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Highland Gold Mines Company

$19.00

SKU: 4185
Product Details

Intricately engraved antique bond certificate from the Highland Gold Mines Company dating back to the early 1900's. This document, which is signed by the company President and Secretary, was printed by Goes, and measures approximately 9 1/2" (w) by 16 1/4" (h).

 

This piece features a great vignette of an eagle on a crag. The border is adorned with two child-like figures, one of which holds a flower, the other some grains. George Washington appears on the ornate back of the certificate.

The images presented are representative of the piece(s) you will receive. When representative images are presented for one of our offerings, you will receive a certificate in similar condition as the one pictured; however dating, denomination, certificate number and issuance details may vary.

    Historical Context

    The Highland Gold Mines Company was incorporated in the state of Oregon, and operated mines in Sumpter (which was founded in 1862 by gold prospectors on their way to California gold fields, when they panned gold out of Cracker Creek) and Baker (where gold was discovered in 1862, and quickly became one of the Northwest's largest gold producing areas.)