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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The Northern & Southern West Virginia RailRoad Co  (112245)2620 - The Northern & Southern West Virginia RailRoad Co (112245)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Chartered February 1872, the company was a hub of other rail lines coming into the state to gain access to mineral riches of the area. The company wa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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The Northern and Southern West Virginia Railroad Co.   (112244)2621 - The Northern and Southern West Virginia Railroad Co. (112244)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two certificates. Chartered February 1872, the company was a hub of other rail lines coming into the state to gain access to mineral riches of the ar
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 180.00
Sold to a********n.. for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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West Virginia and New York stock  (112002)2622 - West Virginia and New York stock (112002)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four certificates. 1. Kaaterskill Railroad Co. incorp 1883 New York. This 3-foot narrow-gauge line ran north from Phoenicia to Hunter, with a short e
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to d*******f for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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West Virginia Railroad Stock Group (4)  (111215)2623 - West Virginia Railroad Stock Group (4) (111215)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
4 stocks and bonds from West Virginia rails. 1) Clarksburg & Weston Electric Railway Co. stock, 1 share, 1912. Hole and stamp cxled. 2) Coal Riv...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Badger Railway & Light Co Gold Bond Certificate  (111235)2624 - Badger Railway & Light Co Gold Bond Certificate (111235)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #573, issued in 1914. Blue, $100 Gold bond, 6%, 20 year, 1st Mortgage. Milwaukee, Wisconsin printed at the top of the vignette of a street railr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***2 for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Chicago & Wisconsin Inland Lakes Railroad Stock, 1895  (111140)2625 - Chicago & Wisconsin Inland Lakes Railroad Stock, 1895 (111140)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #115, issued for 5 shares to Marcus Rothchild. Signed by Alfred E. Cash as president. Large vignette of a train, ships and a large eagle. Uncanc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to N*******r for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Chicago, Lake Geneva & Pacific Railway Co Stock Certificate  (111220)2626 - Chicago, Lake Geneva & Pacific Railway Co Stock Certificate (111220)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #4, fully issued but not dated to W.H. Conger and signed by John E. Burton as president. Conger did endorse the certificate on the back in 1887,
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad Co Specimen Bonds & Scrip (4)  (111226)2627 - Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad Co Specimen Bonds & Scrip (4) (111226)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four Specimen certificates includes two temporary bonds in blue and orange and two scrip certificates for bonds. All four have the date of February 2,
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Chicago, Portage & Superior Railway Co $1,000 Land Grant Gold Bond  (111133)2628 - Chicago, Portage & Superior Railway Co $1,000 Land Grant Gold Bond (111133)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #3075, issued in 1881. $1,000 Land Grant gold bond, 40 year, 6%, due 1921. 45 Coupons attached. Train in oval vignette runs right to left. Fran
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Atlantic, Quebec & Western Railway Co Bond Certificate, 1910  (111325)2629 - Atlantic, Quebec & Western Railway Co Bond Certificate, 1910 (111325)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Inc. in 1905, Dominion of Canada. Province of Quebec. Issued for 100 pounds in 1910. First Mortgage Debenture bond, certificate #4642. Vignette of onc
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Toledo, Canada Southern and Detroit Railway Co  (112986)2630 - Toledo, Canada Southern and Detroit Railway Co (112986)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two certificates. Incorp. 1872 Ohio and Michigan, A consolidation of the Detroit and State Line Railroad Company, organized under a general law of S
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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Chinese Imperial Railway Canton Kowloon Railway 5% Gold Bond  (112238)2631 - Chinese Imperial Railway Canton Kowloon Railway 5% Gold Bond (112238)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Dated 1907, Issued and Uncancelled. Government guaranteed. Handsigned by the Director. Also included is a partial sheet of coupons: 18 coupons and one
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Imperial Chinese Government Hukuang Railway Bond for 20 pounds  (112239)2632 - Imperial Chinese Government Hukuang Railway Bond for 20 pounds (112239)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Dated 1911, Issued for 20 Pounds. Vignette of oncoming locomotive and large red chop. Partial sheet of coupons attached. Issued, not cancelled. Very
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Maps Related to a Proposed Rail Line: Kush-Ta-Ka Southern Railway, c1904-1909  (112191)2633 - Maps Related to a Proposed Rail Line: Kush-Ta-Ka Southern Railway, c1904-1909 (112191)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original black ink on linen (and an original blue-line copy): "Projected Location of the Kush-Ta-Ka Souterhn Railway", 1" = 2000'...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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A Picture Story of The Cripple Creek Trip  (112117)2634 - A Picture Story of The Cripple Creek Trip (112117)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One of the greatest engineering feats in history, The Cripple Creek Railroad is celebrated in this 43 page booklet, 6 x 8 1/2 inches, published circa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Georgia & Florida Railroad Police badge  (112757)2635 - Georgia & Florida Railroad Police badge (112757)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This badge is shield shaped in German-silver with a pin-back clasp. It is 2 in. X 2 1/2 in. across. The face is prominently stamped "Georgia &a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to R*******8 for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Rock Island Lines Railroad badge  (112758)2636 - Rock Island Lines Railroad badge (112758)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a (Chicago) Rock Island Line 6 pointed railroad badge measuring 2 1/2 in. across. In German silver with a pin back clasp. It is marked in bla
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to L*******4 for (130.00 + 32.50) x 1 = 162.50
 
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Colorado-Wyoming Railway Police badge  (112756)2637 - Colorado-Wyoming Railway Police badge (112756)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This badge is a five-pointed star inside a circle with a pin-back clasp 2 1/4 in. in diameter. It is marked A.S. Carter Denver/Col. The face is marke
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to L*******4 for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Southern Pacific Railroad Police badge  (112760)2638 - Southern Pacific Railroad Police badge (112760)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a center cut circle and star railroad police badge 2 1/4 in. in diameter. It is nickel over brass with substantial wear. Stamped "S.P.R...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to r*******F for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Logging Train Publications / Pacific Northwest / 7 Items.  (109707)2639 - Logging Train Publications / Pacific Northwest / 7 Items. (109707)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Here is a cool collection, of Logging Train Publications / From the Pacific Northwest. Item # 1 of 7 : " Pacific Railroad Journal "-- Lumb...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to P*****8 for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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