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:

*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.

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


*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

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

*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.

*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.


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
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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Savage Arms Ephemera3699 - Savage Arms Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four letters. 1) To Our Jobbing Distributors. 2% off on all stock orders for Savage and Fox Rifles. 2) Letter to JM Kiefer of Easton, PA. Talki
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Mac Gregor Arms Corporation Stock Certificate3700 - Mac Gregor Arms Corporation Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare Arms stock certificate from Mac Gregor Arms Corporation dated March 5, 1931 for ten shares. Mac Gregor arms Corporation was believed to be a sub-
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to r********n for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
Firearms Letter Archive3701 - Firearms Letter Archive
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of nine. 1) Lefever Arms Company. Rifle Vignette. Price list. 2) Crosman Arms Company. Rifle vignette on bottom. Advertisement sheet. 3-4) R. F. S
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d******c for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
Gun Makers of America Post Cards, Stamps and Membership Card3702 - Gun Makers of America Post Cards, Stamps and Membership Card
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One Junior Membership card to the National Rifle Association from 1938. Ten postcards from various American gun makers: Smith & Wesson, Winchest...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
Early Percussion Firearms by Winant3703 - Early Percussion Firearms by Winant
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Hardcover 292pp with index. From Forsyth to Winchester. 1959, inscribed by Author. Date: Location: HWAC# 63161
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.25) = 31.25
The Modern Gunsmith Vols 1 & 2 by Howe3704 - The Modern Gunsmith Vols 1 & 2 by Howe
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1944 hardcover reprints. Vol 1424pp, Vol 2 front cover is lossening Date: Location: HWAC# 62118
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00