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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Two Nice Kansas Unissued Railroad Stocks  (111303)4500 - Two Nice Kansas Unissued Railroad Stocks (111303)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Both very attractive. 1) The Elk & Chautauqua Railroad Co., train vignette, black on creme. Incorporated in Kansas. Datelined Topeka, 18xx. 2) T...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to l*******c for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Kansas railroad/railways stocks  (112025)4501 - Kansas railroad/railways stocks (112025)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five certificates. 1. The Kansas City Southern and Gulf Railroad Co. incorp. 1904 Maine. #82, I/U, $1000, 5%, First Mortgage Gold bearer bond due 19
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to a********n.. for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Kansas, Kentucky, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and New York RR stock  (109980)4502 - Kansas, Kentucky, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and New York RR stock (109980)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
8 certificates. 1. Unissued : Hooverhurst and South Western Railroad incorp Pennsylvania, #79, U/C, Black. Hot Springs Railroad Co incorp Arkansas,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 110.00 - 200.00
Sold to s********K for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Louisville City Rail Way Co.  (110019)4503 - Louisville City Rail Way Co. (110019)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Incorp 1864 Kentucky. # 194 dated Oct 4, 1865. Gray border, signed by president and secy. Nice condition. Vignette: Horse-drawn trolley with company
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to p********e.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Covington Short Route Transfer Railway Co Stock, 1889  (111147)4504 - Covington Short Route Transfer Railway Co Stock, 1889 (111147)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #4, issued for 2 shares to J.C. Davie, the corporate secretary and signed by Davie and the president (ill). Shares were $100 Each. No vignette.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Kentucky Railroad Stocks and Bonds (6)  (111300)4505 - Kentucky Railroad Stocks and Bonds (6) (111300)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four stocks and bonds from Kentucky. Includes: Coney & West Liberty Railroad Co bond, 1st Mtg. 6% gold bond, #100 for $500. Issued in 1906, due...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to s********K for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Kentucky RR stocks  (110023)4506 - Kentucky RR stocks (110023)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Seven certificates. 1. Three certificates Lexington Union Station Co. incorp. Kentucky. All are brown, no vignettes, dateline Aug. 23, 1905, Goes p
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to s********K for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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The Kentucky Central railway Co.   (112006)4507 - The Kentucky Central railway Co. (112006)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four Certificates. Incorp . 1887 Kentucky. 1. All $100 par, vignette 4-4-0 l-r top, FranklinBank Note Co. printer. #79, I/C, 42 shares issued
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 220.00
Sold to r********-.. for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Chicago, St. Louis & New Orleans Railroad Co 2nd Mortgage Bond, 1877  (111131)4508 - Chicago, St. Louis & New Orleans Railroad Co 2nd Mortgage Bond, 1877 (111131)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #4507, issued in 1877. Louisiana state seal at top left. Second Mortgage Bond, $1,000, 6%, due 1907.ABN. Surrendered for conversion in 1881. Hol
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to d*******f for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Belfast & Moosehead Lake Rail Road Co Stock, 1878  (111324)4509 - Belfast & Moosehead Lake Rail Road Co Stock, 1878 (111324)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very attractive, preferred stock issued for 2 shares in 1878. Train going under bridge at top center and state seal at top left corner. Small hole cxl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to d*******f for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern Railway Certificate Group (7)  (111276)4510 - Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern Railway Certificate Group (7) (111276)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five preferred stocks, three issued in the 1890's, and two partially issued (signed). Also, a Preferred Stock Scrip certificate issued in 1890 a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to r********-.. for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Maryland RR with Hagerstown in the title  (109976)4511 - Maryland RR with Hagerstown in the title (109976)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
4 certificates. All were merged into the Hagerstown and Frederick Railway Co. 1.The Hagerstown and Frederick Railway Co. was an electric railway i
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Old Colony Railroad Co. bonds  (110837)4512 - Old Colony Railroad Co. bonds (110837)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four Bonds. Incorp. 1844 State of Massachusetts. 1. #1229, U/U, $1000, 7% , 20 yr bond due 1894. Dated 1874. Coupons attached. Black, vignette t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 220.00 - 300.00
Sold to p********e.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Old Colony Railroad Co. bonds  (110994)4513 - Old Colony Railroad Co. bonds (110994)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Incorp. 1863 Massachusetts. Three bonds. 1. #1, I/C, $5000, 4 %, due 1897, issued Dec 1, 1882, Black, embossed seal. vignette train l-r, Geo. H
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 160.00
Sold to N*******r for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Old Colony Railroad Co. bonds/stock  (110993)4514 - Old Colony Railroad Co. bonds/stock (110993)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
5 certificates. Incorp. 1863 Massachusetts. 1. #2145, I/U , Certificate of Deposit on 3 shares, , issued May, 1939, no vignette, Orange, America
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Old Colony Railroad Co. stocks/bonds  (110992)4515 - Old Colony Railroad Co. stocks/bonds (110992)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three certificates. Incorp. !863 Massachusetts. 1. #13, I/C, Transfer 20 shares of Lowell& Farmington Railroad Co for One share of Old Colon...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Boston, Clinton, Fitchburg & New Bedford Railroad Co Stock, 1876  (111164)4516 - Boston, Clinton, Fitchburg & New Bedford Railroad Co Stock, 1876 (111164)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #592, black on creme, issued for 50 odd shares. Massachusetts state seal at the bottom. Issued to Adaline K. Nelson and signed by Solomon G. How
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Cape Cod Railroad Stock and Bond Unissued  (111295)4517 - Cape Cod Railroad Stock and Bond Unissued (111295)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
These were so attractive, we gave them their own lot even though unissued. Nice bond and stock both with Richard Borden pictured. Incorporated in Mass
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to l*******c for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Massachusetts Street Railways Group (4)  (111309)4518 - Massachusetts Street Railways Group (4) (111309)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Charles River Street Railway Company, State of Massachusetts, 1883, issued for 10 shares. Horse drawn trolley car. Stamp cxls. 2-4) Boston, Massac
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to s********K for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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New England Unissued Railroad Stocks, Mass. & VT.   (111196)4519 - New England Unissued Railroad Stocks, Mass. & VT. (111196)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Seven unissued railroad stocks from Massachusetts and Vermont. Includes East Thompson Railroad Co (MA); Boston, Clinton, Fitchburg and New Bedford Rai
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
 
 
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