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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Civil War-era Sword3163 - Civil War-era Sword
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This sword is 35 in. overall length. The grip is black leather and the guard is stamped steel. The blade is patinated covering an etching. The grip an
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American Revolution Ephemera3168 - American Revolution Ephemera
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Lot of 8. 1) Application for membership for The California Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. c.1890s. Jesse Beech Fuller. Interesting se
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Group of Revolutionary War Engravings Prints3169 - Group of Revolutionary War Engravings Prints
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12 prints of engravings- Serapis v. Bon Home Richard, John Paul Jones, Stephen Decauter, Bunker Hill, Molly Pitcher, Princeton, Plattsburg, Lexington,
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2 Different Civil War Bonds3170 - 2 Different Civil War Bonds
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CSA $100 bond act of 1861 #7285, Criswell 29, R5, torn in half vertically and other tears, please inspect. Alabama $500 Criswell 61A, unrated #97. D
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Alabama Civil War $500 Bond, Act of 18613171 - Alabama Civil War $500 Bond, Act of 1861
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Criswell Alabama 61A R7 Civil War Bond. $500 8%. Act of 1861 #71, signed by Governor A.B. Moore. 18.5" x 14". Date: Location: Ala...
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Alabama Civil War Bond, Act of 18613172 - Alabama Civil War Bond, Act of 1861
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Criswell 61A-1, unrated. #66. $500. Date: Location: Alabama HWAC # 54923
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Arkansas Civil War Bond, Act of 18613173 - Arkansas Civil War Bond, Act of 1861
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Criswell 61D, R8. Date: 1861 Location: Arkansas HWAC # 54919
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Arkansas Civil War Bond, Act of 18613174 - Arkansas Civil War Bond, Act of 1861
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Criswell 61 K-1, R7. Date: 1861 Location: Arkansas HWAC # 54920
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Arkansas Civil War Bond, Act of 18613175 - Arkansas Civil War Bond, Act of 1861
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Criswell #61J1, R7. Left and right halves are taped, top has tape. 5.5" x 8.5". Date: Location: Arkansas HWAC # 54651
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Arkansas Civil War Bond, Act of 18613176 - Arkansas Civil War Bond, Act of 1861
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Criswell 61 K1, Act of 1861 #3119115$10 to WK Patterson. 5.75" x 8.75". Date: Location: Arkansas HWAC # 55739
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Confederate $100 Bond, Act of 18613177 - Confederate $100 Bond, Act of 1861
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Criswell 28, R7. #439, Loan Authorized by Act of Congress C,S.A. of 1861.12" x 14". Date: Location: HWAC # 54212
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Rare $5,000 Confederate States of America Bond, Act of 18613178 - Rare $5,000 Confederate States of America Bond, Act of 1861
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Rare! Criswell 61G-1 R-11 $5000 8% note, Act of 1861, #132. Blue paper 18" x 11.25". Some rear crease toning along folds. Date: Loca...
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Confederate $500 Bond, Act of 18613179 - Confederate $500 Bond, Act of 1861
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Criswell 68 R6, #348. 14" x 14.5". Date: Location: HWAC # 54214
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Confederate Bond, $500 18613180 - Confederate Bond, $500 1861
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Criswell 73, R5. #1197 13" x 14.25". Date: Location: HWAC # 54213
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Confederate Bond, $100, Act of 18633181 - Confederate Bond, $100, Act of 1863
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Criswell 6, R6. #220. Thick fiber paper. 14" x 13.5". Date: Location: HWAC # 54216
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Confederate $500 Bond, Act of 18633182 - Confederate $500 Bond, Act of 1863
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Criswell, 121 R2, #3754 14" x 17". Date: Location: HWAC # 54202
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Confederate $500 Bond, Act of 18633183 - Confederate $500 Bond, Act of 1863
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Criswell 121 R2. #12048. 14" x 14". Date: Location: HWAC # 54208
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Confederate Bond, $500, Act of 18633184 - Confederate Bond, $500, Act of 1863
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Criswell 121, R2. $500 #4465. Date: Location: HWAC # 54917
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Confederate $1,000 Bond, Act of 18633185 - Confederate $1,000 Bond, Act of 1863
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Criswell 122 R4, #2358 14" x 14". Date: Location: HWAC # 54209
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Confederate War Bond, Act of 18633187 - Confederate War Bond, Act of 1863
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Criswell 122 R4. Act of 1863, Confederate $1000 7% bond, #1472. Date: Location: HWAC # 54663
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Confederate $100 Bond, Act of 18633188 - Confederate $100 Bond, Act of 1863
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Criswell 123 A, R3. #18742. 14" x 17". Date: Location: HWAC # 54205
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Confederate States of America $100 Bond Act of 18633189 - Confederate States of America $100 Bond Act of 1863
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Criswell, 123 R5, #2142. 15" x 13". Date: Location: HWAC # 54204
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Confederate $500 Bond Act of 18633190 - Confederate $500 Bond Act of 1863
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Criswell 124A, R4, Loan in rectangular box. #1623. Date: Location: HWAC # 54200
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Confederate $500 Bond, Act of 18633191 - Confederate $500 Bond, Act of 1863
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Criswell 124 R2. Loan in rectangular box. #6885 13" x 14". Date: Location: HWAC # 54201
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Sold to s********x for (170.00 + 42.50) x 1 = 212.50
 
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Confederate States of America $1000 Bond Act of 18633192 - Confederate States of America $1000 Bond Act of 1863
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Criswell 125 R2 No watermark. Light yellowish brown paper. 15" x 14". Date: Location: HWAC # 54211
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Confederate States of America Loan $1,000, Act of 18633193 - Confederate States of America Loan $1,000, Act of 1863
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Criswell 125 A R6, Blueish white paper with watermark and French Adhesive Revenue Stamps. #5107 13" x 15.5". Date: Location: H...
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Sold to r****3 for (130.00 + 32.50) x 1 = 162.50
 
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Confederate States America Loan Bond 18633194 - Confederate States America Loan Bond 1863
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Criswell 125 "C" (new). Not described in 1980 edition. Red Overprint, "This Bond Not To Be Valid Until Endorsed by the Depository tha...
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Confederate $1,000 Bond, Act of 18633195 - Confederate $1,000 Bond, Act of 1863
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Criswell 125A, R6. Blush white paper, watermark "Cansell" R-6. Tight Trimmed. #1712, 14" x 12". Date: Location: HWA...
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Confederate $1,000 Bond, Act of 18633196 - Confederate $1,000 Bond, Act of 1863
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Criswell, 130A, R4, #7668, 14" x 14". Date: Location: HWAC # 54206
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Sold to r****3 for (90.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 112.50
 
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Confederate Bond, $1000, Act of 18633197 - Confederate Bond, $1000, Act of 1863
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Criswell 144B, R4 #9286. 17.25" x 13.5". Date: Location: HWAC # 54215
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Sold to r****3 for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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