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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Photo Postcards of Tonopah Buildings1701 - Photo Postcards of Tonopah Buildings
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Lot of 7: Episcopal Church, Mizpah Hotel, Court House, Knights of Columbus Home. Six RPCs. City: Tonopah State: Nevada Date: ID# 44646
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Three Rounsevell Tonopah Postcards1702 - Three Rounsevell Tonopah Postcards
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Includes a Piute Private Interest, bottle house, and barrel house. All published by A. H. Rounsevell of Tonopah, Nevada (Prag collection) City: To
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Tonopah Main Street Photographs1703 - Tonopah Main Street Photographs
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Main street photographs of Tonopah. Shows a progression of main street from horse and buggy, to very early cars to 1940's cars. A very nice hist...
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Tonopah Real Photo Postcards #11704 - Tonopah Real Photo Postcards #1
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Lot of 2 cards photographed by Osborn, a mining engineer. One overview of the mines and the city, the other of the "Bottle House" made of ...
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Tonopah Real Photo Postcards #21705 - Tonopah Real Photo Postcards #2
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Lot of 5: four views of the town, and one of the Barrel House "one of the first houses of Tonopah." Numbers 201, 383, 749, 706, and 801 i...
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Tonopah Real Photo Postcards #31706 - Tonopah Real Photo Postcards #3
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Town view overlooking Tonopah, addressed from R.R. Demerest to W.R. Rose at Camp Kearny in San Diego. City: Tonopah State: Nevada Date: 1919 ID
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Tonopah Real Photo Postcards #41707 - Tonopah Real Photo Postcards #4
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Lot of 8 photos, all different, showing the town from different angles. One card writer declares "another view of Tonopah, what a dump." T...
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Tonopah Town View Real Photo Postcard1708 - Tonopah Town View Real Photo Postcard
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Original Tonopah cancellation, card dated 9-12-08 on front. View of the mining works and the town itself. City: Tonopah State: Nevada Date: 1908
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Tonopah Town View Real Photo Postcard #11709 - Tonopah Town View Real Photo Postcard #1
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Panoramic view from the hill overlooking the young town of Tonopah. City: Tonopah State: Nevada Date: ID# 44638
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Tonopah Town View Real Photo Postcard #21710 - Tonopah Town View Real Photo Postcard #2
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"If you keep this card I'll tell you all about everything in it when I get home. I am having such a good time that I don't like to thin...
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Strong Real Photo Postcard of Virginia City Court House1711 - Strong Real Photo Postcard of Virginia City Court House
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This fabulous photo was taken by Osborn, photographer with G. & K. Drug Company of Rawhide, Nevada. (Prag collection) City: Virginia State: Ne...
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1922 Virginia City Real photo Postcard1712 - 1922 Virginia City Real photo Postcard
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1922 view taken from the north side of the mines below St. Mary's. (Prag collection) City: Virginia City State: Nevada Date: 1922 ID# 44773
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19811 Osborn Real Photo Postcard of Virginia City1713 - 19811 Osborn Real Photo Postcard of Virginia City
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Strong contrast and what appears to be a different view of Virginia City. Postmarked 1911 on back. City: Virginia City State: Nevada Date: 1911
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21 Different RPC's of St. Mary's in Virginia City1714 - 21 Different RPC's of St. Mary's in Virginia City
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Inside and out, close-ups and distant views, crowds and solitude. City: Virginia City State: Nevada Date: c1940 ID# 44061
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22 Virginia City RPC's1715 - 22 Virginia City RPC's
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Twenty-two mostly different RPC's. All with postmarks. Most have notes. "Lots of fun." "Plenty hot." "I know you have h...
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Sold to 9***1 for (90.00 + 21.60) = 111.60
 
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Birds Eye View Postcard1716 - Birds Eye View Postcard
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The Nevada Photo Company of Virginia City printed this panoramic view of the great Comstock town. Sent to Gertie Munro in Nevada City, California by
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Bonanza Days in VC Postcard Group1717 - Bonanza Days in VC Postcard Group
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Lot of 17. 12 real photo postcards. Classic RPC interior saloon views (Sawdust Corner, Brass Rail, Crystal, line up of ladies, and one entitled &quo...
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C Street Gathering in Virginia City1718 - C Street Gathering in Virginia City
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Postcard of a large gathering on C Street. We are not sure about the date, but the boys are all wearing suspenders! City: Virginia City State: Nevad
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C Street Virginia City RPC1719 - C Street Virginia City RPC
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Sawdust Corner, Senate Club, Smokery, Wieland's, etc. can be seen. Excellent condition. (Prag collection) City: Virginia City State: Nevada D...
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C Street, Virginia City, RPC1720 - C Street, Virginia City, RPC
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c1920. Nice old cars on side of road. (They are kinda parked ?) One can see the Casino Cafe - not a business often found on postcards. City: Virgini
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Dirt 'B Street' RPC of Virginia City1721 - Dirt 'B Street' RPC of Virginia City
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c1930's. Mansions on left and backs of businesses on right. Old cars. (Prag collection) City: Virginia City State: Nevada Date: ID# 44070
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Early Color Scenes of Virginia City - Postcards1722 - Early Color Scenes of Virginia City - Postcards
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Lot of eight. Early Virginia City in fog. Bower's mansion. One Harry P. Beck publisher. Pogonip. Five Totem Trading Post of Virginia City cards....
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Five Virginia City Church Postcards1723 - Five Virginia City Church Postcards
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Three different churches. No duplicates. RPC's. Two of the Episcopal Church. Two St. Mary's. City: Virginia City State: Nevada Date: ...
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Four Nicer Virginia City Postcards1724 - Four Nicer Virginia City Postcards
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1) Iconic General Grant photograph. 2) Hand colored Pogonip (Land Fog) at Virginia City. 3-4) Two different 1920's Virginia City Overviews. (Pra...
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Historic Postcard "The End of the Earth Sure"1725 - Historic Postcard "The End of the Earth Sure"
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Postmarked the 5th of July, 1909 at Virginia City, Nevada to Mr. Harry Garrett of Cripple Creek, Colorado. The prose is witty "Hello: This is a...
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Historic Virginia City Postcard Archive1726 - Historic Virginia City Postcard Archive
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Over 125 Comstock Postcards. Over 60% are PRC's. Includes historic prints of Old Gieger Grade, Virginia City, Gold Hill, James Fair, Sutro, US G...
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Nevada Photo of Virginia City, RPC1727 - Nevada Photo of Virginia City, RPC
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This photo catches the lower end of Virginia City and the mines that are the next door neighbors. Published by the Nevada Photo Company of Virginia Ci
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Nine Different Black & White Virginia City Postcards1728 - Nine Different Black & White Virginia City Postcards
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Two C Street views with buggies, but no automobiles. St. Mary's Church, County Court House, 4th Ward school, Piper's Opera House. Three canc...
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Nine Nicer Virginia City Street Scenes1729 - Nine Nicer Virginia City Street Scenes
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All RPC's. All different. c1930's and 40's. Nice set! (Prag collection) City: Virginia City State: Nevada Date: ID# 44073
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Rare view, Rare photographer Virginia City RPC1730 - Rare view, Rare photographer Virginia City RPC
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Hand written 'Virginia City' on back of card. Only identifiable business is the Smokery Cafe. Andrew Nicklanovich was a restaurant operator ...
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Reno-Virginia Transportation Co. Stock Certificate1731 - Reno-Virginia Transportation Co. Stock Certificate
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Rare 1925 stock certificate issued to Wm J. Cobb. 150 shares of the Reno-Virginia Transportation Company. City: Virginia City State: Nevada Date:
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RPC of Comstock House and Masonic Hall1732 - RPC of Comstock House and Masonic Hall
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Virginia-Truckee Transit Company truck parked outside. Nice early view. (Prag collection) City: Virginia City State: Nevada Date: ID# 44068
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RPC Street Scene of Virginia City.1733 - RPC Street Scene of Virginia City.
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Senate Club, The Smokery, The Delta, etc. Rainier Beer ad. (Prag collection) City: Virginia City State: Nevada Date: c1940 ID# 44069
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Small Virginia City Postcard Collection1734 - Small Virginia City Postcard Collection
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Lot of 25. All interior shots! Almost all black & white RPC's. All different. See the Brass rail, famous Crystal Chandelier, Bucket of Bloo...
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Sold to j***d for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Virginia City Black & White RPC Collection1735 - Virginia City Black & White RPC Collection
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Lot of 111. All RPC's. All Black & White! new buildings, old buildings dilapidated buildings. Street scenes - paved and dirt. Overviews. Chu...
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Sold to 8******1 for (155.00 + 31.00) = 186.00
 
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Virginia City Overview RPC1736 - Virginia City Overview RPC
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Not your normal view on this VC RPC. Virginia City cancel. "I only weigh 174 pounds by McGraiths scales." (Prag collection) City: Virgini...
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Virginia City Postcards--Famous Historical Figures1737 - Virginia City Postcards--Famous Historical Figures
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Lot of 12 with no duplicates. Many are RPC. The premier postcard is of three members so the Virginia City Orchestra standing on the shores of Lake Tah
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Virginia City Promissory Note1738 - Virginia City Promissory Note
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Society of Pacific Coast Pioneers promised to pay $20 in gold coin. Number 12. Marked PAID. The promissory notes were issued in an attempt to raise mo
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Virginia City Real Photo Postcards1739 - Virginia City Real Photo Postcards
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Lot of 10 real photo Postcards. John W. Mackey portrait card, and two of his mansion. Interior view of the Pioneer Drug Store, portrait of the Knights
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Virginia City RPC with Ogden & San Fran RPO Cancel1740 - Virginia City RPC with Ogden & San Fran RPO Cancel
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Overview of the city in the '90s. "You can easily find the church & Con. Va. Mine (4 stacks in the center of the picture)." (Prag ...
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Sold to j***d for (35.00 + 7.00) = 42.00
 
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Virginia City Saloon Postcards1741 - Virginia City Saloon Postcards
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Lot of 12 black & white RPC's. Bucket of Blood, Brass rail, Sawdust Corner, Washoe Club, Crystal Bar. All different. City: Virginia City S...
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Schoer's Ranch House Postcards1742 - Schoer's Ranch House Postcards
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Lot of 5: Hurdle racing; Angel Lake; Schoer's Ranch House and flower garden. City: Wells State: Nevada Date: ID# 44744
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Seventh Street, Wells, Nevada Postcard1743 - Seventh Street, Wells, Nevada Postcard
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Colorized Seventh Street scene circa 1920s with mounted cowboy considering the bustle of town activity. City: Wells State: Nevada Date: ID# 44
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Views of Wells and Vicinity1744 - Views of Wells and Vicinity
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Lot of 11 cards: Angel Lake, rodeo scenes, street scenes. City: Wells State: Nevada Date: ID# 44745
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Wells Business District Photo Postcard1745 - Wells Business District Photo Postcard
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Elite Billiards, Wells Cafe, Wells Hotel, circa 1930s. City: Wells State: Nevada Date: ID# 44742
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Wells Main Street Photo Postcard1746 - Wells Main Street Photo Postcard
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Main Street Wells Nevada 1920s or 1930s. Club and Bar Room, Groceries Meats and Produce. City: Wells State: Nevada Date: ID# 44740
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Wells, Nevada Street Views Postcard1747 - Wells, Nevada Street Views Postcard
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Street scene circa 1940. Elite Bar, The Capitol Club and others. City: Wells State: Nevada Date: ID# 44741
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Early Photo Postcard of Horse and Buggy in Winnemucca1748 - Early Photo Postcard of Horse and Buggy in Winnemucca
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Horse and buggy days on Bridge Street in Winnemucca. Hand colored photo card. Dog-eared upper left. City: Winnemucca State: Nevada Date: ID#
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Main Street Photo Postcards from Winnemucca1749 - Main Street Photo Postcards from Winnemucca
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Lot of 3 different RPCs of Bridge Street featuring American Theatre, Hotel Humboldt, Ideal Club. Two unused cards, third postmarked 1933. City: Winne
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Winnemucca Real Photo Postcards1750 - Winnemucca Real Photo Postcards
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Lot of 2 early Winnemucca photo cards: 1) Grammar Schools (1918); 2) Bridge St, featuring the El Dorado Hotel, the American Theatre, and the Winnemucc
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