1890s THE ISABELLA GOLD MINING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1892) Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - TEMPORARY CERTIFICATE, EXCHANGEABLE ON DEMAND AFTER DEC. 28, 1895 (printed in bold red ink at the top). This variation of stock from the Isabella is much less common. Office at Colorado Springs, Colorado. Cripple Creek Mining District. Claims included the Buena Vista, Smuggler, Cheyenne No. 1, Cheyenne No. 2, Bully, Tom Thumb, Snow Bird, Aspen, Jack Rabbit Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4, Hope No. 2, Bouncer, Old Hickory, Valeria, Two J's, Hobo and Comet, all located on Bull Hill. Unissued.   Price - $69.00

1890s THE ISABELLA GOLD MINING COMPANY - Cripple Creek District, Colorado

1890s THE TRYOL AND VENICE GOLD MINING COMPANY - Colorado
1880s THE LEEDS MOUNTAIN GOLD AND SILVER MINING COMPANY - Organized Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - Monarch Mining District, Chaffee County. My research indicated that the workings were near the town of Maysville, Colorado. Text on the reverse of certificate includes the names of the claims: Little Pearl, Silver Weight and the Worden Cave Lodes, all commonly known as the Worden Mines. Vignette apparently shows Leeds Mountain and ore  mill at the base. Also had an office at Topeka, Kansas. Mine manager was Wm. C. Gibbons. Unissued.   Price - $65.00

1880s THE LEEDS MOUNTAIN GOLD AND SILVER MINING COMPANY - Chaffee County, Colorado

1880 THE LAWRENCE MINING AND SMELTING COMPANY - This was an early Leadville, Colorado silver mine. Beautiful vignette shows the rugged, snow-capped mountains in this part of Colorado. The town of Leadville is at an elevation of 10,152 feet. This stock certificate is signed by Oscar F. Fryers as secretary.  Shares were valued at $20 each. Printed by Collier & Cleaveland, Lith. Denver.   Price - $250
1880 THE LAWRENCE MINING AND SMELTING COMPANY - Leadville, Colorado
1910 THE SOUTHERN COLORADO PIONEERS ASSOCIATION - Pueblo, Colorado
1910 THE SOUTHERN COLORADO PIONEERS ASSOCIATION certificate of membership. Organized September 23rd, 1905 - Incorporated April 30th, 1908 - Seldom seen piece of western history. "This Certifies That Mr. Milton Yarberry became a resident of the Territory of Colorado on the 1st day of May 1864 and became a member of The Southern Colorado Pioneers Association on the 11th day of March 1910". The ornate gold seal was affixed at Pueblo, Colorado on March 20th, 1910. Signed by Chas. M. Kessler as secretary and John D. Miller, president. Amazing vignette covers almost half of the document - showing early pioneers traveling by covered wagon. Steam locomotive approaching in the distance. Quite large... measures about 13 x 10 & 3/4 inches. Comes with list of members including Mr. Milton Yarberry. First example I have seen!     SOLD 
1892 THE ROARING FORK MINING COMPANY - Aspen, Colorado
1892 THE ROARING FORK MINING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - ASPEN, COLORADO printed beneath title and on the date line. This silver / lead mine was in Pitkin County, in the Roaring Fork Mining District. Fred G. Bulkley president and W. P. Smith secretary. First example of stock I have seen from this company.   SOLD



1896 THE ARRARIA GOLD MINING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1894) Under the Laws of Colorado - Very rare and beautiful stock certificate. Mines Located on Farncomb Hill, Summit County, Colorado (printed on right side). Issued to the company secretary, O. B. Selfridge Jr. Signed at the bottom by the assistant secretary E. E. Shepherd. Office at Denver. Breckenridge Mining District.          Price - $495
1910 THE SEEING COLORADO COMPANY  - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - This company is a mystery.... after much research I could find no mention of it in any of my reference books. I assume it was some type of Colorado tourist operation? First time I have seen this one.   SOLD


1896 THE ARRARIA GOLD MINING COMPANY - Summit County, Colorado






1910 THE SEEING COLORADO COMPANY
1921 SCHOLTZ MUTUAL DRUG COMPANY - Denver, Colorado


1882 THE LIMA AND CHIHUAHUA MINING COMPANY - Summit County, Colorado
1897 THE ROYAL AGE GOLD MINING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - Scarce early example of stock from this company. It is currently the only certificate I have that has VICTOR, COLORADO printed on it. Issued to Miss A. A. Botsford.   SOLD

1897 THE ROYAL AGE GOLD MINING COMPANY - Victor, Colorado




1907 THE KING BEE GOLD MINING AND MILLING COMPANY - Gilpin County, Central City, Colorado

1901 THE ROSE ARCHER GOLD MINING COMPANY - Cripple Creek, Colorado

1901 THE ROSE ARCHER GOLD MINING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1901) Under the Laws of the State of Wyoming - This gold mine was at Cripple Creek, Colorado on Galena Hill. Issued to Rittenhouse & Brown for 1,000 shares valued at 10 cents each. Signed by H. J. Newman as president. Mr. Newman was the head of the Colorado Springs Mining Stock Association. He had a stake in many early Cripple Creek mines.   Price - $75.00
1907 THE KING BEE GOLD MINING AND MILLING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - Worked claims in Gilpin County, near Central City, Colorado. This is known as the Russell Mining District. This region produced ores of silver, gold, copper and lead. The War Dance Mine near the King Bee produced high-grade tellurium ore in 1908.   Price - $130



1900 GOLD KNOB MINING & TOWNSITE COMPANY - Goldfield, Colorado
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1905 THE EAST LAKE MILLING AND MINING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - Offices at Denver, Colorado and Toledo, Ohio. Very attractive certificate! The mines were in Eagle County, in a very remote part of Colorado. East Lake Mining District - Holy Cross Wilderness Area.   SOLD 
1904 THE NEVADA CONSOLIDATED GOLD MINING AND MILLING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Wyoming - Principal Office, Denver, Colorado. Shares were valued at 50 cents each. GILPIN COUNTY GOLD MINING DISTRICT printed in shiny-gold ink. Issued to Edward B. Parsons.   Price - $120

1905 THE EAST LAKE MILLING AND MINING COMPANY - Eagle County, Colorado
1904 THE NEVADA CONSOLIDATED GOLD MINING AND MILLING COMPANY - Gilpin County Gold Mining District, Colorado
1882 DENVER SMELTING AND CHEMICAL COMPANY - Colorado
1900 THE GOLD KNOB MINING & TOWN SITE COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1899) Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - Don't let the simple printing style fool you.... this is quite a piece of western history! The company owned a large area of ground on and at the base of Bull Hill and at the base of Battle Mountain and Big Bull Hill, comprising practically the entire townsite of Goldfield, Colorado. The company also owned 600 building lots in the town, as a treasury asset. There is way more history here than I can possibly include in this small space.... so I encourage you to Google the company for the complete story. The Gold Knob directors included a number of notable mining men - below is a list:

James F. Burns
- President  (bold signature at lower-right) James F. Burns was also president of the famous Portland Gold Mining Company - one of the richest mines in the Cripple Creek Mining District.

F. M. Woods - Vice-President and General Manager
I. W. Bonbright - Secretary & Treasurer
Irving Howbert
E. A. Colburn
J. R. McKinnie
Frank G. Peck
Syl. T. Smith                            Office at Colorado Springs, Colorado

Price - $220                                                                           Goldfield, Colorado is now a ghost town!  


1890s THE TYROL AND VENICE GOLD MINING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - Although I could find no information about this obscure Colorado gold mine, my experience tells me it is probably from Cripple Creek. Early certificate #17. Unissued but it was punched with the corporate seal and signed by the company secretary, Peter Matthews. Impressive Bald Eagle with wings spread.   Price - $69.00


1921 SCHOLTZ MUTUAL DRUG COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1920) Under the Laws of the State of Delaware - Stock certificate issued at Denver, Colorado for 3 shares worth $100 each.  This was an early Denver drug store located at 1775 Humboldt. I found an interior photo of the store online - along with the usual drug store products you could see a soda fountain counter and stools. This was also a place to buy cigars. Signed by George C. Gregory as president.   Price - $50.00



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1882 THE LIMA AND CHIHUAHUA MINING COMPANY - Organized Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - SUMMIT COUNTY, CHIHUAHUA, COLORADO (printed beneath the vignette). Issued to O. B. Selfridge Jr. for 990 shares worth $10 each. Signed by Frank E. Mead as secretary. The last name of the company president is McDunkin. Printed by the Homer Lee Bank Note Company of New York. Uncommon design. Very scarce early Colorado certificate.   Price - $525 
1919 THE DANTE GOLD MINING COMPANY
1895 THE SACREMENTO GOLD MINING & MILLING COMPANY
1904 THE HYLAND MINING & MILLING COMPANY

1899 THE ARCADIA CONSOLIDATED MINING COMPANY

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1919 THE DANTE GOLD MINING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1895) Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - CRIPPLE CREEK MINING DISTRICT printed in background. Teller County. Owned the Dante Claim on the southwestern slope of Bull Hill. Produced about 250 tons of ore per month. Issued to A. J. Bennitt for 1,000 shares. Signed by A. D. Aitken as secretary and W. Arthur Perkins as vice president. Reverse signed by A. E. Carlton.   Price - $66.00    

1895 SACREMENTO GOLD MINING & MILLING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1894) Under the laws of the State of Colorado - Issued to Henry S. Culver for 1,000 shares. Title printed in shiny-gold. The original Memorandum of Sale is affixed to the lower-left - company seal punched beneath. This gold mine was in Teller County, Cripple Creek, Colorado. Owned the Sacremento and Midnight claims near Bull Hill. Signed by well-known Cripple Creek banker and mining investor, Sherwood Aldrich as secretary (under memorandum)   Price - $85.00  

1904 THE HYLAND MINING & MILLING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the laws of the State of Colorado - This mine was in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Issued to Laura M. Freeman. Signed by Rose A. Dudley as secretary and L. W. Nichols as president.
Price - $60.00
 

1882 THE DENVER SMELTING AND CHEMICAL COMPANY of DENVER, COLORADO - Organized (in 1881) Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - Issued to Franklin Hardwick. This short-lived company was supposed to have produced sulphuric acid but it is reported to have failed before it ever got going. Located on land near Valverde, Colorado. Valverde is now part of the city of Denver, located on the west side. It is one of Denver's oldest neighborhoods. Signed by Cyrus Patch as president.   SOLD      

1899 THE ARCADIA CONSOLIDATED MINING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1896) in Colorado - The property was located on Gold Hill on the east edge of the town of Cripple Creek. Owned part of the Lone Star #1 and part of the Abe Lincoln claims. The company was controlled by W. S. Stratton.   Price - $79.00