Isabella Gold Mining Company (Signed by Percy Hagerman)

Isabella Gold Mining Company (Signed by Percy Hagerman)
Item# 2308

The Isabella Gold Mining Company was founded around 1892 by the silver king and railroad tycoon, James J. Hagerman. Hagerman bought a series of 22 properties (including the Buena Vista Mine and other claims on Bull Hill and Bull Cliffwhich) and consolidated them into Isabella - starting the Cripple Creek boom.

Isabella produced gold up until World War II. The mines were eventually run by the United Gold Mines Company. During its life, the Isabella's mines generated over $15 million in precious metals which made they one of the largest producers in the in Cripple Creek Mining District.

Certificate: Capital Stock, issued in the 1890s

Printer: New York Bank Note Company

Dimensions: 8 (h) x 11 (w)

State: CO-Colorado

Subject Matter: Mining and Related | Mining-Colorado | Gold Mining | Autographed Pieces | Dated 1890's

Vignette Topic(s): Eagle Featured

Condition: Vertical fold lines, punch hole and pen cancels in the signature areas and body, toning and edge faults from age.

This certificate is signed by Percy Hagerman.

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