HIGHLANDER MILL AND MINING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the
State of New Jersey - This company worked claims at Ainsworth Camp (formerly called Hot Springs) on the eastern shore of Lake Kootenay. It is one of the oldest mining camps in British Columbia, Canada.
The Highlander vein was discovered in 1890. Produced ores of lead, zinc
and silver. Vignette shows a group of miners standing in front of the
entrance to the Highland Tunnel. Signed by Maxwell Stevenson Jr. as treasurer. SOLD
THE PORCUPINE MIRACLE MINING COMPANY, LIMITED - Incorporated Under the
Laws of the Province of Ontario - Stock certificate issued to D. K. Beaton for 1,000 shares. Bright, shiny-gold seal. Gold mines located 12 miles southeast of Porcupine, in Langmuir Township, near the southern end of Night Hawk Lake. Dawson Mining District. George J. Miller, president. SOLD
1946 HUDSON BAY MINING AND SMELTING COMPANY, LIMITED - Incorporated (in 1927) under "The Companies Act" of the Dominion of Canada - CAPITAL STOCK certificate issued to Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Beane
for 15 shares. Vignette shows a team of sled dogs in the foreground and
a bush plane behind. In the distance can be seen an extensive ore
processing operation. Signed by R. H. Channing as company president. Stock was transferable in the city of New York, Toronto or Montreal. Printed by the American Bank Note Co. Price - $39.00
THE BEAR TRACK MINING COMPANY of PORCUPINE, ONTARIO - Incorporated
Under the Laws of Ontario, Canada - Bright, shiny-gold corporate seal.
I just really like the name of this company. Stock certificate issued
for a whopping 10,000 shares valued at $1 each. Signed by Frederic R. Morse as president. Price - $75.00
1881 BEAUCE GOLD MINING AND MILLING COMPANY - Dominion of Canada - 100 share stock certificate issued to Edward A. Benson. Shares valued at $5 each. The company office was at New York City. "Location of Property, St. Francis, Beauce County, P. Q. (Province du Quebec) Canada". Vignettes show early miners working in a tunnel and three Beaver at top right. Signed by Eugene Howard as vice president. Certificate printed by the American Bank Note Company of New York. SOLD
1897 THE FERN GOLD MINING AND MILLING COMPANY - Incorporated in 1897. Stock certificate issued to George W. Hamilton & Son for 1,000 shares valued at 25 cents each. Notice the large green Fern leaf in the background. Office at Vancouver, British Columbia.
This property is located at the 5,000 foot elevation on the south side
of Hall Creek, 7 miles south of Nelson. The ground was staked by a Captain Duncan
in about 1894. The following five mineral claims were owned by the
company - Fern, Eureka, Hidden Treasure, Chicoie and Foothill. The ore
contained native gold in Pyrite and silver. Signed by C. C. Bennett as company secretary. *** Scarce *** Price - $150
CANADA STOCK CERTIFICATES
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OLD WEST HISTORY STORE
1898 THE TORONTO & WESTERN MINES DEVELOPMENT COMPANY - Ontario, Canada - Issued to company secretary, John D. Moore for 1,500 shares. Vignette shows a steam locomotive, miners working in a tunnel and a sailing ship. Large certificate. Price - $125
18__ BEAVER DAM GOLD MINING COMPANY - Mines at Beaver Dam, Nova Scotia, Canada - Unique vignette shows three Beavers doing what they do best. Lots of shiny-gold ink. Printed by Butterfield & Co. Printers, Lowell, Mass. Shares valued at $100 each. Office at New York. Unissued (Late 1800s). Wouldn't this one look great framed in your hunting or fishing cabin! Price - $60.00
ONTARIO COPPER & SMELTING COMPANY - The company was organized in
Maine but the operation was apparently located at Toronto, Canada.
Large format $100 bond. (only the top portion is shown) Payable in gold
coin of the United States. Price - $58.00
THE SILVER BIRD COBALT MINES, LIMITED - Incorporated and Operating
Under the Ontario Mining Companies' Incorporation Act - Bright,
shiny-gold seal. Contains three detailed mining vignettes. Issued to W. L. Russell for 100 shares valued at $1 each. Signed by W. A. Abendroth as secretary. This was a silver mine. Office at Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Price - $55.00
1914 CANADIAN BULL TRACTOR COMPANY, LIMITED - Manitoba, Canada. SOLD
1915 BEAVER OILS, LIMITED - Incorporated Under the Laws of the Province of Alberta - Issued to M. Clements for 100 shares valued at 25 cents each. Signed by G. W. Myers as secretary. Unique red beaver printed over the vignette. Head Office, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Price - $65.00
THE GREAT GRANITE GOLD MINING & DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF ONTARIO,
LIMITED - Bright, shiny-gold corporate seal clearly punched into the
lower-left corner. Issued for 2,000 shares valued at $1 each. Canada.
Price - $65.00
Early 1900s THE A.L. 282 GOLD MINING COMPANY OF ONTARIO, LIMITED - Chartered by the Province of Ontario Canada -
Unissued. (Dated 190_) Price - $49.00
1906 THE SILVER LEAF MINING COMPANY, LIMITED - Issued to J. M. Wallace for 100 shares. Office at Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Price - $56.00
CORONA COBALT SILVER MINING COMPANY, LIMITED - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- I just really like the picture on this one. It shows a rugged
wilderness area beside a lake that has been partially clear-cut (you
can see the tree stumps). Two early prospectors can be seen apparently
pounding in a claim marker with a sledge. A man in a canoe is in the
background. The bright-red company seal is hard to miss. A great piece
of Canadian mining history! Price - $62.00
1914 THE KEIRSTEAD AND MERSEREAU FOX AND FUR COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1914) Under the Laws of the Dominion of Canada
- Certainly a unique stock certificate with a fox at the top. If you
look closely you can also see a fox looking at you in the center of the
corporate seal. Issued to F. H. Copp for one share. Signed by J. B. Keirstead as company secretary. Office at Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.