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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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
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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