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)
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Chicago, St. Paul & Fond Du Lac Rail Road Co Stock Certificate, 1855- Rare  (111130)2340 - Chicago, St. Paul & Fond Du Lac Rail Road Co Stock Certificate, 1855- Rare (111130)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #1046, issued for 3 shares. State seal at center with cherubs around mine portal at top right and Niagara Falls at top left. This certificate is
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to j******d for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Illinois Central Railroad Co.  (112283)2341 - Illinois Central Railroad Co. (112283)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two certificates. The IC was one of the oldest Class I railroads in the United States. The company was incorporated by the Illinois General Assembly o
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Illinois Central Railroad Co.   (112284)2342 - Illinois Central Railroad Co. (112284)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two certificates. 1. #34963, I/C, 5 shares $100 par, issued Oct 30, 1865. Signed president (illegible), Black, vignette top train passing over ca
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to d*****x for (170.00 + 42.50) x 1 = 212.50
 
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Interesting Chicago Rail Collection  (111308)2343 - Interesting Chicago Rail Collection (111308)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Stocks from four different Chicago rails. 1) Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railway Co., seven partially issued certificates, different styles and c...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to k***1 for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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The Joliet & Chicago Rail Road Co.  (110007)2344 - The Joliet & Chicago Rail Road Co. (110007)
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 - 150.00
Sold to d*******f for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Three Chicago & Alton Railroad Co Bonds, Signed by Samuel J. Tilden as Trustee  (111225)2345 - Three Chicago & Alton Railroad Co Bonds, Signed by Samuel J. Tilden as Trustee (111225)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three, issued and cancelled bonds from the Chicago & Alton Railroad Company. Includes 1st Mortgage bond, $1,000, issued 1862, payable 1893; Inco...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to a****y for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Belt Rail Road & Stock Yard Co. Stock Certificates (5)  (111056)2346 - Belt Rail Road & Stock Yard Co. Stock Certificates (5) (111056)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of common share certificates from this Indiana railroad company. Stocks issued in 1888, 1896, 1899, 1945 and 1957. All are pen or hole cxled. or
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
Sold to d*******f for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Chicago Indianapolis & Louisville Railway Co Specimen Stock Certificates (3)  (111254)2347 - Chicago Indianapolis & Louisville Railway Co Specimen Stock Certificates (3) (111254)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three Specimen certificates including one orange and one brown Class A Common Specimens, along with a crimson Class B Specimen. Vignettes of a seated
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Chicago, Indiana & Eastern Railway Co Stock Certificate  (111223)2348 - Chicago, Indiana & Eastern Railway Co Stock Certificate (111223)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #B33, issued for 100 shares to Clarence A. Knight in 1902 and signed by the company officers. Engine #25 runs left to right passing another rail
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville Railway Co Preferred Stocks (3)  (111221)2349 - Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville Railway Co Preferred Stocks (3) (111221)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three preferred stock certificates issued between 1937 and 1946. Two red orange and one orange certificate. All have a vignette of a brakeman and cond
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to r********-.. for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Cincinnati & Chicago Railroad Co Stock Certificate, 1855  (111142)2350 - Cincinnati & Chicago Railroad Co Stock Certificate, 1855 (111142)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #506, issued for 26 shares in 1855.Shares were $50 Each. Issued to Robert M. Moore and signed by Caleb B. Smith as president. Smith was an India
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*****x for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Cincinnati, Indianapolis, St. Louis & Chicago Railway Co Bonds and Stocks (8)  (111288)2351 - Cincinnati, Indianapolis, St. Louis & Chicago Railway Co Bonds and Stocks (8) (111288)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four bonds and four stocks from this rail. A common stock issued in 1881 and signed by M.E. Ingalls as president. Ingalls created the "Big Four...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Cincinnati, Logansport & Chicago Railway Co Bond, 1853  (111094)2352 - Cincinnati, Logansport & Chicago Railway Co Bond, 1853 (111094)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Bond certificate #160, Income Bond w. bearer coupons, $500, 10%, 6 yr. issued 1853, maturing in 1859. Large vignette of a train running r-l behind a t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 240.00 - 350.00
Sold to N*******r for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Cincinnati, New Castle & Michigan Railway Stock Signed by Caleb B. Smith  (111246)2353 - Cincinnati, New Castle & Michigan Railway Stock Signed by Caleb B. Smith (111246)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #565, issued for 5 shares in 1854 to Lillius L. Harding and signed by Caleb B. Smith as president and Thomas B. Sample as secretary. Caleb Smith
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Evansville & Crawfordsville Railroad Co. Stock Group  (111084)2354 - Evansville & Crawfordsville Railroad Co. Stock Group (111084)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two common stock certificates plus two scrip certificates. Includes: Cert. #1656, issued in 1855 for 1 share. Train runs r-l vignette, black on white,
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Evansville & Richmond Railroad Co Stock, Unissued But Previously Unknown  (111193)2355 - Evansville & Richmond Railroad Co Stock, Unissued But Previously Unknown (111193)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Unissued common stock certificate from the Evansville & Richmond Railroad Company. Incorporated in Indiana. Train runs left to right. Would have...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Evansville & Terre Haute Railroad Company (2) Certificates, Common & Preferred  (111085)2356 - Evansville & Terre Haute Railroad Company (2) Certificates, Common & Preferred (111085)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Includes: Cert. #22, issued in 1881 for 100 preferred shares. Train running l-r. The railroad changed it's name from Evansville & Crawfordsv...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Evansville, Washington & Worthington Railway Co Stock, Unissued but Rare  (111194)2357 - Evansville, Washington & Worthington Railway Co Stock, Unissued but Rare (111194)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Although this certificate is unissued, it is rare. Cox shows I/C examples from this railroad that have sold at very high prices. No unissued certifica
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Group of Indiana & Illinois Unissued R.R. Stocks + Bonds  (111192)2358 - Group of Indiana & Illinois Unissued R.R. Stocks + Bonds (111192)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nine certificates in this mixed lot from the two states. Six stocks and three bonds from rails including Columbus, Hope & Greensburg R.R., Evans...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 300.00
Sold to l*******c for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Indiana and Maine Railroad stocks  (112003)2359 - Indiana and Maine Railroad stocks (112003)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five certificates. 1. Two Knox and Lincoln Railroad incorp. 1891 state of Maine. #330, I/U, One shares $100 par issued March 12, 1877 signed Olivo
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 55.00 | Estimates : 110.00 - 160.00
 
 
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