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New Almaden Store Billhead (Quicksilver Mine) (113172)

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Mining Start Price:25.00 USD Estimated At:50.00 - 70.00 USD
New Almaden Store Billhead (Quicksilver Mine)  (113172)
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This item SOLD at 2020 Apr 17 @ 09:34UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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Billhead dateline New Almaden, March 31st, 1906. Issued from the Almaden Store to the Miners Fund for their March bill. Signed paid by the Almaden Store. The New Almaden Mine produced mercury beginning in 1845, making it California's oldest mining operation. Predating the major California gold rush of 1849, the mines at New Almaden produced $70,000,000 in quicksilver.

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Country (if not USA):
State: California
City/County: New Almaden
Date: 1906