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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Two Interesting K. T. Covers [151777]1300 - Two Interesting K. T. Covers [151777]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Topeka Jul. 10. K. T. Sent to Kentucky via Cincinnati. 2) Lawrence Nov. 17, K. T. Both had Scott #26 stamps. This is an1857-1860 postmark. Date:
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (35.00 + 8.75) = 43.75
 
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Austin, Missouri Early Cover [151981]1301 - Austin, Missouri Early Cover [151981]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Weak, but readable, postmark. Target cancel. Addressed to Mr. A. Stewart of New York City. Reverse has a handwritten "St. Louis D.P.O, Mo."...
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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Independence Stampless Official Business Cover [152006]1302 - Independence Stampless Official Business Cover [152006]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This 1851 stampless letter is address to Major General Jones. It is from Lt. Colonel D. S. Miles. It had originally kept the report from his journey t
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (90.00 + 22.50) = 112.50
 
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Kansas City Corner Advertising Covers [151994]1303 - Kansas City Corner Advertising Covers [151994]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 22. Some are Southwest News, Walker-Brewster Grocer, Murdock manufacturing, Burnett & McVey hardware, Dold beef & pork packing, Galla...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Registered and Air Mail Missouri Covers [151991]1304 - Registered and Air Mail Missouri Covers [151991]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Multiple stamps applied make both of these a nice find! 1) Air Mail. 1932 violet double ring. Also registered #249450. One 10 cent, one five cent and
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (55.00 + 12.10) = 67.10
 
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Rare 7c Rate from Phelps City, Missouri to Germany [153503]1305 - Rare 7c Rate from Phelps City, Missouri to Germany [153503]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Weak but readable postmark. Target cancel. Rectangular red 1873 received or transfer stamp on front. Addressed to Aurich, Germany. Aurich is a town in
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Estimate : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to w**********e for (40.00 + 8.80) = 48.80
 
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Three Interesting Platte City Covers [153504]1306 - Three Interesting Platte City Covers [153504]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Stampless letter. Manuscript '10' rate. May 21, Platte City. 1848 date garnered from the insert of a (news)paper to keep the county seat ...
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Estimate : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to w**********e for (25.00 + 5.50) = 30.50
 
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Poplar Bluff Corner Advertising Covers Group (3) [153505]1307 - Poplar Bluff Corner Advertising Covers Group (3) [153505]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Poplar Bluff received their post office in 1852. The French were the first Europeans to assert any territorial rights over the Poplar Bluff area. The
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to d****9 for (15.00 + 3.75) = 18.75
 
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Princeton, Missouri Postal History [153506]1308 - Princeton, Missouri Postal History [153506]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A post office was opened here in 1849. 1) Nine years later this first cover was mailed. It is a three cent entire. Large circular postmark used as a c
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Estimate : 50.00 - 60.00
Sold to d****9 for (15.00 + 3.75) = 18.75
 
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Rich Hill, Missouri Covers [153507]1309 - Rich Hill, Missouri Covers [153507]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rich Hill is a city in southern Bates County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area. It was platted in 1880. The city was named i
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Estimate : 50.00 - 70.00
Sold to d*******f for (15.00 + 3.75) = 18.75
 
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Five Rolla Covers (Civil War, pictorial locomotive, double circle) [153508]1310 - Five Rolla Covers (Civil War, pictorial locomotive, double circle) [153508]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of five. 1-2) Two covers with Scott #114 three cent pictorial locomotive blue stamps. These were first put into use in 1869. 3-4) Two earlier (c18
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to c*********p for (70.00 + 17.50) = 87.50
 
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U. S. Pension Office Postmark on Rothville Cover [153509]1311 - U. S. Pension Office Postmark on Rothville Cover [153509]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Sent to Department of Interior, Pension Office in Washington D. C. Sent Sep. 29, 1886. Manuscript cancel. This 1886 letter seems most likely to be att
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Estimate : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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Early Springfield Cover Collection (10) [153490]1312 - Early Springfield Cover Collection (10) [153490]
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Two with contents. 1) 1520 stamped letter with no cover. Note to lawyer. 2) 1863 double circle. 3) About a deposition for Spillman "I had not t...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to C*******t for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Fancy Saloon/Horse Color Advertising Cover, Springfield, Missouri [153502]1313 - Fancy Saloon/Horse Color Advertising Cover, Springfield, Missouri [153502]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
WOW! Burke & Kerr / Antique Saloon / Baker Arcade / Springfield, Mo. Pictorial is of three horses racing under a horseshoe with the saying "...
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Estimate : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to t***6 for (55.00 + 13.75) = 68.75
 
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St. Charles Cover Group (3) [151982]1314 - St. Charles Cover Group (3) [151982]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Stampless letter. Dated July 1, 1848. PAID with manuscript '5'. Sent to Jacksonville, Illinois. Letter to family. Talks about death of fa...
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to w**********e for (40.00 + 8.80) = 48.80
 
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St. Joseph 1861 Civil War Related Cover [151985]1315 - St. Joseph 1861 Civil War Related Cover [151985]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
February 18th double ring CDS. Earliest usage of this postmark when purchased. The year of 1861 could be determined by the green ink which was only kn
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Estimate : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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St. Joseph, Missouri Cover Collection (advertising covers galore) [151990]1316 - St. Joseph, Missouri Cover Collection (advertising covers galore) [151990]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of thirty - 25 advertising covers. Includes 1/2 face Saint Joseph Weekly Gazette, Burgess & Allyn livery, fancy script Medical Herald, Young...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to p********n for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Underprint Bicycle Cover, St. Joseph, Missouri [151980]1317 - Underprint Bicycle Cover, St. Joseph, Missouri [151980]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a unique cover. An underprint red bicycle that is the size of the cover! 1889 St. Joseph cover with a Akhurst-Eberly Arms Co., Sporting goods
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Estimate : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to w**********e for (30.00 + 6.60) = 36.60
 
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Two Early Stockton, Missouri Covers [153495]1318 - Two Early Stockton, Missouri Covers [153495]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Most interesting! Purple bold postmark. Cover advertising for E. Hoerning, Boots & Shoes. Blue three cent locomotive postage stamp (Scott 114...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to w**********e for (35.00 + 7.70) = 42.70
 
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Warrensburg/Troy Stampless Letters [153496]1319 - Warrensburg/Troy Stampless Letters [153496]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Warrensburg. Nov. 14. Date on letter says 1842. This is five years after the post office opened. It is a deposition of David B. Comps over property
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (70.00 + 17.50) = 87.50
 
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Warsaw, Missouri Cover Collection (one pre stamped 10) [153489]1320 - Warsaw, Missouri Cover Collection (one pre stamped 10) [153489]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 5. Warsaw received a post office in 1839. 1) Stampless envelope with a paid '10'. Aug. 7 (upside down?). Addressed to James A Brown i...
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to w**********e for (20.00 + 4.40) = 24.40
 
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Three Nice West Plains Advertising Covers [153499]1321 - Three Nice West Plains Advertising Covers [153499]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
West Plains post office opened in 1858. 1) E. F. Haynes real estate. On green cover with a white oval housing the advertisement. 1883. 2) HT Smith cou
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Westport, Missouri Cover Group (5)  [153498]1322 - Westport, Missouri Cover Group (5) [153498]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) The oldest is a stampless envelope (pre1855) PAID 5. 2) 1859 Westport manuscript. December 26. Manuscript cancel. Sent to Mrs. Fisher of Paola. K.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to w**********e for (60.00 + 13.20) = 73.20
 
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Four Small Town  Missouri Covers [151992]1323 - Four Small Town Missouri Covers [151992]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Peru. 1901. The Peru post office was open from 1892 to 1901! This cover was mailed just before closure. Advertising cover for George Baker, general
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Four Stampless Missouri Covers [153500]1324 - Four Stampless Missouri Covers [153500]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Weston. Pre-1855. No content. 2) Parkville 1846. Manuscript postmark with manuscript '10'. Asa Wood write his parents in Rock Island for ...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Three Missouri Stampless Letters, pre-1955 [153491]1325 - Three Missouri Stampless Letters, pre-1955 [153491]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) October 3, green postmark with paid '5'. From Bowdark, Missouri. Written go Reverend Townsend of the Missionary Society. Bois D'Arc, ...
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Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to C*******t for (300.00 + 75.00) = 375.00
 
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Three Missouri Manuscript Covers [152005]1326 - Three Missouri Manuscript Covers [152005]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Tiff City. Post office opened in 1877. This could be a first year cover. 2) Willard. Willard opened in 1858. 3) Thornleigh. Aug. 12. Opened from 18
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Missouri Covers from Small Towns Starting with 'P' [151986]1327 - Missouri Covers from Small Towns Starting with 'P' [151986]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of six. Decatur House in Pierce City, Pictorial advertising cover. Pierce City Octagonal 1884, Atlantic Hotel advertising cover from Pleasant Hill
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to w**********e for (20.00 + 4.40) = 24.40
 
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Missouri Covers for Small Towns starting with R & Q [151987]1328 - Missouri Covers for Small Towns starting with R & Q [151987]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Roanoke 1880 (post office opened in this county in 1871). Corner advertising for RJ Bagby, Physician, druggist and retail grocer and bookseller. Yo
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Missouri Covers for Cities that Begin with W [153501]1329 - Missouri Covers for Cities that Begin with W [153501]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of eight. 1-2) Wellsville. 1883. One cent Franklin and 3c Washington. One addressed to the City and one to Indiana. 3) Weston. GM Doppler dry good
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to w**********e for (20.00 + 4.40) = 24.40
 
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Six Interesting Missouri Covers [153497]1330 - Six Interesting Missouri Covers [153497]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Postmaster Postmark. J. Potter of Truney's Sta., Clinton Co., Mo. Great pictorial advertising piece with a large sheep and 'Stub No. 440&...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Six Missouri Railroad Related Covers [151989]1331 - Six Missouri Railroad Related Covers [151989]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Corner advertising for the Parkville & Grand River RR. Parkville large postmark which acts as cancel. Early. Front only. 2) Kansas City Cable...
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Estimate : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to w**********e for (35.00 + 7.70) = 42.70
 
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Montana Postal Covers [148851]1332 - Montana Postal Covers [148851]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Dealer lot of about 100 raw random Montana postal covers from 1869-1910. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Montana City: Provenance: Stuart
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to n*******4 for (140.00 + 30.80) = 170.80
 
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Shasta to Montana Postal Cover [148865]1333 - Shasta to Montana Postal Cover [148865]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Addressed to Peter V. Jackson Esq. / Sterling / Montana Territory / green 3 cent stamp. Date: Country (if not USA): State: Montana City: Prov
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Estimate : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to w**********e for (20.00 + 4.40) = 24.40
 
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Nebraska Territory/Nebraska Postal History Group [151590]1334 - Nebraska Territory/Nebraska Postal History Group [151590]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of seven. Three early Nebraska Territory: Nebraska City, large oval, Surveyor General’s Office; Omaha City large circle; Nebraska City, l
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Rarity 6 with a  nice strike of Alpine, Nevada [144233]1335 - Rarity 6 with a nice strike of Alpine, Nevada [144233]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1909. Postal Card. Alpine, Nevada Postal from Warren Williams. Includes a short history of the range wars including the part Warren Williams (address
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Estimate : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to s***0 for (60.00 + 13.20) = 73.20
 
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Postal History Label: Austin to Battle Mountain, Nevada [151180]1336 - Postal History Label: Austin to Battle Mountain, Nevada [151180]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Postal history label used for equipment shipped to Austin, Nevada from Battle Mountain, Nevada. See reverse for 10 cent rate rare useage of 2 stamps t
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8***9 for (50.00 + 11.00) = 61.00
 
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2 Belleville Partial Postmarks with Historic Letters (Pahdet Canyon!) [144091]1337 - 2 Belleville Partial Postmarks with Historic Letters (Pahdet Canyon!) [144091]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rarity – 6. Although not complete (see photo) they are strong and easily determined. 1) 1881. Right and left sides of postmark did not strike
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Estimate : 90.00 - 150.00
Sold to s***0 for (50.00 + 11.00) = 61.00
 
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Manuscript Bernice, Nevada Postmark [144228]1338 - Manuscript Bernice, Nevada Postmark [144228]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Earliest known Bernice cancel. 1889. Rarity-7. Cover with nearly perfect strike. includes articles from the Reno newspapers on Bernice and a short Ber
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Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to g****v for (70.00 + 15.40) = 85.40
 
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Buena Vista, Esmeralda County Postmark [144095]1339 - Buena Vista, Esmeralda County Postmark [144095]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1906. Rarity-6. Excellent strike. Includes a history of Buena Vista from 1905 - 1909 through articles in the Inyo County Register. Date: 1906 Cou
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Estimate : 70.00 - 90.00
Sold to s***0 for (35.00 + 7.70) = 42.70
 
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Fabulous Candelaria Covers; 3 different cc [144083]1340 - Fabulous Candelaria Covers; 3 different cc [144083]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) 1892. Nearly perfect strike on this Rarity-4 postmark. Red, double circle cancel. History of Candelaria. Biography of Zabiskie (more noted for his
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Estimate : 100.00 - 140.00
Sold to F******2 for (250.00 + 62.50) = 312.50
 
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Candelaria / Hawthorne Cover with Three Fabulous Letterheads (1894) [144098]1341 - Candelaria / Hawthorne Cover with Three Fabulous Letterheads (1894) [144098]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Hawthorne. Rarity-1, Nearly perfect strike. CC of "SHERIFF, HAWTHORNE." 2) Candelaria on reverse. Rarity-4. Excellent strike. First let...
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Estimate : 50.00 - 70.00
Sold to F******2 for (120.00 + 30.00) = 150.00
 
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Carson Valley, Utah Ter., Cover -- Snowshoe Thompson? [144268]1342 - Carson Valley, Utah Ter., Cover -- Snowshoe Thompson? [144268]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This cover (purchased from Schuyler Rumsey) was mailed in 1857 or 1858 and either carried by Snowshoe Thompson or was one of the first pieces of mail
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Estimate : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to c********e for (550.00 + 137.50) = 687.50
 
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1862 Territorial Carson Valley Postmark [144269]1343 - 1862 Territorial Carson Valley Postmark [144269]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rarity is a '9'. Postmark is nearly perfect. Sent to Captain James Jones of 'San Frisco'. The Jones family was famous for settling i...
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Estimate : 240.00 - 400.00
Sold to s***0 for (275.00 + 60.50) = 335.50
 
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Carson City Territorial Cover [144247]1344 - Carson City Territorial Cover [144247]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Early N. T. July 27, 1861 manuscript postmark and cancel. From John North to his wife Anna in New York. North was the Territorial Surveyor General. No
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Estimate : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to s********1 for (25.00 + 6.25) = 31.25
 
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Carson City, Carson County, Nevada Territorial Postmark [144270]1345 - Carson City, Carson County, Nevada Territorial Postmark [144270]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rarity-7. 1861. Very good cancel, but 1/3 over the stamp. Long search may have lead to the author of this cover. Through letters from the Bancroft Lib
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (75.00 + 16.50) = 91.50
 
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Carson City, Nevada Territory Cover; 1863 [153573]1346 - Carson City, Nevada Territory Cover; 1863 [153573]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cover from the Territorial Treasurer's Office, Carson City, Nevada Territory. This cover is from 1863 and is addressed to the Hon. P.G. Childs, ...
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Estimate : 110.00 - 150.00
Sold to D******a for (45.00 + 11.25) = 56.25
 
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Carson City Cover from US Mint Director Colcord to JS Cain of Bodie [144248]1347 - Carson City Cover from US Mint Director Colcord to JS Cain of Bodie [144248]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Includes two letters. 1905. Very good strike. cc of the Treasury Department 'Official Business'. Stamp over right hand cc. RK Colcord (forme...
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Estimate : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 6*****b for (325.00 + 81.25) = 406.25
 
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Short lived Mine CC from a Short Lived Post Office [144250]1348 - Short lived Mine CC from a Short Lived Post Office [144250]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rarity-9. Excellent strike. This 1918 Clark, Nevada postmark is the earliest found in the Gamett & Nelson survey of Nevada postal history. The R...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to w**********e for (160.00 + 35.20) = 195.20
 
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Unique Comstock, Nevada Cover [144251]1349 - Unique Comstock, Nevada Cover [144251]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rarity-10. Excellent strike. 1926. Cover. Only cover reported in the Gamett & Nelson book, "Nevada Postmark Catalog". Additional page...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to w**********e for (500.00 + 110.00) = 610.00
 
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