Great American July Auction

Auction Details

This three day sale has highlights in many of our collecting categories including Mining, Saloon, Native Americana, Numismatics, Postal History, General Americana, Tokens, Railroad & Express, Bottles, and Western Art & Americana.

SESSION ONE OVERVIEW
Our Saloon & Cigar section features brewing advertising, beer trays, cigar tins, ephemera, and match cases. Following this, our Bottle section includes beer bottles, whisky flasks, and other Western glassware.

Our Gaming section has rare chips and tokens (including ivory chips), a Keno goose, a slot machine, and early dice games.

Numismatics features Israeli coins and medals, U.S. medals including ANA, and US and Mexican coins including a large selection of belt buckles with Morgan Dollars and Peace Dollars.

Next comes our Railroad & Express section. Highlights include: a Leland Stanford signed pass; a Tonopah & Tidewater lock; a Virginia & Truckee loaner watch (and other V&T ephemera); and 1860s American Express Co. stock certificates with signatures from Wells, Fargo, & Holland.

We then have the largest Postal History section we've had in many years. There is a particular focus on Nevada with rarities from Esmeralda, Bernice, Cradlebaugh, and others. The section ends with Nevada revenue stamps and large US stamp collections.

Session One ends with our Token section which has pieces from California, Nevada, Montana, as well as rare Good For Mirrors.


SESSION TWO OVERVIEW
Session Two is all Mining. Our Mining section features a fabulous assortment of mine lighting devices including carbide lamps, safety lamps, oil wick lamps, and candlesticks. We also have explosives-related material including blasting cap tins, wood boxes, and ephemera. In addition, the section has more mining signs, assay material, mining artifacts, and ephemera such as stock certificates and other mining documents and books. Don't miss a unique and very important set of Bank of California/Virginia City letters (Lots 2573-2576).

SESSION THREE OVERVIEW
Session Three begins with a diverse and large Native Americana section: beadwork, baskets, pottery, rugs, points, a large section of turquoise and silver jewelry, kachinas, sculptures, and Native American & Western art. Don't miss Lot 3184, a Millicent Hearst painting.

Our General Americana section begins with a group of taxidermy pieces from two collections including a Western museum. We then have our usual varied and diverse selection of General Americana artifacts and ephemera including: an early ivory ship; rare California directories; turn-of-the-century Goldfield Gold Rush furniture (Lots 3480-84); early film and stage autographs; and much more. Be sure not to miss the premium early Western silverware lots including a once-in-a-lifetime offering of Comstock groups. The session ends with Dealer Specials, large bargain-priced groups of ephemera.

Table of Contents
Day 1, Saturday, July 8th (Lot 1000-1728)
Saloon, Cigar, & Tobacco (Lots 1000-1083)
Bottles & Insulators (Lots 1084-1183)
Gaming (Lots 1184-1210)
Numismatics (Lots 1211-1297)
Coin & Western Belt Buckles (Lots 1298-1393)
Railroad & Express (Lots 1394-1453)
Philatelic & Postal History (Lots 1454-1607)
Tokens (Lots 1608-1728)


Day 2, Sunday, July 9th (Lot 2000-2656)
Mining (Lot 2000-2656)
Mine Lighting Devices
Safety Lamps (2000-2065)
Carbide Lamps (2066-2230)
Oil Wick Lamps (2231-2374)
Misc. Lighting (2375-2383)
Mine Signs (2384-2400)
Explosives (2401-2462)
Assay (2463-2476)
Mining Artifacts (2477-2492)
Ephemera (Sorted State/City) (2493-2656)

Day 3, Monday, July 10th (Lots 3000-3613)
Native Americana & Western Art (3000-3204)
Beadwork, Baskets, Pottery, & Rugs (3000-3027)
Jewelry (3028-3049)
Points, Tools, & Ephemera (3050-3060)
Kachinas & Sculptures (3061-3143)
Native & Western Art (3144-3204)
Taxidermy (3205-3223)
General Americana (3224-3613)
Miscellaneous (3224-3328)
Sorted by State/City (3329-3571)
Dealer Specials (3572-3613)

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IXL Dairy Tokens1698 - IXL Dairy Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Almost 200. IXL / Cash Dairy // GF Pint Milk. Light Aluminum in poor to fair condition. State: City: HWAC#: 48450 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to m****s for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri Tokens1699 - Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) 15 King and Anderson tokens, Dickerson, Mississippi, round aluminum. 2) 6 Bloom & Greenman Tokens, Turon, Kansas, scalloped (4) brass. 3) 37 ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to G********_.. for (15.00 + 3.60) = 18.60
 
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Tokens from LA, Salt Lake City, and Moscow Olympic Games1700 - Tokens from LA, Salt Lake City, and Moscow Olympic Games
Holabird Western Americana Collections
11 tokens from the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles for various summer events. 1 token, winter Games, Salt Lake City, 2002, Downhill. 1 pin, moscow, Russi
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Yordy Bros., Magicians & Ventriloquists, Cardboard Tickets1701 - Yordy Bros., Magicians & Ventriloquists, Cardboard Tickets
Holabird Western Americana Collections
18 tickets; Yordy Bros. / Magicians and Ventriloquists / Half Ticket Admit One. Purple cardboard. State: United States City: HWAC#: 38623 Date
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to e*****r for (15.00 + 3.15) = 18.15
 
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9 Kemmerer City, Wyoming Tokens1702 - 9 Kemmerer City, Wyoming Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
9 Kemmerer City Tokens 25 cents. Slabbed. State: City: HWAC#: 47868 Date:
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to m****s for (40.00 + 9.60) = 49.60
 
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300 Anillo Restrikes1703 - 300 Anillo Restrikes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Huge lot of unsorted Anillo restrikes. Great reference pieces. State: City: HWAC#: 40310 Date:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Anillo Restrikes1704 - Anillo Restrikes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Anillo restrikes from: Idaho, Texas, New Mexico, California, and others. State: City: HWAC#: 40308 Date:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Anillo Restrikes / Obverse Mavericks1705 - Anillo Restrikes / Obverse Mavericks
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very large lot of Anillo restrikes, obverse mavericks. State: City: HWAC#: 40321 Date:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Anillo Restrikes, Obverses1706 - Anillo Restrikes, Obverses
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 200 Anillo restrikes, obverses. Some with city and states. State: City: HWAC#: 43864 Date:
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Start Price : 130.00 | Estimates : 260.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Anillo Restrikes, Reverses1707 - Anillo Restrikes, Reverses
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Huge lot of Anillo restrikes, reverses. State: City: HWAC#: 40322 Date:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Arizona Anillo Restrikes1708 - Arizona Anillo Restrikes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Arizona Anillo restrike lot includes: Tombstone, Ajo, Phoenix, Benson, Tucson, Prescott, and more. State: Arizona City: HWAC#: 40323 Date:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Los Angeles, CA Area Anillo Restrikes1709 - Los Angeles, CA Area Anillo Restrikes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large lot of Los Angeles, CA Area Anillo restrikes. State: California City: Los Angeles HWAC#: 40316 Date:
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Pasadena Area Anillo Restrikes1710 - Pasadena Area Anillo Restrikes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot includes: Pasadena, Glendale, Fullerton, Upland, Alhambra, Covina, Burbank, and more. State: California City: Pasadena HWAC#: 40318 Date:
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Santa Barbara Area Anillo Restrikes1711 - Santa Barbara Area Anillo Restrikes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot includes some unlisted: Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Oxnard, Chula Vista, and more. State: California City: Santa Barbara HWAC#: 40319 Date:
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Central California Anillo Restrikes1712 - Central California Anillo Restrikes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Central CA Anillo Restrikes: San Fernando, Corcoran, Bakersfield, Sacramento, Lodi, Roseville, and more. State: California City: HWAC#: 40314
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Northern California Anillo Restrikes1713 - Northern California Anillo Restrikes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Northern CA Anillo Restrikes: Delano, Yreka, Roseville, etc. State: California City: HWAC#: 40312 Date:
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Rare California Towns, Anillo Restrikes1714 - Rare California Towns, Anillo Restrikes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Anillo lot of rare California towns includes: Watts, Deauville, Fillmore, Littlerock, Cabezon.Bloomington, Lawntown, Indio, Big Bear Valley, and more.
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Nevada Anillo Restrikes1715 - Nevada Anillo Restrikes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nevada Anillo Restrikes; a couple of these are very rare--Reno Oil Co., Harrah's Keno, Oppedyk Dairy, etc. State: Nevada City: HWAC#: 403...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to G********B.. for (50.00 + 12.00) = 62.00
 
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Group of Pictorial Anillo Restrikes1716 - Group of Pictorial Anillo Restrikes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This large lot includes: Elks, bears, trees, buildings, donkeys, mines, beer and wine images, people, goats, hats, roosters and many, many more--great
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to G********_.. for (75.00 + 18.00) = 93.00
 
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Franklin D. Roosevelt Play Money1717 - Franklin D. Roosevelt Play Money
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Obverse: Franklin D. Roosevelt / (pictorial); Rev.: Play Money / 1 . Copper, 15mm. State: City: HWAC#: 47944 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to m****s for (20.00 + 4.80) = 24.80
 
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Ulysses S. Grant Token1718 - Ulysses S. Grant Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Obv.: Ulysses S. Grant / (pictorial); Rev.: Struck and Distributed in the Municipal Parade / By the employees of the U.S. Mint / Phila. Dec. 16, 1879.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (20.00 + 4.80) = 24.80
 
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Hard Times/ Civil War Tokens1719 - Hard Times/ Civil War Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four: 1) Obv.: I Take The Responsibility: Rev.: The Constitution as I Understand It; holed. 2)Obv.: Henry Anderson / Cheap Boot and Shoe Store
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 120.00
Sold to p********e for (50.00 + 12.00) = 62.00
 
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Hula Girl Token and Others1720 - Hula Girl Token and Others
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four: 1) Obv.: Honolulu Rapid Transit Company Ltd./ (hula girl pictorial) / Rev.: Token / 1951; Wh. metal. 22mm. cut outs; 2) Obv.: The Poeltze
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to p********e for (15.00 + 3.60) = 18.60
 
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J. Walkers Vinegar Bitters Adv. Mirror1721 - J. Walkers Vinegar Bitters Adv. Mirror
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Brass advertising mirror for J. Walkers Vinegar Bitters--The Great Blood Purifier--Give It A Trial--Sold By All Druggists.Front side in good condition
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Maverick Token Collection1722 - Maverick Token Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Thirteen tokens including Arizona tax token, Louisiana tax token and unidentified shops and places. State: City: HWAC#: 47974 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to G********_.. for (60.00 + 14.40) = 74.40
 
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McCormick Reaper Centennial Token & Advertising Pieces1723 - McCormick Reaper Centennial Token & Advertising Pieces
Holabird Western Americana Collections
HK 460: Obv.: Male bust facing left / 1809 /1884 / Inventor / of the / Reaper; abovbe bust around Cyrus Hall McCormick; Rev.: Scene depicting two men,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to p********e for (30.00 + 7.20) = 37.20
 
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Spiel Marke and Other Tokens1724 - Spiel Marke and Other Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of nine tokens, including an 1844 Henry Clay for President holed token. State: City: HWAC#: 47971 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to p********e for (20.00 + 4.80) = 24.80
 
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Spiel Markes1725 - Spiel Markes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four: "copy" of 1854 $20 gold piece, spiel markes in one, five and ten dollar sizes. The $5 size is holed. State: City: HWA...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to D*****2 for (100.00 + 24.00) = 124.00
 
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Token Grab Bag1726 - Token Grab Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of twenty-seven. Includes WC Bowney, California Club, Cobweb Liquor, Beckley's, JWL, B Zemo, etc. Cherry Creek and East Ely railroad Depot t...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********e for (45.00 + 10.80) = 55.80
 
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Western Tokens (Utah and Wyoming)1727 - Western Tokens (Utah and Wyoming)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of eight tokens: four NCS Genuine, Hiawatha, Utah: Obv. C.E.S Co. / No. 1 / Hiawatha; rev.: Good For / One / Exploder. Br., rd., 28mm. Two NGC MS6
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to a****y for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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Token Collecting Books1728 - Token Collecting Books
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four books about token collecting: 1) "A Revised Check List and Valuation of Military Tokens of the United States 1866-1969 Book I" by Jam...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to a********y for (30.00 + 7.20) = 37.20
 
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