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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Ladies Hats From the 1940's (20) [137047]4600 - Ladies Hats From the 1940's (20) [137047]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A pair of vintage ladies' hats from the 1940's-1950's. First, is a MarchÈ of France. It has a velour body and fascinator black nett...
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Estimate : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (35.00 + 8.75) = 43.75
 
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Skater's Skirt & Christmas Tin [109486]4601 - Skater's Skirt & Christmas Tin [109486]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautifully made skater's skirt from 1929 made of 100% wool by Chippewa Falls Wisconsin Woolen Mill. This skirt will fit a woman with 24"...
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Estimate : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to t****8 for (35.00 + 8.75) = 43.75
 
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Bert Belt Buckle [105667]4602 - Bert Belt Buckle [105667]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
White metal buckle with Bert engraved on banner. 2.75 x 3.75", small surface scratches Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Proven...
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Start Price : 5.00 | Estimate : 10.00 - 25.00
 
 
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Black Leather Jacket [136568]4603 - Black Leather Jacket [136568]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice leather J\jacket by Wilson's Leather, removable lining--Thinsulate. Size large, very good condition. Date: Country (if not USA): State...
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimate : 70.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Collar/Shawl, Fur [91342]4604 - Collar/Shawl, Fur [91342]
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Approx. 28" length, medium nap, very dark brown. quilt lined, hand sewn. Unknown Furrier. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Pro...
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimate : 70.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Dark Blue Ladies Vintage Hats (3) [136679]4605 - Dark Blue Ladies Vintage Hats (3) [136679]
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c1940s Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance:
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Estimate : 70.00 - 200.00
Sold to A******S for (35.00 + 8.75) = 43.75
 
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Fox Fur Shoulder Wrap  [137449]4606 - Fox Fur Shoulder Wrap [137449]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
no maker tag, excellent condition. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Group of Vintage Furs [136676]4607 - Group of Vintage Furs [136676]
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Unknown long white Collar piece; Mink stole by Lachelle's Furs Salem Oregon, very fine, Fur label authority C117600; a second white/tan collar p...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to A******S for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Insulated Leather Gloves/Mitten and White Gloves with Web Belt [109782]4608 - Insulated Leather Gloves/Mitten and White Gloves with Web Belt [109782]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Used pair of heavily insulated leather gauntlet gloves with separate thumb and index fingers and mitten for the the other three fingers, size large. W
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Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (55.00 + 13.75) = 68.75
 
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Ladies Cashmere/Fur Collar Coat [91338]4609 - Ladies Cashmere/Fur Collar Coat [91338]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vintage ladies coat. "The Crescent Spokane". Tilly Heitner Original, Forstmann 100% Cashmere. Approximate ladies size 10. This style of co...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to A******S for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Ladies Vintage Hats and Hat Boxes [136680]4610 - Ladies Vintage Hats and Hat Boxes [136680]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
5 hats and 2 hat boxes, c1940s Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance:
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Mink Shoulder Wrap by Pelta Furs Los Angeles [137087]4611 - Mink Shoulder Wrap by Pelta Furs Los Angeles [137087]
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Generally very fine. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance:
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Start Price : 110.00 | Estimate : 220.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Red Southwestern Style Coat [136569]4612 - Red Southwestern Style Coat [136569]
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Stunning long red wool coat by Pioneer Wear with Navajo style woven designs in red, black and white. Size small-medium. Excellent condition. If you ha
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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SFR Santa Fe Re-Creations Southwest Leather Fringe Jacket [131998]4613 - SFR Santa Fe Re-Creations Southwest Leather Fringe Jacket [131998]
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Soft blues and greens with southwest designs and fringe. Silk lining, leather suede shell. In excellent like new condition. Size small. Date: Coun
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Shawl, Fur [91343]4614 - Shawl, Fur [91343]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
From the "Leading Fur Shop of Walla Walla Washington" Beautiful condition, lined. This fur appears to be fox. This is a collared shawl. Ha...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to A******S for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Stephanie Rose Long Handpainted Western Motif Leather Tote Bag  [135151]4615 - Stephanie Rose Long Handpainted Western Motif Leather Tote Bag [135151]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Red leather Sergios Collection brand purse measures 16" wide, 13.5" tall, 13" drop. One strap is broken. Handprinted with cowgirl and...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Suede Jacket for Men [76230]4616 - Suede Jacket for Men [76230]
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Beautiful dark brown suede men's jacket by 188 West, size small, (outer shell is 100% leather, the lining is 100% Nylon) detachable collar of so...
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Estimate : 20.00 - 75.00
Sold to d*******f for (15.00 + 3.75) = 18.75
 
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Vintage Antique Blue Velvet Purse [137084]4617 - Vintage Antique Blue Velvet Purse [137084]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
8" x 5" brass closure with mini pearls. c1880-1890? Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance:
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Estimate : 70.00 - 200.00
Sold to n********w.. for (25.00 + 5.50) = 30.50
 
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Women's Hawaiian Shirts (2) [135047]4618 - Women's Hawaiian Shirts (2) [135047]
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Lot of two La Cabana All Night Long brand shirts. 1.) Blue with yellow flowers, size medium 2.) Tan with orange flowers, medium. Both in excellent pr
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimate : 40.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Women's Western Shirts (4) [135046]4619 - Women's Western Shirts (4) [135046]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four womens western style shirts 1.) Yellow and black floral western shirt, size small, Tru West Rockmount Ranch Wear Denver Colo. 2.) White an
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********o.. for (50.00 + 11.00) = 61.00
 
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Women's Western Show Vest [131995]4620 - Women's Western Show Vest [131995]
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Cream and rust colored western style vest. Brand is 1849 Authentic Ranchwear. New with tag Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenan
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimate : 40.00 - 120.00
 
 
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