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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Lehman Caves Ephemera4369 - Lehman Caves Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of 11 items highlighting the inside and the outside areas of the caves, from the Prag collection. City: Baker State: Nevada Date: hwac#
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 90.00
 
 
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Boulder Dam RPC and PC Collection (Hoover Dam)4370 - Boulder Dam RPC and PC Collection (Hoover Dam)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
About 200 RPC's of Boulder Dam and vicinity. Includes older full face RPC. Mostly white border cards. Needs inspection, a great collection. Prag...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Boulder City Postcards (Hoover Dam)4371 - Boulder City Postcards (Hoover Dam)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of 75 postcards, including duplicates, from the Prag collection. Generators in Nevada Wing Hoover (Boulder) Dam; "First and oldest busine...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Report of the State Controller of Nevada Book, 18834374 - Report of the State Controller of Nevada Book, 1883
Holabird Western Americana Collections
9 1/4 x 6. Report of the State Controller of Nevada, for the Eighteenth Fiscal Year, Ending December 31, 1882. To the Governor. J.F. Hallock, State Co
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Estimates : 30.00 - 400.00
Sold to d******0 for (15.00 + 3.45) = 18.45
 
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Genoa Fluming Company Check4375 - Genoa Fluming Company Check
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Wells Fargo Bank. Check #326 for $1,281.65 in 1876. Initialed by JMH. Endorsed by Elder on the back. Revenue imprinted. RN-D. According to the Carson
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to p********n for (70.00 + 14.00) = 84.00
 
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Bullion and Exchange Bank Check Book4376 - Bullion and Exchange Bank Check Book
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This 14" long, 3" wide check book, inscribed "E. Williams" on the front cover, contains stubs for checks 1-57, and contains unus...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Carson City Postcards4377 - Carson City Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
28 postcards. The Nugget, Governor's home, prison, post office,Capital, Orphan's Home, mint, museum, Washoe Basket Weaver, Union Hotel, Etc....
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Estimates : 50.00 - 260.00
Sold to h*******2 for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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Color postcards of Carson City4378 - Color postcards of Carson City
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 17. The famous (yet suspect) footprints at the prison. Also the post office, prison, Orphans Home, Hank Monk grave stone, Super Chief Diner,cap
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Estimates : 80.00 - 340.00
Sold to h*******2 for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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Carson Postcard Collection4379 - Carson Postcard Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
25 postcards. Runs the gamut of subject mater an time period. Several different, nice U. S. Post Office scenes. All are black and white and most are R
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Biennial Report for Nevada Surveyor General and State Register 18694380 - Biennial Report for Nevada Surveyor General and State Register 1869
Holabird Western Americana Collections
157 pages. Biennial Report of the Surveyor General and State Register of the State of Nevada for 1867 and 1868. Printed by Henry R. Mighels, State Pri
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Two Nevada State Surveyor General Reports, 1883 and 1895 and a 1872 Nevada/Utah Map by S.A. Mitchell4381 - Two Nevada State Surveyor General Reports, 1883 and 1895 and a 1872 Nevada/Utah Map by S.A. Mitchell
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3. Two great resources for lovers of Nevada history. 1) 1883. Report of Surveyor General and State Land Register of the State of Nevada for the
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Clover Valley / Wells Postcards4382 - Clover Valley / Wells Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 25. Three nice different RPCs of downtown Wells. Color postcards include a cowboy riding down main street and Seventh Street. Also ranching sce
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
 
 
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14 Minden, Gardnerville, and Dayton postcards4383 - 14 Minden, Gardnerville, and Dayton postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) 1907 Dayton court house. "From the town where I was born." 2) Evangelical Lutheran Trinity Church. 1910 Waterloo postmark on back and S...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 450.00
Sold to w********i.. for (55.00 + 12.65) = 67.65
 
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Three Copper Flat / Ely RPCs4394 - Three Copper Flat / Ely RPCs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three postcards. 1) Copper Flat. Copyright 1909 by C. D. Gallagher. Shows and ore train at Copper Flat. 2) Ore Train above Ely. Copyright C. D. Gallag
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Ely Postcards4395 - Ely Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mostly color. Capitol Club, Hilltop Court, Main Hotel, gambling, Monte Neva, Desert Motel, Murry Creek Rock, Goodman Tidball Mercantile, St. Bartholom
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 440.00
 
 
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Ely Area Postcards4396 - Ely Area Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five overviews from mountain top. Three different Gallagher & Guther 1908 cards: Bronco busting and two overviews. Nice court house with reflect...
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Estimates : 170.00 - 700.00
Sold to s*****l for (85.00 + 19.55) = 104.55
 
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Large Ely Postcard Collection4397 - Large Ely Postcard Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Twenty-three white color borders. Three 1907 postmarks. Includes nice Chainman Mill, standing rock, Northern Hotel, Ely Clothing Company, court house,
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Start Price : 85.00 | Estimates : 170.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Ruby Hill Drugstore and Druggist F. J. Schneider Prescription Records4399 - Ruby Hill Drugstore and Druggist F. J. Schneider Prescription Records
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Lot of 20 handwritten medicinal notes from The Ruby Hill Drug Store (3) and druggist F.J. Schneider of Eureka. Schneider was born in Cincinna...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 400.00
Sold to V********e for (15.00 + 3.00) = 18.00
 
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Rare D. B. Immel Check from Eureka, Nevada4400 - Rare D. B. Immel Check from Eureka, Nevada
Holabird Western Americana Collections
D. B. Immel & Co. of San Francisco bank on an imprinted D. B. Immel & co. check. Datelined Eureka, Nev. Joseph Mendes is paying himself $100...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to V********e for (40.00 + 8.00) = 48.00
 
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Eureka Nevada Portraits (incl. one of miners)4401 - Eureka Nevada Portraits (incl. one of miners)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4. Photographs ranging in size from 4.25” x 2.5” to 10” x 8” on black mats. Medium contrast and sharp focus. Little wear. Three images are port
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Eureka Collection (18): postcards, tax documents, stocks4402 - Eureka Collection (18): postcards, tax documents, stocks
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot of 18 items from Eureka features some of the best Real Photo Postcards of Eureka, including scenes of the Eureka and Zadow hotels, the main s
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Estimates : 120.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to h*******2 for (60.00 + 13.80) = 73.80
 
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Eureka Postcard Collection4403 - Eureka Postcard Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Eight cards. Ruby Hill mine, Court House, Eueka Sentinal, Overview and street scenes. (Prag collection) City: Eureka State: Nevada Date: hwac
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 240.00
 
 
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Genoa Postcard Collection4410 - Genoa Postcard Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
31 cards from Nevada's oldest city on Nevada's 150th birthday. Includes Zon T - 355 Oldest House in Nevada, Reese Station Stockade, fort, fr...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Glenbrook Area Postcards including 6 RPC's4411 - Glenbrook Area Postcards including 6 RPC's
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The six RPC's are of various shot of Glenbrook. Nine hand colored cards 2 duplicates of Sunset on Lake Tahoe and of #1395 Glenbrook, Lake Tahoe,...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t********n.. for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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Eight postcards from Gold Hill, Nevada4412 - Eight postcards from Gold Hill, Nevada
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Includes JP Jones House, Sand Bower's Famous mine (?), overviews, and a reprint of Gold Hill in its heyday, 1875. (Prag collection) City: Gol...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to d******0 for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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Two Nice Early Goldfield Real Photo Postcards4413 - Two Nice Early Goldfield Real Photo Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One is of flood waters raging down the street and the other shows the exquisite Goldfield Hotel on dirt roads. (Ames Collection) City: Goldfield S
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Reproduction Goldfield Real Photo Postcards4414 - Reproduction Goldfield Real Photo Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 35. Includes a Johnson photograph of Faro, 1904 Diamondfield photo, 1904 Goldfield dugout houses, 20 mule team ,schools, high grade cache, 1908
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Al Mills, Blacksmith and Auto Repair 1928 Calendar4415 - Al Mills, Blacksmith and Auto Repair 1928 Calendar
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Goldfield, Nevada. Although in very rough condition, this is a wonderful historic piece. Painting of cowboys roping a mountain lion. City: Goldfiel
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Estimates : 20.00 - 60.00
Sold to c********e for (10.00 + 2.30) = 12.30
 
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Goldfied Postcards4416 - Goldfied Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
15 various Goldfield, Nevada postcards (10 different, 5 duplicates) of buildings, bottle house, barrel house, dug-out houses. Various publishers. C
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Estimates : 70.00 - 300.00
Sold to h*******2 for (35.00 + 8.05) = 43.05
 
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Goldfield Hotel Postcards4417 - Goldfield Hotel Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
20 postcards of the Goldfield Hotel—The Most Elegantly Equipped Hotel between San Francisco and Denver. 9 different views, 11 duplicates. Different pu
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Estimates : 110.00 - 400.00
Sold to h*******2 for (65.00 + 14.95) = 79.95
 
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Three Goldfield Real Photo Postcards4418 - Three Goldfield Real Photo Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
3 old Real Photo Cards of Goldfield, Nevada--2 different birdseye views and a building view. City: Goldfield State: Nevada Date: c. 1907 hwac#
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Goldfield Real Photo Postcards4419 - Goldfield Real Photo Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
19 Real Photo Cards (White Borders), mostly buildings of Goldfield, Nevada. Published by Frashers, Inc., Pomona CA and others. City: Goldfield Sta
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Goldfield Street Views Postcards4420 - Goldfield Street Views Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
25 postcards of Goldfield Nevada street views—Main Street, Old Post office, Columbia Street, Ramsey Street—parades, drilling contests, etc. Various pu
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Estimates : 120.00 - 500.00
Sold to h*******2 for (60.00 + 13.80) = 73.80
 
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Goldfield Bank Postcards4421 - Goldfield Bank Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
21 postcards (9 different with 12 duplicates) Photographs of banks—Nixon Bank, Nye and Ormsby County Bank, Mining Stock Exchange, J. S. Cook Bank. Var
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Choice Goldfield Real Photo Postcards4422 - Choice Goldfield Real Photo Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
4 very good Real Photo Cards of Goldfield, Nevada of town and buildings. Welch and Tune, Goldfield, Nev. City: Goldfield State: Nevada Date: 1908
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Goldfield Birdseye View Postcards4423 - Goldfield Birdseye View Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
34 Goldfield, Nevada Birdseye views postcards (19 different) of Town of Goldfield, Mining District. Various publishers. City: Goldfield State: Nev
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Start Price : 85.00 | Estimates : 170.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Goldfield Mines Postcards4424 - Goldfield Mines Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
50 postcards (30 different, 26 duplicates) of Goldfield Mines— Combination Mine, Goldfield Consolidated Mine, Red Top Mine, Mohawk Mine, Florence Mine
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Estimates : 250.00 - 900.00
Sold to h*******2 for (125.00 + 28.75) = 153.75
 
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Hamilton Ephemera (Photographs & Documents)4425 - Hamilton Ephemera (Photographs & Documents)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 9 items, including: 1) State, School and County Taxes for the Year 1879. "Assessed to" and "Received of" W.H. Fillmore, N...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 300.00
Sold to v********o.. for (25.00 + 5.75) = 30.75
 
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Sal Sageu Hotel Postcard Group4426 - Sal Sageu Hotel Postcard Group
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 10: these unusual cards also advertise for the El Trouatore Arizona Autrel Court Hotel in Kingman, AZ. This group has multiples of 3, for each
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Las Vegas Court House B&W Photo Postcard Trio4427 - Las Vegas Court House B&W Photo Postcard Trio
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vintage court house and post office cards, one published by Wilson Drug Co. This specific card is older, and the photo is somewhat faded. The other tw
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam) Ephemera4428 - Boulder Dam (Hoover Dam) Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
c.1935-1955. Lot of 14 pieces for the Boulder Dam, which we know call the Hoover Dam. 1) Pictorial Boulder Dam book (and mailing envelope). c.1938. Ma
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Estimates : 80.00 - 250.00
Sold to a****a for (40.00 + 9.20) = 49.20
 
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Southern Nevada Postcard Collection4429 - Southern Nevada Postcard Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
41 cards. Nice early color photo of the company town of Boulder City. Atomic bombs to peaceful Beatty. Burro Race and stage coach. Vegas casinos. Lost
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Estimates : 80.00 - 340.00
Sold to s*****l for (40.00 + 9.20) = 49.20
 
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Las Vegas Chrome Post Card Collection (461 Postcards)4430 - Las Vegas Chrome Post Card Collection (461 Postcards)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot has a total of 461 post cards dating from the 1950s to a few from the 1980s. Over 90% of the post cards feature Las Vegas casinos or gaming.
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Start Price : 225.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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The Boulder Club Calendar4431 - The Boulder Club Calendar
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Text at top: "Enjoy the Old West"/ THE BOULDER CLUB/ 118 FREMONT St., LAS VEGAS, NEVADA/ Best Little City in the World." Beneath is a...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8*****U for (35.00 + 7.00) = 42.00
 
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McGill, White Pine, Nevada Postcard Collection4432 - McGill, White Pine, Nevada Postcard Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
28 cards. All black and white. Mostly RPCs. Includes shearing corral, McGill smelter trestle and concentrater, Arched Rock, Nevada Consolidated Mill (
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Estimates : 100.00 - 800.00
Sold to s*****l for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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Two Mountain City Postcards4433 - Two Mountain City Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two main street views. One in the 40's. Nice buildings. One much earlier, Rough wood and log buildings. Nice contrast. Originally named Cope, I...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 120.00
Sold to D****7 for (15.00 + 3.45) = 18.45
 
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Two Palisade Stereoviews4435 - Two Palisade Stereoviews
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1 )CPRR, Palisade-Humboldt Canon, published by E. & H. T. Anthony & Co., 7686. 2) CPRR, Maggies Bower and Palisade Bluff, published by E. &...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Palisade and Battle Mountain Postcard Collection4436 - Palisade and Battle Mountain Postcard Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 33. Various types. Duplicates. Twelve Palisade postcards and one early Southern Pacific Railroad playing card of the canyon. Great railroad sce
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Start Price : 85.00 | Estimates : 170.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Pioche Postcard Collection4437 - Pioche Postcard Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of six. 1) RPC of county court house with men standing in front. Pioche cancel 1907. 2) Early RPC of Meadow Valley Street. Weak 1909 Pioche cancel
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Theodore Winters Bank of Nevada checks (Reno)4438 - Theodore Winters Bank of Nevada checks (Reno)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
16 checks. Winters bought of a Mormon a tract of land a mile wide and two miles long and paid for this fifty dollars in cash and a yoke of oxen. With
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 100.00
 
 
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