Holiday Auction: Mining, Philatelic, Americana, & More (December 2020)

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Introduction to the Christmas 2020 Sale!

This sale features a number of important collections. The first is the Ken Prag “Industrial” stock certificate collection, a massive one of a kind collection of American Banks, industries and more. This is some of the last of the main-line Prag Collection, the rest coming in February/March, with duplicates coming later. Within this massive collection are some utterly fantastic sub-collections. Among these are Ken’s Banking collection, American Entertainment, Brewing, Telephone & Telegraph, Turnpikes, Firearms, Printing & Publishing collections and more. A few of these categories are so large that they are split between this December sale and the following sale in February/March of 2021.
Within these collections are pieces signed by famous Americans inclusive of Thomas Edison. The American Entertainment Collection is easily the best ever assembled collection of the history of motion pictures. Several hundred certificates document the financial history of the cinema and movie business from its infancy.

A major part of the all-important Prag Post Card Collection is also in this sale. Hundreds of lots of both themed post cards, such as vintage Christmas cards, as well as geographic gems from all over California. This offering has some of the most beautiful vintage post cards ever made, from artists such as Winsch to the incredible promotional “poster” cards of the Pan Pacific Expo in 1915.

The Paul Franklin Collection of California and Colorado will absolutely throw you into a tizzy. His Bodie mining stocks are among the best collection ever assembled. His California and Colorado mining photographs bare phenomenal. His collections of western assayer documents is also among the best ever. You’ll also see some great mining stocks from California and Colorado to go with the fantastic photos and assay certificates. But wait- there’s more! A great selection of California Gold Rush postal history supplements this group with a crowning glory- a group of 1850s illustrated letter sheets.

Our Railroad section is again full of original badges and passes. The Express section has a large collection of items.

There is such a wonderful variety of Americana that we’re sure you’ll find your own special items.
Don’t forget the Dealer/Bargain Section, where there are deals galore.

Bidding is easy. You can bid in this sale through internet auction platforms Icollector, Invaluable, Auction Zip or Live Auctioneer. You can place bids from your catalog absentee by mail, email or call us. If you don’t have a print catalog, and want to look at it, simply log into our home page and click on the Virtual Catalog Link and click on the December, 2020 sale. Our team is happy and ready to help with all your questions. 775 -851-1859.

Christmas Shoppers. If you need your auction winnings for Christmas delivery please let us know before bidding if possible so that we can make special arrangements for you. We will do our best to get the goods out for those who need it and expedited fees will apply. The rest of the shipments will go out after Christmas.

Consignments! We need important collections all the time. Don’t let folks confuse you about marketing and consignment rates. Our rates are ALL Inclusive! They cover marketing on four or more live internet platforms, and no other company in America does this that we know of. Our customer service is also unparalleled. Give us a call. We have agents all over America!

---Fred Holabird and the Gang.---

Auction Schedule

Session 1 (Lots 1000-1712)
Stocks & Bonds (1000-1712)
Mining (1000-1208)
Railroad & Transportation (1209-1275)
Other (1276-1712)
Agriculture
Banking
Brewing
Entertainment Industry
Express
Firearms
Miscellaneous
Printing & Publishing
Telegraph & Telephone


Session 2 (Lots 2000-2660)
Transportation (2000-2057)
Railroad Passes & Cap Badges
Ephemera
Mining Artifacts & Ephemera (2058-2293)
Geo. Sort
General Americana (2294-2580)
Geo. Sort
Badges
Bottles
Circus
Cowboy
World’s Fair & Exposition
Miscellaneous incl. Jewelry, Fire, Toys
Numismatics (2581-2660)
Coins
Currency
Medals
Tokens

Session 3 (Lots 3000-3761)
Philatelic (3000-3761)
Wells Fargo & Other Express
Postal History incl. California Gold Rush Letter Sheet Collection
First Flight Covers
US
Canada
Postcards
Geo. Sort
Native Americana
Black Americana
Holidays
Political & Military
Miscellaneous
Foreign
Stamps & Ephemera

Session 4 (Lots 4000-4733)
Art (4000-4050)
Native Americana (4051-4115)
Firearms & Military (4116-4149)
Sports incl. Postcards, Stocks, & Cards (4150-4315)
Bargains & Dealer Specials Part I (4316-4733)
Numismatics (4316-4432)
Stocks & Bonds (4433-4588)
Mining
Railroad
Other
Mining Equipment & Ephemera (4589-4733)

Session 5 (Lots 5000-5680)
Bargains & Dealer Specials Part 2 (5000-5680)
Transportation (5000-5029)
General Americana (5030-5680)
Geo. Sort
Cowboy
Toys
Souvenir Plates
Music Memorabilia
Jewelry
Books
Miscellaneous
General Foreign
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Hand Drills (4)  (122012)4600 - Hand Drills (4) (122012)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four pieces of hand drill steel from the Candelaria Area, 18-20 inches, circa 1880-1910. Date: c1900 Country (if not USA): State: Nevada City: C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to A*****0 for (20.00 + 4.40) = 24.40
 
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Original Hoist Rope  (122161)4601 - Original Hoist Rope (122161)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
An original miner's hoist rope found in Candelaria, probably used in a winze at Candelaria around 1880-1900. Date: c1890 Country (if not USA):...
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimate : 90.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Small Underground Windlass with Cable  (122019)4602 - Small Underground Windlass with Cable (122019)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Small underground windlass with cable still attached, from the Candelaria area. 24 inches across, circa 1900. Date: c1900 Country (if not USA): St
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to A*****0 for (35.00 + 7.70) = 42.70
 
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Surface Windlasses (2)  (119464)4603 - Surface Windlasses (2) (119464)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two surface windlasses from the Candelaria Area. Approx 40-inch and 48-inch sizes. Circa 1890-1910. Some of these items are heavy or large and will re
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Estimate : 140.00 - 275.00
Sold to A*****0 for (40.00 + 8.80) = 48.80
 
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Candelaria / Cerro Gordo Tram Bucket #3  (122017)4604 - Candelaria / Cerro Gordo Tram Bucket #3 (122017)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Yet another miner's tram bucket, approx 24 x 36 x 24 inches. Rusty inside and out. See more in Candelaria, Nevada. Date: Country (if not USA)...
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimate : 180.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Tram Bucket from Candelaria via Cerro Gordo  (119445)4605 - Tram Bucket from Candelaria via Cerro Gordo (119445)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Candelaria / Cerro Gordo Tram Bucket #4. This buckets were originally used on the iconic Cerro Gordo tramway. They would find their way to Candelaria
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 550.00
Sold to A*****0 for (70.00 + 15.40) = 85.40
 
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Union Calcium Carbide Miners Lamp Tin Collection (7)  (122151)4606 - Union Calcium Carbide Miners Lamp Tin Collection (7) (122151)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Seven, count 'em, seven different Union Carbide cans from 6-inch to 14-inch, with various dates, all found underground at Candelaria, none perfe...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 140.00 - 275.00
Sold to M*****r for (30.00 + 6.60) = 36.60
 
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Windlass, Desert Relic  (122001)4607 - Windlass, Desert Relic (122001)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Old windlass from the Candelaria Area, approx. 40 inches long, with two handles, circa 1880. Assembled with square nails. Date: c1880 Country (if no
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to A*****0 for (20.00 + 4.40) = 24.40
 
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Rusty Cans from Candelaria Mine Site  (122009)4608 - Rusty Cans from Candelaria Mine Site (122009)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of three rusty cans from the Candelaria Mine site including: 1) Milk tin, unmarked 18 inches tall. 2) Large milk tin with top blown up. This ti
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Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to M*****r for (15.00 + 3.30) = 18.30
 
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Flat Belt Pulleys  (118229)4609 - Flat Belt Pulleys (118229)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
30" by 7". 12" by 15". 12" x 5". Found in the Gabbs area. Gabbs was founded circa 1941 as a company town for Basic Mag...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Underground Fuse Cutter Bench  (122171)4610 - Underground Fuse Cutter Bench (122171)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fuse cutter bench found in tunnel of the Corona Mine, near Luning. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Nevada City: Luning Provenance: Candelar
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimate : 120.00 - 180.00
 
 
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Ingersoll-Rand Sinking Pump  (119448)4611 - Ingersoll-Rand Sinking Pump (119448)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
In their catalog, Ingersoll-Rand proclaimed this was the greatest sinking pump ever created. FOB Hawthorne (At the time the catalog went to press the
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Central Pacific Rails  (119470)4612 - Central Pacific Rails (119470)
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Two pieces of C. P. Rail, 1881 clearly marked. Found at the Liberty Mine approximately 45 miles northeast of Tonopah. FOB Hawthorne (At the time the c
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Fairbanks-Morse Pump  (119452)4613 - Fairbanks-Morse Pump (119452)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fairbanks Morse and Company began in 1823 when inventor Thaddeus Fairbanks opened an ironworks in St. Johnsbury, Vermont, to manufacture two of his pa
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Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to S*****8 for (120.00 + 26.40) = 146.40
 
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Hand Windlass  (118230)4614 - Hand Windlass (118230)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This two handed windlass was most likely used in a small mine. It could be used to take people and ore into and out of the mine shaft. Barrel is about
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to A*****0 for (20.00 + 4.40) = 24.40
 
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Hand Windlass  (119463)4615 - Hand Windlass (119463)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This two handed windlass was most likely used in a small mine. It could be used to take people and ore into and out of the mine shaft. Barrel is about
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to o********r.. for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Mine Car Rail  (122007)4616 - Mine Car Rail (122007)
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Four 10-foot lengths of mine car rails and no ties. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Nevada City: Provenance: Candelaria/Rawhide/Bodie Area
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Mine Car Rail & Ties  (122005)4617 - Mine Car Rail & Ties (122005)
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Two 20-foot lengths of mine car rail and 6 cross ties. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Nevada City: Provenance: Candelaria/Rawhide/Bodie A
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 275.00
 
 
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Mine Car Rail & Ties  (122006)4618 - Mine Car Rail & Ties (122006)
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Two 20-foot lengths of mine car rail and 6 cross ties. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Nevada City: Provenance: Candelaria/Rawhide/Bodie A
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 275.00
 
 
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Giant Powder Boxes (5)  (122154)4619 - Giant Powder Boxes (5) (122154)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four wooden Giant Powder boxes with tongue-and-groove construction and one cardboard box. 1920, 1922, 1926, 1956 Date: 1920 - 1956 Country (if not
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Estimate : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold to A*****0 for (15.00 + 3.30) = 18.30
 
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Trojan Powder Boxes (4)  (122155)4620 - Trojan Powder Boxes (4) (122155)
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Four Trojan powder boxes, one tongue-in-groove wooden box and 3 cardboard boxes. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Nevada City: Provenance:
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Estimate : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold to A*****0 for (15.00 + 3.30) = 18.30
 
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Explosives Collectibles  (108026)4621 - Explosives Collectibles (108026)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice varied group of explosive collectibles. a) Trojan explosives cardboard box; b)gold medal gelatin wood box end; c)Danger explosives tin sign; d)dy
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Mine Rescue Oxygen Breathing Apparatus (4)  (108028)4622 - Mine Rescue Oxygen Breathing Apparatus (4) (108028)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four semi-modern one hour self contained oxygen generating breathing apparatus for escape only. Made by Dragerwerk, Lubeck, Germany. MSHA approved. U
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Estimate : 100.00 - 160.00
Sold to u********y.. for (50.00 + 11.00) = 61.00
 
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Miners Lights & Respirators  / 7 Items.  (109587)4623 - Miners Lights & Respirators / 7 Items. (109587)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Items #1-#3 of 7: ( 3) Different colored ( red, yellow & Black ) underground " Wheat" miners lamps. They have about a 50" inch c...
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimate : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Assay Lab sift and Split equipment  (120086)4624 - Assay Lab sift and Split equipment (120086)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
box of sieve parts. Tyler. 3 bottom trays, 2 sieves, three diff mgrs., plus small size jones splitter. also, a second small splitter, and DFC cupel tr
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Inspection Satge for Powders  (120091)4625 - Inspection Satge for Powders (120091)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
unusual wood scientific instrument. no label. Thought to be for inspection of powdered samples. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Prov
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Miners Picks  (120106)4626 - Miners Picks (120106)
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three miner’s picks. Probably all c 1900-1920. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance: ATTENTION CHRISTMAS SHOPPERS
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Foamite Fire Extinguisher, Martin Ware Wash Tub, bonus items  (108006)4627 - Foamite Fire Extinguisher, Martin Ware Wash Tub, bonus items (108006)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This beautiful piece of fire-fighting history is an original Foamite Fire Extinguisher, Model CA, approx. 24-inches tall and 7-inches in diameter. All
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Start Price : 130.00 | Estimate : 260.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Precision Lab Scale  (120089)4628 - Precision Lab Scale (120089)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Precision Lab scale. Scientific Instrument Co, SLC, lighted. 19 x 22 x 12. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance: ATTENTION
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Estimate : 200.00 - 450.00
Sold to p****s for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Alaska Klondike Gold Rush Ephemera  (60184)4629 - Alaska Klondike Gold Rush Ephemera (60184)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3. 1) Best is unmounted bird's-eye view photograph of Dawson, Yukon Territory. "Looking Down from Midnight Dome." By Larrs &...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimate : 80.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Four Views of Mining in Alaska  (59069)4630 - Four Views of Mining in Alaska (59069)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4. 1) 5 x 7" black and white photograph of two miners and their dog standing in front of their snow-buried cabin. Album paper stuck to b...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimate : 80.00 - 170.00
 
 
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Cold Bay Exploration Company Oil Royalty Certificate  (83618)4631 - Cold Bay Exploration Company Oil Royalty Certificate (83618)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two Cold Bay Exploration Oil Royalty Certificates. 1) Certificate No. B19, signed January 21, 1927, by Howard M. Rice. 2) Certificate A30, signed by
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimate : 30.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Crowned King Mining Company Payroll & Other Documents  (59123)4632 - Crowned King Mining Company Payroll & Other Documents (59123)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4 documents for this gold mine located in the Bradshaw Mountains in Yavapai County, Arizona. The Crown King Mine was discovered in 1875 and was
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to d*******f for (45.00 + 11.25) = 56.25
 
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Phelps Dodge Safety Books (3 count)  (61806)4633 - Phelps Dodge Safety Books (3 count) (61806)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
3- 6" x 4.5" softcover Phelps Dodge safety books. 1939-green cover Safety Rules. 1943 gold cover General Rules and Instructions. 1950-yell...
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Estimate : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to j*******h for (10.00 + 2.50) = 12.50
 
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Secretary of Interior Report on Coal Fields in Arizona  (102307)4634 - Secretary of Interior Report on Coal Fields in Arizona (102307)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Official letters to the Secretary of the Interior. Includes one from the Office of Indian Affairs about the character of the coal in the White Mountai
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to j*******h for (15.00 + 3.75) = 18.75
 
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Evergreen Mines Annual Report; Blue Ribbon Mining Prospectus  (100078)4635 - Evergreen Mines Annual Report; Blue Ribbon Mining Prospectus (100078)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Evergreen Mines 1925 action notice and annual report with cover toning. Blue Ribbon Mining undated prospectus with fold out claim map in Cartersville,
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimate : 50.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Grass Valley Region Geologic Maps  (106453)4636 - Grass Valley Region Geologic Maps (106453)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three published geologic maps and one proprietary geologic map (1938) from the old Newmont files from the Grass Valley Office. The 1938 map was made t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8***1 for (70.00 + 15.40) = 85.40
 
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Ione City, California Dry Goods Billhead, 1872  (118714)4637 - Ione City, California Dry Goods Billhead, 1872 (118714)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice billhead from Isaacs & Newman, Dealers in Dry Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, hats. The customer bought boots, pants, barley, a bucket an...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimate : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Enterprise Mining and Milling Company  (59460)4638 - Enterprise Mining and Milling Company (59460)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
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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Estimate : 100.00 - 70.00
Sold to 2*****s for (50.00 + 11.00) = 61.00
 
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Pictorial of Parks' Bar & North Fork, American River  (72004)4639 - Pictorial of Parks' Bar & North Fork, American River (72004)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Interesting large scale Placer mining along the American River of California. Gleason's Pictorial of gold dredging with miners in 1854. 11"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 30.00 - 50.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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Pacific Coast Gold Mines Corporation Correspondence  (23909)4640 - Pacific Coast Gold Mines Corporation Correspondence (23909)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Various letters from Pacific Coast Gold Mines to Angels Iron Works regarding equipment. Date: 1918/1819 Country (if not USA): State: California C
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimate : 40.00 - 90.00
 
 
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Sutter Creek, Cal. Livery & Feed Stable Billhead, 1879  (118713)4641 - Sutter Creek, Cal. Livery & Feed Stable Billhead, 1879 (118713)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice billhead from the California gold rush town. Fees collected from "bording" horse by the day. Datelined Sutter Creek, Cal., August 1st...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimate : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Northern California USGS Folio Group  (115322)4642 - Northern California USGS Folio Group (115322)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 7 different. Included: Downieville (No. 37, 1897), Motherlode (No. 63, 1900), Bidwell Bar (No. 43, 1898), Marysville (No. 17, 1895), Jackson (N
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 225.00
Sold to f*****E for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Three California USGS Folios Plus a Rare Topographic Atlas  (115321)4643 - Three California USGS Folios Plus a Rare Topographic Atlas (115321)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4. 1) Three California USGS folios: Smartsville (Folio 18, two copies, JW Powell, Director, 1895); and Colfax (Folio 66, 1900). All three have
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Broadside of Cal. Gold Rush 1849; Pictorial History of Gold Rush  (76929)4644 - Broadside of Cal. Gold Rush 1849; Pictorial History of Gold Rush (76929)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Pictorial Humor of the Gold Rush series of 12 folders. It includes a loosely inserted illustration being humorous drawings of the period with several
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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California Gold Mill Practices by. Ed. B. Preston, M.E. 1901 reference book  (120617)4645 - California Gold Mill Practices by. Ed. B. Preston, M.E. 1901 reference book (120617)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This small handbook published in 1901 by the California State Mining Bureau, Ed. B. Preston describes the many techniques and equipment used to extra
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Estimate : 70.00 - 140.00
Sold to f*****E for (25.00 + 6.25) = 31.25
 
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California Mining Documents & Assay Reports  (113261)4646 - California Mining Documents & Assay Reports (113261)
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Lot of 8. 1) Memorandum of Gold Bullion deposited with Selby Smelting & Lead Company, 1907, from the Kennedy Mining & Milling Co. of Jackson...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Kelly Mine Assay Reports (2)  (65046)4647 - Kelly Mine Assay Reports (2) (65046)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 reports, from1939 and 1948. Red Mountain is a major silver discovery next to Yellow Aster. 1939 has condition issues. Date: 1939-1948 Country (if
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimate : 30.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Cripple Creek, CO, New City Hall Blueprint  (24445)4648 - Cripple Creek, CO, New City Hall Blueprint (24445)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Blueprint drawing of the front of a proposed new City Hall Building for Cripple Creek, Colorado. Title reads: 3/4 Inch Scale Detail of Front / of the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Ten Broecke Mine Ore Bag  (114347)4649 - Ten Broecke Mine Ore Bag (114347)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original canvas ore bag from the Ten Broeck Mine, about 14 x 24", hand sewn, perhaps 1880. The term Ten Broeck is an American surname, primaril...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c*********p for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Leadville Mining Correspondence  (113615)4650 - Leadville Mining Correspondence (113615)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 6. Deals with two Leadville mines. 1) Denver City Consolidated Mining Company. Includes: letter about stockholder's meeting; 1895 carbon ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Orpha May Mine Ore Shipment Record  (90308)4651 - Orpha May Mine Ore Shipment Record (90308)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
High grade ore shipment record. Bottom tears and stains Date: 1900 Country (if not USA): State: Colorado City: Victor Provenance: ATTENTION C
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimate : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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USGS Colorado Folios (Lot of 2)  (110384)4652 - USGS Colorado Folios (Lot of 2) (110384)
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Geologic Atlas of the U.S. Apishapa Folio by George W. Stose 1912 and Walsenburg Folio Library Edition 1900. Complete folios. Condition consistent wi
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Braganza Mine Archive  (100049)4653 - Braganza Mine Archive (100049)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of 161943 indenture, small photos, original patent, 1906 mineral certificate during T Roosevelt offic, 1926 assay cert with tears, 1953 lo
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Isabella Mines Annual Report  (100079)4654 - Isabella Mines Annual Report (100079)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Annual report with cover foxing and staple rust Date: 1916 Country (if not USA): State: Colorado City: Provenance: Fred Holabird Collection A
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Bonner Mine Report by W. S. Yeates  (57074)4655 - Bonner Mine Report by W. S. Yeates (57074)
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Two sided. 8 x 5.5" Horizontal fold, two pinholes, slight bend on bottom right corner. Overall in nice condition. Taken from the "State Ge...
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Map of Idaho by Hardesty  (59349)4656 - Map of Idaho by Hardesty (59349)
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Double truck pp. 168 & 169. This map shows mining regions of Idaho. Graphics & color by Lithography. Beautiful condition. On Mat Board (not ...
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Topographical Maps of Idaho  (120602)4657 - Topographical Maps of Idaho (120602)
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These are topo. maps by the USGS: Sandpoint, 125 scale, R. U. Goode, 1901, 1941; Mountain Home, A.H. Thompson, 1893, 1916; Camas Prairie, A.H. Thompso
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Indiana - Illinois USGS Geologic Folio Group (9)  (112315)4658 - Indiana - Illinois USGS Geologic Folio Group (9) (112315)
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Belleville 1915; Colchester 1919; Danville 1900; Ditney 1902; Galena 1916; Gillespie 1926; Murphysboro 1912; New Athens 1921; Tallula 1913; Date:
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Indiana - Illinois USGS Geologic Folio Group (10)  (112316)4659 - Indiana - Illinois USGS Geologic Folio Group (10) (112316)
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Carlisle 1923; Colchester 1919; Ditney 1902; Danville 1900; Galena 1916; Gillespie 1926; Murphysboro 1912; New Athens 1921; Patoka 1904; Tallula 1913;
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Lubec Silver Mining Co. of Maine Stock Letters  (113476)4660 - Lubec Silver Mining Co. of Maine Stock Letters (113476)
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Lot of 2. Printed copies of a letter dateline New York, July 27th, 1878. States that the holder of mortgage bond No. 22 and No. 23 is entitled to 500
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Two Mining Corner Advertising Covers  (113035)4661 - Two Mining Corner Advertising Covers (113035)
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Lot of 2. 1) Clendenin Mining & Smelting Company, Clendenin, Barker District, M.T. (Montana Territory). Sent in 1882 to Benton, Montana. No cont...
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Butte, MT Mining Photos.  (50269)4662 - Butte, MT Mining Photos. (50269)
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Ranging in size from 11.25" x 9" to 11.75" to 16.25". Black and white and 1 color photos of Butte mining headframes. One of th...
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Anaconda Company Letters  (50330)4663 - Anaconda Company Letters (50330)
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Approx 19 letters from Anaconda regrading visits, drill hole maps and awards nominations. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Montana City: Pro
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Anaconda Company Letters (5 count)  (50328)4664 - Anaconda Company Letters (5 count) (50328)
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5 letters regarding geologic tours of the Anaconda Mine operations in Weed Heights, Nevada. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Montana City: P
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Anaconda Mine Letters, varied  (50327)4665 - Anaconda Mine Letters, varied (50327)
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Anaconda Copper Mining Company, Colville Wa, 5 page letter regarding drill holes and copper samples c 1953. 3 x c. 1960's letters from Anaconda...
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Anaconda Mining Co, Documents  (50329)4666 - Anaconda Mining Co, Documents (50329)
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3 uncashed payroll check c. 1977. 1 blank bill. 11 letters to and from Anaconda about various subjects including pit visits. Date: Country (if no
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Butte, MT. mining Pictures, Stickers, Receipts, Stickers and a Patch  (50331)4667 - Butte, MT. mining Pictures, Stickers, Receipts, Stickers and a Patch (50331)
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Copper City Radio Club, Butte MT. cloth patch. 5 stapled Gordon's Jewelry receipts c. 1938. Stove Catalog from Butte Stove Repair Company, Bu...
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Group of Big Indian Mine Documents  (50339)4668 - Group of Big Indian Mine Documents (50339)
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5 different documents from big Indian Mine in Montana. A bullion returns form US Assay(torn bottom), 1904 letter seeking a $10000 loan, a 1900 letter
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Framed Mining Prints: Montana and Georgia (2)  (56137)4669 - Framed Mining Prints: Montana and Georgia (2) (56137)
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Wood framed color print of Discovery of Last Chance Gulch by Chas. M.Russell. This discovery caused the third gold rush in Montana on Prickly Pear Cre
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Mining Contract Price Sheets, (7 two sided)  (50271)4670 - Mining Contract Price Sheets, (7 two sided) (50271)
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16.25" x 11". Clear laminated 2 sided paper from 1963-1961 listing prices for timber, cribbing, pipe, slushers and more. Date: Country...
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Mining History Books  (64243)4671 - Mining History Books (64243)
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2 Books; 1) Anaconda by Isaac F. Macosson, illustrated, c.1957, pp.360, 2) Production of States and Territories, pp.871, book missing front & ba...
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Montana School of Mines Biennium Report 1916-1918, 1918-1919 and 1920-1921  (50345)4672 - Montana School of Mines Biennium Report 1916-1918, 1918-1919 and 1920-1921 (50345)
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Original typed copies of these 3 reports. Handwritten amendments. 1916-1918 has page 1 detached and folded. Some light rust staining from metal cli
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Lida District handbill  (117557)4673 - Lida District handbill (117557)
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Letter that announcing the completion of and accompanied a map (not included) of the Lida District of the Goldfield Tunnel and Mining Co. No date.
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Four Different Bullion Assays for the Savage Mill - with a story to tell  (104539)4674 - Four Different Bullion Assays for the Savage Mill - with a story to tell (104539)
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All assayed by Van Wyck in May of 1865. The mills were the Central, Island, Union and DeLand. (Rarer mill located half way down Six Mile Canyon. 15 st
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Savage Mining Company Central Mill Assay Results by Van Wyck (5)  (104538)4675 - Savage Mining Company Central Mill Assay Results by Van Wyck (5) (104538)
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Lot of five. All for the Savage Mining Company. From May 3, 1865 to May 30, 1865. Largest bar was on May 8th. 1,465.5 ounces. $ 421.97 in gold and $1,
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Territorial Comstock Check Issued to Namesake of Brophy Mine  (113552)4676 - Territorial Comstock Check Issued to Namesake of Brophy Mine (113552)
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Stateler & Arrington, Bankers, check issued March 5, 1864 to Pat Brophy. Signed by Charles Strong (as supt. for the Gould & Curry). Two cent...
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Walker Lake Copper Mining & Smelting Co. Prospectus  (77336)4677 - Walker Lake Copper Mining & Smelting Co. Prospectus (77336)
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The Walker Lake Copper Mining & Smelting Co. / The Thorne Copper Mining & Reduction Co. Promoted by the Patrick Investment Company (who prom...
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Harry Springer Inspector of Mines Certificate Signed by Paul Laxalt  (81413)4678 - Harry Springer Inspector of Mines Certificate Signed by Paul Laxalt (81413)
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Gov. Paul Laxalt signed Executive Dept Mine Supervisor certificate. Approx 17 x11". Date: 1971 Country (if not USA): State: Nevada City: ...
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Large Framed Kennecott Copper Photos (3)  (76825)4679 - Large Framed Kennecott Copper Photos (3) (76825)
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1) Chino Mines smelter interior 32" x 25". 2) Mega dump truck in pit 29" x 24". 3) Bird's eye of Liberty Pit & New Ruth,...
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Nevada Assay Group  (57664)4680 - Nevada Assay Group (57664)
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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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Nevada Ephemera incl. John P. Jones Piece  (77511)4681 - Nevada Ephemera incl. John P. Jones Piece (77511)
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Lot of 4. 1) Sheet of three 1880 stock transfers recorded for the Davenport Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company (a Colorado mining operation). Th
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Nevada Notable Signatures  (89873)4682 - Nevada Notable Signatures (89873)
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1905 note signed by Zeb Kendall-2" tear, 1904 check signed by Brougher, 1947 Getchell Mine stock signed by Wingfield Date: Country (if not U...
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Nevada Area Printed Ephemera  (110196)4683 - Nevada Area Printed Ephemera (110196)
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Three items: Homer M&MC stock certificate from Lundy Lake, 1881; January, 1954 Nevada State Journal special historical section, abpout 40pp, ra...
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New Jersey USGS Geologic Folios  (112198)4684 - New Jersey USGS Geologic Folios (112198)
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Franklin Furnace 1908; Raritan 1914 Date: Country (if not USA): State: New Jersey City: Provenance: ATTENTION CHRISTMAS SHOPPERS! If you[x=
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Lot Withdrawn4685 - Lot Withdrawn
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New Mexico Territory Mining Assay Reports  (113236)4686 - New Mexico Territory Mining Assay Reports (113236)
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Lot of 2. Both are dateline Engle, New Mexico, 1882. One is for ore from the Golden Fleece Main Shaft. The Golden Fleece was located in the Lower Caba
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North Dakota  USGS Geologic Folios  (112197)4687 - North Dakota USGS Geologic Folios (112197)
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Cassselton-FArgo 1905; Jamestown 1909; Bismarck 1912 Date: Country (if not USA): State: North Dakota City: Provenance: ATTENTION CHRISTMAS
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The Mineral Resources of Oregon monthly publication  (120619)4688 - The Mineral Resources of Oregon monthly publication (120619)
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This is a lot of two issues of The Mineral Resources of Oregon, October 1914 vol. 1 number 6 and May 1916 vol.2 number 1; published by the Oregon Bure
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Mining Photo (Framed) and Flour Ad. (Framed)  (86838)4689 - Mining Photo (Framed) and Flour Ad. (Framed) (86838)
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Delightful Ad. of 2 children for the Northwestern Consolidated Milling Co. N.T. Swezey's Son & Co. Flour. Nice condition. (Framed 19" x...
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Pennsylvania Geologic Folios (17)  (110370)4690 - Pennsylvania Geologic Folios (17) (110370)
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Group of 17 of the 27 issued folios for Pennsylvania, including edge folios. Dates from c1902-c1930. Includes:Accident 1908; Amity 1907; Barnesboto 1
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Pennsylvania USGS Geologic Folios (13)  (112313)4691 - Pennsylvania USGS Geologic Folios (13) (112313)
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Accident 1908; Barnesboro 1913; Elders 1905; Elkland 1903; Foxburg 1911; Gaines 1903; Indiana 1904; Johnstown 1910; Latrobe 1904; Mercersburg 1909; Ru
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South Dakota USGS Folios (10)  (112300)4692 - South Dakota USGS Folios (10) (112300)
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Aberdeen 1909; Alexandria 1903; Desmet 1904; Edgemont 1904; Huron 1904; Mitchell 1903 plus dupe; Orlichs 1902; Olivette 1903; Parker 1904; Date: Co
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Correspondence Re: South Dakota Mine  (113631)4693 - Correspondence Re: South Dakota Mine (113631)
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Lot of 12. 1) 1880 deed to James Brewster and Joseph Belliveau for 50 feet on the Mountain Girl Lode Mining Claim, situated 2 miles NE of Elkhorn City
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Tennessee USGS Geologic Folios (8)  (112310)4694 - Tennessee USGS Geologic Folios (8) (112310)
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Louden 1896; McMinnville 1895 and a dupe; Pikeville 1895; Cleveland 1895; Columbia 1903; Greenville 1905 (no cover); Wartburg 1897 Date: Country (i
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USGS Columbia Folio No. 95 Tenessee  (110377)4695 - USGS Columbia Folio No. 95 Tenessee (110377)
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Library Edition. Cover is torn. Engraved and printed by United States Geological Survey. George W. Stose, Editor Geologic Maps. S.J. Kubel, Chief Engr
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Hand Drawn Utah State Land Patent Maps  (59731)4696 - Hand Drawn Utah State Land Patent Maps (59731)
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8.5" x 11" hand drawn and colored map of a Utah land patent showing Sanpete Co. and Salt Co. land Date: c. 1918 Country (if not USA): ...
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Salt Lake City Daily Tribune and Mining Gazette  (113600)4697 - Salt Lake City Daily Tribune and Mining Gazette (113600)
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Vol. 1. Articles about the by-laws of the Star Mining District, Beaver County and "Proceedings of a Miner's Meeting Held on the 8th Day of ...
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Geology and Ore Deposits of the Tintic Mining District, UT. USGS 107  (76554)4698 - Geology and Ore Deposits of the Tintic Mining District, UT. USGS 107 (76554)
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Softcover 282pp with index. Geology and Ore Deposits of the Tintic Mining District, UT. An extremely important reference on a major mining district. S
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Tintic Mining District USGS Folio  (112195)4699 - Tintic Mining District USGS Folio (112195)
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Tintic District USGS folio in Library protective binding. 1900. Choice western mining folio. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Utah City: Pro
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