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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LH Hershfield, Helena, Revenue Check Group  [144723]2550 - LH Hershfield, Helena, Revenue Check Group [144723]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 8 different. 1) Five RN-G: First of Exchange (1881) and four checks (1877-1881). 2) RN-C, 1871 with prospector and dog vignette. 3) Two RN-D: 1
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to 0***8 for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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US Assay Office at Helena Order Receipt  [147593]2551 - US Assay Office at Helena Order Receipt [147593]
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Rare order form from US Assay Office at Helena, 1895 for chisel handles, Atlantic Red Oil and more. Signed by assayer in charge Branden. City:Helena
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Helena, Montana Revenue Checks Paid in Gold Coin & Currency  [144729]2552 - Helena, Montana Revenue Checks Paid in Gold Coin & Currency [144729]
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Lot of 10. All are LH Hershfield & Bro. Banking House. All have imprinted revenues. 1) Nine are paid in "Gold Coin," four different ty...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 0***8 for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Jefferson College of Natural Science Certificate  [147704]2553 - Jefferson College of Natural Science Certificate [147704]
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c. 1831 Jefferson College of Natural Science certificate of science. 13x17". City:Jefferson County State:Montana Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to c*********p for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Virginia City, Montana Check Group  [147639]2554 - Virginia City, Montana Check Group [147639]
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Group of several hundred checks from Virginia City, Montana. Some examples include checks from S.R. Buford & Co. Grocers, Gilbert Brewing Co., E...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t******2 for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Virginia City, Montana Revenue Check Group  [144731]2555 - Virginia City, Montana Revenue Check Group [144731]
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Lot of 6. Includes 5 RN-G (4 different, 1876-1884) and one RN-X (1900). All are Henry Elling, Banker. Five signed SR Burford & Co. City:Virgin...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to 0***8 for (25.00 + 6.25) = 31.25
 
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Virginia City, Montana RN-G Check Group  [144732]2556 - Virginia City, Montana RN-G Check Group [144732]
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Lot of 7 (6 different). Six are Henry Elling, Banker. The seventh is Banking House of CL Dahler. Issued 1876-1884. Five are stamped Paid. All have RN-
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 0***8 for (25.00 + 6.25) = 31.25
 
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AM Holter, Strawberry Hill, Lumber Archive  [147852]2557 - AM Holter, Strawberry Hill, Lumber Archive [147852]
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Approx. 50 ledger sheets from AM Holter, 1874, pertaining to lumber shipped from Strawberry Hill, MT. In protective plastic and binder. City: State:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to a****a for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Conviction Papers for Burglary to State Prison in Deer Lodge, Montana  [146746]2558 - Conviction Papers for Burglary to State Prison in Deer Lodge, Montana [146746]
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These are three individual single sheet convictions for three men committing burglary: a William Light got six months free room and board; Martin Nord
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to d*******f for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Conviction Papers for Violent Crimes by Five Men State Prison Deer Lodge, Mont  [146748]2559 - Conviction Papers for Violent Crimes by Five Men State Prison Deer Lodge, Mont [146748]
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This group of hombres did serious time. William Samuel Robertson got life for first degree murder. His left eye had numerous scars, probably from nume
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to d*******f for (600.00 + 150.00) = 750.00
 
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Conviction Papers of Four Men to the State Pen. in Deer Lodge, Montana  [146747]2560 - Conviction Papers of Four Men to the State Pen. in Deer Lodge, Montana [146747]
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This lot has four conviction papers of four men for Grand Larceny; J.B. Grubbs got two years; James R. Miller got one year but escapes only to be reca
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to t**********3 for (300.00 + 75.00) = 375.00
 
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Conviction Papers on Twelve Men to Deer Lodge Penitentiary Montana  [147061]2561 - Conviction Papers on Twelve Men to Deer Lodge Penitentiary Montana [147061]
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This collection of twelve conviction papers from Montana went before the Warden Frank Conely at the state prison in Deer Lodge. All convictions are fr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 240.00 - 300.00
Sold to t**********3 for (400.00 + 100.00) = 500.00
 
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Financial Documents from Montana Territory Collection (7)  [146977]2562 - Financial Documents from Montana Territory Collection (7) [146977]
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Lot of 7 financial items issued in the Montana Territory (Montana became state in 1889). Collection consists of: two debt documents stating the Terr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold to m*********r for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Hecla Consolidated Mining Company Checks  [147652]2563 - Hecla Consolidated Mining Company Checks [147652]
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Group of about 60 checks from the Hecla Consolidated Mining Company or the Hecla Mercantile and Banking Co. These checks come in a variety of about 12
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Montana Arrowheads, Artifacts, Teeth and Fossils  [147679]2564 - Montana Arrowheads, Artifacts, Teeth and Fossils [147679]
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Nice assortment of arrowheads, Montana artifacts, teeth, parts and fossils. Something for everyone. City: State:Montana Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (120.00 + 30.00) = 150.00
 
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Montana Bank Check Collection  [147664]2565 - Montana Bank Check Collection [147664]
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200 or maybe even more checks from more than 30 different small towns, some with vignettes. Three Forks, Fairfield, Glendive, Pony, Dillon, Ollie and
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (55.00 + 13.75) = 68.75
 
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Montana Banks Articles of Incorporation  [148003]2566 - Montana Banks Articles of Incorporation [148003]
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Articles of Incorporation from Powell National Bank, Missoula Trust and Savings, Scandinavian National Bank, Scottish American Mortgage and more. Ci
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Montana Bar and Saloon Articles of Incorporation  [148002]2567 - Montana Bar and Saloon Articles of Incorporation [148002]
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Articles of Incorporation. University Club of Missoula, The Rochester Club. c.1910. City: State:Montana Date:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Montana Check Collection  [147683]2568 - Montana Check Collection [147683]
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About 200 Montana checks, some with vignettes. c. 1870's to 1930's. Nice variety of towns including Virginia City, Anaconda, Livingston, No...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Montana Check Collection  [147250]2569 - Montana Check Collection [147250]
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Huge collection of checks from companies across Montana. Most of these checks are from banks and other companies in Anaconda, Billings, Butte, Chinook
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to t******2 for (550.00 + 137.50) = 687.50
 
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Montana Check Collection with Lots of Towns  [147663]2570 - Montana Check Collection with Lots of Towns [147663]
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About 150 Montana checks, many from Virginia City along with smaller towns such as Dillon, Musselshell, Broadview, Three Forks, Shelby, Clyde Park and
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Montana Checks with Revenue Stamps  [147644]2571 - Montana Checks with Revenue Stamps [147644]
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Group of about 250 checks from Montana with adhesive revenue stamps. Some examples include checks from the First National Bank of Helena, Great Falls
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Montana Coal and Petroleum Co. Articles of Incorporation  [148001]2572 - Montana Coal and Petroleum Co. Articles of Incorporation [148001]
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Article of Incorporation from Missoula Petroleum and Oil, Kennedy Creek Coal and Oak, Stoney Creek Coal, Butler Creek Coal, Roundup Coal, Hellgate Coa
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Montana Coin Bank and Bank Bag Collection  [148542]2573 - Montana Coin Bank and Bank Bag Collection [148542]
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Leather bag (6 x 9 inches with drawstring) Metals / Bank & Trust Co. / Butte, Mont. Two egg shaped coin banks from Daly Bank & Trust / Anaco...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r*****r for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Montana Coin Bank and Bank Bag Collection  [148540]2574 - Montana Coin Bank and Bank Bag Collection [148540]
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Two canvas (11 x 7 inches) bank bags: The Farmers National Bank / Chinook, Montana; Western Bank National Association / Chinook Montana. Rulers from C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 0***8 for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Montana Coin Banks  [148541]2575 - Montana Coin Banks [148541]
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Lot of three: The Montana National Bank of Havre (book bank); Save For A Purpose / The Montana National Bank of Havre (bucket with carrying handle); C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m*********r for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Montana Collectibles  [146454]2576 - Montana Collectibles [146454]
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Box of 24 partitions with collectibles from Montana. Ken Boggs Chevrolet of Geraldine, Montana bottle opener; Highlander Beer cap; Coca Cola of Billin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to n*******4 for (25.00 + 5.50) = 30.50
 
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Montana Convict Description  [146573]2577 - Montana Convict Description [146573]
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Descriptive List of the Convict Required by the State Board of Prison Commissioners, upon Receipt of the Convict at the Penitentiary. This is a descri
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to a****a for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Montana Hamilton IOOF Ribbon Group (9)  [148179]2578 - Montana Hamilton IOOF Ribbon Group (9) [148179]
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9 IOOF ribbons. Mostly Lodge 48, some duplicates. c. 1890's-1910. Overall nice condition. City: State:Montana Date:c1890-1910
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Montana Historical Pamphlets  [147719]2579 - Montana Historical Pamphlets [147719]
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14 Montana historical pamphlets.2 Her Majesty Montana, 2 Virginia City, Montana 3.7.77, Colors From and Old Montana Sluice Box, A Pioneers Trip Acros
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Montana Lumber Co. Articles of Incorporation  [148009]2580 - Montana Lumber Co. Articles of Incorporation [148009]
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9 Montana Lumber Company articles of incorporation. c. 1901-1929 City: State:Montana Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Montana Marcus Daly Motel Rug Sample   [148665]2581 - Montana Marcus Daly Motel Rug Sample [148665]
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Framed Rug sample from famous Marcus Daly Motel, Anaconda, MT, c. 1900, head of bison against red background w/ MH in gold in lower left and right cor
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Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********n for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Montana Mining Check Collection  [147648]2582 - Montana Mining Check Collection [147648]
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Collection of checks from a variety of Montana mining companies including Montana Silver Queen Mining Company, Parrot Silver & Copper Co., Victo...
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Estimate : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to 6****A for (95.00 + 23.75) = 118.75
 
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Montana Ribbon Group (9)  [148178]2583 - Montana Ribbon Group (9) [148178]
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9 Montana ribbons with a choice Mine Workers of America, Missoula Montana. 8 others c. 1910's-1920's. City: State:Montana Date:
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Montana RN Check Collection  [144724]2584 - Montana RN Check Collection [144724]
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Lot of 27. Most different. All with imprinted revenues. 1) RN-G: Henry Elling, Virginia City (1880) Hecla Cons. MC, Glendale (1882); Madison Co., Virg
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimate : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Montana RN Check Collection  [144735]2585 - Montana RN Check Collection [144735]
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Lot of 37 checks with imprinted revenues. Great collection! Majority are pre-1900. 1) Virginia City. Four different, RN-G (3) and RN-X. 2) Butte &am...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Montana RN Checks  [148580]2586 - Montana RN Checks [148580]
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Lot of twenty Montana RN checks dated from 1870-1901. Butte, Virginia City, Helena, Glendale. City: State:Montana Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 0***8 for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Montana RN Checks  [148585]2587 - Montana RN Checks [148585]
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About 18 different Montana RN checks, dated from 1870s-1890s. Helena, Glendale, Virginia City. City: State:Montana Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Montana RN Checks  [148549]2588 - Montana RN Checks [148549]
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Lot of 25 different Montana RN checks. RNG: 13 different; RNX: 3 (rare). Butte; Virginia City, M.T.; Helena; Glendale. City: State:Montana Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to 0***8 for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Montana RN-X Check Collection  [144734]2589 - Montana RN-X Check Collection [144734]
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Lot of 21. Nearly all are different, with color varieties (orange to citrine). Checks issued 1899-1901. Includes: numerous from different merchants in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 0***8 for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Montana RNX Checks  [148553]2590 - Montana RNX Checks [148553]
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Lot of 13 different RNX checks from Montana. Butte, Helena, Dillon, Virginia City. City: State:Montana Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 0***8 for (25.00 + 6.25) = 31.25
 
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Montana Territorial Warrant Receipts  [148103]2591 - Montana Territorial Warrant Receipts [148103]
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Montana territorial warrant receipt book from 1865. This book has about ten receipt stubs that show who the warrants were issued to and when. The rest
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to p********e for (50.00 + 11.00) = 61.00
 
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Montana Territorial Warrant Stubs  [147647]2592 - Montana Territorial Warrant Stubs [147647]
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Group of stubs for 50 and 100 dollar bonds issued in exchange for territorial warrants. These stubs give the name of the person they were issued to an
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Montana Town Check Collection  [144722]2593 - Montana Town Check Collection [144722]
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Lot of about 70. All different! Only one with imprinted revenue (Hecla Cons. Mining Co., RN-G, Glendale, 1882). Some unissued. Other towns include: As
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Premier Montana Check Collection  [144746]2594 - Premier Montana Check Collection [144746]
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Lot of 250. This is a fantastic variety group assembled from the larger MacKenzie check hoard. We aimed to have as little duplication as possible, so
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to m*********r for (250.00 + 62.50) = 312.50
 
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Rare Copper Covers and Letter Sheets, 4  [148175]2595 - Rare Copper Covers and Letter Sheets, 4 [148175]
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4 rare coppers. 71st Annual Convention of Montana Pioneers August 1955 booklet. 3 Everlasting Copper from Montana, The Treasure State 9.25x6.25"...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to a****a for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Reynolds Family Name History, Framed  [147460]2596 - Reynolds Family Name History, Framed [147460]
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Origin of Reynolds family name from Germanic. Framed 13.25x 16.5. City: State:Montana Date:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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State Board  Biennial Reports For Montana  [146741]2597 - State Board Biennial Reports For Montana [146741]
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This lot contains about fifteen booklets on Montana legal protocol from teaching to the composition of gasoline. Montana State Board of Horticulture 1
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Vintage Montana Bird Booklets  [147845]2598 - Vintage Montana Bird Booklets [147845]
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3 Montana bird booklets. Summer Birds of Flathead Lake by Silloway 1903. Birds of Fergus County, Montana by Silloway 1902, both illustrated. Summer Bi
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Imprinted Revenue Stamp Check Collection  [148547]2599 - Imprinted Revenue Stamp Check Collection [148547]
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About 25 mostly Montana RN checks. territorial; various Montana cities. Also, Illinois; Michigan; Nevada. City: State:Montanta Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to c*********p for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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