Great Americana Pow-Wow Auction (August 2020)

Auction Details

We sincerely hope everyone is enjoying their summer!

This auction marks the best material we've offered in a hot August sale in many years. The variety is outstanding, as is the quality of goods offered.

A glimpse at the many categories: Native American turquoise and silver jewelry, including the best squash blossom necklace we've ever seen, baskets, Kachinas, and rugs; California token collection; Fauver American and foreign counters and tokens; rare whiskey bottles; Masonic California token; beautiful drugstore carved wood frontispiece; Nevada rare documents; major pinback collection; baseball and boxing collectibles; gold specimens including some from the Goodshaw Mine at Bodie; American and foreign medals; Victorian furniture; fantastic array of western Art; original Buffalo Bill/Pawnee Bill posters; Large ore cars and incline cars from a major Nevada City mine; Dynamite and candle boxes; American souvenir plate collection (c1900-1920); music collectibles; toys and toy trains; postcard collections, directories, maps; railroad pass collection and references; antique firearms; badges; mining & railroad stocks; US coins; token dies; a rockshop section, mining artifacts and much more.

There is truly something for everybody!

Don't forget us when its time to sell. We average about 5000 registered bidders per sale, probably the most in America for an Americana sale! With buyers all over the globe, we get to everybody. We are always after great collections! ~Fred Holabird~

Auction Schedule

Day 1, August 27th, 2020:
Art (1001-1093)
Native Americana (1094-1325)
General Americana Part I (1326-1595)
Sports (1596-1604)
Toys (1605-1651)

Day 2, August 28th, 2020:
Philatelic - Postal History (2000-2087)
General Americana Part II (2088-2599)
Firearms & Weapons(2600-2624)

Day 3, August 29th, 2020:
Stocks & Bonds (3000-3125)
Numismatics (3126-3416)
Tokens (3417-3634)

Day 4, August 30th, 2020:
Minerals (4000-4042)
Mining (4043-4320)
Bargains & Dealer Specials PART I (4321-4611)

Day 5, August 31st, 2020:
Bargains & Dealer Specials PART II (5000-5641)

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New England States Postcards  (105317)5550 - New England States Postcards (105317)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx. 40 postcards includes: Plymouth National Wax Museum, Massachusetts; Quaint Harbor, Damariscotta, Maine; Portland Head Light, Portland, Maine;
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to b*******n for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Albuquerque, New Mexico Postcards (10)  (118465)5551 - Albuquerque, New Mexico Postcards (10) (118465)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A great mixture of colorized and black and white postcards showcasing Albuquerque, NM. Includes two colorized postcards of the Sheridan House, which w
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to d*******f for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Artesia, New Mexico Postcards (3)  (118468)5552 - Artesia, New Mexico Postcards (3) (118468)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a nice group of three postcards that showcase Artesia, NM. Incorporated in 1905, Artesia is known for their wells and the discovery of oil. On
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Bland, New Mexico Ghost Town Real Photo Postcard (1)  (118467)5553 - Bland, New Mexico Ghost Town Real Photo Postcard (1) (118467)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a fantastic RPC of Bland, NM circa 1900. This town once was a Boom Town and was located in the Jemez Mountains. The town was named after Richa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to p********n for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Carrizozo, New Mexico Postcard (1)  (118470)5554 - Carrizozo, New Mexico Postcard (1) (118470)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a photographic postcard in a sepia tone. The John H. Skinner's Place Hay & Feed & Grain Store is prominently featured. In early...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Deming Postcards (5)  (118472)5555 - Deming Postcards (5) (118472)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice grouping of five Deming, NM. postcards in black and white. Includes a cute photo postcard of Adobe Huts in the desert terrain. Deming is named af
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Hot Springs, Now Truth or Consequences Real Photo Postcard (1)  (118475)5556 - Hot Springs, Now Truth or Consequences Real Photo Postcard (1) (118475)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a beautiful real photo postcard of Lower Bath House in Hot Springs, NM. Now known as Truth or Consequences, the spas and bathhouses of the are
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Las Vegas Postcards (6)  (118462)5557 - Las Vegas Postcards (6) (118462)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice collection of six Las Vegas, NM postcards. Includes one card of the State Normal School, Crescent Photo Co., Minn. Also includes a scenic view ca
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Miscellaneous New Mexico Towns Postcards (11)  (118476)5558 - Miscellaneous New Mexico Towns Postcards (11) (118476)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great grouping of eleven postcards from various towns in New Mexico. This is a mixture of colorized and black and white postcards. Includes one black
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to D*****6 for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Hudson Fulton Expo Postcards  (103342)5559 - Hudson Fulton Expo Postcards (103342)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 nice postcards from Hudson Fulton Expo Date: 1909 Country if not USA: State: New York City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to d*******f for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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NY Expo of 1939 Postcards  (103336)5560 - NY Expo of 1939 Postcards (103336)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 55 postcards from 1939 NY Expo with several RPC's Date: Country if not USA: State: New York City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcone ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to c********r.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Lisbon/Ft. Berthold, ND RPC's  (102647)5561 - Lisbon/Ft. Berthold, ND RPC's (102647)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 Lisbon/Ft. Berthold, ND RPC's Date: Country if not USA: State: North Dakota City: Lisbon/Ft. Berthold Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Co...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to c********r.. for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Oregon Large Letter Postcards  (103264)5562 - Oregon Large Letter Postcards (103264)
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10 Large letter OREGON postcards. Color. Date: Country if not USA: State: Oregon City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Collection
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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South Carolina Postcards  (102712)5563 - South Carolina Postcards (102712)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 30 South Carolina Postcards Date: Country if not USA: State: South Carolina City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Collection
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
 
 
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Hot Springs, South Dakota Postcards  (102685)5564 - Hot Springs, South Dakota Postcards (102685)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
6 Hot Springs, SD postcards including 5 RPC's Date: Country if not USA: State: South Dakota City: Hot Springs Provenance: Salvatore Falc...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to P*****8 for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Huron, South Dakota Postcards  (102695)5565 - Huron, South Dakota Postcards (102695)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
3 Huron, South Dakota postcards with 1 RPC Date: Country if not USA: State: South Dakota City: Huron Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Collection
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Mitchell Corn Palace, SD Postcards  (102684)5566 - Mitchell Corn Palace, SD Postcards (102684)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
7 Mitchell Corn Palace postcards with 1 RPC Date: Country if not USA: State: South Dakota City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to b*******n for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Indian Postcards (4)  (91160)5567 - Indian Postcards (4) (91160)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Chromolitho. 1) D Pah, a Navajo Indian Silversmith working in hogan at Coolidge; 2)"Some symbols used by Indians in decorating Silverware, Pott...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to P*****8 for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Salt Lake, UT Postcards  (102397)5568 - Salt Lake, UT Postcards (102397)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 30 Salt Lake, UT and salt related postcards. Mostly chromolitho Date: Country if not USA: State: Utah City: Salt Lake City Provenance:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to b*******n for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Utah Postcards  (108233)5569 - Utah Postcards (108233)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of about 15 postcards. Postcards of various places mostly from Salt Lake City. RPCs of the Mormon temple are included. Date: Country if not USA
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Utah- Salt Lake City, Bryce Canyon and Utah Mining Postcards (21)  (118502)5570 - Utah- Salt Lake City, Bryce Canyon and Utah Mining Postcards (21) (118502)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice grouping of Utah postcards. Includes a fantastic real photo postcard of Ruby's Inn at Bryce Canyon National Park published by The L.L. Cook...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to 6****A for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Eighteen Seattle, Washington Postcards; mostly World's Fair Complex  (103341)5571 - Eighteen Seattle, Washington Postcards; mostly World's Fair Complex (103341)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Monorail, International Fountain, Space Needle, Science Building, Washington State Pavilion, etc. Date: Country if not USA: State: Washington Ci
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 50.00
Sold to 9***6 for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Washington State Postcards (2)  (118460)5572 - Washington State Postcards (2) (118460)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Includes a colorized postcard that features the Spokane Electric Terminal at Spokane. An electric railcar sits on track at the terminal. The second po
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
 
 
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Argentina Postcards  (105148)5573 - Argentina Postcards (105148)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 45 Argentina postcards. Mendoza, Buenos Aries and more. Several RPC's Date: Country if not USA: State: Argentina City: Provenance...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to d*******f for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Australia Postcards  (105218)5574 - Australia Postcards (105218)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx. 150 modern postcards. Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Cairns, Port Douglas and more. Many dupes. Date: Country if not USA: State: Australi
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Austria Postcards  (105227)5575 - Austria Postcards (105227)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 35 Austria postcards. Wein, mail coach,arch, Hohenberg, Salzburg and more. Several RPC's Date: Country if not USA: State: Austria C...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
Sold to r*****5 for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Bermuda Postcards  (105222)5576 - Bermuda Postcards (105222)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 20 Bermuda postcards, mostly chromolitho Date: Country if not USA: State: Bermuda City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Collection
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 30.00
 
 
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Denmark Postcards  (105220)5577 - Denmark Postcards (105220)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 50 modern Denmark postcards, Copenhagen and more Date: Country if not USA: State: Denmark City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Collecti
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Denmark Postcards  (105212)5578 - Denmark Postcards (105212)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 30 Denmark postcards. Kobehhavn, Sonderbrogade, majestic old buildings. Several RPC's Date: Country if not USA: State: Denmark Cit...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
 
 
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Gibraltar Postcards  (105142)5579 - Gibraltar Postcards (105142)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 60 Gibraltar postcards. Seaport, The Rock, barracks, markets and more. Many RPC's Date: Country if not USA: State: Gibraltar City: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to b*******n for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Snow in Mexico Postcards  (105359)5580 - Snow in Mexico Postcards (105359)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 20 mostly RPC's of snow on Mexican mountains Date: Country if not USA: State: Mexico City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Collect...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
 
 
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Ajo, Arizona Postcards (5)  (118527)5581 - Ajo, Arizona Postcards (5) (118527)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great grouping of five real photo cards of Ajo, AZ. Three feature various views of the Searching Plant, including the Pumps and Lead Works and the Sou
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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American Revolutionary War Postcards Group (55)  (118504)5582 - American Revolutionary War Postcards Group (55) (118504)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fifty five Revolutionary War postcards includes a group of 12 cards from Fort Ticonderoga Museum, N.Y. Also, many from American History Art Publishing
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Baby Greeting Cards  (104992)5583 - Baby Greeting Cards (104992)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 35 baby greeting cards, some embossed Date: Country if not USA: State: City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to d*******f for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Bird Postcard Collection  (102658)5584 - Bird Postcard Collection (102658)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 110 bird postcards. Parrots, ibis, condor, turkey, flamingo and many more birds. A few RPC's, mostly chromolitho and some modern Date: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Butte, Montana Postcards (25)  (118485)5585 - Butte, Montana Postcards (25) (118485)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large grouping of mines and city postcards of Butte, Montana. Includes a mixture of color and black and white postcards. Mines showcased include the N
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 6****A for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Candelario's Curio Postcard Postmarked Moriarity, New Mexico (1)  (118469)5586 - Candelario's Curio Postcard Postmarked Moriarity, New Mexico (1) (118469)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This black and white postcard features The Original J.S. Candelario Old Curio Shop, Sante Fe, NM. What appears to be an Indian sits in a horse drawn c
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to P*****8 for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Coal Mines Postcards (2)  (118457)5587 - Coal Mines Postcards (2) (118457)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This pair of postcards feature miners in coal mines. The first colorized card shoes three miners standing outside the coal mine in Tulsa, Okla. with a
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
 
 
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Columbia Bicycles Advertising Booklet and Cards (3)  (118493)5588 - Columbia Bicycles Advertising Booklet and Cards (3) (118493)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This nice grouping of three items includes two advertising cards and one blue booklet published 1892. Originally Pope Manufacturing Co. imported bicyc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Cowboy Ropers Postcards (7)  (118453)5589 - Cowboy Ropers Postcards (7) (118453)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This fantastic grouping of postcards features Champion Trick Rider Leonard Stroud, roper and cowboy Western film actor Skeeter Bill Robbins, among oth
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to D*****6 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Dead Men's Skulls RPC  (102657)5590 - Dead Men's Skulls RPC (102657)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Unusual RPC of a soldier and 4 skulls. 2 corner creases Date: Country if not USA: State: City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Collection
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Disaster Postcards- Natural Disasters and Fires (70)  (118500)5591 - Disaster Postcards- Natural Disasters and Fires (70) (118500)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large grouping of postcards from hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires and more. Includes seven black and white photo postcards of the Ohio Flood in Ma
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Easter Postcards (80)  (118547)5592 - Easter Postcards (80) (118547)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a great dealer postcard lot. About 80 Easter postcards from the United States in average to above average condition. Full color postcards and
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Error Postcards (8)  (103263)5593 - Error Postcards (8) (103263)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
8 various error postcards-blurred prints etc Date: Country if not USA: State: City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
Sold to n**********k for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Famous Cowboys Postcards (20)  (118454)5594 - Famous Cowboys Postcards (20) (118454)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great group of postcards showcasing various famous cowboys bulldogging, riding, and roping. These are a fun group of photo postcards with Bob Crisp, E
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Farm Tractors Postcards (10)  (118494)5595 - Farm Tractors Postcards (10) (118494)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great grouping of both color and black and white postcards featuring farm tractors and other farming equipment and techniques. Includes a nice color p
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to c********r.. for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Fire Departments Postcards (15)  (118495)5596 - Fire Departments Postcards (15) (118495)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice grouping of both color and black and white postcards featuring fire department buildings from Eastern states. Includes one black and white card o
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Foreign Military Postcards  (105470)5597 - Foreign Military Postcards (105470)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 13 foreign military postcards-ships, WWI trenchs, Generals and more Date: Country if not USA: State: City: Provenance: Salvatore Falc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold to d*******f for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Foreign Real Photo Postcard Group  (120672)5598 - Foreign Real Photo Postcard Group (120672)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A group of 13 RPC's from various foreign destinations including Paris, Switzerland, Africa, Germany and more. All are in good condition. See pho...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to l*******s for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Glass in Art Buildings and More Postcards  (104964)5599 - Glass in Art Buildings and More Postcards (104964)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 90 postcards with glass buildings, stained glass, crowns and more Date: Country if not USA: State: City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcon
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to c********r.. for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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