Sizzling Summer Western Americana Auction (August 2021)

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Welcome to our August 2021 sale, the "Sizzling Summer Western Americana Auction!"

Our August sale is full of “hot stuff” across the board, and features some of the best collections in their genre offered publicly in a long time.

*The “California” Collection of Native American Jewelry*
The California Native American jewelry collection includes nearly 400 lots of fine, artistic silver and turquoise jewelry from a major collection.

The group of Native American jewelry presented by Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC, is from the collection of a long time California collector. Collecting over several decades, the collection features some incredible pieces—the main part of the collection is represented by bolos from Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico. There are also necklaces, bracelets, rings, belt buckles, and brooches. Much of this jewelry collection is “museum worthy art.”

The Zuni people are famous for their inlay—both mosaic inlay and channel inlay. The Zuni petit-point and needlepoint work in stones is just as well-known. The collection focuses on pieces from c1940s-60s. Some Zuni artists represented are: Dan Simplicio, Leo Poblano, Lambert Homer Sr., the Edaakies, Frank Vacit, Dexter Cellicion, Myra Tucson, Elliot Qualo, Annie Quam Gasper, Alonzo and Helen Hustito, Velma Lesansee, Horace Ilue, and many others. Most of the jewelry made before 1970 was not hallmarked. We have named the artists of each piece whenever possible, however, some are “attributed to,” and others we were unable to identify.

Many of the artists are presented in the books by Toshio Sei, published by Schiffer. Toshio Sei began collecting Zuni jewelry in 1993 and has written several books on the various forms of Zuni jewelry. Besides presenting the artists, he has done much research and gives detailed analyses that explain connections of artists and styles, thus giving us history and meanings for the pieces of jewelry. A number of the pieces offered here are illustrated in his books.

The “California” collection also includes jewelry from the Navajo, Santo Domingo Pueblo, and the Hopi. You will find amazing pieces of jewelry from all of these Native people and will have a difficult decision deciding on those to choose for your own collections!

For Western bolo tie collectors, this is truly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, with the largest sale of its kind ever held.

*The Western Collections*
We received two major collections containing outstanding items--both for their visual appeal and historical importance.

The first centers around Arizona and Colorado ephemera (19th century photos and documents) related to major mining camps, supplemented by gorgeous oil paintings of Native American and Western scenes by Douglas Rosa. One of our favorites from this collection is a framed photo of Tombstone prostitute “Amelia” (in classic prostitute attire) with her business license.

The second Western collection includes incredible military items (highlighted below), rare Western postcards, and a fantastic library including rare firearms references.

*Militaria*
This section is phenomenal, highlighted by George Armstrong Custer’s holster and gun belt, which is accompanied by a long history. Added to this is a major collection related to the Mexican War and Pancho Villa, including a photo-diary by Arizona photographer Walter Horne. Of great interest will be the associated collections from the Prag Collection and others, rounding out a phenomenal section on the Civil War, Spanish American War, and both World Wars.

For the Firearm collector is a large library of historical books on guns, hunting and related, with some of the all-time key references. These complement a large collection of rare books. Exploration researchers will love the Arctic Exploration library and other early works on Western exploration.

*Ken Prag Collection*
Wow! There are three distinct parts of his collection in this sale: ephemera, postcards, and stocks.

First and foremost, most or all of the material is from his unsorted acquisitions for decades. We found amazing items here. Like the Bodie & Bridgeport Telegraph archive with a message about a failed robbery of the SF mint right after the earthquake!

There is a wealth of paper ephemera, particularly from California. The postcards (over 500 lots) are stunning, and among the best offered so far, with exceptionally rare views in both RPC and printed format. Large collections include California (incl. Tahoe and Yosemite) and Hawaii. Nearly every lot has great cards, and you won’t want to miss this opportunity. Pioneer cards? Hundreds of them. One of the sections we had the most fun with is the gaming section--postcards with a gaming or playing card theme. This collection is now in about 20 lots, comprised of hundreds of cards.

*Numismatics*
A large offering of foreign and US coins, medals, counters, and other exonumia. Includes a C. Bechtler Dollar; Carson City Mint morgans; a fantasy Wells Fargo & Co. Express, Goldfield Iron Strongbox; and a large selection of California and Western tokens and Good For mirrors (ex. Ron Lerch Collection).

*Other Highlights*
Stocks and Bonds: Another fantastic selection from
perhaps a dozen collections. Features rare Arizona pieces and foreign mining stocks from the Prag Collection.

Railroadiana: Another great batch of railroad passes from an incredible Western collection we have been selling over the past year and a half. Also, a rare Colorado railroad section, and a collection of Virginia & Truckee Railroad ephemera from the Prag Collection.


Auction Schedule

Day 1, Thursday, August 5th, 2021, Lots 1000-1605
*General Americana (Lots 1000-1605)
Geographic Sort (1000-1251)
World’s Fair & Expositions (1252-1286)
Gaming (1287-1311)
Bottles & Saloon (1312-1342)
Marbles & Toys (1343-1365)
Jewelry (1366-1421)
Clothing (1422-1452)
Music (1453-1465)
Miscellaneous incl. Photos, Furnishings, Ephemera (1466-1605)

Day 2, Friday, August 6th, 2021, Lots 2000-2596
*Transportation (2000-2153)
Railroad (2000-2119)
Aviation & Automobile (2120-2153)
*Philatelic (2154-2596)
Stamps & Covers (2154-2175)
Postcards (2176-2596)

Day 3, Saturday, August 7th, 2021, Lots 3000-3606
*Native Americana (3000-3387)
Jewelry (3000-3271)
Artifacts, Art, Baskets, Pottery (3272-3315)
Ephemera incl. Rare Photographs, Postcards, & Books (3316-3387)
*Military incl. Custer and Pancho Villa Collections (3388-3514)
Chronologically Sorted (Civil War, Spanish American, WWI, WWII, etc)
*Political (3515-3535)
*Firearms feat. Firearms & Weaponry Historical Books (3536-3606)

Day 4, Sunday, August 8th, 2021, Lots 4000-4606
*Cowboy & Western (4000-4040)
*Art (4041-4105)
*Mining (4106-4189)
*Stocks & Bonds (4190-4310)
*Numismatics (4311-4505)
*Tokens (4506-4606)

Day 5, Monday, August 9th, 2021, Lots 5000-5583
*General Books (5000-5072)
*Bargains & Dealer Specials (5073-5583)
General Americana (5073-5189)
Philatelic (5190-5408)
Stocks & Bonds (5409-5479)
Numismatics incl. Dies, Coins, Counters, & Tokens (5480-5583)
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Oregon Street Scene RPC's (7)  [138896]2400 - Oregon Street Scene RPC's (7) [138896]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of seven real photo postcards from various towns in Oregon. Includes Burns, Bend, Coquille, Phillomath, London, Springfield, and another will ille
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*******e for (60.00 + 13.20) = 73.20
 
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Scenic Views of Oregon Postcards (19)  [137637]2401 - Scenic Views of Oregon Postcards (19) [137637]
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Includes several RPCs. General scenery and other views of Oregon. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Oregon City: Provenance: Ken Prag Collec
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to b*******e for (40.00 + 8.80) = 48.80
 
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Wilbur & Maupin RPC's (2)  [137644]2402 - Wilbur & Maupin RPC's (2) [137644]
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Lot of two postcards, one from Grubbe & McKay General Merchandise in Wilbur Oregon, the other is W.H. Staats & Co General Merchandise with a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (90.00 + 22.50) = 112.50
 
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Chamberlain SD Street Scene Real Photo Postcard Collection  [135143]2403 - Chamberlain SD Street Scene Real Photo Postcard Collection [135143]
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Lot of three different street scenes of Chamberlain South Dakota. RPCs, unwritten. Date: Country (if not USA): State: South Dakota City: Chambe
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Deadwood Postcard Collection  [135139]2404 - Deadwood Postcard Collection [135139]
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Lot of 16 postcards of Deadwood South Dakota. Three RPCs, street scenes, Franklin Hotel, bird's eye views. Date: Country (if not USA): Stat...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*******n for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Deadwood Stage Coach Postcards  [135138]2405 - Deadwood Stage Coach Postcards [135138]
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Lot of two unused split back postcards depicting stage coach scenes in Deadwood, South Dakota, 1876. One is a fully loaded coach with a team of four;
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to l******7 for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Real Photo Postcard of "Deadwood Dick" (Richard Clarke)  [134168]2406 - Real Photo Postcard of "Deadwood Dick" (Richard Clarke) [134168]
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RPPC of "Deadwood Dick" by Black Hills Studios, Inc. He's wearing a hat with a "Days of 76" band. This is Richard Clarke, fr...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to W*******d for (55.00 + 13.75) = 68.75
 
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Corn Palace Postcard Collection  [133701]2407 - Corn Palace Postcard Collection [133701]
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Lot of 53 postcards from the famed Corn Palace of Mitchell South Dakota. Eight years before the turn of the 20th century -1892- when Mitchell, South
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (65.00 + 16.25) = 81.25
 
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Badlands Postcard Collection  [135136]2408 - Badlands Postcard Collection [135136]
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Lot of 24 postcards, mostly RPCs, mostly 1920s. Needles Eye, tunnels, cliffs, roads, Lone Sentinel, etc. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Sout
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to b*******n for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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South Dakota Street Scene Postcard Collection  [135146]2409 - South Dakota Street Scene Postcard Collection [135146]
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Lot of 15 postcards of South Dakota street scenes, mostly RPCs. Towns include: Lemmon, Bryant, Dumont, White Rock, Menno, Elkton, Ramona, Miacano, Can
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (90.00 + 22.50) = 112.50
 
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Mount Rushmore Postcard Collection  [133699]2410 - Mount Rushmore Postcard Collection [133699]
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Lot of 50 postcards of Mount Rushmore. Mostly black and white real photo cards, including workers on the face of the rock and artist Gutzon Borglum.
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (65.00 + 16.25) = 81.25
 
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South Dakota Postcard Collection  [133695]2411 - South Dakota Postcard Collection [133695]
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Lot of 28 vintage postcards from South Dakota. Brookings (3); Platte (5); Mitchell (9); Custer (4); Pierre (6). Date: Country (if not USA): Stat
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (85.00 + 21.25) = 106.25
 
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South Dakota Postcard Collection (80+)  [137756]2412 - South Dakota Postcard Collection (80+) [137756]
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About 80-100 cards from South Dakota includes: Spearfish 1877; Tyndall 1914; BlackHills; Bryant; Mundo; Deadwood; Chamerlain; Pierre; and many others
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to j*******h for (80.00 + 17.60) = 97.60
 
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South Dakota Postcard Collection: Street Scenes  [133704]2413 - South Dakota Postcard Collection: Street Scenes [133704]
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Lot of 53 street scene postcards from South Dakota. Canistota (10); Bowdle (6); Hot Springs (10); Lemmon; Edgeley; Kimball; Arlington; Jamestown; Wes
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to j*******h for (140.00 + 30.80) = 170.80
 
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South Dakota Street Scene Postcard Collection  [135149]2414 - South Dakota Street Scene Postcard Collection [135149]
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Lot of 29 RPCs of South Dakota street scenes. Huron, freeman, Winner, Canton, Murdo, Madison, Hankinson, Oldham, Mt. Vernon, Watertown, Dallas, Chambe
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (160.00 + 40.00) = 200.00
 
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Ogden Area Postcard Collection  [138981]2415 - Ogden Area Postcard Collection [138981]
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50 or more from the Ogden area c1905-1912. About 5 rpcs. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Utah City: Ogden Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to l*********.. for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Great Salt Lake Postcard Collection  [138950]2416 - Great Salt Lake Postcard Collection [138950]
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Lot of about 60 postcards from the Great Salt Lake. Six have bags of salt attached (four of them postmarked! They made it through the mail!). Others o
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Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to l*********.. for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Postcard Collection Regarding Mormon History (Approx 200)  [138095]2417 - Postcard Collection Regarding Mormon History (Approx 200) [138095]
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Wide selection of cards circa 1905-1960 regarding Brigham Young, The Lion House, Tabernacle, and Church. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Ut
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to l*********.. for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Saltair Beach Bathing Resort Vintage Postcards  [135667]2418 - Saltair Beach Bathing Resort Vintage Postcards [135667]
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Lot of three cards from the Saltair Beach Bathing Resort, twenty minutes from Salt Lake City on the Great Salt Lake. Hippodrome and Ship Restaurant,
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to d*******f for (25.00 + 6.25) = 31.25
 
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State of Washington Postcards (25)  [136056]2419 - State of Washington Postcards (25) [136056]
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Collection of 25 color postcards showing sites in the state of Washington, including several shots of fishing on the Columbia River. Some are used, so
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Estimate : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to d*******f for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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Midwest Beer & Spirits Postcards (56)  [136086]2420 - Midwest Beer & Spirits Postcards (56) [136086]
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Lot of 56 novelty , advertising and cartoon postcards from the early to mid-1900's. Several beer ads, along with saloon and travel souvenir po...
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Estimate : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to k******k for (70.00 + 17.50) = 87.50
 
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Irma Hotel Early Postcard (Buffalo Bill's Hotel)  [135767]2421 - Irma Hotel Early Postcard (Buffalo Bill's Hotel) [135767]
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Early printed photograph of the Irma Hotel in Cody, Wyoming, with a bucking bronco at center and stagecoach at far left. Possibly from Buffalo Bill&...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Wyoming Native American & Cowboy Real Photo Postcards  [135737]2422 - Wyoming Native American & Cowboy Real Photo Postcards [135737]
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Lot of 2. 1) "'Hog Tying' a Buffalo, Cody, Wyo." Photo by FJ Hiscock, Cody. Divided back, not mailed. 2) "Chiefs Color Bear a...
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Yellowstone Park Postcards ~ 150  [138807]2423 - Yellowstone Park Postcards ~ 150 [138807]
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A three-inch stack of postcards featuring Yellowstone -- a crown jewel of America's National Park System. There are bears and buffalo, geysers a...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******n for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Yellowstone/Glacier Park Postcards & Photographs  [138834]2424 - Yellowstone/Glacier Park Postcards & Photographs [138834]
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Lot of three items: 1) 1927 souvenir folder of Yellowstone Park post cards by J. E. Haynes; 2) original carton of 50 Yellowstone Park postcards in ful
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Estimate : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to j*******h for (20.00 + 4.40) = 24.40
 
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Wyoming Postcard group (100)  [138987]2425 - Wyoming Postcard group (100) [138987]
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About 100 cards c1905-1960. No vintage RPCs in this group. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Wyoming City: Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Wyoming RPC's  [138994]2426 - Wyoming RPC's [138994]
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About 20 rpcs from Wyoming c1910-40. Wide variety. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Wyoming City: Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
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Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Russian Staged Real Photo Postcard of Couple  [135761]2427 - Russian Staged Real Photo Postcard of Couple [135761]
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RPPC of couple in rustic costumes (possibly actors) with dog. Text on front and reverse in Russian. Mailed 1913 to Washington DC. Ten cent 1908 Russia
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Estimate : 50.00 - 70.00
Sold to k****9 for (15.00 + 3.75) = 18.75
 
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Alcohol/Drinking Related Postcard Group (Approx 100)  [138128]2428 - Alcohol/Drinking Related Postcard Group (Approx 100) [138128]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Across the board from c1910-1970, many advertising cards for distilleries, breweries, etc. A nice collection. Date: Country (if not USA): State
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Alfred E. Neuman "Me Worry?" Postcard  [137586]2429 - Alfred E. Neuman "Me Worry?" Postcard [137586]
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Postmarked 1945 in Long Beach California, this unattributed drawing of Alfred E. Neuman predates Mad Magazine by nine years. The character's dis...
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Estimate : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to J****I for (55.00 + 13.75) = 68.75
 
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Amazing Embroidered Postcards ~ 27  [137673]2430 - Amazing Embroidered Postcards ~ 27 [137673]
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These 27 postcards have been intricately embroidered with brightly colored thread, and some have paper frame-like borders. Many appear to be handmade
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to k******k for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Amusement Park and Carousel Postcard Collection  [137949]2431 - Amusement Park and Carousel Postcard Collection [137949]
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Lot of over 60 postcards featuring amusement parks that are not Disneyland. Mostly Coney Island and Atlantic City boardwalk. But many vintage scenes:
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (70.00 + 17.50) = 87.50
 
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Art Postcards (54)  [136739]2432 - Art Postcards (54) [136739]
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54 cards by Sayer, Le Chien Fidele, Scribner & Sons, Asti Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
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Estimate : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to m*****9 for (65.00 + 16.25) = 81.25
 
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Auto and Truck Postcards ~ 200  [138806]2433 - Auto and Truck Postcards ~ 200 [138806]
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A four-inch stack of about 200 postcards -- RPCs, black & white printed, color printed, modern color, and illustrations featuring cars and truck...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (225.00 + 56.25) = 281.25
 
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Black & White Automobile RPC's (5)  [127082]2434 - Black & White Automobile RPC's (5) [127082]
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Lot of five fabulous black and white real photo postcards. Early 1900s. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance: Ken Prag Collec
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Estimate : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to m********s.. for (35.00 + 8.75) = 43.75
 
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Automobile RPC Postcards (17)  [127083]2435 - Automobile RPC Postcards (17) [127083]
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Group of seventeen real photo postcards in black and white of automobiles. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance: Ken Prag Col
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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Airshows in Los Angeles and San Francisco Postards - 2  [137100]2436 - Airshows in Los Angeles and San Francisco Postards - 2 [137100]
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Two black and white postcards of two different airshows, one in Los Angeles dated February 7, 1910, and the other in San Francisco, dated January 9, 1
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to j*******h for (120.00 + 26.40) = 146.40
 
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Aviation Art Collectors Series Postcards by Roy Anderson - 16  [137112]2437 - Aviation Art Collectors Series Postcards by Roy Anderson - 16 [137112]
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Johns-Byrne Company of Chicago published a Collectors Series of aviation art by Roy Anderson in 1973 and 1974. This art was promoted with these full-c
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to j******6 for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Only Known Howard Hughes Postcard  [133660]2438 - Only Known Howard Hughes Postcard [133660]
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Real photo postcard of the crew and the Lockheed Monoplace he flew around the world in three days in 1938. Photographed at Floyd Bennett Field, New Yo
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Estimate : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to j*****0 for (55.00 + 12.10) = 67.10
 
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Aviation Pioneer Postcards #1 - Curtis and Hamilton - 4  [137102]2439 - Aviation Pioneer Postcards #1 - Curtis and Hamilton - 4 [137102]
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The second decade of the 20th century saw the rise of brave souls in flimsy contraptions who took to the air and changed humanity's relationship...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******e for (190.00 + 41.80) = 231.80
 
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Aviation Pioneer Postcards #2 - Hamilton and Curtiss - 3  [137097]2440 - Aviation Pioneer Postcards #2 - Hamilton and Curtiss - 3 [137097]
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Three postcards from 1910 featuring aviation pioneers Charles K. Hamilton and Glenn Curtiss: Hamilton Ready for Flight in Curtiss Biplane; Glenn Curti
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Aviation Pioneer Postcards #3 - Curtis, Hamilton, and Paulman - 5  [137098]2441 - Aviation Pioneer Postcards #3 - Curtis, Hamilton, and Paulman - 5 [137098]
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Among the earliest airplane pilots who demonstrated the wonders of aviation were French aviator Louis Paulhan, and Americans Charles K. Hamilton (&q...
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Estimate : 400.00 - 900.00
Sold to d*******f for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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Aviation Pioneer Postcards #4 - Louis Paulhan - 7 pcs  [137101]2442 - Aviation Pioneer Postcards #4 - Louis Paulhan - 7 pcs [137101]
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French pilot Louis Paulhan was a frequent participant in airshows in the US and Europe. At the 1910 Los Angeles International Air Meet at Dominguez Fi
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Estimate : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to d*******f for (250.00 + 62.50) = 312.50
 
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Aviation Pioneer Postcards #5 - Art Smith - 3  [137104]2443 - Aviation Pioneer Postcards #5 - Art Smith - 3 [137104]
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Art Smith was an American aviator who became a noted stunt pilot, sometimes flying with flares at night. He flew at the 1915 Pan-Pacific Exposition af
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Aviation Pioneer Postcards #6 - Latham & Radley - 4  [137105]2444 - Aviation Pioneer Postcards #6 - Latham & Radley - 4 [137105]
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Hubert Latham was a French airplane pilot who made the first attempts to cross the English Channel in an airplane. Being unsuccessful in both attempts
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Aviation Pioneer Postcards #7 - Charles F. Willard - 1  [137106]2445 - Aviation Pioneer Postcards #7 - Charles F. Willard - 1 [137106]
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Charles F. Willard was an American aviator and engineer who took to flying as a stunt pilot and ushered in the age of barnstorming. This postcard show
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Estimate : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Aviation Pioneer Postcards #8 - Douglas Corrigan - 1  [137107]2446 - Aviation Pioneer Postcards #8 - Douglas Corrigan - 1 [137107]
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Douglas Corrigan was an American aviator and aircraft mechanic who became famous for an unapproved flight from New York to Ireland in 1938. He had alr
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Estimate : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to j*****0 for (25.00 + 5.50) = 30.50
 
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Aviation Pioneers #9 - The Wright Brothers - 19  [137109]2447 - Aviation Pioneers #9 - The Wright Brothers - 19 [137109]
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No series of Aviation Pioneers would be complete without an entry for Wilbur and Orville Wright. Here are 4 black & white and 15 color postcards...
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Aviation Pioneer Postcards #10 - Pioneer Airfields - 13 pcs  [137110]2448 - Aviation Pioneer Postcards #10 - Pioneer Airfields - 13 pcs [137110]
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Many pioneer aviators were instrumental in establishing government and private airfields across the United States, and these 3 B&W and 10 color ...
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Aviation Pioneers #11 - Early Airplanes - 44  [137111]2449 - Aviation Pioneers #11 - Early Airplanes - 44 [137111]
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The earliest airplanes use by aviation pioneers were fragile contraptions that could be broken in a light breeze. Looking at them today, it can be a s
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