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Nixon - Nevada Copper Corporation

$19.00

SKU: 7148

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Product Details

Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from the Nixon-Nevada Copper Corporation dating back to the 1920's. This document, which is signed by the company Vice President and Treasurer/Secretary, was printed by W. C. Siegert of New York and measures approximately 11 1/2" (w) by 7 1/2" (h). 

 

This certificate's vignette features a group of miners working hydraulic drills in a seam.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

    Historical Context

    The Nixon-Nevada Copper Corporation controlled 1,400 acres of mineral land near Copperfield on the Western Pacific Railroad. The land held over 70 claims, 40 of which were patented. In 1915, the company's name was changed to the Nixon-Nevada Mining Company.

    The company later merged with the Washoe Copper Company which owned 695 acres of mineral land on the northeast slope of Peavine Mountain in Washoe County, Nevada.

    The company was succeeded by the Copperfield Mining Company in 1928.