1916 UNITED MINES OF ARIZONA - Bouse, La Paz County, Arizona
1909 THE CHERRY CREEK MINES COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of Arizona Territory - Stock certificate issued three years before Arizona became a state. The town of Cherry, AZ is in Yavapai County. It was named for the wild cherry trees that grow there. During its' peak in 1907, Cherry had six ore mills in operation and around 400 residents. This ore contained gold and silver. Shares were valued at $100 each. First certificate from Cherry, Arizona I have offered. SCARCE.   Price - $150

1909 THE CHERRY CREEK MINES COMPANY - Yavapai County - Cherry, Arizona Territory

1900 LA FORTUNA MINING COMPANY - Yuma, Arizona


1901 THE VERDE GRANDE COPPER COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1901) Under the Laws of the Territory of Arizona - Certificate issued to John Holm for 4 shares valued at $5 each. Shiny-gold corporate seal and background design. Purple 5 cent documentary stamp affixed to the upper-left corner - series of 1898. Mine located in Yavapai County, Arizona. Had offices at Jerome, AZ, Prescott, AZ and St. Louis, MO. Signed by Geo. H. Martin as secretary and T. E. Campbell, president. The company reorganized in July of 1917 as the Jerome Grande Copper Company.   Price - $75.00 

1901 THE VERDE GRANDE COPPER COMPANY - Yavapai County, Arizona
1917 CONSOLIDATED ARIZONA SMELTING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1908) Under the Laws of Maine - 100 share stock certificate issued to Edward Ryland. Mine office: Middleton, Yavapai County, Arizona. Works (smelter) office: Humboldt, AZ. Owned 40 claims near Mayer and Middleton. The most valuable mine owned by the company was the Blue Bell. Also operated the De Soto Mine. Ores contained copper, gold and silver. Signed by Chas. A. Kittle as president. Picture shows the Humboldt Smelter operated by the company. Printed by the New York Bank Note Co.   SOLD

1917 CONSOLIDATED ARIZONA SMELTING COMPANY - Yavapai County. Arizona

1911 RIO PLATA MINING COMPANY - Territory of Arizona / Mexico
1917 THE ARIZONA SOUTHWESTERN COPPER COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1907) Under the Laws of Arizona - MINES, CEDAR VALLEY DISTRICT - MOHAVE COUNTY, ARIZONA printed above title. Owned 14 mining claims, including the Pittsburgh Mine in Crow Canyon, Hualapai Mountains, 25 miles from Yucca, the nearest rail point. Ore contained copper, lead, zinc, silver and small amounts of gold. R. H. Weber, president and J. H. Hoffman company secreatary. Office at Los Angeles, California.   SOLD

1917 THE ARIZONA SOUTHWESTERN COPPER COMPANY - Mohave County


1881 SILVER NUGGET MINING COMPANY - Incorporated January 1881 Under the Laws of the State of New York - LOCATION, GLOBE DISTRICT, MARICOPA COUNTY, ARIZONA (printed under the corporate seal). The Silver Nugget Mine was discovered and located by D. G. Chilson in 1876. It was situated 12 miles east of Globe City in Richmond Basin. The Silver Nugget adjoins the McMorris and is in the same district as the Stonewall Jackson and Little Mac mines, all rich in silver. Signed by Charles G. Rodgers as president and Alvin F. Hill, secretary.    *** Scarce ***   SOLD

1881 SILVER NUGGET MINING COMPANY - Globe District, Arizona
1923 DRIPPING SPRINGS MINES CORPORATION - Incorporated (in 1920) Under the Laws of Arizona - This was a consolidation of the Dripping Springs Copper Company and the Universal Mines Company. Owned the Columbia group of mining claims in Dripping Springs Wash, Gila County, 10 miles from Christmas, Arizona. The company also owned the Pearl group of claims near Mammoth. Ore assayed 4-10% copper with some gold and silver. Stock certificate issued to Allen Stein for 125 shares. Signed by Wesley Scheifele as secretary and A. D. Bailey, vice president. The vignette is tough to see - the caption below reads, "THE DRIPPING SPRING".   Price - $55.00

1923 DRIPPING SPRINGS MINES CORPORATION - Gila County, Arizona
1904 MOHAVE GOLD MINING COMPANY OF ARIZONA - Incorporated (in 1902) Under the Laws of the State of Delaware - Issued to Edward B. Parsons for 100 shares. Signed by John W. Woodside as vice president. Contains an extremely detailed engraving - small text below reads: N.W. SIDE OF MOHAVE MOUNTAIN SHOWING LELAND VEIN AND TUNNEL NO. 3. It is rare to find a certificate that shows the actual mine location. Mohave County, Arizona. The corporate seal is punched into the half circle at the bottom. Printed by the American Bank Note Company, Philadelphia.   SOLD

1904 MOHAVE GOLD MINING COMPANY OF ARIZONA

1910 COPPER METALS COMPANY - Arizona


1910 HARCUVAR COPPER COMPANY - Yuma County, Arizona
1910 HARCUVAR COPPER COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1907) Under the Laws of the Territory of Arizona - The mine office was at the town of Wenden, Yuma County, Arizona. Signed by N. A. Lund as secretary and Lemuel B. Woolston as company president. Owned 9 patented claims adjoining the Oro Cobre Mine, about 12 miles northwest of Wendendale, in the Cunningham Pass Mining District of the Harcuvar Mountains. Ore was reported to average about 3.5% copper, 1.5 oz. silver and $6 to $8 gold per ton.   Price - $69.00

1901 THE ELECTRA MINING AND MILLING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1901) Under the Laws of the Territory of Arizona - Shares were 5 cents each. This mine was located in Yavapai County, Arizona. I can't quite make out the town it was issued at... it possibly says Phoenix City??? Signed by H. E. Wilson as president.   Price - $57.00
1901 ELECTRA MINING AND MILLING COMPANY - Arizona
1912 GENERAL EXPLORATION COMPANY - Arizona

1910 COPPER METALS COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1910) Under the Laws of Arizona -  Company seal punched lightly into lower-left. Issued to M. Gertrude Sharpe. The last name of the treasurer is Daniels.... can't read the presidents signature.    Price - $39.00



1910 THE CENTRAL ELDORADO GOLD MINING COMPANY - Arizona


1900 LA FORTUNA MINING COMPANY - Incorporated April 2nd, 1896 - Stock certificate issued to Nathan Joseph for 150 shares. The mines and mill of this company were located about 30 miles southeast of Yuma, Arizona in Yuma County. The region has no natural water supply so water was pumped from the Gila River, 12 miles north of the mine. The principal ore lode consisted of a glassy, rose-colored quartz stained with copper and rust from iron pyrite. The gold deposits were known as "free gold". Vignette on the left side shows some type of cactus with ARIZONA printed beneath. Corporate seal also shows this cactus in the center. A red 4 cent documentary stamp is affixed to the top, series of 1898. Office at San Francisco, California. J. P. Hopkins, assistant secretary.   SOLD 


1911 RIO PLATA MINING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1906) Under the Laws of the Territory of Arizona - This company had mining interests in Mexico and Arizona. The Mexican symbol, bird with snake is on the right side. The south of the border properties were near Guazapares, Chihuahua, Mexico and included the following silver mines: Santa Nino, David, Santa Teresa, Santa Barbara, Cleopatra, La Ultima, Eurique and Santa Barbara Rancho. Tailings were treated by cyanide process. In 1911, the company purchased the majority of stock of the Trinity Consolidated Hydraulic Mining Company, located in Trinity County, California. Signed by James H. Lee as secretary and Henry W. Miller, president. The corporate seal does not show up well in the scan but it is there - punched near bottom center. Printed by the American Bank Note Co, New York.  
Price - $69.00

1910 THE CENTRAL EL DORADO GOLD MINING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1910) Under the Laws of the Territory of Arizona - Large, impressive 20 share certificate with shiny-gold seal. I could find very little info about this operation. It was located in Mohave County in the Colorado Mining District. Office at Phoenix, Arizona. Bald Eagle and clouds at top and the El Dorado train station is shown at the bottom - steam locomotive approaching. 19 payment coupons are still attached to the right side (not shown in scan).
Price - $90.00   

188_ SPECIE PAYING GOLD & SILVER MINING COMPANY - Incorporated in the City of La Porte, Under the Laws of the State of Indiana - LOCATION, PINAL COUNTY, ARIZONA (printed in lower-left) - The large bold $10 in the center is shiny-gold. Desert scene with Saguaro Cactus. This was a very rich silver mine. The Specie Pay and Alice Claims were located in the Mineral Creek District, 15 miles from Florence. Ore averaged $30 per ton of silver and the operation produced $12,000 per month (these amounts are in 1880s dollars!)   SOLD    
1880s SPECIE PAYING GOLD & SILVER MINING COMPANY - Pinal County, Arizona
190_ THE TOMBSTONE CONSOLIDATED MINES COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1902) Under the Laws of Arizona - OFFICE: TOMBSTONE, ARIZONA printed beneath title. This was a consolidation of all the important mines in the Tombstone Mining District. E. B. Gage was the company president. This document is quite large an did not fit entirely on my scanner - the bottom portion  is not shown. Anything from this town is popular with collectors so reserve early!
Early 1900s - Unissued.      SOLD

190_ TOMBSTONE CONSOLIDATED MINES COMPANY
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1914 DANIELS SAFETY MINING CAP MANUFACTURING COMPANY
1902 THE REVENUE MINING COMPANY


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1912 GENERAL EXPLORATION COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1907) Under the Laws of Arizona -  Issued to Edwin F. Stratton. Large, impressive Bald Eagle vignette. This was certainly a mining-related operation. Signed by R. T. Sewall as vice president.  Printed by the Security Bank Note Company of Philadelphia.   Price - $60.00
1914 DANIELS SAFETY MINING CAP MANUFACTURING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of Arizona - Stocks from early companies that made specific tools for blasting rock are very tough to find! A blasting cap was used to detonate the main charge in a mine, and as you can imagine needed to be safe and reliable. This certificate was issued to George Daniels and signed by Thomas M. Daniels as president. Notice the two blasting caps shown to the right & left of the title - they are highlighted with shiny copper-colored ink. Certainly a scarce piece of Arizona mining history!     SOLD
1902 THE REVENUE MINING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the Territory of Arizona - The bottom of the company seal says PHOENIX, ARIZONA. Vignette shows a Bull Elk that is different from other Elk vignettes I have seen. Transfer Office: Minneapolis, Minn.   Price - $62.00
1916 UNITED MINES OF ARIZONA - Incorporated (in May of 1916) Under the Laws of Arizona - 100 share stock certificate issued to C. W. Pope & Co. Owned 30 claims near the town of  Bouse, Arizona, including former holdings of the Little Butte Consolidated Mines Company and the Arizona Pride and Bullion groups. La Paz County. Ores contained gold, silver and copper. Signed by J. C. Denton as president. Certificate printed by the New York Bank Note Co.   Price - $60.00