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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Panama Rail Road Co. Revenue-Imprinted Stock Certificate5200 - Panama Rail Road Co. Revenue-Imprinted Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
No. 16639 issued to Ketcham & Clark for 20 shares on Aug. 9th, 1871. Signed by the president and treasurer. Punch cancelled signatures. Also pen...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 90.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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RN Checks5201 - RN Checks
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Checks/Cancelled from Bank of Bismarck; Boulder Bank, George C. Corning; First National Bank, The Cherokee Bank; Banking House of L.H. Hershfield; Gay
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Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to i******s for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Agency of The Bank of California RND Unused Checks5202 - Agency of The Bank of California RND Unused Checks
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Rare unused RND checks. #1900-1904. Date: c. 1870's Location: Virginia City, Nevada HWAC# 69044
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Ten Different RN-F Checks5203 - Ten Different RN-F Checks
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Ten nice checks with RNF. A nice variety, please see the photo. Date: Location: New York HWAC# 62147
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Imprinted Revenue Stamped Check Collection5204 - Imprinted Revenue Stamped Check Collection
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New York RN's. 16 pieces, including RNB on doc, 5-two sided RNB, 7-RNC, RNF, RNE. Date: Location: New York HWAC# 62145
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Revenue Stamped Check Collection5205 - Revenue Stamped Check Collection
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One each RNA, B, C, E, F, K, and two RNH. Nice group. Date: Location: New York HWAC# 62146
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Revenue Stamped Check Group5206 - Revenue Stamped Check Group
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Thirteen pieces, 10 RNG and 3 RNE, a nice group. Mostly issued. Date: Location: New York HWAC# 62148
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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RN Sheets5207 - RN Sheets
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Three sheets of RN checks, two are issued. RN C and RNB Date: Location: New York HWAC# 62151
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Twelve Different RND Checks.5208 - Twelve Different RND Checks.
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A collection of twelve different, a nice mini-collection Date: Location: New York HWAC# 62152
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Collection of RN C Checks5209 - Collection of RN C Checks
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Severn different RN C checks. Date: Location: New York HWAC# 62149
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Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Fourteen RN B Checks5210 - Fourteen RN B Checks
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Fourteen different RNB checks, a very nice selection and mini-collection. Date: Location: New York HWAC# 62150
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Estimates : 120.00 - 180.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Golfer with Golf Club Wood Carving5211 - Golfer with Golf Club Wood Carving
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Small sized golfer, solid wood, unpainted. 51" x 22" x 21", crack on left side of head and another crack down chest to base. Nice car...
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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The Consummate Butler Wood Carving5212 - The Consummate Butler Wood Carving
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This butler figure is solid wood and nicely carved. He appears as a very old man, has his had out to carry a tray. He is wearing a tuxedo, vest and re
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Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Winged Victory Bronze5213 - Winged Victory Bronze
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A bronze sculpture after the original titled Winged Victory of Samothrace. This sculpture depicts the headless Greek goddess Nike with her wings outst
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to 8*******P for (125.00 + 31.25) x 1 = 156.25
 
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Print of Yellow Tabby Cat5214 - Print of Yellow Tabby Cat
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Sweet print from a painting of a yellow tabby cat sitting on a bookshelf. Signture is D. D. Print is 17" x 15.5". Incredible mat and frame...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Soldier with Grave Digger Painting5215 - Soldier with Grave Digger Painting
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Painting of a soldier (possibly an officer), his arm in a sling talking with a grave digger in a cemetery. The painting may be Dutch, German or Italia
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Waiting for Tomorrow Print5216 - Waiting for Tomorrow Print
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"Waiting for Tomorrow" print by Ruane Manning. Image of two dogs with duck decoys by a river. 15.25" x 19.25". Framed and matted...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Original Japanese Art from San Francisco5217 - Original Japanese Art from San Francisco
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3 beautiful & rare Japanese Art scenes of Japan on Chinese Rice paper. These are from the San Francisco area. Vivid colors, all in protective pl...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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4 Tennis Themed Prints5218 - 4 Tennis Themed Prints
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Vintage Gary Patterson print, tennis them: Match Point, Ace, Net Play, And Out. Each is matted 16" x 20"and three are framed, 17.75" ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN5219 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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Lot withdrawn
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Start Price : 1.00 | Estimates : 2.00 - 3.00
 
 
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Sierra Nevada Mts. Color Print5220 - Sierra Nevada Mts. Color Print
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Sierra Nevada from the Four Creeks color print. Litho by A. Hoen & Co. Approx 8.5" x 11". Date: Location: California HWAC# 65004
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Snow Scene Painting5221 - Snow Scene Painting
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Painting by M. Jensen of a snow scene, trees, mountains, creek. Oil on board, 18" x 24; framed, 20.5" x 25.5". Could not find informa...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sketches of Georgia by Ralph Mitchell5222 - Sketches of Georgia by Ralph Mitchell
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This binder contains 194 sketches by artist Ralph Mitchell in c1970's & 1980's. Mitchell's subject for this portfolio is the state o...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Abstract Floral Landscape5223 - Abstract Floral Landscape
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This painting on foam core details marsh flowers and plants by William Forrest Martin, unsigned. Framed, 15" x 18.5". (The Sweetwater Trus...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to k**********9 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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All Flesh Is Grass5224 - All Flesh Is Grass
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This painting by William Forrest Martin (Billy Martin) was done with carpet glue over wood. Image of two grazing horses, 12.5" x 10.25". B...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Animals Carved in Wood5225 - Animals Carved in Wood
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Animal painting/woodcut by William Forrest Martin (Billy Martin) includes a squirrel, porcupine, bobcat, bear, skunk, armadillo, and racoon. Martin al
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to r**********e for (500.00 + 125.00) x 1 = 625.00
 
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Blue Buffalo5226 - Blue Buffalo
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Painting on textured board of blue colored buffalo by William Forrest Martin (signed). framed, 10.75" x 25.5". Date: 1993 Location: Swe...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Chicken in Egg-Shaped Area5227 - Chicken in Egg-Shaped Area
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This painting is on a metallic board, which the artist painted on. It is painted in an egg-shape that encloses a chicken and with a human skull at the
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Eagle Flying Over Earth5228 - Eagle Flying Over Earth
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Painting on canvas of an eagle flying over a mesa by William Forrest Martin. We see a tree, its roots and the layers of the earth beneath. 22" ...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to s********7 for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Eagles on Telephone Lines5229 - Eagles on Telephone Lines
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Painting on canvas of two eagles on telephone lines by William Forrest Martin (Billy Martin). Not signed. Framed, 22" x 26". ( Sweetwater ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8*****l for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Egret in a Pond5230 - Egret in a Pond
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Painting on canvas board by William Forrest Martin on an egret in a pond with surrounding landscape. Framed, 16" x 15". (The Sweetwater T...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Esso 25231 - Esso 2
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Drawing by William Forrest Martin pf acartoon figure holding a bow and arrow. Box framed, 8.25" x 10.25". (The Sweetwater Trust) Date: ...
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Flowers in Blue Vase5232 - Flowers in Blue Vase
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Painting by William Forrest Martin of flowers in a blue vase. Nicely abstracted still life. Signed by the artist. 24" x 18". (Sweetwater T...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to r**********e for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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King Rail in Marsh5233 - King Rail in Marsh
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Painting canvas board of a marsh bird--a king rail, by William Forrest Martin. Piece is a sort of pointelist styl. Painting, 12" x 9" moun...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Portrait of Indian Brave5234 - Portrait of Indian Brave
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Color widcut and painted image of a Native American, clouds in background. Piece is by William Forrest Martin. Framed 15" x 12". (The Swee...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Red Winged Blackbirds5235 - Red Winged Blackbirds
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Painting on tin of red winged blackbirds (males and females) in the cattails. William Forrest Martin, artist. Recycled materials, framed 26" x ...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to r**********e for (400.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 500.00
 
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Scenic Landscape5236 - Scenic Landscape
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This beautiful landscape include the clouds, the hills, the cliffs, the fields and the trees in layers. Nice subtle coloring, painting on canvas by Wi
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Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to r******w for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Tabletop Still Life5237 - Tabletop Still Life
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William Forrest Martin still life--tabletop, chair, bowl of fruit, apples, banana on table. 24" x 24", canvas mounted on wood. (The Sweetw...
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Start Price : 225.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Waiting On the Lord5238 - Waiting On the Lord
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Painting on masonite by William Forrest Martin. Painting depicts man playing guitar and singing at the Salvation Army in Sweetwater. Painting executed
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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White Panther5239 - White Panther
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Painting on masonite of a white panther by William Forrest Martin, signed. Image of panther is cut into board and the surface of the animail is raised
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Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold to k**********9 for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Woman with Corn5240 - Woman with Corn
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Woodcut by William Forrest Martin. Framed 9.75" x 7.75". (The Sweetwater Colletion) Date: Location: Sweetwater, Texas HWAC# 75021
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Rome: Original Prints from Piranesi, 18075241 - Rome: Original Prints from Piranesi, 1807
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Sixty One of the original 100 prints from the Piranesi folio "Antiquites Romaines. Vues De Rome Ancienne et Moderne. 1807. approximately 8.5 x ...
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Etchings of Ancient Rome (2)5242 - Etchings of Ancient Rome (2)
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Two original etchings of Rome: 1) Pantheon d'Agrippa by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome). Etching, 1741-174...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Portrait of Young Woman, Josef Buche5243 - Portrait of Young Woman, Josef Buche
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Portrait oil on canvas by Josef Büche (1848-1917). 13" x 10", framed 15.75" x 12.75". Buche was born in Vienna and grew up ...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Engraving of Three Rivers, Ontario5244 - Engraving of Three Rivers, Ontario
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful framed engraving of Three Rivers. Matted and framed, 11 x 14", print 4.5 x 7.5", in excellent condition. By J. Lambert, Del.t. (...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Russian Cannons Print, 19225245 - Russian Cannons Print, 1922
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12 x 15" framed print by Dakuzhinsky from 1922. The print is of a charcoal sketch of cannon displayed in front of a possible government buildin...
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Morgenroth Dawn Soldier Horse Calvery5246 - Morgenroth Dawn Soldier Horse Calvery
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1893 wood engraving Robert Haug, "Morgenroth Dawn Soldier Horse Cavalry, Tired". Robert Von Haug was a German visual artist who was born i...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Mountain Scene by Ernst Carl Walter Retzlaff5247 - Mountain Scene by Ernst Carl Walter Retzlaff
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Mountain Scene by Ernst Carl Walter Retzlaff (1898-1976). Oil on canvas, 20" x 16", framed 23.5" x 19.5". Painting shows some cr...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Cetolite Bicycle Lamp5248 - Cetolite Bicycle Lamp
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Cute red and green lighthouse embossed side glass. Made in England. Date: Location: HWAC# 63735
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to j******6 for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Chieftan Bicycle Lamp5249 - Chieftan Bicycle Lamp
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British made Chieftan bicycle lamp by Well & Hammel, 7" Date: Location: HWAC# 63716
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to j******6 for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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