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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New York Utilities Medals  (122547)5120 - New York Utilities Medals (122547)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Neptune Meter Co Water Trident #338158 Water Meter New York - Neptune Meter Co Trident Disc #332309 Water Meter New York - Neptune Meter Co Trident #3
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Widows Mite Collection  (121411)5121 - Widows Mite Collection (121411)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 8 examples of widows Mites issued by Langdon's Bakery in Cincinnati, with the Lord's Prayer on the reverse. Also the claim to be the ...
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 Medals  (120019)5122 - Foreign Medals (120019)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A small group of five coins or medals. These are foreign, Roman, Greek or? They are pretty tarnished and need a good cleanup. The largest measures 2.7
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to d*******f for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Variety of German Medals  (118259)5123 - Variety of German Medals (118259)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 16 includes 14 German medals and two pinbacks from the 1800s-1900s. The 14 medals are from 1870-71 to 1959, with most in EXTRA FINE condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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$2 1/2 Indian Head Counters Dated 1913 Collection  (120152)5124 - $2 1/2 Indian Head Counters Dated 1913 Collection (120152)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a special collection of counters with a 1913 dated Liberty obverse and differing reverses. It includes most of the reverse varieties, from the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to S****h for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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A Collection of 100 Lincoln Themed Medals  (122755)5125 - A Collection of 100 Lincoln Themed Medals (122755)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A collection of 104 medals commemorating the 16th President of the United States Abraham Lincoln. Several sizes and metals, some with holes punched. M
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to p*******x for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Bad Coin Fakes Collection  (120126)5126 - Bad Coin Fakes Collection (120126)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of seven fake U.S. coins. Lincoln penny, $2 1/2 gold, Indian Head pennies, large cent, lucky penny, One Dollar eagle piece. Date: Country if n
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to r*****5 for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Charles Lindbergh Commemorative Collection  (120022)5127 - Charles Lindbergh Commemorative Collection (120022)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A group 28 medals and wooden nickels commemorating the 1927 Transatlantic flight of Charles Lindbergh. The lot consists of 25 medals and three wooden
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to d*******f for (95.00 + 23.75) x 1 = 118.75
 
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Childs Indian Head Storecards  (120124)5128 - Childs Indian Head Storecards (120124)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 25 storecards using the S. D. Childs of Chicago Indian Head obverse die. Companies include: Johnson & Field, Racine, WI; Continuous Rail ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 260.00 - 500.00
Sold to S****r for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Colonial Copies  (121477)5129 - Colonial Copies (121477)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of five replicas of early colonial coinage. Pine tree shilling, 1788 Massachusetts, Higley copper. Date: Country if not USA: State: City:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to D**********6 for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Edison Theme  (121765)5130 - Edison Theme (121765)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A collection of 30 medals and tokens saluting the great American inventor Thomas Alva Edison. Some are brass and some are made of aluminum. All are in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to A****k for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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George Washington Medals & Tokens  (121467)5131 - George Washington Medals & Tokens (121467)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of nine Washington medals. 1) A. B. Sage & Co. Circulating Library, N.Y.C. 1860; 2) Brooklyn Bridge 100 Years of Progress; 3,4 & 5) 1932...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to p*******x for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Grocery Store Brand Foods Tokens, Medals & Pinbacks  (120240)5132 - Grocery Store Brand Foods Tokens, Medals & Pinbacks (120240)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of 49 vintage advertising tokens, medals and pinbacks for grocery stores and brands, including foods. Wide variety! Some of the tokens/medals in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Historical  People Medals  (122556)5133 - Historical People Medals (122556)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Brass and Nickel medals of famous people; Wilbur and Orville Wright; RT Crane Founder of Crane Co. Chicago 1830; Derrill Hart, Orchid Princess; (7) D
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to S****r for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Indian $5 Counters  (120132)5134 - Indian $5 Counters (120132)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of nine $5 gold sized counters. Die varieties: I 80/ star; I 100/ E2055; I 105/ E2050; I 110/ E 2050; I 120/ E 2065; I 121/ E 2065; I 135/ E 2075;
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Indian Head $1 Counters  (120145)5135 - Indian Head $1 Counters (120145)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of thirteen Indian head counters in the size of $1 gold coins (15 mm). From the Fauver Collection (all he had of this variety). Date: Country
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Indian Head $2 1/2 size counters  (120144)5136 - Indian Head $2 1/2 size counters (120144)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Six different Indian head counters in the size (18 mm) of a $2 1/2 gold piece. Date: Country if not USA: State: City: Provenance: Benjamin F
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Insurance Company Themed Medals  (122557)5137 - Insurance Company Themed Medals (122557)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Brass Insurance Medals; Standard Insurance Company; Northwestern Life Insurance; The Travelers Insurance Company. Date: Country if not USA: State
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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John Paul Jones Counters  (119885)5138 - John Paul Jones Counters (119885)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four $10 sized counters with the portrait of John Paul Jones on the obverse of each. Date: Country if not USA: State: City: Provenance
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Liberty Head Jetons  (120130)5139 - Liberty Head Jetons (120130)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of five Liberty head spiel markes, eagle reverse. Three gold plated, two white metal. 18 mm. Nice EF-AU condition, none holed. Date: Country if
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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