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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Mann's Boudoir Company First Mortgage Bond, 1886  (112821)2500 - Mann's Boudoir Company First Mortgage Bond, 1886 (112821)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very attractive bond certificate issued in 1886 and signed by W.D. Mann as president. $1,000, 6%, Sinking Fund Gold Bond, due 1906. Train r-l in train
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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New York RR/Kentucky company stocks  (112262)2501 - New York RR/Kentucky company stocks (112262)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1. Norwood & Montreal Railroad Co. incorp 1884. U/U, #53, brown. dateline 188_, eagle vignette, Arthur & Bennett printer. AU. 2.Northern ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 110.00 - 180.00
Sold to l*******c for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Newburgh, Dutchess and Connecticut Railroad Co  (112257)2502 - Newburgh, Dutchess and Connecticut Railroad Co (112257)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Incorp. 1877 New York. Two certificates. #1187, U/U, $50 par, dateline 18__, black, no vignette, J.S. Babcock printer. EF. #1038, I/C, 2374 share
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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The Hudson & St. Lawrence Rail Road Co.   (109971)2503 - The Hudson & St. Lawrence Rail Road Co. (109971)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Incorp.1872 New York. #1448 of 2000, I/U, $1000, 7%, First Mortgage Gold bearer bond issued 1873 signed Rob L. Green President. Black, red embossed
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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The Tonawanda Valley and Cuba Railroad Co.   (109965)2504 - The Tonawanda Valley and Cuba Railroad Co. (109965)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Incorp 1880 New York. When completed the narrow gauge Tonawanda Valley and Cuba Railroad operated from an interchange with the Erie Railroad in Att
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to N*******r for (190.00 + 47.50) x 1 = 237.50
 
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The Troy & Lansingburgh Railroad Co.   (112487)2505 - The Troy & Lansingburgh Railroad Co. (112487)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two certificates. Both I/C, Black, $1000, 7%, embossed seal, vignette top horse drawn street car r-l. Unknown printer. VF. #10, First Mortgage iss
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 110.00 - 180.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Troy & Bennington Rail Road Co.  (112475)2506 - Troy & Bennington Rail Road Co. (112475)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two certificates.The Troy and Bennington Railroad started operations in 1851 and stopped service in 1946 for a total period of operations of 95 years.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 160.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Troy, Salem, and Rutland Rail Road Co.  (112474)2507 - Troy, Salem, and Rutland Rail Road Co. (112474)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three certificates. 1. Incorp 1865. #426 of 500, I/C, $1000, 7% First Mortgage Bond due 1890. Issued July 1, 1865. Signed Jay Gould President (an
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Twenty-Third Street Railway Co.   (112485)2508 - Twenty-Third Street Railway Co. (112485)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two certificates. The company was chartered on January 29, 1872, then was consolidated into the Metropolitan Street Railway in December 1893. That co
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to a****x for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Carolina Central Railway Co Stock Certificate, 1874  (111065)2509 - Carolina Central Railway Co Stock Certificate, 1874 (111065)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #362, issued in 1874 for 1 share. Train r-l at wharf. Black on creme, odd shares. Shares were $100 each. The railway began in 1855 as the Wilmin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to N*******r for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Elkin & Allegheny Railway Co Bond Certificate  (111290)2510 - Elkin & Allegheny Railway Co Bond Certificate (111290)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #111, 1914, due 1944. Green. Black on creme print. Train right to left at train shed. Almost two pages of coupons. Franklin Lee Division of ABN.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to n********w.. for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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North Carolina RR stock  (112261)2511 - North Carolina RR stock (112261)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two Certificates. 1. North and South Carolina Railway Co. incorp. 1911 South Carolina. #198, I/C, $1000, 6% First Mortgage gold bearer bond due 19
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Two Nice Cincinnati Railroad Stocks Issued in 1854 and 1877  (111106)2512 - Two Nice Cincinnati Railroad Stocks Issued in 1854 and 1877 (111106)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two different issued Cincinnati railroad stocks. 1) Cincinnati, Wilmington & Zanesville Railroad Co. issued in 1854 for 5 shares. Shares were $5...
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
 
 
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The Central Union Depot & Railway Co of Cincinnati Stock, 1885  (111259)2513 - The Central Union Depot & Railway Co of Cincinnati Stock, 1885 (111259)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #26, issued to The Cleveland, Columbus, Cinci & Indpes Railway Co for 100 shares in 1885. Vignette of a train running right to left in an ...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Stock and Bond Group from Cleveland Railroads (7)  (111092)2514 - Stock and Bond Group from Cleveland Railroads (7) (111092)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Stocks include: Cleveland Mahoning Rail Road Company (2), 1853, two vignettes and 1867, no vignette but revenue stamp, both cxled; Cleveland & T...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to k***1 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Dayton Street Transit Company Stocks, 2 Common and 1 Preferred Certificates  (111021)2515 - Dayton Street Transit Company Stocks, 2 Common and 1 Preferred Certificates (111021)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Preferred stock issued in 1934. Name changed to Dayton Street Transit from Dayton Street Railway. No vignette. The two common stock certificates are i
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to s********K for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Ashtabula, Youngstown & Pittsburgh Rail Road Co Stock Certificate, 1874  (111066)2516 - Ashtabula, Youngstown & Pittsburgh Rail Road Co Stock Certificate, 1874 (111066)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #108, issued in 1874 for 12 preferred shares to Ira L. Fuller. Signed by Green as president and J.S. Sullivan as secretary. Train of cars l-r. G
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold to N*******r for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co Bonds, Pott's Creek and Paint Creek Branches (3)  (111253)2517 - Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co Bonds, Pott's Creek and Paint Creek Branches (3) (111253)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three certificates in this lot. Cert. #431, Brown, $1,000, 1st Mortgage, 4% gold bond on it's Potts Creek Branch. Nice vignette of a train with ...
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Cincinnati & Chicago Rail Road Co Stock, 1855, Signed by Caleb Smith  (111089)2518 - Cincinnati & Chicago Rail Road Co Stock, 1855, Signed by Caleb Smith (111089)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Thirty six common shares issued to and signed by Caleb B. Smith as president. Caleb Smith was an Indiana politician that helped Abraham Lincoln secure
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to r********-.. for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Cincinnati Northern Railroad Stocks (2)  (111168)2519 - Cincinnati Northern Railroad Stocks (2) (111168)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One issued and one unissued but signed by the company officers. Cert. #339, issued for 100 shares to John S. Tilney and signed by Melville Ingalls. In
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
 
 
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