Western Americana Signature Sale (May 2021 Auction)

Auction Details

Welcome to our May 2021 Auction, the "Western Americana Signature Sale!"

We were wonderfully astounded to have about 7500 registered bidders in the last sale, which had about $1 million in collectibles of all sorts. We set a new company record with over 715 separate buyers. Now, we have the chance to do it again, with another amazing offering of fresh material from dozens of collections from across America!

This sale has many, many highlights, including:

*Gold nuggets and high grade gold specimens- from two major collections, some of the best high grade gold specimens we’ve had in years from the William Mayrsohn Collection, a long time mining executive.

*Mining artifacts, historical items- we’ve got the whole gamut of material, inclusive of some of the best and rarest of their kinds

*Rare books and references- Fremont to a detailed, multi-volume set of Oxford dictionary

*Custom made copper cannon from Michigan’s Copper Range

*Numismatics- medals, tokens galore from major collections, including Ron Lerch.

*Rare Ingots- Silver c1874 ingot from Bristol, NV; ingots from the Mayrsohn Collection

*Ken Prag Collections:
          --Autograph collection: eleven different Thomas Edison stocks; signers of the Declaration; famous financial figures (JP Morgan, Jay Gould, Rockefeller); Houdini, and more.
           --American Express Collection: a once-in-a-lifetime offering of numerous pieces spanning the history of the company, and including what we believe is the earliest American Express Stock ever offered at auction! 
          --Early American stocks- American turnpikes, plank roads and banks, including a great collection of Robert Morris material
          --Republic of Texas document collections

*Historical breast badges and ribbons

*Historical photographs: Deadwood, Dodge City, Leadville, Eastern Nevada and more

*Fire Dept Bell from Silver City, Nevada

*Gaming collectibles

*Native Americana- wonderful historical material- much from the historic Miles family of Ely- including important historical photos of White River petroglyphs, c1920; the research library of the Ely Cosmological Society c1920, much inscribed by key Pittman. Great selection of turquoise jewelry. The overall variety and quality is astounding, and you won’t want to miss it.

Previews welcome, by appointment. Questions welcome over the phone or via email.

And don't forget, your collection could be here! We want quality collections!

--The Holabird Team

Auction Schedule

Day 1, May 13th, 2021 (Lots 1000-1640)
    Art (1000-1178)
    Stocks & Bonds (1179-1640)
         Autographs (feat. Morris Collection, Edison Collection, Gould Collection, Rockefeller, Houdini, American Express Collection) (1179-1325)
         Non-Mining (Banking, Transportation, Bridges & Turnpikes, & Misc.) (1326-1554)            
         Mining (1555-1640)

Day 2, May 14th, 2021 (Lots 2000-2579)
    Mining (2000-2305)
         Minerals, Ore Specimens, & Fossils (2000-2083)
         Ephemera (2084-2266)
         Artifacts & Equipment (2267-2305)
    Railroadiana & Transportation (2306-2374)
    Philatelic (2375-2579)
         Covers & Postal History (2375-2414)
         Postcards (2415-2528)
         Stamps (2529-2579)

Day 3, May 15th, 2021 (Lots 3000-3602)
    Firearms, Military, & Political (3000-3134)
    Cowboy & Western (3135-3156)
    Jewelry (3157-3221)
    Badges (3222-3258)
    Numismatics (3259-3498)
         Ingots (3259-3272)
         Coins (3273-3396)
         Medals & So-Called Dollars (3397-3481)
         Misc. (3482-2498)
    Tokens (3499-3602)

Day 4, May 16th, 2021 (Lots 4000-4598)
    Native Americana (4000-4088)
    General Americana (4089-4598)

Day 5, May 17th, 2021 (Lots 5000-5630)
    General Foreign (5000-5053)
    Bottles (5054-5146)
    Sports (5147-5181)
    Bargains & Dealer Specials (5182-5630)
         General Americana (5182-5327)
         Philatelic (5328-5353)
         Stocks & Bonds (5354-5411)
         Numismatics (5412-5570)
         Tokens (5571-5630)
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Native Copper, Massive, Chino Mine, Santa Rita, New Mexico  [132512]2050 - Native Copper, Massive, Chino Mine, Santa Rita, New Mexico [132512]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Another large piece of native copper, believed to be from the Chino Mine near Santa Rita, New Mexico. Size is approx. 6 x 5 x 2 inches, and it weighs
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Native Copper, Massive, Chino Mine, Santa Rita, New Mexico  [132514]2051 - Native Copper, Massive, Chino Mine, Santa Rita, New Mexico [132514]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Massive piece of native copper thought to be from the Chino Mine, otherwise known as the Santa Rita Mine or Santa Rita del Cobre, near Santa Rita, New
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to a******l for (160.00 + 40.00) = 200.00
 
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Chino Mine Native Copper, Pyrite, and Bornite - 8 pcs  [132445]2052 - Chino Mine Native Copper, Pyrite, and Bornite - 8 pcs [132445]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two large leaves of native copper, a rock with a seam of chalcopyrite/bornite, and five pieces of iron pyrite -- all attributed to the Chino Mine near
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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High-Grade Copper Ore, Chino Mine, Silver City, New Mexico   [132438]2053 - High-Grade Copper Ore, Chino Mine, Silver City, New Mexico [132438]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four hefty pieces of high-grade copper ore, primarily brassy chalcopyrite and purple-red bornite, from the Chino Mine near Silver City, New Mexico. On
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b******a for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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High-Grade Copper Oxide Ore, Chino Mine?, Silver City, New Mexico   [132444]2054 - High-Grade Copper Oxide Ore, Chino Mine?, Silver City, New Mexico [132444]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Copper oxide minerals are known for their rich green colors, and this 8.6 pound rock is covered with a blend of chrysocolla, malachite, and possible o
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r*******R for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Basalt Lava Bomb from Oregon  [132534]2055 - Basalt Lava Bomb from Oregon [132534]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Basalt lava volcanoes can erupt with great force and fling large blobs of molten rock thousands of feet into the air. These can be launched so high th
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (65.00 + 16.25) = 81.25
 
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Electrolytically Refined Copper - 3 pcs  [132443]2056 - Electrolytically Refined Copper - 3 pcs [132443]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Kennecott Bingham Canyon west of Salt Lake City, Utah, boasts about being the deepest open pit copper mine in the world, and here are three slabs
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Large Ore Specimens from Ophir Hill Mining District  [88628]2057 - Large Ore Specimens from Ophir Hill Mining District [88628]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Here are four large pieces of high-grade ore material from the Ophir Hill Mining District in Tooele County, Utah. the largest is aoub 13.5 inches long
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 35.00 | Estimate : 70.00 - 140.00
 
 
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Pyrite Collection - Ten Pounds, from Ophir Hill Mining District, Utah  [88613]2058 - Pyrite Collection - Ten Pounds, from Ophir Hill Mining District, Utah [88613]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a ten-pound collection of colorful pyrite specimens ranging from brassy yellow to shiny orange, possibly chalcopyrite. Specimen sizes vary fro
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Start Price : 15.00 | Estimate : 30.00 - 50.00
 
 
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High-Grade Gold Ore, Buckhorn Mine, Okanogen County, Washington   [132298]2059 - High-Grade Gold Ore, Buckhorn Mine, Okanogen County, Washington [132298]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This piece of high-grade gold ore comes from the Buckhorn Mountain Mine in north-central Washington state, just south of the U.S. border with Canada.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (140.00 + 35.00) = 175.00
 
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Gold and Quartz Nugget, Knob Hill Mine, Republic, Washington  [132535]2060 - Gold and Quartz Nugget, Knob Hill Mine, Republic, Washington [132535]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Impressive nugget of gold metal and white quartz believed by the consignor to have been collected by his father who worked at the Knob Hill Gold Mine
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Start Price : 3,500.00 | Estimate : 7,000.00 - 9,000.00
 
 
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Gold Ore Slab, Cannon Mine, Wenatchee, Washington  [131925]2061 - Gold Ore Slab, Cannon Mine, Wenatchee, Washington [131925]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Cannon Mine occupied approx 5,000 acres southwest of Wenatchee, Washington. Gold production began as early as 1894 but operations ran in fits and
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Gold Ore Slab, Cannon Mine, Wenatchee, Washington  [132521]2062 - Gold Ore Slab, Cannon Mine, Wenatchee, Washington [132521]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This specimen is a 503-gram slab from a high-grade portion of the Cannon Mine showing the characteristic banded structure with visible gold and electr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to D******3 for (200.00 + 50.00) = 250.00
 
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Gold Ore Slab, Cannon Mine, Wenatchee, Washington  [132524]2063 - Gold Ore Slab, Cannon Mine, Wenatchee, Washington [132524]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This specimen is a 448-gram slab from a high-grade portion of the Cannon Mine showing the characteristic banded structure with visible gold and electr
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimate : 700.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Gold Ore Slab, Cannon Mine, Wenatchee, Washington, and Buckle  [132523]2064 - Gold Ore Slab, Cannon Mine, Wenatchee, Washington, and Buckle [132523]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This specimen is a 725-gram slab from a high-grade portion of the Cannon Mine showing the characteristic banded structure with visible gold and electr
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Gold Ore Slab, Cannon Mine, Wenatchee, Washington, with Buckle  [132522]2065 - Gold Ore Slab, Cannon Mine, Wenatchee, Washington, with Buckle [132522]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This specimen is a 561-gram slab from a high-grade portion of the Cannon Mine showing the characteristic banded structure with visible gold and electr
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimate : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Free Gold in Quartz Pieces  [132121]2066 - Free Gold in Quartz Pieces [132121]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Small box with eight specimens of free gold in quartz from the George Allen estate out of McGill. Probably from eastern Nevada or western Utah, these
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to a*****s for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Gold/Silver Ore Specimens with Quartz Crystals, Unknown Locality  [132525]2067 - Gold/Silver Ore Specimens with Quartz Crystals, Unknown Locality [132525]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three chunks, one large and two small, of a gold/silver ore from an unknown locality. Silver is in the dark grey minerals (possibly argentite or acant
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimate : 700.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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High-Grade Gold and Silver Ore Specimens, Western US  [133733]2068 - High-Grade Gold and Silver Ore Specimens, Western US [133733]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four high-grade ore specimens: GOLD-SILVER ORE with argentiferous galena, sphalerite, and chalcopyrite, from the Camp Bird Mine, Sneffels District, Ou
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to p******n for (190.00 + 47.50) = 237.50
 
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High-Grade Gold Ore Slab, Unknown Location  [132297]2069 - High-Grade Gold Ore Slab, Unknown Location [132297]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Slab of high-grade ore resembling Hishikari specimens from this consignor, but this one is unlabeled. Shows a definite band of visible gold near the e
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimate : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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High-Grade Gold Ore, Unknown Location  [132376]2070 - High-Grade Gold Ore, Unknown Location [132376]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Spectacular banded gold in quartz matrix, approx. 2 x 2 x 0.75 inches, weighing about 68.6 grams. This is a beautiful specimen that could be displayed
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimate : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Malachite, Polished Specimen, Unknown Origin  [132440]2071 - Malachite, Polished Specimen, Unknown Origin [132440]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This cut and polished specimen of malachite exhibits the beautiful concentric swirls and variations in the rich green color that make this copper carb
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f*****E for (400.00 + 100.00) = 500.00
 
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Mineral Specimen Group, Unknown Localities  [132880]2072 - Mineral Specimen Group, Unknown Localities [132880]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
About ten mineral specimens of mostly unknown localities including Large single-crystal rhomb of Calcite, calcium carbonate, (~8 x 6 x 3 inches, 9 po
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (180.00 + 45.00) = 225.00
 
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Mineral Specimen Group, Unknown Locations  [132879]2073 - Mineral Specimen Group, Unknown Locations [132879]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A group of beautiful display specimens includes Amethyst, a purple variety of quartz (~9 x 3 x 3.5 inches, ~1.8 pounds); a beautiful pale-blue Celesti
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to d*******f for (400.00 + 100.00) = 500.00
 
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Pyrites, Galenas, and Calcites, Oh My! - 12 pcs  [132537]2074 - Pyrites, Galenas, and Calcites, Oh My! - 12 pcs [132537]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A dozen specimens from unknown locations of Iron Pyrite, Chalcopyrite, Galena, and Calcite. Might even be some Sphalerite and Bornite in there. Specim
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to d*******f for (250.00 + 62.50) = 312.50
 
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Ulexite, Natural Borate Mineral, Unknown Locality  [132878]2075 - Ulexite, Natural Borate Mineral, Unknown Locality [132878]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Ulexite is a naturally occurring borate mineral that forms in evaporite deposits such as dry lake beds in the Western US, the Atlantic Provinces of Ca
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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What the Halite? Core and Crystal  [132870]2076 - What the Halite? Core and Crystal [132870]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
3.5-inch drill core of solid halite (NaCl) that is 8.5 inches long (~1.27 kilograms), and a single crystal of halite that is 3.5 x 2.75 x 1.75 inches
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to d*******f for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Drill Core Bookends, 2 Pair  [132529]2077 - Drill Core Bookends, 2 Pair [132529]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four bookends made from 3.5-inch diameter drill cores in four different rock types, cut flat on one side with felt attached to the bottoms. Utterly on
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Dripstone, Fulford Cave, Eagle, Colorado  [132289]2078 - Dripstone, Fulford Cave, Eagle, Colorado [132289]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Geologist Ferdinand Hayden first recorded his discovery of Fulford Cave in 1874. Located 15 miles southeast of Eagle, Colorado, the cave is within the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to d*******f for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Green River Petrified Turtle Shell  [121713]2079 - Green River Petrified Turtle Shell [121713]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A petrified turtle shell fossil from the Green River area of Wyoming. This very impressive specimen measures 5"x 4" and is about 1" h...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to A******S for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Asineops Fish Fossil, Green River Formation, Wyoming  [132996]2080 - Asineops Fish Fossil, Green River Formation, Wyoming [132996]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
From the classic Green River Formation near Kemmerer in western Wyoming, comes this artfully prepared Asineops fish fossil. The fish is about 6.25 inc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to A******S for (180.00 + 45.00) = 225.00
 
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Keichousaurus  Fossil in Black Shale  [121711]2081 - Keichousaurus Fossil in Black Shale [121711]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is 7.5"x 11" piece of black shale contains the fossil imprint of a Keichousaurus, a marine reptile from the Triassic/Jurassic perio...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to d*******f for (500.00 + 125.00) = 625.00
 
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Ammonite Fossils and Orthoceras Fossil, Polished - 4 pcs  [132515]2082 - Ammonite Fossils and Orthoceras Fossil, Polished - 4 pcs [132515]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four polished ammonite fossils, all from the goniatitida order as determined by the smooth, undulating form of the suture patterns between the septa (
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to u*******y for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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Trilobite Fossils - 4  [132877]2083 - Trilobite Fossils - 4 [132877]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four trilobite fossils in matrix, unknown location, all approx. 3.5 to 4 inches across, similar in appearance to specimens attributed to Morocco. This
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (90.00 + 22.50) = 112.50
 
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Transvaal Chamber of Mines Reports, 1912-1960  [43804]2084 - Transvaal Chamber of Mines Reports, 1912-1960 [43804]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Impressive run of the Transvaal Chamber of Mines Reports from 1912 to 1960. Missing only 1924, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1939. These volumes are
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimate : 600.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Group of German Mining-Themed Christmas Ornaments  [134027]2085 - Group of German Mining-Themed Christmas Ornaments [134027]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 7. Includes: 1) Two nutcracker ornaments (5.5") with mining picks on helmets. 2) Two figures to hold candles, one with mining picks on h...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6****A for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Photo of Washing Gold in Vancouver  [131460]2086 - Photo of Washing Gold in Vancouver [131460]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
B/W photo titled “Washing Gold” Vancouver, B.C. The Philadelphia Museum in lower right. of miner (possibly on the Fraser River) us
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to T******1 for (90.00 + 19.80) = 109.80
 
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Stewart River Gold Dredging Co Letterhead With Dredging Ship, 1910  [135442]2087 - Stewart River Gold Dredging Co Letterhead With Dredging Ship, 1910 [135442]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice pictorial letterhead showing a dredger from this mining company that operated in Yukon Territory. Letter regarding an investment in the company...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to b******S for (25.00 + 6.25) = 31.25
 
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Map of the Yukon District in the North West Territory 1898  [121154]2088 - Map of the Yukon District in the North West Territory 1898 [121154]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is sheet 3 map of the Yukon District in the North West Territory 1898, scale is 506, drawn by J. McEvoy. Highlighting White Horse township. Geol
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to b******S for (425.00 + 106.25) = 531.25
 
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Ruby Copper Ingots & Horseshoe, El Teniente, Chile  [132287]2089 - Ruby Copper Ingots & Horseshoe, El Teniente, Chile [132287]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mining may have started at El Teniente (The Lieutenant) in the early 1800s, and over two centuries has involved the Guggenheims and Kennecott Copper C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to j*******o for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Brass Tags, Rosario Mine, Sinaloa, Mexico  [132284]2090 - Brass Tags, Rosario Mine, Sinaloa, Mexico [132284]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Thirty-six brass tags, all but three marked from the Rosario Mine near Sinaloa, Mexico. 28 octagonal brass tags, 1.5 x 1.5 inches, labeled ROSARIO MIN
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to d*******f for (90.00 + 22.50) = 112.50
 
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Alaska-Gastineau Mining Co. Ephemera  [103122]2091 - Alaska-Gastineau Mining Co. Ephemera [103122]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a collection of items related to the Alaska-Gastineau Mining Co., which operated a gold mining and milling operation on the outskirts of Junea
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f*****y for (400.00 + 100.00) = 500.00
 
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The Kennecott Copper Corp. Archive (3)  [132359]2092 - The Kennecott Copper Corp. Archive (3) [132359]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
(Data Provided by the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) 1) Kennecott Copper Mill & Leaching Plant, Vol. I, provides exterior detail i...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Alaska Coal Deposit Maps, c1900-1910  [112193]2093 - Alaska Coal Deposit Maps, c1900-1910 [112193]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five maps. Original pen and ink Mantanuska Coal Mining & Dev. Co. map, 1908, Chas S. Hubbell, about 20 x 30"; Sketch Map of Mantanuska Co...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Fair Haven Mining District and Coal Mountain Maps (2)  [120609]2094 - Fair Haven Mining District and Coal Mountain Maps (2) [120609]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
These two maps depict the mining area of Fair Haven in Kozebue Sound, Alaska; and the second map is of Coal Mountain to Skagit River. Drawn by R. B Sy
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Panoramic Photo of Old Dominion Copper Co, Globe, Arizona Mining Company  [129543]2095 - Panoramic Photo of Old Dominion Copper Co, Globe, Arizona Mining Company [129543]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Yard long photo titled, "Partial First Aid Class, Old Dominion Co., Globe, Arizona, June 30, 1930" shows a group of miners in front of the...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Inspiration Copper Company Equipment Tag  [129313]2096 - Inspiration Copper Company Equipment Tag [129313]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Round brass tag, 38 mm, holed. Stamped: I. C. C. Co. / 2532. Original architects of the Inspiration Mine included Henry Krumb, W. B. Thompson and Lou
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 30.00 - 50.00
Sold to m******0 for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Early Arizona Territory Mining Deed   [131960]2097 - Early Arizona Territory Mining Deed [131960]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Early deed for a claim in the Lynx Creek Mining District. There were smaller operations in 1885 in the area, that was first discovered in 1863 by a pa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (225.00 + 56.25) = 281.25
 
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Bodie Mining Newspapers Plus Other Early California Newspapers  [133792]2098 - Bodie Mining Newspapers Plus Other Early California Newspapers [133792]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot has several issues of the Bodie Miner newspaper from 1881, 1882, 1909. There is an issue of the Bodie Standard newspaper as well dated 1878.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to D*********7 for (325.00 + 71.50) = 396.50
 
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Kennedy and Argonaut Mine Head Frames - 4 B&W Photos  [125072]2099 - Kennedy and Argonaut Mine Head Frames - 4 B&W Photos [125072]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Kennedy and Argonaut Mines in Jackson, California, were producers of gold from great depths of the Mother Lode. Both mines were recovering ore fro
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to b*******n for (100.00 + 22.00) = 122.00
 
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