Western Prospects: Discovering Americana & Numismatics

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Zacatecas Silver Specimens1050 - Zacatecas Silver Specimens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 8: 1) silver and argentite from El Bote` Mine, 245.3 grams; 2) silver and silver pyrite from Fresnillo, 61.6 grams; 3) Argentite, Fresnillo, 12
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to S****2 for (190.00 + 42.75) x 1 = 232.75
 
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Mariposa Mineral Sample1051 - Mariposa Mineral Sample
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This 1.25" x 1.75" x 0.25" mineral sample features fine gold figuring and was mined in Mariposa, CA. City: Mariposa County State: Ca...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to 5*****r for (100.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 122.50
 
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Gold Quartz Specimen1052 - Gold Quartz Specimen
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This is a fine sample of gold quartz from Fred Willoughby manager of the Midnight Mine in Aspen, Colorado. The rock measures 3.5”x 2.5” and is in a di
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to A*****4 for (475.00 + 106.88) x 1 = 581.88
 
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Colorado Mineral & Ore Samples Student Kit1053 - Colorado Mineral & Ore Samples Student Kit
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Student's Collection of Twenty Minerals, Ores, and Petrifactions Collected from the Mines, Mountains, and Gorges of Colorado. Each Specimen Corr...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to T******1 for (350.00 + 78.75) x 1 = 428.75
 
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Humboldt County Gold Specimen1054 - Humboldt County Gold Specimen
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Lot of 14 samples from various mining operations. Included are quartz from the Mad Mutha Mine, The 10 Mile District, Stonehouse, The Sleeper Mine, Gol
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Estimates : 700.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to G*****5 for (650.00 + 126.75) x 1 = 776.75
 
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High Grade Gold Ore1055 - High Grade Gold Ore
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Quartz showing pyrite and other sulfides. One piece with native gold in the form of a small wire in tiny quartz crystals. City: Rawhide Sta
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 1********r.. for (150.00 + 33.75) x 1 = 183.75
 
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Nye County Ore Samples1056 - Nye County Ore Samples
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1-2) High grade Bullfrog gold ore. 79.2g, no label but probably Montgomery Shoshone. possibly an early collected sample. and 33.3 grams, another high
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Estimates : 250.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 1********r.. for (125.00 + 28.13) x 1 = 153.13
 
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Nye County Gold and Gold Quartz Specimens1057 - Nye County Gold and Gold Quartz Specimens
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Lot of 4 gold samples from Round Mountain area. Included are an 0.3 troy oz. of gold, 13 small samples of gold ore from Round Mountain Mining Co. Prop
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Estimates : 700.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to 1********r.. for (350.00 + 78.75) x 1 = 428.75
 
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Tobacco Tin with Wells Fargo Label and Ore Specimen1058 - Tobacco Tin with Wells Fargo Label and Ore Specimen
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Original Great West Plug Tobacco Tin made by Empire Tobacco Co. with a Wells Fargo San Francisco label on the front used possibly as a shipping label.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to s*****b for (100.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 122.50
 
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Peacock Copper Stone1059 - Peacock Copper Stone
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Peacock Ore, also known as Bornite, is a copper mineral sometimes mined in Mexico. This stone was mined in Mexico at a mine in Cosalia in 1965 Known
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 9*****V for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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1898 Map of the Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska1060 - 1898 Map of the Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska
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Fabulous color map published January 1898 (during the Alaska Gold Rush). "The Gold and Coal Fields of Alaska Together with the Principal Steame...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 600.00
Sold to T*********t for (55.00 + 12.38) x 1 = 67.38
 
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Alaska Gold Rush Photograph w/ Mammoth Tusk1061 - Alaska Gold Rush Photograph w/ Mammoth Tusk
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Very rare scene! Nine miners pose for a photograph next to two crude rockers and a mammoth tusk! Snow on the ground behind them. Placer miners in Alas
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to s*****b for (100.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 122.50
 
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Dawson Daily News Golden Clean-up Edition Prospectus1062 - Dawson Daily News Golden Clean-up Edition Prospectus
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Soft brown cover with black ink engraving of miner panning for gold. (6" x 4") 9 pp. first page: The purpose of the Golden Clean-up Editio...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6*****b for (55.00 + 12.38) x 1 = 67.38
 
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Panorama Photograph of Dawson City1063 - Panorama Photograph of Dawson City
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10 x 57" panorama of Dawson City and surrounds, about 1920. Sheelor Photo. Generally very fine. Metal frame. City: Dawson State: Alaska
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to D*****8 for (350.00 + 78.75) x 1 = 428.75
 
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Sluicing Scene on Poverty Bar1064 - Sluicing Scene on Poverty Bar
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B&W period photo of gold mining in Alaska. This is a mammoth plate photograph, very rare. It measures 13"x10.7. Clarity & contrast are ...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Rampart City Gold Mines Stock, Alaska 19031065 - Rampart City Gold Mines Stock, Alaska 1903
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Cert. #784 issued to E.T. Kurtz in 1903 for 5000 shares of the Rampart City Gold Mines Company, Rampart, Alaska. Signed by Tho. J. Gillespie as presid
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Alaskan Ruby Mining & Development Co. Stock Certificate1066 - Alaskan Ruby Mining & Development Co. Stock Certificate
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Cert. #5181, issued to M.T. Jarrett for 1 share in 1905. Inc. in South Dakota. Mines near Wrangel, Alaska on the masthead. Signed as president by Harr
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Alaska postcards: Treadwell Mine1067 - Alaska postcards: Treadwell Mine
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Lot of twenty-one. Inside and out, below and above, the Glory Hole and the mill. Cards published by Case & Draper, Winter & Pond, Lowman &am...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to D*****8 for (80.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 98.00
 
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Alaska postcards: Mining and Nuggets1068 - Alaska postcards: Mining and Nuggets
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Lot of twenty-six. Includes miners on snow, pack trains, gold washing, pack trains in the snow, dredging for gold, sluicing, gold bars, gold bars at P
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8*****l for (130.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 159.25
 
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Alaska postcards: Mining in Alaska1069 - Alaska postcards: Mining in Alaska
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42 postcards: 6 old and 11 newer. Most c1920's-1940's. Dredging, nuggets, Soapy Smith, Alaska Juneau Gold Mining Co., Chilkot Pass, logging ...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to 4*****W for (125.00 + 28.13) x 1 = 153.13
 
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Western Photo Album incl. Mining Views1070 - Western Photo Album incl. Mining Views
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Photo album put together by James S. Wyatt of Sausalito, California of western travels--Alaska (mostly) to Mexico, and family from the early 1900...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (425.00 + 95.63) x 1 = 520.63
 
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Big Bug District Document Group 1908- Leontina Dev. Company1071 - Big Bug District Document Group 1908- Leontina Dev. Company
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Group of documents including a prospectus from the Leontina Development Company. Properties were in the Big Bug and Black Hills districts, Yavapai Cou
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to b*****s for (40.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 49.00
 
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Five Assorted Pieces1072 - Five Assorted Pieces
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Cochise Development Company 2) ,Santa Rosalia Gold Mines Company, Bisbee Copper Mining and Developmeny Cp., Cadena de Cobre Mining Co., City:
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t******2 for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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Dripping Springs Mines1073 - Dripping Springs Mines
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Very late certificate # 4528 issued for 100 shares to Robert Young City: Dripping Springs State: Arizona, Date: 1922 FHWAC#:
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to m********y for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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Copper Emperor1074 - Copper Emperor
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Copper Emperor Mining Company cert. # 91 for 50 shares issued to Geo J Wenck. Excellent condition City: Globe State: Arizona, Date:
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to t*******d for (60.00 + 13.50) x 1 = 73.50
 
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Five Copper Stocks1075 - Five Copper Stocks
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When Copper was King. Cordova Copper Company, The Pinal Mountain Copper Company, Limited, The Uneda Mining Company, Cactus Copper Company, Southwest
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b********t for (55.00 + 12.38) x 1 = 67.38
 
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Sioux & White Star1076 - Sioux & White Star
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White Star Consolidated Mining Company cert. # 210 for 750 shares issued to Carrie A Sawyer. Sioux Gold Mining Company cert. # 130 for 2,000 shares i
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to t******2 for (30.00 + 6.75) x 1 = 36.75
 
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Silver Nugget Mining1077 - Silver Nugget Mining
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Silver Nugget Mining Company. Two certificates. Green cert. issued to M L Earle, Brown cert. issued to J G Sands. City: Maricopa State:
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to h*******2 for (90.00 + 20.25) x 1 = 110.25
 
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Salero Mining & Manuf'y1078 - Salero Mining & Manuf'y
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Unissued certificate # 2471 of the Salero Mining & Manuf'y Company, Arivica, c.1875. This is one of the most famous of all Arizona stocks, w...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to b*****s for (160.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 196.00
 
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Arizona Giant Copper1079 - Arizona Giant Copper
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1,000 share certificate of The Arizona Giant Copper Mining Co. Number 254 issued to John S Cary. Perfect condition. City: Pinal Coounty
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Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to t******2 for (25.00 + 5.63) x 1 = 30.63
 
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Santa Rita Land & Mining Company layout proof for stock certificate1080 - Santa Rita Land & Mining Company layout proof for stock certificate
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Progress proof on India paper. Title and date written in by hand. Vignettes of cattle drovers and a vertical mine shaft. There is a Santa Rita Lands a
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to b*****s for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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Santa Rita Copper Mine Ephemera1081 - Santa Rita Copper Mine Ephemera
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Manager's (stock) reports, newsletters, letters, receipts, brochures with original covers. Some very fragile. Several letters from F. Ellswor...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to b*****s for (35.00 + 7.88) x 1 = 42.88
 
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Description of the Silver King Mine w/ map1082 - Description of the Silver King Mine w/ map
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By William P. Blake. Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor, Printers, New Haven. Red hardcover. 47 pages, though pages 25-28, 31-32, and 41-47 are missing....
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Estimates : 50.00 - 300.00
Sold to b*****s for (160.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 196.00
 
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Cochise Bank Check to A.B. Forbes of New Almaden Fame1083 - Cochise Bank Check to A.B. Forbes of New Almaden Fame
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According to Langley's directories, Andrew B. Forbes also worked with Wells Fargo, Pacific Steamship Co., and Mutual Life Insurance Co.. He arri...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to a****y for (20.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 24.50
 
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Central Arizona Mining1084 - Central Arizona Mining
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Central Arizona Mining Company cert. # 5000 for 100 shares issued to R Baudoin. This is one of the most famous mines in Arizona, named after several s
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Union Oil & Gasoline1085 - Union Oil & Gasoline
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The Union Oil & Gasoline Company cert. # 165 for 3,000 shares issued to Thomas Williams. Believed to be the founder of Williams Arizona where o...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Big Stick Gold1086 - Big Stick Gold
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Certificate # 663 for 80 shares issued to Almira E Jobson and signed by H Holland & G Angell. Wonderful condition. Classic quality vignette stoc...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold to m********y for (100.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 122.50
 
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Black Hills of Arizona1087 - Black Hills of Arizona
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The Copper Belt Mining Company. From the Black Hills, Yavapai County, Arizona. Cert. #138 for 100 shares issued to Leyman J Baskin trustee for E J Ba
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
 
 
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3 Arizona Copper Stocks1088 - 3 Arizona Copper Stocks
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1) Consumption Copper Company.. Early number 10 to 50,000 shares To H. L. Boyd. Signed by president Judson Elliot and secretary Loyd Elliott. 1917. Vi
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to t******2 for (20.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 24.50
 
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Big Revenue Gold Bullion1089 - Big Revenue Gold Bullion
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John H. Holtkamp was the holder of 400 shares of The Big Revenue Gold Bullion Mining Company stock via cert. # 951. Signed by Williamson & Grass...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to m********y for (40.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 49.00
 
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King Edward Silver1090 - King Edward Silver
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William H Crocker was holder of 100 shares of the King Edward Silver Mines. Cert. # A5696 City: State: Arizona, Date: 1910
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Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to f*****1 for (35.00 + 7.88) x 1 = 42.88
 
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Mining Camp Baseball Photo, Copper Mine c. 19001091 - Mining Camp Baseball Photo, Copper Mine c. 1900
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Mounted photo of a mining camp baseball team posing with a few bats, gloves and balls with an open pit copper mine in the background. No location note
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to p*******9 for (45.00 + 10.13) x 1 = 55.13
 
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Mystery Pieces (not listed in Garbani Auction Catalog)1092 - Mystery Pieces (not listed in Garbani Auction Catalog)
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Five certificates. The Cold Springs Quartz & Channel MIning Company, The Prospectors Gold Mines Company, Werdenhoff Mining & Milling Company...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t******2 for (40.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 49.00
 
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Two Arizona Mining Corporate Seals1093 - Two Arizona Mining Corporate Seals
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Two fancy black cast iron corporate seal devices with the brass seals. Elzo Mining Co., 1936, Arivaca (Garbani); Hunker Ledge Mining Co., Prescott (Ga
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to c*********p for (120.00 + 27.00) x 1 = 147.00
 
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Oriental Gold Star Mines Stock and letter1094 - Oriental Gold Star Mines Stock and letter
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Typewritten letter from one Wall Street firm to another asking for payment with enclosed stock certificate in the gold mine from Alleghany in Sierra C
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Estimates : 25.00 - 40.00
Sold to 5*****r for (20.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 24.50
 
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Altaville archive (Utica Mine)1095 - Altaville archive (Utica Mine)
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125 pieces in this massive archive. Includes D. D. Demarest foundry and Altaville foundry. Work was done for the Thorpe, Utica, Madison, and Stickler
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Estimates : 250.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 6*****b for (110.00 + 24.75) x 1 = 134.75
 
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Integral Quicksilver Mining Company Stock Certificate, 18911096 - Integral Quicksilver Mining Company Stock Certificate, 1891
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Cert. #41, issued to Archibald B. McCaw for 250 shares at New York in 1891. Signed by J.S. Cameron as president and William C. Simpson as secretary an
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t****o for (100.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 122.50
 
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Keystone Cons. Mining Co. Stock Cert. 1881 Plus Docs1097 - Keystone Cons. Mining Co. Stock Cert. 1881 Plus Docs
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Cert. #30, issued to C.B. Rice for 200 shares at Chicago, Illinois in 1881. The Keystone Mine is one of the most famous and prolific producing mines o
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Angels Camp and Altaville Demerest Archive (Utica Mine)1098 - Angels Camp and Altaville Demerest Archive (Utica Mine)
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400+ pieces. Many, many different billheads. This is the story of a company designed to support the Utica and other mines! Please inspect in person to
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to p********e for (275.00 + 61.88) x 1 = 336.88
 
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Various Mining Correspondence1099 - Various Mining Correspondence
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Letters and estimates from various mines, many to or from Angels Iron Works. City: Angels Camp State: California, Date: 1907/22
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 5*****r for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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