Crystal Peak Gem Co. Stock, Cripple Creek, CO.- Anna Saunders President
Very rarely seen example of a woman as the president of a mining company. The Crystal Peak Gem Company mined semi-precious gemstones on Crystal Peak in Teller County. The company ran mine tours and sold fine native cut stones and jewelry along with geological curios and district ores. Their store was located at 508 Bennett Avenue on the main street of Cripple Creek, Colorado. Signed by Anna M. Saunders as president. According to the 1906 Colorado Business Directory, Saunders was listed as the proprietor of the Burlington House, 101 W. Masonic. The certificate is in VF condition. Uncancelled.