Summer Americana Auction--July 2019

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Welcome to our Summer Sale!

The summer sale features everything good about summer collectors – mining artifacts – and all elements of western history.

Here’s some highlights!
More than a dozen ore cars!!
Great manuscript archives, including that of a Mormon family and their trials and tribulations over several decades, from Nauvoo to Salt Lake, and back to the East coast; a newly surfaced Adolph Sutro-Comstock Lode archive and documents; an amazing archive from Nevada engineer John Heizer; a scrap book from promoter Tex Rickard; early Arizona military letters; a pair of 1860’s maps showing the location of the original adobes in Los Angeles! Wow! And there’s lots more.
The western Art section is huge, with art in every category. One of my favorites is the ornately engraved presentation silver chalice from Grass Valley, a “must-have” for any mining or California collector
Antique bottles and marbles. Hundreds of lots of California and Nevada items accompanied by a marble collection. Some of my favorites (other than bottles, which are always fun and historical) are the ceramic series of cat house decanters. This rare set has been split up by region, making it even more fun. While we’ve had a few of these over the years, we’ve never seen this many different- ever!
Stocks and bonds. This is another “wow” offering from two or more collections. Some highlights: Chinese bond collection; Arizona material- Sopori (1850’s), Gold MC, Picacho (1860’s), and from California the Bear River piece that preceded the Tuolumne stock that features a killer mining vignette; and of course a huge offering of more from the famous Prag Collection
Numismatics has about a little of everything related to coins and currency. Lots of scrip, tokens, medals (make sure you make it all the way thru the catalog!), and two spectacular gold fakes of which one was unknown, and the other very well published. There’s also a great strong box to put it all in! Medal collectors, don’t miss the late July sale as well.
Speaking of gold, don’t miss the high grade ore specimens from two major collections, the Heizer collection and Pollock. Most of Heizer’s material is Nevada-Cal, while Pollock is Mostly Utah, Alaska.
With 4000 lots, you’ll have plenty of great material to look over.

Don’t forget the search box on the “Virtual Catalog” on our web site. It can help you find the things you want in a hurry. But there’s nothing like surfing through the catalog – you get to find all sorts of neat things you might never have thought about.

Full Schedule

Day 1 (Thur, July 11) Lots 1000-1776

Apparel
Jewelry
Art
Furnishings & Décor
Native Americana
General Foreign Collectibles
Sports
Entertainment Industry
Music Related
Political
Military
General Americana Part I
Advertising
Badges
Belt Buckles
Brewing & Tobacco
Circus
Fire related
Gold Rush
Licence Plates
Lock/Key
Microscope
Scale
Tools
Toys
Dolls
Misc Americana Collectibles


Day 2 (Fri, July 12) Lots 2000-2670

General Americana Part II
(Geographically Sorted)
Bottles
Brothel
Cowboy
Gaming
Saloon
Tokens
Numismatics
Weaponry
Marbles

Day 3 (Sat,July 13) Lots 3000-3855

Minerals
Mining Part I
(California-Nevada)

Day 4 (Sun, July 14) Lots 4000-4808

Mining Part I
(New Jersey-End)
Transportation
Railroadiana
Postal History
Wells Fargo & Express

Day 5 (Mon, July 15) Lots 5000-6487

Bargains & Dealer Specials
Art
Bottles
Civil War
General Americana
Mining
Native Americana
Numismatics
Railroadiana
Transportation

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Robert Montanucci Framed Prints (2)   (87737)1300 - Robert Montanucci Framed Prints (2) (87737)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two beautiful matching framed prints by Montanucci of "Paiute Basket..." 3/150, and Sacred Shield" 4/150. about 14 x 16" Date: ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sand Art (Framed Sand Painting)   (86843)1301 - Sand Art (Framed Sand Painting) (86843)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Lighting People"Navajo sand painting design made of natural sand stone. This work of art is 2 side-by-side figures with hands in the air ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Saved Seeds - Oil by Elriggs Allen   (101002)1302 - Saved Seeds - Oil by Elriggs Allen (101002)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Saved Seeds" original oil by Elriggs Allen. Inscribed on canvas reverse "In the Navajo tradition the Yei-be-ches were the Spirits w...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (1,000.00 + 250.00) x 1 = 1,250.00
 
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Seminole Indians, Florida   (104172)1303 - Seminole Indians, Florida (104172)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 100 postcards with some duplicates. Very colorful clothes, Indian dolls at Seminole Indian Village & Crafts Center and Indian girl strin...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sioux Chiefs - Red Cloud & Hollow Horn Bear   (100431)1304 - Sioux Chiefs - Red Cloud & Hollow Horn Bear (100431)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
25 photo postcard originals of Sioux Indian Chiefs with 21 duplicates: Chief Black Hawk 1, Chief Eagle Feather 1, Chief Eagle Feather 2, Chief Eagle
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to B*****3 for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Sioux Chiefs - Warriors   (100432)1305 - Sioux Chiefs - Warriors (100432)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
37 original pictures of Sioux Indian Chiefs/ Warriors. Includes chiefs such as Red Owl, Flat Iron and Rain in the Face. All in nice condition. Most
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to B*****3 for (325.00 + 81.25) x 1 = 406.25
 
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Sioux Indian Chiefs / Warriors   (100433)1306 - Sioux Indian Chiefs / Warriors (100433)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
63 postcards plus 2 duplicates of Sioux Indian Chiefs and / Warriors. Including chiefs and warriors such as Black Elk at Mt. Rushmore, Rain-in-the-Fa
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to B*****3 for (500.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 625.00
 
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Sioux Indian postcards   (100425)1307 - Sioux Indian postcards (100425)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
97 mainly color post cards of Sioux tribe members, children playing drums, in front of teepees,and in native dress. There are postcards from Pow Wows
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to B*****3 for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Sioux Man - Serigraph by Lynn Hayes   (101057)1308 - Sioux Man - Serigraph by Lynn Hayes (101057)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a serigraph print entitled "Sioux Man" by Lynn Hayes dated 1980 size 30 in. X 22 in. Marked BAT Date: State/Country: City/Co...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sioux Warriors of the Little Big Horn Print   (98044)1309 - Sioux Warriors of the Little Big Horn Print (98044)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Framed matted charcoal print of Plenty of Horses, Tooboonawasha, Sitting Bull, Crazy Horse, Two Kettle, Red Shirt and High Bear by Dona McPhillips. Fr
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Estimates : 140.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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