Lot 30: Stock in Grass Valley mining co.

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2016-07-19 13:44:59

Lot 30

Author: N/A; Title: Certificate for 50 shares in the New York Hill Gold Mining Company located in Grass Valley, California; Place Published: San Francisco; Publisher: N/A; Date Published: Sept. 20, 1881; Description: Engraved certificate accomplished in ink. Signed by Robert Walter as President, and John B. Leighton as Secretary. 10.7x23.5 cm (4¼x9¼").The New York Hill Gold Mining Company was incorporated in 1871 and in 1889 it was acquired by the North Star Mines Co. The present certificate has a handwritten cancelation dated 1891 on the front; on the back, the owner of the shares, Jane Treloar has signed, and also a rubberstamp signed by Leighton acknowledges the payment of an assessment in 1884. Condition: Very good with normal wear.

Estimate: $150-250

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