Western Americana Postcards, Vintage Photographs, and Stocks

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March 4—Prag Collection Preview March 3
Large selection of Nevada, California and Colorado postcards—half are RPC’s. Nice selection of Colorado stock certificates. These items are Priced to Sell !!!!!!!
World’s Fair/Expositions
WF/Express
Stock Certificates
Gold Rush
Photographs
Ephemera
Railroad
Stock Certificates
Passes
Photographs
Ephemera
Steamship
Stock Certificates
Passes
Photographs
Mining
Stock Certificates
Passes
General Americana
Stock Certificates
Postcards
Numismatics
Photographs
Presidential
Firearms
Books
Maps
Ephemera.

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South Main, Pioche1651 - South Main, Pioche
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One postcard--South Main St., Pioche, Nevada. (Prag Collection) City: Pioche State: Nevada Date: ID# 44616
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Sold to b******a for (10.00 + 2.40) = 12.40
 
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24 Premier RPC's of Downtown Reno Businesses1652 - 24 Premier RPC's of Downtown Reno Businesses
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All Different. Find the Waldorf Club, Armanko's Stationary, Gensler-Lee Diamonds, May Drugs, Bank Club, Overland Hotel, Eddy's Sweet Shop, H...
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Sold to l*******c for (100.00 + 24.00) = 124.00
 
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Amazing Early Reno Bridge with Provenance1653 - Amazing Early Reno Bridge with Provenance
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This blue tinted cyanatype postcard of the old (first) iron bridge over the Truckee River in Reno. The old wooden Riverside Hotel is on the other side
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Sold to 2*****l for (275.00 + 66.00) = 341.00
 
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Lot Withdrawn1654 - Lot Withdrawn
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City: State: Date: ID#
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Daytime Reno Arch Postcard Collection1655 - Daytime Reno Arch Postcard Collection
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Lot of twelve. Four Black and white RPC's (includes one Frasher), four color RPCs, one published by the Nevada News Agency), and four colored po...
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Four nicer Virginia Street, Reno RPC's1656 - Four nicer Virginia Street, Reno RPC's
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All shot during the day giving the owner a chance to identify many of the buildings from the Monte Carlo to Well Worth Grocery to NE Wilson Drugs (bot
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Sold to v*******l for (20.00 + 4.20) = 24.20
 
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Four Premier University of Nevada Postcards1657 - Four Premier University of Nevada Postcards
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Three are cancelled pre-1908. three RPC's which include the University Gates by Photo-Art, University Gates by Dann, and Stewart Hall. One black...
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Sold to s*****l for (30.00 + 7.20) = 37.20
 
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Large Reno Arch Postcard Collection1658 - Large Reno Arch Postcard Collection
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Lot of 166. 87 black and white real photo postcards. Publishers and photographers include Nevada Photo Service, Frasher, Reno News Agency, and Sierra
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Metallic Reno Arch Postcard1659 - Metallic Reno Arch Postcard
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Excellent condition. Just look at the photograph! City: Reno State: Nevada Date: ID# 44049
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Sold to V********e for (10.00 + 2.00) = 12.00
 
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Nine Night RPC's of the Reno Arch1660 - Nine Night RPC's of the Reno Arch
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All different. Includes one Frasher and one Nevada Photo Service Card. 1935-1949. City: Reno State: Nevada Date: 1935-1949 ID# 44048
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Premier Reno RPC: Bank Club1661 - Premier Reno RPC: Bank Club
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Center Street RPC featuring the infamous Bank Club and the California Club. Crowded Reno scene with diagonal parking. City: Reno State: Nevada Dat
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Sold to 2*****l for (20.00 + 4.80) = 24.80
 
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Premier Reno RPC: Gambler's Row1662 - Premier Reno RPC: Gambler's Row
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Features the Hotel Golden and Bank Club. Also the Reno Drug, Morgan Hotel, Northern Club, Commercial Hotel, City: Reno State: Nevada Date: ID
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Sold to j***d for (15.00 + 3.00) = 18.00
 
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Premier Reno RPC: Hotel Golden1663 - Premier Reno RPC: Hotel Golden
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Another busy day in downtown Reno. What a different era - the men are all wearing ties and there are no identifiable women! City: Reno State: Nevada
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Sold to v*******l for (15.00 + 3.15) = 18.15
 
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Reno Arch Colored Postcard Collection1664 - Reno Arch Colored Postcard Collection
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Lot of 14. More color RPC's than not. All different. City: Reno State: Nevada Date: c1950 ID# 44051
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Reno Casino Black & White RPC's1665 - Reno Casino Black & White RPC's
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Lot of 14 different outside shots of Reno casinos: Harrah's, Frontier, Nevada, Harolds, Palace, Hotel Golden, Bank Club, Riverside, California, ...
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Sold to j***d for (50.00 + 10.00) = 60.00
 
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Reno Postcard Collection 21666 - Reno Postcard Collection 2
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Lot of 50 Reno postcards with some duplicates. Many linen. c.1930s-1950s. About 20 mailed. Views of various clubs and casinos (Harolds, Hotel El Corte
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Sold to t******2 for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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Reno RPC's with postmarks1667 - Reno RPC's with postmarks
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Lot of 4. 1) 1947 Valmy. Says that they left early today (Reno heading to Valmy) so they wouldn't have to cross the desert in the heat to the da...
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Sold to V********e for (10.00 + 2.00) = 12.00
 
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Reno Stereoviews of Truckee River (Keystone)1668 - Reno Stereoviews of Truckee River (Keystone)
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This is a lot of 2 images of the bridge overlooking the Truckee River. The stereoviews were produced by the Keystone View Company. Both photographs me
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Reno Street Scene Color Postcards1669 - Reno Street Scene Color Postcards
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Lot of 18. Several don't show cars - just buggies and horses. Mostly Virginia Street. Also Center Street, Riverside Drive, Sierra Street, and Co...
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Sold to j***d for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Small Reno Postcard Collection1670 - Small Reno Postcard Collection
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Lot of 18. From early color to six c1940 black and white RPC's. See casino row on Virginia street (Riverside, El Cortez, Bonanza, Frontier, Harr...
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Sold to j***d for (20.00 + 4.00) = 24.00
 
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The Old Reno Arch RPC1671 - The Old Reno Arch RPC
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This postcard features the old Reno Arch. Includes businesses not seen in later Postcards like the Waffle Shop and Reno Bonded Loan Office. City: R
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Three Hand Colored Street Car Postcards1672 - Three Hand Colored Street Car Postcards
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Scenes from Second Street, Virginia Street and Center Street. Two were hand colored and then printed. One hand colored after printing. (Prag collectio
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Two interesting RH Sargent Christmas RPC's of the Reno Arch1673 - Two interesting RH Sargent Christmas RPC's of the Reno Arch
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Both are the same with a different printing process. "At Midnight" Both have interesting notes about the arch from two different people. M...
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University of Nevada Postcard Collection1674 - University of Nevada Postcard Collection
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Lot of 29. Five RPC.s - two different. Best is the Mackay School of Mines with a horse drawn lawn more in the foreground. It is sent by student M. M.
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University of Nevada RPC Tour1675 - University of Nevada RPC Tour
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Lot of 8 different RPC's. Our favorite is the old football stadium. See the grounds, the lake, the gates and the buildings. City: Reno State: ...
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A.E. Holt RPC's from Rhyolite1676 - A.E. Holt RPC's from Rhyolite
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Seven different Postcards: Breakfast time for Maud, Rhyolite's Famous Pet Burro; Denver Tunnel #2, Tramp Consolidated Mine; Miners' Union i...
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Sold to c********r.. for (15.00 + 3.60) = 18.60
 
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Before & After of Rhyolite1677 - Before & After of Rhyolite
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Two RPC's. One photo is from 1909 of Rhyolite as a booming mining town. The after photo taken in 1959 shows Rhyolite as a ghost mining camp. Gre...
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Sold to t****0 for (15.00 + 3.15) = 18.15
 
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Bush Mountain RPC1678 - Bush Mountain RPC
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Rhyolite and Bush Mountain, Nevada, May 12, 1905. Photo by Frashers Fotos, Pomona, Calif. RPC. (Prag Collection) City: Rhyolite State: Nevada Date:
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Early Rhyolite RPC1679 - Early Rhyolite RPC
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Rhyolite, Nevada The deserted Ghost City of the Desert. Photo by Frashers Fotos. (Prag Collection) City: Rhyolite State: Nevada Date: ID# 4462
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Five Rhyolite Views1680 - Five Rhyolite Views
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Five RPC's. 1) Ruins of Rhyolite, Ghost Town of Southern Nevada; 2) Deserted Ghost City of the Desert; 3) Main Street, Rhyolite, Nevada; 4) Sch...
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Sold to 2*****l for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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Montgomery Shoshone Mine Postcard1681 - Montgomery Shoshone Mine Postcard
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Published by A.E. Halt of Rhyolite, this black and white real photo Postcard features the Montgomery Shoshone Mine with Nevada in Distance. Unused.
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Sold to 6******n for (15.00 + 3.15) = 18.15
 
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Rhyolite Ghost Series1682 - Rhyolite Ghost Series
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11 different RPC's of Rhyolite with ghosts superimposed over images: Railroad Station, HD & LD Porter gateway, old school house, view of mou...
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Rhyolite Postcard Collection1683 - Rhyolite Postcard Collection
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Lot of 35 cards, 28 RPCs, mostly Rhyolite, some Goldfield and Bullfrog. 1908 postmark mentions a trial coming up. Four "ghost" postcards. ...
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RPC's of Bottle House1684 - RPC's of Bottle House
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the Bottle House was built in 1905 by Tom Kelly--50,000 beer bottles were used in the construction. 6 different RPC's and one color photo. One c...
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RPC's of Train Station1685 - RPC's of Train Station
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Four different RPC's of the Rhyolite Train Depot-"Ghost City in the Desert". (Prag Collection) City: Rhyolite State: Nevada Date: 1...
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Sold to c********r.. for (20.00 + 4.80) = 24.80
 
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Six RPC's of Rhyolite1686 - Six RPC's of Rhyolite
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Six views of Rhyolite: one of Elgin Manufacturing Co.; the Dead city of Rhyolite; "Who Said It's Hot in Rhyolite?". Cards dated 1906-0...
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Three Rhyolite Train Depot RPC's1687 - Three Rhyolite Train Depot RPC's
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1) Depot at Rhyolite, Nevada, the Deserted "Ghost City" of the Desert; 2) Old Depot at Rhyolite Nev. Now The Ghost Casino; 3) Rhyolite Gho...
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Two RPC's  of Rhyolite1688 - Two RPC's of Rhyolite
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1) The Bottle House, Rhyolite, Nevada. Stamp on back--Stove Pipe Wells Hotel, Death Valley, Calif. 2) John S. Cook & Co.'s Bank Rhyolite, Ne...
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Two RPC's of Rhyolite1689 - Two RPC's of Rhyolite
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Both photos are overviews of the town. 1) photo by Egan Moffitt. Circular stamps--Rhyolite Ghost Town Nevada 2) Rhyolite, Nevada, 11-21-06, probably 1
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Open Pit Copper Mine Postcards1690 - Open Pit Copper Mine Postcards
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Real Photo Postcards (lot of 5): one of the town of Ruth, four of the open pit min with ore trains hauling their loads. City: Ruth State: Nevada Da
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Sold to b******a for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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Real Photo Postcard; Ruth Company Houses1691 - Real Photo Postcard; Ruth Company Houses
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Company Houses, Ruth, Nev. A copper town. City: Ruth State: Nevada Date: ID# 44633
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Sold to V********e for (15.00 + 3.00) = 18.00
 
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Real Photo Postcards of the Ruth Copper Mine1692 - Real Photo Postcards of the Ruth Copper Mine
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Lot of 9 cards, 6 RPCs, all different. City: Ruth State: Nevada Date: ID# 44635
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Sold to j***d for (35.00 + 7.00) = 42.00
 
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Two Ruth Real Photo Postcards1693 - Two Ruth Real Photo Postcards
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Lot of 2: 1912 view of company housing; circa 1940s shows train tracks coming into town. City: Ruth State: Nevada Date: ID# 44634
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Sold to j***d for (20.00 + 4.00) = 24.00
 
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Sparks Street Car Postcard, C A Beemer Publisher1694 - Sparks Street Car Postcard, C A Beemer Publisher
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Looking east on Harriman Avenue, B Street. No cars on street - just horses and buggies. Very, very dirt road. Postmarked on back 1911. )Prag Collectio
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Sold to j***d for (55.00 + 11.00) = 66.00
 
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Early hand colored Postcards; Tonopah1695 - Early hand colored Postcards; Tonopah
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Five Mitchell Postcards. One 1909 Wadsworth postmark, one 1906 Tonopah postmark. Tonopah: Beer bottle house, barrel house, Tonopah Extension Mine, Can
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Sold to 6******n for (60.00 + 12.60) = 72.60
 
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Main Street Tonopah Photo Postcards1696 - Main Street Tonopah Photo Postcards
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Tonopah's Main Street as it looked in 1946 & 1947. Not too many open parking places. City: Tonopah State: Nevada Date: ID# 44653
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Sold to 6******n for (30.00 + 6.30) = 36.30
 
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Miner's Drug Store Photo Postcards1697 - Miner's Drug Store Photo Postcards
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Two early photo Postcards produced by the Miner's Drug Store. The bottle house (10,000 beer bottles used in construction); and the Barrel House,...
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Sold to 6******n for (15.00 + 3.15) = 18.15
 
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Mines of Tonopah Postcards1698 - Mines of Tonopah Postcards
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Photo Postcard view of the mines of Tonopah postmarked September of 1912 to Al Lidwell of Springdale, Nye County Nevada. Rare, early photo. City: Ton
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Sold to 6******n for (85.00 + 17.85) = 102.85
 
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Mizpah Hotel Before The Fire1699 - Mizpah Hotel Before The Fire
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The Mizpah was built in 1907, and on July 8, 1912 a fire burned the Western Union Building and the T.J. Flynn and Company brokers. The buildings that
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Sold to 6******n for (55.00 + 11.55) = 66.55
 
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Mizpah Hotel Photo Postcard1700 - Mizpah Hotel Photo Postcard
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Vintage photo of the Mizpah Hotel with a horse drawn wagon in front. Built in 1907, for $200,000, with solid granite walls, leaded glass windows and
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Sold to 6******n for (35.00 + 7.35) = 42.35
 
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