Bagdad-Chase Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificates (107140)

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Bagdad-Chase Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificates   (107140)
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Lot of 3 issued stocks, two varieties. Incorporated in New York in 1909. Best is cert. #598, issued March 22, 1910 to Chauncey M. Depew for 5,000 shares. Depew was a famous railroad executive in 1910, as well as a US Senator (1862-63), and Secretary of State (till 1866). Signed by J.N. Beckley as president and W.W. Buckley, Ass't Treasurer. Not cancelled. Black print on yellow. Oval vignette of miners working underground and small nuggets. Also No. 453 and No. 570, issued in 1908. Blue and yellow varieties. Signed by Buckley as president and one is signed by Benjamin Chase as treasurer! Neither cancelled. All three in good condition with folds. The Bagdad mine was discovered by John Suter, a roadmaster employed by the Santa Fe Railway. The company’s mines were located in the Stedman district about 8 miles south of Ludlow. The Rochester or Buckeye district. The Bagdad-Chase mine produced over $6 million of gold. The deposit at the Bagdad-Chase was eight to 20 feet thick and was mined down to a depth of 450’ [Gold Districts of California, 1970] Ken Prag Collection

Date: 1908-1910
State/Country: California
City/County: Bagdad, San Bernardino County