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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Catalina Stage Coach Photo4102 - Catalina Stage Coach Photo
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two early photographs of Catalina. The best of the two is a wonderful stage coach shot on "the Farnsworth Loop" taken by Swenson. The seco...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Two Harbor Shots at Avalon4103 - Two Harbor Shots at Avalon
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two choice views, about 5 x 7" each, unmounted of harbor scenes taken from or about at beach level. One is a Parker photo. Shows the early tour...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Catalina Ephemera Collection4104 - Catalina Ephemera Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Maps, Pamphlets, brochures for hotels, boat services, etc. This is a choice group of more historical material. Also very colorful. About 25 pieces.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to a**********o for (40.00 + 9.20) = 49.20
 
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Catalina Mounted Photos4105 - Catalina Mounted Photos
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three mounted photographs. Two are cabinet cards by Waite and Garden City Photo. The third is a mounted photo (5 x 6") quad grouping. Generally...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Catalina Pamphlet Collection4106 - Catalina Pamphlet Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Thirty Three (33) different pamphlets promoting various entities and activities at Catalina Island. All are the same format, either 4, 6 or 8 panel, 4
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to a**********o for (60.00 + 13.80) = 73.80
 
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Stereoview of Bear River4107 - Stereoview of Bear River
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Stereoview of Bear River by J. J. Reilly, Stereoscopic Views, San Francisco, CA. City: Colfax State: California Date: hwac# 35349
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Colton, Cement Mountain, Postcards4108 - Colton, Cement Mountain, Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
15 1906-1920 era post cards, 2 post 1940 cards. Colton is home of Riverside Cement, a whole mountain of it, and large railroad switching facility.
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Corona Postcards4109 - Corona Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
16 1906-1920 era post cards, 7 post 1940 cards, 3 RPC's. Corona was the Riverside County resort community prior to WWII. City: Corona State:...
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Death Valley Postcard Collection4111 - Death Valley Postcard Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 35. Includes two post card booklets. Also Furnace Creek Ranch, Steam Traction tractor, Dante's View, twenty mule team, Death Valley Scott...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 180.00
Sold to t****0 for (20.00 + 4.60) = 24.60
 
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Fabulous Death Valley Library4112 - Fabulous Death Valley Library
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 40 books, pieces, and pamphlets. 1939 Castle Chronicle, panoramic Bullfrog photo, reprint of 1909 Rhyolite Herald, Death Valley Days, Death Valle
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Death Valley Postcard Collection4113 - Death Valley Postcard Collection
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7 Death Valley Scottys Castle RPCs. 4 different Castle birdseye view RPCs (10 in total, 2-3 duplicates). 7 different Castle exterior RPCs (17 total).
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Hot Springs in the Desert Postcards4114 - Hot Springs in the Desert Postcards
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Wasn't anything here until the U. S. Army built an air base during WWII. 20 plus post cards, 8 RPC's. City: Desert Hot Springs State: Ca...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Donner Lake, Lake Level Postcard Collection4115 - Donner Lake, Lake Level Postcard Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Twenty-seven RPC's of various views of Donner Lake. One color postcard. (Prag Collection) City: Donner Lake State: California Date: hwa...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Early Postmarked Donner Set4116 - Early Postmarked Donner Set
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Six postcards of the same image with early postmarks; 1903, 04, 07. (Prag Collection) City: Donner Lake State: California Date: hwac# 30645
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Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to d******0 for (40.00 + 9.20) = 49.20
 
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Donner Lake Postcard Collection4117 - Donner Lake Postcard Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Scenery and Birdseye's of Donner Lake 6 Early PC's c. 1905-10, 24 post 1940 PC's, 53 post 1930 PC's. (Prag Collection) City: Donn...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Homemade Stereo View, Dutch Flat4118 - Homemade Stereo View, Dutch Flat
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Photo of Hon. E. L. Bradley residence. Dutch Flat was founded by two German brothers, Joseph and Charles Dornbach who settled there in 1851. To the s
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Bridge at Eagle Gap Stereoview4119 - Bridge at Eagle Gap Stereoview
Holabird Western Americana Collections
CPRR, stereoview of the Bridge at Eagle Gap along the Truckee River. Published by C. E. Watkins, photographer, California. Some dirt on upper left sid
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Eldorado Cover with Postmaster Name4120 - Eldorado Cover with Postmaster Name
Holabird Western Americana Collections
H. F. Tracy is listed on the cancel. Horace F. Tracy was the post master from December 14, 1882 to May 29, 1886. C. F. Roussin was still using the old
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Estimates : 20.00 - 150.00
Sold to d******0 for (45.00 + 10.35) = 55.35
 
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D.O. Mills & Co. Check issued to Leland Stanford's cousin4121 - D.O. Mills & Co. Check issued to Leland Stanford's cousin
Holabird Western Americana Collections
No. 211 issued to Lyman Stanford (signed on reverse) for $750. Signed by Hardy & Kennedy. Lyman Stanford was cousin to railroad baron and Califo...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Fresno Ephemera4122 - Fresno Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Eight pieces of Fresno history: Producers Dairy container, Waterman Bros. automobiles, Lewis Electric Co. 1920 police report. City: Fresno State:
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 80.00
 
 
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California Associated Raisin Co. Stock Certificate4123 - California Associated Raisin Co. Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
California Associated Raisin Co. cert. # 28619 for 259 shares issued to L A Walton in 1921. City: Fresno State: California Date: 1921 hwac# 238
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to s**********r for (10.00 + 2.00) = 12.00
 
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Fresno Mining and Non-Mining Stock Certificates4124 - Fresno Mining and Non-Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four different. 1) North Fresno Mining Company. No. 31, issued for 100 shares to the company secretary, W.H. Allen on Feb. 11, 1880. Signed by
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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San Francisco Lettersheet with Cover from Guerneville4125 - San Francisco Lettersheet with Cover from Guerneville
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Marvelous framed pair. 1) 1887 letter sheet with a bird's eye view of San Francisco. 2) Cover has sharp blue Guerneville stamp. Of of circular s...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to d******0 for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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East Highlands Orange Company Stock Certificates4127 - East Highlands Orange Company Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Certificates, No. (332, 823, 848, 869, 877). Dated 1941 to 1972. First four were signed by Paul Jennings as President, while he most recent was signed
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Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
Sold to s**********r for (5.00 + 1.00) = 6.00
 
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Slugs used for movies4128 - Slugs used for movies
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of eleven. Octagonal. $50.00. Say "San Francisco." Nine beat-up brass, one excellent condition brass, and one silver. These slugs feat...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Inyo - Mono Water Wars Library4132 - Inyo - Mono Water Wars Library
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 10. 1) Drowning the Dream by Calre. 2) Western Time and Water Wars by Walton. 3) Mountains to Desert. 4) The Owens Valley and the Los Angeles W
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Estimates : 70.00 - 300.00
Sold to t****0 for (35.00 + 8.05) = 43.05
 
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Inyo and Mono Counties Maps4133 - Inyo and Mono Counties Maps
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Included are: Auto Maps--Lone Pine to Mono Lake and Bridgeport, Tulare County, Mojave and Colorado Deserts, Death Valley, Mono-Stanislaus Region; and
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to B*******f for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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June Lake & Mammoth Lake Area Postcards4135 - June Lake & Mammoth Lake Area Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
14 June Lake and 31 Mammoth Lakes Post Cards. 10 post 1940, 21 post 1940 RPC's. Hunt, Fish, Ski, Eat, Drink, Relax. You can do it all here. ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Lake Tahoe Watercolor Painting4136 - Lake Tahoe Watercolor Painting
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Watercolor. 14 1/2 x 13" framed. Unsigned. City: Lake Tahoe State: California Date: hwac# 23010
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******0 for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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Al Tahoe Collection of Postcards4137 - Al Tahoe Collection of Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Seven RPC's of the Al Tahoe Inn, the Dance Hall, the Long Wharf, and the J. G. Meyer Residence (log cabin). Three hand colored cards of the inn ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w********i.. for (80.00 + 18.40) = 98.40
 
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Five Hand-colored Fallen Leaf Lake Postcards4138 - Five Hand-colored Fallen Leaf Lake Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
All five different postcards are published by Fallen Leaf Lodge. Great collection. (Prag Collection) City: Lake Tahoe State: California Date:
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to D****7 for (30.00 + 6.90) = 36.90
 
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Tahoe Sunrise/Sunset Postcards4139 - Tahoe Sunrise/Sunset Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Eight RPC's. Four hand colored. (Prag Collection) City: Lake Tahoe State: California Date: hwac# 30634
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Lake Tahoe Stereoview by C.R. Savage4140 - Lake Tahoe Stereoview by C.R. Savage
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very rare Tahoe stereoview done by C.R. Savage and is one of his Central Pacific Railroad views. Caption reads "Shore of Lake Tahoe, Nevada Sid...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to d******0 for (20.00 + 4.60) = 24.60
 
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Tallac Hotel Postcards4141 - Tallac Hotel Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three RPC's --different views of the hotel plus two other postcards. (Prag Collection) City: Lake Tahoe State: California Date: hwac# 3...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to d******0 for (30.00 + 6.90) = 36.90
 
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Tahoe Wildlife and Plants Postcards4142 - Tahoe Wildlife and Plants Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Six RPC's of wild life and plants. Five hand colored printed cards and five other printed cards. (Prag Collection) City: Lake Tahoe State: C...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Tahoe Waterfalls and Rivers Postcards4143 - Tahoe Waterfalls and Rivers Postcards
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Seven RPC's: Truckee River, Kyburz, Eagle Falls, Glen Alpine Falls, Susie Lake Falls. Sixteen hand colored printed cards. (Prag Collection) C...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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RPC's of Fallen Leaf Lake (Tahoe)4145 - RPC's of Fallen Leaf Lake (Tahoe)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Twelve different views of Fallen Leaf Lake: Fallen Leaf Lodge (several), Cathredral Peak, The Float, Mt. Tallac, Log Cabin, St. Francis of the Mounta
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t********n.. for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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9 Tahoe Inn Postcards (7 RPC's)4146 - 9 Tahoe Inn Postcards (7 RPC's)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two cards have early postmarks-1938 and 1947. All 11 cards are different views of the lodge. Two hand colored cards and one color card. (Prag Collecti
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Cal-Neva Postcard Collection4147 - Cal-Neva Postcard Collection
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Seven different RPC's of the Cal-Neva. One hand colored photo and 14 color cards; four are duplicates. (Prag Collection) City: Lake Tahoe St...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to t********n.. for (40.00 + 9.20) = 49.20
 
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Cal-Neva Postcard Collection 24148 - Cal-Neva Postcard Collection 2
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Seven RPC's of the Cal Neva Lodge: 1 exterior the rest are interior shots. One hand colored illustrated card. 10 color postcards. (Prag Collecti...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t********n.. for (40.00 + 9.20) = 49.20
 
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Long Beach Ephemera4149 - Long Beach Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nine brochures promoting Long Beach; photo post card collection of earthquake damage; 1933 postal cover celebrating "Old Ironsides" visiti...
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Gates Hotel Buttons (Los Angeles)4150 - Gates Hotel Buttons (Los Angeles)
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4 Rare Gates Hotel (Los Angeles) Advertising Buttons. City: Los Angeles State: California Date: hwac# 32555
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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L.A. Submarine Boat Company Stock Certificate4151 - L.A. Submarine Boat Company Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is certainly not something we see often: a submarine stock certificate! Inc. in California. No. 849, issued for 10 shares to NE Ellis on June 15t
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Early Ft. Ord Photos4152 - Early Ft. Ord Photos
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10 sepia-toned photographs: 19th engineers, Ft. Ord, 1941; old cars on the base at Ft. Ord; Division Headquarters, and more. (Prag Collection) City
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Los Angeles Stereo Cards4153 - Los Angeles Stereo Cards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Twenty Six (26) stereo cards, mostly of Los Angeles, with some nearby. Publishers are: Keystone, White, Calif Art Foto Co., others. Mixed condition.
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Mariposa Land & Mining Stock Certificates4154 - Mariposa Land & Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two. 1) Mariposa Land & Mining Company. Issued in New York in 1881 for 50 shares. Not cancelled. Red border, allegorical vignette with be...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Mohave Desert and Los Angeles Postcard Collection4155 - Mohave Desert and Los Angeles Postcard Collection
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Lot of 13. Delano, Chula Vista, Victorville, Tehachapi winter, Mojave, Lebec. Cactus, rivers, animals, waterfalls, etc. RPCs. (Prag collection) Cit
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Indio, the Date Capitol, Postcards4156 - Indio, the Date Capitol, Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mostly post 1940 cards, 15 RPC's. About 28 pieces total. You can get a date milkshake in Indio. (Prag Collection) State: California hwac# 31855
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Mono Lake & Surrounding Area Postcards4157 - Mono Lake & Surrounding Area Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
About 27 Post Cards showing Mono Lake, the Devils Post pile, Lea Vining, and Tioga Pass. City: Mono Lake State: California Date: hwac# 31854
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to B*******f for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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Mono Lake Postcards4158 - Mono Lake Postcards
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Nine RPC's of Mono Lake ("The Dead Sea of America") featuring islands: Negit Island, Paoha Island. One hand colored card. (Prag Collec...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to b*******n for (30.00 + 6.90) = 36.90
 
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