Cripple Creek Ephemera, Letterhead, and Billhead Catalogue

Cripple Creek Ephemera, Letterhead, and Billhead Catalogue

The Cripple Creek ephemera that the Denver Stock Exchange offers is generally mining related, but may include collectable and illustrated letterhead, billhead, brochures & booklets, trade cards, mining deeds & documents, and other unique and historical paper items.

Democratic Primary Election Candidates

  • Cripple Creek
  • Small leaflet listing the candidates for the Democratic Primary Election, Ward Three, Precinct Two for Cripple Creek. Interesting political piece of ephemera from Cripple Creek!
  • Undated. Measures approximately 3″ x 6″
  • Fine condition.

Excelsior Mining, Milling & Electric Co

  • Cripple Creek / Denver
  • Letterhead dated 1918 at Denver, Colorado.
  • The Excelsior Mining company had several mines leased across the state of Colorado, with their original properties being located at Frisco, Summit County. This letter pertains to properties leased from the Stratton Cripple Creek Mining & Development Company. Leases were on the Longfellow Mine, adjoining the Golden Cycle and Vindicator Mines at Victor.
  • Letterhead is in Fine condition.

Portland Gold Mining Company

  • Colorado Springs / Cripple Creek
  • Letterhead dated 1907 at Colorado Springs, Colo. from the Portland Gold Mining Co., Stock Transfer Office written to the Portland G M Co. office in Victor, Colo. States on letterhead: “Mines at Victor, Colo.” Signed by Frank G. Peck.
  • This is a great little slice of Cripple Creek history from the biggest and most productive mining company in the District; The Portland. Letterhead is in Fine condition.

Stratton Cripple Creek Mining & Development Co.

  • Colorado Springs / Cripple Creek
  • Letterhead dated 1904 at Colorado Springs, Colo. from the Stratton Cripple Creek Mining and Development Company. Signed by long-time Secretary, William Lloyd. The SCCM&D Co. was created by Stratton near the end of his life and career in Cripple Creek. Its primary purpose was to purchase and consolidate properties on Gold, Globe, Ironclad and Bull hills and for Stratton to carry out his quest for the “Bowl of Gold”. Letterhead is in near fine condition.

Stratton Cripple Creek Mining & Development Co.

  • Cripple Creek
  • Prospecting License for the Stratton Cripple Creek Mining and Development Company, dated 1908 and signed by secretary, Wm. Lloyd
  • Fine condition.

Victor Hardware Supply Company

  • Victor
  • Billhead dated 1912 at Victor, Colorado from the Victor Hardware Supply Company, Inc. – Hardware Mining and Assay Supplies.
  • Along with this beautifully illustrated billhead, you will receive a stock certificate from the Victor Hardware Supply Co. and a check from the Lucky Gus Lease made payable to the Victor Hardware Supply Co.
  • Fine condition.

Copeland Ore Sampling Co.

  • Victor
  • Ore settlement receipt, dated at Victor, Colorado, 1916.
  • Settlement is for ore bought from the Isabella Mining Company. Ore settlement sheets are one of the few documents that exist from the many sampling companies in the Cripple Creek District and are highly collectable.
  • Receipt is in Fine condition. Receipt measures approx. 9″ x 7 1/4″

Cripple Creek Sampling and Ore Co.

  • Cripple Creek
  • Ore settlement receipt, dated at Cripple Creek, Colo., 1898.
  • Settlement is for ore bought from the Mary McKinney Mining Company. The Cripple Creek Sampling and Ore Co. was one of the many mining and milling companies owned and operated by Charles Tutt (president) and Spencer Penrose (Sec. & Treasurer). Tutt & Penrose eventually had a virtual monopoly on the milling of Cripple Creek ores and were key Cripple Creek personalities throughout the history of the Cripple Creek District.
  • Receipt is in Fine condition. Scan does not show entire sheet…it is too large for the scanner bed. Measures approx. 12.5″ x 7.5″.

Dorcas Reduction Works

  • Florence
  • Ore settlement receipt, dated at Florence, Colo., 1903.
  • Reduction works were operated by the Dorcas Mining, Milling and Development Co. Settlement is for ore from the War Eagles Mine of the Stratton Cripple Creek Mining & Development Co.
  • Document is in fine condition.