Lot 1547: SUNFLOWER GOLD MINING CO.
October 29, 2016
Brussels, BelgiumLive Auction
Description: 29 June 1898 COLORADO. COLORADO SPRINGS. Cert. of 1000 Shares of $1. brown, yellow, green. No 98. Formed Colorado Springs, 1898, to mine at Cripple Creek. A most unusual and attractive share. An exceptional example for the use of color and graphics as well as utilizing the entire surface to create a stunning and unique certificate. The theme, of course, is the sunflower - flowers, leaves - the whole plant. The company's properties included the Phillipian on Iron Mountain, also the Myrtle and Little Lala claims. Certainly among the prettiest of Cripple Creek mines - a most popular theme, evidence of one of the largest gold rushes ever. Rarity 9.
Condition Report: EF