Big Tent Auction: Philatelic, Americana, Mining, Numismatics--April 2020

Auction Details

Day 1, April 16th, 2020 (Lots 1000-1754)
Native Americana
Art
General Americana
Books

Day 2, April 17th, 2020 (Lots 2000-2753)
Mining Equipment
Minerals
Mining Artifacts & Ephemera
Stocks & Bonds
Mining
Other
Railroad
Transportation
Sports
Firearms & Weaponry
Military

Day 3, April 18th, 2020 (Lots 3000-3764)
Philatelic & Postal History
Ephemera
First Day
First Flight
Airships
Philatelic Covers & Postal History
Postcards

Day 4, April 19th, 2020 (Lots 4000-4763)
Tokens
Numismatics
Cowboy
Bargains & Dealer Specials

Welcome to our April Sale!

Covid-19
There’s a lot going on out there, and we’ve strived to find a way to keep operating in a safe and responsible manner. We incorporate all of the WHO recommendations, and then some. Our offices are cleaner and more sanitary than ever before, with sanitization cleanings up to four times per day! While most employees work at home, we also keep the 6-10 foot rule in place at the office. The result so far has been excellent, with a very healthy staff. Others around the country are not as lucky, and we strongly encourage following the WHO recommendations. We’ve been looking at a month, rather than 2 weeks. If it takes more, we’re “all in”.

This Auction!
This auction has another wide variety of outstanding collectibles in perhaps 30 collecting categories. Wow! Last sale we started with the John Reynolds Collection of California tokens, medals, shell cards and other Exonumia. This sale features more Reynolds tokens and his fabulous Aviation Mail (and California) Postal History Collection of more than 10,000 covers! As part of this collection, we offer his Pioneer Post Card Collection, a specialty of the earliest “picture post cards.”
Reynolds also had a major collection of Circus and Side Show photography and ephemera. We only split out some of it, such as the tokens, medals and scrip into individual lots. The bulk of the collection is so good, and of such excellent quality, inclusive of the personal collection of Nicu DeBarcsy (the most famous of the late 19th – early 20th dwarves), that we feel the collection needs to stay together as a whole – with thousands of photographs (CDV, Cabinet card, photo post cards) collected since the early 1960s, ending in about 1995 or so.
We continue with the marvelous Ken Prag Collection, and not to be outdone, we offer the Geoff Pollock Utah Mining Stock Certificate Collection in tact! More than 2000 pieces. It took Geoff more than thirty years to collect these pieces, highlighted by the fantastic 1864 Jordan Mining Co. stock signed by General Patrick Connor.
Our Art Department is ever-expanding, with this auction features a collection of wonderful Nevada artists plus many more.
The mining goods are also excellent, across the board, including part of the contents of a 1930’s assay lab! …and a mining library as a “unit” from a formerly producing mining company. And more large mining equipment from CMR Co.
A huge selection of costume jewelry is present from a southern California costume jewelry store that gave us their goods upon retiring. We remind everybody that our company is a great way to sell your inventories – the bigger the better!

Finding Your Collectibles
You’ll have fun perusing this catalog. There are great rarities in every section. As usual, we welcome calls and questions about lots. Need a better description? Just call or email us. Need help navigating? Just call! We’ve got simple ways of finding things, but sometimes we all need a little help to learn “the tricks.”

Consignments
Here at Holabird, we are, in a way, your partners in Collecting. We bring you some of the most exciting collections to hit the market every year.
Many of these collections are life-long projects, painstakingly put together by careful collectors – like you. When its time to sell, consider us! We bring more to the marketplace than any other company. Imagine this- five live internet bidding platforms in use for most auctions, all carefully picked. In fact, we work with several of these advanced forums to help make them, us, and the auction experience better for you. We bring new collectors to the table each and every auction.
Buying on the internet is at an all time high, and we understand how and why – that’s why we do so much with our internet bidding platform “partners”. Even though we are under Covid-19 WHO and Nevada guidelines, we work to make the internet sale a successful experience. And that includes shipping – we sanitize the packages before they go out.

While we work our way through the pandemic, it is important to realize we can assist. Our internet doors remain open, and we provide a huge platform from which to sell collections. If its time to sell your treasured items, let us know. If you’re home cleaning out the house and storeroom, and forgot about Grandpa’s collection, and need revenue, call us! If you run a chain of stores, such as pawn shops or thrift stores, we can easily generate that much needed revenue. Our processing is fast – we process about 3,000 lots of all forms of antiques and collectibles every 60 days. Nobody in America can match this. Our sales performance is also unequalled. Give us a call today. We have representatives in many parts of the USA. If the collection warrants, I’ll come myself and help you evaluate and discuss how we can assist.
--Fred Holabird--


SHIPPING & HANDLING: Shipping is subject to a minimum charge of $19.00. Shipping and handling cannot be estimated prior to invoicing as it is based on the size and weight of your purchase. Additional shipping and handling costs, if required, will be re-invoiced for the balance due. Items are not shipped until the invoice is completely paid. Many buyers purchase a number of lots. Every effort will be made to include all lots in a single shipping charge calculated to cover the weight and size.SH...
Choose Your Layout > Switch to Grid View Switch to List View
General Stamp Album  (116102)3750 - General Stamp Album (116102)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a nice stamp album with both canceled and non-canceled stamps. There are also several commemorative stamps in this collection. Provenance:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f****0 for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Group of US Stamps  (116561)3751 - Group of US Stamps (116561)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of U.S. Stamps -U.S. Dups; some damaged ; about 30 card pages of stamps US Dups used 20cents 319, 329 10cents-405,429,424; US Dups 370-3 288,300
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Large Commemoration Stamp Block Book  (116101)3752 - Large Commemoration Stamp Block Book (116101)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a large book containing commemorative stamp blocks from 1944. There are also two fold over mint block folders. This is a wonderful collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to p********w.. for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Lewis & Clark/ Old Glory Postal Booklets  (114139)3753 - Lewis & Clark/ Old Glory Postal Booklets (114139)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two historical booklets issued by the U.S. Postal Service featuring commemorative stamps. The history of "Old Glory" with 20 37-cent stamp...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to H**********l for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Lot of 17 sets; Nice group of US Plate Blocks and variety of other adhesive commemorative  pieces  (3754 - Lot of 17 sets; Nice group of US Plate Blocks and variety of other adhesive commemorative pieces (
Holabird Western Americana Collections
United States Scott #s on Plate Blocks; 1934 Byrd Expedition 550; Canderella Crociera Aeria TransAtlantic Italia Brasile 1930; 1971 Muster Herman Von
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 200.00
Sold to j*******h for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
National Parks Stamp Collection  (116096)3755 - National Parks Stamp Collection (116096)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a nice collection of small stamp blocks (Six to a block) commemorating some of the great National Parks of America. Some of the parks in this
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to h********h for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Nice American Stamp Block Collection 1938-1961  (116100)3756 - Nice American Stamp Block Collection 1938-1961 (116100)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a group of American stamp blocks, not quite complete, contained in 13 pages. All stamps are in wonderful condition with very vibrant colors.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********w.. for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Original Pack of Postal Cards with Stamps  (113179)3757 - Original Pack of Postal Cards with Stamps (113179)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of ~30 unused postal cards with printed 2 cent stamp. Still wrapped in string from original pack. Light wear. Provenance: Country (if not USA):
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Stamps; lot of high value stamps, pre- cancelled by State   (116563)3758 - Stamps; lot of high value stamps, pre- cancelled by State (116563)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Pre cancelled stamps: States : precancelled lot of high value stamps by States Nashville, Tennessee Pennsylvannia: Lancaster, Easton, Philadelphia, R
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to r*******F for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Stamps: Paw Collar; 496,601,  (116564)3759 - Stamps: Paw Collar; 496,601, (116564)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Pre-cancelled stamps in Paw Coll; 606,604,605,600,600,592603,599,598 Provenance: Country (if not USA): State: City/County: Date: 1900's
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to A*******d for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Canadian Stamp Collection 1851-1959  (116095)3760 - Canadian Stamp Collection 1851-1959 (116095)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice modest collection of colorful Canadian stamps starting with an 1851 Victoria to a 1959 Plains of Abraham.Good beginning collection with plenty of
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to j******k for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Rare German Postcard Covered in US Stamps  (115149)3761 - Rare German Postcard Covered in US Stamps (115149)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare German postcard with 15 US stamps and eagle on shield vignette. Note with card says it shows 1902 US Issue which would have been illegal in US at
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to H**********l for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Stamps: Postal Air Mail - Cancelled air mail from Central America - Mexico, Belize, Guatalmala, Hond3762 - Stamps: Postal Air Mail - Cancelled air mail from Central America - Mexico, Belize, Guatalmala, Hond
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Postal Air Mail; Cancellations -various countries in Central America: Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama; Stamp Collec
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to j*******h for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Commemorative Plates (lot 65)  (115113)3763 - Commemorative Plates (lot 65) (115113)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Gold Plated Commemorative Plates First Day of issue. approximately 65 plates. 50 years of Sporty Cars, Distinguished Marines, Holiday 2005, Child Awa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Foreign Stamp Collection  (116054)3764 - Foreign Stamp Collection (116054)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lots of hundreds of foreign stamps, dating from the 1800s to more modern pieces. Locales include: New Zealand, New South Wales, Puerto Rico, Sweden, P
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark