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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New York & South Twin River Mining Co Stock, Toiyable Range, Nevada, 1867  (111359)2160 - New York & South Twin River Mining Co Stock, Toiyable Range, Nevada, 1867 (111359)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #11, issued for 500 shares in 1867 at New York. According to the Annual Report of the State Mineralogist, 1867, "the Twin River district,...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Tonopah Divide District Stock Certificates- Group 1  (111002)2161 - Tonopah Divide District Stock Certificates- Group 1 (111002)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of Divide district stocks, most seldom seen. Most are issued from 1919 to 1927. Companies include Divide City MC (2) , Trilby Divide MC, C
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Tonopah Divide District Stock Certificates- Group 2  (111003)2162 - Tonopah Divide District Stock Certificates- Group 2 (111003)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of divide district stocks. Companies include Marne Divide MC, East Divide MC, Eureka Divide MC (2), Royal Divide Mines Company (2), The Ope
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8***1 for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Tonopah, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #1  (111038)2163 - Tonopah, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #1 (111038)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of Tonopah stocks. Includes: Pittman Silver Mining & Milling Co., Inc, 1923, a beauty; Tonopah Gold Belt Mining Company, 1905; Tonopa...
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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Tonopah, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #2  (111039)2164 - Tonopah, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #2 (111039)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of Tonopah mining stocks: Includes: Tonopah Treasure Mining Company, 1903, rare; New Gibraltar MC, 1922; Great Western Consolidated Mining
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Tonopah, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #3  (111040)2165 - Tonopah, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #3 (111040)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of Tonopah miners. Most of these are rare ones. Includes: Tonopah=Florence MC, 1905; Cash Boy Consolidated Mining Company, 1921, fully inta
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8***1 for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Tonopah, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #4  (111041)2166 - Tonopah, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #4 (111041)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great group of Tonopah miners. Includes: The Tonopah- Kansas City Mining Company, 1905; Tonopah-Hasbrouck MC, 1926; Union Amalgamated Extension MC, 19
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8***1 for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Tonopah, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #5  (111042)2167 - Tonopah, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #5 (111042)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of Tonopah and Arrowhead miners. Includes: Golden Anchor MC (2), 1905, 1906, two formats; Millbrae Tonopah MC, 1911; Apex Mines Company of Nevad
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Tonopah, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #6  (111043)2168 - Tonopah, Nevada Stock Certificate Group #6 (111043)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of Tonopah, lots with early dates. Includes: Golden Anchor Mining Company, 1906; Homestake Monte Cristo Gold Corporation, 1926; Mizpah Exte
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*****l for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Goldfield, Tonopah and Manhattan Stock Certificates  (112094)2169 - Goldfield, Tonopah and Manhattan Stock Certificates (112094)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 20: West End Consolidated, Smokey Valley Mining, Orizaba Mining, Mohawk Extension Mines and others. Provenance: Country (if not USA): Sta
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*******g for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
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Two Stock Certificates Signed by Borax Smith, The Borax King  (111008)2170 - Two Stock Certificates Signed by Borax Smith, The Borax King (111008)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two certificates from the West End Consolidated Mining Company, issued in 1921 and both signed by F.M. (Borax) Smith, the Borax King. The West End Con
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Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
Sold to b******a for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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New York & South Twin River Mining Company Stock Certificate  (107773)2171 - New York & South Twin River Mining Company Stock Certificate (107773)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is very likely a property at Ophir, Nye County, Nevada. We have sold stocks for the Twin River Mining Company of Nye County, also incorporated in
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to V********e for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Rawhide Mining Certificates Group  (110826)2172 - Rawhide Mining Certificates Group (110826)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3: first is the Rawhide Big Horn Mining Co. certificate, signed by president Zeb Kendall, is a rare find. This also has 3 beautiful vignettes.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*****1 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Rawhide Mining Stocks and Map Group  (110825)2173 - Rawhide Mining Stocks and Map Group (110825)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rawhide was one of Nevada's last great mining boom town of the 20th Century. Joe McDonald described the town in 1920; he wrote "The life of...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to A*******d for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Rawhide Mining Stocks Trio  (110824)2174 - Rawhide Mining Stocks Trio (110824)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3: rare certificates, from the boomtown of Rawhide. This contains the Rawhide Olgilvie-Reynolds Leasing and Mining Co. the Rawhide Queen Mines
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*****1 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Rawhide Stock Certificates Trio  (110823)2175 - Rawhide Stock Certificates Trio (110823)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3: first is the Rawhide Big Horn Mining Co. certificate, signed by president Zeb Kendall, is a rare find. This also has 3 beautiful vignettes.
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Stocks Named for Jim Butler Plus One Signature Piece  (111035)2176 - Stocks Named for Jim Butler Plus One Signature Piece (111035)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Stocks with Jim Butler in the name. Six certificates from Jim Butler Mining Company, a few different colors. Four from Jim Butler Tonopah Mining Compa
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8***1 for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Three Tonopah Signature Pieces from Nevada Mining Giants  (111005)2177 - Three Tonopah Signature Pieces from Nevada Mining Giants (111005)
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Lot includes Tonopah Gold Mountain Mining Company, issued in 1905 and signed by Geo. Wingfield as president. Another cert. from Tonopah Gold Mountain
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to V********e for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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New York & Washoe Mining Co Stock Certificate, 1869  (112950)2178 - New York & Washoe Mining Co Stock Certificate, 1869 (112950)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #113, issued for 20 shares to Charles P. Wood in 1869, and signed by A. Gilkisore as president and Wm. G.Grant as secretary. Inc. in N.Y. A mini
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to D******a for (250.00 + 55.00) x 1 = 305.00
 
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Nevada Land & Mining Company, Ltd. Stock, 1869  (112815)2179 - Nevada Land & Mining Company, Ltd. Stock, 1869 (112815)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
We could not find this in our records, also not in Filer. The date suggests maybe Treasure Hill, as issued in 1869. Cert. #825, 20 shares. Black on wh
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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