October 2017 Premier Auction

Auction Details

This 5-day sale features 2,900 lots in multiple collecting categories including Mining, Minerals, Native Americana, Bottles, Gaming, Cowboy, Tokens, Numismatics, Railroad & Express, Postal History & Philatelic, Firearms & Military, and General Americana.

Highlights include:

*Gold, gold & silver ore, & choice mineral specimens from around the world

*a wide variety of mining collectibles including artifacts, stock certificates, photographs, and ephemera

*choice Native Americana from a prominent collection including Western baskets, projectile points, Navajo Pottery, jewelry, a Kachina Collection, and a Pacific NW bone, ivory & carved stone collection

*Bottles and antique glass including the Shamberger Saratoga Mineral Water Collection, Saloon back bar bottles, Western sodas and whiskies, Nevada embossed bottles, and an Insulator Collection

*Cowboy collectibles including a branding iron collection and cowboy postcards

*Tokens & Medals including Tombstone, Arizona, Alaska, California, Nevada Tokens & key tags, Fort tokens, So-Called Dollar collection feat. Bryan Money, Encased Cents, and US & Mining Medals

*Numismatics including Colorado silver coinage (a new discovery), Salt Lake City National Bank Note Collection, Nevada National Bank Notes, Assay incl. a rare assayer ingot and & Comstock assay documents

*Railroad stocks, bonds, keys, locks, and reference libraries

*Wells Fargo & Other Express collectibles incl. a rare Wells Fargo gold medal

*Postal history including first flights, first day covers, and revenue stamped documents

*A selection of antique firearms and swords

*Political collectibles feat. a Theodore Roosevelt button collection

*General Americana with strong Colorado, Montana, and Nevada sections including Shamberger Photograph Collection of Nevada Mining Camps and a large selection of Colorado stereoviews

*A special Dealer Section featuring large lots of mining, railroad, & other stocks, bonds, and postcards

                                          Auction Schedule

Day 1, Thursday, October 19, 2017 (Lots 1000-1666)
            Minerals (1000-1179)
                        Gold (1000-1013)
                        Ore, Gem, & Mineral Specimens  (1014-1179)
 
            Mining (1180-1666)
                        Candlesticks (1180-1188)
                        Explosives (1189-1198)
                        Mine Lighting (Carbide, Oil, Safety) (1199-1216)
                        Hard Goods (1217-1224)
                        Books (1225-1259)
                        Stocks, Checks, & Other Ephemera  (1260-1666)
 
 
Day 2, Friday, October 20, 2017 (Lots 2000-2576)
            Native Americana (2000-2268)
                        Southwest
                                    Art (2000-2026)
                                    Baskets (2027-2037)
                                    Beadwork (2038-2056)
                                    Moccasins (2057-2064)
                                    Rugs & Jewelry (2065-2071)
                                    Kachinas (2072-2099)
                                    Pottery (2100-2170)
                                    Tools & Other (2171-2181)
                        Northwest
                                    Animal tools/art (2182-2189)
                                    Clothing & Moccasins (2190-2197)
                                    Ivory Art & Tools (2198-2211)
                                    Sculptures (2212-2226)
                                    Tools & Other (2227-2232)
                        Nat. Amer. Books (2233-2268)
 
            Bottles & Glass (2269-2498)
                        Bitters, Poisons, Medicines (2269-2299)
                        Mineral Water (2300-2361)
                        Soda (2362-2412)
                        Whiskey (2413-2452)
                        Beer & Other (2453-2477)
                        Insulators (2478-2498)
 
            Gaming (2499-2521)
 
            Cowboy (2522-2576)
                        Branding Irons (2522-2540)
                        Cowboy Ephemera (2541-2576)
 
 
Day 3, Saturday, October 21, 2017 (Lots 3000-3610)
            Tokens (Geographic Sort) (3000-3068)
 
            Numismatics (3069-3281)
                        So-Called Dollars (3069-3136)
                                    Bryan Money (3069-3099)
                                    Other (3100-3136)
                        Medals (3137-3181)
                        Coins (3182-3202)
                        Encased Cents (3203-3216)
                        Currency (3217-3245)
                        Scrip & Ephemera (3246-3256)
                        Ingots & Assay (3257-3281)
           
            Railroad & Express (3282-3445)
                        Books (3282-3304)
                        Locks & Keys (3305-3317)
                        Stocks, Bonds, & Ephemera  (3318-3425)
                        Wells Fargo & Other Express (3426-3445)
 
            Postal History & Philatelic (3446-3526)
                        First Day & First Flight (3446-3475)
                        Military (3476-3486)
                        Geographic Sort (3487-3510)
                        Stamps & Revenue (3511-3526)
           
            Firearms, Weaponry, & Military Collectibles (3527-3610)
                        Civil War (3527-3546)
                        Other Military (3547-3556)
                        Firearms, Holsters, & Ephemera (3557-3568)
                        Knives & Swords (3569-3610)
 
 
Day 4, Sunday, October 22, 2017 (Lots 4000-4624)
            Political incl. Theodore Roosevelt Collection (4000-4022)
           
            General Americana
                        (Geographic Sort) (4023-4497)
                        Art (4498-4511)
                        Books (4512-4529)
                        Miscellaneous Americana incl. Hard Goods, Jewelry, & Ephemera (4530-4595)
                        World Collectibles (4596-4624)
 
           
Day 5, Monday, October 23, 2017 (Lots 5000-5415)
            Dealer Specials
                        Misc. Americana & Ephemera (5000-5017)
                        Stock Certificates & Bonds: Mining, Railroad, & Other (5018-5415)
 

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Amazing Group of 25 RPC Rodeo Postcards with Rider and Bucking Horse Named2544 - Amazing Group of 25 RPC Rodeo Postcards with Rider and Bucking Horse Named
Holabird Western Americana Collections
These Real Photo Postcards all share horse and animal names. Some are successful and some are going to take a hard hit! To give you an idea, just a fe
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to i********s.. for (110.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 136.40
 
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Cattle Drive Cowboy Postcard Collection2545 - Cattle Drive Cowboy Postcard Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of thirty-five. Includes 12 Dude Larsen, 2 Williamson-Haffner of Denver, 2 Charles Morris of Chinook Montana, 1 Charles Morris of Great Falls, 1 J
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i********s.. for (35.00 + 8.40) x 1 = 43.40
 
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Cowboy "OOPS" Postcards2546 - Cowboy "OOPS" Postcards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot off nine. Three RPC's: 1) Pendleton Drug Company "Missed his steer". 1922 2) "Pancho Villa tossed by Brama Bull". 3) Rid...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to m*****X for (30.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 37.20
 
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Cowboy Postcard Collection - Sketches2547 - Cowboy Postcard Collection - Sketches
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of thirty-nine. 12 different. Duplicates are all Rap Brown. Three Different Rap Brown. 1 JR Williams1 LH Larsen of Kanab Utah, 2 Glacier Stationer
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Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (35.00 + 8.40) x 1 = 43.40
 
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Cowboy Postcard Collection with Country Postmarks2548 - Cowboy Postcard Collection with Country Postmarks
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Lot of sixteen. Montana: Livingston, Glasgow, Stevensville, Stanford. Texas: El Paso, Durbin. Oklahoma: El Reno, Crowder. South Dakota: Fort Bennett.
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to i********s.. for (30.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 37.20
 
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Cowboys and Firearms Postcard Collection2549 - Cowboys and Firearms Postcard Collection
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Lot of eleven. Three RPCs and one photo. Photo is dated 1917 in Wyoming. RPCs show cowboys brandishing guns for the camera. One Remington Arms Plant a
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to i********s.. for (30.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 37.20
 
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Cowboys at Rest and Play Postcard Collection2550 - Cowboys at Rest and Play Postcard Collection
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Lot of thirteen. Three real photo postcards. Premier card is a corral scene at the Bravo Ranch in Maravisa(?), New Mexico. Serious water damage, but q
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Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8*****l for (30.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 37.20
 
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Cowgirl Postcard Group2551 - Cowgirl Postcard Group
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Lot of Fifteen. Thirteen different. All color. The real deal - riding, on a cattle drive, with weapons! Please see both photos online. City:
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Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to i********s.. for (65.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 80.60
 
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Real Photo Postcard Cowboy in Chaps 19122552 - Real Photo Postcard Cowboy in Chaps 1912
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Real photo post card of cowboy in chaps with revolver stuck in back pocket. Unused postally but has period writing on back which IDs the cowboy as &...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to i********s.. for (25.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 31.00
 
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Humorous Cowboy Postcards2553 - Humorous Cowboy Postcards
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Lot of twenty-five. Includes a E. V. Ham of Great Falls with an agate attached to the card. Also a BC Kropp, Curt Teich, 2 Babcock & Borough of...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to i********s.. for (10.00 + 2.40) x 1 = 12.40
 
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Nine Rodeo Real Photo Post Cards2554 - Nine Rodeo Real Photo Post Cards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
These RPCs include a 1913 parade before the Miles City Roundup, 1936 Outlaw the Bucking Bronc, 1916 Schlichting photo at Miles City Roundup, Leeland A
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i********s.. for (20.00 + 4.80) x 1 = 24.80
 
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On the Trail Cowboy Postcard Collection2555 - On the Trail Cowboy Postcard Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of eighteen. Includes an RPC with a hand written title "banding calves". Also a postcard with a stamp "Moffat and Rio Blanco Coun...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to i********s.. for (35.00 + 8.40) x 1 = 43.40
 
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Men of the Wild West Postcard Group2556 - Men of the Wild West Postcard Group
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of fourteen. Find bad guys, men rolling cigarettes, tough looking hombres, prospectors, ranchers on the prowl, painters and, yes, women! There is
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8*****l for (25.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 31.00
 
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Rodeo Postcard Group2557 - Rodeo Postcard Group
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Lot of twelve. Two Larson, three RR Doubleday, one Venters, one HH Tammen. Girl Bronc Busting, Smokey Branch riding Glasseye, Pat Sloan on Chicken But
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to l**********r for (25.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 31.00
 
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"Old Zeke" by Samuel FLetcher2558 - "Old Zeke" by Samuel FLetcher
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beadle's Frontier Series Number 96. A little staining on front cover. Good condition overall. City: State: Date: 1909 ...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (15.00 + 3.60) x 1 = 18.60
 
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Schulze Brothers Co. Saddlery Cover and Billhead2559 - Schulze Brothers Co. Saddlery Cover and Billhead
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1904 pictorial cover and billhead for harnesses billed to S.R. Buford in Virginia City, Montana. "Wholesale Harness, Saddlery, Leather & Fi...
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Montana Cowboy Ephemera2560 - Montana Cowboy Ephemera
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Lot of 5. 1) Order forms for Al Furstnow, Wholesale and Retail Saddlery, Miles City, Montana, c.1907. 2) 1914 souvenir program put out by the Veterans
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Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to 1**9 for (70.00 + 16.80) x 1 = 86.80
 
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Union Cattle Company Bond2561 - Union Cattle Company Bond
Holabird Western Americana Collections
$1000 10 year gold bond. Steer vignette. Signed by president Sturgis. We could not find any info on this company in this library.13.75" x 10&qu...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to t*******d for (75.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 93.00
 
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Union Cattle Company Bond2562 - Union Cattle Company Bond
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$1000 10 year gold bond. 13.75" x 10". Issued and signed by president. #731. City: State: Wyoming Date: HWAC#...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t*******d for (55.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 68.20
 
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Photos of Ranching in Wyoming2563 - Photos of Ranching in Wyoming
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Ten photos of cattle and sheeping ranching in Cheyenne, Wyoming in 1919. A rattlesnake poses for one of the pictures. Photos are 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches.
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Cowboy Americana2564 - Cowboy Americana
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Lot of four pieces of Old West Americana: 1) Real photo postcard of a cowboy in shotgun chaps, Id'd as "Harry." Unused, The CYKO stamp...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Rex Coles Wild West Show Tickets in Roll2565 - Rex Coles Wild West Show Tickets in Roll
Holabird Western Americana Collections
c1940's. Large roll on hundreds of tickets for Rex Cole's Wild West Show. Price - 50c. Admit one child! City: State: ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to i********s.. for (75.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 93.00
 
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Old West Ephemera2566 - Old West Ephemera
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Three issues of "Frontier Times," September, October and November 1927. Original 1912 "Buffalo Bill Stories" magazine. Devoted t...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Wild West Show Cowboy Photo2567 - Wild West Show Cowboy Photo
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Large albumen photo of a Wild West Show Cowboy with holstered revolver, belt, cowboy cuffs and hat. Photo made by Sommer of Philadelphia. 7 1/2 x 9 1/
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Buffalo Bill Stereoview2568 - Buffalo Bill Stereoview
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Buffalo Bill was perhaps the most famous Wild West performer. This view is 2. Indian camp. Buffalo Bill combination. No photographer listed.
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Pioneer Photographs2569 - Pioneer Photographs
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Lot of three: 1) Tintype photo of two Western pioneers dressed in their best clothes, boots and wide brimmed hats. Holed at the top, circa 1880s, 2 1/
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Cabinet Card of a Cowboy and Horse2570 - Cabinet Card of a Cowboy and Horse
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The cowboy is on a horse on a ranch. He is wearing cuffs, guantlets and shotgun chaps. The horse is wearing several accessories. c. 1890's, pho...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to i********s.. for (30.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 37.20
 
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Tintype Photo of a Rancher/Farmer2571 - Tintype Photo of a Rancher/Farmer
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Dressed in a white Shirt and knee high boots. Housed in a paper mount. Some foxing on reverse.Person is unidentified. City: State:
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Omaha Barb Wire Company Letterhead2572 - Omaha Barb Wire Company Letterhead
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Letter to P. Basche & Co. of Baker City Oregon explaining price increase. Letter has neat vignette of eagle on bail of wire. City: Om...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Barb Wire Collection2573 - Barb Wire Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 55 pieces of barb wire 22" in length. City: State: Date: HWAC# 51039
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to i********s.. for (150.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 186.00
 
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Visalia Chaps2574 - Visalia Chaps
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A pair of leather chaps 40" long. Metal snaps on pockets. Leather fringes. Leather belt with copper appearing buckle. 1" hole in leath...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i********s.. for (100.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 124.00
 
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Vintage Western Buckskin Jacket2575 - Vintage Western Buckskin Jacket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vintage buck skin jacket with leather fringes and 3 buttons. Signs of water staining on left sleeve and overall signs of being worn. Custom made by M
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Black Dan Post Corona Boots2576 - Black Dan Post Corona Boots
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Unworn in box Dan Post black Corona boots. Size 9D. City: State: Date: HWAC# 49939
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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