October 21, 1879. (Burgess also invested in California mining stocks.) Signed by secretary James and president DU Brody. No

Lot: 3190 - Findley Gold Mining Company of Georgia Stock

#2439 for 100 shares to E.P. Burgess in 18879. Signed by secretary CA James and president DA Brody. Extremely fine condition. No pinholes, discoloration, edge issues, rips, tears, etc. Bottom right corner has the slightest fold. Vignette of the small

Lot: 3191 - Georgia Mining & Mfg Company Founders Stock

It was customary in the old days that the first three stock certificates were reserved for the company's founders. This is stock certificate #3. Issued on August 18, 1881 for 1 share to Charles R Woodworth. signed by Woodworth. Signed by secretary JW

Lot: 3192 - Georgia Mining & Mfg Company Stock Certificate

THis stock certificate was signed by president Henry DeBevoise and issued to president Henry DeBevoise. Early number 22 for 100 shares on May 16, 1882. Also signed by secretary JW Jones. Uncancelled. August 20, 1881 - two days after it was issued.

Lot: 3193 - Great Pair of Consolidated Gold Mining Company

Numbers 589 and 590 issued to Samuel S and Elizabeth Swift Shippen in 1883. Both for 1,000 shares. 12 x 7.5". Condition on both is generally fine. Very few minor issues. Although no large vignette, this stock is still pleasing to the eye. The major

Lot: 3194 - Later Dahlonega Gold Mining & Milling Company

Numbers 583 and 584 issued to WI Rush (Board of Directors) for 100 shares. Signed by secretary Simon P Shope and president Robert S Disney. Shopes name is smudged. Otherwise no rips, tears, edge issues, dog ears, pinholes discoloration, etc.

Lot: 3195 - Later Dahlonega Gold Mining & Milling Company

Number 588 issued to WI Rush for 100 shares in 1906. Signed by secretary Simon P Shope and president Robert S Disney. One very small tear in bottom left edge. Otherwise no discernible condition issues. Vignette of sluicing scene and two smaller

Lot: 3196 - M. Lu Mining Company Stock Certificate

M. Lu Mining Company stock certificate #200. To Max Georgii for 1,000 shares in 1884. Issued on the White Path Mine of Georgia. Green on white with an underground mining vignette. Signed by secretary AR Steward and president I Whitson Valentine.

Lot: 3197 - Pair of Different Chestatee River Mining Company

1) Number 244 issued to William Gunther for 100 shares in 1881. Signed by president Pritchard and secretary JD Cocum(?). 2) Number 334 issued to DB Waters in 1882 for 100 shares. Signed by president Pritchard and secretary CH Neilson. Constitution"

Lot: 3198 - Rare and Desirable M. Lu and S. Lu Mining Stock

1) M. Lu Mining Company stock certificate #202. To Max Georgii for 1,000 shares in 1884. Green on white with an underground mining vignette. Signed by secretary AR Steward and president I Whitson Valentine. Yeats mentions the White Path Mine, "There

Lot: 3199 - Rare Dahlonega S Lu Mining Company Stock

S. Lu Mining Company stock certificate #124. Issued to M. Georgii in 1885 for 2,000 shares. Signed by secretary AR Steward and signed by president WH Grigsby. Vignette of a pack train in the wild west. Incorporated in West Virginia in 1885. for the

Lot: 3200 - Rare Green on White Dahlonega Gold Mining Company

This very rare and early stock certificate is number 1704 for 100 shares issued to G Page in 1879. Signed by president Loring L Lombard and secretary Charles A Trowbridge. Pin holes and hole punched, but still a striking, rare and historic piece.

Lot: 3201 - Standard Gold Mining Company of Dahlonega Stock

1900. Number 139 issued to Frank Stillman for 4,000 shares. Signed by secretary RC Thomson and president JW Adams. Seven small underground mining vignettes. Rips at folds and intersections. Vertical folds are heavy. Good condition. (Al Adams Gold

Lot: 3202 - Standard Gold Mining Company of Dahlonega Stock

1900. Number 360 issued to HD Bassett for 700 shares. Signed by secretary RC Thomson and president JW Adams. Seven small underground mining vignettes. Vertical folds are heavy, but no tears or rips. No edge issues, dog ears or pin holes. Very good

Lot: 3203 - Wooden Model of Stamp Mill No. 78

Nine inch tall working wooden model of Stamp Mill No. 78. Marked on the bottom "Earl Neal / June 6, 2008." Turn the wheel and the stamps move up and down, there's gold glitter on the metal pan at bottom. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection)

Lot: 3204 - "Gold in Georgia" One of the great Georgia

Considered an informal prospectus of the Chestatee Hydraulic Mining Company and unarguably the most important geologic report from early Georgia mining operations. . Report Upon the Gold Placers of a part of Lumpkin County, Georgia and the

Lot: 3205 - Contract from Benjamin Parks (credited with the

This one year contract gave a man of color - a freedman - named Benjamin Elrod land to farm in payment for 80 bushels of corn. There will be no charge for wheat. Benjamin Elrod and his family will CHEERFULLY obey all reasonable requests from Parks.

Lot: 3206 - The Parks Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

RARE! Early Georgia Gold Mining Stock Certificate. Number 21 for 100 shares to S. Henry Morse. 1867. Signed by secretary AKP Joy and president Benjamin Hamilton. Vignettes of above ground and hydraulic mining. Stock is in rough condition: tears on

Lot: 3207 - Hinson Oil, Gas and Development Company Stock

Rare Georgia Oil Stock Certificate. Number 32 for 10 shares in 1908 for LB McEwen. Signed by secretary / treasurer John A Cromartie and president Hinson. In 1908 a test was made near Hazelhurst by the Hinson Oil Gas and Development Co. This well is

Lot: 3208 - Marsh Mining Company Stock Certificate (Female

This is a rather unique piece as it has a female president: Mrs. Emma Marsh Renou. To make it more interesting the secretary/treasurer was J. L. Renou! (We assume Emma was the wife of E. W. Marsh who died in 1908 and that she remarried his business

Lot: 3209 - Pair of Marsh Mining Company Stock Certificates

Native American vignette! Numbers 26 and 29 issued to Mrs. Emma Marsh Renow for two shares in 1920. Signed by secretary and treasurer J. L. Renow and president Mrs. Emma Marsh Renow. Some discoloration at the bottom of the left fold. Both folds are

Lot: 3210 - Deposition as Fitness of Stephenson to run Mill

This is a rare Confederate mining letter. The Confederates kept the mints alive only in 1861 and then shut them down. This appears to be an early job application. In it M. L. Stephenson states the reasons that he would be capable of managing a mill.

Lot: 3211 - Etowah Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

Extra Rare! Number 318 for 100 shares to John C Berwind in 1890. Signed by secretary Fred C Exter and president TJ Cheney. Mine specific vignette: Indian teepee village. 12.5 x 9". Overall in very nice condition. Several small pinholes, one miner

Lot: 3212 - Etowah Gold Mining and Milling Company Prospectus

This eight page prospectus lists officers, directors, history, reports of experts, developments, the mill, and estimated dividends. Owned by the Mining & Development Company of New York. Includes a letter dated 1903 from Governor A. D. Chandler,

Lot: 3213 - Lumpkin Chestatee Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 462 for 100 shares to Joseph K. Wing. Very nice condition. Ink is fading a little. Left hand corners are dog earred. Smallest rip at top of left fold. 8.25 x 10.25". Vignette with 15 miners digging and panning. Large 25c brown Internal Revenue

Lot: 3214 - Windom Silver Currency and Stock Certificate

1) Lumpkin Chestatee Mining Company Stock Certificate. Number 460 for four hundred shares to Joseph K. Wing. Uncancelled. This is the best of the Lumpkin stock certificates. Ink is fading. Bottom left corner is torn. Top left corner is dog eared.

Lot: 3215 - Lincoln Gold & Copper Mining Company Prospectus

Lot of three. 1) 18 page prospectus. Drawing of Lincoln on front cover. Two full page maps. Twelve photographs. 7.25 x 9.25". Folded vertically. 2-3) Two letter size two page letters about the Lincoln Gold Mining Company. "Ore bodies are practically

Lot: 3216 - Nacoochee Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 147 for 10 shares issued to George A Root in 1880. Miners on break vignette. Signed by secretary Wilcox and president Josiah Curtis. Some foxing on top left. Heavy vertical fold on right. All-in-all very nice! Located near the gold discovery

Lot: 3217 - Addie May Mining Company Stock Certificate 1

This is the earliest and best of the two stocks for sale in this auction. Number 96 for 100 shares to George L Church in 1892. Signed by president Walter L Emery and treasurer Fletcher. The outdoors hard rock mining vignette is rather unusual. Two

Lot: 3218 - Addie May Mining Company Stock Certificate 2

Number 112 for 50 shares to George L Church in 1892. Signed by president Walter L Emery and treasurer Fletcher. The outdoors hard rock mining vignette is rather unusual. Some light folds on bottom left. 12 x 9". Mine was located in New England City

Lot: 3219 - Guarantee Gold Mining Company Collection (Stock,

Unique grouping! 1) Stock certificate number 33 to Walter Hinchman for 250 shares on September 27, 1879. Signed by treasurer F Dundore and president William G Moorhead. Vignette of mill with steam train in the background. 5.75 x 9". Nearly perfect,

Lot: 3220 - Guarantee Gold Mining Company Mortgage Loan

Certificate of Mortgage Loan for Charles S. Hinchman for $500. Signed by F Dundore treasurer, William Moorhead president and trustee Frank Tiedemann. Same condition as the stock. Note on back about buying Charles S. Hinchman $20 on account on March

Lot: 3221 - Fighting-Town Mining Company of Georgia Stock

This has to be one of the greatest names for a mining company ever! Incorporated on February 17, 1854 in Georgia. VERY EARLY number 8 for 84 shares to Samuel T. Knapp in 1856. Signed by secretary Z. N. Winkler and president Augustus Seaborn Jones.

Lot: 3222 - Spring Place Mining Company of Georgia Stock

Very early 1858 stock certificate transfer for the Spring Place Mining Company of Georgia. Number 45 to Jesse Carter for two shares. From agent LC Deas. 3.5 x 10". The "THE SPR' has been written over at some point in this stock transfer's life. A

Lot: 3223 - Consecutive Pair of Tallapoosa Gold Mining Company

Numbers 203 and 204 issued in 1901 to SS Schurriner(?). One has a 50c document stamp on the other the stamp is missing the stamp. Signed by John R Miller president and ? secretary. This mine was incorporated in 1901. In 1901 Moody's Manuel of

Lot: 3224 - Georgia-Alabama Investment and Development Company

Signed by Governor Benjamin Butler Franklin of Massachusetts as president. Number 2309 issued to Henry F Thomas for 5 shares in 1891. This company was an early attempt at industrialization at Tallapoosa. By 1893 it was sold at auction - as an

Lot: 3225 - North Georgia Land and Manufacturing Company Stock

Lot of five. 1) Number 4471 issued to David J Whiteford for 10 shares. Signed by secretary CN Fox, treasurer OF Sampson and president WH Kimball. Large vignette of an eagle. 2) 4884 issued to DJ Whiteford. 3) 4862 issued to DJ Whiteford. This stock

Lot: 3226 - Talapoosa Gold Mining Company Prospectus

1) Prospectus. Stamped JK Tillotsen / Fiscal Agent / Hotel Imperial / New York. Tillotsen was also the vice president. c1902. 9 x 6". 24 pages. 12 full page photographs. Number of shares and price per share has been crossed out and new numbers

Lot: 3227 - Tallapoosa Land, Mining & Mfg. Co. Stock

Issued to Margaret S Peters in 1888. Number 1818 for 12 shares. Signed by JH PLummer asst. secretary and D Carleton president. Mining Vignette. Condition: A few pinholes. Two corners dog eared. No other edge issues, staining, rips or tears. Stamped

Lot: 3228 - Tallapoosa Land, Mining & Mfg. Co. Stock

1) Stick issued to Anna H Sherman in 1887. Number 671 for 20 shares. Signed by JH PLummer asst. secretary, D Carleton treasurer and (?) president. Large tear at seal, pin holes and edge issues. Stamped "Property Dividend Paid, Declared Oct. 31st,

Lot: 3229 - Villa Rica Mining Cabinet Card Collection

Lot of ten. Seven distinctively different that tell the story of the Boston & Kennesaw Mining Company. Five have notes on the back as to what the viewer is seeing: stamp mill, hydraulic works, sluices, tail race, etc. All mention that JW Douglas

Lot: 3230 - Seminole Mining Company Prospectus

This prospectus is 16 pages. 7 x 6". Like new except that the name of the president has been crossed out and the new president is written in in pencil. Ink on first page shows the location of Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia. No maps or

Lot: 3231 - Lewis Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

Cert. #439 issued to George H Dickerman for 4,000 shares. Signed by James A. Woodbury, president, and O. Terry, secretary. Vignette top right of miners underground working rock faces. Black border and print. 4.5 x 8.5". Incorporated in New York in

Lot: 3232 - Seminole Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 1779 for 100 shares to S Wesselius. Signed by secretary William Mitchell and president W. Wiley. Although mainly regarded as a copper mine, gold was a by-product. United States Geological Survey Bulletin, Issue 455 reports' "The chief copper

Lot: 3233 - Gold Deposits of Georgia Hardcover by Yeates

Hardcover, 542pp with index. Excellent historical Georgia gold reference. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: 1896 Location: Georgia HWAC# 58642

Lot: 3234 - Gold Deposits of Georgia, Bulletins 4A and 19

Hardcovers by Geological Survey of Georgia.. Bulletin 4A signed by author S. McCallie 1919, 542pp and very nice condition. Bulletin 19 by Jones, 1909, foldout map, 283pp (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: 1896 and 1909 Location:

Lot: 3235 - Georgia Gold Rush Books (3)

Gold Country 1828-1858 by Spencer, Green Russell and Gold by Spencer, The Neighborhood Mint, Dahlonega in the age of Jackson by Head. Hardcovers (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Georgia HWAC# 58604

Lot: 3236 - Georgia Gold Mining Books (3)

Hardcover Harper's Magazine Vol 59 June to Nov. 1879, 960 pp, spine has 2 breaks. Harper's Magazine Vol. 60 Dec. 1879- May 1880 952pp, spine is broken. The Neighborhood Mint by Head. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Georgia

Lot: 3237 - Georgia Gold Rush Books (4)

3 The Georgia Gold Rush by Williams, America's First Gold Rush-Gold Fever by Rensi (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Georgia HWAC# 58646

Lot: 3238 - Georgia Gold Rush Books (2)

Hardcovers. Auraria-The Story of a Georgia Gold Mining Town by Coulter, The Georgia Gold Rush by Williams (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Georgia HWAC# 58647

Lot: 3239 - Five Incorporating Company of Georgia Stock

Lot of five. Numbers 2, 4, 10, 15, and 20. Issued to various for various share amounts in 1909. Signed by president Joseph E. Parker and treasurer and secretary WR Huxter. One only has the president's name and signature. VIgnette of winding road

Lot: 3240 - Rare Gaynor Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

This Gaynor Gold Mining Company of Georgia stock certificate is number 34 for 500 shares issued to Fred W. Hammett on January 27, 1883. Signed by president E. A. Hopkins and treasurer Fred W. Hammett. The company was incorporated in 1882. Unusual

Lot: 3241 - Two Early Idaho Illustrations: Mines & Birds-Eye

Both sheets frameable. 1) Split view showing the Bullion Mine (Alturas County, Idaho) and the May Flower Mine (Bullion, Idaho). Possibly out of a book, though no page number or title. Both views show horse-drawn ore carriages and mines on hillsides.

Lot: 3242 - Construction of the Monarch Mill at Atlanta, ID by

Original cabinet card photo by M. M. Hazeltine of the construction of the Monarch Mill at Atlanta, 4.25 x 6.5". The Atlanta (Monarch) was the most successful mine in the district. This new mill was built (completed 1883) to replace the older mill

Lot: 3243 - Idaho Mining and Irrigation Company Gold Bond with

Number 533 for $1000. Signed by secretary and president. Native American vignette on bottom. Coupons 21 through 36 still attached. One vertical fold. Near pristine condition: No pinholes, dog ears, staining, rips or tears. 16 x 14.5". "Irrigated

Lot: 3244 - Stereoview of Placer Mining at Coeur D'Alene

F.J. Haynes Stereoview - Northern Pacific Scenery series #1860 Placer Mining Coeur Dí Alene, Idaho. Date: Location: Coeur Dí Alene, Idaho HWAC# 59678

Lot: 3245 - Miner's Sluicing Photo, Mullan, Idaho

Early placer operations with miners camped by a sluice. Prior to 1890. Mullan, Wallace Kellogg and Burke Mining Districts in Shoshone County, Idaho - This area contains many mining districts: the Beaver District, Eagle District, Evolution District,

Lot: 3246 - Elkhorn Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Issued during the Boise Basin Gold Rush! Gorgeous and ultra rare certificate. Inc. Nov. 1864. Location printed at the top: Pioneer City, Boise Co., Idaho. No. 172, issued for 5 shares to George H. Hare on Nov. 4th, 1865 in Pioneer City. Signed by the

Lot: 3247 - Great Cons. Boise River Gold & Silver Mining Co.

Ultra rare. Location stated on certificate as "Placer District, Idaho Territory." No. 928, issued for 20 shares to Michael Herr on July 16th, 1864 in San Francisco. Signed by the president and secretary but their signatures are difficult to read. Not

Lot: 3248 - Map of East Dewey Gold Mining Co

Map of Golden gate, Eldorado and Poorman Groups, Big Creek District of Thunder Mountain. Approx 14" x 8.5". Note condition issues. (Potter Collection) Date: Location: Thunder Mountain, Idaho HWAC# 58948

Lot: 3249 - Stereoview of Gold Mining in Idaho

C. H. Graves Stereoview - #4238 Gold Mining in Idaho ñ Great picture of miners with tunnel and sluice. Date: Location: Idaho HWAC# 61200

Lot: 3250 - Columbia Gold and Silver Mining Co, Idaho

Probably located in Boise Basin, ID, we could not locate any info on this mine in our library. #120 i/u to John ?lon 1866, 1000 shares, signed by president Chesney, incorporated in NY. Pretty red seal. Some toning, small crease and tiny chip on top,

Lot: 3251 - Idaho Silver Mining Spoons (3)

2 spoons from Wallace, Idaho; 1 spoon from Mullan, Idaho. Some patina evident on small spoon (4"); larger spoon has engraved man & woman with shield reading Esto Perpetua and Shoshone Falls. 5.5". Date: Location: Idaho HWAC# 56702

Lot: 3252 - Two Idaho Sterling Silver Souvenir Mining Spoons

Two identical design with different etched bowls. One shows a forested mill scene and is engraved as Mammoth & Standard Mines. The other is simply engraved Wallace. Handle has patriotic imagery and "Idaho." 5.5 inches long. Date: Location: Idaho

Lot: 3253 - Idaho Mining Ephemera

Lot of 6. 1) Sullivan Extension Mining Co. stock certificate. Yreka District, Idaho Territory. Issued in 1888 for 1,00 shares. Pen cancelled. Very fine condition. 2) Three advertising covers: two different for Red Horse Mining Co. (Harrison, ID,

Lot: 3254 - Idaho Mining Stock Collection

1) Lucky Boy Gold and Silver. Number 337 for 100 shares to CW Courtright in 1882. Signed by Pardee and Brewster. Mines in the Saw Tooth District in Alturas County. The LD Courtright & Company were selling this stock in New York where the company

Lot: 3255 - Idaho Mining Stocks (3)

1)Idaho Consolidated Mining #450 i/u to WJ Rockwood 2500 shares, signed by president Rodgers, incorporated in NY 2)Thunder Mountain Syndicate #225 i/u to Ferdinand Langbein 1902 500 shares, signed by president Prarher, incorporated in WA 3)Columbia

Lot: 3256 - Idaho Mining Stocks (7)

1) Wall Street Mining #30 i/c to Agnes Pooley 50000 shares 1908, signed by president Pooley, incorporated in ID 2) Wardner Mining and Milling u/i 3)Coeur d'Alene Powder u/i 4)Grangeville Hydraulic Mining with 3 nice vignettes #44 i/u to Effir Burll

Lot: 3257 - 1883 Map of Idaho by Hardesty

Double truck pp. 168 & 169. This map shows mining regions of Idaho. Graphics & color by Lithography. Beautiful condition. On Mat Board (not adhered) with plastic covers. If mats are shipped then additional shipping may apply. 14.5" x 21".

Lot: 3258 - Map of Thunder Mountain Mining Districts, Idaho

Map issued by Spear's American Exchange, New York. Includes Big Creek District, Yellow Pine Johnson Creek District & Thunder Mountain District. Slight tears in folds 1" long, & .25" long toward middle. On Mat Board (not adhered) with plastic

Lot: 3259 - Advertising Broadside for The Great Western Rock

c.1880s. The Great Western Rock Breaker, Eagle Works, P.W. Gates, Sons & Co., 52 Canal Street, Chicago. The firm also manufactured steam engines, stamp mills, rotary pumps, steam pumps, boilers, and mining machinery. Promises to do "double the

Lot: 3260 - The Great Western Rock Breaker Broadside

Circa 1880s Advertising Flyer for the Great Western Rock Breaker Manufactured by P. W. Gates & Sons of Chicago. It measures 8.25 x 10.75 inches and is in nice condition with fold holes on bottom right and mailing folds. Two holes center middle.

Lot: 3261 - Rice Oil Company Stock Certificate: Signed by

Number A4771 for 100 shares to G. G. RIce in 1918. Signed by Weinberg and (?). Signed on back by G. G. Rice. Included with this stock is the book, "My Adventures with your Money." That is all you need to know about George Graham Rice! He says fo the

Lot: 3262 - 1804 Documents for the Washington Silver Mine--One

Two documents for the Washington Mining Company whose claim was in the township of Newfield, York County, Maine [incorrectly listed as Massachusetts on one of the documents]. One document is calling for a meeting of the proprietors in the house of

Lot: 3263 - Maine Silver Rush Stock Certificate Collection

Lot of 5 stocks issued during Maine's Silver Rush that took place 1878-1882. Silver (in galena) was first discovered in Sullivan, Maine in 1877. Speculation about the richness of the claims was fueled by the publication of the Maine Mining Journal in

Lot: 3264 - Hampton Mining & Smelting Co. Report, 1863

Report upon the property of the Hampton Mining & Smelting Co., by John H. Blake, Esq. of Boston, together with Report from Charles S. Richardson, Esq, Mining Engineer; Assay by A.A. Hayes, M.D., State Assayer; also the By-Laws of the Company,

Lot: 3265 - Golden Agate Mining & Milling Co. Stock

Rare mineral-related stock certificate. Inc. in 1905 in Arizona. No. 157, issued for 7,500 shares to Ellen B. Cameron on May 1st, 1906. Signed by Andrew McKenzie, president, and James Ardle, secretary. Not cancelled. Hydraulic mining vignette. Folds.

Lot: 3266 - J.D. Whitney Report of Fulton & Other Copper Mines

Reports of the Superintendent and J. D. Whitney, Esq., United States Geologist and also Letters received from Gentlemen of Experience in the Lake Superior Country. Published in 1854, Wm. C. Bryant & Co. Printers, NY. 14pp. Describes the Fulton

Lot: 3267 - Duluth Silver and Copper Mining Co. Stock

Early Minnesota mining stock. #98 i/u to WL Jackson , incorporated 1883 but no certificate issue date, 100 shares, signed by president Pearson (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Duluth, Minnesota HWAC# 58933

Lot: 3268 - Minnesota & Michigan Silver Spoons (2)

1 spoon from Iron Mine, Ishpeming, Mich., engraved bowl; 1 spoon from Virginia Minn., both are 5.5" Date: Location: Virginia, Minnesota HWAC# 56715

Lot: 3269 - Missouri Mining Silver Souvenir Spoons (2)

These came from the center of Lead/Tin Mining in USA. 1 has the name Carroll engraved on handle. Date: Location: Joplin, Missouri HWAC# 56713

Lot: 3270 - East Bannack Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Very early Montana mining certificate! Inc in New York, Oct. 1864. No. 19, issued for 500 shares to Ebenezer Cauldwell Esq on Feb 21st, 1865 in New York. Signed by George W. Abbe, president, and Jas. Callender. Not cancelled. Detailed allegorical

Lot: 3271 - Broadside Miners' Field Day, Columbia Gardens

Butte Montana Miners Field Day Broadside. This broadside has a commanding presence! Eye catching red, blue & green colors, advertising the Program "Montana State Band at Gardens All Day." Blue filigree border. Nice condition. On Mat Board (not

Lot: 3272 - Three Good Butte, Montana Mining Stock

1) Two different Moulton Mining Company stock certificates, issued in 1881 and 1882, both signed by "Copper King" William A. Clark. One of the Clark signatures is hole punched. Same vignettes, different color border and print (green and blue). Both

Lot: 3273 - Oversize Miners Portrait, Parrot Mine, Butte MT

Parrot Mine, Butte MT miner portrait in front of mine building. Photo approx 8"x 10", mat approx 10.75" x 12.75". Cool group shot. (Potter Collection) Date: 1899 Location: Butte, Montana HWAC# 571521

Lot: 3274 - Butte, Montana Mining Photo Suite (4)

Four 7.5" x 9.5" photos on 10" x 11" mats. 1) View of camp and smelters across valley-approx 4"scratch, edge toning 2)Mt. Con Mines-edge toning 3) Mt. View Min-edge toning 4)Camp and smelter in snow-edge toning. Nice group (Potter Collection) Date:

Lot: 3275 - Large Butte, Montana Mining Photos (3)

Miners assembled in front of a building at Mountain Con mines, Smelter at Green Mountain Mine, large group of miners posing at St. Lawrence Mine. Photos are mounted. (Potter Collection) Date: Location: Butte, Montana HWAC# 58947

Lot: 3276 - Mary Anderson Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Inc. in Montana. Low no. 9, issued for 20,000 shares to R. Ashworth on Jan. 20th, 1891. Signed by the company president, Henry W. Rowley, and the secretary, Henry Burton. Not cancelled. Black print on yellow paper with a pink seal. Ornate logo with

Lot: 3277 - Jay Gould Mining Company Stock Certificate & Real

Great pairing. 1) Choice unissued Jay Gould Mining Company, Helena, M.T., stock certificate. Nice underground mining vignette. 18--. 2) Rare real photo postcard. Title at bottom: "The Jay Gould Family and Friends at the Red Elephant Mine, July 1891,

Lot: 3278 - Marysville, MT Miners Mammoth Print

Original mammoth print of a 50 staff mill at Marysville Montana, circa 1889. The original print measures approximately 13.5 x 10.5" sitting in a frame approximately 17 x 20". The view shows about 30 people in front. On the back is a letter from a

Lot: 3279 - Phillipsburg Geologic Folio, 1915

Classic Phillipsburg Folio, USGS Folio 196, 1915 in as near to "dead mint" as you can get. Classic mega-gold producing region. Date: Location: Phillipsburg, Montana HWAC# 59819

Lot: 3280 - Montana Gold and Silver Mining Company Loan Bond

VERY EARLY Montana mining issue in 1866. Number 19. $100 for unidentified investor - perhaps never issued. (But we have seen later certificate numbers that were named and definately issued.) Signed by treasurer Cook and president William McLellan.

Lot: 3281 - Helena Mining & Reduction Company Stock

Rare. Inc. under the laws of the Territory of Montana. No. 265, issued for 70 shares to Theodore E. Smith on Sept. 17th, 1883. Signed by the president (Hauser) and secretary. Not cancelled. Fancy illustrated seal and underground mining vignette.

Lot: 3282 - Montana Mining Books (6)

The Conrey Placer Mining Co. by Spence, Anaconda by Marcosson, Shallow Diggin's by Davis, Gold Camp by Barsness, Names on the Faces of Montana by Cheney, The Bloody Bozeman by Johnson. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location:

Lot: 3283 - Montana & Colorado Revenue Imprinted Mining Checks

Lot of 5. Included: The Free Coinage Gold Mining Company, Cripple Creek, Colorado, 1900, RN-X; First National Bank of Helena, Garfield Mining Co., RN-G, 1881, possibly buff, prospector vignette; same but unused; and two unused Alice Gold & Silver

Lot: 3284 - Montana Mining Souvenir Spoons (12)

Attractive collection of 4 silver; 8 copper spoons. 6 of these spoons are die struck, 3 are engraved. 4 are from Butte, 1 from Sheridan, 3 Anaconda & 1 from Last Chance Gulch. Largest spoon is 6.25"; smallest 4.25". Date: Location: Montana HWAC#

Lot: 3285 - Montana Mining Ephemera Collection

Lot of 15. 1) Five N.A. Forsyth (Butte) stereoviews: ore train at Washoe Smelter; Butte; Engine Used in Butte Mines; interior view of Washoe Smelters at Anaconda; and miners coming out of cage at High Ore Mine. 2) Monarch Gold Mining Company

Lot: 3286 - Montana Mining Stock Certificate Collection (15)

Lot of 15 different Montana mining stocks. Five are issued, 1o are unissued. Included: Parrot Silver & Copper Co. (issued 1899); Boston-Montana Mining Corp. (issued 1926); North Butte MC (issued 1912); Amy Silver-Lead Co. (issued 1947); different

Lot: 3287 - Three Different Montana Mining Stock Certificates

1) Cumberland Mining & Smelting Company. Castle, Montana. Issued in 1891, not cancelled. Mine vignette. Folds, very fine. 2) Illinois Gold Mining & Milling Company. Issued in 1906 in Libby, Montana. Not cancelled. Three mining vignettes.

Lot: 3288 - Two Different Montana Mining Stock Certificates

1) Helena and Victor Mining Company. No. 407, issued for 388 shares to S.T. Hauser on July 3rd, 1891. Signed by a different Hauser as president and the secretary. Green background, mining vignette. Not cancelled. Folds, creases, ink stains on

Lot: 3289 - Two Territorial Montana Mining Stock Certificates:

1) Nellie Grant Mining Company. Helena, M.T. Inc. under the laws of the Territory of Montana. No. 157, issued for 250 shares to S.T. Hauser on Sept. 30th, 1886. S.T. Hauser became the 7th governor of Montana and served from1885 to 1887. Signed by

Lot: 3290 - Enterprise Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Esmeralda County. Inc. March 21, 1865 in Pennsylvania. No. 256, issued for 15 shares to Louisa Johnson on March 14th, 1866 in Philadelphia. Signed by president H.G. Sickel and treasurer John L. Thackeray. Not cancelled. Blue seal, red print and two

Lot: 3291 - First North Extension Esmeralda Mining Co. Stock

Wow. An 1861 issued Aurora stock. Inc. March 2nd, 1861. No. 88, issued for 5 shares to Isaac Kirkpatrick on July 15th, 1861 in San Francisco. Signed by Alex. Gamble, president, and Solon Pattee. Not cancelled. Beautiful design by Britton & Co.

Lot: 3292 - Golden Age Mining Company; Territorial Nevada

Group of two ledgers, First Ledger; Golden Age & Empire Gold & Silver Mining Co., 1860ís. 4pp invoice tucked in front in Charles C. Bowmanís hand for expenses for the companyís mine operations in Aurora, Nevada. This mining

Lot: 3293 - Green Rock Gold & Silver Mining Co. Assessment,

Dated May 23, 1863, San Francisco. James Whitehead is paying $25. The assessment was $0.50 per share for 50 shares. Signed by the company secretary, L.D. Ingoldsby (?). James Whitehead is listed as a miner in Aurora on the Esmeralda County Tax

Lot: 3294 - Lexington Consolidated Gold & Silver Mining

Location: Last Chance Hill, Aurora, Mono County. Certificate No. 50 for 5 shares, issued to R. G. Surdam on May 2, 1863. Signed by Secretary E. W. Kuster and President B. F. Porter. Endorsed on reverse also with signatures. Incorporated March 2nd,

Lot: 3295 - Austin Silver Mining Company of Nevada Proof Stock

Only one we've ever seen. Proof certificate. New York 186_ dateline. Vignette at upper left of prospectors working at surface. Small milling vignette at bottom. Printed by Continental Bank Note Co. NY. Two punch holes through signature line for the

Lot: 3296 - Five Different Austin, Nevada Mining Checks

1) Three are for the Manhattan Silver Mining Company. Two Gage, Curtis & Company including rare RN-G (issued 1884 and 1882), both signed by Curtis as supt. One other RN-G issued 1876 and signed by Curtis. 2) Two First National Bank of Austin

Lot: 3297 - Manhattan Silver Mining Co. Check & Mining

Lot of 13. 1) Manhattan Sliver Mining Co. of Nevada Receipt for Stock Purchase ñ Dated June 16th, 1865 certifying that Charles G. Taylor (Treasurer of the company) has paid $500 in Gold being $20 per share on his subscription of 25 shares in the

Lot: 3298 - Mettacom Silver Mining Co. of Reese River Stock

Early Austin stock. Location printed on bottom ("Mining Works Near Austin, Nevada). Low No. 3, issued for 140 shares to the company secretary Chas. T. Gray on May 30, 1866 in New York. Signed by Gray and president Mackin. Not cancelled. Green seal,

Lot: 3299 - Mills, Post & White Cons. Mining Company Stock

Reese River Mining District, Lander County, N.T. Lot of 2. One is unissued.Both are identical design. The issued stock is No. 139, issued for 9 shares to HA Barrows on Aug. 12, 1864 in Austin, Nevada Territory. Signed by president E.S. Davis and

Lot: 3300 - Mining Rights Sold to Manhattan Silver Mining

Three indentures from Austin, NV where miners sell their mining rights to Manhattan Silver Mining Co. of California. All 3 have Melville Curtis signatures. Date: 1886 and 1887 Location: Austin, Nevada HWAC# 59760

Lot: 3301 - Silver Hill Mining Co. Stockholder Letter, 1867,

Dateline New Haven, Conn., February 4th, 1867. Fascinating typed two-page letter detailing the financial difficulties of the company and a possible strategy to rebound by a deal with the Monte Christo Mining Co, of White Pine District, Lander County,

Lot: 3302 - Bunker Hill Silver Mining Co. of New York & Nevada

Inc. in New York. No. 128, issued for 2 shares to E.F. Walsh on January 23, 1867 in New York. Signed by David Christy, president, and Thomas J. Harlan, secretary. Not cancelled. Green seal, ornate logo and border. Two mining vignettes: prospectors at

Lot: 3303 - c.1865 Map of the Golden Rule & Adjacent Mines,

Drawn by T.J. Read, Supt. Eureka Con. & Deputy U.S. Surveyor. Printed by Empire Lith & Engr. Co., NY. 8 x 15" One tear/bend on left edge, otherwise very fine. c.1865 The Eureka District was located in Lander County, Nevada. Browne (1865)

Lot: 3304 - Gilbert & Knapp Cons. G& S Mining Co. Stock

Location: Chatfield Ledge, Big Creek Canon Mining District, Lander County, N.T. (printed upper left). Incorporated June 25, 1863. Dateline Carson City, N.T. No. 15, issued for 50 shares to (illegible). Signed by the president, Stewart, and secretary,

Lot: 3305 - Illinois Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Ultra rare location. Smoky Valley Ledge, Smoky Valley Mining District, Lander County, N.T. (printed on certificate). Incorporated June 30th, 1863. Dateline San Francisco, August 5th, 1863. No. 28, issued for 5 shares to W.D. Messer. Signed by the

Lot: 3306 - New York Silver Mining Co. of Nevada Stock

Inc. in New York. No. 262. Issued for 10 shares to D.W. Chambers on September 21st, 1865. Signed by Thomas Sproull as president and S.R. Hutchinson as secretary. Not cancelled. Unusual vignette at top center showing three miners working a drill into

Lot: 3307 - Orange Consolidated Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Ultra rare. Location printed on stock: Eureka District, Lander Co., Nev. No. 181, issued for 300 shares company secretary E.H. Rixford on June 6th, 1877. Also signed by the company president J.W. Nesbitt. Not cancelled. One of the most interesting

Lot: 3308 - Wasson Cons. Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Location: Reese River District, Lander County, N.T. (printed under logo). The company owned 600 feet on the each of the following ledges: Wash. Jacobs, Sho Keep, Bill Marley, and Fred Cook (printed on the upper right of the certificate). Incorporated

Lot: 3309 - Shoshone Chief Silver Mining Co. Stock

Incorporated in New York. No. 44, issued for 50 shares to Pelton on Dec. 16th, 1865. Signed by the president, Wm B. Hayward, and secretary L.R. Hutchinson. Not cancelled. Two nice underground mining vignettes. Green seal. Printed by Henry Seibert

Lot: 3310 - New Philadelphia Silver Mining Co. Stock

No. 647, issued for 100 shares to James F. Phair on Sept. 20th, 1879. Signed by Geo. Hyde (president) and the company secretary. Not cancelled. Small underground mining illustration. "Issued in Payment of Mining Property in Nevada" Folds, creases.

Lot: 3311 - Bullfrog Gold Center Water & Mills Stock

Very rare Bullfrog piece. Inc. in Arizona. No. 141, issued for 500 shares on Dec. 1st, 1908. Signed by the president (W.D. Lawton) and secretary (M.K. Barrett). Not cancelled. Three mining vignettes and gold seal. Horizontal and vertical folds.

Lot: 3312 - Bullfrog Golden Sceptre Mining Company

Incorporated under the laws of the Territory of Arizona. Uncancelled. Certificate #1390. Issued for one thousand shares to H.A. Estabrook on April 4th, 1907. Signed by J.C. McCormack (president) and Broberg (asst. secretary). Orange border and seal

Lot: 3313 - Bullfrog, Goldfield, & Tonopah Mining Stock

Four pieces, uncancelled. 1) Two different Golden Anchor Mining Company stocks, 1906, 1907, brown and green. 2) Gibraltar Mines Syndicate at Rhyolite issued June 1905, within roughly the first eight months of the discovery of Rhyolite. This is one of

Lot: 3314 - Bullfrog, Nevada Mining Stock Certificate

Lot of 4 different. 1) Four Aces Mining Company. Mines located at Bullfrog Mining District, Nevada. Issued in 1906 for 1,00 shares. Great vignette of hand holding four aces. Not cancelled. Not common. Pinholes, folds, some toning. 2) The Lige Harris

Lot: 3315 - Diamond Queen Mining Company Stock Certificate

Very rare! Number 101 for 1000 shares. Signed by TR Knrnick and FL Warburton. Excellent condition. According to the Beatty Bullfrog Miner of 1905, ìThe Diamond Queen group consisting of five claims owned and being operated by Messrs. T. R.

Lot: 3316 - Four Aces Mining Company Stock Certificate,

One of the best and most sought-after Bullfrog stock certificates! Mines located at Bullfrog Mining District, Nevada (printed along the top border). Inc. in Arizona. No. 663, issued for 500 shares to D.E. Knorr on Dec. 7th, 1905. Signed by the

Lot: 3317 - Gibraltar Mines Syndicate Stock Issued to Nevada

Certificate issued to Nevada Gov. John W. Sparks and Company, June 1906. Endorsed by the Sparks Company on the reverse. This is another example of Nevada Gov. Sparks active involvement in the Tonopah, Goldfield and Bullfrog region while he was

Lot: 3318 - Original Bullfrog Mines Syndicate Stock

Rare to find this uncancelled! Issued to M. M. Detch for 1000 shares in 1906, signed by John E. Lutz as president and Milton Detch as secretary. Green background, border, and large green frog in the middle. This cert if for the Original Bullfrog

Lot: 3319 - Choice Original Bullfrog Mines Syndicate Stock

Uncancelled and unoxidized, Choice! Number 6632 for 100 shares to James J Rutherford in 1906. Signed by EP Foster and PJ Carney. In the 1907 Nevada Directory Patrick J Carney was a member of Detch, Carney & Stevens located at 322 Main Street.

Lot: 3320 - Paradise Mining Company Stock Certificate,

Unissued but extremely rare. Never before seen by FH. Mines: Bullfrog, Nevada. Offices: Tonopah. Inc. in South Dakota, Nov. 1906. Blue border and eagle vignette. Printed by Security Bank Note Co. Punch cancelled. Information is scarce. However,

Lot: 3321 - Shoshone National Bank Mining Company Stock

Number 419 for 1000 shares to Peter Neeson in 1906. Signed by JT Holmshaw and Nescool(?). Two heavy folds and slight bend on bottom right corner. Printed by H.S. Crocker & Co., S.F.. U/C. Black ink on crËme paper. No vignette. Location of

Lot: 3322 - The Bullfrog Apex Mining & Milling Co. Stock

Rare Bullfrog stock! No. 226, issued in 1906 for 250 shares to Cook. Signed by Fagan as president and Tallman as secretary. Not cancelled! Green frog vignette and ornate gold border. Folds, some other light wear. Incorporated on July 1905 in the

Lot: 3323 - Three Bullfrog Mining Stocks - Including the

1) Montgomery Shoshone Consolidated. Number 946 for 200 shares to George A Black in 1906. Signed by secretary (?) and 2nd vice president McDonald. Couch & Carpenter lists their gross yield at $1,388,398. This is the largest of any Bullfrog Mine.

Lot: 3324 - Two Bullfrog Banner Stock Certificates

1) Bullfrog Banner Extension Mines Company. 1907. Number 36 for 1000 shares to AC Broderick. Signed by president MB Kellogg and secretary. No real condition issues except folds. 2) Bullfrog Banner Mines Company. 1908. Number 219 for 1000 shares to RW

Lot: 3325 - Two Bullfrog Stocks: Bonanza Mountain and Bull

1) Bonanza Mountain Gold Mining Company. 1906. Number 90 for 100 shares to Thomas R Robinson & Company. Signed by Robinson and ?. No apparent condition issues. 2) Bull Frog Gold Mountain Mining Company. 1906. Number301 for 1000 shares to GA

Lot: 3326 - Two Famously Promoted Bullfrog Stocks

But don't worry - the bad guy loses in this one. 1) Bullfrog Gold Bar Mining Company. 1906. Number 730 for 1000 shares to Howard H Shim. Signed by CJ Kirk and JP Loftus. He was editor of the Goldfield News in 1906. His house is on the National

Lot: 3327 - Two Bullfrog Area Stock Certificates

1) Bullfrog Mayflower Extension Gold Mining Company. 1906. Very early Number 12 for 1000 shares to Kenneth Donnellan Company. Signed by Louis Lefkovitz and BJ Reilly. Lefkovitz was a New York Mining Engineer who also invested in Jarbidge. 2) Pioneer

Lot: 3328 - Cactus Range Gold MIning Company Stock Certificate

Number 99 for 5000 shares to MS Thompson in 1907. Signed by William Ogden and Samuel Knott. Allegorical vignette. Tears where vertical folds meet the edges. This property is currently inside Nellis Air Force Base. It is 10 miles from Gold Center.A

Lot: 3329 - Badger Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Desert District, N.T. (printed upper right). Dateline Virginia, N.T., January 15th, 1864. No. 22, issued for 25 shares to James Say. Signed by John Allman, president, and W.W. Coryell, secretary. Not cancelled. Vignette of dog sitting next to safe

Lot: 3330 - Lake View Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Location: Desert Mining District, Churchill County, N.T. (printed below logo). Incorporated December 1863. Place of Business: Virginia (City). Dateline Virginia, N.T., Jan. 27th, 1864. No.41, issued for 10 shares to J.V.B. Perry. Perry was a U.S.

Lot: 3331 - Virginia Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Location: Desert District, Churchill County, N.T. (printed under logo). Very low certificate No. 3. Incorporated January 12th, 1864. Dateline Virginia, N.T. Issued for 25 shares to J.V.B. Perry on January 29th, 1864. Perry was a U.S. Marshall and

Lot: 3332 - Columbia Mountain Mining Company Stock

Columbia was originally named Stamler (after Harry Stimler one of the founders). It lay about one mile north of Goldfield. It boomed in 1902 when gold was discovered at the base of the Columbia Mountains. Within two years the town had businesses, a

Lot: 3333 - Cornucopia Consolidated Stock Certificate, Elko

Number 490 for 50 shares to trustee William McClintock in 1876. Endorsed on back. Signed by Lyman Mowry and Frank (?). Located in Elko County. Nice vignette of woman with a "Horn of Plenty". The mine did not last long as an article in the Engineering

Lot: 3334 - Two Cornucopia District, Elko County, Nevada

Both certificates have the location printed on them: Cornucopia Mining District, Elko County, Nevada. 1) Leopard Mining Company. No 12303, issued for 10 shares in 1878. Signed by the president (Coffin) and secretary (Brown). Not cancelled. Stunning

Lot: 3335 - Cottonwood Canyon Mines Company Stock Certificate

Number 139 for 5000 shares to Harry C Stimler. Stimler endorses this stock on reverse. Stimler and William Marsh were the discoverers of the Grandpa (later Goldfield) Mining District. He would become a major player in Goldfield mining and life.

Lot: 3336 - Two Diamondville, Nevada Stock Certificates

1) Diamondville Black Butte Consolidated Mining Company. 1905. Signed by Albert Watson and L. L. Patrick. Next to George Wingfield, Patrick is probably the most prolific promoter of this area. In 1910 he would take this company to court about the way

Lot: 3337 - El Grande Mining Co. Stock Certificate, 1882,

Extra rare; only one ever seen by FH. Location noted on right side: Santa Fe Mining District, Esmeralda County, Nevada. No. 251, issued for 50 shares to Dr. H.A. Mott on May 6th, 1882. Signed by the company president (illegilbe) and secretary (Paul

Lot: 3338 - Mt. Potosi Consolidated Mining Co. Stock

Location: Columbus Mining District, Esmeralda County, Nevada (printed at bottom center). Inc. Sept. 8, 1878. No. 1881, issued for 100 shares J.H. Sayre, company secretary, on Feb. 27, 1882. Also signed by the president, M. Lowden. Not cancelled.

Lot: 3339 - Red Bird Mining Company Checks, Eureka, Nevada

Four Paxton & Co., Bankers, checks issued in 1881 by the Red Bird Mining Company. All are signed by Frank Robbins, agent for the mine. All are cut cancelled with adhesive revenue stamps and are in great condition. The Red Bird Mine was located

Lot: 3340 - Three Different Eureka County, Nevada Mining Stock

1) Ruby Hill Tunnel & Mining Company. Eureka, Nevada. Issued May 21st, 1889 for 10,350 shares.Pen cancelled. Location: Prospect Mountain. Pinhole, folds, very fine. 2) St. Peters Consolidated Gold & Silver Mining Co. Location listed below

Lot: 3341 - Trinity Mining Company Stock Certificate Proof,

Three items. Unissued stock certificate proof for Trinity Mining Company. Location stated on stock: Galena, Lander County, Nevada. c.1880s. Printed by American Bank Note Company. Included with the stock is the order form for American Bank Note Co.

Lot: 3342 - Gold Center Stock Certificate and Ephemera

Lof of four. 1) 1905 certificate for the Gold Center Mining and Development Company. Number 343 for 125 shares to DE Clarke. Signed by McDearmon and Hofur(?). Very nice condition. This is right at the beginning of the rush to Gold Center. 2)

Lot: 3343 - Two Gold Crater Mining Stock Certificates

1) Crater Gold Mining Company. Number 4 for 5000 shares to Fred Anglewier in 1904. Signed by John Beekman and MH Kunzle. Hole created by seal, otherwise in find condition. 2) Gold Crater Mining Company. Number and date never entered. Back shows date

Lot: 3344 - The Gold Creek, Nevada Mining Co. Stock

Inc. in Colorado. Located in Gold Creek, Elko County, Nevada. No. 1412, issued for 2,000 shares to Robert E. Hopkins on March 24th, 1898. Signed by the president, Franklin W. Hopkins, and the secretary Francis Dickson. Not cancelled. Brown border

Lot: 3345 - Gold Creek, Nevada Consolidated Lodes Company

Number 869 for 2250 shares to trustee Robert E Hopkins in 1898. SIgned by Francis Dickson nd Franklin W Hopkins(?). "[The] Nevada Mining Company concern was severely criticised some months by some of our correspondents and not cause. It appears in

Lot: 3346 - Gold Mountain Mining District Maps

24 by 34 inches. One blueprint and one blue line print. Undated. Olmstead and Olmstead were U. S. mineral surveyors. Scale 1 inch to 1000 feet. The map shows the outlines of surveyed claims in the district. The map was probably made for the company

Lot: 3347 - Gold Mountain Mining District Maps 2

This group consists of two distinctly different maps of the Gold Mountain Mining District. One group was made by Almsted and Almsted, U. S. mineral surveyors. Undated. The other group was made by E. S. Gilles County surveyor. Undated; 1 inch equals

Lot: 3348 - Gold Park Mining & Milling Co. Broadside & Stock

Rare pairing. Gold Park, Jackson Mining District, Counties of Nye & Lander. 1) Notice printed by H.N. Morse, Bank of Austin, Trustee, April 2nd, 1909. Giving notice that the San Francisco, Star of the West, Arctic, and Irene claims, along with

Lot: 3349 - Gold Reef Stock Certificate Collection

Lot of four. 1) Gold Reef Mining Company of Goldfield, Nevada. 1904. Number 471 for 1000 shares to WJ Stoneham. Signed by WJ Stoneham as secretary and G Osborn as vice president. One heavy vertical fold. Very nice condition. Ore cart vignette. 2)

Lot: 3350 - Diamondfield Jack Davis Stock Collection

Davis was sentenced to death for killing two sheepmen while working for the cattle ranchers Sparks and Harrell. He would be pardoned at the last minute when Nevada Governor John Sparks (yes, the same Sparks) appealed to the Governor of Idaho for a

Lot: 3351 - Early Goldfield Map Group

Nice collection of early maps from the Goldfield region from the collection of Robert Bennett, Jr., longtime Goldfield Geologist. The group includes: Two copies of the Lida quad: the 1908 and 1913 editions, which are quite different, both 1:250,000,

Lot: 3352 - Sandstorm Mine Photograph - Goldfield, NV

Early mining operation at one of the first major mines. Photograph measures 6 Ωîx4 Ωî, no matte, medium contrastósuffers from some yellowing and tends toward the blacks. The focus is good. There is a black streak and small

Lot: 3353 - Vista of Combination Mine operations, Goldfield,

Combination Mine Photograph -Vista of Combination Mine operations. Photograph measures 6 Ωîx 4 Ωî, no matte, medium to high contrastóaffected by minor yellowing, and focus is sharpólower left corner is blurred.

Lot: 3354 - Florence Mine and Loading Ore Photo

Fantastic view of men loading ore onto wagons before the Florence site was heavily mined. Photograph measures 7î x 5î, no matte, medium contrastóaffected by some yellowing, and focus is good. There are a few small black spots on the

Lot: 3355 - Florence Goldfield Stock Certificate and little

1) Florence-Goldfield Mining Company. Number 12962 for 100 shares to Anna M. Johnson. Signed by Edward S. Van Dyke and Tom Lockhart. Tom Lockhart was at the October 10, 1903 meeting to establish the new mining District of Goldfield. Lockhart arrived

Lot: 3356 - Five Goldfield Stocks including one issued to the

1) Gold Horn Mining Company. Number 166 for 390 shares issued to the Goldfield Merger Mines in 1909. It is rare to have a mining company buy another mining company's stock. Signed by AA Codd (deputy district mining recorder of Goldfield, Goldfield

Lot: 3357 - Five Stock Certificates from the Men who Turned

When one thinks of famous names in Goldfield, one thinks of Oddie or Pittman or Wingfield or Davis. They don't think of Johns or Bragdon or Eisen or Stansbury. They should! The latter four - R. L. Johns, H. T. Bragdon, A. C. Eisen, and W. M.

Lot: 3358 - Four Gem Related Goldfield Stock Certificates -

1) Goldfield Gen Gold Mines Company. 1905. Number 285 for 50 shares to WJ Cook. SIgned by EF Nelles(?) and WH Haven. Detailed underground mining vignette. 2) COD Consolidated Mining Company. 1911. Number 5197 for 100 shares to RL Dayton &

Lot: 3359 - Four Goldfield, Nevada Stock Certificates

Lot of five. 1) Goldfield Coming Nation Gold Mines Company. 1904. Number 84 for 200 shares to William Port. Signed by E Burn and Morris Evanson. Vinette of miners loading an are cart. Outside of a few pin holes, this certificate is great. 2)

Lot: 3360 - Four Goldfield, Nevada Stock Certificates

1) Goldfield Brooklyn Mining Company. Number 1376 for 500 shares to HK Shaw. Signed by (?) and Frank Ish. Frank and his brother Milton ran a grocery store in Goldfield. They made money and invested some of it in grubstaking prospectors. As a result

Lot: 3361 - Four Stocks and Checks from Mines in the Gut of

1) John S. Cook Bank with elephant vignette. From the Jumbo Mining Company in 1906. Number 41. February 1906 payroll for Martin Gorman. Signed by HL Taylor and CP Holt. 2) Sandstorm Extension Mining Company Stock Certificate. Number 321 for 100

Lot: 3362 - Goldfield Combination Fraction Mining Company

Number E52 for 100 shares to William Sulzer in 1907. Signed by AK Heford and AD Myers. Al Myers was a believer in Goldfield before there was a Goldfield. When the big strike was made and Stimler and Marsh staked the first claimed there were only two

Lot: 3363 - Goldfield Double Eagle Gold Mines Company Stock

Number 692 for 1000 shares to Fred Jackel. Signed by president and secretary. Vignette is a pair of double eagles. Interesting numismatic reference to the gold double eagle $20 dollar piece. Oversized. Uncancelled. Tears where the two folds meet the

Lot: 3364 - Goldfield May Queen Mining Company Stock

Number 641 for 1000 shares to John N Ward in 1905. Signed by secretary Luko and president Wingfield. Three mining vignettes. One hole where the seal was applied, pin holes. Nice condition. Formally organized in May 1904 by George Wingfield and George

Lot: 3365 - Goldfield Meda Mining Company Stock Certificate:

Number 139 for 2000 shares to Waidman, trustee. 1906. Signed by Hugh H Brown and George Wingfield. Hugh Brown was sent to Tonopah by a large San Francisco law office. There he would be their representative. As such he was an integral part of Tonopah

Lot: 3366 - Goldfield Mohawk Mining Company: Wingfield

Number 3677 for 1 share to AH Howe in 1909. Signed by secretary Howe (popular Wingfield secretary in the later 1900's) and president Wingfield. Typical three mining Vignettes and two pin holes on Wingfield stocks. Very nice condition. Uncancelled.

Lot: 3367 - Goldfield Sierra Mining Company Stock Certificate

Fabulous vignette of Goldfield when it was still primarily a tent town! Number 449 for 500 shares to James Morris in 1905. Signed by secretary JA Wright and president CA Culture. Green on white! Small rip, small hole in middle of stock, discoloration

Lot: 3368 - Goldfield-Silver Pick Mining & Milling Co. Stock

Very rare pictorial Goldfield stock! No. 2732, issued for 25 shares to Miss Mary Christopher on Dec. 5, 1906. Signed by the vice-president and secretary. Not cancelled. Gold-foil vignette of two crossed mining picks. Folds, otherwise clean. According

Lot: 3369 - Handbook of Divide Companies (Directory)

Richie, R. L., comp. Handbook of Divide Mining Companies. With corporate names, date of incorporation, company officers, capitalization, extent and location of holdings, development work, financial condition, etc., etc. Goldfield, Nevada: The Tribune

Lot: 3370 - Horseshoe / Great Bend / Gut of Goldfield Mining

The gut of Goldfield's mining is often referred to as the Great Bend. 1) Great Bend Consolidated Mining Company. 1907. Number 1423 for 200 shares to Herbert Levy. Signed by Charles Belsey and J Campbell. Dogears and some waves are all that mar this

Lot: 3371 - January Jones Collection: Stocks, article, letter

1) Fawn Gold Mining Company. Number 140 for 100 shares to EA Underhill in 1906. Signed by vice president Zeb Kendall and secretary January Jones. Good condition. This company had an impressive list of offices: Kendall, Al Myers, and January Jones.

Lot: 3372 - John S Cook checks with the 'Red Top' and

These are two of the most sought after Nevada Checks. They are certainly the two most recognizable with the 'Red Top' vignette for the Red Top Mine and the 'Elephant' vignette for the Jumbo Mine. Both mines were very successful and profitable. Taylor

Lot: 3373 - Jumbo Mine and Loading Ore Photograph Photo

Burlap sacks of high grade ore are stacked and being loaded onto a wagon. Goldfield, NV - Esmeralda County. Jumbo Mine and Loading Ore Photograph : Burlap sacks of high grade ore are stacked and being loaded onto a wagon. Photograph measures 6 1/2" x

Lot: 3374 - Jumbo Mining Company of Goldfield Check

Check number 9 for payroll for JW Rutherford for the Jumbo Mining Company of Goldfield. This John S. Cook check has an elephant background vignette. Although the 'Red Top' checks are more striking, these are rarer. Signed by CD Taylor. Check number 9

Lot: 3375 - Jumbo Mining Company of Goldfield Stock and Check:

1) Number 4349 for 100 shares to the Goldfield Consolidated on July 30, 1909. The very next day, the second dividend for the Jumbo was declared and the controlling company was able to take advantage of that (note on side of certificate). Signed by

Lot: 3376 - Laguna Goldfield Mining Company Stock Certificate:

Number 1867 for 1 share to AH Howe in 1909. Signed by secretary Howe (popular Wingfield secretary in the later 1900's) and president Wingfield. Typical three mining vignettes and two pin holes on Wingfield stocks. Very nice condition. Uncancelled.

Lot: 3377 - M. J. Monnette Mining Stock Collection

Lot of five mining stocks. 1) Mohawk Ledge. Number 461 for 1000 shares to WD McDonald in 1907. Signed by president Monnette and secretary Showmaker. 2) Monnette Wonder. 1907. Number 45 to HS Bassett for 500 shares. Signed by president Monnette and

Lot: 3378 - Goldfield Mining Stocks Signed by the Person the

1) Booth Mining Company of Goldfield. 1906. Number 839 for 1000 shares to AC Eisen. Endorsed by Eisen on back. Eisen had a very important part in the hsitory of Goldfield. He was part of the group that incorporated the first mine and helped to bring

Lot: 3379 - Nevada Boy Goldfield Mining Company Stock signed

Number 875 for 1000 shares to T. W. Kendall. Tom Kendall was the Deputy State Mine Inspector in 1902 and grubstaked Stimler and Marsh who discovered the great Grandpa Ledge. Signed by secretary Eugene E Cerf(?) and president Tasker Oddie. Wingfield

Lot: 3380 - Nine Different Goldfield, Nevada Mining Stock

Lot of 9 issued. Includes: Florence-Goldfield Mining Co. (1911); United Tonopah & Goldfield Mines (1905); Seyler-Humphrey Gold Mining Co. (1908); Tonopah-Goldfield Mining Co. (1905); Lou Dillon Goldfield Mining Co. (1907); The Goldfield

Lot: 3381 - Number 1 stock for 300,000 shares for the Banner

Issued to JB Menardi in 1904. Early Goldfield mine. Signed by WS Cox and Henry Anderson. Printed by the Nevada Printing and Stationery Company of Reno. Small rips at the bottom of the two vertical folds. No other condition issues. Uncancelled. Very

Lot: 3382 - Perspective View of the Goldfield Mining District,

Showing the Latite-Shale Contact or Shale Surface , the Present Surface and the Prominent Veins. The view shows all key surface topographical references, the main mines, their headframe locations and the underlying geology. The view has been repaired

Lot: 3383 - Red Mountain Gold Mining and Milling Company Stock

The stock is printed Red Mountain Mining and Milling Company. The 'GOLD' has been written in. This is number 100 for 1000 shares. Issued to WA Ingalls. Ingalls was the sheriff of Esmeralda County. He was on the original board of the Goldfield

Lot: 3384 - Red Top Mining check with Red Top Vignette

This is an iconic (and arguably the most sought after) Nevada check. The red top with the red pull string make this a bright and colorful check. It is addressed to John Quinn and signed by CD Taylor as president of the Red Top Mining Company of

Lot: 3385 - Red Top Mining Stocks (Tex Ricard Signature) and a

The premium pieces here are the papers with the famous 'Red Top' 1) Check for the Red Tip Mining Company. 1906. Signed by CD Taylor. $60 for a dividend. 1906. This check has the 'Red Top.' 2) Red Top Mining and Leasing Company. 1909. Number 126 for

Lot: 3386 - Sandstorm Mining Company Stock Certificate:

Number 1881 for 1000 shares to William Perry in 1906. Signed by secretary JM Fenwick (popular secretary for Wingfield mining companies, listed as president later, "Mining Review") and president George Wingfield. Typical three vignettes of the

Lot: 3387 - Seven Goldfield Stock Certificates

1) Palace Goldfield. Very Early Number 15. 5000 shares to WA Sherman. Signed by president Sherman and secretary Rowlands. Elk vignette. 2) St. Ives Gold. Number 2954 for 3,00 shares to Goldfield Merger Mines Company. Signed by Busch and Lockhart. 3)

Lot: 3388 - Talmage Gold Mines Company Stock Certificate with

The vignette is an actual photograph of a headstone. On the photograph is printed May Talmage Hays. Number 383 for 1000 shares to WP Shipman in 1907. Signed by secretary JR Young and C. W. Hays. The main office was at Goldfield. Charles W Hays ran a

Lot: 3389 - Third Annual Goldfield Consolidated Mines Company

Pages are 9 x 6". Four full page high contrast photographs. Cover is made from finer paper. Pages and cover are firmly attached! Excellent condition. Includes an unrelated mining envelope from the Goldfield News and Weekly Tribune. "Dedicated to

Lot: 3390 - Three Goldfield Mines Named for Goldfield

1) Goldfield Treasure. Number 203 for 1000 shares to Daniel Myers. Signed by George G Thomson and JS (?). Underground mining vignette with miners and an ore car. Two heavy vertical folds. Very nice condition. 2) Goldfield Ledge Mining Company. Number

Lot: 3391 - Three Goldfield Stock Certificates Associated with

These all revolve around Sheriff Ingalls. 1) Ingalls Shirley Company. 1906. Very early number 7 for 25,000 shares issued to WA Ingalls. Signed by secretary Ingalls and president John Shirley. Ingalls also signs the back. John Shirley would go on to

Lot: 3392 - Three Nevada Stocks with offices located in

1) The earliest is the Kruger Gold MIning Company. Number 92 for 100 shares to Edward Palmer in 1904. (Early!). Signed by AE Wright and William Sanders. Three vignettes. Rips where vertical folds meet the edges of the paper. Some small holes caused

Lot: 3393 - Tonopah Gold Mountain Mining Company Stock signed

Number 727 for 500 shares to M Sheriden. Signed by secretary C. Runge and Key Pittman as president. Harvey folds, edge creases, and pin holes. Still nice! Pittman moved to Tonopah, Nevada, in 1902 to continue the practice of law.In 1910, he made an

Lot: 3394 - Two Goldfield 'Big Cat' Stock Certificates

1) Royal Goldfield Mining Company. 1905 Number 79 fo 50,000 shares (that's a lot!) to Ingalls & Company. This might refer to the Palace Saloon where Ingalls (William, sheriff) and Shirley were proprietors a listed in the 1909 Nevada Directory.

Lot: 3395 - Two Goldfield Stocks with Atlanta in Name

1) February-Atlanta Mining and Leasing Company. No issue date. Number 771 for 500 shares to James Britt. Signed by AM Sheehan and HN (?). 2) Atlanta Mines Company. 1912. Number 11,980 for 100 shares to Brennan and Family. Signed by JS Henderson and

Lot: 3396 - Two Goldfield-Columbia Mining Stock Certificates

This is before the consolidation to the Goldfield Consolidated. The Goldfield Consolidated would yield over $50,000,000! 1) Goldfield-Columbia Mining Company. 1906. Number 69 for 1000 shares to JM Gaiser. Signed by Lathrop and Rilly(?). One torn

Lot: 3397 - Two Mining Stocks with the Name Velvet for

1) Spectacular, colorful Original Velvet Leasing and Mining Company. 1906. Very early number 7 for 500,000 shares to trustees JC McCormick and Louis Schloss. Signed by Louis Schloss as secretary and JC McCormick as president. Interesting? That is

Lot: 3398 - Two Iconic Goldfield, Nevada Mining Checks

These two John S Cook bank checks are two of the most sought after checks from Nevada. The Red Top mine has a Red Top and the Jumbo mine has a green elephant. The Red Top Mine is check 133 for $25 for dividend #1 on 500 shares. Issued to John S

Lot: 3399 - Two Oddie Stocks that Spelled his demise!

Tasker Oddie is a household name in Nevada mining and politics. But in 1907 he hit rock bottom when five mines he invested heavily in failed without so much as a whimper ["Sagebrush Statesman" by Chan] 1) Monitor Mining Company. Number 49 for 2000

Lot: 3400 - Two Patriotic Goldfield, Nevada Stock Certificates

WOW! Both of these stocks are red, white and blue colorful. 1) General Washington Stock Certificate has a very colorful General George Washington as a Vignette. Number 285 for 1000 shares to CW Martin. Signed by JM Jackson and Parkison. A few pin

Lot: 3401 - Goldfield, Nevada Ephemera from the Key Mines

Lot of 11. Included: By-Laws of the Goldfield Consolidated Mines Co. 15pp, 1906; three different issued stock certificates: Goldfield Madonna Mining Co., 1906, Combination Extension Mines Co., 1907, and Frances-Mohawk Mining & Leasing Co., 1906;

Lot: 3402 - Blue Bull Mining Company Stock Certificate

Not only is this extremely rare, it has an important signature! Number 1310 for 100 shares to unlisted. Signed by Whitmore and H. Ramsey. Harry Ramsey. The original prospectors who discovered the wealth of Goldfield were Harry Stimler and William

Lot: 3403 - McMahon & Irvine Consolidated Mining & Milling

Number 172 for 50 shares to Simon Bowman in 1881. Signed by secretary John Irvine ( of the company name) and president JW Heunter. Frank McMahon is the McMahon. Grantsville (town is misspelled on the certificate) is located a couple of miles south of

Lot: 3404 - Groom Southend Mining Company Stock Certificate

Groom Lake is now the exact place where Area 51 is located. Area 51 is where alien spaceships are kept!!! It is just over the mountain form the Nevada Test Site. In June, 1916 the claims in this area were incorporated as the Groom Nevada Lead Mines

Lot: 3405 - Chico Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate

Emerald Lead, One Foot to the Share. Hardin District, Humboldt County, Nevada printed at top of stock. No. 56, issued for 10 shares to Edmond White on Oct. 18th, 1867. Signed by J. Bidwell, president and Jas. C. Martin, secretary. The

Lot: 3406 - Eclipse Tunnel Company Stock Certificate, Humboldt

Territorial Nevada stock issued in San Francisco on May 27th, 1864. Location printed on certificate: Sierra District, Humboldt County, Nevada Territory. Ledges listed on the side: Thomas Jefferson, Granite, Lady Washington, Lady Madison, Lady

Lot: 3407 - Indianola Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Humboldt County, Nevada Territory (printed underneath logo). Incorporated March 30th, 1863. Dateline San Francisco, June 18th, 1863. No. 224, issued for five shares to Chas. Spiers. Signed by secretary John F. Pope and the president (Parkes?). Not

Lot: 3408 - Kawich Gold Mining Company of Nevada Stock

Located in Nye County, Kawich is located 70 miles south of Tonopah and is now part of Nellis Air Force Base. Number 532 for 1000 shares to George H Lewis in 1905. Perforated on left. Printed by H.S. Crocker Co. S.F. One very small stain just above

Lot: 3409 - Silver Lode Mining Company early Nevada Mining

We don't see many bonds for Nevada mining companies! This is certificate 61 issued to Edward Robinson, Trustee. Robinson would be the company secretary in 1866. Incorporated in New York. $1,000 bond. Includes original company seal. Signed by

Lot: 3410 - Warren Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate

Issued one year after statehood. Number 150 for 50 shares in 1865 to Francis N Gove. Signed by Samuel W Pingree and Emmet Blair. Silver Mining Co. was incorporated in New York. Vignette of a miners working a strip mining operation. Vignette at left

Lot: 3411 - American Flag Mill & Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Extra rare. Inc. in California Dec. 6th, 1871. No 2942, issued for 25 shares to secretary Geo. R. Spinney on Feb. 18th, 1878. Signed by Spinney and president Higgins (?). Not cancelled. Very attractive logo with an American flag in the background.

Lot: 3412 - Four Different Manhattan Mining Stocks

Includes: Manhattan Dexter Mining Company, 1906, signed by Raycraft; Manhattan Cowboy Mining Company, 1906; and two different format Manhattan Cowboy Mining Company stocks. Uncanceled. Please inspect. Date: Location: Manhattan, Nevada HWAC# 56340

Lot: 3413 - Nine Manhattan, NV Mining Stock Certificates

Nine stocks from Manhattan gold mines, all uncancelled. 1) Two stocks from the Broncho Manhattan Mining Company with bright red title, 1906. 2) Three stocks from the Manhattan Dexter Mining Company of Nevada, two of which are different. Signed by

Lot: 3414 - Stray Dog Mine: If you like Mining History this

Every miner needed luck and in Manhattan that luck came in a Stray Dog named Bob! (See full story below.) This mining company was named for Bob. Stray Dog Manhattan Mining Company. Number 3237 for 100 shares to Charles W Pinniger. Signed by RB

Lot: 3415 - Two Different Manhattan Cowboy Mining Co. Stock

Two different stocks from the Manhattan Cowboy Mining Company. Issued in 1906 and 1907. Uncanceled. Date: 1906-07 Location: Manhattan, Nevada HWAC# 56338

Lot: 3416 - Trio of Gold Circle Surprise Mining & Milling Co.

Three issued stock certificates for the Gold Circle Surprise Mining & Milling Company, Midas, Nevada. Identical design: gold border, underground mining vignette. All issued on the same day, April 25th, 1908, to the same person, John S. Speer for

Lot: 3417 - Milltown Mining Company Stock Certificate:

Number 56 for 1000 shares to John McMullan. 1906. Signed by George Wingfield and JM Fenwick. Fenwick was also secretary for the Jumbo and Goldfield Consolidated. Two of Wingfield's most productive mines. Pinholes, discoloration, remains of paper

Lot: 3418 - Two Milltown Stock Certificate

Milltown was the dream of Taylor and Kendrick. They would lay out the townsite in November of 1903. This would make Milltown and incredibly early suburb of Goldfield. Columbia and Jumbo would be two others. Milltown was just southwest of the rich

Lot: 3419 - Liberty Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate, San

Location: San Antonio Mining District, Nye County, N.T. (printed under logo). Incorporated May 1864 (handwritten, which is unusual). Dateline Austin, June 29th, 1864. Very low No. 4, issued for 5 shares to J.V.B. Perry. Signed by the president, Geo.

Lot: 3420 - Phoenix Tunnel Co. Mining Claim, Nye County, 1866

Pilot Hill, South Twin River Mining District. Dated May 18, 1866. The tunnel into Pilot Hill was "to strike the Phoenix Tazewell, Occult, Liggett Bank Stock, and Gold Dollar ledges..." Certified by E.C. Brearley, Deputy, for Daniel Liggett, Recorder.

Lot: 3421 - Ophir Canon Mines Company Prospectus

This 23 page prospectus is fabulous. It has a six panel fold out showing the Ophis in the middle of Nevada. Seven photographs and 4 maps. Not only promotes this mine, but the history of the area - which is a great reference! Has original (very beat

Lot: 3422 - North Carson Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Rare. Location of Works: Ormsby County, Nev. Inc. in California in 1874. No. 760, issued for 25 shares to A.C. Perkins on April 23, 1875. Signed by president L.D. Brown and secretary William Van Bokkelen. Not cancelled. Mining vignette (top center)

Lot: 3423 - Rawhide Mining Map & Stock Certificate

Lot of 2. 1) Map: Proven Zone Rawhide Mining District, Nevada ñ showing all locations of Principal mines, Prospects and leases of Rawhide. The 13 x 20 inches Black on white map lists brief descriptions of 29 properties on the left and right

Lot: 3424 - The Reno-Peavine Mines Co. Stock Certificate, 1912

Rare. Inc. in Nevada. No. 209, issued for 500 shares to Frank Squire on Feb. 19th, 1912. Signed by the president and secretary. Not cancelled. Brown border with miner and mule vignettes. Also large vignette of Peavine Mountain. Printed by Reno

Lot: 3425 - Nevada Souvenir Spoons (6)

4 silver spoons engraved "Reno" 1 copper spoon (Ely, die cut) and 1 is "other". All are approx. 4.5". Date: Location: Reno/Ely, Nevada HWAC# 56709

Lot: 3426 - Gila Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 9501 for 50 sharest o EA Richardson. Endorsed on back. Signed by Joseph M English and (?). Back of certificate has large bright "Assessment Paid" circular stamp. Vignette of miners working underground and an ore bucket on the way down.

Lot: 3427 - Round Mountain Hydraulic Mining Stock - for Nugget

Number 109 for 5,000 shares to George W Thatcher in 1907. Signed by CO Olive and Thomas Wilson. Incorporated in Nevada. Very fine condition! Thomas Wilson, and Alaskan Miner recognized some gold in gravel. That was the start of the Round Mountain

Lot: 3428 - Three Mining Deeds about the Same Property in the

Three deeds from 1896 and 1906 for the mines known as the Gold Sovereign and the Delaware in the Silver Star Mining District near Marietta. The Silver Star district lies between Garfield Flat on the northwest and Soda Springs Valley on the east and

Lot: 3429 - 7th Annual Report for the Tonopah Mining Co. of

Submitted at the Seventh Annual Meeting of Stockholders, May 4th, 1909. 28 pages with black-and-white photographs. Details the improvements made to the mine, including telephones installed on 3rd, 5th, 7th, and 12th levels of the mine; pump to drain

Lot: 3430 - Golden Anchor Mining Company Stock Certificate

Issued for 1000 shares on December 20, 1906. Certificate number 6645. Endorsed by the company on the reverse. The Golden Anchor was an important company at Tonopah and this certificate illustrates how John Sparks, Nevada Governor at the time, was

Lot: 3431 - Two Different Golden Anchor Mining Company Stock

Two different Golden Anchor MC stock certificates, issued 1906 and 1907. These uncanceled stocks have green and brown borders with a very attractive Liberty vignette at left. Date: 1906-07 Location: Tonopah, Nevada HWAC# 56339

Lot: 3432 - Four Different Tonopah and Goldfield Mining Stock

Includes: Silver Pick Consolidated Mines, issued to Akins, 1914, and canceled; Saylor Humphrey Gold Mining Company, 1906, uncanceled, issued to the same person; two different certificates for the Golden Anchor Company, one issued to Benham, another

Lot: 3433 - One Bullfrog & Two Tonopah, Nevada Mining Stock

Lot of 3. 1) The Bullfrog Charter Mining & Milling Company. Rare. Inc. in Arizona. No. 427, issued for 1,000 shares to E.T. Williamson on Feb. 12th, 1906. Signed by Barrick (president) and Barrick (secretary). Mot cancelled. Multiple mining

Lot: 3434 - Independence Consolidated Mining Co. Stock

Cert #53. Issued to F. Clem Uhler, Trustee for 50 shares on April 26, 1869, datelined San Francisco. Signed by M. J. McDonald president and R. Wegener secretary. Vignette of George Washington on a reared up horse. Incorporated on March 18, 1869;

Lot: 3435 - 1865 Report of the Uncle Sam Senior and Gold Canon

By Samuel A. Chapin & J. A. Veatch. Boston. Printed by Alfred Mudge & Son, 1865. 24pp. discussing the Gold Hill Front Lodes on the Comstock range, N.T. Surveyed July 1864, by N. Wescoatt and John Allen Veatch. Originally located Sept. &

Lot: 3436 - Gold Hill, Nevada Mine Location & Assay Results

1903 three page handwritten Certificate of Location for a mining claim located in the Gold Hill Mining District, Storey County, Nevada. The claim is named the Homestake Mining Claim on the Homestake Ledge, and is a relocation of the Santa Rosa Mining

Lot: 3437 - Stereoview of Quartz Mills & Mining Works at Gold

Thomas Houseworth & Co. Stereoview #738 Nevada series Comstock ñ ìQuartz Mills and Mining Works ñ Gold Hill.î Slight Staining on upper left part of picture. Date: Location: Gold Hill, Nevada HWAC# 61224

Lot: 3438 - Bixler Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Location printed below logo: Gold Hill District, Nevada Territory. (It is not common to see "Nevada Territory" spelled out. Usually just N.T.) No. 43, issued for 10 shares to Theodore Voizin on July 23rd, 1863 in San Francisco. Signed by president

Lot: 3439 - Bob Walker Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Location Gold Hill Mining District, N.T. (printed at the top). Incorporated July 3, 1863. Dateline Virginia, N.T., July 28th, 1863. No. 18, issued for 23 1/4 shares to Geo. L. Gould. Signed by president J.W. Phillips and secretary J. McCarty. Not

Lot: 3440 - Cincinnati Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Location: Gold Hill District, Storey County, N.T. (printed at upper right, partially covered by 25 cent IR stamp). Incorporated Dec. 11, 1863. No. 50, issued for 5 shares to J.D. Fry on January 16th, 1864. Signed by president W.B. Scott and secretary

Lot: 3441 - Tecumseh Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Gold Hill Mining District, Storey County, N.T. (printed at the top of the certificate). Inc. April 1863 under the laws of Nevada Territory. Dateline Gold Hill, N.T., July 15th, 1863. No. 85, issued for 15 shares to F.L. Grosuenor. Signed by president

Lot: 3442 - White Dove Cons. Mining Company Stock Certificate,

Inc. February 1864. Location: Gold Hill District, Storey County, N.T. (printed upper left). Office: Virginia, N.T. (printed lower left). Dateline Virginia, N.T., March 5th, 1864. No. 35, issued for 10 shares to Samuel Fryor. Fryor is listed as a

Lot: 3443 - Exchequer Mining Company Stock Certificate, 1865,

Extremely rare. Very difficult to find 1860s stocks from the main portion of the Comstock Lode. The Exchequer was located on the "gut" of the Comstock in Gold Hill next to the Yellow Jacket. Stock Certificate No. 256 for 100 shares made out to A.C.

Lot: 3444 - Gould & Curry Silver Mining Company Stock

This is one of the rare early Gould & Curry stocks, one of possibly only a dozen known. It was one of the key producers on the Comstock. Datelined San Francisco Jan. 28, 1865. Pass# STGC27865 graded as VG. Cert #3240 issued to R. Mingeustein,

Lot: 3445 - Douglas Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Ultra rare territorial Nevada stock. Location printed at the top of the certificate: Minnesota Ledge, Blue Sulphur Spring District. Lyon County. Inc. March 24, 1864. Dateline Dayon, N.T., April 5, 1864. No. 32, issued for 25 shares to Nathan King,

Lot: 3446 - Rothschild Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Incorporated March 24th, 1863. Dateline Virginia, N.T., July 6th, 1863. No. 198, issued for 10 shares to secretary M. Thomson. Signed by Thomson and the president, W.T. Warren. Not cancelled. Three vignettes: miner pushing ore cart out of mine

Lot: 3447 - Atlantic Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Location: Devil's Gate District (printed below logo). Incorporated April 1st, 1863. Dateline Virginia City, February 29th, 1864. No.262, issued for 5 shares to John Burbank. Signed by J. Carmichael, president, and A.C. Knox, secretary. Not cancelled.

Lot: 3448 - The Lyons & Leland Cons. Gold & Silver Mining Co.

"Devil's Gate District, Silver City, Nevada Territory. Comstock Front and Back Ledges" (printed on certificate). Inc. August 22, 1863. No. 212, issued for 25 shares to J.A. Zimmerman on November 3rd, 1863. Signed by president H.C. Keible. Signed by

Lot: 3449 - Lodi Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Palmyra District, Lyon County, N.T. (printed in right corner). Golden Eagle Ledge, 600 feet (printed upper left). Dateline Como, Lyon County, N.T., February 27th, 1864. Low # 6, issued to S.A. Ringo. Signed by R.B. Ellis, president, and J.S. Crosman,

Lot: 3450 - Random Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Incredibly rare. Listed on Mahler's census of Nevada territorial issued stocks. Location printed on stock certificate: Palmyra Mining District, Lyon County, Nevada Territory. Inc. July 31, 1863. No. 222, issued for 10 shares to P.H. Emerson on Sept.

Lot: 3451 - Anna Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Extra rare location. Location printed on certificate: Spring Valley, Devil's Gate District, Lyon County, N.T. Incorporated January 9th, 1864. Dateline Gold Hill, January 27th, 1864. No. 54, issued for 5 shares to P.F.W. Black. Signed by L.A. Hauck,

Lot: 3452 - Belle Union Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Silver Star District, Storey County, N.T. (printed at the top). Incorporated March 10, 1863 under the laws of Nevada Territory. Dateline Gold Hill, N.T., July 1st, 1863. No. 140, issued for 7 shares to S.B. Turner. Signed by the president, P.H.

Lot: 3453 - Great Eastern Cons. Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Location: Star District, Storey County (Lyons crossed out), N.T. (printed below logo). Incorporated April 3rd, 1863. No. 54, issued for 15 shares to E. Ezekiel on April 22nd, 1863. Signed by president A. Clark and secretary L.F. Yates. Not cancelled.

Lot: 3454 - Green Mountain Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

A very rare mining stock with wonderful ties to territorial Nevada history! Silver Star District (printed upper left), Storey County, N.T. (printed lower left). Incorporated Sept. 21, 1863. Low No. 9, issued for 25 shares to N.A. Chandler on October

Lot: 3455 - Charter Oak Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Location: Virginia Mining District, Storey County, N.T. (printed under logo). The company owned Charter Oak Ledges No. 1, 2, 3, and 4 (printed at right). Incorporated June 1863. Dateline Virginia, N.T., June 15th, 1863. No. 94, issued for 11 shares

Lot: 3456 - Ball Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Virginia Mining District, Storey County, N.T. (printed at the top). Incorporated June 2, 1863 under the laws of the Nevada Territory. Dateline Virginia, N.T., June 8th, 1863. Low #5, issued to the company president, N. Pelham, for 5 shares. Signed

Lot: 3457 - Messenger & Vanderbilt Gold & Silver Mining Co.

Ultra rare. Location: Virginia Mining District (printed at top). The stock actually says "On Mt. Davidson" which we haven't seen before. The dateline ("City of Virginia, N.T.") is also unique. No. 19, issued for 25 shares to company president Thomas

Lot: 3458 - Weal Chance Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Incorporated Jan. 11th, 1863. Location: Storey County, Nevada Territory (printed upper right). Low No. 11, issued for 25 shares to James Owen on Feb. 4, 1864 in San Francisco. Signed by president Edward Stone and secretary F.A. Brewer. Not cancelled.

Lot: 3459 - Tolles Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Ultra rare location. Dix Ledge, Pea Vine Mining District, Washoe County, N.T. (printed below logo). Incorporated May 1863. Dateline Washoe City, N.T., October 12th, 1863. No. 222, issued to Jacob Kelly for 5 shares. Signed by C. Lambert, president,

Lot: 3460 - Queen Mining Co. Stock Certificate, Flowery

Flowery Mining District, Storey County, Nevada. No. 895, issued for 50 shares to William H. McClintock, the company secretary, on April 7, 1876 in San Francisco. Also signed by President McDonald. Not cancelled. Vignette of queen at left. Lith by

Lot: 3461 - Mackay Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock

Never seen by us before. Fantastic mining stock featuring a portrait of "Bonanza King" John Mackay! No. 59, issued for 15,000 shares to company president R.M. Daggett on May 17th, 1897. Signed by Daggett and secretary O'Neale. Not cancelled. Ornate

Lot: 3462 - Ophir Consolidated Mill & Mining Co. Stock

Ultra rare. Location listed on stock as Storey County, Nevada. The Ophir was the discovery site for the Virginia City portion of the Comstock Lode. No. 160. Issued for 5 shares to J.J. Applegate, trustee & company secretary, on May 23rd, 1879.

Lot: 3463 - Sierra Nevada Mining Company Proof & Issued Stock

Lot of 2. The first is an incredible find. The proof stock certificate c.1860 from Harrison & Major, S.F. Location clearly printed upper right as Storey County State of Nevada. Allegorical vignette. "Proof" written on president and secretary

Lot: 3464 - Comstock Collectibles

Lot of 40. 1) 10 checks: Carson & Tahoe Lumber & Fluming, RN-G, 1877; 1890s unissued Savage Mining; Comstock Pumping Assoc. RN-X, 1900; Bank of California Gold Hill 1874; Empire Mill & Mining Co. 1866; 1870 Summit Mill; Virginia &

Lot: 3465 - Comstock Kirman Ledgers From Mackintosh & Bacon

4 page ledger from Mackintosh & Bacon for Richard Kirman Co., June 1881. Lists major Comstock mines including Ophir, Belcher, Crown Point, Union and more. Date: Location: Virginia City, Nevada HWAC# 56511

Lot: 3466 - Sutro Tunnel Company Stock Certificate, 1883

No. C31949. Issued for 100 shares to Ben Dilley on Jun. 11th, 1883 in San Francisco. Signed by C.W. Brush as president and secretary Arnold. Not cancelled. Vignette of Native American chief (top center) and small underground mining vignette (bottom).

Lot: 3467 - Sutro Tunnel Company Lawsuit Against a Virginia

This is a historic find. Handwritten 1880s court document from M.N. Stone, attorney for the Sutro Tunnel Company. The Sutro Tunnel Co. is suing the Segregated Belcher Mining Co. The Segregated Belcher Mine was located in Gold Hill between the Overman

Lot: 3468 - Sutro's Rational System of Mining, Presentation

This book is one of the most important highlights of the Gold Rush sale. It is J. D. Whitney's copy of Sutro's The Mineral Resources of the United States and the Importance and Necessity of Inaugurating a Rational System of Mining, with special

Lot: 3469 - Original Sutro Broadside and Giant Powder Billhead

Giant Powder Co billhead 1871 to Savage Mine in Virginia City, NV for powder. Original large Sutro Tunnel agreement broadside c. 1868, unexecuted. Date: c. 1868-1871 Location: Virginia City, Nevada HWAC# 58653

Lot: 3470 - Comstock Tunnel & Drainage Company $1000 Bond

This 1919 bond is numbered 967. Signed by Ap Miller and WC Fist. Excellent condition (no rips, tears, holes, edge issues) with all 60 coupons attached. Two pages. Each measures 16 x 11". This was the successor to the Sutro Tunnel. Common bond, but in

Lot: 3471 - Eilley Orrum, Queen of the Comstock by Paine

1st edition hardcover. Has RPC's of Slide Mt. and a building attached to inner front cover and next page.Rag edge, 309pp. Front cover is detaching. Cover shows sign of wear. From the collection of the family of the former President of the Nevada

Lot: 3472 - Geology of the Comstock Lode by Becker

Hardcover. 1882 USGS, 422pp with index. Date: Location: Virginia City, Nevada HWAC# 571448

Lot: 3473 - Stereoview of Interior of Ophir Hoisting Works,

Watkinsí New Series Stereoview Comstock Virginia City, NV #4154 Interior Ophir Hoisting Works. The Cages. The Ophir Mine was one of the first developed on the Comstock Lode and is located on the north end of Virginia City. Carleton E. Watkins

Lot: 3474 - Stereoview of Wagon With 12 Mule Team on the

A rare and desired view of the Comstock. Continental Stereoscopic Co. Stereoview ñ ìA load of Ore from the Minesî - A wagon load being pulled by a 12 mule team. Another printing from the same company identified it as # 1223 ìA

Lot: 3475 - Indenture between the Pacific Mill and the

Interesting Comstock Document. But the prize here is the signature of Mackay. He almost always signs his name J. W. Mackay. We rarely have seen his full name as a signature. The Con California & Virginia is selling approximately 40 blocks of land

Lot: 3476 - Map of the Comstock and Brunswick Lodes

This map covers Virginia City, Gold Hill, Silver City, Silver Star and Six Mile Canyon Mining Districts. The map is 27 x 32". In great condition. No rips or holes. Shows hundreds of mining claims. This is a great resource for any Comstock mining

Lot: 3477 - Monographs of the USGS Vol IV, Comstock Lode

Hardcover book details original Comstock history. 1883 451pp with index and torn foldout map. Date: Location: Virginia City, Nevada HWAC# 56562

Lot: 3478 - Nevada Mining History Books (3)

Hardcovers. The Story of the Mine by Shinn, 272pp. Signed by J A Fulton. Softcover Historical Society Papers Vol III 1921-1922 237pp with index, a collection of memorials, photos and The Story of the Truckee River by RL Fulton. Hardcover The Comstock

Lot: 3479 - Premium Comstock Mining Stock Certificate Group

Lot of 6 different including the key Comstock mines. 1) Consolidated Virginia Mining Company. Issued 1879. Not cancelled. Largest producer on the Comstock as it was the site of the Big Bonanza discovery in 1873. 2) California Mining Company. Issued

Lot: 3480 - Saga of the Comstock Lode by Lyman

Boom Days in Virginia City. Hardcover, 1934, signed by author George Lyman and dedicated to John L.Fulton. 407pp with index. Upper front cover has a small nick. From the collection of the former President of the Nevada Historical Society, Robert L.

Lot: 3481 - Savage Mining Company Daily Reports

Ten reports. Legal size. Lists number of men working and what they were doing. Notes on the bottom of each page offer further explanation, "Surface, one carpenter put on." William's Shift, "Reduced the water by 7'." Great insights! Date: 1875

Lot: 3482 - Store-House Keeper's Daily Reports - Savage Mining

Lot of ten daily reports in September of 1876. What will you find? How many cords of wood and bushels of charcoal are on hand. Loads of car oil that have arrived. Also rope, kerosens, pass books, screws, rivets, white lead, etc. Lots more like 120

Lot: 3483 - Surveys of Key Comstock Claims, 1869

The claims which these surveys represent are the Chollar-Potosi Mine, Bacon Mill, Central Silver Mining Company, Savage Mining Company. Then there is a patent for 771 feet on the Comstock. THe Savage declines to accept this patent. This was signed by

Lot: 3484 - The Comstock Lode, Its Formation and History by

A fantastic hardcover historical reference about the Comstock Lode by John A. Church Ph. D. 226 pp with index. Contains 6 plates and 13 figures. Inscription tab of paper reads "Compliments of John A Church" in pencil. Date: 1879 Location: Virginia

Lot: 3485 - The Heat of the Comstock Lode, Booklet, 1880

By John A. Church, E.M., Ph.D., of New York City. A Paper Read Before the American Institute of Mining Engineers at the New York Meeting, February, 1880. Printed for the Author. Brown soft cover. 8pp. The first edition was printed covering the May of

Lot: 3486 - The History of the Comstock Lode 1850-1920 by

Hardcover 297pp,dedicated by author Grant Smith. From the collection of the former President of the Nevada Historical Society, Robert L. Fulton. Date: 1943 Location: Virginia City, Nevada HWAC# 60811

Lot: 3487 - Three Rare Comstock Mining Publications: Mine

1) Rare Report on Comstock Mine Ventilation. University of Nevada Bulletin, Oct. 1, 1909. "The Ventilating-System at the Comstock Mines, Nevada" by George J. Young, a mining professor at UNR. A Paper Presented to the American Institute of Mining

Lot: 3488 - USGS Comstock Mining and Mining by Lord

Hardcover USGS Monographs 4 about the Comstock Lode. Recounts the fascinating history of Virginia City silver mining. Fold out maps, the largest one has a tear. 451pp with index and appendix. Date: 1883 Location: Virginia City, Nevada HWAC# 571437

Lot: 3489 - USGS Geology of the Comstock Lode by Becker

Hardcover Comstock reference. 33 plates 422pp. Edge wear on spine and corners,front cover is disconnecting. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Virginia City, Nevada HWAC# 58633

Lot: 3490 - Virginia City, Nevada Ephemera Collection

Lot of 20 documents dating from the 1860s to the turn of the last century. Included: 1884 Yellow Jacket Silver Mining Co. Revenue check, Gold Hill; a Sept. 4th, 1877 Daily Record of Operations at the Mine for the Savage Mining Co. listing 88 total

Lot: 3491 - Comstock Atlas and Monograph, 1882

Choice examples of the Comstock Atlas and monograph published by the USGS, This was one of the first of the series for the newly created US Geologic Survey. George Becker was assigned the duty to perform this work, which was undertaken over

Lot: 3492 - LOT WITHDRAWN

Lot withdrawn. Do not bid. HWAC# 59454

Lot: 3493 - Stateler & Arrington Check with Rare S & A Oval

Nevada Territory. From Charles Bonner, superintendent of the Savage Mine, to Thomas Cashin. Bright orante "S & A / PAID / VIRGINIA" oval stamp. US 2c adhesive revenue stamp. (Potter Collection) Date: 1864 Location: Virginia City, Nevada HWAC#

Lot: 3494 - Territorial Stateler & Arrington Checks signed by

Nevada Territory. Two checks with US Revenue Adhesive Stamps. One to J. Earl signed by John Earl for CL Strong. Earl was the president of the Gould and Curry in 1863 and 1864. He may have been signing these checks for Strong as that is just about the

Lot: 3495 - Six Early Comstock Checks Related to Mining

Signed by Superintendents Requa, Janin and Batterman. One signed by Gould & Curry president John O Earl. One from the Empire Mill & Mining Company. Four printed Gould & Curry. Three Adhesive Nevada revenue stamps. One Nevada printed green

Lot: 3496 - Chollar Potosi Mining Co. Revenue Check, Virginia

Very scarce, especially in this clean of condition. Agency of the Bank of California - Datelined Virginia, NV July 2, 1875. RN-D1 printed revenue stamp. Signed by Isaac Requa, Superintendent who had come to California in 1850. By the summer of 1856,

Lot: 3497 - Three Consolidated Mill Revenue Checks, Mackay &

All are RN-D1, Consolidated Mill, Bank of California. Two are signed by James G. Fair in 1874, one to J.J. Cooper and one to V. Antons and P. Martin. The third check is signed by John Mackay in 1875 and issued to the Nevada Tar Company. All have

Lot: 3498 - Con-Virginia & California Mining Co. Check Trio,

Lot of 3 for the all important California and Con. Virginia mine pair that were the first and second largest producers on the Comstock Lode. Fair, Mackay, Flood, & O'Brien quietly bought up the stock to the Con. Virginia in the early 1870s. It

Lot: 3499 - Gould & Curry Mining Co. Revenue Check Collection,

Lot of 4 different. 1) Best is Gould & Curry & Best & Belcher Joint Shaft. RN-D1. Issued 1879 to the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. Signed by H.H. Penoyer as superintendent. Cut cancel. Clean. This joint effort was also known as the

Lot: 3500 - Gould & Curry Silver Mining Co. Revenue Check

Extra rare autograph piece. No. 7700. Agency of The Bank of California, Gould & Curry Silver Mining Company. Virginia, May 3, 1870. RN-B and imprinted NV 2 cent on left edge. Signed by Philip Deidesheimer. Cut cancel and folds. Deidesheimer was a

Lot: 3501 - Philip Deidesheimer Signed Gould & Curry Check

This is the most sought after check out of Virginia City. Philip Deidesheimer was the man who devised square cut timbering that allowed miners to create three dimensional cavities of any size while looking for Comstock gold and silver. He began his

Lot: 3502 - Three Comstock Checks from Gould & Curry to

Three 1869 checks signed by Isaac Requa to important Virginia City businessmen. Pay to Joseph Fredericks paints, Kennedy & Mallon grocers and AA Savage teamster. All have Rns, printed green Nevada revenues. All nice looking! All endorsed on back.

Lot: 3503 - Three Different Mariposa Mill Revenue Checks incl.

Three great Comstock checks. 1) RN-B16a (red Nevada imprint over IR). Very rare. Issued in 1870 to J.C. Parsons for $57. Signed by James G. Fair. Folds and spindle cancel. 2) RN-D1, issued in 1874 to Jos. Fredericks for $2. Signed by John Mackay.

Lot: 3504 - Ophir Mill Revenue Check, RN-B16a, Signed by James

Very rare RN-B16a revenue stamp (red Nevada imprint over federal imprint). Ophir Mill, Bank of California, W.S. Hobart (on left). Dateline Virginia, Nev. Mar. 28th, 1872. Issued to A.S. Benner for $15.75. Signed by Comstock millionaire James G. Fair.

Lot: 3505 - Ophir Mining Company Revenue Check Trio, Virginia

Lot of 3 for the famous Ophir Mine, one of the oldest claims on the Comstock and the discovery site for the Virginia City branch of the lode. It was located at the north end of Virginia City between the Mexican and California mines and discovered by

Lot: 3506 - Sacramento Mill Revenue Check, RN-D4, Signed by

This is a rare unlisted (in Scott) olive brown RN-D4 revenue check for the Sacramento Mill. Dateline Virginia, Nevada, July 3rd, 1874. Issued to George Emmett (a hardware seller in Gold Hill) for $1,243. Signed by Bonanza King James G. Fair. Stamp is

Lot: 3507 - Savage Mine Check Collection, Virginia City,

Lot of 5. 1) Best is the ultra-scarce James Fair signed Savage check, RN-D1. Issued 1875 to J&JB Mallon, grocers in VC. 2) Second rarest is an 1884 Chollar-Norcross-Savage Shaft Co. check signed by well-known Comstock superintendent Isaac Requa.

Lot: 3508 - Three Different Trench Mill Revenue Checks incl.

All three are Trench Mill, Bank of California. 1) RN-C21. Issued 1871 to Union Scales fro $49.40 and signed by Bonanza King John Mackay. Spindle cancel. Folds, some soiling. 2) 1870 check with "T" drawn over printer mistake ("French"). Orange 2 cent

Lot: 3509 - Six Different Comstock Mill Revenue Checks incl.

All are Bank of California. Great group! 1) Pacific Mill & Mining Company, RN-D1, issued in 1875, signed by James G. Fair. 2) Consolidated Mill, RN-D1, issued in 1874 to the Virginia & Truckee Railroad, signed by Fair. 3) Sapphire Mill, W.S.

Lot: 3510 - Tahoe Comstock Lumber Revenue Check Plus Two

Lot of 3. 1) Best is Sierra Nevada Wood & Lumber Co. check. RN-G1. Issued in Virginia City, 1881 to A.M. Kirscher for $87.75. Signed by J.B. Overton as superintendent. The Sierra Nevada Wood & Lumber Co. was formed in 1878 by Hobart and

Lot: 3511 - Five Different Virginia City Mill Revenue Checks

Very nice little collection. All are drawn on the Bank of California and signed by James G. Fair, a mining millionaire and one of the "Bonanza Kings." 1) Woodworth Mill, RN-E7, issued in 1873 to P. Barnes for $22. Spindle cancel and some soiling. The

Lot: 3512 - Four Different Virginia City, Nevada Mining Checks

Lot of 4. This was the balance lot when we sorted the rest of the checks in this sale. 1) Ultra-rare James Fair signed Savage Mining Company check, RN-D1, 1875. Unfortunately this one spilt down the middle and was repaired. 2) Rare RN-E Gould &

Lot: 3513 - Three Scarce Virginia City Mining Revenue Checks

Lot of 3. 1) Sierra Nevada Mexican and Union Shaft Company. Nevada Bank of San Francisco. RN-G1. Dateline Virginia, Nev., May 23, 1881. Issued to Carolan, Cory & Co. Signed by Thomas H. Rooney, superintendent. Spindle cancels, some soiling. The

Lot: 3514 - Three Virginia City Revenue Checks: Railroad,

Lot of 3 different. 1) Virginia & Truckee Railroad Company. Bank of California. Issued to D.A. Bender (Reno banker). Nov. 1, 1876. RN-G1 Revenue printed stamp. Signed by H. (Henry) M. (Marvin) Yerington. He is reported to have been president of

Lot: 3515 - Twelve Checks Associated with Different Mining and

Includes: Wells Fargo, Bank of California, Gould & Curry, Gould & Curry with RN, Consolidated California & Virginia, Carson & Tahoe Lumber and Fluming (two different), etc. Two territorial checks: 1) Wells Fargo, Empire Mill &

Lot: 3516 - Virginia City, Nevada Mine Superintendent Check

Lot of 5 checks signed by 4 of the most influential figures in mining on the Comstock Lode. Three of the checks are territorial. 1) Stateler & Arrington check signed by Charles Strong, supt. of the Gould & Curry Mine, issued March 19, 1864

Lot: 3517 - Virginia City, Nevada Mining Revenue Check

Lot of 6 from the "Gut of the Comstock" including some very rare checks. 1) Very scarce Savage Mining check, RN-D1, issued in 1875 to James Winkle, signed by James G. Fair. Fair is a very uncommon signature for Savage checks. 2) Very rare Gould &

Lot: 3518 - Martin White Mining Co. Stock Certificate, Ward

Extra rare. Location: Ward District, White Pine County, Nevada. No. 2243, issued for 100 shares on Dec. 5, 1878 to Randolph Mackintosh. Signed by the president and secretary. Punch cancellations thru signatures. Black border with portrait of notable

Lot: 3519 - The Rex Wonder Mining Co. Stock Certificate, 1907

Extra rare. Inc. in Colorado. No. 367, issued for 100 shares to R.E. Hanson on Feb 23, 1907. Signed by E.A. Colburn (president) and D.C. Naugh (acting secretary). Not cancelled. Gorgeous design with large mountain sunset vignette and tan underprint.

Lot: 3520 - Yerington District USGS Professional Paper

USGS PP 114 by Adolph Knopf. 68pp with maps.1918. This paper probably resulted in the Anaconda Company acquiring the properties and ultimately putting in a large open pit copper mine. Library binding. Date: Location: Yerington, Nevada HWAC# 59519

Lot: 3521 - Great Republic Gold & Silver Mining Company Bond

A Great Display Piece! Fabulous Condition! English investment in Nevada's mining post Civil War! First Mortgage Bonds on all Property of the Great Republic Gold & Silver Mining Co. Ornate green border with black print. Certificate No. 488, which

Lot: 3522 - Colorado River Ghost Towns

Special Edition, copy #10, of this book in hardbound with special slip cover. Original art in the front of a river paddlewheel boat. This book is so rare in this form that we didnt even know it existed! Date: Location: Nevada HWAC# 59524

Lot: 3523 - Eagle Mining Company of Nevada Stock Certificate,

Possibly Churchill County. There was a Grey Eagle mine there at the same time that also had Philadelphia investors. Incorporated in Pennsylvania. No. 216, issued for 50 shares to John A Evers on May 20th, 1865. Signed by James Mae Nichol as treasurer

Lot: 3524 - Four Different Western Nevada Mining Stock

Four different mining stocks from famous Western Nevada mining districts. Includes: Broncho Manhattan Mining Company, 1906; Manhattan Dexter Mining Company of Nevada, 1906; Golden Anchor Mining Company of Tonopah, 1907; and Fairview Amalgamated Mines

Lot: 3525 - Gold Mountain Mining Stock Collection

The Gold Mountain Mining District was located in Esmeralda on the Nevada / California border. It was situated in the northern slope of Gold Mountain west of Sarcobatus Flat and south of State Ridge; including the Oriental Wash. Discovered in 1866, it

Lot: 3526 - Nevada Billheads and Ephemera: Whitney, Savage GW

Lot of five. 1) Nevada Territorial. GW Bell assayer of San Francisco. Three sacks of ore from Savage Mine and the Booth Mill. Little is known of this rare mill. An 1862 map shows it half way down Seven Mile Canyon. It is briefly mentioned in an 1866

Lot: 3527 - Nevada Mining Camp Artifacts

Large lot of metalic artifacts from western Nevada Mining Camps. Approx. 60 lbs., more than 1 cubic foot of metal artifacts. These artifacts came from places Columbus, Pine Grove Candelaria and other western Nevada mining caps. The date range is

Lot: 3528 - Nevada Mining Book Group (7)

Death Valley & The Amargosa by Lingenfelter. Dan De Quille of the Big Bonanza by Rawls. Rhyolite The Boom Years by Patera. My Adventures with Your Money by Rice. Silver Kings by Lewis. A Catalogue of Nevada Checks 1860-1933 by McDonald. Nevada

Lot: 3529 - Nevada Mining Books (5)

Silver Kings by Lewis, Mining Districts and Mineral Resources of Nevada by Lincoln, Mark Twain in Virginia City by Fatout, Comstock Mining & Miners by Lord, Nevada Post Card Album 1903-1928 by Greenwood (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection)

Lot: 3530 - Nevada Mining Stock Certificates

Three Copperfield Mining Company Stocks-One green (# 2153 for 1000 shares) and two orange Series A (# SA 213 and # SA 225 for 500 shares). All issued to Henry Maxwell and signed by William Will, G. O. Washington, R. J. Jefferson, and D. Ibistu(?).

Lot: 3531 - Nevada Town Collection of Mining Stock

Lot of 11 different stocks from 11 different Nevada towns. Included: Little Joe Gold Mining Co. of Manhattan (issued 1906); Seal of Nevada Mining Co. (Tuscarora, unissued, c.1880s); Tonopah & California Gold Mining Co. (issued 1906); The Big

Lot: 3532 - Scott Mining & Exploring Company Stock Certificate

Territorial. Dated May 2, 1863. Number 42 for 10 shares. Issued to Louis Glasson and signed by secretary and president Gustavus Wetzler. Incorporated in San Francisco on March 28, 1863. Tied by 25c Revenue stamp. Printed by Drouauller's Litho of San

Lot: 3533 - Three Mining Stock Certificates (Nevada, Nebraska,

1) The Goldfield Sovereign Mining Company. No. 116, issued for 1,000 shares in Denver. No date. Not cancelled. Six claims in Goldfield, Nevada. 2) The Co-Operative Mining & Development Company. Inc. in Colorado but issued in McCook, Nebraska for

Lot: 3534 - Three Western Nevada Mining Stock Certificates

All uncancelled. Tonopah, Goldfield and Fairview. 1) Fairview Amalgamated Mines Company, 1907. 2) Golden Anchor Mining Company, 1907. 3) Gibraltar Mines Syndicate, Bullfrog, 1905. This stock is important in that it is within the first year of

Lot: 3535 - Western Nevada Mining Stock Group

Lot of 4. Includes: Seyler Humphrey Gold Mining Company of Goldfield, 1906; Manhattan Cowboy Mining Company, 1907; Fairview Amalgamated Mines Company, 1907; and Broncho Manhattan Mining Company, 1906. All uncanceled. A nice group. Date: 1906-07

Lot: 3536 - Interesting Group of Nevada Mining Stocks and

1) Unused Erie Gold and Silver Mining Company. Austin, Lander County. Hooker Ledge in the Reese River District. 2) 1907 Goldyke Reed Mining company stock. Number 421 for 500 shares to FM Crocker. Signed by FE Keith and CA Norcross. Goldyke Reed was

Lot: 3537 - New York & Utah Prospecting and Mining Co Stock

Rare. Inc. in New York. No. 89, issued for 1,000 shares to William H. Mailer on Oct. 10, 1867. Signed by the company president (Joseph Wilde) and secretary (A. Higgins). Not cancelled. Very attractive vignette of mine surface workings. 25cent

Lot: 3538 - Alleghany Mining Company Stock Certificate, New

When people think of the Alleghany Mining Company, they think of Colorado. However, this certificate was issued in 1847 making it unmistakably Eastern. Number 96 for 20 shares to Joseph H Duckett. Signed by register John S w Cahen and president James

Lot: 3539 - Pair of Midnight Mining Company Stock

Two identical stock certificates issued in 1886. No. 21 and 41, issued for 125 and 100 shares, to William and Benjamin Hypes. Both certificates are signed by the president, Leo Nassienes (?) and secreatry I.M. Mead. Neither is cancelled. Inc. under

Lot: 3540 - Sheridan Mining & Milling Co. Stock Certificate,

Inc. under the laws of the territory of New Mexico. No. 800, issued for 100 shares to NP Eager on Aug. 11th, 1886 in St. Louis, MO. Signed by the president (Huse?) and secretary Clifton. Not cancelled. Gold seal and vignette of New Mexico seal.

Lot: 3541 - Sierra Grande Mining Company Stock Certificate,

Inc. in New Mexico.No. 9746, issued for 100 shares to R. Ellis & Co. on June 13th, 1883 in Philadelphia. Signed by vice-president Wright and secretary Smeadley. Not cancelled. Gorgeous certificate with brown border, ornate logo and vignette of

Lot: 3542 - Central Gold & Copper Co. Stock Certificate,

Claims located at Mineral Hill, Dona Ana County, New Mexico and included the Bullion, Durips, B&O, and Doctor. Inc in New Mexico. No. 73, issued for 500 shares to E.P. Remington on March 6th, 1902. Signed by the president (Glosson?) and secretary

Lot: 3543 - The Overton Mining & Tunnel Co. Stock Certificate,

Inc. in the Territory of New Mexico. No. 20, issued for 1,000 shares to WG Hays on Sept. 24th, 1888 in Watrous, Mora County, New Mexico. Signed by the president (EF Lamb) and secretary (Otto Lang). Not cancelled. Orang border, black print. Vignette

Lot: 3544 - Montezuma Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Low No. 10, issued for 200 shares on March 18th, 1880 in Galveston, Texas. Signed by the president and secretary. Principal Office in Galveston, Texas. Branch Office in Silver City, New Mexico. Mining vignette. Pinholes, folds, toning, chipped

Lot: 3545 - Humboldt Mining Company Stock Certificate,

Rare. Incorporated in 1882 in New Mexico. No. 550, issued for 700 shares to Benjamin Johnson on Oct. 10th, 1884. Signed by the president, David Branson, and secretary R. Evans Peterson. Not cancelled. Vignette of miner with ore bucket. Printed by

Lot: 3546 - 1883 Map of New Mexico

Double Truck, pp. 160,161. Graphics & color by Lithography, shows mining regions of New Mexico. Map shows in green Unconfirmed Grants; in yellow, Reservations (Mescalero, Apache or Ft. Stanton Indian Reservation) & pink are Confirmed Grants.

Lot: 3547 - Mississippi San Rafael Silver Mining Company Stock

Mississippi San Rafael Silver Mining: i/u to H Macewan 1883, # 155, 100 shares, signed by president Birch, incorporated in MS. #965 i/u to Henry Macewan 1877, 20 shares. Likely a mine in Mexico. Possibly a NM mine. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia

Lot: 3548 - The New Mexico Mining Co. Stock Certificate, 1869,

Wow! Incorporated in New Mexico. No. 67, issued to Larz Anderson for 500 shares on April 19th, 1869. Signed by the president and secretary FW Jones. Not cancelled. Great vignette of miners using sluice boxes. Folds, ink stains, some toning. Organized

Lot: 3549 - Three Different New Mexico Mining Stock

1) The Mammoth Consolidated Mining & Smelting Company. Issued in Santa Fe, 1881. Not cancelled. Mining vignette. Very fine. 2) The Massachusetts and New Mexico Mining Company. Issued in 1879. Not cancelled. Very fine. 3) National Gold &

Lot: 3550 - Two Similar Design 1890s New Mexico Mining Stock

These two companies possibly had the same underwriters or financiers. The stock design (front and back) is meant to look like currency with a gilt border and underprint on light green paper. 1) Gold Separator and Sluicing Company. Offices at Los

Lot: 3551 - New York & Montgomery Mining Co. Stock

Incorporated in 1838 (with charter amended 1851 and 1853). No. 1626, issued for 25 shares to C.B. Churchill on October 26th, 1852. Signed by Henry Stanton, president, and T.B. Hamilton, secretary. Allegorical vignette and pictorial company seal

Lot: 3552 - Fancy Proof Speciman Stock Certificate for the

Take a good look at how the shares and number are to be written. Fancy scroll work around the location of the United States Revenue stamp. Incorporated in New York. One crease mark runs along the right side. Otherwise in excellent condition. Doing a

Lot: 3553 - North State Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 1302 for 100 shares to William Brandreth,Trustee. Signed by secretary Edwin H Mulford and president GB (?). Four vignettes: mill, clipper ship, steam train, allegorical partially nude women. Extremely nice condition. Bottom corners have dog

Lot: 3554 - Cabarrus Mine, American Mining Company, Stock

PMG graded 35 - choice very fine. The stock certificate looks almost like a bank note. It is for shares 11,341 to 11,350. Signed by president and secretary - very hard to decipher names. Three vignettes: half nude winged lady, Native American female

Lot: 3555 - Vanderburg Mining Company Stock Certificate

Issued to MR Carnahan for 500 shares in 1853. Number 81. Signed by president William Furniss and secretary Jonathon Bardman. Vignette at top of seated robed woman with a pot of coins spilling out and stars and stripes, Also a bald eagle at her side.

Lot: 3556 - Stewart Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 326 for 110 shares to Emeline H Dungan in 1861. Issued in February of 1861, this is just before the Civil War really started to heat up. Signed by president CB Dungan and secretary LD Reinboth. Incorporated in 1859. Vignettes of a steam

Lot: 3557 - Conrad Hill Gold & Copper Company Stock

Number 342 for 250 shares to James F Jordan in 1853. Signed by secretary E Hicks and president NK Anthony. Vignette of allegorical women with shield. Very fine condition. Bottom right dog ear, one small pin hole and one very minor tear near top left.

Lot: 3558 - Davidson Copper Mining Company Stock Certificate

Office in Baltimore, Maryland. Number749. Issued for 100 shares to George L Gootee on March 14, 1867. Signed by president (Williams) and secretary (Brooks). Two 25 cent US IR adhesive stamps with tied cancel. One on front and one on reverse. Vignette

Lot: 3559 - Pair of Davidson Copper Mining Company Stock

Office in Baltimore, Maryland. Numbers 747 and 748. Issued for 100 shares to George L Gootee on March 14, 1867. Signed by president (Williams) and secretary (Brooks). Two 25 cent US IR adhesive stamps with tied cancel. One on front and one on

Lot: 3560 - Davidson Copper Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 763 for 100 shares to George S Gootee in 1867. Signed by president John L Williams and secretary Brooks. Incorporated in North Carolina in 1861. Large 25c United States Revenue Stamp. Large copper smelter or mine building vignette with ornate

Lot: 3561 - Ward Gold Mine Company Stock Certificate, Number 5

450 shares to William R Smith. Signed by secretary N(icholas) Stith and president A B(assett) Stith . Dr. Nicholas Stith was the pioneer in developing the celebrated Coal Fields of Chatham.The brothers bought 1,000 shares in the Ward Gold Mine in

Lot: 3562 - Copper Knob Mining Company Stock Certificate

Simple, but in Very Fine condition. Number 10821 for 100 shares to George B Wooldridge in 1882. Signed by president (?) and secretary Edward Mulford(?). Cherub vignette. No edge issues of discoloration. One small pinhole. The Copper Knob incorporated

Lot: 3563 - Telos Gold Hill Company Stock Certificate

Number 260 fro 1,350 shares to Henry Schoonmaker in 1853. In 1860 Schoonmaker and associates incorporated the Silver Hill Mining Company. Signed by secretary Jno. Bordman and president Samuel Hunt. The Gold Hill district, in the southeastern portion

Lot: 3564 - Very Early McCullock Copper & Gold Mining Company

This report on the McCullock was published in July of 1853. 8.5 x 5.75". 23 pages. One map. 9 x 20". Deep blue, hard paper cover. Folds and creases on cover. Map is pristine. Pages are near perfect! "North Carolina is rich in mineral treasures

Lot: 3565 - North Carolina Gold Mining and Reduction Company

Number 65 (EARLY) for 250 shares to Fidelity Insurance. Signed by president William Morris Davis and treasurer Henry C. Davis. 1882. Extra fine. Two vertical folds and one dogear where the stock was removed from the book. One underground mining

Lot: 3566 - North Carolina Gold Mining and Reduction Company

VERY EARLY Number 6 for 250 shares to George Herbert Brown. Signed by president William Morris Davis and treasurer Henry C. Davis. 1882. This may be the George Herbert Brown who wrote "The Function of Time in the Vitrification of Clays" in 1913.

Lot: 3567 - The Original Conrad Hill Gold & Copper Mining

Early number 14 for 500 shares to Marshal H Pinnix. Signed by secretary Irwin and none-other-than president WP Conrad. Vignette of underground miners. Principal office was in Louisville, Kentucky and there was a branch office in Lexington, North

Lot: 3568 - Pair of Piedmont Tin Mining Company Stock

1) Number 474 for 5,000 shares to George R Fishburne in May of 1909. Signed by president William P Corwell and secretary AE Yartjins. The '474' has been crossed out and 'H1640' has been written in. One 1/4" rip at bottom left along the fold. Several

Lot: 3569 - Granville Gold Company of New York Specimen Proof

Nice looking blue on white specimen for the Granville Gold Company of New York. Incorporated in New York. This mine was located two miles southeast of Vein Mountain in McDowell County. [Burchard, 1882] Balch [1882] reported that the mine was a placer

Lot: 3570 - Granville Gold Company of New York Stock

Great Granville certificate with unusual pink backdrops for writing. Number 2011 for 100 shares to JE Mulford in 1879. Signed by secretary Edwin H Mulford and president FH White. Vignette of pick and shovel miners. This mine was located two miles

Lot: 3571 - Mecklenburg Gold & Copper Company Stock

Number 250 for 1000 shares to John W Hanson in 1869. Signed by Sam Thompson and (?). Two punch holes for a record keeping book. No edge issues, no corner issues, no discoloration, uncancelled. Very nice indeed! In 1860 gold mines were not pretty

Lot: 3572 - Simpson Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock

Number 708 for 1,000 shares to George H Hill, Agent (for ?). Signed by secretary Goodspeed and AD McClelland. Vignette at left is a sectional scene of underground mines with two men above ground operating a windlass to hoist ore. Uncancelled. Cut

Lot: 3573 - New Russell Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

Issued to John Robert Hough Thompson for 50 shares in 1885. Signed by officers. English. Cancelled by rubber stamp. The New Russell Mine was located in Montgomery County. Gold occurs in schists, associated with certain strata rather than in veins or

Lot: 3574 - Sam Christian Gold Mining Company Stock

Number 64 for 500 shares to William Potter. Signed by secretary HB Carpenter and president GA Benson. Writing in top border in ink. Seems to be authentic to certificate. Small holes where the stamp was applied. Two vertical folds. No edge issues or

Lot: 3575 - North Carolina Gold Mining and Reduction Company

Salisbury, Rowan County. Part of the great North Carolina gold rush. Until the 1848 California gold rush this state lead the United States in gold production. This is number 21 for $100. Signed by William Davis, Joseph Parish, Edward Davies, George

Lot: 3576 - Rare Bullion Gold Mining Company of North Carolina

Number 107 for 500 shares to James Rudeman Jr. Signed by president Josiah Cope and secretary Charles W Wells(?). Side vignette of Native American watching over what is happening below and central vignette of placer mining. EF. Small pin holes where

Lot: 3577 - Crowell Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

Issued to EJ Bruiner for 100 shares. Signed by president RB Phip and secretary R Hall. This mine was on a bedded vein with an ore body of four to seven feet thick in a chloritic tale, High grade pockets with a grade of up to 1,000 ounces per town

Lot: 3578 - Colossus Gold Mining and Milling Company Stock

Number 286 for 639 shares to FGB Lloyd in 1905. Extra fine. Two vertical folds. Slight dog ear (unbroken) on bottom left. The Colossus mine is situated in Union County, N. C. about 4 miles south of Waxhaw on the Seaboard Air Line, and about 3 miles

Lot: 3579 - American Exchange Mining & Smelting Co. Stock

Incorporated in North Carolina, issued March 7, 1859 to John W Hanson for 257 shares, signed by P.H. Sullivan as President and E.R. Sprague as secretary. EARLY number certificate 30, unancelled. One major vertical fold. Rips and tears at edges. Taped

Lot: 3580 - Franco-EspanoalMinera and Franco-Espanole Miniere

Lot of two. Spanish and French version of this stock certificate for a mine in the Carolina's (we presume). Two different administrators! French version with fancy cut on top. Spanish version with all 32 coupons attached. Fancy masthead. Nice red

Lot: 3581 - Geology of the Gold Regions of North Carolina

This very early hand colored map shows the types of geology for the different areas of the gold mining region in North Carolina. The Reid (Reads sic) mine is noted. Also Capps, McCombs, Anson, Parkers, Coxes, Wilsons, Montgomerys, McDaniels Millstone

Lot: 3582 - Keystone Mining and Manufacturing Company Stock

Number 44 to James S Patterson for 50 shares in 1894. Signed by secretary EE Abrams and president MY Wilkes(?). Underground vignette in upper right. Stain along one vertical fold. Very fine. Incorporated in 1893. Information on this mine was not

Lot: 3583 - Lewis Gold Company Stock Certificate

100 shares to Samuel N Lewis - namesake? 1851. Number 136. Early steam engine pulling cars vignette. Signed by president John M Sisk and secretary L Alter. Hand written note on back that the 1852 assessment had been received. (See the Lewis Gold

Lot: 3584 - Lewis Gold Mining Company of North Carolina Stock

Number 37 for 23 shares to Sam(?) F Lewis. Namesake? 1853. Signed by Theodore Hale. Transfer of stock from the Lewis Gold Mining Company to the new company. Fine condition: bent corners, small border tears, vertical folds. Not discoloration and no

Lot: 3585 - Likely the Earliest Known American Gold

This is the very earliest beginning of the commercialization of gold in America. "Be it known that Daniel Carroll of Duddington Esquire" has purchased 161 shares on November 5, 1807. Signed by president J Weeny(?). This is the Reed Gold Mine - the

Lot: 3586 - Very Early 1833 Gold Mining Stock Certificate:

The Mecklenburg Gold Mining Company was a very historic mine as it was located on the very spot where gold was discovered in North Carolina in 1825. 4 x 5.5". One horizontal fold with the slightest rip at left side. No other edge issues,

Lot: 3587 - The Oregon Gold Mining Co. of Louisville, KY Stock

Inc. in Kentucky. No. 328, issued for 100 shares to D. Rowland on April 25th, 1887. Signed by the vice-president and secretary. Not cancelled. Allegorical vignette of woman with horn of plenty. Folds, very fine. 8.5 x 11" The company owned the

Lot: 3588 - Photograph and Prospectus of Silver King Mining

Nice pairing. The photograph is 4 Ω X 6 æ inches mounted on a decorative card and entitled below: ìProspect Tunnel on the Silver King Mine, Where these ores come fromî. Imprinted in white small print on the photo is, ìEast

Lot: 3589 - Lucky Queen Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Inc. January 18th. 1876. No. 549, issued for 100 shares to JB Noble on November 8th, 1876 in Roseburg, Oregon. Signed by president William R. Willis and secretary Bodley. Not cancelled. Black and red print with three vignettes: miner pushing ore cart

Lot: 3590 - Stereoview of Hydraulic Mining in Oregon

Keystone Stereoview - Hydraulic Mining, Oregon. Date: 1905 Location: Oregon HWAC# 61204

Lot: 3591 - Two "North American Gold" Mining Stock

1) North American Gold Mining Company. Inc. in Washington. No. 143, issued for 2,000 shares to G.F. Bauman on March 2nd, 1903 in Seattle. Signed by the vice president, Herbert Saylor, and secretary, Shaw. Not cancelled. Gilt border and three mining

Lot: 3592 - Two Oregon Mining Stock Certificates

1) Rainbow Mining, Milling, and Smelting Company. Roseburg, Oregon.No. 55, issued for 200 shares in 1901. Mine/mill vignette. Not cancelled. Signed by president John Erfert and secretary W.S. Lamb. Deep folds. 2) Pyx-Monarch Mining Company. Location

Lot: 3593 - Two Oregon Mining Stock Certificates: Noonday and

1) Noonday Mining Company. Mines in Bohemia District Oregon (printed under vignette). Inc. in Illinois. No 48, issued for 1,000 shares to Wm. H. Trump on July 6th, 1896. Signed by the president and secretary. Not cancelled. Attractive cert. with

Lot: 3594 - Roberts Petroleum Torpedo Company Stock

Number 140 for 3000 shares to WB Roberts. Signed by secretary Roberts and president William Fogg. This has to be one of the more unusual stock certificates we have offered for sale. Two vignettes. The first shows an 1860's oil well scene. The second

Lot: 3595 - Newbold Papers, c1860's Mining

Important papers from the John L Newbold estate of Philadelphia Pennsylvania, circa 1830 to 1880. John L. Newbold was the son of John Newbold of Philadelphia. The senior Newbold was the first president of the Bank of Delaware County. Over the term of

Lot: 3596 - Pennsylania Mining Silver Spoons (3)

Mining spoons from Eastern Pennsylvania (Scranton) (1) & from WilkesBarre (1); & 1 from Vermont (Marble Quarry, Rutland VT.) Date: Location: Pennsylvania HWAC# 56714

Lot: 3597 - Brewer Mining Company Stock Certificate

Early number 60 for a large number of shares - 15,000. Issued to HB Parsons the president. Signed by Parsons and secretary Jesse Young. Extra fine with no issues. Two vertical folds. We could find no specific reference to a company by this name

Lot: 3598 - Wando Mining and Manufacturing Company of South

Number 60 for 3 shares to George Aimar in 1871. Signed by president John R Duke and secretary FB Hacker. Interesting farming vignette of hay? United States 25c revenue stamp. Very fine. Vertical folds - some show wrinkling. No edge issues or

Lot: 3599 - West Mining Company Printer's Proof Stock

Possibly unique! Vignette of underground mining in stope. This mine opened in 1882 in Union County about 1/2 mile east of the Spartanborough line. It had a 100 foot shaft, though the first year all of the gold production was at the 50 foot level. The

Lot: 3600 - "Catalogue of the Mineral Localities of South

A definitive South Carolina mining resource. 505 pages. 9 x 6". Fold-out map (12 sections) is attached and in pristine condition. Indeed, charts and a few photographs. Paper covers. Slight folds and a few pages of dog ears on bottom right. Otherwise

Lot: 3601 - Dakota Territory Mining Certificates (3)

1) Golden Gate Gold Mining-Whitewood Quartz Mining District, #61 i/u to Geo Haven 1879, 1000 shares, pretty gold printing 2)Fort Meade Silver Mining #26 i/u to Wm Baird 1881, 5000 shares signed by president Dacy, nice silver printing, creased lower

Lot: 3602 - Dakota Territory Mining Certificates including JB

1) Homestake Mining-Whitewood Mining District #2131 i/c to Alex Clark 1879 10 shares signed by JB Haggin president. 2) Father de Smet Consolidated Gold-in Black Hills, #A78 i/u to WT Rockwood 1880, 100 shares 3)Double Standard Mining-located in Lead

Lot: 3603 - Buckeye Placer Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Inc. in Dakota Territory. No. 28, issued for 200 shares to Anna S.M. Chapin on July 12th, 1886. Signed by president St. John, and secretary Morrell. Not cancelled. Vignette of eagle perched on branch. Deep folds with some separation, pinholes, and

Lot: 3604 - Sir Roderick Dhu Gold Mining Co. Proof Stock

Lot of 2. E&MJ Vol 110 locates this company in the Black Hills near the Homestake. The superintendent in 1879 was F.A. Babcock. According to Nuggets to Neutrinos: The Homestake Story, the claim was located on Oct. 23, 1876 in Sawpit Gulch near

Lot: 3605 - Five Dakota Mining Stock Certificates

Lot of 5 different. 1) Great Eastern Gold Mining Co. of New York. Property at Black Hills, Lawrence County, Dakota. Issued in 1879, not cancelled. Mine hoisting works vignette. Folds and some stains. 2) Dakota's Mica & Gold Mining Co. Issued in

Lot: 3606 - Saginaw Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate,

Custer County. Inc. in South Dakota. No. 2111, issued for 250 shares to Frank Trenkhorst on March 7th, 1907. Signed by president J.W. Herber and secretary Ben Eilber. Not cancelled. Brown border. Floral logo with Gold in gilt lettering. Folds. 7 x

Lot: 3607 - Branch Mint Mining and Milling Company Bond

Number 186 signed by E Taylor and JD Hardin. Underground mining vignette. 13 x 9.5". Extremely fine. The mine is in the Deadwood area in Bear Butte Canyon. Other nearby mines include the Red Cloud, Richmond-Sitting Bull and Florence. The ore trends

Lot: 3608 - Black Hills Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate,

Choice. Issued about the same year George Hearst started the Homestake. Inc. under the laws of Wyoming Territory. No. 44, issued for 10 shares to J.S. Thompson on March 13th, 1877. Signed by president M.E. Post and secretary Whipple. Not cancelled.

Lot: 3609 - Gopher Consolidated Gold Mining Co. Stock

Location: Whitewood Quartz Mining District, Lawrence County, Dakota Territory. Inc. 1879. No. 496, issued for 50 shares to Chas. Girdler on May 3rd, 1880. Signed by the president (illegible) and secretary Theo. Widman. Punched. Small vignette of

Lot: 3610 - The Addie Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Location of Mine: Lawrence County, Dakota Territory, Black Hills (printed under logo). Inc. April 26, 1878. No. 41, issued for 50 shares to A.A. McCoy on July 12th, 1878 in San Francisco. Signed by the president, Joseph Leggett and secretary McBride.

Lot: 3611 - Detroit & Deadwood Gold Mining Co. Stock

Inc. in South Dakota. No. 1220, issued for 1,000 shares to Josiah H. Barker on Sept. 16th, 1898. Signed by the president and secretary (Robert Murray). Not cancelled. Green border, black print, facsimile RN underprint. Underground mining vignette.

Lot: 3612 - Homestake Mine, Lead, South Dakota Real Photo

Lot of 6 different of scenes at the famous Homestake Mine. c.1920s. All unmailed. Views include: Stope Scene; Mucking; $400,000 gold bricks ready for shipment; Ellison Hoist; different Mucking; and Compressed Air Motor Hauling Train of Gold Ore. (Al

Lot: 3613 - Homestake Mining Co Stocks with 2 JB Haggin

"The Homestake Mine was a deep underground gold mine located in Lead, South Dakota. Until it closed in 2002 it was the largest and deepest gold mine in North America. The mine produced more than forty million troy ounces (43,900,000 oz; 1,240,000 kg)

Lot: 3614 - Two J.B. Haggin Signed Dakota Mining Stock

1) Homestake Mining Company. Whitewood Mining District, Lawrence County, Dakota Territory. No. 2422, issued for 50 shares in 1880. Signed by JB Haggin as president. Stamp and punch cancelled. Signature is not punched. 2) Father De Smet Consolidated

Lot: 3615 - Oro Hondo Mining Co. Stock Certificate, Lead City,

Inc. in South Dakota. No. 1252, issued for 500 shares to E.E. Wetzel on May 25, 1903. Signed by the president and secretary. Not cancelled. Brown border and background, black print. Vignette of eagle clutching stars and stripes shield. Deep folds

Lot: 3616 - Two Different Columbus Gold Mining Co. Stock

1) The Columbus Gold Mining Company of the Black Hills. Inc. in New York. No. 285, issued for 50 shares to R.W. Hamilton on Aug. 3rd, 1880. Signed by Henry F. Herkner as president and Jas. B. Richards, secretary. Not cancelled. Hoisting vignette at

Lot: 3617 - Two Dakota Mining Stock Certificates

1) Great Northern Gold Mining Company. Inc. in South Dakota. No. 202, issued for 100 shares to J. Templeton on Dec. 10th, 1897. Signed by the vice president and secretary. Not cancelled. Mining vignette and gilt RN facsimile underprint. Punch hole,

Lot: 3618 - Two South Dakota Mining Stock Certificates Plus

Lot of 3. Two are from the area where the famous Homestake Mine is located. 1) The Five Bears Mining Company. Issued in 1904, not cancelled. Three mining vignettes. Pinholes, deep folds. 2) Hidden Fortune Gold Mining Company. Mines at Lead City,

Lot: 3619 - Dakota Gold Mining Books (4)

Banker Dahl of South Dakota by Dahl, The Treasure of Homestake Gold by Fielder, Gold in the Black Hills by Parker, Old Deadwood Days by Bennett (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: South Dakota HWAC# 58630

Lot: 3620 - South Dakota Silver Mining Spoons (3)

The silver spoons are from Deadwood, Hot Springs, and Lead So. Dakota. 1 spoon engraved with "Ellison Hoist, Largest in the World." 1 delicate spoon (3.5") reads Hot Springs S.D. (slight patina). 1 spoon is the the shape of a shovel. Date: Location:

Lot: 3621 - Tennessee Exploring, Mining, and Manufacturing

Placer gold was discovered in the Ducktown area in 1843. It was found by a prospector who was panning for gold when he found copper nuggets. The first shipment wasn't made until 1847. A smelter was built in 1854 to really help production. More than

Lot: 3622 - Very Early Tennessee Mining Stock Certificate

Number 245 of 1,400 shares. Signed by Hurley. One share in all the Mineral Property of W. R. Hurley & Co. Also the bearer is to pay $100 to the original owners out of the first nett[sic] profits. May 5, 1855. Just over 161 years old! William R.

Lot: 3623 - Etna Mining & Manufacturing Company Stock

Very early number 20 issued to J Homes Agnew for 50 shares. Signed by Secretary Z Platt and president J Holmes Agnew. The "Supreme Court Reporter: U.S. Reports. Cases Argued and Determined ..., Volume 4" does talk about a lawsuit in the eastern

Lot: 3624 - Stereoview Alta City, Little Cottonwood Canyon

C.W. Carter ñ Utah Scenery Stereoview ñ Alta City, Little Cottonwood Canyon 8,475 feet above sea level. 1870ís Carter worked out of Salt Lake City 1872-94. Date: Location: Alta City, Utah HWAC# 59679

Lot: 3625 - Utah Gold Mountain Collection (including official

1) This ledger starts with the Articles of incorporation in 1906, includes secretary's official notes, president's reports, etc.) A complete history of this mining company. 163 pages of history! The Florence Mine is oft mentioned as they had a

Lot: 3626 - Hand Drawn Map of Mercur District, c1892

Spectacular hand drawn multi-color ink on linen map of Mercur by an unknown mining engineer. It appears to have been designed for public display, as there is no normal title block at lower right, rather a fancy black-on-white "map of Mercur Utah". At

Lot: 3627 - California Boy Mining Company Stock Certificate,

Inc. in Ohio, July 1875. No. 145. Issued for five shares to John Hite, company secretary, on Nov. 22, 1875. Signed by Hite and also John S. Prasee, president. Not cancelled. Small prospector vignette. Red logo. Folds, a few smudges. 7.75 x 12"

Lot: 3628 - Gold Development Co. of Utah, Minutes Book

Original bound volume (9 x 11", 2.5" thick), dark leather binding broken apart at binding edges, gilt lettered cover. 5 3 x 4.5" photos of a mine inside front cover with negatives (Annie Laurie Mine). Articles of Incorp (Wyoming), By-Laws and Minutes

Lot: 3629 - Tintic District USGS Folio (2)

Two copies of the Tintic Special USGS Folio, #65, 1900. Both in excellent condition. Tintic is a silver-gold-lead-zinc district discovered in 1869 about 60 miles south of Salt Lake City. The Mammoth Mine was the largest. The district produced nearly

Lot: 3630 - Tintic, UT Mining Stocks (3)

1) Atlanta Mining #559 i/u to A Mcgrew 100 shares, signed by president Noon, nice vignette of man holding a globe 2) Silver Shield Mining and Milling #5138 i/u to Edward Lawton 1928, 500 shares, signed by president Joseph, incorporated in UT, nice

Lot: 3631 - Utah Mining Spoons

Early 1890's style, die cut pictorial spoon with flattened letters. Choice spoon is from Geo. Hearst's Great Silver Mine, plus 4 others (3 copper- reflective of Bingham & 1 silver from Salt Lake City.) All with patina. Date: Early 1890's

Lot: 3632 - Ophir and Sandy, Utah Postal History with a Mining

1) Weaker Ophir 1880 strike, From James Mattison to Mrs. George Wilson. Inside is a mining claim from James Mattison tro Rhoda Smith. For $500 selling a claim in Lineback Canon in a southeasterly direction form the AS Lineback residence. etc.

Lot: 3633 - Two Different Utah Mining Stock Certificates

1) Stormont Mining Co of Utah-Harrisburg District, # 1744 i/c to AW Hodge 1883, 100 shares, signed by president Hinchman. Vignette of two silver dollars 2)North Utah Mining Co. of Bingham i/u to Gubbins & Co 1907, signed by president Browne (Al

Lot: 3634 - Three Different Utah Mining Stock Certificates

1) Big Indian Copper #86 i/u to ?? Mccormick 1907, 6250 shares, signed by president , incorporated in UT 2) Uintah Mining # 3209 i/u to HA Van Praag 1880, 100 shares signed by president Danzig 3) Continental Mines #478 i/u to Nattie Dyer 1907, 1000

Lot: 3635 - Three Different Utah Mining Stock Certificates

1) Pittsburgh and Utah Gold, Silver, Copper and Lead Mining-located in Ophir Mining District 343 i/u to J Watson 1903 signed by vice president Hendershot, incorporated in WV 2) New Yosemite Mining and Milling #129 i/u to Polly Carlson 1000 shares, 2

Lot: 3636 - Wonder Gold Mining Stock with George Q Cannon

Wonder Gold Mining #423 i/u to OB Steely 1896, 200 shares, signed by president George Q Cannon. "George Quayle Cannon (January 11, 1827 ñ April 12, 1901) was an early member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of

Lot: 3637 - Map of Utah & Nevada, 1866

Beautiful map Engraved & Hand Colored by Agustus Mitchell. This map shows the Pony Express route & very early mining camps. On Mat Board (not adhered) with plastic covers. If mats are shipped then additional shipping may apply. 15.25" x

Lot: 3638 - Garnett and Moseley Gold Mining Company Stock

Early issued Appalachian gold mining certificate. Registered on January 17th, 1854. Certificate No. 24713, issued to John Dehmar (?) for five shares, No. 35561-35565, on June 6th, 1854. Signed by C. Boyle (director) and Wm. Boyle (secretary). Ornate

Lot: 3639 - Irish Creek Mineral & Development Company Stock

Number 155 for 25 shares to William F Holtzman. Signed by secretary Woddrop(?) and president R. E. Lee. R. E. Lee (Robert Edward Lee) was the son of Robert E. Lee. He rose to the the rank of captain during the Civil war and was discharged at

Lot: 3640 - Slate Hill Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 267 to Oren Cotton for 100 shares in 1853. Signed by treasurer James Murphy and president Skerrett(?). Five small vignettes including semi-nude allegorical woman watching over the mine and resting on a strong box. Also an eagle, George

Lot: 3641 - Eagle Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 151 for 50 shares to Joseph H Duckatt. Signed by secretary Joseph H (?) and president Lawes G Clark. Excellent condition. Small edge issues on left side. No discoloration, pinholes or other edge issues. affordís most productive mine was

Lot: 3642 - Stony Man Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 107 for 40 shares to Martha Barker. Signed by WIlliam Danforth and Josiah Barker. 1859. Unusual underground mining vignette! Two vertical folds. No noticeable condition issues. "In 1854 Samuel and Maria Williams of Brooklyn, New York purchased

Lot: 3643 - Marshall Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate

Early Virginia mining stock certificate. LL Johnson in New York. Early number 21 for 100 shares. Signed by Sam Woodruffs president. The Marshall Gold Mining Company was incorporated in Virginia on March 31, 1851. This certificate was issued on August

Lot: 3644 - Rapidan Mining Company Stock Certificate

We could find little information about this company. THe stock was issued in 1856. It was printed in New York and has 'New York' written across the bottom. Above that it says 'Virginia, Sic Semper Tyrannis' which makes it most probably Virginia Gold

Lot: 3645 - Three Virginia Mining Stock Certificates

1) Rappahannock Gold Mining Company. Number 2159 for 100 shares to Richard Sampson. Signed by secretary A Reynolds and president JA MacPherson. Excellent condition. 2) Bertha & Edith Gold Mining Company. Number 6043 for 100 shares to RM Walsh

Lot: 3646 - Luxor Gold Mining Company Stocks and Mining Deeds

The Luxor Gold Mining Company was located in the Eureka District in the state of Washington. It was incorporated in New Jersey. New Jersey records mention the Luxor in 1911, 1912, 1914, 1915, and 1916 that we could easily find. (Eureka Gulch is a

Lot: 3647 - Rainy Mining Company Stock Certificate, Monte

Rare. Inc. in Washington. No. 567, issued for 100 shares to C.F. Meek on April 6, 1898. Signed by the president, Charles L. Colby, secretary Rand, and registrar Sandford. Not cancelled. Two underground mining vignettes and ornate border. Printed by

Lot: 3648 - Silver Bluff Mining & Milling Co. Stock

Inc. in Washington. No. 74, issued for 100 shares to Miss S.A. Ryan on April 22nd, 1895. Signed by Louis Frey, president, and Zimmermann, secretary. Not cancelled. Mines Located in Okanogan County, Washington (printed below logo). Company office at

Lot: 3649 - Washington Silver Mining Spoons (4)

Beautifully engraved from Spokane, Spokane Falls and Seattle areas. All 4 have gold pans revealing gold, 1 is in the shape of a shovel. Largest is 5.5" smallest is 4". Date: Location: Washington HWAC# 56701

Lot: 3650 - Silver Mountain Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

We've never had this one before. Location of Mine and Works: Carbon County, Wyoming. No. 540, issued for 25 shares to Thomas J. Powell on Feb. 15th, 1877. Signed by Henry Tyler, the company president, and the company secretary. Not cancelled. Three

Lot: 3651 - Gold Development Company of Utah Gold Bond

Number 775. Signed by treasurer and president. Coupons 7 through 20 still there. Numbers 11 through 20 still attached. 13 x 10". Excellent condition except for the earliest coupons which are stapled to others and a small tear at the top of the gold

Lot: 3652 - Three Different Wyoming Mining Stock Certificates

1) Buffalo Gold Mining Company. Buffalo, Wyoming. No. 12, issued for 200 shares to AD Kitcher on April 1, 1896. Signed by president Joesph Burns and the secretary. Not cancelled. Deep folds, some separation. 2) Continental Mining Company. Grand

Lot: 3653 - Five Wyoming Mining Stock Certificates

Lot of 5 from two different companies. 1) Wyoming Queen Mining Company. Two stocks issued, not cancelled in 1903. Three mining vignettes. Jelm Mountain District. Jelm, Albany County, Wyoming. 2) The Gold Pick Mining & Milling Company. Three

Lot: 3654 - Three Different Wyoming Mining Stock Certificates

1) The Gold Run Mining & Milling Company of Wyoming. No. 772, issued for 1,000 shares to the company president, John H. Young on June 29th, 1898. Signed by Young and the secretary and registrar. Not cancelled. Deep folds, other light wear.

Lot: 3655 - Map of Australia & South Pacific Islands

Hand colored by Mitchell. This map is made during the Australian Gold Rush. Interestingly shows "Convict Ship" sailing south of Australia. This map has an inset showing "The Sandwich Islands, better known as the Hawaiian Islands. No condition issues

Lot: 3656 - Great Cariboo Gold Company Stock 1

This is one of the most impressive stock certificates you will ever see. Eight gold nugget vignettes. Three miners with a gold nugget. Vial with gold inside. Etc.! Number 2840 to Miss Annie E Price. 1907. Measures 15" x 13 3/4". Signed by J. Houghton

Lot: 3657 - Great Cariboo Gold Company Stock 2

This is one of the most impressive stock certificates you will ever see. Eight gold nugget vignettes. Three miners with a gold nugget. Vial with gold inside. Etc.! Number 4881 to Miss Annie E Price. 1917. Measures 15" x 13 3/4". Signed by J.

Lot: 3658 - Isaac's Harbor Gold Co. of Nova Scotia Stock

Rare early Nova Scotia gold mine! No. 632, issued for 50 shares to F.A. Arbault on Dec. 1, 1864 in New York. Signed by the president Anderson Nelson (?) and the secretary (Shirley). Not cancelled. Red corporate seal, no vignette. Two 25 cent adhesive

Lot: 3659 - Washing Gold ñ Vancouver, British Columbia

A miner processing gravels by a flowing river by pouring them into a crudely made ìGrissleyî used to separate out the gold from the larger pebbles and silt. A detailed description of the process is printed on the back of the 12î X 9

Lot: 3660 - Two Canadian Gold Mining Stock Certificates

1) The Porcupine Imperial Gold Mining Company. Ontario. No. 3555, issued for 1,000 shares in 1915. Not cancelled. Moose vignette. Tape repairs and some toning. Site of a fire in 1911 that destroyed the towns of South Porcupine and Pottsville and

Lot: 3661 - American & Mexican Silver Mining Company Mexican

We could find no information on this company. Bond number 39. Signed by William Hickok treasurer and Lyman W Gilbert president. Bonded in New York with mines in Chihuahua, Mexico. Three of the coupons remain. United States 25c brown Power of Attorney

Lot: 3662 - Arbitrios Mining Co. Stock Certificate Issued to

Very rare. Inc. Dec. 16, 1863. Location printed at bottom left of certificate: Batopilas District, Chihuahua, Mexico. No. 20, issued for 60 shares to Charles Duisenberg on April 20th, 1864 in San Francisco. Signed by President Lowe and secretary

Lot: 3663 - Don Enrique Mining Company Stock Certificate,

Inc. in New York. No. 183, issued for 100 shares to Dora Walton Russell on Sept. 12th, 1888. Signed by Magonn (president) and Barney (secretary). Not cancelled. Large floral vignette on the left and a n allegorical woman on the bottom right. Printed

Lot: 3664 - Galeana Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Inc. in Colorado. Issued in Gainesville, Texas on Dec. 29th, 1888 for 1,000 shares.Signed by the president (A.L. Mattock) and secretary. Not cancelled. Location and properties stated on certificate. Gold Mines: San Pedro, Guadalupe, El Carmen, San

Lot: 3665 - The Tecolote Silver Mining Company Stock

Inc. in Colorado. No. 780, issued for 100 shares to J.N.M. _____ on Feb. 13th, 1884. Signed by acting president Chas. L. Bailey and secretary W.T. Hildrup Jr. Not cancelled. Red seal (with owl), black print, vignette of owl. Mine location printed (in

Lot: 3666 - Alabama San Juan Mining Company Stock Certificate

Number 924 to HC McEwan for 17 shares in 1882. Signed by president NH Brown and secretary RW Hallet. In the 1872 Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Alabama the Alabama San Juan Mining Company was incorporated to operate mines in the state

Lot: 3667 - Don Enrique Mine Stock Certificate

Stock certificate Number 1089 for 20 shares at $1 each to William E. Bright. Auto signed by president George C Magown and secretary G. Barney. The Don Enrique Mining Company at Cusihuiriachic had accumulated a large dump of second-class ore, which

Lot: 3668 - Durango Silver Mines Stock Certificate, San Dimas,

Inc. in New York. No. 155, issued for 100 shares in New York on Sept. 20th, 1865. Signed by President VanAukin and secretary Garrison. Not cancelled. Printed by Hatch & Co., NY. 25 cent adhesive revenue stamps with tied cancels attached top right

Lot: 3669 - The Eva Milling & Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Inc. in Illinois. Situated at Coneto, State of Durango, Mexico (printed below logo). No. 149, issued for 100 shares to Jesse Byler on April 10th, 1891. Signed by the president, Jacob Straus, and secretary, P. Constain. Not cancelled. Vignette of

Lot: 3670 - Compania de las Minas de oro y Plata - la Presiosa

Number 84, 580 for shares 557,896 to 557,906. Signed five people. Green 2c Mexican Stamp is attached. All 20 coupons are intact. Fancy cut on left. 15 x 11". Pristine condition. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: 1909 Location: En

Lot: 3671 - Three Different Guanajuato Cons. Mining & Milling

Three different. Inc. in West Virginia. All issued and punch cancelled, 1901, 1902, and 1928. Two have similar design with eagle and snake vignettes. The other has a large vignette showing a complex surface operation. According to Mining &

Lot: 3672 - Magdalena Smelting & Mining Co. Stock Certificate,

Inc. in New York. No. C3607, issued for 100 shares to Charles H. Dickey on Nov. 12th, 1907. Signed by Henry W. Catlin, president, and K.L. Breeman, asst. secretary. Punch cancelled on the left side. Very attractive design with maroon border and

Lot: 3673 - Triunfo Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Inc. January 1863. No. 202, issued for seven shares to T.F. Emmens on March 1st, 1865 in San Francisco. Signed by the company president, Edward P. Flint and secretary Henry Brooks. Not cancelled. "San Antonio District, Lower California" printed along

Lot: 3674 - Guanajuato Mining & Milling Company Archive

Lot of 7 items. 1) Book ñ Mexicoís Treasure -House (Guanajuato) ñ The Illustrated and Descriptive Account of their Mines and their operations by Percy F. Martin, publisher: Cheltenham, New York 1906. pp. 259; Original hardbound edition

Lot: 3675 - Guadaloupe & Sacramento Gold & Silver Mining Co.

First seen by us. Rare Sacramento District in Sinaloa. Sinaloa is located across the Sea of Cortez from the mining district on the east side of Baja. Inc. in New York. No. 52, issued for 5 shares to J.N. Bell on Feb. 19th, 1866. Signed by the

Lot: 3676 - Jocuistita Mining Co. Stock Certificate, Sinaloa,

Inc. in New York, May 10th, 1880. Location printed on certificate: Sinaloa, Mexico. No. 364, issued for 1,600 shares to T.W. Ward on July 28th, 1882. Signed by the company president and secretary. Not cancelled. Allegorical woman and lion vignette

Lot: 3677 - Siempre Viva Silver Mining Company Stock

Ex. Duisenberg Estate. Low No. 2, issued for 3 shares to Charles Duisenberg, company president, on Sept. 15ht, 1864 in San Francisco. Signed by Duisenberg as president and John F. Lohse as secretary. Not cancelled. Small vignette of primitive mining

Lot: 3678 - Pack Train Real Photo Postcard, Sonora, Mexico

c.1904-1918. Not mailed. "Coming from the Mine. Sonora Mex" Four loaded mules, one with a miner on top heading through the desert. Very reminiscent of The Treasure of the Sierra Madre with Walter Huston. Predates the movie and book. (Al Adams Gold

Lot: 3679 - Triunfo Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock

Inc. in California January 1863. No. 296, issued for ten shares to Martin Lammers on May 25, 1863. Signed by Edward P. Flint, president, and Henry S. Booth, secretary. Not cancelled. Triunfo District, Lower California (printed at bottom left). Red

Lot: 3680 - Five Different Mexican Mining Stock Certificates

1) Los Reyes Gold Mining and Milling Company. Issued 1902, not cancelled. Oaxaca. 2) The Mexican Mining Syndicate. Issued in 1905, not cancelled. Many mining vignettes. 3) Mines Company of America. Issued 1917, punch cancelled. Vignette of miners

Lot: 3681 - Four Different Mexican Mining Stock Certificates

1) Consolidated Mining Company. Guadalajara, Mexico. Issued in 1908, not cancelled. Three mining vignettes. 2) La Fortuna Mining Company. Issued in 1910, not cancelled. Three mining vignettes. 3) Sonora Consolidated Mill & Mining Company. Alta

Lot: 3682 - Three South Africa Mining Stereoviews

All are for the Robinson Mine in Johannesburg. Two are by J. Wilbur Read (of Johannesburg) and show four miners posing underground. The third is a Keystone card showing African miners working at the 1,200 foot level. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia

Lot: 3683 - Map of South Africa

Graphics & Color by Lithography by Rand-McNally. Double truck, pp. 546,547. "Goldfields" of Witte Water Rand, (Witwatersrand) South Africa, this was most important in the world. The Goldfields located in North East of South Africa.The

Lot: 3684 - Transvaal Chamber of Mines Reports, 1912-1960

Impressive run of the Transvaal Chamber of Mines Reports from 1912 to 1960. Missing only 1924, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1939. These volumes are priceless records of the world's most productive gold mines. the first three volumes have damaged

Lot: 3685 - Yellow Jacket Mine Stereoview

Stereoview of the Yellow Jacket Mine buildings. We aren't sure which Yellow Jacket Mine this is, writing on the back states 1872. Right photo has a fold. Date: c. 1872 Location: HWAC# 56534

Lot: 3686 - Miner Amongst Hydraulic Mining Works Stereoview

Unknown Photographer Stereoview ñ Miner Amongst Hydraulic Mining works -Yellow stock. Date: Location: HWAC# 60875

Lot: 3687 - 3 Different Gold Rush Framed Documents

A trio of three different Gold Rush documents from Western states. The first is an assessment filing for a mining claim owned by the young silver mining company in the Tintic mining district January 1876, signed by district recorder AG Butherland.

Lot: 3688 - The Gold Placer Mining Company Stock Certificate,

No location known. Inc. in Connecticut. No. 403, issued for 100 shares to H.A. Patterson on Aug. 25th, 1881. Signed by the president (illegible) and secretary, D. Hall. Great hydraulic mining vignette. Choice condition. Printed by Globe Stationery

Lot: 3689 - Appalachian Gold Belt Stocks

Lot of five. 1) 1878 Bertha & Edith Gold Mining Company. Number 2814 for 100 shares to JM Smith. Signed by secretary Smith and vice president John E Mineford(?). 2) Rappahannock Gold Company. Number 1711 for 100 shares to RH Farries in 1882.

Lot: 3690 - Four Different Gold Mining Stock Certificates

1) International Gold Mines Company. Inc. in Arizona. Issued in 1907, not cancelled. Three mining vignettes. Folds with some separation. 2) The Midget Gold Mining & Milling Company. Inc. in Washington. Issued in 1904 for 5,000 shares. Not

Lot: 3691 - Gold Belt Mining Company Gold Rush Era Stock

Number 6 issued on November 4, 1854. This is a very early number and very early general date. Issued to O. MacDaniel and signed by president O. MacDaniel. For 2,000 shares. Also signed by secretary I. T. Gleasen(?). This is a mystery stock

Lot: 3692 - The Romance of the Age / The Discovery of Gold

ìThe Romance of the Age / The Discovery of Gold / California / Dunbar. Book by Edward E. Dunbar. Published by D. Appleton and Company, 1867. 7.25" x 4.5". 134 pp. Dark red cover embossed title in gold. Very good condition. Nice Illustrations.

Lot: 3693 - Gold Rush Books (7)

Lot of 7 books from Gold Rush era in Oregon, Utah, Nevada & the West. Women of the Goldrush by Elizabeth Margo, c. 1955 245 pp. this book depicts the "...rich and uproarious history of the women that tamed the Forty-Niners..." also, Merchants and

Lot: 3694 - Copper Manual (Volume 2)

Hardback book of Copper Mines, Copper Statistics, Copper Shares / A Summary of Information on Copper Etc. By D. Houston & Co. / Metal Brokers 398 pp., page edging in gold. Slight tearing at binding of book. Good condition. 6.5" x 9.5". Date: 1899

Lot: 3695 - Copper Manual (Volume 2)

Hardback book of Copper Mines, Copper Statistics, Copper Shares / A Summary of Information on Copper Etc. By D. Houston & Co. / Metal Brokers 398 pp., page edging in gold. Slight tearing at binding of book. Good condition. 6.5" x 9.5". Date: 1899

Lot: 3696 - Geology Library

Thirteen books: "Historical Geology," "Principles of Stratigraphy," "Petrography," "Structural Geology," "Geochemistry of Hydrothermal Ore Deposits," "Guide to the Study of Rocks," "Clay Mineralogy," "Computer Methods in Geology," "Dana's Manual of

Lot: 3697 - "American Journal of Science & Arts" compiled by

Volume 24, Number 1 for the months of January, February and March in 1833, The lead article is by William Phillips, Engineer title "Essay on Georgia Gold Mines." Description of the geology. Sketch of the Shelton mine. 22 sketches all together.

Lot: 3698 - Text-Book of Geology by Dana 1st Edition

1st edition. An important reference manual. 354pp with index. Corners and edges of cover show signs of wear. Date: 1863 Location: HWAC# 60819

Lot: 3699 - Mineral Resources West of the Rocky Mountains by

J Ross Brown, Mineral Resources West of the Rocky Mountains, 1867. 321 pages, replacement soft binding. Key reference for Western mining, and the first at the first attempt by this at the government in 1867. (Potter Collection) Date: 1867 Location:

Lot: 3700 - Mining History Books by Brown (2)

Two volumes of Mineral Resources of the United States, 1867 and 1868 by J Ross Brown. These are the first two volumes of a series that started with Brown, went into Ross Raymond, and then finished with Horatio Burchard before the USGS took over.

Lot: 3701 - Mineral Resources West of the Rocky Mountains (3)

Three choice volumes of critical mining history information. This group contains the 1872 and 1873 bound volumes by Ross Raymond of Mineral Resources West of the Rocky Mountains. Each volume is triple indexed. This group also includes Horatio

Lot: 3702 - Supplying the Mining World

The Mining Equipment Manufacturers of San Francisco, 1850-1900. By Bailey. Hardback, 133 pp. Almost every page has beautiful illustrations. 11" x 9". (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: HWAC# 55107

Lot: 3703 - Gold Rush Related Books (7)

A Pictorial History of American Mining by Sloane. Ghost Towns of the West by Florin. Gold and Silver in the West by Watkins. The Gold Crusaders, A Social History of Gold Rushes, 1849-1929 by Fetherling. Gold Rush Album by Jackson. Gold Rushes and

Lot: 3704 - Gold Rush Related Books (7)

Pay Dirt by Quiett. Mining Camps and Ghost Towns by Love. Mining Frontiers of the Far West by Paul. The Mining Frontier by Lewis. Bonanza Rich by Peterson. Bostonians and Bullion, The Journal of Robert Livermore 1892-1915. Tales of the Gold Rush by

Lot: 3705 - Western Ghost Town Books (9)

Oregon Ghost Towns, A Guide to Western Ghost Towns (2). Washington Ghost Towns. Montana_Idaho_Wyoming Ghost Towns. New Mexico, Texas Ghost Towns. Colorado_Utah Ghost Towns all by Lambert Florin. Arizona Ghost Towns and Mining Camps by Varney. From

Lot: 3706 - Gold Rush Related Books (6)

Hard covers. The Gold Rushes by May. The Old West Sourcebook, A Travelers Guide by Lawliss. Ghost Towns of the Old West by Florin. The Settlers West by Schmitt and Brown. Gold Rushes of North America by Martinez (2). (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia

Lot: 3707 - Gold Rush Related Books (9)

Soapy Smith, King of the Frontier Con Men by Robertson. The Black Hills of South Dakota by Driscoll. The Ghost Towns of Wyoming by Pence. Southern Idaho Ghost Towns by Sparling. Gold Camps and Silver Cities by Wells. Gold Placers of Montana by Lyden.

Lot: 3708 - Mining and Telegraphic Code Book by McNeill

Hardcover 1895. Book of ciphers 805pp. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: HWAC# 55775

Lot: 3709 - US Mining Laws and Regulations Thereunder

1877. Amended US Mining law published by the US Government. Rare.18pp. front cover tear, rear cover is detaching. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: HWAC# 55776

Lot: 3710 - Gold Rush Related Books (6)

Western Mining by Young. The Gold Rushes by Morrell. Founders and Frontiersman by Ferris. Explorers and Settlers by Ferris. Wagons, Mules and Men by Eggenhofer. Echoes of the Past by Meleski. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date:

Lot: 3711 - Foreigners in Mining Books (4)

Anatomy of the Amazon Gold Rush by Cleary. Free Gold, The Story of Canadian Mining by Hoffman. Australians and the Gold Rush by Monaghan. Chile, Peru and the California Gold Rush of 1849 by Monaghan. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date:

Lot: 3712 - Ships to the Gold Rush Book

Hardcover The Panama Route, 1848-1869 by Kemble. 1900 316 pp. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: HWAC# 56117

Lot: 3713 - Two Key Mining References: Browne, 1867, and

Mining Statistics West of the Rocky Mountains 1870 by Raymond, his greatest work on Western mining. 805pp Some toning on page tops. Mineral Resources of the United States by Browne, 1867, 360pp. Spine and back cover detaching. (Al Adams Gold Rush

Lot: 3714 - Metal and Mining Books (4)

Hardcovers. The Cyanide Process, A Practical Hand Book by Park,1906 232pp plus index, spine is detaching. I.C.S. Reference Library.1907. Ore Dressing Vol I and II by Richards 1906. Vol 1 643 pp with detaching spine. Vol II 1236pp. (Al Adams Gold Rush

Lot: 3715 - Mining Geology Books (4)

Harcovers. Cost of Mining by Finlay 415pp 1910. Ore Deposits of the Western States by 1933 first edition 797pp. Mining Geology by McKinstry 1962 680pp. Mineral Deposits by Lindgren 1928 1049pp. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date:

Lot: 3716 - Mining and Mining History Book Group (19)

A group of mining history and mining books, a mix of hard and soft covers. A Handbook og Rocks for use Without the Microscope by Kemp, 1911 with detaching covers. USGD Annual Report 27 1906 with foldout maps. Metalllurgy of Tin by Louis 1911. Gold!

Lot: 3717 - Choice Small Library on Early Discussions of Mines

This group of six volumes is a classic group introducing the new concept of the science of geology to the public in the 19th century. Most are nonfiction. Includes: Who Were the First Miners, 1885, colorful cover; Our World of Rocks and Fossils,

Lot: 3718 - Economic Geology Run 1972-2014

A fine run of Economic Geology, the most important publication in the education and advancement of the science of ore deposit geology and geochemistry. This run is from 1972-2014, complete with a few duplicates. It also comes with Society of Economic

Lot: 3719 - Five Books on Mining

Includes: Field and Mining Geology by Forrester; Surveying by Davis Foote and Rainer; Prospectors Fieldbook and Guide by Osborne, 1907; Manual of First-aid instruction for Miners, US Bureau Mines 1922; and Prospecting and Operating Small Gold Placers

Lot: 3720 - Gold Rush Library

A nice group in excellent condition. Includes: Precious Dust by Marks; The Cornish Miner in America by Todd; The Scarlet Woman of Wall Street by Gordon; Gold Camp Desperados by Boswell; Gold Rush by Kozlowski; Western Mining by Young; Gold Dust by

Lot: 3721 - Gold Rush Related Books (4)

Soft cover The Gold Seekers by Roberts. Hardcovers-The Claim Jumpers by White, Black Powder and Hand Steel by Young, Gold by White (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: HWAC# 56501

Lot: 3722 - Southern US Gold Booklets (7)

Gold Deposits of Alabama x2, Gold and Tin Deposits of the Southern Appalachians, The Neighborhood Mint by Head, Gold in North Carolina, Metallic Mineral Deposits in North Carolina, Gold in Virginia. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date:

Lot: 3723 - Western Mining Books (9)

Arizona Lode Gold Mines and Gold Mining by Wilson, History of the Pacific States by Bancroft, Mining Engineers & the American West by Spence, Quartzville by Linderman, Rhymes of the Mines by Coggin, Bonanza West by Greever, Hard-Rock Miners by

Lot: 3724 - Mining Book and Mining Journals

Hardcover Mineheads, highly illustrated. Approx 30 issues of California Mining Journal c. 1993-1994 (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: HWAC# 58623

Lot: 3725 - Library Dealing with Metals

Small library dealing with specific metals. Includes molybdenum, titanium, nickel, tin, etc. About 30 professional papers, a wide range of papers on what might be considered trace metals in exploration. Date: Location: HWAC# 53375

Lot: 3726 - Unbound Message of President of the US 7/10/1867

2 unbound copies by Andrew Johnson, Ex. Doc. No. 33. Mining related reports including floating of bonds in Mexico and questionable dealings of Daniel Woodhouse. 250pp, front page detached on one copy. Date: Location: HWAC# 571401

Lot: 3727 - Western Mining Hardcovers (5)

The War of the Copper Kings by Glasscock, S. Dakota School of Mining Bulletin 11-1917, Deep Enough, Oklahoma by Crampton, Guidebook of the Western United States, Overland Route Bulletin 162 by USGS, Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of the Early American




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