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Presenting a wide variety of of bottles and related pieces that help define Western collecting.
These bottles are an iconic representation of the bottle collecting genre from different geographical areas. These bottles from some of the Western states are flat out rare!!
The wonderful world of Western collecting has brought us some of the most cherished pieces imaginable. It has also brought us dozens of pieces literally unknown to the bottle collecting world – pieces that have come out of the woodwork from non collectors. Some of these are great rarities. Others are sparkling mint examples.

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Hamilton Gray & Co. Blue Lick Water1100 - Hamilton Gray & Co. Blue Lick Water
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Hamilton Gray & Co. Proprietors, Maysville, Kentucky. Blue Lick Water, with picture of deer. Amber, double roll applied top. Minor whittle, a fe...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to J*****1 for (1,400.00 + 210.00) x 1 = 1,610.00
 
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Nevada Soda Trade Token1101 - Nevada Soda Trade Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Trade token for one H. Mau & Co. drink, and advertises H_r_agemann & Co. Cigars on back. Token graded XF Details with environmental damage o...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to M*********n for (130.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 153.40
 
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Goldfield Bottling Works Co. Soda Works Sparkling Dark Purple1102 - Goldfield Bottling Works Co. Soda Works Sparkling Dark Purple
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Goldfield Bottling Company Soda Works, a sparkling dark purple clean example. This choice rare crown top soda has only a minor ding on the base. The l
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Eagle Bottle Works Soda1103 - Eagle Bottle Works Soda
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Eagle Bottling Works, Goldfield, Nevada. Crown top, four piece mold, purple soda. X- Holabird. Near mint. One of a handful of choice rare Nevada minin
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 5*****C for (1,150.00 + 172.50) x 1 = 1,322.50
 
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J. J. Tuckfield Soda Bottle1104 - J. J. Tuckfield Soda Bottle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
J. J. Tuckfield, Las Vegas Bottling Works Nevada. Four piece mold Crowntop soda bottle. Sparkling clean, bright and vibrant. The Tuckfield soda is one
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to 5*****C for (2,600.00 + 390.00) x 1 = 2,990.00
 
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Pollard Soda, Las Vegas1105 - Pollard Soda, Las Vegas
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is the incredibly rare Pollard crown top soda from Las Vegas. It is the only embossed bottle of any kind from the early first period of the life
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to 5*****C for (2,900.00 + 435.00) x 1 = 3,335.00
 
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Stephens & Jose Soda Bottle1106 - Stephens & Jose Soda Bottle
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Stephens & Jose, Virginia City, Nevada. "J" and "S" embossed in center of back side. Gravitating stopper. Aqua. Never touch...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to x********c.. for (3,750.00 + 562.50) x 1 = 4,312.50
 
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Wright Soda, Seed Bubbles1107 - Wright Soda, Seed Bubbles
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is one of the nicest examples of Wright known. It has an exceptional quality, full of tiny bubbles., with "Pacific Glassworks" emboss...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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W.S. Wright Soda, Deep Blue1108 - W.S. Wright Soda, Deep Blue
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is one of the darkest blue examples of Wright known. It has an exceptionally thick base, is full of tiny bubbles., with "Pacific Glasswork...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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G. P. Morrill Soda Bottle1109 - G. P. Morrill Soda Bottle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Medium green G. P, Morrill soda. Applied top bubbles sparkling, vibrant, exceptional. See Holabird volume one pp 97-102. Morrill's soda bottles ...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Johnson & Ramdohr Soda Bottle1110 - Johnson & Ramdohr Soda Bottle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This may be the earliest crown top bottle from Nevada, pre-dating the Pollard bottle from Las Vegas. It comes from a time of change- as Hutchinson-sty
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to r********e.. for (1,250.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,475.00
 
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Nevada Coca-Cola Bottles1111 - Nevada Coca-Cola Bottles
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Six Coca-Cola bottles manufactured for use in various places in Nevada that include Reno, Las Vegas, Caliente, Tonopah, and Ely (2). No cracks in any
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*****d for (225.00 + 33.75) x 1 = 258.75
 
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Suite of Four Nevada Bottles1112 - Suite of Four Nevada Bottles
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Suite of four Nevada bottles. Two of these bottles are Frank Brothers seltzers from Reno, both with different engraved patterns on the faces. One has
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to W*****h for (140.00 + 25.20) x 1 = 165.20
 
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A. Harsch Aqua Hutch1113 - A. Harsch Aqua Hutch
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A. Harsch, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Aqua hutch. Embossing in circular slug plate. Blank base. Several cracks in side, chipped top, otherwise clean, sc
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to g********s for (110.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 129.80
 
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Rare City Soda Water Works Aqua Hutch1114 - Rare City Soda Water Works Aqua Hutch
Holabird Western Americana Collections
City Soda Water Works, Albuquerque. Rare aqua hutch, no slug plate, blank base. 6.25 inches tall. Rare. City: Albuquerque State: New Mexico Inventor
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to g********s for (140.00 + 25.20) x 1 = 165.20
 
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John Corbett Deming NM Hutch1115 - John Corbett Deming NM Hutch
Holabird Western Americana Collections
John Corbett, Deming, New Mexico hutch. Embossing in circular slug plate. 6.3 inches tall. Blank base. Aqua. Tooled top, circa 1890-1905. Rare. Small
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to g********s for (225.00 + 40.50) x 1 = 265.50
 
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G.A. Rothgeb Aqua Hutch1116 - G.A. Rothgeb Aqua Hutch
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G. A. Rothgeb, Las Vegas, New Mexico. Fluted base, tall aqua hutch. Embossing in round slug plate. Blank base. Cracks in base and top. Clean, rare. C
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to g********s for (160.00 + 28.80) x 1 = 188.80
 
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Broadway Bottling Works Hutch1117 - Broadway Bottling Works Hutch
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Broadway Bottling Works, Silver City, New Mexico. Hutch. Embossing in circular slug plate. Blank to base. Tool top, circa 1900-1910. Aqua. Face chip.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to g********s for (160.00 + 28.80) x 1 = 188.80
 
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Johnson and Corbett Socorro, NM Hutch1118 - Johnson and Corbett Socorro, NM Hutch
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Johnson and Corbett, Socorro, New Mexico hutch. Embossing in circular slug plate. Blank base. 6 1/2 inches tall. Aqua. Told top, circa 1900 to 1910. L
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to g********s for (160.00 + 28.80) x 1 = 188.80
 
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Philadelphia Glassworks, Burgin & Sons Soda1119 - Philadelphia Glassworks, Burgin & Sons Soda
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Philadelphia Glassworks, Burgin & Sons. Applied top soda, no pontil, very rare light purple or light puce color. This is a common bottle in aqua...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to l********m.. for (500.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 590.00
 
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Rueffer & Bausch, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania1120 - Rueffer & Bausch, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rueffer & Bausch, Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. Aqua soda, no pontil, heavy whittle, some stain on the interior though minor, never touched by a p...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to c*********p for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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Two Morley Soda Bottles1121 - Two Morley Soda Bottles
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two Morley applied top sodas from Victoria, British Columbia. Greenwood and Morley, Victoria, BC. Tall aqua soda, larger than the classic Pacific Glas
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Estimates : 700.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to b*******n for (400.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 472.00
 
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Davy Crockett Whiskey Token1122 - Davy Crockett Whiskey Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Advertising token for the Davy Crockett Liquor Co. and for the merchant Bert Morgan. Davy Crockett Liquor Co. was a trademarked manufacturer with 2 va
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to m*****o for (650.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 767.00
 
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J.H. Cutter Saloon Token1123 - J.H. Cutter Saloon Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
J.H. Cutter Saloon token from Gilroy CA. The J.H. Cutter brand was a major whiskey manufacturer with 15 different embossed whiskey bottles and this t
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to r*****1 for (225.00 + 33.75) x 1 = 258.75
 
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Best Four Postcards of Italian Swiss Colony1124 - Best Four Postcards of Italian Swiss Colony
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4. 1) c. 1907. Great advertising postcard for Italian Swiss Colony. Postally unused. 2) Three RPPCs with three different views: World's L...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 100.00
Sold to s********6 for (15.00 + 2.70) x 1 = 17.70
 
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Napa Wine Cover Collection1125 - Napa Wine Cover Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Collection of ten corner advertising covers from California wine vintners or wholesalers, circa 1900. Includes Inglenook, Italian Swiss Colony, Calif.
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to 9*****F for (60.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 69.00
 
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Liquor and Tavern Licenses for Rector Bros.1126 - Liquor and Tavern Licenses for Rector Bros.
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a lot of 3 fabulous pieces from the booming years of Nevada City! The Rector Brothers came to California in 1874 and eventually became the pro
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6******n for (25.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 28.75
 
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Double Eagle Whiskey Token1127 - Double Eagle Whiskey Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A commemorative / advertising token for E. Borbeck Wine & Liquor Merchant highlighting Double Eagle Whiskey on one side and a Vignette of Reddin...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to B*********s for (110.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 129.80
 
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Hilbert Bros Saloon Whiskey Token1128 - Hilbert Bros Saloon Whiskey Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Trade token for 5c at Hilbert Bro's Saloon in Sacramento Ca. Hilbert Bro's was a whiskey merchant in San Francisco with 3 different embosse...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to B*********s for (75.00 + 13.50) x 1 = 88.50
 
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Newport Bar Whiskey Jug1129 - Newport Bar Whiskey Jug
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Newport Bar, A Merry Christmas, 1910, Newport E. O. S. Two tone whiskey jug. Small chips on lip, professionally repaired. Jug is 3" diameter an...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to r*****3 for (700.00 + 126.00) x 1 = 826.00
 
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Youngs Special Whiskey1130 - Youngs Special Whiskey
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Youngs Special. Northwest Corner of Sixth & F Streets. San Diego, Cal. 12 oz. Embossing in round slug plate. Pint pocket flask, tool top, clear,...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to s*********5 for (350.00 + 63.00) x 1 = 413.00
 
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AAA Old Valley Whiskey1131 - AAA Old Valley Whiskey
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AAA Old Valley Whiskey, "G-Mc-M-F" in cross. Classic single roll applied top whiskey flask in medium amber with medium whittle. Bottle app...
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 5*****C for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Rathjen Mercantile Co. and L.A. Scharff Distilling Ephemera1132 - Rathjen Mercantile Co. and L.A. Scharff Distilling Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4 pieces. 1) & 2) are small advertising cards from Rathjen Mercantile Co. they were importers of wine and liquor located in San Francisco...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to r*****8 for (15.00 + 2.25) x 1 = 17.25
 
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Henry Campe Miniature Whiskey Bottle1133 - Henry Campe Miniature Whiskey Bottle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Suite of two different Henry Campe Co., San Francisco whiskey bottles. The first is the miniature Henry Campe, a square whiskey bottle with a fluted n
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to r*****3 for (95.00 + 17.10) x 1 = 112.10
 
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Wolters Bros. & Co.1134 - Wolters Bros. & Co.
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Wolters Bros. & Co., 221 California St., San Francisco. Amber sunken panel, applied top. Medium to medium dark amber. Minor kick-up in the base ...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to 9*****F for (1,000.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 1,150.00
 
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Big Seven 7 Liquid Food Whiskey1135 - Big Seven 7 Liquid Food Whiskey
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Big Seven 7 Whiskey, "The Whiskey That Sells, Liquid Food". The Rosenblatt Co. / San Francisco Cal. Amber quart, fluted shoulder whiskey b...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to p********e for (350.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 402.50
 
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Levy & Rowe, The Cabin Whiskey Bottle1136 - Levy & Rowe, The Cabin Whiskey Bottle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Levy & Rowe, The Cabin, San Francisco, Cal. Circa 1892-1893. Generally mint purple pint pumpkinseed whiskey bottle. Double roll top, tooled. No...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to h*******e for (1,500.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,725.00
 
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Louis Taussig & Co. Amber Whiskey Flask1137 - Louis Taussig & Co. Amber Whiskey Flask
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Louis Taussig & Co., 205 and 207 Battery St., San Francisco. Amber pint small double roll applied top whiskey. Embossing in circular slug plate....
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Estimates : 800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to J*****s for (750.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 885.00
 
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Miller's Extra Old Bourbon1138 - Miller's Extra Old Bourbon
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Miller's Extra Old Bourbon, E. Martin & Co. Double roll applied top. Medium amber. Bright and vibrant, apparently problem free. Please inspe...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 9*****F for (800.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 920.00
 
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Phoenix Bourbon, Naber, Alfs & Brune, San Francisco1139 - Phoenix Bourbon, Naber, Alfs & Brune, San Francisco
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Phoenix Bourbon, Naber, Alfs & Brune, San Francisco with image of the "Phoenix Rising" in center. Medium to dark amber, bright luster,...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to r********e.. for (275.00 + 49.50) x 1 = 324.50
 
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Bell of '76 Whiskey Token1140 - Bell of '76 Whiskey Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A trade token for the joint whiskey and cigar manufacturer "Bell of '76". The token is good for one Bell of '76 whiskey with a ci...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********n for (170.00 + 30.60) x 1 = 200.60
 
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Spectacular Gold Dust Whiskey1141 - Spectacular Gold Dust Whiskey
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The fabulous rare Gold Dust Whiskey. Of the five different embossed Gold Dust whiskies, this is the John Van Bergen variety, the oldest and first of t
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to d******2 for (30,000.00 + 4,500.00) x 1 = 34,500.00
 
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Old Bourbon Castle Whiskey1142 - Old Bourbon Castle Whiskey
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Old Bourbon Castle Whiskey flask. F. Chevalier & Co., Sole Agents. Very rare, and one of the most desirable of all California whiskey flasks. Do...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to p******k for (1,700.00 + 306.00) x 1 = 2,006.00
 
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OPS Bourbon Whiskey1143 - OPS Bourbon Whiskey
Holabird Western Americana Collections
OPS Bourbon Whiskey, A. P. Hotalings Private Stock San Francisco. Thomas lists two varieties of this very popular full faced embossed western whiskey
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to B*********s for (1,300.00 + 234.00) x 1 = 1,534.00
 
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Tea Kettle Old Bourbon1144 - Tea Kettle Old Bourbon
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Tea Kettle Old Bourbon, Shea Bocqueraz & McKee, agents, San Francisco. Thomas number 136. This is probably the most popular western whiskey by f...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Gilt Edge Whiskey Saloon Token1145 - Gilt Edge Whiskey Saloon Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Gilt Edge was a San Francisco whiskey manufacturer from 1882-1915 with 8 different trademarked embossed bottles. See Barnett pg. 163. Gilt Edge / 5
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to r*****1 for (15.00 + 2.25) x 1 = 17.25
 
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Different Gilt Edge Saloon Token1146 - Different Gilt Edge Saloon Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Gilt Edge was a San Francisco Whiskey brand that has 8 embossed trademarked bottles with various dates that range from 1882-1905. See Barnett pg. 162
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to r*****1 for (30.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 34.50
 
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William H. Spears Co., Old Pioneer Whiskey1147 - William H. Spears Co., Old Pioneer Whiskey
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Pioneer Bear, William H. Spears Co., Old Pioneer Whiskey, Fenkhausen & Braunschweiger, Sole Agents SF. Thomas number 4. Circa 1880. Amber, appli...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to p******k for (4,000.00 + 720.00) x 1 = 4,720.00
 
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Gilt Edge Whiskey Token1148 - Gilt Edge Whiskey Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Gilt Edge Saloon whiskey token from Stockton CA. Gilt Edge was a major trademarked whiskey distiller with 8 different embossed whiskey bottles. see B
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r*****1 for (75.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 86.25
 
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Inglenook Winery Postcard Group1149 - Inglenook Winery Postcard Group
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 8. King of the early California cabernet sauvignon! 1) Two early cards with the same exterior view. One mailed in 1912 and the other in 1916. 2
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 240.00
 
 
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