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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Modern Beading, Mukluk Style Moccasins1708 - Modern Beading, Mukluk Style Moccasins
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Modern beading, mukluk style moccasins. Beading is in great condition, some wear on moccasins. Cloth-lined and cloth outsides above the leather with a
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Native American War Club1709 - Native American War Club
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a 21" war club with a fur adornment at the neck. It measures 21" long and is wrapped in rawhide.Attractive decorative collectible....
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Beaded War Club1710 - Beaded War Club
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a 23" hand beaded war club, with vintage feel and look (late 19th Century), It has a large stone head, trade cloth woven wrist loop and...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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American Indian Stone Club1711 - American Indian Stone Club
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a native American stone war club. It is adorned with trade cloth seed beads and horse hair on the handle. It measures 19" and has a 15&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to M********y for (350.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 437.50
 
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Native American War Club/Hawk1712 - Native American War Club/Hawk
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a Native American war club/hawk. It has a stone head, wrapped in fur, feather adornments and trade yarn wrapped handle. A major weapon that sh
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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American Indian Cradleboard1713 - American Indian Cradleboard
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is an American Indian cradle board made of wood and blanket material.and measures 16" long by 8" at its widest point. Seed bead butte...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to j**********n for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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American Indian War Club1714 - American Indian War Club
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is an American Indian war club that is handmade and measures 21" long. It is adorned with feathers and a trade bead and claw loop on the h...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Horsehair Native American War Club1715 - Horsehair Native American War Club
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is an American Indian war club with horsehair decoration and light beading. Piece measures 19" long at the handle, with a 16" horseha...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to M********y for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Native American Riding Crop1716 - Native American Riding Crop
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This riding crop has a 9" handle and measures 15" overall. It is decorated with trade beads.. Date: Location: HWAC# 56409
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to x********y for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Native Style Rug1717 - Native Style Rug
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Older Native American style rug with fringe. 65" x 31". Some areas of fringe are loose, some bleeding of red dye. Date: Location: H...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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