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1910 STEWART RIVER GOLD DREDGING COMPANY
1908 ALASKA MEXICAN GOLD MINING COMPANY

1915 REYNOLDS ALASKA DEVELOPMENT COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1903) Under the Laws of Washington - "FOUNDERS" share certificate issued to Susan L. Stedman. This company was started by Henry D. Reynolds and had a complicated history. Mining property included the following locations: Boulder Bay on the Kenai Peninsula, Copper Mountain Group on Landlock Bay, Iron Mountain Group in Horseshoe Bay on Latouche Island. I encourage you to use Google for a more c0mplete historical description. Bright, shiny-gold corporate seal. Red, 5 cent revenue stamp affixed to lower-left corner (series of 1914). Large elaborate vignette.   Price - $85.00

1915 REYNOLDS ALASKA DEVELOPMENT COMPANY - Boulder Bay, Alaska
1895 ALASKA UNITED GOLD MINING COMPANY - Attractive 20 share stock certificate. Shares worth $5 each. Mines on Douglas Island, Treadwell, Alaska (named after John Treadwell, who was the original investor / developer).  All three of the following mines were controlled by the Treadwell Company: Alaska Treadwell Gold Mining Company, Alaska Mexican Gold Mining Company and the Alaska United Gold Mining Company. The Treadwell mines pioneered in the field of low cost mining and the use of hydroelectric power. Claims included the Treadwell, Seven Hundred Foot, Mexican and Ready Bullion. A red, 3 Pence stamp at the top indicates that the shares were sold in Great Britain. An exceptional vignette shows a group of early prospectors with horse in rugged  mountains - small miners' shack can be seen in the background. Office at San Francisco, California.   SOLD

1895 ALASKA UNITED GOLD MINING COMPANY - Treadwell, Alaska - Douglas Island

1908 THE CONSOLIDATED ALASKAN COMPANY - Nome, Alaska

Early 1900s VALDEZ HYDRAULIC AND GOLD MINING COMPANY - Valdez, Alaska
Circa 1910 Postcard - 77 OZ. GOLD NUGGET FROM CHECHACO HILL, ALASKA - First example I have seen of this early postcard. The image above shows some vertical lines in the photo but this is just a scanner artifact since the lines are not there when seen in person. This postcard is unused but the reverse states that it was distributed by the Portland Post Card Company of Portland, Oregon and Seattle, Washington. Required postage was 1 cent to 2 cents depending on where in the world it was mailed to.  
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Circa 1910 Postcard - 77 OZ. GOLD NUGGET FROM CHECHACO, ALASKA
Early 1900s ALASKA MINES DEVELOPMENT COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Nevada - Fantastic, large vignette stretches across the top portion of the certificate. Also notice the light bulbs to the right and left. Shiny-gold corporate seal and background rays. Printed by The Mysell Rollins Company. Nice addition to your Alaska collection! Unissued.   Price - $59.00

Early 1900s ALASKA MINES DEVELOPMENT COMPANY
1901 THE COPPER QUEEN MINING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Washington - I found two sources that placed this mine in Copper Bay, Glacier Islands, Prince William Sound, Alaska.  Stock certificate issued to Herbert J. Banton for 250 shares.  Had offices at Tacoma, Washington and Boston.   SOLD

1901 THE COPPER QUEEN MINING COMPANY - Prince William Sound, Alaska
1902 WILD GOOSE MINING AND TRADING COMPANY - Incorporated June 5th, 1899 - LOCATION OF WORKS ALASKA. This amazing certificate represents so much history! Issued shortly after the original gold discovery near Nome, Alaska. The Wild Goose operated a gold dredge in the Anvil Creek region north of Nome. What makes this even more valuable is that it was signed by Charles D. Lane as company president. Mr. Lane was a millionaire mine owner who is recognized as a founder of Nome. Office at San Francisco, California. The design is so unique but most notable is the large Wild Goose in flight. This would certainly be the highlight of any Alaska historical collection!   SOLD

1902 WILD GOOSE MINING AND TRADING COMPANY - Nome, Alaska
1897 - Early 1900s ALASKA TRANSPORTATION, TRADING, MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1897) Under the Laws of the State of West Virginia - I found a short company description that was quite ambitious: "Purchasing, leasing and operating any kind of sea faring craft, locomotive, engine or other vehicle".  Unissued.  
Price - $55.00

1897 - Early 1900s ALASKA TRANSPORTATION, TRADING, MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY
1917 ALASKA GOLD MINES COMPANY - Incorporated August 26th, 1912 Under the Laws of the State of Maine - Owned a good part of the Alaska Gastineau Mining Company. Property was 3 miles east of Juneau on the Gold Creek Lode. Had water rights for power development on Salmon Creek. Mill site on the shores of Gastineau Channel. Produced ores of gold, silver and copper. Capital stock certificate issued to George W. Hoskins for 25 shares worth ten dollars each.   Price - $75.00

1917 ALASKA GOLD MINES COMPANY - Juneau, Alaska

1904 ALASKA GOLD MINING COMPANY


1898 ALASKA PETROLEUM COMPANY
Early 1900s VALDEZ HYDRAULIC AND GOLD MINING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1906) Under the Laws of Arizona - Attractive over-sized stock certificate with shiny-gold seal. VALDEZ ALASKA printed just above the date line. Printed by Lowman & Hanford Stationary Co. Unissued. (Dated 190_)   Price - $95.00 

1917 CHITINA KUSKULANA COPPER COMPANY OF ALASKA - Incorporated (in 1916) Under the Laws of Washington - Owned 21 claims, 5 of which were mill sites, on Bigfoot Creek, between Berg and Trail creeks, on the southeast side of the Kuskulana River, about 13 miles from Strelna, Alaska. Copper River District. In my research I found that Chitina was an Alaskan town - I'm not sure if it still exists today. Company office at Seattle, Washington. George Washington vignette.   SOLD

1918 KNIGHT'S ISLAND ALASKA COPPER COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1907) Under the Laws of Washington - Copper mine located on Knight Island in Prince William Sound. Owned 17 claims on Dryer Bay. Signed by James J. Godfrey as company secretary. Corporate office at Seattle, Washington - Mine office at Valdez, Alaska.  
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1918 KNIGHTS ISLAND ALASKA COPPER COMPANY - Prince William Sound, Alaska
1917 CHITINA KUSKULANA COPPER COMPANY OF ALASKA
1903 ALASKA OIL AND MINES EXPLORATION COMPANY

190_ ALASKA DREDGING AND POWER COMPANY


ALASKA  STOCK  CERTIFICATES
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1903 ALASKA OIL AND MINES EXPLORATION COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1903) Under the Laws of the Territory of Arizona - Certificates from Alaska are just so tough to find! Issued to Laura E. Cook for 667 shares. "SERIES A" - PREFERRED. Bright, shiny-gold corporate seal. The engraving is like a little window to the past, showing an early Alaskan oil pumping operation.   SOLD 
1910 STEWART RIVER GOLD DREDGING COMPANY, LTD. - Incorporated Under the Laws of Arizona - Issued to Herbert L. Foster and signed by B. B. Ralph as vice president. The Stewart River flows west through the Klondike where it terminates into the Yukon River.   SOLD
1908 THE CONSOLIDATED ALASKAN COMPANY - The Consolidated Alaskan owned gold-bearing placer and quartz mines in the vicinity of Nome, Alaska. Stock certificate issued to T. J. Cook for 15 shares. Signed by J. P. Radcliff as president. What immediately catches your eye is the bright red corporate seal.   Price - $60.00
1908 ALASKA MEXICAN GOLD MINING COMPANY - The Alaska Mexican gold mine was on Douglas Island, and eventually became part of the Alaska Juneau GMC.
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1904 ALASKA GOLD MINING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1901) Under the Laws of the State of Delaware - Issued to H. B. Smith for 50 shares. Signed by R. Ringle as treasurer. Unique vignette shows a group of early gold miners shoveling gravel into a wooden sluice. A rugged-looking Alaskan mining camp can be seen in the background. There is a small ink stain on the right border - this was quite common with the old fountain pens of the era.   SOLD
1898 ALASKA PETROLEUM COMPANY - Incorporated (July 15th, 1897) Under the Laws of the State of Washington - I don't know if this was the first oil drilling operation in Alaska but it must have been one of the first! Issued to Everett Smith. Office at Seattle, Washington. Sources tell me the company drilled the first well at Oil Bay in 1898. It should noted that this was during the Klondike / Alaska gold rush.   SOLD 
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190_ ALASKA DREDGING AND POWER COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of New York - Unissued but signed by the company president and treasurer. It was quite common for the officers to sign a number of certificates in advance. I enlarged this document and confirmed that the signatures were written with an old fountain pen. (Early 1900s)   Price - $55.00