Cornucopia of Collectibles- 2018 October Auction

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A Five Day Marathon including practically every Collecting Category that we have ever covered.
DAY 1 Thursday Oct 18

Native Americana 1000-1012
Posters 1013-1024
Entertainment Industry 1025-1040
Bronze Sculptures1041-1053
Furniture & related Items 1054-1077
Art 1078-1166
Bottles 1167-1215
Saloon 1216-1221
Taxidermy 1222-1223
Gaming 1224-1230
Political 1231-1238
Bargains & Dealer Specials of all sorts! 1239-1659

Day 2 Friday October 19

Badges 2000-2025
Belt Buckles 2027-2055
Numismatics 2056-2390
Ingots 2056-2068
Coins 2069-2191
Currency& Scrip 2192-2201
Medals 2202-2369
Scales 2370-2381
Misc 2382-2390
Jewelry 2391-2409
Tokens 2410-2590
Dies 2591-2658
Minerals 2659-2678


Day 3 Saturday October 20

Mining
Geographical Sorted 3000-3691
Military 3682 - 3741


Day 4 Sunday October 21

Firearms & Weaponry 4000-4023
Cowboy 4024-4035
Tools 4037-4045
Toys 4046-4047
Automotive Stocks 4048-4201
Checks 4202-4245
Directories 4246-4401
Gold Rush 4402-4411
Pens & Pencils 4412-4428
Spoons 4429-4466
World’s Fairs & Expositions 4467-4508
Locks & Keys 4509-4511
General Americana, Miscellaneous 4513-4567

Day 5 Monday October 22

General Americana, Geographically Sorted 5000-5378
Foreign 5379-5383
Railroadiana etc 5384-5686
Wells Fargo & Express 5687-5691
Postal History 5692-5702
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German Medal Collection4200 - German Medal Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
17 Medals aluminum, white metal, enamel, brass. "Stern-Wanderung/Grunstadt 1939; Freiheit und Brot/29/Marz/1936. Many more in this collection. ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m*****3 for (140.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 175.00
 
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Sociedad General de Autobusses de Madrid Bond4201 - Sociedad General de Autobusses de Madrid Bond
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#33609 1000 shares, with coupons. Autobus vignette. City: State: Spain Date: 1922 HWAC# 79833
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********h for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Bodie Bank Check4202 - Bodie Bank Check
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Bodie Bank check 1881 to FH Hastings?, # 14006, signed by WH Pope. Folds, small hole and center tear. Salvatore Falcone Collection. City: Bodie Stat
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to D******a for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Hickox & Spear Rare RN Checks4203 - Hickox & Spear Rare RN Checks
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three Hickox & Spear checks: Hickox & Spear, bullion, exchange and securities dealers, Second of Exchange with RNB. Steamer at upper right. ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Lucky Baldwin Autographed Check4204 - Lucky Baldwin Autographed Check
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Baldwin signed check with RNF on Pacific Exchange. This is the first time we've seen a Baldwin autograph on check. Elias Jackson Baldwin, aka &q...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to D******a for (325.00 + 81.25) x 1 = 406.25
 
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Rare SF RN Checks4205 - Rare SF RN Checks
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Three rare California RNs.Kennedy Mining Co (D), PMSS (D), Borel (F), all unissued, and extremely rare to this cataloger. City: San Francisco State:
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to c*********p for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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California RN Collection4206 - California RN Collection
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Seventeen different RN checks with many rarities such as Eggers (SF w RNG), Donohoe Kelly w RNG on pink, LAzard Freres RNG, Swiss American BAnk RN...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i******s for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Small Town California RN Collection4207 - Small Town California RN Collection
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Eleven different. Red Bluff (F); Three RNG (San Diego-2, Los Angeles); RNX (LA, Maybert, PAsadena (2), Porterville, Mt. Bullion (Mariposa), San Diego
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Colorado RN Collection4208 - Colorado RN Collection
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14 different. RN B-1, RND-1, RNG-8, RNX-3, RNQ-1. Central City (5), Cripple Creek (2), Denver (3), Leadville (2), Pueblo, Golden. City: State: Col
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to i******s for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Manhattan Silver Mining Co. Scrip w RNs4209 - Manhattan Silver Mining Co. Scrip w RNs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The $50 and $100 scrip notes with RND, two of the three rarest scrip pieces. The $50 has been folded and crinkled, probably saved by a miner in hopes
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 2*****l for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Central Nevada Collection4210 - Central Nevada Collection
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Eighteen checks, two billheads and a stage pass. 12 Austin checks 1860's-c1900; 6 Eureka checks; includes White Pine County Bank, W.E.Griffin b...
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 240.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Carson City Check Collection4211 - Carson City Check Collection
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Fourteen different checks plus three duplicates. Contains the wide variety of CCSB checks including the coveted 1870 $20 check, checks paid in gold,
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to a****y for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Carson City Checks incl. Rare RNs & Autographs4212 - Carson City Checks incl. Rare RNs & Autographs
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Lot of 9. 1) Two rare RN checks for HM Yerington (of Virginia & Truckee Railroad notoriety). Issued in 1877 (RN-F) and 1884 (RN-G). Both signed ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to H*****r for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Carson City RN Collection4213 - Carson City RN Collection
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16 Carson City imprinted revenue stamp checks. Six RNG (WF, CCSB); 1 RNX (B 5 RND (WF, CCSB - includes rare color variation); 4 others. One signed by
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to T*********t for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Territorial Governor Nye Early Check to Harrington & Kinkead4214 - Territorial Governor Nye Early Check to Harrington & Kinkead
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Nevada's only territorial governor was James Warren Nye. In 1860, Nye campaigned for William Seward in his presidential campaign. After Abraham...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to D******a for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Nevada Check Signed by Silver Lick Mine Supt. James Adams who was Shot in Saloon Fight4215 - Nevada Check Signed by Silver Lick Mine Supt. James Adams who was Shot in Saloon Fight
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Paxton & Co. Bankers, Eureka, Nevada, August 31, 1880. RN-G revenue imprint. Signed by James Adams. Adams was the superintendent of the Silver L...
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
 
 
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3 Territorial Comstock Checks4216 - 3 Territorial Comstock Checks
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1) Rarer Maynard & Flood, Gold Hill, Nevada Territory check. December 15, 1863 from the Imperial Silver Mining Company. The Imperial was a very ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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RARE Whitney & Company Palisade, Nevada Check4217 - RARE Whitney & Company Palisade, Nevada Check
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Whitney Company started in Sacramento as early as 1859. They were flour & feed merchants. When the transcontinental opened up they followed it t...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Tahoe Related Check Collection4218 - Tahoe Related Check Collection
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Eight different checks related to Tahoe enterprises, with 6 of them with RN's, plus a letterhead from Marlette at Wood Camp Incline (1889). The...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to T*********t for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Best & Belcher RN Checks4219 - Best & Belcher RN Checks
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Two rare B&B checks, RNG, RNE City: Virginia City State: Nevada Date: HWAC# 82904
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to T*********t for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Chollar-Potosi Check, RND4220 - Chollar-Potosi Check, RND
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rare Chollar Potosi check in purple with lady vignette at left. This is a go-with piece for the purple Nevada RN, the rarest of the western RNs. Sign
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to A*****0 for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Comstock RN Group With Rarities4221 - Comstock RN Group With Rarities
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Fourteen Different Comstock checks with rarities such as the Hale & Norcross with red Nevada RN, two C21a, B16a, three signed by Fair, two sign...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
Sold to T*********t for (180.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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Comstock RN Mini-collection4222 - Comstock RN Mini-collection
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Five different RN checks from the Comstock. RNC21b, RNC21, RNE, RNB17c, RNF City: Virginia City State: Nevada Date: HWAC# 82424
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 240.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Comstock RND  Varieties4223 - Comstock RND Varieties
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Eight different RND checks off the Comstock. Juniata, Frankel & Block, Imperial, Petaluma, Haynie, Savage, Woodworth, B of C. This group include...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Comstock RNG Check Collection4224 - Comstock RNG Check Collection
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Thirteen different Comstock checks with RNG (1870's). Ophir, Savage, Best & Belcher, Hobart Est, Brunswick, Sierra Nevada, Mexican & Un...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 6****A for (180.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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James G. Fair Autograph Check Collection4225 - James G. Fair Autograph Check Collection
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Fourteen different Comstock mining checks signed by Comstock financier and superintendent James G. Fair, later Senator, as well as the namesake of the
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to c********r.. for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Mackay Autographed Check Collection4226 - Mackay Autographed Check Collection
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Eleven different checks signed by Mackay for Comstock mines.Includes some rarities, such as RNB16a (2). Mackay signed checks are at least ten times ra
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Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to T*********t for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Nevada Imprinted Revenue Stamped Checks4227 - Nevada Imprinted Revenue Stamped Checks
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Four different RN checks with imprinted Nevada revenue stamps. C21b from Imperial and Occidental; another C21b from Gould & Curry; B16a BAnk of...
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Estimates : 240.00 - 350.00
Sold to c*********p for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Nice Virginia City, NV Check Collection4228 - Nice Virginia City, NV Check Collection
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Nice mounted Comstock check group of approx 13 checks individually mounted on factual pages, some with related photos. Ban of Clifornia, JB Overton. N
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Rare VC RN Check4229 - Rare VC RN Check
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HAle &Norcross check on Bank of California with red Nevada RN on RNB, shown as "$200" in Castenholtz, one of the best of the VC check...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to i******s for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Rare Virginia City Checks (2)4230 - Rare Virginia City Checks (2)
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Hale & Norcross, 1867, signed by CC Thomas, famous supt of H&N and Sutro Tunnel; Nevada, Atlas and Sapphire Mills, 1868, signed by Hobart. ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to T*********t for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Virginia & Truckee Railroad RN checks4231 - Virginia & Truckee Railroad RN checks
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Nice collection of five different V&TRR and Yerington related RN checks. Yerington was president of the railroad for years, and a key backer. C...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to T*********t for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Comstock Checks (3)4232 - Comstock Checks (3)
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1) August 28, 1869 check signed by John Mackay. For $610.00 to self. United States orange Internal Revenue stamp. 2) Ophir Silver Mining Company check
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to T*********t for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Mackay & Fair Bank of California Checks4233 - Mackay & Fair Bank of California Checks
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1) Fair check to A. A. Savage on October 2, 1871 for $4.00. It is from the Occidental Mill, The Occidental is associated with the Occidental Mine loca
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to C*****r for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Checks (3) Northern Sierra4234 - Checks (3) Northern Sierra
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3 checks with original signatures from small gold camps in the Northern Sierra. The Decker & Jewett Bankers (with pictorial). The Decker & J...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Checks (Mackay & Fair Autographs)4235 - Checks (Mackay & Fair Autographs)
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2 checks signed by James G. Fair, & 1 signed by John MacKay, from the "Bonanza Firm". MacKay & his partners James Fair, James Floo...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r***6 for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Checks from Carson & Tahoe Lumber & Fluming Co.4236 - Checks from Carson & Tahoe Lumber & Fluming Co.
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8 checks from Carson & Tahoe Lumber signed by J.B. Overton, Superintendent of the Virginia & Gold Hill Water Co.-1862, & Superintendent ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to T*********t for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Early Wells Fargo Checks, Autographed4237 - Early Wells Fargo Checks, Autographed
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1861 check on Wells Fargo at Virginia City (not shown) signed by Graves, the supt of the Gould & Curry; WF check from 1862, Carson City, signed ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8*****M for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Eastern Nevada RN Collection4238 - Eastern Nevada RN Collection
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Eight different RN checks including rarities. Austin (4); Hamilton (1), Eureka (3) which includes Immel and White Pine, both very rare. City: State
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Gould & Curry Mill (4 checks)4239 - Gould & Curry Mill (4 checks)
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4 checks (1 with photo). 1)Signed by Louis Janin Jr. in 1861 the Gould & Curry, after the discovery of the Bonanza the Trustees of the company ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r***6 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Nevada Checks4240 - Nevada Checks
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Fifteen checks from Reno and Carson City. Some with revenue stamps. Two from the H.F. Dangberg Land & Livestock Company. City: State: Nevada ...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Savage Mining Co. Checks & Photos4241 - Savage Mining Co. Checks & Photos
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7 checks drawn from Agency of the Nevada Bank of San Francisco to Albert Hines (canceled); Agency of the Bank of California to D. McMahoni(?) ; Wells
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Small Town Nevada Check Collection4242 - Small Town Nevada Check Collection
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Thirteen checks: Hamilton (2), Tybo, Tuscarora, Treasure City, Sutro, Rawhide, Pioche, Ludwig, Italian Ranch, Royal City, Hawthorne, Seligman. c1870-1
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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J.H. Sherburne, U.S. Indian Trader Check, Oklahoma Territory, 18914243 - J.H. Sherburne, U.S. Indian Trader Check, Oklahoma Territory, 1891
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Rare Oklahoma Territory check from Indian Trader J.H. Sherburne. Dated 1891 and the check is signed by Sherburne. Nice historical piece. City: Stat
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Treasury Warrants4244 - Treasury Warrants
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Lot of five Civil War treasury warrants $1 , $5, and $10. Signed by C.R. Johns (4) and W.L. Robards. 1862-1865. Excellent condition. The Texas Militar
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to H*****r for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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American Check group4245 - American Check group
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Six US checks, some with RNs. Pima County Bank, Ariz. terr., 1880; 4 others from Calif., one from Boston. Nice group, but these didnt fit with other
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Business Directory of L.A. & Surrounding Towns4246 - Business Directory of L.A. & Surrounding Towns
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Rare directory with approx 340 pp., includes Pasadena, Long Beach, San Pedro, & many more for "Price, Two Dollars". 6.25" x 9&quo...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to C*****r for (325.00 + 81.25) x 1 = 406.25
 
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Placer County Directory4247 - Placer County Directory
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Brown cover 1940 and 1941 Placer County business and professional directory. Auburn and Roseville maps. City: Placer County State: California Date: 1
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Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to c********r.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Washington Directory and Congressional and Executive Register4248 - Washington Directory and Congressional and Executive Register
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Waite, Edward. The Washington Directory, and Congressional and Executive Register, for 1850. E. Waite, 1850. Compiled by Edward Waite, Washington, Co
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Shole's Atlanta City Directory, 18824249 - Shole's Atlanta City Directory, 1882
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Sholes’ Atlanta City Directory, 1882 by Sholes & Co., Atlanta, Georgia, H. H. Dickson, publisher. 580 pages plus advertisements, in generally fi...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to i*********1 for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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