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Provo Gun Club on the Bear River

$35.00

SKU: 4173
Product Details

Intricately engraved antique stock certificate from the Provo Gun Club on the Bear River dating back to the early 1900's. This document was printed by New Century Printing, and measures approximately 11" (w) by 8 1/2" (h). 

 

This certificate's vignette features a hunter shooting at some geese from a rowboat.

 

Rare subject. Hard to find.

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

    Beautiful piece from this Utah-based gun club.

    Provo, originally known as Fort Utah, lies between the cities of Orem to the north and Springville to the south. In 1849, 33 Mormon families from Salt Lake City established Fort Utah. The next year, Brigham Young sent an army from Salt Lake to drive out the Timpanogos in what is called the Provo War. The ruthlessness of the Mormon invaders angered the Timpanog, which contributed to the Walker War. Fort Utah was renamed Provo that same year for Étienne Provost, an early French-Canadian trapper who arrived in the region in 1825.

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