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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Canadian Non-Precious Metals Mining Stock Collection2649 - Canadian Non-Precious Metals Mining Stock Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 33 from non-gold or silver mining companies. Included: Cadillac Moly Mines Ltd. (8 issued 1968-69); Wilbur Iron Ore Co., Ltd. (1907, poor condi
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Estimates : 170.00 - 300.00
Sold to a**********3 for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Canadian Prospecting & Exploring Co. Stock Certificates2650 - Canadian Prospecting & Exploring Co. Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 20. Issued 1923-1987. Included: Lunderberg Explorations Ltd.; Triton Explorations Ltd.; Peerless Canadian Explorations Ltd.; Resource Explorati
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to q********r for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Canadian Silver Mining Stock Certificates2651 - Canadian Silver Mining Stock Certificates
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Lot of 7. 1) Wettlaufer Lorrain Silver Mines, Limited. Three consecutive stocks issued to the same person in 1911. Not cancelled. Green border, ornate
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Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to j*****0 for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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General Canadian Mining Stock Certificate Group2652 - General Canadian Mining Stock Certificate Group
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 14 different incorporated under general Canadian laws. Included: Westmore Mines Ltd. (1957); Redwolf Gold Mines Ltd. (1970); Quebec Gold Resear
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to q********r for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Generic Named Canadian Mining Stock Certificates2653 - Generic Named Canadian Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 21 stocks and one advertising brochure. Stocks include: Franco Canadian General Mining Corporation; Genex Mines Ltd; Canusa Gold Mines; Canadia
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 160.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Seven Different Canadian Mining Stock Certificates2654 - Seven Different Canadian Mining Stock Certificates
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Lot of 7. A few are older. Included: Memphremagog Mining Company, unissued, c.1860s, two mining vignettes; Suffield Gold, Silver & Copper MC of ...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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The Crown Mining Company Stock Certificate, Canada, 18662655 - The Crown Mining Company Stock Certificate, Canada, 1866
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Early Canadian mining stock! Incorporated under the laws of the Province of Canada. No. 38, issued for 8 shares to John Adams on July 4th, 1866. Signe
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to q********r for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Two Far North Canadian Mining Stock Certificates2656 - Two Far North Canadian Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Camsell River Silver Mines, Limited. No. 1953, issued for 200 shares in 1948. Not cancelled. Red border and background. Folds, staple holes. Locate
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Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold to l*******c for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Freeport Nickel Mine at Moa Bay Cuba: Photographs2657 - Freeport Nickel Mine at Moa Bay Cuba: Photographs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Important group of photographs from Freeport Nickel mine at Moa Bay, Cuba. This group of 11 x 16 photographs consisting of approximately 10 views show
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Pueblo Viejo Mine in the Dominican Republic Photographs2658 - Pueblo Viejo Mine in the Dominican Republic Photographs
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Group of about 10 photos of the Pueblo Viejo mine in the Dominican republic about 1975. Date: c1975 Location: zDominican Republic HWAC# 37675
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Triunfo Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate, Lower California, 18652659 - Triunfo Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate, Lower California, 1865
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Inc. January 1863. No. 140, issued for five shares to Richard Bulger on Feb. 28th, 1865 in San Francisco. Signed by the company president, Edward P. F
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Mexican Mining Stock Certificate Suite2660 - Mexican Mining Stock Certificate Suite
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Lot of 6 different. Included: Sierra Consolidated Mines Company (Chihuahua, 1911, mining vignette, not cxl); Providencia Mines Company (1910, mining v
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 90.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Three Different Mexican Mining Stock Certificates2661 - Three Different Mexican Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) The Badiraguato Gold Mining and Milling Company. Inc. in Illinois. Mines at Sinaloa, Mexico. No. 208, issued for 550 shares to T.W. Sterling on Ju
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to b*****s for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Columbia Mining Company Stock Certificate (Mines in Columbia) 18872662 - Columbia Mining Company Stock Certificate (Mines in Columbia) 1887
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Cert. #79, issued at New York in 1887 for 1500 shares. Mines in the Republic of Columbia printed at the top. Interestingly, incorporated in Kentucky.
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Witte Water Placer Co. Stock Certificate, Paramaribo2663 - Witte Water Placer Co. Stock Certificate, Paramaribo
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Inc. in West Virginia. No. 96, issued for 50 shares to Smith & Fennelly on August 2nd, 1892 in New York. Signed by president Lindley Vinton (?) ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to b**********7 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Five Foreign Mining Stocks2664 - Five Foreign Mining Stocks
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Societe des Mines de Bou-Skour, Casablanca; Societe Coloniale Agricole et Mineire, Paris; Les Marquises, 1928; Charbonnages Reunis du Nord Donetz a Ma
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Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to c******u for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Foreign Mining Stocks (3)2665 - Foreign Mining Stocks (3)
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Societe Miniere Intercoloniale pictorial, South Eastern Gold Mining u/i warrant, Societe des Mines D'Or de Kilo-Moto, pictorial. Date: Loca...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
 
 
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American Mining Co., Lancaster Mine, Stock Certificate2666 - American Mining Co., Lancaster Mine, Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Early and rare! Incorporated in Vermont. Issued for ten shares, 11031-11040, on July 1st, 1852. Signed by the president, F.E. Phelps and secretary War
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to l******a for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Aztec Mining Co. Stock2667 - Aztec Mining Co. Stock
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We are unsure of the location of this mine. Incorporated in Washington, DC. #89 i/u Geo Patterson 10 shares 1904. Note toning, right rear tape. Date:
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Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
Sold to l*******c for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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Major Copper Mining Stocks (5)2668 - Major Copper Mining Stocks (5)
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Lake Copper Co., Anaconda Co., Magma Copper, Phelps Dodge, Copper Range Date: Location: HWAC# 64520
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 90.00
 
 
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Four Different Western Mining Stock Certificates2669 - Four Different Western Mining Stock Certificates
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Lot of 4 different. Two could not be definitively located. 1) Idaho Consolidated Gold & Silver Mining Company. Issued in 1883 for 100 shares, no...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Two Different 3 "Ms" Mining Stock Certificates2670 - Two Different 3 "Ms" Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Milwaukee Mining & Milling Co. Inc. in New Mexico. Issued for 100 shares, 1915. Pen cancelled. Three mining vignettes. Some soiling. 2) Minne...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to l*******c for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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"First Find" Printers Plate2671 - "First Find" Printers Plate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original engraved printers plate of five placer miners making their "First Find". Made by the American Bank Note Company, the plate is 3 x...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to r******g for (180.00 + 45.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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Copper Basin Mining Company Printers Plate2672 - Copper Basin Mining Company Printers Plate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
American Bank Note Company printers plate with vignette of two miners with bushels piled around them. Plate is 5 x 4 1/2 inches, and includes original
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to r******g for (190.00 + 47.50) x 1 = 237.50
 
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Gold Smelting Works Printers Plate2673 - Gold Smelting Works Printers Plate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Original American Bank Note Company printers plate, generally used for stock certificates. Plate is 5 x 3 inches and is serial number V44654 in ABN&...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to r******g for (190.00 + 47.50) x 1 = 237.50
 
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Mineral Collecting Letters2674 - Mineral Collecting Letters
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Eleven items. 1) Limestone Products of Newton, New Jersey. "Please be sure that your group is ready to sign the releases..." 2) State of N...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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3 Mining Stereoviews2675 - 3 Mining Stereoviews
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Bound for the Klondike goldfields by Keystone, Joplin, MO mines, by Keystone, chromolitho Bonanza and Eldorado Creeks, Klondyke, AK Date: Location:
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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ASARCO 50th Anniversary Medals (2)2676 - ASARCO 50th Anniversary Medals (2)
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20 round brass 30mm medals, 1 with chain. Nice miner obverse. Date: 1949 Location: HWAC# 64505
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
 
 
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Assorted Mining Items2677 - Assorted Mining Items
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2 brown hard hats, NIB Safesport CL1501 carbide lamp, Safety First small enameled sign, UV mineral lamp in box, 2 blasting cap tins, 3 canvas loot sac
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*******g for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Cerro Pr. Mining Photo2678 - Cerro Pr. Mining Photo
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B/W 6.5" x 8.5"photo of Cerro Pr. mine with mill and houses. Exact location unknown. right crease and .25" tear. Date: Location: ...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel (1 Vol.)2679 - Geological Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel (1 Vol.)
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Extra Rare book, Vol.3, Mining Industry by James D. Hague with Geological Contributions by Clarence King. Beautiful book with illustrations, pp.647, h
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to s****c for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Geology and Ore Deposits  (Book)2680 - Geology and Ore Deposits (Book)
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Hardback book of Geology and Ore Deposits of the Randsburg Quadrangle of California, by Carlton D. Hulin, Ph.D., pp.148, 5 maps are included in this l
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to b*******g for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Gold Fever (Hardback Book); Gold & Other Precious Metals2681 - Gold Fever (Hardback Book); Gold & Other Precious Metals
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By Kenneth J. Kutz, Gold Fever, pp.400, beautiful color photos 9" x 11.25"; Paperback book Gold and Other Precious Metals Including Silver...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to c******u for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Metal Mine Equipment Tag Discovery Group2682 - Metal Mine Equipment Tag Discovery Group
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19 metal mine tags. Look them up and discover where they came from! Date: Location: HWAC# 64501
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to m*****3 for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Mining and Contracting Review (7 Volumes)2683 - Mining and Contracting Review (7 Volumes)
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From Mechanics' Mercantile Library, c. 1939 through 1947 (This set is missing c. 1941) good condition. 9.5" x 12". Date: Location...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Mining Artifact Collector (Summer 1989)2684 - Mining Artifact Collector (Summer 1989)
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Rare spiral bound catalog Mining Artifact Collector, Issue No. 4, Summer 1989. Date: Location: HWAC# 63467
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to b*******g for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Mining Journals, Rocks & Minerals (Magazines)2685 - Mining Journals, Rocks & Minerals (Magazines)
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Magazines & catalogs of Rocks, Minerals & Mining journals, gems & gemology. Interesting lot. Approx. 40 magazines & journals. Date...
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 90.00
 
 
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Mining Publications2686 - Mining Publications
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Seven publications: 1) Tungsten in Oregon; 2) Radioactive Minerals the Prospector Should Know; 3) The Ore.- Bin; 4) Thermal Springs and Wells; 5) Butt
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Mining Related Wood Wall Hangings2687 - Mining Related Wood Wall Hangings
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Chief Consolidated Mining Change Room Rules on wood 8.5" x 5". 3 x 10.5" x 11.5" Gold Digger produce, Golden Trail Fruit, Mounta...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to c******u for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Mining, Misc. Books (9)2688 - Mining, Misc. Books (9)
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9 misc. books; 1) The Colorado Magazine; 2) Rhymes of the Mines, Life in the Underground, paperback; 3)A Beginner's Guide to Gold Prospecting, p...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to J**********a for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Papers Dealing with the Study of Minerals2689 - Papers Dealing with the Study of Minerals
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More than 100 preprints and separate papers dealing with the study of minerals. This is an advanced library of mineralogical study. Some of the imprin
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Western States Mining Postcards2690 - Western States Mining Postcards
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Lot of 6. 1) Yates Hoist South Mill Plants. Homestake Mining Co. Lead, SD. No postmark. 2) Indian Mine, Hudson, WY. Postmarked 1910. 3) Underground wo
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to c*********p for (10.00 + 2.50) x 1 = 12.50
 
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