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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Tins Dug In Utah (12)   (87352)5400 - Tins Dug In Utah (12) (87352)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
12 old tins dug in Utah-Lipton Tea, peaches, Golden Tree Syrup, lard, sausage and more Date: State/Country: Utah City/County:
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 140.00
 
 
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Utah Ephemera Group   (106399)5401 - Utah Ephemera Group (106399)
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Bingham Canyon Mine Brochure, UT mining newspaper material, billheads, Utah b/w photo album, notices of location, 1952 pictorial Richfield Auction cal
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to a****a for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Utah Historical Publication Collection   (86231)5402 - Utah Historical Publication Collection (86231)
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Approx 40 Utah historical magazines and books. Date: State/Country: Utah City/County:
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Estimates : 35.00 - 50.00
Sold to r*****r for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Utah Map   (54462)5403 - Utah Map (54462)
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Double truck Rand McNally Utah map. PP 476-477. Multicolor 14.5" x 21". Date: State/Country: Utah City/County:
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Utah Stock Group: Power, Banking, Oil, Motor   (107334)5404 - Utah Stock Group: Power, Banking, Oil, Motor (107334)
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Lot of 5 different, all unissued. Included: Utah Power & Light Company (two different Specimen); Utah Oil Refining Company; Interstate Motor Lin...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***2 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Wells Fargo RN Checks to Utah Notables (2)   (105074)5405 - Wells Fargo RN Checks to Utah Notables (2) (105074)
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Paid to JF Streeter owner of Crocus? Mine. Other paid to JL Gressman a survivor of scary snow travel. Story reprints includedGeff Pollock Collection
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Ornamental Iron and Wire Company, Inc. Bond   (53726)5406 - Ornamental Iron and Wire Company, Inc. Bond (53726)
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1 Gold Bond, with 20 coupons attached. Ornate mauve border. 9.75' x 15.25" Date: 1919 State/Country: Virginia City/County: Portsmouth
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
 
 
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Virginia Asbestos Stock Certificates   (107333)5407 - Virginia Asbestos Stock Certificates (107333)
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Lot of 6, two different companies. 1) American Asbestos Company. Inc. in Maine. Located in Bedford County, Virginia. No. 512, issued for 2,200 shares
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Pacific American Fisheries Stock Certificates   (104423)5408 - Pacific American Fisheries Stock Certificates (104423)
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Lot of 30 issued pieces. 1) Eight are for the Pacific American Company, all issued to Alaska Pacific Fisheries in 1929. All have a blue border, vignet
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to w******o for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Chewelah Washington Postcard   (105310)5409 - Chewelah Washington Postcard (105310)
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One RPC with horse drawn carriage & people standing around store front. Salvatore Falcone Collection Date: c1800's State/Country: Washing...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 9***6 for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition RPPCs   (105265)5410 - Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition RPPCs (105265)
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Lot of nineteen post cards from the Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition held in Seattle in 1909. All real photos cards except one litho of a miner and a
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to d********d.. for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Real Photo Postcards   (105269)5411 - Real Photo Postcards (105269)
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Lot of 25 vintage post cards with horse and buggy street scenes, logging in Puget Sound, Fine Residence Section, Second Avenue and James Street, Woodl
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Maps of Washington & Oregon   (54253)5412 - Maps of Washington & Oregon (54253)
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1) U.S. Coast Survey map of Yaquina River Entrance, Oregon 26.5" x 21". 2) U.S. Coast Survey, Columbia River, Sheet No. 1 (1870), tear in ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to d*******f for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Spokane, Valley & Northern Railway Co. Bond   (52640)5413 - Spokane, Valley & Northern Railway Co. Bond (52640)
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Scarce $100 6% gold bond #1067. Train in a valley vignette signed by president, 14.5" x 9.5". Some folding on right edge, including a coup...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***2 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Washington(DC) Standard Guide   (106560)5414 - Washington(DC) Standard Guide (106560)
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Softcover 163pp with folded map of DC. Handbook for visitor, 200 illustrations. Revision of 1939. Date: State/Country: Washington, D. C. City/Coun
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Map of Glacial Lake Missoula and the Channeled Scabland   (91359)5415 - Map of Glacial Lake Missoula and the Channeled Scabland (91359)
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This is a beautiful map of a digital portrait of the Landforms of the last ice age. Joseph T. Pardee was a U.S. geologist who worked for the U.S. Geol
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
 
 
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Maps of Western U.S.    (105456)5416 - Maps of Western U.S. (105456)
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Approx. 50 maps, mostly California, Nevada. Date: c1900's State/Country: Western U.S. City/County:
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Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to u********y.. for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Pabst Beer Steel Hoop   (43428)5417 - Pabst Beer Steel Hoop (43428)
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Pabst Beer steel hoop. Barrels of all sizes were made from vertical strips of oak called staves held tightly together by horizontal steel hoops. In or
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to H*****r for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Sketch of the Public Surveys in Wisconsin and Territory of Minnesota   (54262)5418 - Sketch of the Public Surveys in Wisconsin and Territory of Minnesota (54262)
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Surveyed platted plats copied descriptive lists made and field notes recorded and transcribed. Black ink on cream color paper. Slightly frayed at left
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Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to d*******f for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Wisconsin Interurban System Bonds (3 count)   (52644)5419 - Wisconsin Interurban System Bonds (3 count) (52644)
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Green $100 #1002, brown $500 #694, orange $1000 #227. We could not find any info on this company in our library. 5.5% 20 year gold bonds. Signed by pr
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to j****2 for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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