May 2018 Americana, Railroad, Mining, & More Auction

Auction Details

Welcome to our May 2018 auction! This four-day sale has close to 3,000 lots in the following collecting categories: Native Americana, Cowboy & Western, Mining, Tokens, Numismatics, Bottles, General Americana, Railroadiana, and a large Bargain/Dealer Specials section.

Highlights include:

*Our first offering of tokens from a prominent Texas Collection.

*A new batch of railroad passes from the Potter Collection.

*A Mining section that features a new group of territorial Nevada stock certificates as well as rare California, Montana, Arizona, and Colorado pieces.

*A Cowboy section with spurs, bits, ephemera, and two incredible Pawnee Bill Wild West Show posters.

*Baskets, pottery, jewelry, rugs, points, art, and more in our Native Americana section.

*California soda bottles and rare Nevada medicine bottles.

*Numismatics incl. US and world coins, currency, scrip, medals, and other exonumia.

*Ephemera from the Al Adams Collection, Potter Collection, and Prag Collection including early US and world maps; Montana fort & Indian trader documents & early Montana mining pieces; early Idaho documents; Western postcards and postal history with a focus on Arizona; plus rare pieces from California, Nevada, Oregon, and more.

*A large Bargain/Dealer Section featuring both entry-level collectibles and large dealer lots ideal for resale. Our philosophy for this section is to help beginning collectors start their collections and to restock dealer inventories, therefore helping grow the collecting community as a whole.

Full Auction Schedule

Day One (May 7th, 2018) (Lots 1000-1734)
Native Americana (1000-1172)
Baskets
Pottery
Jewelry
Rugs & Weavings
Beadwork & Clothing
Points, Tools, & Weaponry
Art
Ephemera & Books
Cowboy & Western (1173-1264)
Spurs
Bits
Clothing
Buffalo Bill / Pawnee Bill
Ephemera
Mining (1265-1734)
Artifacts (Lighting, Signs, Explosives, Hard Goods)
Ephemera (Geographic Sort)


Day Two (May 8th, 2018) (Lots 2000-2754)
Tokens (2000-2249)
Numismatics (2250-2379)
Medals
Coins
Currency & Scrip
Ephemera
World’s Fairs & Expositions (2380-2406)
Gaming (2407-2431)
Bottles (2432-2654)
Insulators
Soda
Medicine
Misc.
Saloon, Brewing, Cigar, & Tobacco (2655-2718)
Beer & Brewing
Cigar & Tobacco
Jewelry (2719-2754)

Day Three (May 9th, 2018) (Lots 3000-3730)
General Americana

Day Four (May 10th, 2018) (Lots 4000-4752)
Railroadiana (4000-4189)
Passes
Ephemera
Bargains & Dealer Specials (4190-4752)
Gen. Americana
Mining
Numismatics
Tokens
Railroad
Postal


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Tohoho O'odham Basket1000 - Tohoho O'odham Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Small Tohono O'odum basket. 6.5" diameter, 1" deep. Willow, w/ devil's claw. HWAC# 35463 Date: Location: Arizona
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 180.00
Sold to v********i.. for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Vintage Hupa Basket1001 - Vintage Hupa Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This Hupa basket is 5.5" high x 8" diameter, and soft sided. Repeating designs of stepped and stacked parallelograms intersected by a wove...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Vintage Hupa Hat Basket1002 - Vintage Hupa Hat Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful antique ceremonial Indian basket hat. y3.5" h x 6" diameter, excellent condition. Bands, triangle and cross designs. HWAC# 5...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to P********n.. for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Vintage Karuk Ceremonial Hat1003 - Vintage Karuk Ceremonial Hat
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Karuk ceremonial hat basket. Zig zag banded designs. Some rim damage. 4" h x 6.5" diameter, good condition. Robert Fulton Collection. H...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to m***n for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Vintage Klamath/Modoc Basket1004 - Vintage Klamath/Modoc Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vintage banded Klamath/Modoc basket, 6" h x 6" diameter. A bit misshapen (soft sided), but in excellent condition. Robert Fulton Collectio...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Vintage Step Design Yurok Basket1005 - Vintage Step Design Yurok Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Yurok basket with step design with wing-like forms on edge of steps. 6" h x 6" diameter, spruce root and bear grass. Excellent condition. ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to t*****5 for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Yurok or Hupa Vintage Basket1006 - Yurok or Hupa Vintage Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This vintage basket is from Yurok or Hupa area. 4.5" h x 7" diameter, spruce root with bear grass. Triangle, step design. Excellent condit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to i**********g for (170.00 + 42.50) x 1 = 212.50
 
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Rare Vintage Klamath Hat Basket1007 - Rare Vintage Klamath Hat Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Soft-sided Klamath hat has an unusual shape; baskets of this form are more typically found in the great basin made by Washoe and Paiute weavers. 7&q...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f******h for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Vintage Tutuni Basket1008 - Vintage Tutuni Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Possibly Tututni, because of the crossed warp rim, from Southern Oregon. 6" h x 6" diameter, spruce root, bear grass. Geometric shaped des...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Wounaan / Panamanian Basket1009 - Wounaan / Panamanian Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful design of butterflies and insects and birds. 7" diameter x 5.5" high. The Wounaan Indians of the Darien Rainforest in Panama, ar...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c******l for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Two Colored Northeastern Basket Duo1010 - Two 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 : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Two Splint Ash Micmac Lidded Baskets1011 - 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 ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to v********i.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Vintage Pine Needle Baskets1012 - Vintage Pine Needle Baskets
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three vintage pine needle baskets--1) hot pad, beaded rim, good condition. 6" diameter. 2) small basket with lid, pine needle with pink dyed wi...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Ink Bottle w/ Woven Covering (Possibly Paiute)1013 - Ink Bottle w/ Woven Covering (Possibly Paiute)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very old ink bottle, woven over. Weaving is worn on top edge. 2" high x 1.75" square. Possibly Paiute made, no design, plant fiber, pitch....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to p********1 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Vintage Water Jug1014 - Vintage Water Jug
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vintage water jug, small--4" x 3.5" diameter. Appears ancient, however we cannot discern its age ior exact origin. HWAC# 50739 Date: ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to i**********g for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Bowl Signed "Felix Ortiz"1015 - Bowl Signed "Felix Ortiz"
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mata Ortiz Indian Pottery, Casas Grande, Mexico. Large bowl signed Felix Ortiz. Off-white color, outside decorated with overall triangle shaped incise
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Mexican pots1016 - Mexican pots
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Blackware bowl, 3.25" h x 8.25" diameter. Rounded base. HWAC# 49464 Date: Location: zMexico
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Colorful Pot by Isabel Sandoval1017 - Colorful Pot by Isabel Sandoval
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A pretty and colorful pot from the village of Mata Ortiz in the Casa Grandes region. Signed by Isabel Sandoval. Mouth is 5.5", pot is 6.5"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to s********q.. for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Pottery by Lupe Soto1018 - Pottery by Lupe Soto
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1 large Olla signed by Lupe Soto of he Mata Ortiz Village of the Casa Grandes Region. The top of the pot is thumb nail pattern, the pot design is a sn
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 450.00
Sold to s********q.. for (175.00 + 43.75) x 1 = 218.75
 
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Bolo by Vic Cedarstaff1019 - Bolo by Vic Cedarstaff
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vintage sterling silver engraved bolo set with turquoise stone, was crafted by Arizona silversmith Vic Cedarstaff. Black leather with sterling silver
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to p********n for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
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Vic Cedarstaff Silver Bolo1020 - Vic Cedarstaff Silver Bolo
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This vintage sterling silver bolo tie, set with turquoise stone, was exquisitely crafted by Arizona silversmith Vic Cedarstaff. Black leather with ste
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to n**********k for (225.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 281.25
 
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Vintage Silver Bolo by Vic Cedarstaff1021 - Vintage Silver Bolo by Vic Cedarstaff
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Sterling silver bolo tie, engraved and die cut, was made by Arizona silversmith Vic Cedarstaff. Black leather with sterling silver tips and details. I
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to k**********9 for (135.00 + 33.75) x 1 = 168.75
 
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Owl Bolo by Dennis & Nancy Edaakie1022 - Owl Bolo by Dennis & Nancy Edaakie
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This vintage bolo with an owl design is set with turquoise, coral, onyx, and mother of pearl. Dennis was born on January 24, 1931 in Zuni, New Mexico
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to d******2 for (400.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 500.00
 
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Two  Vintage Silver Inlay Bolo Ties1023 - Two Vintage Silver Inlay Bolo Ties
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Silver Eagle Dancer set with turquoise, mother of pearl, and oyster shell. Tiny chip on head of figure. 2) Sunface inlaid with turquoise, oyster sh
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r**********e for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Squash Blossom Necklace1024 - Squash Blossom Necklace
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful squash blossom necklace is all handmade and is very old. The sterling silver has an even rich natural patina. 12 squash blossoms and 8 more
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (350.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 437.50
 
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Two silver and Turquoise Rings and Pendant/Pin1025 - 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...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to j******6 for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Beaded Collar Neck Piece1026 - Beaded Collar Neck Piece
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful blue & white beaded collar neck piece circa early 50’s, in great condition, securing clasp in place. Beaded width is 3 ½ “. Est....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f******h for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Beaded Medallions (1 Pair)1027 - Beaded Medallions (1 Pair)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beaded Medallions, circa 1960’s Native American beaded neck drops with Thunderbird designed medallions, great condition, top to bottom measures about
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to a******l for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Beaded Neck Drops (3)1028 - Beaded Neck Drops (3)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Circa 1960’s beaded neck drops, 2 with thunderbird & arrows motif & one with a diamond & flower pattern, all with fringed bottoms. H...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Boulder Turquoise Bracelet1029 - Boulder Turquoise Bracelet
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful Nevada mined Boulder Turquoise bracelet set in sterling silver. Navajo made and signed J.Nelson, stone is 1 ½ ” tall and slightly ove...
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Estimates : 330.00 - 430.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (170.00 + 42.50) x 1 = 212.50
 
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Coral Watch Cuff1030 - Coral Watch Cuff
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Navajo made sterling watch cuff with 60 pieces of nice red coral. Cuff at center is 2” wide, has nice silver rope style trim, watch is in working ord
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Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Desert Scrimshaw by Jama1031 - Desert Scrimshaw by Jama
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 bolos & 3 pairs of earrings are all made by Jama who was a Papago artist/student studying & working at the DeGrazia Studio in Tucson, Ariz...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Jasper Bracelet (Bumble Bee)1032 - Jasper Bracelet (Bumble Bee)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This beautiful piece of Bumble Bee Jasper is set into a sterling flower & leaf design. Center of bracelet approx. 1 ½” tall, signed LT. ...
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Start Price : 140.00 | Estimates : 280.00 - 380.00
 
 
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Koshari Clown Kachina Necklace Set1033 - Koshari Clown Kachina Necklace Set
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a signed piece by Bev Estate of Zuni Pueblo,NM, chain, danglers & trim work are all sterling silver. Great attention to detail work &...
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Start Price : 190.00 | Estimates : 380.00 - 480.00
 
 
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Multi Stone Necklace1034 - Multi Stone Necklace
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Navajo multi-stone necklace on sterling chain. 18 stones, approx. 5mm x 4mm. HWAC# 62062 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Native American Silver/Turquoise Jewelry Lot1035 - Native American Silver/Turquoise Jewelry Lot
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Seven pieces Native American silver turquoise jewelry. Some with bear claws or faux claws. Buckles, brooch, broken necklace, wristband, two pieces of
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Vintage Navajo Turquoise Watch Bracelet1036 - Vintage Navajo Turquoise Watch Bracelet
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Turquoise Petit Point watch bracelet. Navajo made, no signature. 5-7/8" inside measurement. Old silver and turquoise in very good condition. ...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Navajo Bracelet1037 - Navajo Bracelet
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This bracelet has 7 stones either onyx or jet in a sterling silver setting & a signed piece by Navajo, Pat Yazzie a benchsmith for Woodard’s Tra...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 280.00
Sold to 8******a for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Navajo Jewelry Group1038 - Navajo Jewelry Group
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Eight pieces: three silver bracelets (62g); silver belt buckle with turquoise cabachon; silver with turquoise bolo tie; silver with turquoise belt buc
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Navajo Necklace, Mini Squash Blossom1039 - Navajo Necklace, Mini Squash Blossom
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Navajo Mini Squash Blossom. Turquoise mini sized squash blossom with matching earrings. This contemporary Navajo piece is about 18” and provides the
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Estimates : 280.00 - 380.00
Sold to H*******d for (140.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 175.00
 
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Navajo Turquoise Bracelet1040 - Navajo Turquoise Bracelet
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A great single Turquoise stone that looks to be of Persian origin set in a twisted rope style setting with beautiful silver work on either side. This
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Estimates : 180.00 - 280.00
Sold to 8******a for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Navajo Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace1041 - Navajo Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Full size Navajo Squash Blossom necklace with 13 nicely matched turquoise stones, possibly of the Bisbee Mine in Arizona. Beautiful piece. HWAC# 6
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Start Price : 375.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 950.00
 
 
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Navajo Vintage Bracelets (2)1042 - Navajo Vintage Bracelets (2)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1 bracelet has 3 mother of pearl oval cut stones approx 10mm ,flanked by a small silver flower on each side & the other a turquoise bracelet pos...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 180.00
Sold to 8******a for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Navajo Watch Bracelet with Turquoise1043 - Navajo Watch Bracelet with Turquoise
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Excellent silver bracelet with four cabs of turquoise. Heavy sterling, 101 grams. Set to fit a watch. HWAC# 59835 Date: Location:
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to c****n for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Vintage Navajo Bracelet1044 - Vintage Navajo Bracelet
Holabird Western Americana Collections
5 nicely matched turquoise stones, approx. 15mm x 10mm, set into this vintage Navajo bracelet, piece is signed with initials DC. HWAC# 62044 Dat
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Estimates : 230.00 - 330.00
Sold to 8******a for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Vintage Navajo Turquoise Bracelet1045 - Vintage Navajo Turquoise Bracelet
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This vintage 3 stone bracelet may have been fashioned by an artist using the silver pieces & stones that were available to him at the time. The ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 250.00
Sold to 8******a for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Neck Drop Medallions1046 - Neck Drop Medallions
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx. 44mm round, 2 smaller beaded Thunderbird motif beaded neck drop medallions. HWAC# 62051 Date: Location:
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to j******6 for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Plains Indian Hair Drop1047 - Plains Indian Hair Drop
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is an American Indian hair drop that measures about 8' in length. It is adorned with German silver conchos, porcupine quill accents, leathe...
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Start Price : 575.00 | Estimates : 1,150.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Silver & Lapis Bracelet1048 - Silver & Lapis Bracelet
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful Navajo, 3 stone lapis bracelet set in sterling silver. Each approx. 13mm square stones. This is a signed piece by W. Johnson (possibly Will
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Estimates : 300.00 - 380.00
Sold to 8******a for (375.00 + 93.75) x 1 = 468.75
 
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Silver and Pearl Squash Blossom Necklace1049 - Silver and Pearl Squash Blossom Necklace
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Georgeous silver squash blossom necklace with ten 0.5 x 0.75" mother of pearl cabachons along the necklace with three more in a triangular form...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f********y.. for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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