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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Grand Central Mine Original Patent Papers  [136607]3000 - Grand Central Mine Original Patent Papers [136607]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Grand Central mine was not only one of the most famous of all the Tombstone mines, it later became the center of the modern day open pit gold-silv
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Grand Central Mining Co. Letter  [147323]3001 - Grand Central Mining Co. Letter [147323]
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Rare letter addressed to E.B. Gage, the superintendent of the Grand Central Mining Company in Tombstone, Arizona. This letter was sent by the Banking
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Estimate : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8***0 for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Mine in the Dragoons Photograph  [146295]3002 - Mine in the Dragoons Photograph [146295]
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Enlarged b&w photograph titled Mine in the Dragoons. Mounted under glass and framed w/metal title plate attached to board mounting below photo....
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Natoma Dredges Folsom Calif. Postcards  [145264]3003 - Natoma Dredges Folsom Calif. Postcards [145264]
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Lot of 6. Two white border. One postmarked 1914 Central N.M. Of Natoma Dredge #8. The remaining five are : Natoma dredges #8, #9. City:Fol
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Empire Mine/Grass Valley, CA Photo Suite (4)  [147272]3004 - Empire Mine/Grass Valley, CA Photo Suite (4) [147272]
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Head frame Northstar 3.25"x3.25". Nightshift by GW Miller-poor contrast. Miner portrait with lunch pails, 6x8", frame 11.25x19.25&quo...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Framed Grass Valley Mining Thru Vintage Postcards Group, 4  [148622]3005 - Framed Grass Valley Mining Thru Vintage Postcards Group, 4 [148622]
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Fantastic set of 4 framed postcard groups highlighting mining in Grass Valley and Nevada City. 41 postcards-16 RPC's. Vintage cards and tradeca...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,400.00
 
 
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Grass Valley Mines Photographs  [146912]3006 - Grass Valley Mines Photographs [146912]
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"Grass Valley Mines Photographs. 1). Mine headframe building that sits above the mine entrance. Meant to house hoisting machinery, personnel, a...
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Start Price : 450.00 | Estimate : 900.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Miscellaneous Mining Photographs (incl. Grass Valley)  [144712]3007 - Miscellaneous Mining Photographs (incl. Grass Valley) [144712]
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Lot of 14. Includes cabinet card showing men standing outside of mining office, labelled Ward, Colorado, 1898 on the reverse; small mounted photograph
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Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Jackson Calif Mines Postcards  [145261]3008 - Jackson Calif Mines Postcards [145261]
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Lot of 19. Color, B/W, a few white borders, Some RPC’s. Publishers: Mike Roberts “Natural Color Scenes”, Frasher
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******n for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Kenneth/Redding Shasta County Calif Mining Postcards  [145262]3009 - Kenneth/Redding Shasta County Calif Mining Postcards [145262]
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Lot of 23. Pub. Logos: P-N-C. Amber cards, some white borders, Eleven postmarked 1905-47 : Redding, Denverton CA., Seattle, San Fran. One ca
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to d*******f for (140.00 + 35.00) = 175.00
 
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La Porte Calif. Mining Postcards  [145260]3010 - La Porte Calif. Mining Postcards [145260]
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Lot of 5. White borders. None are postmarked. One has writing (hard to read). All street level: The State Mine Chili Bar CAL. (RPC), Slate Cre
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to D****7 for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Nevada City, CA Mine Photo Suite  [147291]3011 - Nevada City, CA Mine Photo Suite [147291]
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Home/Champion Mine-poor contrast. Temple and Clair, sluicing 1899 by Gerrebrands Building panorama. Firemans Parade on Main Street. Providence Mill. F
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Start Price : 450.00 | Estimate : 900.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Nevada City, California Hydraulic Mining Postcards & Ephemera  [143622]3012 - Nevada City, California Hydraulic Mining Postcards & Ephemera [143622]
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Lot of 9. 1) Six postcards. Three real photo: mountain flume above Nevada City; view of miner standing underneath water cannon (mailed 1911); and Hirs
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Estimate : 140.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6****A for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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Ott Assay Office Ephemera Collection--Ties to Comstock  [144708]3013 - Ott Assay Office Ephemera Collection--Ties to Comstock [144708]
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Lot of 6. James J. Ott was the assayer who discovered in 1859 that the ore being mined on the Comstock Lode was very rich in silver. The first miners
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 6****A for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Oustomah Mine Building Photos (3)  [146926]3014 - Oustomah Mine Building Photos (3) [146926]
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3 7.5"x9.5" B/W photos by Moore of this mine in Nevada City, CA. Interior of the Hoist Building, a building connected to the shaft? and st...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Fred Searles Mining Correspondence Group  [144710]3015 - Fred Searles Mining Correspondence Group [144710]
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Lot of 6 mining letters addressed to Fred Searles. Searles was a famous mining geologist in Grass Valley/Nevada City and was one of the founders of Ne
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to v*********f for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Grass Valley & Nevada City Mining Postcard Collection  [144714]3016 - Grass Valley & Nevada City Mining Postcard Collection [144714]
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Lot of 36 including 25 real photo. Choice collection. Nearly all different. RPPC include: Hogue Mine, NC; Lava Cap Mine; Central Mill, GV; Springhill
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimate : 700.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Nevada County & Area Small Mining Camp Ephemera  [144690]3017 - Nevada County & Area Small Mining Camp Ephemera [144690]
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Lot of 25. Includes: Giant Powder Co. letterhead, 1907, Clipper Gap; North Bloomfield Gravel Mining Co. letterhead, 1904; Marysville Foundry pictorial
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 6****A for (140.00 + 35.00) = 175.00
 
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Nevada County, California Mining Ephemera  [144699]3018 - Nevada County, California Mining Ephemera [144699]
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Lot of 11. Includes: 1880 Thomas Price Assay Memorandum for bullion deposited by the Deadwood Mining Co.; 1918 Annual Report of the Brunswick Consolid
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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North Bloomfield, CA Panoramas (2)  [147270]3019 - North Bloomfield, CA Panoramas (2) [147270]
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2 rare panoramas. One is North Bloomfield mining camp and the other is in the nearby vicinity, location unknown. 2 photo panoramas 7.5"x18.5&qu...
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimate : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Dredging Oroville Calif. Postcards  [145254]3020 - Dredging Oroville Calif. Postcards [145254]
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Lot of 13. Some white borders, mostly RPC’s. Four postmarked 1907 : Williams Port R.I., Oroville,. Dredgers: El Oro #2, Baggett No 1,
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Weaverville Hydraulic Mining Real Photo Postcards  [144716]3021 - Weaverville Hydraulic Mining Real Photo Postcards [144716]
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Lot of 8 RPPC. Rare group. Some duplicate views. All are for the La Grange Mine at Weaverville, Trinity County, California. Started operating in 1862,
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Alameda Gold Mining Co. Map  [132403]3022 - Alameda Gold Mining Co. Map [132403]
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This lot is of a map Showing the Quartz Mining Properties belonging to the “Alameda Gold Mining Co.” situated in Placer Co., Califor
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Estimate : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold to J****2 for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Avawatz Crown Mine Co. Letter  [147749]3023 - Avawatz Crown Mine Co. Letter [147749]
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2 page letter with mention of Pony Express and Avawatz Crown Mine Co. near Silver Lake, CA, August 29, 1908. City: State:California Date:
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to f*****E for (40.00 + 0.00) = 40.00
 
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California Div. of Mins Guidebooks - 2  [147795]3024 - California Div. of Mins Guidebooks - 2 [147795]
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Calif. State Div. of Mines Geologic Guidebooks: 1) San Francisco Bay Counties Bulletin 154, 1951 History, Landscape, Geology, Fossils, Minerals, Indus
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Estimate : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to d*******f for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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California Hydraulic Mining Real Photo Postcard Collection  [144717]3025 - California Hydraulic Mining Real Photo Postcard Collection [144717]
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Lot of 15. All but 3 are RPPC. A few duplicates. Includes: Big Meadows, CA, 1913; Plasser[sic.] Mine, Summerville; North Fork Placers, Helena, CA; pla
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Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to b*******n for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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California Mine Photo Collection (6)  [146974]3026 - California Mine Photo Collection (6) [146974]
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Lot of 6 b&w photos of California mines, c. late 19th century. Three mounted under glass and framed are: Whisky Bar Mine, 1897, photo size +/- ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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California Miner Photographs  [147017]3027 - California Miner Photographs [147017]
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Five framed photographs of miners in California. A) Photograph of two miners posed with an ore cart outside of a mine. There are two sheds on either s
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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California Mining Maps - 2  [147804]3028 - California Mining Maps - 2 [147804]
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Pair of Colorful California Mining Maps: 1) Map of Mines & Locations in the vicinity of the Sierra Buttes, Sierra Co. Lithograph by Britton &...
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Estimate : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to c****o for (120.00 + 30.00) = 150.00
 
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California Mining Photo Postcards  [145259]3029 - California Mining Photo Postcards [145259]
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Lot of 7. Few white borders, Two color. Three postmarked 1910-55 : Napa (double stamped). All STREET level view: Dredging Imperial Valley, Cotton
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to b*******n for (55.00 + 13.75) = 68.75
 
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Hydraulic Mining Photos and a Print (4)  [146928]3030 - Hydraulic Mining Photos and a Print (4) [146928]
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3 framed reproduction photos. Hydraulic mining in French Corral in Nevada, CA 9"x8". Malakoff Diggins 7.5"x9.5". Redding, CA pr...
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Mine Workers Protective League Records  [146798]3031 - Mine Workers Protective League Records [146798]
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Two metal catalogs containing "Application for Membership" cards for the Mine Workers Protective League. These cards are arranged alphabet...
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to a****a for (500.00 + 125.00) = 625.00
 
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Miner Picnic Photographs  [147243]3032 - Miner Picnic Photographs [147243]
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A) Mounted photograph of a group of men and women at a picnic in Grass Valley. There is a man in the center who is serving some kind of stew out of a
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Mining Equipment Ephemera  [143619]3033 - Mining Equipment Ephemera [143619]
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Lot of 7. Includes: Miners Foundry & Supply Co. billhead (Nevada City, 1918); Geo. W. Pennington & Sons advertising pamphlet (c.1898, SF); I...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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North Bloomfield Hydraulic Mining Photographs  [147242]3034 - North Bloomfield Hydraulic Mining Photographs [147242]
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Three original photographs of hydraulic mining operations in California, c. 1905-1915. A) Mounted photograph of a hydraulic mining monitor spraying wa
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimate : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Reliese Hill Hydraulic Mining Photograph  [147024]3035 - Reliese Hill Hydraulic Mining Photograph [147024]
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Original photograph of a hydraulic mining operation in Reliese Hill, California around 1890. There are two men standing next to the hydraulic system t
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Oat Hill Mine Photograph  [147008]3036 - Oat Hill Mine Photograph [147008]
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Photograph probably of the Oat Hill mercury mine in Napa County. It was taken by M.H. Strong of the photo department of Napa, CA. The photograph depic
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Estimate : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (250.00 + 62.50) = 312.50
 
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Placer Mining Photographs  [147026]3037 - Placer Mining Photographs [147026]
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Two photographs of placer miners around the 1890s. A) Original photograph of eight placer miners using rockers. Soil was dumped into these rockers and
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Estimate : 170.00 - 300.00
Sold to J*******1 for (70.00 + 17.50) = 87.50
 
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Rare Hydraulic Mining Photograph  [147014]3038 - Rare Hydraulic Mining Photograph [147014]
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Really rare photograph of a modernized hydraulic mining system being used after it was outlawed. Hydraulic mining was banned in California in 1884 bec
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to t********n.. for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Rare Panorama of Meadow Lake, CA Mine Camp  [146929]3039 - Rare Panorama of Meadow Lake, CA Mine Camp [146929]
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Extremely rare photo of a mining camp by Moore, Nevada City, CA. Back of frame says "near Cisco, Baltimore City or Oroville, Spalding Lake Are...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimate : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Red Dog Mine Photographs  [147018]3040 - Red Dog Mine Photographs [147018]
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Two framed photographs of the Red Dog Mine in Nevada County, California. The Red Dog was a hydraulic mine that got caught up in the battle to ban this
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Estimate : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to b*******n for (250.00 + 62.50) = 312.50
 
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The Miner Volume I Number I  [148204]3041 - The Miner Volume I Number I [148204]
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The first issue published by the California Mining Bureau Association. A monthly magazine devoted to the promotion of the Mining Interests of the Paci
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Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 6*****b for (500.00 + 125.00) = 625.00
 
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Bassick Gold Mine Company Archive  [144481]3042 - Bassick Gold Mine Company Archive [144481]
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WELL OVER 500 pieces! This is an account of what they spent and who they paid. As you might expect it included several different Bassick billheads. Bu
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Silverton Colorado Mammoth Plate Photograph, Original  [146554]3043 - Silverton Colorado Mammoth Plate Photograph, Original [146554]
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Original Mammoth plate photo, 17 1/4" x 13 1/4", in crude old frame. Photo appears to be c. 1880 of a mule train carrying mining supplies ...
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Estimate : 500.00 - 1,100.00
Sold to J*******1 for (350.00 + 87.50) = 437.50
 
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USGS Colorado Professional Papers - 2  [147773]3044 - USGS Colorado Professional Papers - 2 [147773]
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U.S.G.S. Colorado State Professional Papers: 1) Geo. of the Aspen Mining Dist., w/Atlas, PP-94, by Josiah E. Spur, 1898, 43 plates, 11 figures, 30 Atl
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Estimate : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to S*****3 for (200.00 + 50.00) = 250.00
 
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Amazon-Manhattan Mines Group  [146949]3045 - Amazon-Manhattan Mines Group [146949]
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Group of time cards and checks from the Amazon-Manhattan Mining Company in Beaver Creek District near Wallace, Idaho. The time cards show a table of d
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Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to a****a for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Sherman Lead Company Stock Certificates signed by President Jerome Day  [147063]3046 - Sherman Lead Company Stock Certificates signed by President Jerome Day [147063]
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This book of cancelled stock certificates are of the Sherman Lead Company of Moscow, Idaho. Stocks #501-749 inclusive. The stocks show a beautiful sea
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to c*********p for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Bismark Copper Mining Company Prospectus  [145560]3047 - Bismark Copper Mining Company Prospectus [145560]
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Cleverly salted with quotes from Jay Gould and R. Kipling, this 1906 prospectus encourages investors to buy into the Bismark Copper Mining Company of
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to J****2 for (65.00 + 16.25) = 81.25
 
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Anaconda Coper Mining Booklets  [147846]3048 - Anaconda Coper Mining Booklets [147846]
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2 Anaconda company booklets. Great Falls Departments 1937, with lots of photos. Howdy, Here is Important Information for Employees 40pp. No date, pos
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to p****v for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Anaconda Copper Mining Company Book  [147953]3049 - Anaconda Copper Mining Company Book [147953]
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Great Falls Departments, Eighth Edition, published January 1937. This book contains descriptions and photographs of the Great Falls departments of the
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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