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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Agamemnon Gold and Silver Mining Co.  (110846)2040 - Agamemnon Gold and Silver Mining Co. (110846)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Incorp Sept 1863 California. Inyo Mining District. Very rare early Inyo certificate. Inyo County was not formed until 1866, which is why this is liste
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to i*****l for (375.00 + 93.75) x 1 = 468.75
 
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Philadelphia and California Mining Company Stock - 1852!  (110945)2041 - Philadelphia and California Mining Company Stock - 1852! (110945)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very early California Stock Certificate. # 2060 for 100 shares to Theodore Waller. Signed by Solomon Alter and president Parson Sewill. Dateline Phila
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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El Picacho Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate--No. 2  (106963)2042 - El Picacho Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate--No. 2 (106963)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare and early. Inc. in March 1863. Ultra low No. 2, issued for 27 shares to Benjamin Dodge on Sept. 20th, 1864 in Nevada City. Signed by president Wm
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Koolean Quartz Mining Company Stock, Gold Flat, Nevada Co. 1863  (111398)2043 - Koolean Quartz Mining Company Stock, Gold Flat, Nevada Co. 1863 (111398)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Issued at Nevada (City), California in 1863. Thomas P. Hawley bot cert. #2 for 50 shares. Signed by L.C. Williams as president and Hawley as secretary
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Nevada Gold, Silver & Copper Mining Co Stock, Nevada County,, Cal. 1863  (111357)2044 - Nevada Gold, Silver & Copper Mining Co Stock, Nevada County,, Cal. 1863 (111357)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #134, issued at Nevada City in 1863 for one share to S. Fuller and signed by Wm. Bourn as president and S. Pinkham as secretary. Shares Ten Feet
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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New York & Grass Valley Mining Co Stock, 1866  (111409)2045 - New York & Grass Valley Mining Co Stock, 1866 (111409)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #66, issued in 1866 to Wm. F. Aldrich for 25 shares. Signed by Jno. J. Osborn as secretary and president (illeg). Two great mining vignettes tha
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Plumas County, California Mining Stock Group  (107819)2046 - Plumas County, California Mining Stock Group (107819)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4. 1) Taylor Plumas Mill and Mining Company. Location of Property, Plumas County (printed under title). Issued in 1886 for 100 shares. Not canc
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Start Price : 70.00 | Estimates : 140.00 - 180.00
 
 
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Mountain Ranger Mining Company Stock, Stockton, Cal. 1863  (111368)2047 - Mountain Ranger Mining Company Stock, Stockton, Cal. 1863 (111368)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Certificate for 50 shares on Dec. 5th, 1863, issued to J. Churchill and signed by Wm Saunder as president and Churchill as secretary. Shares were issu
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Morro Hill Mining Co Stock, San Luis Obispo County, Cal. 1864  (111353)2048 - Morro Hill Mining Co Stock, San Luis Obispo County, Cal. 1864 (111353)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #118, issued for 10 shares in 1864 to Charles Fernald and signed by E.W. Howe as president and Walter Murray as secretary. Datelined San Luis Ob
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Loma Prieta Petroleum Company Stock  (90456)2049 - Loma Prieta Petroleum Company Stock (90456)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
# 5 for 10 shares to Edwards. Signed by CM Leonard and president GL Seaver, Dateline 1872 Santa Clara. Incorporated March 21, 1871. 25c Certificate re
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to c********r.. for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Sierra City Mining Stock Certificate & Fraternal Check  (107817)2050 - Sierra City Mining Stock Certificate & Fraternal Check (107817)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2. 1) William Tell Consolidated Gold Mining Company. Inc. 1890. Dateline Sierra City, Cal. No. 71, issued for 1000 shares to (illegible) in 189
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Mastodon Gold Mining Company Stock, Sierra County, Cal. 1880  (111388)2051 - Mastodon Gold Mining Company Stock, Sierra County, Cal. 1880 (111388)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Inc. in New York. Issued in 1880 for 100 shares to James A. Magee. Signed by J.G. Holbrooke as president and E.M. Pearce as secretary. Location of Wor
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to a********o for (130.00 + 32.50) x 1 = 162.50
 
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Twenty-One Gold Quartz Mining Company Stock Certificate  (107822)2052 - Twenty-One Gold Quartz Mining Company Stock Certificate (107822)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Located in Sierra Co. (printed under title). Inc. in 1863. No. 126, issued for 50 shares to Chas. A. Peake on May 16th, 1865 in Sacramento City. Signe
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Little Tiger Mining Co. Stock, Yreka, Cal. 1900  (111372)2053 - Little Tiger Mining Co. Stock, Yreka, Cal. 1900 (111372)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Inc. in West Virginia. Issued for 100 shares in 1900. Great vignette of the tiger. The company had purchased 2 claims, 40 acres,six miles from Yreka,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to m*****2 for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Mazeppa Gold Mining Company Stock, Tuolumne County, 1902  (111349)2054 - Mazeppa Gold Mining Company Stock, Tuolumne County, 1902 (111349)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful certificate issued in 1902. Location: Tuolumne County, printed at the top. Miners working underground. Black on green tinted paper. Issued a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to C*****r for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Three Gold Rush Era / D. O. Mills related Tuolumne County Water Company Stock Certificates with icon2055 - Three Gold Rush Era / D. O. Mills related Tuolumne County Water Company Stock Certificates with icon
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Issued to Edgar Mills. 2) Issued to Helen Mills. 3) Issued to D. O. Mills & Company. All endorsed on back (no D. O. Mills signature). Printer...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to C*****r for (375.00 + 93.75) x 1 = 468.75
 
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Tuolumne County Water Company Stock Certificate - Issued to San Joaquin Ditch Builder   (110951)2056 - Tuolumne County Water Company Stock Certificate - Issued to San Joaquin Ditch Builder (110951)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Certificate No. 94. Most of these stocks have numbers in the thousands. Issued to John Bensley and endorsed on back. Bensely built a ditch off of the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Open Cut Fluming Company Stock Certificate  (107031)2057 - Open Cut Fluming Company Stock Certificate (107031)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Ultra-rare Volcano stock! No. 58, issued for one share. Dateline Volcano, October 30th, 1857. Signed by president S. Hale and secretary H.R. Elwell. N
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to C*****r for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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California Coal MC  (106607)2058 - California Coal MC (106607)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
I/U #161 Francis Le Roy 1 share 1855. This is possibly the earliest known coal mining certificate out of California. Several folds, some foxing. Rare!
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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California Gold Rush Stock Collection (7)  (79962)2059 - California Gold Rush Stock Collection (7) (79962)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 Tuolumne County Water Co # 3163 273 shares and #3166 276 shares to John Sirre? 1857, both have center cuts. 2 Anglo Californian Gold Mining(Accordin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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