Selby Smelting Works Crucible, Large [178909]

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Mining Start Price:150.00 USD Estimated At:300.00 - 400.00 USD
Selby Smelting Works Crucible, Large [178909]
160.00USD+ (40.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2024 Apr 14 @ 08:40UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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Large precious metals crucible, used at Selby Smelting Works in California. 14 inches tall 12 inches in diameter, overused with two where holes at the two thirds mark. Selby was the largest private smelter on the West Coast and was primarily used for silver lead concentrates and high-grade oars. The company had its beginnings during the California Gold Rush with Thomas Selby as a metals dealer. This is a classic mining artifact from California. California