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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Stereoviews of the 1906 SF Earthquake4214 - Stereoviews of the 1906 SF Earthquake
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 23 stereo views. Printed by "World Series, reproduced from original stereoscopic photographs." Views of the aftermath to the 1906 S...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to v********o.. for (55.00 + 12.65) = 67.65
 
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1899 Bicycle Repair Guide4215 - 1899 Bicycle Repair Guide
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Directions for the Care and Adjustment of the Stearns Chainless Bicycles." E.C. Stearns & Co. 1899. Offices in Syracuse, San Francisc...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Two Bonds for The Olympic Club (Athletic Organization)4216 - Two Bonds for The Olympic Club (Athletic Organization)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two different for this athletic club organized in the 1860s. 1) Earliest is 1888 $25 bond that is punch cancelled. Printed by HS Crocker & Co. O...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6******n for (55.00 + 12.65) = 67.65
 
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Four Adolph Sutro Signed Checks4217 - Four Adolph Sutro Signed Checks
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four checks, three different types, all signed by Comstock tunnel creator and SF mayor Sutro. 1) Three Nevada Bank of San Francisco: 1887 issued to a
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******0 for (110.00 + 25.30) = 135.30
 
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Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Co. Certificates Group4218 - Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Co. Certificates Group
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 22, (11) stock certificates and (11) Debenture Certificates. The Debenture documents are typically 8 3/8% return over (40) years, with various
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to s**********r for (30.00 + 6.00) = 36.00
 
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San Francisco Stadium Stock Certificates4219 - San Francisco Stadium Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare. Two different certificates. No. C18, issued for 250 shares to John R. Postlethwaite on Aug. 9th, 1935 and No. P18, issued for 100 shares to Alic
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 180.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Collectibles from The First National Bank of San Jose4220 - Collectibles from The First National Bank of San Jose
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two collectible banking items from The First National Bank of San Jose. There is 1 tray with a lid and writing on the inside cover basically giving ad
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 240.00 - 400.00
 
 
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San Rafael 1890s Billhead Collection4221 - San Rafael 1890s Billhead Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
59 pieces. Merchants include: Chas. Jaeger (Merchant Tailor), Peacock (Groceries), Johansen & Mahar (Paperhanging), Marin County Water Company, ...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to a**********o for (65.00 + 14.95) = 79.95
 
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San Jacinto and Hot Springs Postcards4222 - San Jacinto and Hot Springs Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
San Jacinto is a neighbor to Palm Springs and noted for Gilman Hot Springs. 16 RPC's, 14 post 1940 RPC's. City: San Jacinto State: Calif...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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San Pedro Ephemera4223 - San Pedro Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Brochure from Board of Trade of San Pedro advertising the virtues of the seaside city, and yearbooks from San Pedro High School 1913 & 1914. Pra...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Shasta Stock Certificate Collection4224 - Shasta Stock Certificate Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Includes: Shasta Zinc and Copper Co. (1924 stock, not cxl and two 1921 bonds) Shasta May Blossom Copper Co. (1908, not cxl, mining vignettes), Trinity
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Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
Sold to 9*****H for (60.00 + 12.00) = 72.00
 
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2 Photographs of Mt. Shasta Area4225 - 2 Photographs of Mt. Shasta Area
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The two photos are by R. J. Waters, San Francisco, Cal. who specialized in California views. One is no. 449., Mt. Shasta fro Upper Soda Springs; the o
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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2 Sierra City B/W Postcards4226 - 2 Sierra City B/W Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Wells Fargo Bldg. 2) Old Webber Lake Stage Wagon. (Prag Collection) City: Sierra City State: California Date: hwac# 30724
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 140.00
 
 
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Sierra Nevada Stocks & Bonds with Great Vignettes4227 - Sierra Nevada Stocks & Bonds with Great Vignettes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of three pieces with fabulous Sierra Nevada vignettes. 1) The Sierra Nevada Water and Power Company. $1,000 bond issued 1905. Four vignettes, thre
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Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
Sold to 6******n for (110.00 + 25.30) = 135.30
 
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Smithflat, El Dorado Covers4229 - Smithflat, El Dorado Covers
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Smith's Flat post office opened in 1876 and was renamed to Smithflat in 1895.  The name honors Jeb Smith, a rancher who settled here ea...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Homemade Stereo Views, Soda Bay4230 - Homemade Stereo Views, Soda Bay
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three views in what appears to be home fashioned stereo views. Views are of a house in the trees. (Prag Collection) City: Soda Bay State: Californ
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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So. Cal Beach Stereo Views4231 - So. Cal Beach Stereo Views
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fourteen (14) stereo cards. Photographers: Underwood, Baker, keystone, others. Mixed condition. City: Southern California State: California Date
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Louis Martini Winery checks4232 - Louis Martini Winery checks
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of three checks signed by famous St. Helena winemaker Louis M. Martini. Dated 1935,1939, and 1944. City: St. Helena State: California Date: 1
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Rocco Saloon Letterhead4233 - Rocco Saloon Letterhead
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Rocco Saloon was owned by Rocco Scapolla and A. Giannini in the seaside city of Trinidad. The letter is written in Italian, and has little wear.
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Estimates : 30.00 - 100.00
Sold to t********-.. for (15.00 + 3.45) = 18.45
 
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Pleasant Valley, CPRR Stereoview4234 - Pleasant Valley, CPRR Stereoview
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Stereoview by C. E. Watkins(1829-1916), photographer, California. Pleasant Valley, lower canon of Truckee. City: Truckee State: California Date:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Tulare County Ephemera (Stocks, Letterheads, Program)4235 - Tulare County Ephemera (Stocks, Letterheads, Program)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 8. 1) Two stocks: West Tulare Land Co. (issued 1931, not cancelled) and Alpaugh Warehouse and Milling Co. (issued 1915, not cancelled). 2) Offi
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Start Price : 65.00 | Estimates : 130.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Framed Sonora Art Calendar and Tuolumne Advertising Print4236 - Framed Sonora Art Calendar and Tuolumne Advertising Print
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2. 1) Framed calendar art. Oliver Hardware. Frank G. Oliver. Sonora, California. March 1941. Watercolor is a view of a lake with mountains in t
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Walnut Creek Watercolor4237 - Walnut Creek Watercolor
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Watercolor by unknown California artist of a road winding up a hill with houses along the way. Painting removed from original mat and frame to check f
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Bank of Williams Checks4238 - Bank of Williams Checks
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A ledger page and 20 checks from 1909 from the rural community of Williams in Colusa County. City: Williams State: California Date: 1909 hwac#
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
 
 
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5 RPC of Wawona "Big Tree", Yosemite4239 - 5 RPC of Wawona "Big Tree", Yosemite
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One card, printed to the edge is a view of an open wagon is postmarked 1909. Another card shows the back of a wagon just past the opening, postmarked
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t********n.. for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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Yosemite Valley Color Postcard Collection4240 - Yosemite Valley Color Postcard Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 58. All the major sites can be found in the collection. (Ames Collection) City: Yosemite State: California Date: hwac# 2006
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to d******0 for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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Yosemite Big Trees Stereoviews4242 - Yosemite Big Trees Stereoviews
Holabird Western Americana Collections
10 total, 8 different, stereoviews that feature the Mariposa and Calaveras Groves. Includes: "No. 23---Grizzly Giant 101 ft. Circumfrence 8 ft....
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to v********o.. for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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Yosemite Photograph Collection (c.1920s)4243 - Yosemite Photograph Collection (c.1920s)
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Lot of 39 small photographs detailing trips to Yosemite. Many views of waterfalls. Includes: 13 from a 1920 trip (3.5" x 5.5"), 16 from a ...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Yosemite Collectibles (ephemera)4244 - Yosemite Collectibles (ephemera)
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Lot of 13. Includes: five different Ahwahnee menus (8.5" x 6.25") featuring Ansel Adams photographs on the covers (c.1957-60); Doan's ...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 300.00
Sold to a**********o for (40.00 + 9.20) = 49.20
 
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Yosemite Snap Shots (c.1935-40)4245 - Yosemite Snap Shots (c.1935-40)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 73. About half are very high quality. Most are 2.75" x 4.5." Views of Hotel Wawona, elk, lots of waterfalls, Mirror Lake, car thru ...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Yosemite Prints, Etchings, & Early Views4246 - Yosemite Prints, Etchings, & Early Views
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 31. Includes: a handbill (10" x 6.5") advertising the Nevada Stage Co.'s stagecoach to Yosemite (taken out of a book), eight sm...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Yosemite Photographs by Taber4247 - Yosemite Photographs by Taber
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of three Taber photographs mounted on heavy cardstock. 1) No. 5157. Upper Yosemite Fall, A.D. 1890. Taber Photo, San Francisco, Cal. Measures 10...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Early Yosemite Photographs4248 - Early Yosemite Photographs
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Five different, reasonably high quality, photographs, possibly dating to 1880-90. They are all mounted and have pen notations describing them. One pho
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Yosemite Photographs and Playing Card Set4249 - Yosemite Photographs and Playing Card Set
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 8. 1) Souvenir playing card set in box published by the Yosemite Park and Curry Company. 52 photographic cards plus one joker. c.1926. 2) Cabin
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Estimates : 120.00 - 500.00
Sold to 6******n for (80.00 + 18.40) = 98.40
 
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Ansel Adams Yosemite Menus4250 - Ansel Adams Yosemite Menus
Holabird Western Americana Collections
14 total. Seven different early (1941) Ahwahnee menus: Nevada Fall, Merced Lake, El Capitan, At the Badger Ski Fields, The Grizzly Giant, Vernal and N
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Inglenook Winery Postcard Group4252 - Inglenook Winery Postcard Group
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 8. King of the early California cabernet sauvignon! 1) Two early cards with the same exterior view. One mailed in 1912 and the other in 1916. 2
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 240.00
 
 
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Italian Swiss Colony Winery at Asti Postcard Collection4253 - Italian Swiss Colony Winery at Asti Postcard Collection
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Lot of 184. Huge group with many types of postcards (early, B+W, colorized, chrome) for the Italian Swiss Colony. 1) Twenty-eight early cards depictin
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Estimates : 150.00 - 700.00
Sold to t********n.. for (75.00 + 17.25) = 92.25
 
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5 Stagecoach Postcards4254 - 5 Stagecoach Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1 RPC from the BT Studio, Santa Barbara, Calif. Two cards from the Lyon Pony Express Museum in Arcadia, California. Note reads: "Old Overland S...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold to d******0 for (65.00 + 14.95) = 79.95
 
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Desert Postcards4255 - Desert Postcards
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Death Valley, Furnace Creek area. 8 post-1940 PC's, 1 early PC, 32 post-1940 PC's, 2 Death valley RR coupons, 1915. (Prag Collection) Cit...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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1955 Pin-Up Calendar with Ted Withers Color Paintings4256 - 1955 Pin-Up Calendar with Ted Withers Color Paintings
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very attractive and colorful pin-up calendar made to look like an Artist's Sketch Pad with playful tips on how to play different games under eac...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Two California Badges4257 - Two California Badges
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One gold color (possibly gold plated): Sheriff. Manufactured by Irvine & Jachens of San Francisco. One silver color: Scratched on back is "...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold to 9*****H for (50.00 + 10.00) = 60.00
 
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California Ephemera Collection (Gold Bar Receipts, Fraternal, Checks, Etc.)4259 - California Ephemera Collection (Gold Bar Receipts, Fraternal, Checks, Etc.)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of probably close to 100 pieces of assorted California ephemera. Earliest piece is an 1859 Napa County Land Transfer Deed. Other highlights: eight
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to a**********o for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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Equitec Financial Group, Inc. Specimen Stock Certificate4260 - Equitec Financial Group, Inc. Specimen Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Equitec Financial Group, Inc. (CA) Specimen stock certificate. 1972 printed on the corporate seal. The company was a real estate syndication firm that
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
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California State Telegraph Company Ephemera4261 - California State Telegraph Company Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of three. 1) May 9, 1864 telegraph to Samuel Davis of Downieville. "Runyan has arrived." From Brown, Cox, & Rhodes. 2) Cover for f...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******0 for (15.00 + 3.45) = 18.45
 
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Contra Costa Basin Tidelands Map4262 - Contra Costa Basin Tidelands Map
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fabric map created by the County Commissioners depicting the Salt Marsh Tidelands north of the boundary of Oakland. 41 x 50" with charts of the...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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"Eden in Jeopardy," by Richard G. Lillard4263 - "Eden in Jeopardy," by Richard G. Lillard
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Man's Prodigal Meddling with his Environment--The Southern California Experience." By Richard G. Lillard. 329 pages, indexed. Publish...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Old California Articles4264 - Old California Articles
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of about 14 articles on The Golden State, published in the Southern California Automobile Club Magazine, Touring Topics, forerunner of Westways Ma
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
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"Horse Studies" Pencil Sketch by Linwood Payson Ames4265 - "Horse Studies" Pencil Sketch by Linwood Payson Ames
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Color pencil sketch (14" H x 11.5" W) by Linwood Payson Ames (1870-1937). He was known for: landscapes, desert scenes and horse paintings,...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to 6******n for (55.00 + 12.65) = 67.65
 
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Remarkable Collection of Postcards from the Hellman / Heller Families4266 - Remarkable Collection of Postcards from the Hellman / Heller Families
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 150 post cards. Many are European. Includes (among hundreds of others) Paso Robles Hot Springs, Hotel Raymond in Pasadena. Casutin Ostrich Farm,
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8*****l for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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CDMG Stock Certificate Number 14267 - CDMG Stock Certificate Number 1
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Find location in CDMG Stock certificate NUMBER 1 for 5 shares to J. B. Sears on February 4, 1888. Sears is also the president. M. D. Parker is the sec
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Estimates : 30.00 - 75.00
Sold to t*******d for (25.00 + 5.00) = 30.00
 
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