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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Mariposa Mill RN Check Pair, Mackay & Fair Signatures, Comstock Mining [148216]4150 - Mariposa Mill RN Check Pair, Mackay & Fair Signatures, Comstock Mining [148216]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2. Rare Bonanza Kings pairing of Mariposa Mill Company Checks with RN-B16a imprinted revenue. 1) Check to Virginia & Gold Hill Water Co.,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to f*****E for (100.00 + 0.00) = 100.00
 
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Comstock Mine Check Collection incl. Mackay, Fair, Yerington, RN [148220]4151 - Comstock Mine Check Collection incl. Mackay, Fair, Yerington, RN [148220]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 16 different including 9 with imprinted revenues. Autographs of Mackay, Fair, and Yerington. Instant collection. Includes: Occidental Mill, RN-
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (250.00 + 62.50) = 312.50
 
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Savage Mine Payroll Checks for Miners [148221]4152 - Savage Mine Payroll Checks for Miners [148221]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 10; 5 each for two different superintendents, issued 1867, 1868, and 1871. Five have Charles Bonner as supt.; five are for TB Shamp as supt.. T
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*******n for (50.00 + 11.00) = 61.00
 
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Pacific Mill & Mining Co. Billhead Collection, Comstock [148219]4153 - Pacific Mill & Mining Co. Billhead Collection, Comstock [148219]
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Lot of 11. The Pacific Mill & Mining Company was formed by the Bonanza Kings Mackay, Fair, Flood, and O'Brien to consolidate their mining an...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Pacific Mill & Mining Co. Bullion Memorandum (Rare Comstock Assay) [148223]4154 - Pacific Mill & Mining Co. Bullion Memorandum (Rare Comstock Assay) [148223]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very rare. We've only offered one of these over the past 10 years (and it was in poor condition). Assay memorandum for "sluice bullion"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f*****E for (110.00 + 0.00) = 110.00
 
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Nevada Code of Mine Signals Broadside; c. 1920s [153616]4155 - Nevada Code of Mine Signals Broadside; c. 1920s [153616]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cloth broadside with the "Code of Mine Signals, State of Nevada." Lists the bell signal codes for hoisting and lowering men and equipment ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to A*****0 for (750.00 + 165.00) = 915.00
 
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Nevada Mining Company Correspondences, 4 [151261]4156 - Nevada Mining Company Correspondences, 4 [151261]
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Letter to stockholders of Butte and Yerington Copper about the last year's activities, 1910. Montana-Tonopah Mining letter regarding vice presid...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Diamond Coal & Coke Payroll Sheets [146254]4157 - Diamond Coal & Coke Payroll Sheets [146254]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 1898 payroll sheets from Diamond Coal & Coke Co, Supt. had biggest salary at $150/month. Daily report of coal loaded 1899. Originally Hams For...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Last Chance Mine Bronze by Kenneth Wyatt [151368]4158 - Last Chance Mine Bronze by Kenneth Wyatt [151368]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Spectacular bronze sculpture of Last Chance Mine by Kenneth Wyatt and cast by Joe Mercer of Groom, TX. Mine entrance metal door with full ore cart, va
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b*****Z for (450.00 + 112.50) = 562.50
 
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2nd Level Wood Sign, Last Chance Mine, Arizona [152338]4159 - 2nd Level Wood Sign, Last Chance Mine, Arizona [152338]
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Wood sign, black lettering on pine. 2nd Level, Nivel NO. 2. 5.25x25". On back is written From: Last Chance Mine Tombstone, AZ. Mine yielded go...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to A*****0 for (60.00 + 13.20) = 73.20
 
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"Borax" Smith Signed Asarco Letter [151263]4160 - "Borax" Smith Signed Asarco Letter [151263]
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Rare autographed letter Signed by Manager F. M. Smith, also known as "Borax" Smith. Letter is on Asarco letterhead 1907, regarding payment...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f*****E for (40.00 + 0.00) = 40.00
 
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George Gluck Mining Investor Collection; 1930s-1940s [153288]4161 - George Gluck Mining Investor Collection; 1930s-1940s [153288]
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Collection of reports, correspondence, and maps of various mining claims in Colorado, New Mexico, Oregon, Montana, Washington, California, and possibl
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimate : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Mining Accident Caution Poster Collection [151272]4162 - Mining Accident Caution Poster Collection [151272]
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About 17 approx. 14x8.5" mining accident safety posters. Bar down, first aid, first aid, Keep it Safe etc. Date: Country (if not USA): Sta...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6****A for (275.00 + 60.50) = 335.50
 
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AIME Transactions 1894-1928, 22 Volumes [151284]4163 - AIME Transactions 1894-1928, 22 Volumes [151284]
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22 volumes of AIME transactions, 1894-1926. An important time in US metals production, with 16:1 political issues regarding the value of silver, and t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8***1 for (250.00 + 55.00) = 305.00
 
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Mining Prospectuses and More [151260]4164 - Mining Prospectuses and More [151260]
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Copper King Mining report to stockholders 1927, 4 Gallatin Valley Milling order slips c. 1908-1910, Veta Colorado Mining prospectus with foldout map,
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimate : 120.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Atlas Blasting Machine [152161]4165 - Atlas Blasting Machine [152161]
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Atlas 3-50 blasting machine. 13x6.5x8". Plunger operates freely. Leather handle strap intact. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to M********e for (450.00 + 112.50) = 562.50
 
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Miners Fuse and Blasting Cap Pair [152427]4166 - Miners Fuse and Blasting Cap Pair [152427]
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An unusually nearly perfectly preserved original 100ft roll of clover brand safety fuse by Ensen-Bickford co CT. This roll has original wrap and has n
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to A*****0 for (130.00 + 28.60) = 158.60
 
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Copper Nitro-Glycerin Can [152162]4167 - Copper Nitro-Glycerin Can [152162]
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Copper can with Danger, Nitro-Glycerin, Danger red and gold sticker on top. Top handle, no caps. 15x6.25x6.25". Date: Country (if not USA): ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8***1 for (200.00 + 44.00) = 244.00
 
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Large Dynamite Box [153643]4168 - Large Dynamite Box [153643]
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Rare, large dynamite box. Wording on the front of the box reads, "500 Electric Blasting Caps. Handle Carefully. Do not store or load with any h...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to A*****0 for (140.00 + 30.80) = 170.80
 
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Wood Black Powder Keg [152164]4169 - Wood Black Powder Keg [152164]
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Small wood black powder keg with 4 metal hoops. c. 1900's. 10.5x7.5" Bottom hoop has some rust. Date: Country (if not USA): State: C...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to A*****0 for (130.00 + 28.60) = 158.60
 
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Apache Powder Gelatin Wood Box [152432]4170 - Apache Powder Gelatin Wood Box [152432]
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Original Apache Powder Gelatin box. Apache Powder Co., Curtiss, Ariz. Some dovetail joint separation. 8x12x18". Date: Country (if not USA): ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to A*****0 for (130.00 + 28.60) = 158.60
 
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Giant Powder Wooden Box c. 1870's [152339]4171 - Giant Powder Wooden Box c. 1870's [152339]
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Rare c. 1870's. Giant Powder 50 Lbs., San Francisco. 40% wood powder box. 7x12x17". Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Prove...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8***1 for (275.00 + 60.50) = 335.50
 
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Small Wood Hercules Powder Box [152165]4172 - Small Wood Hercules Powder Box [152165]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
25 lbs. Hercules Powder wood box. The California Powder Works. 7x9x13". Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: Provenance: Jim &...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8***1 for (250.00 + 55.00) = 305.00
 
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Hercules Powder, 25lb Box, c1885 [152428]4173 - Hercules Powder, 25lb Box, c1885 [152428]
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9 x 7 x 13.5" one end labelled 25lbs/ Hercules Powder/ 7/8/2 The California Powder Works SF Ca. Excellent Condition. Date: Country (if not U...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to A*****0 for (180.00 + 39.60) = 219.60
 
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Jefferson Explosives, AL Dynamite Box [152429]4174 - Jefferson Explosives, AL Dynamite Box [152429]
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Very rare Jefferson wood dynamite box Birmingham AL a second end panel 50lbs 40% dynamite. excellent cond. 8.5 x 12 x 18" This is the first one...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to S*****8 for (120.00 + 26.40) = 146.40
 
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Wood Dynamite Holder [152430]4175 - Wood Dynamite Holder [152430]
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Wood dynamite holder with simulated dynamite sticks and fuse on top for display. Front sliding door. Side stenciled, 25, ?? Hammond, Spangler, PA. 15x
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8***1 for (275.00 + 60.50) = 335.50
 
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Wood Explosives Boxes, 3 [152431]4176 - Wood Explosives Boxes, 3 [152431]
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3 wood explosives boxes. Hercules Gelatin 50 LBS, Hercules Powder Extra 50 LBS, Independent Gelatin FIFTY POUNDS. Date: Country (if not USA): Sta
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Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to S*****8 for (120.00 + 26.40) = 146.40
 
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Dreadnaught Safety Fuse Wood Box Panel [151430]4177 - Dreadnaught Safety Fuse Wood Box Panel [151430]
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Pictorial dreadnaught wood fuse box panel. Safety fuse, 6000 feet. Livermore California. 12.25x19". Nice display panel. Water stain on left 4 n...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6****A for (140.00 + 30.80) = 170.80
 
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Dynamite Stemming Rod [152455]4178 - Dynamite Stemming Rod [152455]
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Dynamite stemming rod as would be used to push dynamite into a drilled hole. Rare. c. 1890 tool. 79". Date: Country (if not USA): State: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to A*****0 for (100.00 + 22.00) = 122.00
 
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Werk Stearic Acid Candle Box, Wood [152166]4179 - Werk Stearic Acid Candle Box, Wood [152166]
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Wood The M. Werk Co. Stearic Acid Candles box with paper end label. M Werk & Co stencil on both long ends. 8.5x11.75x18". Date: Country...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 6****A for (2,900.00 + 638.00) = 3,538.00
 
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Goodwin Manufacturing Co Miners Candle Box, 1878 [152426]4180 - Goodwin Manufacturing Co Miners Candle Box, 1878 [152426]
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Original Goodwin Manufacturing Stearic wax miners candle box, St Louis 1878. 40 sets 240 candles, 95% complete red black and yellow label on one end.
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to 6****A for (1,800.00 + 396.00) = 2,196.00
 
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Schneider and Company Miners Candle Box with Label [152425]4181 - Schneider and Company Miners Candle Box with Label [152425]
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Original Schneider and company Chicago stearic wax candle box with 95% full label on one end in red and black. 1881. Other printing on the outside of
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to A*****0 for (1,000.00 + 220.00) = 1,220.00
 
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Carbide Lamp Pair [152562]4182 - Carbide Lamp Pair [152562]
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1.) Wulf superintendent size lamp with aluminum reflector overall size 9" tall reflector 4 3/4" diameter. 2.) Unmarked unusual early brass...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to A******S for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Justrite Carbide Lamps With Miners Candlesticks [152561]4183 - Justrite Carbide Lamps With Miners Candlesticks [152561]
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2 different Justrite carbides with manufacturer attached miners candlesticks. Please refer to Dave Thorpe Masterful book on Carbide lights. Justrite m
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8***1 for (225.00 + 49.50) = 274.50
 
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Miners Carbide Mall and Hat Group [152563]4184 - Miners Carbide Mall and Hat Group [152563]
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2 soft canvas miners hats. 1 with the employees photo button from Phelps Dodge for M.C. Morales. The other a cute small store sample hat marked WB PA
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to H****e for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Original Handmade Miners Candlesticks, 7 [152448]4185 - Original Handmade Miners Candlesticks, 7 [152448]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
7 crude wire miner's candlesticks, 3 with candle remnants. Several were found in New Mexico. Date: Country (if not USA): State: City: P...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f*****y for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Varney Style Miners Candle Stick Group [152560]4186 - Varney Style Miners Candle Stick Group [152560]
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5 original Varney style sticks. 2 unmarked. 2 marked "Varney"1 "Royal" The 2 Varney's are 11 3/4" with original miners...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to j*******o for (200.00 + 50.00) = 250.00
 
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Bullion Mold [153641]4187 - Bullion Mold [153641]
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Antique bullion mold made of iron. Most likely used for casting gold or silver bullion. No markings to identify the type of bullion or company that us
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to H****e for (200.00 + 50.00) = 250.00
 
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Dry Washer for Gold Processing [152311]4188 - Dry Washer for Gold Processing [152311]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Small dry washer for gold processing, appears to be commercially made. c. 1900-15. 2 level dry washer wit)h a steep entry angle, with screens to remov
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to A*****0 for (425.00 + 93.50) = 518.50
 
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Miners Lunchbox Collection (5) [152564]4189 - Miners Lunchbox Collection (5) [152564]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
5 different miners lunchbox, all classic tools in the mining trade across America. 1.) 2 compartment round style with drinking cup, 7.5" diamet...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f*****y for (140.00 + 35.00) = 175.00
 
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Mining Picks (2)  [153640]4190 - Mining Picks (2) [153640]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two different antique mining picks. These would have been used for dislodging gold or silver ore from veins. Both have wooden handles and metal
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8***1 for (425.00 + 93.50) = 518.50
 
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Ore Bucket [152310]4191 - Ore Bucket [152310]
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Hand riveted loop handle ore bucket. 20" diameter at top, 26 " deep. Overall dimeter about 21". Rusty, nice piece. Date: Country (...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to A*****0 for (475.00 + 104.50) = 579.50
 
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Rare Wooden Ore Bucket [152132]4192 - Rare Wooden Ore Bucket [152132]
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Very rare wooden ore bucket found in an unidentified underground mine. c. late 1800's. 21.5x15". 1" rope handle. Date: Country (if ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to A*****0 for (900.00 + 198.00) = 1,098.00
 
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Sibley Tent Stove, Hand Riveted [152312]4193 - Sibley Tent Stove, Hand Riveted [152312]
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Classic mining camp tent stove as used in Alaska and American West. Hand riveted, c. 19th century, Sibley Tent Stove, cone shaped. 18" diameter...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to A*****0 for (200.00 + 44.00) = 244.00
 
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Aaron, Hank 1956 Topps Card [145880]4194 - Aaron, Hank 1956 Topps Card [145880]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
# 31. Milwaukee Braves. Hank, despite his Negro League appearances, had to play in several minor leagues - all of which he won top honors in. (r-4 or
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Estimate : 320.00 - 640.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (300.00 + 75.00) = 375.00
 
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Aaron, Hank 1957 Topps Card [145895]4195 - Aaron, Hank 1957 Topps Card [145895]
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# 20. 1957 was Aaron's 4th year in the major leagues. In 1956 he led the league in batting. (r-2) NOTE ABOUT CARD CONDITION: The football and ba...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to b******r for (160.00 + 40.00) = 200.00
 
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Aaron, Hank 1958 Topps Card [145896]4196 - Aaron, Hank 1958 Topps Card [145896]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
#30. In 1957 he led the league in batting average at .322. Top border is very narrow! (r2.5) NOTE ABOUT CARD CONDITION: The football and baseball card
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (160.00 + 40.00) = 200.00
 
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Aaron, Hank 1959 Topps Card [145881]4197 - Aaron, Hank 1959 Topps Card [145881]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
#380. Short border on right. Still in very nice condition. In the 1958 World Series he hit .333. (r-4) NOTE ABOUT CARD CONDITION: The football and bas
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 320.00 - 640.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (160.00 + 40.00) = 200.00
 
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Aaron, Hank 1966 & 1971 Topps Cards [153436]4198 - Aaron, Hank 1966 & 1971 Topps Cards [153436]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) 1966 Topps. #500. (r-3). 2) 1971 Topps. #400. (r-5). NOTE ABOUT CARD CONDITION: The football and baseball cards that came to us had not been graded
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 110.00 - 220.00
Sold to H****e for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Ashburn, Richie 1950 Bowman & 1954 Topps Cards [153437]4199 - Ashburn, Richie 1950 Bowman & 1954 Topps Cards [153437]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) 1950 Bowman. #84. (r-4). 2) 1954 Topps. #45. (r-3) NOTE ABOUT CARD CONDITION: The football and baseball cards that came to us had not been graded.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold to V********e for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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