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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Connecticut Railroad Bonds (4) & Stocks (7)    (105699)6070 - Connecticut Railroad Bonds (4) & Stocks (7) (105699)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
4 Bonds and 7 stocks for Connecticut Railroads. 1) Cancelled New Haven Derby Railroad Co Mortgage Certificate of Indebtedness, printed: Homer Lee B
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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New Haven & West Haven Horse R.R. Co.   (87018)6071 - New Haven & West Haven Horse R.R. Co. (87018)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Incorporated 1805 State of Connecticut. I/C # 131 for 14 shares @ $25 par, issued March 24, 1886, signed Geo. Kelsey president, black, horse drawn s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
Sold to H*****r for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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National Properties Co. American Railways Bonds (3)   (87015)6072 - National Properties Co. American Railways Bonds (3) (87015)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Incorp. May 12. 1912 State of Delaware, organized for the purpose of acquiring utility and transportation companies land and stock. All certificate
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 180.00
Sold to f***2 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Eastern States Railroad Stocks and Bonds (47)   (89832)6073 - Eastern States Railroad Stocks and Bonds (47) (89832)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 47 railroad stocks and bonds from Eastern states, some issued some not. Monongahlea Railway, NY Central Railroad, NJ and NY Railroad, Market St
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 55.00 | Estimates : 110.00 - 325.00
 
 
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New York and New England Railroad Co   (87066)6074 - New York and New England Railroad Co (87066)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Incorporated 1873 States of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York Two I/C, no vignette, title in script, signed, American Bank note C
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
 
 
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Delaware and Illinois ehemers   (106129)6075 - Delaware and Illinois ehemers (106129)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
4 certificates. 1. Chicago, Indianapolis and Louisville Railway Co. incorp 1897. #A5789, I/U, 6 shares preferred stock, issued Nov 7, 1941. ORANGE,
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
 
 
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Geneva, Corning and Southern railroad Co   (106111)6076 - Geneva, Corning and Southern railroad Co (106111)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
3 certificates. Incorp 1909 New York and Pennsylvania. #C28, ORANGE, U/C, common stock, date 19__ , no vignette. #P234, U/C, PURPLE, preferred stock
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Dunlin and Southwestern Railroad   (106119)6077 - Dunlin and Southwestern Railroad (106119)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
4 certificates. Incorp 1904 Georgia. All certificates I/U, $100 par, issued 1905, BLACK, vignette left top eagle looking l-r wings spread, Signed
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Central of Georgia Railway Co. Gold Bonds (3)   (107377)6078 - Central of Georgia Railway Co. Gold Bonds (3) (107377)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3 issued and punch cancelled $1,000 gold bonds, issued in 1895. Brown border, black print, and locomotive vignette. International Bank Note Co.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to d*******f for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Georgia Rail Road & Banking Company Stock (13)   (105708)6079 - Georgia Rail Road & Banking Company Stock (13) (105708)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
13 stock certificates for Georgia Rail Road & Banking Co. with shares @ $100 each. Vignette of moving train at top center, 2 small trains on t...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to R******d for (140.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 175.00
 
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