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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Two Early Rand McNally Pocket Maps of Nevada (1899 and 1911)4490 - Two Early Rand McNally Pocket Maps of Nevada (1899 and 1911)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2 with foldout maps. 1) Indexed pocket map of 1899. "Pocket Map and Shipper's Guide of Nevada" "Accurately locating all Ci...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 500.00
Sold to a**********o for (110.00 + 25.30) = 135.30
 
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New England Business Directory and Gazetteer, 18914491 - New England Business Directory and Gazetteer, 1891
Holabird Western Americana Collections
MAINE, NEW HAMPSHIRE, VERMONT, MASSACHUSETTS, RHODE ISLAND, CONNECTICUT. Also a Gazetteer, giving concise information about each City, Town and Post O
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 800.00
 
 
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New England Business Directory, 1881, Number X4492 - New England Business Directory, 1881, Number X
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Published by Sampson, Davenport, & Co., publishers of the Boston directory, Boston almanac and business directory, New-England business director...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Telepost Stock Certificates Group4494 - Telepost Stock Certificates Group
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Lot of 5: the Telepost Company utilized a new "electro-magnetic" rapid telegraph system that coordinated with the Post Office. The name &q...
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Alamogordo-Tularosa Telephone Directory4495 - Alamogordo-Tularosa Telephone Directory
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Territory served by The Mountain States Telephone & Telegraph Co. Green covers. 76 pages with a few pages loose. Writing and toning. Heavily use...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Western Bank Prospectuses (Idaho and New Mexico)4496 - Western Bank Prospectuses (Idaho and New Mexico)
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2 pieces. Rexburg State Bank, Rexburg Idaho; First National Bank, Roswell New Mexico. Both pieces are bank prospectus. City: State: New Mexico D
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 300.00
 
 
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W. & L. E. Gurley Antique Pocket Compass, c. 18704497 - W. & L. E. Gurley Antique Pocket Compass, c. 1870
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This great compass predates the popular Brunton compasses, which were first created in the 1890s. In fact, this early compass dates much earlier: Fold
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
 
 
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West Point Letter from Thomas Hight, Future Civil War Soldier, to Mary Legg (1849)4498 - West Point Letter from Thomas Hight, Future Civil War Soldier, to Mary Legg (1849)
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Personal letter (dated Nov. 4, 1849) from Thomas Hight from West Point to Mary Legg (probably a family member). In the letter he talks about how much
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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2 New York Wine Postcards c.19104499 - 2 New York Wine Postcards c.1910
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Lot of 2. 1) Great postcard for Hammondsport Vintage Co. (est. in 1886). Front has drawing of plane flying over vineyard at night with a spotlight for
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Estimates : 30.00 - 100.00
Sold to h*******2 for (15.00 + 3.45) = 18.45
 
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New York Brewing Checks4500 - New York Brewing Checks
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Lot of 10. Includes: seven receipts for beer cask deliveries from Louis Bierbauer in Canajoharie, 1878, some in rough condition; two receipts from Ams
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Investor Overseas Services (IOS) Program Certificate-Famous Scandal4501 - Investor Overseas Services (IOS) Program Certificate-Famous Scandal
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The IOS Investment Program Certificate issued in 1968 with Bernard Cornfeld's facsimile signature. Cornfeld started IOS as a mutual fund "f...
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 125.00
 
 
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Childs Company Stock Certificate Group (65)4502 - Childs Company Stock Certificate Group (65)
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Childs Company stock certificates (65). About 1/2 issued in 1928 and the rest between 1948 and 1956. Two different colors. The Childs Company was one
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 150.00
 
 
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North & South Carolina and Missouri Bonds4504 - North & South Carolina and Missouri Bonds
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Lot of six. North Carolina: Aberdeen Water Bond (1920, specimen, punched) and County of Washington School Bond (1946, specimen, punched). South Caroli
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Canton Aerie No. 141, Fraternal Order of Eagles $50 Gold Bond4506 - Canton Aerie No. 141, Fraternal Order of Eagles $50 Gold Bond
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Bond certificate issued at Canton, Ohio in 1927. $50 Gold Bond. Two coupons attached. Cert. # L2. Hole cxls. City: Canton State: Ohio Date: 1927
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Baldwin Piano Company Stock Group (3)4507 - Baldwin Piano Company Stock Group (3)
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Common stock certificates from The Baldwin Company (2) and Baldwin Piano Company, Cincinnati. The three were issued in 1933, 1939 and 1956. Tiny chip
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Oregon Rodeo Real Photo Postcard Collection4508 - Oregon Rodeo Real Photo Postcard Collection
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Lot of 35 postcards, 33 of which are RPC. Riders such as: Jason Stanley ("world famous drunken ride"), Frank H. Lopez, Johnnie Hagen, Alle...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to h*******2 for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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"Mogel for Sheriff" Calendar4509 - "Mogel for Sheriff" Calendar
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Albert F. Mogel Calendar. He was sheriff of Onteluanee Twp., Berks County, Pa from 1902-1905. This calendar must have worked because he was elected! W
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
 
 
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The Pennsylvania Safety Fund & Deposite Company of Philadelphia Stock Certificate4510 - The Pennsylvania Safety Fund & Deposite Company of Philadelphia Stock Certificate
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Rare. Inc. March 1858. No. 351, issued for one share to J.C. Cline on May 8th, 1860 in Philadelphia. Signed by the president (Holmes B Rilley) and the
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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James W. Queen & Co. Microscope4511 - James W. Queen & Co. Microscope
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James W. Queen & Co., Philadelphia. Universal Household Microscope. Queen was a major supplier of miners lamps. Brass, 7 inches tall. The James ...
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Bardy Projector Company Stock Certificate4512 - Bardy Projector Company Stock Certificate
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Bardy Projector Company stock certificate issued in 1923. The company controlled the patent of Samuel Bardy for a new motion picture screen. Incorpora
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Hershey Chocolate & Hollands Coffee Stock Certificates4513 - Hershey Chocolate & Hollands Coffee Stock Certificates
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Hershey Chocolate Corporation stock certificates (2) and Hollands Tea Coffee & Cocoa Corp certificate. (Prag Collection) City: State: Penns...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 100.00
Sold to d******0 for (20.00 + 4.60) = 24.60
 
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State of South Carolina Civil War Defense Bond4514 - State of South Carolina Civil War Defense Bond
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"Created by virtue of an Act entitled 'An Act to Authorize the Issue of Certificates or Stock to provide for the Military Defence (sic) of ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to c*********p for (85.00 + 19.55) = 104.55
 
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South Carolina State Bonds4515 - South Carolina State Bonds
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Lot of four, 3 different. 1) Two 1871 bonds for 100 Pounds Sterling at 6%, payable in London. Both issued and cut cancelled. Four allegorical and patr
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Three Different Lawrence County Bonds4516 - Three Different Lawrence County Bonds
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1) $1,000 territorial bond issued 1879 to S.N. Wood. Punch cancelled through signatures. Very attractive bond with green and gilt background and three
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Lawrence County Bonds4517 - Lawrence County Bonds
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Lot of four. Three County of Lawrence Refunding Bonds with the same design (one $50 and two $500), all issued in 1883 and punch cancelled. All have th
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Continental Bank & Trust Co. Stock Certificates, Fort Worth, TX. 1904 (26)4518 - Continental Bank & Trust Co. Stock Certificates, Fort Worth, TX. 1904 (26)
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Twenty six certificates from Continental Bank and Trust Co., Fort Worth, Texas issued in 1904. Lady liberty with flag at top left. Pen cxls. Most in V
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Blank Texas Stock Certificate Book4519 - Blank Texas Stock Certificate Book
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Book of blank stock certificates from The Texas-Sunset Royalty Syndicate of Fort Worth Texas. Bound book with tear out certificates has 47 pages with
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
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"Galveston: The Horrors of a Stricken City," by Murat Halstead4520 - "Galveston: The Horrors of a Stricken City," by Murat Halstead
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Galveston: The Horrors of a Stricken City by Murat Halstead. 360 page hardcover “Portraying by pen and picture the awful calamity that befell the quee
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Great Texas Group (handbill, letter, stocks, etc.)4522 - Great Texas Group (handbill, letter, stocks, etc.)
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1) The Texas Stockman and Farmer handbill for the only weekly live stock and farm paper in Texas. 2) 1874 letter addressed to Major John Boyle, United
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Stansbury Expedition Lithographs (Salt Lake City)4523 - Stansbury Expedition Lithographs (Salt Lake City)
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Six hand-colored lithographs (5.75" H x 9" W) and one lithograph (5" H x 14" W) of the Stansbury expedition at the Great Salt La...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to h*******2 for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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Mountain Views around Great Salt Lake (Lithographs)4524 - Mountain Views around Great Salt Lake (Lithographs)
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Three panoramic views from the Great Salt Lake. Detailed lithographs in various sizes (5.25" H x 25" W, last part of panel has bee separat...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Great Salt Lake Prints of the Stansbury Expedition4525 - Great Salt Lake Prints of the Stansbury Expedition
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Nineteen detailed lithographs (5.5" H x 8.75" W) of the Stansbury Expedition at the Great Salt Lake. Some are hand-colored. They were publ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Three Different Ogden Stereoviews4526 - Three Different Ogden Stereoviews
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Three Keystone View Company stereoviews of the same photograph of Ogden, though the reverses feature different text. Stereoview No. 2459. Ogden and Wa
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Salt Lake City Stereoviews4527 - Salt Lake City Stereoviews
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Five stereoviews, two different. From Underwood & Underwood, a duplicate pair of stereoview No. 7653. Salt Lake City, N.W. from the Court House-...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Two Salt Lake City Stereoviews feat. Theodore Roosevelt Visit4528 - Two Salt Lake City Stereoviews feat. Theodore Roosevelt Visit
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Two different Underwood & Underwood stereoviews. 1) Caption: "Chief Magistrates of Nation and of State---Pres. Roosevelt and Gov. Wells of ...
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Cabinet Card of Lion and Bee-Hive Houses (by Savage)4529 - Cabinet Card of Lion and Bee-Hive Houses (by Savage)
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Good contrast and detail. Location: "Lion and Bee-hive Houses." Reverse has information for photographer C.R. Savage, Art Bazar, Salt Lake...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Salt Lake City Building Stereoviews4530 - Salt Lake City Building Stereoviews
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Four stereoviews of Salt Lake City buildings besides the church or tabernacle. Includes: County and City Building (2105, Pan American Publishing Co.,
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Stereoviews of Mormon Church Interior & Exterior4531 - Stereoviews of Mormon Church Interior & Exterior
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No photographer is identified on either stereoview, though they were certainly done by the same company. Pen notations identify each. The exterior is
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Stereoviews of Brigham Young's House4532 - Stereoviews of Brigham Young's House
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Two different. 1) Residence of Prest. B. Young from the University. C.R. Savage, photographer, Pioneer Art Gallery, Salt Lake City. Medium contrast.
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Birds-eye View Stereoviews of Salt Lake City by Savage4533 - Birds-eye View Stereoviews of Salt Lake City by Savage
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Lot of 5. Three are birds-eye views of Salt Lake City: a south-east view of the city (good contrast), one with the tabernacle in view (low contrast),
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Salt Lake City Stereoview Collection4534 - Salt Lake City Stereoview Collection
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Six stereoviews, four different views. Five are from Keystone View Co.: No. 2454 (c.1890s) and a later of the same view; a different No. 2454 (c.1920s
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Mormon Temple Cabinet Cards4535 - Mormon Temple Cabinet Cards
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Lot of three, two different. Photographer is C.R. Savage, who operated the Art Bazar in Salt Lake City and is a very well-known Western photographer.
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Start Price : 85.00 | Estimates : 170.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Cabinet Cards of Mormon Tabernacle4536 - Cabinet Cards of Mormon Tabernacle
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Four cabinet cards, three different views. 1) Duplicate view of the exterior to the Mormon Tabernacle, photographed by C.R. Savage. One card has Savag
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Mormon Church Stereoviews4538 - Mormon Church Stereoviews
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Lot of 16. Various photographers and dates. Includes: two of the temple by C.W. Carter, poor contrast; four from Keystone, three of the same view (604
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Mormon Tabernacle Stereoviews (Interior & Exterior)4539 - Mormon Tabernacle Stereoviews (Interior & Exterior)
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Thirteen stereoviews. 1) Trio of duplicate views of the mammoth organ in the interior of the building. C.W. Carter, photographer, Carter's VIew ...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Eagle Gate Stereoviews (Brigham Young Residence)4540 - Eagle Gate Stereoviews (Brigham Young Residence)
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Six different stereoviews from five different photographers showing different time periods and the evolution of this central piece of Salt Lake City a
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Four Saltair Stereoviews4541 - Four Saltair Stereoviews
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Lot of 4, three different photographers. 1) No. 3022. Two-thirds Afloat, Saltair, Utah. People swimming in water with pavilion in background. Universa
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Ben Pearson~ Depot Saloon Letterhead4542 - Ben Pearson~ Depot Saloon Letterhead
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A handwritten beer order from the owner of the Depot Saloon to the Becker Brewing company. City: Terrace State: Utah Date: 261 hwac# 40334
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Utah Checks and Receipts4544 - Utah Checks and Receipts
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Lot of nearly 50 includes American Smelting and Refining Company Garfield Plant, Richfield Commercial & Savings Bank, and Emery County Bank. ...
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 150.00
 
 
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"Utah-A Peep into a Mountain Walled Treasury of the Gods" by P. Donan, 18914545 - "Utah-A Peep into a Mountain Walled Treasury of the Gods" by P. Donan, 1891
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Softcover. 96 pages. Copyright 1891 by Cassius C Smith. Printed by Matthews Northrup Co. in Buffalo, NY. Has a sarcastic, playful tone in the beginnin
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to h*******2 for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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