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Big Pittsburgh Consolidated Silver Mining Company1350 - Big Pittsburgh Consolidated Silver Mining Company
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fabulous condition. Coupons 5 and 6 still attached. Number 319 signed by John Stanton and (?). H. A. W. Tabor, as every Coloradan knows, struck it ric
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to P*****2 for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Burlington and Colorado Mining Company stock certificate1351 - Burlington and Colorado Mining Company stock certificate
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Number 49 for 20 shares to Fred Nuimyer(?). Signed by Frank Argyle and John Austin. This stock is new to us after doing this for 40 years. A quick sea
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to P*****2 for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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Coal Mining in Colorado: reports and laws1352 - Coal Mining in Colorado: reports and laws
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Lot of five. 1-4) Biennial reports of the state inspector of Coal Mines of the State of Colorado. Numbers 3 (1888, 132 pages), 4 (1890, 100 pages), 5
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to t*******d for (75.00 + 16.88) x 1 = 91.88
 
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Colorado Mining Company Reports1353 - Colorado Mining Company Reports
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Lot of six. 1) The Fifty Gold Mines Corporation. 20 pages. Includes a letter of unsolicited support. c1906. Condition issues water damage and inside p
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to h*******2 for (80.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 98.00
 
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Colorado mining postcards1354 - Colorado mining postcards
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Lot of 23. Includes waterfall in Durant Min, RPC of GJ Tipton working underground. Mendota Mina and Mill, Color post card of miners on lunch break in
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to t******2 for (80.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 98.00
 
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Colorado mining stock and bonds lot1355 - Colorado mining stock and bonds lot
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Lot of five. 1-2) The Gold Reward Mining Company stock certificates number 153 and 163. To J. H. Arry(?) for 1000 and 500 shares. Signed by C. W. Nels
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to P*****2 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Digging in the West1356 - Digging in the West
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16 Pages. 5' x 8". Prospectus of the Bezant Gold mining Company, Denver, Colorado. City: State: Colorado, Date: FHWAC#:
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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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United Mine Workers of America Badge1357 - United Mine Workers of America Badge
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United Mine Workers Badge of America: Hands shaking on white celluloid pin cover, with "MEMBER" and golden color medallion with crossed pi...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to b******1 for (500.00 + 112.50) x 1 = 612.50
 
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Western Federation of Miners Button1358 - Western Federation of Miners Button
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W. F. M. A. No. 32. "Victory Union." White on blue. Excellent condition. The Victor WFMA was where the bloodshed all started wit the grea...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to b******1 for (400.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 490.00
 
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Large lot of Colorado mining collection1359 - Large lot of Colorado mining collection
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Lot of fifteen. Includes: 1) The Salt Works in Colorado's South Park by John Lipsey, 2) Colorado Slate a book by the Colorado Slate Company, 3) ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t******2 for (80.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 98.00
 
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Le Colorado Liste Des Minerals1360 - Le Colorado Liste Des Minerals
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This rare booklet (9.5" x 6") written in French for an international exposition in Paris. It lists and describes districts and gold and si...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to e*****r for (225.00 + 50.63) x 1 = 275.63
 
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Gilpin County Mining Prospectuses1361 - Gilpin County Mining Prospectuses
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1) Prospectus for "The U.P.R. Milling and Mines Company" 9" x 6". 16 pages. Description of operations including small map of cl...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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National Silver Convention Badge Presented by Otto Mears1362 - National Silver Convention Badge Presented by Otto Mears
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National Silver Convention, St Louis, 1889. Colorado Delegate badge, purple ribbon backed. 1884 Morgan Dollar. The obverse carries specially designed
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to b****3 for (1,800.00 + 405.00) x 1 = 2,205.00
 
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On the Prospect Trail with George Gibbons Hayes, The Old Rock Hound1363 - On the Prospect Trail with George Gibbons Hayes, The Old Rock Hound
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Published by George Gibbons Hayes, Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Contents: Prospecting, Geology, Petrology, Mineralogy. In his introduction: "A m...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to m********y for (190.00 + 42.75) x 1 = 232.75
 
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Quarterly of the Colorado School of Mines, Book of Views1364 - Quarterly of the Colorado School of Mines, Book of Views
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RARE! 32 pages of photographs of the Colorado School of Mines. Includes the champion football team, buildings labs and classrooms. This would become t
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (35.00 + 7.88) x 1 = 42.88
 
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Rare Original Source "Silver Mining Regions of Colorado" Booklet1365 - Rare Original Source "Silver Mining Regions of Colorado" Booklet
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With Some Account of the Different Processes Now Being Introduced for Working the Gold Ores of That Territory. This is a very rare, original source, e
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Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to e*****r for (250.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 306.25
 
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Speciman bond for The Rocky Mountain Coal & Iron Company1366 - Speciman bond for The Rocky Mountain Coal & Iron Company
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Sinking Fund Gold Bond. Brown border. Men standing in mine on top left, miners pushing ore car in mine on top right and miner standing in mine on bott
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (40.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 49.00
 
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The American Rotary Tunnel Machine and Development Company stock certificate1367 - The American Rotary Tunnel Machine and Development Company stock certificate
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Fabulous piece. Vignette shows one man working the tunnel machine on one side of the mountain and the other side shows a gang of men digging a tunnel.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to b********t for (160.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 196.00
 
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The Little Maud Mining Company stock certificate1368 - The Little Maud Mining Company stock certificate
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Number 786 for 500 shares to William Otter in 1883. Signed by Barber and Zellon. There were several Little Maud mines in Colorado; we are not sure whi
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to P*****2 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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The Mint Mining Company stock certificate1369 - The Mint Mining Company stock certificate
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Number 170 for 1000 shares to L. H. Aboott. Signed by president Howard Morris and H. R. McClellands. Colorado seal vignette.Bottom right corner is to
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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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Two booklets on Crime in the Mines - RARE1370 - Two booklets on Crime in the Mines - RARE
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Where was the law in the 1900's in Colorado? 1) "Category of Crime of the Mine Operators' Association." This is a partial list sho...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********y for (250.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 306.25
 
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Two Colorado Mining Booklets1371 - Two Colorado Mining Booklets
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1) Mining Laws enacted by the Legislature of Colorado. From the first session, inclusive. Fourth edition. 1873. 100 pages. 2) Mining Industry of Col
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********y for (140.00 + 31.50) x 1 = 171.50
 
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United States Gold & Silver Mining Company of Colorado stock certificate1372 - United States Gold & Silver Mining Company of Colorado stock certificate
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Number 307 for 60 shares to G. G. Hunt in 1880. Signed by David Guinan and W Pennfield(?). Three small vignettes and brown seal. This mine is not list
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to P*****2 for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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Salmon Gold Mining Co.1373 - Salmon Gold Mining Co.
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Very rare certificate of the Salmon Gold Mining Company. Cert # 400 for 200 shares issued to John Howell of the Black Hills, Custer County City:
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to T*********t for (65.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 79.63
 
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Eight Dakota Stocks1374 - Eight Dakota Stocks
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Great Northern Copper, Wauconda Mining, The Union mining & Milling,Pluma Mining, Kettle-Curlew Mining, The Golden Rod Mining, El Oro Mining, Con...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 2********e for (130.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 159.25
 
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South Dakota Gold1375 - South Dakota Gold
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Five South Dakota Certificates. 1) Revenue Gold Mining Company, 2) Hidden Fortune Gold Mining Company, 3) Free Gold Mining & Milling, 4) Columbu...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 2********e for (140.00 + 31.50) x 1 = 171.50
 
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Cherokee Company General Mortgage Bond1376 - Cherokee Company General Mortgage Bond
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Cherokee Company general mortgage ten year sinking fund gold bond. Blue $1,000. Number M138. Signed by assistant secretary and vice president (names d
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Cherokee Company General Mortgage Bond1377 - Cherokee Company General Mortgage Bond
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Cherokee Company general mortgage ten year sinking fund gold bond. Purple $500. . Number D5. Signed by assistant secretary and vice president (names d
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Monarch Gold and Silver Mining Company bond1378 - Monarch Gold and Silver Mining Company bond
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Number 98. Green and black on white. Coupon #1 is missing. To W. C. Sanuck (1/2) and E. C. Atkins (1/2). Sanuck was the president and Atkins was an of
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to e*******4 for (40.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 49.00
 
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Waddingham Gold & Silver Bond1379 - Waddingham Gold & Silver Bond
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Mortgage Bond for $100.00 for John . P. Newkirk. No. 180 issued by Waddinghan Gold & Silver Mining Company. Located in South Boise District, Be...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Pine Grove Mining By-Laws1380 - Pine Grove Mining By-Laws
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By-Laws of the Pine Grove Mining Company. Mines at Pine Grove, Alturas County, Idaho, Offices in St. Louis, MO.. City: Pine Grove State:
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to 6*****b for (25.00 + 5.63) x 1 = 30.63
 
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Idaho Checks and Receipts (incl. Territorial)1381 - Idaho Checks and Receipts (incl. Territorial)
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Lot of 6. 1) Rare Owyhee Mining Co., Wells, Fargo & Co. check, Silver City, RN-C, 1871. Folds and cut cancel. 2) Owyhee County voucher to pay Al...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to j******0 for (85.00 + 19.13) x 1 = 104.13
 
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Poorman Gold & Silver Ephemera1382 - Poorman Gold & Silver Ephemera
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Owyhee County history. Three pieces: 1) Poorman Gold and Silver Mining Co. stock certificate dated 1867. Green in color, large format, tattered edges.
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Estimates : 350.00 - 750.00
Sold to b*********6 for (175.00 + 39.38) x 1 = 214.38
 
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Poorman Gold Mines billings1383 - Poorman Gold Mines billings
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Ten receipts for billing payments from the Poorman Gold Mines of Silver City Idaho. City: Silver City State: Idaho, Date: F
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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The Story of, and the Facts Concerning the Climax Mine1384 - The Story of, and the Facts Concerning the Climax Mine
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Two small pamphlets (7" h x 4.5" w each) promoting the Climax Mine. "Among the many wonderful developments in the great gold fields o...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l******8 for (40.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 49.00
 
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Four Idaho Mining Stock Certificates1385 - Four Idaho Mining Stock Certificates
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1) Bell of the West Mining Company, 2) Kellogg Silver-Lead Mines Company, 3) Honolulu Mining Company, Limited, 4) Hypotheek Mining & Milling Com...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to l*******c for (35.00 + 7.88) x 1 = 42.88
 
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1879 Map of the Territory of Idaho1386 - 1879 Map of the Territory of Idaho
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Great reference to look up Idaho mining camps! 23" x 14.75" Department of the Interior General Land Office, J.A. Williamson, Commissioner....
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to e*****r for (60.00 + 13.50) x 1 = 73.50
 
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2 Idaho Gold & Silver Stocks1387 - 2 Idaho Gold & Silver Stocks
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1) Idaho Consolidated Gold & Silver Mining Company. Cert. # 697 for 100 shares issued to John O Fleoy, Treasurer. 2) Sierra Nevada Consolidate...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Three Idaho Gold Mining Stock Certificates1388 - Three Idaho Gold Mining Stock Certificates
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Idaho Gold Mines, 1) Boston Idaho Gold Improvement # 58 for 500 shares, 2) The Idaho Gold Mines Development Company # 78 for 2 shares, 3) Idaho Gold
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to l*******c for (40.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 49.00
 
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Idaho Mining Pieces, Five1389 - Idaho Mining Pieces, Five
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1) Preston Mining Company, 2)Keystone Gold Mines, Inc., 3) The Gem State Copper Company, 4) Orogrande - Frisco Gold Mines, Inc., 5)Caledona Mining Com
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (35.00 + 7.88) x 1 = 42.88
 
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Two Idaho Mining Stocks1390 - Two Idaho Mining Stocks
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1) Shoshone Gold Mining company # 514 FOR 100 SHARES ISSUED TO j Hotchkiss 2) The Idaho Mining Company # 573 for 520 shares issued to R T Scowden
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Two Mining Jacket Patches1391 - Two Mining Jacket Patches
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1) Hecla Lucky Friday Silver Shaft. J.S. Redpath Corporation. 1980. 4.5" diameter. Location: Mullan, Idaho. 2) Carr Fork/ J.S. Redpath. Anacond...
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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"Sullivan Diamond Ore Drills"1392 - "Sullivan Diamond Ore Drills"
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This is an interesting blend of historical book and a historical catalog. 158 page catalog of Sullivan Diamond Core Drills, Catalog No. 55. Full of il
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********y for (50.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 61.25
 
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Descriptive Catalogue, Chase Turbine Mfg. Co.1393 - Descriptive Catalogue, Chase Turbine Mfg. Co.
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Turbine Water Wheels, Circular Saw Mills, Shingle Machines, Stave and Box Board Machines, Shafting, Gearing, etc. Published by Chase turbine Mfg. Co.,
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to r***6 for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Weekly Missouri Mining Journal 1892, Southwestern Miner1394 - Weekly Missouri Mining Journal 1892, Southwestern Miner
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20 pages, softbound journal covered the goings on in Missouri mining on a weekly basis. Published by Campbell & Shelton. Vol. 1, #27 issue. Cont...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to j******g for (95.00 + 21.38) x 1 = 116.38
 
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Doe Run Lead Mining Company Checks (incl. RN)1395 - Doe Run Lead Mining Company Checks (incl. RN)
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Lot of ten issued checks from the Doe Run Lead Company. Five are RN-X, issued Mar 2, 1901, cut cancelled. The other five have no revenue and were issu
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to i*****l for (25.00 + 5.63) x 1 = 30.63
 
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B & B Aerial Tramways Catalog1396 - B & B Aerial Tramways Catalog
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Company publication, soft brown cover with raised image of tram and gold lettering (9.25" x 6")47 pp. Aerial Wire Rope Tramways, manufactu...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to j******g for (500.00 + 112.50) x 1 = 612.50
 
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Butte Panorama, Printed, Framed1397 - Butte Panorama, Printed, Framed
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Beautifully framed with moss bark and pine printed panorama "The richest hill on earth". Many folds, probably from a prospectus. 12.5"...
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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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Framed William A. Clark Autographs on Mining Stocks1398 - Framed William A. Clark Autographs on Mining Stocks
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Three different Moulton Mining Co. stock certificates, two signed by famous copper magnate W. A. Clark. Blue, green, black. Clark was instrumental in
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Level Map of the Tuolumne Mine1399 - Level Map of the Tuolumne Mine
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Black pen & ink on linnen, plan view, level map of the Tuolumne, 31" square, framed. Also shows Adirondack and Old Joe Claims. Shows levels...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to l******8 for (200.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 245.00
 
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