Great Americana Pow-Wow Auction (August 2020)

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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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Grand Coulee Dam, Washington  (105117)5600 - Grand Coulee Dam, Washington (105117)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
10 b/w and 1 duplicate and 6 color postcards of the Grand Coulee Dam, Washington. Largest of Mighty Power and Reclamation Dams on Columbia River. P
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 9***6 for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Historical Seashell Postcards  (104974)5601 - Historical Seashell Postcards (104974)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 30 seashell postcards Date: Country if not USA: State: City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
Sold to d*******f for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Indian Postcards including Four Tuck's (13)  (118498)5602 - Indian Postcards including Four Tuck's (13) (118498)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice grouping of both color and black and white postcards featuring American Indians. Includes four Tuck cards, two of which are from series #2171, In
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to R********n for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Keane Railroad Car Postcards (3)  (118501)5603 - Keane Railroad Car Postcards (3) (118501)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice color postcards that feature red railroad cars. One card is the Southern Pacific Railroad Co.'s Motor Car and is published by EDW. H. Mitch...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Kingman and Oatman, Arizona Postcards (8)  (118506)5604 - Kingman and Oatman, Arizona Postcards (8) (118506)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great grouping of eight postcards from Kingman and Oatman, Arizona. Kingman cards include two real photo black and white cards featuring the town and
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to D*****6 for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Mexico and Texas- Pancho Villa Days Postcards (28)  (118503)5605 - Mexico and Texas- Pancho Villa Days Postcards (28) (118503)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large grouping of twenty eight black and white real photo postcards in Mexico and Texas during the days of Pancho Villa. Published by H.H. Stratton, C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to W*****g for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Midwestern Rodeo Postcards (32)  (118477)5606 - Midwestern Rodeo Postcards (32) (118477)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large group of midwestern rodeo postcards. Includes fifteen color linen rodeo postcards distributed by R.R. Doubleday, Council Bluffs, Iowa. One neat
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Military - Submarine  (105115)5607 - Military - Submarine (105115)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 black / white and 1 color postcards of military submarines. Postcard of U.S. Submarine boats Shark and Porpoise , submarine preparing to dive and
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to b*******n for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Mining - Outside Views  (105112)5608 - Mining - Outside Views (105112)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
11 color postcards with one b/w and two duplicates of outside mining sites. Includes gold, lead and coal mines. Picture of Broken Boot Gold Mine, Bi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 6****A for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Miscellaneous U.S. Postcards (25)  (118458)5609 - Miscellaneous U.S. Postcards (25) (118458)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large lot of postcards from across the United States. Some are colorized and some are black and white. Subject matter includes office buildings, rail
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 50.00
Sold to D*****6 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Montana Cowboys Postcards (22)  (118461)5610 - Montana Cowboys Postcards (22) (118461)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fantastic collection of cowboy postcards from Miles City, Wolf Point, Glendive, and Bozeman, Montana roundups. These are great images of cowboys ridin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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New Years Post Cards  (104988)5611 - New Years Post Cards (104988)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 25 New Years postcards, c. 1906-1911 Date: Country if not USA: State: City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to d*******f for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Old Foreign Postcards  (105347)5612 - Old Foreign Postcards (105347)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 25 old foreign postcards, Gibraltar, Angola, sultans and more, several RPC's Date: Country if not USA: State: City: Provenance: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold to d*******f for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Political Postcards from 1908 Published by R.M. Donaldson (8)  (118543)5613 - Political Postcards from 1908 Published by R.M. Donaldson (8) (118543)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful color postcards copyright 1908 by Donaldson. Pictured are William Penn, Paul Revere, George Washington, General Sheridan, Israel Putnam, Sam
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to d*******f for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Political Postcards from Different State Office Elections (14)  (118546)5614 - Political Postcards from Different State Office Elections (14) (118546)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Postcards for state elections including a couple from Prohibition candidates. Mostly from northeastern States. Also, a small photo of Gen. Winfield S
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Political Postcards Including Flags, War Heroes, The Star Spangled Banner and More (30)  (118545)5615 - Political Postcards Including Flags, War Heroes, The Star Spangled Banner and More (30) (118545)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot includes a very nice postcard of the Alamo, "Cradle of Texas Liberty" with a ten pointed star encircling the Alamo with the names, Bow...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Postcards of Bears Including Two Tuck's (13)  (118451)5616 - Postcards of Bears Including Two Tuck's (13) (118451)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Colorful and fun group of bear postcards. Includes two Tuck's , series number 118, "Little Bears." Includes two cards signed by Charl...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to d*******f for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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President Harding RPC's  (120660)5617 - President Harding RPC's (120660)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nine RPC's and two color portrait postcards of the 29th president of the United Staes, Warren Gamaliel Harding. In good condition and ready for ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to p*******x for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Railroad Postcards Depicting Various Routes, Engines and Crashes (19)  (118544)5618 - Railroad Postcards Depicting Various Routes, Engines and Crashes (19) (118544)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nineteen railroad postcards depicting all sorts of scenes including river scenes, dining cars, engines, observation cars and train crashes. A very nic
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Rare Confederacy Postcards (2)  (118497)5619 - Rare Confederacy Postcards (2) (118497)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Includes two postcards in color of well-known Conderate Generals. One card features Gen. Robert E. Lee and has a Confederate flag on to the left if hi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to D****y for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Religious Themed Postcards  (105345)5620 - Religious Themed Postcards (105345)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 25 religious themed postcards, US and foreign Date: Country if not USA: State: City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Roosevelt Dam, Arizona  (105118)5621 - Roosevelt Dam, Arizona (105118)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
3 black/white postcards of Roosevelt Dam, Arizona. Theodore Roosevelt Dam (named after U.S. President) is on the Salt River northeast of Phoenix, Ari
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
 
 
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Roswell, New Mexico Postcards (9)  (118466)5622 - Roswell, New Mexico Postcards (9) (118466)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Diverse grouping of nine postcards featuring Roswell, NM. Includes colorized, sepia tone and black and white images. One black and white postcard show
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to D*****6 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Santa Barbara 1925 Earthquake Damage Postcards & Booklet (16)  (118480)5623 - Santa Barbara 1925 Earthquake Damage Postcards & Booklet (16) (118480)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fantastic grouping of fifteen real photo postcards of the earthquake damage from the Santa Barbara, CA earthquake in 1925. The earthquake hit on June
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r*****s for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Santa Fe, New Mexico Postcards (16)  (118464)5624 - Santa Fe, New Mexico Postcards (16) (118464)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great group of Sante Fe, NM postcards. Subject matter includes Old Rosario Chapel, The Church of San Miguel, the Capitol building, and more. Two postc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Stage Coach Postcards (6)  (118459)5625 - Stage Coach Postcards (6) (118459)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Small and nice grouping of postcards featuring stage coaches in various states. One colorized and photographic card prominently showcases the Old Spea
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Estimates : 20.00 - 50.00
Sold to 9***6 for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Steam Locomotives Postcards (21)  (118496)5626 - Steam Locomotives Postcards (21) (118496)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fantastic grouping of railroad and locomotive postcards. Includes three real photo black and white postcards featuring locomotives ,one of which also
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*******n for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Teddy Roosevelt Postcard Group  (120662)5627 - Teddy Roosevelt Postcard Group (120662)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot contains two RPC's, a political cartoon and two portrait postcards. These center on Theodore Roosevelt the 26th president of the United...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to p*******x for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Thanksgiving Postcards Including Tuck's (52)  (118455)5628 - Thanksgiving Postcards Including Tuck's (52) (118455)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large grouping of Thanksgiving postcards. These are very colorful and many feature gold foil and relief artwork of children, women, turkeys, pumpkins,
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to D****y for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Water Sports Postcards  (104980)5629 - Water Sports Postcards (104980)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Aprrox 40 postcards-kayaks, boating, swimming etc. A few RPC's Date: Country if not USA: State: City: Provenance: Salvatore Falcone Co...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to d*******f for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Weekday Bears Postcard Complete Set (7)  (118452)5630 - Weekday Bears Postcard Complete Set (7) (118452)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This nice grouping of postcards is copyrighted in 1907 by Wm. S. Heal, NY. Each card features a day of the week with bears completing daily tasks. The
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to 9***6 for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Western Cowboy Rodeos Postcards (45)  (118478)5631 - Western Cowboy Rodeos Postcards (45) (118478)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fantastic grouping of cowboy postcards in a variety of western U.S. locations. Includes a collection of eleven postcards from the Great Western Round
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Women Cowboys Postcards Grouping (23)  (118450)5632 - Women Cowboys Postcards Grouping (23) (118450)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of postcards showcasing the women cowboys of the American Rodeo. These cowgirls performed at roundups and rodeos in the nineteen teens and
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (500.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 625.00
 
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Wyoming Cowboy Postcards (20)  (118463)5633 - Wyoming Cowboy Postcards (20) (118463)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great grouping of cowboy postcards mainly from Cheyenne Frontier Days, the "Daddy of "em All." Nice group includes three cards featur...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Canceled US and Foreign Stamp Collection  (106364)5634 - Canceled US and Foreign Stamp Collection (106364)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 5 lbs of canceled US and foreign stamps. Date: Country if not USA: State: City: Provenance:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Wells Fargo Check Signed by Wadworth - Rare!  (110685)5635 - Wells Fargo Check Signed by Wadworth - Rare! (110685)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
$500 Check written to Post Master General payable out of Boise City National Bank in Boise City, Idaho Territory. Dated March 22, 1887. Signed by Wad
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to P*****8 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Downieville 1858 Postal Cover & Post Office Receipt  (107818)5636 - Downieville 1858 Postal Cover & Post Office Receipt (107818)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2. 1) Cover addressed to George S. Hill in Proctorville, Vermont. Downieville cancel. Reverse has notation from July 10th, (18)58 that Sam. H.
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Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Pacific Union Express Co. Wine Related Cover  (110686)5637 - Pacific Union Express Co. Wine Related Cover (110686)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Sent from Napa Wine Country in California to Wine Country in North Carolina. Addressed C. M. Hitchcock, Murphy, Cherokee County, NC. Date: c1890 Co
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
 
 
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Yosemite Wawona Hotel Original Letter, Cover and Post Card  (110689)5638 - Yosemite Wawona Hotel Original Letter, Cover and Post Card (110689)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Letter on Wawona Hotel Stationary, handwritten, two pages, dated Aug. 18, 1930. Cover with 2 cent stamp on Wawona Hotel Envelope. Blank post card &...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to c********r.. for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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WW II V-Mail Service Covers Sent to Fernley, Nevada  (113633)5639 - WW II V-Mail Service Covers Sent to Fernley, Nevada (113633)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 24. All sent to Sidney L. Aikens to his wife in Fernley, Nevada, 1943-1944. Covers are 3.75 x 4.5" On June 15, 1942, the Post Office Dep...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
Sold to d*******f for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Postal History Ephemera Includes Western Union Telegraphs  (106009)5640 - Postal History Ephemera Includes Western Union Telegraphs (106009)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Western Union Telegraph covers; Airmail envelopes with stamps; 1 US. Senate Cover to the Hon. George A. Smith, Salt Lake City, Utah; Envelope from Sy
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Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
Sold to d*******f for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Postal Shipping Tube, Early Twentieth Century  (110298)5641 - Postal Shipping Tube, Early Twentieth Century (110298)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very early shipping tube from sometime in the early 20th century. Tube is very stiff and thick with a slide in wood top with a rope handle. Address la
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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