December 2017 Premier Auction

Auction Details

This three day, 2,200 lot sale features items in numerous collecting categories including Native Americana, Firearms, Cowboy, Mining, Railroad & Express, Numismatics & Tokens, Postal History, Gaming, Bottles, and Military.

Highlights include:

*A big batch of Western trade tokens including a large Nevada collection.

*Coins, currency, and checks in our Numismatics section including a Ukiah bank note and a $20 gold piece.

*A Railroad section that includes a large number of Eastern Railroad Passes, including a Jay Gould autograph piece.

*Wells Fargo & Co. and American Express collectibles, including company archives.

*Mining stock certificates, photographs, books, and other ephemera.

*A large Postal History section featuring many hundreds of postcards, many real photo, as well as stamps and other philatelic ephemera.

*Gaming collectibles including an assortment of Nevada casino ashtrays

*A group of Antique Bottles including whiskey, bitters, medicines, and soda.

*A very large General Americana section featuring: a collection of presidential autographed letters, photographs & other ephemera; a large World's Fair & Expositions section full of stereoviews from the Prag Collection; jewelry; Western art; a huge Yosemite & Big Trees section; a big collection of San Francisco documents and early stereoviews; and U.S. documents, trade cards, business cards, and other ephemera.

*Our best Firearms selection to date with an 1869 Sharps Rifle, a rare Flintlock pistol, and rare antique ammunition. Our Firearms & Weaponry section also has Japanese katanas and Chinese swords.

*Military collectibles including a large Civil War section full of Confederate bonds, letters, photographs and more.

*Another world-class offering of Northwest and Southwest Native Americana featuring Nome Gold Rush ivory art and tools, baskets, kachinas, pottery, points, and much more!

*Our Cowboy section has postcards (including a Buffalo Bill collection), photographs, chaps, saddles, and saddle bags.

*A small selection of African and Western taxidermy for your office/den wall.

Full Auction Schedule

Day One, December 1st, 2017 (Lots 1000-1735)

Tokens (Geographic Sort) (1000-1118)

Numismatics (Lots 1119-1152)
Coins (1119-1128)
Checks (1129-1138)
Currency (1139-1146)
Medals & So-Called Dollars (1147-1152)

Railroadiana (Lots 1153-1292)
Passes (1153-1219)
Books (1220-1231)
Stocks & Other Ephemera (Geographic Sort) (1232-1292)

Wells Fargo & Other Express (Lots 1293-1322)
Wells Fargo (1293-1308)
American Express (1309-1313)
Other Express (1314-1322)

Mining (Lots 1323-1545)
Hard Goods: Candlesticks, Signs, Etc. (1323-1331)
Books (1332-1338)
Stocks & Other Ephemera (Geographic Sort) (1339-1545)

Postal History & Philatelic (Geographic Sort) (Lots 1546-1714)

Gaming (Lots 1715-1735)


Day Two, December 2nd, 2017 (Lots 2000-2750)

Bottles (Lots 2000-2043)

General Americana (Lots 2044-2700)
Jewelry (2044-2059)
Art (2060-2098)
Worlds Fairs & Expositions (2099-2130)
Political (2131-2152)
Geographic Sort (2153-2588)
Misc. Categories incl. Maps & Atlases, Black Americana, Fire, Ephemera (2589-2700)

Foreign Collectibles (Lots 2701-2750)

Day Three, December 3rd, 2017 (Lots 3000-3734)

Firearms & Weaponry (Lots 3000-3167)
Ephemera (3000-3007)
Ammunition (3008-3058)
Pistols & Revolvers (3059-3084)
Rifles & Shotguns (3085-3095)
Scabbards & Misc. (3096-3111)
Swords & Katanas (3112-3167)

Military & War Collectibles (Lots 3168-3231)
Revolutionary War & Civil War (3168-3219)
Spanish American War (3220-3223)
World Wars & Misc. (3224-3231)

Native Americana (Lots 3232-3593)
Alaska incl. Ivory (3232-3307)
Art (3308-3320)
Baskets (3321-3331)
Beadwork (3332-3347)
Rugs & Weavings (3348-3353)
Jewelry (3354-3359)
Kachinas (3360-3385)
Points & Stone Artifacts incl. a Large Georgia Collection (3386-3409)
Pottery (3410-3588)
Ephemera (3589-3593)

Cowboy (Lots 3594-3724)
Ephemera (3594-3626)
Chaps (3627-3666)
Saddle Bags (3667-3685)
Saddles (3686-3718)
Spurs & Misc. (3719-3724)


Taxidermy (Lots 3725-3734)





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16 gauge Peters Victor Shotgun Shells3019 - 16 gauge Peters Victor Shotgun Shells
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This a beautiful antique box of Peters Victor smokeless rustless paper shot shells. This box is 25 rounds of very collectible 16 ga. antique shot shel
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
 
 
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16 gauge Shotgun Ammunition3020 - 16 gauge Shotgun Ammunition
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a box od antique Peters "Ideal" paper shot-shell loaded with bulk smokeless powder, 25 rounds. This is turn of the century box o...
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Start Price : 140.00 | Estimates : 280.00 - 375.00
 
 
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56-56 cal. Spencer Civil War Cartridge3021 - 56-56 cal. Spencer Civil War Cartridge
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is an original 56-56 cal. Spencer carbine cartridge vintage 1860's. The Spencer carbine was one of the first repeating rifles of the Civil ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to c********l.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Antique box of 12 gauge Arrow Ammunition3022 - Antique box of 12 gauge Arrow Ammunition
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This box of Arrow antique "steel" lined shells is a two piece box. These shells were made for the Remington model 10 repeating shotgun. Th...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 225.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Box of 12 gauge Remington paper Shotgun Shells3023 - Box of 12 gauge Remington paper Shotgun Shells
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This box of 25 12 gauge shotgun shells is marked "Shur Shot Shells" and "Sure Safe Speedy". This colorful box of Remington "...
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 180.00 - 275.00
 
 
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Box of Mallard Sport Load 16 gauge Shotgun Shells3024 - Box of Mallard Sport Load 16 gauge Shotgun Shells
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a beautiful red and black picture box of sport-load 16 ga. shotgun shells. These were distributed by the Sears and Robuck Co in the 1950...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Box of Peters 12 gauge high velocity Shotgun Shells3025 - Box of Peters 12 gauge high velocity Shotgun Shells
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This box of Peters high velocity 12 ga. smokeless shotgun shells is very colorful with a mallard duck in flight. The box is marked for 12 ga. 2 3/4 in
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Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to D******a for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Box of Peters High Velocity 12 gauge Shotgun Shells3026 - Box of Peters High Velocity 12 gauge Shotgun Shells
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very rare and very beautiful multi-color picture box of 12 ga. MAGNUM pre-Remington Peters Co. box of antique smokeless magnum shotguns shells. One of
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Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold to D******a for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Box of Peters High Velocity 20 gauge Shotgun Shells3027 - Box of Peters High Velocity 20 gauge Shotgun Shells
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a very rare box of antique Peters 20 ga. high velocity shot shells. A very colorful picture box in multi-colors of these long range hard hitti
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to D******a for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Box of Remington UMC New Club 12 ga. Shotgun Shells3028 - Box of Remington UMC New Club 12 ga. Shotgun Shells
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a unique box of Remington New Club shells that are light to hold because there are BLANKS! 12 ga. very attracdtive and colorful two piece box
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Estimates : 180.00 - 275.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (90.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 112.50
 
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Box of Western Field 12 gauge water-proof Paper Shotgun shells3029 - Box of Western Field 12 gauge water-proof Paper Shotgun shells
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a beautiful and rare two-piece picture box of the now defunct Western ammunition company of "field" loaded 12 ga. water-proof pape...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Box of Western Super X 20 gauge Shotgun Shells3030 - Box of Western Super X 20 gauge Shotgun Shells
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This box of very colorful and rare box of Western Super X Long Range Shot Shot String shot shells 20 ga. box of 25. Marked 1 oz. #4 chilled shot. Da
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Box of Xtra Range Sport-load Shot shells3031 - Box of Xtra Range Sport-load Shot shells
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a box of vintage 12 ga. shotgun shells with the goose logo. Very little information on the box; " oversize primer, non-corrosive, smoke...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Dominion Cartridge .32 cal. center fire short3032 - Dominion Cartridge .32 cal. center fire short
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare Dominion Cartridge Co. green label box of .32 cal. center fire black powder short cartridges. Dominion Cartridge Co. was based in Montreal, Cana
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Estimates : 120.00 - 225.00
Sold to y**********i for (40.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 46.00
 
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Monark Trap Shells U.S. Property Marked3033 - Monark Trap Shells U.S. Property Marked
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a very colorful and unique box of 12 gauge trap shot shells made for the U.S. Government in WW II. These shell were used to train gunnery air
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Estimates : 400.00 - 650.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Print of Breach-loading Cartridges3034 - Print of Breach-loading Cartridges
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This spectacular "Breach-loading Small Arms for Metallic Carbines" print from original figures by the noted authors Norm Flayderman and Ja...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to 8***1 for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Remington Arms Union Metallic Cartridge Co. .351 self-load rifle rounds3035 - Remington Arms Union Metallic Cartridge Co. .351 self-load rifle rounds
Holabird Western Americana Collections
An early (1907-1917) brown Remington picture box of the .351 cal. "Self Loading Rifle Smokeless" rifle rounds for the 1907 semi-automatic...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 125.00
Sold to y**********i for (45.00 + 6.75) x 1 = 51.75
 
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Spencer .56-50 UMC Cartridges3036 - Spencer .56-50 UMC Cartridges
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This two piece brown picture box of .56-50 Spencer rifle and carbine model 1863 in .56-50 caliber is a rare and beautiful box from the 1870's. T...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Spencer .56-56 rim-fire Cartridges3037 - Spencer .56-56 rim-fire Cartridges
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a two piece blue label picture box of the Spencer .56.-56 rim-fire for the Spencer carbine. This rare box is from the early 1870's -1880...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Union Metallic Cartridge .32 cal. Extra Long Rim-fire Cartridges3038 - Union Metallic Cartridge .32 cal. Extra Long Rim-fire Cartridges
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is an excellent green picture label and two piece box, of the very rare .32 cal. extra long black powder rim-fire cartridges. This box is from th
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Estimates : 200.00 - 325.00
Sold to y**********i for (65.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 74.75
 
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