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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5 Vintage Unopened Cigarette Packs2700 - 5 Vintage Unopened Cigarette Packs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
5 Vintage Unopened Cigarette Packs. Camel does not have a tax seal, all others have intact tax seals. Cort King Size, Julep cork tip, Dunhill, Salom
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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5 Vintage Unopened Cigarette Packs2701 - 5 Vintage Unopened Cigarette Packs
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5 Vintage Unopened Cigarette Packs with intact tax seals. White Rolls, Coffee Tone, Herbert Tareyton with wrinkled package, Lucky Strike with wrinkle
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Chesterfield Advertising Pins2702 - Chesterfield Advertising Pins
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three pins with lovely ladies, one has the original backing advertising Chesterfield cigarettes out of North Carolina. One and 1/2 inches in diameter.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to c*****2 for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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L & M Metal Sign2703 - L & M Metal Sign
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A hand is holding a pack of L & M cigarettes." Get Lots More / in the " red headed " pack or box". Approx 22" x 18&quo...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Figural Tobacco Plug Cutter2704 - Figural Tobacco Plug Cutter
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Tobacco plug cutter with figural man. An early cast-iron tobacco plug cutter with a figural man thumbing his nose while he is riding the handle. Class
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 9***6 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Juan de Fuca Cigar box2705 - Juan de Fuca Cigar box
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Juan de Fuca Cigar box, with labels on wooden box exterior. 10C is written with pen in 2 locations inside box lid. HWAC# 48309 Date: Locati
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Start Price : 7.50 | Estimates : 15.00 - 25.00
 
 
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Just Suits Cut Plug Tin2706 - Just Suits Cut Plug Tin
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Just Suits Cut Plug Tin, Buchanan and Lyle, New York, NY. Hinged top. Some rust inside and outside. Approx 6 x 3.5 x 3.5 inches. HWAC# 48358 D
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Ladies Leg Pipe2707 - Ladies Leg Pipe
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5". "Made in Italy." Bowl unscrews. HWAC# 47210 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Pipe Collection2708 - Pipe Collection
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A group of 6 different pipes of varying sizes, styles and dates. Sizes range from 1.5" to 9" HWAC# 33528 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Pipe: Fancy Vadnerwee Mirscaum Pipe2709 - Pipe: Fancy Vadnerwee Mirscaum Pipe
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Fancy scroll pipe from L. Vanderwee, Bd, Anspach, 82, Bruxelles. Inside has beautiful blue and royal purple lining. 8" long. Bowl measures 4&qu...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Old Louvre Matchcase2710 - Old Louvre Matchcase
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Beautiful, extra rare metal match case with woman in profile on the front and on the back "Old Louvre / Cor. Market & O'Farrell Sts. / ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to h*******e for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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L. Garson & Co. Match Safe2711 - L. Garson & Co. Match Safe
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Two and a half inch tall match safe engraved "Compliments / of / L. Garson & Co. / One Price / Clothiers / Denver / Colo. White metal. H...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Antique Metal Cases2712 - Antique Metal Cases
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Lot of three little boxes: 1) Labeled French Sterling c 1880, a small round box with hinged front. The size of a pocket watch. 2) The lid of the box
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Fancy Metal Case for G. H. Cleveland - United State Navy2713 - Fancy Metal Case for G. H. Cleveland - United State Navy
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Naval (telescoping glass, anchor, sword and gun) and American (large eagle with shield) oriented. Ornate! Clasp broken. Perhaps for cigarettes? HWAC
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to j******6 for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Cigarette Case2714 - Cigarette Case
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Metal cigarette case with the initials "H.B.T." engraved. Top opens and case opens full length for smokes on both sides. 3 x 2 inches. ...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Engraved Matchcase2715 - Engraved Matchcase
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Two inches tall and 3/4" wide, metal matchcase with "A" engraved at top on one side and "F" on the back. HWAC# 61605 ...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to p*******s for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN2716 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Start Price : 1.00 | Estimates : 2.00 - 3.00
 
 
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Match Case2717 - Match Case
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Engraved metal match case. 2 3/4 inches tall, 1 1/2 inches wide. The Letter "J" is engraved on one side. HWAC# 48628 Date: Locat...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to B********R for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Match Case2718 - Match Case
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Engraved match case with the initials "F.C.W." on one side. 2 1/4 x 1 inch. HWAC# 48629 Date: Location:
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to p*******s for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Pearl Cuff Links2719 - Pearl Cuff Links
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1.25". Show off that tux! HWAC# 48445 Date: Location:
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to H****o for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Three Fine 14K Gold Bracelets2720 - Three Fine 14K Gold Bracelets
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Three fine 14K gold bracelets: one with small gold heart; two others are fine simple chains. 4.3g HWAC# 45606 Date: Location:
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to g********u for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Vintage A. Vogeli Pocket Watch2721 - Vintage A. Vogeli Pocket Watch
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Vogeli was probably a jeweler. Watch is open face, gold engraved back. Good condition. HWAC# 58836 Date: Location: Jackson, California
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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14K Cased Ladies Pocket Watch2722 - 14K Cased Ladies Pocket Watch
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American Watch Co. Waltham, Royal. Beautifully engraved with floral designs.14K gold solid Hunter case. Does not run, but is in beautiful condition. P
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (375.00 + 93.75) x 1 = 468.75
 
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10 Vintage Elgin Pocket Watches2723 - 10 Vintage Elgin Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) 10K gold case, face and numerals in gold, very good condition; five others may be 10K gold; four with gold color face; others gold filled or plated
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
 
 
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10 Vintage Elgin Pocket Watches2724 - 10 Vintage Elgin Pocket Watches
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All open face,2 w/missing face plates. One Railway watch has watch fob of brass with penny set in it. Some gold filled. Please Inspect. HWAC# 5884
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (325.00 + 81.25) x 1 = 406.25
 
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Four Vintage Elgin National Watch Co. Pocket Watches2725 - Four Vintage Elgin National Watch Co. Pocket Watches
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4 men's open face pocket watches. Cases are solid coin silver. Two are key wound. c. 1870's. All are probably railway watches. HWAC# 588...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (170.00 + 42.50) x 1 = 212.50
 
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Vintage Elgin Set w/Emerald2726 - Vintage Elgin Set w/Emerald
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Probably 14K gold, blue enameled circle lines on front and back, Emerald set in star on back. Early 1900's, Hunter style, working. Lovely piece....
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***6 for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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7 Vintage Elgin Men's Pocket Watches2727 - 7 Vintage Elgin Men's Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
All are large size watches, ranging from late 1800's to early 1900's. Some silver. Please inspect. HWAC# 58821 Date: Location:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Five Vintage Elgin Pocket Watches2728 - Five Vintage Elgin Pocket Watches
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Three are railway grade. Three gold plated. Please inspect. HWAC# 58838 Date: Location:
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to 3***6 for (190.00 + 47.50) x 1 = 237.50
 
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10 Vintage Hamilton Pocket Watches2729 - 10 Vintage Hamilton Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
All are open face. Two are Railway Special, gold plated. Three are Art Deco 14k gold. Several are gold plated. Two watches include chains. Great group
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (900.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,125.00
 
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12 Vintage Men's Pocket Watches2730 - 12 Vintage Men's Pocket Watches
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Lot includes: two Imgraham, one Viceroy with chain and one Sturdy with chain; S.U.F.; Croton; Chronometer; Admiral; Hampden Watch Co.; South Bend; A M
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to B*******0 for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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4 Men's Wrist Watches2731 - 4 Men's Wrist Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Vintage Elgin with Native American designed band--Thunderbirds of turquoise and coral chips, silver; 2) Luminor GMT Panera, 2006, exclusive men&#...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
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4 Vintage Illinois Pocket Watches2732 - 4 Vintage Illinois Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
All are open face, one face plate missing. Gold plated, one in good condition, others are not. HWAC# 58830 Date: Location:
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Estimates : 70.00 - 200.00
Sold to c*****T for (180.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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5 Gold Ladies Pocket Watches2733 - 5 Gold Ladies Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of 5 small gold pocket watches, not currently working. 1. ornate case, Elgin, 14kt case, 15 jewels, sn15805860, 1.4" diameter. 2)Hampden...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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6 Vintage Gold Ladies Open Face Watches2734 - 6 Vintage Gold Ladies Open Face Watches
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Lot includes: Elgin octagonal pocket watch, another octagonal gold watch, no watchmaker name; Illinois gold pocket watch; Waltham gold pocket watch, g
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold to B*******0 for (225.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 281.25
 
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8 Gold Pocket Watches2735 - 8 Gold Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
8 gold pocket watches, 1) Elgin Natl. sn 3843173, gold filled?, 2.15" diam, nw; 2) South Bend, panama model,17j, sn411; 3) waltham, octagonal...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to B*******0 for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
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8 Vintage Ladies Pocket Watches2736 - 8 Vintage Ladies Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot includes: One gold filled engraved case Betsy Ross pocket watch. Porcelain dial, stem set and wind, 7 jewel movement; Two Elgin gold watches, both
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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8 Vintage Men's Pocket Watches2737 - 8 Vintage Men's Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Open face lot includes: E. Howard Watch Co.; Arnex Railway,17 jewel, includes chain and penknife; J.W. Benson, London; Hamilton, 17 jewel; Bulova, go
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to c*****T for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
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Eight Vintage Gold Pocket Watches2738 - Eight Vintage Gold Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great group of different men's pocket watches: Six, 10K-14K gold, have gold color faces: two with gold hands--Gruen Very-Thin and Bulova; others...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (425.00 + 106.25) x 1 = 531.25
 
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Eight Vintage Gold Pocket Watches2739 - Eight Vintage Gold Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Men's open face watches: five are Elgin, gold filled or gold plated, one with gold hands and design. Two Waltham, one gold filled with horse hea...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
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Five Vintage 14K Gold Pocket Watches2740 - Five Vintage 14K Gold Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
All are closed. Two Elgin pocket watches, hunting cases, very nice engraving on both. One Waltham, 14K gold filled. One Rockford 14K gold filled, beau
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to S******1 for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Five Vintage 14K Gold Pocket Watches2741 - Five Vintage 14K Gold Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Waltham double hunter sidewinder pocket watch with roman numeral dial. Needs servicing. Movement serial #8156369. Model 1883. Production year 1898.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to B********R for (650.00 + 162.50) x 1 = 812.50
 
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Group Vintage Men's Pocket Watches2742 - Group Vintage Men's Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
All open face. Three Waltham, gold filled, two w/gold color faces, one has gold hands. Two Hamilton, gold plated, one with gold hands. One Elgin, gold
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Seven Gold Ladies Pocket Watches2743 - Seven Gold Ladies Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful group of watches: Four are Waltham. One is AWC Waltham, gold, very small size. One is U.S. Watch Co. Waltham. Very elaborate engraved gold
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (325.00 + 81.25) x 1 = 406.25
 
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Six Vintage Gold Pocket Watches2744 - Six Vintage Gold Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Elgin Natl Pocket Watch, Roman numerals, gold minute dots, pink center color. Dial and movement signed Elgin, case Union. Case is in extremely shar
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (375.00 + 93.75) x 1 = 468.75
 
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Six Vintage Ladies Gold Pocket Watches2745 - Six Vintage Ladies Gold Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three Elgin ladies 14K gold pocket watches. Hunter style, roman numeral faces. One missing a hand and face plate cover. One Waltham. One Illinois. One
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
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Three Ladies Pocket Watches2746 - Three Ladies Pocket Watches
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1) Paul Peugeot, Extime, Swiss Made. 2) Vintage Colibri Gold Tone. 3) Arnex gold tone, elaborate face withhold and pink design. HWAC# 58832 Date
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to j********1.. for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Two Gold Ladies Pocket Watches2747 - Two Gold Ladies Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) AWC Waltham gold with diamond set in case, Enamel painting on engraved area damaged. Top hanger missing. 2) Golden Eagle Jewelry Store, A. Dobrowsk
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to B*******0 for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
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Two Ladies Waltham Hunters Watches2748 - Two Ladies Waltham Hunters Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Both watches are 14K gold, nicely engraved. Watches are similar. Good condition; please inspect. HWAC# 58828 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Two Vintage Waltham Men's Pocket Watches2749 - Two Vintage Waltham Men's Pocket Watches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) 17 jewel, gold plated, heavily used, surface very worn. Face glass is cracked. 2) Gold plated, nice concentric pattern on case. Both are encased wa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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