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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Photo of Soldiers, Military Training Camp   (79156)1560 - Photo of Soldiers, Military Training Camp (79156)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mounted black & white photo of military training camp, 4 soldiers with sports gear (catcher's mask, baseball bats, etc.) 8" x 7". ...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 140.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Soldiers Postcards   (105335)1561 - Soldiers Postcards (105335)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 45 soldier postcards, WW1 to modern with many RPC'sSalvatore Falcone Collection Date: State/Country: City/County:
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to j******6 for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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State of Connecticut Treasury Office Army pay   (106319)1562 - State of Connecticut Treasury Office Army pay (106319)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Certificate 5944 from State of Connecticut Treasury Office date June 1, 1782 indicating W. Sam Mott is owed eleven pounds, nineteen shilling, which i
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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U.S. Military Assorted Postcards   (105327)1563 - U.S. Military Assorted Postcards (105327)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx. 75 chromolitho's & a few RPC's, includes: "Homeward Bound, U.S.S. Ohioan"; Barracks and Guard House, Presidio, Montere...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to a********o for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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US Navy Ship Postcards   (105349)1564 - US Navy Ship Postcards (105349)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 90 US Navy and military ship postcards. Many RPC'sSalvatore Falcone Collection Date: State/Country: City/County:
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Estimates : 60.00 - 180.00
Sold to p******1 for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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WW2 Military Mail   (105070)1565 - WW2 Military Mail (105070)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 100 1944-45 letters and covers from a military man to a woman, most likely his wife. Content is unread by us. Some foxing Geff Pollock Collect
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Estimates : 100.00 - 140.00
Sold to M***b for (90.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 112.50
 
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Locher's Dress Store, Auburn CA, Mirror and Ledger   (88341)1566 - Locher's Dress Store, Auburn CA, Mirror and Ledger (88341)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 items from Locher's Dress Shop in Auburn, CA. 1935-1939 cash journal book 12x8". Lok Seam Slip advertising mirror with a woman in a slip...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 325.00
 
 
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Coca-Cola Vending Machine/ Transistor Am/Fm Radio   (102151)1567 - Coca-Cola Vending Machine/ Transistor Am/Fm Radio (102151)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
If you enjoy Coca- Cola collectables, here is a great item. It is a Blast...out of the Past !! It is a Coca -Cola, Am/Fm transistor radio( Made by We
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Phone/ Coca Cola  Cube Speaker Phone & Duncan Yo-Yo / 2 Items.   (105000)1568 - Phone/ Coca Cola Cube Speaker Phone & Duncan Yo-Yo / 2 Items. (105000)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Item # 1 of 2: Here is another strange item. It is a Coca- Cola, Hands-Free Cube Speaker Phone, and its really nice. Brand new condition, in the orig
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Ephemera / 4th of July Celebratory Flyer   (105364)1569 - Ephemera / 4th of July Celebratory Flyer (105364)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Here is a really beautiful item. It is an advertising flyer, for the 4th celebration, in Emmett, Idaho. Great graphics. They had a lot of things to se
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to M***b for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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