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)
Rugs & Weavings
Beadwork & Clothing
Points, Tools, & Weaponry
Ephemera & Books
Cowboy & Western (1173-1264)
Buffalo Bill / Pawnee Bill
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)
Currency & Scrip
World’s Fairs & Expositions (2380-2406)
Gaming (2407-2431)
Bottles (2432-2654)
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)
Bargains & Dealer Specials (4190-4752)
Gen. Americana

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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Official Revenue Stamped Documents: Unsorted Box4750 - Official Revenue Stamped Documents: Unsorted Box
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Includes many, many hundreds - see photo. We have not gone through these at length! Treasures surely await if they are anything like the ones we did g
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to e********u.. for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
Official Revenue Stamped Documents: with Boston Stamps4751 - Official Revenue Stamped Documents: with Boston Stamps
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Well over 250 pieces of paper. All have Boston stock transfer stamps and either United States stock transfer stamps or United States document stamps.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
Rail, Bus and Air Flight Postmarks4752 - Rail, Bus and Air Flight Postmarks
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of thirty. Roughly half are for the first and second trips of the bus route from Portland to Corvallis in 1949. Others include railroad post marks
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 1*****M for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50