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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Painting/ " Busted, Left To The Coyotes Of Death Valley" / By June Sandbakken.   (105406)1040 - Painting/ " Busted, Left To The Coyotes Of Death Valley" / By June Sandbakken. (105406)
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Here is another great oil painting , By June Sandbakken, the second one in this sale. It depicts a broken down Conestoga wagon, that can't go an...
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Estimates : 240.00 - 400.00
Sold to a********x.. for (275.00 + 60.50) x 1 = 335.50
 
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"Store of Mrs E. E. Fisher" Hand-colored Lithograph, etc.   (74592)1041 - "Store of Mrs E. E. Fisher" Hand-colored Lithograph, etc. (74592)
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Lot of three 1) Watches, Diamonds, and Jewelry. The ladies seem very interested in this store. Them men not so much. Paper is 10.5 x 13". Litho...
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 130.00
 
 
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Print / " Enchanted Beach With Three Fluid Graces-1938 / By Salvador Dali   (105371)1042 - Print / " Enchanted Beach With Three Fluid Graces-1938 / By Salvador Dali (105371)
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Here is a strange item. It is print, done by the Haddard's Fine Arts , Inc. It is a print entitled " Enchanted Beach With Three Fluid Grace...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Print / " Backwater  Woodies"/ By Michael Glenn Monroe.   (105374)1043 - Print / " Backwater Woodies"/ By Michael Glenn Monroe. (105374)
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Here is a very nice print. It soothes you, with tranquility , just to look at it. It is # 316/ 600. It depicts a female and a male Mallard duck, chi
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Print / " With Spirit" / By Steven Saylor.   (105375)1044 - Print / " With Spirit" / By Steven Saylor. (105375)
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Here is an in depth limited edition print. It is a print of a watercolor originally done by Steven Saylor ( #217 / 500) . It depicts a prospector, p
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Photo & Silhouette  / Mountains & Hunting /  2 Items.   (105390)1045 - Photo & Silhouette / Mountains & Hunting / 2 Items. (105390)
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Here is a couple of nice nature items. Item # 1 of 2: Is a mountain and lake scene , and I have no idea, where it is !! It has the name Moran/ '...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Lithograph / " Chianti " / By B. Tauhert.   (105373)1046 - Lithograph / " Chianti " / By B. Tauhert. (105373)
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Here is a nice item. It is a lithograph entitled " Chiani" , by B. Tauhert. It depicts a guitar with floral embellishments, and fruit in ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Calendar Art   (84442)1047 - Calendar Art (84442)
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Approx. 6 in this lot. Art of animals, landscapes, 1 sheet music, "You Tell Me Your Dream, I'll Tell you Mine". Date: mid-29th Cen...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Cloisonne (set of 16 pieces)   (105452)1048 - Cloisonne (set of 16 pieces) (105452)
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Set of 16 cloisonne vases, lidded vessels, Urns. Intricate inlay. Ranging from the largest is 6.5" w. x 12.5" tall. The smallest is a tiny...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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The Devil God Print by N.D. Chenjung-Gi   (76677)1049 - The Devil God Print by N.D. Chenjung-Gi (76677)
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Original abstract two-color print signed N.D. Chenjung-Gi. We could find no information on this artist. But, we do know that it is very rare and desir
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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