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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Tuolumne County Water Company Stocks Issued to California Pioneers  (112041)4340 - Tuolumne County Water Company Stocks Issued to California Pioneers (112041)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four. 1) W. J. Foster. Foster arrived in 1847 with the army as part of the New York Volunteers. 2) John Sime arrived as a 49er. He was an early
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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California Non-mining Stock Certificate Collection - with real treasures!  (109179)4341 - California Non-mining Stock Certificate Collection - with real treasures! (109179)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 23. Includes 1) a NUMBER 1 James Shields Murphy, Inc. Signed by secretary Shields and issued to Shields. Los Angeles. 2) Suburban Improvement C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 110.00 - 160.00
Sold to b******e for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Sierra Nevada Water & Power Co. Bond, California, 1905  (112817)4342 - Sierra Nevada Water & Power Co. Bond, California, 1905 (112817)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
$1,000, 20 yr. First Mortgage sinking fund, 5% gold bond due 1925. Four nice vignettes of a river, stream, hydroelectric equipment and men surveying a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to C*****r for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Pennsylvania Town Company Stock  (112034)4343 - Pennsylvania Town Company Stock (112034)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Proprietors at Arlington Springs, Bent County, Colorado. Inc. in Colorado. No. 155, issued for 1 share to Oliver H. Perry, president of the company, o
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold to j*********t for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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El Paso County Industrial Association  (110955)4344 - El Paso County Industrial Association (110955)
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Number 52 for 6 1/2 shares to Irving Howland. Signed by Correy and True. No edge, color, discoloration issues. Held their first annual fair in 1874.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 70.00
Sold to j*********t for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Fort Garland Historical Fair Assoc.  Stock  (82736)4345 - Fort Garland Historical Fair Assoc. Stock (82736)
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Incorporated State of Colorado 1928. Cert # 130 for 1 share of common stock @ $5 per share issued to Edna L Johnson 4 July, 1928 signed F.E. Grimwood
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to d********d for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Three Dakota Stocks and Bonds: Legal Tender MC and two Lawrence County Bonds  (110937)4346 - Three Dakota Stocks and Bonds: Legal Tender MC and two Lawrence County Bonds (110937)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) $50 Lawrence County Refunding Bond. 1883. One coupon remaining. String underpring gold '$50.' # 3402) $500 Lawrence County Refunding Bond...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 200.00
Sold to a****y for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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American-Japanese Investment Co., Ltd. Stock Certificates  (107874)4347 - American-Japanese Investment Co., Ltd. Stock Certificates (107874)
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Lot of 10. Issued in Honolulu during World War II, 1943-1947. This likely explains why "Japanese" has been crossed out on the stocks! Inc....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Bayano River Lumber Company Bond, Maine, 1909  (111340)4348 - Bayano River Lumber Company Bond, Maine, 1909 (111340)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
$1,000 Bond certificate #155, issued in 1909. First Mortgage, 6% gold bond. Nice vignette of a man standing in from of a giant tree. Black on white wi
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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La Salle Wines & Champagne, Inc. Stock Certificate  (107838)4349 - La Salle Wines & Champagne, Inc. Stock Certificate (107838)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Inc. in Michigan. No. D01128, issued for 10 shares to Charles A. Parcells & Co. in 1963. Punch cancelled. Green border and black print, vignette...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to d*******f for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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East St. Louis Land Company, Limited Bonds (5)  (107869)4350 - East St. Louis Land Company, Limited Bonds (5) (107869)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five bonds issued in 1892 for 25 pounds. Black print on pink paper with foreign revenue imprint. Not cancelled. 17 x 11" Folds, some toning and...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to h*********d for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Two Interesting Eureka County Bank Stocks  (110931)4351 - Two Interesting Eureka County Bank Stocks (110931)
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1) Number 25 issued to Moritz Scheeline. 1890. In 1890 Moritz moved to Reno. He organized the Bank of Nevada and was its head for 15 years. His uncle
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 180.00
Sold to d*******f for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Raton Water Works $1000 Gold Bond, New Mexico Territory  (110916)4352 - Raton Water Works $1000 Gold Bond, New Mexico Territory (110916)
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Number 45. Signed by secretary Johnson and president AA (?). Green on white. Coupons 22 thru 60 still attached. Excellent condition. In the early days
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Ideal Barrel COmpany stock, 1914  (110905)4353 - Ideal Barrel COmpany stock, 1914 (110905)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Number 12 for 1 share to Byron Sutton in 1914. Signed by secretary W Dean and president C Dean. Colonel F. Dean was an original incorporator. (Colonel
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Short-lived Western Lock Company Stock Certificate from Geneva, Ohio  (110917)4354 - Short-lived Western Lock Company Stock Certificate from Geneva, Ohio (110917)
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Number 253 for 4 shares to John Carter. Signed by Charles Talcott and president HB Stephens. Ohio vignette inside telegraph poles and roaming cattle.
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Hope Hose and Steam Fire Engine Company No. 2 Bonds, 1859,   (109177)4355 - Hope Hose and Steam Fire Engine Company No. 2 Bonds, 1859, (109177)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of unissued bonds. Three vignettes: Allegorical with fire in background(?), fire equipment and dog guarding treasure. This company was founded o
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Two Telephone-themed Stock Certificates: Edison & Southern Telephone-Electric  (107840)4356 - Two Telephone-themed Stock Certificates: Edison & Southern Telephone-Electric (107840)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2. 1) The Edison Portland Cement Company. No. 296, issued for 100 shares in 1899. Punch and stamp cancelled. Vignette of Edison. 2) Southern Te
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Glass Company Stocks  (114339)4357 - Glass Company Stocks (114339)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
an unusual group of glass company stocks. we dont usually see these from any state!. Maiben glass, Ogden paint oil & Gas, Bennett Glass. 7 certs...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold to l*******c for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Utah Non-Mining Stocks  (114364)4358 - Utah Non-Mining Stocks (114364)
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Lot of 28. Various industries. Jordan Valley, Mcchrystal, Parley's, M.H. Walker, J.D. Wood, Roscoe Stock Company, J.H. Geyson, Lee Ranch Co. 190...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to d*******f for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Commercial Electric Light and Power of Tacoma, Washington stock certificate  (110906)4359 - Commercial Electric Light and Power of Tacoma, Washington stock certificate (110906)
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Number 26 for 2 shares to Lemuel Biglow. Dateline Tacoma, Washington, January 22, 1892. Signed by Salishill and president Browne (?). Extremely nice c
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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