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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Two Different Die Struck Ft. Russell Post Trader Tokens (Wyoming)2293 - Two Different Die Struck Ft. Russell Post Trader Tokens (Wyoming)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cunningham WY200a and WY220c, both different 25 cent tokens. Both about VF-XF. Langdon Collection. City: Ft. Russell State: Wyoming Date: ID# 369
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to l******8 for (150.00 + 34.50) = 184.50
 
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Unlisted 5 Cent Post Trader Token (Ft. Russell, Wyoming)2294 - Unlisted 5 Cent Post Trader Token (Ft. Russell, Wyoming)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Unlisted 5 cent token of the Cunningham WY210 group. 19mm. City: Ft. Russell State: Wyoming Date: ID# 36945
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to k***g for (225.00 + 51.75) = 276.75
 
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Fort Washakie 5 cent Token (Wyoming)2295 - Fort Washakie 5 cent Token (Wyoming)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1878-on. Cunningham WY350. Langdon Collection. AU. City: Ft. Washakie State: Wyoming Date: ID# 36946
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 2****6 for (140.00 + 28.00) = 168.00
 
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Two Boxing Medals: Joe Louis and Jack Dempsey2296 - Two Boxing Medals: Joe Louis and Jack Dempsey
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Joe Louis with his picture on the front and "Good Luck forever, Joe Louis on the back." 2) Jack Dempsey "Fight & Win" Fil...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to b********0 for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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Four Prohibition Breast Badges2297 - Four Prohibition Breast Badges
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Late 19th or early 20th century prohibition breast badges for the temperance movement. All four metals come with their original purple velvet lined ca
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to 3***6 for (275.00 + 63.25) = 338.25
 
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Political Buttons / Pins: Arthur, Hoover, Bryan, Curtis2298 - Political Buttons / Pins: Arthur, Hoover, Bryan, Curtis
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4: Chester Arthur Medal, Hoover and Curtis pin, Free Silver pin, Williams Jennings Bryan pin. City: State: United States Date: ID# 37902
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Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold to i*********1 for (200.00 + 46.00) = 246.00
 
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Two Uncirculated Hudson Bay Co. Tokens (Canada)2299 - Two Uncirculated Hudson Bay Co. Tokens (Canada)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1/4 and 1/8 Made Beaver 1857 tokens. The 1/8 has full luster, choice uncirculated, and the 1/4 has 90% luster, about MS62. City: State: Canada Dat
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Estimates : 800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to 6******n for (1,450.00 + 333.50) = 1,783.50
 
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Signed Don Polland Porcelain Sculpture2300 - Signed Don Polland Porcelain Sculpture
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A beautifully painted porcelain sculpture of a Indian on an Appaloosa horse leading a pack horse down rocky terrain, signed and dated 1983 on a rock n
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to A*****3 for (50.00 + 10.00) = 60.00
 
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"Chief's Blanket" Bronze Statue2301 - "Chief's Blanket" Bronze Statue
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful fine art limited edition sculpture by Legends USA mixed media artist C. A. Pardell. Bronze, Pewter. Mixed semi-precious metals medias, tiny
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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"Double Trouble" Bronze Sculpture2302 - "Double Trouble" Bronze Sculpture
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Bronze sculpture by Idaho artist, D. D. Edwards. Beautiful bronze. "Double Trouble" depicts two bighorn sheep battling another bighorn. 8&...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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"Over Anxious Pursuit" Bronze Sculpture2303 - "Over Anxious Pursuit" Bronze Sculpture
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Sculpture by D. D. Edwards depicts an elk being chased by two coyotes, tripping over each other. 6.25" h x 9" w x 5.5" d. Legends lim...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to F*****6 for (250.00 + 50.00) = 300.00
 
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"Winter Provisions" Bronze Scuplture2304 - "Winter Provisions" Bronze Scuplture
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Bronze sculpture by D. D. Edwards. This bronze depicts a hunter with his horse and a deer he has shot. 5.5" h x 12" w x 6" d. Signed ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to F*****6 for (150.00 + 30.00) = 180.00
 
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Walnut Creek Watercolor Painting2305 - Walnut Creek Watercolor Painting
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Watercolor by unknown California artist of a road winding up a hill with houses along the way. Painting removed from original matte and frame to check
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to h*********d for (75.00 + 17.25) = 92.25
 
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Ralph Arthur Lytle Painting of Desert Landscape2306 - Ralph Arthur Lytle Painting of Desert Landscape
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful watercolor / gouache painting of desert landscape by Ralph Arthur Lytle (1882-1959). 16" x 22", framed 29" x 35.5". B...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f*****a for (200.00 + 40.00) = 240.00
 
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"Turn of Autumn, Reno," Watercolor Painting by Minerva Pierce2307 - "Turn of Autumn, Reno," Watercolor Painting by Minerva Pierce
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Framed watercolor by Minerva Pierce. Painted on pressed paper watercolor board. Nice Fall scene. Painting 14" x 11", framed 23.5" x 1...
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Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold to J*****9 for (190.00 + 38.00) = 228.00
 
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Two Eucalyptus Watercolor Paintings by Pierce2308 - Two Eucalyptus Watercolor Paintings by Pierce
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two nice watercolors by Minerva Pierce. 1) 13" x 9.5", framed 21" x 17". 2) 13.5" x 9.5", framed 22" x 19". ...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to j*****r for (375.00 + 86.25) = 461.25
 
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Two Watercolors by Minerva Pierce2309 - Two Watercolors by Minerva Pierce
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) "Eucalyptus Grove". 14" x 17", framed 24" x 27" (glass is missing). 2) A landscape scene that looks like Autumn is ...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to S********e.. for (375.00 + 86.25) = 461.25
 
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"Attack," Watercolor Painting by Craig Sheppard2310 - "Attack," Watercolor Painting by Craig Sheppard
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This incredible watercolor scene depicts a fight between Indians and cowboys. Cowboys have guns, Indians, bows and arrows. The ground is covered in sn
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to v********n for (1,000.00 + 200.00) = 1,200.00
 
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"Mustering the Horses" Painting by J. Howard Martin2311 - "Mustering the Horses" Painting by J. Howard Martin
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Painting is 17" x 27.5", framed 26" x 36" by J. Howard Martin, 1853-1919. James Howard Martin is known by some as the quintesse...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to c********e for (3,100.00 + 620.00) = 3,720.00
 
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"Broken Promise" Painting by Ruth Hilts2312 - "Broken Promise" Painting by Ruth Hilts
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Part of the Nevada Earth Colors series, by Ruth Hilts, a view of Rhyolite, Nevada. (Framed: 29" h x x 37" W) A Native Nevadan, Ruth Hi...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Watercolor Painting of Reno area2313 - Watercolor Painting of Reno area
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Artist unknown. Beautiful painting, possibly Mt. Rose outside of Reno, Nevada. 10" x 14", framed 18.5" x 23.75". City: Stat...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Mount Moran Pastel Painting2314 - Mount Moran Pastel Painting
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful pastel painting of Mount Moran signed "Frisch", possibly Edmond Gustave Frisch, (1858-1951), or John Carl Frisch (b 1845-unknown...
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Estimates : 1,250.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to s********n.. for (625.00 + 143.75) = 768.75
 
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"On the Plains" Painting by E.A. Burbank2315 - "On the Plains" Painting by E.A. Burbank
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Oil painting of the Great Plains by Elbridge Ayer (E. A.) Burbank (1858-1949). 25.5" H x 36" W. Burbank was an American artist who sketch...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to m********h.. for (1,000.00 + 230.00) = 1,230.00
 
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Western Art Books2316 - Western Art Books
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three choice books on Western art: "The Charles M Russell Book," "Courier and Ives," and "The Art of the Old West." Tw...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to V********i for (30.00 + 6.90) = 36.90
 
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Western Art Books II2317 - Western Art Books II
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Eight volumes on Western art. "Russell" by Renter. "Remington" by Wester. "Matthew Brady" by Meredith. "Russell&q...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (180.00 + 41.40) = 221.40
 
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The History of Playing Cards by Ed Taylor (1865)2318 - The History of Playing Cards by Ed Taylor (1865)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
London. Profusely illustrated with color illustrations. 529 pages. Marbled boards with red leather spine, gilt binding. Approximately 4 x 6" an...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 6******n for (275.00 + 63.25) = 338.25
 
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Donald Trump's "Trump Taj Mahal" First Mortgage Bond2319 - Donald Trump's "Trump Taj Mahal" First Mortgage Bond
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Funding 14% First Mortgage Bond for Trump's Atlantic City endeavor. Number 224 for 15,000 shares. Donald Trump's signature is autopenned. Tr...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to 6******n for (160.00 + 36.80) = 196.80
 
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Five Caesars World Specimen 1990 Sinking Fund Bonds2320 - Five Caesars World Specimen 1990 Sinking Fund Bonds
Holabird Western Americana Collections
12.5% Subordinate Sinking Fund Debenture Due 1990. 500, 1,000, 5,000, 10,000, and blank. Unique and amazing condition! Names are punch cancelled. Cit
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Harrah's Engraving and Proof 7.5% Bond2321 - Harrah's Engraving and Proof 7.5% Bond
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of six items. Includes bond in four different stages. Many have notes written on them. Two sets of instructions from Harrah's to the printer...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Four Choice Railroad Items2322 - Four Choice Railroad Items
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The best is an Adams & Westlake Manufacturing Company billhead for their railroad lanterns, which is pictorial from the 1870s. A second piece is...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (60.00 + 13.80) = 73.80
 
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Railroad Lamp with Embossed Top CMSP&P RR2323 - Railroad Lamp with Embossed Top CMSP&P RR
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad (often referred to as the Milwaukee Road) (reporting mark MILW), was a Class I railroad that beg
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to f********2 for (120.00 + 27.60) = 147.60
 
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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Lantern2324 - Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Lantern
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe brakeman's lantern. Ruby red Adlake Kero Lantern. The story goes that during a stop over this lantern would have ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (140.00 + 32.20) = 172.20
 
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Risdon Iron Works Metal Plaque2325 - Risdon Iron Works Metal Plaque
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Industrial locomotive builder from 1882 to 1911, bought by Union Iron Works. 3 x 5." In excellent condition! Most assuredly on some locomotive ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to m******3 for (475.00 + 109.25) = 584.25
 
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Northwest Dispatch Fast Freight Company Stock Certificate2326 - Northwest Dispatch Fast Freight Company Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This railroad stock is number 21 for 500 shares issued to Thomas Tomlinson and signed by president Joseph Walker Jr. Nice industrial railroad vignette
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Photograph of Early Derailed Central Pacific Train near Mill City, Nevada2327 - Photograph of Early Derailed Central Pacific Train near Mill City, Nevada
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original 8 x 10" mounted photograph. The photograph is of a derailed Central Pacific Railroad Engine and Cars at Mill City, Nevada. The photogr...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to F*****6 for (150.00 + 30.00) = 180.00
 
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Railroad Tycoon Collis P. Huntington Signature on Stock Certificate2328 - Railroad Tycoon Collis P. Huntington Signature on Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Chesapeake, Ohio and Southwestern Railroad Company unissued stock certificate signed by Collis P. Huntington. Huntington's signature is canc...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*********1 for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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Utah Railroad Survey Maps2329 - Utah Railroad Survey Maps
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) 1855 and completed by Captain Beckwith. Green River to Great Salt Lake. 2) Great Salt Lake to Humboldt Mountains. 3) Large Santa Fe to Coo-Che-To-P
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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National Express Badge2330 - National Express Badge
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original National Express breast badge, circa 1910. About 3 inches. City: State: United States Date: c1910 ID# 37739
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*********1 for (180.00 + 41.40) = 221.40
 
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National Express Hat2331 - National Express Hat
Holabird Western Americana Collections
American Express, National Express hat. All original hat and hat badge, circa 1910. Excellent condition. City: State: United States Date: c1910 I
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to o******x for (750.00 + 172.50) = 922.50
 
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Four Volume Diary of Harry H Trudell2332 - Four Volume Diary of Harry H Trudell
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Handwritten. The subject matters include the Jamestown Exposition and related travels. The first two volumes occupy approximately 200 handwritten page
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Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to d******a for (250.00 + 57.50) = 307.50
 
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U.S. Cotton Industry Correspondence2333 - U.S. Cotton Industry Correspondence
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approximately 14 letters between several people in the cotton industry, primarily discussing matters relating to business. There are some fantastic q
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Estimates : 200.00 - 900.00
Sold to l*******c for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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United States Official Postal Guide2334 - United States Official Postal Guide
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Find places from Nevada Mills to Bodie (a money order station), all eight Elizabethtown's, Woodruff, & Rioville in Nevada, Kiawock in Alaska...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6*****b for (190.00 + 38.00) = 228.00
 
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Western Postcards (45) & Sketch Group (Crouch)2335 - Western Postcards (45) & Sketch Group (Crouch)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four Western Sketches, 1959, by Charles Crouch in original folder. All of Cowboys and horseback, San Francisco, California. 45 unused postcards in var
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Four Animal Furs2336 - Four Animal Furs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Looks like a badger, mink, coyote, and beaver. City: State: United States Date: ID# 37341
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to g***s for (65.00 + 14.95) = 79.95
 
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Gold Seal Rubber Boots Tin Sign2337 - Gold Seal Rubber Boots Tin Sign
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Raised pictorial and writing. The Gold Seal Rubber Products were being made as early as the 1890s. This was a subsidiary of Goodyear Rubber. Dented at
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to o******x for (1,050.00 + 241.50) = 1,291.50
 
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Three Early Store Window Signs2338 - Three Early Store Window Signs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One is an 1892 liquor license, not filled in. The second is a large sign for money orders that is a decal for the front window. The last piece is the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6******n for (65.00 + 14.95) = 79.95
 
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Indian Related Cigar Boxes2339 - Indian Related Cigar Boxes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three wooden cigar boxes: 1) Black Hawk, Andy Dehner Cigar Co., Iowa; 2) Rocky Ford, Monarch, Virginia; 3) Brown Beauties, P. N. Jacobson, maker, Iowa
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 2****6 for (50.00 + 10.00) = 60.00
 
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Two Ribbons: Oddfellows and GAR2340 - Two Ribbons: Oddfellows and GAR
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Independent Order of Odd Fellows ribbon Grant Lodge No. 113 I.O.O.F. Minneapolis, Minn. 2) Souvenir G.A.R. and Affiliated Organizations 35th annual
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Start Price : 70.00 | Estimates : 140.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Three Antique Items: Ribbon, Cigar Label, Fly Book2341 - Three Antique Items: Ribbon, Cigar Label, Fly Book
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) "The Women and Girl Workers of the Civil War, 61-65" ribbon. This was an early recognition of the roll of women during the Civil War. P...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Tintype of Three Western Gents2342 - Tintype of Three Western Gents
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Early photograph (ferrotype, aka tintype) of three western gents all dressed in similar way. All are wearing vests and bowler hats. Maybe taken in the
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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