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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Bank of Italy, California Archive4268 - Bank of Italy, California Archive
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Many documents for Bank of Italy, California branches. Includes: Twenty checks (1910s-1920s), most from the San Francisco branch. Three photo postcard
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to d******0 for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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California Poll Tax Receipts4269 - California Poll Tax Receipts
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 9. 1) Military Poll Tax Receipt. Santa Clara County. 1863. 2) Poll Tax receipt from Sacramento, 1887. 3) School Poll Tax receipt for Butte Coun
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to a**********o for (30.00 + 6.90) = 36.90
 
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Chinese in California Check & Exchanges (4)4270 - Chinese in California Check & Exchanges (4)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four different: one check and three exchanges. 1) 1931 San Francisco check for May's Studio with Chinese characters. 2) 1918 2nd of Excha...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Eleven Different California Hunting Licenses4272 - Eleven Different California Hunting Licenses
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Includes: 1919 pictorial, 1922 pictorial, 1923, pictorial, 1925 pictorial, 1929 pictorial, 1932, 1942, 1945, 1948, 1954, and a deer license tag from 1
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to a**********o for (95.00 + 21.85) = 116.85
 
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Nine Different California Fishing Licenses4271 - Nine Different California Fishing Licenses
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Includes: 1920, 1921 pictorial, 1923 pictorial, 1925 pictorial, 1927 pictorial, 1929 pictorial, 1931 pictorial, 1958 license stamp, and 1971. Most are
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to l*******c for (130.00 + 29.90) = 159.90
 
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3 Stereo Views4273 - 3 Stereo Views
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Only one view is labelled: Old Custom House, Monterey, Cal., by Richard Behrendt, California. (Prag Collection) City: State: California Date:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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California Hotel Stock Certificates4274 - California Hotel Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of three, two different. 1) Suisun City Hotel Company. Two issued stocks 1889 and 1918, both pen cancelled. 4" x 9.75" 2) Unissued Waw...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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"B" Towns, Southern California Desert Postcards4275 - "B" Towns, Southern California Desert Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Barstow, Baker, Bishop, Bodie, Banning, and more. 7 RPC's, 21 old pre-1920 PC's, 49 post-1940 PC's. (Prag Collection) City: State: ...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold to D****7 for (60.00 + 12.00) = 72.00
 
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California Glass Company Stock Certificates4276 - California Glass Company Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare. First ones seen by us. No information could be found on this company. Inc in Maine in 1920. No. 65, issued for 5,000 shares to J.A. Fraters and
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Start Price : 65.00 | Estimates : 130.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Over 50 Postcards From "C"  Towns4277 - Over 50 Postcards From "C" Towns
Holabird Western Americana Collections
B/w and color cards from Chula Vista, Chino, Calexico, Calico, Corona and more. (Prag Collection) City: State: California Date: hwac# 32035
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 320.00
 
 
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Southern California Desert "A" / "B" Towns Postcards4278 - Southern California Desert "A" / "B" Towns Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 60 postcards from Agua Caliente, Apple Valley, Arlington, Antelope Valley, Brawley, Beaumont, Baker, Barstow and more. (Prag Collection) City:
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 320.00
 
 
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Northern California Stock Certificates with Great Vignettes4279 - Northern California Stock Certificates with Great Vignettes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of three different. 1) California Navigation & Improvement Company. Issued for 50 shares on May 21, 1907. Signed by Newall (president) and t...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to s**********r for (35.00 + 7.00) = 42.00
 
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Northern California Stock Certificate & Bond Collection4280 - Northern California Stock Certificate & Bond Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Eclectic group of 14. Includes: Truckee-Carson Farmer's Association (1908, not cxl), The Pickwick Corp. (two 1930, not cxl), Western Investment ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to s**********r for (40.00 + 8.00) = 48.00
 
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Eclectic Group of Southern California Stock Certificates4281 - Eclectic Group of Southern California Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 15. Includes: Los Angeles Improvement Co. (1887, pen cxl), Spring Street Market Co. (two 1929, not cxl), Lion Country Safari Inc. (two 19702, v
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to s**********r for (40.00 + 8.00) = 48.00
 
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Northern California Stock Certificate Collection4282 - Northern California Stock Certificate Collection
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Lot of 14. Includes: Mariposa Development Co. (1933, not cxl), O.P. Downing & Co. (1907, not cxl), The City Store (San Jose, 1895, pen cxl), Nat...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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California Banking Stock Certificates4283 - California Banking Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 13. 1) Pajaro Valley Bank (four issued 1888-1904, all punch or stamp cancelled) and Pajaro Valley National Bank (two issued 1910, stamp cancell
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 240.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Map of the Expedition Examining Proposed Diversion of the Colorado River4284 - Map of the Expedition Examining Proposed Diversion of the Colorado River
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Topographical Sketch showing the Outward and Inward Route of a Party, while examining as to the practicability of a Diversion of the Colorado River fo
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b***5 for (60.00 + 13.80) = 73.80
 
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Rocky Mountain National Bank Checks & Stock4285 - Rocky Mountain National Bank Checks & Stock
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four pieces, all rare. Three checks, issued 1868-1869, all with elk pictorial and RN-B revenue imprint. Central City datelines. Spindle and punch hole
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to a****y for (75.00 + 17.25) = 92.25
 
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Seven Photographs of Cheyenne Canyon4286 - Seven Photographs of Cheyenne Canyon
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Marvelous views of the canon in the 1800's. All 8 x 5". All on card stock. 1-2) Nearly identical Jackson photographs of Seven Falls. On gre...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Three historic Clear Creek Photographs, 2 Railroad Related4287 - Three historic Clear Creek Photographs, 2 Railroad Related
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1) Jackson photograph of the creek itself. 7 x 4 1/2".2) W. H.Walker of West Denver. Shows tracks going under Hanging Rock. 8 x 5". Vertic...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Colorado Springs Non-Mining Bonds & Stock Certificates4288 - Colorado Springs Non-Mining Bonds & Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of nine. 1) The Acacia Hotel Corporation, stock issued in 1920 for 4 shares, pen cancelled. Photograph of hotel. 2) Four different City of Colorad
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Colorado Springs Flower Carnival Souvenir Button4289 - Colorado Springs Flower Carnival Souvenir Button
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Made by The Whitehead & Hoag Co. Newark, NJ City: Colorado Springs State: Colorado Date: 1896 hwac# 35757
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to a****y for (40.00 + 9.20) = 49.20
 
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Two photographs of Mrs. H. H. Jackson's Burial Place on Cheyenne Mountain4290 - Two photographs of Mrs. H. H. Jackson's Burial Place on Cheyenne Mountain
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) W. E. Hook, photographer. Back has ad for J. G. Hiestand, collector and dealer in mineral specimens. 2) Unknown artist. Helen Maria Hunt Jackson (
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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The Colorado College Land Company Stock Certificate4291 - The Colorado College Land Company Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Inc. in Colorado. No. 17, issued for 50 shares to the company (and college) president, E.P. Tenney on March 21, 1882 in Colorado Springs. Also signed
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to R******d for (75.00 + 17.25) = 92.25
 
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Two choice c1890 Colorado Springs Photographs4292 - Two choice c1890 Colorado Springs Photographs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) A view of Pike's Peak from Colorado Springs. The photographer, W. E. Hook, has managed to catch a residential street with the Peak in the bac...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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The Cripple Creek Trip4293 - The Cripple Creek Trip
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Rare small booklet: A Picture Story of The Cripple Creek Trip. Soft cover, 6" x 9". Published by The Smith-Brooks Press, 1915. Soft cover,...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 180.00
 
 
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Two Cripple Creek Souvenir Buttons4294 - Two Cripple Creek Souvenir Buttons
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Two Cripple Creek July 4th Celebration Buttons. One Grand Celebration of Teller Co. with a photo of two american flags with 13 stars each. The second
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Cripple Creek Ephemera (Checks & Billheads)4295 - Cripple Creek Ephemera (Checks & Billheads)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 14. 1) Four different checks for The Stratton Cripple Creek Mining & Development Company. Includes pictorial check with Stratton's po...
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Estimates : 110.00 - 160.00
Sold to v********o.. for (60.00 + 13.80) = 73.80
 
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U.S. Depository Checks to Military Officers4296 - U.S. Depository Checks to Military Officers
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Six pictorial checks from the United States Depository in Denver. 1) Eagle vignette at left. January 30, 1886. Sam P. Barber is getting paid $52. Blue
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to a****y for (20.00 + 4.60) = 24.60
 
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Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. Catalog, No. 75: Automobile Supplies4297 - Hendrie & Bolthoff Mfg. and Supply Co. Catalog, No. 75: Automobile Supplies
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Automotive Supplies and Garage Equipment." 959 pages. Index at beginning by category.. Great source of information for early car tools an...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 300.00
Sold to d******0 for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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"Carrier's Greeting: Portfolio Containing Paul Gregg's Masterpieces"4298 - "Carrier's Greeting: Portfolio Containing Paul Gregg's Masterpieces"
Holabird Western Americana Collections
8 pages front and back. Edited and Published by the Carriers Association of the Denver Post. Unusual and rare softcover that features reproductions of
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Senator H.M. Teller's Personal Copy of a Reprinted 1866 Denver Directory4299 - Senator H.M. Teller's Personal Copy of a Reprinted 1866 Denver Directory
Holabird Western Americana Collections
H.M. Teller's personal copy of a reprinted directory. History of the City of Denver From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time by J.E. Wha...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Colorado National Bank COD's with Kountze & Co. signatures4300 - Colorado National Bank COD's with Kountze & Co. signatures
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four pictorial Colorado National Bank certificates of deposit, issued 1866-67, three signed "Kountze Co.," one signed Luther Kountze. All ...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to a****y for (110.00 + 25.30) = 135.30
 
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Golden, Colorado Boudoir Card4301 - Golden, Colorado Boudoir Card
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a view of Golden taken from the other side of Clear Creek. The creek, bridge, men walking on the street, businesses, and residences along the
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Two Photographs of Iron Springs, Manitou4302 - Two Photographs of Iron Springs, Manitou
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Two views of the same area. 1) Photograph by W. E. Hook of Colorado Springs. Shows large houses. Man sitting on horse in foreground. 2) Also a Hook ph
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Two Cliff House at Manitou Photographs4303 - Two Cliff House at Manitou Photographs
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1) "782 Cliff House and Springs at Manitou." Jackson is the photographer. Overview of the area. 7 x 4 1/2."W. H. Jackson photograph o...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Grand Caves at Manitou 1800's photographs4304 - Grand Caves at Manitou 1800's photographs
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Two photographs on card stock taken by unknown photographer. Full page ad on back of each card for the Manitou Grand Caverns, George W. Snider, propri
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Ten Photographs of Royal Gorge4305 - Ten Photographs of Royal Gorge
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All 8 x 5". Allglued to card stock. 1) Railroad bridge through canon. Denver Book & Stationary Company. light coloring. 2-6) Green backed J...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Two Alex Martin Photographs of Silver Plume4306 - Two Alex Martin Photographs of Silver Plume
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Martin's photographs often provide a different view from his contemporaries. He has climbed the mountains to get these similar, but slightly dif...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Three Amazing Photographs of Soda Springs, Manitou4307 - Three Amazing Photographs of Soda Springs, Manitou
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) W. H. Jackson Photograph (see back). Titled Cliff House and Soda Springs. Nice detail. You can clearly make out the women in their Sunday best cros
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Four Different Rainbow Falls, Ute Pass 1800's Photographs4308 - Four Different Rainbow Falls, Ute Pass 1800's Photographs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three photographers are known: A. W. Davis, W. E. Hook, and Stone & Company. One photograph has an add foe J. G. Hiestand, Mineral Specimens an...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Four Williams Canyon Photographs4309 - Four Williams Canyon Photographs
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1) The Narrows at Williams Canon. Four nicely dressed women in the photo. W. E. Hook Photograph. Ad on the back for the Half-way House. "a comf...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Colorado Ephemera: Pamphlets and Booklets4310 - Colorado Ephemera: Pamphlets and Booklets
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four pieces of Colorado ephemera: 1928 booklet about Mesa Verde National Park (62 pages with photographs, 6" x 9.25"), The Birds of...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
 
 
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The Anaconda Wire 1950-584311 - The Anaconda Wire 1950-58
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 60 issues of The Anaconda Wire, "the purpose of this publication is to bring you news and information about industrial and utility develop...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Unissued Colorado Check Collection (No RN)4312 - Unissued Colorado Check Collection (No RN)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
23 unissued checks. Some pictorial. Later checks (post-1910) from: Ft. Collins, Denver, Ouray, Monte Vista, Burlington, Stratton, Flagler, Center, Ala
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Estimates : 30.00 - 75.00
Sold to a****y for (15.00 + 3.45) = 18.45
 
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Colorado Ephemera (Billheads, Railroad, Liquor Licenses)4313 - Colorado Ephemera (Billheads, Railroad, Liquor Licenses)
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Lot of 23 pieces. 1) Railroad: two vouchers for Denver & Rio Grande Railroad (1892 & 1933), three vouchers for the Denver, Utah & Pacifi...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Colorado Wagon and Toll Road Stock Certificates4314 - Colorado Wagon and Toll Road Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four unissued certificates from two companies. 1) Two unissued from Swansea & Central City Wagon Road Company. Miner Print. Georgetown da...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to a****y for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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Colorado Check Collection (25)4315 - Colorado Check Collection (25)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 25. Leadville: 3 issued (Manville Hardware with RN-G, 1880 and Tomkins Hardware, 1889) plus 2 unused. Golden: three issued, F.E. Everett, two t
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Estimates : 110.00 - 200.00
Sold to v********o.. for (70.00 + 16.10) = 86.10
 
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Colorado First National Bank Checks (9)4316 - Colorado First National Bank Checks (9)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nine checks from four different towns. Denver: four pictorial United States Depository checks, 1883-1887, blue eagle vignette; green FNB check from 18
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold to a****y for (60.00 + 13.80) = 73.80
 
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Colorado Banking Stock Certificates (7)4317 - Colorado Banking Stock Certificates (7)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of seven. 1) Three issued and cancelled certificates for the Bank of Idaho Springs. No. P7, P10 & P11. All issued Feb. 1, 1934. Stamp cancel...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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