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Nevada - Utah Mines and Smelters Corporation


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Product Details

Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Nevada-Utah Mines and Smelters Corporation dating back to the early 1900's. This document, which is signed by the company Vice President and Assistant Treasurer, was printed by the New York Bank Note Company and measures approximately 11 1/4" (w) by 8" (h). 


Nice piece with a vignette of a bustling mill.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

    Historical Context

    The Nevada-Utah Mines and Smelters Corporation was incorported in 1904 in Maine for the purpose of consolidating under one management various mining properties in Utah and Nevada, containing principally gold, silver, copper and lead ores.

    The company's properties included three distinct groups:

    • The Pioche Consolidated Company’s property
    • The Last Chance properties
    • The Comet property

    The Pioche group comprised 35 claims located at or near Pioche, Nevada, containing ores carrying lead, silver and gold.

    The Last Chance properties lie in the Bingham, Utah, mining district.

    The Last Chance properties are located between Highland Boy mine of the Utah Consolidated and the properties of the United States Mining Company.

    The Comet mine is located near Frisco, Beaver County, Utah, and consisted of one claim 600 ft. x 1,500 ft., directly adjoining Cactus mine.