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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High-Grade Silver-Gold Ore, Bullfrog, Nevada  (103047)5020 - High-Grade Silver-Gold Ore, Bullfrog, Nevada (103047)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three pieces of high-grade silver-gold ore from the Original Bullfrog Mine in Bullfrog, Nevada, approx 30 x 20 mm to 45 x 45 mm. Quartz matrix with ab
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Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to 0*******a for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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High-Grade Silver Ore, Eureka, Nevada  (103052)5021 - High-Grade Silver Ore, Eureka, Nevada (103052)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two pieces of high-grade silver ore from the Eureka District, Eureka County, Nevada, approx 80 x 62 x 30 mm and 45 x 40 x 30 mm. Mostly white quartz w
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to R*****6 for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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High-Grade Silver Ore, Gilbert, Nevada  (103076)5022 - High-Grade Silver Ore, Gilbert, Nevada (103076)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
High-grade silver ore from the Mammoth Mine near Gilbert, Esmeralda County, Nevada, approx 65 x 65 x 50 mm. Massive white and clear quartz specimen wi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to R*****6 for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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High-Grade Gold-Barite Ore, Goldfield, Nevada  (103043)5023 - High-Grade Gold-Barite Ore, Goldfield, Nevada (103043)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
High-grade gold-barite from the Sandstorm Mine in Goldfield, Nevada, approx 70 x 55 mm. Original collector identifies goldfieldite -- a copper-telluri
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to R*****6 for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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High-Grade Gold-Silver Ore, Goldyke, Nevada  (103053)5024 - High-Grade Gold-Silver Ore, Goldyke, Nevada (103053)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
High-grade gold-silver oxide ore from the Gold Crown Property of the Goldyke, Nye County, Nevada, approx 45 x 25 x 25 mm. Original collector identifie
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to R*****6 for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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High-Grade Gold Ore, Manhattan, Nevada  (103079)5025 - High-Grade Gold Ore, Manhattan, Nevada (103079)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
High-grade gold ore specimen from the Mayflower Mine, located two miles west of Manhattan, Nevada, approx 45 x 45 x 40 mm. Boxwork quartz matrix with
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to c********r.. for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Utah Mineral Publications (3)  (108208)5026 - Utah Mineral Publications (3) (108208)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Bulletin of the Mineralogical Society of Utah , March 1959 and December 1943-cover issues. Utah Gem Trails by Simpson-stained cover. Date: Country
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Polished Holly Purple/Blue Agates  (105128)5027 - Polished Holly Purple/Blue Agates (105128)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nine small polished agates Date: Country if not USA: State: City: Provenance:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 120.00
Sold to A******S for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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California Newspaper Group incl. Mining Report  (113580)5028 - California Newspaper Group incl. Mining Report (113580)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4. As is condition. Please inspect. 1) Best is Daily Stock Report, San Francisco, Dec. 22, 1879. Includes detailed articles about updates from
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to s********l.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Four Mining Publications of the Nevada State Bureau of Mines , Geology and Mining Series- Bulletins 5029 - Four Mining Publications of the Nevada State Bureau of Mines , Geology and Mining Series- Bulletins
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three - Nevada State Bureau of Mines (N.S.B.M) Bulletins 27, 50, and 56 from the years 1936, 1951, 1959 , and one 1953 publication compiled by Merv G
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8***1 for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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New Jersey USGS Geologic Folios  (112198)5030 - New Jersey USGS Geologic Folios (112198)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Franklin Furnace 1908; Raritan 1914 Date: Country if not USA: State: New Jersey City: Provenance:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Tintic Mining District USGS Folio  (112195)5031 - Tintic Mining District USGS Folio (112195)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Tintic District USGS folio in Library protective binding. 1900. Choice western mining folio. Date: Country if not USA: State: Utah City: Prove
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Tintic Special USGS Folio  (109502)5032 - Tintic Special USGS Folio (109502)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Folio of the area of the Tintic, List of Sheets, Historical Geology, Library Edition engraved and Printed by the USGS, George W. Stose, Editor of Geol
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Gold Rush Related Books (7)  (55753)5033 - Gold Rush Related Books (7) (55753)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Pay Dirt by Quiett. Mining Camps and Ghost Towns by Love. Mining Frontiers of the Far West by Paul. The Mining Frontier by Lewis. Bonanza Rich by Pete
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********n for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Indiana - Illinois USGS Geologic Folio Group (9)  (112315)5034 - Indiana - Illinois USGS Geologic Folio Group (9) (112315)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Belleville 1915; Colchester 1919; Danville 1900; Ditney 1902; Galena 1916; Gillespie 1926; Murphysboro 1912; New Athens 1921; Tallula 1913; Date:
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Start Price : 180.00 | Estimates : 360.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Mineral and Gold Rush Books (3)  (571568)5035 - Mineral and Gold Rush Books (3) (571568)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
THE MINERAL INDUSTRY, ITS STATISTICS, TECHNOLOGY AND TRADE FOR 1895, ANNUAL VOL. IV. by Rothwell, hardcover 849pp with index and advertising, front co
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Mining Journals  (105476)5036 - Mining Journals (105476)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Ranging from 1908 to 1941. The Engineering and Mining Journal.Mining & Scientific Press; Zinc ore is mined and milled within these canyon walls ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to m********1 for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Mining Prospectus and Annual Report  (100078)5037 - Mining Prospectus and Annual Report (100078)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Evergreen Mines 1925 action notice and annual report with cover toning. Blue Ribbon Mining undated prospectus with fold out claim map in Cartersville,
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Lot Withdrawn5038 - Lot Withdrawn
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot Withdrawn
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Wooden Bowl, 11-inch Diameter, Pottery Shards  (109783)5039 - Wooden Bowl, 11-inch Diameter, Pottery Shards (109783)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Eleven-inch diameter, hand-made, hemispherical wooden bowl, approximately 11 inches in diameter and six inches tall, with one handle-like protrusion 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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