Cowboys & Indians & Miners

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This premier two-day sale includes a General George Custer collection featuring an Indian Capture carbine; other very rare firearms; choice Western ingots, gold nuggets and ore samples; rare numismatic items related to the SS Central America; rare Western tokens; mining reports from the 1830s-1880s; a world class offering of mining spoons; mining-related correspondence, photographs, and ephemera; a great selection of Native American baskets, rugs, and artifacts; saddles and spurs; and General Americana.

DAY 1: Mining Reports, Photographs, Ephemera and Spoons
DAY 2: Native Americana, Cowboy, Firearms (incl. Custer Collection), Numismatics, and General Americana.
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Rare Gem Souvenir Mining Spoons1498 - Rare Gem Souvenir Mining Spoons
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two choice gem sterling silver spoons - highly unusual. We believe the spoons may be made by Jessop and Sons of San Diego, jewelers who advertise in 1
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to R******5 for (110.00 + 22.00) = 132.00
 
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Six Copper Mining Spoons1499 - Six Copper Mining Spoons
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Three teaspoons with shovel bowls, all same with standing miner handle. 2) Three more teaspoons, 2 with plain bowls and 1 with die struck bowl, und
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) = 100.00
 
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Six Misc. Mining Spoons1500 - Six Misc. Mining Spoons
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Three gold washed, plain bowls, different handles with mining scenes. 2) Two teaspoons, one engraved "Robert" on bowl, other has plain...
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Estimates : 280.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) = 100.00
 
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Various Mining Spoons1501 - Various Mining Spoons
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Group of 3 pieces: teaspoon, gravy spoon and butter knife, plain bowls, same handles--standing miner holding pickax. 2) Teaspoon, plain bowl, miner
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 340.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) = 100.00
 
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Six Canadian Mining Spoons1502 - Six Canadian Mining Spoons
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four teaspoons: 1) entire spoon gold washed, bowl--"A Lucky Strike, Nelson, BC" embossed underground mining scene; handle has enameled emb...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 440.00 - 600.00
Sold to c******5 for (220.00 + 44.00) = 264.00
 
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Four Canadian Mining Demitasse Spoons1503 - Four Canadian Mining Demitasse Spoons
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two have shovel bowls, 1) gold washed, engraved, "Atlin Lake BC," wire wrapped handle with gold pan at top. 2) die struck bowl and handle....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 6******n for (60.00 + 13.80) = 73.80
 
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4 Demitasse Spoons, Eastern Canada1504 - 4 Demitasse Spoons, Eastern Canada
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two engraved bowls, die struck miners on handles. Two die struck bowls, one is shovel, both have die struck handles. City: State: Canada Date: I
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Estimates : 160.00 - 300.00
Sold to 6******n for (60.00 + 13.80) = 73.80
 
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Five Canadian Spoons1505 - Five Canadian Spoons
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) One teaspoon, engraved bowl " Sudbury," die struck handle, miner. 2) Four demitasse. Engraved bowls: 2 "Sudbury," "Mont...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Four Dawson Demitasse Spoons1506 - Four Dawson Demitasse Spoons
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Gold washed, bowl engraved "Dawson," twisted wire handle gold pan with real gold nuggets. 2) Shovel bowl, engraved "Dawson," ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (225.00) = 225.00
 
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Four Die Struck Dawson Spoons1507 - Four Die Struck Dawson Spoons
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) "Gold Mining in the Klondike Dawson Y. T.," mining scene; 2) demitasse, same as #1; 3) demitasse scene of miner panning mountains in ba...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d********q.. for (130.00 + 26.00) = 156.00
 
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Five Dawson Standing Miner Spoons1508 - Five Dawson Standing Miner Spoons
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Large teaspoon engraved "Dawson Y. T." 2) Teaspoon engraved "Dawson Y. T." 3) Three demitasse, each engraved "Dawson Y. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to d********q.. for (140.00 + 28.00) = 168.00
 
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