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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Across the Continent Photo Book3550 - Across the Continent Photo Book
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Across the Continent, A Scenic Book Illustrating a Trip from Missouri River to the North Pacific Coast, via the Columbia River. 36 pp of photos of the
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A Cape Cod Sketch Book and Harvard and Cambridge, A Sketch Book by Frost3551 - A Cape Cod Sketch Book and Harvard and Cambridge, A Sketch Book by Frost
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 North Eastern US hardcovers by Jack Frost. A Cape Cod Sketch Book has a penciled set of drawings inside the front cover 1939.Loaded with Jack Frost
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Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography Vols. 1-63552 - Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography Vols. 1-6
Holabird Western Americana Collections
6 hardcover volumes , includes many engravings and signatures of famous Americans. (Potter Collection) HWAC# 63138 Date: 1889 Location:
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"Illustrated Catalogue of Fire and Police Badges"3553 - "Illustrated Catalogue of Fire and Police Badges"
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1912. This is the real deal - not a reprint!!! By C. C. Braxmar Company of Number 10, Maiden Lane, New York. 106 pages with up to 20 illustrations on
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Token/Badge Letterhead and Catalog Including Masons3554 - Token/Badge Letterhead and Catalog Including Masons
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mason Lodge Books, List 28B of books and medals, 16pp, illustrated from Henderson-Ames, Kalamazoo, Mi. Pictorial letterhead from Whitehead & Hoa...
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Banking History Books (2)3555 - Banking History Books (2)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Hardcovers. Isias W.Hellman and the Farmers and Merchants Bank by Cleleand, Biogrpahy of a Bank The story of Bank of America by James (Potter Collec
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Beldings Needle and Hook Silk Embroidery Book3556 - Beldings Needle and Hook Silk Embroidery Book
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Softcover 81pp with color plates. Appears early 19th Century. HWAC# 63304 Date: Location:
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Conspiracy of Pontiac Vol.1 by Parkman3557 - Conspiracy of Pontiac Vol.1 by Parkman
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War After the Conquest of Canada by Parkman, Vol. 1 of 2 only. Cover has wear, spine has top and bottom heavy
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LOT WITHDRAWN3558 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Gold Rush Hardcovers (3)3559 - Gold Rush Hardcovers (3)
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The New Eldorado(Colorado) by Macmillan, Forty Niner's by Hulbert, California Gold Days by Coy. (Potter Collection) HWAC# 63127 Date: ...
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Guidebook of the Western United States(Santa Fe Route and Shasta Route)3560 - Guidebook of the Western United States(Santa Fe Route and Shasta Route)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 hardcovers. Guide Book of the Western United States, Shasta Route and Coast Line, 146pp with index, many fold out maps. Guide Book of the Western U
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Guidebook of the Western United States (North Pacific) by Campbell3561 - Guidebook of the Western United States (North Pacific) by Campbell
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Part A. The Northern Pacific Route. Hardcover 203pp plus index. Many fold out Western maps. (Potter Collection) HWAC# 63131 Date: 1915 Locat
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Guide/Pamphlet to Hand Coloring Photos3562 - Guide/Pamphlet to Hand Coloring Photos
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare guide to hand coloring photos, "Oriental Art Coloring , A Brief, Concise and Practical Guide" Published by Niagara At Supply Co. 12 p...
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Library of Oratory, 11 Volume3563 - Library of Oratory, 11 Volume
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice books for library, "Critical Studies of the World's Great Orators by Eminent Essayists" Chauncey M. Depew LLD, U.S. Senator from...
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Down the Great River by Glazier3564 - Down the Great River by Glazier
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare hardcover 443pp plus appendix. Numerous plate illustrations plus a fold out map.Tales of the Mississippi River. (Potter Collection) HWAC# 63
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Norman Rockwell, A Sixty Year Retrospective by Buechner3565 - Norman Rockwell, A Sixty Year Retrospective by Buechner
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Hardcover 155pp with index. Foldout color prints. HWAC# 63310 Date: Location:
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Obsolete American Securities and Corporations 19043566 - Obsolete American Securities and Corporations 1904
Holabird Western Americana Collections
By Smythe. 979pp plus ads HWAC# 52231 Date: Location:
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Poor's and Moody's Manual Consolidated 1921, 2 Volumes3567 - Poor's and Moody's Manual Consolidated 1921, 2 Volumes
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Volumes 1 and 2. Vol1 1835pp, Vol 2 2016pp. HWAC# 52219 Date: Location:
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Port Admiral-Phineas Banning by Krythe3568 - Port Admiral-Phineas Banning by Krythe
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Hardcover 251pp with index, 1957 (Potter Collection) HWAC# 63151 Date: Location:
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Humboldt: Cuadros De La Naturaleza3569 - Humboldt: Cuadros De La Naturaleza
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A book 'Words of Alejandro of Humboldt'. Title page reads as follows: Obras De Alejandro De Humboldt. Titled: Cuadros De La Naturaleza Por ...
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Old West Photography Books (2)3570 - Old West Photography Books (2)
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The Daguerreotype in America by Newhall. Timothy O'Sullivan, America's Forgotten Photographer by Horan. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Co...
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Sold to c********r.. for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Western Forts Library (6)3571 - Western Forts Library (6)
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6 hardcovers. Fort Laramie in 1876 by Hedren, Bent's Fort by Lavender, Forts of the West by Frazer, Fort Bridger by Gowans, Old Forts of the Nor...
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Overland Stage Books (3)3572 - Overland Stage Books (3)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
3 hardcovers. The Overland Stage to California by Root, The First Overland Mail by Pinkerton with lower page corner damage, 900 Miles on the Butter
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Wright Howes: The Final Edition3573 - Wright Howes: The Final Edition
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1st edition hardcover 756pp with index . A descriptive bibliography of 11622 uncommon books and pamphlets related to the development of the USA. A cr
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Grieger's Encyclopedia and Super Catalog3574 - Grieger's Encyclopedia and Super Catalog
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare 1956 version in hardcover. HWAC# 49230 Date: Location:
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Matthew Brady Photo Books (2)3575 - Matthew Brady Photo Books (2)
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Matthew Brady's Portrait of an Era by Meredith nd Matthew Brady-Historian with a Camera by Horan. Hardcovers. (Potter Collection) HWAC# 633...
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Principal Cities of the World Pictorial Hardcover3576 - Principal Cities of the World Pictorial Hardcover
Holabird Western Americana Collections
8 foldout pages of b/w illustrations of NYC, Milan, Naples, Paris, Berlin, San Francisco and more. Half the pages are detached, internal cover repair
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Round Cape Horn Voyage by Lamson3577 - Round Cape Horn Voyage by Lamson
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Round Cape Horn. Voyage of the Passenger-Ship James. W. Paige, from Maine to California in the Year 1852. by Lamson. About a voyage on a passenger shi
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The Trip I Made Through the Factory of the Buick Motor Company by Crites3578 - The Trip I Made Through the Factory of the Buick Motor Company by Crites
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Leather bound hardcover, 20pp. The Trip I Made Through the Factory of the Buick Motor Company. Tales from the Flint , Michigan Buick factory with seve
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Carl Walline Original Western Watercolor3579 - Carl Walline Original Western Watercolor
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Carl R. Walline, 1888 - 1976. While working in the oil refinery business for Shell, he painted landscapes of the area around his home in oil and water
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Watercolor, Print and Tin paintings3580 - Watercolor, Print and Tin paintings
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Watercolor of cherry blossoms signed by C. Spurgeon. 6" x 12.25", matted and framed11.25" x 17.5". 2) Advertising painting o...
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Young Boy and Girl Plaster Sculptures3581 - Young Boy and Girl Plaster Sculptures
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Young boy and girl sculptures. He is carrying a basket of fish and a lobster; she is carrying a chicken and her apron is full of fruit. French style,
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Modern Pots Still Life Duo3582 - Modern Pots Still Life Duo
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Both works measure 16"x 21" (28"x 34" framed and matted), still life lithograph of copper pots and pitcher by an unknown artist ...
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Painting of Elk3583 - Painting of Elk
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Oil painting on board. Unsigned, name on back--David Childress. 23.75" x19.25", framed 32" x 27.75. Some small damage, chips in paint...
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Two Photographic Prints of the West3584 - Two Photographic Prints of the West
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Buffalo Grazing North Montana, 1880 by L. A. Hoffman. Image size: 7.25" x 9.25" , nicely framed: 15" x 17.25". Reproduction, ...
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LOT WITHDRAWN3585 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Herman Kahler Vase3586 - Herman Kahler Vase
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Tall vase from the legendary Danish pottery Kähler (HAK). Herman Kahler Keramik HAK Vintage Denmark Art Pottery Vase Signed, 10.25" high. ...
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Sold to g******j for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Bohemian Glass Vase3587 - Bohemian Glass Vase
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very large, 17 3/16" tall. Beautiful, flower vase, made in 3 pieces, HAND BLOWN, and applied together. Floral enamel design, of blue grey ros...
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Sutherland Pitcher and Bowl3588 - Sutherland Pitcher and Bowl
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This deep, dark blue pitcher and bowl are in very good condition, potter's marks on base of each. Floral designs. The Sutherland Works of Hudson...
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RS Prussia Antique Chocolate Set3589 - RS Prussia Antique Chocolate Set
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Antique Chocolate Set includes pot and five cups and saucers. Marked on the bottom--RS Prussia. Pot is 9,75" high, cups are 3" high. Every...
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Cambridge Glass Server3590 - Cambridge Glass Server
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Green glass c. 1910's to 1920's. 4.5" x 10.5" with 1" gold trim on upper edge and gold on handle top. No visible chis or cr...
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 90.00 - 130.00
 
 
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Roseville Teapot, Creamer, Sugar3591 - Roseville Teapot, Creamer, Sugar
Holabird Western Americana Collections
White Rose pattern. Roseville Pottery Company was organized in Roseville, Ohio, in 1890. Another plant was opened in Zanesville, Ohio, in 1898. Many t
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Bennington Style Banquet Tea Pot with Iron Holder3592 - Bennington Style Banquet Tea Pot with Iron Holder
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very nice large style teapot (lid missing) mounted in iron holder that allows for tipping. "Banquet Tea--"a wonderful flavor"--Iced o...
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Large Lot of Vintage China and Glass Wares3593 - Large Lot of Vintage China and Glass Wares
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot includes: 1) Large platter/dish with hand painted green and pink fish in pond of water lilies, 21" x 8.75"; 2) Several pieces of porce...
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Sold to b*********r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Group of Silver Plate Items3594 - Group of Silver Plate Items
Holabird Western Americana Collections
large lot of silverpate items: 1) Keystoneware silver-plate serving bowl with glass insert and lid, 8.5" diameter; 2) Oneida round platter,12.5...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Vintage Lunt Silverplate Candlesticks3595 - Vintage Lunt Silverplate Candlesticks
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This pair of vintage Lunt silverplate candlesticks have a gorgeous, ornate pattern with heavy embossing. Marked on the bottom "Lunt E-61, they ...
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Two Sterling Silver Bowls3596 - Two Sterling Silver Bowls
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1) Scalloped bowl. 7" diameter. 2" tall. Sterling. 2) Round bowl. 7 x 3.5". Hallmarked "Sterling / Fred Hirsch Company / 937X&qu...
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Silver Spoon & Fork & Silver Party Plate3597 - Silver Spoon & Fork & Silver Party Plate
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Silver Spoon & Fork, Vintage Gorham, 1780 General de Rochambeau Commemorative Silver Plate Large Spoon & Fork, reads "To Lt. Gov. Jabez...
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Silverplate Coffee and Tea Service3598 - Silverplate Coffee and Tea Service
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E.P.N.S. silver--Electro Plated Nickel Silver. Coffee pot and tea pot, beautiful vintage floral pattern. Also included: silverplate tray and silverpla
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Silverplate Sugar & Creamer, Tray3599 - Silverplate Sugar & Creamer, Tray
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mismatched pieces, but very nice group. Sugar bowl w/ lid Made in Italy. Creamer, unknown. Tray, Daffodil by Rogers Bros. HWAC# 56841 Date:
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Start Price : 65.00 | Estimates : 130.00 - 250.00
 
 
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