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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Collection of Military Patches  (122759)5010 - Collection of Military Patches (122759)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A couple of dozen military patches from various branches of the service. Included are a Navy petty officer patch, Army breast patches, artillery and
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to G********a.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Reproductions of WWII Propaganda Posters (7)  (109838)5011 - Reproductions of WWII Propaganda Posters (7) (109838)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Seven reproductions, approx. 12 x 16-1/2-inches in size, that were probably part of a set illustrating WWII posters from Germany and the Soviet Union.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Vietnam War Medals & Tokens  (120024)5012 - Vietnam War Medals & Tokens (120024)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A collection of 38 medals, tokens and dog tags. There are tokens for various camp NCO clubs, exchanges and PX's. There are also medals for helic...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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WWII and Railroad Newspaper and other Ephemera  (118996)5013 - WWII and Railroad Newspaper and other Ephemera (118996)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of about 50 pieces of ephemera from the 1900s related to WWII and railroads. Includes a dozen newspapers from 1943-45, mostly Contra Costa Gazette
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to d*******f for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Cave Mine Artifacts from Utah  (100042)5014 - Cave Mine Artifacts from Utah (100042)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two choice giant wood axe heads, approx 8x12", rusty. Wood box end fragment addressed to Frisco Mining and Smelting Mining Co/Cave Mine 3.5x14...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to c*********p for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Gasoline Burners used in an Assay Furnace  (119456)5015 - Gasoline Burners used in an Assay Furnace (119456)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four. 15" tall. Embossed along the base with "Braun Company." Purchased at the Bobby Bell estate. Bobby Bell was born in 1914 ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Gold Pan, Antique, 16-inch  (91539)5016 - Gold Pan, Antique, 16-inch (91539)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Sixteen-inch diameter gold pan, approx. 3-1/4-inch depth, with a few pinholes through the metal. This item has seen serious use and bears a rough oxid
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to p****y for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Miners Picks (2)  (108633)5017 - Miners Picks (2) (108633)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two old miner's picks found in Utah mines. One is marked "6 Warranted". One handle 34" long, the other broken at 17". the ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Mine-worn Wood  (108525)5018 - Mine-worn Wood (108525)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
An assortment of wood items recovered from underground mines in Utah. One set of twelve laths, each approx. 19-3/8 x 2-1/2 x 3/4 inches with two holes
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to s******B for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Calico Moss Agate Specimen  (105127)5019 - Calico Moss Agate Specimen (105127)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Moss agate slab from Calico, CA. 3"x 4.5" Date: Country if not USA: State: California City: Provenance:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 60.00
Sold to p********n for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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