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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Bronze Sculpture  (17.75") by Suzor Cote5150 - Bronze Sculpture (17.75") by Suzor Cote
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Scottsman"(?) bronze. Holes on bottom indicate this was meant for stone mount base. Stamped at base with abbreviations "R.B.W. INC.,...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to c******t for (2,600.00 + 650.00) x 1 = 3,250.00
 
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Bronze Sculpture (25" Tall) by A.S. Collectors5151 - Bronze Sculpture (25" Tall) by A.S. Collectors
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Charles M. Russell, 1920, by A.S. Collectors, bronze sculpture of man trying to control his horse by grabbing the reins & horse looks to be fall...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to l********g for (550.00 + 137.50) x 1 = 687.50
 
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Caradassi Signed Art Nouveau Bronze Nude5152 - Caradassi Signed Art Nouveau Bronze Nude
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Vittorio Caradassi (1861-1909) Italian sculptor perhaps best known for striking alabaster sculptures of beautiful women with flowing patters. This two
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Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Carved Tooth from Southern Star Clipper, c 1860-18615153 - Carved Tooth from Southern Star Clipper, c 1860-1861
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Reproduction or fantasy Carved tooth with a detailed engraving of the "Southern Star", a whaling ship, and of "President Lincoln"...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t********n.. for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Degas Study of Little Dancer of 14 Years5154 - Degas Study of Little Dancer of 14 Years
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"Study for the Little Dancer of 14 Years". 38" tall bronze with beautiful green patina, signed "ED" at the base adjacent to...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to k*****f for (1,250.00 + 275.00) x 1 = 1,525.00
 
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F. Remington "Norther" Bronze5155 - F. Remington "Norther" Bronze
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1982 Collectors West Inc. bronze of Remington's Norther. Depicts a cowboy on his horse braving the elements. This was Remington's first bron...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to 8*****P for (1,000.00 + 250.00) x 1 = 1,250.00
 
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F. Remington "Wicked Pony" Bronze5156 - F. Remington "Wicked Pony" Bronze
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A non original Wicked Pony Frederic Remington bronze on green marble base. A cowboy is bucked off his horse and is holding onto the horses head while
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to 8*****P for (1,250.00 + 312.50) x 1 = 1,562.50
 
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Inscribed Ivory Tooth from the Pacific Northwest, 19135157 - Inscribed Ivory Tooth from the Pacific Northwest, 1913
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14" walrus tooth, etched on two sides and made into a scoring board. The large end has a sterling silver cap engraved"J.D. Fredricks to A....
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (500.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 625.00
 
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Oriental Bone Incense  Burner, Engraved Antique5158 - Oriental Bone Incense Burner, Engraved Antique
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15" long ornately engraved with hand colored sections incense burner. the incense portion made of stamped metal is detached. Ebony cap on the l...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to t********n.. for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Oriental Carved Bone Instrument5159 - Oriental Carved Bone Instrument
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7.5" long, signed ornately carved bone with shells and human figure. Comes with carved bone cigarette holder. Date unknown, but appears very ol...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Ornate Signed Oriental Figurines5160 - Ornate Signed Oriental Figurines
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Eight finely carved and engraved figurines, 2-3". All appear antique, with carved and ornate flat bases with the signatures or markings of the ...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Remington Bronze, "Coming Through the Rye"5161 - Remington Bronze, "Coming Through the Rye"
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One of the alltime classic Frederick Remington bronze sculptures, "Coming Through the Rye" in the proper size, 20 x 30.5 x 30" on a d...
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Rodin Style Alabaster Danaide Female Nude5162 - Rodin Style Alabaster Danaide Female Nude
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Alabaster female nude made in the style of Rodin's Danaide of a female lying down. Soft features. 7 x 7 x 13" State: City: Date: HW...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sculpture (Bronze) Remington Modern Immitation5163 - Sculpture (Bronze) Remington Modern Immitation
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"Savage" Copyright by Frederic Remington, marble base. Frederic Sackrider Remington (October 4, 1861 – December 26, 1909) was an American ...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sculpture by Harold Sampson Pfeiffer5164 - Sculpture by Harold Sampson Pfeiffer
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Harold Sampson Pfeiffer 1908-1997. After the war, Harold taught crafts at McGill University. During the mid-1950s, he became an occupational therapist
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Sculpture, Bronze5165 - Sculpture, Bronze
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Bucking Bronco with cowboy in chaps, on soapstone base. Signed BT, 13" x 7.75", 13 lbs. State: City: Date: c1980 HWAC# 83546
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Young Boy and Girl Plaster Sculptures5166 - Young Boy and Girl Plaster Sculptures
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Young boy and girl sculptures. He is carrying a basket of fish and a lobster; she is carrying a chicken and her apron is full of fruit. French style,
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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4 Flour Large Advertising Labels, 2 Different5167 - 4 Flour Large Advertising Labels, 2 Different
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4 16" paper labels. 2 LL Rogers Eagle Flour 2" tears, tattered edge. 2 Crown Milling Co. Eagle Flour, rough edges. Printed by Morgan and H...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to K*********g for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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4 Tennis Themed Prints5168 - 4 Tennis Themed Prints
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Vintage Gary Patterson print, tennis them: Match Point, Ace, Net Play, And Out. Each is matted 16" x 20"and three are framed, 17.75" ...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Jeff Nicholson 1984 watercolor of Dayton, Nevada5169 - Jeff Nicholson 1984 watercolor of Dayton, Nevada
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Jeff Nicholson is known for his paintings of the high desert of the west, particularly of Nevada. He celebrates, through his paintings, the boom and b
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to l********c.. for (800.00 + 200.00) x 1 = 1,000.00
 
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Hand Painted Pitcher, Hohenzollern China Germany5170 - Hand Painted Pitcher, Hohenzollern China Germany
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Beautiful, hand painted , milk pitcher. Made in Germany, and embellished with fine colors . Gold painted handle and rim. From the family of kings and
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
 
 
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" Pallet Nudes "5171 - " Pallet Nudes "
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Very beautiful and desirable self portrait of Mr. Vicici , fantasizing and painting seven different types of nudes before him. He was born in Hungary
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
 
 
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Victorian Art Print5172 - Victorian Art Print
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Roy and Co. Importers and Designers of Fine Millinery // Masonic Temple, 874 Madison St, Chicago. Small calendar missing. Poor condition, sold as is.
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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New Gold Miner Intaglio Print5173 - New Gold Miner Intaglio Print
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Titled "The Era of Silver and Gold." Miners diligently panning for gold near Helena, Montana. The vignette (miscellaneous die #195471-3) i...
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Estimates : 160.00 - 240.00
Sold to r*****2 for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Oil Painting (Signed Original W. Hoffman)5174 - Oil Painting (Signed Original W. Hoffman)
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Beautiful River landscape, oil on canvas, signed W. Hoffman, lower right, overall (with frame): 48"w. x 38"h. Frame has been professionall...
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Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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George Carter Painting (2) with Original Magazine of San Antonio Station5175 - George Carter Painting (2) with Original Magazine of San Antonio Station
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Maybe? This painting has the same look and feel as the one above. But Jack Bacon of Jack Bacon & Company Art Gallery of Reno identifies this pai...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Wood Carved Statue5176 - Wood Carved Statue
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Rare Find! "Big Bertha" from the now closed, Comstock Casino, Reno, NV. Carved from wood, hand painted. Has patina, some chipping due to a...
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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George Carter Painting (1) with Original Magazine of San Antonio Station5177 - George Carter Painting (1) with Original Magazine of San Antonio Station
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George Carter was a Nevada artist in the 1950's and 1960's. He was actually quite successful wining second place in a regional art exhibit i...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Niagara Falls Print5178 - Niagara Falls Print
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Tourist ship approaching Niagara Falls. Bt Kurz and Allison. 22 x 28". Edge has 3x 1" tears and creases. Sold as is. State: New York Cit...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to n*******3 for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Philadelphia & Gray's Ferry Stock5179 - Philadelphia & Gray's Ferry Stock
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I/C #369 DC Levy 1870 20 shares. Prag Collection State: Pennsylvania City: Date: 1870 HWAC# 84268
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Russian Neoclassical Carved Swan Chairs (7)5180 - Russian Neoclassical Carved Swan Chairs (7)
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6 dining room side chairs 34.25" tall x 18" width x 16" depth. Gorgeous burled maple wood or possibly mahogany(?) with 2 carved swans...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Unique Smoke Creek Desert Painting from a Smoke Creek Painter5181 - Unique Smoke Creek Desert Painting from a Smoke Creek Painter
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Painting is by Emily Garaventa. Her husband owns a ranch in the Smoke Creek Desert north of Reno and adjacent to the more famous Black Rock Desert. Th
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to G*******2 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Label Printed by Morgan & Hamilton5182 - Label Printed by Morgan & Hamilton
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Grouping of 5 large labels, 16" round. Printed on delicate cream color paper with beautiful vignettes of town & comet. 16" round. Sta...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to K*********g for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Calendar Art5183 - Calendar Art
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Collection of 6 calendars ranging from 1916 to 1928. From Wisconsin, Lafayette, Indiana. Beautiful scenes of waterfalls, woman & child, Native A...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Calendar Art5184 - Calendar Art
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Approx. 6 in this lot. Art of animals, landscapes, 1 sheet music, "You Tell Me Your Dream, I'll Tell you Mine". State: Wisconsin C...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Autumn landscape5185 - Autumn landscape
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Autumn landscape, oil on canvas. Signed by the artist, M .Mc C. and dated 1899 in bottom right corner. No information found on artist. Black wood f
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Hampden Hills5186 - Hampden Hills
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Oil on canvas, signed by the artist, Jordan. Framed in blue tinted wood, 11.5 x 10". Painting depicts idyllic scene from small hillside with ...
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Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 550.00
 
 
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Mountain landscape5187 - Mountain landscape
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Oil on canvas painting of snowy mountain range with trees in foreground. Signed by the artist, Otto Reinhold Jacobi, and dated 1877 (5). Brass fram
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,800.00
 
 
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Engraving of Three Rivers, Ontario5188 - Engraving of Three Rivers, Ontario
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Beautiful framed engraving of Three Rivers. Matted and framed, 11 x 14", print 4.5 x 7.5", in excellent condition. By J. Lambert, Del.t. (...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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The Devil God5189 - The Devil God
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Original abstract two-color print signed N.D. Chenjung-Gi. We could find no information on this artist. But, we do know that it is very rare and desir
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Daum Nancy Art Nouveau Vase5190 - Daum Nancy Art Nouveau Vase
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Daum Nancy, France. Spectacular art nouveau glass vase. 7"diameter x 11" high x 4" mouth. Carved black Oriental poppy design on the ...
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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"Bizen" Woodblock Print5191 - "Bizen" Woodblock Print
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Kiyoshi Saito (Japanese, 1907-1997). BIZEN, Ink and color woodcut print on paper, signed, matted, and framed, no. 17/5034.5" x 27.5". Imag...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to s********y.. for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Russian Cannons Print, 19225192 - Russian Cannons Print, 1922
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12 x 15" framed print by Dakuzhinsky from 1922. The print is of a charcoal sketch of cannon displayed in front of a possible government buildin...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Pair of decorative brass shoes5193 - Pair of decorative brass shoes
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Pair of decorative brass shoes. Double standing scalloped design. Spanish style. No writing embossed. State: Spain City: Date: HWAC# 80561
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Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to w*******0 for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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“A Gentleman’s Foursome”, signed, numbered framed print by Arnold Friberg5194 - “A Gentleman’s Foursome”, signed, numbered framed print by Arnold Friberg
Holabird Western Americana Collections
See the story under “Winners and Losers” for the story on Friberg. 21 x 35” image, in 31 x 45” gold frame. The foursome refers to two players at the b
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to m***r for (950.00 + 237.50) x 1 = 1,187.50
 
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Silver Business Card Holder5195 - Silver Business Card Holder
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circa 1885 silver plate business card holder, fancy engraving, no personal identification. Rare. State: City: Date: HWAC# 85757
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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"Two Ore Cars" Oil Painting by Gardner, 19965196 - "Two Ore Cars" Oil Painting by Gardner, 1996
Holabird Western Americana Collections
24 x 36" original oil painting by Utah artist Jerry Gardner, signed and date 1996. Framed. State: City: Date: HWAC# 84826
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Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to j*****0 for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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“Winners and Losers” Signed, numbered print by Arnold Friberg5197 - “Winners and Losers” Signed, numbered print by Arnold Friberg
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Friberg was an American artist and member of the Royal Society of Arts. A longtime Utah resident, Friberg painted on commission for many influential
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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2 Art Calendars5198 - 2 Art Calendars
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14" x 11" calendar backing w/o calendar of a woman with roses. 1914 Santa Fe Railroad calendar by JW Black with Native American-tears, poo...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Andrew Putnam Hill Gouache Nude5199 - Andrew Putnam Hill Gouache Nude
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Framed gouache by Andrew Putnam Hill from the Jim Mackie Collection of Grass Valley, a collector and dealer in fine Americana. Original work about 11
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 7,500.00
 
 
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