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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Booker Consolidated Gold Mining Co., Bodie, CA  (110861)2020 - Booker Consolidated Gold Mining Co., Bodie, CA (110861)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Grafton Tyler Brown was one of the first African American lithographers in the American West during the mid to late 19th Century. He was one of the fi
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to O**********r for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Consolidated Pacific Mining Co.  (110863)2021 - Consolidated Pacific Mining Co. (110863)
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Bodie, CA. Incorp August 1878. Stock no. 4578 I/U, issued to F.E. Luty Trustee for 50 shares on November 27, 1885. Signed Warren Holt president. Blac
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to a********x.. for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Tioga Consolidated Mining Company   (110862)2022 - Tioga Consolidated Mining Company (110862)
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Bodie, CA. Number 2279 I/U, for 30 shares issued to Willing Company, trustees. Signed by secretary William H. Lent (of Lent Shaft fame in Bodie) and p
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to a********x.. for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Magnum Bonum Quartz Mining Co. Stock Certificate  (102170)2023 - Magnum Bonum Quartz Mining Co. Stock Certificate (102170)
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Never seen by us. This company operated on Poor Man's Ledge near Spanishtown (now Yankee Hill) in Butte County in 1857. A July 31, 1857 Daily Al...
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Leigh Gravel Mining Company, Calaveras Co. 1889  (111391)2024 - Leigh Gravel Mining Company, Calaveras Co. 1889 (111391)
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Cert. #37, issued for 900 shares in 1889. A vignette of a miner working next to a river at the left. Black print on creme. A. Buswell, S.F. printer. U
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to b**********7 for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Melones & Stanislaus Gold, Silver & Copper Mining Co Stock, 1863  (111374)2025 - Melones & Stanislaus Gold, Silver & Copper Mining Co Stock, 1863 (111374)
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Extra rare and very early. Incorporated October 29, 1862. No. 649, issued for 4 shares to SC Bigelow on July 13, 1863 in San Francisco. Signed by secr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 9****J for (350.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 437.50
 
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Mokelumne & Campo Seco Canal & Mining Co. Stock Certificate  (106930)2026 - Mokelumne & Campo Seco Canal & Mining Co. Stock Certificate (106930)
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"Calaveras County" printed under title. No. 95 for 100 shares issued to Sylvester Bowman on April 25th, 1865 in Mokelumne Hill. Signed by ...
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Start Price : 450.00 | Estimates : 900.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Mokelumne Hill Canal & Mining Company Stock Certificate  (107799)2027 - Mokelumne Hill Canal & Mining Company Stock Certificate (107799)
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Inc. in California. Certificate No. 2667, issued for one share to Alfred Bell. No date listed, however most likely between 1852 and 1853 as date on th
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Tuolumne County Water Company Stock Certificate - California Gold Rush Stock!  (107765)2028 - Tuolumne County Water Company Stock Certificate - California Gold Rush Stock! (107765)
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California Gold Rush Collectible. Most of these are badly soiled. Certificate No. 192, made out to John Bensley for one share. Datelined Columbia, Mar
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Baron Rothschild Gold, Silver, & Copper Mining Co. Stock Certificate  (101510)2029 - Baron Rothschild Gold, Silver, & Copper Mining Co. Stock Certificate (101510)
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With a William Keith woodblock vignette! Diablo District, Contra Costa County (printed under title). Inc. May 26th, 1863. No. 100, issued for fifteen
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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Liberator Gold Mining Company Stock, California, 1887  (111400)2030 - Liberator Gold Mining Company Stock, California, 1887 (111400)
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Rare dateline of Antioch, California. Issued for 10 shares in 1887. Issued to Peter Donlon and signed by J.P. Abbott as president and J. Rio Baker as
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Contra Costa Copper, Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate  (101509)2031 - Contra Costa Copper, Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate (101509)
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With a William Keith woodblock vignette! Clayton Mining District, Contra Costa County, Cal. (printed along the top). Inc. May 13, 1863. No. 20, issued
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f*****E for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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Copperopolis Mining Company Stock Certificate  (107857)2032 - Copperopolis Mining Company Stock Certificate (107857)
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Possibly Copperopolis in Calaveras County. Not in any of our indexes. No information found on newspapers.com or CDNC. Inc. in New York. Low number 11,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to S*****8 for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Happy Camp Hydraulic Mining Company Stock Certificate  (107777)2033 - Happy Camp Hydraulic Mining Company Stock Certificate (107777)
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Del Norte County, California (printed under the title). Inc. in 1871. no. 17, issued for 800 shares to company president William H. Knight on June 11t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*******n for (95.00 + 23.75) x 1 = 118.75
 
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La Mina de la Cruz Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate  (107797)2034 - La Mina de la Cruz Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate (107797)
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Location printed in the text: Red Mountain District, El Dorado County. Inc. July 1863. No. 27, issued for 100 shares to HP Balinger on Oct. 12th, 1863
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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New York & El Dorado Gold Mining Co Stock, 1870  (111367)2035 - New York & El Dorado Gold Mining Co Stock, 1870 (111367)
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Cert. #596, issued for 100 shares in 1870 to Chas. Throckmorton. Signed by John McCoy as secretary and Berringham (illeg) as president. Two fabulous m
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Eureka Quartz Mining Company Stock  (90496)2036 - Eureka Quartz Mining Company Stock (90496)
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Eureka Quartz Mining Company stock certificate, No. 97, for five shares of capital stock. Issued to William Jenkins of Baltimore. Dateline 24 January
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Helvetia & Lafayette Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate  (100905)2037 - Helvetia & Lafayette Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate (100905)
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Extremely rare Gold Rush era; 2-3 known. Grass Valley, Nevada Co., Cal (printed under title). Dateline Grass Valley, Nevada Co., Cal., July 24th, 1855
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Gold Hill Mining Company Bond  (107876)2038 - Gold Hill Mining Company Bond (107876)
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No. 88, issued for $500 in 1890. Four coupons attached. Signed by president Shorcraft(?) and secretary Littlefield. Not cancelled. Green border and se
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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United Greenwater Copper Co., Death Valley  (110864)2039 - United Greenwater Copper Co., Death Valley (110864)
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Incorp. 1906 South Dakota. Cert. #1727, I/U, issued in 1906 to P.J. Cadagan & Co. for 100 shares. Signed by Malcolm Macdonald as president. Blac...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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