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CRIPPLE CREEK COLORADO CHECKS

And other Paper Ephemera

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Mollie E. O'Bryan / Charles N. Miller signed check

The First National Bank of Cripple Creek, March 17, 1901

The Colorado - Western Investment Company.  Revenue stamp imprinted check

Mollie E. O'Bryan was the first woman with an official on a Western gold mining stock exchange; Charles N. Miller was her investment partner in Cripple Creek, Colorado.  Near fine condition

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J.J. BROWN, husband of the Molly Brown (Titanic fame)

Struck rich silver deposit in Leadville, Colorado

Check

The First National Bank of Cripple Creek, January 1, 1899

Account on the Reno Lease, a property which later was owned by W.S. Stratton, Good plus condition

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THE J.M. WATTS MERCANTILE COMPANY

Letterhead and illustrated Envelope, 1899

Groceries and Miners Supplies, 378 Bennett Avenue and 4th Street, Cripple Creek, Colorado

November 2, 1899

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SIMON GUGGENHEIM signature

United States Senate letterhead, February 21, 1910

Committee on the University of the United States, Treasury Department, Canon City National Bank, to Mr. A.E. Carlton, Cripple Creek, Colorado

Concerning making The First National Bank of Canon City a depository for public moneys

(One of the sons of Meyer Guggenheim.  The Guggenheims acquired their initial wealth in the Leadville Silver Mining District, Lake County , Colorado , in the 1870s and 1880s.  Their mining empire evolved into The American Smelting and Refining Company, and spread throughout the American West.  Simon’s brother, Bernard, died when the Titanic sunk. )

Near fine condition

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GOLD AND GLOBE MILL

The First National Bank of Cripple Creek, June 20, 1895, Near fine condition

 

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Cripple Creek bank Promissory note


Cripple Creek, Colorado, September 13, 1901. Printed for W.D. Armstrong, Stationer, Cripple Creek, Colorado.  Very good condition

 

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LUCKY GUS LEASE

Cripple Creek Gold Mining District

First National Bank, Cripple Creek, Colorado, Signed by mine developer, George F. Fry

Lucky Gus was a Stratton Cripple Creek Mining and Development Company property

Near fine condition

Price: $20.00

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T.P. Airheart signed check

First National Bank of Cripple Creek, January 17, 1895

T.P. Airheart was a mine developer and stock promoter in the Cripple Creek Gold Mining District

Airheart died in a train accident in the Cripple Creek District

 

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THE PRINCESS ALICE GOLD MINING COMPANY

First National Bank of Cripple Creek, Colorado, February 11, 1899

Signed by Geo. W. Lloyd, as manager.  Very good condition, revenue stamp imprinted

Price: $20.00

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THE CITY BANK

THE BANK OF VICTOR, SUCCESSORS TO THE CITY BANK, April 1, 1918

Victor, Colorado, Cripple Creek Gold Mining District, To Denver National Bank, Denver, Colorado

Fine condition

Price: $20.00

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THE BI-METALLIC BANK

City of Cripple Creek, Colorado, January 19, 1899, A.G. Burton, City Treasurer

Near fine condition

Price: $21.95

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THE GOLD SOVEREIGN MINING AND TUNNEL COMPANY

First National Bank of Cripple Creek, November 5, 1906

Signed by Abraham Rapp, Manager.  Good plus condition

Price: $25.00

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Sam Altman signed check

for The Wolfe Hotel

The First National Bank of Cripple Creek, May 4, 1896

Sam Altman founded the Town of Altman, Cripple Creek Gold Mining District, and also owned the Wolfe Hotel in Cripple Creek, Colorado.  Co-discoverer of the Free Coinage Mine.

Very good condition

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J.R. McKinnie signed check

The First National Bank of Cripple Creek, March 8, 1895, Cripple Creek, Colorado

near fine condition

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TREASURER TOWN OF CRIPPLE CREEK

February 2, 1897, Town Warrant.  Near fine condition

Price: $20.00

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BURKE & FRY

The First National Bank of Cripple Creek, August 9, 1900, Near fine condition, Revenue stamp imprinted

Price: $20.00

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RICHARD W. ROELEFS

check

The First National Bank of Cripple Creek, November 10, 1899

"The Miracle Miner" of the Cresson before A.E. Carlton employed Roelefs at the Cresson

Good only

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A.E. Carlton / Richard Roelefs check

Columbia Trust Company, New York, October 24, 1916

A.E. Carlton was the great consolidator of the Cripple Creek Gold Mining District (along with his brother, L.G. Carlton and Ethel Carlton)

Richard W. Roelefs was known as "The Miracle Miner" who discovered the amazingly rich vug in the generally low-grade ore producing Cresson Mine

An important association check with signatures of both A.E. Carlton and Richard Roelefs

Near fine condition

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Please inquiry about specific Cripple Creek personalities or bank checks of interest; we have many in inventory -- too many to list each one.

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Cripple Creek Page 2

Cripple Creek Page 3

Cripple Creek Page 4

Cripple Creek Page 5

Cripple Creek Page 6

Cripple Creek checks

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