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A rare pioneering blacksmith forge blower. a relic from Hill end, makers: Union foundry Belfast, Ireland

1880s share certificates ex Ballarat printer F. W. Niven, noted Kaiser Gold Mining Company, Butler's Extended Freehold Gold Mining Company, Prince of Wales Birthday Quartz Mining Company, The New Koh-i-Noor Gold Mining Company. Poor/G condition.

Ballarat: 'Ballaaratania 1881-3. Descriptive Notes & Statistics' by J. B. H. [Ballarat 1883]; 1864-90 cheques (5); range of trade cards (5).

Mining diary circa 1870s of South African born prospector Edwin Bray. Fascinating handwritten accounts of daily life prospecting in South Africa. With accompanying carte de visite.

The Gold-Fields of Victoria Reports of The Mining Registrars for the Quarter ending 30th June, 1887, & 'The London Mining Journal, 75th Anniversary Number.' with circa 1910 Ballarat news clippings. (2 items)

Miner's Right: 2/6 Miner's Rights from Ballarat (3) & Castlemaine, dated 1902-16. Fair/G condition.

Miner's Right: 2/6 Miner's Rights from Ballarat (6), dated 1898-1906, for William Barnard (2) or Flora Barnard (4). Good condition.

Lithograph panorama with architectural portraits titled 'View of the City of Ballarat. Victoria. Australia'. Printed & Published by Rider & Mercer, Steam Printers, Lithographers Engravers & Co Lydiard St Ballarat. 19th century. Rare image. 96 x 62 cm

Album of Ballarat & goldfields advertising lithographed labels. Noted ' 'Eberhard & Co Lime Juice Cordial. Clunes', 'Tait's Hotel', 'J. K. Blogg & Co'. (33 items). Inspection will reward.

Gold miner's bucket, hand forged iron in relic condition. 76 cm. Provenance: Private collection Ballarat.

Two Chinese banjo gold scales, timber, bone & brass, mid 19th century. Longest 35 cm. Provenance: Private collection Ballarat

Gold bullion balance scales mounted on cedar single drawer base, scales stamped in 1863 with two sets of weights, one in Troy ounces (0.1 to 0.5oz Troy all stamped in 1855 at the Old Melbourne Observatory) & a rare set of currency weights denominated in sh

W & T Avery 'Handsome' scales & weights with porcelain column & platter, Circa 1850's. Provenance: private collection Ballarat. 83 cm

Troy ounce bullion weights by 'De Grave Short & Fanner, London'. 26 weights from 0.002 to 500 ounces in a single box apart from 200 & 500 which are unboxed. The name plate is engraved 'Decimal Troy Weights, Corporation of Liverpool 1856'

Grocers scales by Hunt & Co. London, white porcelain column & nickel plated body & weights (set of 7 denominated in dollars from $5 dollars through to $100), circa 1850s. 82 cm. Provenance: Private collection Bendigo.

Goldfields: 1851-86 engravings (7) from illustrated newspapers, noted 'Lump of Gold from Ophir Diggings, Actual Size, Weight 3lb.10oz', Gold-Seekers arriving at Bathurst, on their way to Ophir' & 'Miners Prospecting'. All window mounted, various sizes.

Bullion Beam Balance by Degrave & Co., contained in a single cedar drawer. Circa 1835 to 1849. With 4 cylinder, 7 cup & 7 lozenger Troy weights.

Set of gold scales on timber single drawer base. Mid 19th century, 37 cm. Provenance: Private collection Ballarat.

A rustic iron four wheeled miner's cart 124 x 50 x 77 cm

A collection of six cods and two bottles, Australian, 19th/20th century, including H. Tetlow, Lawnson; C. Pritchard, Bendigo; C. Oertels Sydney and Tooth & Co., Kent Brewy, Sydney, the tallest 25 cm

Norman Penrose (1903-1970), Head of Bendigo Miner, pencil, signed 'N Penrose' lower right, 36 x 26 cm (oval)

Huxtable's Ballarat Directory, For The Year 1858. Some wear & staining to the original covers, spine hinge loose on back cover but otherwise a very good complete copy. This is the second edition that Huxtable released. Scarce & very desirable in this condi

Miners Right; group of 5 late 19th century issued for the Ballarat district

Two sets of Chinese bone and brass pocket gold scales, mid 19th century. The largest 47 cm long. . Provenance: Private collection, Ballarat

'Hand of Faith' Nugget replica. [In 1980, Kevin Hillier was fossicking in the forest behind the old Kingower school house when he came across the 875 ounce 'Hand of Faith' nugget. The nugget was sold to the Golden Nugget Casino in Las Vegas for over Us$1 m

Ballarat gold fields tinware map canister by John Hollway (ex major Ted Millet/Montrose cottage); plus early Ballarat tinware money box with Penhalluriack mark. Largest 26 cm

A c.1900 J.H. Naylor (Wigan) brass and steel miner's lamp, hook to top, applied brass maker's plaques, glass covered lamp protected by brass bars, reservoir to base. height 24 cm

A c.1900 Thomas & Williams brass miner's lamp, similar top to the previous, the body of a long gauze section protected by three bars, reservoir to the screw-off base. Height 23.5 cm

A c.1900 Williamson's Patent brass miner's lamp, tapered cylindrical form, iron hook to the domed vented top, gauze section above the glass covered lamp, damage to internal glass, reservoir to the screw-off base. Height 23 cm

The Gold Commissioner's Camp At Creswick Creek, February 1857 envelope from Ballarat to 'Stanley Wyman Esq., Gold Office Camp, Creswick's Creek' with 1d and 3d 'Half-Length' stamps (lithographed in Melbourne by Campbell & Ferguson) and tied by the barred n

A rare hot water urn by 'John Holloway & Sons Manufacturers of Ballarat'. Holloway arrived in Melbourne & pushed a wheelbarrow of tools to Ballarat in 1854 to start his tin smith business. 52 cm

Gold Nugget: Ballarat gold fields. 12.7 grams