Objects of Our Affection - February 2020

Auction Details

Welcome to our February 2020 Auction! This sale features over 2,500 lots over 4 days, covering numerous collecting categories incl. Art, General Americana, Numismatics, Mining, Railroad, Military, Sports, Cowboy & Native Americana, Bottles, & More!

HIGHLIGHTS:

*The John Reynolds Collection, Part One (Exonumia & Americana)

*The Benj. Fauver Collection of Counter Tokens

*The Potosi Mine Gold-Silver Ingot (Bliss Collection)

*Numismatics incl. Masonic Pennies, Coins, Medals, So-Called Dollars, Tokens, Shell Cards, Wooden Money, & Dies

*Original James Marshall California Gold Rush Collectibles

*Mining Equipment, Maps, Ephemera, USGS Folios, & Rare Stock Certificates

*Art incl. Franz Trevors, William Forrest Martin, and Japanese Netsuke

*Whiskey & Beer Shot Glass Collection

*Vintage Baseball and Boxing Collectibles

*Stocks & Bonds from the Ken Prag Collection & Others

and Much More!

Full Auction Schedule

Day 1, Friday, February 14th, 2020 (Lots 1000-1646)
Art (1000-1074)
General Americana (1075-1434)
-Jewelry (1075-1104)
-Pocket Watches (1105-1119)
-Souvenir Spoons (1120-1131)
-Souvenir Plates (1132-1193)
-Ephemera, Geographically Sorted (1194-1305)
-Miscellaneous (Decoys, Books, Music, Toys, Etc.) (1306-1434)
Mining Artifacts & Ephemera (1435-1646)
-Books (1437-1490)
-Ephemera, Geographically Sorted (1491-1544)
-Equipment (1545-1646)

Day 2, Saturday, February 15th, 2020 (Lots 2000-2643)
Stocks & Bonds, Geographically Sorted (2000-2632)
-Mining (2000-2214)
-General (2215-2264)
-Railroad & Transportation (2265-2632)
Railroad Artifacts & Ephemera (2633-2643)

Day 3, Sunday, February 16th, 2020 (Lots 3000-3628)
Numismatics
-Coins (3000-3074)
-Encased & Elongated (3000-3018)
-Masonic (3019-3055)
-General (3056-3074)
-Medals & So-Called Dollars (3075-3185)
-Ingots feat. Lot 3186, The Potosi Mine Gold-Silver Ingot
-Currency, Exonumia, & Ephemera (3188-3200)
-Tokens (3201-3550)
-Shell Cards (3201-3272)
-Geographically Sorted (3273-3550)
-Wooden Money (3551-3573)
-Dies & Hobbs (3574-3628)

Day 4, Monday, February 17th, 2020 (Lots 4000-4602)
Firearms & Military (4000-4031)
Cowboy & Native Americana (4032-4069)
Bottles & Glass (4070-4124)
Sports Collectibles (4125-4285)
Bargains & Dealer Specials (4286-4602)
-General Americana (4286-4312)
-Numismatics (4313-4337)
-Stocks & Bonds (4338-4602)
-General (4338-4377)
-Mining (4378-4450)
-Railroad (4451-4602)
SHIPPING & HANDLING: Shipping is subject to a minimum charge of $19.00. Shipping and handling cannot be estimated prior to invoicing as it is based on the size and weight of your purchase. Additional shipping and handling costs, if required, will be re-invoiced for the balance due. Items are not shipped until the invoice is completely paid. Many buyers purchase a number of lots. Every effort will be made to include all lots in a single shipping charge calculated to cover the weight and size.
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San Luis Riding Club Trophy Cup  (108008)1239 - San Luis Riding Club Trophy Cup (108008)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Sterling silver cup, approximately 2.23 troy ounces, (69.36 grams) 2-3/16-inch diameter at the mouth, and 2-7/8-inches tall. Engraved on the side with
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Sierra & Plumas County Check Collection: La Porte, Port Wine, and Alleghany  (107821)1240 - Sierra & Plumas County Check Collection: La Porte, Port Wine, and Alleghany (107821)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 13. 1) John Conly & Co., Bankers. Two 1866 checks, dateline Port Wine. Each has an adhesive revenue stamp. 2) Bank of La Porte, Californi...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Two Sierra County Gold Rush Saloon/Liquor Licenses incl. Pine Grove  (107815)1241 - Two Sierra County Gold Rush Saloon/Liquor Licenses incl. Pine Grove (107815)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2. 1) 1854 receipt for GM Davidson to have a bar license for three months. June 1854. "Pine Grove" written in ink at the top. 4.5 x...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Downieville 1858 Postal Cover & Post Office Receipt  (107818)1242 - Downieville 1858 Postal Cover & Post Office Receipt (107818)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2. 1) Cover addressed to George S. Hill in Proctorville, Vermont. Downieville cancel. Reverse has notation from July 10th, (18)58 that Sam. H.
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Downieville Billheads & Checks  (107832)1243 - Downieville Billheads & Checks (107832)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 8. Included: John Weil billhead, 1865 (Groceries); AB Asher billhead, 1865 (Lumber); two different H. Scamman, Banker checks (1867 and 1890); t
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Downieville Wells Fargo Covers & Ephemera  (107831)1244 - Downieville Wells Fargo Covers & Ephemera (107831)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 5. 1) 1873 receipt for $2,000 package (gold) addressed to London & San Francisco Bank. 2) Wells, Fargo & Co's Express, Collection...
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 240.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Extra Rare Territory of California Official Document  (101469)1245 - Extra Rare Territory of California Official Document (101469)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is dated April 12, 1849. It approves Manuel Espindola to purchase a plot of land in Sonoma for $9.25. Signed by 1st Alcade Lilburn M Boggs. Espin
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Estimates : 700.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to y******e for (650.00 + 162.50) x 1 = 812.50
 
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Tuolumne County Tourism/Travel Booklet  (109664)1246 - Tuolumne County Tourism/Travel Booklet (109664)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Here we have an interesting item. It is the Toulumne County , California Booklet. It consists of 112 pages , and numerous photos. I mean they have p
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Taylorsville Ephemera (Billhead & Checks)  (107820)1247 - Taylorsville Ephemera (Billhead & Checks) (107820)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 5. 1) 1867 draft from the Sincerity Lodge, No. 132, F.&A.M., dateline Taylorville (handwritten over Rich Bar). 2) c.1900 billhead for WJ ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to a********o for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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California: De Luxe Edition   (112805)1248 - California: De Luxe Edition (112805)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nine volume California history edited by John Russell, published in 1928. Copy 269 of 387 issued in ornate full leather. Originally the possession of
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to R*******8 for (600.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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20 fabulous mostly pictorial bill heads  (110859)1249 - 20 fabulous mostly pictorial bill heads (110859)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Big Trees, transit, carriage, The Wasp, musical instruments (with hand bills), Armour luncheon meats, steamships, Vignettes of Horse drawn carriages,
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Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Antique California Maps c1872-1896 (Lot of 3)  (31975)1250 - Antique California Maps c1872-1896 (Lot of 3) (31975)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) 1896 City of San Francisco, 2000 feet to the inch, printed on newsprint, separated in two pieces at the center fold. Very detailed, some penciled n
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Beringer Winery Postcards with Early Lithos and Real Photo  Postcards  (Lot of 15)  (110815)1251 - Beringer Winery Postcards with Early Lithos and Real Photo Postcards (Lot of 15) (110815)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 Different Early Lithograph Postcards c.1906-1913; first has image of horse-drawn carriage next to vineyard mailed 1906; second is photo of Villa Ber
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 225.00
 
 
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Blue Anchor California Fruit Exchange Ephemera  (112070)1252 - Blue Anchor California Fruit Exchange Ephemera (112070)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two: 1) History of the California Fruit Exchange. Booklet includes list of officers, financial reports, production, sales; 8 1/2 x 11 inches, 6
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to t********n.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Calif Glass AD paperweight/"Gaming " theme  (112470)1253 - Calif Glass AD paperweight/"Gaming " theme (112470)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
3 total. 1. F.G. Buhler Mortgage Co. Sacramento, CA. 4" X 3" X 1 " , 10. 8 oz. Black Letter on green background. Good condition ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c*****n for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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California Brewery Group  (110814)1254 - California Brewery Group (110814)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a lot of 4 pieces, perfect for any collector looking to add a little bit of California to their collection. 1) Billhead for the John Wieland B
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to C*****r for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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California Ephemera  (112104)1255 - California Ephemera (112104)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Diverse group of California History. Beautiful 1956 map by the automobile club of Southern California of "The Missions, Presidios, Pueblos and ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 180.00
Sold to d********9 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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California Fobs  (109921)1256 - California Fobs (109921)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of six: 1) Venice 1938 California's Mardi Gras; 2) S.S. Catalina / Casino Catalina; 3) Nature's Convention Metropolis / Long Beach, Cal....
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to C*******3 for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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California Map Group  (112203)1257 - California Map Group (112203)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two double truck maps. Cram 1886; Peerless 1903 Provenance: Country (if not USA): State: California City/County: Date:
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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California Postcards Various Locations RPCs (9)  (108229)1258 - California Postcards Various Locations RPCs (9) (108229)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 9. Postcards include SF, Alturas, Boyes, La Honda. 8 RPCs included. Provenance: Country (if not USA): State: California City/County: D
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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