THE LA PLATA MOUNTAIN MINING and MILLING COMPANY OF COLORADO
Set of 2 historical items:
1) Dividend stock certificate #1359, issued October 1892; not cancelled; 5 rows of dividend coupons still attached to document. Engraved and printed by: PETER HALL & CO., New York. Engraving of the Town of Durango, La Plata County, Colorado taken from an original photograph by William Henry Jackson, Detroit Photographic Co.
ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS SET
2) Original albumen photograph of the Town of Durango, La Plata County, Colorado, a steel-engraving derived from an original albumen photograph by WILLIAM HENRY JACKSON Detroit Photographic Co. #04217.
Condition: William Henry Jackson / Detroit Photographic Co. albumen photograph has superb tones, contrasts & details; both left-hand corners a lightly chipped; a tiny tear (mended) in upper right-hand margin, less than a 1/4-inch; and other than the photograph not being mounted it is in near fine condition. Condition: mining stock certificate is very good plus; paper in margins slightly toned; document has been folded; five rows of dividend coupons are still attached to certificate, but folded behind central printing.
Dimension of photograph: 9-1/4 inches by 7 inches
Mining stock certificate dimensions: 12-3/8 inches by 11-1/4 inches
Mining property: Situated near the head of the La Plata River, 11 miles north of Parrott City, California District, La Plata County, Colorado; La Plata Reduction Works near the La Plata River, 3 miles from Parrott City, Colorado
(2 historical items sold as a set and will not be separated)