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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A Texas Ranger by Ken Laager3198 - A Texas Ranger by Ken Laager
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"A Texas Ranger" by Ken Laager. Oil painting, 16.5" x 9.5", linen liner, framed 24" x 17.5". State: Pennsylvania Ci...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Arizona Ranger by Ken Laager3199 - Arizona Ranger by Ken Laager
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Arizona Ranger" by Ken Laager Oil painting, 15" x 10", linen liner, framed 23" x 19". Ranger cocking rifle. State: ...
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f*****a for (350.00 + 70.00) = 420.00
 
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Wyoming Sundown by Ken Laager3200 - Wyoming Sundown by Ken Laager
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Wyoming Sundown" by Ken Laager. Oil painting, 16" x 9.5", Linen liner, framed 24.5" x 18. Beautiful painting of lone rider...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Remington Express by Don Doxey3201 - Remington Express by Don Doxey
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Remington Express" by Don Doxey. The perfect still life for the gun collector--what could be better--gun, bullets, whiskey, tobacco! Gorg...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to s**********1 for (250.00 + 60.00) = 310.00
 
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Buffalo Painting by Alice Cardelli Swett3202 - Buffalo Painting by Alice Cardelli Swett
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Old Frame in excellent condition. 31 x 55" FRAMED. "At the Waterhole." Due to size and delicate nature, additional shipping charges m...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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High Independence by William Moore3203 - High Independence by William Moore
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"High Independence" by William Moore. Print, 6" x 7.5", matted and framed 12" x 13.5". #158 / 500. State: City: ...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Sheridan by Mort Kunstler3204 - Sheridan by Mort Kunstler
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Sheridan" by Mort Kunstler. Poster, #157 / 160. 19.5" x 25". Signed by artist. State: City: HWAC#: 48075 Date:
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Coues Deer Shoulder Mount3205 - Coues Deer Shoulder Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Coues shoulder mount shot by renowned ore deposits geologist Tony Payne in Mexico Sept 8, 1995. The rack is 14" wide", overall height 2&qu...
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Start Price : 275.00 | Estimates : 550.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Dall Sheep Shoulder Mount3206 - Dall Sheep Shoulder Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A shoulder mount of a dall sheep from Alaska. 28", straight. Killed prior to 1988, on display in a western museum since that time. State: C...
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Start Price : 1,200.00 | Estimates : 2,400.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Second Dall Sheep Shoulder Mount3207 - Second Dall Sheep Shoulder Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Dall Sheep shoulder mount shot by renowned ore deposits geologist Tony Payne in the Wrangle Range, Alaska in the 1960's. The rack is 23.5",...
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Estimates : 2,400.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to f********q for (600.00 + 144.00) = 744.00
 
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Desert Bighorn Sheep Shoulder Mount3208 - Desert Bighorn Sheep Shoulder Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Desert Bighorn sheep shoulder mount shot by renowned ore deposits geologist Tony Payne in Nevada June 11, 1968. The rack is 2", overall height ...
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Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 1,600.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Dik-Dik Full Body Mount3209 - Dik-Dik Full Body Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A full body mount of a Dik-Dik from Kenya with base. Standing on four legs. Killed prior to 1988, on display in a western museum since that time. St
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Start Price : 160.00 | Estimates : 320.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Dik-Dik Shoulder Mount Pair3210 - Dik-Dik Shoulder Mount Pair
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A shoulder mount of a Dik-Dik pair from Tanzania. Mounted on wood panel. Killed prior to 1988, on display in a western museum since that time. State:
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (200.00 + 48.00) = 248.00
 
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Lesser Kudu Shoulder Mount3211 - Lesser Kudu Shoulder Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A shoulder mount of a Lesser Kudu from Kenya. 26", left turn. Killed prior to 1988, on display in a western museum since that time. State: ...
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Estimates : 550.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f********q for (275.00 + 66.00) = 341.00
 
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North American Elk Shoulder Mount3212 - North American Elk Shoulder Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
North American Elk shoulder mount shot by renowned ore deposits geologist Tony Payne in British Columbia in the 1960's. The rack is 36" tal...
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Phillips Gazelle Shoulder Mount3213 - Phillips Gazelle Shoulder Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A shoulder mount of a Phillips Gazelle from Kenya. 22", straight. Killed prior to 1988, on display in a western museum since that time. State:...
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Estimates : 240.00 - 600.00
Sold to f********q for (120.00 + 28.80) = 148.80
 
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Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Shoulder Mount3214 - Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Shoulder Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep, shot in Colorado, 1964 by renowned ore deposits professor Tony Payne. The rack measures 19" wide, 28" high, ...
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Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 1,600.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Second Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Shoulder Mount3215 - Second Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep Shoulder Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A shoulder mount of a Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep from Wyoming. 34", left turn, extra long hair. Killed prior to 1988, on display in a western...
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Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 1,600.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Stone Sheep Shoulder Mount3216 - Stone Sheep Shoulder Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Shot in Canada in the 1960's by renowned ore deposits professor Tony Payne. The rack measures 24" wide, 31" high, 20" from wall. ...
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Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 1,600.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Second Stone Sheep Shoulder Mount3217 - Second Stone Sheep Shoulder Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A shoulder mount of a stone sheep from the Yukon. 33 1/8." Killed prior to 1988, on display in a western museum since that time. State: Cit...
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Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 1,600.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Wallaby Full Body Mount3218 - Wallaby Full Body Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A full body mount of a wallaby from Australia with base. Standing on hind legs, open mouth. Killed prior to 1988, on display in a western museum since
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Start Price : 320.00 | Estimates : 640.00 - 1,600.00
 
 
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White Tail Deer Shoulder Mount3219 - White Tail Deer Shoulder Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
White Tail Deer shoulder mount shot by renowned ore deposits geologist Tony Payne in Texas in the fall of 1996. The rack is 5 points, 18""...
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Start Price : 275.00 | Estimates : 550.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Second White-Tailed Deer Shoulder Mount3220 - Second White-Tailed Deer Shoulder Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A shoulder mount of a white-tailed deer from Wyoming. 18", 6 Point. Killed prior to 1988, on display in a western museum since that time. Sta...
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Start Price : 275.00 | Estimates : 550.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Wildebeest Horns Mount3221 - Wildebeest Horns Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A mount of Wildebeest Horns made from an animal killed in Tanzania. Killed prior to 1988, on display in a western museum since that time. State:
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Wildebeest Shoulder Mount3222 - Wildebeest Shoulder Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A shoulder mount of a Wildebeest from Tanzania. 23 2/8", right turn. Killed prior to 1988, on display in a western museum since that time. Sta...
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Estimates : 320.00 - 700.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (160.00 + 38.40) = 198.40
 
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Zebra Shoulder Mount3223 - Zebra Shoulder Mount
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A shoulder mount of a Zebra from Kenya. Killed prior to 1988, on display in a western museum since that time. State: City: HWAC#: 43754 Date:
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f********q for (650.00 + 156.00) = 806.00
 
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Large Bear Trap3224 - Large Bear Trap
Holabird Western Americana Collections
An early, possibly pre-1920 bear trap, completely unmarked. The jaws are about twelve inches. It was suggested this might go well in a company’s “Comp
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 7*****w for (350.00 + 84.00) = 434.00
 
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Spectacular 19th Century Model of Henry VIII War Ship in Ivory3225 - Spectacular 19th Century Model of Henry VIII War Ship in Ivory
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Model of a war ship in ivory in enclosed glass case with wood base. The ship itself is 16" long and 12" tall, 4.5" wide. This is a sp...
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Sailor's Fid Dagger3226 - Sailor's Fid Dagger
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Used by sailors in weaving and repairs of sails and ropes. State: City: HWAC#: 47219 Date:
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Bone Handled Dagger3227 - Bone Handled Dagger
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Plunge type, with metal sheath. 6". Blade is 1" wide at widest. Mother of Pearl circle decoration at top of handle. Weighs 6.5 ounces. A s...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 1********1 for (800.00 + 192.00) = 992.00
 
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Very Large Old Ships Trunk3228 - Very Large Old Ships Trunk
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice 26 x 45 x 23". Hinges are loose and the bottom redwood would have been added later. A ships trunk with wooden nails reported to us as from...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Old Travelling Surgical Kit3229 - Old Travelling Surgical Kit
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Box is identified as belonging to T. partridge. There is a T.Partridge who was a volunteer surgeon in the Gloucestershire Regiment according to the Br
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (350.00 + 84.00) = 434.00
 
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1865 Leather Wallet Personalized to Habor H Heggem3230 - 1865 Leather Wallet Personalized to Habor H Heggem
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Although well worn today, the inside suggests that this was a well made wallet for it time: Diamond pattern, extra leather scrolled flaps, etc. Stat
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Apothecary Weight Collection3231 - Apothecary Weight Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Collection of 25 apothecary weights in cardboard 2x2 holders. Also five weights in the original tin from Henry Troemner of Philadelphia. State: C
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to b********1 for (35.00 + 8.40) = 43.40
 
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Beautiful Apothecary Hand Scale3232 - Beautiful Apothecary Hand Scale
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Comes in a beautiful, shiny box. All weights but one are present. Made in west Germany. State: City: HWAC#: 47320 Date:
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to b*********r for (95.00 + 19.95) = 114.95
 
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James W. Queen & Co. Microscope3233 - James W. Queen & Co. Microscope
Holabird Western Americana Collections
James W. Queen & Co., Philadelphia. Universal Household Microscope. Queen was a major supplier of miners lamps. Brass, 7 inches tall. The James ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Hand Painted Antique Oil Lamp3234 - Hand Painted Antique Oil Lamp
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fabulous old relic in fabulous condition. Shade has a diameter of 9". Green and white with pink and orange flowers. State: City: HWAC#...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Jewelry Scientific Devices3235 - Jewelry Scientific Devices
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three pieces: slide rule tie clasp (by Swank), two compasses encased in metal pendants. State: City: HWAC#: 39650 Date:
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to D*****2 for (50.00 + 12.00) = 62.00
 
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National Mazda Automobile Lamps Cabinet3236 - National Mazda Automobile Lamps Cabinet
Holabird Western Americana Collections
8 compartment National Mazda Automobile Lamps Cabinet with logo on rear of cabinet. 26 original appearing bulbs included. Approx 10 x 11 x 23 inches
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to c****n for (110.00 + 26.40) = 136.40
 
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Fairbanks Morse & Co. Cast Iron Coffee Grinder3237 - Fairbanks Morse & Co. Cast Iron Coffee Grinder
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fairbanks Morse & Co. red cast iron coffee grinder, Chicago. Large two wheeled coffee grinder with bright red paint, blue and gold on wheels. 1...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Table Top Thomas Edison Cylinder Player and Library3238 - Table Top Thomas Edison Cylinder Player and Library
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cylinder recording devices were popular from 1896 until 1915 when flat round phonograph records took over. This wooden cased Edison labeled number 18
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (225.00 + 54.00) = 279.00
 
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Napoleon I Sevres Porcelain "Casket" Box3239 - Napoleon I Sevres Porcelain "Casket" Box
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fantastic piece that was passed down in the family of the consignor. Antique Early 19th Century French Napoleon Imperial Sevres Porcelain Box made De
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Silver w/ Amethyst Pill Box3240 - Silver w/ Amethyst Pill Box
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vintage Mexican silver w/ amethyst stone pill box. 1.75" x 1-1/8". Small dent in lid. Hinged, mark on back, .925, Hecho En Mexico, Pechuga...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to k**********9 for (30.00 + 6.30) = 36.30
 
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Gold and Blue Enamel Pendant Watch3241 - Gold and Blue Enamel Pendant Watch
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Elegant, tiny ladies pendant watch with gold diamond shapes on the hours; gold rim and a beautiful blue enamel back with swirls of color. No identific
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to S********3.. for (100.00 + 24.00) = 124.00
 
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c. 1860s Waltham Gold Watch with Diamond on Chain3242 - c. 1860s Waltham Gold Watch with Diamond on Chain
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful, ornately engraved American Waltham Watch Company pocket watch, thin chain fob with diamond set at the end. Premier ladies pocket watch. SN#
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (275.00 + 66.00) = 341.00
 
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Marilyn Monroe Oversized Sterling Silver Cuff Links3243 - Marilyn Monroe Oversized Sterling Silver Cuff Links
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Commemorates this Hollywood siren's life: 1926-1952. Marilyn is totally nude on these two tokens. 1.5" diameter. One glued piece is almost ...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.20) = 37.20
 
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Pearl Cuff Links3244 - Pearl Cuff Links
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1.25". Show off that tux! State: City: HWAC#: 48445 Date:
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Eight FOB's of varying color and description3245 - Eight FOB's of varying color and description
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) It pays to feed hots right, Muncy, Illinois. 2) Clark equipment, Michigan, tractor Pictorial. 3) Harnischfeger of Milwaukee with Steam Shovel picto
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Three FOB's and a Pin3246 - Three FOB's and a Pin
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Automatic Penberthy Inspector. 2) Enameled Dodge Brothers, Detroit, USA Fob. Black, white, and blue. 3) "Good Luck" Taft & Sherman ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Two Baseball related FOB's3247 - Two Baseball related FOB's
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Catcher's Mitt from Winchester Sporting Goods - yes, they made more than firearms. Copper color. 2) Silver roughly struck batter. No marks. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r***5 for (50.00 + 12.00) = 62.00
 
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