The Wild West Auction (July 2022)

Auction Details

Day 1, Thursday, July 21st, 2022 (Lots 1000-1611)
Philatelic (1000-1480)
Postcards (1000-1177)
Postal History feat. Elcano NV Collection and Bracken Collection (1178-1480)
Express (1481-1500)
Stocks & Bonds (1501-1611)

Day 2, Friday, July 22nd, 2022 (Lots 2000-2625)
Art (2000-2073)
Transportation (2074-2214)
Railroad & Steamer Passes (2074-2156)
Ephemera & Artifacts (2157-2214)
General Americana (2215-2626)
Geographic Sort (2215-2411)
Miscellaneous Categories (2412-2535)
General Store (2536-2626)

Day 3, Saturday, July 23rd, 2022 (Lots 3000-3622)
Firearms & Militaria (3000-3066)
Numismatics (3067-3623)
Currency & Scrip (3067-3112)
Coins feat. US, Ancient, Foreign (3113-3308)
Medals, Badges, & Exonumia (3309-3360)
Tokens feat. Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, & Oklahoma (3361-3623)

Day 4, Sunday, July 24th, 2022 (Lots 4000-4584)
Native Americana (4000-4053)
Cowboy & Wild West (4054-4091)
Minerals & Mining (4092-4193)
Sports (4194-4299)
Bottles feat. Colorado and Oklahoma (4300-4496)
Saloon, Tobacciana, & Gaming (4497-4584)
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Scalenohedral Calcite w/Hematite - 2 pcs [147902]4100 - Scalenohedral Calcite w/Hematite - 2 pcs [147902]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two nice display specimens of cream-colored scalenohedral (a.k.a. dogtooth) calcite, the outer margins of which have been stained deep reddish brown b
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimate : 500.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Calcite Sphere [150925]4101 - Calcite Sphere [150925]
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10" diameter nearly clear with very pale greenish cast crystalline. Date: Country (if not USA): China State: City: Provenance: Chunlin...
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Estimate : 800.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to b******r for (250.00 + 62.50) = 312.50
 
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Pink Hobnail Calcite, Large Specimen [147903]4102 - Pink Hobnail Calcite, Large Specimen [147903]
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A large specimen of pinkish hobnail calcite, 14 x 12 x 4 inches. Calcite crystals vary from 3/8-inch to more than one inch across. A beautiful viewing
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Estimate : 400.00 - 650.00
Sold to f*****E for (160.00 + 0.00) = 160.00
 
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Citrine Quartz Points - 3  [153300]4103 - Citrine Quartz Points - 3 [153300]
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Three specimens of large, citrine (yellowish) quartz points; 1) three large crystals with thicknesses from 1.5 to 2 inches, transparent near the well-
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Quartz Crystal Sprays - 2 [153301]4104 - Quartz Crystal Sprays - 2 [153301]
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Two large citrine quartz crystal sprays of numerous, radiating spears, from 1/10th of an inch across up to 1 inch in diameter. Crystal lengths up to t
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Specular Hematite - 14.4 pounds [146159]4105 - Specular Hematite - 14.4 pounds [146159]
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Fine-grained, specular hematite with thin reddish-brown oxidation. Some fresh surfaces show shiny metallic luster. Very dense and weighs 14.4 pounds.
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Mineral grouping (8) [151194]4106 - Mineral grouping (8) [151194]
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Eight minerals, which includes a phyllite slab, a type of foliated metamorphic rock created from slate that is further metamorphosed so that very fine
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to d*******f for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Arizona State Code of Mine Signals Framed Sign [152174]4107 - Arizona State Code of Mine Signals Framed Sign [152174]
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Coated paper sign in rectangular rustic frame. Arizona State Code of Mine Signals with bell instructions. Frame 25x17". Some condition issues t...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to S*****8 for (150.00 + 33.00) = 183.00
 
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Arizona State Code of Mine Signals Framed Sign #2 [152183]4108 - Arizona State Code of Mine Signals Framed Sign #2 [152183]
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Arizona State Code of Mine Signals coated paper sign in rustic wood frame. Frame 43x19". Rear tape repairs, several perforations. Please inspec...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to S*****8 for (275.00 + 60.50) = 335.50
 
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Arizona State Code of Mine Signals Metal Sign [152186]4109 - Arizona State Code of Mine Signals Metal Sign [152186]
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White lettering on cobalt, metal Arizona mine bell signal sign. 46x18". Colors are sharp. Chips, rust, bent corner. Date: Country (if not US...
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to h********h for (1,300.00 + 286.00) = 1,586.00
 
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Arizona Mines and Mining Companies by Garbani, 5 [150579]4110 - Arizona Mines and Mining Companies by Garbani, 5 [150579]
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5 of this great Arizona mine reference. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Arizona City: Provenance: Stuart Mackenzie Montana Ephemera Collec
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Estimate : 70.00 - 90.00
Sold to 8***1 for (120.00 + 26.40) = 146.40
 
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California Gold Dredging Co. Articles of Incorporation; 1911 [146221]4111 - California Gold Dredging Co. Articles of Incorporation; 1911 [146221]
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Articles of Incorporation for the California Gold Dredging Company. According to the articles, this company was primarily based in San Francisco with
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c*****r for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Alvord Gold Mines Mining Report [151271]4112 - Alvord Gold Mines Mining Report [151271]
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1891 mining report from Alvord Gold Mines in San Bernardino County, CA. 6 claims of gold bearing rock, discussion of ore, yields and drills. Date:
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Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to r********5 for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Geologic Atlas of California; 1969 [153283]4113 - Geologic Atlas of California; 1969 [153283]
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Geologic Atlas of California published by the California Division of Mines and Geology in 1969. Includes various geological maps of various California
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to j******y for (400.00 + 100.00) = 500.00
 
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Colorado Springs Mining Exchange Bldg. No Trespassing Sign [153595]4114 - Colorado Springs Mining Exchange Bldg. No Trespassing Sign [153595]
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"No Trespassing" sign from the Stratton C.C.M. & D. Co., Mining Exchange Building, Colorado Springs, Colorado. The Colorado Springs Mi...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to e********5 for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Denver Mining Supply Equipment Tag [152088]4115 - Denver Mining Supply Equipment Tag [152088]
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Rectangular white metal The Mine & Smelter, Supply Co., Denver & Salt Lake City. 1 3/8x5". Signs of wear and small chip. Date: Count...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to s******B for (160.00 + 40.00) = 200.00
 
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Photograph of the Geyser Mine in Colorado; c. 1880s-1910s [153552]4116 - Photograph of the Geyser Mine in Colorado; c. 1880s-1910s [153552]
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Photograph of the Geyser Mine near Silver Cliff, Colorado. Silver Cliff was once the third largest town in Colorado during the 1880s. The town was mos
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Turret, Colorado Canvas Ore Bag; c.1898-1900s [153655]4117 - Turret, Colorado Canvas Ore Bag; c.1898-1900s [153655]
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Canvas ore bag from the Turret, Colorado. This bag is also marked "C.M. & R. Co." for the Colorado Mining and Reduction Company. The s...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f*****E for (120.00 + 0.00) = 120.00
 
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Colorado Mining Bags, 3 [152059]4118 - Colorado Mining Bags, 3 [152059]
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3 cloth Colorado bags. The Western Hdwe. Co, Leadville, Colorado. PB Dolan Assayer & Chemist, Victor, Colo. American Smelting and Refining Compa...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Colorado Mining Fobs, 7 [152073]4119 - Colorado Mining Fobs, 7 [152073]
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7 round metal Colorado mining fobs. 3 Climax, 1 Rocky Mountain Fuel, New Jersey Zinc Co., Hawk's Nest Mines The CMS Co. Date: Country (if not...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (300.00 + 75.00) = 375.00
 
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Ore Wagon Illustration  [151147]4120 - Ore Wagon Illustration [151147]
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A nicely framed illustration of an ore wagon. From Harper's Weekly. From Mine to Mill by Henry R. Poore. Being pulled by majestic horses with a ...
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Estimate : 240.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*****Z for (120.00 + 30.00) = 150.00
 
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Milling in Colorado Illustrations [151158]4121 - Milling in Colorado Illustrations [151158]
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Nicely framed Illustration reprints of the milling process. Lith. by Bien, N.Y. Entered according to an Act of Congress in 1866 by A. E. Mathews in th
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Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (275.00 + 68.75) = 343.75
 
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Colorado Mining Framed Illustrations (3) [151144]4122 - Colorado Mining Framed Illustrations (3) [151144]
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3 nicely framed Colorado mining pieces. Contains: 1.1879-81 illustrations from Harper's Weekly & Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper. T...
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (500.00 + 125.00) = 625.00
 
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The Mining Towns of Colorado Illustrations [151148]4123 - The Mining Towns of Colorado Illustrations [151148]
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A nicely framed piece containing various illustrations of mining towns in Colorado. A fantastic and huge display of art. Contains: Gold King Mine, Cri
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Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (375.00 + 93.75) = 468.75
 
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Anaconda Mining Original Eagle Lode Mineral Patent and Ephemera [151281]4124 - Anaconda Mining Original Eagle Lode Mineral Patent and Ephemera [151281]
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Original 1893 Anaconda mineral patent for Eagle Lode in the Camp Creek Mining District. About 10 assorted Anaconda letters, safety notices etc. Date:
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Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Montana Mining Prospectus, Financial Report and More, 5 [151270]4125 - Montana Mining Prospectus, Financial Report and More, 5 [151270]
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Butte Georgetown Mining Notice of Assessment, 1915 single page. Emery Silver prospectus. Annual Report of North Butte Mining 1946. Financial report of
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Original Map of Daly Addition Annex, Butte [151280]4126 - Original Map of Daly Addition Annex, Butte [151280]
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Original map of Daly Addition Annex in Butte, Named after Marcus Daly of Copper King Mine. 8.5x11", hand colored lots. Corner chip, creases wit...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Boston and Montana Con. Copper and Silver Mining Letterheads, 4 [146256]4127 - Boston and Montana Con. Copper and Silver Mining Letterheads, 4 [146256]
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4 letterheads. 1893 roofing, 1895 screw blocks, 1891 Kodak film, 1896 star steel. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Montana City: Butte Prove
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Yellowstone Mining Co. Order Letters, 2 [146253]4128 - Yellowstone Mining Co. Order Letters, 2 [146253]
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1892 letter from Castle Mining to AM Holter Hardware regarding a pump, creased. 1891 letter to AM Holter Hardware regarding a safty(sic) valve. This w
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimate : 80.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Copper, Montana Hand Drawn Mining Map [151262]4129 - Copper, Montana Hand Drawn Mining Map [151262]
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10.25x13.75" hand drawn pencil map featuring Copper, Timber Creek, Fork City, Mammoth Mt. 5 miles etc. Possibly original art for a prospectus? ...
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Estimate : 120.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (85.00 + 21.25) = 106.25
 
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Granite-Bimetallic Mining Company Records [151282]4130 - Granite-Bimetallic Mining Company Records [151282]
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Records from 1912-19. Payroll and supplies. Folded in half. Some water damage. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Montana City: Granite County
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Estimate : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to d****9 for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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East Pacific Mining Prospectus, 4 [146257]4131 - East Pacific Mining Prospectus, 4 [146257]
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4 duplicate prospectus, 1903. 1892 letterhead about a check. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Montana City: Helena Provenance: Stuart Macken
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Stem-Winder MC Documents, 5 [146255]4132 - Stem-Winder MC Documents, 5 [146255]
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1918 minutes of board of directors meeting. Trial balance sheets 1917-2/28, 3/31, 4/30, 5/31. Preliminary prospectus of Rocky Mountain Consolidating
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Garnet Gold Mining Lawsuit Documents [146268]4133 - Garnet Gold Mining Lawsuit Documents [146268]
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About 25 assorted legal documents related to Garnet Gold Mines v. Anaconda and others, and against Garnet. Legal fees, payroll, answer, prospectus hel
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Walkerville Mine Claim Map [146269]4134 - Walkerville Mine Claim Map [146269]
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8.5x11" Walkerville vertical cross section underground workings mine map. A few creases. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Montana City:...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to d****9 for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Henry Elling Gold and Silver Deposit Slips, 4 [146258]4135 - Henry Elling Gold and Silver Deposit Slips, 4 [146258]
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1 undated gold deposit slip. 1873 and 1875 sold to Kountze Bros, paid in gold bar and silver coin. 1873 Kountze receipt for gold bullion and silver co
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Henry Elling/Kountze Bros. US Assay Memorandum [146265]4136 - Henry Elling/Kountze Bros. US Assay Memorandum [146265]
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1873 Memorandum of Gold Bullion at US Assay Office NY. Deposit was for Montana amalgam by Elling/Shift and Co, Virginia City. Paid in gold bars and si
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to f*****E for (40.00 + 0.00) = 40.00
 
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Henry Elling/Kountze Bros. US Assay Memorandum [146259]4137 - Henry Elling/Kountze Bros. US Assay Memorandum [146259]
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1873 receipt from Kountze Bros for Montana grains and Montana amalgam .838 fine. From Little Camp Creek in Silver Bow County, Montana and yielded most
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f*****E for (30.00 + 0.00) = 30.00
 
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Henry Elling/Kountze Bros. US Assay Memorandum [146260]4138 - Henry Elling/Kountze Bros. US Assay Memorandum [146260]
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1874 US Assay Office memorandum for Colorado Amalgam, 335.46 oz. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Montana City: Provenance: Stuart Mackenzi
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f*****E for (30.00 + 0.00) = 30.00
 
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Henry Elling/Kountze Bros. US Assay Memorandum [146264]4139 - Henry Elling/Kountze Bros. US Assay Memorandum [146264]
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1874 Memorandum of Gold Bullion from US Assay Office at NY. 278.87 oz, 851 fine. Possible Alder Gulch gold. Elling was paid in gold bars and silver co
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to f*****E for (40.00 + 0.00) = 40.00
 
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Henry Elling/Kountze Bros. US Assay Memorandum [146262]4140 - Henry Elling/Kountze Bros. US Assay Memorandum [146262]
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1875 receipt and Memorandum US Assay Office NY.191.78 oz. Elling was paid in gold coin. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Montana City: Prove
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to f*****E for (30.00 + 0.00) = 30.00
 
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Henry Elling/Kountze Bros. US Assay Memorandum [146263]4141 - Henry Elling/Kountze Bros. US Assay Memorandum [146263]
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1875 Memorandum of Bullion at US Assay Office NY. and receipt. 87.46 in gold grains, 812.5 fine grains. Elling was paid in gold bars and coin. Some st
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to f*****E for (30.00 + 0.00) = 30.00
 
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Montana Assayer Collection, 16 [146266]4142 - Montana Assayer Collection, 16 [146266]
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About 16 Montana assayer receipts c. 1891-1926. GW Kays, RH Officer, Balbach Smelting, Lewis & Walker, Northport Smelting, Wilton G Brown, Parro...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to s*****2 for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Montana Mining Document Assortment [146267]4143 - Montana Mining Document Assortment [146267]
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About 40 assorted Montana mining documents from Elkhorn Mining, Alice Gold and Silver, Gold Hill Milling, Block P, Helena Mining, Flathead Lake Club,
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Montana Mining Related Correspondences [151283]4144 - Montana Mining Related Correspondences [151283]
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About 25 mining related correspondences. Montana Finance, Morris Flint Mines, St. Louis Mining, Quartz Lode Mining Claim, Indian Gold Mining lease, Mo
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to s*****2 for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Montana Mining Company Checks; c. 1900s-1910s [148477]4145 - Montana Mining Company Checks; c. 1900s-1910s [148477]
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Lot of several hundred checks, mostly from Montana mining companies. These companies include the Success Mining Company and the Tamarack & Custe...
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Estimate : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Manhattan Silver Mining Company Checks (9) [146210]4146 - Manhattan Silver Mining Company Checks (9) [146210]
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Lot of nine checks from the Manhattan Silver Mining Company in Austin, Nevada. Six of these are imprinted revenue checks. Checks are 7.75 x 3.25. Ther
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Bullfrog, NV Billhead and Letterhead [151266]4147 - Bullfrog, NV Billhead and Letterhead [151266]
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1921 Standard Oil billhead for gold shipment from Pioneer Mines with hand written note regarding gasoline, " This blew up The Poker and Tecumse...
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Estimate : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold to d****9 for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Eldorado Enterprise Gold Mining Prospectus [151267]4148 - Eldorado Enterprise Gold Mining Prospectus [151267]
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Prospectus for Nelson, Eldorado Mining Districts in Clark County. Assays-gold 36.85/ton, silver 2.1 oz/ton, platinum .2 oz/ton Date: Country (if no
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimate : 60.00 - 90.00
 
 
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Young Gold & Silver Mining Co. Certificate of Incorporation; 1864, Comstock [153582]4149 - Young Gold & Silver Mining Co. Certificate of Incorporation; 1864, Comstock [153582]
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Certificate of Incorporation of the Young Gold & Silver Mining Company. This company was formed for the purpose of gold and silver mining in the...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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