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Collom Black Hawk Dressing Works Co. Stock Certificate

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Lot 3328
Inc. in 1873. No. 33, issued for ten shares to Fred. R. Wilkinson on May 14th, 1874 in Trenton, New Jersey. Signed by president William Hancock and secretary PW Coger. Not cancelled. Ornate border and small mining vignette. Black print on pink paper. Heavy folds and creases, toning. 8.25 x 10.5" Listed by Corbett: Bradford H. Lock of Central City is the manager, with works on North Clear Creek within the limits of Black Hawk. [Corbett, 1879, pg. 242] According to The Gold Mines of Gilpin County, Colorado (Samuel Cushman, J. P. Waterman, 1876), John Collom was a successful inventor of dressing machines who first worked in mines at Lake Superior before introducing technology into the Keith/Mammoth Mill at North Clear Creek. In 1876, he was looking to also build a smelter at Golden [pg.108]. Ken Prag Collection
Date: 1874
State/Country: Colorado
City/County: Black Hawk

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Collom Black Hawk Dressing Works Co. Stock Certificate

Estimate $100 - $300Jul 13