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Rare CARSON CITY NV Nevada KIT Comstock Lode Mining Town 1871 Old West Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372106924613

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY STATE REGISTER, Carson City, Nevada, Dec. 3, 1871 * Wild Old West * Rare title Situated just east of Lake Tahoe at the western "elbow" of the state, this issue from its heyday during the mining era has all ads and notices on the front page, news, topical items and ads on pages 2 & 3, and all ads and notices on the bkpg. Carson City is named for the famed mountain man Kit Carson & is about 30 miles south of Reno. It originated as a stopover for California bound emigrants, but developed into a city with the Comstock Lode, a silver strike in the mountains to the northeast. The city has served as the capital of Nevada since statehood in 1864. Four pages, small folio size, nice ... See More  

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Ends November 15, 2017 13:53

$38.00
157751

Rare TRUCKEE CA Nevada County California Old West Advertisements 1882 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372095726009

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: TRUCKEE REPUBLICAN (Semi-Weekly), California, April 29, 1882 * Wild Old West * Uncommon title From this town at the "elbow" of California near the Nevada border at an elevation of 5800 ft. Historically well known for the Donner Party tragedy which happened nearby in 1846. Complete in four pages, various news & illus. ads of the day, minor irregularity along the spine, very nice condition.

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Ends November 03, 2017 14:43

$37.00
156946

Rare BRIDGEPORT CALIFORNIA Mono County Valley OLD WEST 1880 Original Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 372068000989

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: BRIDGEPORT CHRONICLE-UNION, Mono County, California, December 4, 1880 * Rare Old West title A very rare title from this town very high in the mountains near the Nevada border. Today it is a tourist-focused community. Gregory (Union List of American Serials) notes that only two institutions have ANY issues of this title, one of which has this issue. Four pages, with various local news reports and a great wealth of advertisements, several of which are illustrated. Archivally rejoined at the spine with some loss at the spine, some archival mends at the margins, generally nice condition but it should be handled carefully.

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Ends October 06, 2017 07:06

$94.00
155210

Rare VIRGINIA CITY NV Storey County Comstock Lode Silver Mining 1874 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391829059235

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: THE DAILY INDEPENDENT, Virginia City, Nevada, Aug. 27, 1874 * Rare Old West title * Comstock Lode fame * Gold & silver mining A very famous Western town which sprang up as a boomtown with the 1859 discovery of the Comstock Lode, the first major silver deposit discovery in the United States. The city's population peaked in the mid-1870's with about 25,000 residents. the current census shows about 850 residents. Virginia City was also once home to Mark Twain who worked at the "Enterprise" newspaper for a brief period. Much local news including many items of a mining nature. A great wealth of ads as well, many illustrated. Four pages, some minor tears ar margins, generally good.

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Ends July 30, 2017 10:41

$37.00
154802

1878 Illustrated Newspaper COMSTOCK LODE Virginia City NV Nevada Silver PRINTS


eBay Fixed Price Item # 371980920300

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: FRANK LESLIE'S ILLUSTRATED, New York, March 2, 1878 * Comstock Lode * Virginia City NV Nevada * Silver mining Prints Certainly the prime content would be the article: "Across The Continent - The Frank Leslie Excursion to the Pacific" "Virginia City, the Home of Our Silver Wealth" which includes a very nice half page print of: "View of the Main Street in Virginia City" and another print: "Miners Prospect for Silver on the Slopes of Mount Davison..." (see). Also a fullpg: "North Carolina - Currituck Beach...", 2 prints in Sing Sing prison and other prints. Sixteen pages, irregular at the spine margins, generally good.

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Ends July 13, 2017 15:47

$59.00
151592

Rare JACKSON CA California Amador County OLD WEST Gold Minig Town 1879 Newspaper


eBay Fixed Price Item # 391687033851

Shown is an original & historic old newspaper, offered to enhance your collectible interest: AMADOR DISPATCH, Jackson, California, Sept. 20, 1879 * Old West * Rare title Jackson was founded in 1848 around a year-round spring, settled by American pioneers and then gold-seekers upon its discovery at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada range. It was also a convenient stopping place on the road from Sacramento to the southern mines. Various news of the day both local & national. Four pages, great condition.

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Ends February 24, 2017 14:48

$49.00
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