Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Black Hills: Assorted Mining Ephemera. Includes: 10.5" x 6.75" cancelled stock certificate for the "Homestake Mining Company" of Lawrence County, Dakota with wonderful vignette of Indians, covered wagons, homesteads and trains, issued in 1897 but redeemed in 1900, 2)10.5" x 8.25" stock certificate for 10,000 shares of the "Indian Group Copper Mining Company" with vignette of three Indians, dated 1907, 3) 9.5" x 7" uninscribed certificate for shares of stock in "The Lead City Bank of Lead City, Dakota" with vignette of miners, printed in the 1880's, 4) an 1889 check drawn from the "The Lead City Bank" account of the Deadwood-Terra Mining Company and endorsed with rubber stamp of George Hearst, father of William Randolph Hearst (heavily stained), 5) a "Location Certificate" issued in 1879 for the "May Flower" Lode in the Newton's Fork Mining District, Pennington County, Dakota (the exact location and particulars of the claim are denoted within, 6) an 1888 Deadwood receipt of the Far West Mining Company signed by S[ebastian] Koenigsberger, a noted mine owner and entrepreneur (vertical folds with stains), and 7) 9.5" x 78" hand-drawn map on polished or glazed cotton titled "Spurs to Tin Mines Aug. 1891" (some insect damage and stains to left side (approximately 40%). Areas of loss in map are in the blank, white background. Mines located in Hill City.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2014
    14th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 275

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 March 30 - 31 Americana & Political - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 November 10-11 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana, Part IV - Dallas
    2018 November 10-11 The David and Janice Frent Collection of Presidential & Political Americana, Part IV - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $656,222