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ALASKA STOCK CERTIFICATES

1905 TWIN MOUNTAIN MINING AND MILLING COMPANY - Vignette created from an actual photograph of  Upper Twin Lake, Alaska. Rare Alaska Stock Certificate.

1905 TWIN MOUNTAIN MINING AND MILLING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1904) Under the Laws of Arizona - This was an Alaskan company. Stock certificate issued to John D. Reis for 100 shares. Bright, shiny-gold corporate seal. Vignette created from an actual photograph of  Upper Twin Lake, Alaska. Signed by Wm. J. Merrill as treasurer. SCARCE.   Price - $275

Early 1900s VALDEZ HYDRAULIC AND GOLD MINING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1906) Under the Laws of Arizona - Attractive over-sized stock certificate with shiny-gold seal. VALDEZ ALASKA printed just above the date line

Early 1900s VALDEZ HYDRAULIC AND GOLD MINING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1906) Under the Laws of Arizona - Attractive over-sized stock certificate with shiny-gold seal. VALDEZ ALASKA printed just above the date line. Printed by Lowman & Hanford Stationary Co. Unissued. (Dated 190_)   Price - $95.00 

Early 1900s ALASKA DREDGING AND POWER COMPANY Stock Certificate.

190_ ALASKA DREDGING AND POWER COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of New York - Unissued but signed by the company president and treasurer. It was quite common for the officers to sign a number of certificates in advance. I enlarged this document and confirmed that the signatures were written with an old fountain pen. (Early 1900s)  

Price - $55.00

1913 INMACHUCK DREDGING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of California, April 25th, 1912 - This gold dredge was on the Inmachuck River in the Fairhaven Mining District - Nome, Alaska

1913 INMACHUCK DREDGING COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of California, April 25th, 1912 - This gold dredge was on the Inmachuck River in the Fairhaven Mining District - Nome, Alaska. It was built by the Union Construction Company by Alaska gold dredge pioneer, Walter W. Johnson and his business partner, Harry Garfield Peake.  An actual picture of the dredge is shown at top. Headquarters at San Francisco, California. RARE  

Price - $350 

1913 GRECIAN ALASKA GOLD DREDGING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1912) Under the Laws of the State of Washington - Certificate issued for 500 shares. The little info I could find about this company placed it at Nome, Alaska

1913 GRECIAN ALASKA GOLD DREDGING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1912) Under the Laws of the State of Washington - Certificate issued for 500 shares. The little info I could find about this company placed it at Nome, Alaska. Most unique is the picture, made from an actual photograph of the companies' gold dredging machinery. You can see the bucket chain on the front, which would continuously feed gold-bearing gravels to a sluice. Signed by A. J. Jarmuth as president. Main office at Seattle, Washington. SCARCE   Price - $325

1908 THE CONSOLIDATED ALASKAN COMPANY - The Consolidated Alaskan owned gold-bearing placer and quartz mines in the vicinity of Nome, Alaska. Stock certificate.

1908 THE CONSOLIDATED ALASKAN COMPANY - The Consolidated Alaskan owned gold-bearing placer and quartz mines in the vicinity of Nome, Alaska. Stock certificate issued to T. J. Cook for 15 shares. Signed by J. P. Radcliff as president. What immediately catches your eye is the bright red corporate seal.   Price - $60.00

1909 ALASKA MINES SECURITIES COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Washington - 100 share stock certificate. Located on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska

1909 ALASKA MINES SECURITIES COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Washington - 100 share stock certificate issued to Henry Gerkin Jr. Signed by Samuel L. Silverman as president. This was a holding company controlling the Hadley Consolidated Copper Company and the Uncle Sam Copper Company, both located on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska. Ores contained copper with a small amount of silver and gold. Also controlled the Big Tiger Gold Mining Company at Crescent, Nevada. Main office at Seattle, Washington. Round vignette shows three early prospectors working with pickaxe and shovel. Printed by the American Bank Note Co., New York.   Price - $85.00 

1919 HUBBARD ELLIOTT COPPER COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Washington - Mines were located in the Elliott Creek Valley, Chitina Mining District of Alaska

1919 HUBBARD ELLIOTT COPPER COMPANY - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Washington - Mines were located in the Elliott Creek Valley, Chitina Mining District of Alaska. Signed by A. J. Elliott as secretary and R. Reichardt as 1st vice president. Large oval vignette shows the "Elizabeth Mine" (printed beneath). Stock certificate printed by the Western Bank Note & Eng. Co. Chicago. A bit wider than average so it didn't fit entirely on my scanner - it is complete. Had offices at Chicago, New York and Seattle, Washington.   Price - $120 

1933 ALASKA UNITED GOLD MINING COMPANY - Attractive green 50 share stock certificate. Shares worth $5 each. Mines on Douglas Island, Treadwell, Alaska

1933 ALASKA UNITED GOLD MINING COMPANY - Attractive green 50 share stock certificate. Shares worth $5 each. Mines on Douglas Island, Treadwell, Alaska (named after John Treadwell, who was the original investor / developer).  All three of the following mines were controlled by the Treadwell Company: Alaska Treadwell Gold Mining Company, Alaska Mexican Gold Mining Company and the Alaska United Gold Mining Company. The Treadwell mines pioneered in the field of low cost mining and the use of hydroelectric power. Claims included the Treadwell, Seven Hundred Foot, Mexican and Ready Bullion. An exceptional vignette shows a group of early prospectors with horse in rugged  mountains - small miners' shack can be seen in the background. Office at San Francisco, California.   Price - $75.00

1906 REYNOLDS ALASKA DEVELOPMENT COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1903) Under the Laws of Washington. This company was started by Henry D. Reynolds. Mining property included the following locations: Boulder Bay on the Kenai Peninsula, Copper Mountain Group on Landlock Bay, Iron Mountain Group in Horseshoe Bay on Latouche Island.

1906 REYNOLDS ALASKA DEVELOPMENT COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1903) Under the Laws of Washington - Issued to Chas. B. Graves for 250 shares. This company was started by Henry D. Reynolds (signed as president) and had a complicated history. P. M. Reynolds, treasurer. Mining property included the following locations: Boulder Bay on the Kenai Peninsula, Copper Mountain Group on Landlock Bay, Iron Mountain Group in Horseshoe Bay on Latouche Island. I encourage you to use Google for a more c0mplete historical description. Bright, shiny-gold corporate seal. Large elaborate vignette.   Price - $85.00

1910 NOME BEACH GOLD DREDGING COMPANY - Incorporated (Dec. 20th, 1909) Under the Laws of South Dakota - Rare Alaskan tock certificate. Vignette appears to have been taken from an actual photograph of an early gold dredge in operation along the beach sands of Nome, Alaska.

1910 NOME BEACH GOLD DREDGING COMPANY - Incorporated (Dec. 20th, 1909) Under the Laws of South Dakota - Stock certificate issued to Henry Henkel for 150 shares. Vignette appears to have been taken from an actual photograph of an early gold dredge in operation along the beach sands of Nome, Alaska. Notice the unique illustration of the shaft coming down from the dredge to the "BED ROCK". Office at Chicago, Illinois. Only the second example I have seen!   Price - $350

1898 ALASKA PETROLEUM COMPANY - Incorporated (July 15th, 1897) Under the Laws of the State of Washington - Sources tell me the company drilled the first well at Oil Bay (Alaska) in 1898. It should be noted that this was during the Klondike / Alaska gold rush

1898 ALASKA PETROLEUM COMPANY - Incorporated (July 15th, 1897) Under the Laws of the State of Washington - I don't know if this was the first oil drilling operation in Alaska but it must have been one of the first! Issued to Everett Smith for 500 shares. Office at Seattle, Washington. Sources tell me the company drilled the first well at Oil Bay (Alaska) in 1898. It should be noted that this was during the Klondike / Alaska gold rush. Signed by J. H. Rowland as vice president.   Price - $150   

Early 1900s NOME EXPLORATION COMPANY (Type 1) - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Washington on May 21st, 1902 - Office an Principal Place of Business, Seattle, Washington. Vignette showing a group of early prospectors. The Nome Exploration Company was controlled by the Pioneer Mining Company. Property consisted of placer gold claims operated by hydraulic methods in the Cape Nome Mining District of Alaska

Early 1900s NOME EXPLORATION COMPANY (Type 1) - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Washington on May 21st, 1902 - Office an Principal Place of Business, Seattle, Washington. Vignette showing a group of early prospectors. The Nome Exploration Company was controlled by the Pioneer Mining Company. Property consisted of placer gold claims operated by hydraulic methods in the Cape Nome Mining District of Alaska. Unissued. (Dated 190_)

Price - $69.00

Early 1900s NOME EXPLORATION COMPANY (Type 2) - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Washington on May 21st, 1902 - Office an Principal Place of Business, Seattle, Washington. Vignette showing a hydraulic mining operation. The Nome Exploration Company was controlled by the Pioneer Mining Company. Property consisted of placer gold claims operated by hydraulic methods in the Cape Nome Mining District of Alaska

Early 1900s NOME EXPLORATION COMPANY (Type 2) - Incorporated Under the Laws of the State of Washington on May 21st, 1902 - Office an Principal Place of Business, Seattle, Washington. Vignette showing a hydraulic mining operation. The Nome Exploration Company was controlled by the Pioneer Mining Company. Property consisted of placer gold claims operated by hydraulic methods in the Cape Nome Mining District of Alaska. Unissued. (Dated 190_)   Price - $69.00

1896 THE ALASKA GOLD SYNDICATE COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1896) Under the Laws of the Territory of Arizona - Stock certificate. Office at Homer, Alaska, where the Post Office is established. Property just on the American side of the Klondike. Operated by the Denslow, Ward & Company, Bankers NY.

1896 THE ALASKA GOLD SYNDICATE COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1896) Under the Laws of the Territory of Arizona - Stock certificate issued to Wm. Belknap for 60,000 shares. Below is some info on the company:
Office at Homer, Alaska, where the Post Office is established. Property just on the American side of the Klondike.
Organized March 23rd, 1896 for the purpose of securing and developing gold properties in Alaska. Its' possessions consist of 9,426 acres gold-bearing gravel, embracing 471 claims, on which our engineer reports over six million dollars of gold in sight. Over 2,700,600 square feet gold-bearing quartz on the Great Mother Lode of Alaska. Over 15,000 acres coal property on tide water - open sea to San Francisco all year round.
Operated by the Denslow, Ward & Company, Bankers NY. Signed by Fleetwood Ward as secretary and E. H. Denslow, company president. Printed by the Hamilton Bank Note Co. New York. Detailed vignette shows an early hydraulic gold mining operation.

Price - $325

1898 THE ALASKA GOLD SYNDICATE COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1896) Under the Laws of the Territory of Arizona - Stock certificate. Office at Homer, Alaska, where the Post Office is established. Property just on the American side of the Klondike. Operated by the Denslow, Ward & Company, Bankers NY.

1898 THE ALASKA GOLD SYNDICATE COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1896) Under the Laws of the Territory of Arizona - Stock certificate issued to Wm. Belknap for 1,000 shares. Below is some info on the company:
Office at Homer, Alaska, where the Post Office is established. Property just on the American side of the Klondike.
Organized March 23rd, 1896 for the purpose of securing and developing gold properties in Alaska. Its' possessions consist of 9,426 acres gold-bearing gravel, embracing 471 claims, on which our engineer reports over six million dollars of gold in sight. Over 2,700,600 square feet gold-bearing quartz on the Great Mother Lode of Alaska. Over 15,000 acres coal property on tide water - open sea to San Francisco all year round.
Operated by the Denslow, Ward & Company, Bankers NY. Signed by Fleetwood Ward as secretary. Printed by the Hamilton Bank Note Co. New York. Detailed vignette shows an early hydraulic gold mining operation.  

Price - $325

1917 ALASKA GOLD MINES COMPANY - Owned a good part of the Alaska Gastineau Mining Company. Property was 3 miles east of Juneau on the Gold Creek Lode.

1917 ALASKA GOLD MINES COMPANY - Incorporated August 26th, 1912 Under the Laws of the State of Maine - Owned a good part of the Alaska Gastineau Mining Company. Property was 3 miles east of Juneau on the Gold Creek Lode. Had water rights for power development on Salmon Creek. Mill site on the shores of Gastineau Channel. Produced ores of gold, silver and copper. Capital stock certificate issued to Leo J. Harris for 10 shares worth ten dollars each. Printed by the Republic Bank Note Co., Pittsburgh, PA.   Price - $65.00

1898 THE KLONDIKE, YUKON AND COPPER RIVER COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1898) Under the Laws of the State of Montana - Genuine Klondike Gold Rush stock certificate! Northern Alaska. Rare.

1898 THE KLONDIKE, YUKON AND COPPER RIVER COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1898) Under the Laws of the State of Montana - Genuine Klondike Gold Rush stock certificate! Secured a lease to dredge the Klondike, Yukon, Indian, Stewart and McQueston rivers. Northern Alaska. The company also had a contract with the Post Office to carry mail from Seattle, Washington to Dyea, Alaska as well as Juneau, Sitka, Skaguay and other intermediate points. Signed by Hiram Vrooman as secretary and Frank B. Vrooman, president. Oval George Washington portrait. Capt. Jack Crawford ("The Poet Scout") was one of the company officers. Had offices at Helena, Chicago and London. Printed by the Western Bank Note Company.  
RARE.  ⛏ Price - $395

KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH ERA (1896 - 1899) STOCK PROMOTION CARD

KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH ERA (1896 - 1899) STOCK PROMOTION CARD - I found this beautiful card with some correspondence from an early stock exchange, promoting stock available from Klondike gold mines around 1897.  Measures about 5 x 7 inches. Not sure what the value of this is... feel free to make an offer.  SOLD

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