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Calaveras County Bank Ephemera (Utica Mine)1100 - Calaveras County Bank Ephemera (Utica Mine)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
35+ pieces. Calaveras County Bank. Checks, billheads ledger pages. All related to Utica Mining Company. City: Angels Camp State: Califo
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Estimates : 50.00 - 300.00
Sold to t******2 for (35.00 + 7.88) x 1 = 42.88
 
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Charles D. Lane archive (Utica Mine)1101 - Charles D. Lane archive (Utica Mine)
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Approximately 80 pieces. Includes notes, letters, and business correspondence. Lane was the superintendent of the Utica Mine. Items include a letter f
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Estimates : 80.00 - 250.00
Sold to l****e for (60.00 + 13.50) x 1 = 73.50
 
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Daily Ore Hoisting Reports from the Utica Mine1102 - Daily Ore Hoisting Reports from the Utica Mine
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68 daily reports from 1885-1887. Includes day and night shifts. For example, in January of 1886, the day shift hoisted 62 oar cars and the night shift
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Estimates : 70.00 - 300.00
Sold to l****e for (45.00 + 10.13) x 1 = 55.13
 
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Dolling Mining Company Correspondence1103 - Dolling Mining Company Correspondence
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Letters, estimates, orders, etc. between Dolling Mining Company and D. D. Demarest about equipment. Stockholders' statement. City: Angels Camp
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 6*****b for (40.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 49.00
 
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Purchasing the Peachey Placer Mine1104 - Purchasing the Peachey Placer Mine
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1) Check from the Utica Mining Company for $5,000 for the purchase of the Peachey Place mine. Signed by Thomas and Harry Peachey. 2) Three Peachey &...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to l****e for (20.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 24.50
 
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Sultana Mining Company Correspondence1105 - Sultana Mining Company Correspondence
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Two letter carbons from the Sultana Mining Co. and one from D. D. Demarest. City: Angels Camp State: California, Date: 1908/09
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Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to 6*****b for (25.00 + 5.63) x 1 = 30.63
 
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Santa Paula Mining & Reduction Stock Certificate, Inyo County1106 - Santa Paula Mining & Reduction Stock Certificate, Inyo County
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Cert. #52, issued in 1901 to L.M. Hardison for 468 shares. Signed by F.M. Edgar as president and R.H. Irvin as secretary. The company held a valuable
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*****l for (35.00 + 7.88) x 1 = 42.88
 
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Placer County Bank Calendar1107 - Placer County Bank Calendar
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Placer County Bank Calendar/ Auburn California/ Branch: Newcastle. Months of July to December, 1922. Measures 311/2" x 211/2", with water ...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to t*******d for (25.00 + 5.63) x 1 = 30.63
 
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Floral Consolidated Mining Co. Stock Certificate, Aurora, 18631108 - Floral Consolidated Mining Co. Stock Certificate, Aurora, 1863
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Cert. #30, issued for 12 shares on April 8, 1863. Datelined Aurora, Mono Co., Cal. This company had a small float of only 2,000 shares at $100 each. I
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to 2*****l for (800.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 980.00
 
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Bagdad Mining and Milling Co. Stock Certificate1109 - Bagdad Mining and Milling Co. Stock Certificate
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Rare! San Bernardino County Inc. in CA. No. 154, issued for 200 shares to Geo. Mohr on Jan. 31, 1911. Brown border and seal. Vignette of miners using
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to t******2 for (35.00 + 7.88) x 1 = 42.88
 
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Aurora Tunnel and Mining Co. Stock Certificate1110 - Aurora Tunnel and Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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Location: Bodie Mining District, Mono Co., California. Inc. January 22, 1878. Uncancelled. No. 928, issued to Geo. B. Hill, cashier, 15 shares. Signed
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to p********n for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Bodie and Esmeralda1111 - Bodie and Esmeralda
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Rare, first edition of book by Joseph Wasson. Published by Spaulding, Barto & Co., Steam book and job Printers, San Francisco, CA. (7" x 4...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to w********b.. for (450.00 + 101.25) x 1 = 551.25
 
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Bodie District Mining Map1112 - Bodie District Mining Map
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This spectacular wall map is arguably one of the most sought-after pieces from Bodie. We were only able to find four such pieces in either private or
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Estimates : 3,500.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to b***5 for (4,250.00 + 956.25) x 1 = 5,206.25
 
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Bodie Mining Stock Sales Written in Code1113 - Bodie Mining Stock Sales Written in Code
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Three pieces. Two are Western Union Telegraph Co. messages to the Carson Bank written in code! Both mention Bodie. One reads: "Haven Bended ama...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to i*****l for (30.00 + 6.75) x 1 = 36.75
 
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Boston Consolidated Mining Co. Stock Certificate1114 - Boston Consolidated Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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Location: Bodie Mining District, Mono Co., Cal. Inc. in California, July 14, 1879. Dateline San Francisco, Sept. 11th, 1879. No. 843, issued for 500 s
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to i*****l for (150.00 + 33.75) x 1 = 183.75
 
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Empire Gold & Silver Mining Company Bond1115 - Empire Gold & Silver Mining Company Bond
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Very early Bodie. Although the corporation formed in New York, the mine was in Bodie, CA. Gray colored ornate bond with a black border. $1,000 gold co
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to i*****l for (160.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 196.00
 
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Mono County Mineralogist Report w/ discussion of Bodie1116 - Mono County Mineralogist Report w/ discussion of Bodie
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49 pages. 9" x 6." Staple binding. Mono County by H.A. Whiting. Written for the Eighth Annual Report of the State Mineralogist of Californ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to c********a.. for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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North Standard Gold and Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate1117 - North Standard Gold and Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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Location: Bodie Mining District, Mono County. Inc. in California, April 16th, 1879. No. 1397. Issued for 100 shares to E.A. Richardson on Aug. 5th, 18
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Estimates : 400.00 - 900.00
Sold to i*****l for (200.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 245.00
 
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Oro Mining Company Stock1118 - Oro Mining Company Stock
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1880 stock certificate #708 issued to William Stuart, Trustee for 100 shares. '100' has been painted in orange and purple on two different l...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to i*****l for (200.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 245.00
 
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South Standard Mining Co. Stock Certificate1119 - South Standard Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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Location: Bodie Mining District. Inc. Sept. 13, 1877. Uncancelled, no. 325, issued to James Coffin, Trustee, 100 shares, signed by Walesche Palmer, pr
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to D******a for (350.00 + 78.75) x 1 = 428.75
 
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Tioga Cons. Mining Co. Stock Certificate1120 - Tioga Cons. Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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Location: Bodie Mining District. Inc. in California, March 14th, 1878. No. 5698, issued for 100 shares to S.B. Wakefield & Co. in San Francisco....
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Two Bodie Lumber Documents including Noonday Mine1121 - Two Bodie Lumber Documents including Noonday Mine
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1) Handwritten copy of 1880 agreement between S.B. Burkham and A.J. Nineuire (?) of Bodie and the firm of Bass and Cameron of Bodie. The first party p
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to c********a.. for (225.00 + 50.63) x 1 = 275.63
 
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Tanawah Gold Mining Stock 1908- Mono County1122 - Tanawah Gold Mining Stock 1908- Mono County
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Certificate #1390 issued for 100 shares of the Tanawah Gold Mining Company in 1914 to Edna J. Buck. Signed by D.W. Haskell as president. Inc. in Nevad
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to i*****l for (40.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 49.00
 
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Butte County Mining Photo Suite c. 1890s1123 - Butte County Mining Photo Suite c. 1890s
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Set of 5 cabinet photos. Each measures 7 1/2" x 5 1/4." Five different views of mining scenes along the river. Miners are moving the river...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Prospectus of the Consolidated Gold Hill Mining company1124 - Prospectus of the Consolidated Gold Hill Mining company
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Mine was located 8 miles east of Mokelumne Hill. Small pamphlet Published by the principal office, San Francisco, CA. (6.25" x 4")8 pp. 2-...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Standard Mines Co. Stock Certificates (2)1125 - Standard Mines Co. Stock Certificates (2)
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Inc. in Arizona. San Bernardino County. A pair of certificates from the Standard Mines Company. No. 1089 and No. 1107, both from 1908. Ornate brown bo
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to i*****l for (110.00 + 24.75) x 1 = 134.75
 
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Springfield Tunnel & Development Co. Correspondence1126 - Springfield Tunnel & Development Co. Correspondence
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Letters and estimates between Springfield tunnel and Development Co. and D. D. Demarest Co. regarding equipment. City: Columbia State:
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Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to 6*****b for (25.00 + 5.63) x 1 = 30.63
 
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North Fork Mine Correspondence1127 - North Fork Mine Correspondence
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Over 25 letters between north Fork Mining Co. and D. D. Demarest Co. about mining equipment. City: Coulterville State: California,
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 6*****b for (80.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 98.00
 
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Rare Stereoviews of Keane Wonder Mine and Skidoo1128 - Rare Stereoviews of Keane Wonder Mine and Skidoo
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Lot of 3. All Keystone View Company. All have printed descriptions on the back. 1) Exterior view of Keane Wonder Mine, Mill, and Tramway. 37716. 2) In
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*****l for (130.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 159.25
 
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Ryan Mine & Borax Mining Stereoviews1129 - Ryan Mine & Borax Mining Stereoviews
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A very rare set of 4 Keystone View Company stereoviews. 1) 37712. View of interior of Ryan Borax Mine. Reverse has text about this view, noting that...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*****l for (100.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 122.50
 
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Alta California Copper Mining Co. Bond1130 - Alta California Copper Mining Co. Bond
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First one seen by us! Inc. in 1866. No. 289. $100 First Mortgage Bond. Issued to trustees Henry Souther, ELisha Atkins, and Reuben E. Demmon on March
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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North American Gold Mining Co. Prospectus1131 - North American Gold Mining Co. Prospectus
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Located in Sierra County on Slate Creek. Detailed history of Placer Mining in California c1900. 16 pages. One fold out mining map about 9 1/2 x 15&q...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to j**********s for (35.00 + 7.88) x 1 = 42.88
 
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Gold Rush Era Eureka Quartz Mining Stock Certificate1132 - Gold Rush Era Eureka Quartz Mining Stock Certificate
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Eureka Quartz Mining Company stock certificate, No. 128, for one share of capital stock. The issuee line is blank, but the stock is dated 24 January 1
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Idaho Maryland Development Group Stock Certificate, 19041133 - Idaho Maryland Development Group Stock Certificate, 1904
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Cert. #186, issued to Mr. S.F. Scott for 500 shares in 1904. Signed by Thos W. Shapleigh as president and Henry P. Classen as treasurer. The Idaho Mar
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 6******n for (75.00 + 16.88) x 1 = 91.88
 
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Idaho-Maryland Mine Ephemera1134 - Idaho-Maryland Mine Ephemera
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One file by John Fulton, superintendent of the Idaho-Maryland Mine, Grass Valley, California. Includes: many letters (some correspondence favoring the
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to t******2 for (300.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 367.50
 
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Two Grass Valley Gold Mining Stock Certificates1135 - Two Grass Valley Gold Mining Stock Certificates
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South Idaho Cons. Mining and Milling Company. Both dateline Grass Valley, Nevada County, Cal., in 1896. No. 301 and 309. No vignette. Pen cancelled. S
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to j**********s for (25.00 + 5.63) x 1 = 30.63
 
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Grass Valley & Nevada City Check Collection1136 - Grass Valley & Nevada City Check Collection
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Lot of 30. From Nevada City: six checks from the Mayflower Mining Co., 1894-1896; draft from South Yuba Water & Mining Co., 1882; and an 1897 dr...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to j**********s for (80.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 98.00
 
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Maryland Gold Quartz Mining Company1137 - Maryland Gold Quartz Mining Company
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Stock certificate no. 105, to Sam J. Alderman for five shares, signed by _._. Dorsey, President and L. Dorsey, Secretary. Cancelled by issue of no. 24
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Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to 6****A for (35.00 + 7.88) x 1 = 42.88
 
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Gold Stripe Mining Co. of California, Greenville, Plumas County1138 - Gold Stripe Mining Co. of California, Greenville, Plumas County
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Cert. #1319, issued for 100 shares to A. Peckham in 1881. Inc. in New York. Signed by J.D. Cartright as vice president and Jay Pardee. The Gold Stripe
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Green Mountain Gold Mining Stock, Greenville, Plumas County, Cal.1139 - Green Mountain Gold Mining Stock, Greenville, Plumas County, Cal.
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Cert. #1035, issued for 100 shares to Wm. Thomson in 1880. Greenville, Plumas County, California printed on the masthead. Miners working underground.
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Furnace Creek So. Extension Copper Stock, Death Valley1140 - Furnace Creek So. Extension Copper Stock, Death Valley
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Cert. #1254. Death Valley mining stock. Incorporated in Arizona in 1906. Attractive certificate printed by Utah Lithographing Co., S.L.C. Issued to Th
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to i*****l for (110.00 + 24.75) x 1 = 134.75
 
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Greenwater and Death Valley Copper Co. Stock Certificate, 19071141 - Greenwater and Death Valley Copper Co. Stock Certificate, 1907
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Cert. #1414, issued to Oswald Kirkby for 100 shares in 1907. Signed by Donald B. Gillis as president and James H. Monteath as ast. Secretary. Vignette
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to T*********t for (150.00 + 33.75) x 1 = 183.75
 
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Photographs of Sonoma County Quicksilver Mine1142 - Photographs of Sonoma County Quicksilver Mine
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Rare views. Five different black and white photographs from a trip to a quicksilver mine in Guerneville in July 1947. Shows ore carts, cart track, min
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********n for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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Tahoe Treasure Mining Co. Stock Certificates (3)1143 - Tahoe Treasure Mining Co. Stock Certificates (3)
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A group of three different certificates from this mining company which operated near the west shore of Lake Tahoe at Homewood. All issued to Anna E. F
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to 5*****r for (160.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 196.00
 
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1909 Mining Company Correspondence1144 - 1909 Mining Company Correspondence
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Letters and estimates from D. D. Demarest Co. to 1901 Mining Co. concerning equipment. City: Hornitos State: California, Date: 1
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Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to 6*****b for (80.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 98.00
 
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Oro Fino Gold and Silver Mining Company1145 - Oro Fino Gold and Silver Mining Company
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Bond no. 112 to E. C. Robinson, Trustee in the amount of $1000, signed by _. M. S. Corwin, President. Adhesive revenue stamp, six coupons attached. Ni
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*****l for (135.00 + 30.38) x 1 = 165.38
 
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Ione Dredging Cabinet Card1146 - Ione Dredging Cabinet Card
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Interesting photo of dredging. The photo is damaged in upper right corner and has some staining. During the days of the Gold Rush, the miners knew th
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to D*****4 for (100.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 122.50
 
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Hardenburg Mine archive1147 - Hardenburg Mine archive
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54 pieces from expense accounts to Selby gold bullion deposits; from time sheets to logs and logging reports. Also a series of items purchased on bill
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Estimates : 150.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to t******2 for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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Letters from The Rawhide Gold Mining Co.1148 - Letters from The Rawhide Gold Mining Co.
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A group of over 70 letters, many from Capt W. A. Nevills, President to D. C. Demarest of Angels Iron Works and some to Rawhide mining and Milling Co.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 6*****b for (110.00 + 24.75) x 1 = 134.75
 
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Jordan Postcards/Before and After Avalanche1149 - Jordan Postcards/Before and After Avalanche
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Two RPC's depicting the town of Jordan before and after the avalanche of March 1911. The news paper articles stated: "People Perish in Terr...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*****l for (90.00 + 20.25) x 1 = 110.25
 
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