Gold Rush Auction

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Welcome to our Gold Rush sale of 2018!!

The sale features the Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection
and a number of other prominent collections.

Mr. Adams has been collecting for over 40 years, and along the way assembled perhaps the best collection in private hands, making this sale a “Once in a Lifetime Event.” His specialty is an area few Americans ever knew about- the Georgia - North Carolina gold rush, c1799-1840’s, literally decades before the California Gold Rush. Just think about some of the great pieces in this collection:

*The first Gold Company stock certificate (1807)

*1830 Letter from Georgia Bank to US Mint asking what to do with the gold coming in

*Gold Lottery Tickets for Georgia land

*Gold Lot Deeds with Medals rarely seen by collectors

*Pigeon Roost Mining Co. scrip collection (1835-1838), possibly the finest assembled

*Belfast Mining Co. scrip collection (1830’s), finest assembled

*Dahlonega, Charlotte, San Francisco, Carson City, Denver, New Orleans, Philadelphia Mint gold bullion receipts

*Gold Rush era private assayer bullion receipts from California, Nevada, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Arizona

*1840’s, 1850’s and 1860’s mining company stock certificates from both the east (Appalachian gold belt) and the West (California, Nevada, Colorado) – the best offering to date.

*Over two dozen different Nevada territorial stock certificates.

These tidbits are part of this unique sale, which makes it the best offering of its kind in history.

The Gold Rush sale is nothing short of phenomenal.

The Gold Rush Setting

Here is the setting under which the gold discoveries in Georgia and North Carolina were made:

…Imagine a world before the civil war, before the gold rush, right after the United States was formed. We had just created our first coinage in the early to mid 1790’s. As a country, we had just 16 states by 1800, which crept up to 24 states by 1821 and remained there for 15 years! Development of the areas south and west of and in the original 13 states was slow. It was called the “western frontier”. The “America” then consisted of Native Americans and expats from western Europe looking for a better life. Most were farmers or merchants. The “scientists” of the western world remained in western Europe. Mankind dint know much about geology- indeed, the first geologic map was printed in Europe in 1799, and it would take another 25-30 years before we had anything similar in America. The science of ore deposits was not well understood, and was only just recently out from under the mystique of Alchemy.

Enter the discovery of a gold nugget in North Carolina in 1799. It took fully 29 years before substantive gold discoveries were made in Georgia and North Carolina. Here is the amazing part- these discoveries were made from good-old American ingenuity. Not one single miner had an education in mining in Europe. As far as is known, not a single man in the Georgia, North Carolina gold rush had been a miner. These men developed the ability to look for gold and mining systems on their own in the American wilderness, a marvelous feat of accomplishment – a true iconic part of American ingenuity at its best.

More on the Auction

To add to this remarkable collection are hundreds of mining artifacts, including many collected from Georgia mines, as well as a fantastic Numismatic library inclusive of many rarities.

*Other collections featured include the collection of Robert Bennett, a well known mining geologist who spent a good part of his career working the Goldfield district. During his 45-plus year career, he collected high grade ore specimens from many major mines he was lucky enough to work on, and these are dutifully included in this sale, as are gold and fabulous turquoise specimens from longtime collector Jerry Gray of Carson City.

*Our friend Vern Potter, a national ephemera dealer known to all, retired from the business and gave us his massive collection, some of which is here, including gold rush era exchanges, important maps, and special documents you haven’t seen in decades (more in coming sales!). Added to this are pieces from the Ken Prag Collection, which keeps on coming with great rarities!

*Gold rush era coins, such as a complete Hart gold token set, -all graded and holdered; a number of Carson City coins; a fabulous 999 fine golden egg custom made for an Arizona collector in 1982; gold rush era soda bottles in hues of cobalt blue, teal, green from San Francisco, Sacramento and Savannah; Nevada mining camp bottles; Pawnee Bill full color posters – an integral part of Western history all supplement an otherwise terrific sale; and choice western mining photographs.

*Rare books with a mining theme are also present, from several collections, including the Robert Fulton collection (former head of Univ. Nevada, reno in the 1920’s). A key piece from one of the collections is an inscribed Sutro Tunnel book to Melville Atwood from the “Father of Arizona” Charles D. Poston.

*The mining stock certificate collections offered here are among the best ever offered by us. They include four major collections. including the Laguna Collection of rare Arizona stocks, part of a major Bodie collection, antique firearms, and rare Tahoe gaming chips.

*Western revenue checks with a focus on the Comstock Lode

Auction Schedule

Day One (Lots 1000-1755)
Numismatics (1000-1577)
U.S. Mint (1000-1068)
Coins & Coins Collectibles (1069-1208)
Ingots (1209-1215)
Currency, Scrip, & Currency Collectibles (1216-1357)
Checks & Exchanges (1358-1424)
Tokens (1425-1489)
Medals (1490-1553)
Scales (1554-1581)

Wells Fargo & Other Express (1582-1693)
Adams & Co. (1582-1606)
Wells Fargo (1607-1676)
Other Express (1677-1693)

World’s Fair & Expositions (1694-1707)

Gaming (1708-1728)

Jewelry & Watches (1729-1755)


Day Two (Lots 1756-1770) & (Lots 2000-2731)
Gold Nuggets & Specimens (1756-1770)
Minerals (2000-2149)
Mining Part I (2150-2731)
Assay (2150-2278)
Explosives (2279-2291)
Mining Lighting (2292-2298)
Mining Artifacts & Tools (2299-2231)
Mining Art (2232-2354)
Geographic (Alabama-California) (2355-2731)

Day Three (Lots 3000-3727)
Mining Part II
Geographic (Colorado-Foreign) (3000-3691)
Books (3692-3727)

Day Four (Lots 4000-4717)
Bottles (4000-4094)
Railroadiana (4095-4222)
Passes (4095-4176)
Ephemera (4177-4222)
Civil War (4223-4259)
Pawnee Bill Broadsides (4260 & 4261)
Firearms & Weaponry (4262-4315)
General Americana feat. California & Georgia Gold Rush Ephemera
Geographic Sort (4316-4637)
Miscellaneous incl. Art, General Store, Maps, & Books (4638-4717)





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Comstock Lode Assay Office Billhead, 18762235 - Comstock Lode Assay Office Billhead, 1876
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Very rare. Possibly less than 5 known. Dateline Virginia, Nevada, December 30, 1876. D.W. Balch, Proprietor. "Charges the same as the U.S. Bran...
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Cons. California & Virginia Mining Co. Assay Memorandum, Virginia City, Nevada2236 - Cons. California & Virginia Mining Co. Assay Memorandum, Virginia City, Nevada
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Rare 1894 Report of Ore Assays deposited by Gen. R.P. Keating (supt. of the Savage Mine). Deposits are from the Savage Batter and Settler. F.E. Fieldi
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Gould & Curry Assay Office Memorandum for Savage Mine, 1864, Territorial2237 - Gould & Curry Assay Office Memorandum for Savage Mine, 1864, Territorial
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Memorandum of Bullion from the Savage Mining Company Assayed at the Gould & Curry Assay Office. Shows five bars made from deposits from two mill...
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Gould & Curry Memorandum of Assay, 18662238 - Gould & Curry Memorandum of Assay, 1866
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1866. EARLY. Assayer was Gideon E. Moore. These are all done fo the Central Mill. The Central was constructed in 1860. In the 1860's it processe...
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Six Gould & Curry Assay Receipts for Six Different Mills2239 - Six Gould & Curry Assay Receipts for Six Different Mills
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For the following mills: Woodworth, Mariposa, Bay State, John H Dalls, Charles Gands, and Savage. 1886. The largest is 262 pounds to Dalls and the sma
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Savage Mining Company, Van Wyck & Co. Assay Collection, 18652240 - Savage Mining Company, Van Wyck & Co. Assay Collection, 1865
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Five assay memorandums from the Assay Office of Van Wyck & Co. for five different Comstock mills: Union Mill, De Lands Mill, Central Mill, Marys...
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Van Wyck & Co. Assay Memorandum for Central Mill, Savage Mine, 18652241 - Van Wyck & Co. Assay Memorandum for Central Mill, Savage Mine, 1865
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No. 236, Memorandum of Assay of Bullion deposited at the Assay office of Van Wyck & Co. by the Savage Mining Company, Central Mill. One deposit,...
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Van Wyck & Co. Assay Memorandums for Two Different Comstock Mills2242 - Van Wyck & Co. Assay Memorandums for Two Different Comstock Mills
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Lot of 2 assays done for the Savage Mining Company. 1) Territorial memorandum issued Oct. 17, 1864 (two weeks exactly before Nevada achieved statehood
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Two Different Van Wyck Assay Memorandums, Virginia City, Nevada, 18652243 - Two Different Van Wyck Assay Memorandums, Virginia City, Nevada, 1865
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Two Memorandums of Assay of Bullion deposited at Van Wyck & Co. Assay Office by the Savage Mining Company thru two different mills, the Mariposa...
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E. Ruhling & Co. Assay Memorandum, Douglas Mill, Virginia City, Nevada 18702244 - E. Ruhling & Co. Assay Memorandum, Douglas Mill, Virginia City, Nevada 1870
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Memorandum of Gold and SIlver Bullion deposited by the Savage Mining Company from the Douglas Mill on Sept. 26th, 1870. One deposit, 1581.93 ounces. E
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Ruhling & Co. Assay Memorandum for High-Grade Gold for Summit Mill, 1869, Virginia City, Nevada2245 - Ruhling & Co. Assay Memorandum for High-Grade Gold for Summit Mill, 1869, Virginia City, Nevada
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No. 9054 for Gold & Silver Bullion deposited by the Summit Mill on Dec. 3rd, 1869. One bar, 252 ounces. Ruhling memorandums are extremely rare b...
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Savage Assay Office Receipt, Virginia City, Nevada, 18682246 - Savage Assay Office Receipt, Virginia City, Nevada, 1868
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Half-sheet from the Savage Assay Office. Dateline Virginia, Nevada, May 2 1868. Addressed to Charles Bonner, Savage superintendent, asking him to pay
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Savage Mining Co. Billhead Issued to Assayer 18832247 - Savage Mining Co. Billhead Issued to Assayer 1883
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Billhead for Savage Mining Co. issued to F.A. Fiedler for services as assayer for the month of November 1883. Signed by Fiedler. Chronicle Print. 7&...
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Very Rare Savage Assay Office Memorandum, Virginia City, Nevada, 18692248 - Very Rare Savage Assay Office Memorandum, Virginia City, Nevada, 1869
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Large (11" x 16.5") Memorandum of Bullion from the Savage Mine, Assayed at the Savage Assay Office. Datelined Virginia, Nev. May 19, 1869....
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Nevada Assay Collection2249 - Nevada Assay Collection
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Lot of 4. 1) Assay Office of the Richmond Mining Company. Dateline Eureka, Nevada, May 13th, 1881. For pulp samples from the Magnolia Mine containing
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Nevada Assay Group2250 - Nevada Assay Group
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Lot of 4. 1) Eureka Consolidated Mining Co. Assay Office small sheet dated 1905 for ore sample from P.H. Hjul. Sample contained 0.80 ounces silver. Si
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Rare Engle, New Mexico, Crucible Assay Receipt, 18822251 - Rare Engle, New Mexico, Crucible Assay Receipt, 1882
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Extremely rare. Crucible assay by W. M. James dated Apr. 13, 1882. Form actually specifies the amount of materials used in the fire assay including Li
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T.E. Simmons, Assayer & Metallurgist, Socorro, New Mexico, Cloth Bag2252 - T.E. Simmons, Assayer & Metallurgist, Socorro, New Mexico, Cloth Bag
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5.5 x 3.5" cloth bag printed "T.E. Simmons / Assayer and Metallurgist / Socorro, N.M. / Assays of Metals & Ores / of all kinds and of ...
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J. H. Fisk's Assay Lab Advertisement, Portland, Oregon2253 - J. H. Fisk's Assay Lab Advertisement, Portland, Oregon
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Rare sales booklet fro JH Fisk dor gold dust and bullion assayed. Claims to be the " most complete and best equipped lab on the Pacific Coast&q...
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Sold to 6*****b for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Flint Hill Assay Report from Johnson, Matthey & Company of London2254 - Flint Hill Assay Report from Johnson, Matthey & Company of London
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Three assay reports from the London Assay Office of Johnson, Matthey & Company of Hatton Garden in London. Assays were fro. Flint Hill, Broad Ri...
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Two 1,000 Ounce Gold Ingot Molds2255 - Two 1,000 Ounce Gold Ingot Molds
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Modern style gold molds, circa 1920 to 40, made for cascading mold pouring. The molds are marked S. F. I. F on each long edge. The letters F. M. D. ar
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Sold to k**********y for (225.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 281.25
 
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Zinc Ingot Mold2256 - Zinc Ingot Mold
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An ingot mold for nine-50 ounce each zinc ingots (approximate). Overall mold size approximately 8 x 14", 2 inches tall. Circa 1900 to 1920. (A...
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Jeweler Lamp and Assay Lab Lamp2257 - Jeweler Lamp and Assay Lab Lamp
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A choice pair that would've been used in any jeweler or assayer's lab. 1) Classic 3 inch diameter cobalt blue jewelers lamp with 1883 patent...
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Large Molten Metal Assay Bowl2258 - Large Molten Metal Assay Bowl
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Large molten metal assay or dipping bowl for large crucible. Handle approximately 4 feet long, bowl with two pour spouts 11 inches in diameter. Circa
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Assay Tool with Handle2259 - Assay Tool with Handle
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Assay tool with handle, cast-iron design to pull out tray containing assay crucibles. Circa 1900 to 1920. Approximately 3.5 feet long, three quarters
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Molten Metal Dipping Tool for a Large Crucible2260 - Molten Metal Dipping Tool for a Large Crucible
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Molten metal dipping tool for a large crucible that would've held 1,000 ounces or more of liquid metal. Approximate 3.5 foot long handle, dual p...
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Hand-Made Iron Mortar and Pestle2261 - Hand-Made Iron Mortar and Pestle
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Circa 1920. 5.75 inch diameter at the top, 6 inches tall. Clearly made to resemble the six-inch models that were professionally manufactured. Choice,
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Cast Iron Mortar and pestle2262 - Cast Iron Mortar and pestle
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Cast-iron mortar and pestle. Marked on the bottom Albert Manufacturing Company, Los Angeles. Circa 1910. Used by a miner or an assayer. 5.25" d...
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Chestatee River Gold Mine Mortar and Pestle2263 - Chestatee River Gold Mine Mortar and Pestle
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Rusty metal items. Disc approx 7.25" 1.5", pestle approx. 4.25". Heavy metal! (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Da...
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Cast-iron Mortar and Pestle for Miner/Assayer2264 - Cast-iron Mortar and Pestle for Miner/Assayer
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Used by a miner or assayer. Entirely cast-iron. 6 inches in diameter, 6 inches in height. This appears to be an earlier piece, possibly c. 1860s. (Al
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Sold to S****2 for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Large Cast Iron Mortar and Pestle2265 - Large Cast Iron Mortar and Pestle
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Large cast-iron mortar and pestle manufactured by Braun, Los Angeles. Diameter at top 14 inches, depth of bowl is 14 inches, height of pestle is 17 in
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Sold to y**********j for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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10 Assay Lab Chemical Bottles2266 - 10 Assay Lab Chemical Bottles
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10 bottles typically used for acids or chemicals in an assay lab. Four with original glass stoppers. The bottles range in size from 5 1/2 inches to 10
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Assayer's Kit in Wood Case2267 - Assayer's Kit in Wood Case
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Apparently complete assayer's kit in wood case. Hinged top with handle and bottom drawer. Includes glassware, cleaner brush, vials, tongs and mo...
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Large modern production-grade crucible for precious metals2268 - Large modern production-grade crucible for precious metals
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14 inch diameter at the top, 18 inches tall, 8 inch pour spout. These crucibles were typically used for 1000 ounce precious metal pours. 20th century.
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Assay lab equipment and artifacts2269 - Assay lab equipment and artifacts
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Three large acid bottles, aqua and amber, the largest of which is 6” in diameter and 14” tall. Large graduated cylinder 1000 ml; clear glass flask; te
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Collection of Assay Crucibles2270 - Collection of Assay Crucibles
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Lot of nineteen.1) "Battersea Round / 'F' /Morgan / England" clearly printed on side. Excellent condition. 5" tall. 2) Bottom...
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Small Graphite Crucible2271 - Small Graphite Crucible
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Small graphite crucible 9 inches in diameter, 10 inches tall with bone ash lid. This crucible was used in California by one of the large-scale dredge
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Mining Crucible2272 - Mining Crucible
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Mining crucible tht would be used for 100-500 oz. pours. Approx 11.5" x 10" (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Locati...
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Rusty mining tools and other early American hardware2273 - Rusty mining tools and other early American hardware
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12 iron artifacts. Interesting group of iron artifacts that range from a sluice box screen to a broken old shovel, both of which were probably found w
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Large Cast-Iron Artifact from Major Stamp Mill2274 - Large Cast-Iron Artifact from Major Stamp Mill
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Large cast-iron artifact from major stamp mill recovered from an Etowah River mine site near Dahlonega, Georgia. Mines on the river generally existed
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Hope Grinding Mill2275 - Hope Grinding Mill
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Circa 1880 to 1910 Hope grinding mill. 9 inches diameter, 10 inches tall plus the handle handle goes out 7 inches and 5 inches tall. This was used to
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Central Scientific Vacuum Air Pump, c19092275a - Central Scientific Vacuum Air Pump, c1909
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Unusual scientific piece of equipment from the Central Scientific Company of Chicago. Luckily, the company's early catalogs are published online...
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Sold to y**********j for (190.00 + 47.50) x 1 = 237.50
 
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Independence Model, Ellis Mill2276 - Independence Model, Ellis Mill
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Independence model by the Ellis Mill Co., San Francisco, patent date Feb. 19, 1924, Reportedly from the Redding area, which would have been the Shasta
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
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Booklet on US Gold Prices from 1862-18702277 - Booklet on US Gold Prices from 1862-1870
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Rare! "The Highest and Lowest Quotations of Gold for 1862, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866, 1867, 1868, 1869, 1870." The prices are listed for $100...
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Assay Library2278 - Assay Library
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Seven volume assay library. Includes: A textbook of Assaying by Behringer, sixth edition; Notes on Assaying by Ricketts and Miller; Modern Copper Smel
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Pacific Powder Company Stock Certificate & Hercules Powder Letterhead2279 - Pacific Powder Company Stock Certificate & Hercules Powder Letterhead
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Lot of 2. 1) Pacific Powder Company. Works in Marin County Cal. Low No. 6 stock issued November 3rd, 1871 to James P. Pierce, company president, for 1
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Sold to N****M for (350.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 437.50
 
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Judson Dynamite & Powder Company Billhead and Bond2280 - Judson Dynamite & Powder Company Billhead and Bond
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Unique pairing for this famous Western mining explosives & hardware company. 1) Judson Manufacturing Company. Pictorial $500 bond No. 154 issued...
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Estimates : 180.00 - 360.00
Sold to y**********j for (90.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 112.50
 
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Safety Nitro Powder Company Stock Certificate and Two Wells Fargo Covers2281 - Safety Nitro Powder Company Stock Certificate and Two Wells Fargo Covers
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Lot of 3. 1) Stock certificate issued Feb. 7, 1883 to F.A. Schroder for 100 shares. Signed by the company president and secretary. President signature
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Ultra Rare Vulcan Blasting Powder Catalog Plus Two Billheads2282 - Ultra Rare Vulcan Blasting Powder Catalog Plus Two Billheads
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Lot of 3 items related to Vulcan and Giant Powder. 1) Premier piece is a c.1880 promotional brochure for Vulcan Blasting Powder, "The Powder fo...
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Explosives Archive2283 - Explosives Archive
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Approx 13 items from Giant Powder Co, Hercules Powder, A Repsold, Judson Dynamite and Powder. Billheads and ledger reports. (Potter Collection) Dat
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