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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Anillo Restrikes, Reverses2699 - Anillo Restrikes, Reverses
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Huge lot of Anillo restrikes, reverses. Date: Location: HWAC# 40322
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to g*****t for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Marysville Tokens2700 - Marysville Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approximately 20 tokens Date: Location: HWAC# 56767
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
Sold to e****6 for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Large Token Assortment Grab Bag2701 - Large Token Assortment Grab Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 100 foreign and domestic tokens including parking tokens, Sherman's Star Carousel, $50 slug facsimiles, Mardi Gras 1986, and much more. Da...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to p********e for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Large Token Grab Bag2702 - Large Token Grab Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 100 token including 1984 Israeli Medals, parking tokens, amusement parks, and much more. Date: Location: HWAC# 571479
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to l********g for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Large Token Assortment Grab Bag2703 - Large Token Assortment Grab Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 100 tokens including Carousel Mall, Fantasy Catalog, $50 slug facsimiles, Albert A. Michelson, parking, Asian and more. Date: Location: HWA
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to 9*****H for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Large Token Grab Bag2704 - Large Token Grab Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 100 tokens including parking tokens, Minneapolis Street Railway, Early American Coppers, Carousel Mall, The All Seeing Eye, Chinese Marriage Toke
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to 9*****H for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Token Grab Bag Asortment2705 - Token Grab Bag Asortment
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 100 tokens including parking, $50 slug facsimiles, Asian, Israeli 5 Shekel, VA Beach Expressway, amusement park and much more. Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to t*****H for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Large Token Grab Bag2706 - Large Token Grab Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 100 tokens including parking, 1 leather Red Point, $50 slug facsimiles, Chicago, 5 Israeli coins, and more. Date: Location: HWAC# 571458
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to 9*****H for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Large Token Grab Bag2707 - Large Token Grab Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 100 tokens including parking, Israeli, $50 slug facsimiles, bridge, Norge and much more. Date: Location: HWAC# 571478
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to 9*****H for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Large Token Grab Bag2708 - Large Token Grab Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 100 tokens including parking, Nazi, World's Largest Carousel, 10 Israeli 1 Shekel and much more. Date: Location: HWAC# 571457
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to 9*****H for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Large Token and Shekel Assortment Grab Bag2709 - Large Token and Shekel Assortment Grab Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 100 tokens including parking, several $50 slug facsimiles, coffee, Fantasy Island Rides, 20 Israeli 5 Shekel coins and other tokens. Date: Loc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to 9*****H for (225.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 281.25
 
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Token Grab Bag Asortment2710 - Token Grab Bag Asortment
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 100 tokens including saloon, Mexican, tolls, parking, $50 slug facsimiles and much more. Date: Location: HWAC# 571455
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to t*****H for (190.00 + 47.50) x 1 = 237.50
 
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300 Anillo Restrikes2711 - 300 Anillo Restrikes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Huge lot of unsorted Anillo restrikes. Great reference pieces. Date: Location: HWAC# 40310
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to g*****t for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Children & Toy Ephemera2712 - Children & Toy Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 13. Includes: Storyland Stamps, booklet, 1939, Horlick's Malted Milk Corporation, with 48 stamps and descriptions of "scenes and cha...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to q******s for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Marx Turnover Toy Tank2713 - Marx Turnover Toy Tank
Holabird Western Americana Collections
US Army Tank Corp Wind Up Turn Over Tank. The sides are marked Tank No. 3 Marx. It measures 7 3/4Ó long, 4 _Ó tall and 4 1/2" .The ke...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 35.00 - 60.00
Sold to j******6 for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Kaleidoscope with Dolphins & Color globe with music box2714 - Kaleidoscope with Dolphins & Color globe with music box
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Kaleidoscope with two dolphins at the base. Beautiful display for any child's room. Very good condition. Plays Born Free. Wood base. 11" x ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Silver Plate Flatware, Serving Utensils, and Other Tools2715 - Silver Plate Flatware, Serving Utensils, and Other Tools
Holabird Western Americana Collections
23 piece collection including 5 spoons including 3 serving spoons, 5 forks with 1 serving fork, 9 knives including 2 butter knives, 1 ladel, 1 serving
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to 9*****H for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Ortliebs' and Stegmaier's Beer Trays2716 - Ortliebs' and Stegmaier's Beer Trays
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1 each Ortliebs' and Stegmaier's Beer Trays. Approx 12 inch. Date: Location: HWAC# 48341
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 9*****H for (130.00 + 32.50) x 1 = 162.50
 
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2 Rheingold Beer Trays2717 - 2 Rheingold Beer Trays
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 Rheingold Beer Trays, approx 13 inches. New York, NY. Some rust on front and rear of both trays. Date: Location: HWAC# 48345
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to j******6 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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3 Assorted Beer Trays2718 - 3 Assorted Beer Trays
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Iron City appox 12 inches, some rust on front. Olympia Beer, approx 13 inches, poor condition with rust and heavy flaking of paint on front. Phoenix
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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3 Assorted Trays2719 - 3 Assorted Trays
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Satin Cigarettes, approx 14 inches, some rust on front. Seilheimer's Pale Dry Ginger Beer, approx 10.5 x 13 inches, moderate rust on front and ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 9*****H for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Two RPC's of Historic Western Events2720 - Two RPC's of Historic Western Events
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Historic old Wells Fargo Vault. Used in the Wonderlode Bar at Virginia City, Nevada. Eastman Studios photograph. 2) A Frasher photo of Billy Clanto
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to t**b for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Phony Wells Fargo Goods2721 - Phony Wells Fargo Goods
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Phony Wells Fargo Goods consisting of 2 Guard's Badges & what appears to be 14 belt buckles. 3.5" x 1.5". Date: 1960's Locat...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN2722 - LOT WITHDRAWN
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot withdrawn
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 1.00 | Estimates : 2.00 - 3.00
 
 
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U.S. Ephemera Grab Bag (Railroad, Labels, Manuscript Documents, Etc.)2723 - U.S. Ephemera Grab Bag (Railroad, Labels, Manuscript Documents, Etc.)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 23. 1) Three cardboard railroad tickets: Arcata & Mad River RR, Washington Idaho & Montana Railway Co., and Sierra Railway Co. of Cal...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to l*******c for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Nevada Ice Stock Certs & Yosemite Stereo View2724 - Nevada Ice Stock Certs & Yosemite Stereo View
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot contains two nice condition stock certificates for The Nevada & Mountain Ice Company and a stereo view of iconic Yosemite Falls, which ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to a*******u for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Personal "Calling Cards"2725 - Personal "Calling Cards"
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx. 100 cards some with writing, 19th Century, no cities named (probably Northern California). Date: Location: HWAC# 55126
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Photo's of People, Houses, Cars2726 - Photo's of People, Houses, Cars
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx. 100 photo's (not labeled) of what appears to be late 1800's to mid 1900's. Date: Location: HWAC# 55151
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to c********r.. for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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