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Two Boulder County mining books1200 - Two Boulder County mining books
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) "Mining in Boulder County Colorado" Silver Jubilee Edition. Celebrating 50 years of mining, Lost of ads and many small photographs. Car...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******a for (75.00 + 16.88) x 1 = 91.88
 
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Cure for Hard Times pamphlet and envelopes1201 - Cure for Hard Times pamphlet and envelopes
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Unusual prospectus for the El Dorado Mine and Milling Company. Looks like an advertisement for a medical cure, but it is a cure for those who have fal
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Estimates : 20.00 - 80.00
Sold to m********y for (85.00 + 19.13) x 1 = 104.13
 
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The American Exploring Company of Philadelphia Stock Certificate1202 - The American Exploring Company of Philadelphia Stock Certificate
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Hazeltine in his book "Mines of Colorado" simply states the purpose of the company is in its title. Another rare stock. This 1866 stock is...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to P*****2 for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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The Colorado Gold Mining Company of Philadelphia1203 - The Colorado Gold Mining Company of Philadelphia
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Very early! Hollister states that this is one of two mines working in the Buckskin area (the South Park Gold Mining and Exploring Company being the ot
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to P*****2 for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Colonel Sellers Mine, a W. H. Jackson photograph1204 - Colonel Sellers Mine, a W. H. Jackson photograph
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Strong contrast. One can find tailings, frame buildings, tipples, apparatus, etc. 7 x 4 1/2". High on the hill above the mine is the No. 3 Sha...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8*****H for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Early Central City photograph by W. H. Jackson1205 - Early Central City photograph by W. H. Jackson
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Taken from Black Hawk. One can truly see the relationship of a mine to its city in this view. There are residences and business to the bottom, top, an
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to D***H for (550.00 + 123.75) x 1 = 673.75
 
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Grown Gold by Peter McFarlane, out-of-print book1206 - Grown Gold by Peter McFarlane, out-of-print book
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Gold mines have often been closed down and then re-opened after a couple of decades. But McFarlane had noticed that some mines that had been closed fo
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to T*********t for (85.00 + 19.13) x 1 = 104.13
 
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Prospectus for Girard Gold and Silver Mining Co.1207 - Prospectus for Girard Gold and Silver Mining Co.
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20 pages. Blue paper cover. Contains the incorporation papers and by-laws. Gilpin County. Mills and mining works near Central City, Colorado. Located
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to p********n for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Prospectus for the Gilpin Gold & Silver Mining Co. of Colorado (Gilpin County)1208 - Prospectus for the Gilpin Gold & Silver Mining Co. of Colorado (Gilpin County)
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24 pages. No map. Offices in Philadelphia, Organized under a special charter in Pennsylvania. Prospectus, Charter & By-Laws. President is John B...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Richardson Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock 18791209 - Richardson Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock 1879
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Cert. #3, issued to Egbert Gurnsey for 2000 shares in 1879. Incorporated in New York. Signed by D.H. Baldwin as president and Thomas J. Barbour as sec
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to P*****2 for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Black Hawk Mining Company. Chimevald District along Colorado River1210 - Black Hawk Mining Company. Chimevald District along Colorado River
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Nice Vignette of a Black Hawk Indian on a stream holding a rifle. #116 for 25 shares to Chris Fennell. Signed by Henry Haley(?) and P (?). 25c large r
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to P*****2 for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
 
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The Eldorado Mining and Milling Co. Stock Certificate, 18891211 - The Eldorado Mining and Milling Co. Stock Certificate, 1889
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Cert. #28, issued to Benj Walker for 100 shares, 10% of the authorized shares, at St.Louis, Mo. In 1889. The co. was incorporated in Missouri. The com
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to P*****2 for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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"A Golden Subway" A story of the Lucania Tunnel1212 - "A Golden Subway" A story of the Lucania Tunnel
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The Lucania Transportation, Tunnel, Mining and Drainage Company prospectus. 34 pages. Two pullouts: 15 x 21" map and 22 x 7" profile of th...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******a for (130.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 159.25
 
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Pottsville & Colorado Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate1213 - Pottsville & Colorado Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Very early Colorado stock certificate. Number 280 for 50 shares to Fanny Farguhar(?) in September of 1866. Signed by James Conner per CH Tyson and PW
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to P*****2 for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Pre-emption of Claim No. Eight M,Green By Lode1214 - Pre-emption of Claim No. Eight M,Green By Lode
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The property was owned by Beloit college in Wisconsin, 1850-51. The certificate was filed by Hazen Cheney (1808-1877) on Dec. 3, 1864 for pre-emption
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Two Colorado large mining booklets1215 - Two Colorado large mining booklets
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1) Corporation of American Miens, Clear Creek and Gilpin Tunnel. 35 pages. 1932 prospectus with small fold out map, photographs, copies of assays, etc
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to b******1 for (95.00 + 21.38) x 1 = 116.38
 
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Clear Creek Mining Booklets & Documents1216 - Clear Creek Mining Booklets & Documents
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Lot of 4. 1) Booklet, "Mines, Mining, Milling. Clear Creek County, Colorado." Published by the Clear Creek County Metal Mining Association...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to S****2 for (100.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 122.50
 
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Prospectus of the Franklin Silver Mining Co.1217 - Prospectus of the Franklin Silver Mining Co.
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From the report: "The Franklin Lode is a lode well-known to every miner in Colorado. It is situated in Clear Creek county, in the Territory of ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to p********n for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Clear Creek and Gilpin mining maps1218 - Clear Creek and Gilpin mining maps
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1) Clear Creek. 22 x 21". Stevens, Barbour & Company. Shows mine near Idaho Springs. Excellent condition. 2) Topographical Map of Gilpin Co...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to d******a for (170.00 + 38.25) x 1 = 208.25
 
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North Clear Creek Gold & Silver Mining Co.1219 - North Clear Creek Gold & Silver Mining Co.
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Pamphlet includes letters, statements and affidavits. One of these men, George A. Jackson, a native of Missouri, penetrated into the mountains durin
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 6*****b for (150.00 + 33.75) x 1 = 183.75
 
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Nelson Tunnel and Mining Co. historic photograph1220 - Nelson Tunnel and Mining Co. historic photograph
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Cabinet Card of Nelson Tunnel showing workers at entrance of tunnel. Shack, rails and ore cart for disposal on material clearly shown. Eight officers
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*****s for (500.00 + 112.50) x 1 = 612.50
 
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Prospectus, The Fisher Mountain Gold Mining and Exploration Co.1221 - Prospectus, The Fisher Mountain Gold Mining and Exploration Co.
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Fully Paid. Non-assessable. Capital $1,000,000. Shares $1.00 map attached to last page. Soft dark green cover, gold lettering (5" x 7")16 ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to d********d for (65.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 79.63
 
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Ruby Chief Mining & Milling Company By-Laws1222 - Ruby Chief Mining & Milling Company By-Laws
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Well read copy, thread bound. Clean. Single fold for envelope insertion. 12 pages. No cover. The Ruby Chief was in the Gunnison County. The mine was a
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Estimates : 100.00 - 180.00
Sold to e********5 for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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"Colorado's Gold Fields" illustrated1223 - "Colorado's Gold Fields" illustrated
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The Quarterly Sentinel, Volume 2, Number 1. Published by W. C. Calhoun. 113 pages. Many (most) pages have a photograph. Masny ads. Four page prospectu
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 6*****b for (100.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 122.50
 
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"Gold Fields of Cripple Creek"1224 - "Gold Fields of Cripple Creek"
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1901 primary source material for Cripple Creek. Includes short synopsis of mines, organizations, and businesses. Many photographs. One samll fold out
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t*******y for (75.00 + 16.88) x 1 = 91.88
 
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5 RPCs of the Elkton Mine1225 - 5 RPCs of the Elkton Mine
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All unused. 1) Elkton Mine in Cripple Creek, Colo. 2) Mine and railroad. Photo by Meinan(?), 1908. 3) Miners at work (in a tunnel). E-2. 4) Elkton Gol
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Arvilla Tunnel & Mining Company1226 - Arvilla Tunnel & Mining Company
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Wonderful 18" x 16 1/2" map showing mines of the Cripple creek District on Bull Hill. Includes the Clionian, Little Ella, Minnie, Little M...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to b******1 for (100.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 122.50
 
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Cripple Creek Mining and Business Directory, 18941227 - Cripple Creek Mining and Business Directory, 1894
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History and Description of the Cripple Creek Mining District. Mining and Business Directory. City of Cripple Creek and Adjacent Towns. Published by Ha
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to F****e for (750.00 + 168.75) x 1 = 918.75
 
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Cripple Creek Mining District Map1228 - Cripple Creek Mining District Map
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The upper area of map shows The Mining Investors Claim Map of the Cripple Creek District. Compiled and brought up to date by T.R. Countryman, U.S. Dep
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to p*****t for (350.00 + 78.75) x 1 = 428.75
 
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Cripple Creek mining postcards1229 - Cripple Creek mining postcards
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Lot of 35. Ten this side address only. Six postmarked. Subject matter includes Golden Cycle Mine, Vindication Mine, El Paso Min, Bull Hill, Mary McKin
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to t******2 for (170.00 + 38.25) x 1 = 208.25
 
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Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates (4)1230 - Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates (4)
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Lot of four. 1) The Sunset Eclipse Gold Mining Co. Inc. in Wyoming. No vignette. U/C. Issued for 1,000 shares in 1902 to A.L. Durcher & Co. Corp...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to P*****2 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Elkton Mine, Cripple Creek postcards1231 - Elkton Mine, Cripple Creek postcards
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Lot of 11. Four have Cripple Creek cancels. One note says "Went down in this mine today (July 16, 1909). Another asks to have the a return post...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 4*****W for (70.00 + 15.75) x 1 = 85.75
 
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Four RPC's of Cripple Creek1232 - Four RPC's of Cripple Creek
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1) The Vindicator Gold Mining Company. Shows a steam engine leaving the mine. Postmarked 1909. 2) Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine. S-192. Photo by Sanborn.
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Isabella Mine RPC postcard by Skolas1233 - Isabella Mine RPC postcard by Skolas
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Excellent photograph of the Isabella Mine and Bull Cliffs. See the postcard of the Portland Mine for more information on Skolas. (Prag Collection)
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to F****e for (35.00 + 7.88) x 1 = 42.88
 
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Large collection of Independence Mine post cards1234 - Large collection of Independence Mine post cards
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18 post cards. Sepia, color, black and white. Includes 2 Victor and Cripple Creek postmarks. Six white border early (pre-1908) post cards (same view).
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to l******8 for (110.00 + 24.75) x 1 = 134.75
 
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Midget-Bonanza King Mine Map1235 - Midget-Bonanza King Mine Map
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Map highlights N.W. Side Line Bonanza, including: main shaft, engine room; and Burke, Donnelley, Claybill, Morris, and Worcester leases. The Gold Issu
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to l******8 for (40.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 49.00
 
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Mining Prospectus and Rock Catalog1236 - Mining Prospectus and Rock Catalog
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1) Prospectus for the Omaha and Cripple Creek Mining and Leasing Company. The company plans to "go right into the heart of this Gold Belt [in C...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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New City Hall Blueprint1237 - New City Hall Blueprint
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3/4 Inch Scale Detail of Front/ of the New City Hall/ Cripple Creek, Colo./ John J. Huddart, ARCH'T. One of the leading Denver architects at the...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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New Topographical Map of the Cripple Creek District1238 - New Topographical Map of the Cripple Creek District
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February 1, 1896. Shows topographical features, cities, railroads, and mines. By The Williamson-Haffner Engraving Co., Sherman Building, Denver. One r
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 159.25
 
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Portland Mine, Cripple Creek postcards1239 - Portland Mine, Cripple Creek postcards
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Lot of fifteen. Eleven are postmarked. Includes a striking Includes a striking 1909 Manitou 'Cave of the Winds.' Also Denver, Lajunta, Cripp...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 4*****W for (75.00 + 16.88) x 1 = 91.88
 
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RPC of the Portland Mine1240 - RPC of the Portland Mine
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Portland Mill identified on the post card. Photograph by Skolas. The photographer was Julia Skolas. She was born in Wisconsin in May 1863 of Norwegian
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to F****e for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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Cripple Creek Mining Seals1241 - Cripple Creek Mining Seals
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Two Cripple Creek Home MIning Company Seals, 1900. One reverse. City: Cripple Creek State: Colorado, Date: 1900 FHWAC#:
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to j*******r for (75.00 + 16.88) x 1 = 91.88
 
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Seeing Cripple Creek, Five Issues1242 - Seeing Cripple Creek, Five Issues
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Issued by Seeing Colorado Publishing Co. A monthly publication with articles and advertisements. (10.25" x 6.75") Issues are from June, 1...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
 
 
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The Federal Union Gold Mining Company1243 - The Federal Union Gold Mining Company
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By-laws of the Federal Union Mining Company, Clear Creek County, Colorado, organized March 27, 1866. Capital stock $1000,000. Franklin Job Printing, G
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The Labor History of the Cripple Creek District (mining strikes of 1894 and 1903)1244 - The Labor History of the Cripple Creek District (mining strikes of 1894 and 1903)
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"A Study in Industrial Evolution." By Benjamin McKie Rastall, Economic Expert, New York State Department of Labor. 166 pages. Softcover. D...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to F****e for (25.00 + 5.63) x 1 = 30.63
 
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The Lure of Cripple Creek Gold1245 - The Lure of Cripple Creek Gold
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Soft cover booklet (7" x 5"), 48pp, by Wm. Y. Seaman. " 'Tis Twenty-five Years Since the Discovery of the Cripple Creek Gold Cam...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to e********5 for (25.00 + 5.63) x 1 = 30.63
 
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The Official Manual of the Cripple Creek District1246 - The Official Manual of the Cripple Creek District
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An unbelievable set of items from Cripple Creek. First, The Official Manual of the Cripple Creek District Colorado, U.S.A. Vol. I. A.D. 1900. Publishe
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to e*****r for (500.00 + 112.50) x 1 = 612.50
 
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Three Cripple Creek related documents1247 - Three Cripple Creek related documents
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1) Examination of the Fairview Claim in Cripple Creek by Robert Billings, 1895. 2) Anaconda Extension Gold Mining Company Articles of Incorporation. C
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t*******d for (60.00 + 13.50) x 1 = 73.50
 
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Three Mining Claim Sales1248 - Three Mining Claim Sales
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1) A. R. Ritter to Edwin Gary. For $1 and other considerations. 2) WH Colburn to EK Guy. Again $1. St. Joseph Lode and Phoenix mining claim in Cripple
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Sold to l******8 for (25.00 + 5.63) x 1 = 30.63
 
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Two Cripple Creek Mining Documents from the Same Geologist1249 - Two Cripple Creek Mining Documents from the Same Geologist
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1) Prospectus for the Charlevoix Gold Mining Co. Inc. in Colorado in 1894. Principal office in Colorado Springs. c.1895. Written by H.P. Parmelee, geo
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 200.00
 
 
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