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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International Typographical Union Delegate Badge5100 - International Typographical Union Delegate Badge
Holabird Western Americana Collections
From the 57th convention of the International Typographical Union in San Francisco, a colorfully enameled delegate badge, 4 1/4 inches long and 1 1/2
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to m******0 for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Letter re Earthquake written 18 minutes after the quake!5101 - Letter re Earthquake written 18 minutes after the quake!
Holabird Western Americana Collections
April 18, 1906 post card letter written in 2 directions describing the earthquake and the big fire aftermath, mailed from Berkeley that day at 10.30am
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to r********g.. for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
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Meiggs Wharf Company Stock5102 - Meiggs Wharf Company Stock
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a fabulous piece that tells the story of the good and the bad history of San Francisco. # 33 for 111 shares to Louisa Breeze trustee. (Unusual
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b********t for (550.00 + 137.50) x 1 = 687.50
 
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Mid Winter Fair Glassware5103 - Mid Winter Fair Glassware
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two pieces engraved "Mary Parker / Midwinter Fair". Whiskey glass is 3 1/2 inches tall, wine glass is 4 1/2 inches tall. The California Mi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to C*****r for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Olympic Club Bond5104 - Olympic Club Bond
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$500 bond. # 35. No name of who it was issued to. Signed secretary and president. Signed by trustees Rees and Newhall. Star punch cancelled. Printed b
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b********t for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Photo of China Town5105 - Photo of China Town
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1 black & white photo of old China Town in San Francisco around turn of the century. This is a photo of Tin Hoo Temple. 7" x 5". Salva...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to i*********1 for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Restaurant Menus & Photos - DO NOT SELL5106 - Restaurant Menus & Photos - DO NOT SELL
Holabird Western Americana Collections
4 Menus from Howe's Restaurant in San Francisco, 3 photos of the restaurant at that time with staff, both outside & the interior. Excellent ...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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San Francisco Bay Toll Bridge Bonds(2)5107 - San Francisco Bay Toll Bridge Bonds(2)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Brown specimen $500, green specimen $1000. Bridge vignette. 1942 and 1957. City: San Francisco State: California Date: HWAC# 79837
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to b********t for (225.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 281.25
 
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San Francisco Glass Works Sales Brochure5108 - San Francisco Glass Works Sales Brochure
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare 8 panel illustrated sales brochure for green and black glassware. Light pink paper. 2 tack holes, some foxing, 1 panel stained. City: San Franci
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to C*****r for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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An Illustrated History of San Joaquin County, California5109 - An Illustrated History of San Joaquin County, California
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An Illustrated History of San Joaquin County, California. Lewis Publishing Company, 1890. This re-bound volume holds 566 pages and is in excellent con
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to C*****r for (135.00 + 33.75) x 1 = 168.75
 
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San Quentin, CA Minstrel and Vaudeville Souvenir Program5110 - San Quentin, CA Minstrel and Vaudeville Souvenir Program
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Folded January 2, 1911 4pp vertical program and glossy covered horizontal bound program with San Quentin photo on rear. City: San Quentin State: Cal
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to d******0 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Framed Photo of People Fishing5111 - Framed Photo of People Fishing
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Framed black & white photo by Turrill & Miller 2 women & 3 men fishing. The image wes taken by professional photographer Charles Beebe T...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to e*******g for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Handwritten Letters Europe to Santa Clara5112 - Handwritten Letters Europe to Santa Clara
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Lot of five handwritten letters and in elegant legible handwriting from Celmenter Argues to his brother Louis and Mr. John M. Swinford of Santa Clara.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to l*******c for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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History of Santa Clara County California with Biographical Sketches…5113 - History of Santa Clara County California with Biographical Sketches…
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Sawyer, Eugene T. History of Santa Clara County California with Biographical Sketches of the Leading Men and Women of the County Who Have Been Identif
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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History of Santa Clara County California...5114 - History of Santa Clara County California...
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Munro-Fraser, J. P. History of Santa Clara County, California: Including Its Geography, Geology, Topography, Climatography and Description: Together w
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Letters Between Husband and Wife5115 - Letters Between Husband and Wife
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Four intimate handwritten letters between husband Herbie and loving wife Sarah A. Swinford. The wife datelines the letters Santa Clara, the husband i
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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San Lorenzo Flume and Transportation Company Stock, Santa Cruz County5116 - San Lorenzo Flume and Transportation Company Stock, Santa Cruz County
Holabird Western Americana Collections
# 122 for 15 shares issued to Walter Beattie. Datelined San Jose, Santa Clara Co. 883. SIgned by secretary WM Coryall(?) and president AE Davis. &qu...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to c********r.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Photo of Scotia Lumber Mills5117 - Photo of Scotia Lumber Mills
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Black & white photo of operating lumber mill. Located in the heart of California Redwood Country, Scotia was developed starting in the 1880s and...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Legend of Shasta Springs  (1st Edition)5118 - Legend of Shasta Springs (1st Edition)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
By Prof. Chas. H. Allen, San Jose, Cal. Located South of Mt. Shasta, "there are great natural curiosities, known as the fountains of Shasta...&...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to u********y.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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2 Mounted Sierra County, CA Photos5119 - 2 Mounted Sierra County, CA Photos
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2 b/w. approx 5 x 7" miners? and family in front of a tent. 5.5 x 8.5" teacher and class in front of a school. City: Sierra County State:...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to a********o for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Sunny South, CA Photos5120 - Sunny South, CA Photos
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6 b/w photos of Sunny South, CA located near Foresthill. Sunny South Hotel, houses and a covered bridge. 3.5 x 3.5" City: Sunny South State: C...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to m******0 for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Saga of Lake Tahoe, 2 copies5121 - Saga of Lake Tahoe, 2 copies
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two copies of The Saga of Lake Tahoe by Scott, 1957. This is the best history of Tahoe out there. One for your library, one for a friend. City: Tahoe
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to 6******n for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Towle, CA Photo Negatives (15)5122 - Towle, CA Photo Negatives (15)
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15 Towle, CA 2.25 x 3.25" negatives of streets, a baby, fishing, tents, people and more. Possible camping trip. City: Towle State: California ...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Truckee-Carson Farmer's Association Stock Certificates (100)5123 - Truckee-Carson Farmer's Association Stock Certificates (100)
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The Truckee-Carson Farmer's Association controlled the Truckee-Carson project and the building of the Truckee Canal, to run water from the Truck...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Deed/ Central Pacific Railroad to Newcastle Good Templars Hall Assoc.5124 - Deed/ Central Pacific Railroad to Newcastle Good Templars Hall Assoc.
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Deed between Central Pacific Railroad to Newcastle Good Templars Hall Assoc., at Auburn Ca.for consideration of $1. Notarized signature of President C
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Lithograph: Stock Farm of Theo. Winters5125 - Lithograph: Stock Farm of Theo. Winters
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Panorama of the residence and stock farm of Theo. Winters, in Yolo County California. Bottom panel has portraits of the prized thoroughbred stock with
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Photo Group of Thomas W. Guthrie & Family5126 - Photo Group of Thomas W. Guthrie & Family
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of approx. 25 professional photos.Thomas Guthrie came to California in 1850. He was a well known wealthy resident of Yolo county. He was born in V
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to Y******O for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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W. T. Galloway Lithographs5127 - W. T. Galloway Lithographs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Plates number 37, 44 and 47 of a Yolo County folio done by San Francisco W. T. Galloway during the horse and buggy days of California. The town of Dun
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Diamond Saw Mill Billhead and Artifact5128 - Diamond Saw Mill Billhead and Artifact
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Diamond Sawmill was in Diamond Valley near the cabin of Snowshoe Thompson. The Hawkins family owned properly here - I believe it was the Diamond S
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to 5*****r for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Main Street Woodland Handcolored Lithographs5129 - Main Street Woodland Handcolored Lithographs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Plates number 2 and 3 from a folio by lithographer W. T. Galloway of San Francisco. Each 18 1/2 x 14 1/2 inches. 1) Main Street Woodland / South Side
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to r********a.. for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Rural Yolo County Lithographs5130 - Rural Yolo County Lithographs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Six plates of lithographs from a folio done by W. T. Galloway of San Francisco (partner and successor to Grafton T. Brown). Drawings include: rsidence
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Souvenir of Winters on Wheels Booklet5131 - Souvenir of Winters on Wheels Booklet
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Souvenir booklet with sliced lemon on the cover and Alexander peach on rear. Fruit related info and photos. Cover detached. City: Yolo State: Califor
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to Y******O for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Yolo County Lithographs5132 - Yolo County Lithographs
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Lot of four views of Yolo County in horse and buggy days. Farm and residence of David Hamilton near Knights Langing; Property of R.L. Beamer; residenc
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Yosemite Photos and Diary5133 - Yosemite Photos and Diary
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1924 Yosemite folding map and brochure. 11 2.5 x 4.5" b/w Yosemite prints, possibly by a young Ansel Adams. 1916 small diary. Approx 25 unmaile...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to r********g.. for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Yosemite Photos and Letter Opener5134 - Yosemite Photos and Letter Opener
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Copper letter opener and eight vintage photos from Yosemite National Park, including a C. Bierstadt stereoview card. City: Yosemite State: California
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to r********g.. for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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A Memorial and Biographical History of the Counties of Merced, Stanislaus, Calaveras, and Tuolumne a5135 - A Memorial and Biographical History of the Counties of Merced, Stanislaus, Calaveras, and Tuolumne a
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A Memorial and Biographical History of the Counties of Merced, Stanislaus, Calaveras, Tuolumne and Mariposa, California: Containing a History of This
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to C*****r for (375.00 + 93.75) x 1 = 468.75
 
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A Volume of Memoirs and Genealogy of Representative Citizens of Northern California5136 - A Volume of Memoirs and Genealogy of Representative Citizens of Northern California
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A Volume of Memoirs and Genealogy of Representative Citizens of Northern California Illustrated, Standard Genealogical Publishing Company of Chicago,
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to C*****r for (125.00 + 31.25) x 1 = 156.25
 
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Bank of California Copper Miner Banks (3)5137 - Bank of California Copper Miner Banks (3)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
3 copper or copper plated coin banks of a miner panning and The Bank of California on front base. From the Mackie Collection.+ City: State: Californ
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 6*****g for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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California and Californians – Four-Volume Set5138 - California and Californians – Four-Volume Set
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Hunt, Rockwell, ed. California and the Californians. Four volumes, Lewis Publishing Company, Boston. 1930 This is a rare four-volume set with full lea
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to d******0 for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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California Fruit Labels5139 - California Fruit Labels
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four labels: San Jose Fruit Packing Co. (with bears and an eagle); and Traung Label and Lithograph Co. of San Francisco and Seattle. Colorful art. C
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to C*****r for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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California Funeral Notices5140 - California Funeral Notices
Holabird Western Americana Collections
12 California funeral notices, mostly Auburn. Thumbtack holes on top. 9 x 5". City: State: California Date: c1890's HWAC# 81422
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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California Golden Bear Pin5141 - California Golden Bear Pin
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Blue and gold "CALIFORNIA" under bear figure. 2 1/2 inches wide, 2 1/4 inches tall. City: State: California Date: HWAC# 80916
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to a********x.. for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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California Guardsman, 6 Issues5142 - California Guardsman, 6 Issues
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6 issues from 1931-February thru July. Some foxing. City: State: California Date: 1931 HWAC# 81547
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to t********n.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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California Hunting Magazines5143 - California Hunting Magazines
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Sept 1910 Recreation fishing and hunting magazine with a small gamebird on the cover, many illustrations-fair condition. Outdoors Pictorial 1925, nice
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
 
 
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California Mother Lode County Histories, all reprints. (3)5144 - California Mother Lode County Histories, all reprints. (3)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
History of Amador County California with illustrations, Thompson & West. 1881. Softbound, 344 pages. History of El Dorado County with Illustrati...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to C*****r for (225.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 281.25
 
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California Photo Albums (3)5145 - California Photo Albums (3)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three spectacular and very historic original photo albums, highly annotated in the author’s handwriting, dating from 1906 to 1923, and taken on trips
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to d******a for (1,800.00 + 450.00) x 1 = 2,250.00
 
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Contemporary Biography of California’s Representative Men5146 - Contemporary Biography of California’s Representative Men
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Phelps, Alonzo, et al. Contemporary Biography of California's Representative Men with Contributions from Distinguished Scholars and Scientists. ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Currier & Ives Gold Mining In California5147 - Currier & Ives Gold Mining In California
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Beautifully restored Currier & Ives Lithograph. Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1871 by Currier & Ives in the Office of the...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to r********g.. for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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Grangers Business Association Stock5148 - Grangers Business Association Stock
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Number 223 for 20 shares to John Wineberger. Datelined San Francisco 1882. Signed by secretary Amos Adams and Daniel Inman. Uncancelled. Livestock vig
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Halcyon Days of '49 Sheet Music5149 - Halcyon Days of '49 Sheet Music
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Supplement to the San Francisco Examiner Jan. 20, 1898. Good color, some toning. City: State: California Date: HWAC# 80759
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to c*********p for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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