Ophir Consolidated Mill & Mining Co. Stock Certificate, 1879

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Ophir Consolidated Mill & Mining Co. Stock Certificate, 1879
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Ultra rare. Location listed on stock as Storey County, Nevada. The Ophir was the discovery site for the Virginia City portion of the Comstock Lode. No. 160. Issued for 5 shares to J.J. Applegate, trustee & company secretary, on May 23rd, 1879. Signed by the president, J. McCoy and secretary, J.J. Applegate. Not cancelled. Very ornate border and logo by Britton & Rey. Folds. 4 x 9" In 1879, the Ophir mine, along with the adjacent Mexican, were shipping 75 tons of rich ore daily to the mills from 1900` to 2200` depths. It was located on the north end of Virginia City. Date: Location: Virginia City, Nevada HWAC# 57628