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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Montana Ghost Town Letterheads  (110872)1279 - Montana Ghost Town Letterheads (110872)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare, scarce group of 8 different Montana mining ghost towns letterheads. All but one addressed to Holter Hardware Co., Helena (major supplier of min
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Montana Beer Opener Collection  (109075)1280 - Montana Beer Opener Collection (109075)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
16 different beer openers. Highlander (missoula), Butte beer, Great FAlls, Kesseler, Billings, etc. Several different varieties of most of them, inclu
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Beer Opener  (Vintage) Collection  (109074)1281 - Beer Opener (Vintage) Collection (109074)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fifteen different beer openers, mostly from the Montana area. Includes Great FAlls Brewery, Highlander (missoula), Butte Beer, Sheridan Brewing (Wyomi
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Montana Vintage Maps  (112206)1282 - Montana Vintage Maps (112206)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two similar Large double truck Montana map Rand McNally, c 1920's; Provenance: Country (if not USA): State: Montana City/County: Date:
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Proclamation--James W. Nye  (112914)1283 - Proclamation--James W. Nye (112914)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot includes a handwritten proclamation of "an act to organize the 'Territory of Nevada' affirmed March 2, 1861." The proclam...
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Harrah's Club $2.50 Gaming Chip  (90323)1284 - Harrah's Club $2.50 Gaming Chip (90323)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare blue and grey $2.50 early chip from Harrah's Club of Reno and Lake Tahoe. Salvatore Falcone Collection. Provenance: Country (if not USA...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Virginia City and Gold Hill Fire Insurance Maps  (112078)1285 - Virginia City and Gold Hill Fire Insurance Maps (112078)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fifteen maps, 20 x 25 inches each, published by Sanborn Perris Map Company, November 1890. Often used for bottle digging, showing where old buildings
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to n*******c for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Early Days of Nevada Ephemera  (110880)1286 - Early Days of Nevada Ephemera (110880)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three pieces of ephemera from early Nevada: 1) Funeral Notice, died in Carson City, Nevada, September 27, 1894, George Rodenbah, a native of Nevada, a
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Misc. Western Americana: Nevada, California (Checks, Billheads, Railroad)  (107885)1287 - Misc. Western Americana: Nevada, California (Checks, Billheads, Railroad) (107885)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 15. 1) Nevada: pictorial DW Earl billhead Wadsworth/Battle Mountain (1872); eight Comstock checks incl Stateler & Arrington territorial, ...
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Estimates : 90.00 - 150.00
Sold to D*****6 for (45.00 + 11.25) = 56.25
 
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Nevada Ephemera  (112105)1288 - Nevada Ephemera (112105)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of sixteen pieces of Nevada history: 1880s checks from Gage, Curtis & Company of Austin (6); 1878 Manhattan Silver of Austin check; West End...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to D*****6 for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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