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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Eye Dazzler Navajo Rug1648 - Eye Dazzler Navajo Rug
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Eye Dazzler Navajo rug. Possibly c.1930's, Bound edges, 64" x 32". Needs cleaning Date: Location: Arizona/New Mexico HWAC# 46230
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*****4 for (130.00 + 32.50) x 1 = 162.50
 
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Vintage Hupa, Karuk, or Yakut Basket1649 - Vintage Hupa, Karuk, or Yakut Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful Yurok, Hupa or Karuk twined Basket: 1) very unusual basket--oval pedestal bowl. 3.25" x 8.5" x 9.5". Very good condition. 2...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********9 for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Mono/Paiute/Yakuts Basket1650 - Mono/Paiute/Yakuts Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mona/Paiute/Yakuts basket with nice snake bands. Sedge root and brackenfern root.3.25" x 6.25" diameter. Excellent condition. Date: c.192...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to S********e.. for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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Two Nez Perce Beaded Pieces1651 - Two Nez Perce Beaded Pieces
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Beaded cloth, perhaps to be a bag. Sheppard (Jesus) with lamb and dove. 10" x 9.5". 2) Beaded bag, different floral images on each side...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to t*******a for (350.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 437.50
 
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Viola Morris Corn Husk Bag1652 - Viola Morris Corn Husk Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Woven corn husk and yarn bag by Viola Morris. This bag is new, never used. Stitching is different on each side. 9" x 8.5". Viola Morris wa...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to t*******a for (475.00 + 118.75) x 1 = 593.75
 
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Beaded Vest by Agnes Kenmille1653 - Beaded Vest by Agnes Kenmille
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful new men's vest (large size) feather design on front and back. Deerskin, lined with cotton. Deer horn buttons. Agnes "Oshanee"...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Beaded Handbag by Agnes Kenmille1654 - Beaded Handbag by Agnes Kenmille
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful new white buckskin handbag by Agnes Kenmille. Beaded on both sides in metallic red, violet, green, white, yellow and black. Bag is lined wit
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Men's Beaded Moccasins1655 - Men's Beaded Moccasins
Holabird Western Americana Collections
New men's beaded moccasins by Agnes Kenmille. This beautiful pair of moccasins have beaded design in white, orange, green and blue and a cuffed ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to l********g for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Beaded Moccasins by Agnes Kenmille1656 - Beaded Moccasins by Agnes Kenmille
Holabird Western Americana Collections
New women's beaded moccasins by Agnes Kenmille. These buckskin moccasins are beautifully beaded and have ankle fringe. Date: Location: Monta...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Agnes Kenmille Beaded Gauntlet Gloves1657 - Agnes Kenmille Beaded Gauntlet Gloves
Holabird Western Americana Collections
New, beaded pair beautiful gauntlet gloves by Agnes Kenmille. Abstract feather design in green, white, black, orange, turquoise. Men's size. the...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to b********g.. for (140.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 175.00
 
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RPPC of Sheriff Ferrel & Wild Shoshone Indians1658 - RPPC of Sheriff Ferrel & Wild Shoshone Indians
Holabird Western Americana Collections
RPPC of Sheriff Ferrel & Wild Shoshone Indians, by Cann of Nevada, unused postally. In 1911 Shoshone Mike & his band of Indians killed 4 sh...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to 1********r.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Two Paiute Beaded Bags1659 - Two Paiute Beaded Bags
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Heart-shaped beaded and buckskin bag. Image of buffalo and a skull. Beading is intact, hand stitched and lined. 9.25" x 9.5". 2) Smalle...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to q********a.. for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Paiute Beaded Buckskin Dress1660 - Paiute Beaded Buckskin Dress
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Pow Wow beaded buckskin dress, Very good condition. Geometric beading (red, yellow, orange, white, blue) and buckskin fringe. Small size, 40" f...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 1********r.. for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Native American Artifacts1661 - Native American Artifacts
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nevada collected pieces for 1960's, includes choice projectile pieces, grinding rocks, scrapers, arrow sharpener, weights, (about 15 pieces); 29...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Vintage Northern Paiute Water Jug1662 - Vintage Northern Paiute Water Jug
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very rare small twined and pitched water bottles also known as a kadu oÕsa. 5.5" x 3.25" diameter at widest. The shape allowed the ba...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to d*****p for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Washoe Basket 6", Pictorial1663 - Washoe Basket 6", Pictorial
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice example, although faded and very hard to see patterns. No damage issues. Date: Location: Nevada HWAC# 37970
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to s*******t for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Native American / Utah / Nevada / California prints1664 - Native American / Utah / Nevada / California prints
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Sixteen early prints. Nine mounted prints railroad survey prints include: Maimun a Mojave Indian, Mount Hood with Indians on horseback, big Colorado R
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to u********y.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1665 - LOT WITHDRAWN
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot withdrawn
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Start Price : 1.00 | Estimates : 2.00 - 3.00
 
 
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Bowl Signed "Felix Ortiz"1666 - Bowl Signed "Felix Ortiz"
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mata Ortiz Indian Pottery, Casas Grande, New Mexico. Large bowl signed Felix Ortiz, however, not the real Felix Ortiz who was known for starting this
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1667 - LOT WITHDRAWN
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot withdrawn. Do Not Bid.
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Start Price : 1.00 | Estimates : 2.00 - 3.00
 
 
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Pow Wow Dress1668 - Pow Wow Dress
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful white buckskin Pow Wow dress. Beaded--orange, green, yellow, black) both sides and fringed. New condition. Incredible! Date: Location: N
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Beaded Moccasins1669 - Beaded Moccasins
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Buckskin men's beaded moccasins, used. Minimal bead design, fringed ankle cuffs. Date: Location: Northern Plains HWAC# 56833
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Floral Beaded Moccasins1670 - Floral Beaded Moccasins
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fokral design in dark red, blue, green. Used, buckskin. Date: Location: Northern Plains HWAC# 56834
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to w*******x for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Two Native American Beaded Belts1671 - Two Native American Beaded Belts
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Fantastic beadwork on an extremely soft and supple brain tanned leather. The belt is about 31 1/2" long overall. Good condition. 2) Wide Bea...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 300.00
Sold to 3******f for (90.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 112.50
 
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Three Wounaan / Panamanian Baskets1672 - Three Wounaan / Panamanian Baskets
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful designs of birds and stripes. Baskets range from 3" high to 4" high. The Wounaan Indians of the Darien Rainforest in Panama, a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to g********1 for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1673 - LOT WITHDRAWN
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot withdrawn
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Start Price : 1.00 | Estimates : 2.00 - 3.00
 
 
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Two Silver and Turquoise Rings and Pendant/Pin1674 - Two Silver and Turquoise Rings and Pendant/Pin
Holabird Western Americana Collections
.925 silver pendant/pin, sun god, set w/ turquoise chips, 1.75" diameter. One silver ring, oval w/ turquoise chips, 1.25" x .5", size...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1675 - LOT WITHDRAWN
Holabird Western Americana Collections
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Start Price : 1.00 | Estimates : 2.00 - 3.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1676 - LOT WITHDRAWN
Holabird Western Americana Collections
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Colored Northeastern Basket Duo1677 - Colored Northeastern Basket Duo
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Vintage Northeastern bi-colored splint ash and sweetgrass Micmac lidded sewing basket. Lid is a bit faded. 5" high x 10" diameter. Very...
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Start Price : 65.00 | Estimates : 130.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Two Splint Ash Micmac Lidded Baskets1678 - Two Splint Ash Micmac Lidded Baskets
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Vintage Northeastern tri-colored splint ash Micmac lidded sewing basket. 4" high x 8" diameter. Excellent condition. 2) Antique splint ...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Buckskin Plains Indian Beaded Pipe Bag1679 - Buckskin Plains Indian Beaded Pipe Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A beautiful buckskin pipe bag with beaded warrior on horseback motif on one side and twin deer design on reverse. Bag measures 19", 30" ov...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f******h for (700.00 + 175.00) x 1 = 875.00
 
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Sioux Beaded Pipe Bag1680 - Sioux Beaded Pipe Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A magnificent beaded Sioux pipe bag, with porcupine fringe. The piece is completely beaded on its entire 16"x 7" pouch surface. the fringe...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to f******h for (1,000.00 + 250.00) x 1 = 1,250.00
 
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Native American Beaded Arm Bands1681 - Native American Beaded Arm Bands
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A pair of American Indian ceremonial arm bands.Both measure 12"x 3" and a sewn on a buckskin base. Matching set, ready for pow-wow. Date:...
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Start Price : 225.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Mi'kmaq Double Sewing Basket and Smaller Basket1682 - Mi'kmaq Double Sewing Basket and Smaller Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Antique Micmac Native American split ash sewing basket with curls and lid. 36" high x 13" diameter. Lower basket is open and upper basket ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f******h for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Edward Curtis, Buffalo Society1683 - Edward Curtis, Buffalo Society
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Edward Curtis, Buffalo Society, Animal Dance--Cheyenne. This photogravure is from a copyright photograph, 1922 by Edward Curtis. 7.5" x 5.5&quo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to C*****4 for (125.00 + 31.25) x 1 = 156.25
 
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Edward Curtis, Canoe of the Tules-Pomo1684 - Edward Curtis, Canoe of the Tules-Pomo
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Edward Curtis, Canoe of the Tules-Pomo, 1924. Photogravure: Suffolk Eng. Co., Cambridge, Mass. 13" x 15.25". Matted and framed 20.75"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 450.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********r.. for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Edward Curtis, Running Owl-Piegan1685 - Edward Curtis, Running Owl-Piegan
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Photogravure by Edward Curtis--Running Owl-Piegan. From a copyright photo by Curtis, 9.5" x 6.5", beautifully matted and framed 17.5"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to m********r.. for (375.00 + 93.75) x 1 = 468.75
 
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Photogravure by Roland W. Reed1686 - Photogravure by Roland W. Reed
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Roland W. Reed (1864-1934). Original photogravure--The Wood Gatherer, Hopi. Gravure Eng. Co. MPLS. 9" x 13", matted and framed 17.25"...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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American Indian Beaded Bandolero1687 - American Indian Beaded Bandolero
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a beaded American Indian ceremonial bandolero. It measures 40"x 14" and has bead designs over the entire surface.There are areas o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 850.00 - 1,700.00
Sold to C********r.. for (600.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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American Indian Ceremonial Neck Drape1688 - American Indian Ceremonial Neck Drape
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a beautiful 60"x 3" beaded ceremonial neck drape. The piece has a skillfully beaded design the entire length. It appears to be old...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to a******y for (600.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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Beaded Medicine Bag1689 - Beaded Medicine Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a beautiful beaded medicine bag. It looks to be from the Plains Indians. It's made from buckskin and measures, overall, 17"x 4"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to L******s for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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South American Stone Beads1690 - South American Stone Beads
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a collection of 17 hand carved stone beads from South America. Beads measure between 1/2" to 1".They are a beautiful combination o...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Trade Cloth War Shirt1691 - Trade Cloth War Shirt
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a deep blue trade cloth American Indian Shirt, ready for pow wow. This garment has 20" fringed sleeves, is about 30" from collar t...
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 300.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1692 - LOT WITHDRAWN
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot withdrawn
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Start Price : 1.00 | Estimates : 2.00 - 3.00
 
 
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American Indian Cradleboard1693 - American Indian Cradleboard
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a handmade cradle board. It is made from trade cloth, lace, leather and beads. It measures 30"x 12" and is in very nice condition....
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Start Price : 130.00 | Estimates : 260.00 - 450.00
 
 
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American Indian War Shirt1694 - American Indian War Shirt
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a handmade Indian war shirt made of buckskin. Piece measures 24" from collar to tail, 18" across the body and 22" sleeves. Ga...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold to w*******s for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Plains Indian Pipe Bag1695 - Plains Indian Pipe Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a Plains Indian Pipe Bag with ornate seed bead design. Bag measures 20"x 6" with an overall length with fringe, of 41". The ...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 950.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (550.00 + 137.50) x 1 = 687.50
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1696 - LOT WITHDRAWN
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot withdrawn
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Start Price : 1.00 | Estimates : 2.00 - 3.00
 
 
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American Indian Ceremonial Neck Drape1697 - American Indian Ceremonial Neck Drape
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is an incredible piece of Native Americana, that measures 57"x 6" and is intricately beaded in an American Flag pattern. It has a buc...
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Start Price : 875.00 | Estimates : 1,750.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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