Ballarat Mechanics' Institute. Catalogue of the library. Ballarat, 1864. Duodecimo, pp. 56, original printed wrappers, disbound. Some light marginal waterstaining., The rare inaugural catalogue of the Institute, which was established in 1859.
Women On the Goldfields: Miner's Rights - Ballarat, dated January 1915 and issued to Emily Dixon, and another dated June 1919 issued to Sarah Watts. Also, two Rights dated July 1916 and July 1921 issued to Emily Cheney at Maryborough. (4 items).
A gold veined quartz specimen on a timber stand, The timber stand with a plaque inscribed 'The base of this momento is a piece of Messmate timber from a tree about 6 feet in diameter. It was recently removed by Western Mining from an old Bendigo mine w
Marshall, John 'Battling For Gold, or Stirring Incidents of Goldfields Life in West Australia' (E.W.Cole, Melbourne, 1903) 207pp including photo plates. Front free endpaper incription 'To His Excellency Admiral Sir Frederick George Denham Befor
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
Hill end gold Mining Shares comprising five historic shares from Hawkins Hill south 13th August 1923, Beyers-Holtermann 22nd August 1950, Beyers-Holtermann 9th November 1954, Lucknow Alluvials 1st December 1952 & Lucknow Alluvials 1st December 1952. Co
Paxton's gold Mining Company limited Hill end Share 1872 a rare original issue of 500 one pound shares in Paxton's gold Mine during the 1872 boom. Condition, good, minor wear consistant with age. Dimensions, 23.2 x 12.5 cm
Antique bullion / campaign trunk with double iron carry handles to the ends, mounted with a plaque to the front engraved H.C Stephens Esq N0 1, approx 58 cm high, 82 cm wide x 57 cm deep . Ex Henry Charles 'Inky' Stephens (February 1841 – Jul
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.
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)
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
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
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'
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