WYOMING STOCK CERTIFICATES
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
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
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
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
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.
Text 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
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
1917 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
1902 BLANCHE COPPER MINING COMPANY - Incorporated (in 1902) Under the Laws of the State of Wyoming - My research for this company turned up two different locations and I'm not sure which is correct - possibly owned mining properties in both counties? :
(1) Adjoining the New Rambler Mine in Albany County, Wyoming.
(2) Battle, Wyoming in Carbon County. Named as a result of a battle fought between 500 Sioux, Arapaho and Cheyenne and 23 Rocky Mountain Fur Company trappers. Grand Encampment Mining District.
Signed by H. E. Owen as president and James H. Kyner, secretary. Stock certificate #28, issued to C. S. Baughart for 1,000 shares. Price - $69.00
1896 THE GOLD RUN MINING AND MILLING COMPANY of WYOMING - Incorporated (in 1896) Under the Law of the State of Wyoming - Bright, shiny-gold corporate seal. Stock certificate issued to one of the company directors, Lincoln B. Irwin, for 1,000 shares. Mine located at Bald Mountain, Wyoming. Main office: Sheridan, WY. Branch office: Syracuse, New York. Also leased mines in North Carolina. Signed by Willis E. Waterman as secretary and Allen M. Wardwell as company president.
Price - $79.00