Bennett Amalgamator Company of Colorado

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Mining Start Price:250.00 USD Estimated At:500.00 - 1,000.00 USD
Bennett Amalgamator Company of Colorado
650.00USDto h******X+ (162.50) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2018 Oct 20 @ 11:00UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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On December 4, 1895 the "Electrical Engineer" printed an article on this company. It starts, "A somewhat unique application of electricity and one of interest to the mining industry has recently been made in the adaptation of electric motors to the operation of a Bennett amalgamator. The amalgamator consists essentially of the following parts; a truck and frame for supporting the larger part of the machine arranged to be run forward on a track as the work progresses a turn table supporting a boom and dipper the boom and dipper for excavating the dirt and a revolving cylinder or screen with a hopper Into this the earth is thrown from the revolving screen the finer material passing through into the amalgamator the coarse material being discharged at the end of the drum into the tailings carrier." Don't believe it is true? Just look at the vignette on this stock certificate! It is # 301 for 20 shares to Mrs. Jennie A Bowser. Datelined Denver 1893. Signed by Julius Brown and president JH Beals. One of the most beautiful and interesting stock certificates we have ever seen. Vignette: heavy duty mining equipment at the end of a railroad line. Light blue paper with black print. "Designed and engraved on steel by G.. W. VanNortwick of The Stone & Lodge Eng. Co., Denver." Gold Seal. Not cancelled. Prag Collection City: Cripple Creek State: Colorado Date: 1893 HWAC# 79753