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Anaconda Copper Mining Co. - Butte, Montana - American Bank Note Company Specimen Check

Inv# ABNS1051   Specimen Check
State(s): Montana
Color: Blue-Red and Black

Specimen Purchasing Department Check printed by American Bank Note Company. Butte, Montana. The Anaconda Copper Mining Company, known as the Amalgamated Copper Company from 1899 to 1915, was an American mining company headquartered in Butte, Montana. It was one of the largest trusts of the early 20th century and one of the largest mining companies in the world for much of the 20th century.

Marcus Daly bought the original silver mine, named the Anaconda, in 1880. Daly partnered with George Hearst, James Ben Ali Haggin and Lloyd Tevis in 1881 to develop it, and the company expanded dramatically in 1882 with the discovery of huge copper deposits. In 1883, Daly began building a smelter and the town of Anaconda to process copper mined in Butte. In 1899, with Hearst and Tevis deceased, Haggin retired and Daly restructured the enterprise into the Amalgamated Copper Company, bringing in H H Rogers and William Rockefeller. Read more at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anaconda_Copper

Condition: Excellent
Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic.
Price: $82.50