Western Americana Auction April 2022

Auction Details

Day 1 - Thursday, April 21
Lots 1000-1597

Art (1000-1097)
Native Americana (1098-1163)
Philatelic (1301-1597)
First Day Covers (1301-1352)
Postcards (1353-1525)
Stamps (1526-1597)

Day 2 - Friday, April 22
Lots 2000-2637

Jewelry (2000-2017)
Attire (2018-2041)
Miscellaneous Collectibles (2042-2114)
Bottles (2115-2119)
Toys (2120-2130)
Circus (2131-2135)
Gaming (2136-2147)
Liquor (2148-2167)
Tobacciana (2168-2179)
Menus (2180-2195)
Entertainment Industry (2196-2224)
Sports (2225-2258)
Calendars (2259-2266)
Advertisement (2267-2333)
Autographs (2334-2336)
Photography (2337-2387)
Maps (2388-2419)
Transportation (2420-2457)
Military (2458-2494)
Firearms & Weapons (2495-2502)
General Americana Geographically Sorted (2503-2637)


Day 3 – Saturday, April 23
Lots 3000-3628

Mining (3000-3116)
Fossils (3117-3131)
Minerals (3132-3271)
Numismatics (3272-3439)
Bullion (3272-3280)
Ingots (3281-3287)
Coins (3288-3301)
Currency (3302-3310)
Dies (3311-3335)
Ephemera (3336-3349)
Foreign (3350-3377)
Medals & Exonumia (3378-3439)
Tokens (3440-3628)


Day 4 – Sunday, April 24
Lots 4000-4618

Stocks & Bonds (4000-4229)
Misc (4000-4013)
Mining (4014-4173)
Railroad (4174-4189)
Other (4190-4229)
Bargains & Dealer Lots (4230-4618)
Advertising (4255-4276) 197
Tobacciana (4277-4280)
3D Collectibles (4281-4315)
Toys & Model Railroading (4316-4327)
Photography (4328-4341)
Postcards (4342-4385)
Philatelic (4386-4491)
Stamps (4492-4524)
Stocks (4525-4534)
Maps (4535-4542)
General Americana (4548-4618)

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Handmade Hunting Knife with Dik-Dik Hoof Grip  [146735]2500 - Handmade Hunting Knife with Dik-Dik Hoof Grip [146735]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This unique hunting knife has an overall length of 11 in. and a 5 3/4 in blade. There is a beautiful maker's mark on the blade near the ricasso:...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to y*****5 for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Italian Made Rapier Sword Signed Vigilani  [147077]2501 - Italian Made Rapier Sword Signed Vigilani [147077]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is an Italian made rapier fencing sword at 38 in. overall length with a 32 in. blade. The wire wrap grip appears to be original to the piece It h
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (600.00 + 150.00) = 750.00
 
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Trapdoor Springfield Model 1870 50-70 cal.  [138411]2502 - Trapdoor Springfield Model 1870 50-70 cal. [138411]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This Springfield model 1870 is a full length two band musket. The first model 1870 was chambered for .50-70 caliber without a barrel liner. Only 1000
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (225.00 + 56.25) = 281.25
 
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Goodfellow Check, 1888, Doctor to the Earps  [136608]2503 - Goodfellow Check, 1888, Doctor to the Earps [136608]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Check on the Cochise County bank to Mrs. G.E. Goodfellow for $100 from A. E. Jacobs, endorsed by her on the back. Goodfellow was the doctor that treat
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (35.00 + 8.75) = 43.75
 
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Invitation to a Tombstone Hanging  [146432]2504 - Invitation to a Tombstone Hanging [146432]
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A framed 5 x 7-inch notice or invitation to the hanging of E. Eredia on August 11, 1905 at noon, for the murder of Arthur Wright. Dated July 24, 1905,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to S*****8 for (100.00 + 22.00) = 122.00
 
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ARIZONA OLD WEST GROUP ~ TERRITORIAL + TOMBSTONE!  [142412]2505 - ARIZONA OLD WEST GROUP ~ TERRITORIAL + TOMBSTONE! [142412]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large Group of Arizona Old West Ephemera includes: > Three pieces of bank ephemera from the 1880's, including a check written on the Pima Cou...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to b*******n for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Handwritten Correspondence, 1870s From Arkansas & Kansas  [142413]2506 - Handwritten Correspondence, 1870s From Arkansas & Kansas [142413]
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1) Handwritten letter and cover dated May 1, 1878, postmarked Walnut Grove but addressed to Mt. Vernon, Arkansas. (3) cent postage stamp. Please see p
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Bodie Bank Stock Certificate, Bodie, California  [144753]2507 - Bodie Bank Stock Certificate, Bodie, California [144753]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare. Unissued (as is normal). Dateline Bodie, Cal., 187-. Brown border, black print. Ezra A Cook, Chicago. Folds. 7 x 10.25" This bank formed ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b****7 for (225.00 + 56.25) = 281.25
 
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Bodie, California Railroad Construction Archive incl. Chinese Labor  [144755]2508 - Bodie, California Railroad Construction Archive incl. Chinese Labor [144755]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3. The Bodie Railway & Lumber Company was formed in February 1881. The line ran 32 miles from Bodie to Mono Mills south of Mono Lake. An ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to a********b.. for (400.00 + 100.00) = 500.00
 
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Bodie, California References & Ephemera  [144775]2509 - Bodie, California References & Ephemera [144775]
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Lot of 16. Includes: Owl Drug Co. cover sent from Bodie; 1896 IOOF receipt; RPPC of church; 1949 Lee Vining check; Mono County report by HA Whiting, 1
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********n for (90.00 + 22.50) = 112.50
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN2510 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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lot withdrawn
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Start Price : 1.00 | Estimate : 2.00 - 3.00
 
 
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Hume-Bennet Lumber Co Book & Photo  [147799]2511 - Hume-Bennet Lumber Co Book & Photo [147799]
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Lake Hume, CA & the Hume-Bennett Lumber Co.: 1) Rare photograph of the Hume-Bennett Lumber Mill at Lake Hume, located in the Sequoia National Fo...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Lake Tahoe Native Sons of the Golden West Badge, 1910   [144765]2512 - Lake Tahoe Native Sons of the Golden West Badge, 1910 [144765]
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Delegate badge no. 191 for the Grand Parlor meeting of the NSGW at Lake Tahoe, June 6-10, 1910. badge has great raised illustration of a building near
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to k*******y for (225.00 + 56.25) = 281.25
 
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Lake Tahoe Railroad & Tourism Brochures w/ Panoramas  [144751]2513 - Lake Tahoe Railroad & Tourism Brochures w/ Panoramas [144751]
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Lot of 2 different. Both are issued jointly by Southern Pacific and the Lake Tahoe Railway & Transportation Company. 1909 and 1910. Both have ei...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 6******n for (190.00 + 47.50) = 237.50
 
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Tahoe Tattler Newspaper, 1881 [144766]2514 - Tahoe Tattler Newspaper, 1881 [144766]
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Vol. 1, No. 9, July 19, 1881, of the miniature newspaper published at the Grand Central Hotel. This issue has articles about the Virginia Enterprise n
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to r******r for (475.00 + 118.75) = 593.75
 
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Tahoe Poster Group  [148473]2515 - Tahoe Poster Group [148473]
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Group of five posters advertising various events at Lake Tahoe including the Great Gatsby Festival, Snowfest, Sled Dog Races, and the Alpenlight Festi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6******n for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Architectural Drawings for Tod Ford Building in Los Angeles (10)  [146970]2516 - Architectural Drawings for Tod Ford Building in Los Angeles (10) [146970]
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Lot of 10 architectural schematics for a building for Mr. Tod Ford, 1901. John Parkinson, Architect (his office at 702 Laughlin Bldg., Los Angeles,
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Nevada City Hotel Ephemera  [144707]2517 - Nevada City Hotel Ephemera [144707]
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Lot of 3. 1) Unissued stock certificate for the National Exchange Hotel Company. Dateline Nevada City, Cal., 1860s. The hotel was built in 1856 during
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to y******e for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Rare Nevada City, California Second of Exchange  [143628]2518 - Rare Nevada City, California Second of Exchange [143628]
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Dateline Nevada City, Cala., May 2nd, 1860. Issued to Mrs. Amelia Miller for $50 to be paid at sight. Signed Birdseye & Co. Ship vignette (top c...
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Start Price : 70.00 | Estimate : 140.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Grass Valley & Nevada City Billheads & Ephemera  [144678]2519 - Grass Valley & Nevada City Billheads & Ephemera [144678]
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Lot of 18. Includes: JG Loutzenheiser billhead (Grass Valley, 1918); William Giffin billheads (Nevada City, 1901); James Chisholm billheads (North San
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to t******2 for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Moore's Flat & Eureka Express Way-bills  [143621]2520 - Moore's Flat & Eureka Express Way-bills [143621]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2 way-bills for transport of packages from Nevada (City) to North Bloomfield in 1876. 4 x 14" One way-bill is in very good condition. Th...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Trade Cards and Ephemera from Oakland  [147548]2521 - Trade Cards and Ephemera from Oakland [147548]
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Lot of over 25 pieces of ephemera from Oakland California. 1880s trade cards; leather post card; Piedmont High School student body card 1922; Oakland
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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San Francisco Daily Herald  [146753]2522 - San Francisco Daily Herald [146753]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Several copies of the San Francisco Daily Herald from 1869. These newspapers include articles about mining, general Pacific Coast news, foreign news,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (45.00 + 11.25) = 56.25
 
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California Insurance Policies  [147263]2523 - California Insurance Policies [147263]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of about 14 insurance policies, mostly from California, including the Home Mutual Insurance Company, the Royal Insurance Company, and the Phoen
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to t******2 for (25.00 + 6.25) = 31.25
 
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California Receipts (11)  [146982]2524 - California Receipts (11) [146982]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 10 receipts from business in CA plus one from Nevada. Collection consists of 5 receipts issued by the American River Water and Mining Company/
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimate : 120.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Nevada County Athletic Club Photo & Benevolent Assoc Ticket  [146971]2525 - Nevada County Athletic Club Photo & Benevolent Assoc Ticket [146971]
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Vintage b&w photograph of N.C.A.C. - 7 men (boxers?) in training clothes standing in front of man (presumed coach) seated in chair. Nevada Coun...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Telegraph to Adolph Sutro  [148625]2526 - Telegraph to Adolph Sutro [148625]
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1862 California State telegraph to Adolph Sutro from Mary Sutro about a tooth extraction. City: State:California Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to V********e for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Pitkin Glass Works Pay Voucher  [147012]2527 - Pitkin Glass Works Pay Voucher [147012]
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Pay voucher from the famous Pitkin Glass Works from 1782. The Pitkin Glass Works was the first successful glass manufacturer in Connecticut. This vouc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Dupont Corporate Document with 5 Dupont Signatures  [148000]2528 - Dupont Corporate Document with 5 Dupont Signatures [148000]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1909 DuPont Powder Co. corporate document with signature by PS DuPont, Alexis I DuPont, Eugene E DuPont, Victor DuPont, Francis I DuPont. Nice signatu
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to d*******f for (275.00 + 68.75) = 343.75
 
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Land Warranty Deed  [146942]2529 - Land Warranty Deed [146942]
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Warranty Deed from the St. Andrew's Bay Railroad, Land, and Mining Company in Florida. Presented to Adam H. Ziglear on May 27, 1887. This warran...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Wallace Idaho Check Collection  [147558]2530 - Wallace Idaho Check Collection [147558]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of about 600 checks from businesses in Wallace Idaho, mostly 923. Success Mining Company; Guelph Mining and Milling; Auram Mining and others. C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to A********S for (55.00 + 13.75) = 68.75
 
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Idaho and Washington Mining Checks  [147649]2531 - Idaho and Washington Mining Checks [147649]
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Group of about 120 checks from a variety of mining companies in Idaho and Washington. Some examples include checks from the Success Mining Company, Au
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to d****9 for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Resources and Attractions of Idaho Territory  [147747]2532 - Resources and Attractions of Idaho Territory [147747]
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Resources and Attractions of Idaho Territory by Strahorn, 1881. Covers missing, please inspect. City: State:Idaho Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to l********q for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Indian Trader Check  [147840]2533 - Indian Trader Check [147840]
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Check from JS Sherburne, raiser of and dealer in horses and Indian ponies. Kansas City, KS 1887. Cattle and horse vignettes. City: State:Kansas Dat
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to M*******r for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Butte Check Collection  [147551]2534 - Butte Check Collection [147551]
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Lot of about 200 checks from Butte Montana. W.A. Clark & Co.; The First National Bank of Butte; Leys Jeweler and others. City:Butte State:Mon...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Butte Check Group  [147640]2535 - Butte Check Group [147640]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of over 1500 checks from Butte, Montana. Some examples include checks from the Butte City Water Company, the First National Bank, W.A. Clark &...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to d*******f for (225.00 + 56.25) = 281.25
 
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North Butte Mining Co. Check Group  [147653]2536 - North Butte Mining Co. Check Group [147653]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of several hundred checks from the North Butte Mining Company for mass marketing. Most of these checks are from 1907, 1916, and 1917. They are s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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The People Newspapers (23)  [148172]2537 - The People Newspapers (23) [148172]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vols 1-23 of The People, a Butte newspaper. 1892-93. Nice condition for age. City:Butte State:Montana Date:1892-93
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to a****a for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Cut Bank Billheads & Manuscripts Collection (25)  [146976]2538 - Cut Bank Billheads & Manuscripts Collection (25) [146976]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 25 pieces of ephemera from Cut Bank, Montana dated from 1891 - 1918. Included are 9 billheads from various city businesses including the Yunck
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (25.00 + 6.25) = 31.25
 
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Great Falls Police Fund Checks  [147650]2539 - Great Falls Police Fund Checks [147650]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of about 25 checks from the Treasurer of the City of Great Falls from 1901. These checks were paid with money that was taken out of the Police F
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to d*******f for (25.00 + 6.25) = 31.25
 
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Pictorial Great Falls Check Group  [147641]2540 - Pictorial Great Falls Check Group [147641]
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Group of about 1500 pictorial checks from the Treasurer of the City of Great Falls, Montana. These checks feature a beautiful vignette of a waterfall
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to t******2 for (225.00 + 56.25) = 281.25
 
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Prison Papers for Non-Violent Crimes   [146740]2541 - Prison Papers for Non-Violent Crimes [146740]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
These are detailed reports from Warden Frank Conly of Great Falls, Montana describing the convictions of William Smith #3, Tom Roseleaf, and Harry P.
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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All-time Great Western Revenue Check: Ingots & Coins, Helena, Montana  [144720]2542 - All-time Great Western Revenue Check: Ingots & Coins, Helena, Montana [144720]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The best of the Western mining camp checks. First National Bank of Helena. Dateline Helena, May 2nd, 1870. Issued for 1,100 in Current Funds to JD Con
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Helena & Virginia City, Montana RN Check Group  [144733]2543 - Helena & Virginia City, Montana RN Check Group [144733]
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Lot of 6 different. 1) Helena. Five checks, all LH Hershfield & Bro. One RN-C (1871) and four RN-D, including "buff" (1873-1875) and p...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 130.00
 
 
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Helena Check Archive   [147638]2544 - Helena Check Archive [147638]
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Group of several hundred checks from Helena, Montana, some have nice vignettes. Some examples include checks from Merchants National Bank, First Natio
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t******2 for (90.00 + 22.50) = 112.50
 
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Helena Check Collection (50)  [144721]2545 - Helena Check Collection (50) [144721]
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Lot of 50. Nearly all different. 1) Includes 12 with imprinted revenues: 8 RN-G (1877-1883); 3 RN-D (1875-76); and RN-X (1899). 2) Others include: AM
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (65.00 + 16.25) = 81.25
 
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Helena Revenue Checks Issued to Joseph Toole, 1st Montana State Governor  [144728]2546 - Helena Revenue Checks Issued to Joseph Toole, 1st Montana State Governor [144728]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2 LH Hershfield & Bro., Helena, checks with RN-G. Both issued to Joseph Kemp Toole, a Helena lawyer who was elected to Congress (1885-188...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to w**********e for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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Helena, Montana RN Checks to Chinese Merchants  [144726]2547 - Helena, Montana RN Checks to Chinese Merchants [144726]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 13. Most are noted to be paid in gold coin. Includes 7 RN-D and 6 RN-G. Issued 1875-1881, all LH Hershfield & Bro. Banking House. Merchan...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 2****1 for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Helena, Montana RN-G Check Collection  [144730]2548 - Helena, Montana RN-G Check Collection [144730]
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Lot of 18. Only one duplicate! Includes LH Hershfield & Bro., First National Bank, and Merchants' National Bank. Issued 1879-1885. One is a ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 180.00 - 300.00
Sold to 0***8 for (45.00 + 11.25) = 56.25
 
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Interesting Helena Revenue Checks to Express Companies  [144727]2549 - Interesting Helena Revenue Checks to Express Companies [144727]
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Lot of 10. All with RN-G. Four checks issued to Pacific Express Company (1880); three to Union Pacific Express Co. (1879-80); and one to Union Pacific
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 0***8 for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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