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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Goodman Gold and Silver Mining Company stock, 1874, Middle of the Great Mining Rush  (110926)2120 - Goodman Gold and Silver Mining Company stock, 1874, Middle of the Great Mining Rush (110926)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Number 78 for 300 shares. Cancelled. Signed by secretary Miles Goodman and president John H. Miles. Dateline Virginia City March 24, 1874. Incorporate
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 110.00 - 150.00
Sold to r******u for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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Lady Bryan Mining Company Stock, Flowery District, 1869  (111379)2121 - Lady Bryan Mining Company Stock, Flowery District, 1869 (111379)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
#1261, issued for 10 shares to Joseph Truss Trustee in 1869, and signed by Gold Hill banker H.H. Flagg as president and Hopkins as secretary (by P. Gr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to D******a for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Jim Mc'Lellan Gold & Silver Mining Co Stock, Gold Hill, N.T. 1864  (111408)2122 - Jim Mc'Lellan Gold & Silver Mining Co Stock, Gold Hill, N.T. 1864 (111408)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice Nevada Territorial issued to NN Sanders at Gold Hill, March 5, 1864 for f20 shares. Signed by S.M. Conley (?) as president and William Hunt, secr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to V********e for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Lucy Ella Gold & Silver Mining Stock, Gold Hill, N.T. 1863  (111407)2123 - Lucy Ella Gold & Silver Mining Stock, Gold Hill, N.T. 1863 (111407)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare Nevada Territorial. Cert. #136, issued Oct. 7, 1863 at San Francisco to J.W. Batchelor for 20 shares. Signed by S.A. Dorr as president and Jno J.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to a********x.. for (350.00 + 77.00) x 1 = 427.00
 
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Medina Copper, Gold & Silver Mining Co., Gold Hill, N.T. 1863  (111364)2124 - Medina Copper, Gold & Silver Mining Co., Gold Hill, N.T. 1863 (111364)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful Nevada Territorial stock certificate issued at Virginia, N.T. to Philip S. McDonald for 20 shares, May 26th, 1863. Signed by J.L. Van Bokkel
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to V********e for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Nevada Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock, Gold Hill, N.T. 1864  (111376)2125 - Nevada Gold & Silver Mining Company Stock, Gold Hill, N.T. 1864 (111376)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #537, issued for 5 shares to Sam Knight on April 15, 1864 at Virginia (City). Signed by GW Hopkins as secretary and the president (illeg). Miner
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to V********e for (350.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 437.50
 
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New York Mining Company Stock, Gold Hill, Nevada, 1879  (111354)2126 - New York Mining Company Stock, Gold Hill, Nevada, 1879 (111354)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #10625, issued for 100 shares in 1879. Inc. in 1874. Nice vignette of Manhattan Island at top left. The New York mine was a famous mine at Gold
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to O**********r for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Lowman Silver Mining Company Stock, Virginia, N.T. 1863  (111399)2127 - Lowman Silver Mining Company Stock, Virginia, N.T. 1863 (111399)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice Territorial issued August 17, 1863 to M. Jewett for 12 shares and signed by Neil as president and WM. H. Knight as secretary. Location, Virginia,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to V********e for (325.00 + 81.25) x 1 = 406.25
 
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Nevada Ore Extracting Co Stock Certificate, 1875  (111358)2128 - Nevada Ore Extracting Co Stock Certificate, 1875 (111358)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #59, issued for 157 shares to Alfred Taraf Trustee in 1875, and signed by F. Scott Stewart as president. The company's office was in San F...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 6********u.. for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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North Sierra Nevada Silver Mining Co Stock, 1876  (111366)2129 - North Sierra Nevada Silver Mining Co Stock, 1876 (111366)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #171, issued for 100 shares to John Ward Trustee and signed by Dell Seater as president. Miner holding a pick at left. Location of Works: Storey
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6****A for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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State Line # 2 and # 4 Stock Certificates, Gold Mountain District, Esmeralda County, Nevada  (1109332130 - State Line # 2 and # 4 Stock Certificates, Gold Mountain District, Esmeralda County, Nevada (110933
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1) Number 2. 50 shares in 1881 to Watson & Gibson. 2) Number 4. 50 shares in 1882 to FM Feigenbaum. These mines were located in the Gold Mountai...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
Sold to A*******d for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Bullfrog Golden Sceptre Mining Co.  (110852)2131 - Bullfrog Golden Sceptre Mining Co. (110852)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1907. Clean and certificate with the famous frog vignette. Incorporated under the laws of the Territory of Arizona.. Certificate #2394. I/U, Issued f
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to V********e for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Goldfield, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #1  (111036)2132 - Goldfield, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #1 (111036)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of Goldfield, Nevada mining stocks, some rare. Includes: Yellow Tiger Cons. Mining Company, 1917, tear at bottom right ; Frisco Group Gold
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to b*******g for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Goldfield, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #2  (111037)2133 - Goldfield, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #2 (111037)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great group of Goldfield, Nevada mining stocks, some very rare. Includes: Majestic Mining Company, Goldfield, Nevada, 1907, Windsor Mining Company, 19
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 280.00 - 450.00
Sold to r*******X for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Rawhide Telegraph and Telephone Co  (110850)2134 - Rawhide Telegraph and Telephone Co (110850)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Incorp. Jan 1903 Nevada. Very early number 11. I/U, signed on June 5, 1909 for 2,000 shares by Fred Grutt to his brother Charles. The Grutt's we...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to a********x.. for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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Eclipse Tunnel Company Stock Certificate, Humboldt County, Nevada Territory  (110927)2135 - Eclipse Tunnel Company Stock Certificate, Humboldt County, Nevada Territory (110927)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Territorial Nevada stock issued in San Francisco on May 27th, 1864. Location printed on certificate: Sierra District, Humboldt County, Nevada Territor
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8***1 for (200.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 244.00
 
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Elmira Silver Bullion Company of Nevada Stock Certificate  (106979)2136 - Elmira Silver Bullion Company of Nevada Stock Certificate (106979)
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No. 136, issued for 9 shares to George B. McGrath on August 11th, 1866 in Elmira, NY. Signed by president Robt. Cavell and secretary RH Lawrence. Not
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Gov. Bigler Gold and Silver Mining Company   (110856)2137 - Gov. Bigler Gold and Silver Mining Company (110856)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Territorial. One-of-a-kind historical certificate w/ the signatures of two governors! Incorporated Jan. 1863. Location: Star District, Humboldt County
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 800.00
Sold to N****M for (375.00 + 93.75) x 1 = 468.75
 
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Moonlight Gold & Silver Mining Co Stock, Indian Dist., N.T. 1864  (112877)2138 - Moonlight Gold & Silver Mining Co Stock, Indian Dist., N.T. 1864 (112877)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Indian District, Humboldt Co., N.T. (printed upper right). Inc. March, 1863. Datelined San Francisco, Sept. 2, 1864. No. 83, issued for 10 shares to M
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to 2*****l for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Mountain King Silver Mining Co Stock, Echo Dist. Humboldt Co., NV. 1868  (112875)2139 - Mountain King Silver Mining Co Stock, Echo Dist. Humboldt Co., NV. 1868 (112875)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very nice stock certificate #54 issued in 1868 from The Mountain King Silver Mining Co. of Echo District, Humboldt Co, Nevada. Issued for 300 share to
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to V********e for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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