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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Boxing Photo Pins  (112553)4240 - Boxing Photo Pins (112553)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of three: Floyd Patterson (44 mm), Jersey Joe Walcott (44 mm), Gene Tunney (31 mm). Tunney was champion 1926-28. Provenance: John Reynolds Coll
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Boxing Photo Pins  (112559)4241 - Boxing Photo Pins (112559)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of three: Henry Armstrong (44 mm); Jake Kilrain, made by Cameo Pepsin Gum, 31 mm; Muldoon Wrestler, 21 mm, made by Whitehead & Hoag. Prove...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (140.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 175.00
 
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Boxing Record Books  (112536)4242 - Boxing Record Books (112536)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four: Everlast Boxing Record of 1926 and 1931; T.S. Andrews' World's Sporting Annual Record Book of 1918 and 1925. Provenance: John...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******o for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Cigarette Boxing Trading Cards  (112547)4243 - Cigarette Boxing Trading Cards (112547)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of one hundred cards issued by Mecca Cigarettes with portraits of fighters. The cards are 2 /12 x 3 1/4 inches, with career statistics on the bac
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (700.00 + 175.00) x 1 = 875.00
 
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Max Baer Boxing Photo Pin  (112550)4244 - Max Baer Boxing Photo Pin (112550)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
23 mm black and white photo pin of boxing great Max Baer, World Heavyweight Champion 1934-35. Provenance: John Reynolds Collection Country (if not
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Gentleman Jim Corbett Boxing Collection  (112541)4245 - Gentleman Jim Corbett Boxing Collection (112541)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four: three pin backs and a gambling chip. Two of the pin backs are 21 mm, one with photo (Pepsin Gum) and one with litho of boxing pose (W.F.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to B*****8 for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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James J. Corbett Boxing Medal  (112552)4246 - James J. Corbett Boxing Medal (112552)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Obv.: Champion / (portrait) / James J. Corbett; Rev.: The / World's / Cleverest / Boxer. Grey plastic, 32 mm. Provenance: John Reynolds Colle...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to r*********1 for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Young Corbett III World's Welterweight Champion Souvenir Program  (112538)4247 - Young Corbett III World's Welterweight Champion Souvenir Program (112538)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Forty nine page brochure celebrating the 1933 welterweight champion Young Corbett. He defeated Jackie Fields to win the title. Corbett boxed until 1
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Corbett/Fitzsimmons Boxing Pins  (112529)4248 - Corbett/Fitzsimmons Boxing Pins (112529)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two cellulite pin backs. Gentleman Jim Corbett (21 mm), and Bob Fitzsimmons (31 mm). Patented in 1894,95 & 96 by Whitehead & Hoag. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Corbett/Fitzsimmons button studs  (112551)4249 - Corbett/Fitzsimmons button studs (112551)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two lithographs of the famous pugilists Gentleman Jim Corbett and Robert Fitzsimmons, made by Whitehead & Hoag of Newark, New Jersey. 21 ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Corbett/Fitzsimmons Fight Medals  (112527)4250 - Corbett/Fitzsimmons Fight Medals (112527)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Very rare" says Hibler and Kaplan in their So Called Dollar book. Two medals, HK 276 and HK 277, brass, 34 mm. One depicts Jas. J. Corbet...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (400.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 500.00
 
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Corbett/Fitzsimmons Souvenir Boxing Pins  (112569)4251 - Corbett/Fitzsimmons Souvenir Boxing Pins (112569)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two souvenir pins from the St. Patrick's Day 1897 fight held in Carson City, Nevada. The bronze hanger was made in Milwaukee, the white m...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (325.00 + 81.25) x 1 = 406.25
 
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Corbett/Sullivan Boxing Medal  (112557)4252 - Corbett/Sullivan Boxing Medal (112557)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Obv.: New Orleans / Sep. 7, 1892 /(portrait) / Jas. J. Corbett; Rev: same with John L. Sullivan. Rd., wm, 29 mm, holed. Sullivan suffered his only lo
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to B*****8 for (500.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 625.00
 
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Jack Dempsey Boxing Memorabilia  (112568)4253 - Jack Dempsey Boxing Memorabilia (112568)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two items: 1) copper medal, 32 mm, holed. From the Dempsey/Gibbons championship fight, Shelby, Montana, July 4th, 1923. 2) "Living Fixtu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to B*****8 for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Fitzsimmons Boxing Pins  (112528)4254 - Fitzsimmons Boxing Pins (112528)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two cellulite pins depicting champion Bib Fitzsimmons. 31 mm and 21 mm. Made by Whitehead and Hoag, patented in 1894. He was a British profess
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Fitzsimmons Boxing Pins  (112540)4255 - Fitzsimmons Boxing Pins (112540)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two black and white photo pins (31 mm): "Fitzsimmons" and "Am I In It". Provenance: John Reynolds Collection Country (i...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Dempsey-Gibbons Boxing Medals  (112548)4256 - Dempsey-Gibbons Boxing Medals (112548)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two medals from the July 4th, 1923 boxing match in Shelby Montana. 1) Souvenir with red, white and blue ribbon with 32 mm. 2) Official Souvenir
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
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Early Boxing Photos  (112535)4257 - Early Boxing Photos (112535)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of three: 1) Shields vs. Herberts, Palm Athletic Club, Feb. 22, '07, Herberts wins 5 rounds, 8 x 6 inch photo on 11 x 9 inch mat. 2) "...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Ezzard Charles Boxing Pins  (112530)4258 - Ezzard Charles Boxing Pins (112530)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two: 1) photo pin of Ezzard Charles, 44 mm; 2) August 8, 1952 / Rex Layne / Vs / Ezzard Charles / Ogden, Utah. Yellow background with black let
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Floyd Patterson Boxing Program  (112532)4259 - Floyd Patterson Boxing Program (112532)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Official souvenir program from the August 18, 1958, 15 round World's Heavyweight Championship fight between Floyd Patterson and Roy Harris at Wr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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