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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Snaffle Bit in Pistol Motif1200 - Snaffle Bit in Pistol Motif
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great little snaffle bit in pistol motif. Floral pattern silver overlaid with small blue gem stone. Mouth is 5 ¼ “ & 6 ¼ “ from top o...
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Start Price : 110.00 | Estimates : 220.00 - 325.00
 
 
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Silver Overlaid Bit  with Vintage Headstall and Reins1201 - Silver Overlaid Bit with Vintage Headstall and Reins
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Silver overlaid bit with vintage headstall and reins. HWAC# 62451 Date: Location:
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Collection of Horse Bits & 1 Pair of Child's Chaps1202 - Collection of Horse Bits & 1 Pair of Child's Chaps
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Stainless Horse Bits. This collection of horse bits was salvaged prior to the dams on the Snake River in Utah & Idaho before water was backed up...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1203 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Western Leather Cuffs1204 - Western Leather Cuffs
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Western leather cuffs with 5 pt star design in silver studs. Center of star has raised button with golden eagle and shield. new, never worn. Dark brow
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to s********y for (95.00 + 23.75) x 1 = 118.75
 
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Bolo Ties Collection, 21 Ties1205 - Bolo Ties Collection, 21 Ties
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14 stone cabachon bolos-3 banded agate, 1 tiger eye, 4 agates, 1 petrified wood, 1 jet and more. Pretty group. HWAC# 61343 Date: Location:
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LOT WITHDRAWN1206 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Ladies Riding Gloves1207 - Ladies Riding Gloves
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Early pair of ladies leather riding/buggy gloves, smaller size and 12” in length with no tears or holes. HWAC# 62431 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Pair of Gauntlets1208 - Pair of Gauntlets
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Leather. Tan and dark brown. This is a small pair and will not come close to fitting the describers hand. Left and right hands are coming apart at the
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Two Great Western Hats1209 - Two Great Western Hats
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Resistol, hand creased, self-formed. Miles City Saddlery Co., Miles City, Montana. Brown, beaver, new looking very good condition, size "20&...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Vintage Acme Boots1210 - Vintage Acme Boots
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Nice pair of vintage Acme Cowboy boots. Brown with red and white inlays, heels and soles still good for wearing or just a great pair for a colorful di
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 175.00
 
 
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Vintage Goding Cowboy Boots1211 - Vintage Goding Cowboy Boots
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Almost mint pair of vintage Goding Cowboy Boots. From the logo inside pull-ups to the soles almost no wear at all, the soles still show case the origi
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Vintage Silk Rodeo Scarf1212 - Vintage Silk Rodeo Scarf
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Beautiful full size silk rodeo scarf with teepees on border trim," Let’ r Buck" motif with yellow background, 1950’s—1960’s. HWAC# ...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Buffalo Bill Stereoview1213 - Buffalo Bill Stereoview
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Buffalo Bill was perhaps the most famous Wild West performer. This view is labeled as "2. Indian camp. Buffalo Bill combination" and sho...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Die Cuts of Buffalo Bill Wild West Show (1)1214 - Die Cuts of Buffalo Bill Wild West Show (1)
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1 Die Cut of Deadwood Coach Frontier Scene, 6" x 4.5", beautiful condition in a protective cover. HWAC# 59301 Date: 1890 Location...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to o******x for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Die Cuts of Buffalo Bill Wild West Show (2)1215 - Die Cuts of Buffalo Bill Wild West Show (2)
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Die Cuts, Paper Money Guaranty, Cowboys With Rifle Frontier Scene 6" x 4.25"; Deadwood Coach Frontier Scene 6" x 4.6". This is o...
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 240.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Pawnee Bill's Historic Wild West Poster1216 - Pawnee Bill's Historic Wild West Poster
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Pawnee Bill's Historic Wild West Poster, 30" x 40", mounted on linen. "Captain Keller's Wonderful Zouave Girls Direct from En...
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Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Buffalo Bill - Pawnee Bill 1909 Poster1217 - Buffalo Bill - Pawnee Bill 1909 Poster
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Original Buffalo Bill- Pawnee Bill poster mounted on linen. 30" x 40". "Pawnee Bill's Great Far East combined with Buffalo Bill&#...
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Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 7,000.00 - 12,000.00
 
 
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Raiders of Old California Movie Poster1218 - Raiders of Old California Movie Poster
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This is a three sheet movie poster (41"x 81") for the 1957 Wetsern Raiders of Old California, starring Jim Davis, Faron Young and Marty Ro...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 6*********2 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Stampede Movie Poster1219 - Stampede Movie Poster
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This is a three sheet movie poster (41"x 81") for the 1953 western Stampede. Poster is in two pieces, but can easily be affixed to solid b...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to t******2 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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The Leather Burners Movie Poster1220 - The Leather Burners Movie Poster
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This is a three sheet movie poster (41"x 81") for the 1943 western, The Leather Burners, starring Andy Clyde, Jay Kirby and William Boyd a...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Hopalong Cassidy Pocket Knife1221 - Hopalong Cassidy Pocket Knife
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Black side panels with Hopalong Cassidy on a white horse holding up a pistol.3 blades, 3.5". HWAC# 61855 Date: Location:
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Estimates : 50.00 - 90.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Lorne Greene Award1222 - Lorne Greene Award
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Lorne Greene Award, purchased from the estate of Loren Greene. 16 ½” x 24” mounted award from International Footprint Association Chapter 2 Lo...
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Rancheros Visitadores Collection1223 - Rancheros Visitadores Collection
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Two Roster books (1937 & 1940), two bolo slides (a sombrero and one fashioned from a white metal token), a bronze token, and seven leather ID ba...
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The Ranch Boys Autograph Trio1224 - The Ranch Boys Autograph Trio
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Three autographs from The Ranch Boys on 2" x 2.75" paper slips affixed to an autograph book page. Jack Ross, Joe "Curley" Bradle...
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Bronze Plaques with Western & Cowboy Themes (3)1225 - Bronze Plaques with Western & Cowboy Themes (3)
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Beautiful bronze plaques by Tom Knapp. 1) Traveling Hotel, 9.5" x 9.5" 2) Cattle Drive 9.5" x 9.5" 3) Indian Girl 9.5" x 9....
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Original Snyder Saddlery Catalog1226 - Original Snyder Saddlery Catalog
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The O. J. Snyder Saddlery, 1535 Larimer St. Denver, Colo. Catalog No. 26. Snyder-Built Saddles are the Best. 9.75" x 7". Great illustratio...
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Deer Lodge Prison Quirt1227 - Deer Lodge Prison Quirt
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This is a beautiful hand hitched horsehair horse quirt made at the prison in Deer Lodge, Montana. Length is 30”. Deer Lodge is well known for its p
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LOT WITHDRAWN1228 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Omaha Barb Wire Company Letterhead1229 - Omaha Barb Wire Company Letterhead
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Letter to P. Basche & Co. of Baker City Oregon explaining price increase. Letter has neat vignette of eagle on bail of wire. HWAC# 52018 Da...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Framed 1983 Reno Rodeo Poster1230 - Framed 1983 Reno Rodeo Poster
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Framed poster in wood frame. Frame measures 29.5" x 24". RENO RODEO/ WILDEST, RICHEST RODEO IN THE WEST/ JUNE 17-26, 1983. Signed by ar...
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1985 Reno Rodeo Poster1231 - 1985 Reno Rodeo Poster
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Unframed poster. RENO RODEO/ WILDEST RICHEST RODEO IN THE WEST/JUNE 25-30, 1985. Depicts a cowboy sitting on a hay bale laughing with a young boy.
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LOT WITHDRAWN1232 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Washington Rodeo Real Photo Postcards1233 - Washington Rodeo Real Photo Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 15. Walla Walla, Ellensburg, and Toppenish. None were postally used. No duplicates. Riders such as Roy Hunter, Wynn Vickerman, Donnie Snyder, D
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LOT WITHDRAWN1234 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Cowboy Daguerreotype1235 - Cowboy Daguerreotype
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Two cowboys or ranch hands strutting their stuff. 3.25 x 2.25". Nice contrast. HWAC# 60976 Date: Location:
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Tintype of a Cowboy and His Rifle1236 - Tintype of a Cowboy and His Rifle
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Tin type of a cowboy posing with his rifle next to a cast iron railing. HWAC# 62457 Date: Location:
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to a**********5 for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1237 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Dead Outlaw On Display Photo1238 - Dead Outlaw On Display Photo
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Approx 6" x 8.25" mounted photo of a dead outlaw roped to a board and put on display in front of a drug store. He is the second man from t...
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RPC of Sheriff, Deputy and Birt Taylor1239 - RPC of Sheriff, Deputy and Birt Taylor
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Birt Taylor was sentenced to hang. Postmarked Minden, NE and back reads "this was taken just as they came out of the jail. He is to hang Sept. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8*****H for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Outlaw Emmett Dalton Collection1240 - Outlaw Emmett Dalton Collection
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RPC of Emmett Dalton c.1920 Promo photo on horseback and armed to promote his silent films. RPC of 1st National Bank and raid on bankc. 1960's, ...
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Sold to v*********1 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Small Daguerreotype of Cowboy or Plain Citizen Dressed as a Cowboy1241 - Small Daguerreotype of Cowboy or Plain Citizen Dressed as a Cowboy
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This Daguerreotype looks like a pose from a cowboy 'wanna be.' Rifle, six shooters, and knife are all present. 3.75 x 2.5". Bottom corn...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to B*****8 for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Hunting Related Tintypes (2)1242 - Hunting Related Tintypes (2)
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A seated man with fur at his feet and 2 men with a rifle. HWAC# 57273 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1243 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Cool  Wild West Show Photo1244 - Cool Wild West Show Photo
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B/W photo by Holloway of Philadelphia of 4 cowboys on horses, a stagecoach and a big tent. 3.5" x 4.75" photo on mat board. Tack hole on m...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1245 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Choice Wild West Related Cigar Labels1246 - Choice Wild West Related Cigar Labels
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of five different. Included: General Custer (Aver & Co.); Gettysburg Commanders (Globe Litho Co.); Famous Generals (incl US Grant, Sheridan,...
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Estimates : 220.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*********n for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Copy of Remington's Bronco Buster1247 - Copy of Remington's Bronco Buster
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Copy of Remington's Bronco Buster. Appears to be cast aluminum, 9.5" x 7" x 3". Artist unknown. The original "Bronco Buster&...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to s*******l for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Cowboy "OOPS" Postcards1248 - Cowboy "OOPS" Postcards
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Lot off nine. Three RPC's: 1) Pendleton Drug Company "Missed his steer". 1922 2) "Pancho Villa tossed by Brama Bull". 3) Rid...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1249 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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