Prostitute's Kit with Gun, Tokens and More [156323]

Currency:USD Category:Western Americana Start Price:300.00 USD Estimated At:600.00 - 1,200.00 USD
Prostitute's Kit with Gun, Tokens and More [156323]
300.00USDby s******6+ applicable fees & taxes.
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This lot contains the unusual personal property of Prostitute Helen Humes in a walnut case. 2 brothel tokens-The Hog Ranch/Fort Laramie, Wyoming and Silver Dollar Hotel/Good For One Screw/Denver, Col. Assorted jewelry including a cross made in Rome. Buttons, a quartz crystal alum vaginal swab, c. 1911 tick/date book. Worn US silver coins; 5 Indian Head pennies, 8 Liberty nickels, 2 Morgan dollars, 4 barber halves. An unmarked Belgium .22 short revolver with Belgium black powder proof mark c. 1883; no longer working. An empty box of Peters .22 ammo. From the Dick Copp Museum, Virginia City, NV. The gun is an antique and no attempt has been made to fire this gun to confirm its mechanical integrity. Nor should this gun be fired without the examination by a qualified gunsmith. Any attempt to fire an antique is at the risk of the owner and not consistent with the value of the firearm. No sales to New York, New Jersey, California, and Hawaii. No FFL required. Must be 21 years of age to bid. Please see photos for details.

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Provenance: Jim & Barbara Sherman Private Western Mining Museum