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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Collection of Various Presidential Papers4050 - Collection of Various Presidential Papers
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Around 70 different paper items depicting presidents and other great leaders. This lot includes photos of John Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Hubert Humphr
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 240.00 - 480.00
 
 
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William H. Taft and James S. Sherman Pictures/ Poster (1908 Republican Presidential Ticket)4051 - William H. Taft and James S. Sherman Pictures/ Poster (1908 Republican Presidential Ticket)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large Portrait Style Poster of William H. Taft and James S. Sherman, the winning Republican Party ticket for the 1908 presidential election. Frame Siz
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Start Price : 160.00 | Estimates : 320.00 - 640.00
 
 
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Michael Dukakis Presidential Campaign Archive4053 - Michael Dukakis Presidential Campaign Archive
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Over 500 campaign buttons from Michael Dukakis' 1988 presidential run. Most are pristine square white buttons with a picture of Dukakis and an A...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
 
 
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George H. Bush Campaign Button Collection4054 - George H. Bush Campaign Button Collection
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Over 500 Bush Senior presidential campaign buttons. City: State: United States Date: hwac# 32551
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Large Lot of Clinton Presidential Items 4055 - Large Lot of Clinton Presidential Items
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A Large box of probably thousands of campaign buttons for Bill Clinton for both his 1992 election and 1996 reelection. These buttons feature not only
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,400.00
 
 
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Large Lot of Clinton Presidential Items #24056 - Large Lot of Clinton Presidential Items #2
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A Large box of probably thousands of campaign buttons of Bill Clinton from both his 1992 election and 1996 reelection, some buttons also include Hilla
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,400.00
 
 
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Large Lot of Clinton Presidential Items #34057 - Large Lot of Clinton Presidential Items #3
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A large box with probably thousands of different campaign buttons and some flyers for Bill Clinton for both his 1992 election and 1996 reelection. Th
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
 
 
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Gore Presidential Campaign Archive4058 - Gore Presidential Campaign Archive
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 150 Gore presidential campaign buttons and ephemera. City: State: United States Date: hwac# 32562
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 240.00 - 480.00
 
 
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John Kerry Campaign Buttons4059 - John Kerry Campaign Buttons
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Over 250 assorted John Kerry campaign buttons for the 2004 presidential election. City: State: United States Date: hwac# 32560
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 240.00 - 480.00
 
 
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George W. Bush Campaign Buttons and Other Material4060 - George W. Bush Campaign Buttons and Other Material
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Large lot featuring approximately 150 items of George W. Bush campaign material, a majority of which is from the 2000 election. There are around 50 s
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
 
 
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Fortune Circle Games4061 - Fortune Circle Games
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2 Fortune Circle gambling punch sheet games. One has a green metallic backing while the other has a purple metallic backing. Dimensions: 12" x ...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Outstanding Student Award Silver Plate Tray4062 - Outstanding Student Award Silver Plate Tray
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A decent sized silver plate tray award measuring 18.25" L x 13" W. The words in the center read "The Mallinckrodt Award Outstanding ...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Eclectic Group of Alaska Documents4063 - Eclectic Group of Alaska Documents
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Lot of 25. (1) Volume II and III of En Route to the Klondike. 1898, WB Conkey, Chicago. (2) Picturesque Views of Alaska Scenery. Edward de Groff of Si
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Alaska postcards: snow, ice, and glaciers4064 - Alaska postcards: snow, ice, and glaciers
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Twenty-one cards. Includes a Lowman & Hanford Taku Glacier, a Winter & Pond Taku Inlet, a Winter & Pond Mendenhall, and a Case & Dra...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Arizona territory checks from James S. Duncan for work and merchandise received.4065 - Arizona territory checks from James S. Duncan for work and merchandise received.
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of twenty-four checks from James S. Duncan to foreman, teamsters, cook, and shovelers (not my kind of job!). Shows deductions for board and store.
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Prescott Post Office & Tax Receipts4066 - Prescott Post Office & Tax Receipts
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Lot of 37. Includes: ten post office registry receipts (1897-98), and 27 tax receipts including for roads (21 issued 1881-1907). City: Prescott S
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Tombstone Booklets4067 - Tombstone Booklets
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Group of 3 Tombstone booklets, including: 1) A Pictorial Souvenir & Historical Sketch of Tombstone Arizona, "The Town Too Tough To Die.&quo...
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 100.00
 
 
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"Memoir of the Proposed Territory of Arizona" by Sylvester Mowry4068 - "Memoir of the Proposed Territory of Arizona" by Sylvester Mowry
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Reprint from an 1857 book. Mowry (for whom Mowry, Arizona is named) was an early pioneer. He was arrested as a traitor during the Civil War and was a
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Group of four small black and white Arizona photographs4069 - Group of four small black and white Arizona photographs
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Include downtown Kingman, AZ and Yarnell, AZ. Two of each! One ripped in two. City: State: Arizona Date: hwac# 5733
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Rand, McNally & Co.'s Pocket Map of Arizona (1900)4070 - Rand, McNally & Co.'s Pocket Map of Arizona (1900)
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"Indexed County and Township Pocket Map and Shippers' Guide of Arizona, Accompanied by a New and Original Compilation and Ready Reference I...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to a**********o for (55.00 + 12.65) = 67.65
 
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Arizona Non-Mining Stock Certificates (Concrete, Railroad, Oil)4071 - Arizona Non-Mining Stock Certificates (Concrete, Railroad, Oil)
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Lot of 15. Oil: Bunker Hill Oil Producing Co. (1920, not cxl), Elk Horn Cons. Oil Co. (1902, not cxl), Keystone Oil Co. (unissued 190-), Protection Le
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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1917 and 1920 Arizona State Fair Ribbons4072 - 1917 and 1920 Arizona State Fair Ribbons
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Almost 100 years ago, a rancher displayed his prized possessions at the Arizona State Fair. There are first and second small agricultural department p
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Arizona and New Mexico Stocks and Checks4074 - Arizona and New Mexico Stocks and Checks
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Lot of 13. Stocks: Western Homestead & Irrigation Co. (1894, NM, punched), Hardshell Mining Co. (1921, NM, not cxl), The Plymouth Rock Mining Co...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Advertising Fan with Baby4075 - Advertising Fan with Baby
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Front features black and white photograph of baby with straw hat. Caption reads: "No. 213. All Dressed Up and No Place to Go." Compliments...
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Amador County Ephemera4076 - Amador County Ephemera
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Lot of 8. 1) Three mining vouchers: Keystone Cons. Mining Company (1893) and Cons. Amador Mining Company (1883 & 1884). 2) Unissued early (c.186...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Amador County Bank and Railroad Stock Certificates4077 - Amador County Bank and Railroad Stock Certificates
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Lot of 2. 1) Rare stock certificate for Sutter Creek State Bank. Low No. 11, issued for 100 shares to Jackson Davis, the bank president, on July 20, 1
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Original Auburn Veterinarian Wooden Sign  (c. 1910)4078 - Original Auburn Veterinarian Wooden Sign (c. 1910)
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beautiful early wood sign from Harry Rosenberry, a veterinary surgeon, in Auburn, California. 18 x 44", 2" thick frame, all original, typi...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Auburn 1890s Billhead Collection4079 - Auburn 1890s Billhead Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 24. Includes: gorgeous illustrated for Hotel Auburn, H.H. Buhring (Hardware, three), Samuel Martin (two), A.G. Walker, J.C.Manning, A.B. McKinl
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8*****l for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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Banning Postcard Collection4080 - Banning Postcard Collection
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17 post cards. 2 RPC's, 1 nice street scene from the late 1940's, 2 c1915-1925, 5 post 1940 RPC's, and 8 post 1940. City: Banning St...
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 320.00
 
 
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Barstow on Route 66 Postcards4081 - Barstow on Route 66 Postcards
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30 post cards. 8PC's, 9 post 1940, and 13 new type post 1940. City: Barstow State: California Date: hwac# 31107
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Bay Area Ephemera (Billheads, Stock, and Assay)4082 - Bay Area Ephemera (Billheads, Stock, and Assay)
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Lot of nearly 60 pieces. Group is mostly San Francisco billheads (nearly 50, c.1890s-1910, most in poor condition). There is also an 1884 stock certif
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to a**********o for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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14 Bay Area Stereographs4083 - 14 Bay Area Stereographs
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Five views of various buildings, a backyard picnic, two same views of Lake Chabot, a view of Sausalito and Angel Island, Luther Burbank in his garden,
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Bank Robbery Files4084 - Bank Robbery Files
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Four items relating to a bank robbery that took place in Berkeley in 1930. 1) Newspaper clipping showing bank employees who were present for hold-up.
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 70.00
 
 
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Big Bear, Fawnskin, and Loma Linda Calif. Postcards4085 - Big Bear, Fawnskin, and Loma Linda Calif. Postcards
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Big Bear and Fawnskin photo cards, several winter scenes. Loma Linda, famous for it's Sanitarium, at the foot of the San Gabriel Mountains below...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Big Pine and Bishop Checks4086 - Big Pine and Bishop Checks
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Lot of 9. Five Inyo County checks from Big Pine 1913-17. One unused Inyo County check from Big Pine. Three Inyo County Bank checks from Bishop 1917-18
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 180.00
 
 
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Blythe Street Scene Postcards4087 - Blythe Street Scene Postcards
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18 white border RPC's, 5 post 1940 Post cards. Not much in Blythe in the 1940's. City: Blythe State: California Date: hwac# 31111
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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RPC of Boca Ice Harvest4088 - RPC of Boca Ice Harvest
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The name means “mouth” in Spanish and derives from the fact that the town was located at the mouth of the Little Truckee River where it empties into t
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Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to j***d for (40.00 + 9.20) = 49.20
 
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Nevada and Mountain Lakes Ice Company Stock Certificates (3)4089 - Nevada and Mountain Lakes Ice Company Stock Certificates (3)
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Three rare issued certificates, two different types. No. 49, 73, and 78. One is issued to the company's secretary. All are pen cancelled. Vignet...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Peoples Ice Company Stock Certificate Pair4090 - Peoples Ice Company Stock Certificate Pair
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Lot of two certificates engraved by African American lithographer G.T. Brown. Issued 1879 (to the secretary) and 1885. Both punch cancelled. Same vign
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Bodie Ghost Town Post Cards4091 - Bodie Ghost Town Post Cards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice collection of 16 picture post cards from Bodie. Includes: 4 similiar b/w views of the the graveyard in the foreground and the city from a distanc
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Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to b*******n for (60.00 + 13.80) = 73.80
 
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Bridgeport Postcard Collection4092 - Bridgeport Postcard Collection
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4 older RPC's, 14 Post 1940 RPC's. Also included is Twin Lakes, Post 1940RPC's, newer photo cards, Topaz Lake, and Walker River. This is...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to B*******f for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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17 Stereoviews of the Big Trees4093 - 17 Stereoviews of the Big Trees
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Six different images of the House (Ballroom) on the Stump of the Original Big Tree, diameter, 32 ft., includes one interior shot. One photo of Troop I
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t********n.. for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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Calico Ghost Town Postcards4094 - Calico Ghost Town Postcards
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A Ghost Town you can still visit. This is a very choice collection of California desert mining history. 20 post 1950, 18 post 1940, yet 1 old photo c
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Two photographs of Carmel Area4095 - Two photographs of Carmel Area
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One photos shows a wooded area: "Pine Shaded Roadway, Carmel By The Sea", by Turrill & Miller Photo, S. F. The other photo is of the b...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Catalina Illustrated Lettersheets and Handbills4096 - Catalina Illustrated Lettersheets and Handbills
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Five pieces. Two best are the isthmus lettersheet (menu), and Catalina Island Resort. Fine. City: Catalina State: California Date: c1910-1940
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to a**********o for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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Catalina Photograph Archive4097 - Catalina Photograph Archive
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Nine snap shots, two stereo views, 2 8x10 b&w photographs of various views at Catalina. People, sea lions, ships, etc. Fine. City: Catalina ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 300.00
Sold to a**********o for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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Two Early Harbor Views4098 - Two Early Harbor Views
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Two views about 5 x 7" of the harbor at Avalon with the steam ship at bay and at dock.These are early views. Avalon is still very small. One vi...
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Catalina Fishing Views4099 - Catalina Fishing Views
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Three views: Unmounted early view of huge black bass. May have been a record at the time. Mounted Ironmonger photo of men with their 2 huge bass catch
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Two Views of Avalon, Looking South4100 - Two Views of Avalon, Looking South
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Two early views of the harbor, looking south (the usual views are looking north). Both about 5 x 7". Good condition. Photographer: Ironmonger ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Two Choice Harbor Shots4101 - Two Choice Harbor Shots
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Two 5 x 7 unmounted photos, both by Park. Both excellent focus and contrast. Very Fine. The photos are listed as Park and as Park & Co., probabl...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 600.00
 
 
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