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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Bronze Israeli Medals (58)1249 - Bronze Israeli Medals (58)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Dealer lot of 58 large bronze Israeli medals from the 1960s and 1970s. George Gershwin, Albert Einstein and others. State: City: HWAC#: 48928
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Bronze Israeli Medals (28)1250 - Bronze Israeli Medals (28)
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Twenty eight bronze Israeli medals with original invoicing from Bank Hapoalim. State: City: HWAC#: 48929 Date:
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Bronze Israeli Medals (4)1251 - Bronze Israeli Medals (4)
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Lot of four bronze Israeli Medals two issued by State of Israel Bonds. State: City: HWAC#: 48933 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to P***C for (20.00 + 4.80) = 24.80
 
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Coins of Israel Sets1252 - Coins of Israel Sets
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Four Coins of Israel sets with 14 different coins from 1949-1957; Israel 1970 postal and coin set; two sets of 1988 Piefort Mint 's "Coins ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Commemorative Coinage of Israel 1958-19651253 - Commemorative Coinage of Israel 1958-1965
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White Capital Plastics holder with 16 silver toned coins including 8 five pound,2 half pound and 6 one pound coins. State: City: HWAC#: 48676
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to h****1 for (110.00 + 26.40) = 136.40
 
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Concentration Camp Currency1254 - Concentration Camp Currency
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Lot of 19 pieces of concentration camp and Jewish ghetto currency. Theresienstadt, Litzmannstadt, Westerbork, Buchenwald. State: City: HWAC#:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (400.00 + 96.00) = 496.00
 
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Fourteen Israel Medals1255 - Fourteen Israel Medals
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Bronze Israeli medals, one in a wooden box, one in a beige box, seven in blue vinyl flips, five in velvet plastic boxes. State: City: HWAC#:
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Israel 5 Lirot Coins1256 - Israel 5 Lirot Coins
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of three coins: two uncirculated,(purchased at Stack's October 2010 sale, Lot 1324); one Proof MS64 certified by ANACS. Silver, .900 fine; ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to j*****n for (80.00 + 19.20) = 99.20
 
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Israel Agorot-Pound Albums1257 - Israel Agorot-Pound Albums
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Three blue albums by R.P. Nelson Co. for the Israel Agorot-Pound Series I 1960-1968. First album has 52 coins, only five empty holes. Second has 31 co
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to P***C for (90.00 + 21.60) = 111.60
 
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Israel Government Coins and Medals Corp. Binder1258 - Israel Government Coins and Medals Corp. Binder
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Brown leatherette album titled "Israel Government Coins and Medals Corp." containing 5 pages of 60 Israeli Coins dated 1960-1980. Three co...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to P***C for (180.00 + 43.20) = 223.20
 
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Second Israel Government Coins and Medals Corp. Binder1259 - Second Israel Government Coins and Medals Corp. Binder
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Lot 379 of the Craig A. Whitford Numismatic Auction of March 27, 1999, this brown leatherette album contains 6 pages of 55 Israeli coins dated 1960-19
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to P***C for (60.00 + 14.40) = 74.40
 
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Third Israel Government Coins and Medals Corp. Binder1260 - Third Israel Government Coins and Medals Corp. Binder
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Five page binder with 59 silver tone Israeli Coins dated 1970s-1980s. One coin missing, four coins have gold toned backs. State: City: HWAC#:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to h****1 for (250.00 + 60.00) = 310.00
 
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Israel State Medals1261 - Israel State Medals
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Nine medals from the Israeli government, in appreciation for services. One in a wooden box, one in paper, most in original cardboard boxes. State:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to P***C for (60.00 + 14.40) = 74.40
 
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Israeli Coin Collection 11262 - Israeli Coin Collection 1
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Lot 869 from Craig Whitford numismatic auction of Nov. 29-30 2002. Brown binder with eight pages of Israeli coins. Approximately 160 coins total. St
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to h****1 for (200.00 + 48.00) = 248.00
 
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Israeli Coin Collection 21263 - Israeli Coin Collection 2
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Lot of 141 Israeli coins, 1949-mid-1970s. Including silver crown sized pieces. Worthy of inspection. State: City: HWAC#: 48907 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to h****1 for (225.00 + 54.00) = 279.00
 
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Israeli Coin Collection 31264 - Israeli Coin Collection 3
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Lot of 49 pieces, mostly sterling silver. 1960s -1980s. Reproduction of the ancient half shekel in sterling silver. Moshe Dayan commemorative, David B
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to P***C for (225.00 + 54.00) = 279.00
 
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Israeli Coin Collection 41265 - Israeli Coin Collection 4
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Twenty three coins, mostly modern. One 1927 Palestine, three uncirculated 1982 coins. State: City: HWAC#: 48923 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to P***C for (275.00 + 66.00) = 341.00
 
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Israeli Coin Collection 51266 - Israeli Coin Collection 5
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Twenty three Israeli coins including some silver. Rare 1963 K35, 1981 Hanukka from Poland issued by the Israel Government Coins and Medals Corporation
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to P***C for (100.00 + 24.00) = 124.00
 
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Israeli Coins and Medals1267 - Israeli Coins and Medals
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Seventeen silver coins and medals in various packaging. Many marked sterling or silver. State: City: HWAC#: 48911 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to P***C for (130.00 + 31.20) = 161.20
 
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Israeli Medal Collection1268 - Israeli Medal Collection
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Thirty Israeli medals, including five Israel State Medals in original boxes. Nickel, silver and bronze. State: City: HWAC#: 48667 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********e.. for (100.00 + 21.00) = 121.00
 
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Israeli Medals Sets1269 - Israeli Medals Sets
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Three albums of Israeli medals: 1) Jerusalem - the City of King David (set of seven Jerusalem medals); 2) My Israeli Medals Collection (set of twelve
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to P***C for (20.00 + 4.80) = 24.80
 
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Israeli Mint Sets 11270 - Israeli Mint Sets 1
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Twelve sets of Israeli Mint coins. Two 1971, 1985 uncirculated set, five trade coins featuring David Ben Gurion, 1988 Piefort Mint Set, two Jerusalem
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f********c.. for (100.00 + 24.00) = 124.00
 
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Israeli Mint Sets 21271 - Israeli Mint Sets 2
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Lot of fourteen sets of Israeli coins. Bank of Israel. Three sets of 1963. Two sets of 1970. One 1980. Two 1981. One 1982. One 1983, 1984, 1987. One 1
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.00) = 62.00
 
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Israeli Mint Sets 31272 - Israeli Mint Sets 3
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Uncirculated coin sets issued by Israel Government Coin & Medals Corporation: 1963, 1965, 1966,1967,1968,1969,1970, 1986, 1987,1990. Also two un...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********e.. for (70.00 + 14.70) = 84.70
 
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Israeli// Palestinian Coin Collection1273 - Israeli// Palestinian Coin Collection
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Lot of thirty copper, bronze, white metal small denomination coins. 1927 5 mils of Palestine (K-4), 1949 1PR. Interesting diversity in this lot. Also
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to P***C for (30.00 + 7.20) = 37.20
 
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Kadman Museum Medals1274 - Kadman Museum Medals
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lucite holder with two medals. The regular issue of April 1962 for dedication, and an October 1961 Trial Piece marking the inauguration. The holder st
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to P***C for (60.00 + 14.40) = 74.40
 
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Large Group Modern Israeli Coins and Medals1275 - Large Group Modern Israeli Coins and Medals
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Approximately 42 coins and medals from modern Israel. Many silver pieces, also bronze and other medals, some empty holders. Worthy of inspection. Sta
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to P***C for (275.00 + 66.00) = 341.00
 
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Multi Coin Israeli Sets1276 - Multi Coin Israeli Sets
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Four multi-coin Israeli sets: 1) two piece "commemorative victory medals" from the Arab-Israel War of June 1967 in black presentation case...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to P***C for (20.00 + 4.80) = 24.80
 
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Original Israel Government Issued Medals1277 - Original Israel Government Issued Medals
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of eleven Israel State Medals in original packaging except for one commemorating the 20th anniversary of Israel Lottery. Includes a sterling silve
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to P***C for (60.00 + 14.40) = 74.40
 
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Pidyon Haben Israeli Coin Sets1278 - Pidyon Haben Israeli Coin Sets
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four sets of Pidyon Haben coins. Each set in a wooden box with blue velvet lining including a scroll of authenticity. Two 1970, one 1973, one 1977.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to j*****n for (130.00 + 31.20) = 161.20
 
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Second Group of Pidyon Haben Israeli Coin Sets1279 - Second Group of Pidyon Haben Israeli Coin Sets
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Three sets of Pidyon Haben Coin Sets, two in wooden boxes with scrolls, and one a blue leatherette case with scroll. Five coins each set, fifteen coin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to h****1 for (100.00 + 24.00) = 124.00
 
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Silver Israeli Coinage 11280 - Silver Israeli Coinage 1
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Lot of 20 silver Israeli coins. 25 Shekel Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1980); 10 shekel (1970), Seoul Olympics (1988), David Ben Gurion(1974). All uncircul...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to h****1 for (130.00 + 31.20) = 161.20
 
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Silver Israeli Coinage 21281 - Silver Israeli Coinage 2
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Lot of 20 Israeli silver coins. Uncirculated. State: City: HWAC#: 48932 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to P***C for (140.00 + 33.60) = 173.60
 
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Silver Israeli Coinage 31282 - Silver Israeli Coinage 3
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Thirty one uncirculated silver Israeli coins. State: City: HWAC#: 48934 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********e.. for (150.00 + 31.50) = 181.50
 
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Silver Israeli Coinage 41283 - Silver Israeli Coinage 4
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Lot of twenty modern Israeli coins. State: City: HWAC#: 48935 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to h****1 for (75.00 + 18.00) = 93.00
 
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Sterling Silver Israeli Medals (14)1284 - Sterling Silver Israeli Medals (14)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fourteen sterling silver Israeli medals depicting: The First Judeans, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Six Day War and many others. State:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to P***C for (120.00 + 28.80) = 148.80
 
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Sterling Silver Israeli Medals (2)1285 - Sterling Silver Israeli Medals (2)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two: 1) Shaare Zedek medical center Jerusalem 1978; 2) Israel Liberata. State: City: HWAC#: 48936 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to P***C for (35.00 + 8.40) = 43.40
 
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Ten Israeli Coin Albums1286 - Ten Israeli Coin Albums
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Green hard case of Israel coins, 1995 Medicine Without Borders, Coins of the Holy Land 5755, 1996 50th Anniversary, 1996 Jerusalem 3000,American Jewry
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (70.00 + 16.80) = 86.80
 
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Turks and Caicos Islands 100 Crown Gold Coin1287 - Turks and Caicos Islands 100 Crown Gold Coin
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Obverse:Elizabeth II / D.G. Regina / 1976; reverse: Turks and Caicos Islands / 100 Crowns / (four monarchs). Gold, fineness: 0.500; weight: 18.015 gra
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to g******j for (250.00 + 43.75) = 293.75
 
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Quartet of Five centavo Mexican Coins1288 - Quartet of Five centavo Mexican Coins
Holabird Western Americana Collections
KM # 423, copper-nickel, 20.5mm. All uncirculated, not certified. Dates: 1936, 1937, 1940, 1942. State: Mexico City: HWAC#: 40676 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to h****1 for (35.00 + 8.40) = 43.40
 
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Six 10 centavo Mexican coins1289 - Six 10 centavo Mexican coins
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of six KM #432: 1936,1939, 1940, 1942, 1945, 1946. All uncirculated. State: City: HWAC#: 42207 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to h****1 for (10.00 + 2.40) = 12.40
 
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Group of 50 centavo Mexican coins1290 - Group of 50 centavo Mexican coins
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 19 cincuenta centavo coins, KM #449, #450, #451 and #452. 1950-1981. State: Mexico City: HWAC#: 42211 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 200.00
Sold to e*****r for (15.00 + 3.15) = 18.15
 
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Chinese and Korean Coins1291 - Chinese and Korean Coins
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Chinese Coins, Tsing Dynasty A. D. 1644 /1911--10 coins. Memory coins of Yi Dynasty, Korea--10 coins. State: City: HWAC#: 38404 Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.20) = 37.20
 
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1849 California Gold Rush Gaming Token1292 - 1849 California Gold Rush Gaming Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Gold wash? 1849. Lady Liberty on one side and kneeling prospector on the other. State: California City: HWAC#: 48142 Date: 1849
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to d******0 for (30.00 + 7.20) = 37.20
 
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Gaming Token in the manner of a $5 Gold Piece1293 - Gaming Token in the manner of a $5 Gold Piece
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Br., Rd., 20mm. Obv.: resembling a Capped Bust $5 gold piece; Liberty / 1803; Rev.: United States of America / Eagle. State: City: HWAC#: 4797
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to p********n for (55.00 + 13.20) = 68.20
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1294 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Lot withdrawn
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Start Price : 0.00
 
 
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Patriotic Indian Head Penny Shield FOB1295 - Patriotic Indian Head Penny Shield FOB
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The 1899 Indian Head has come unglued from blue and white shield. Red has faded. 1/2 of color enamel(?) has been chipped off. 1.75". Penny is i...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to c****n for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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Counterstamped Shield Nickel1296 - Counterstamped Shield Nickel
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Variety 2 shield nickel, possibly 1867, counterstamped "1870 / H.G. Straight". Very good condition, discovered in San Francisco. There w...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to P*****1 for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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US Coin Collection1297 - US Coin Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
25 Indian head pennies, including 1863 and 1864. Five rolls of pennies marked "copper". 59 Buffalo nickels, majority with readable dates. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (95.00 + 22.80) = 117.80
 
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1878 Morgan Dollar Bracelet1298 - 1878 Morgan Dollar Bracelet
Holabird Western Americana Collections
No markings, unknown silver content. 1878 Morgan Dollar. 37.7 grams total weight. State: City: HWAC#: 48201 Date: 1878
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to c****n for (60.00 + 14.40) = 74.40
 
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