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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Kentucky Central Railroad Co.   (112018)2400 - Kentucky Central Railroad Co. (112018)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Incorp 1862 state of Kentucky. During the Civil War, the Kentucky Central was a frequent target of Confederate raiders, who burned the company’s brid
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to k***1 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Kentucky Railroad Co.'s Stock/bonds  (112015)2401 - Kentucky Railroad Co.'s Stock/bonds (112015)
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Three certificates. 1. Kentucky and Great Eastern railway Co. incorp. 1871 Kentucky. #1188, U/U, $1000, 7%, Tax Free Gold bearer bond due 1892. Da
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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New York, Kentucky and Pennsylvania stock  (110002)2402 - New York, Kentucky and Pennsylvania stock (110002)
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Three certificates. 1. Owensboro Falls of Rough & Green River Railroad Co. incorp April 1882 Kentucky. U/U, not numbered, $100 par shares, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 180.00
Sold to T********0 for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Newport News and Mississippi Valley Co  (112255)2403 - Newport News and Mississippi Valley Co (112255)
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incorp. 1881 Kentucky. #A2, I/C, 10 shares $100 par issued Jan 19, 1884, vignette Eagle and shield. Signed by Collis P. Huntington president, one of
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Newport News and Mississippi Valley Co.   (112254)2404 - Newport News and Mississippi Valley Co. (112254)
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incorp. 1881 Kentucky. #495, I/U, 25 shares $100 par issued Jan 19, 1884, vignette Eagle and shield. Signed by Collis P. Huntington president, one o
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 220.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Newport News and Mississippi Valley Co.   (112256)2405 - Newport News and Mississippi Valley Co. (112256)
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incorp. 1881 Kentucky. #B373, I/U, 100 shares $100 par issuedSept 26, 1889, vignette Eagle and shield. Signed by Collis P. Huntington president, one
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to a********n.. for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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The Chesapeake Ohio & Southwestern Railroad Co Bond, Signed by C.P. Huntington  (111261)2406 - The Chesapeake Ohio & Southwestern Railroad Co Bond, Signed by C.P. Huntington (111261)
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Cert. #6189, issued in 1882. $1,000 Mortgage Bond, payable in gold coin, due 1911. Train running left to right in front of a group of cattle. Signed b
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to N*******r for (90.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 112.50
 
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Avoyelles Railroad Company Stock Certificate #1   (111155)2407 - Avoyelles Railroad Company Stock Certificate #1 (111155)
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Nice Louisiana railroad stock certificate #1, issued at New Orleans in 1900. Eagle, beehive,tee-pees and a train vignette. Issued to W.H. Peterman for
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to a********n.. for (180.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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Morgan's Louisiana and Texas Railroad and Steamship Company  (110004)2408 - Morgan's Louisiana and Texas Railroad and Steamship Company (110004)
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Incorp . 1877 Louisiana. U/C, not numbered, $500, 6%, bearer bond due 1884. Dateline July 15, 1879 (printed). vignette top 4-4-0 w/cars passing l-r
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 300.00
Sold to a********n.. for (130.00 + 32.50) x 1 = 162.50
 
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Chicago- New York Electric Air Line Stock Group (4)  (111135)2409 - Chicago- New York Electric Air Line Stock Group (4) (111135)
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Three, green common stock certificates, two are $25 par and the other is $100 par shares. Inc. in Maine. One, orange preferred stock certificate as we
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
Sold to k***1 for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Twin City and Lake Superior Railway Co.   (109961)2410 - Twin City and Lake Superior Railway Co. (109961)
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In 1907 the Twin City and Lake Superior Railroad Company, in partnership with the Western Land and Improvement Company of Minneapolis, decided to emba
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 110.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***2 for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Stock and Bond Collection  (111055)2411 - Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Stock and Bond Collection (111055)
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This is a great group of about 35 stocks and bonds from this famous railroad, issued all the way back to 1835. Many different colors and formats. The
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to C*****6 for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Nice Group of Baltimore Railroad Stocks  (111052)2412 - Nice Group of Baltimore Railroad Stocks (111052)
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Lot includes: Baltimore Consolidated Railway Company, 1898, streetcar, hole and stamp cxls.; Baltimore & Annapolis Short Line Railway Company Bo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
Sold to r********-.. for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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The Baltimore & Susquehanna Rail-Road (Rail Road) Co. Stock, 1852  (111050)2413 - The Baltimore & Susquehanna Rail-Road (Rail Road) Co. Stock, 1852 (111050)
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The Baltimore & Susquehanna Rail-Road (Rail Road) Co. stock issued in 1852. Indian in canoe and two allegorical figures in top corners. Two smal...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to d*****x for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Baltimore Transit Company Stocks and Bonds (14)  (111322)2414 - Baltimore Transit Company Stocks and Bonds (14) (111322)
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Lot includes three common stocks issued in the 1950's, three Voting Trust certificates issued in the 1930's, cxled., and 8 various bonds mos...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Eastern Shore Rail Road Co Printer's Proof Certificate, 1860  (111170)2415 - Eastern Shore Rail Road Co Printer's Proof Certificate, 1860 (111170)
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Rare printer's proof certificate with hand written notes from Eastern Shore Rail Road Company (MD-VA). On March 14, 1860, the company ordered 50...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to k********w.. for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Emmittsburg Railroad Co $100, 1st Mortgage Gold Bond, 1874  (111082)2416 - Emmittsburg Railroad Co $100, 1st Mortgage Gold Bond, 1874 (111082)
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1st mortgage bond, issued in 1874. Cert. #198. 30 year bond at 6%. State seal vignette. Small hole left of center. Fold lines. Provenance: Ken Prag
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Kansas, Nebraska RR stock  (110996)2417 - Kansas, Nebraska RR stock (110996)
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Two certificates. Research indicates that the only know certificates of the following are issued/cancelled, unissued are not known to exist ,rare. 1
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Old Colony Rail Road Co. bonds  (110838)2418 - Old Colony Rail Road Co. bonds (110838)
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Three bonds. Founded 1863 Massachusetts. 1. #76, I/C, $1000, 6% Bond due 1896. Issued Sept. 1, 1876 signed John M. Washburn President and Uriel Croc
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Old Colony Railroad Co. bonds  (110839)2419 - Old Colony Railroad Co. bonds (110839)
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Two bonds. Incorp. 1863 Massachusetts. Both: I/C, Black, United States of America in wavy title, $1000, 7% , due 1894, Issued March 2, 1874, signed
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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