November Wonders: Western Americana Auction (November 2021)

Auction Details

Welcome to our November Wonders Auction, the second in our end-of-the-year auction trilogy!

We know every collector will find something special for their collection in this sale, and even a good Christmas present or two...

This sale features more than 3,100 lots across 5 days in over two dozen different collecting categories including: Art, Mining, Numismatics, Railroad, Militaria, General Americana, Jewelry, Books, Stocks & Bonds, and much more!

**HIGHLIGHTS**

--The Bill McKivor Nevada Token Collection Part I. Bill's Nevada token collection is full of so many rarities that we have split it over several sales. This round features an ultra-rare Comstock token from Gold Hill, as well as Beowawe, Chafey, Farrell, Bowers, Genoa, Incline, and more.

--Pancho Villa Collection. A rare second chance to bid on a Photo Diary of Pancho Villa by W.H. Horne (& Others). A massive and important collection of 184 real photo postcards (RPCs) and six original 5 x7 prints, most of which are directly attributable to Walter H. Horne, who made a good living for himself making photographic postcards in the American Southwest during the time of the Mexican Revolution in the early 20th century.

--George Armstrong Custer Civil War Holster and Dispatch Case. The belt, brass buckle, holster, and dispatch case from Civil War Captain George Armstrong Custer, originally from the Frost Collection.

--Stunning Jewelry. Featuring a leopard gold & diamond necklace; a gold-in-quartz pendant; shadow box and diamond cocktail rings; and much more.

--Native Americana. Beautiful jewelry, pottery, artifacts, and ephemera.

--Ken Prag Collection. Rarities from the Prag Collection of stocks, ephemera, and postcards, including autographs of Thomas Edison, J. Paul Getty, John D. Rockefeller, JP Morgan. Other stock categories include: Wells Fargo and American Express, banking, brewing, Hollywood, Yellowstone, mining, railroad, & more.

--Mining. Collectibles including gold nuggets and ore specimens, artifacts, ephemera, and mining stock certificates from California, Colorado, Montana, and Nevada.

--Art. Museum-quality Western art pieces by Makk, Rosa, and Hanson, as well as a large group of Chilmark Western pewter sculptures. Plus African art and carvings, and many other paintings and prints.

--General Americana Bonanza. Including an original prostitute's license from Tombstone; rare bottles and brewing ephemera; Montana saloon archives from the MacKenzie Collection; rare badges; cowboy collectibles incl. saddles & rare photographs; books incl. a large Eastern US directory section; and much more.

Be sure to use the Search Function to find items across the 5 days in your collecting categories!

And Keep the Collections Coming!
Please keep us in mind for selling your collection, and contact me directly at fredholabird@gmail.com.

Happy bidding!

--Fred Holabird & Team--

Auction Schedule

DAY 1 - Thursday, Nov 18, Lots 1000-1601
Art 1000-1269
Firearms-Weapons 1270-1292
Foreign 1293-1338
Political 1339-1352
Military 1353-1402
Tools 1403-1422
Native Americana 1423-1477
Sports 1478-1535
Transportation 1536-1601

DAY 2 - Friday, Nov 19, Lots 2000-2657
Stocks & Bonds 2000-2657
All Categories including Mining,
Railroad, and various industries

DAY 3 - Saturday, Nov 20 , Lots 3000-3609
Minerals 3000-3018
Mining 3019-3034
Numismatics 3195-3258
Tokens 3259-3412
Philatelic & Postal History 3413-3609

DAY 4 - Sunday, Nov 21, Lots 4000-4620
Geographically Sorted Ephemera 4000-4265
General Collectibles 4269-4395
Souvenir Plates 4396-4424
Spoons & Flatware 4425-4428
Entertainment 4429-4446
Circus 4447-4450
Toys 4451-4484
Marbles 4485-4489
Bottles 4490-4527
Saloon 4528-4546
Tobacciana 4547-4559
Gaming 4560-4566
Cowboy 4567-4599
Clothing 4600-4620

DAY 5 - Monday, Nov 22, Lots 5000-5614
WF/Express 5000-5002
World's Fair / Expositions 5003-5013
Firefighting Memorabilia 5014-5017
Fraternal Organizations 5018-5022
Badges 5023-5044
Maps 5045-5066
Books 5067-5314
Furnishings & 3D 5315-5363
Jewelry 5364-5461
Music 5462-5490
Photography 5491-5614

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Painting by John Hackett [136541]1000 - Painting by John Hackett [136541]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Image of smiling man in club with "girls". Framed--20.5"x 17.5" painting--14" x 11" Date: 1965 Country (if not USA):...
Passed
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 240.00
 
 
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Original Ed Vebell Illustrations [136913]1001 - Original Ed Vebell Illustrations [136913]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five "America's Patriotic Heroes" original color acrylic paintings on boards: 1) George Washington--"Defeated Cornwallis at Yorkt...
Passed
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimate : 1,500.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Framed Ed Vebell Original Illustration [136912]1002 - Framed Ed Vebell Original Illustration [136912]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
America's Patriotic Heroes--Ed Vebell--"Alvin York, Led Defeat of German Machine Gun Nest". Framed original illustration and 1st day c...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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African Hand Carved Wood Canes [131424]1003 - African Hand Carved Wood Canes [131424]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4. Canes are L horn handle hand carved Three are African Paduak wood , tow have black horn and one white horn handles. All canes are carved
Passed
Start Price : 160.00 | Estimate : 325.00 - 700.00
 
 
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African Mask, Quiver/Arrow [131438]1004 - African Mask, Quiver/Arrow [131438]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3. Two tribal carved wood mask 33 and 23î tall. One arrow and quiver. The large mask is very detailed. In 1970-74 the Botswan
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Baskets and Pot Mats [131444]1005 - Baskets and Pot Mats [131444]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 18. Five baskets with lids and one open basket, 6-10î width. 14 flat dish mats 6-10î. Excellent condition In 1970-74 the
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Estimate : 375.00 - 700.00
Sold to f******h for (180.00 + 45.00) = 225.00
 
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Bowls, Baskets, Mats And Table Legs [131437]1006 - Bowls, Baskets, Mats And Table Legs [131437]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 16. Six woven place mats, 15x16î, One Basket w/lid and attached handle woven in ëBack of the Pythonîpattern , 16x6
Passed
Start Price : 225.00 | Estimate : 450.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Canes from Botswana [131421]1007 - Canes from Botswana [131421]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4. Canes are L horn handle hand carved. Woods are Bubinga, Afromosia Sapele and possibly Sedua. Kudu Horn handles. Two canes are carve in
Passed
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Carved Figures Botswana [131426]1008 - Carved Figures Botswana [131426]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 5. 1.12î 17x6î Gazelle carved ironwood statue w/two 7î horns that mount onto the gazelle. 2. Ironwood 14
Passed
Start Price : 180.00 | Estimate : 375.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Ethnic Ostrich Shell Necklace, Brush, Fur Hat, clay pipes, Black Nedcklace [131434]1009 - Ethnic Ostrich Shell Necklace, Brush, Fur Hat, clay pipes, Black Nedcklace [131434]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 8. 1. Two strands of old ethnic. Heishi ostrich shell 9 ft. Ea. 2. Handmade brush. 3. Blades three strand necklace,black. 4. Beaded foot dec
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Start Price : 180.00 | Estimate : 375.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Figurines,Standing Bowl, Drum, Table Legs [131448]1010 - Figurines,Standing Bowl, Drum, Table Legs [131448]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 9. Figurine of African female 26í tall Blackwood carving. Five strands of beads (ostrich shell, bubinga wood and wood beads). One w
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Hand Giraffe Cane [131423]1011 - Hand Giraffe Cane [131423]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2. One cane , L horn handle, hollowed out two tier cage and horn tip. Second cane carved into two Giraffes. 36 in. Excellent condition Da
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Handmade canes Botswana [131420]1012 - Handmade canes Botswana [131420]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3. Canes are L horn handle hand carved. Woods are Bubinga, Afromosia and possibly Sedua. Kudu Horn handles. Two canes are carved in a spir
Passed
Start Price : 120.00 | Estimate : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Horn, Soapstone and Stone Caarvings [131443]1013 - Horn, Soapstone and Stone Caarvings [131443]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 12. 1. Three soapstone animal figures and four stone animal carvings. 2. 5 horn carvings shaped like birds and one wood carving of a bird
Passed
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Jacket Skin Blanket and Pillow [131447]1014 - Jacket Skin Blanket and Pillow [131447]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2. One Blanket approx. 10x7 ft made of 40 Jackal skins, and one 14í pillow. Both in excellent condition and just beautiful. In 19
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Start Price : 375.00 | Estimate : 750.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Ostrich Eggshell Disc Necklaces [131452]1015 - Ostrich Eggshell Disc Necklaces [131452]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 6. These vary in length from 4-12í (one end to end). Normal necklace approx. 36î. Included is a bag o necklaces and loose
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Estimate : 375.00 - 800.00
Sold to d*******f for (120.00 + 30.00) = 150.00
 
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Python Skin Vest and Loin Cloths [131433]1016 - Python Skin Vest and Loin Cloths [131433]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 6. 1. Python skin vest with lining in excellent condition. 22íacross back side to side and 20 1/2 ë back top to bottom. 2.
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Start Price : 180.00 | Estimate : 375.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Python Skins [131439]1017 - Python Skins [131439]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4. Four nicely preserved python akin in fantastic condition. They range in length from 10 ft to 18 ft. In 1970-74 the Botswana Government w
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Start Price : 180.00 | Estimate : 375.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Tableware Wood Carvings [131446]1018 - Tableware Wood Carvings [131446]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 9. Serving bowl w/four smaller bowls 12x5î. Serving bowl w/four smaller bowls 15x6î. One bowl carved in shape of a leaf
Passed
Start Price : 180.00 | Estimate : 375.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Tapestry, Hide Drawing, Cloth Print. Botswana [131431]1019 - Tapestry, Hide Drawing, Cloth Print. Botswana [131431]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 5. 1. Tapestry 40x15î. Subject is fish Made of Oti. Multi color of Brown, Blue and Black. Excellent cond. 2. Textile print (only
Passed
Start Price : 110.00 | Estimate : 220.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Tribal Figures [131441]1020 - Tribal Figures [131441]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 8. 1. Five tribal figures 10î tall. Three women w/babies, One male holding grinder, male warrior w/shield (great detail , spears a
Passed
Start Price : 110.00 | Estimate : 220.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Two Area Rugs Africa/Botswana [131435]1021 - Two Area Rugs Africa/Botswana [131435]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4. Wool is obtained from Boks Pits Village. Rugs are 67x42í, 58x33î, 57x34î and 60x35î. Braiding on each e
Passed
Start Price : 225.00 | Estimate : 450.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Two Botswana rugs [131430]1022 - Two Botswana rugs [131430]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2. 1. 51x40í rug made of two Springbok and Genet hides. 2. 67x35í rug made of four Steenbok, two Genet and two Skunk hide
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Start Price : 180.00 | Estimate : 375.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Wooden Figures , Puffer Fish [131449]1023 - Wooden Figures , Puffer Fish [131449]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 11. Two hand carved seated figures, Wooden carved Cheeta 15î. Small wooden bowl 5.5x4î. 10î wood mallet. Handma
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sebastian Miniatures Group (5) [131350]1024 - Sebastian Miniatures Group (5) [131350]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A lot of five ceramic miniatures from Sebastian Miniatures of Massachusetts. Figurines include "Juliette," "Confederate Soldier,"...
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Estimate : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to a******l for (35.00 + 8.75) = 43.75
 
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Royal Doulton Floral Plates, 1982 [108795]1025 - Royal Doulton Floral Plates, 1982 [108795]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Eight 7" plates (one with small edge chip), condiment tray 9 x 17", c1982. Doulton is known for exquisite patterns, and these certainly fi...
Passed
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Beautiful Young Woman by Hugo Nahl [117453]1026 - Beautiful Young Woman by Hugo Nahl [117453]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a very rare, intimate and beautiful pencil drawing of a wistful young woman leaning on a wall by Hugo Wilhelm Arthur Nahl. Signed H.W. Nahl /
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Estimate : 180.00 - 900.00
Sold to u********y.. for (90.00 + 19.80) = 109.80
 
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Furnace Creek Pencil Drawing Signed [122805]1027 - Furnace Creek Pencil Drawing Signed [122805]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A 12"x 9" pencil drawing by Raymond Bishop of the Furnace Creek Ranch in Death Valley. Hand colored, this drawing shows a scene that start...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t*******d for (5.00 + 1.25) = 6.25
 
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Harmon Pritchart Drawings, Etching Plates [136916]1028 - Harmon Pritchart Drawings, Etching Plates [136916]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Harmon Pritchard (American, 1890 - 1938). His works include painting, drawing and etching. Included are: 9 copper etching plates; 15 small pen and ink
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Estimate : 750.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to m********o.. for (375.00 + 82.50) = 457.50
 
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Hand Painted Art Card  [132940]1029 - Hand Painted Art Card [132940]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a hand-painted art card of a beautiful young lady in a period dress. About 1905. Postmarked Lakeside, Mich. Date: Country (if not USA): S
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Estimate : 40.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.25) = 31.25
 
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Line Drawings by Absu [119005]1030 - Line Drawings by Absu [119005]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Drawings signed Absu. One black ink on off-white paper, other is white ink on black paper. Two images matted and framed together. Images, 4 x 6.75&q...
Passed
Start Price : 10.00 | Estimate : 20.00 - 70.00
 
 
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Modern Print by Starlei [117698]1031 - Modern Print by Starlei [117698]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Individual small abstract drawings on various colors of hand made papers make up this contemporary artwork. It is signed Starlie. We found no informat
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimate : 80.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Lot withdrawn [543210]1032 - Lot withdrawn [543210]
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Lot withdrawn
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Start Price : 5.00 | Estimate : 10.00 - 20.00
 
 
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Nicholas Wilson Etchings [131956]1033 - Nicholas Wilson Etchings [131956]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Six Nature original etchings by Nicholas Wilson (1947-), signed and numbered by the artist. Published by Natural Wonders. 1) Zebra, 126/400. 2) Hummin
Passed
Start Price : 120.00 | Estimate : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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McNeil Whistler Drawing "Chelsea" [131958]1034 - McNeil Whistler Drawing "Chelsea" [131958]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Drawn and Etched by J.A. McNeil Whistler (1834-1903). Image of Chelsea showing bridge and river. "Whistler was an American artist during the ...
Passed
Start Price : 180.00 | Estimate : 375.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Courtney Etching "The Bugle Call"  [131607]1035 - Courtney Etching "The Bugle Call" [131607]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A beautiful signed etching by A. Courtney entitled "The Bugle Call." Piece was done in 1880. There is a less condition copy of this work i...
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Estimate : 180.00 - 500.00
Sold to m*****d for (90.00 + 22.50) = 112.50
 
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Gemuse Mann Etching [124994]1036 - Gemuse Mann Etching [124994]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original Radierung (original etching) by German artist and professor, Paul Geissler (1881-1965). Measures 17 x 22 inches. Date: Country (if not USA
Passed
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Antique Glass Vase and Bowl Group (15) [131577]1037 - Antique Glass Vase and Bowl Group (15) [131577]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
8 Vases varying from 4" to 9" and 7 leaded crystal bowls of varying size from 5" to 11." The vases include 4 carved cranberry al...
Passed
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Crystal Clear Art Glass Vases (2 Pieces) both Signed  [136726]1038 - Crystal Clear Art Glass Vases (2 Pieces) both Signed [136726]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1. Signature etched on bottle glass bowl 6" tall x 6" diameter, Artist: Steuben, pristine condition 2. Stamped "Art/V??res/France&qu...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to d*********s for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Victorian Art Glass Group, Cranberry Hobnail  (5 Pieces) [136728]1039 - Victorian Art Glass Group, Cranberry Hobnail (5 Pieces) [136728]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 matching Oil lamp Shades 8" diameter 7" tall 2 matching vases 4.5" tall 5" diameter 1 large spice shaker, not hobnail but with...
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Estimate : 220.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*********s for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Lithograph P.S. Chiles Farm and Residence [82452]1040 - Lithograph P.S. Chiles Farm and Residence [82452]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Plate number 39 of a folio by W. T. Galloway, lithographer of San Francisco. The farm, residence and livestock operation of P. S. Chiles of "Da...
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Estimate : 70.00 - 400.00
Sold to m*****H for (35.00 + 8.75) = 43.75
 
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W. T. Galloway Lithographs [82453]1041 - W. T. Galloway Lithographs [82453]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Plates number 37, 44 and 47 of a Yolo County folio done by San Francisco W. T. Galloway during the horse and buggy days of California. The town of Dun
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Estimate : 70.00 - 400.00
Sold to m*****H for (35.00 + 8.75) = 43.75
 
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Yolo County Lithographs [81326]1042 - Yolo County Lithographs [81326]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four views of Yolo County in horse and buggy days. Farm and residence of David Hamilton near Knights Langing; Property of R.L. Beamer; residenc
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Estimate : 70.00 - 400.00
Sold to m*****H for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Rural Yolo County Lithographs [82451]1043 - Rural Yolo County Lithographs [82451]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Six plates of lithographs from a folio done by W. T. Galloway of San Francisco (partner and successor to Grafton T. Brown). Drawings include: rsidence
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Estimate : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to m*****H for (55.00 + 13.75) = 68.75
 
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Lithograph for Olympics-1976, Barooshian [119008]1044 - Lithograph for Olympics-1976, Barooshian [119008]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Embossed lithograph--Okympics-1976, features a central medallion of a runner in a starting crouch. Surround is geometric, yellow, red, and blank embos
Passed
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Print with Sower and Farmer by Barooshian [119006]1045 - Print with Sower and Farmer by Barooshian [119006]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Central embossed image, with geometric surround. Signed and numbered 9/45. 10 x 11", framed: 14.25 x 11.25. Very good condition. Martin Baroosh...
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Start Price : 65.00 | Estimate : 130.00 - 350.00
 
 
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The Roadside Mill, Published, Currier & Ives [116731]1046 - The Roadside Mill, Published, Currier & Ives [116731]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"The Roadside Mill", original lithograph--entered according to Act of Congress AD1869, by Currier & Ives, in the Clerks Office of the ...
Passed
Start Price : 90.00 | Estimate : 180.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Lithographs / Gypsy Girl & Boy / 2 Items [105388]1047 - Lithographs / Gypsy Girl & Boy / 2 Items [105388]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Here is a nice pair of items. Item #1 of 2: Very young Gypsy Gil with a yellow head scarf, and dangling earrings, and vert attractive. Item # 2 of 2:
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Estimate : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to t********f for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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Famous Original Lithographs of  London Scenes [124630]1048 - Famous Original Lithographs of London Scenes [124630]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two original colored lithographs published in 1800 by F. Ackerman's Repository of Arts. One depicts the Philanthropic Society, The Chapel. The o...
Passed
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 400.00
 
 
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A Spring Morning Vintage Lithograph [117693]1049 - A Spring Morning Vintage Lithograph [117693]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"A Spring Morning", country scene of sheep herded down a road by a river. Artist name unreadable. Black and white lithograph copyrighted a...
Passed
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 250.00
 
 
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