The Wild West Auction (July 2022)

Auction Details

Day 1, Thursday, July 21st, 2022 (Lots 1000-1611)
Philatelic (1000-1480)
Postcards (1000-1177)
Postal History feat. Elcano NV Collection and Bracken Collection (1178-1480)
Express (1481-1500)
Stocks & Bonds (1501-1611)

Day 2, Friday, July 22nd, 2022 (Lots 2000-2625)
Art (2000-2073)
Transportation (2074-2214)
Railroad & Steamer Passes (2074-2156)
Ephemera & Artifacts (2157-2214)
General Americana (2215-2626)
Geographic Sort (2215-2411)
Miscellaneous Categories (2412-2535)
General Store (2536-2626)

Day 3, Saturday, July 23rd, 2022 (Lots 3000-3622)
Firearms & Militaria (3000-3066)
Numismatics (3067-3623)
Currency & Scrip (3067-3112)
Coins feat. US, Ancient, Foreign (3113-3308)
Medals, Badges, & Exonumia (3309-3360)
Tokens feat. Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, & Oklahoma (3361-3623)

Day 4, Sunday, July 24th, 2022 (Lots 4000-4584)
Native Americana (4000-4053)
Cowboy & Wild West (4054-4091)
Minerals & Mining (4092-4193)
Sports (4194-4299)
Bottles feat. Colorado and Oklahoma (4300-4496)
Saloon, Tobacciana, & Gaming (4497-4584)
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Fabulous Midwest Railroad Corner Cover Collection [151596]1450 - Fabulous Midwest Railroad Corner Cover Collection [151596]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is the best railroad postal history collection we have seen. 25 pieces and almost all have a story to tell. In this limited space we can only tou
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Estimate : 240.00 - 500.00
Sold to d****p for (120.00 + 30.00) = 150.00
 
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Railroad Cover Collection; c. 1880s-1940s [153569]1451 - Railroad Cover Collection; c. 1880s-1940s [153569]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of about 42 postal covers from various railroad companies in New York, Missouri, Kansas, Illinois, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, etc. Most
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Nice Group of US Automotive Covers, 14 [151287]1452 - Nice Group of US Automotive Covers, 14 [151287]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
14 different legal sized covers for US auto manufacturers including Reo, Cadillac, Chevrolet, International, Studebaker, Continental-Divco, Graham-Pai
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimate : 120.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Multi Stamp US Covers, 19 [153362]1453 - Multi Stamp US Covers, 19 [153362]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
19 US covers with odd denominations or multi stamps. Various postmarks. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance:
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Estimate : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to S*****5 for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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US Stamp Collection in 2 Nice Binders, 1960-1990's [152160]1454 - US Stamp Collection in 2 Nice Binders, 1960-1990's [152160]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 nice Minkus binders hold nearly complete mint US stamps from 1960-1978, airmails from 1918-1976( No Graff Zepellin), assorted postage due, special d
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Estimate : 1,200.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to r********n for (500.00 + 125.00) = 625.00
 
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Postal Cancellation Collection, 34 [153363]1455 - Postal Cancellation Collection, 34 [153363]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
34 covers with various cancels. Newport, RI, New London, CT, Tannersville, NY, New Brighton, NY, Grahamsville, NY Buffalo, NY, Rye ,NY and more. Mostl
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Estimate : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Western Mining Mail Promotional Material, Wyoming  [151187]1456 - Western Mining Mail Promotional Material, Wyoming [151187]
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Western Mining Promtional mail and materials. Includes letters to shareholders from the Offices of Boston & Seattle Mining Co, 1902, on thin pin...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Western Postal Covers [143400]1457 - Western Postal Covers [143400]
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Lot of four western covers: one from the Palace Hotel San Francisco; one from Cherry Creek, Nevada; one from Seattle, Washington Territory; 1914 from
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Censored WW I Covers, 6 [153365]1458 - Censored WW I Covers, 6 [153365]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
6 c. WW1 covers with attached sticker "Opened by Censor". Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance:
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimate : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Censored World War Two Postal Covers [143406]1459 - Censored World War Two Postal Covers [143406]
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Lot of over 75 postal covers opened by military examiners and censors. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance:
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to n*******4 for (60.00 + 13.20) = 73.20
 
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World War Two Postal Covers [143402]1460 - World War Two Postal Covers [143402]
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Lot of 25 postal covers from World War Two. U. S. Forces in the Virgin Islands, U.S. Army Postal Service, Fort McClellan Alabama and others. Date:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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World War Two Postal Covers [143404]1461 - World War Two Postal Covers [143404]
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Lot of over 65 postal covers "free" (no postage) military mail from World War Two. Many addressed to "Ranger" at Esquire magazi...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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World War II Postmark Collection Multiple States and some foreign  [150231]1462 - World War II Postmark Collection Multiple States and some foreign [150231]
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A postmark lovers extravaganza. Well over 1,000 well organized postmarks, mostly from U.S. states, some Canadian and other countries. Organized by Sta
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to p********n for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Foreign Postal Covers [143403]1463 - Foreign Postal Covers [143403]
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Very nice collection of over 70 foreign postal covers, dating back to the early 1900s. France, Australia, Poland, Germany, Guatemala, Bahamas and many
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to S*****5 for (65.00 + 16.25) = 81.25
 
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Canadian Registered Postal Covers [143401]1464 - Canadian Registered Postal Covers [143401]
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Lot of 14 registered mail postal covers from the Bank of Nova Scotia to the Bank of New York, with Canadian postage. Most from the 1940s. Many with wa
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to S*****5 for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Ouray, Colorado Postal Seal [145846]1465 - Ouray, Colorado Postal Seal [145846]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice sealer! Unscrew the top to change the date and time. It is currently set of Jun 6 at 12 pm. Cute, interesting and rare! Date: c1890's Cou...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to D******a for (200.00 + 50.00) = 250.00
 
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Missouri Post Office Seal [145845]1466 - Missouri Post Office Seal [145845]
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Postal Cancel. Hard to read, but looks something like WI -- LAUCRS??? . The cancel had been worn down. But the silver top "P - O" (post of...
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to D******a for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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Post Office Letter Sorting Box, Tabletop [152525]1467 - Post Office Letter Sorting Box, Tabletop [152525]
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Tabletop letter-sorting box made of straight-grained white oak with dovetailed joints on the base. It has three rows of 18 compartments, each with div
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Post Office Mail Sorting Cabinet [152527]1468 - Post Office Mail Sorting Cabinet [152527]
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Mail-sorting cabinet made from quartersawn white oak. It has eight rows with ten compartments each, and all dividers are present. It appears there wa
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimate : 500.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Post Office Sorting Table & Vertical Sorting Trays [152501]1469 - Post Office Sorting Table & Vertical Sorting Trays [152501]
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Post Office sorting table and trays. Oak cabinet. Waist-high sorting area with four rows of 25 cubby holes for envelopes. Great for a personal Post Of
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,600.00
 
 
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Post Office Sorting Table with Sorting Cubicles [152504]1470 - Post Office Sorting Table with Sorting Cubicles [152504]
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Post Office sorting table with four rows of 15 cubby holes for mail sorting. Oak construction, well used, 43 x 28 inches, c1890-1910. Date: Countr
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimate : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Post Office Retail Frontispiece [152491]1471 - Post Office Retail Frontispiece [152491]
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Original, small Post Office frontispiece from the Postmaster Supply Co of Baltimore, Maryland, and Kansas City, Missouri. It has a small, 8.5 x 12.5-i
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimate : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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U.S. Post Office Letter Box,  Brass & Steel Construction [152535]1472 - U.S. Post Office Letter Box, Brass & Steel Construction [152535]
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Brass and steel, street-side letter box for US Mail made by Cutler Mail Chute Company of Rochester, NY. Cutler Mailing System authorized by United Sta
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimate : 800.00 - 1,600.00
 
 
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US Post Office Business Frontispieces - Matched Pair [152502]1473 - US Post Office Business Frontispieces - Matched Pair [152502]
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US Post Office frontispieces in Eastlake style, made of quartersawn oak. There are two separate side-by-side panels. Includes the original metal swing
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Estimate : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to r*****r for (1,000.00 + 220.00) = 1,220.00
 
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US Postage Stamp Dispensary Case [152544]1474 - US Postage Stamp Dispensary Case [152544]
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US Postage Stamp Dispensary Case with no contents. Label on side reads // This machine sells US postage stamps / two 2c or four 1c stamps for 5c. Drop
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to M*********n for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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USPS Letter Carrier Pin and Ribbon Collection [150686]1475 - 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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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Postal Letter Carrier Hat Piece.  [147147]1476 - Postal Letter Carrier Hat Piece. [147147]
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Vintage U.S.Post Office Letter Carrier Hat Badge Approximately 3InX3In Heavy Thick Metal. U.S.Post Office Letter Carrier Hat Badge #30 . In 1922, th
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Estimate : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold to d******8 for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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National Assoc. of Postmasters 39th Convention Delegate ribbon/Badge [147150]1477 - National Assoc. of Postmasters 39th Convention Delegate ribbon/Badge [147150]
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National Assoc. of Postmasters 39th annual convention Oct 10, 1939. Delegate ribbon of Wm. St. Germain Jersey City , NJ. Blue ribbon , Name in encas
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimate : 60.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Invoice & Mailbag [151191]1478 - Invoice & Mailbag [151191]
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A pairing of a mailbag & invoice, with the latter out of Arizona from Fred Stephens Staple and Fancy Groceries, Dry Goods, Mining Supplies, Farm...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to W*******g for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Scott Stamp Catalogs [151296]1479 - Scott Stamp Catalogs [151296]
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Lot of eleven Scott Stamp Reference Catalogs. 2006 five volumes; 2008, missing volume three. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provena
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to A****k for (35.00 + 8.75) = 43.75
 
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A Century of California Post Offices by Frickstad [150253]1480 - A Century of California Post Offices by Frickstad [150253]
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Softcover listings of California post offices from 1848-1954. 395pp with TOC. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance: Stuart Ma
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to b*******e for (55.00 + 12.10) = 67.10
 
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Wells Fargo & Co. Express Bag Reproductions; 1960s [153649]1481 - Wells Fargo & Co. Express Bag Reproductions; 1960s [153649]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two reproduced Wells Fargo & Co. Express mail bags. These reproductions were probably made around the 1960s. Both have the words "W.F. &...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Wells Fargo & Company Stage Lines Sign [153516]1482 - Wells Fargo & Company Stage Lines Sign [153516]
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Exterior wall mounted sign for the stage office, 30 inches by 15 inches. Blue and white porcelain. Two sided. Numerous dings, two bullet punctures. No
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to A*****0 for (600.00 + 132.00) = 732.00
 
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Wells Fargo Rates of Fare Mounted on Original Drawing [152184]1483 - Wells Fargo Rates of Fare Mounted on Original Drawing [152184]
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Wells Fargo and Company, Rates of Fare from Virginia. 1868. Mounted on original "free hand sketch" in pencil looking south of Virginia eas...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to G*********r for (1,350.00 + 337.50) = 1,687.50
 
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Nevada Wells Fargo Receipts; 1871, 1890 [153588]1484 - Nevada Wells Fargo Receipts; 1871, 1890 [153588]
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Two receipts from Wells Fargo & Co. related to mining freight. A) Consignee's receipt for Jerry Schooling, State Treasurer. To Wells, Fargo...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t********n.. for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Wells Fargo Stagecoach Receipt [150188]1485 - Wells Fargo Stagecoach Receipt [150188]
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Unused receipt from Wells Fargo Stage Dept. c. 1860's. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance: Stuart Mackenzie Montana E...
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to t********n.. for (55.00 + 13.75) = 68.75
 
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Wells Fargo Bag Sealer with Seals [152437]1486 - Wells Fargo Bag Sealer with Seals [152437]
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Rare bag sealer. WF & Co EXP//807 seal with about 25 lead seals with attached wires. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenanc...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to b*******n for (160.00 + 35.20) = 195.20
 
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Wells Fargo Lock and Key [152048]1487 - Wells Fargo Lock and Key [152048]
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Heart shaped Wells Fargo lock and key. WF. & Co. on key guard. Pivoting U on bottom is bent. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: P...
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Estimate : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f********a.. for (375.00 + 93.75) = 468.75
 
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Strongbox, 19th Century, "Floor Safe" [152319]1488 - Strongbox, 19th Century, "Floor Safe" [152319]
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Mid to third quarter 19th century classic strongbox, also known as a floor safe. Hinged top door, with gold and black trim on deep red. Not all paint
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Reproduced Wells Fargo Treasure Box [153644]1489 - Reproduced Wells Fargo Treasure Box [153644]
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Reproduced Wells Fargo & Co. treasure box. This is a reproduction of the green treasure boxes that Wells Fargo used to transport gold, money, ch...
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Estimate : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to b*******n for (550.00 + 121.00) = 671.00
 
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Early Railway Express Wooden Strong Box [152290]1490 - Early Railway Express Wooden Strong Box [152290]
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Fantastic early wooden Railway Express strongbox. Predates the iron Railway Express strong boxes of the 19th century. Metal corners, front latch, lock
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Estimate : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to S**********r for (900.00 + 225.00) = 1,125.00
 
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Railway Express Strongbox [152513]1491 - Railway Express Strongbox [152513]
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Classic cast-iron, large Railway Express strongbox for transporting gold, bullion, coin, and money. All original handles intact, and the original fron
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to D******a for (450.00 + 112.50) = 562.50
 
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Railway Express Agency Cast Iron Scale with Original Label [153337]1492 - Railway Express Agency Cast Iron Scale with Original Label [153337]
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60# cast iron scale with rarely found original label intact on weighing plate. 11x17.5" Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Prove...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to D******a for (275.00 + 68.75) = 343.75
 
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Railway Express Agency Metal Sign [152099]1493 - Railway Express Agency Metal Sign [152099]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice metal Railway Express Agency sign. Recessed yellow and red letters on green background with red trim. Brass ferrules in mounting holes. 72x12&q...
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to M*********n for (400.00 + 100.00) = 500.00
 
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Railway Express Agency Red Sign [151794]1494 - Railway Express Agency Red Sign [151794]
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Discoloration in dead center and near right hand hole for posting. Otherwise, not bad for this original. 8x8" Date: Country (if not USA):...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to D******a for (170.00 + 42.50) = 212.50
 
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Railway Express Agency Signs (2) [153609]1495 - Railway Express Agency Signs (2) [153609]
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Lot of two signs for the Railway Express Agency. The REA was a package delivery service that used railroads in the United State between 1918 and 1975.
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 400.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Rare Colorado Express Fob [152090]1496 - Rare Colorado Express Fob [152090]
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Rare brass Colorado Express tag. H. Vogt, 2, Express. 1.75" Date: Country (if not USA): State: Colorado City: Provenance: Gary Bracken...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Leadville Express Photograph [153568]1497 - Leadville Express Photograph [153568]
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Photograph of the Leadville Express at Evergreen Lakes in Colorado. This photo features an express wagon with about six people in it. There is a handw
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Estimate : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to t********n.. for (120.00 + 30.00) = 150.00
 
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American Express, Lindsay Neb. Wax Sealer [153390]1498 - American Express, Lindsay Neb. Wax Sealer [153390]
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Brass wax sealer. American Express. Lindsay Neb. Lindsay was platted in 1866 and eventually had 4 freight trains and 2 passenger trains daily. By 1917
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Overland Mail & Express Baggage Tags, 3 [152070]1499 - Overland Mail & Express Baggage Tags, 3 [152070]
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3 brass Overland Mail & Express baggage checks with 2 leather straps. 463 Baggage Check and duplicate and 956 duplicate. 1 3/8x1 5/8. Date: C...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******r for (200.00 + 50.00) = 250.00
 
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