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Six day Auction, September 25, 26, 27 and October 2, 3, 4, 2015.
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The World's Columbian Expostion Stock Certificate1200 - The World's Columbian Expostion Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautifully engraved stock certificate, no. A7459 issued to Wm. Hasseltine for one share at ten dollars of Capital Stock. This was printed by the West
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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World's Columbian Exposition Tickets1201 - World's Columbian Exposition Tickets
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Five tickets to the World's Columbian Exposition; four are good for 1st May to 30th October 1893. One expressly for Chicago Day which was Octobe...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to j********o.. for (70.00 + 16.10) x 1 = 86.10
 
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Devlin's Zouaves Medal (St. Luis Fair 1904)1202 - Devlin's Zouaves Medal (St. Luis Fair 1904)
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Bronze World's Fair medal with loop hole, engraved with "Devlin's Zouaves Jackson Mich. St Louis 1904." This is likely a medal fr...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to i*********1 for (25.00 + 5.75) x 1 = 30.75
 
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Stock Certificate for Nevada Exhibit of Centennial Exhibition1203 - Stock Certificate for Nevada Exhibit of Centennial Exhibition
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Very rare! Subscription certificate for one share of capital stock of the Centennial Board of Finance, inc. by an Act of Congress approved June 1, 187
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Pan-American Exposition Desktop Pen and Ink Well Stand1204 - Pan-American Exposition Desktop Pen and Ink Well Stand
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Souvenir desktop pen & ink well stand. Large, heavy metal construction. Measures 10.5" x 5" x 7" high (at the Buffalo). Front pan...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (160.00 + 36.80) x 1 = 196.80
 
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Pan-American Expo Souvenir Coin Stack1205 - Pan-American Expo Souvenir Coin Stack
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Coin paperweight "stack" of Buffalo head "coins" with the expo logo surround. Approx. 1" tall, weighs 9 oz. Gold color, ver...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to B****c for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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Pan-American Expo. Souvenir Hatchet1206 - Pan-American Expo. Souvenir Hatchet
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White porcelain native American "tomahawk" complete with scroll work. There is a colored and embossed native chief on the "blade"...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Pan-American Exposition Button & Encased Penny1207 - Pan-American Exposition Button & Encased Penny
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Lot of 2: 1) Obv.: 1901 Indian Head encased penny: Pan American Exposition/ (buffalo pictorial)/ Rev.: Keep me and never go broke / I bring/ good luck
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to a****y for (40.00 + 9.20) x 1 = 49.20
 
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Pan-American Expo. Stock Certificate1208 - Pan-American Expo. Stock Certificate
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This rare stock certificate, no. 8853 was issued to Jack Schnell for one share in 1900 to raise money for the Pan-American World's Fair. Border ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Pan-American Exposition Souvenirs1209 - Pan-American Exposition Souvenirs
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Lot of 3: Pan-Am miniature notebook, with calendar, population figures, postal rates and more. The pages are blank. Item 2 is a medal, which indicates
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to B****c for (95.00 + 21.85) x 1 = 116.85
 
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Pan-American Exposition Coin Die1210 - Pan-American Exposition Coin Die
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Die reads: PAN-AMERICAN EXPOSITION / U.S.A. 1901. (center is buffalo head cutout). Die is 2" diameter x 2" high. Very neat exposition coll...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to B****c for (180.00 + 41.40) x 1 = 221.40
 
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Pan-Amercian Expo. Photo Postcards1211 - Pan-Amercian Expo. Photo Postcards
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Seven official souvenir mailing cards from the World's Exposition in Buffalo, 1901. City: Buffalo State: New York Date: 1901 HWAC#: : 29042
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Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
Sold to i*********1 for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Three Encased Indian Cents from Pan. American Exposition1212 - Three Encased Indian Cents from Pan. American Exposition
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Three encased 1901 Indian Head pennies. Two are "Lucky Penny Pocket Pieces" from the Pan. American Pacific Exposition in Buffalo, New York...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to B****c for (80.00 + 18.40) x 1 = 98.40
 
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Centennial Exposition CDV1213 - Centennial Exposition CDV
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CDV of the Centennial Exposition measures 2.5" x 4.25". 1876 Centennial Photographic Co. International Exhibition Philadelphia, PA. Cit...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to i*********1 for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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Centennial Exposition Memento Cards1214 - Centennial Exposition Memento Cards
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Lot of 6: Centennial Memento Cards, imprinted front and back with the Tax Stamp Act image and history, from 1765. Produced by J.W. Scott & Co of...
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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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1876 Philadelphia U.S. Centennial (?) Glass looped Independence Hall medallion1215 - 1876 Philadelphia U.S. Centennial (?) Glass looped Independence Hall medallion
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Obverse: Independence Hall, JULY 4, 1876 above, INDEPENDENCE / HALL below. Glass, 55mm, Unc, chips. Likely made as a centennial souvenir. City: Phil
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to i*********1 for (30.00 + 6.90) x 1 = 36.90
 
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Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition Souvenir So-Called Dollar (HK-363)1216 - Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition Souvenir So-Called Dollar (HK-363)
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Bronze, reeded edge. Obverse: bust of Chief Seattle (top left), bust of William Seward (top right), prospector (bottom center)."Alaska Yukon Pa...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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AYPE Souvenir Pin1217 - AYPE Souvenir Pin
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Souvenir pin from the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition held in Seattle in 1909. 2 inches long. City: Seattle State: Washington Date: 1909 HWAC#: : 284
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Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to b*******8 for (35.00 + 8.05) x 1 = 43.05
 
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Three Souvenir Plates1218 - Three Souvenir Plates
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3 very unique souvenir plates for different things. 1 plate is for the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis and is completely clear glass with a weave...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*********1 for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Gold and Blue Enamel Pendant Watch1219 - Gold and Blue Enamel Pendant Watch
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Elegant, tiny ladies pendant watch with gold diamond shapes on the hours; gold rim and a beautiful blue enamel back with swirls of color. No identific
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Gold Ladies Pendant Watch1220 - Gold Ladies Pendant Watch
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Small gold watch, roman numerals set in mother-of-pearl face with beautiful floral engraving sides and back. "Sovereign" on the face. Cit...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Waltham Gold Watch with Diamond on Chain1221 - Waltham Gold Watch with Diamond on Chain
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Beautiful, ornately engraved American Waltham Watch Company pocket watch, thin chain fob with diamond set in gold at the end. City: State: Date: H
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Antique Stereoscope1222 - Antique Stereoscope
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An old antique stereoscope or stereo card viewing device made by Underwood and Underwood of New York, and patented in June of 1901. These were used t
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*********1 for (55.00 + 12.65) x 1 = 67.65
 
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Early London Horizontal Sundial1223 - Early London Horizontal Sundial
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Mechanical equatorial sundial made by Will Wyeth. Wyeth was a major compass, sundial made during the first half of the eighteenth century. This piece
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to i*********1 for (750.00 + 172.50) x 1 = 922.50
 
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Early Mechanical Equatorial Sundial1224 - Early Mechanical Equatorial Sundial
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An early mechanical equatorial sundial. This is the first of three beautiful, important antique time pieces. This piece is brass, 77mm in diameter. No
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to w*******r for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Early London Type Horizontal Sundial.1225 - Early London Type Horizontal Sundial.
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Early mechanical equatorial sundial from Paris on original velvet lined case. 46 x 55mm. Signed "George Paris". We were unable to find an...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to i*********1 for (650.00 + 149.50) x 1 = 799.50
 
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1920s Dictaphone1226 - 1920s Dictaphone
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A 1920s Dictaphone wax cylinder dictation machine made by The Dictaphone Corporation in New York. The user would push the button on the mouthpiece an
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to d******0 for (175.00 + 40.25) x 1 = 215.25
 
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The Heliphone Radio Receiver1227 - The Heliphone Radio Receiver
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The Heliphone is an early pocket sized crystal set radio receiver that helped bring broadcast media into the hands of the average American. It went o
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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Mechanical Six Year Calendar1228 - Mechanical Six Year Calendar
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A mechanical calendar for the years 1941-1946 with adjustments for the day, month and year. City: State: Date: HWAC#: : 28546
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 2*****s for (60.00 + 13.80) x 1 = 73.80
 
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Counter Top Display Case 11229 - Counter Top Display Case 1
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Counter top display case. 56" long, 24" wide, 33" high. The top part is an 8" high glass display area. Underneath in the back ar...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Counter Top Display Case 21230 - Counter Top Display Case 2
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Counter top display case. 56" long, 24" wide, 33" high. The top part is an 8" high glass display area. Underneath in the back ar...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Counter Top Display Case 31231 - Counter Top Display Case 3
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Counter top display case. 56" long, 24" wide, 33" high. The top part is an 8" high glass display area. Underneath in the back ar...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Counter Top Glass Case1232 - Counter Top Glass Case
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This glass case is meant to sit on top of a table or counter. It is 46" long, 27" wide, and 17" high. City: State: Date: HWAC#: :...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to D******a for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Large & Attractive Display Case1233 - Large & Attractive Display Case
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Large, custom made oak case with a counter top display. 62" long, 42" high, 25" deep. Top display case is 9" high (included in m...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8*****A for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Large Counter Top Glass Case with Drawers1234 - Large Counter Top Glass Case with Drawers
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Large, custom made oak case with a counter top display. 62" long, 42" high, 25" deep. Top display case is 9" high (included in m...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8*****A for (250.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 300.00
 
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Large Oak Display Case1235 - Large Oak Display Case
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Large, custom made oak case with a counter top display. 62" long, 42" high, 25" deep. Top display case is 9" high (included in m...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 9*****H for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Large Oak Display Case1236 - Large Oak Display Case
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Large, custom made oak case with a counter top display. 62" long, 42" high, 25" deep. Top display case is 9" high (included in m...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to D******a for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Large Oak Display Pedestal1237 - Large Oak Display Pedestal
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Large oak pedestal, custom, 2' square on top, 35" high. City: State: Date: HWAC#: : 32740
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to T******1 for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Small Curved Top Glass Case1238 - Small Curved Top Glass Case
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Glass case with oak frame. 12 x 14", curved top glass. City: State: Date: HWAC#: : 32732
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Estimates : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold to 8***7 for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Large Will & Finck Gaming Card (Famous Supplier of Cheating Devices)1239 - Large Will & Finck Gaming Card (Famous Supplier of Cheating Devices)
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We are not sure exactly what this was used for, but do know it was from the Cosmopolitan Card Company and Will & Finck. (Both names prominently ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*********1 for (275.00 + 63.25) x 1 = 338.25
 
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Harolds Club Reverse Glass: Franciscan Monk playing hand organ1240 - Harolds Club Reverse Glass: Franciscan Monk playing hand organ
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"Sirens Waltz played on a hand organ by a Franciscan Padre converted many Indians and built San Juan Batista." 18" x 41". City:...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (80.00 + 18.40) x 1 = 98.40
 
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Harolds Club Reverse Glass: Gold panning on the river1241 - Harolds Club Reverse Glass: Gold panning on the river
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Scene shows two miners panning for gold on a river. 19" x 32". These four mirrors all come from the Harolds Club Museum in Reno, Nevada...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to i*********1 for (120.00 + 27.60) x 1 = 147.60
 
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Harolds Club Reverse Glass: Heroes Cowey [Cowie] and Fowler1242 - Harolds Club Reverse Glass: Heroes Cowey [Cowie] and Fowler
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"Thomas Cowey and George Fowler tortured by Mexicans under command of Juan Padilla." 18" x 47". A few days after the taking of S...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (80.00 + 18.40) x 1 = 98.40
 
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Harolds Club Reverse Glass: Native Americans escape Mexicans1243 - Harolds Club Reverse Glass: Native Americans escape Mexicans
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"Indians under Estanislao take to river and escape pursuers under General Vallejo." 18" x 47". Estanislao was a leader of the L...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to i*********1 for (120.00 + 27.60) x 1 = 147.60
 
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Sharkey's Nugget Gaming Collection (Die, Tokens, Ingot)1244 - Sharkey's Nugget Gaming Collection (Die, Tokens, Ingot)
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Eight piece collection from the founder of the Nevada City Mint's personal collection. A) the obverse and reverse dies of the Sharkey's $1 g...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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$25 Gaming Chip, New Cal-Vada Lodge, Lake Tahoe1245 - $25 Gaming Chip, New Cal-Vada Lodge, Lake Tahoe
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An uncirculated $25 chip from the New Cal-Vada Lodge in Crystal Bay, Nevada, on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, blue with three yellow inserts. This ch
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Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to h****g for (12.50 + 2.88) x 1 = 15.38
 
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Forty-six $25 Gaming Chips, New Cal-Vada Lodge, Lake Tahoe1246 - Forty-six $25 Gaming Chips, New Cal-Vada Lodge, Lake Tahoe
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A rare offering of 46 $25 chips, blue with yellow inserts, from the New Cal-Vada Lodge on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. These chips date to 1951, whe
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Estimates : 300.00 - 750.00
Sold to 8******a for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Eighty-eight $5 Gaming Chips, New Cal-Vada Lodge1247 - Eighty-eight $5 Gaming Chips, New Cal-Vada Lodge
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A group of 88 yellow $5 chips from the long-closed New Cal-Vada Lodge in Crystal Bay, Nevada, on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. These chips date to th
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to 8******a for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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Rare $5 Nevada Lodge Gaming Chip, Lake Tahoe1248 - Rare $5 Nevada Lodge Gaming Chip, Lake Tahoe
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A previously unknown $5 chip from the Nevada Lodge on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Many chips from this casino are common, but this one is not. The
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8*****k for (250.00 + 57.50) x 1 = 307.50
 
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Tahoe Biltmore Casino$100  Gaming Token1249 - Tahoe Biltmore Casino$100 Gaming Token
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$100.00 gaming chip from the famous Tahoe Biltmore Casino on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Crystal Bay sits on the Nevada-California border, and the
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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