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    [Bodie, California]: $1000 Bond of Empire Gold & Silver Mining Company. 13" x 15" engraved $1000 gold bond issued by the "Empire Gold & Silver Mining Company" of New York on November 1, 1864. It was redeemable in company stock on a semi-annual basis. There are still ten un-redeemed coupons dating from 1870 to 1874. The bond is inscribed in the names of John P. Yelverton and David B. Turner. It is signed by Henry K. Gates and Alonzo Child, Secretary and President of the Company respectively. There are two vignettes of mining activities. The company was active in Bodie, California. It is currently framed under Plexiglas.

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    December, 2012
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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