Montana Big Sky & Western Americana

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Montana 'Big Sky' and Holiday Auction is a four day feast for the collector. This sale begins with a one day Montana only auction focusing on tokens and postal history. The next three days run the wide range of a traditional Holabird Auction: minerals, numismatics, Native Americana, railroadianna, mining, photographs, stock certificates, express, saloon, exposition, assay, tokens, badges, Gold Rush, etc. Heavy emphasis is placed on Colorado, California, Nevada, Arizona, Utah and the Western States.
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Butte Fobs & Tags Group1251 - Butte Fobs & Tags Group
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Eight pieces. Murray Motor Co. Buick, C O D Steam Laundry, Creamery Café, Butte Land & LNV Co., Rialto Theatre, U S E D Tunnel Tool Check, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 180.00
Sold to d******c for (30.00 + 6.90) x 1 = 36.90
 
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Butte Hotel Key Tags1252 - Butte Hotel Key Tags
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Florence Hotel room 10 key tag, & H. B. Bloc Rooming House. (Svoboda collection) City: Butte State: Montana Date: HWAC# 35936
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Butte Hunting & Fishing Fobs1253 - Butte Hunting & Fishing Fobs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Six fobs. 3 Rocky Mountain Rifle Club, 3 Butte Anglers Club. (Svoboda Collection) City: Butte State: Montana Date: HWAC# 35960
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to s********o.. for (80.00 + 18.40) x 1 = 98.40
 
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Butte Military Fobs1254 - Butte Military Fobs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Col. W. H. Perkins fob presented by officers and staff, Return of the 1 st volunteer infantry from the Philippines. (Svoboda Collection) City: Butt
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to p********n for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Butte Mining Collection (ID tags)1255 - Butte Mining Collection (ID tags)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
11 pieces. 5 tool ID Tags, and 6 souvenir pieces all related to various Butte area mining operations. (Svoboda Collection) City: Butte State: Monta
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to b********c.. for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Eight Butte Tokens1256 - Eight Butte Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Three The New Deal // GF / 10c / In / Merchadise. 2) Two The Fountain // GF / 1 / Drink or Cigar. // GF 5c / IT. 3) Terminal / Bar // GF / 10c / IT
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to a**********0 for (130.00 + 29.90) x 1 = 159.90
 
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Eight More Butte Tokens1257 - Eight More Butte Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1-3) Three tokens: Julius Fried // GF 12-1/2c / IT, round, brass. Julius Fried // GF / 12-1/2c / Cigar, round, aluminum. Julius Fried // GF / 12-1/2c
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6****A for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Exchange Saloon Advertising Mirror1258 - Exchange Saloon Advertising Mirror
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Unlisted. Bawdy ad mirror. Brown, gold lettering. Photo of a child kneeling over a pot. 2.25" diameter. Exchange Saloon / Sullivan, Buckley, Ry...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to m*****o for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Five Butte Tokens1259 - Five Butte Tokens
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1) June's Cigar Store // GF 12-1/2c / IT. 2) Myers & Cooper // GF / 12-1/2c / IT. 3) Mullers Place // GF / 5c / IT. "M" shaped cut...
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Estimates : 160.00 - 300.00
Sold to T******p for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Five More Butte Tokens1260 - Five More Butte Tokens
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1) Unlisted. McDermott Hotel Bar // GF / One / Bit. 2) Matt Granback // GF / 5c / IT. 3) Montana Dairy // GF / 1 / Quart / Milk. 4) Miners Union Bar /
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 350.00
Sold to p********n for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Four Butte Tokens1261 - Four Butte Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1-2) Two tokens: The Pacific / GF / 1 / Drink. GF / 2-1/2c / IT (scalloped-8, brass). 3) The Harrison // IT, large center hole cut-out, round, brass.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to T******p for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Four More Butte Tokens1262 - Four More Butte Tokens
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1-2) Two tokens: The Bronx // GF / 12 1/2c, 50c / In Merchandise. 3) The Arcade // GF / 12 1/2c . IT. 4) The Butte Amusement // GF / 10c. Shamrock cut
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to A*******a for (65.00 + 14.95) x 1 = 79.95
 
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Fourteen Butte Tokens1263 - Fourteen Butte Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
14 pieces. Waffle, Flynn Bros., The Oriental, Mountaineer Welding Supply, O'Conner's, The Pfister, Lutey's Market Store, Crystal Creamer...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to T******p for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Globe Jewelry & Co. Advertising Mirror1264 - Globe Jewelry & Co. Advertising Mirror
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Unlisted. Small gold painted hand mirror, 2" diameter with 2" handle. Raised image of woman's face surrounded by floral design. Compli...
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Start Price : 650.00 | Estimates : 1,300.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Miner's Union Souvenirs1265 - Miner's Union Souvenirs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four pieces from the I. U. of M. M. & S. W. CIO. Includes 2 pin medals, 1 fob, and 1 token. All in excellent condition. See photo for details. (...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to T******p for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Nine Butte Tokens1266 - Nine Butte Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
All are aluminum. 1) Best is R-8. L. A. Bell / Butte // GF one / Shine / at The / Owsley Block. 2) Kelly & Sullivan / 210 / N. Main St. / Butte ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to T******p for (350.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 420.00
 
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Nine Different Lutey's Tokens1267 - Nine Different Lutey's Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Square, 1 brass and 1 aluminum- Lutey's 1c. 2) Octagonal, 2 brass, 1 aluminum--Lutey's 2c. 3) Scalloped (8), 2 brass, one with hole, 1 al...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to b********c.. for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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Schmidt & Gamer, Centennial Brewery, Territorial Token1268 - Schmidt & Gamer, Centennial Brewery, Territorial Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Territorial Montana. R-12. C.1876 B. / Schmidt & Gamer / Butte, MT. // GF / 12 1/2c / Centennial / Brewery / IT. Round, brass. (Svoboda Collecti...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to r******h for (750.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Set of Five Kilvanick's Smoke House Tokens1269 - Set of Five Kilvanick's Smoke House Tokens
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Complete set, round, aluminum. Kilvanick's Smoke House / 2 1/2c, 5c, 12 1/2c, 25c, 50c / IT. (Svoboda Collection) City: Butte State: Montana ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to c********n for (10.00 + 2.30) x 1 = 12.30
 
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Seven Different Butte Tokens1270 - Seven Different Butte Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) The Wigwam Bar // GF / 5c / IT. 2) T. & D. Liquor Co. // GF / 12-1/2c / IT. 3) Taylor & Gordon // GF / 5c / IT, scalloped-4, aluminum. 4)...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to b********c.. for (275.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 330.00
 
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Six Butte Tokens1271 - Six Butte Tokens
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1-2) Two tokens: The Lodge // GF / 1 / Drink or Cigar--one has a cut-lout of an "L".. 3) The Monticello Cafe // GF / 12-1/2c / IT. 4) The ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to T******p for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Six Different Butte Tokens1272 - Six Different Butte Tokens
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1) Marco Medin // GF / One / Drink / Or / Cigar. 2) Montana Bakery // GF / One / Large / Loaf Bread. 3) Mayes Buffet // GF / 12-1/2c / At The Bar. Bi-
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 300.00
Sold to T******p for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Six Montana Club Tokens1273 - Six Montana Club Tokens
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Two The Montana Club // GF / 1 / Drink or Cigar. One has a shamrock cutout in the center. Four Montana Club // (3) GF / 1 / Drink or Cigar and (1) GF/
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to b********c.. for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Sixteen Various Butte Tokens1274 - Sixteen Various Butte Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) One bi-metal: Lambros / Billiards / Parlor / Butte, Montana // GF / 5c / In Merchandise, very worn. 2) Two mavericks: J. C. Buns // GF / 6 1/4c. an
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 6****A for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Three Butte Tokens1275 - Three Butte Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of three trade tokens from Butte. 1] O'Conner's, 415 SW Washington, 2] H H Wells / 5, 3] Walkers, 12 W Park St. (Svoboda Collection) ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to T******p for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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Three Unlisted Butte Advertising Mirrors1276 - Three Unlisted Butte Advertising Mirrors
Holabird Western Americana Collections
All unlisted. 1) Two identical ad mirrors, diameter, 2.5". One is worn on the ad side. Lavender paper: "You can save a great / deal if / y...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Two Different Butte Tokens1277 - Two Different Butte Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) The Union // GF / 5c / IT. Round, aluminum. 2) Membership Emblem of the Don't Worry Club / Good Luck // The Plaza / GF / 12-1/2c / IT. (Svobo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to a**********0 for (70.00 + 16.10) x 1 = 86.10
 
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Two Early Butte Tokens1278 - Two Early Butte Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) The Bimetallic / GF / 5c / IT // blank. 2) Montana Liquor Co. // GF / Drink / or / Cigar. Probably dates 1900. (Svoboda Collection) City: Butte
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to b********c.. for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Two Unlisted Butte Advertising Mirrors1279 - Two Unlisted Butte Advertising Mirrors
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Both unlisted. 1) 2.25" diameter. A. Itkin / Jeweler / Butte, Montana. Ad in center, surrounded by color pictures of gem stones and months and ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Two Unlisted Butte Tokens1280 - Two Unlisted Butte Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Opera House Palace / Club Room / in / Connection / Up Stairs / W. & R. // embossed image of elephant. Round, aluminum, 28mm. hole drilled at ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to t**********z for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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The California, Lienemann & Schmidt, Token1281 - The California, Lienemann & Schmidt, Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lienemann & Schmidt / Butte / City / Mont. // The / California / 12 1/2c / IT. Aluminum, very worn, 25mm. (Svoboda Collection) City: Butte Cit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 500.00
Sold to A*******a for (40.00 + 9.20) x 1 = 49.20
 
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The Montana Hotel Bar Good For Mirror1282 - The Montana Hotel Bar Good For Mirror
Holabird Western Americana Collections
R 12. Photo of smiling woman with her hair up, 2.25" diameter. GF / Drink or Cigar / The Montana Bar / Chinook, Mont. Very good condition. (Svo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,300.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to m*****o for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
 
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Rosche & Robinette Token1283 - Rosche & Robinette Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Copper token, .5" diameter. Redeemable / 2.50 / R & R / Dollars // Redeemable / 2.50 / R & R / Dollars. (Svoboda Collection) City: Da...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to F****e for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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T. J. Demers Territorial Token (Flathead County)1285 - T. J. Demers Territorial Token (Flathead County)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
R-11. Montana Territory. Less than four of these tokens are known. T. J. Demers / Demersville / M. T. //GF / 50c / In/ Merchandise. Round, brass, 30mm
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to r******h for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Two Dillon Advertising Mirrors1286 - Two Dillon Advertising Mirrors
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Unlisted. Oval, 2.75" x 2" ad mirror. Farewell Sale / J. Robert Morton / Going Out of Business / Men's Furnishings / Everything Goe...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Two Charles Russell Tokens1287 - Two Charles Russell Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cowboy Montana Artist / Charles / Marion / Russell / 1864-1926 // Territorial Centennial / 1864 / Flathead /1964 / Montana. Octagonals, Bronze, white
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to r******g for (80.00 + 18.40) x 1 = 98.40
 
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Post Exchange, Fort Assinniboine Token1288 - Post Exchange, Fort Assinniboine Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
R-11. Post / Exchange / Fort / Assinniboine // GF / 25c / IT. Brass, 26mm. Fort Assinniboine, was a United States Army fort located in present day Mon
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Estimates : 800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to p********n for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Post Exchange, Fort Assinniboine, Token1289 - Post Exchange, Fort Assinniboine, Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Post / Exchange / Fort / Assinniboine // GF / $1.00 / IT. Very rare piece. (Svoboda Collection) City: Fort Assinniboine State: Montana Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to p********n for (900.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,080.00
 
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Durfee & Peck Token (Territorial)1290 - Durfee & Peck Token (Territorial)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Incused token with image of river steamboat steaming to the left on one side and GF / 50 cents / in Merchandise / Durfee & Peck on obverse. Bras...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 2****6 for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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I.G.B. & Co., Indian Trader, Territorial Token (Ft. Benton, Montana)1291 - I.G.B. & Co., Indian Trader, Territorial Token (Ft. Benton, Montana)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Extremely rare. I.G.B. & Co. / 25 c / O // (blank). Brass. Round. R12. 27mm. According to Murphy (1983), I.G. Baker & Co. held many importan...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to p********n for (1,600.00 + 320.00) x 1 = 1,920.00
 
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Fort Keogh Post Exchange Token1292 - Fort Keogh Post Exchange Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fort Keogh / 25c / Post Exchange // GF / 25c / IT. Rare Territorial piece. (Svoboda Collection) City: Fort Keogh State: Montana Date: HWAC# 3592
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to F****e for (225.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 270.00
 
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Post Canteen, Fort Logan, Token1293 - Post Canteen, Fort Logan, Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare incused military token. Post Canteen / 5 c / Fort Logan // blank. 29 mm. Brass, good condition. Named Camp Baker until 1878, it was abandoned in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to d******c for (170.00 + 39.10) x 1 = 209.10
 
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Lawrence Link Good For Mirror1294 - Lawrence Link Good For Mirror
Holabird Western Americana Collections
R-12. Image of Victorian woman in profile. Good For 12 1/2c IT / Lawrence Link Gardiner, Mont. Very worn and stained, mirror side very spotted. (Svobo
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to c****o for (225.00 + 51.75) x 1 = 276.75
 
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L. Link Token (Granite County)1295 - L. Link Token (Granite County)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
R-8. GF / 12 1/2c / L. Link / IT // 12 1/2. Round, brass, 24mm. (Svoboda Collection) City: Garnet State: Montana Date: HWAC# 35320
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to b********c.. for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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The Bank Saloon Token (Granite County)1296 - The Bank Saloon Token (Granite County)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
R-9. M. R. / Stairs // GF / 12 1/2c / The Bank / IT. Octagonal, copper, 24mm. (Svoboda Collection) City: Garnet State: Montana Date: c. 1904 HWAC
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to a**********0 for (120.00 + 27.60) x 1 = 147.60
 
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Carl Bentcik Token (Powell County)1297 - Carl Bentcik Token (Powell County)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
R-8. Carl Bentcik / Garrison, Mont. // GF / 5c / IT. Round, aluminum, 20mm. (Svoboda Collection) City: Garrison State: Montana Date: HWAC# 3532
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to b********c.. for (95.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 114.00
 
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Carl Bentcik Token, #21298 - Carl Bentcik Token, #2
Holabird Western Americana Collections
R-8. Carl Bentcik / Garrison, Mont. // GF / 10c / IT. Round, aluminum, 25mm. (Svoboda Collection) City: Garrison State: Montana Date: HWAC# 3532
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to b********n for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Carl Bentcik Token, #31299 - Carl Bentcik Token, #3
Holabird Western Americana Collections
R-8. Carl Bentcik / Garrison, Mont. // GF / 25c / IT. Round, aluminum, 28mm. (Svoboda Collection) City: Garrison State: Montana Date: HWAC# 3532
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to a**********0 for (100.00 + 23.00) x 1 = 123.00
 
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Four Geraldine Co-op Assn. Tokens (Chouteau County)1300 - Four Geraldine Co-op Assn. Tokens (Chouteau County)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four of the set of 5. Geraldine Co-op Assn. / Geraldine / Mont. // GF / 5c, 25c, 50c, $1.00 / In Merchandise. Round, aluminum, 21mm, 25mm, 28mm, 32mm.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 350.00
Sold to p********3 for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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Geraldine Town Token Collection1301 - Geraldine Town Token Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) R-7. C. T. Bolan / Pool Hall / Geraldine / Mont. // GF / 12 1/2c / IT. Round, brass, 24mm. 2) R-7. The Brunswick / Geraldine / Mont. // GF / 12 1/2
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Estimates : 150.00 - 350.00
Sold to i*********1 for (180.00 + 41.40) x 1 = 221.40
 
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