1890s THE PRIMROSE CONSOLIDATED GOLD MINING COMPANY - Cripple Creek, Colorado
1902 THE PLANET OIL COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1902) Under the Laws of the State of Wyoming - According to an old Department of State publication, this was a Colorado operation. It was issued to Tucker Ballard & Co. for 46,000 shares worth one cent each. (Tucker & Ballard were Colorado mining investors). Signed by John J. Key as vice president and S. R. Bartlett as secretary.   SOLD

1902 THE PLANET OIL COMPANY - Colorado
1901 THE TENDERFOOT HILL CONSOLIDATED MINING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1900) Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - Teller County, Cripple Creek gold mine located on Tenderfoot Hill. Claims included the Lawrence Worden, Sarah Bell, Hill Top and Hill Top #2 and #3. Also owned the Deadwood  #1, #2, #3 and #4. Signed by William A. Otis as president and Oliver H. Shoup as company secretary. Verner Z. Reed was one of the directors of the Tenderfoot Hill MC.      SOLD

1901 THE TENDERFOOT HILL CONSOLIDATED MINING COMPANY - Cripple Creek, Colorado

Early 1900s THE MAID OF ERIN SILVER MINES COMPANY - Leadville, Colorado

1890s THE CRIPPLE CREEK GOLD MILLING COMPANY - Gold and Globe Mill - Colorado

1899 THE PRINCE ALBERT MINING COMPANY - Cripple Creek, Colorado
188_ COLORADO INVESTMENT COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of New York - SHARES $100 EACH printed in bold red ink. This company operated the Denver, Colorado water / irrigation company. I found a couple of sources that stated that the company also owned the Sovereign Mining Company in Colorado. Unissued (1880s)   Price - $60.00  
1899 THE JOSEPHINE GOLD MINING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1895) Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - Cripple Creek Mining District. Owned the Oleon and Alceda claims on Copper Mountain. Signed by H. H. Dorsey as president and F. H. Dunnington as secretary. Office at Colorado Springs.   Price - $75.00




Claims owned by THE AETNA GOLD MINING COMPANY :

Bourse
Ethel H.
Marguerite
Oro Fino
Brazos
Mariposa
Moonshiner
Overland
Old Year
New Year
Black Hawk
Red Cloud

All located on the east side of Nipple Mountain


1880s COLORADO INVESTMENT COMPANY

1924 HOME SAVINGS AND MERCHANTS BANK - Denver, Colorado
1896 THE AETNA GOLD MINING COMPANY - Cripple Creek, Colorado
1898 LA CROSSE GOLD MINING COMPANY of Colorado


1899 THE JOSEPHINE GOLD MINING COMPANY - Cripple Creek, Colorado



1896 THE ENTERPRISE GOLD MINING COMPANY - Pueblo, Colorado
1903 GRAND JUNCTION SMELTING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1902) Under the Laws of the State of Maine - One of the first certificates issued, Stock # 12. Bright red corporate seal. SECOND PREFERRED printed in bold. Office in Boston. This 125 ton ore smelter was in Mesa County, Grand Junction, Colorado. Signed by Edwin Rogers as president and James V. Howard as treasurer.   Price - $42.00

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1903 GRAND JUNCTION SMELTING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1902) Under the Laws of the State of Maine - Another variation from the same company. Beehive vignette. COMMON printed in bold.  Office in Boston. This 125 ton ore smelter was in Mesa County, Grand Junction, Colorado. Signed by Edwin Rogers as president and Samuel R. Philips as treasurer.   Price - $42.00
1903 GRAND JUNCTION SMELTING COMPANY - Colorado

1903 GRAND JUNCTION SMELTING COMPANY - Colorado





1903 UNITED STATES GOLD CORPORATION - Boulder, Colorado
1881 THE SPRUCE CREEK MINING COMPANY - Colorado
1881 THE SPRUCE CREEK MINING COMPANY - Incorporated (Dec. 20th, 1880) Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - Issued to the company vice president, C. A. Thompson for 20 shares worth $10 each. Shiny-silver seal. Office at Denver, Colorado. The mine was in Summit County, Breckenridge Mining District, near Red Cliff Pass.   SOLD





1901 THE MARIPOSA MINING AND TUNNEL COMPANY - Cripple Creek, Colorado



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1899 THE SHERIFF GOLD MINING COMPANY
1903 THE OLD GOLD MINES COMPANY
190_ THE SEGURO MINING & MILLING COMPANY
1918 THE GOLDEN CYCLE MINING & REDUCTION COMPANY
190_ THE DENVER & SALT LAKE RAILWAY TUNNEL COMPANY
1919 THE UNITA OIL & EXPLORATION COMPANY
1905 THE BURNS MOORE MINING & TUNNEL COMPANY
1880 GRAND VIEW MINING COMPANY
1876 COLORADO MINING & LAND COMPANY
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1899 THE SHERIFF GOLD MINING COMPANY - Cripple Creek, Colorado - Owned the Sheriff Lode, which was 10 acres, on the saddle between Raven and Bull Hill. Ore of paying grade was shipped from nearly every working on the property, but no large continuous chute was found. Issued to and signed by Matt France, who was elected Mayor of Colorado Springs in 1878. From what I could gather from my research, he actually discovered the Sheriff Lode. What a great "Old West" certificate!   Price - $195
1903 THE OLD GOLD MINES COMPANY - Cripple Creek, Colorado - Mines included the Old Gold, Buckeye, and Geneveve on the west slope of Beacon Hill. Signed by James M. Downing as president, who was a prominent Denver attorney.   Price - $42.00
1901 THE MARIPOSA MINING AND TUNNEL COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1896) Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - CRIPPLE CREEK MINING DISTRICT printed in bold shiny-gold letters. Owned the Yellow Bird and Cotton Tail claims on Gold Hill. Also owned 60 acres of claims 1 & 1/4 miles southwest of Cripple Creek. Signed by W. R. Foley as president and W. M. Dutton as secretary. Issued to Dr. J. A. Breighton.   Price - $65.00     
190_ THE SEGURO MINING & MILLING COMPANY - Walsenburg, Colorado - Unissued but the corporate seal is punched into it. (Early 1900s)   Price - $44.00
1876 COLORADO MINING & LAND COMPANY - This is a rare Colorado Territory document since it was issued about 5 months before Colorado became a state. Offices at Buffalo, NY. Owned property in the San Juan Mountains, Animas Forks - Mineral Point area of southwestern Colorado. Unique vignette. Overall nice condition with a couple of small tears professionally repaired with archival, acid free tape on reverse. First example I have seen from this company!  Price - $320
1918 THE GOLDEN CYCLE MINING & REDUCTION COMPANY - Incorporated in West Virginia - Cripple Creek, Colorado - The Largest Cyanide Mill in the U. S. (printed beneath picture).   Price - $59.00
I also have a similar one dated 1915 (same price $59) and a somewhat later example from 1929 (this one is $30)
1896 THE ENTERPRISE GOLD MINING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - I don't see too many certificates from Pueblo, Colorado (printed on the date line). Issued for a whopping 7,692 shares. Signed by B. Donahue as president.   Price - $82.00  
1903 THE UNITED STATES GOLD CORPORATION - Incorporated (in 1903) Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - BOULDER, COLORADO printed beneath title. Claims were located in the Arapahoe Copper - Gold Belt. Some of the names: Klondike Group, Sphinx Group and Livingston Group. Signed by John R. Wolff as secretary and Edward Monroe, president.   Price - $55.00
190_ THE DENVER & SALT LAKE RAILWAY TUNNEL COMPANY - Colorado - Unissued (Early 1900s)
Price - $46.00
1919 THE UINTA OIL & EXPLORATION COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of Colorado
Price - $56.00
1905 THE BURNS - MOORE MINING & TUNNEL COMPANY - Idaho Springs, Clear Creek County, Colorado - Organized in 1902. Dr. W. C. Abbott president and John M. Shaller company secretary. Owned 42 lode claims, 5 placer claims, and a millsite 7 miles from Idaho Springs. Water for the operation was channeled through a 4,000 foot drainage tunnel, starting from Chicago Creek and running to Saxon Mountain. The ore contained gold, silver, lead and copper.   Price - $72.00
1896 THE AETNA GOLD MINING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of Colorado - LOCATED IN CRIPPLE CREEK MINING DISTRICT (printed beneath title)  Notice the large background vignette labeled: Victor, Battle Mt. and Mines. If you look very close you will see that some of the individual mines are noted as well.  Charles R. Burger, secretary and F. C. Goudy, president.   Price - $275
  


1898 LA CROSSE GOLD MINING COMPANY of COLORADO - Organized Under the General Law of the State of New York - Beautiful pink certificate! I found a few bits & pieces of information about this early company (some info from Fred Holabird). This mine produced gold & silver averaging 2 to 6 ounces per ton of ore. It was located in Gilpin County, Central City, Black Hawk Mining District, Colorado - at Quartz Hill.  The claim was known as the Burroughs Lode. Certificate issued to the company secretary, Edward T. Wastrell for 100 shares worth $10 each.   Price - $89.00  
1899 THE PRINCE ALBERT MINING COMPANY, LIMITED - Incorporated (in 1895) Under the Laws of the State of West Virginia - LOCATION OF MINES, CRIPPLE CREEK, COLORADO printed beneath title. This company was a coalition of the Ida Etheleen, Beacon, Eureka, and Prince Albert Gold Mining Companies, all situated on Beacon Hill. Signed by K. R. Babbitt as vice president and R. C. Thayer as secretary. Printed by the Western Bank Note Company of Chicago. Picture shows a Native American warrior on horse.   Price - $275     
              


 


 

1880 GRAND VIEW MINING COMPANY - State of Colorado - Beautiful, very early Colorado certificate. This is the very first one issued by the company - Stock# 1  Issued to Dumont Clarke for 500 shares worth $100 each. I acquired this certificate with other old stocks that also contained the name Dumont Clarke, originating from Leadville, Colorado, so I assume this was also a Leadville mining operation. Unique oval vignette shows a group of miners using an ore chute to fill ore carts in a tunnel - another miner can be seen swinging a pickax. Printed by the Franklin Bank Note Company, NY. This company worked the Grand View Lode.   Price - $450

I originally had stock #1, #2 & #3 from this company - the only one still available is #3 

1890s THE CRIPPLE CREEK GOLD MILLING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - This large, impressive certificate would be perfect for framing. Printed with lots of shiny-gold ink. GOLD AND GLOBE MILL printed beneath the picture. This detailed engraving is based on an actual photograph of this early ore stamp mill. Office at Colorado Springs. According to some research, the mill was in operation around 1893. Unissued.   Price - $75.00
1924 HOME SAVINGS AND MERCHANTS BANK - Incorporated (in 1924) Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - Stock certificate #34 issued to James A. Curran for 7 shares valued at $100 each. Impressive Bald Eagle with wings spread. Office at Denver, Colorado.   Price - $42.00
189_ THE PRIMROSE CONSOLIDATED GOLD MINING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - Attractive Native American motif with three wild horses at center. MINES AT CRIPPLE CREEK printed below title. Vignette on reverse shows a snow-capped mountain peak. Unissued. (1890s)   Price - $49.00        
Early 1900s THE MAID OF ERIN SILVER MINES COMPANY - Organized Under the Laws of the State of Colorado, U.S.A. - Mines located at Leadville, Colorado (printed beneath the title). Attractive stock certificate printed by the American Bank Note Company of New York. This silver mine was located on Carbonate Hill and was discovered by John McCombe in 1877. Impressive Bald Eagle with wings spread across top border. Office at Denver, Colorado. Two vignettes show early prospectors examining ore samples. Lake County, CO. Unissued.   Price - $69.00