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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Greeting Card Post Card Collection (280+) [151050]1150 - Greeting Card Post Card Collection (280+) [151050]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of over 280 post cards used as birthday/holiday greetings or greeting cards from vacationers visiting faraway places in the US (Mushroom Park, CO
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to b*******e for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Valentine Postcards (48) [148683]1151 - Valentine Postcards (48) [148683]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 48 vintage Valentine cards including 24 split-back post cards and 2 mechanical cards. Collection also includes 4 vintage Christmas holiday pos
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (35.00 + 8.75) = 43.75
 
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Horse Racing Postcards & Ephemera [134761]1152 - Horse Racing Postcards & Ephemera [134761]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 44. Includes: 11 real photo postcards (Santa Anita Race Track, Miami Jockey Club, Hollywood Turf Club, etc.); 27 other postcards (chrome and li
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to b*******e for (75.00 + 16.50) = 91.50
 
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Horses with Buggies Real Photo Postcards [134770]1153 - Horses with Buggies Real Photo Postcards [134770]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 37. All but two are RPPC. Includes: Springfield Water Supply Co. of Philadelphia; Smithville Horse Show; Sattley, California; cream wagon; Brow
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to d*******f for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Horses with Cowboys Real Photo Postcards [134768]1154 - Horses with Cowboys Real Photo Postcards [134768]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 19. All but one are RPPCs. Identified views include: Arbuckle, California; Conway, Washington; San Clemente Ranch, Del Monte, CA; Nebraska; Arc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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Horse Drawn Fire Wagon RPC Postcards (2) [145523]1155 - Horse Drawn Fire Wagon RPC Postcards (2) [145523]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of three vintage real photo postcards of firemen and their horse drawn wagons. Battle Creek, Michigan, Rochester New York and Bisbee Arizona. Da
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to y******e for (65.00 + 16.25) = 81.25
 
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Humorous Police Postcards [147552]1156 - Humorous Police Postcards [147552]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of about 25 vintage humorous postcards involving police. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Mickey Mouse & Donald Duck Postcards (25) [140472]1157 - Mickey Mouse & Donald Duck Postcards (25) [140472]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A collection of 25 postcards, picturing various early (1930's) cartoon scenes of Walt Disney's best friend, Mickey Mouse and his main squeez...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to d*******f for (85.00 + 21.25) = 106.25
 
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Midwest & Eastern Gas Station Real Photo Postcards [134855]1158 - Midwest & Eastern Gas Station Real Photo Postcards [134855]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 8 different. Includes: B-Line Cabin Camp, Blair, Nebraska; Home Oil Co., Hiawatha, Kansas; Ashland Motor Co., Ashland, Nebraska; Sunoco station
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to b*******e for (90.00 + 19.80) = 109.80
 
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Vintage Auto RPC's and Postcards [150677]1159 - Vintage Auto RPC's and Postcards [150677]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Matson in the Chalmers 30 winning the Massapequa Sweepstakes in record time. 2 open top car postcards. 2 convertible RPC's. Date: Country (i...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to j*******h for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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Tour Car Postcards (9) [128237]1160 - Tour Car Postcards (9) [128237]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of approximately nine (9) postcards showing touring cars and buses for areas such as Yellowstone National Park, Denver and other locales. All ar
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 180.00
Sold to b*******e for (40.00 + 8.80) = 48.80
 
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Military Postcards: Anti-Hitler [127191]1161 - Military Postcards: Anti-Hitler [127191]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 42 including a handful of RPPC. This is a historic group! All feature illustrations or staged photos that are mocking Hitler. All are divided b
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to b*******n for (170.00 + 37.40) = 207.40
 
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Nice Western Postcard Group [150681]1162 - Nice Western Postcard Group [150681]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
About 40 Western postcards. Better than usual group with Fred Harvey, Catalina, Needles. A few RPC's and some unusual SoCal views. Date: Coun...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to a****y for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Postcards of Birds [142236]1163 - Postcards of Birds [142236]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 76. Color art work, embossed images, non split back and split back.information cards, several are Wildlife series w/imprinted logo and
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to b*******e for (30.00 + 6.60) = 36.60
 
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Sideshow Postcards & Ephemera (27) [141095]1164 - Sideshow Postcards & Ephemera (27) [141095]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a curious group of 27 pieces, including postcards, ad cards and tickets to circuses and sideshow that were once a major part of the American e
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Teddy Bear Historic Real Photo Postcards [127189]1165 - Teddy Bear Historic Real Photo Postcards [127189]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 25 RPPC featuring children with antique teddy bears. Four are hand-colored. Mailed pieces are 1908-1915. Bonus items are 3 vintage photos of pe
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to d*******f for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Trailer & Trailer Park Postcards (60) [141091]1166 - Trailer & Trailer Park Postcards (60) [141091]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A plethora of black & white as well as color postcards showing America's passion of trailer travel in the post-war (WWII) years. Cards show ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 130.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*******e for (85.00 + 18.70) = 103.70
 
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Vintage Ham Radio QSO Cards, 15 [150680]1167 - Vintage Ham Radio QSO Cards, 15 [150680]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
15 vintage ham radio QSO cards from c. 1936. 1 on red wood like paper. 1 RPC with gear. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance:
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimate : 80.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Assorted Vintage Postcards, 29 [153366]1168 - Assorted Vintage Postcards, 29 [153366]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
29 Us and foreign postcards. Children, castle, Saint Gilles, Walchern, some non pictorial, and more. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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Africa Postcard Collection [134867]1169 - Africa Postcard Collection [134867]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 60. General group of African postcards including 20+ real photo postcards. Nearly all are early divided back. No linen or pioneer. Few scenic c
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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CPR Banff Springs Hotel Postcards [142106]1170 - CPR Banff Springs Hotel Postcards [142106]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 22. RPC’s, wht borders and color. Six postmarked : Banff Hotel, Chicago. 1-4 cent stamps. One 2 cent Fathers of Confederation
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (65.00 + 16.25) = 81.25
 
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Canada Banff Postcards [143442]1171 - Canada Banff Postcards [143442]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 55. Some RPC’s, wht. Borders. Three imprinted Souvenir Post Card Two groups : one Banff RR cards designation , two both RR and NonR
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to p*******0 for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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CPR Chateau at Lake Louise Canada.  Real Photo Post Cards [142111]1172 - CPR Chateau at Lake Louise Canada. Real Photo Post Cards [142111]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 25. Collection of RPC, wht border of Chateau Lake Louise, AKA as CPR Hotel.. Three postmarked : Chateau Lake Louise, Banff, 1, 3 cent stamps
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to p*******0 for (90.00 + 22.50) = 112.50
 
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Canadian Postcards: Toronto, Ontario [127216]1173 - Canadian Postcards: Toronto, Ontario [127216]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 27. Includes 5 undivided back; 4 real photo; and an unusual fan view card. Views include: King Edward Hotel; Traders' Bank of Canada; sod...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Victoria Buildings, Parks, Harbors Postcard’s  [143431]1174 - Victoria Buildings, Parks, Harbors Postcard’s [143431]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 82. Split-back and undivided, Some wht. borders, RPC’s, Two Private Post Cards. Publishers: V & Sons Post Card imprinted logo....
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Niagara Falls,  RCMP Canadian Post Cards [143443]1175 - Niagara Falls, RCMP Canadian Post Cards [143443]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 51. Mostly Color. Some RPC’s and wht. Borders Two Tuck’s Post Cards. Three Fan View Cards (slide open to make a fan w/pic
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Italy Postcard Collection [134982]1176 - Italy Postcard Collection [134982]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 100+ Italian postcards including 5 real photo postcards, 44 undivided back cards, and an 1899 pictorial card. Please inspect. Date: Country
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Philippines Postcards: Manila and Military [134943]1177 - Philippines Postcards: Manila and Military [134943]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 19 postcards. Includes 12 real photo postcards. WWI and WWII-era views include: Bilibid Prison; Fort Santiago; Army club at Camp McKinley; tops
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (120.00 + 30.00) = 150.00
 
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Arizona Postal History Group [151558]1178 - Arizona Postal History Group [151558]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Arizona Postal History Lot of thirteen. 1) Chino manuscript 11/30. Three one cent Franklins. 2) Central Illinois Mining and Reduction Company cc. Wilc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 700.00
Sold to w**********e for (160.00 + 35.20) = 195.20
 
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Independence, Inyo County, California Wells Fargo Postal Cover [151185]1179 - Independence, Inyo County, California Wells Fargo Postal Cover [151185]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A very rare Independence, California Wells Fargo & Co. postal cover. Earliest known Independence Wells Fargo cover. Missing bottom right corrner...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to i*****l for (200.00 + 50.00) = 250.00
 
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1887 Lake Tahoe Cover Plus Two Other Tahoe Corner Ad Covers [148227]1180 - 1887 Lake Tahoe Cover Plus Two Other Tahoe Corner Ad Covers [148227]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3 different. 1) Corner ad cover for DW Lubeck, Auburn, sent to Placerville. Rare 1887 Tahoe Cal. cancel. Reverse has Placerville and Truckee ca
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (30.00 + 6.60) = 36.60
 
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Two Hornitos Wells Fargo Covers [151176]1181 - Two Hornitos Wells Fargo Covers [151176]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 Wells Fargo & Co. covers envelopes stamped Hornitas. The flap is missing on one. Located in Mariposa County, California & incorporated in ...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to j*****0 for (55.00 + 12.10) = 67.10
 
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Piru, CA Wells Fargo/Express Cover [151177]1182 - Piru, CA Wells Fargo/Express Cover [151177]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A Piru, California "entire" envelope cover. See reverse side cancel. Oval appears to be Group 10 of Lectinger but not listed. Ventura Coun...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to l*****I for (275.00 + 68.75) = 343.75
 
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Piute, CA Corner Advertising Cover [151179]1183 - Piute, CA Corner Advertising Cover [151179]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Piute, California corner advertising cover. "Entire," 2 cent rate, rare usuage of 2 different cancellations, one on top of the other. A Pi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (55.00 + 12.10) = 67.10
 
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San Diego to Denver Wells Fargo Cover [145828]1184 - San Diego to Denver Wells Fargo Cover [145828]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very strong San Diego oval cancel. Addressed to BG Hostell(?) of Denver. Two cent Washington entire. Reduced slightly at right. Date: 1887 Country
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to j*****0 for (45.00 + 9.90) = 54.90
 
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St. Helena Double Rate Cover, 1873 [151178]1185 - St. Helena Double Rate Cover, 1873 [151178]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
St. Helena Double Rate 6 cent with a 3 vertical bar cancel in red. St. Helena double ring red addressed to London from St. Helena. Red Chicago through
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to w**********e for (50.00 + 11.00) = 61.00
 
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California and Arizona Postal History Group [150684]1186 - California and Arizona Postal History Group [150684]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
About 50 covers with letter, and postcards. Postmarks include Andrade, Yucca, Valentine, Nelson AZ. Postcards feature women's themes, Catalina, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to s*****l for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Registered Mail Packages, Sierra Nevada, 400 [151371]1187 - Registered Mail Packages, Sierra Nevada, 400 [151371]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
About 400 Registered Mail packages that came thru North Bloomfield and Clipper Gap, CA, c. 1870's-1880's. Cancels mostly from San Francisco,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to a*********3 for (300.00 + 75.00) = 375.00
 
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4 Pacific Union Express Envelopes "Entires" [151175]1188 - 4 Pacific Union Express Envelopes "Entires" [151175]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
4 Pacific Union Express "entires" envelopes. Oval stamp from Santa Cruz to San Francisco. Likely c. 1858-mid to late 1870's since it ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 350.00
Sold to w**********e for (80.00 + 17.60) = 97.60
 
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Akron, Colorado Advertising Corner Covers (2) [145856]1189 - Akron, Colorado Advertising Corner Covers (2) [145856]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) March 31, 1887 double circle. Two cent entire with additional 2 cent Washington and 1 cent Franklin for mail to Germany. Typed, from Harrington, Ma
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to w**********e for (55.00 + 12.10) = 67.10
 
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Alamosa, Colorado Cover with Contents on Buying and Selling Mining Property [145855]1190 - Alamosa, Colorado Cover with Contents on Buying and Selling Mining Property [145855]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Alamosa Cover with Contents on Buying and Selling Mining Property. Dated 1885; six years after a post office was granted. Includes a letter on the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d********d for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Alma, Colorado Postal History [145854]1191 - Alma, Colorado Postal History [145854]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two covers from Alma, Colorado. post office opened in 1873. These are early Alma covers. 1) Jan 16, Alma Colo. Three blue one cent Franklin stamps. 2)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 60.00 - 80.00
Sold to x*****m for (45.00 + 11.25) = 56.25
 
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Alpine & St. Elmo Mining Related Covers (3) [145852]1192 - Alpine & St. Elmo Mining Related Covers (3) [145852]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Alpine is a rarity 6. Three 1880's covers. 1) Jay Gould Mine advertising cover. Kamak manager. Alpine. Colo. Has been crossed out. Postmark is ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to D******3 for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Amethyst Mineral Co., Colorado Advertising Covers (3) [145853]1193 - Amethyst Mineral Co., Colorado Advertising Covers (3) [145853]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Lost Lake Hatchery with blue pictorial of fish jumping. 1909. Nice! 2) Laramie Electric Gas, Light & Fuel advertising corner. 1894. Amethyst ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to j*****0 for (35.00 + 7.70) = 42.70
 
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Animas City/Animas Forks Cover Group (4) [145851]1194 - Animas City/Animas Forks Cover Group (4) [145851]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Double circle Animas Forks with target cancel. Light, but very readable strike. 2) Animas City. 1879 Star in Circle cancel. Contents included - leg
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to w**********e for (55.00 + 12.10) = 67.10
 
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Aspen Advertising Cover Group (6) [145850]1195 - Aspen Advertising Cover Group (6) [145850]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of six. Very fancy corner advertisement for FL Mollin & Co., Druggists. 1885. 2) First National Bank 1890. 3) Fancy scrip Clarendon Hotel. 1...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to w**********e for (100.00 + 22.00) = 122.00
 
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Aspen, Colorado Mining Related Advertising Covers (4) [145849]1196 - Aspen, Colorado Mining Related Advertising Covers (4) [145849]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Arkell, McMillan & Stewart, Mines and Mining stocks. Very nice bird's eye view of Aspen Pictorial. Issued to W. A. Stratton. Stratton had...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (75.00 + 16.50) = 91.50
 
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Aspen, Colorado Wells Fargo Cover [145812]1197 - Aspen, Colorado Wells Fargo Cover [145812]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cover is addressed to the Aspen Lumber Company! We have seen two other Wells Fargo covers addressed to Aspen. They both have a straight line stamp of
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Bald Mountain, Colorado Cover Group (2)  [145869]1198 - Bald Mountain, Colorado Cover Group (2) [145869]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Located in Gilpin County. It no longer exists! 1) Purple 1878 with target cancel. 2) July 15. Addressed to Vermont. Nevadaville was a gold-mining town
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (40.00 + 8.80) = 48.80
 
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Berthoud, Colorado Cover Collection (7) [145868]1199 - Berthoud, Colorado Cover Collection (7) [145868]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of seven. Includes a February 24, 1878 manuscript cancel. Four corner advertising covers: RM Hubbell general merchandise, Grand View Hotel, Knight
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to a****y for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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