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.
Choose Your Layout > Switch to Grid View Switch to List View
Norwich & Worchester Rail Road  (112027)2300 - Norwich & Worchester Rail Road (112027)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four Certificates. Incorp. The Norwich and Worcester Railroad was an 1837 consolidation of the Boston, Norwich and New London Railroad Company of Con
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to i*****s for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
Details...Bookmark
Delaware & Eastern Railway Co 1st Mtg. Bond, 1907  (111024)2301 - Delaware & Eastern Railway Co 1st Mtg. Bond, 1907 (111024)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Delaware & Eastern Railway Co. 1st Mortgage $1,000 Bond issued in 1907. 5%, fifty year bond matured in 1957. 65 coupons stapled to the bond. Rus...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to N*******r for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
Details...Bookmark
Delaware Rail Road Co Printer's Proof, 1859  (111272)2302 - Delaware Rail Road Co Printer's Proof, 1859 (111272)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice printer's proof from The Delaware Rail Road Company. Proof is dated 1859, with written instructions to the printer to print 500 copies of t...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Delaware Rail Road Company Stock, 1890  (111025)2303 - Delaware Rail Road Company Stock, 1890 (111025)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Variety not listed in Cox. Corporate seal is stamped 1852 for the year of incorporation. Issued for 6 shares in 1890. Stamp and hole cxled. Exchanged
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
Details...Bookmark
The Junction & Breakwater R.R. Co.  (110005)2304 - The Junction & Breakwater R.R. Co. (110005)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two certificates. In 1857, the Junction & Breakwater Railroad (J&B ) was chartered to build from a connection with the Delaware Railroad a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 175.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (130.00 + 32.50) x 1 = 162.50
 
Details...Bookmark
Delaware & Raritan Canal Co / Camden & Amboy Rail Road & Transportation Co.- 1836  (111047)2305 - Delaware & Raritan Canal Co / Camden & Amboy Rail Road & Transportation Co.- 1836 (111047)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
#616, issued for 4 shares to Thomas Biddle & Co. Office of the Railroad Company, issuee. Both signatures torn off to cancel (paper torn off in ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Central Railroad & Banking Co of Georgia Unlisted Stock and Bonds (4)  (111318)2306 - Central Railroad & Banking Co of Georgia Unlisted Stock and Bonds (4) (111318)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Stock certificate issued for 3 shares in 1857. Crude train vignette at the top. Black on blue. Uncancelled. Unlisted in Cox. Likely unknown. 2-3) Bond
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to d*******f for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
Details...Bookmark
Chicago Raised Prismatic Light & Safety Car Heating Co Stock, 1887  (111141)2307 - Chicago Raised Prismatic Light & Safety Car Heating Co Stock, 1887 (111141)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #34, issued for 20 shares at Chicago in 1887. Shares were $100 Each. Blakely-Marsh Printing Co., Chicago. The company was incorporated to manuf
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to l*******c for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
Details...Bookmark
Chicago & Northwestern Railway Co Stock Certificate Group (10)  (111109)2308 - Chicago & Northwestern Railway Co Stock Certificate Group (10) (111109)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Multiple formats and dates. Includes: Fancy certificates (2) issued in 1918 and 1938 with vignettes circling the entire certificate. Both green, under
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***2 for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
Details...Bookmark
Chicago & Rock Island Rail Road Co Certificates, 3 Signature Pieces  (111110)2309 - Chicago & Rock Island Rail Road Co Certificates, 3 Signature Pieces (111110)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot contains three signature pieces, 2 common stocks and one bond. 1) 10 shares issued in 1852, signed by John B. Jervis as president. Jervis was
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 240.00 - 400.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Chicago Railroad Stocks & Bonds   (111103)2310 - Chicago Railroad Stocks & Bonds (111103)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of seven certificates. Lot includes: Chicago & Ohio River Railroad Co., 1886, 13 shares, train at bottom, Unc. ABN, N.Y.; Chicago &am...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to k***1 for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Chicago Terminal Transfer Railroad Co. Stock Certificates (Lot of 4)  (106131)2311 - Chicago Terminal Transfer Railroad Co. Stock Certificates (Lot of 4) (106131)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four Railroad Stock Certificates. All are I/C, no seal, vignette top allegorical female resting on two circles: left train passing under bridge, rig
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
The Joliet and Chicago Railroad Co.  (110008)2312 - The Joliet and Chicago Railroad Co. (110008)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Joliet and Chicago Railroad was chartered February 15, 1855 and opened in 1856, continuing north and northeast from Joliet to downtown Chicago.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 160.00
Sold to k***1 for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
Details...Bookmark
American Locomotive Head and Car Gas Light Company Stock, 1862  (111068)2313 - American Locomotive Head and Car Gas Light Company Stock, 1862 (111068)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a nice one. Inc. in Illinois. Issued for 1 share in 1862 at Chicago to Willard Gibson and signed by G.L. Howard, president. On the header it s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b****5 for (325.00 + 81.25) x 1 = 406.25
 
Details...Bookmark
Cairo & St. Louis Rail Road Co Stock, 1880  (111257)2314 - Cairo & St. Louis Rail Road Co Stock, 1880 (111257)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #4858, issued in 1880 for 10 shares. Two trains passing in the foreground, with a farm scene and a river behind. One train is marked, Mobile &...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to N*******r for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
Details...Bookmark
California Improvement Co. Stock Issued to W.A. Clark & Edward H. Harriman (Endorsed by Clark)  (1112315 - California Improvement Co. Stock Issued to W.A. Clark & Edward H. Harriman (Endorsed by Clark) (111
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This certificate was issued for 36% (12,991.5) of the total authorized shares to Clark (Senator from Montana and mining and railroad executive) and Ha
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Chicago & Alton Railroad Co Preferred First Mortgage Bond, 1862  (111112)2316 - Chicago & Alton Railroad Co Preferred First Mortgage Bond, 1862 (111112)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #151, issued in 1862. Train runs left to right. Black and pink. $1,000 Pfd. 1st Mtg. Sinking Fund bond. 15 year, 7%. Lady Indian lower left and
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Chicago & Alton Railroad Co Stocks and Bonds (5)  (111122)2317 - Chicago & Alton Railroad Co Stocks and Bonds (5) (111122)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of five from this railroad. Stock issued in 1868. Train runs right to left. Revenue stamp top right. Stamp cxled. Henry Siebert, N.Y. Also
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to r********-.. for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Chicago & Canada Southern Railway Co Stock and Two Bonds  (111278)2318 - Chicago & Canada Southern Railway Co Stock and Two Bonds (111278)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Common stock cert. #85, issued for 200 shares to P.L. Cable of Rock Island, Illinois in 1873. Signed by the co. officers. Train exiting tunnel going l
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to N*******r for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
Details...Bookmark
Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railway Co Stocks & Bonds (5)  (111314)2319 - Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railway Co Stocks & Bonds (5) (111314)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1-4) Four common stock certificates issued in the 1930's. An orange, 100 share common stock along with a brown, 100 share preferred. Then a gree...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark