THE OUT WEST PETROLEUM COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the
State of Colorado - Stock certificate issued to one of the company
directors, J. B. Barnes, Jr., for 1,000 shares. According to my research, this company operated in the Salt Creek Oil Field in Wyoming - Natrona County. Signed by Frank McLaughlin as president. Price - $75.00
1917 THE FLORENCE PETROLEUM COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Wyoming - Issued to David Lewis for 3,500 shares. Impressive Bald Eagle vignette. This company drilled an oil well at Castle Creek (not a town but an actual WY creek). Office at Casper, Wyoming - printed on date line. Signed by John J. Hancock as secretary. Price - $55.00
1889 THE NO WOOD RIVER OIL COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Nebraska - Lands Located in the Territory of Wyoming.
Bright, shiny-gold corporate seal. This seemed like kind of a strange
company name until I found a reference in my research that mentioned a
river in Wyoming called the No Wood River. Large, unique vignette shows
an early oil recovery operation. Signed by H. D. Smith as secretary. Office at Omaha, Nebraska. Rare stock certificate. Price - $295
1908 THE PORTLAND COPPER MINING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Colorado - Mine office: Rambler, Carbon County, Wyoming. Battle Lake Mining District. Stock certificate issued to company general manager, W. C. Ledbetter for 1,000 shares. Signed by J. C. Helm as secretary and P. S. Delaney, president. Ore from the Portland Mine produced copper and gold. Also had an office at Denver, Colorado. Price - $80.00
1905 ORO MINING AND REDUCTION COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Wyoming - Stock certificate issued to John E. Shafer for 10,000 shares valued at 10 cents each. Gold corporate seal. Signed by H. R. Mclelland as secretary. SOLD
1926 THE PRESTON OIL COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Wyoming - Issued to E. T. Rittenhouse for 16,000 shares valued at one cent each. Bright, shiny-gold corporate seal. Signed by Thomas A. Ryan as company president. Price - $42.00
THE CLEVELAND OIL, GAS AND COAL COMPANY -Incorporated Under the Laws of
the State of Wyoming - Contains a purple, 5 cent revenue stamp dated
1898. The picture shows an early oil field with many wells dotting the
landscape. You can also see a steam locomotive pulling oil tanker cars.
Shares were valued at one cent each. Office at Denver, Colorado.
THE TWO TEN OIL COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of
Wyoming - This company had just $15,000 in working capital. Shares
could be purchased for one cent each... so this 100 share certificate
was worth $1 in 1902. Office at Cheyenne, Wyoming. Price - $62.00
1919 SOUTHWEST OIL COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of Wyoming - Issued to Lewis J. Harris. Signed by W. W. Avery as company president. Price - $44.00
1902 THE ECHO COPPER MINING AND MILLING COMPANY
Organized December 21st, 1902 Under the Laws of the State of Wyoming.
RARE and spectacular stock certificate. I have only seen a few of these over the years.
The main office for the Echo Copper Company was at Chicago, Illinois but also had a mine office at Rudefeha, Carbon County, Wyoming. The company had 4 claims on 80 acres, adjoining the Ferris-Haggarty Mine. Signed by W. R. Stiles as secretary.
below the elaborate engraving reads: ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF
CONGRESS DECEMBER 1902 BY JOHN C. W. RHODE. The certificate is signed
by John C. W. Rhode as company president.
The certificate is large and the right a left borders did not fit entirely on my scanner - it is complete.
This would certainly be a highlight of any scripophily collection! Price - $475
1910 THE LANDER ARMORY COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Wyoming - Signed by W. H. Thiess as secretary and O. K. Nickerson as company president. Located at Lander, Wyoming I assume. Very scarce certificate. Price - $90.00
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1917 REPUBLIC PETROLEUM CORPORATION - Organized and Existing Under the Laws of the State of Wyoming - Casper, Wyoming stamped into the corporate seal. Price - $58.00
1923 WYO-ILL PETROLEUM COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Wyoming - Shares worth 10 cents each. Price - $42.00
1918 OVERLAND PETROLEUM COMPANY - Casper, Wyoming - Three excellent vignettes show gushing oil wells.
Price - $65.00
1918 FORT BRIDGER OIL COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1918) Under the Laws of Wyoming - This is stock #2 that was purchased by L.B. McCornick for $25,000! Very fancy design with three detailed pictures. Price - $165