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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Colorado Irrigation Company Bonds & Stock Certificates4318 - Colorado Irrigation Company Bonds & Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of five from 3 companies. 1) Two $1,000 bonds for the Colorado Southern Irrigation Company. Both issued 1909, neither cancelled. One still has fou
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Estimates : 130.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (65.00 + 14.95) = 79.95
 
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Colorado Non-Mining Stock Certificates4319 - Colorado Non-Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of eight. Includes: The Union Delivery Company (1913, not cancelled), The Pikes Peak Cottage City Corporation (unissued bond, 1920), The Colorado
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Start Price : 70.00 | Estimates : 140.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Monarch Air Lines Stock Certificate4320 - Monarch Air Lines Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Inc. in Colorado. No. 29, issued for 500 shares to Wilson-Bonfils Flying School on July 3rd, 1946. Pen cancelled at top. Orange border and eagle vigne
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Lewis American Airways Stock Certificate4321 - Lewis American Airways Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Inc. in Colorado. No 15355, issued for 20,000 shares to George E. Ashley on Sept. 23rd, 1938. Signed by Elmer Jones (vice president) and E.M. Lewis (s
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Travel Airways Inc. Stock Certificate4322 - Travel Airways Inc. Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Incorporated in Colorado. Very low certificate number 4, issued to the company president Robert E. Edgar on April 12, 1929. Signed by Edgar as preside
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Miscellaneous Colorado Non-Mining Stock Certificates4323 - Miscellaneous Colorado Non-Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 15. Includes: Colorado Milling & Elevator Co. (1898, fabulous vignette, stamp cxl), Kreager Heater Corp. for Minnesota & Wisconsin (1...
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 180.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Colorado Investment Company Stock Certificates4324 - Colorado Investment Company Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 15. Includes: The Alameda Investment Co. (1925, not cxl), The Cons. Realty & Investment Co. (1912, pen cxl and 1915, not cxl), The Montvi...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Colorado Airline Stock Certificates4325 - Colorado Airline Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of five Colorado air certificates from 3 companies. Includes: Lewis American Airways Inc. (1937, not cancelled), Monarch Air Lines Inc. (not issue
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Start Price : 130.00 | Estimates : 260.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Temporary Winchester Stock Certificate4326 - Temporary Winchester Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Temporary certificate exchangeable for permanent certificate when prepared. No. TP 22 issued to the Union & New Haven Trust Co., Trustee of Hann...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Dakota Non-Mining Stock Certificates4327 - Dakota Non-Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of nine. Includes: Dakota Farm Mortgage Co. (Huron, 1890, not cxl), Hellberg Townsite and Development Co. (two unissued), Michigan Diamond Oil &...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Lehigh Industries & Investing Corp. Stock Certificates (6)4328 - Lehigh Industries & Investing Corp. Stock Certificates (6)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lehigh Industries & Investing Corporation stock certificates issued in 1962. Visually very attractive underprint vignette almost covers certific...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Lena Horne Beauty Products Inc. Stock Certificates (2)4329 - Lena Horne Beauty Products Inc. Stock Certificates (2)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two certificates from Lena Horne Beauty Products Inc. (DE) issued in 1961 to Mrs. Esther Cherry Sailer for 100 shares each. The company sold Lena Horn
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Smithsonian Institute, Annual Report of the Board of Regents4330 - Smithsonian Institute, Annual Report of the Board of Regents
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of three 1) Annual Report 1880 includes the following papers: a) The Writings of James Smithson (founder of the Smithsonian), b) Casts of Indian H
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Estimates : 70.00 - 400.00
Sold to d******0 for (35.00 + 8.05) = 43.05
 
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American Telegraphone Company Stock Certificate4331 - American Telegraphone Company Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare. Inc. in the United States for the District of Columbia. No. 16321, issued for 10 shares on Oct. 14, 1907. Signed by the Assistant to President a
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Three 1897 Georgia Bonds4332 - Three 1897 Georgia Bonds
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Trio of $1,000 bonds from The Athens Manufacturing Company (of Athens, Georgia). All issued 1897. Not cancelled. Vignette of factory. Green border. Ea
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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1909 Grand Chapter Mason's Badge (Savannah)4333 - 1909 Grand Chapter Mason's Badge (Savannah)
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Savannah, November 1909, General Chapter. Attached is a Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons of North Carolina. Dark metal but very ornate. City: Savann
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Idaho Bank Checks: lot of 54335 - Idaho Bank Checks: lot of 5
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 5: checks from the Banks of Idaho, from the Towns of Donnelly & Roseberry. 3 bear cancel stamps on the reverse. Very good condition. ...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Idaho Non-Mining Stock Certificates (7)4336 - Idaho Non-Mining Stock Certificates (7)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Six stocks plus one bond. Stocks: The Homedale Townsite Co. (1911, not cxl); Adams-Pilgerrim Lumber Co. (1908, not cxl); Wood-Hagenbarth Cattle Co. (1
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to d********8 for (75.00 + 15.00) = 90.00
 
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Idaho Ephemera (Checks, Letterheads, Stocks)4337 - Idaho Ephemera (Checks, Letterheads, Stocks)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 32. Two of the best pieces are a Silver City, I.T. billhead (1868) for Butcher & Lenoir Grocers and Wells, Fargo & Co. Silver City ch...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*********6 for (170.00 + 39.10) = 209.10
 
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History of the Industrial Workers of the World4338 - History of the Industrial Workers of the World
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1920. By Paul Brissenden. "This is a descriptive and historical sketch of the present drift from parliamentary to industrial socialism." ...
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Lindberg Engineering Company Stock Certificates (26 Engraved)4339 - Lindberg Engineering Company Stock Certificates (26 Engraved)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A group of 26 engraved certificates from the Lindberg Engineering Company. Inc. in Illinois. The company was located in Chicago. Manufactured furnaces
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Brewer Revenue Stamps4340 - Brewer Revenue Stamps
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of 2 Stubs for Stamp for Special Tax on Brewers of less than 500 Bbls. Per year. Unissued, cancelled by hole punch, dated 1884. Stamp No. M586 i
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Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
Sold to 9*****H for (30.00 + 6.00) = 36.00
 
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Retail Clothing Broadside4341 - Retail Clothing Broadside
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot consists of a single 19” x 14” broadside showing prices of the many products offered by the mill. From a small woolen mill employing about 25 pers
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Two 1860 New Orleans Draining Bonds4342 - Two 1860 New Orleans Draining Bonds
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare. Two $500 bonds issued for the 2nd Draining District, New Orleans, in 1860. Feature a gorgeous vignette of paddle wheel and factories. Punch canc
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to r******e for (150.00 + 34.50) = 184.50
 
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State of Louisiana Constitutional Bond signed by Governor4343 - State of Louisiana Constitutional Bond signed by Governor
Holabird Western Americana Collections
$5 Constitutional Bond of the State of Louisiana issued in 1879. Signed by acting governor Samuel D. McEnery, who would also become a US Senator. Also
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to r******e for (75.00 + 17.25) = 92.25
 
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Thomas Laughlin Company Stock Certificate, 18994344 - Thomas Laughlin Company Stock Certificate, 1899
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Thomas Laughlin Company stock certificate issued at Portland, Maine in 1899. The company was a manufacturer of marine hardware in iron and brass, and
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Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
Sold to h*******2 for (10.00 + 2.30) = 12.30
 
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1892 Democratic Hand Book4345 - 1892 Democratic Hand Book
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This handbook was compiled by the Democratic State Executive Committee. "To the Committeemen and Correspondents: The State Executive Committee ...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 80.00
Sold to d******0 for (15.00 + 3.45) = 18.45
 
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Baltimore Merchants and Manufacturers Directory with Compliments to Trade of West Virginia4346 - Baltimore Merchants and Manufacturers Directory with Compliments to Trade of West Virginia
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Printed in Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald of 32 South Paca Street. 1887. 146 pages. The covers and binding have some little wear, but are all s
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 220.00
 
 
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Conrad H. Hilton Bronze Humanitarian Prize4347 - Conrad H. Hilton Bronze Humanitarian Prize
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1998 to "Doctors without Borders." Inscribed "The Protocol Group, Easton, MD." City: Easton State: Maryland Date: 1998 h...
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 200.00
 
 
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International Telephone & Telegraph Stocks Group4348 - International Telephone & Telegraph Stocks Group
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 11: fine group of ITT Corporation stocks, the oldest dating to 1931. These certificates vary in denomination, from the "Less Than 100 Sh...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to d******0 for (35.00 + 8.05) = 43.05
 
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Commemorative Ribbons Trio4349 - Commemorative Ribbons Trio
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Lot of 3 ribbons. (1) is the Grand Army of the Revolution (G.A.R.) Department of New Hampshire, 24th National Encampment of 1890. (2) is a Representat
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
 
 
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State Street Boston Financial Bond Certificates (5)4350 - State Street Boston Financial Bond Certificates (5)
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A group of five certificates. Four are bond certificates in different denominations from State Street Boston Financial Corporation issued between 1975
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Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
Sold to w******o for (10.00 + 2.30) = 12.30
 
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Magazine for 1911 Boston Missionary Exposition4351 - Magazine for 1911 Boston Missionary Exposition
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"The Exposition Herald", published by The World in Boston, January 1911. 58 pages plus advertisements. "America's First Great Mis...
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 75.00
 
 
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New England Telephone & Telegraph Co. Stocks Group4352 - New England Telephone & Telegraph Co. Stocks Group
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Lot of 9: New England Telephone & Telegraph Company, which was originally established in 1883. There have been multiple mergers and acquisitions...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to s**********r for (15.00 + 3.00) = 18.00
 
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Historically Important Early Check from a Pioneer of Covered Bridges in the United States!4353 - Historically Important Early Check from a Pioneer of Covered Bridges in the United States!
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1819 check for two days work on a highway for the town of Newburyport. Samuel Dodge pulled in $2.00 for this one. Signed by Timothy Palmer. Palmer was
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Estimates : 30.00 - 75.00
Sold to d******0 for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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1875 Issue of "The Salem Gazette" w/ Utah Avalanche Article4354 - 1875 Issue of "The Salem Gazette" w/ Utah Avalanche Article
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot contains the Friday morning edition of the paper which started as a weekly in 1768 and went to a semi-weekly in 1796. One article, picked up from
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 150.00
 
 
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1860 Woman's Diary4355 - 1860 Woman's Diary
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fabulous little picture of life for a lady in 1860. She is not involved in working, so she must have some money. (She does have a wash woman.) Hints a
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to a****a for (95.00 + 21.85) = 116.85
 
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Big Rapids Improvements and Manufacturing Co. Stock Certificate, 18724356 - Big Rapids Improvements and Manufacturing Co. Stock Certificate, 1872
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Stock Certificate from Big Rapids Improvement and Manufacturing Co. no. 69. Issued to Sumner Stickney. Signed by S. Stickney, President and T. D. Brow
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Estimates : 70.00 - 300.00
Sold to j******d for (35.00 + 7.00) = 42.00
 
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Michigan Non-Mining Bonds & Stock Certificate Collection4357 - Michigan Non-Mining Bonds & Stock Certificate Collection
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Lot of 14. 1) Best are two 1867 Bay County bonds ($500) both punch cancelled with multiple vignettes and an adhesive revenue stamp. 13.75" x 17...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to s**********r for (40.00 + 8.00) = 48.00
 
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Teddy Roosevelt era Land Grants and Ephemera4358 - Teddy Roosevelt era Land Grants and Ephemera
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1) 1908 land grant to Roswell Terrill for 120 acres. 2) 1908 and grant to Alfred Carlson for 160 acres. Both under T. Roosevelt, but not his signature
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
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M.W. Savage Factories Incorporated Stock Certificate (Mail Order)4359 - M.W. Savage Factories Incorporated Stock Certificate (Mail Order)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Stock no. 15877 issued to George Prentiss for 1 share on May 4, 1913. Incorporated under the laws of the state of Maine. This stock has very little we
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Mississippi School & Road Bonds4360 - Mississippi School & Road Bonds
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Lot of seven. Includes four Jasper County Road Bonds (1919-1927, punch or stamp cancelled) and three different school bonds: Pine Grove Separate Schoo
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Two Cabinet Cards by Berkin of Boulder, Montana, c.18904361 - Two Cabinet Cards by Berkin of Boulder, Montana, c.1890
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Lot of 2. Both were taken by John Berkin, who was a photographer active in Boulder, Montana in 1890 . 1) Front of card shows well-dressed young
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Polson, Montana Panorama4363 - Polson, Montana Panorama
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Miniature (2" x 6") panorama of Polson. The lake and mountains of the region clearly show in the background. Cool piece! City: Polson ...
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Charles M. Russell Postcard Group4362 - Charles M. Russell Postcard Group
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 22: various C.M. Russell reproduction postcards. These are colorized sketches, along with some pen & ink work. There are some duplicate c...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*******n for (80.00 + 18.40) = 98.40
 
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Montana Collection (Tokens, Checks, Covers, Documents)4364 - Montana Collection (Tokens, Checks, Covers, Documents)
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Lot of twenty-one. 1) Bi-metallic Mint Cigar Store of Great Falls token. 2) Two Arnold's Quality Store aluminum tokens. 3) Two Grand Union paper...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 200.00
Sold to h*******2 for (35.00 + 8.05) = 43.05
 
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Montana Mortgages and Abstracts of Title4365 - Montana Mortgages and Abstracts of Title
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Includes fancy notes, maps, etc. Many of these are in groups of four-six to get the entire picture of the transaction. GREAT HISTORICAL stuff. Six doc
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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"Johnson Flying Service" Sealer4366 - "Johnson Flying Service" Sealer
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City: State: Montana Date: hwac# 36016
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to a********o for (25.00 + 5.00) = 30.00
 
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13 "Sold for delinquent taxes" Documents (Lander County)4367 - 13 "Sold for delinquent taxes" Documents (Lander County)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 13. This lot shows the decline in many of the districts in Lander County. Places include Bullion, Cortez, Shoshone Wells, Kingston, Dean, Frisb
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Postcards from Austin, Nevada4368 - Postcards from Austin, Nevada
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 17. All overviews and Stokes Castle. One compliments of H. D. DeGuzan. (Prag collection) City: Austin State: Nevada Date: hwac# 22178
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to p********n for (50.00 + 10.00) = 60.00
 
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