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Prospectus for The Cons. Alpine Gold & Silver Mining Co. (w/ map)1300 - Prospectus for The Cons. Alpine Gold & Silver Mining Co. (w/ map)
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Clear Creek County. Mine office in Idaho Springs. "A safe, legitimate mining investment organized and conducted along business lines by busines...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to e********5 for (110.00 + 24.75) x 1 = 134.75
 
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Prospectus of the East Hukill Gold and Silver Mining Company1301 - Prospectus of the East Hukill Gold and Silver Mining Company
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Pamphlet for the East Hukill Mining Co. located at Idaho Springs, CO. includes articles of incorporation, by-laws, diagram of the mines,etc., organize
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to 6*****b for (170.00 + 38.25) x 1 = 208.25
 
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Sterling Mines & Tunnel Company prospectus1302 - Sterling Mines & Tunnel Company prospectus
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Clear Creek County. John. J. Hoban was the mine manager. Booklet includes three photographs, charts, and a sample assay. 16 pages. Cover town and loos
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to S****2 for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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O Be Joyful Silver Mining Co. Prospectus1303 - O Be Joyful Silver Mining Co. Prospectus
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Published 1881 by W.H. Coyle of Houston, for Ruby Camp district mine. In the heart of the Elk Mountains at an altitude varying from 10,000 to more tha
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 6*****b for (250.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 306.25
 
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Keystone Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate, 18881304 - Keystone Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate, 1888
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Cert. #205, issued to Amos C. Sittell for 9000 shares at Jersey City, N.J. in 1888. The co. was incorporated in New Jersey. The Keystone mine was loca
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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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The West Spanish Peak Mining Company stock certificate1305 - The West Spanish Peak Mining Company stock certificate
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Number 470 for 50 shares to Miss Mary Morse. Signed by Charles Mayers and H. J. Veerhusen. Purple mountain vignette. Gold seal. Democrat Publishing Co
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to T*********t for (200.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 245.00
 
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Lost Tunnel Gold Mining Company prospectus1306 - Lost Tunnel Gold Mining Company prospectus
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Why named the Lost Tunnel? In the year 1876 this tunnel was driven for silver, when gold was little sought...consequently the mine was then abandoned.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******a for (70.00 + 15.75) x 1 = 85.75
 
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"Geology and Ore Deposits of Iron Hill"1307 - "Geology and Ore Deposits of Iron Hill"
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Written and boldly AUTOGRAPHED by A. A. Blow. This was a paper read before the American Institute of Mining Engineers. 25 pages. One 2 page fold out o
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to S*****3 for (75.00 + 16.88) x 1 = 91.88
 
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Bangkok-Cora Bell Mining Company stock certificate1308 - Bangkok-Cora Bell Mining Company stock certificate
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We have never seen this piece. Number 3341 for 300 shares to James Stuart in 1895. Signed by D. N. Bash and N. ). Tanquary. Denver Litho Company. Has
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to O**********r for (55.00 + 12.38) x 1 = 67.38
 
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Choice 79er breast badge1309 - Choice 79er breast badge
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Brilliant uncirculated. Commemorates 1879 when the major discovery of rich ore was made. Front pictorial of miner and mule. Back of detailed large und
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b******5 for (130.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 159.25
 
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Grant Smelter, Leadville, photograph1310 - Grant Smelter, Leadville, photograph
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Jackson, Denver photograph. Shows tailings being hosed just below the smelter. Faded background, but detail of the smelter is very evident! 7 x 4 12...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8*****H for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Leadville area post cards1311 - Leadville area post cards
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Lot of eleven. All mining related. Different views of Matchless Mine (Tabor) Glenn L. Gebhardt, Climax Molybdenum Mine, Yak Mining Milling and Tunnel
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to l******8 for (65.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 79.63
 
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Leadville as a Natural Smelting Point Report1312 - Leadville as a Natural Smelting Point Report
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This small report (9" x 6", 12 pp) is archivally bound in a heavy card cover of protection. It is a report to the Leadville Chamber of Com...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to a****a for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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Leadville Document Collection1313 - Leadville Document Collection
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This is a lot of 42 various documents related to mining and assaying. 1) A group of 4 documents from the Aspen Sampling Co. No date. 2) Five ore settl
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to t******2 for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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Leadville Mining Claims book and paper1314 - Leadville Mining Claims book and paper
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1) "Mining Claims of Lake County, Colorado" by William P. Cain. Stamped John H, Marks, Office Copy. Sparks was a mining engineer in Colora...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to e********5 for (75.00 + 16.88) x 1 = 91.88
 
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Leadville Mining Letters1315 - Leadville Mining Letters
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Five letters from Lawrie to "Papa" (one with a sketch), some on J. B. Grant & Co's Smelting Works letterhead. City: Leadville ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to h********n.. for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Leadville Mining Prospectuses1316 - Leadville Mining Prospectuses
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Lot of 3. 1) The Colorado Mine Developing Co. Lake County. Inc. in Colorado. President is Hon. Jno. F. Humphreys, the Mayor of Leadville. Company has
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Leadville Mining Map and Picture Booklet1317 - Leadville Mining Map and Picture Booklet
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1 )Map of Big Evans Gulch Mining District, Leadville, Colorado on Parchment in good condition. 2) " Beautiful Leadville to Twin Lakes Drive...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r***6 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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The Ore Chutes and Recent Developments of Iron Hill1318 - The Ore Chutes and Recent Developments of Iron Hill
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Author's edition, "The Geology and Ore Chutes of Iron Hill" by A. a. Blow, M. E., published by News Printing company, Denver, CO. Orig...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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The South Winnie Leasing and Mining Company Pamphlet1319 - The South Winnie Leasing and Mining Company Pamphlet
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Information booklet "containing valuable information" for stockholders and other interested parties. "It must be borne in mind the So...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to S****2 for (40.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 49.00
 
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Lanark and Colorado Consolidated Mining Company stock #11320 - Lanark and Colorado Consolidated Mining Company stock #1
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Marvelous piece! Stock certificate Number 1 for 68,055 (of 300,000) shares to superintendent A. W. Deal. Deal was one of three incorporaters. Signed b
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to P*****2 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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"The Rich Mines of Montezuma" booklet1321 - "The Rich Mines of Montezuma" booklet
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11 pages. Lead, silver, zinc mining area of Colorado. Mining camp that sits at an elevation of 10,200 feet. City: Montezuma State: Col
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Estimates : 70.00 - 200.00
Sold to S****2 for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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Three Montezuma Promotional Pieces1322 - Three Montezuma Promotional Pieces
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Three pieces about Montezuma. 1) The Montezuma Valley brochure with fold out map (1890). 60 pages. Illustratuions. 2) The Rich Mines of Montezuma publ
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to d******a for (120.00 + 27.00) x 1 = 147.00
 
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"Report of the Quartz Hill Gold Mining Company," Colorado Territory1323 - "Report of the Quartz Hill Gold Mining Company," Colorado Territory
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VERY early Colorado mining operation. Located in the Nevada District. Includes a rare map of a wagon route from Atchison, Missouri, A map of the centr
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Report of The Bankers Cons. Mining Company1324 - Report of The Bankers Cons. Mining Company
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Mines located on Mt. Hayden in Ouray. Tan softcover with string binding. "Bankers Report 1906." 20 pages with three maps. Report of the An...
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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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The Red Mountain Railroad Mining & Smelting Co. Pamphlet1325 - The Red Mountain Railroad Mining & Smelting Co. Pamphlet
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The Red Mountain mining district was booming in the 1880s with millions of dollars worth of silver ore being mined each year. However, in the early 18
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to T*********t for (275.00 + 61.88) x 1 = 336.88
 
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Vulcan Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock 18801326 - Vulcan Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock 1880
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Cert. #16, issued to Shala W. Eldridge for 200 shares in 1880. Incorporated in New York. Signed by Lewis Jones as president and Meredith L. Jones as s
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b******1 for (140.00 + 31.50) x 1 = 171.50
 
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Camp Bird lot1327 - Camp Bird lot
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Lot of ten. 1) 1911 set of stocks from 841995 to 842019 (out of 1,100,000). In English and French. 2) 1934 option certificate number 2994 for 750 shar
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to c*********p for (110.00 + 24.75) x 1 = 134.75
 
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Rochester Consolidated Mining & Milling Company1328 - Rochester Consolidated Mining & Milling Company
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Number 374 for 5000 shares to M. E. Servis in 1893. Signed by George Forbes and M. W. Sprague. Vignette of underground miners and a gold seal. Stetche
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to P*****2 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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The Fidelity Gold and Silver Mining Company stock certificate1329 - The Fidelity Gold and Silver Mining Company stock certificate
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Number 100 for 1000 shares to D. Baumgardner in 1881. Signed by C. C. Hughes and M. B Dalton. Excellent condition with a vignette of an underground mi
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to j*****d for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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Platt Silver Mining District, Claim Receipt1330 - Platt Silver Mining District, Claim Receipt
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Kansas territory, Park county, Platte District. E. F. Hooker is the owner of one mining claim, No. 63, SE from discovery, as appears of record in book
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to c****n for (250.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 306.25
 
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By-Laws of Ruby Chief Mining and Milling Co.1331 - By-Laws of Ruby Chief Mining and Milling Co.
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Located in the Irwin Mining District, Colorado, the town of Ruby was established in 1879, after silver was discovered at the Ruby Chief Mine. The Ruby
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Russell Gulch Mining Company debenture for 10 pounds Sterling1332 - Russell Gulch Mining Company debenture for 10 pounds Sterling
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Another English / American venture. Number 869 issued to Luke Soliague of the Telfar Lodge at Tulse Hill. Signed by Soliague as secretary. 5 coupons s
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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The Harper Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock 18811333 - The Harper Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock 1881
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Cert. #66, issued to Egbert Guernsey for 100 shares at New York in 1881. Incorporated in New York. Signed by Geo. S. Terry as president and R.M. Morga
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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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Mining Maps and a Prospectus for San Juan Co.1334 - Mining Maps and a Prospectus for San Juan Co.
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Two items. 1) 1927 Prospectus for the North American Mining Co. 19 pages with 8 maps! Describes the mining operation, with photographs. Company has 14
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to r***6 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Premier Gold Mining & Milling Company stock certificate1335 - Premier Gold Mining & Milling Company stock certificate
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We have never seen this stock certificate and a search of Google showed no results. Number 161 for 400 shares to Henry Piel. Signed by president James
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to P*****2 for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Prospectus for Mineral Mountain Mining Co.1336 - Prospectus for Mineral Mountain Mining Co.
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Offices in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Animas Forks, San Juan County, Colorado. Organized February 1879. Company owns property "on the celebrated ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to b******1 for (325.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 398.13
 
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Prospectus for the Mineral Point Tunnel Company1337 - Prospectus for the Mineral Point Tunnel Company
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25 pages plus map. "The State in which this Mining Property is located is but yet in its infancy..." The proposed tunnel will be on Miner...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b******1 for (400.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 490.00
 
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Mining Map of San Juan1338 - Mining Map of San Juan
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Large folding map with 12pp text. "Profile Map of Engineer Mountain, Mineral point Mountain, Animas Forks, and Surrounding Region, with General...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to T*********t for (3,100.00 + 697.50) x 1 = 3,797.50
 
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Waitz Milling Company prospectus and letterhead1339 - Waitz Milling Company prospectus and letterhead
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Custer County. 1) 16 page booklet with charter, by-laws and prospectus. 2) Letter on letterhead to W. H. Ward of Topeka. Signed by Waitz himself. R. R
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 6*****b for (120.00 + 27.00) x 1 = 147.00
 
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"Silver Plume Mines and Scenery"1340 - "Silver Plume Mines and Scenery"
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Published by the Board of Mines adn Trade. Contains a complete list of mines in 1903. 24 photographs of the Clear Creek County area published by The B
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to F****e for (100.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 122.50
 
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Silver Plume Mines and Scenery1341 - Silver Plume Mines and Scenery
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Great photographs and writings throughout this nice booklet (6.75" x 9.25") Photos by Geo. Dalgleish, Georgetown, Colorado. Published by ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to S*****3 for (120.00 + 27.00) x 1 = 147.00
 
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The Silver Plume Mines & Tunnel Co. Pamphlet1342 - The Silver Plume Mines & Tunnel Co. Pamphlet
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This small pamphlet (5.5" x 4.5") describes the Silver Plume "The Gold Belt Tunnel", situated in the Argentine Mining District, ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b******1 for (80.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 98.00
 
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Rare Specimen Proof Mortgage Bond of the Trinidad Coal and Coking Company1343 - Rare Specimen Proof Mortgage Bond of the Trinidad Coal and Coking Company
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This a a first mortgage sex per cent bond for $1,000. The specimen proof contains 10 attached coupons. The Trinidad was a subsidiary of the Atchison,
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Mount Wilson Gold and Silver Mining Company1344 - Mount Wilson Gold and Silver Mining Company
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Lot of two. 1) Articles of Association and by-laws. 1894. Fancy cover, but detached. Well used. 2) Letter from the Board of Directors telling stockhol
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6*****b for (300.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 367.50
 
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"Colorado's Gold"1345 - "Colorado's Gold"
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Under the Crust, turn soil and you will find all the riches that are needed by man. Published by the Gulf Road and South Park Railroad Line. Great ske
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to S*****3 for (170.00 + 38.25) x 1 = 208.25
 
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"Silver;" two booklets on the Sherman Silver Purchase Act1346 - "Silver;" two booklets on the Sherman Silver Purchase Act
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1) The first is an address of the Honorable Joel F. Viale on April 25, 1893. 8 pages. It promotes the remonetization of silver. 2) The second is from
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to h*******2 for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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"The Goldfields of Colorado"1347 - "The Goldfields of Colorado"
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78 page booklet with fold out map of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad. Copyright S. K> Hooper. Two tone photographs. Includes the important m...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******a for (55.00 + 12.38) x 1 = 67.38
 
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1861 Colorado Gold Rush Map1348 - 1861 Colorado Gold Rush Map
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Find Denver, North Middle and South Park, Terryall, California Gulch, Central City, Pikes Peak, etc. Drawn by Francis M. Case of Denver City on Novemb
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to b***5 for (450.00 + 101.25) x 1 = 551.25
 
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Advertisement of the Only Daily Mining Newspaper in the World1349 - Advertisement of the Only Daily Mining Newspaper in the World
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The Daily Mining Record. 102 pages. "Without apology, but with obvious purpose, this booklet is dedicated to the advertising public." Full...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******a for (95.00 + 21.38) x 1 = 116.38
 
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