August 2018 Auction

Auction Details

Day 1 Friday (Lots 1000-1740)
Gaming (1000-1014)
Saloon (1015-1028)
Bottles (1029-1150)
Numismatics (1151-1538)
Bank Bags (1151-1162)
Books (1163-1169)
Checks (1171-1202)
Coins (1203-1386)
Commemorative (1387-1422)
Ephemera (1423-1442)
Ingot (1443-1456)
Medals (1457-1482)
Mint/Proof Sets (1483-1492)
So-Called Dollars (1493-1494)
Scales (1495-1497)
Currency (1498-1532)
Scrip (1533-1538)
Tokens (1539-1740)

Day 2 Saturday (Lots 2000-2714)
Cowboy (2000-2112)
Firearms & Weaponry (2113-2177)
Military (2178-2241)
General Americana (2242-2694)
Advertising (2242-2254)
Bonds (2255-2261)
Books (2262-2300)
Entertainment Industry (2301-2318)
Glassware/Flatware Etc. (2319-2332)
Gold Rush (2333-2343)
Jewelry & Watches (2344-2347)
Lamp (2348-2352)
Sheet Music (2354-2356)
Tools (2357-2360)
Vintage Apparel (2361-2368)
Geographic Sorted (2369-2694)
General Foreign (2695-2714)


Day 3 Sunday (Lots 3000-3667)
Mining (3000-3260)
Minerals (3261-3280)
Railroadiana (3281-3327)
Wells Fargo & Express (3328-3343)
Postal History (3344-3355)
Political (3356-3371)
World’s Fair /Expositions (3372-3382)
Art (3383-3471)
Native Americana (3472-3539)
Bargains & Dealer Specials (3540-3667)
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Policeman Badge2400 - Policeman Badge
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Consignor says this is a reproduction. Policeman / 220 / Los Angeles / Police. 2 3/4 inches by 2 inches. Pin is detached. Date: City: Los Angele
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to S*****8 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Two Disney Stock Certificates2401 - Two Disney Stock Certificates
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Lot of 2 different. 1) Unissued but cancelled Walt Disney Productions Common Stock featuring a photo vignette of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse and illu
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to m********E for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Nice Collection of Los Angeles & Pasadena Ephemera2402 - Nice Collection of Los Angeles & Pasadena Ephemera
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Lot of 21. 1) Pasadena. 11 items. Includes: illustrated pamphlet for Cawston Ostrich Farm, c.1900; 1905 billhead for Pasadena Electric Express; 1900 W
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Program for the 39th Celebration of the Admission of California into the Union2403 - Program for the 39th Celebration of the Admission of California into the Union
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Celebration of the Thirty-ninth Anniversary of the Admission of California into the Union, by the Society of California Pioneers. Held as Camp Taylor,
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Real Photo Postcard of Milwood Lumber Operation2404 - Real Photo Postcard of Milwood Lumber Operation
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Possibly in the Susanville area as we find mentions of a Red River Lumber company owning a Milwood subdivision. We can also find mentions of a Milwood
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Reprint of Downtown Monterey2405 - Reprint of Downtown Monterey
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Large 1940 reprint of downtown Monterey, beautifully double matted. 16" x 20", photograph image exposed 13.5" x 8.5". Nice displ...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 90.00
 
 
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Napa Checks & a Wells Fargo Cover2406 - Napa Checks & a Wells Fargo Cover
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Lot of 3. 1) Two different Bank of Napa checks, dateline Napa City, Cal. 1877, for payments in Gold and one in Silver. Anglo-Californian Bank has been
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 2*****s for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Nevada City Knight of Pythias Badge & Ribbon2407 - Nevada City Knight of Pythias Badge & Ribbon
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Milo Lodge No. 48, K. of P., Nevada City, Cal. Comes with two pictorial envelopes from Whitehead & Hoag Co. that the badges would have been ship...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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c.1887 Oroville Promotional Brochure2408 - c.1887 Oroville Promotional Brochure
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27 x 21" brochure c.1887 for the Pleasant Valley Tract in the Butte County Citrus Belt, 0.5 mile from Oroville, Cal. Opened up, one side of the...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to 6*****b for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Lowe Airship Construction Co. Prospectus2409 - Lowe Airship Construction Co. Prospectus
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The Directors of the Pasadena Board of Trade passes the resolution of endorsement of Professor Lowe & his airship. 6" x 9". Date: 191...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to N*******n for (95.00 + 23.75) x 1 = 118.75
 
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Pasadena Area Ephemera2410 - Pasadena Area Ephemera
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Lot of 3. 1) Very attractive and pictorial lettersheet for the Mount Lowe Tavern, Mount Lowe, California. Unused, 9 x 6" Four picture vignettes...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Petaluma & Santa Rosa Ephemera2411 - Petaluma & Santa Rosa Ephemera
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Lot of 4. 1) 1873 promissory note for the Banking House of I.G. Wickersham & Co., Petaluma. 2) Duplicate of Exchange from the Bank of Sonoma Co...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Two Central California Ice Signs2412 - Two Central California Ice Signs
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Pair of Central California Ice Company oval signs. Metal, enamel is chipped and bent a bit. Signs are identical, 28" x 34.5". Both signs h...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to D*****8 for (425.00 + 106.25) x 1 = 531.25
 
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Early Placerville Documents & Ephemera2413 - Early Placerville Documents & Ephemera
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Lot of 4. 1) 1864 City of Placerville receipt for payment of personal property taxes. Mrs. A.C. Irwin is paying for her house on the north side of Mai
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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George Swan Archive (Placerville Railroad & Toll Road Businessman)2414 - George Swan Archive (Placerville Railroad & Toll Road Businessman)
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Lot of 10 pieces related to George W. Swan. In our June 2018 auction, we sold a group of Lake Tahoe toll road material that included pieces from Swan.
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Placerville (and area) Postal History2415 - Placerville (and area) Postal History
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The premier piece in this lot is the Placerville 1866 legal sized envelope. Dated August 10, 1866 (date is derived from note). Inside was a deed from
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Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold to j*****0 for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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F. & A.M. Lodge Receipt for Rich Bar / Taylorsville, CA2416 - F. & A.M. Lodge Receipt for Rich Bar / Taylorsville, CA
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Rare Gold Rush location. Dateline Taylorsville, Plumas County, Cal. (handwritten over printed "Rich Bar"), Jan. 3rd, 1869. Issued by the t...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to j*****0 for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Real Photo Postcard of Rock Quarry at Rocklin2417 - Real Photo Postcard of Rock Quarry at Rocklin
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Not mailed. Identified in pen as "Quarry, Rocklin" at bottom right. Two workers visible: one on surface, one in pit. This provides a nice ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f*****E for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Western Union Telegram Sent from Rough & Ready2418 - Western Union Telegram Sent from Rough & Ready
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Dateline Rough & Ready Sept. 17, 1867. Sent to J. Berry in Yreka. "Will be there tonight." Signed by W.P. Trench. 5.5 x 8.5" Loca...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Buffalo Ice Brewing Co.2419 - Buffalo Ice Brewing Co.
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ACME Beer cloth hat; the Binkley Club, Sherman Texas, One Dozen Bottles of Beer; Buffalo Ice Brewing Co. Bill head. Date: 1900 City: Sacramento Sta
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to D*****8 for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Sacramento & Stockton Area Ephemera2420 - Sacramento & Stockton Area Ephemera
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Lot of 13. 1) Stockton. 6 items: 1853 I.O.O.F. receipt; 1867 manuscript promissory note; two 1900 Stockton Savings & Loan Society checks; and tw...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Sacramento Gold Rush Era Ephemera2421 - Sacramento Gold Rush Era Ephemera
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Lot of 7. Five pieces are from the 1850s. Two are later. 1) Two pictorial Adams & Co. Express Office Seconds of Exchange issued in 1852. Sac Cit...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Tax bill for the estate of Aramata, 18582422 - Tax bill for the estate of Aramata, 1858
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Bill came to $906. Signed by William Tarleton for Sheriff James W Mitchell. Mitchell did not last a year as the District Attorney was ordered to begin
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Bank of California Exchanges & Ephemera2423 - Bank of California Exchanges & Ephemera
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Lot of 5. 1) Two exchanges: a very rare 3rd of Exchange issued in 1868 and a Second of Exchange issued in 1890. 2) 1865 letterhead that lists DO Mills
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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California Bay Area Ephemera2424 - California Bay Area Ephemera
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Lot of 22. 1) San Francisco: 1899 memorandum of Gold Bullion deposited at the San Francisco Mint by the Anglo California Bank, gold from the Crown Ki
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Choice San Francisco Ephemera incl. Gold Rush2425 - Choice San Francisco Ephemera incl. Gold Rush
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Lot of 6. 1) Adams & Co. Express & Banking Office pictorial certificate of deposit, Oct. 3, 1854. 2) City Comptroller's Office pictorial...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to l*******c for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Duisenberg Estate Calling Cards2426 - Duisenberg Estate Calling Cards
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Calling cards from members from the Duisenberg family and others: Mrs. Minna Duisenberg (wife of Charles, and a writer of poetry), C. A. C. Duissenber
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Foreign Exchange Archive for San Francisco Commission Merchants2427 - Foreign Exchange Archive for San Francisco Commission Merchants
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Lot of 78 foreign exchanges from Mexico and Central America, all to be drawn on Otis, McAllister & Co. in San Francisco. Issued 1908-26, most in...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to a******a for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Past Chief Ranger Badge Court Golden Gate2428 - Past Chief Ranger Badge Court Golden Gate
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Pin badge "Past Chief Ranger / Court golden Gate No.5 / F. of A. Engraved on reverse: "Presented to / Aaron Jacobs / July 2, 1910." P...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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San Francisco Daily Herald Sept 25, 18562429 - San Francisco Daily Herald Sept 25, 1856
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4pp,mostly announcements and classified ads. Date: City: San Francisco State: California HWAC# 76525
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to t*****5 for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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San Francisco Ephemera including Gold Rush2430 - San Francisco Ephemera including Gold Rush
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Lot of 5. 1) Two Adams & Co. Express and Banking House certificates of deposit issued in 1854. Pictorial. 2) Two very pictorial warrants from th...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m*****r for (140.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 175.00
 
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Shipping Receipt for the Steamer "Gold Hunter' from Boston to San Francisco2431 - Shipping Receipt for the Steamer "Gold Hunter' from Boston to San Francisco
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a pay load for the ship "Gold Hunter." What a great name! It is for 353 bundles of iron and 98 bars of iron. Together they weighed...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to u********y.. for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Shipping Receipts from H. & W. Pierce (4)2432 - Shipping Receipts from H. & W. Pierce (4)
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4 shipping receipts from H. &W. Pierce to Liverpool, England on the steamships Alexander, Detroit and Heried for wheat shipments. Date: 1868-18...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to l*******c for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Sloop P. M. Randall Jr. Headed to San Francisco2433 - Sloop P. M. Randall Jr. Headed to San Francisco
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Delivering 1920 sacks of wheat. Lewis Pierce Company. Master is Amos Hewitt. Rare to have a sloop. Vignette. 1865. (Potter Collection) Date: 1865 Ci
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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St. Luke's Hospital Register Newspaper2434 - St. Luke's Hospital Register Newspaper
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Rare San Francisco newspaper. Vol. II. No. 1.States: "We present our readers with a woodcut of St. Luke's Hospital, (beautifully engraved ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 90.00
Sold to l*******c for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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1930s Bank of America Travelers Checks2435 - 1930s Bank of America Travelers Checks
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Lot of 6 vintage Bank of America,National Trust & Savings Association of San Francisco, travelers checks used in 1937. Three different denominat...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Early Rock & Roll Tickets2436 - Early Rock & Roll Tickets
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Lot of 6. Five are multi-color tickets that look like mini-concert posters (approx. 6 x 4") for concert series in southern California. Also tw...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to y*******s for (170.00 + 42.50) x 1 = 212.50
 
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Lot Withdrawn2437 - Lot Withdrawn
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Lot Withdrawn
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Southern California Beach Towns Ephemera2438 - Southern California Beach Towns Ephemera
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Lot of 10. 1) c.1907 tourism brochure for Santa Monica in pictorial envelope holder with many printed black-and-white photos. 2) Unused c.1870s promis
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Southern California Ephemera2439 - Southern California Ephemera
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Lot of 16. Includes: "The Pioneer", booklet about Hellman Bros. stage; Orange County Savings & Trust Co. deposit book, Santa Ana, 1913...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Three Southern California Desert Real Photo Postcards2440 - Three Southern California Desert Real Photo Postcards
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1) Man with mules and two dogs. Bottom has a caption that reads "A Mojave Desert (illegible)" Not mailed. c.1930s-40s. 2) Frashers postcar...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
Sold to r******w for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Schooner Pictorial Billhead in 1868 from Suisun to San Francisco2441 - Schooner Pictorial Billhead in 1868 from Suisun to San Francisco
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Lewis Pierce Pictorial 1868 billhead. The schooner W. E. Anderson is carrying wheat from the central valley (Suisun) to San Francisco. Peter Anderson
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 1*****c for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Extra Rare Boca Brewing Company Ephemera2442 - Extra Rare Boca Brewing Company Ephemera
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Extra Rare issue to the Boca Brewing Company on a common Carson City Saving Bank check. Endorsed by Benson of the Boca Brewing Company on reverse. In
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to c********r.. for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Railroad Photo2443 - Railroad Photo
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Period photograpf of Souther Pacific Railroad Executives, taken inside the Station. Clear and focused, sepia-toned photo of three rather serious looki
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Estimates : 120.00 - 180.00
Sold to c********r.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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1892 Walker River Land Patent2444 - 1892 Walker River Land Patent
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State of Nevada Land Department. Contract No. 5905. May 7th, 1892. For 320 acres to Henry Williams of Esmeralda County. Sold at $1.25/acre. Comes with
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to u********y.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Historic Wilmington Billhead from Banning & Company2445 - Historic Wilmington Billhead from Banning & Company
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Banning & Company, forwarding and commission merchants. Received of JM Sanchez 10 bales of wool. Banning, California is named for Phineas Bannin...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to j****K for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Import Document from JE Rene of San Francisco for Barrigues Vin rouge Wine2446 - Import Document from JE Rene of San Francisco for Barrigues Vin rouge Wine
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U. S. 25c Revenue Stamp is tied by a strong "J. E. Rene / San Francisco" oval stamp. The 1865 San Francisco Directory lists J Ernest Rene ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********r for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Wine Country Tax Record2447 - Wine Country Tax Record
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This 1862 Tax Record is for Boone Fly for $209.69. He had land on Carneros Creek. Fly was a rancher. Boone Fly was the first person to grow grapes on
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to u********y.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Yreka, Fort Jones & Etna Stage Line Way Bill2448 - Yreka, Fort Jones & Etna Stage Line Way Bill
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Yreka to Fort Jones to Etna and Return. Large way-bill dated Oct. 27th, 1910. Three entries on the top and nine entries for the Stage Express service.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to u********y.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Yuba Area and Other California Billheads2449 - Yuba Area and Other California Billheads
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Lot of 6. Includes: AC Lowell, Fort Bidwell, Cal.,1894 billhead.; letterhead for the County Clerk and Recorder of Sutter County, Yuba City, Cal., 1880
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
 
 
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