The Big Bonanza Auction: Mining, Philatelic, Numismatics, Americana (March 2023)

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Welcome to The Big Bonanza Auction!
 
This is our first live sale since the world-record breaking second (and final) SS Central America Shipwreck Artifacts Auction, which took place on March 4th & 5th, 2023. Virtual catalogs for the SSCA sales are still available on our website and include numerous research essays and articles. We’d sincerely like to thank all who participated and contributed to these historic two auctions!
 
Out of the ocean and back onto land, we’re pleased to present the phenomenal Big Bonanza Auction! This is a 4-day sale encompassing over 2,000 lots in over a dozen collecting categories.
 
Since this auction features Part I of the best Comstock mining collection ever to hit the market, we chose an auction name that honors the “Big Bonanza” ore discovery of 1873 in Virginia City, Nevada!
 
In addition to the Comstock collection, this sale is supplemented by rarities from the Gary Bracken Collection; the Jim & Barbara Sherman Private Western Mining Museum Collection; the Joe Elcano Nevada Collection; the Chunlin Zhu Mineral Collection; as well as others.
 
HIGHLIGHTS
 
*The Comstock Collection, Part I*
We’re honored to have been chosen to sell this lifetime Nevada and Comstock Collection. This collection will be sold in multiple parts. Part I, in this sale, focuses on mining stock certificates, ore specimens, ephemera, and publications. Each of these groups includes spectacular items!
 
Within the group of ephemera are pieces dating back to very beginning of the Comstock mining rush. This includes an 1859 mining deed for the Ophir claim, signed by Judge Walsh and mentioning the original discovers. We’re calling this the “Comstock Founding Fathers” mining deed (Lot 4204), and it is truly worthy of the most advanced private or institutional collection. Or see the 1860 illustrated “Wash-Oh!” lettersheet (Lot 4205) with a spectacular cartoon highlighting the dangers of mining stock speculation! Or an 1859 letter (Lot 4206) mentioning some of the first ore Comstock assays!
 
This collection also features hundreds of Comstock checks with great rarities, revenue types, and key autographs represented. Included in this group is the Chollar-Potosi RN check with violet stamp (Lot 4151), the rarest of all Nevada revenue checks!
 
The ore collection includes high grade gold and silver specimens from key Comstock mines, including the Crown Point, Chollar, California, Gould & Curry, Hale & Norcross, and Ophir. Many are from the famous Gottschalk Ore Collection, with original labels.
 
The stock certificate section is phenomenal, with key autograph pieces and dozens of territorial pieces including perhaps the earliest Comstock mining stock ever issued! It also features 1870s-80s stocks from the key major mines, which can sometimes be even rarer than territorial pieces.
 
Part I will grab the attention of the Comstock and Nevada mining collecting community worldwide. And stay tuned for more items from this collection in different categories coming up in future sales!
 
*The Gary Bracken Collection, Part V*
We’re thrilled to offer more great collectibles from the lifetime collection of Oklahoma lawyer Gary Bracken. This auction features a large Philatelic offering, including US and foreign covers and lettersheets, ultra rare stamps, and express covers. Also from the Bracken Collection: rare items from the famous 101 Ranch including a beaded gun belt (Lot 4017) and original advertising posters; a Buffalo Bill CDV (Lot 4020); Colorado bottles, stocks, and ephemera including a fantastic Baby Doe Tabor Archive (Lot 1238); Native American pottery, and more.
 
*The Jim & Barbara Sherman Private Western Mining Museum Collection*
A new round of rarities from this fantastic Arizona collection. This sale includes: artifacts from Western forts in Arizona, New Mexico, Montana, and Wyoming; rare 19th-century ammunition and antique firearms incl. a Confederate revolver and Winchester rifles; and Civil War militaria.
 
*Railroadiana*
A brand new batch of railroad and steamer passes from a private collection. Many feature great vignettes. These are always a huge hit with our collectors; this is a robust collecting community! A key piece is a Central Pacific pass signed by Collis P. Huntington (Lot 1009), one of the “Big Four.” And if you have a collection of passes you’re ready to sell, please consider our auction house; we’re setting records!
 
*Numismatics*
This section includes a new group of very rare Nevada national banknotes (Elko, Ely, Reno); liberty war bonds; US gold coins and coin collections; California and Nevada medals; and more.

*American Bank Note Co. (& Other Engravers) Printers Plate Collection*
The start of a major offering, this sale features rare printers plates from the American Bank Note Company and other engravers. These plates were used for currency and stocks/bonds. Plates are lotted in both the Stock & Currency Sections in the catalog. This collection has not come to market before and should generate huge excitement with our numismatic & stock collectors!
 
*Native Americana*
The Native Americana section in this sale is strong! In addition to pottery from the Bracken Collection, this section has arrowheads, beadwork and clothing, Sioux peace pipes, cradleboards, and jewelry.
 
*Mining & Minerals*
This category is dominated by the previously-mentioned Comstock Collection, but also includes California assay ephemera, mining documents from Colorado and Montana, mineral and fossil specimens from the Chunlin Zhu Collection, and mining artifacts.
 
*General Americana*
A nice group of ephemera from Western states (particularly California, Colorado, Montana, and Nevada) incl. rare West Coast directories and Gold Rush checks & exchanges; plus sub-categories such as art, jewelry, gaming, political collectibles, and sports. The sports category includes historic letters from baseball legend Connie Mack! And much more…
 
Please be sure to use the Keyword Search Tool on our website (holabirdamericana.com) to search for items in your collecting categories.
 
*Timed Auctions*
There is a new auction format we have been experimenting with since last December: special weekend timed auctions. These sales are a mix of both new and old material, and they are where we will now run our lower-priced and/or dealer lots. We have always believed the collectors—you—set the market value. With that philosophy in mind, we’ve set very low start prices (usually just $10) on all lots in the timed auctions. The timed auctions have been a huge hit with our bidders and are a fun format we will be continuing to use in the future. (We just had one this last weekend!) Please check our website or subscribe to our email list to be notified of these internet-only auctions hosted exclusively on iCollector, our preferred auction platform.
 
Ready to sell your collection? We’re always looking for high-quality consignments in many categories, including Mining, Railroadiana, Native Americana, Numismatics, Bottles, Firearms, Stocks, and more.
 
If you would like to know more about consigning, or if you have any questions or comments about this sale, please give our office a call at 775-851-1859. 
 
Our friendly staff is ready to help you continue to build your collection. We’ve created an astonishing community of customers around the world, including private collectors, institutions, and dealers. Remember, your collection could set the next world-record!
 
Thanks again for your continued interest in our auctions. And as we like to say, bid early and bid often!
 
--The Holabird Team-- 


Auction Schedule

Thursday, March 30th, 2023, Lots 1000-1552

Railroadiana & Steamship (1000-1126)

Railroad & Steamer Passes

Transportation Ephemera

General Americana (1127-1502)

Geo. Sort

Political

Jewelry

Musical Instruments

Tobacco & Gaming

Sports

Miscellaneous

Bottles, Brewing, Saloon (1503-1552)



Friday, March 31st, 2023, Lots 2000-2548

Art (2000-2062)

Militaria & Firearms (2063-2192)

Stocks & Bonds (2193-2548)

Mining feat. the Comstock Collection

Railroad

Miscellaneous



Saturday, April 1st, 2023, Lots 3000-3531

Native Americana (3000-3148)

Numismatics feat. Nevada Banknotes (3149-3285)

Philatelic (3286-3531)

Express & US Covers

US Stamps

Foreign Stamps & Covers



Sunday, April 2nd, 2023, Lots 4000-4400

Cowboy & Old West feat. 101 Ranch Group (4000-4026)

Mining feat. the Comstock Ore & Ephemera Collection (4027-4400)

Ephemera & Ore

Minerals, Fossils, Viewing Stones

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Poems of Love & Romance by White [163305]1450 - Poems of Love & Romance by White [163305]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare 1847 Sacred Poems, Poems of Love & Romance by Albert White MD. Humorous and narrative poems including The Curse of Slavery. 162pp with inde...
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Ambrotype of Man Wearing Earrings [163803]1451 - Ambrotype of Man Wearing Earrings [163803]
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Unusual ambrotype of younger man wearing earrings. No name on the case or other identifying marks. Very good condition. Case is 2.75 x 2.5" Pho...
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Antique Trip to Japan and China, Grand Canyon Photo Album [161884]1452 - Antique Trip to Japan and China, Grand Canyon Photo Album [161884]
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Nicely noted in type and by hand photo album on a trip to Japan and China by boat. About 100 photos including a coolie pullman carriage, Great Wall,
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LOT WITHDRAWN [161796]1453 - LOT WITHDRAWN [161796]
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Arbuckle Coffee Ephemera Suite [161552]1454 - Arbuckle Coffee Ephemera Suite [161552]
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Nice group of Arbuckle Coffee ephemera. Pictorial billheads 1902 and 1906. 11 animal advertising die cuts. 6 advertisements. Date: Country (if not
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Hong Kong Flour "Darkie Brand" Framed Sack [161793]1455 - Hong Kong Flour "Darkie Brand" Framed Sack [161793]
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Framed Hong Kong Flour Mills Darkie Brand Hard Wheat Flour sack. Sack 21.5x14.5", frame 25.5x18.5" Date: Country (if not USA): State:...
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Commercial Design and Art Ephemera, WW 1 Also [161661]1456 - Commercial Design and Art Ephemera, WW 1 Also [161661]
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5 14x11.75" charcoal colored Cannon percale sheet original advertising designs with typed sales sheets. The Prang School Drawing Portfolio c. 1...
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Congressional Record and Other Ephemera [161580]1457 - Congressional Record and Other Ephemera [161580]
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Congressional Record March 24, 1880' 1879 Athletic Sports program; 1865 Catalogue of the officers and students of Lincoln University. Rosters of...
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Deering Harvester Full Color Litho Calendar, 1903 [162209]1458 - Deering Harvester Full Color Litho Calendar, 1903 [162209]
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1903 full color litho calendar. John Deering was associated with American Harvester farm equipment. 13.5x9.75", lower right thin area, upper le...
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Desk Pen Stands, 5, and Accessories,  [161919]1459 - Desk Pen Stands, 5, and Accessories, [161919]
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Desk pen stands-rectangular black 3.25x5.5", square Sheaffer's 4x4", round agate 6.5x6", Parker greenstone 3.75x6", green sy...
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Fountain Pen Assortment, 50 [161917]1460 - Fountain Pen Assortment, 50 [161917]
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About 50 assorted fountain pens, some with advertising. Includes Parker 51 Special, Perfection, Wearever etc. Advertising-hotels, bank, clothing etc.,
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Early Color Firebrick Marketing Flyer [162214]1461 - Early Color Firebrick Marketing Flyer [162214]
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This is the first time we have seen one of these. c. 1890's AT Chur firebrick color marketing flyer and letterhead with marketing card. Date: ...
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Early Firewagon Pictorial Letterhead and Cover [162231]1462 - Early Firewagon Pictorial Letterhead and Cover [162231]
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Rare early pictorial firewagon letterhead and cover from EB Preston, 1886. Also includes 2 advertisements. Letter has top chip. Date: Country (if n
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PT Barnum Wagon Promotional Letter, 1887 [163126]1463 - PT Barnum Wagon Promotional Letter, 1887 [163126]
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1887 PT Barnum wagonbuilder promotional letter with wagon vignette on page 2. This is obviously a promotional letter from a wagon company in which Bar
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Illustrated Building Letterheads [163339]1464 - Illustrated Building Letterheads [163339]
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Lot of 30 business letterheads dated from 1889-1927 with vignettes of their buildings. Iowa, Minnesota, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania and othe
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Illustrated Letterheads [163477]1465 - Illustrated Letterheads [163477]
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Lot of 12 illustrated letterheads dating from 1889-1912. New York, Iowa, Pennsylvania and others. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: P
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Illustrated Letterheads [157534]1466 - Illustrated Letterheads [157534]
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Ephemera from the late 1800s and early 1900s. Union Central Life Insurance Co. of Cincinnati 1894 wall calendar. Letterheads from all over the country
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Pictorial Letterheads [161566]1467 - Pictorial Letterheads [161566]
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Three pictorial letterheads: 1) The San Xavier Hotel, Tucson, Arizona, letter dated May 3, 1890 to Mr. Carter in Helena concerning the railroad busine
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Vintage Color Letterheads, 4 [162213]1468 - Vintage Color Letterheads, 4 [162213]
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4 vintage color letterheads. 1873 Jewett Typewriter. 1900 Fish Bros Wagon Co. 1900's JA Folger-creases and left damage. c. 1910's Plains Hot...
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Nice Group of US Letterheads [155766]1469 - Nice Group of US Letterheads [155766]
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Lot of 10. Includes: Vidalia Coca-Cola Bottling Company (Georgia, 1910, vignettes of Coke bottles); Buss Machine Works (Grand Rapids, 1895, vignette o
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Grand Army Of The Republic Badge [148424]1470 - Grand Army Of The Republic Badge [148424]
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Lot of 2. 1. Grand Army Of The Republic convention delegate ribbon and badge. Very ornate soldier on bucking horse, American flag surrounding eagl
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Moose Fraternal Organization Badges, 20 [161883]1471 - Moose Fraternal Organization Badges, 20 [161883]
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About 20 vintage Moose fraternal organization badges and ribbons. 1929 Detroit, Coalinga CA, 1925 Baltimore, pink, 1919 and 1944 and 1949 Greenfield M
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Western Lodge Badges, 3 [161550]1472 - Western Lodge Badges, 3 [161550]
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3 vintage Western lodge badges. Red, white, blue 1905 Denver GAR Encampment. Red and white metal Kosciusko Lodge 274. Black IOOF Cochise Lodge #5, Tom
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Byzantine Oil Lamp [157547]1473 - Byzantine Oil Lamp [157547]
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Byzantine "Candlestick" terra cotta oil lamp with candlestick (menorah) motif on nozzle with linear band and design around shoulders, ring...
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Islamic Oil Lamp [157546]1474 - Islamic Oil Lamp [157546]
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Islamic terra cotta pear-shaped oil lamp, 6-8 centuries AD. Trident between wick and fill holes, fill hole surrounded by dots and wreath motif. Tip of
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Juno Oil Lamp And Shade [148420]1475 - Juno Oil Lamp And Shade [148420]
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The Juno Lamp, brass. Complete w/glass shade in very good original condition. No smoke stack. Date: 1800's era Country (if not USA): State...
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Kerosene Lamp for Parades [162218]1476 - Kerosene Lamp for Parades [162218]
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Rare white metal kerosene torch with branch handle as would be used in parades c. 1900. Overall length 59.5". Date: Country (if not USA): ...
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Terra Cotta Oil Lamps [157553]1477 - Terra Cotta Oil Lamps [157553]
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Two terra cotta oil lamps, each about four inches long. No documentation. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance: Gary Bracken
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Roman Glass Vase [163321]1478 - Roman Glass Vase [163321]
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Roman glass, circa 2000 years old. Two inches tall, 1.5 inches wide. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance: Gary Bracken Colle
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Oil Cloth Top Garment [161558]1479 - Oil Cloth Top Garment [161558]
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Brown oil cloth garment with shells around the neck and front and back leather tassels. 52x37" Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: ...
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Ornate Artist & Musician Small Containers, 2 [160733]1480 - Ornate Artist & Musician Small Containers, 2 [160733]
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c. 1850's artist container for art quills, brushes, pencils etc. with sculptor and painter raised motifs. Brass on black lacquer, 2.5x2". c...
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Tea and Food Tins, 8 [161862]1481 - Tea and Food Tins, 8 [161862]
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8 tea and food tins. Yellow Imperial Brand Crystallized Ginger, 2x6x3.5", rust and front dent. Orange/black Jacob & Co. Rich Tea Biscuits w...
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Telephone Related Ephemera and Photos [162170]1482 - Telephone Related Ephemera and Photos [162170]
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Vintage telephone related items including several 8x10" photos of banquets of Telephone Pioneers of America. 2 vintage certificates to Edith M...
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USPS Letter Carrier Pin and Ribbon Collection [150686]1483 - USPS Letter Carrier Pin and Ribbon Collection [150686]
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About 100 USPS letter Carrier pins of various sizes and ribbons from conventions etc. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance:
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Very Old Documents [163479]1484 - Very Old Documents [163479]
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About a dozen very old documents. 1835 London billhead for London Rugs; 1875 New York Mortgage; 1859 Administrator's Deed, Massachusetts; 1834 e...
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Vintage Anatomical Cloth Bandage [161546]1485 - Vintage Anatomical Cloth Bandage [161546]
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Unusual cloth bandage from Johnson and Johnson. Printed with various pictorial usage scenarios. Triangular, 26x48". Some staining. Date: Cou...
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Western Ephemera, 8 [162159]1486 - Western Ephemera, 8 [162159]
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8 pieces from Utah and Idaho etc. Idaho-Geo H Monk letterhead 1908, McCormick & Hardenbrook 1876 way bill, Fred J Kiesel 1875 bill of lading, G ...
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Western Union Telegraph Office Wood Sign [161867]1487 - Western Union Telegraph Office Wood Sign [161867]
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Western Union Telegraph Office wood sign in blue and white as would be hung on the side of a building, somewhere on the Southern Pacific line. 15x37...
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Keystone Oak Cabinet and 600 Stereoviews [161901]1488 - Keystone Oak Cabinet and 600 Stereoviews [161901]
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This is the first time we have seen an oak Keystone stereoview storage cabinet! The perfect storage device for this collection of about 600 sequential
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Antique Hall/Coat Tree  [162570]1489 - Antique Hall/Coat Tree [162570]
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Solid wood, antique coat tree or hall tree. Decoratively carved. Not too heavy, probably walnut. Unique design. Stands approximately 7 feet tall, 3.5
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Joseph Bonaparte Mahogany Small Table [160729]1490 - Joseph Bonaparte Mahogany Small Table [160729]
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Mahogany 3 leg candle table that belonged to Joseph Bonaparte, and his been in the Hyatt family's possession since 1870. According to old note t...
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Old Wooden Chairs, 4, c. 1720's [160730]1491 - Old Wooden Chairs, 4, c. 1720's [160730]
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4 light wood, perhaps pine, chairs. As per old note on bottom of a chair, "This chair, and three others of like construction are part of the we...
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Quartz and Carved Wood Compartment Box [161519]1492 - Quartz and Carved Wood Compartment Box [161519]
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Nice 19th century carved wood box with 5 quartz side panels, 2 metal handles, lock and key. 2 internal storage drawers. 5.5x8.25x5". Date: C...
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Lietz Stereo Viewer & Surveyor Level [161547]1493 - Lietz Stereo Viewer & Surveyor Level [161547]
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Lietz 3D Stereo Viewer with leather case, c. 1950's, made in Japan 6x3.5". K E surveyors hand level, c. 1950's in leather case 5.5x1.25...
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Mounted Square Nail Collection [161777]1494 - Mounted Square Nail Collection [161777]
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25 square nails and a few other square metal pieces mounted on pine. They range from 1.5-9.5". DKR scratched into lower left corner. Wood 11.5-...
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Rusty Ax Heads, Tools and a Trap [161787]1495 - Rusty Ax Heads, Tools and a Trap [161787]
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37 lbs. of rusty ax heads, wedges, a trap and more. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance:
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Rusty Tool Collection [161728]1496 - Rusty Tool Collection [161728]
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About 41 lbs. of old tools, mostly rusty. Includes file, spike, hoop and wrenches. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance:
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Chinese Hand Carved Antique Wood Box [142943]1497 - Chinese Hand Carved Antique Wood Box [142943]
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Beautifully and intricately carved antique wood box believed to be Camphor wood, the aromatic wood that naturally repels insects, similar to cedar. P
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Tibetan Flint Pouch / Chuckmuck - Early Antique! [156900]1498 - Tibetan Flint Pouch / Chuckmuck - Early Antique! [156900]
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Early antique Tibetan Flint pouch, called a "Chuckmuck", an onomatopoeic word that resembles the sound made by the steel striker when it i...
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Sold to H*****1 for (150.00 + 37.50BP) = 187.50
 
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Vintage French Violet Beads on Original Spool [163086]1499 - Vintage French Violet Beads on Original Spool [163086]
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String of violet colored beads on original spool, imported from Lyon, France by Boris Bead Co. This is probably 200 feet in length and 150 years old.
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