January 2018 Auction: Americana, Bottles, Numismatics, Railroad, Mining, Native Americana

Auction Details

Our first auction of 2018 is a special two-day, 1,400+ lot sale with items in more than a dozen collecting categories, including Tokens, Numismatics, Railroad & Express, Mining, Postcards, Bottles, General Americana, Native Americana, Antique Firearms, Military, Cowboy, and a Bargains & Dealer Specials Section.

*Highlights*

--A rare grouping of 19th century silverware from jewelers on the Comstock Lode, including a never-before-seen M.M. Fredrick silver chalice.

--A stunning California Gold-in-Quartz watch plus other jewelry

--A large General Americana section featuring ephemera from Western states like California, Nevada, Colorado, Montana; large postcard collections from Utah and Washington; and art.

--An assorted Mining section with reference books, lamps, spoons, rare stock certificates, photographs, documents, and ore and fossil specimens

--All sorts of Native Americana including baskets, beadwork, clothing, tools, war clubs, rugs, pottery, and ephemera

--Cowboy collectibles such as art, ephemera, saddles, irons, clothing, and photographs

--A Firearms & Weaponry section featuring rare antique ammunition and knives

--Military collectibles including Civil War documents, photographs, and a rare Ambulance Corps Arm Band

--Coin collecting books, catalogs, US coin sets, US and foreign medals, bank notes/currency, and ingots

--Rare slot machines, gaming chips, and ephemera in our Gaming section

--A fabulous antique Bottle section featuring California Gold Rush Sodas and Nevada Medicines, including examples used in Fred Holabird's bottle books.

--Railroad reference books, padlocks, nails, passes, and other ephemera including train wreck photo collections

--A small but select offering of Wells Fargo & Other Express collectibles including 1850s stock certificates

--Collectibles from 8 different World's Fairs & Expositions

--The auction concludes with a large Bargains & Dealer Specials section full of collectibles from many categories including Mining, Railroad, Tokens, & General Americana. These lots are either large groupings or entry-level items, meant to help restock dealer inventories and jumpstart a new generation of collectors!


Full Auction Schedule

Day One, January 20th, 2018 (Lots 1001-1723)

*General Americana (Lots 1001-1377)
*Foreign (Lots 1378-1391)
*Mining (Lots 1392-1578)
*Minerals (Lots1579-1596)
*Art (Lots 1597-1625)
*Native Americana (Lots 1626-1723)

Day Two, January 21st, 2018 (Lots 2001-2726)

*Cowboy (Lots 2001-2054)
*Firearms/Weaponry (Lots 2055-2102)
*Military (Lots 2103-2135)
*Numismatics (Lots 2136-2192)
*Gaming (Lots 2193-2210)
*Tokens (Lots 2211-2232)
*Bottles (Lots 2233-2365)
*Saloon (Lots 2366-2373
*Railroadiana (Lots 2374-2483)
*Wells Fargo (Lots 2484-2489)
*World's Fair & Expositions (Lots 2490-2508)
*Bargains & Dealer Specials (Lots 2509-2726)
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Watercolor of Flowers by Wladyslaw Brzoko1598 - Watercolor of Flowers by Wladyslaw Brzoko
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Watercolor painting by Wladyslaw Brzosko (1912-2011). 24" x 18", nicely matted and framed 32.75" x 26.5". A giant in fine art wh...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to d*******o for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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The Forest by William Keith1599 - The Forest by William Keith
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Forest by William Keith. Oil painting, 15" x 13", framed 20.5" x 18.5". Keith (1838 Ð 1911) was a Scottish-American pai...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to e*****r for (1,000.00 + 250.00) x 1 = 1,250.00
 
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Farm in the Mountains1600 - Farm in the Mountains
Holabird Western Americana Collections
R. Fellermeier, gouache painting of farm in the mountains. Framed 16" x 21". Date: 1932 Location: Chicago, Illinois HWAC# 57808
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Estimates : 130.00 - 250.00
Sold to u********y.. for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Painting by Leonard Lopp1601 - Painting by Leonard Lopp
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Painting of snow covered mountains and trees and river. Oil on board by Leonard Lopp. 12" x 24", in a small frame. Signed on the back: &qu...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (700.00 + 175.00) x 1 = 875.00
 
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Winter Shadows by Mike Patterson1602 - Winter Shadows by Mike Patterson
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Winter Shadows is a scene of trees in snow, oil painting by Mike Patterson. 12" x 24", beautifully framed 19" x 31". "My fo...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (225.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 281.25
 
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Signed Print of Church by E. H. Burger1603 - Signed Print of Church by E. H. Burger
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Signed and numbered print of a church by E. H. Burger, 83/250. 16.5" x 11.5", matted and framed 23.5" x 18.5". "E. Howard B...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i******x for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1604 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Start Price : 1.00 | Estimates : 2.00 - 3.00
 
 
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Three Rivers, Quebec, Canada1605 - Three Rivers, Quebec, Canada
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Oil on canvas painting of downtown corner of Three Rivers, or Trois Rivieres, Quebec, Canada. Framed in vintage gold toned wood, 12 x 11.5". ...
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Mountain Landscape Oil Painting, c.18771606 - Mountain Landscape Oil Painting, c.1877
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Oil on canvas painting of snowy mountain range with trees in foreground. Signed by the artist, Otto Reinhold Jacobi, and dated 1877 (5). Brass fram
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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1810 Engraving of Three Rivers, Ontario1607 - 1810 Engraving of Three Rivers, Ontario
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Framed engraving of Three Rivers. 11 x 14" overall, print 4.5 x 7.5" in excellent condition. By J. Lambert, Del.t. (Delta, Ontario). Prove...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Mountain Scene by Ernst Carl Walter Retzlaff1608 - Mountain Scene by Ernst Carl Walter Retzlaff
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mountain Scene by Ernst Carl Walter Retzlaff (1898-1976). Oil on canvas, 20" x 16", framed 23.5" x 19.5". Painting shows some cr...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Young Artist and His Model1609 - Young Artist and His Model
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Young Artist and His Model by Gilberto Aceves Navarro (1931- ), Mexico City. Oil painting, 24" x 35.5", framed 28.5" x 40.5". He...
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Russian Cannons Print, 19221610 - Russian Cannons Print, 1922
Holabird Western Americana Collections
12 x 15" framed print by Dakuzhinsky from 1922. The print is of a charcoal sketch of cannon displayed in front of a possible government buildin...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Tibetan Art Fabric1611 - Tibetan Art Fabric
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Framed piece of fabric with images of deities and rabbit in background. 19" x 17", framed in simple wood frame. Date: Location: zTibet...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 70.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Home for the Holidays Lithograph1612 - Home for the Holidays Lithograph
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"Home for the Holidays" original lithograph by Robert LoGrippo, created for Franklin Gallery. Color lithograph of an outdoor winter scene....
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Waiting for Tomorrow Print1613 - Waiting for Tomorrow Print
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"Waiting for Tomorrow" print by Ruane Manning. Image of two dogs with duck decoys by a river. 15.25" x 19.25". Framed and matted...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Two Scenic Watercolors1614 - Two Scenic Watercolors
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1) Scene of a meadow in the foreground and a mountain in the background. Signed Heffelfinger, 1980. 12" x 8.5", oval. Framed and matted 21...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Two Watercolor Paintings1615 - Two Watercolor Paintings
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1). An original watercolor of geese by Rick Urdahl, signed. 5.25" x 11". Framed and matted 11.5" x 17.5". 2) Watercolor of an ea...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to s****y for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Adolph Heinze Oil Painting1616 - Adolph Heinze Oil Painting
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Adolph Heinze (1887-1958) painting on canvas board. Mountain and lake scene. 15.75" x 19.5", framed 20.5" x 24". Adolph Heinze w...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to d*******o for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Modern Pots Still Life Duo1617 - Modern Pots Still Life Duo
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Both works measure 16"x 21" (28"x 34" framed and matted), still life lithograph of copper pots and pitcher by an unknown artist ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to i******x for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Print of Windmill and River1618 - Print of Windmill and River
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Dutch scene--print of a large windmill and boats on a river. 19" x 23", matted and framed 26" x 30". Mat has water damage, print...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Painting of Village on the Sea1619 - Painting of Village on the Sea
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large unsigned painting of a village on the sea. 35" x 47". Stretched canvas, unframed. Date: Location: HWAC# 56853
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c********3 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Landscape Oil Painting1620 - Landscape Oil Painting
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Oil painting on board of landscape--trees and reflections in water. Dark colors, was originally part of a larger painting that was damaged. Unsigned.
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Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold to i******x for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Birds! Birds! Birds! Artworks1621 - Birds! Birds! Birds! Artworks
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Three framed bird artworks: 1) R.A. KERCHER: Signed and framed watercolor depicting wood ducks, dated 1981. Nicely framed and linen matted, 25.25...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Carved Ironwood Eagle1622 - Carved Ironwood Eagle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Carved Ironwood eagle, regal and striking. The bird is perched on a stand, gazing into the sky. Modern styling, beautiful in its simplicity. 14&quo...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c********3 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Autumn Landscape by Willem Delsaux1623 - Autumn Landscape by Willem Delsaux
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Autumn Landscape by Willem Delsaux (1862-1945). Oil painting, 31.5" x 41.5", framed 36" x 46". Delsaux began with law studies, ...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to l********g for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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Playing Hookie" by Kenneth Freeman1624 - Playing Hookie" by Kenneth Freeman
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Kenneth Freeman (1935-2008) "Playing Hookie" oil on canvas. Signed K. M. Freeman. 11.75" x 15.5", framed, 18" x 21.5"....
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to c********3 for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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US Department of Interior Duck Stamps Yearly Collection with Signed Duck Stamp Painting1625 - US Department of Interior Duck Stamps Yearly Collection with Signed Duck Stamp Painting
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nicely framed 62 Department of Interior Duck Stamps starting in 1934. This one is unsigned, but has a small fold in upper right. Most stamps are signe
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 9*****H for (600.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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Laughing Man Holding His Pants On, Sak Kannuk1626 - Laughing Man Holding His Pants On, Sak Kannuk
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Delightful soapstone sculpture of laughing man holding his pants on with one hand and holding a small wooden club with the other hand. Deftly carved,
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Eskimo Battling Polar Bear, Lucassie Echalook1627 - Eskimo Battling Polar Bear, Lucassie Echalook
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Impressive sculpture of an Eskimo battling a ferocious bear. Sculpture attributed to Inuit artist, Lucassie Echalook who was born in 1942. Missing spe
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1628 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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"Chief's Blanket" Bronze Statue1629 - "Chief's Blanket" Bronze Statue
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful fine art limited edition sculpture by Legends USA mixed media artist C. A. Pardell. Bronze, Pewter. Mixed semi-precious metals medias, tiny
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1630 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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LOT WITHDRAWN1631 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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LOT WITHDRAWN1632 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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LOT WITHDRAWN1633 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Three Plains Beaded Animals1634 - Three Plains Beaded Animals
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Three different animals--beaded top and leather underneath. Two lizards and one turtle. Unique, and charming. Date: 1950's Location: Northern...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 260.00
Sold to f******h for (130.00 + 32.50) x 1 = 162.50
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1635 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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M. Yellis Print of Native Chief1636 - M. Yellis Print of Native Chief
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful print of Native American by M Yellis. Signed lower right. Printed on ochre paper, framed. 22" x 18.25". Glass is broken. Date:...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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American Indian Portrait1637 - American Indian Portrait
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Quite possibly a W.H.Jackson American Indian portrait, but there is no signature to prove or disprove it. regardless, it's a beautiful piece of ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1638 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Native American Sculptures1639 - Native American Sculptures
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Native American sculptures: 1) Buffalo Ironwood Sculpture, 5.5" x 9" x 2.5". Great condition. 2) Small water buffalo bronze sculpture...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Two Native American Prints1640 - Two Native American Prints
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two Native American prints: 1) Plains Hunter by Carl Seybolett, Artist's proof. 14" x 11". 2) War Chief by Bill O'neill, 1975, 16...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 140.00
Sold to r********a.. for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Eskimo Bone and Shell Tools1641 - Eskimo Bone and Shell Tools
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Set of three bone sewing tools and a shell scraper. All in very nice condition, one with some scrimshaw design. Date: Location: Alaska HWAC# 566
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to t********i.. for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Eskimo Tools1642 - Eskimo Tools
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Set of three Eskimo sewing tools. they appear to be made of bone and are in very good condition . They are mounted and ready to display. Date: Loc
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Pair of Fur Booties, Possibly Inuit1643 - Pair of Fur Booties, Possibly Inuit
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fur booties possibly of Inuit origin and appears to be rabbit fur. Date: Location: Alaska HWAC# 571430
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Alaskan Mukluks1644 - Alaskan Mukluks
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Seal skin mukluks with fur and leather soles and straps. Decorative ties. Well worn soles. Date: Location: Alaska HWAC# 37409
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 280.00
 
 
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Small Vintage Hopi Vase1645 - Small Vintage Hopi Vase
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Small vintage Hopi vase, tiny handles. Worn areas and rim, 4" h x 2.25" diameter. Date: c.1942 Location: Hopi, Arizona HWAC# 50746
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Vintage Hopi Vase1646 - Vintage Hopi Vase
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vintage Hopi jar / vase / seed pot. Used condition, 9.25" h x 8.5" diameter. Small chips in rim, larger chip on upper portion of pot. This...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to p*****n for (500.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 625.00
 
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Navajo Ring, Pendant, Earrings--Orville Manygoats1647 - Navajo Ring, Pendant, Earrings--Orville Manygoats
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Navajo rings, pendant, earrings by Orville Manygoats ("MO"). 1) Silver ring--Mudhead Kachina, 1.25" x .5", size 6.25, set with c...
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Estimates : 140.00 - 210.00
Sold to L******s for (180.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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