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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Utica Mining Company SF billheads: miscellaneous  (110834)1498 - Utica Mining Company SF billheads: miscellaneous (110834)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
250+ pieces. Find banking, hay, horses, druggists, lumber, hotels, doctors, grocers, furniture, insurance, banking, tax, handwritten letters, paints,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to S*****8 for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Bodie and Esmeralda By Jos. Wasson  (81412)1499 - Bodie and Esmeralda By Jos. Wasson (81412)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original 1878 copy."An account of the revival of affairs in two singularly interesting and important mining districts, including something of t...
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Butte County Mining Stocks & Rare Ephemera: Cherokee, Forbestown  (107813)1500 - Butte County Mining Stocks & Rare Ephemera: Cherokee, Forbestown (107813)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4. 1) Mounted photograph showing two hunters underneath ridge. Back is labelled, "Sugar Loaf, Cherokee, California." 4.5 x 6.5"...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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1855 Grass Valley Notice for the American Mining Co,  (114349)1501 - 1855 Grass Valley Notice for the American Mining Co, (114349)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
4 x 8" paper notice in manuscript for the American Minng Co. This is a public notice of asessments due at the Grass VAlley office of the compan...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c********r.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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New Almaden Quicksilver Mine Lot  (112068)1502 - New Almaden Quicksilver Mine Lot (112068)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of three items: 1) Quicksilver Mining Co. Annual Stockholder's Meeting reports and exhibits, held at New York City, February 26, 1873, 26 pa...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to y******e for (225.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 281.25
 
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Justh Assay Office and Gold and Silver Refinery assay (SS Central America Treasure Related)  (1083611503 - Justh Assay Office and Gold and Silver Refinery assay (SS Central America Treasure Related) (108361
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Signed by Justh himself! Assay # 2547 fir 74.42 ounces of ore; 68.28 after melting. To WH Ladd & Company. The Hungarian-born Emil Justh, a litho...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Pacific Tank Co. Cyanide Plant Catalog  (112069)1504 - Pacific Tank Co. Cyanide Plant Catalog (112069)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Catalog No. 7 from the Pacific Tank Co. of San Francisco featuring cyanide plants, tanks, mining and milling supplies. Excellent illustrations and pho
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to d******a for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Bureau of Mines Contest Medal, 1926, San Francisco  (114055)1505 - Bureau of Mines Contest Medal, 1926, San Francisco (114055)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
24mm bronze medalUS Department of Commerce/ Bureau of Mines/ (pic saftey lamp)/ San Francisco/California /1926/ International Contest//high relief of
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to c********r.. for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Sierra County, California Mining Stocks & Ephemera  (107814)1506 - Sierra County, California Mining Stocks & Ephemera (107814)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 5. 1) Orient Gold Placer Mining Company stock certificate. "Object: Placer Mining in the County of Sierra, Cal." (printed under tit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to A*******d for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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1857 Mother Lode Gold Claim and Mining Ephemera  (112101)1507 - 1857 Mother Lode Gold Claim and Mining Ephemera (112101)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five pieces of Gold Rush history: a gold claim of James Greathouse, in Calaveras dated 1857; letters from Mineral Point Mines, the Mother Lode and Ta
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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California Mining Ephemera  (112102)1508 - California Mining Ephemera (112102)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Thirteen pieces of mining history including letters and assay receipts from mining companies throughout California: Grass Valley, Damascus, Angels Cam
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sierra County and Nevada County Mining District Map  (112335)1509 - Sierra County and Nevada County Mining District Map (112335)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
T.18N.R10E. MDM.a hand drawn mining map. 22 in. X 31 in. of Moore's Flat and the Middle Fork of the Yube River depicts placer and lode claims, t...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sluice Mining on Greenwood Creek Cabinet Card Photographs (Lot of 2)  (110499)1510 - Sluice Mining on Greenwood Creek Cabinet Card Photographs (Lot of 2) (110499)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
5 in. X 7 in. photographs of sluice mining operations on Greenwood Creek, in northern California. c.1800's. Very good condition. Provenance: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 2*****s for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Society of California Pioneers Membership Poster, 1914  (79678)1511 - Society of California Pioneers Membership Poster, 1914 (79678)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
22 x 30" poster mounted on board. This version of the Society of California Pioneers poster is the third printing. The first done by Britton ...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Ten Broecke Mine Ore Bag  (114347)1512 - Ten Broecke Mine Ore Bag (114347)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original canvas ore bag from the Ten Broeck Mine, about 14 x 24", hand sewn, perhaps 1880. The term Ten Broeck is an American surname, primaril...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Gold King Mine Amended Location Certificate  (110873)1513 - Gold King Mine Amended Location Certificate (110873)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Additional and amended location certificate on the Gold King No. 1 Lode Mining Claim of the Gold King Consolidated Mines Co. in Eureka Mining District
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Quenn Milling and Mining maps  (112341)1514 - Quenn Milling and Mining maps (112341)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four maps for the Queen Mining and Milling property Elmore County Idaho. Original pen and and ink on paper. Survey J.L. McPherson 1926. Three other s
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Missouri School of Mines  40th Anniversary medal  (112386)1515 - Missouri School of Mines 40th Anniversary medal (112386)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a medal commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Missouri School of Mines (now known as Missouri School of Science and Technology) dated 1911
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to c*****n for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Missouri School of Mines Anniversary medal 1911  (112384)1516 - Missouri School of Mines Anniversary medal 1911 (112384)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a 40th Anniversary medal from the Missouri School of Mines (now known as Missouri School of Science and Technology) dated 1911. The medal is a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 6****A for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Butte Illustrated Publication  (112075)1517 - Butte Illustrated Publication (112075)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Published by B. E. Calkins bookseller, 89 photo-imitation prints in hard covered 6 x 9 1/2 fold out booklet. Provenance: Country (if not USA): St
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to m****a for (90.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 112.50
 
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