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


SHIPPING & HANDLING: Shipping and Handling cannot be estimated prior to invoicing, based on the size and weight of your purchase. All shipping is subject to a minimum charge of $19.00. If additional shipping and handling costs are required, the buyer will be reinvoiced for the balance due. Items are not shipped until the invoice is completely paid. Many buyers purchase a number of lots. Every effort will be made to include all lots in a single shipping charge calculated to cover the weight and...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVintage Red Tin3700 - Vintage Red Tin
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vintage Red Tin with 3 female images. Cap does not open, condition issues with peeling paint and a dented side. HWAC# 48335 Date: Location:
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVintage Salesman Sample Mini Cast Iron Stove3701 - Vintage Salesman Sample Mini Cast Iron Stove
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Beautiful mini sample cast iron stove. Has working hinged doors, 4 star emblems. Has 6 burner covers & 1 griddle cover. Very nice condition. Wei...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationSalesman Sample Miniature Stove3702 - Salesman Sample Miniature Stove
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White metal miniature old fashioned stove with "EAGLE" inscribed on front door. Front door opens, there is a griddle cover & 4 burner ...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationWood Butter Churn3703 - Wood Butter Churn
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13.5" x 15.5" x 19", “new style white cedar cylinder churn number one, made in USA, 3 gallons”. Wood constructed butter churn, excell...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVintage Bless & Drake Coal Iron3704 - Vintage Bless & Drake Coal Iron
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Cast iron sad coal fired iron with wooden handle and curved heat deflector under the handle. The deflector is rectangular and has a corrugated bottom
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVintage Hand Iron3705 - Vintage Hand Iron
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Probably A. C. William. Detachable wooden handle. Sad iron measures 4.5" x 6.5" x 3.25". Some wear to shiny metal and underside. ...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVintage Imperial Brass Mfg. Iron3706 - Vintage Imperial Brass Mfg. Iron
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This liquid fueled iron is missing the fuel tank. Imperial Brass Mfg. Co was located in Chicago, IL. Model 15 "Imperial", self heating i...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationElectric Iron Advertising Tray3707 - Electric Iron Advertising Tray
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"Fully Guaranteed / Safety Always / Saves Current / Best / Automatic / Electric Iron." "Turn the Button / and get any degree of heat ...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationEarly Washing Wringer3708 - Early Washing Wringer
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Early washing wringer. patented 1901. “this wringer has steel ball bearings same as are used in high-grade bicycles. Oil the bearings before and after
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationStarret Tools Catalog & Victoroius Sewing Machine Handbill3709 - Starret Tools Catalog & Victoroius Sewing Machine Handbill
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Vertical Feed Victorious. the New Davis Vertical Feed Shuttle Lock-Stitch Sewing Machine. In February 1868, the Davis Sewing Machine Company was start
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationHenry Disston & Sons 1914 saw catalog3710 - Henry Disston & Sons 1914 saw catalog
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This green paperback Henry Disston catalog is from 1914, reprinted by College Press in 1976, and shows some foxing in the corners and contains several
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationA Pair of bow saws3711 - A Pair of bow saws
Holabird Western Americana Collections
These two bow saws are a must for antique tool collectors. The first one has 20 in.wide on an oak frame and jute tensioner. There is no name of a manu
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationBarnes patented scroll saw model #73712 - Barnes patented scroll saw model #7
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a model #7 Barnes scroll saw with a patent date of 5-75 (c1889-1935).. The hardwood table is marked #9944. This one has the perforated belt dr
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Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing Notificationcarpenter chest of antique tools3713 - carpenter chest of antique tools
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This carpenter tool chest contains: 1- C.A. Maynard & Son nail puller No.#3 189X, antique offset box wrench 2 1/8 in. X 1 3/16 in., saw blade h...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing Notificationcarpenter's chest with Stanley Rule level No. O3714 - carpenter's chest with Stanley Rule level No. O
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This carpenter's chest has two miter boxes, one stanley No. 0 level, one Stanley Rule level pat. 1862, 1872, one hand made gauge signed by A.R. ...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCarpenter's chest with vintage Spear & Jackson hand saw3715 - Carpenter's chest with vintage Spear & Jackson hand saw
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This carpenter's chest contains: a vintage 50 ft. tape measure, one 6 in. vintage Marples Sheffield rosewood square 1870's, one beautiful ha...
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Start Price : 62.50 | Estimates : 125.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCarpenter's Tool Chest of vintage hand saws3716 - Carpenter's Tool Chest of vintage hand saws
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This carpenter's tool chest of hand saws includes 30 hand saws some with names of Rosecrans of San Francisco and H. Disston Co. There are 4 loos...
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCarpenter's Tool chest of vintage tools3717 - Carpenter's Tool chest of vintage tools
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This vintage carpenter's tool chest (also contains) 3 bow saws 28 in., 18 in., 12 in.; 3 calipers, 1 oak scribe and circular guide, I hand-made...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,300.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCarpenter's Tool chest of vintage tools3718 - Carpenter's Tool chest of vintage tools
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This carpenter's tool chest has a number of tools from the early 1920's. The chest itself has a dome for nesting additional tool chests. The...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing Notificationcarpenter's tool chest with goodel-pratt spirit level3719 - carpenter's tool chest with goodel-pratt spirit level
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This parpenter's chest contains a Goode-Pratt 18 in. spirit level, 14 in. plane, 17 in. Boschkens pattern saw, 15 in. Tip-Top hack saw, Hill'...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCarpenter's Tool Chest with Molding Trim Planes3720 - Carpenter's Tool Chest with Molding Trim Planes
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This is a chest of 41 total wood planes. There are four full sized planes with 37 smaller trim molding planes of varied sizes and shapes. These trim p
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCarpentry Tool Box3721 - Carpentry Tool Box
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This turn of the 20th Century tool box contains carpentry tools of the period 1910-1920's. A Disston saw swage tool #2 with instructions and bo...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCollection of Carpentry Auger bits3722 - Collection of Carpentry Auger bits
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This is a collection of 13 auger pits and tool tray display. The single largest auger drill bit is 51 in. overall length with a 1 1/2 in. diameter bit
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationDannon hand held floor scraper3723 - Dannon hand held floor scraper
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This hand held floor scraper or shipwright scraper was made by D. H. DXXXXX and is 4 ft. long. The scraper handle is 4 ft. long and the blade is 4 in.
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationLot Withdrawn3724 - Lot Withdrawn
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Duplicate of Lot 3712
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Start Price : 1.00 | Estimates : 2.00 - 3.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationHalf-Hull Carpentry Layout Plan3725 - Half-Hull Carpentry Layout Plan
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This display board measures 31 in. X 10 in. It is a display board used in ship building yards for a hull design layout. A half-hull gives the carpente
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationHand Rip Saw3726 - Hand Rip Saw
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Brown wood handle hand rip saw, 30 and half inches long, 7 inches deep at its largest and 2 inches deep at the tip. The unique thing about this saw is
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationKeuffel and Esser transit and tripod3727 - Keuffel and Esser transit and tripod
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This K & E surveyors transit is a Keuffel and Esser model #5691 "Favorite Farm Level" sold to inexperienced surveyors. The tripod is...
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Start Price : 37.50 | Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationSaw clamp3728 - Saw clamp
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a 24 in. saw clamp. There are no markings as to the manufacturer but it is commercially made. Back in the day before saw blades were readily a
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationThree screw type wood clamps3729 - Three screw type wood clamps
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These are three screw type wood clamps; S, M, Lg. Each one is in fine working order but without any identification as to the manufacturer and very po
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationWalker-Turner bench grinder and wheel3730 - Walker-Turner bench grinder and wheel
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This vintage 1920's Walker-Turner bench grinder is begging to be restored or repainted. The original "Walker-Turner Co. Jersey City, Drive...
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