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Lot 154: Mid-19th C. Kentucky gold, silver, and oil advertising broadside announcing public sale of Sandy River Petroleum Prize Company share...

ART, AMERICANA, NAVAJO BANKETS, SILVER, ASIAN, WEAPONS INC. FIREARMS, ETC.

by Winter Associates, Inc.

December 5, 2016

Plainville, CT, USA

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  • Mid-19th C. Kentucky gold, silver, and oil advertising broadside announcing public sale of Sandy River Petroleum Prize Company share...
  • Mid-19th C. Kentucky gold, silver, and oil advertising broadside announcing public sale of Sandy River Petroleum Prize Company share...
  • Mid-19th C. Kentucky gold, silver, and oil advertising broadside announcing public sale of Sandy River Petroleum Prize Company share...
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Description: Mid-19th C. Kentucky gold, silver, and oil advertising broadside announcing public sale of Sandy River Petroleum Prize Company shares in NYC on 13 December 1865, headline proclaims, "Gold, Silver & Oil! Coal, Iron & Timber, Fortunes for the Million", lengthy text outlines advantages of investing in company situated on 10,500 mineral-rich acres of land in northeastern Kentucky, as well as provides details about shareholder prizes including pianos, sewing machines, silver, jewelry, and clothing, advertisement guarantees that investors will "pass[...] from poverty to affluence in the twinkling of an eye", overall toning, scattered foxing, water stains, and smudges, framed behind glass, not examined out of frame, ss: 22 5/8" h. x 7 1/4" w. [The Taylor Collection]

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