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)
SHIPPING & HANDLING: Shipping and Handling cannot be estimated prior to invoicing, based on the size and weight of your purchase. All shipping is subject to a minimum charge of $19.00. If additional shipping and handling costs are required, the buyer will be reinvoiced for the balance due. Items are not shipped until the invoice is completely paid. Many buyers purchase a number of lots. Every effort will be made to include all lots in a single shipping charge calculated to cover the weight and...
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US Religious Ephemera1368 - US Religious Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4. 1) 1892 10th Anniversary Children of Mary, St. Francis Parish souvenir brochure. 2) 1899 Easter Sunday program for Vincent Methodist Episcop
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
 
 
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US Automobile Ephemera1369 - US Automobile Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4. 1) 26 Official Pictures from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 4.5" x 6.5", c.1920s., mailed to Laguna Beach. 2) Pictorial unused...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to c********r.. for (225.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 281.25
 
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US Dry Goods Ephemera (Catalogs, Receipts)1370 - US Dry Goods Ephemera (Catalogs, Receipts)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 8. 1) c.1924 highly illustrated catalog for Scranton Lace Company. 69 pages. 7" x 5" Some foxing. 2) Dennison's Handy Book. Sma...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t******2 for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Drugstore Collection Ephemera1371 - Drugstore Collection Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Many advertisements, pamphlets and booklets representing days gone by in drugstore ads, & pictures, to name one "Church's Kava-Kava Com...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t******2 for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Charles Lindbergh Ephemera Collection1372 - Charles Lindbergh Ephemera Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of 21 items. 1) Four postal covers: 1928 mailed via Lindbergh Special Air Mail Flight; pictorial 10th anniversary of New York to Paris Flig
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 1****t for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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1915 Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Works Pamphlet1373 - 1915 Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Works Pamphlet
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One pamphlet dated 1915 showing pictures of the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Works. 22 pp. Date: Location: HWAC# 55139
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to j******6 for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Early Photography Letter & Pamphlets1374 - Early Photography Letter & Pamphlets
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three items consisting of 1 letter, 2 pamphlets (one entitled "The Optical Lantern', 1912) Date: Location: HWAC# 55154
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to l*******c for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Clothing Manufacturer Ephemera1375 - Clothing Manufacturer Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 6. Includes: illustrated 1883 cloak catalog (and letterhead) for J.W. Griswold & Co.; illustrated Monte Carlo Coats Fall 1902 catalog; il...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to l*******c for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Early Magazines incl. Hollywood1376 - Early Magazines incl. Hollywood
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 12. Includes: Pictures Vol. 2 No. 18 (1919), Vol. 2 No. 21 (1919), Vol. 3 No. 1 (1920), Vol 3. No. 2 (1920), and Vol. 3 No. 12 (1920); Scientif
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Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Rare Virginia City, Montana Telegraph Certificate1377 - Rare Virginia City, Montana Telegraph Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare Southern Montana Telegraph and Electric Co. Virginia City, Montana. Number 3, 10 Shares to A.R. Buford (?) and Co., who appears to have been a ma
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to j*********t for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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