"Treasures from the Shelves": Americana, Mining, & Numismatics Auction (February Timed 2023)

Auction Details

Day 1, Lots 1000-1757
Minerals and Mining (1000-1103)
General Americana (1104-1699)
Bottles (1700-1757)

Day 2, Lots 2000-2722
Gaming & Tobacciana (2000-2027)
Jewelry (2028-2056)
Stocks & Bonds (2057-2193)
Transportation (2194-2253)
Philatelic (2254-2494)
Military & Firearms (2495-2552)
Native Americana & Cowboy (2553-2624)
Numismatics (2625-2722)
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Harrah’s 1971 World Classic Car Festival in Japan Company Scrapbook [119027]2200 - Harrah’s 1971 World Classic Car Festival in Japan Company Scrapbook [119027]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
In March, 1971, Harrah’s partnered with a Japanese firm to host an antique car festival, the likes of which the world had never seen. With th
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Estimate : 1,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to f*****E for (225.00 + 56.25BP) = 281.25
 
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Maserati Ghibli and Quattroporte Catalogs [101733]2201 - Maserati Ghibli and Quattroporte Catalogs [101733]
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Nicely illustrated factory catalogs for the Maserati buff. Date: Country: State: City: Provenance:
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Packard Auto Manuals [135103]2202 - Packard Auto Manuals [135103]
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Lot of four: 1911 Packard Motor Cars Information manual, 128 pages; 1937 Packard Super-Eight operation and maintenance data, 58 pages; Owner's I...
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Estimate : 130.00 - 500.00
Sold to c****n for (45.00 + 11.25BP) = 56.25
 
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TRW  1982 Calendar Classic Auto Prints [148019]2203 - TRW 1982 Calendar Classic Auto Prints [148019]
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7 prints of classic coaches from paintings by Vladimir Kordic, used on 1982 TRW calendar. 13x23" Date: Country: State: City: Provenanc...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to t********f for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Porsche lamp. Photos [139821]2204 - Porsche lamp. Photos [139821]
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Lot of 5: 1. Lamp w/red Porsche mounted on base, tested works. 2. Mounted and framed Porsche 24-3/4 x 17 inches. 3. Six mounted B&W photos of Po...
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Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to c****n for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Four Automobile jacks [42764]2205 - Four Automobile jacks [42764]
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The first jack is a Walker-Badger ratchet jack for medium weight trucks; a model # 126 for sale in the 1920-1930's these jacks were a must have ...
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Estimate : 50.00 - 130.00
Sold to r*****r for (15.00 + 3.75BP) = 18.75
 
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Winter Travel Brochures [118148]2206 - Winter Travel Brochures [118148]
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This is a collection of travel brochures and information, mostly dealing with California. Everything seems to be in good condition. When we can travel
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Estimate : 20.00 - 50.00
Sold to g******i for (20.00 + 5.00BP) = 25.00
 
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Railroad Letter [115211]2207 - Railroad Letter [115211]
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Letter to the Directors of the Watertown and Romi Rail Road from M. Wright dated 1836 requesting restitution for payment made for the subscription. D
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Estimate : 70.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Maps of the Alaska Railroad [121150]2208 - Maps of the Alaska Railroad [121150]
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This is a set of four maps of the Alaskan Railroad surveyed between 1898-1933 published in 1940. Scale is 250 by the USGS. Map 26 Matanuska Coal Field
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Estimate : 220.00 - 450.00
Sold to m****y for (30.00 + 7.50BP) = 37.50
 
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Freight Bill from Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific RR [135902]2209 - Freight Bill from Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific RR [135902]
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A nice freight bill issued by the CRI&P RR, dated September 6, 1876. All stops are noted, including Tucson, A.T., La Junta, Co., with an origin ...
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Estimate : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to P******0 for (15.00 + 3.75BP) = 18.75
 
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Central Pacific Railroad Letters about Train & Stage Travel to Arizona [155426]2210 - Central Pacific Railroad Letters about Train & Stage Travel to Arizona [155426]
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Lot of 3 pages. Rare. These are "letter copies" on Central Pacific Railroad / Southern Pacific Railroad letterhead. All have staining on t...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to d*******r for (20.00 + 5.00BP) = 25.00
 
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Carson & Tahoe Narrow Gauge, No. 3 Photo [63868]2211 - Carson & Tahoe Narrow Gauge, No. 3 Photo [63868]
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Photo of the Carson and Tahoe Lumber & Fluming Company's narrow gauge 2-6-0, no.3. Photo taken near Bijou, California at the J. H. Martin Ca...
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Estimate : 180.00 - 700.00
Sold to D********0 for (15.00 + 3.75BP) = 18.75
 
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McCormick Steamship Passes [122877]2212 - McCormick Steamship Passes [122877]
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3 passes for the McCormick Steamship Company dated 1925, 26 and 27. These are in very nice condition for their age. See photos for more detail and con
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Estimate : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to t********n for (15.00 + 3.75BP) = 18.75
 
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Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Framed Charter, 1924 [154557]2213 - Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Framed Charter, 1924 [154557]
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Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen framed San Francisco charter, listing multiple members. 1924. Frame 25x21.5". Date: Country: State: Cali...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Northern California Railroad Books (5) [128124]2214 - Northern California Railroad Books (5) [128124]
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Lot of 5. Collection of books about locomotive power in the Northern California timber country. Featured in this lot are ""Napa Valley Rou...
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Estimate : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to C*****r for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Denver City Tramway Transfer Passes [143912]2215 - Denver City Tramway Transfer Passes [143912]
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This collection of Denver City Transfer Passes, a total of eight, include the transfer pass rule book. Passes found include dates of 1899, 1900, 1903,
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Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******r for (25.00 + 6.25BP) = 31.25
 
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Pike's Peak Route Views (3); c. 1890s [153550]2216 - Pike's Peak Route Views (3); c. 1890s [153550]
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Three photographs of the Pike's Peak Route in Colorado, produced by W.E. Hook Wholesale Views Co., c. 1890s. These three photographs show the Pi...
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Estimate : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to m****y for (40.00 + 10.00BP) = 50.00
 
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Chicago Rail Transit Book Group [128144]2217 - Chicago Rail Transit Book Group [128144]
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Group of five (5) publications about the rail service in and around Chicago and its metropolitan area. First is "North Shore, America's Fas...
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AT&SF Ephemera and Book Package [129767]2218 - AT&SF Ephemera and Book Package [129767]
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If you've ever wondered about the inner workings of a once great railroad, this is the lot for you. The fifteen (15) plus items include operatio...
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Estimate : 240.00 - 400.00
Sold to e*********s for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Framed Kansas City Beltway Time Card, 1895 [153748]2219 - Framed Kansas City Beltway Time Card, 1895 [153748]
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Framed 1895 time card, Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe RR and Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul R'Y. Frame 18x22", time card 9.5x12.25&quo...
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Minnesota/Wisconsin Railroad Books (5) [129771]2220 - Minnesota/Wisconsin Railroad Books (5) [129771]
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Group of five (5) books about rail transportation in Minnesota and Wisconsin Included are "Badger Traction" by Joseph Canfield (Hardcover ...
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Framed Missouri Railroad Map [154441]2221 - Framed Missouri Railroad Map [154441]
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Framed partially hand colored Missouri railroad map. No cartographer visible. Map 17x21", frame 23.25x27.5". Date: Country: State: M...
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Rare North Missouri Railway Map [154431]2222 - Rare North Missouri Railway Map [154431]
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Map Showing the North Missouri Railway Branches, Extensions, Connections, Etc. Drawn and engraved by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. 172 Williams S...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to a********b.. for (20.00 + 5.00BP) = 25.00
 
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Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad Company Annual Reports [135248]2223 - Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad Company Annual Reports [135248]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 5. Two are for 1928, three are for 1929. Each is 11.75" x 9" Each has a map in the back that shows the lines, 18 x 16.5" Some ...
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Estimate : 30.00 - 100.00
Sold to P******0 for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Butte Train Photograph; c. 1895-1900 [147446]2224 - Butte Train Photograph; c. 1895-1900 [147446]
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Mounted photograph of a train car from Butte, Montana. The train car has decorative bunting and signs for several businessmen including J.H. Leyson an
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m****y for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Montana Railroad Date Nails (100+) [148767]2225 - Montana Railroad Date Nails (100+) [148767]
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About 100 Montana railroad date nails including some coppers. Copper date nails are unique to Montana, primarily in Butte. Various numbers and sizes.
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to A******S for (40.00 + 10.00BP) = 50.00
 
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Nebraska Railroad Handbill 1882.  [157869]2226 - Nebraska Railroad Handbill 1882. [157869]
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Railroad handbill/broadside announcing new route from Denver to Chicago and land for sale on the way. 5.5x8.5". Date: Country: State: Neb...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to D*****7 for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Annual Report of the Nevada Northern Railway Co.; 1916 [153579]2227 - Annual Report of the Nevada Northern Railway Co.; 1916 [153579]
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Annual Report of the Nevada Northern Railway Company to the Secretary of State of the State of Nevada for the Year Ending June 30, 1916. This report s
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to r********r for (20.00 + 5.00BP) = 25.00
 
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Verdi Lumber Co Pattern Block [125204]2228 - Verdi Lumber Co Pattern Block [125204]
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This is a wooden pattern block for a split pulley that would have been used at the Virginia and Truckee Rail Road foundry to cast a new iron pulley wh
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to c********l for (35.00 + 8.75BP) = 43.75
 
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Railroad Advertising Sign - San Francisco Chief [109639]2229 - Railroad Advertising Sign - San Francisco Chief [109639]
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Here is the last, of the great railroad advertising signs for the Santa Fe. It shows two couples, one taking pictures, and the other near the doorway.
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Estimate : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to r********r for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Tintypes of Railroad Employees [134184]2230 - Tintypes of Railroad Employees [134184]
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Lot of 2 different. 1) One shows a man sitting down in uniform, with "LIRR" visible on his shoulder. We believe this to be Long Island Rai...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*********m for (20.00 + 5.00BP) = 25.00
 
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Thompson Express Steamship Circulars [139173]2231 - Thompson Express Steamship Circulars [139173]
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Black and white paper Circulars from the Thompson's Passage Office, 275 Pearl Street, New York City. Dated February through October 1866. Conten...
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Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to O*********n for (15.00 + 3.75BP) = 18.75
 
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Railroad Express Shipping Guide [116838]2232 - Railroad Express Shipping Guide [116838]
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"Shipping Guide with Express Rates from New York, N.Y., Brooklyn, N.Y. Long Island City, N.Y.," second edition, August 1911. Chipping corn...
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Estimate : 30.00 - 100.00
Sold to a*********3 for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Oregon Railroad Passes (2), 1910-11 [140214]2233 - Oregon Railroad Passes (2), 1910-11 [140214]
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Two railroad passes for the Oregon Railroad and Navigation Co. Southern Pacific Lines in Oregon. Issued in 1910 and 1911. The 1910 one was issued to M
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Estimate : 60.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******r for (20.00 + 5.00BP) = 25.00
 
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American Steamship Co. Shipping Receipt: Philadelphia & Liverpool Line [135198]2234 - American Steamship Co. Shipping Receipt: Philadelphia & Liverpool Line [135198]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The American Steamship Company of Philadelphia, Philadelphia & Liverpool Line. April 24th, 1877. Alex. Sparrow & Co. are shipping 4 boxes of...
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Estimate : 130.00 - 400.00
Sold to m****y for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Utah RR Date Nails (13) [88357]2235 - Utah RR Date Nails (13) [88357]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Tintic area date nails 32-54. Railroad unknown. Given to Jeff Pollock by Larry Henry. Date: Country: State: Utah City: Tintic Provenance: Geff
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Bamberger Railroad Company Broadside and Postcards [139851]2236 - Bamberger Railroad Company Broadside and Postcards [139851]
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28 x 15-inch broadside from the Bamberger Railroad Company with time tables, special instructions and company telephones. Four vintage postcards: Park
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Estimate : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to t******2 for (15.00 + 3.75BP) = 18.75
 
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Utah & Nevada Railway Stock Transfer [115213]2237 - Utah & Nevada Railway Stock Transfer [115213]
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Utah and Nevada Railway stock transferred to James G. Harris dated at Boston Massachusetts September 17, 1889 Date: Country: State: Utah City:
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Estimate : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to O*********n for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Railroad Lock Key (1) from Rayonier Inc (WA - Timber) [138241]2238 - Railroad Lock Key (1) from Rayonier Inc (WA - Timber) [138241]
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ID Mark: R.I.RR (Rayonier Inc RR) (Washington state lumber co) Date: Country: State: Washington City: Provenance:
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History Text of French Railroad [129763]2239 - History Text of French Railroad [129763]
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Text and documentation by Charles Dollfus and Edgar De Geoffroy. Societe Nationale des Enterprises de Presse / Editions Saint-Georges. Large oblong fo
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to t********f for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Mexico Tramways Company Bond Deposit Receipts [127560]2240 - Mexico Tramways Company Bond Deposit Receipts [127560]
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Lot of 5 Deposit Receipts for $500 General Consolidated First Mortgage 50-Year 5% Gold Bonds. Funded by the Bank of Scotland. 8 x 10" Black pri...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to O*********n for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Bradshaw's British Railway Guide Handbook [131651]2241 - Bradshaw's British Railway Guide Handbook [131651]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice hard bound copy of "bards haw's Continental railway Guide." This over 1,000-page publication gives fares, timetables and maps to ...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to a*********3 for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Railway Express Agency Signs (2) [153609]2242 - Railway Express Agency Signs (2) [153609]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two signs for the Railway Express Agency. The REA was a package delivery service that used railroads in the United State between 1918 and 1975.
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Estimate : 400.00 - 700.00
Sold to p********n for (70.00 + 17.50BP) = 87.50
 
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Train Order Lamp by Adams & Westlake [138317]2243 - Train Order Lamp by Adams & Westlake [138317]
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Train order lamp in black sheet metal with two ~5-inch diameter, clear glass Fresnel lenses on opposite sides. Bottom is rusted out but the rest of th
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Estimate : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to P******0 for (40.00 + 10.00BP) = 50.00
 
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Railroad Oil Can Burlington Route Embossed [146720]2244 - Railroad Oil Can Burlington Route Embossed [146720]
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This railway oiler is 9 in. high with a lid, spout, bail and the spout cap stopper is missing. It is embossed with the logo "Burlington Route&q...
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Estimate : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to p****s for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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Railroad Oiler Can CSTPM &O [146388]2245 - Railroad Oiler Can CSTPM &O [146388]
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This oil can is funnel shaped with a handle and pour spout. It is marked "CSTPM &O RY" for the Chicago St. Paul Milwaukee and Ohio Rai...
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Estimate : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to m****y for (10.00 + 2.50BP) = 12.50
 
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20th Century Railroad Collection [146946]2246 - 20th Century Railroad Collection [146946]
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Collection of miscellaneous publications related to railroading. These publications include books about locomotive engineering, railway calculations,
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 8*****M for (45.00 + 11.25BP) = 56.25
 
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Eastern US Railroad Ephemera [135250]2247 - Eastern US Railroad Ephemera [135250]
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Lot of 5. Includes: Knox & Lincoln Railroad Company pictorial stock transfer form, unissued, 1870s; Sterling Iron & Railway Co., 1907, billh...
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Estimate : 30.00 - 100.00
Sold to O*********n for (20.00 + 5.00BP) = 25.00
 
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Books of Railroad Magazine & The Railway & Locomative Historical Society [76901]2248 - Books of Railroad Magazine & The Railway & Locomative Historical Society [76901]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Railroad Magazine, c. July 1947 pp.146; black & white photos & illustrations; 2) The Railway & Locomotive Historical Society, Bulleti...
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Estimate : 40.00 - 70.00
Sold to B*****n for (15.00 + 3.75BP) = 18.75
 
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Locomotive Engine Plaque, Brass, H.K. Porter Co. [140408]2249 - Locomotive Engine Plaque, Brass, H.K. Porter Co. [140408]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Reproduction locomotive engine plaque in brass for the H.K. Porter Company, Pittsburgh, U.S.A. No 5580, 1914. See photo for details. 7-1/4 x 7-1/2 inc
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Estimate : 140.00 - 180.00
Sold to t********y.. for (70.00 + 17.50BP) = 87.50
 
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