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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Two Idaho Mining Socks: Columbia & Beaver and Eastern Idaho mining and Water  (110939)2100 - Two Idaho Mining Socks: Columbia & Beaver and Eastern Idaho mining and Water (110939)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Columbia and Beaver Silver Mining Company. # 2501 for 100 shares. 1882. Signed by secretary EH Haight and vice president Courtwright(?). Location o
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 130.00
Sold to d*******f for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Group of Idaho Mining Stocks  (111007)2101 - Group of Idaho Mining Stocks (111007)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of 13 Idaho mining stocks. The best of the group includes The Copper Queen Mining and Smelting Company, 1911, Empress Mining & Millin...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8***1 for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Kentucky Mineral & Timber Company Bond Certificate, 1892  (111329)2102 - Kentucky Mineral & Timber Company Bond Certificate, 1892 (111329)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #182, $1,000, 5%, First Mortgage Gold Bond issued in 1892. Great vignette of a group of miners outside the mountain mine portal, two surveyors o
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Kentucky Southern Oil & Gas Company Bond, Louisville, 1890  (111331)2103 - Kentucky Southern Oil & Gas Company Bond, Louisville, 1890 (111331)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very ornate and attractive bond certificate issued in 1890. Cert. #433, $100, First Mortgage Bond. Full name was Kentucky Southern Oil & Gas Com...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Lubec Silver Mining Company- Rare pre- 1880 Maine Silver Stock  (111381)2104 - Lubec Silver Mining Company- Rare pre- 1880 Maine Silver Stock (111381)
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Cert. #126. Inc. in New York. Issued for 100 shares to Robert J. S. White and signed by Oliver Barnes as president and Chas. V. Ware as secretary. Iss
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Maryland Freestone Mining & Manufacturing Co. Bond  (107802)2105 - Maryland Freestone Mining & Manufacturing Co. Bond (107802)
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$500 bond No. 184 issued in January 1870. Signed by president John Kidwell and treasurer Hayden. Not cancelled. Black border and print, nice mining vi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to C*****6 for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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North American Gold Mining Company Stock, 1865  (112968)2106 - North American Gold Mining Company Stock, 1865 (112968)
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Cert. #29, issued for 1800 shares to Wm. F. Gilley of New York in 1865. Signed by Oliver Warner as president and Chas. Barrett as treasurer. Issued at
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Ridge Copper Company Stock Certificate  (107803)2107 - Ridge Copper Company Stock Certificate (107803)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Inc. in 1863 in Michigan. No. 1583, issued for 100 shares to B. Judkins in 1882 in New York. Signed by president Thomas Mason and secretary Smith. Not
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to a******l for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Pennsylvania & Lake Superior Copper Company Stock Certificate  (107795)2108 - Pennsylvania & Lake Superior Copper Company Stock Certificate (107795)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Incredibly early Michigan mining stock; one of the earliest we've ever offered. Stock no. 1069, issued for one share to Hepburn W. Clue on Dec. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to q********s.. for (900.00 + 225.00) x 1 = 1,125.00
 
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Missouri Tin Company Stock Certificate, 1871  (111328)2109 - Missouri Tin Company Stock Certificate, 1871 (111328)
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Cert. #673, issued for one share to Mary (?) T. Andrews and signed by N. Schaeffer as president. Vignette at the center of miners running ore through
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to 6****A for (125.00 + 31.25) x 1 = 156.25
 
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Moler-Smith Lead & Zinc Co $500 Bond Certificate, 1909  (111350)2110 - Moler-Smith Lead & Zinc Co $500 Bond Certificate, 1909 (111350)
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Cert. #59, First Mortgage, 6%, $500 gold bond due in 1919. Nice vignette of a millsite in the foothills. Inc. in Arizona. The post office address of t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6****A for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Ozark Iron Company Stock Certificate, Missouri, 1873  (111327)2111 - Ozark Iron Company Stock Certificate, Missouri, 1873 (111327)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #70, issued for one share to Watson Antrim and signed by J.C. Michel as president and Robt. Brent as secretary. Vignette of an allegorical femal
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold to 8***1 for (250.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 305.00
 
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Milwaukee Mining Company Stock Certificate, Montana, 1891  (111362)2112 - Milwaukee Mining Company Stock Certificate, Montana, 1891 (111362)
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Cert. #439, issued to Frank McGregor for 500 shares in 1891 and signed by J.A. Talbott as president. Vignette of two miners, one pushing and ore car.
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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North American Gold & Silver Mining Co of Montana Stock, 1867  (112819)2113 - North American Gold & Silver Mining Co of Montana Stock, 1867 (112819)
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Cert. #160,issued at Philadelphia in 1867 to Lorenzo Taggart for 25 shares and signed by Willard Bradway as secretary and L.F. Eberly as president. Bl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to m****a for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Keystone Silver Mining Company Stock, Reese River, 1866  (111377)2114 - Keystone Silver Mining Company Stock, Reese River, 1866 (111377)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Scarce. Location: Reese River Mining District at Austin, Nevada. Inc. in New York. Uncancelled. No. 567, issued for 1000 shares to Maria T. Rowe on F
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to a********x.. for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Bullfrog and Rhyolite, Nevada Stock Certificates Group  (111004)2115 - Bullfrog and Rhyolite, Nevada Stock Certificates Group (111004)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group from the Bullfrog district, Nevada. Includes: Palmetto & Death Valley Gold Mining Company, issued in 1906 and signed by Harry Stimler...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to r********5 for (140.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 175.00
 
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Bullfrog Vignette Pieces: Check and Two Stock Certificates  (110822)2116 - Bullfrog Vignette Pieces: Check and Two Stock Certificates (110822)
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Lot of 3 Bullfrog pieces featuring the famous and collectible frog vignette. 1) 1909 Rhyolite, Nevada check from the Bullfrog Bank and Trust Company.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Bullfrog Central Mining Co  (110853)2117 - Bullfrog Central Mining Co (110853)
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1907. Incorporated under the laws of South Dakota, April, 1906. Certificate #398. I/C, Punch cancelled thru signatures. Issued for 1000 shares to N.P.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to t*******d for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Searchlight, Nevada Stock Certificate Group  (111000)2118 - Searchlight, Nevada Stock Certificate Group (111000)
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Four stocks from Searchlight, Nevada. 1) The Parallel Gold Mining Company, 1907; Stratford Gold Mines Company, 1909; Stanley= Forbes Extension Minin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to r********5 for (140.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 175.00
 
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Monte Christo Gold & Silver Mining Co. of Nevada, 1868  (111351)2119 - Monte Christo Gold & Silver Mining Co. of Nevada, 1868 (111351)
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Cert. #537, issued for 20 shares to Alphonso Hill and signed by H.N. Day as president and Thomas Day as secretary. Eagle vignette at top center and si
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to V********e for (180.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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