December 2017 Premier Auction

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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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Heiser Leather Rifle Scabbard3101 - Heiser Leather Rifle Scabbard
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A civilian copy leather scabbard patterned after a US Cavalry scabbard for a 1903 rifle. 37". Date: Location: Colorado HWAC # 55878
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S. C. Gallup Leather Scabbard3102 - S. C. Gallup Leather Scabbard
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Made in Pueblo, CO "Samuel Caldwell Gallup was born February 22, 1837 in Norwalk, Huron County Ohio. After a brief apprenticeship at the (Franc...
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"Hunter" Leather Rifle Scabbard3103 - "Hunter" Leather Rifle Scabbard
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Modern leather rifle scabbard, Hunter embossed on a powder horn. 18". Date: Location: Montana HWAC # 55873
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Boyt Leather US Rifle Scabbard3104 - Boyt Leather US Rifle Scabbard
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2 leather straps and black metal insert. 30". Date: Location: Montana HWAC # 55871
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Furstnow Leather Rifle Scabbard3105 - Furstnow Leather Rifle Scabbard
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Stamped leather rifle scabbard. 41". 9 stitches missing. Wear on straight edge. Date: Location: Montana HWAC # 55879
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Rare Furstnow-Coggshall Leather Scabbard3106 - Rare Furstnow-Coggshall Leather Scabbard
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A rare and well marked leather rifle scabbard, 31" long. Circa 1890"s. Stamped FURSTNOW-COGGSHALL / MILES CITY, MONT. "Albert Frank F...
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Victor Ario Leather Rifle Scabbard3107 - Victor Ario Leather Rifle Scabbard
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Ario of Great Falls, MT. Leather, 2 buckles, 29". Date: Location: Great Falls, Montana HWAC # 55872
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Victor Ario Rifle Scabbard3108 - Victor Ario Rifle Scabbard
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40" leather bolt action rifle scabbard with snap flap. Embossed I. L. A. "It was in 1891 that Victor Ario immigrated to the United States ...
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Early Hamley Leather Scabbard3109 - Early Hamley Leather Scabbard
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"The Hamley family history goes back many generations to Cornwall England, where the trade of saddle and leather craftsmanship had been passed ...
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Heiser-Keyston-Lictenberger Leather Scabbard3110 - Heiser-Keyston-Lictenberger Leather Scabbard
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c. 1960's Heiser-Keyston-Lictenberger leather rifle scabbard. 29", worn condition. Date: Location: HWAC # 55749
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Vintage Take-Down Rifle or Shotgun Scabbard3111 - Vintage Take-Down Rifle or Shotgun Scabbard
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Maker unknown. Marked "80 5F" and "28". Small frame take-down leather scabbard. 27" long, 2 buckles and leather handle. D...
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18th Century Round Poll Camp Ax3111a - 18th Century Round Poll Camp Ax
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his is an original poll camp ax with the incuse stamps of "JAP", a circle incuse of "N" dot above and below; and a square incuse...
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