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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South Pueblo Water Company First Mortgage Bond Specimen2393 - South Pueblo Water Company First Mortgage Bond Specimen
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Number 000. President and secretary say specimen. The South Pueblo Water Works was built in 1881. City: Pueblo State: Colorado Date: 1888 ID# 267
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to P**********8 for (35.00 + 8.05) = 43.05
 
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Three Booklets on Pueblo, Colorado2394 - Three Booklets on Pueblo, Colorado
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1)"A Glimpse of Pueblo, the Pittsburgh of the West." 7' x 5." By The Chamberlin Investment Co. 40 pages with pictures, drawings ...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 300.00
Sold to P**********8 for (70.00 + 16.10) = 86.10
 
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Telluride, Colorado Ephemera2395 - Telluride, Colorado Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three brochures: "Gio Oberto of Telluride, Colorado"; "Telluride Association and Deep Springs," and 1904 Bar Docket of the Distr...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to i*********1 for (70.00 + 16.10) = 86.10
 
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Coal Castle Cigar Makers Label2396 - Coal Castle Cigar Makers Label
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Coal Castle cigar label for the Schubert Cigar Company of Trinidad, Colorado. Comes with a reproduction photograph of the company store in Trinidad wh
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6****A for (50.00 + 10.00) = 60.00
 
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Two White River Maps2397 - Two White River Maps
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Post Military Reservation and proposed timber reservation at Camp on White River, 1882. Shows the layout of the fort. 19 x 13". 2) 1877 Hayd...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*********1 for (40.00 + 9.20) = 49.20
 
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Two Executive Documents from President Andrew Johnson About Colorado Statehood2398 - Two Executive Documents from President Andrew Johnson About Colorado Statehood
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) 30th Congress, Executive document #10 on January 12, 1866. Johnson is telling Congress he is rejecting the statehood of Colorado as it does not fal
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Estimates : 50.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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Colorado Statehood in the Making2399 - Colorado Statehood in the Making
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) "Admission of Colorado. Memorial of her Congressional Delegation. Washington D. C., January 29, 1866." To the Honorable Senate and Hous...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to i*********1 for (250.00 + 57.50) = 307.50
 
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Annual Report upon Explorations and Surveys in the Department of The Missouri2400 - Annual Report upon Explorations and Surveys in the Department of The Missouri
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Department of the Missouri was a command echelon of the United States Army in the 19th century and a sub division of the Military Division of the
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Colorado Territory Political pamphlets2401 - Colorado Territory Political pamphlets
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) "Election Laws Colorado Territory, Compiled by authority of the Tenth Legislative Assembly, convened on the fifth day of January, A. D. , 18...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (70.00 + 16.10) = 86.10
 
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Rand McNally 1885 Map of Colorado2402 - Rand McNally 1885 Map of Colorado
Holabird Western Americana Collections
20 x 12." Colorful. Several rips and tears. Needs TLC. Hard to find. City: State: Colorado Date: 1885 ID# 27424
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to i*********1 for (40.00 + 9.20) = 49.20
 
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"Colorado Rangers" Report2403 - "Colorado Rangers" Report
Holabird Western Americana Collections
6 x 9" pamphlet, First Biennial Report of the State Department of Safety, December 1, 1920 to November 30, 1922. City: State: Colorado Date...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to B*****8 for (10.00 + 2.30) = 12.30
 
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Colorado Books2404 - Colorado Books
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Biennial Report of the State School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, 1894; four issues of Territorial Daughters of Colorado: 1927, 1928, 1929, 1945. City:
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to b****3 for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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Colorado Ephemera: Letters, Stage, Brochure, etc.2405 - Colorado Ephemera: Letters, Stage, Brochure, etc.
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Letters, stage way-bill and a brochure for The Standard Folding Typewriter ($50). Please inspect photo. City: State: Colorado Date: 1879 ID# 2521
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to i*********1 for (95.00 + 21.85) = 116.85
 
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Colorado Ephemera: Stocks, Programs, Receipts, etc.2406 - Colorado Ephemera: Stocks, Programs, Receipts, etc.
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Twelve pieces of early Colorado ephemera. Souvenir program from 1897 musical festival in Colorado Springs. 1918 advertisement for the Baker Steam Moto
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Estimates : 50.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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Colorado Ephemera: Ribbon, Token, Photographs2407 - Colorado Ephemera: Ribbon, Token, Photographs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of six. Includes: membership ribbon Wide Awake Grange No. 268, La Junta, Colorado; token from Glauber's, Cripple Creek; 1902 letter from Gla...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Colorado Magazines (State Historical Society)2408 - Colorado Magazines (State Historical Society)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Published by the state historical society of Colorado, issues of The Colorado Magazine: January 1947, September 1947, October 1953, January 1953 and A
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to p********n for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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Four Colorado Travel Guides2409 - Four Colorado Travel Guides
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Garden of the Gods," "Little Journeys in Colorado." "Colorado Mountain Playgrounds," "Picturesque Colorado"...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 300.00
Sold to 3****m for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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Hotel and Resort Guides to Early Colorado2410 - Hotel and Resort Guides to Early Colorado
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 5 brochures: "Seeing Colorado" 1911; "Vacation Estimates" 1906; "Clason's Colorado Hotel Guide" 1909; "...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 300.00
Sold to r***6 for (25.00 + 5.00) = 30.00
 
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Special Motor Vehicle Badge #3482411 - Special Motor Vehicle Badge #348
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Special Motor Vehicle Deputy Supervisor, No. 348. Copper center (historical coat of arms) with miners picks, on shield and "Nil Sine Numine&quo...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to D*****2 for (75.00 + 15.00) = 90.00
 
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Two Colorado Fire Badges2412 - Two Colorado Fire Badges
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Grand Junction Fire Department No. 1 celluloid pin for Dec. 31st, 1903 featuring photograph of the fire crew (seven men) plus their horse-drawn fir
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to D*****2 for (70.00 + 14.00) = 84.00
 
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Three Rocky Mountain Travel Directories2413 - Three Rocky Mountain Travel Directories
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three AAA travel directories for Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico. 1) 1935. 66 pages of what to see and do in the Rocky Mountains. 2) 1938. 98 pages.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to i*********1 for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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Court Summons Group (Payment in Gold Dust, Gold Bars)2414 - Court Summons Group (Payment in Gold Dust, Gold Bars)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a group of four court summons documents from the Second District Court of Boise County in the matter of Hill Kane versus J.R. Tolman over a de
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Letterheads from Idaho Counties2415 - Letterheads from Idaho Counties
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a lot of 10 documents all with letterhead, some artfully illustrated from various Idaho counties. Counties represented include Custer, Nez Per
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to l*******c for (225.00 + 51.75) = 276.75
 
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Spectacular Fairview Vigilant Society Broadside (Illinois)2416 - Spectacular Fairview Vigilant Society Broadside (Illinois)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original broadside for the Fairview Vigilant Society, 1861. The broadside lists the members of the vigilant society in the lower third. This society w
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to C*****t for (500.00 + 115.00) = 615.00
 
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WI Hoffhine, Butcher, Cut-Out Calendar and Photograph2417 - WI Hoffhine, Butcher, Cut-Out Calendar and Photograph
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a wonderful calendar with a cut-out couple enjoying meats from "The Butcher." Photograph says "Meat Market." Back has a ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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1857 Wyandott City Deed2418 - 1857 Wyandott City Deed
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This deed was issued to Isiah Walker July 8, 1857 for one share of ten lots in the new planned community of Wyandoot City, Kansas Territory. On the re
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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Choice Group of Seven Midwestern Fair Passes2419 - Choice Group of Seven Midwestern Fair Passes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The passes are Midwestern; from Kansas and nearby areas. One pass is full-color. Another pass is tri-color. The group is very attractive. Please inspe
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to l*******c for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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Four Kansas Business Cards2420 - Four Kansas Business Cards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two are from newspapers, one from a cheese factory, one from a grocery and provision store. The cities include Neodesha, Lawrence, Americus, and Flore
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (60.00 + 13.80) = 73.80
 
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1851 Letter Discussing Gold Dust Sent2421 - 1851 Letter Discussing Gold Dust Sent
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Hand written lettersheet from R.P Buck of New York to Clark Sewall of Bath, Maine. Buck was informing Sewall that the gold dust sent by Sewall had bee
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Camp Custer Sheet Music2422 - Camp Custer Sheet Music
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original sheet music for Camp Custer, 1917. For piano by Ed Schroeder. Large size sheet music approximately 10 x 14," six pages. Vignette of Cu...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 3****m for (75.00 + 17.25) = 92.25
 
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Conestoga Covered Wagon Wheel Jack2423 - Conestoga Covered Wagon Wheel Jack
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This large (37") jack would have been used to replace broken wheels on a large wagon heading to California. Found in the 40 Mile Desert north o...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to n********d for (50.00 + 10.00) = 60.00
 
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Comstock Era Stone Mason’s Hammer2424 - Comstock Era Stone Mason’s Hammer
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Found along the Carson River where the Carson River Comstock ore mills were located. It is the kind of small hammer, easily fitting into a saddlebag,
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Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to F*****6 for (45.00 + 9.00) = 54.00
 
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"The Desert Canary" by the students of Lyon County High School2425 - "The Desert Canary" by the students of Lyon County High School
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Stories, illustrations, photographs from the 1919 high school in Dayton. Cover missing. Pages in interesting condition. City: Dayton State: Nevada
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*********1 for (140.00 + 32.20) = 172.20
 
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Eureka County Ephemera2426 - Eureka County Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Includes a "Teaching Unit" on post office locations. Current photographs of all locations. Must be 30+ of personal research by this teache...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to n********d for (50.00 + 10.00) = 60.00
 
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Eureka, Nevada Lumber Company Ledgers (Billheads from Truckee, Boca, Nevada, etc.)2426a - Eureka, Nevada Lumber Company Ledgers (Billheads from Truckee, Boca, Nevada, etc.)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
About 750 billheads from 1879 to 1881 allow the researcher to closely follow this company and the purchases it made. My favorite is the Crystal Peak L
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 7,500.00
Sold to j***d for (800.00 + 184.00) = 984.00
 
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Eureka, Nevada Photographs including Baseball Team2427 - Eureka, Nevada Photographs including Baseball Team
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) 1915 real photo postcard of the Eureka baseball team getting ready to hop the train to Palisade. Players are identified on the back of this unused
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to j***d for (80.00 + 18.40) = 98.40
 
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Moving Picture Postcard of the Gans Nelson Fight2428 - Moving Picture Postcard of the Gans Nelson Fight
Holabird Western Americana Collections
June 2, 1907. Ultra-rare moving picture postcard. The only one we have seen. "Compliments of The Bank" and "Goldfield, Nevada, the Gr...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to F****e for (1,350.00 + 270.00) = 1,620.00
 
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Jarbidge Main Street Real Photo Postcard2429 - Jarbidge Main Street Real Photo Postcard
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is an important original photo postcard from Jarbidge, Nevada. It has been removed from an album. It is an unpublished view of the main street of
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to j***d for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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Rawhide Real Photo Postcard by Osborn2430 - Rawhide Real Photo Postcard by Osborn
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Photograph 16c. Overview of the city looking out toward Stingaree Gulch, the Red Light and adult entertainment center of the city. The only buildings
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to j***d for (120.00 + 27.60) = 147.60
 
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Eight Original Nevada Photo Postcards2431 - Eight Original Nevada Photo Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four of the postcards are from Ruth, Nevada. Three show street scenes. Find the Ruth Drug Company and the Ruth Club: both unusual views. Two views are
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to r******h for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Breast Badge for Deluge Hose Company Number One Tonopah, Nevada2432 - Breast Badge for Deluge Hose Company Number One Tonopah, Nevada
Holabird Western Americana Collections
No maker. We were unable to verify the authenticity of this badge, however we've never seen another one. City: Tonopah State: Nevada Date: ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to D*****2 for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Seven Photographs including a Noe & Lee Studio Portrait2433 - Seven Photographs including a Noe & Lee Studio Portrait
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Noe & Lee Studio was located at 82 South C Street c1878-1880. Also a picnic in the woods. The gentleman at the end is brandishing a long gun jus...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Virginia City, Nevada Millinery Marking Tool2434 - Virginia City, Nevada Millinery Marking Tool
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original rolling inked marking device for M. M. Wyland, fashionable millinery, Virginia City Nevada. This unusual piece probably dates to about 1890 a
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to n*******g for (150.00 + 30.00) = 180.00
 
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Four Virginia City and Tonopah, Nevada Items2435 - Four Virginia City and Tonopah, Nevada Items
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Period engineer's hoist operator's license, 1905. For William Dunn at Virginia City. Rare. 2) Also includes original cabinet card of a ge...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*********1 for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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Silver Plated 1935 Softball Trophy2436 - Silver Plated 1935 Softball Trophy
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Winnemucca softball trophy presented to 20-30 Club by Dr. W. D. McAdoo, 1935. Silver plated. City: Winnemucca State: Nevada Date: ID# 37776
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*********1 for (65.00 + 14.95) = 79.95
 
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1839 Pocket Map: Western Tourist and Emigrant's Guide (Colton)2437 - 1839 Pocket Map: Western Tourist and Emigrant's Guide (Colton)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
With a Compendious Gazetteer of the States of Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri, and the Territories of Wisconsin and Iowa...By J. Calvi
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (475.00 + 109.25) = 584.25
 
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Two Early Jockey Items2438 - Two Early Jockey Items
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cabinet card of a jockey in a fancy shirt from Philadelphia circa 1890. Breast badge for New York Jockey Club Patrol. "Stafford Maker Fulton St...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to c*****2 for (250.00 + 57.50) = 307.50
 
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Real Photo Postcard of Mount Angel Saloons2439 - Real Photo Postcard of Mount Angel Saloons
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Only one Mount Angel photo, but it is a beaut! This is a street scene looking east and shows at least two saloons, including the Mount Angel Hotel Sal
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r******h for (65.00 + 13.00) = 78.00
 
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Six Silverton, Oregon Real Photo Postcards2440 - Six Silverton, Oregon Real Photo Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Six original, different photo postcards of Silverton, Oregon dating to about 1906. All six views are unused. Only one of the views shows automobiles.
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Stern Wheel Steamboat "Edgar Cherry" Photograph2441 - Stern Wheel Steamboat "Edgar Cherry" Photograph
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original mounted photograph of the stern wheel steamboat Edgar Cherry, 1894. The Edgar Cherry worked the Pittsburgh - Morgantown trade on the Monongah
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********n for (55.00 + 12.65) = 67.65
 
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