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World's Famous Gold Camp, Two Photo Essays1250 - World's Famous Gold Camp, Two Photo Essays
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1) "The World's Famous Gold Camp, Victor, Cripple Creek."Published by The Railroad View Publishing Co., Colorado Springs, Colorado, co...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*****s for (225.00 + 50.63) x 1 = 275.63
 
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"About Colorado Mines and Mining Stocks"1251 - "About Colorado Mines and Mining Stocks"
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Small booklet. Compliments of Taylor & Rathvon, Investment Brokers, Denver. 16 pages. Chapters include Mining as Investment, Colorado Mining Sto...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to D***H for (300.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 367.50
 
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"Profit & Loss" Magazine (July 1905 Issue)1252 - "Profit & Loss" Magazine (July 1905 Issue)
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Vol. 1. No. 10. "The Standard American Magazine for Mining Stock Buyers." "An Independent Monthly Magazine Devoted to Mining and Fina...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to T*********t for (95.00 + 21.38) x 1 = 116.38
 
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"Profit & Loss" Magazine (July 1907 Issue)1253 - "Profit & Loss" Magazine (July 1907 Issue)
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Vol. 3. No. 9. "The Standard American Magazine for Mining Stock Buyers." "An Independent Monthly Magazine Devoted to Mining and Finan...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to T*********t for (80.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 98.00
 
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"Profit & Loss" Magazine (June 1907 Issue)1254 - "Profit & Loss" Magazine (June 1907 Issue)
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Vol. 3. No. 8. "The Standard American Magazine for Mining Stock Buyers." "An Independent Monthly Magazine Devoted to Mining and Finan...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to T*********t for (80.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 98.00
 
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"Profit & Loss" Magazine (March 1907 Issue)1255 - "Profit & Loss" Magazine (March 1907 Issue)
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Vol. 3. No. 5. "The Standard American Magazine for Mining Stock Buyers." "An Independent Monthly Magazine Devoted to Mining and Finan...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to T*********t for (190.00 + 42.75) x 1 = 232.75
 
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"Profit & Loss" Magazine (November 1906 Issue) feat. Fabulous Nevada Section1256 - "Profit & Loss" Magazine (November 1906 Issue) feat. Fabulous Nevada Section
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Vol. 3. No. 1. "The Standard American Magazine for Mining Stock Buyers." "An Independent Monthly Magazine Devoted to Mining and Finan...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to T*********t for (200.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 245.00
 
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"Profit & Loss" Magazine (October 1907 Issue)1257 - "Profit & Loss" Magazine (October 1907 Issue)
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Vol. 3. No. 12. "The Standard American Magazine for Mining Stock Buyers." "An Independent Monthly Magazine Devoted to Mining and Fina...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to T*********t for (90.00 + 20.25) x 1 = 110.25
 
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"Profit & Loss" Magazine (September 1907 Issue)1258 - "Profit & Loss" Magazine (September 1907 Issue)
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Vol. 3. No. 11. "The Standard American Magazine for Mining Stock Buyers." "An Independent Monthly Magazine Devoted to Mining and Fina...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to T*********t for (225.00 + 50.63) x 1 = 275.63
 
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Colorado Mineral and Geology Reports (1880-1882)1259 - Colorado Mineral and Geology Reports (1880-1882)
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Two reports that cover the mining activity in Colorado from 1880-1882. 1) Biennial Report of the State Geologist of the State of Colorado, For the Ter
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d********d for (100.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 122.50
 
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Denver-area Mining Checks (No RN)1260 - Denver-area Mining Checks (No RN)
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Lot of 9. 1) Two 1890 checks from F.E. Everett Bank of Golden, Moore Mining and Smelting Co. 2) Two checks (1895 and 1896) from the Adit Mining Co. in
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to r***6 for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
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First International Gold Mining Convention Delegate Medal1261 - First International Gold Mining Convention Delegate Medal
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Delegate pin with red ribbon; pin shows pick and shovel and pan and suspended from it is a gold colored coin shape with a miner in the center. Cit
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to b****3 for (160.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 196.00
 
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Four Colorado Iron Works pamphlets1262 - Four Colorado Iron Works pamphlets
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1-2) Pamphlet's # 33-a "The Akins Flotation and Aeration Machine" and 31-a "Grinding Machinery" are 16 pages each. 3) One p...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to S****2 for (75.00 + 16.88) x 1 = 91.88
 
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Gov. Evans' Message to the Legislative Assembly of Colorado1263 - Gov. Evans' Message to the Legislative Assembly of Colorado
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John Evans (March 9, 1814 – July 2, 1897) was a US politician, physician, railroad promoter, Governor of the Territory of Colorado. [Colorado Governor
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Estimates : 750.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to s********h.. for (2,000.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 2,450.00
 
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Material Supply Catalogs1264 - Material Supply Catalogs
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Three Catalogs. 1] Culverts, The Colorado Ingot-Iron Pipe & Culvert Co. 2] Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co., 1941. 3] The Mine & S...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to e*****r for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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Milling Machinery Supply Catalog1265 - Milling Machinery Supply Catalog
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Catalog, with dark gray cover and illustration of mine (10" x 6.75") 176 pp. Full title: Milling Machinery. The Hendrie & Bolthoff Mf...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to S****2 for (275.00 + 61.88) x 1 = 336.88
 
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Mining Company Pin1266 - Mining Company Pin
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Full color pin: The Big Five, Office 703 Kittredge Bldg., Denver Colorado. An adit (from Latin aditus, entrance) is an entrance to an underground mine
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Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to b******1 for (95.00 + 21.38) x 1 = 116.38
 
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Otto Mears Mining Spoon1267 - Otto Mears Mining Spoon
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Otto Mears was a hard working Russian emigrant. He was an orphan with no family to take care of him when he was “shipped” to San Francisco during the
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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National Smelter Company prospectus1268 - National Smelter Company prospectus
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Prospectus of the National Smelter Company, an electric smelter for the treatment of Colorado ores. 14 pages. Center two pages are a map of the Smelte
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******a for (45.00 + 10.13) x 1 = 55.13
 
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Profit & Loss Magazine (August 1907)1269 - Profit & Loss Magazine (August 1907)
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An independent monthly magazine (August, 1907) devoted to mining and financial interests, edited by Harry J Newton. (10" x 7"), 194 pp. He...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to T*********t for (100.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 122.50
 
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Prospectus and Report Denver Mining Company1270 - Prospectus and Report Denver Mining Company
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Pamphet published by the board of the mining company. (9.25" x 5.75") 19 pp. Front cover has embosssed stamp: General Library of the Unive...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Set of Blowpipe Apparatus1271 - Set of Blowpipe Apparatus
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Wonderful set. Made to Accompany Handbook of Blowpipe Analysis by G. Montague Butler, E. M., assistant Professor of Geology and Metallurgy, Colorado S
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,700.00
Sold to e*****r for (600.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 735.00
 
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Synopsis of the Plan and Objects Relating to the Colorado Mining Land Company1272 - Synopsis of the Plan and Objects Relating to the Colorado Mining Land Company
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Pamphlet includes a general history and an elaborate map of the New State of Colorado. Published by the principal offices, Buffalo, NY and Denver CO.
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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The East Lake Milling and Mining Co. Stock Certificate1273 - The East Lake Milling and Mining Co. Stock Certificate
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Inc. in CO. U/C. No. 634, issued for 400 shares to Chas. Clements. Corporate signatures. Gold border and seal. Allegorical vignette. Folds, otherwise
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to T*********t for (85.00 + 19.13) x 1 = 104.13
 
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The Mining Catalog, Metal-Quarry Edition, 1922-241274 - The Mining Catalog, Metal-Quarry Edition, 1922-24
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Lot of 3: 1922, 1923, 1924. Blue covers. Keystone Consolidated Publishing Company Inc., Pittsburgh, PA. General index (by categories), an alphabetical
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to t*******d for (120.00 + 27.00) x 1 = 147.00
 
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Report of the Mines of the McKinley Mining and Smelting Co.1275 - Report of the Mines of the McKinley Mining and Smelting Co.
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Paper cover Report of the Examination of the Mines of the McKinley Mining and Smelting Company by James Angus Snedaker. The report gives location, tr
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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"The Empire of Eagle" (Eagle County Pamphlet)1276 - "The Empire of Eagle" (Eagle County Pamphlet)
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A Descriptive History of a Great County. "Relating to Mining, Agriculture, Stock and Scenery." By William McCabe. Printed in Red Cliff, Co...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to e********5 for (150.00 + 33.75) x 1 = 183.75
 
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Baker Silver Mining Company of Colorado1277 - Baker Silver Mining Company of Colorado
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Four different reports for the Baker Silver Mining Company. This is an important printed archive of an early Colorado silver mine. 1.) First Bylaws an
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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"The Linn Consolidated Mining Company" prospectus1278 - "The Linn Consolidated Mining Company" prospectus
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8 pages. Five photographs. One personal photograph (3 x 5.5") of the Linn Mine entrance was tucked inside the front cover. Slight wear througho...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to s********h.. for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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Accord Mining and Milling Co. Prospectus  and Photographs1279 - Accord Mining and Milling Co. Prospectus and Photographs
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Clear Creek County. 1) Prospectus. 9 pages. 6" x 3.5" Looks to have been printed around 1905, but was written in heavily, with dates writt...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Prospectus for The Republican Mountain Silver Mines Co. (w/ fabulous lithograph)1280 - Prospectus for The Republican Mountain Silver Mines Co. (w/ fabulous lithograph)
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Offices in London and Georgetown. 20 pages. The prospectus opens to a fabulous lithograph (10" x 19") of Republican Mountain which contai...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to a****a for (250.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 306.25
 
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Report of Prof. F. V. Hayden, U. S. Geologist, on the anker Tunnel's and Silver Mines of Leavenworth1281 - Report of Prof. F. V. Hayden, U. S. Geologist, on the anker Tunnel's and Silver Mines of Leavenworth
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Dr. Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden (1829 – 1887) was an American geologist noted for his pioneering surveying expeditions of the Rocky Mountains in the la
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to a****a for (150.00 + 33.75) x 1 = 183.75
 
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Simpson Mining, Milling, and Tunnel prospectus1282 - Simpson Mining, Milling, and Tunnel prospectus
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72 pages. Includes board of directors, articles of incorporation, and a prospectus. Nice history. Pull out map of proposed workings (12 x 18")....
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 6*****b for (300.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 367.50
 
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Snowdrift Silver Mining and Reduction Company1283 - Snowdrift Silver Mining and Reduction Company
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We have never seen this stock certificate in 40 years. English Mortgage Debenture. To Frederick Connon of Scarsdale Villas, Kensington. The Snowdrift
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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The Linn Consolidated Mining Company1284 - The Linn Consolidated Mining Company
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Descriptive booklet (5.75" x 8.75"), 8 pp. gives an overview of Georgetown and the mining operation, with photos. Good condition, teal blu...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******a for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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North Clear Creek Gold & Silver Mining Co. Prospectus w/ stamp and tied cancel1285 - North Clear Creek Gold & Silver Mining Co. Prospectus w/ stamp and tied cancel
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Brown covers. 17 pages. Territorial. What makes this prospectus special, besides being Territorial, is that it was mailed. Has Scott A-32 style two-ce
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to D***H for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Pre-Emption White Rock Lode, County of Gilpin1286 - Pre-Emption White Rock Lode, County of Gilpin
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John Peacock and G. D. Doubleday, owners by pre-emption of claim no. 1 & 2 from the discovery claim on the White Rock Lode. City: Gilpin Count
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to P*****2 for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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Reliance Gold and Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate1287 - Reliance Gold and Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Number 79 for $100. Signed by president FE Tucker and secretary (?). 17 coupons still attached. City: Gilpin County State: Colorado,
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to t*******d for (75.00 + 16.88) x 1 = 91.88
 
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A Map of Mining Districts of Gilpin and Clear Creek Counties1288 - A Map of Mining Districts of Gilpin and Clear Creek Counties
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42' X 36" Map of Mining Districts of Gilpin and Clear Creek Counties. Very Fragile. Torn at most folds. Published by the Clason Map Compan...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to e*****r for (275.00 + 61.88) x 1 = 336.88
 
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The Napoleon Mining Co. Pamphlet1289 - The Napoleon Mining Co. Pamphlet
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The Napoleon Mine was situated in the Quartz Creek Mining District. From a report: the underground workings in the mine are all free from water and pe
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to e********5 for (85.00 + 19.13) x 1 = 104.13
 
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Napoleon Mining Co Prospectus1290 - Napoleon Mining Co Prospectus
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Includes report on assays taken from The Napoleon Mining Co. mines in 1888. Assayers were Shields & Jones, Denver. Signed by Jas. J, Sylvester...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to e********5 for (90.00 + 20.25) x 1 = 110.25
 
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Prospectus for Little Willie Mining Company1291 - Prospectus for Little Willie Mining Company
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Prospectus, Articles of Incorporation, and By-laws. 16 pages. Ruby Mining District. This silver mining company owned property "in the heart of ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 3****m for (140.00 + 31.50) x 1 = 171.50
 
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"Emmons Mining Company" prospectus1292 - "Emmons Mining Company" prospectus
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Leadville, Colorado. 16 pages. One double page map and one 21 x 13" fold out color map. Named after famous USGS geologist who wrote "The G...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b****3 for (120.00 + 27.00) x 1 = 147.00
 
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"Idaho Springs: Its Mines and Mineral Waters"1293 - "Idaho Springs: Its Mines and Mineral Waters"
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40 pages. 3 maps (full-page text illustrations. Original tan pictorial wrappers, sewn. Lower wrap detached, else fine. First edition for the use in pr
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b******1 for (100.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 122.50
 
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Aksarben Gold Mining Company prospectus1294 - Aksarben Gold Mining Company prospectus
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Only 35 miles from Denver at Idaho Springs in Chaffee County. 8 pages with one full page photograph, one claim map, and one cross section map. Blue wr
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Big Revenue Gold Bullion Company prospectus1295 - Big Revenue Gold Bullion Company prospectus
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Large size (12 x 9"). "The Poor Man as Well as the Rich Must Risk to Win." Includes three photographs of working in the tunnel. Mine...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Two Big 5 booklets1296 - Two Big 5 booklets
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1) Large prospectus for the Timberline Mines Company, on of the Big 5. Original source material on how this cooperative venture will benefit all conce
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b****3 for (140.00 + 31.50) x 1 = 171.50
 
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Gold Discovery Gold Pan Badge1297 - Gold Discovery Gold Pan Badge
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B. P. O. E. #607 Idaho Springs Colorado Elks Ribbon. Denver, 1906. Gold pan reads: "First Discovery of Gold in Colorado on Jackson Bar Idaho Sp...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to r******8 for (150.00 + 33.75) x 1 = 183.75
 
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Gum Tree Gold Mining and Milling Co. stock certificate1298 - Gum Tree Gold Mining and Milling Co. stock certificate
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We have not seen this one before. Number 235 for 6,500 shares to JF Autisdale in 1897. Signed by president Autisdale and secretary Arthur Moisou. In N
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Estimates : 70.00 - 200.00
Sold to P*****2 for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Miners Gold Developing Company reports and prospectus1299 - Miners Gold Developing Company reports and prospectus
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Lot of 5. 1) July 1, 1904 monthly report. Large size. 7 pages. 2) Notice to stockholders. Price per share to go up from 5 cents to 10 cents since the
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to S****2 for (25.00 + 5.63) x 1 = 30.63
 
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