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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Atlas Blasting Machine2284 - Atlas Blasting Machine
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Atlas blasting machine number 3 – 50, “capacity 50 – 30 feet copper wire, electric blasting caps”. Oak construction, beautifully refinished, appears w
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Hercules Powder Co. blasting machine2285 - Hercules Powder Co. blasting machine
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Patent date on the side July 29, 1930. Main body approximately 4” tall 2” wide with detachable handle (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) D
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Sold to b*******g for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Hercules Ohmeter Galvanometer with Leather Case2286 - Hercules Ohmeter Galvanometer with Leather Case
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Hercules Powder Co. ohmeter, used for testing electric blasting caps and circuits. Analog dial scaled from 0-25. Leather case with carry strap. Meter
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Fidelity Model 50 Blasting Machine2287 - Fidelity Model 50 Blasting Machine
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Plunger appears to be frozen. D is painted in silver on 2 sides. In a recent auction we sold many blasting machines and this model was not among them.
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Two dynamite and cap tin carriers2288 - Two dynamite and cap tin carriers
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Two carriers manufactured by the same company, unmarked, tongue and groove construction. 6.5" x 5.5" x 15" tall, the small one measur...
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Wooden Explosives Boxes (4)2289 - Wooden Explosives Boxes (4)
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Large DuPont box marked on both ends in red and black, 50 pound box; box marked “high explosives dangerous by ICC, with fitted top; a second ICC box,
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Wooden Box for Blasting Caps Tins2290 - Wooden Box for Blasting Caps Tins
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Dark wooden box for either blasting caps tins, candles or perhaps dynamite. Hinged front door with peg. Approx 17.5" x 5.5" x 5.5" ...
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Collection of blasting tins and related devices2291 - Collection of blasting tins and related devices
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Seven blasting cap tins, and one blasting box, fuse crimper and candle snuffer. Nobel number six, excellent condition; Peerless Explosives Co., number
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Two Small Miner's Candlesticks2292 - Two Small Miner's Candlesticks
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1) Twisted Blacksmith Miners' Candlestick. Unique candlestick with a twisted design on the spike. It appears to be all in one piece and made of ...
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Underground Lighting and Assay Equipment Letterheads and Billheads (8)2293 - Underground Lighting and Assay Equipment Letterheads and Billheads (8)
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John Taylor and Co, pictorial letterhead, 2 billheads, 1 pictorial. Justinian Caire billhead. 2 billheads(1 pictorial) and 2 pictorial letterheads(ton
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Three Different Carbide Mining Lamps: Acme, Big Boy, ITP2294 - Three Different Carbide Mining Lamps: Acme, Big Boy, ITP
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Three different superintendent size carbide lamps. Big Boy; Acme; ITP. Nice group but Acme heavily rusted (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection)
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Three Different Carbide Mining Lamps: Big Boy, Dewar, Justrite2295 - Three Different Carbide Mining Lamps: Big Boy, Dewar, Justrite
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Three different superintendent size carbide lamps. Big Boy, medium reflector; Dewar-light small reflector; Justrite, large reflector. Nice varied grou
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Sold to j****l for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Three Foreign Underground Mining Lamps2296 - Three Foreign Underground Mining Lamps
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Three foreign underground lamps. Rooster lamp from Mexico or South America; Brevet with star, European; Wolf style, unmarked. See photo, nice group
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Copper Carbide Holder2297 - Copper Carbide Holder
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10" tall copper carbide holder with lanyard. Shallow dent on one face. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: HW...
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Sold to S*******e for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Justrite Collection: Autolite Lamp & Other Pieces2298 - Justrite Collection: Autolite Lamp & Other Pieces
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Small Justrite collection. Includes Justrite repair parts for carbide lamp box, no contents; an Autolite in original cardboard box, two Justrite carbi
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Sold to m********y for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Antique Microscope in Original Wood Box2299 - Antique Microscope in Original Wood Box
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Beautiful brass microscope with several lenses in original wood box. Maker E. LEITZ WETZLAR. Number 15250. Educational Supply Company, Boston. Early m
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Mine Rescue Kit in Custom Wood Box2300 - Mine Rescue Kit in Custom Wood Box
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We haven't seen one of these units before! Brass label on the front reads Burrell Technical Supply Company, Pittsburgh, PA. Comes with two books...
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Sold to 6****A for (500.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 610.00
 
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Australia Gold Rush Meershaum Pipe2301 - Australia Gold Rush Meershaum Pipe
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Carved Meershaum amber stem, or in this case a cigar holder, made in the shape of Bernhard Holtermann's head (1838-1885). Includes a fitted stem...
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Burger & Sons Transit2302 - Burger & Sons Transit
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C. L. Burger and Sons, Boston, brass transit. In original wood box with labels inside, includes two plumbs. Excellent transit, appears to be circa W
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Sold to j*****r for (170.00 + 42.50) x 1 = 212.50
 
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Canary Cage for Miners2303 - Canary Cage for Miners
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Coal miner's canary bird cage. The cage is made of wood, it has a feeding trough and a ceramic watering pot attached to the side of the cage. Mi...
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Large K and E Level2304 - Large K and E Level
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In Wigton-Abbott, NJ wood box. Interior label for Charles Prandoni, repair service of surveying instruments, Hoboken, New Jersey, circa 1930. Approxim
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Handheld Drill Bit Supplier2305 - Handheld Drill Bit Supplier
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Handheld drill bit supplier. Cast-iron board 12" x 18" with handle. Held 20 drillbits on each side. This piece still has 22 drill bits. Th...
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Sold to y**********j for (130.00 + 32.50) x 1 = 162.50
 
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Mine Alarm Bellows2306 - Mine Alarm Bellows
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Made by Siebe Gorman Company Limited of London. Approximately 4 foot long bellows with large 24 inch long brass horn, 12 inch diameter at the end used
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Sold to y**********j for (225.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 281.25
 
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Mine Bellows2307 - Mine Bellows
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Very similar to sets of mine bellows we've seen from a British manufacturer. Made for foot application to create the bell signals. White metal f...
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Mine Bell Signals2308 - Mine Bell Signals
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Mine sign indicating Rules of the mine and how many bells are to be sounded. This sign is from The Argonaut Mining Company, Ltd., Jackson, California.
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Ross Shaft Signal Bells Metal Sign2309 - Ross Shaft Signal Bells Metal Sign
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Deep blue sign with white frame indicating the signal bells for deep mining. This sign indicates 5000 feet at its deepest level. This sign is warped...
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Sold to d*******9 for (500.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 625.00
 
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Mine Signal Bell2310 - Mine Signal Bell
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Circa 1900 to 1910. 12 x 15", 4 inches thick. No makers mark. In excellent condition and works perfectly. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Coll...
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Miners and Puddlers Tin2311 - Miners and Puddlers Tin
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Original tin can with red black and white, 6“ diameter, 7” tall with original bale handle. “Miners and Puddlers long hot smoking tobacco”, Milwaukee,
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Mining Group2312 - Mining Group
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Royal Varney-style miners candlestick with 2 key mining books: The Mine Investors Guide by Davis, 1909 and a compilation of J. Ross Browne's pap...
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Large Scale Rail Section2313 - Large Scale Rail Section
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An 18 inch piece of large scale rail. The rail is from the Dry Hollow Goldmine in Dahlonega, GA. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date:
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Misc. Georgia Mining Equipment2314 - Misc. Georgia Mining Equipment
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Miscellaneous mining equipment from Georgia. This lot includes a large hoist, an original screen from a mill, a large lead melting pot, a lead ladle,
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Large and Impressive Ore Bucket2315 - Large and Impressive Ore Bucket
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Large well constructed, heavy duty ore bucket used for major production. Riveted and 30 inches in diameter at the top, 32 inches tall and is an additi
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Sold to y**********j for (1,050.00 + 262.50) x 1 = 1,312.50
 
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Riveted Ore Bucket2316 - Riveted Ore Bucket
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Rivet constructed ore bucket. Approximately 20 inches in diameter, 24 inches tall with a small chain at top. Unknown Georgia Goldmine. Nice early cons
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A Real Ore Car!2317 - A Real Ore Car!
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This ore car is hand riveted, swivel and tilting. Measurements 37 inches long , 36 inches tall and approximately 24 inches wide. Sits on an approximat
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Choice Miniature Ore Car2318 - Choice Miniature Ore Car
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Miniature ore car. 12" x 18 x 17.5" well constructed miniature ore car that works on an 18 inch center and constructed rails. Box does not...
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Desk Top Ore Car2319 - Desk Top Ore Car
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Desk top ore car. 10.5 inches long, 6.5" wide 11 inches tall. Black painted, solid constructed ore car with working wheels on homemade 12 inch ...
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Ore Car Trucks2320 - Ore Car Trucks
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36 inches long along the base, approximately 2 feet wide, and approximately 14 inches tall. Has a swivel plate on it. The wheels are rusted and not wo
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Miniature Ore Cart: Great Decorative Piece2321 - Miniature Ore Cart: Great Decorative Piece
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This wonderful piece will surely get people talking. The cart is copper plated or copper splashed steel(?). Riveted and on working wheels. Comes with
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Sold to a********x.. for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Hydraulic Mining Nozzle Tip2322 - Hydraulic Mining Nozzle Tip
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Hydraulic mining nozzle tip, about 38 inches long. Approximately 6 inch at the entry reduced to 2 inches at the tip. Hand riveted construction. From t
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Unusual Hydraulic Monitor Nozzle2323 - Unusual Hydraulic Monitor Nozzle
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Hydraulic mining nozzle. Very unusual nozzle used for exceptionally high pressure spray. 28 inches long connection at the bottom is 10 inches in diame
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Sold to y**********j for (600.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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Seven Hydraulic Mining Nozzle Tips2324 - Seven Hydraulic Mining Nozzle Tips
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Seven nozzle tips. These range in size from 3 inch diameter for outflow up to 5 inch diameter outflow, with attachments 5.5 inches outside diameter up
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Ingersoll Sargent Rock Drills Catalog No. 82325 - Ingersoll Sargent Rock Drills Catalog No. 8
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Nice drill catalog 184pp with index. Paperback. Rock Drills as Applied to Mines, Tunnels and Quarries, Back cover detached,water stains mostly on part
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Manual of Mining Tools, Illustrated by an Atlas, 1871, Morgans2326 - Manual of Mining Tools, Illustrated by an Atlas, 1871, Morgans
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By William Morgans, 1871. From the library of Herbert W Hughes 1881, Dudley. This is a choice, classic all-time great reference illustrating mining to
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Rare Wilfley Concentrating Tables Catalog2327 - Rare Wilfley Concentrating Tables Catalog
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Rare and in excellent condition. 32pp and lots of drawings and illustrations. Date: c.1921 Location: HWAC# 571438
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Sold to m********y for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
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Mining Cars and Equipment Sales Sheets (3)2328 - Mining Cars and Equipment Sales Sheets (3)
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1912 8.5" x 11" pictorial Forrester Quartz Mill with long hand written notes by P Forester. 2 California Electric Steel Co. Mine car promo...
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Silver Mining Spoons (5)2329 - Silver Mining Spoons (5)
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1 silver spoon is from Canada, 4 are unmarked. Various sizes. 1 has small building, comes with handwritten note "Engine House at Copper Tin Min...
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Copper Mining Spoons (7)2330 - Copper Mining Spoons (7)
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4 are the standing miner, 3 are holding a nugget, the other holding a gold pan. 3 have die struck mining scenes in bowl. Others are blank. All have p
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Silver Souvenir Spoons (10)2331 - Silver Souvenir Spoons (10)
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No locations given. These are U.S. manufactured. 7 have die cast mining scenes in bowls. Largest is 5.25", smallest is 3.5". Patina on eac...
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Original Cigar Label Proof: Gold Nugget2332 - Original Cigar Label Proof: Gold Nugget
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Vignette is of a miner with a large gold nugget in his hand. Two smaller vignettes: panning for gold and using a pick to find gold. Large mine or mill
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Original Cigar Label Proof: Nugget2333 - Original Cigar Label Proof: Nugget
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This cigar ad is directed at women! Shows a young miner in a dress with a large gold nugget in her had. Two male miner in the background are looking a
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