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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Native American Printers Plate  (76449)3198 - Native American Printers Plate (76449)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
From the archives of The American Bank Note Company comes a printers plate for a native American portrait. An 8 1/2 x 11 inch proof made from the pl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to r*****2 for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Paul Revere Printers Plate  (76448)3199 - Paul Revere Printers Plate (76448)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
From the archives of the American Bank Note Company comes this printers plate of Paul Revere's portrait. In this instance, he is remembered for ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to d*******f for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Slug Facsimile Hoard  (109950)3200 - Slug Facsimile Hoard (109950)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Thirty four slug facsimiles of pioneer $50 and $20 coins. 1915 Pan Pacific (HK #425), 1964 Montana Territorial, 50th Anniversary Thompson Restaurant,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t*****f for (2,700.00 + 675.00) x 1 = 3,375.00
 
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SHELL CARD / B-AL-180 / AL, Selma/ Gr. Eastern Managerie, Museum, Aviary, Circus etc.  (111480)3201 - SHELL CARD / B-AL-180 / AL, Selma/ Gr. Eastern Managerie, Museum, Aviary, Circus etc. (111480)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This one has a title too long for the title line, so here's another go: Great Eastern Managerie, Museum, Aviary, Circus, and Balloon Show/ Is Co...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 9***6 for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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SHELL CARD / B-CA-150 /  CA, San Diego / Marston's / Mirror  (111504)3202 - SHELL CARD / B-CA-150 / CA, San Diego / Marston's / Mirror (111504)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Unique. Obverse: Mirror Reverse: Marston's/Dry Goods/Department/San Diego, Cal/emb. mtl./50mm Listed in John Reynolds, "Recent Data on E...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to B*****8 for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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SHELL CARD / B-CA-420/ CA, San Francisco / M.S. Whiting & Co. / Mirror  (111514)3203 - SHELL CARD / B-CA-420/ CA, San Francisco / M.S. Whiting & Co. / Mirror (111514)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Obverse: Mirror Reverse: Brass, embossed mtl/M.S.Whiting & Co's/Medical/Stimulants/Pure And/Unadulterated/Principal Depot/219 Bush St./San ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to 3********c.. for (170.00 + 42.50) x 1 = 212.50
 
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SHELL CARD / B-CA-190/ CA, San Francisco /Cassin's Bitters/ $1- 1867  (111503)3204 - SHELL CARD / B-CA-190/ CA, San Francisco /Cassin's Bitters/ $1- 1867 (111503)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Unique. Obverse: $1- 1867 (Resembles $1 U.S. Coin) Reverse: First Premium Awarded/At/State Fair/To/Cassin's/California/Grape/Brandy Bitters/3...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to 3********c.. for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
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SHELL CARD / B-CT-210 / CT, Bridgeport/ Stone & Murray's Circus/ Advertisement  (111491)3205 - SHELL CARD / B-CT-210 / CT, Bridgeport/ Stone & Murray's Circus/ Advertisement (111491)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Obverse: Stone & Murray's/Circus/Is Coming With/A/Superb Troupe Of/Star/Performers/The/Most Wonderful/In The Universe. Reverse: Stone &...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 3***1 for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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SHELL CARD / B-GA-420 / GA, Macon / B.A. Wise/ $20- 1868D / Made Into Button  (111487)3206 - SHELL CARD / B-GA-420 / GA, Macon / B.A. Wise/ $20- 1868D / Made Into Button (111487)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is an extremely rare shell card, made into a button. Obverse: $20- 1868D (Res. $20 U.S. Gold PIece) Reverse: B.A. Wise/Importers/Of/Table &am...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b******5 for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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SHELL CARD / B-IL-295 / IL, Chicago / Gunther's Candy / Mirror  (111524)3207 - SHELL CARD / B-IL-295 / IL, Chicago / Gunther's Candy / Mirror (111524)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Obverse: Mirror Reverse: Eat/Gunther's/Chicago/Candy And Be/Happy/emb. metal/pincushion side/38mm/"PAT SEP / 5 1876" in tiny ltrs at ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to t**********3 for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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