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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Numismatic Collection2599 - Numismatic Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 booklets entitled the San Francisco Clearing House Certificates of 1907-1908 14 pp; Sovereign Balances 1- Standard Rockers 47 pp. 3 coin-like metal
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 90.00
Sold to m******0 for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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3 Coin Books2600 - 3 Coin Books
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 Collectors Guide to postage & Fractional Currency by Kravitz and Gold Coins of the Americas with Values by Harris Date: Location: HWAC# ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Coin Booklet Group (12)2601 - Coin Booklet Group (12)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
4 Field Guide to Collecting Western Pioneer Minor Coinage by Holabird, 4 Holabird-Kagin's Fall 2006 auction catalogs, 5 Coins of the Comstock by...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to s****y for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Scarce Oil stocks: Enos and Recovery2602 - Scarce Oil stocks: Enos and Recovery
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 5. 1-4) Enos Oil Company. Stock #900, 909, 917, and 927 in 1910. Signed by John Baker Jr. and L. Sutcliffe. 5) Recovery Oil from Kern County. S
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to a*********3 for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Colorado Oil Stock Certificates2603 - Colorado Oil Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot contains 44 very attractive oil stock certificates, including The Equitable Oil Company, The Crusader Oil & Uranium Company, Butler Oil...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 750.00
Sold to t******2 for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Caldwell Oil Company and Chase & Company2604 - Caldwell Oil Company and Chase & Company
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Caldwell Oil Company. Oklahoma. #2141 for 327 shares in 1920. To EL Johnstone. Signed by secretary and president. Oil field vignette. Four 2c stock
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
 
 
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Oil Stock Certificate Group2605 - Oil Stock Certificate Group
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a lot of 64 stock certificates from various oil companies, including Comanche Central, Arkansas Petroleum Trust, Miley Petroleum Exploration C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 250.00
Sold to t******2 for (95.00 + 23.75) x 1 = 118.75
 
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Oil Stock Certificate Horde2606 - Oil Stock Certificate Horde
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot includes 70 various and sundry oil stock certificates, including Monarch, Lewis, Victoria and many others. This is a great start to any novi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to t******2 for (140.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 175.00
 
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Tahoe/Reno Area Photo Album2607 - Tahoe/Reno Area Photo Album
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Black & White photo's (30) of Tahoe/Reno area including the Truckee River. Date: early 1900's Location: Nevada HWAC# 53351
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to c********r.. for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN2608 - LOT WITHDRAWN
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot withdrawn
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 1.00 | Estimates : 2.00 - 3.00
 
 
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Dogsled Dogs Postcards with RPC (10)2609 - Dogsled Dogs Postcards with RPC (10)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
10 postcards of dog sled dogs with 5 RPC's Date: Location: Alaska HWAC# 53956
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Rare Palestine Exhibition RPC2610 - Rare Palestine Exhibition RPC
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Frasher RPC of Palestine Exhibitition in Los Angeles Date: Location: Los Angeles, California HWAC# 53906
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Los Angeles Chinatown RPCs2611 - Los Angeles Chinatown RPCs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of nine. Seven real photo postcards. RPC's include the Golden Pagoda at night and during the day, Gate of Material Virtue, Confucius the II,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Very Large lot of California Chinatown postacrds2612 - Very Large lot of California Chinatown postacrds
Holabird Western Americana Collections
250 POSTCARDS!!! Includes some RPCs. Children, women, street scenes, buildings, shrines, etc. You name it and it is probably in this collection! Date
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to b*********r for (350.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 437.50
 
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Buggies riding through Chinatown in San Francisco2613 - Buggies riding through Chinatown in San Francisco
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Black and white RPC. No cars are visible. Outside of the Sing Fat Company and the Chinese Bazaar. Date: Location: San Francisco, California HWAC#
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to b*******n for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Chinese Advertising postcards and cards2614 - Chinese Advertising postcards and cards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five advertising cards: Sing Fat Chinese and Japanese Bazaar. Bright yellow, red and green. Lee Tai Bong Chinese Herb Specialist. The Treasure House o
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to j*****r for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Sing Fat and Sing Chong Postcards2615 - Sing Fat and Sing Chong Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of seventeen color postcards. Mostly different in some respect. Nice grouping of two of Chinatown's more famous stores. Date: Location: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to b*******n for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Fifteen Black & White RPCs of Chinatown2616 - Fifteen Black & White RPCs of Chinatown
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mostly San Francisco. A few Los Angeles. Used cards are postmarked from 1916 to 1952. Includes street scenes, buildings, places, people: Chinese readi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to t******2 for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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California & Colorado RPC's2617 - California & Colorado RPC's
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot contains RPCs of Gilman Springs, Perris, California and stereo views from Southern California. All are in very nice condition. Date: Locat
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to b*********r for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Colorado Color Postcards2618 - Colorado Color Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
111 Color postcards of various Colorado scenes. Some are used, some are new and unused. Nice varied collection. Date: Location: Colorado HWAC# 57
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 250.00
Sold to m******0 for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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