Fall Americana Auction- October 2019

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Petroliana, Aviation, WWII, Art, Native Americana, Railroadiana
The Ken Prag Collection, The Virginia & Truckee Railroad Depot Collection, The Danforth WWII Aviation Collection, Mining, Minerals and Gold! And much more!
Welcome to our Fall Season Second-Chance Sale! If you missed any of our 2019 sales, now is your second chance to fill the holes in your collection. Once again we are offering an incredible selection of rarities covering a broad range of collecting categories, featuring hundreds of new items such as mineral, ore and high-grade gold specimens with runaway potential for gold collectors. We are offering another group of new offerings from Ken Prag’s world-class stock certificate collection, with 1850s and 1860s rare western mining stocks with such incredible vignettes, artwork and colors that they considered cataloguing them with the fabulous selection of artwork we have in this sale. Other items include new Native American silver and turquoise jewelry with vintage pieces from famous Navajo, Hopi and Cherokee artisans, some incredibly rare antique Petroliana and vintage Service/Gas Station signage, authentic Railroadiana and mining artifacts directly from the old Virginia and Truckee Railroad Depot in Virginia City, Nevada, a handful of gorgeous, mint condition cigar box labels from the famous Alexander Bellanova Collection, and more.
In this auction we are honored to present for the first-time a remarkable collection of WWII Aviation Memorabilia compiled by a lifetime enthusiast, Robert Wayne Danforth, a man who lived life to the fullest until his untimely death in 2003 at the age of 44. Robert was a well-rounded man: Vice President of a healthcare company, a devoted family man, advanced professional diving instructor, expert skier, herpetologist, gourmand and falconer, but perhaps his greatest passion was aviation. He became hooked as a child when his toy-salesman father took him to Osh Kosh to demo his model airplanes. There he learned to identify planes from the sound of their engines; on some level, they spoke to him. As Robert Danforth grew, so did his passion and his interest in aviation soon included pilots as well, particularly the heroic aviators of WWII due to their skill, audacity and gallantry. Because Robert understood there was very little time to interact with these aging Aces before they were gone, he set out to meet and talk to pilots and aviation artists and read all he could about air battles and sorties. He poured over aviation catalogs…… and he plunged. Because of his passion and enthusiasm, in just a few years Robert Danforth amassed an impressive collection of special aviation art, autographed and remarqued, as well as books, model airplanes, photographs and a treasure trove of memories, which we are proud to represent in this catalog. Robert Wayne Danforth’s Aviation Collection is being offered for the first time to other collectors, who will hopefully enjoy owning a piece of this renaissance man’s lifelong passion.
As promised, this sale has a nice group of items from Pierce Powell’s Collection from the Virginia and Truckee Railroad Depot stockpile! We decided to start off with some of the most collectible Petroliana Signage we’ve ever offered, including pieces so rare that collector’s have been waiting for them to appear on the market for over a decade, like the 5 to 6’ brand name gasoline signs from the 1920s-1930s. Sticking to the same theme, we put in some old, hard-to-find road signs, some unique due to their original location and guide information, like one from California Automobile Club we know auto enthusiasts and sign collectors are going to like. This first batch from the V & T Depot is just the tip of the iceberg. Pierce Powell has amassed such an eclectic stockpile that it’s going to take two to three sales for us to lots together all the categories represented. Another lot herein offers some antique cast iron theatre seating from the Virginia City Theatre where Humphry Bogart and number of other famous stars attended a premier event in the 1930s. Powell’s collection has something for everybody so stay tuned to see what comes out of the old V&T Depot next.
Last but not least we are pleased to offer over 100 prized items from the Fred Holabird Collection. Fred has been a well-known Appraiser and Auctioneer with over 30 years of expertise in Western Americana collectibles, with an emphasis on mining, minerals, gold, coinage, ingots, tokens, stock certificates, railroads, bottles and just about anything old, rusty, dug from the dirt, or found in an attic somewhere west of the Mississippi. Fred has appraised some of the most valuable western collections in both public and private holdings, published over a dozen books, articles and papers, researched and sold as least a half a million pieces of the past, and produced over 100 world-class catalogs filled with never-before researched history and considered key reference works for dealers and collectors world-wide. Fred is widely regarded as world renowned expert in his field and despite his best efforts, over his career he has amassed his own modest, but impressive collection of rare and unique pieces he just could not resist, along with his own family heirlooms and childhood treasures that first sparked his interest in antiques, geology, and collectible Americana. Collectors have seen some of Fred’s personal items pop up in his auctions from time to time, but after cleaning out his own attic, Fred (Robin) is finally ready to lighten his load. This noteworthy sale includes a large group from the Fred Holabird Collection that seasoned collectors and dealers have been waiting to snatch up for decades! Some of Fred’s prized bottles and rare documents are worthy of special mention, but of everything in Fred’s collection, it is his personal reference library that deserves the most attention. Over his career Fred Holabird has earned national and international attention for groundbreaking historical discovers, which he has shared with the world through lectures, interviews and his published work. He is credited with solving hundreds of histories mysteries and uncovering key details about America’s past, through his extensive expertise in research and unconventional methods of piecing stories together. With his educational background in geology, Fred applies a scientific thought process to his research work, and through his field work he identifies invaluable sources of information, sometimes never before referenced. With a natural tenacity about finding answers, since high school he has been compiling some of the most valuable reference works extant for mining and western American historical research. Fred’s library has been his most valuable asset throughout his career, second only to his brilliant mind. For advanced researchers and those passionate about knowing the truth of our past, this sale will be a landmark event. Many of his books are extremely rare and hard-to find, while others are relatively unknown and of little use to the general public. Wherever you see “The Fred Holabird Collection” in this catalog, you may want to take a closer look, because even items that appear common at first glance are sure to have value, rarity or significant importance, if they belonged to Fred Holabird.
In addition to the new collections presented, October’s sale is your second chance to bid on select items from the incredible Wigwam Collection of Native Americana, a colorful, tapestry of hand-woven rugs and other textiles made by skilled Afghani, Persion, Serougen Indian, Pakistani, Armenian and other artisans from the early to mid 1900s out of the Ben-Tcahvtchavadze Collection, the last of the beautiful, rare antique marbles from the Stephen Harman Collection, two remaining one-of-a-kind, museum worthy Ordovician Era fossils from the Houghton Estate Collection, and finally the last batch in the building from the massive Brian Thaler Postcard Collection we’ve lotted in mixed groups with rarities and early gems hidden in every lot. Rather than “Second Chance”, this could be your LAST Chance to pick up a piece from these great collections.
Dealers do not want to skip over the re-listed items as many will not be available after this event. Also, we’ve once again devoted a special section to Dealers filled with specials and great bargains we’ve lotted specifically with re-sellers in mind. Lots in this section cover a wide variety of collectible categories with selections of items with good resale potential grouped together and estimated low, so there is high profit potential for Dealers who sell the items individually.

All in all this October sale represents an opportunity that many advanced collectors, researchers and historians may never see again.
October’s event is filled with great new offerings, and this auction is scheduled right on time to give yourself or the Collector in your life a little piece of history for the holidays.
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Herbertville Quartz Mining Company Stock Certificate  1068473199 - Herbertville Quartz Mining Company Stock Certificate 106847
Holabird Western Americana Collections
No. 133, issued to Even Ashton for one share on April 20th, 1857. Signed by Lorenzo Hamilton, President, and Samuel Davis, Secretary. Incorporated in
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to C*****r for (140.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 175.00
 
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Fossen Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate  1069443200 - Fossen Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate 106944
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Location: Webster District, Amador County, Cal. (printed to the left of vignette). Inc. Oct. 1863. No. 66, issued for 50 shares to Young on Jan. 22nd,
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to 5*****r for (250.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 305.00
 
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Cornwall Copper Mining Company Stock  905023201 - Cornwall Copper Mining Company Stock 90502
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# 134 for 10 shares to John (name obscured by underprint). Signed by S adams and president R Bumell. Dateline Ione City, Amador Co., Cal. November 23,
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to C*****r for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Spanish Copper MIning Company Stock  904783202 - Spanish Copper MIning Company Stock 90478
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Early # 24 for 25 shares to Alex Elder. Signed by A Resseguie and president Waller. Dateline Mineral City 1864. RARE dateline. Incorporated August 1,
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to C*****r for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Ione City Copper Mining Company Stock  904793203 - Ione City Copper Mining Company Stock 90479
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Early # 13 for 100 shares to John Edwards. Signed by TS Coffin and James Cumming. Not cancelled. 25c Insurance revenue stamp. Dateline Ione City 1863.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to C*****r for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Prima Donna Copper and Silver Mining Company Stock  904823204 - Prima Donna Copper and Silver Mining Company Stock 90482
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Location: Newton District, Amador County. Inc. June 26, 1863. No. 100, not cancelled. Issued to Joseph Steffens for 5 shares on Sept. 12th, 1863 in Sa
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to C*****r for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Aurora Tunnel and Mining Company Stock Certificate  602503205 - Aurora Tunnel and Mining Company Stock Certificate 60250
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Rare. Incorporated January 22, 1878. Certificate No. 576, issued October 10, 1878 to Silas Smith for 100 shares; signed by Graves, president and Hubba
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Estimates : 250.00 - 600.00
Sold to B******r for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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Bodie and Esmeralda By Jos. Wasson  814123206 - Bodie and Esmeralda By Jos. Wasson 81412
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original 1878 copy."An account of the revival of affairs in two singularly interesting and important mining districts, including something of t...
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Bodie Bluff Consolidated Mining Stock, Leland Stanford Signature  820223207 - Bodie Bluff Consolidated Mining Stock, Leland Stanford Signature 82022
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Fantastic unissued stock with President Leland Stanford signature. Vignette shows mountain with shaft depths superimposed: Cumberland 600', Bunk...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Nice Bodie and Mono, CA Ephemera Group  1095623208 - Nice Bodie and Mono, CA Ephemera Group 109562
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Unissued Golden Inlet Con. MC Stock c. 1860's. 1905 3pp Bodie letter and cover with Bodie July 4th Baseball team mention and Bodie baseball team...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 6*****b for (325.00 + 81.25) x 1 = 406.25
 
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Butte County Mining Stock Certificates (9)  1059123209 - Butte County Mining Stock Certificates (9) 105912
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Lot of nine. 1) Royal Drift Mining Company with a large Buffalo vignette? NUMBER 4. Dateline San Jose June 16, 1908. "As to producing mines in ...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to a********e.. for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Magnum Bonum Quartz Mining Co. Stock Certificate  1021703210 - Magnum Bonum Quartz Mining Co. Stock Certificate 102170
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Never seen by us. This company operated on Poor Man's Ledge near Spanishtown (now Yankee Hill) in Butte County in 1857. A July 31, 1857 Daily Al...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Porter Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate  1068243211 - Porter Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate 106824
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"Butte Co., Cal." printed above vignette. Inc. Aug. 24th, 1863. No. 92, issued to J Chappie for 5 shares on July 6th, 1864. Signed by pres...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Calaveras County Mining Stock Certificates (6)  1059003212 - Calaveras County Mining Stock Certificates (6) 105900
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Lot of six.1) The Black Wonder MIning Company (what a great name). Unissued. Location Blue Mountain. Mining vignette. 2) Penn Mining Company. Number 5
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to C*****r for (90.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 112.50
 
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New York and Calaveras County Gold Mining Company Stock  1059073213 - New York and Calaveras County Gold Mining Company Stock 105907
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New York and Calaveras County Gold Mining Company. Issued for 100 shares in 1880. Signed by secretary RK Southwick and president JK Marshall. Issued t
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Estimates : 120.00 - 180.00
Sold to C*****r for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Melones & Stanislaus Gold, Silver, & Copper Mining Co. Stock Certificate  1069343214 - Melones & Stanislaus Gold, Silver, & Copper Mining Co. Stock Certificate 106934
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Extra rare and very early. Incorporated October 29, 1862. No. 426, issued for 10 shares to SC Bigelow on Aug. 17th, 1864 in San Francisco. Signed by s
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to C*****r for (375.00 + 93.75) x 1 = 468.75
 
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Golden Gate Gold, Silver & Copper Mining Co. Stock Certificate  1069723215 - Golden Gate Gold, Silver & Copper Mining Co. Stock Certificate 106972
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Location printed around logo: Gopher District, Calaveras County, Cal. Inc. in October 1863. No. 46, issued for 10 shares to C.L. Harington on Feb. 25t
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to C*****r for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Flag of Our Union & Twin Cons. Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate  1069813216 - Flag of Our Union & Twin Cons. Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate 106981
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Rare. Mokelumne District, Amador County, Cal. (printed under title). Inc. December 1863. No. 103, issued for 10 shares to William Krouse in Mokelumne
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to C*****r for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
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Mokelumne & Campo Seco Canal & Mining Co. Stock Certificate  1069303217 - Mokelumne & Campo Seco Canal & Mining Co. Stock Certificate 106930
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"Calaveras County" printed under title. No. 95 for 100 shares issued to Sylvester Bowman on April 25th, 1865 in Mokelumne Hill. Signed by ...
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Start Price : 450.00 | Estimates : 900.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Two Different Calico-Area Mining Stock Certificates  1066663218 - Two Different Calico-Area Mining Stock Certificates 106666
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2 different. Calico is a ghost town in San Bernardino County. 1) Carter Gold Mining & Milling Company. Inc. in Arizona, 1909. No. 1818, i...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to A*******d for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Coloma Gold MC Stock  1080943219 - Coloma Gold MC Stock 108094
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Choice I/U #344 Harry Drake 200 shares 1905, signed by president Sarrabi? Site of the original California Gold Rush discovery. Vignette of James Marsh
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b**********7 for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Columbia Gulch Fluming Co. Stock  1065983220 - Columbia Gulch Fluming Co. Stock 106598
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Dateline Columbia, March 25, 1855. No. 48, issued for one share to James McKahan. Signed by president John G. James and secretary G. Romney. Not cance
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to C*****r for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Baron Rothschild Gold, Silver, & Copper Mining Co. Stock Certificate  1015103221 - Baron Rothschild Gold, Silver, & Copper Mining Co. Stock Certificate 101510
Holabird Western Americana Collections
With a William Keith woodblock vignette! Diablo District, Contra Costa County (printed under title). Inc. May 26th, 1863. No. 100, issued for fifteen
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Contra Costa Copper, Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate  1015093222 - Contra Costa Copper, Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate 101509
Holabird Western Americana Collections
With a William Keith woodblock vignette! Clayton Mining District, Contra Costa County, Cal. (printed along the top). Inc. May 13, 1863. No. 20, issued
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Three Death Valley Mining Stock Certificates  1066793223 - Three Death Valley Mining Stock Certificates 106679
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Lot of 3. 1) World Exploration Company. Skookum Mining District, northwestern corner of Death Valley (according to NPS). Two stocks issued in 1927. No
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*********1 for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Arondo Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate  1066993224 - Arondo Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate 106699
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Located at Ballarat, Inyo County. No. 65, issued for 7,000 shares to company president GL Dean on Dec. 17th, 1904 in Los Angeles. Signed by Dean and s
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to r********5 for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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American River Water & Mining Co. Stock Certificate  1072873225 - American River Water & Mining Co. Stock Certificate 107287
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Rare Gold Rush location. Dateline Dotan's Bar (handwritten over printed Mormon Island). No. 91, issued for one share to M. Andrews on April 14th...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to C*****r for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Eureka Quartz Mining Company Stock Certificate  1069433226 - Eureka Quartz Mining Company Stock Certificate 106943
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Gold Rush-era! Certificate No. 116, filled out for one share on January 24th, 1853. Signed by president J.. A. Shorb and secretary E. Cornwall. No iss
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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El Dorado Excelsior Gold, Silver and Copper Mining Company Stock  904753227 - El Dorado Excelsior Gold, Silver and Copper Mining Company Stock 90475
Holabird Western Americana Collections
# 155 for 100 shares to DH Hogins. Signed by FS Munford and president W Wootson. Dateline Folsom 1863. Incorporated May 1863. Not cancelled. 25c Prote
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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American River Water & Mining Company Bond  1074823228 - American River Water & Mining Company Bond 107482
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Rare. $500 bond. Low number 4, issued to the Banking House of B.F. Hastings & Co. of Sacramento City on December 24th, 1860. Signed by president...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Eureka Quartz Mining Company Stock  904963229 - Eureka Quartz Mining Company Stock 90496
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Eureka Quartz Mining Company stock certificate, No. 97, for five shares of capital stock. Issued to William Jenkins of Baltimore. Dateline 24 January
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Helvetia & Lafayette Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate  1009053230 - Helvetia & Lafayette Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate 100905
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Extremely rare Gold Rush era; 2-3 known. Grass Valley, Nevada Co., Cal (printed under title). Dateline Grass Valley, Nevada Co., Cal., July 24th, 1855
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Helvetia & Lafayette Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate / Letter  1074243231 - Helvetia & Lafayette Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate / Letter 107424
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Extremely rare and unusual. This is a Gold Rush era Grass Valley stock that is mounted to the back of a letter. No. 6229, issued to Fowlers & W...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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New York Hill Gold Mining Co. Revenue Checks (2)  585633232 - New York Hill Gold Mining Co. Revenue Checks (2) 58563
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two F. Berton & Co. (one has Alfred Borel & Co. stamped above), RN-G, New York Hill Gold Mining Co. checks. Both issued in San Francisco, 18...
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 240.00
 
 
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Three California Desert Mining Stock Certificates incl Hart  1066733233 - Three California Desert Mining Stock Certificates incl Hart 106673
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3. 1) Oro Belle Consolidated Mines Company. No. 427, issued for 500 shares to Reginald Pryor in 1917. Signed by president Andrews and the secre
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r********5 for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Piute Consolidated Mining & Investment Co. Stock Certificate Pair  1067003234 - Piute Consolidated Mining & Investment Co. Stock Certificate Pair 106700
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2 different. This company operated at Havilah, Clear Creek Mining District, in Inyo/Kern County. 1) No. 539, issued for 25 to LA Churchill in 1
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Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to 2*****s for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Howland Flat, Sierra County Ephemera  583733235 - Howland Flat, Sierra County Ephemera 58373
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Signed by HC Stout. For Giant Powder, Box Caps, and 100 feet of fuse. For the Mountaineere (sic) Mining Company. Hand written . 5 x 7". Howland...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Three Inyo County Mining Stock Certificates  1066983236 - Three Inyo County Mining Stock Certificates 106698
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3 different. 1) Four Metals Mining Company. Cerro Gordo. No. 54, issued for 900 shares in 1907. Not cancelled. Brown border and black print. He
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to r********5 for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Orient Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate  1067483237 - Orient Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate 106748
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Inyo Mining District, Tulare County, Cal. (printed to the left of the vignette). Incorporated in 1863. Cert. #165, issued to CJR Loucks for 10 shares
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to i*****l for (500.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 625.00
 
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Gold Bluff Dredging Company Stock Certificate  1069363238 - Gold Bluff Dredging Company Stock Certificate 106936
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very rare. "Gold Bluff, Klamath County, Cal." (printed along the top). Inc. March 1873. No. 99, issued for 10 shares to company president ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*****l for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Manvel Mining Company, San Bernardino Very Early Stock  1058783239 - Manvel Mining Company, San Bernardino Very Early Stock 105878
Holabird Western Americana Collections
NUMBER 5 for 1 share to George Manly. Signed by secretary Manly and president Robert Bailey. Dateline 1893. Small tears at fold edges, otherwise in ve
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to A*******d for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Ave Maria Gold Quartz Mine Stocks (5)  1055883240 - Ave Maria Gold Quartz Mine Stocks (5) 105588
Holabird Western Americana Collections
5 i/u stocks. Undated but Gold Rush era. According to the company's description detailed on the reverse of each stock, this London based associa...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Philadelphia and California Mining Company Stock  904773241 - Philadelphia and California Mining Company Stock 90477
Holabird Western Americana Collections
# 2058 for 100 shares to Theodore Walter. Signed by Solomon Alter and president Parson Sewill. Dateline Philadelphia 1852. Incorporated 1851. Above gr
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Four Scarce California Gold Rush Documents  781153242 - Four Scarce California Gold Rush Documents 78115
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of four. 1)Letter datelined Long Bar, April 26, 1859 addressed to the Board of Supervisors of Yuba County. Content regards a petition to lo
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Cisco Consolidated Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate  1069383243 - Cisco Consolidated Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate 106938
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Property Located at Meadow Lake Mining District, Nevada County, Cal. (printed under title). No. C336, issued for 100 shares to Francis Harnstad on May
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to C*****r for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Alfred Dixon, General Merchandise, Michigan Bluff Business Card  574773244 - Alfred Dixon, General Merchandise, Michigan Bluff Business Card 57477
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Alfred Dixon had a general merchandise store. You could by hardware, corkery, dry goods, tinware, tobacco, hats, etc. But most importantly if you were
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Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold to J******s for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Mokelumne Hill Canal & Mining Company Stock Certificate, 1853  1059093245 - Mokelumne Hill Canal & Mining Company Stock Certificate, 1853 105909
Holabird Western Americana Collections
These stock certificates were fully issued with no date. However, this one has a note on the back with the date September 23, 1853. This was a stock t
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to C*****r for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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American Tunnel & Silver Mining Company  797373246 - American Tunnel & Silver Mining Company 79737
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Number 185 for 5 shares to George P Rose. Datelined new York 1866. Signed by secretary JH (?) and president Lincoln. Incorporated in New York. Not can
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 5*****r for (250.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 305.00
 
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Monitor and Northwestern Silver Mining Company of Milwaukee  797363247 - Monitor and Northwestern Silver Mining Company of Milwaukee 79736
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Spectacular stock certificate! Eye catching T. Davenport vignette of Monitor Mountain, Monitor Mining District, Alpine County, California. Number 569
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to i*****l for (1,500.00 + 375.00) x 1 = 1,875.00
 
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Casa Diablo Gold Mining Company Stock Certificates  1075443248 - Casa Diablo Gold Mining Company Stock Certificates 107544
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Lot of 2 different. Rare Mono County ghost town mining camp! Inc. in Arizona. 1) No. 460, issued to H. Pratt for 1,000 shares in 1906. Signed by the p
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to r********5 for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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