Beautiful stock certificate from the United Gold Mines issued in 1902. This historic document has an ornate border around it with a vignette of the company's name. This item is hand signed by the company's president, Warren Woods and secretary and is over 113 years old.
The United Gold Mines Company was organized by the Woods Investment Company of Cripple Creek, Colorado. The United Gold Mines Company was purchased by The Golden Cycle Corporation. UNITED GOLD MINES CO. COLORADO 1918 Office: Exchange Nat'l Bldg., Colorado Springs, Colo. Officers: A. E. Carlton, pres.; H. McGarry, v. p. and gen. mgr.; R. C. Wilson, sec.-treas.; I. J. Russell, supt.; R. Roclofs, A. E. Carlton, H. McGarry, W. D. Wright and C. S. Davis, directors. Stock is listed on Colorado Springs Stock Exchange. Controls several subsidiary mining companies at Cripple Creek, Teller Co., Colo., including the W. P. H., Damon and Montrose Co., Ironclad Hill, May B, Squaw Mountain, Deadwood, Wild Horse, Requa Gold Mining & Milling Co., B. H. & S. M. Co. on Bull Hill. Company leases its mines. In October, 1917, the B. H. & S. Co.'s property was purchased outright for $31,642. Production: by lessees in 1916, 17,435 tons of ore worth $425,869, against 13,966 tons and $181,657 in 1915. In August, 1917, the yield was 3,200 tons, worth $65,800.