Montana Big Sky & Western Americana

Auction Details

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.
If you want to view an enlarged image, click on the thumbnail image in the lower left of the main image.
You can download a higher resolution image by clicking on the title below the enlarged image.
You can request extra images to be added by contacting HWAC at uwe@fhwac.com or by calling 775-851-1859
Choose Your Layout > Switch to Grid View Switch to List View
4 Monterey Stereo Views4159 - 4 Monterey Stereo Views
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Del Monte Hotel, Monterey by Reilly. 2) Del Monte Grounds, Monterey. 3) the Fairy-land, Monterey by B. w. Kilburn, 1892. 4) Cactus Garden, Monterey
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to d******0 for (40.00 + 9.20) = 49.20
 
Details...Bookmark
3 Mt. St. Helena Area Postcards4160 - 3 Mt. St. Helena Area Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Hand-colored, Toll House on Mt. St. Helena. Postmarked 1912. 2) B/W card of stage going through the Redwoods. 3) Hand-colored, "On the Road ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to h*******2 for (30.00 + 6.90) = 36.90
 
Details...Bookmark
Mt. Whitney Postcard Collection4161 - Mt. Whitney Postcard Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 25. Many Frashers. Many show groups on horses. Several stated that Mt. Whitney is the highest peak in the United States. It was at the time, bu
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 150.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Murrieta Hotels & Hot Springs Postcards4163 - Murrieta Hotels & Hot Springs Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
3 old pieces from 1906 to 1920, 3 RPC's, 12 post 1940 cards, 2 ephemera cards. City: Murrieta Hot Springs State: California Date: hwac#...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Lewiston Toll Road Freight Team Tickets4164 - Lewiston Toll Road Freight Team Tickets
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This important lot illustrates the sheer size of the freight wagons traveling on the toll road. The tickets are for 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, an
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to a**********o for (180.00 + 36.00) = 216.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Freight Team Tickets for the Lewiston Road, 1860's4165 - Freight Team Tickets for the Lewiston Road, 1860's
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Thirty three green tickets for horse teams: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12 horse teams. Also a ticket for a 1 horse buggy. One and two way tickets an
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to a**********o for (180.00 + 36.00) = 216.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Lewiston Toll Road Passenger Stage Tickets4166 - Lewiston Toll Road Passenger Stage Tickets
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five tickets for a 2 horse passenger wagon, paid $3 at Musser Hill; two 4 horse passenger wagons paid $5 at Musser Hill; two 6 horse passenger wagons
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Best Four Postcards of Italian Swiss Colony4168 - Best Four Postcards of Italian Swiss Colony
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4. 1) c. 1907. Great advertising postcard for Italian Swiss Colony. Postally unused. 2) Three RPPCs with three different views: World's L...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 100.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Napa Wine Real Photo Postcards4169 - Napa Wine Real Photo Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2. 1) Unique view of Greystone Winery looking north. Back has written text: "Graystone Winery St Helena Cal Dry Wine Cellar Napa Co.&quo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 150.00
Sold to D****7 for (15.00 + 3.00) = 18.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Liquor and Tavern Licenses for Rector Bros.4170 - Liquor and Tavern Licenses for Rector Bros.
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a lot of 3 fabulous pieces from the booming years of Nevada City! The Rector Brothers came to California in 1874 and eventually became the pro
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Nevada County Ephemera4171 - Nevada County Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Best is an 1864 US Internal Revenue License for the Estate of John T. Rundle, French Corral, to operate a butcher shop. Rundle's papers are in t...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (110.00 + 25.30) = 135.30
 
Details...Bookmark
Newton, El Dorado Cover4172 - Newton, El Dorado Cover
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very early cancel. The Newton post office was open from 1854 to 1912. City: Newton State: California Date: c.1858 hwac# 21365
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
Sold to d******0 for (45.00 + 10.35) = 55.35
 
Details...Bookmark
Historical Orange County Advertising Clothing Collection4173 - Historical Orange County Advertising Clothing Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Collection of six identified Orange County, California historical clothing brushes. Three from Santa Ana, two from Orange, one from Anaheim. All marke
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Western IOOF Fraternal Ledger c. 1880s4174 - Western IOOF Fraternal Ledger c. 1880s
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Ledger for the IOOF chapter in Oroville, CA. Spine says "Ledger" and "Oro Encampment No. 22." Ledger begins with alphabetical li...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
Sold to d******0 for (15.00 + 3.45) = 18.45
 
Details...Bookmark
East Riverside County Postcards4175 - East Riverside County Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
27 cards. Cactus, Hot Caps, Date Gardens, Mt.San Gorginio, sand dunes, Smoke trees, Indio, palm Canyon, Palm Springs, The Oasis, Twenty-nine Palms, Lo
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 350.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
"The Pride of Palomar" by Peter B. Kyne (first edition)4177 - "The Pride of Palomar" by Peter B. Kyne (first edition)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
By Peter B. Kyne - New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1921. First First edition. Illustrated by H. R. Ballinger. Gift inscription front fly, else near ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Early Pasadena Photo's4178 - Early Pasadena Photo's
Holabird Western Americana Collections
San Gabriel Mission w/ folks in hats, Marengo Ave. View, and the third annual Southern California Citrus Fair (two approx 7x4" and one a bit l...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Pasadena Postcard Group4179 - Pasadena Postcard Group
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 150 town & surround views with some interior shots: 22 RPC post 1940 (3 RPC pre-1940), 50+ post 1940 post cards, and 90+ old post cards (...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to C********e for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Three Placer County Land Patents4180 - Three Placer County Land Patents
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three different, all issued for James Davies. Two were issued in 1881 are from US Land Office, 10" x 16", one with a small stagecoach vign...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Placer County Ephemera4181 - Placer County Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of twelve pieces. Best is a license to Mine by the Hydraulic Process in the Lost Camp Mine, Blue Canyon, 1919. Also: a 1915 State of California ce
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Placerville billheads and map4182 - Placerville billheads and map
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One interesting Wells Fargo note and one awesome Mid-Winter Fair booklet. Also 19 billheads from 1874 to 1935: SJ Alden druggist pictorial, Hall &am...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9*****g for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Bald Mountain Lodge Badge for Miner4183 - Bald Mountain Lodge Badge for Miner
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Badge of the Bald Mountain Lodge, A.O.U.W., engraved ""Dennis Loplante La Porte Plumas Co. Cal."" 5.5"" long. Th...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to j*****6 for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
Details...Bookmark
Randsburg Oil Billhead4185 - Randsburg Oil Billhead
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Randsburg Oil and Fuel Company billhead for gasoline at 25 cents per gallon. City: Randsburg State: California Date: 1898 hwac# 22839
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 100.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Redlands Promotional Booklet4186 - Redlands Promotional Booklet
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A booklet that appears to be printed to promote the town for prospective citizens. Printed in 1897 by Citrograph Printery. 16 pages with black-and-whi
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 75.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Redlands Area Stereo Cards4187 - Redlands Area Stereo Cards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Thirty Two (32) stereo cards from the Redlands - San Bernardino area. Photography companies include: Underwood, Strohmeyer & Wyman, Keystone, Be...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Rodeo, California: Wanted Poster for a Crippled Lead Pencil Peddler4189 - Rodeo, California: Wanted Poster for a Crippled Lead Pencil Peddler
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"On the night of September 25th, 1917, the Rodeo school house at Rodeo, Contra Costa County, California, was entered and entrance gained to the...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Roseville fire department badge4190 - Roseville fire department badge
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Badge shows ladder, helmet, hose, all fire fighting paraphernalia. No manufacturing mark. City: Roseville State: California Date: hwac# 32262
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Russian Gulch Shipping Receipt4191 - Russian Gulch Shipping Receipt
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A shipping receipt for rolled Barley from Deming-Palmer Milling Co. to Russian Gulch on the coast of California. The lumber industry on the Mendocino
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Gold-Rush era Alta California Telegraph Co. Stock Certificate4192 - Gold-Rush era Alta California Telegraph Co. Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very rare! Pre-Transcontinental Telegraph! Certificate No. 696. Signed by Justin E. Strong (the company president) and secretary. Not issued to anyone
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Gold Sheriff's Security Officer Badge4193 - Gold Sheriff's Security Officer Badge
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Badge #009. Gold plate. Minor wear. California state seal at center. 2.25 x 3.5" City: Sacramento State: California Date: hwac# 33205
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 320.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Very good Sacramento Diecuts4194 - Very good Sacramento Diecuts
Holabird Western Americana Collections
4 die cuts from Sacramento, California in very good condition all portraying young girls from the late1800s. One is for Adams' Pepsin Gum, the ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Group of Receipts and Invoices4195 - Group of Receipts and Invoices
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of approximately 50 invoices from Kimball-Upson Co., Wholesale Sporting Goods and Automobile Supplies; and Kirk, Geary & Co., Wholesale Dr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to c********t for (10.00 + 2.00) = 12.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Sacramento Business Cards4196 - Sacramento Business Cards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Collection of business cards from Sacramento Retailers and misc. Merchants. Included are D. A. Lancaster, A. R. Hutchinson, A. Lindsey and Meade &am...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 300.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Alice Chase Archive4197 - Alice Chase Archive
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three items for Alice Chase, born Dec. 14, 1884 in Tehama County, California. Includes her 1925 passport (with stamps for travel to England), a 1942 l
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to d******0 for (20.00 + 4.60) = 24.60
 
Details...Bookmark
8 Stereo Views, Sacramento Area4198 - 8 Stereo Views, Sacramento Area
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) State Capitol Building, Sacramento. 2) City Hall, Sacramento, 1913. 3) Different view of City Hall, Sacramento, 1913. 4) Race Course, Sacramento by
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******0 for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
Details...Bookmark
Two Different San Diego Stock Certificates (incl. Signature of Benjamin P. Cheney, WF Director)4199 - Two Different San Diego Stock Certificates (incl. Signature of Benjamin P. Cheney, WF Director)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) San Diego Land & Traction Company stock issued to the late Benjamin P. Cheney, father of the company president, and his family on May 12, 189...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Selig Bros. Wholesale Tailors Match Safe4200 - Selig Bros. Wholesale Tailors Match Safe
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Compliments of Selig Bros. San Francisco's Leading Wholesale Tailors. 57-59-61-63 Battery St. "Always up To Date". Silver plated with ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to c********e for (55.00 + 12.65) = 67.65
 
Details...Bookmark
Silks Advertising Match Safe4201 - Silks Advertising Match Safe
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Silks. B. Hart & Bro., 13 & 15 Sansome St., San Francisco.Leather and silver match safe. Leather is cracked on one side. 2.75" x 1.5&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Hildebrandt, Posner & Co Postcard (Whiskey)4202 - Hildebrandt, Posner & Co Postcard (Whiskey)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
From the Ken Prag collection a Hildebrandt, Posner & Co. Wholesale Whiskey Merchants (San Francisco) postcard notifying customer of salesman'...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 100.00
Sold to c********e for (15.00 + 3.45) = 18.45
 
Details...Bookmark
Rathjen Mercantile Co. and L.A. Scharff Distilling Ephemera4203 - Rathjen Mercantile Co. and L.A. Scharff Distilling Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4 pieces. 1) & 2) are small advertising cards from Rathjen Mercantile Co. they were importers of wine and liquor located in San Francisco...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 100.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Card for Hammam Baths4204 - Card for Hammam Baths
Holabird Western Americana Collections
No. 47 Complimentary card for Hammam Baths (Turkish Baths) on Post Street, San Francisco. Good for one bath and accommodations. City: San Francisco
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 100.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Orpheum Theatre Advertisement4205 - Orpheum Theatre Advertisement
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Newspaper ad for the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco: E. M. Rosner's Augmented Hungarian Orchestra, The Bradshaw Brothers, W. H. St. James and ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 100.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
St. Luke's Hospital Register Article4206 - St. Luke's Hospital Register Article
Holabird Western Americana Collections
An article from the Hospital Register stating: We present our readers with a woodcut of St. Luke's Hospital, (beautifully engraved by warren C....
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
1926 Crocker-Langley San Francisco City Directory4207 - 1926 Crocker-Langley San Francisco City Directory
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2484 pages plus some advertisements. List of people and companies. Green and red boards with gilt lettering on spine. Wear to boards. Some of the ad p
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******0 for (30.00 + 6.90) = 36.90
 
Details...Bookmark
Bank of California, San Francisco, Wallet4208 - Bank of California, San Francisco, Wallet
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare "Letter of Credit" issued by The Bank of California, San Francisco, Cal. Nice leather wallet, opens to two pockets. City: San Fran...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Letter from Manuel Castro to J. B. Felton4209 - Letter from Manuel Castro to J. B. Felton
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A letter written in Spanish from Manuel de Jesus Castro, prefect of the Monterey District, to attorney J. B. Felton. City: San Francisco State: Ca
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to a**********o for (70.00 + 16.10) = 86.10
 
Details...Bookmark
Duisenberg Estate Calling Cards4210 - Duisenberg Estate Calling Cards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Calling cards from members from the Duisenberg family and others: Mrs. Minna Duisenberg (wife of Charles, and a writer of poetry), C. A. C. Duissenber
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
San Francisco Earthquake Before/After Photo Booklet4211 - San Francisco Earthquake Before/After Photo Booklet
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Views of San Francisco", a booklet of photos before the earthquake, printed in 1905. Another booklet, "Ruins of San Francisco",...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers (San Francisco Earthquake edition)4212 - Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers (San Francisco Earthquake edition)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vol. LIX. Issued in December, 1907. Includes information on the San Francisco Mint. 60 plates of various geological significance including earthquake
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Pan Pacific Expo Art Books4213 - Pan Pacific Expo Art Books
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two rare art books issued at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915: "The Sculpture and Mural Decorations of the Exposition" ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark