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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Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 62050 - Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 6
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One case of long points. Distinctly different. Case number is not identified. Probably purchased from the Stewart Indian School in Carson City. City:
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to F****e for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 72051 - Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 7
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two cases of old points. Some of these are from the Mono County area (banded obsidian). Some odd shapes. One scraper. Purchased from the Stewart India
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (150.00 + 34.50) = 184.50
 
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Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 82052 - Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 8
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two cases of large points. Numbers 41 and unmarked. Purchased from the Stewart Indian School in Carson City. City: Carson City State: Nevada Date:
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 92053 - Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 9
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice display of white and black points. Display case #5 (broken and needs repair). Non-obsidian points. Display case #39. Purchased from the Stewart I
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to d******c for (120.00 + 27.60) = 147.60
 
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Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 102054 - Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 10
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three cases of points: two large and one small. Some identified as coming from the Elko area. Others glued to paper with some identification markings
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Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to J******9 for (200.00 + 46.00) = 246.00
 
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Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 112055 - Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 11
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One large and one small case. Includes points and awls. Wide variety of color in the larger points. Display case #38 and unmarked (broken glass). Purc
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to J*****9 for (120.00 + 24.00) = 144.00
 
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Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 122056 - Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 12
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four round trays. 1) Note says, "Stewart Indian Museum, Manos, 5." 2) Note says, "Stewart Indian Museum, Unsorted." 3) Tray thre...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to a**********9 for (130.00 + 29.90) = 159.90
 
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Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 132057 - Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 13
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four cases of arrowheads. Numbers 10, 19, 20, and 25. Almost all are obsidian. Purchased from the Stewart Indian School in Carson City. City: Carson
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to F****e for (170.00 + 34.00) = 204.00
 
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Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 142058 - Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 14
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A box of awls and mattates. All sorts of notes from the museum inside: "manos, pot shards, shaft straighteners, biface preforms, etc." Not...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to c********e for (75.00 + 15.00) = 90.00
 
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Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 152059 - Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 15
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is the end, but it is the largest group on Indian artifacts. It takes a plastic bin to hold everything. 1) Cardboard box with shards 11 x 11 x ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to e*****r for (140.00 + 32.20) = 172.20
 
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Indian Arrowheads and a Pick Axe2060 - Indian Arrowheads and a Pick Axe
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 90+ items. 1) Over 60 Washoe Lake arrowheads and shards. Typical pieces from this location. Largest is 3.25". 2) Over 30 arrowheads and...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to a**********9 for (40.00 + 9.20) = 49.20
 
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Arrowheads Collected by a Local Reno Family2061 - Arrowheads Collected by a Local Reno Family
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Local find by a Reno family in this area. 16 points. City: Reno State: Nevada Date: ID# 37500
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to J******9 for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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Nez Perce Spear Point2062 - Nez Perce Spear Point
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This point was found by Ruth Haugen at an old Nez Perce camp site at Penewawa on the Snake River. The Nez Perce Indians are a tribe that lived in the
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to A*****3 for (150.00 + 30.00) = 180.00
 
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Large Native American spearheads: Lot 12063 - Large Native American spearheads: Lot 1
Holabird Western Americana Collections
See the photo for description. Probably replicas from the 1970’s. Even if they are replicas, they are high end. Nicely presented in glass presentation
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Large Native American spearheads: Lot 22064 - Large Native American spearheads: Lot 2
Holabird Western Americana Collections
See the photo for description. Probably replicas from the 1970’s. Even if they are replicas, they are high end. Nicely presented in glass presentation
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Large Native American spearheads: Lot 32065 - Large Native American spearheads: Lot 3
Holabird Western Americana Collections
See the photo for description. Probably replicas from the 1970’s. Even if they are replicas, they are high end. Nicely presented in glass presentation
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Large Native American spearheads: Lot 42066 - Large Native American spearheads: Lot 4
Holabird Western Americana Collections
See the photo for description. Probably replicas from the 1970’s. Even if they are replicas, they are high end. Nicely presented in glass presentation
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Large Native American spearheads: Lot 52067 - Large Native American spearheads: Lot 5
Holabird Western Americana Collections
See the photo for description. Probably replicas from the 1970’s. Even if they are replicas, they are high end. Nicely presented in glass presentation
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Small Points, Large Points and a Very Large Weapon(?)2068 - Small Points, Large Points and a Very Large Weapon(?)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
28 pieces altogether in a nice glass display case. Some replicas. Please inspect. City: State: Date: ID# 27876
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to i*********1 for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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Woodland Period Figural Stone Axe Head2069 - Woodland Period Figural Stone Axe Head
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Full bi-groove stone axe head. Bi-faced. Perhaps Northern Coast. City: State: Date: ID# 38003
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 240.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Two Quivers and a Bow2070 - Two Quivers and a Bow
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Bow is beautiful wood, with handle wrapped in buckskin. One quiver is old-fur covered with feathers and small bones attached. Included are two arrows
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to s********n.. for (150.00 + 34.50) = 184.50
 
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Native American Tusk Tool2071 - Native American Tusk Tool
Holabird Western Americana Collections
We are not quite sure exactly what this is, but we are sure that our customers out there do. If you can help us out, please let us now. City: State
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Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*********1 for (80.00 + 18.40) = 98.40
 
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Navajo Eye Dazzler Rug2072 - Navajo Eye Dazzler Rug
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vintage Navajo Eye Dazzler Rug depicts a traditional serrated pattern that's popular with collectors. This was woven circa 1940's and consid...
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Two Gray Hills Navajo Rug2073 - Two Gray Hills Navajo Rug
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two Gray Hills Navajo rug, beautiful center design. Two Grey Hills Navajo Indian rugs are known as weavings in which no colored dyes were used. Instea
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to d*********d for (800.00 + 184.00) = 984.00
 
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Native Style Rug2074 - Native Style Rug
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Older Native American style rug with fringe. 65" x 31". Some areas of fringe are loose, some bleeding of red dye. City: State: Date:...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Black Foot Indian Lady's High Horn Beaded Saddle2075 - Black Foot Indian Lady's High Horn Beaded Saddle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fabulous Native Americana historic piece. Rawhide (antelope?) sinew or gut sewn, c. 1920. An extremely rare shape and design. Beading mostly intact. H
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Alaskan Mukluks2076 - Alaskan Mukluks
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Seal skin mukluks with fur and leather soles and straps. Decorative ties. Well worn soles. City: State: Alaska Date: ID# 37409
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 240.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Plains Indian Moccasins2077 - Plains Indian Moccasins
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vintage pair of Native American Hide Beaded Moccasins with hard soles. Length is 9 3/4" beautiful design with green, red, white and black beads...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to A*****3 for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Vintage Plains Leather and Beaded Moccasins2078 - Vintage Plains Leather and Beaded Moccasins
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Northern Plains Beaded High Top Hide Moccasins. Buffalo hide hard sole with upper beadwork in red, white, light blue, yellow, and black in a simple ge
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to A*****3 for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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Stretched and Painted Hide, Model of Eskimo Kayak, and Spear2079 - Stretched and Painted Hide, Model of Eskimo Kayak, and Spear
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Hide is stretched on decorative metal rack, and has been painted with a scene of an Eskimo and his kayak and a seal lying nearby. Also included is a m
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b*******s for (250.00 + 57.50) = 307.50
 
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Native American Ceremonial Dance Sticks2080 - Native American Ceremonial Dance Sticks
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two. Each features a deer or antelope horn and is adorned with beads, animal furs, and leather fringes. Reportedly from the Yomba Indian Reserv
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to s********n.. for (55.00 + 12.65) = 67.65
 
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Three Native American Leather Beaded Bags2081 - Three Native American Leather Beaded Bags
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Antique Native American Beaded "Strike-A-Light" Bag, Sioux, 19th Century. 2) Beaded deerskin medicine pouch, probably Plains. 3) Small ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to f**********r for (550.00 + 110.00) = 660.00
 
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Bead Work from the Stewart Indian School2082 - Bead Work from the Stewart Indian School
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mostly blue beads with some red and white. Half dozen or so large dull points. Display case #1. Purchased from the Stewart Indian School in Carson Cit
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Beaded Beaver Fur Bag and Hand-painted Cow Skull2083 - Beaded Beaver Fur Bag and Hand-painted Cow Skull
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very unusual old (c.1940's) beaver fur bag. Beautiful beading--floral design. Appears that a newer backing put on original bag. Good condition. ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to s********n.. for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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Drum and Shield Wall Hanging2084 - Drum and Shield Wall Hanging
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Hide covered drum has painted designs on both sides with feathers attached. 16" diameter, 4." Fair condition, drum is fully intact. Small ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to s********n.. for (170.00 + 39.10) = 209.10
 
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Two Decorative Native American Shields2085 - Two Decorative Native American Shields
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Hide-covered shield, with painted design, deerskin fringe attached. 16" diameter, with fringe, 32" long. 2) Hide-covered shield with be...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to s********n.. for (160.00 + 36.80) = 196.80
 
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Fur and Beaded Shield2086 - Fur and Beaded Shield
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Turtle shell shield. Shell itself is covered with fur (beaver?) and has an ornately beaded patch and feathers attached. 21" x 13". Fair co...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to s********n.. for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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Two Navajo Kachinas2087 - Two Navajo Kachinas
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Sun Dancer Katsina (formally called Kachina) or Sun Shield Kachina is a striking figure. He carries a spruce tree in his left hand while he holds a
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Two Navajo Kachinas (Katsinas)2088 - Two Navajo Kachinas (Katsinas)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Wolf and ram kachinas. Wolf is kneeling, nicely painted and decorated. 14" x 6" x 7". One arm is cracked. Ram Kachina is painted. 15&...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to j*****r for (75.00 + 15.00) = 90.00
 
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Klamath Woven Doll2089 - Klamath Woven Doll
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Native American Klamath Indian mother with baby (papoose) Woven Doll. 8.5" x 4'' x 3". Good condition. City: State: Date: I...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to s********n.. for (120.00 + 27.60) = 147.60
 
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Two Skookum Dolls2090 - Two Skookum Dolls
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A Skookum doll was a Native American themed doll, sold as a souvenir item in the early 20th century. Although considered collectible, they are not aut
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to s********n.. for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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Skookum Papoose2091 - Skookum Papoose
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Baby in a cradleboard. Baby doll has nicely detailed composition face (sawdust, glue, and other materials such as cornstarch, resin and wood flour). B
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to C******6 for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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Three Cowboy and Cowgirl Shirts2092 - Three Cowboy and Cowgirl Shirts
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three ornately patterned cowboy shirts which date from the 1930s-40s. 1) Two green long sleeved shirts as a matched pair, his and hers, by the Prior C
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Western Antique Money Belt2093 - Western Antique Money Belt
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Antique leather money belt. Circa mid-19th century. No makers mark. Crude early hand construction. This is a classic early money belt that's Wes...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Two Arizona Beeline Belt Buckles, One ATA Buckle2094 - Two Arizona Beeline Belt Buckles, One ATA Buckle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Sterling over nickel rectangular buckle with enamel center emblem. "Doubles / Beeline Mid-Winter Chain 1983 / Class C." 3" x 2&quo...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Arizona "Phoenix" Belt Buckles and a Bolo2095 - Arizona "Phoenix" Belt Buckles and a Bolo
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Trap and skeet shooting belt buckles with the "Phoenix" image in center: 1) Two sterling over nickel with brass. Raised enameled emblem in...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Four Central California Belt Buckles2096 - Four Central California Belt Buckles
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three trapshooting belt buckles: 1) German silver. "Redding Gun Club / Doubles C." 4" x 2.5" 2) German silver. "Stockton Gu...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Buckle w/ Gold Peso, H.O.A. Buckle, and Bolo2097 - Buckle w/ Gold Peso, H.O.A. Buckle, and Bolo
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Beautiful hand-engraved handmade silver plated trophy belt buckle. Buckle reads: "Western Chain Handicap Champion / C. G. S. T. A. / 1975 / ...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Two Golden West Grand Belt Buckles2098 - Two Golden West Grand Belt Buckles
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Trap shooting belt buckles. 1) Sterling over nickel with brass edge. "1981 Golden West Grand / Doubles High Veteran." 3" x 2.5"....
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Lichtenberger-Ferguson Collectible Saddle2099 - Lichtenberger-Ferguson Collectible Saddle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Early 20th century. Nice engraving work. Lichtenberger and Ferguson were saddle making partners in Los Angeles from around 1900 to 1939. Please inspec
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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