December 2018 Auction- A Sale to "Die" for.

Auction Details

DAY 1 (Wednesday, December 5) Lots 1000-1582

Minerals (1000-1028)
Bargains & Dealer Specials (1029-1096)
Bottles (1097-1275)
Numismatics
Banks (1278-1279)
Books (1280-1282)
Catalogs (1283-1292)
Coins (1293-1342)
Counterfeit Detectors (1343-1349)
Currency (1350-1374)
Medals (1375-1403)
Scales (1404-1408)
So-Called Dollars (1409-1437)
Tokens (AL-OR) (1449-1582)

DAY 2 (Thursday, December 6) Lots 2000-2663

Tokens (Texas-on) (2000-2352)
Dies (2353-2663)

Day 3 (Friday, Dec 7) Lots 3000-3654

General Americana
Autographs (3000-3002)
Badges (3003-3010)
Checks (3011-3024)
Circus (3024-3025)
Fireman (3026-3029)
Music (3030-3039)
Navigation (3040-3149)
Auto (3150-3152)
Outlaw & Lawmen (3153-3163)
Silver/Flatware (3164-3166)
World’s Fairs & Expos (3167-3170)
Geographical Sorted AK-on (3171-3452)
Military (3453-3452)
Political (3543-3481)
Postal History (3477-3481)
Wells Fargo & Express (3482-3518)
Cowboy (3519-3527)
Firearms & Weaponry (3528-3551)
Saloon (3552-3570)
Gaming (3571-3583)
Mining Alaska (3584-3654)


Day 4 (Saturday, December 8) Lots 4000-4746

Mining (4000-4003)
Artifacts (4000-4003)
Books (4004-4007)
Explosives (4008-4031)
Spoons (4032-4040)
Geo Sort AZ on (4041-4746)


Day 5 (Sunday, December 9) Lots 5000-5752

Textiles (5000-5072)
Native Americana (5073-5110)
Jewelry/Watches (5111-5115)
Entertainment Industry (5116-5124)
Furnishings (5124-5132)
Sculptures (5133-5166)
Art (5167-5227)
Railroadiana (5228-5693)
Passes (5228-5233)
Imprinted Revenue Stamps (5694-5752)



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Storm Cloud Turquoise1000 - Storm Cloud Turquoise
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One large polished specimen--#13 weighs 142.7 g. Most of the other are unpolished specimens. #14, small chips, weighs 5.8 g. #15 weighs 27 g. #16 weig
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Two Chrysocolla Specimens1001 - Two Chrysocolla Specimens
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These are high quality pieces of chrysocolla. #88 weighs 3g, 15 carats. #89 weighs 9g, 49 carats. Chrysocolla is a mineral that can be soft and fragil
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Lucky Star Mining Company Stock1002 - Lucky Star Mining Company Stock
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# 40 for 25,00 shares to Henry S Keepers(?).Signed by WE Howard and president CW Conway. Dateline Los Angeles 1897. Incorporated August 1897. Sven min
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to l********o for (95.00 + 23.75) x 1 = 118.75
 
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SS Central America Gold Nuggets1003 - SS Central America Gold Nuggets
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Two gold nuggets mined in 1857 and recovered from the SS Central America wreck, sold through Stacks-Bowers, and sold to Al Adams. 14.2 grams, with or
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to 8***1 for (1,050.00 + 231.00) x 1 = 1,281.00
 
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Mineralogical Record of China (5 Books)1004 - Mineralogical Record of China (5 Books)
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Beautiful glossy magazines of the mineralogical records of Mining in China, Geology of China, Mineral Dealing, Chinese Flourite, Chinese Cinnabar &a...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Blue June Mine Turquoise Specimens1005 - Blue June Mine Turquoise Specimens
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Three specimens from Blue June, deep turquoise colr with black matrix. These are unusual looking, and nice. #40 weighs 39g. # 41, a pendant weighs 8g,
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Two Lots of McGinnis Turquoise1006 - Two Lots of McGinnis Turquoise
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These lots are polished carefully. They are small, but beautiful! #11 weighs 2.4g (deep turquoise color) and #12 is 4g (pale blue turquoise). "...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Florence Mine High Grade Specimen1007 - Florence Mine High Grade Specimen
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High-grade gold or from the Florence mine. Two small pieces of exceptional high-grade each about an inch long. Collected by Jerry Gray. Estimate $200-
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Midas High Grade Gold Specimens1008 - Midas High Grade Gold Specimens
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Two choice high grade specimens from Midas. Classic banded quartz with bright visible gold in dark bands with black oxide silver minerals. slabs abou
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to a********s.. for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Pilot Mountain Turquoise Specimens1009 - Pilot Mountain Turquoise Specimens
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Pilot Mountain specimens from Mineral County, a turquoise green color. #27 weighs 45g. #28 weighs 10g. #29 weighs 26g. The Pilot Mountain Turquoise Mi
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Rosebud Gold-Silver Mine1010 - Rosebud Gold-Silver Mine
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Calcite, Maracite ± Barite crystals on plates of marcasite with minor pyrite. 2x2x1". Field Guide: staff. (This specimen was found at the ...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to a*******e for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Eight Smith Valley Turquoise Specimens1011 - Eight Smith Valley Turquoise Specimens
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Probably from the Buckskin Mines in Smith Valley. #32 weighs 28.5g. #33 weighs 20.6g. #34 weighs 36.9g. #35 weighs 90.5g. # 36, polished, weighs 12.5g
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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White Opals1012 - White Opals
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White opals are referred to as "common opal" or "potch" which has a milky or pearly luster known as "opalescence." #86...
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Five Lots of Zig Zag Turquoise1013 - Five Lots of Zig Zag Turquoise
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These are very unusual turquoise specimens from the Zig Zag mine, which was known primarily for tungsten. Most of these specimens are nodues and are a
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Pine Nut Range Gold1014 - Pine Nut Range Gold
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Two specimens of high-grade gold from the Pine Nut mountains, probably near Como. Both contain visible gold, 8 g total, the largest is a slab about 1
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to M**********3 for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Verde Black Web Turquoise1015 - Verde Black Web Turquoise
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These are lower grade scraps of turquoise, a pale green turquoise color. #43 weighs 74g. #44 weighs 65g. "The Verde Blue Turquoise Mine is a ne...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Variety of Variscite Specimens1016 - Variety of Variscite Specimens
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Group of nodules, #2 light green weighs 45g. #5 brighter green with brown matrix, polished slices weigh 16.6g. #6 polished deeper green, brown spiderw
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Fairfield Variscite1017 - Fairfield Variscite
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20 pieces of Fairfield variscite. #31 weighs 158g. Beautiful deep mint green stones. Some of the variscite is coated with yellow and black phosphates;
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Blue Ellingsburg Agate1018 - Blue Ellingsburg Agate
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Very nice, small agate. This specimen is know as " Ellensburg Blue agate. The size is around 2". Very nice specimen with a light blue cast...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to d******2 for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Green RiverFossil Fish Slab1019 - Green RiverFossil Fish Slab
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"The Green River Formation is an Eocene geologic formation that records the sedimentation in a group of intermountain lakes in three basins alo...
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Choqueiimpe Gold-Silver Mine1020 - Choqueiimpe Gold-Silver Mine
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From Main Choque Ore Body. Stage II breccia with fragments of early vuggy silica and Stage I breccia. 5x3x.5". (This specimen was found at the ...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Mexican Mining Books (4)1021 - Mexican Mining Books (4)
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Softcovers- Parral Mining District by West, Tectonic Evolution of Northwestern Mexico and the Southwestern USA by Johnson. Hardcovers-Time Life-Mexico
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Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8***1 for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Alaska Gold Syndicate Company1022 - Alaska Gold Syndicate Company
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One thousand capital stock shares in Alaska Gold Syndicate Company, number 1369, dated August 11, 1897, signed by E H. Denslow, president. Vignette:
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to i*****s for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Gold Medal Blasting Machine1023 - Gold Medal Blasting Machine
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Gold Medal Blasting Machine, 30 feet copper wire or 6 feet iron wire. plaque on the top, excellent condition. Oak construction. State: City: Date
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Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
Sold to g****v for (400.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 500.00
 
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Green River Fossil Fish Slab, Large1024 - Green River Fossil Fish Slab, Large
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38" x 45" x 3/4". About 32 full fish and 9 partial. Local pick up preferred, slab is big and heavy. State: City: Date: HWAC# ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Iniskin Bay Exploration Company1025 - Iniskin Bay Exploration Company
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The first drilling campaign during the early 1900's concentrated on drilling the oil seeps in the Oil Bay area. During the early 1930's, an...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to u******i for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Microscopes & Mineral Books (4 Books)1026 - Microscopes & Mineral Books (4 Books)
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The Petrographic Microscope book (Nov.-Dec. 2013); The Mineralogical Record (May-June 2013). Beautiful glossy photos. State: City: Date: c1995-
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Mineral Species & Mineral Collections (7 Books)1027 - Mineral Species & Mineral Collections (7 Books)
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Lot of 7 books with beautiful glossy photos of minerals & more. Includes "The History of Mineral Collecting; the Joseph A. Freilich Collect...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8***1 for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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U.S. Mineral Collecting Districts1028 - U.S. Mineral Collecting Districts
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15 books of Mineral Collecting Districts, includes Colorado (The Sweet Home Mine); Yukon Phosphates; Mineral Collection in Arizona; Private Mineral Co
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8***1 for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Tombstone Documents1029 - Tombstone Documents
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Six 1880's docs from Tombstone. Bank Post cards, receipts. see photo State: Arizona City: Tombstone Date: HWAC# 85759
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Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to p********e for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Duplicate Tokens1030 - Duplicate Tokens
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Lot of six: four from the Brunswick Pool Hall, J.H. Devine; The Monte Carlo. Daniel Manassillian Collection. State: California City: Coalinga Date
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to e****6 for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Dealer Token Group1031 - Dealer Token Group
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Lot of seven pieces: 2 numbered tags from Kamikawa Bros. Co.; 3 triangular tokens from The Exchange; The Blackstone Hut / Beer & Wine; Vogelsong...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to G********_.. for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Photo Collection of Cowboys1032 - Photo Collection of Cowboys
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From a photographer's studio wall, collection of approx. 120 photos of Cowboys & Indians. "Indian Warrior of the Western Plains"; ...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to w*******0 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Nevada County, CA Check Collection1033 - Nevada County, CA Check Collection
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Approx 17 checks. Citizens Bank, Maryland Gold Mining, Wells Fargo & Co Express, Nevada County Bank, Idaho Quartz Mining, Washington Mining, Ida...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Eight California Non-Mining Stock Certificates1034 - Eight California Non-Mining Stock Certificates
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1) Union Cement Company, 1867. Cancelled. Early Number 6. 2) Vallejo Homestead Association. 1867. Torn right. # 73. 3) Suisun and Fairfield Water Comp
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Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to a****y for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Grab Bag of Tokens, Medals1035 - Grab Bag of Tokens, Medals
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Lot of 64 pieces: medals, tokens, wooden nickels, foreign coins, a few casino chips. Daniel Manassillian Collection. State: California City: Date
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Gold, Railroad and Hotel Stocks (3)1036 - Gold, Railroad and Hotel Stocks (3)
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3 I/U. Gold Hill Con. Co. 1914. Baltimore and Ohio Railroad 1957. Bon Air Vanderbilt Hotel 1933-Augusta, GA. Al Adams Collection. State: Georgia Cit
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Peoria and Eastern Railway Stocks (5)1037 - Peoria and Eastern Railway Stocks (5)
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5 canceled. 2x green, 3x brown. Prag Collection State: Illinois City: Date: HWAC# 84249
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to w******s for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Pere Marquette Railway, 6 Different Stocks1038 - Pere Marquette Railway, 6 Different Stocks
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All I/C. Orange 1944, purple 1944, mauve 1944, blue 1944, slate 1922, brown 1944. Prag Collection State: Illinois City: Date: HWAC# 84242
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to w******s for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Lexington Union Station Stocks, 4 Different1039 - Lexington Union Station Stocks, 4 Different
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All I/U. #239 Roberta Barkley 2 shares 1931-2" and .5" tears, #21 canceled, #136 unissued, #14 Cheseapeake RR Co 47 shares 1931. Prag Coll...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Maine Central Railroad Bonds (6)1040 - Maine Central Railroad Bonds (6)
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2 types, 6 total, unissued, some creased edges. State: Maine City: Date: HWAC# 85142
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to s********K for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Portland & Boothbay Steamboat Co Stocks (15)1041 - Portland & Boothbay Steamboat Co Stocks (15)
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All unissued and held together by end binding. #142-157. This might be all known examples. Prag Collection. State: Maine City: Date: c1800's...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to s********K for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Portland and Rumford Falls Railway Stocks (3)1042 - Portland and Rumford Falls Railway Stocks (3)
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IC #248 1897, unissued #610, U/C #847. Prag Collection. State: Maine City: Date: 1897+ HWAC# 84908
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to w******s for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Detroit and Cleveland Navigation Co. Stocks (19)1043 - Detroit and Cleveland Navigation Co. Stocks (19)
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All I/C 5 orange, 14 blue. Prag Collection. State: Michigan City: Date: ba HWAC# 83464
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to s********K for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Michigan Mining Stock Group (8)1044 - Michigan Mining Stock Group (8)
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8 assorted Michigan mining stocks mostly I/U. Copper Range, Calumet and Hecla Con. Copper-brown and green, Calumet & Hecla Inc, Lake Copper,-bro...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to r*****2 for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Montana Historical Grab Bag1045 - Montana Historical Grab Bag
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Early issue of the Weekly Missoulian, vol 1, #15, June 6, 1873. Mounted panorama "Victory Liberty Drive in Butte, April 28-30, c1918, about 36&...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Group of 42 Eureka Tunnel Consolidated Mining Co. Stock Certificates1046 - Group of 42 Eureka Tunnel Consolidated Mining Co. Stock Certificates
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Forty two unissued stock certificates from the Eureka Tunnel Consolidated Mining Co. incorporated May 15, 1884 at Eureka Nevada. 4 1/4 x 10 inches. T
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to a****y for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Premier Paymaster Mines Company1047 - Premier Paymaster Mines Company
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Porcupine Paymaster Mines, LTD., in Ontario, Canada., Incorporated in 1919; all but 5 shares is owned by Premier Paymaster Mines but Porcupine Paymast
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Savage Mine, Virginia City, NV Check Collection1048 - Savage Mine, Virginia City, NV Check Collection
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Approx 50 Savage Mine checks. Signatures of Kennedy, Richardson, Smith, Loomis, Field, Rose, Stout, Cavanagh, McColin, Gilroy, and more. Prag Collecti
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to d******0 for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Nevada Mining Stocks1049 - Nevada Mining Stocks
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Three pieces: Two Bullfrog: Montgomery Shoshone 1910 I/c, Tramp 1909 I/u; Union Consol (VC) 1968 i/c. State: Nevada City: Date: HWAC# 85749
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
 
 
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