August 2018 Auction

Auction Details

Day 1 Friday (Lots 1000-1740)
Gaming (1000-1014)
Saloon (1015-1028)
Bottles (1029-1150)
Numismatics (1151-1538)
Bank Bags (1151-1162)
Books (1163-1169)
Checks (1171-1202)
Coins (1203-1386)
Commemorative (1387-1422)
Ephemera (1423-1442)
Ingot (1443-1456)
Medals (1457-1482)
Mint/Proof Sets (1483-1492)
So-Called Dollars (1493-1494)
Scales (1495-1497)
Currency (1498-1532)
Scrip (1533-1538)
Tokens (1539-1740)

Day 2 Saturday (Lots 2000-2714)
Cowboy (2000-2112)
Firearms & Weaponry (2113-2177)
Military (2178-2241)
General Americana (2242-2694)
Advertising (2242-2254)
Bonds (2255-2261)
Books (2262-2300)
Entertainment Industry (2301-2318)
Glassware/Flatware Etc. (2319-2332)
Gold Rush (2333-2343)
Jewelry & Watches (2344-2347)
Lamp (2348-2352)
Sheet Music (2354-2356)
Tools (2357-2360)
Vintage Apparel (2361-2368)
Geographic Sorted (2369-2694)
General Foreign (2695-2714)


Day 3 Sunday (Lots 3000-3667)
Mining (3000-3260)
Minerals (3261-3280)
Railroadiana (3281-3327)
Wells Fargo & Express (3328-3343)
Postal History (3344-3355)
Political (3356-3371)
World’s Fair /Expositions (3372-3382)
Art (3383-3471)
Native Americana (3472-3539)
Bargains & Dealer Specials (3540-3667)
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Bishop Silver Mines3048 - Bishop Silver Mines
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I/U #2051 Proctor Cook 1000 shares 1913. Signed by President Hensey. .5" seam tear. Date: 1913 City: Inyo State: California HWAC# 76501
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Estimates : 10.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*****l for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Golden West Consolidated Mining Stock3049 - Golden West Consolidated Mining Stock
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I/U #278 GH Rabberold 100 shares 1902. Vignette of miner pushing an ore cart. Date: 1902 City: Iowa Hill State: California HWAC# 72039
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8***1 for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Blue Light Mining Company Stock Certificate3050 - Blue Light Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Located in the Silverado District of Los Angeles County. Claims included the Thistlewaite and Harvey, Dunlap Blue Light, and Flanagan Blue Light. Burc
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 2*****s for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Pair of Philadelphia & California Mining Company Stock Certificates3051 - Pair of Philadelphia & California Mining Company Stock Certificates
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1) Certificate number 1254 for 100 shares in 1852 to Bettle Paul. Signed by president Parson Servill and secretary L. Alter. Written on left is &quo...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to j******n for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Pair of Le Nouveau Monde Stock Certificates3052 - Pair of Le Nouveau Monde Stock Certificates
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Incorporated in France by Acts dated 1850 and 1851. 1) EARLY # 21666 a' 21670 for 5 shares, to "Bearer." 2) # 175361 a' 175365 for...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to j******n for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Enterprise Mining and Milling Company3053 - Enterprise Mining and Milling Company
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Four legal sized documents showing shipments, ores on hand, value of equipment, assay results from January 1, 1883 to January of 1884. Melrose good re
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Big Tunnel Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate, Nevada City, CA 18653054 - Big Tunnel Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate, Nevada City, CA 1865
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Low No. 3! Inc. November 1864. Issued for one share January 23rd, 1865 to NM Barnett. Signed the president and secretary Otherman. Not cancelled. Nati
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to j******d for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Lot Withdrawn3055 - Lot Withdrawn
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Lot Withdrawn
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Zeibright Mining Co. Stock Cert.3056 - Zeibright Mining Co. Stock Cert.
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Stock Cert. principal place of business Nevada City, CA. Handsigned by the founder, Fred Zeitler, as president. Ore materials were native gold and aur
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to i*****s for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Inyo Consolidated Mining and Milling Stock3057 - Inyo Consolidated Mining and Milling Stock
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Not cancelled. #1277 George Proudfost. Vignette of miners working with headlamp and vignette of California seal. Printed by Grogan & Martha, NY....
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to i*****l for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Randsburg Mining Ephemera3058 - Randsburg Mining Ephemera
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Lot of 8. Includes pieces from Yellow Aster and other mining operations: two debit receipts from employees of the Yellow Aster to the Rand Mercantile
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Yellow Aster Mine Assay Reports (4)3059 - Yellow Aster Mine Assay Reports (4)
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4 assay reports, 1918 has a torn left side. Date: 1902-1918 City: Randsburg State: California HWAC# 571538
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Yellow Aster Mining Co. Ephemera Collection3060 - Yellow Aster Mining Co. Ephemera Collection
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Lot of 8. 1) Four Bullion Assay memorandums, 1902. Bars were all over 400 ounces but only .79 fineness in gold. All signed by WH McCombs as assayer. 4
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Checkbook for Western Mine & Mill Operation3061 - Checkbook for Western Mine & Mill Operation
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Checkbook has stubs and a few issued checks signed by Gillespy & Childs, and many unused Bank of California (San Francisco) checks. According to...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Hentsch & Berton Check (SS Central America Ingots)3062 - Hentsch & Berton Check (SS Central America Ingots)
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Hentsch & Berton were the successors in 1863 to Henry Hentsch's banking and assay business in San Francisco. Hentsch was born in Geneva in a...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Hentsch & Berton Revenue Imprinted Check (SS Central America Ingots)3063 - Hentsch & Berton Revenue Imprinted Check (SS Central America Ingots)
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Different check for this San Francisco bank and assay firm with ties to the SS Central America. Also 1869, though this is a San Francisco dateline. RN
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Selby Smelting & Lead Co. Assay Memorandum for Placerville Placer Gold, 18993064 - Selby Smelting & Lead Co. Assay Memorandum for Placerville Placer Gold, 1899
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Selby Smelting & Lead Co. office in San Francisco taking in gold bullion deposited by A. Mierson of Placerville, Feb. 9, 1899. Marked "amal...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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W.C. Ralston Letters: Brereton Letter, Heard You Went Bust! (One Month Later)3065 - W.C. Ralston Letters: Brereton Letter, Heard You Went Bust! (One Month Later)
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Looking at letter three, we see that English financiers are ready and willing to invest with the Bank of California and William Ralston. In the May 18
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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William Ralston Letters: 1872 English Engineer's Letter with Plans for Investments in California Lan3066 - William Ralston Letters: 1872 English Engineer's Letter with Plans for Investments in California Lan
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First of three historically significant letters written to Ralston, as President of the Bank of California, is dated September 13, 1872 and is from Ro
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Suisun City Hotel Company Stock Certificate3067 - Suisun City Hotel Company Stock Certificate
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Solano County. Inc. Feb. 1st, 1889. No. 269, issued for 100 shares to Henry Carpenter on April 7th, 1889 in Suisun City. Signed by president RD Robbin
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 6******n for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Sumner Gold & Silver Mining Co. Assessment3068 - Sumner Gold & Silver Mining Co. Assessment
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Located in the Cove District, Kern River, Tulare County, California (according to stocks we've seen from the company). This is an assessment dat...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Map of Mining Lands Trinity County3069 - Map of Mining Lands Trinity County
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Very rare blueprint map of the Mining Lands of Trinity County was compiled by H. L. Lowden, U. S. Deputy Mineral Surveyor, Weaverville, Trinity County
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to r*****o for (450.00 + 112.50) x 1 = 562.50
 
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1851 Le Nouveau Honde Stock Certificate3070 - 1851 Le Nouveau Honde Stock Certificate
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Incorporated in France by Acts dated 1850 and 1851. 1) Numbers 136241 to 136245 for 5 shares, to "Bearer." Signed by the appropriate Frenc...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to c*********p for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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American Mining Co. Stock3071 - American Mining Co. Stock
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I/U to J. Henriques 1870 #775 10 share. Signed by president Harrison? Center toning. Date: 1870 City: State: California HWAC# 72033
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to O*U for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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California Mining & Other Ephemera3072 - California Mining & Other Ephemera
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Lot of several different ephemera pieces includes: Newspaper article "Leslie's Weekly" The Story of a Mining-camp,dated January 8, 190...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to s********x for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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California Mining Ephemera3073 - California Mining Ephemera
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6 pieces in this lot of 1 hardback "Geologic Guidebook Along HWY 490-Sierran Gold Best" Bulletin 141 with black & white photos of Gras...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to A*******d for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Stock Certs. Misc. (4)3074 - Stock Certs. Misc. (4)
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1) Hudson Gold Mining Co., No. 227, for 500 shares, 3 vignettes of miners working; 2) Patroon Gold Mining Company, No. 220 for 1000 shares I/U; 3)Unit
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to i*****s for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Treasurer's Ledger for Various Mines including the Heckendorn of Calaveras County3075 - Treasurer's Ledger for Various Mines including the Heckendorn of Calaveras County
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This is a list of what you will find inside this ledger! Companies are in the Western United States with a strong California Connection! A. San Franci
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to r*****o for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Reliance Gold and Silver Mining Stock3076 - Reliance Gold and Silver Mining Stock
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I/U #68 William Williams 125 shares 1867. Signed by President Tucker. Stamp was repaired, see rear photo. Date: 1867 City: Black Hawk, Gilpin County
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Stock Certs. (2) The Ivanhoe Gold Mining Co.3077 - Stock Certs. (2) The Ivanhoe Gold Mining Co.
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2 stock certs. with beautiful border, signed by president No. 373 & No.374, for 100 shares each. Vignettes of snow covered mountain with train r...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 8***1 for (90.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 109.80
 
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Stock Cert. Red Spruce Gold Mining Co.3078 - Stock Cert. Red Spruce Gold Mining Co.
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Red Spruce Gold Mining Stock cert. No. 673 for 100 shares,Cripple Creek Mining District. Beautiful vignette of miners working underground, impressive
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8***1 for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Crown Mining Stock3079 - Crown Mining Stock
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I/U #55 MS Buckley 1000 shares 1881. Above and underground mine vignettes. Signed by President. Pink background. Date: 1881 City: Del Norte State:
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Brass Plaque3080 - Brass Plaque
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Beautiful brass plaque reads "The Mine & Smelter Supply Co./Denver Colo" this is real. This if from the Anaconda Co., after the dissol...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*****s for (190.00 + 47.50) x 1 = 237.50
 
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The Mine & Smelter Supply Co. Catalog No. 763081 - The Mine & Smelter Supply Co. Catalog No. 76
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Distributors of Electrical Supplies and Equipment. Blue cover. The Electrical Jobbers Catalog Company, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Publishers. 560 pages.
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Report of the Mines of the McKinley Mining and Smelting Co.3082 - Report of the Mines of the McKinley Mining and Smelting Co.
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Paper covered report (9 x 6") of the Examination of the Mines of the McKinley Mining and Smelting Company by James Angus Snedaker. The report ...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to 6*****b for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Bull Domingo Consolidated Mining Stock3083 - Bull Domingo Consolidated Mining Stock
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I/U #1656 SC Shaeffer 100 shares 1880. Signed by President Bain??? very important mine in Italian Mountian in Dorchester. Date: 1880 City: Dorschest
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to O**********r for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Nye Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate3084 - Nye Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Nye Gold Mining Company of the City of New York, Mines in Gilpin County, Colorado. No. 369, issued for 500 shares to Chas. P. Knevals on Nov. 16, 1866
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to j******d for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Denver City Consolidated Silver Mining Srtock3085 - Denver City Consolidated Silver Mining Srtock
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I/U #398 Charles Darbi 100 shares 1891. Signed by President Dyes. Nice vignette of horses and above ground mine scene. Multiple creases. Date: 1891
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to b**********7 for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Keystone Gold Mining Stock3086 - Keystone Gold Mining Stock
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I/U #87 F Pitcher 1000 shares 1888. Signed by President Pitcher. Arch vignette. Date: 1888 City: Miguel County State: Colorado HWAC# 72070
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to a*******u for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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United Rico Mines Stock3087 - United Rico Mines Stock
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I/U #880 Allen McGraw 100 shares 1808. Signed by President Godet. Date: 1908 City: Rico State: Colorado HWAC# 72072
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to 6****A for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Black Wonder & West End Gold Mining Stock3088 - Black Wonder & West End Gold Mining Stock
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I/U #3747 Lucie Heath 500 shares 1899, signed by President Allen. Nice millsite vignette in the mountains with some of the mineshafts identified by n
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*****s for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Ontario Mine Twin Lakes Bag3089 - Ontario Mine Twin Lakes Bag
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Pack mule sack to carry high grade ore from mine to mill. Date: City: Twin Lakes State: Colorado HWAC# 76075
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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"Highland Mary" Mining3090 - "Highland Mary" Mining
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Summit Mining district. #1218 i/u Ab. Firsk 1883. Lavender vignette with miners and ore carts. Signed by President Gibson. A beauty! Date: 1883 City
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6****A for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Colorado Mining Ephemera3091 - Colorado Mining Ephemera
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Lot of 3. 1) The Gold Rock Mining & Milling Company. Stock certificate Bo. 4270, issued for 500 shares in 1891. Not cancelled. Mines in Gilpin C...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c*********p for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Ivanhoe Gold Mining, Crown Mining, Reliance Gold & Silver Mining Stock Certs.3092 - Ivanhoe Gold Mining, Crown Mining, Reliance Gold & Silver Mining Stock Certs.
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3 Stocks Certs. 1) Reliance Gold & Silver Mining Co., Signed by F. E. Tucker, President, has revenue stamp, issued for 50 shares, gray border, v...
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Start Price : 130.00 | Estimates : 260.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Ivanhoe Mining Stock3093 - Ivanhoe Mining Stock
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Mine not located. Many Ivanhoe mines in Colorado. Given the date, possibly Gilpin. Inc. in Colorado. No. 1268, issued for 100 shares to Geo. F. Green
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Lafayette Gold Mining Stock3094 - Lafayette Gold Mining Stock
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I/U #24 John Young 10000 share 1896. Nice vignette of mine shafts on hill. Some foxing. Date: 1896 City: State: Colorado HWAC# 72054
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d**********3 for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Mary Murphy Gold Mining Stock3095 - Mary Murphy Gold Mining Stock
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I/U #2675 Francis Judd 50 shares 1914.gen Date: 1914 City: State: Colorado HWAC# 72075
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Miner Boy Mining Stock3096 - Miner Boy Mining Stock
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I/U #749 B Atkins 100 shares 1881. Underground miner vignette. Date: 1881 City: State: Colorado HWAC# 72074
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to b*******g for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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San Rafeal Silver Mining Co. Stock Cert.3097 - San Rafeal Silver Mining Co. Stock Cert.
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Stock Cert. No. 139, for 25 shares, I/U. Date: 1897 City: State: Colorado HWAC# 76258
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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