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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Minoan Art and Archaeology with 10 Photos1150 - Minoan Art and Archaeology with 10 Photos
Holabird Western Americana Collections
6 pages from Art and Archaeology possibly May-June 1934, A Minoan Gold Treasure. 10.75" x 7.75". 10 black and white photos of Minoan art o...
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Native American Photo Reprints by Curtis (5)1151 - Native American Photo Reprints by Curtis (5)
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5 b/w approx 12" x 9" of Native American scenes. Nez Perce Baby, Waiting in the Forest-Cheyenne(stained), A Family Group-Noatak, Kotsuis a...
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Hopi Photogravure by Roland W. Reed1152 - Hopi Photogravure by Roland W. Reed
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Roland W. Reed (1864-1934). Original photogravure--The Wood Gatherer, Hopi. Gravure Eng. Co. MPLS. 9" x 13", matted and framed 17.25"...
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Two Mounted Studio Photographs of a Native American, c.1880s1153 - Two Mounted Studio Photographs of a Native American, c.1880s
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No photographer or location identified. Cabinet card sized photographs (5.5 x 4" on 7 x 5" mount) possibly of the same Native American man...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Varied Native American Lot1154 - Varied Native American Lot
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Varied Native American lot includes: Tea drip spoon, beaded pin with tiny moccasins, tiny papoose on frame, tiny sterling gun and holster, tiny storyt
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to S**********r for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Vintage Photo of Native American1155 - Vintage Photo of Native American
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This vintage photo of a Native American warrior has a note written on the back to the framed piece: Photo, T. M. Swen. We can find no reference to a p
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to a**********5 for (95.00 + 23.75) x 1 = 118.75
 
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In the Shadow of Fox Peak1156 - In the Shadow of Fox Peak
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In the Shadow of Fox Peak, and Ethnography of the Cattail Eater. Northern Paiute People of Stillwater Marsh. By Catherine Fowler. Cultural Resources S
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Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology1157 - Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology
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Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, 1888-89 by J. W. Powell, Director. To the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Contains "Pictur...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to r*o for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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Cherokee Biographies Books (7)1158 - Cherokee Biographies Books (7)
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1) The Last Cherokee Warriors, paperback, by Steele; 2) The Last Cherokee Warriors, paperback, by Steele; 3) Cherokee Editor The Writings of Elias Bou
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Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Cherokee Biography Group (6)1159 - Cherokee Biography Group (6)
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John Ross Cherokee Chief by Moulton. Unhallowed Intrusion , A History of Cherokee Families in Forsyth County, GA by Shadburn. Eequoyah's Gift by...
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Cherokee Cookbook, Myths and Medicine Books (6)1160 - Cherokee Cookbook, Myths and Medicine Books (6)
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Cherokee Cookbook by Ulmer. Indian Recipes by Gibbons. Cooking Wild Game by Almand. Earth Medicine-Earth Foods by Weiner. Cherokee Cooklore. Myths of
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Cherokee Footprints Books (2)1161 - Cherokee Footprints Books (2)
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1) Hardback, Cherokee Footprints by Walker, Volume 1, 178 pp. Privately printed 1988; 2) Paperback, Cherokee Footprints... Volume 2 by Walker, picture
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Cherokee language Book Group (11)1162 - Cherokee language Book Group (11)
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5 booklets CWY OhZPPOA (sic). Sequoyah Father of the Cherokee Alphabetby Petersen. The Georgia Historical Quareterly Fall 1989. Sequoyah and the Chero
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Misc. Cherokee Ephemera, Books, VHS Tapes1163 - Misc. Cherokee Ephemera, Books, VHS Tapes
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Hardback and paperback books, VHS tapes is telling about the Cherokee Nation, The Story of New Echota. Book of Etowah Papers by Moorehead; Sam Houston
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Older Cherokee Related Papers1164 - Older Cherokee Related Papers
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Papers relating to Explorations at Etowah Indian Mounds Near Cartersville, Georgia; Ocmulgee National Monument, Georgia with many pictures; Indian Tre
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Tribes of the Southern Woodlands and Cherokee Images Books1165 - Tribes of the Southern Woodlands and Cherokee Images Books
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Hardcovers. Tribes of the Southern Woodlands by Time Life Books, 1994 175pp. Cherokee Images by Walker, 1988 163pp. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia
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Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Indian Peace Medals in American History, Book1166 - Indian Peace Medals in American History, Book
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Paperback book with pictures of medals with Native Americans that won them. Includes George Washington, President medal of 1793; the Thomas Jefferson
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 5*****g for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Native Americans at War Books (5)1167 - Native Americans at War Books (5)
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Brown. Rebel Georgia by Boney. Joe Brown's Army by Bragg. Lakota Noon by Michno. Crimson and Sabre, A Confeder...
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Money of the American Indians by Taxay1168 - Money of the American Indians by Taxay
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Money of the American Indians and other primitive currencies of the Americas by Taxay. 158pp. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) HWAC# 5
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Native American History Library (14)1169 - Native American History Library (14)
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A collection of 14 Native American publications. The Song of Hiawatha by Longfellow. American Indian Civil Rights Handbook. Blackfeet Indians of Glaci
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Railroad-Indian Pioneer Prints Book (1)1170 - Railroad-Indian Pioneer Prints Book (1)
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Railroad-Indian and Pioneer Prints by Currier and Ives, compiled by Fred J. Peters. Hardback book, second volume of a series of publication on Currier
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Sold to C*****4 for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Trail of Tears Related Books (5)1171 - Trail of Tears Related Books (5)
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1) Cherokee Legends and the Trail of Tears, paperback, by Underwood; 2) The Cherokee Removal, paperback, by Perdue and Green; 3) Cherokee Tragedy, The
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Native American History Library1172 - Native American History Library
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About 10 books on Native American history for the advanced student. Perhaps the best is the Navajo language, a publication of the education division o
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Buermann Star Steel Silver Marked Bit & Spur Set1173 - Buermann Star Steel Silver Marked Bit & Spur Set
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Buermann Star Steel silver marked bit & spur set.Listed in their #35 catalog as Panama Bit and Cowboy Spurs. Mouth is 5” wide & length of bi...
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Start Price : 225.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 550.00
 
 
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Crockett Bit Vintage Silver Overlaid1174 - Crockett Bit Vintage Silver Overlaid
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Crockett bit, Vintage silver overlaid bit with 5” mouth and 7” tall from top of bridle rings to base of bit,.Crockett mark is on underside of mouth.
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Crockett Silver Overlaid Bull Riding Style Spurs1175 - Crockett Silver Overlaid Bull Riding Style Spurs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice pair of vintage Crockett silver overlaid bull riding style spurs. Crockett stamped on lower edge of heel band near shank. Buttons, heel bands and
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Engraved Stainless Steel Spurs1176 - Engraved Stainless Steel Spurs
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Nicely engraved pair of stainless spurs. Slightly curved shanks for cutting horse riding. Engraving wraps around both sides of each spur spurs, 5 poin
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Gene Rogers Spurs1177 - Gene Rogers Spurs
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Gene Rogers double mounted silver, brass and copper spurs. Gene Rogers of Golden, Colorado a 2013 Hall of Fame recipient, National Bit, Spur &...
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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L&M Double Mounted Silver Spurs1178 - L&M Double Mounted Silver Spurs
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Double Mounted Silver Spurs By L&M. Beautiful Double Mounted Silver Spurs by Denny Lytle and James Mower, father and son-in-law partnership. Spu...
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 2,800.00
 
 
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Longhorn Motif Spurs with Clover Style Rowels1179 - Longhorn Motif Spurs with Clover Style Rowels
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Pair of Longhorn motif spurs with clover style rowels ,silver bars on shank and engraved buttons. Longhorn is brass with copper rope trim, leathers ha
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Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Kelly Spurs1180 - Kelly Spurs
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Pair of Kelly Spurs with Peanut Pattern, silver overlay on stainless steel. Spurs have Kelly mark at rear of heel band under swinging button hangers.
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 375.00
 
 
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North & Judd Spurs1181 - North & Judd Spurs
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Pair of North & Judd Calvary style spurs with original bluing. Nice Anchor marks. HWAC# 62025 Date: Location:
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Silver Overlaid Bit & Spur set by Joe Stanbro of Claremore, OK1182 - Silver Overlaid Bit & Spur set by Joe Stanbro of Claremore, OK
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very nice silver overlaid bit & spur set by Joe Stanbro of Claremore, Oklahoma. Texas style curb bit mouth is 5” wide and 6 1/4” from top of bri...
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Start Price : 235.00 | Estimates : 470.00 - 575.00
 
 
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Silver Overlaid Spurs1183 - Silver Overlaid Spurs
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These spurs are overlaid with engraved silver disc in graduated sizes, the heel band and rowell pin covers are also overlaid with silver, the spurs ar
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Start Price : 190.00 | Estimates : 380.00 - 475.00
 
 
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Silver Overlaid Spurs1184 - Silver Overlaid Spurs
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These spurs have silver overlaid bars on the heel bands with native American type engraved markings and unique silver capped buttons with native style
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Start Price : 225.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Silver Overlaid Spurs1185 - Silver Overlaid Spurs
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Pair of silver spot overlaid bull riding spurs. HWAC# 62445 Date: Location:
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c****i for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Silver Spurs1186 - Silver Spurs
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Silver overlaid on stainless spurs. Silver button with crescent moon motif on heel bands. Strap buttons are engraved as well as the covers on the 14 p
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Silver Spurs by Joe Hernandez1187 - Silver Spurs by Joe Hernandez
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Nice pair of silver spurs by Joe Hernandez of Spur Ranch in King City ,California. The silver work by Joe was done on a pair of Jeremiah Watt spurs bl
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Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Vintage Cast Iron Rustic Spurs1188 - Vintage Cast Iron Rustic Spurs
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Vintage cast iron rustic spurs with embossed leather straps. HWAC# 42073 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1189 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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LOT WITHDRAWN1190 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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D.L. (Don) Moe Silver Inlaid Spade Bit1191 - D.L. (Don) Moe Silver Inlaid Spade Bit
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Don originally was known as a saddle maker in the Paso Robles area of California however he did branch out to also include the building of some bits a
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Start Price : 375.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 950.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1192 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Jeremiah Watt Spade Bit on Headstall1193 - Jeremiah Watt Spade Bit on Headstall
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Jeremiah Watt made stainless engraved spade bit on a nice leather headstall with trim pieces by Jeremiah. Bit has a 5 point star on the cheek and the
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Start Price : 225.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Mexican Made Silver Bit1194 - Mexican Made Silver Bit
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Silver inlaid with some piercing of a floral pattern on the cheeks and nice floral buttons. This is somewhat of a Mullens style mouth piece at 5” wide
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Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 425.00
 
 
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Ornate Pistol Bit1195 - Ornate Pistol Bit
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Silver overlaid pistol bit with nice detail including pistols on each side. Lip bar has buffalo head in center with arrows flanking each side, bit is
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Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Renalde Bit with Headstall and Reins1196 - Renalde Bit with Headstall and Reins
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Beautiful Renalde silver inlaid bit with Champion headstall and romel reins. Mouth is 5 “ and from top of bridle rings to bottom of bit is 8”
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Start Price : 240.00 | Estimates : 480.00 - 575.00
 
 
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Silver Bit and Headstall1197 - Silver Bit and Headstall
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Nice silver inlaid bit with Mullen style 5” mouth. Headstall has nice buckles, conchos and brow-band trim piece. HWAC# 62452 Date: Locatio
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Start Price : 165.00 | Estimates : 330.00 - 425.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1198 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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LOT WITHDRAWN1199 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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