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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1811 Pennsylvania Wine Stock Certificate  (107804)2250 - 1811 Pennsylvania Wine Stock Certificate (107804)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Wow! Very early wine stock certificate! No. 363, issued for one share to Joseph Warner on May 23rd, 1811 in Philadelphia for "promoting the Cul...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Franklin Fire Insurance Company Stock Certificate  (107770)2251 - Franklin Fire Insurance Company Stock Certificate (107770)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Early! Stock No. 291, issued for 40 shares to The Atlantic Fire Insurance Company on July 18th, 1836 in Philadelphia. Signed by the president and secr
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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1876 Centennial Expo Stock Certificate  (75240)2252 - 1876 Centennial Expo Stock Certificate (75240)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is the original very large certificate for 5 shares to Robert A. Cline in the Capital Board of Finance. Exceptionally outstanding engraving by Bu
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Mutual Union Brewing Co Stock, Pennsylvania, 1908  (112873)2253 - Mutual Union Brewing Co Stock, Pennsylvania, 1908 (112873)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #657, issued for 1 share in 1908. Vignette of the brewery at the top with trains running in front. The brewery opened in 1907 and operated until
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Stroudsburg Bank Stock Certificate, Pennsylvania, 1868  (111345)2254 - Stroudsburg Bank Stock Certificate, Pennsylvania, 1868 (111345)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #60, issued for 10 shares to Gershom Hull and signed by Saml S. Dreher as president. Five vignettes across the top and down the left side includ
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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The Franklin Institute (PA) For the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts Certificate, 1865  (111330)2255 - The Franklin Institute (PA) For the Promotion of the Mechanic Arts Certificate, 1865 (111330)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fantastic share certificate and very rare in issued form. Issued for 100 shares to Samuel V. Merrick and signed by Wm. Sellers as president. Nice vign
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Stan Lee Media Stock Certificate  (112234)2256 - Stan Lee Media Stock Certificate (112234)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Dated 2001. Vignette of Stan Lee in an orange and yellow comic book style, plus the machine printed facsimile signature of Stan Lee. Stan Lee Media wa
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***2 for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Thompson Brothers Lumber Co Stock Certificate, Doucette, TX. 1909  (111335)2257 - Thompson Brothers Lumber Co Stock Certificate, Doucette, TX. 1909 (111335)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful certificate issued in 1909. Large pine trees at both sides and at the bottom. A tree branch with four pine cones at the top. Issued at Douce
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Estimates : 240.00 - 350.00
Sold to R******d for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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American Telephone Company Bond Certificate, 1889  (111395)2258 - American Telephone Company Bond Certificate, 1889 (111395)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #606, $100, First Mortgage, 8% gold bond. Two vignettes, one of a woman carrying a fruit basket and the other an eagle. Black print on green tin
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Union Cattle Company, Wyoming Territory Bond  (110910)2259 - Union Cattle Company, Wyoming Territory Bond (110910)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Number 209. 1886. Fabulous shiny gold seal with branding iron vignette in middle. Nice vignette of a steer at the top. Signed by Thos. Sturgis as pres
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l******8 for (180.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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