Treasures from Pacific Shores: Numismatics, Mining, & Americana

Auction Details

Welcome to our June 2018 sale!

This 5-day auction has nearly 3,600 lots covering many categories including: Numismatics, Mining, Minerals, General Americana, Railroad, Tokens, Antique Bottles, Gaming, Firearms & Weaponry, Wells Fargo & Express, and much more!

Highlights include:

NUMISMATICS
*The Hawaii Numismatic Collection: rare early Hawaiian coins, medals, and currency.

*A large coin and medal section featuring gold, platinum, and silver coins and medals from around the world. Morgan dollars, peace dollars, St. Gaudens, pennies, nickels, dimes, and more! Rarities & high-grade specimens plus large groups and sets.

*Ingots and bullion bars.

*Numismatic collectibles and ephemera.

TOKENS
*Our second large offering of tokens from the R.B. Worthington Texas Token Collection

MINING & MINERALS

*Aurora, Nevada ore specimens from the famous Gottschalk Collection plus the fabulous Con-Virginia/Dayton Cons. Comstock Ore Collection.

*Museum-quality mineral specimens from around the world.

*Mining lamps and hard goods plus stock certificates feat. Arizona, California, & Nevada

*The Prag Canadian Mining Collection

RAILROAD
*A new offering of railroad and steamer passes from the Potter Collection and others.

BOTTLES
*A pictorial Owl Pharmacy Co. bottle from Seven Troughs, Nevada, one of the all-time great Western mining camp pictorials! One of a large group of great Nevada medicine bottles in this sale. Plus an Excelsior Soda & Mineral Water bottle and other great California & Gold Rush bottles.

GENERAL AMERICANA
*Two different Wurlitzers, a Mason player piano, National cash registers, and a great group of ephemera from the Potter Collection, Prag Collection, and others!

*Finally, a large Bargain/Dealer Section featuring both entry-level collectibles and large dealer lots ideal for resale. Our philosophy for this section is to help beginning collectors start their collections and to restock dealer inventories, therefore helping grow the collecting community as a whole.

FULL AUCTION SCHEDULE

Day 1 (Lots 1000-1718)
Numismatics (1000-1614)
Currency & Scrip (1000-1042)
Gold Coins (1043-1150)
Platinum Coins (1151-1160)
General Coins feat. Hawaii Collection (1161-1418)
Medals (1419-1537)
Ingots (1538-1551)
Numismatic Ephemera (1552-1614)
Gaming (1615-1644)
World’s Fair & Expositions (1645-1667)
Wells Fargo & Express (1668-1718)

Day 2 (2000-2690)
Minerals (2000-2158)
Mining (2159-2690)
Lamps, Candlesticks, & Other Hard Goods (2159-2222)
Assay (2223-2239)
Ephemera (Geographic Sort) (2240-2690)

Day 3 (3000-3704)
Railroadiana (3000-3150)
Railroad Passes (3000-3019)
Steamer Passes (3020-3045)
Ephemera incl. Lamps (Geographic Sort) (3046-3150)
Bottles (3151-3268)
Medicines (3151-3218)
Soda (3219-3250)
Whiskey & Misc. (3251-3268)
Tokens feat. Part II of the Texas Collection (3269-3512)
Political & Presidential (3513-3544)
Civil War & Military (3545-3626)
Firearms & Weaponry (3627-3704)
Pistols, Rifles, Shotguns, Etc. (3627-3639)
Swords & Knives (3640-3661)
Ammunition (3662-3689)
Ephemera (3690-3704)

Day 4 (4000-4726)
General Americana
Assorted incl. Furniture, Hard Goods, Hats, Misc. Ephemera, Books (4000-4149)
Ephemera (Geographic Sort) (4150-4726)

Day 5 (5000-5712)
Native Americana (5000-5101)
Art (5000-5007)
Baskets (5008-5026)
Jewelry (5027-5064)
Points & Tools (5065-5072)
Ephemera (5073-5101)
Cowboy (5102-5136)
Philatelic (5137-5210)
Postal History (5137-5183)
Stamps & Revenue (5184-5210)
Art (5211-5247)
Antique Lamps (5248-5262)
Bargains & Dealer Specials (5263-5713)
General Americana
Mining
Railroad
Numismatics & Tokens

SHIPPING & HANDLING: Shipping and Handling cannot be estimated prior to invoicing, based on the size and weight of your purchase. All shipping is subject to a minimum charge of $19.00. If additional shipping and handling costs are required, the buyer will be reinvoiced for the balance due. Items are not shipped until the invoice is completely paid. Many buyers purchase a number of lots. Every effort will be made to include all lots in a single shipping charge calculated to cover the weight and...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationWells Fargo 25c Stamp1695 - Wells Fargo 25c Stamp
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25c blue stamp. This definitely appears to be genuine. We have examined it closely and cannot find the tell-tale signs of a reprint. Further, under br
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationSix Volumes on Wells Fargo and Western Expresses1696 - Six Volumes on Wells Fargo and Western Expresses
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Includes Wells Fargo by Loomis, Wells Fargo by Hungerford, All the Way Bills by Harlow, Wells Fargo Detective by Dillon, Treasure Express by Wilson, a
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationUnused Wells Fargo Envelopes and Note Pads1697 - Unused Wells Fargo Envelopes and Note Pads
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1) 6.25 x 2.25 Purchasing and Commission Business envelope. 2-3) Two note pads form the Purchasing and Commission Department. One has one page. One ha
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationWells Fargo & Co., Express, Company Property Book1698 - Wells Fargo & Co., Express, Company Property Book
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Rare, Wells Fargo, Company Property Reference Book 1852-1918, with Price Guide by James Lynn Bartz.pp.155, paperback book with illustrations &ph...
Current Bid: 50.00
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationWells Fargo and Tiffany Books (2)1699 - Wells Fargo and Tiffany Books (2)
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Wells Fargo, Advancing the American Frontier by Hungerford. Tiffany & Gaylord Express & Exhibition Belt Plates by Seibert Date: Location:...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationWells Fargo Ephemera Group1700 - Wells Fargo Ephemera Group
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4 Wells Fargo historical booklets. 5 Wells Fargo receipts- San Francisco 1860, Nevada National Bank 1912, Express Eureka, Nv 1896, Express Stockton, C
Current Bid: 80.00
Estimates : 160.00 - 220.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationWells Fargo Miscellaneous Group (Includes Rare Application and Black Diamonds from Goldfield)1701 - Wells Fargo Miscellaneous Group (Includes Rare Application and Black Diamonds from Goldfield)
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Lot of seven. 1) 1912 Application of Albert Billings Mullineaux to work in San Diego. He had worked in Youngstown, Ohio as a driver, money collector,
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationShipping and Related Documents including Wells Fargo1702 - Shipping and Related Documents including Wells Fargo
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3 c. 1860's blank Wells Fargo receipts. 1915 Wells Fargo issued shipping receipt. 1908 Nassau, Bahamas? shipping letter with large stain, 4867 C...
Current Bid: 30.00
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAdams & Co. Express Gold Rush Collection1703 - Adams & Co. Express Gold Rush Collection
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Lot of 7. Six are certificates of deposit issued in 1854. All feature a vignette of a building and prospector. The seventh piece is a Second of Exchan
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationSan Francisco Gold Rush Exchange, COD, & Warrant1704 - San Francisco Gold Rush Exchange, COD, & Warrant
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Lot of 3. 1) Adams & Co. Express Office Second of Exchange issued July 15th, 1853 for $200. Allegorical and mining vignettes. 4.25 x 8.5" C...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationThree Different California Adams & Co. Gold Rush Exchanges1705 - Three Different California Adams & Co. Gold Rush Exchanges
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Lot of 3 Seconds of Exchange. All have condition issues. Same allegorical and Gold Rush vignettes. 1) San Francisco, May 5th, 1852, $350. Folds, creas
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAdams & Co. Philadelphia Express Collection1706 - Adams & Co. Philadelphia Express Collection
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Lot of five pictorial certificates of deposit for Adams & Co. dateline Philadelphia. Issued 1853-54 (Gold Rush Era). Identical design with alleg...
Current Bid: 50.00
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAdams Express Company Circular1707 - Adams Express Company Circular
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Two sided circular, 7 1/2 x 10 inches, listing offices of the Adams Express Company West of Pittsburgh. Far West for this circular meant Ohio and Illi
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAdams Express Stock Certificate Warrants (3)1708 - Adams Express Stock Certificate Warrants (3)
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3 Adams Express warrants. Date: Location: HWAC# 64318
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationMoore's Flat & Eureka Express Way-Bill for Chinese Merchant1709 - Moore's Flat & Eureka Express Way-Bill for Chinese Merchant
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From Eureka (Nevada crossed out), Cal. to North Bloomfield. Dec. 17, 1878. Checks and coin sent from J.F. Cline to Ah Jim at Columbia Hill. 4 x 14&q...
Current Bid: 30.00
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationBamber Express Entire to San Francisco1710 - Bamber Express Entire to San Francisco
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September 9th magenta double circle. Two tape marks on reverse where ti was glued. John Bamber first advertised July 12, 1858 as the only authorized C
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationRhodes & Co. Express & Banking Office Shasta Archive1711 - Rhodes & Co. Express & Banking Office Shasta Archive
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Gold Rush banking and express collection. Lot of 17. Best three pieces are 1854 & 1855 Certificates of Deposit (Shasta) and an 1854 draft (Weave...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationRhodes & Co. Express & Banking Office Shasta Collection1712 - Rhodes & Co. Express & Banking Office Shasta Collection
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Lot of 5 Gold Rush-era Certificates of Deposit issued in Shasta, 1854. Identical design printed on blue paper with Native American and bear vignettes
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationSouthern Express Company Group1713 - Southern Express Company Group
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1890's. Five 1890's receipts from Clifton, South Carolina. One 1878 bill of lading from Columbia, South Carolina. Twenty-four bill of lading...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationEastern Expresses Miscellaneous Lot1714 - Eastern Expresses Miscellaneous Lot
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Includes United Express Company from Stockport, Ohio. Also Northern Express receipt and way-bills. 13 Unused Hope Express Company 186- receipts. One O
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationPacific Express Bill of Lading, Salt Lake City to Coalville1715 - Pacific Express Bill of Lading, Salt Lake City to Coalville
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Pacific Express Bill of Lading, SLC, UT, Feb 27, 1894. Folds and some edge damage. Date: 1894 Location: Salt Lake City, Utah HWAC# 63170
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing Notification"Expressman's Monthly" Including Volume 1, Number 11716 - "Expressman's Monthly" Including Volume 1, Number 1
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The very first number of this monthly publication dedicated to expressmen. Includes article on Transportation and the Chicago Convention, The Adventur
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAmerican Express and Co. Bank and Exchange1717 - American Express and Co. Bank and Exchange
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A beautiful mirror sign of the American Express Co. and Exchange measuring 21 in. X 16 in. A sign advertising for the early American Express Co.. Nice
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVia Western Express & Stagecoach by Winther1718 - Via Western Express & Stagecoach by Winther
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Hardcover 1945. Stories of gold discovery and stagecoaches. Date: Location: HWAC# 62178
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