Million Dollar Auction

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Six day Auction, September 25, 26, 27 and October 2, 3, 4, 2015.
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Southeastern Dakota Telephone and Telegraph Company1100 - Southeastern Dakota Telephone and Telegraph Company
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Early number 21 for one share to CJB Harris in 1882. Signed by Van Gasset and Sargent. Endorsed on back. Extremely find shape! Green, red, and black o
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to g********r for (55.00 + 12.65) x 1 = 67.65
 
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Mexico Telegraph & Telephone Stock Certificates Group1101 - Mexico Telegraph & Telephone Stock Certificates Group
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Lot of 9: group of unique Mexico telegraph certificates. Included is "The Puebla Telegraph and Telephone Co.", the "Guadalajara telep...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Mexico Telegraph & Telephone Stock Certificates Group1102 - Mexico Telegraph & Telephone Stock Certificates Group
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Lot of 8: group of unique Mexico telegraph certificates. Included is "The Puebla telegraph and telephone Co.", the "Guadalajara telep...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Cable & Telegraph Stock Certificate Group1103 - Cable & Telegraph Stock Certificate Group
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Lot of 10: mixed group of old and new cable and telegraph stock certificates.The oldest is an unissued document, from "The American Cable Compa...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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International Telephone & Telegraph Stocks Group1104 - International Telephone & Telegraph Stocks Group
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Lot of 17: very eclectic mix of international and domestic stocks. The oldest is a French "Telegraphe De Paris A New-York" document, compl...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Midwest Telephone Stock Certificates Group1105 - Midwest Telephone Stock Certificates Group
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Lot of 14: extensive group of midwest and east telephone company stocks, from multiple states. The oldest pair is the "Western Illinois Telepho...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Modern Telephone & Telegraph Stocks Group1106 - Modern Telephone & Telegraph Stocks Group
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Lot of 31: array of telephone and electronics stock certificates from all over the country, with dates ranging from 1903 all the way to 1982. The olde
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Phonograph Stock Certificates Group1107 - Phonograph Stock Certificates Group
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Lot of 12: rare and unique group of phonograph and graphophone certificates, along with a letter and an unissued receipt from the "Goodale Phon...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (225.00 + 51.75) x 1 = 276.75
 
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Radio Corporations Stock Certificates Group1108 - Radio Corporations Stock Certificates Group
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Lot of 23: multitude of radio corporation stock certificates, from all over the country. The earliest certificate is from the "United States Ra...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Telegraph Stocks Group1109 - Telegraph Stocks Group
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Lot of 25: large and vastly mixed group of stocks from all over the nation. The earliest certificate is from the the "Chicago & Milwaukee T...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to l*******c for (250.00 + 57.50) x 1 = 307.50
 
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Telephone Co. Stocks & Bonds Group1110 - Telephone Co. Stocks & Bonds Group
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Lot of 8: very eclectic mix of certificates and bonds from all over the nation. The "Iowa Union Telephone Company" from 1890 is very unus...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to l*******c for (150.00 + 34.50) x 1 = 184.50
 
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Telephone Company Bonds Group1111 - Telephone Company Bonds Group
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Lot of 10: mixed array of rare bonds issued by Telephone Companies around the nation. These are issued by the Commercial Union telephone Company (2),
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f*****1 for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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Telephone Construction Stock Certificates Group1112 - Telephone Construction Stock Certificates Group
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Lot of 5: mix of various telephone-associated stocks from all over the country, such as the "Automatic Telephone Construction Company" (18...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Teletype machines Stock Certificates Trio1113 - Teletype machines Stock Certificates Trio
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Three unique teletype stocks, from various parts of the nation. The "Royal Phone and Phonograph Company" is dated 1909, from Maine. The ot...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to l*******c for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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Teletype machines Stock Certificates Trio1114 - Teletype machines Stock Certificates Trio
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Three unique teletype stocks, from various parts of the nation. The "National Teletype Company" is dated 1916, from Washington D.C. The ot...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Western Telephone Stock Certificates Group1115 - Western Telephone Stock Certificates Group
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Lot of 8: rare and curious group of stocks from various western states. First and foremost, the "Bodie and Hawthorne Telephone and Telegraph Co...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to l*******c for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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Early ferrotype Harness Shop Photograph1116 - Early ferrotype Harness Shop Photograph
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This choice photograph shows a man at work in a harness shop. Circa 1860 / 62. Holder is in Excellent condition with some wear at the corners. Latches
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to e*****4 for (500.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 600.00
 
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"Portuguese Phillips" Sculpture (Wyoming Frontier Hero)1117 - "Portuguese Phillips" Sculpture (Wyoming Frontier Hero)
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Pewter and porcelain sculpture by Don Polland (1932-2003) manufactured by Chilmark Pewter. 9" h X 6" w X 4" d. Image is John "Po...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to B*****7 for (65.00 + 14.95) x 1 = 79.95
 
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Raynolds Cattle Company Stock Certificate1118 - Raynolds Cattle Company Stock Certificate
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#485 for 47 shares to FA Raynolds in 1885. Vignette of a large bull. Cancelled. Some smudging. Frederic A. Raynolds was president and sole owner of th
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*********1 for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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Vaccero on Bucking Bronc Medallion1119 - Vaccero on Bucking Bronc Medallion
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1.75 x 3" gold colored breast badge for the El Jebel temple of the Mystic Shrine Denver Colo, at Saratoga Springs 1903. Rare. City: Denver Sta...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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The Life and Adventures of the American Cowboy by Clark Stanley1120 - The Life and Adventures of the American Cowboy by Clark Stanley
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"True Life in the Far West" A delightful small book, soft cover with photo of Clark Stanley (8.75" x 6") 80 pp. The Life and Adv...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*********1 for (170.00 + 39.10) x 1 = 209.10
 
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Idaho Horse Show and Rodeo Broadside1121 - Idaho Horse Show and Rodeo Broadside
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Celebrate July 3-4 at Paris, broadside advertising a horse show and rodeo in Montpelier, Idaho. Sponsored by the Bear Lake Rangers. One side is show
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Famous Cowboy Paintings Calendars1122 - Famous Cowboy Paintings Calendars
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Five calendars from Red Oak, Idaho depicting various paintings with cowboys and Indians on them. All are from the Thos. D. Murphy Company, "The...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (150.00 + 34.50) x 1 = 184.50
 
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Washita Cattle Company Mortgage Bond1123 - Washita Cattle Company Mortgage Bond
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Washita Cattle Company, First Mortgage Bond, no. 134 for $1000. Signed by Martin Wells. president, 1894. Uncancelled. The name Washita is probably mos
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Western Artist Charles Russell Postcard Collection1124 - Western Artist Charles Russell Postcard Collection
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Lot of 100+ unused postcards (with duplicates) featuring sketches and painting of the famous Western artist Charles M. Russell (1864-1926). Cards were
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (120.00 + 27.60) x 1 = 147.60
 
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Charles M. Russell Postcard Group1125 - Charles M. Russell Postcard Group
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Lot of 22: various C.M. Russell reproduction postcards. These are colorized sketches, along with some pen & ink work. There are some duplicate c...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Charles Russell Library & Reference Archive (29)1126 - Charles Russell Library & Reference Archive (29)
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Titles Include: More Rawhides, Riding the High Country, Horse Feathers, Adventure Trails in Montana (special edition, copy 143/150), Charles M. Rus
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to m******x for (200.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 246.00
 
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"Attack," Watercolor by Craig Sheppard (Cowboy and Indian Battle)1127 - "Attack," Watercolor by Craig Sheppard (Cowboy and Indian Battle)
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This incredible watercolor scene depicts a fight between Indians and cowboys. Cowboys have guns, Indians, bows and arrows. The ground is covered in sn
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Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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"Patience", Watercolor by Craig Sheppard1128 - "Patience", Watercolor by Craig Sheppard
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Craig Sheppard (1913-1978), long-time University of Nevada art professor, painted this beautiful watercolor of a horse tied by the water. From the Kno
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to b*********7 for (1,250.00 + 250.00) x 1 = 1,500.00
 
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Bronze Sculpture of a Cowboy by Cowboy Lyle Hardin1129 - Bronze Sculpture of a Cowboy by Cowboy Lyle Hardin
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Lyle Hardin was a working cowboy at the Pyramid Lake TH Ranch and the Washoe Pines Guest Ranch. This folk art sculpture comes to us from the little gi
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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"Changing Outfits" Charles Russell Bronze Replica1130 - "Changing Outfits" Charles Russell Bronze Replica
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Original piece by Charles M. Russell, 1951. Solid bronze sculpture with artist's signature in the bronze. 35"w x 13"h x 7.5" d. ...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (325.00 + 74.75) x 1 = 399.75
 
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"Sun and Saddle Leather" by Badger Clark: Early Cowboy Poetry1131 - "Sun and Saddle Leather" by Badger Clark: Early Cowboy Poetry
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Badger Clark, born in 1883, wrote "A Cowboy's Prayer," one of the best known Western poems, is included in this work. This edition is ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*********1 for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Custom-made Buffalo Bill Cody Replica Saddle1132 - Custom-made Buffalo Bill Cody Replica Saddle
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Saddle was created by Cling Mortenson. Replica of the W. F. 'Buffalo Bill' Cody saddle down to the sterling silver conchas and the Angora wo...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to i*********1 for (2,600.00 + 598.00) x 1 = 3,198.00
 
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Custom California Show Saddle for Betty Kieber (Nelson Silver Saddle Company)1133 - Custom California Show Saddle for Betty Kieber (Nelson Silver Saddle Company)
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Created by the famous Nelson Silver Saddle Company of Los Angeles. The saddle was ridden by Betty Kieber in the 1946 Rose Bowl Parade. All decorations
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to c********e for (2,400.00 + 552.00) x 1 = 2,952.00
 
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Spur Collection1134 - Spur Collection
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Three antique spurs and three sets of more modern spurs. Largest antique spur measures 9". Great for display! City: State: Date: HWAC#: : 2...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Old Western Cowboy and Indian Postcard lot for Resale1135 - Old Western Cowboy and Indian Postcard lot for Resale
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A dealer lot of probably thousands of unused postcards of cowboys and Indians. About 20 PC's with a corn ear on a train car with caption "A...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to a****a for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
 
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Cowboy and Related Photos1136 - Cowboy and Related Photos
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Rare early Cowboy photos, saddle, woman posing with a rifle (Helen Van Cleve, 1919), and a man posing with a rifle. (Prag Collection) City: State:
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to v******u for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Western Horse Billheads & Catalogs1137 - Western Horse Billheads & Catalogs
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Catalog from Syracuse Saddlery co. A variety of billheads: A. A. Van Voorhies & Co., J. C. Johnson & Co., I. Stewart Harness and Saddlery, G...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to a****a for (80.00 + 18.40) x 1 = 98.40
 
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Fred Harvey Western Postcard Collection1138 - Fred Harvey Western Postcard Collection
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Approx. 300 classic Western scenes which include: canyon views, trains, Indians and their dwellings. An innovative restaurateur and marketer, Fred Har
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to a****a for (300.00 + 69.00) x 1 = 369.00
 
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Three Early Arizona Postcards with Stagecoaches1139 - Three Early Arizona Postcards with Stagecoaches
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1) Tucson 1906 postmark showing a stage travelling in Arizona. Black and White. 2) Bisbee 1906 postmark. Of the old Modoc Stage in Tombstone. Color. 3
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to J*****2 for (40.00 + 9.20) x 1 = 49.20
 
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Bond with Spectacular Stagecoach Vignette!1140 - Bond with Spectacular Stagecoach Vignette!
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This Bond of the County of Humboldt is early, colorful and in great shape. Very early number '9'. Signed by George Williams and William McKe...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to T******1 for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Lewiston Toll Road Tickets for Moving Stock1141 - Lewiston Toll Road Tickets for Moving Stock
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About 25 tickets from the 1860's for the Lewiston Toll Road for moving "Head off cattle, Mules or Horses driven" (3); Head of hogs or ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to n********i for (135.00 + 31.05) x 1 = 166.05
 
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Twelve Lake County Stagecoach Cards1142 - Twelve Lake County Stagecoach Cards
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1) RPC--"Just in from Lake County. Calistoga, Cal.", postmarked 1907. 2) Hand-colored, "Arrival of Stage, Adams Springs, Lake County,...
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Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to 8******a for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Oregon Stage Company, U.S. Mail Line, Way-Bill1143 - Oregon Stage Company, U.S. Mail Line, Way-Bill
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Way-bill for travel from Marysville to Sacramento and back. Arrive in Sacramento on Thurs., June 17 and return to Marysville the next day. Lists the v
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8*****H for (35.00 + 8.05) x 1 = 43.05
 
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Freight Team Tickets for the Lewiston Road, 1860's1144 - Freight Team Tickets for the Lewiston Road, 1860's
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Thirty three green tickets for horse teams: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12 horse teams. Also a ticket for a 1 horse buggy. One and two way tickets an
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Lewiston Toll Road Freight Team Tickets1145 - Lewiston Toll Road Freight Team Tickets
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This important lot illustrates the sheer size of the freight wagons traveling on the toll road. The tickets are for 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, an
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Lewiston Toll Road Passenger Stage Tickets1146 - Lewiston Toll Road Passenger Stage Tickets
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Five tickets for a 2 horse passenger wagon, paid $3 at Musser Hill; two 4 horse passenger wagons paid $5 at Musser Hill; two 6 horse passenger wagons
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Weaverville & Shasta Toll Road Tickets1147 - Weaverville & Shasta Toll Road Tickets
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Small group of ten tickets for this important toll road. Most of these originated at Lowden's toll house (ranch). Three of these tickets are fo...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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Nevada City Stagecoach RPC1148 - Nevada City Stagecoach RPC
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Card depicts the Stage Arrival at National Hotel, Nevada City, California. Nice image taken down a portal showing the stagecoach alongside. (Prag Coll
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6******n for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Placerville Stagecoach Postcards1149 - Placerville Stagecoach Postcards
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Lot of 4. 1) Mountain staging in California. 1909. Colored (by hand?)!! Hole in middle of post card. 2) Same as number one without a title. 1909. 3)...
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Estimates : 90.00 - 180.00
Sold to t*****5 for (55.00 + 12.65) x 1 = 67.65
 
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