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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Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth Framed Tribute3650 - Lou Gehrig and Babe Ruth Framed Tribute
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 18" x 28" framed tribute to Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. The centerpiece is a central 7.5" x 9.5" photo of the 2 players wi...
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Old Football Team Photo3651 - Old Football Team Photo
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Probably a high school football team posing in front of their school. Players names in light pencil on back. Approx 6" x 7.5" on mat, mat ...
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Gilbert Erector Rocket Launcher Set3652 - Gilbert Erector Rocket Launcher Set
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Vintage Gilbert, no. 10053 Erector The Rocket Launcher set. Mostly complete set. Almost all pieces are there. Comes with instruction booklet. Used, bo
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Vintage Hubley Cast Iron Toy Race Car3653 - Vintage Hubley Cast Iron Toy Race Car
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10.75” Red Racer w/ Articulated Pistons – Vintage Hubley cast iron toy race car. This is a favourite Hubley toy. It was produced from 1931-1941, and w
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Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to g****v for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Assortment of Child's Chemistry Set with Gene Autry Toy Gun3654 - Assortment of Child's Chemistry Set with Gene Autry Toy Gun
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1)This is the first toy pistol that looked like a pistol. This is the first model cap gun by Gene Autry. Is has a simulated pearl handle. Good conditi
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Charlie Weaver Bartender Doll3655 - Charlie Weaver Bartender Doll
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This is a vintage 1960's bartender doll. Charlie was everyone's favorite bartender that could shake a cocktail for your pleasure. This is a ...
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Vintage Doll Heads and Doll in Dress3656 - Vintage Doll Heads and Doll in Dress
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1) Two identical vintage doll heads, c. 1860's, possibly Alt, Beck & Gottschalk who made bisque and china shoulder head dolls for companies ...
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6  Cameras, A Timer and 9 Flash Bulbs3657 - 6 Cameras, A Timer and 9 Flash Bulbs
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Keystone Olympic 8mm movie camera, Anso Sure Shot, Six-20 Brownie Junior, Baby Brownie, Baby Brownie Special, Graflex R.B. Series B. Standard Electric
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Camera by Carl Zeiss with Leather Case3658 - Camera by Carl Zeiss with Leather Case
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Zeiss Ikon Ikoflex, 75 mm lens, medium format. Beautiful condition with brown leather case, & strap. 5" x 6". HWAC# 57572 Date: ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to b******9 for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Collection of Six Sigma Camera Lenses3659 - Collection of Six Sigma Camera Lenses
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This is a group of six 35mm lenses. Included in the collection is a Sigma 120 mm to 300mm zoom, a Sigma 28 mm to 85mm zoom, a DeJur 135mm, a Minolta
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Estimates : 160.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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c.1890s Advertising Art Booklet/Catalog3660 - c.1890s Advertising Art Booklet/Catalog
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Stapled booklet with approx. 30 pages of black-and-white drawings with number identifications. No publisher. Patriotic themes, women's fashion, ...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Advertising Pieces (2)3661 - Advertising Pieces (2)
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Round thermometer on a 4.25" leather covered base from National Bonds,Billings, MT. 8" spoon/bottle opener from Hotel Last Frontier, possi...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Vintage Advertising Mirror3662 - Vintage Advertising Mirror
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Vintage art nouveau era gold color advertising salesman sample miniature hand mirror. "Princess Novelty / Requires No Blacking--Handsomeat Rang...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN3663 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Madam Hughes Hair Restoration Advertisement3664 - Madam Hughes Hair Restoration Advertisement
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This advertisement comes from Sonora California. The date is unknown but appears to be old. Various claims offers dubious remedy for various hair con
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Northwest Orient Airlines Philippines Travel Poster3665 - Northwest Orient Airlines Philippines Travel Poster
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This poster uses a beautifully colored photograph of a happy couple to promote travel to the Philippines. The printer and the photographer is unknown,
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Northwest Orient Airlines/Trans World Airlines Travel Poster3666 - Northwest Orient Airlines/Trans World Airlines Travel Poster
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"There's a new way around the world" according to this poster. Thanks to the two airlines, travelers have several domestic and interna...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
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Pan American Airlines Norway Travel Poster3667 - Pan American Airlines Norway Travel Poster
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Rare piece of Pan American Airlines history! This poster advertises to the would-be traveler to see Norway by way of "Pan American Airlines, th...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Scandinavian Airlines Middle East Travel Poster3668 - Scandinavian Airlines Middle East Travel Poster
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Beautiful and near mint condition airline poster is from Scandinavian Airlines. This Arabian night scene of two camels looking to a plane in the night
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to a******4 for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Scandinavian Airlines Scandinavia Travel Poster3669 - Scandinavian Airlines Scandinavia Travel Poster
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Moose are common in the Scandinavian region of northern Europe, which is why artist Otto Nielsen chose to feature such a magnificent creature in his a
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to a******4 for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Scandinavian Airlines South Africa Travel Poster3670 - Scandinavian Airlines South Africa Travel Poster
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A large herd of ostriches march along as a small plane can be seen overhead. This exciting scene depicted by the poster brings a sense of exciting tra
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to a******4 for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Vintage Uncle Sam Advertising  Figures-Osh Kosh & Northwest Airlines3671 - Vintage Uncle Sam Advertising Figures-Osh Kosh & Northwest Airlines
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2 cute probably pressed cardboard Uncle Sam advertising standup figures. Uncle Sam holding a round Northwest Airlines logo, approx 13.5" x 6.5...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (400.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 500.00
 
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Meeting Hall Commemorative Sign3672 - Meeting Hall Commemorative Sign
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An inlaid metal commemorative sign previously on the side of a meeting hall built with the appropriations of congressmen. Reads as follows, "M...
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LOT WITHDRAWN3673 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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B F Goodrich Tires Metal Sign3674 - B F Goodrich Tires Metal Sign
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White, blue and red 2 sided porcelain sign B. F. Goodrich / T I R E S. Approx 20" x 48". Note vertical creases. light rust and worn off po...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 6********u.. for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Kist Soda Metal Sign3675 - Kist Soda Metal Sign
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Red metal sign. GET KIST TODAY with orange soda bottle on right. 18" x 56". Note holes, rust, creases and black substance on front. HWA...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r*****r for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Metal Stop Sign3676 - Metal Stop Sign
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Classic red metal octagon stop sign. Heavy gauge steel.24", note some rust and flaking near mounting holes. HWAC# 60828 Date: Location:
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to 6******n for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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New Texaco Motor Oil Metal Sign3677 - New Texaco Motor Oil Metal Sign
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Green heavy gauge metal New Texaco Oil sign. 4 angled corners. Approx 30" x 30". Note heavy rust and bends. HWAC# 60829 Date: Lo...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6********u.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Orange Crush Metal Sign3678 - Orange Crush Metal Sign
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Orange metal sign. There is /only one / Orange-Crush. Approx 19" x 27". Note holes, creases and metal tears. HWAC# 60825 Date: L...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Orange Crush Metal Sign3679 - Orange Crush Metal Sign
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Black metal sign with Orange Crush Bottle on left. -like oranges? / drink/ ORANGE-CRUSH COLD AND SPARKLING. Approx 19" x 27". Note bends...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Pennzoil Metal Sign3680 - Pennzoil Metal Sign
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White and red arrow metal sign. Pennzoil, Drive To Here. 11-66. Approx 29" x 18". Some scuffs, a dinged corner, overall strong colors.. ...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to c********r.. for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Vintage Ornate Ansonia Cast Iron Mantel Clock3681 - Vintage Ornate Ansonia Cast Iron Mantel Clock
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Vintage ornate Ansonia cast iron mantel clock, not working. 13" high, 7" wide. Shows wear, top present, but off. HWAC# 46229 Date: ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 6********u.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Rexo Laboratory Scale3682 - Rexo Laboratory Scale
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Rexo Laboratory Scale made by Pelouze Manufacturing , Chicago. Balance scale with 7 weights and box. HWAC# 571579 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Newcastle Druggist John Watson Hand-held Scale3683 - Newcastle Druggist John Watson Hand-held Scale
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Pans 2.5". Box 6.5" x 3". Bottom has a glued paper that says "From John Watson, Chemist & Druggist, 34 Grainger St. Newcastl...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Vintage Scale Pan3684 - Vintage Scale Pan
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Brass colored scale pan which could have used used to weigh groceries or even gold. 3.25" x 12.25" x 7". Pan has 2 tiny rust spots a...
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19th Century Scale3685 - 19th Century Scale
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Johann Caspar Mittelstenscheid made. In wooden box with all the weights. Johann Caspar Mittelstenscheid learned the trade from his uncle Johann Peter
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Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to z******8 for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Two Parlor Wall Lamps3686 - Two Parlor Wall Lamps
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These two lamps, circa 1900, were installed with wall brackets, both of which are present. One is aluminum the other brass. Approximately 6 inch diame
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Lanterns and Lantern Parts3687 - Lanterns and Lantern Parts
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A pair of lanterns and several lantern parts c.1880-1920. 1 Dietz lantern New York, U.S.A., 1 Bradley and Hubbard (B & H) lantern. Also include...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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2 Early Oil Lanterns3688 - 2 Early Oil Lanterns
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2 early oil lanterns with glass oil bases and milk glass globes. 6" x 3.5". HWAC# 51010 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Brass Carriage Lamp3689 - Brass Carriage Lamp
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Brass construction, circa 1900, may by Dietz. Clear glass and red lens. 11 inches tall, x 6 ". A little rough condition, heavily used, but lens...
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Captain's Brass Sextant3690 - Captain's Brass Sextant
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Reproduction (replica of 1800's model) of antique brass Captain's sextant in beautiful walnut box with brass inlays. Length: 5.25", wi...
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Brass Fire Nozzles3691 - Brass Fire Nozzles
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Two antique brass fire nozzles. A. G. Long Fire apparatus, Portland, Ore. 10" long. The second piece is Powhatan B & I Works, Ranson, W. V...
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LOT WITHDRAWN3692 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Antique Gas/Kerosene Cans3693 - Antique Gas/Kerosene Cans
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Antique gas/kerosene/oil cans, galvanize. One has wood handle, no lid, the other metal handle w/ lid. HWAC# 57832 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Texaco Swingspout 1 gal. oil can and automobile signs3694 - Texaco Swingspout 1 gal. oil can and automobile signs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot is for a 1 gallon Texaco pour spout oil can along with a smaller Eagle brand hand pump oil can. Both pieces thought to be 1950's vinta...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to r*****r for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Vintage Paper Fastener Tin3695 - Vintage Paper Fastener Tin
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Brass paper fastener with Eagle on the top. HWAC# 63313 Date: c. 1860's Location:
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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The Richmond Mixture Tin Box3696 - The Richmond Mixture Tin Box
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The Richmond Mixture Tin Box, approx 2.5 x 3.5 x 4.5 inches. Richmond. VA. HWAC# 48329 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Wagon Spoke Shave3697 - Wagon Spoke Shave
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Antique spoke shave. Used, good condition. 11.5" long. The spokeshave is used to smooth curves cut onto stock. For generations of woodworkers, ...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Vintage Chocolate Tin3698 - Vintage Chocolate Tin
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Vintage Chocolate Tin. Likely British. East West, Homes Best on the side. HWAC# 48359 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Vintage English Tea Tin3699 - Vintage English Tea Tin
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Vintage English Tea Tin. Made in Rowntree, York. Embossed with makers to their majesties, the king and queen. HWAC# 48300 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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