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Alaska United Gold Mining Company

$45.00

SKU: 5205
Product Details

Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Alaska United Gold Mining Company dating back to the 1890's. This document, which is signed by the company President and Secretary, and measures approximately 10 1/2" (w) by 7 1/2" (h). 

 

This certificate's fantastic vignette features a detailed mountain mining scene. An allegorical angel adorns the company name.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured. Please note edge faults and edge toning.

    Historical Context

    The Alaska United Gold Mining Company was one of three companies owned by John Treadwell - the others being the Alaska Treadwell and the Alaskan - Mexican.

    The company's properties included the Ready Bullion and Seven Hundred Foot claims. Work commenced at the Ready Bullion in 1898, and the following year at the Seven Hundred Foot The claims were located on Douglas Island, Treadwell, Alaska.

    The Treadwell mines pioneered in the field of low cost mining and the use of hydroelectric power.

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