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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Railway Express "Treasure" Rail Car Interior Photos, 1924  (104929)1378 - Railway Express "Treasure" Rail Car Interior Photos, 1924 (104929)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three 8 x 10" original sepia tone photos, framed (period). The back of one is written in pencil "Bishop/ 1924/ Berry/ Chamberlain/ Champla...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to T******1 for (160.00 + 35.20) x 1 = 195.20
 
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Twin Locking Express Bags  (110413)1379 - Twin Locking Express Bags (110413)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a locking express bag that was meant to carry heavy weight. Fashioned in the shape of saddle bags they measure 11 in. wide by 12 in. long with
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to G******o for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Western and Wells Fargo Books (4)  (112228)1380 - Western and Wells Fargo Books (4) (112228)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4. 1) The Stagecoach in Northern California:: Rough Rides, Gold Camps & Daring Drivers by Cheryl Anne Stapp; 2014. 2) The Wells Fargo Boo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 140.00
Sold to p********n for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Advertising Mirrors  (110588)1381 - Advertising Mirrors (110588)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two: 1) Dionne quintuplets "Yes! Every single night we quins have a Palmolive bath!" 75 mm, round, mirror in excellent condition. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 9***6 for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Advertising Mirrors  (110598)1382 - Advertising Mirrors (110598)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Six advertising mirrors: 1) Russell's / Where your dollar has more sense / Millinery - Shoes / 49 West Market St. / York, PA; Rectangular, 75 x ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Advertising Whetstones  (110592)1383 - Advertising Whetstones (110592)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of three: 1) Keep / Your Knife Sharp / And / Go After Business / For / National Security / Fire Insurance Co. / Home Office / 1406 Farnam St. / Om
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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American Breeder's Assn Tin Sign  (114350)1384 - American Breeder's Assn Tin Sign (114350)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Embossed tim sign, perhaps 1960's for the American Breeder's Association. Stout sign co. St Louis. about 14 x 18", red, white blue. nea...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to n********w.. for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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American Saw Mill Machinery Co. Catalogs  (112074)1385 - American Saw Mill Machinery Co. Catalogs (112074)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two: 1) well illustrated wood working machinery catalog No. AD55, 1914, 6 x 19 inches, 2-sided, 6-fold pamphlet; 2) Saw Mills and Wood Working
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Antique Bicyclists Collection  (114315)1386 - Antique Bicyclists Collection (114315)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five tokens and 1897 "Cyclist's Cup" a metal collapsible cup with a couple on a tandom bike engraved on the cover. Tokens include: 189...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 9***6 for (400.00 + 88.00) x 1 = 488.00
 
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Antique bread slicer  (112364)1387 - Antique bread slicer (112364)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is an antique bread slicer with one handle and cutters on a single plane. About 22 in. long with provisions for both thin slices and heavy slice
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to p*******9 for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Antique Halloween Post Cards  (112794)1388 - Antique Halloween Post Cards (112794)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of over 30 artistic antique post cards celebrating Halloween. A few unused, most written with 1c postmarks. Provenance: John Reynolds Collectio
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (500.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 625.00
 
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Antique Kerosene Lamp  (112083)1389 - Antique Kerosene Lamp (112083)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Circa 1900, glass kerosene lamp, 14 inches tall. Provenance: Country (if not USA): State: City/County: Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Box of Antique cameras and vintage equipment  (112347)1390 - Box of Antique cameras and vintage equipment (112347)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a large lot of four vintage cameraa and equipment. Polaroid 900 land camera, early collapsable camera, three Kodak Instamatics. Weston light m
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Boy Scout Posters  (114352)1391 - Boy Scout Posters (114352)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two Boy Scout Posters. One is a large calender, 1967, Mill VAlley CAl, about 14 x 24"; the other a large topo map of the Philmont Scout Ranch. ...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Bull Durham Tobacco Collectibles  (109183)1392 - Bull Durham Tobacco Collectibles (109183)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three 1-x-1-inch Bull Durham charms and an interesting Terry's HEDGEHOG Pipe Reamer that looks like a fat key with sharp bumps all over it. It w...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to m********q.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Caterpillar Tractor Fobs  (110595)1393 - Caterpillar Tractor Fobs (110595)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two: 1) white metal: Obverse: C.A.T. / Track-type Tractor; Reverse: Tenco / Tractor/ Marysville - T.T.C. / Sacramento Woodland; 42 x 45 mm. 2)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c*******l for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Charmion: Star of Vaudeville Pin Backs  (114306)1394 - Charmion: Star of Vaudeville Pin Backs (114306)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of seven pin backs with different poses of Charmion. Laverie Vallee (1875 – 1949), was best known by her stage name Charmion. She was an Americ
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (375.00 + 93.75) x 1 = 468.75
 
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Chatillon's Improved cirular spring Balance Scale   (112763)1395 - Chatillon's Improved cirular spring Balance Scale (112763)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is the improved circular spring scale for measuring milk containers. This scale is rated to 60 lbs. Antique and heavily patinated with a test we
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold to k*******7 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Collectable group  (112355)1396 - Collectable group (112355)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Miscellaneous items of two brass owls 2 in. tall; a brass bath tub soap dispenser about 5 in. long by 2 in high; an interesting Lucite commemorative
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Collection of 9 Police and Railroad badges  (112761)1397 - Collection of 9 Police and Railroad badges (112761)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The first badge is 6-pointed star and ball at 2 1/4 in. marked "Town Marshal Ophir, Utah" highly textured with a chicken-walk border engra...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (500.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 625.00
 
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