Western Frontiers Auction (October 2022)

Auction Details

Welcome to the “Western Frontiers Auction,” our October 2022 sale coming hot off the heels of our exciting summer auction series!

This 2,100 lot, four-day auction has collectibles in over a dozen categories including Native Americana, Mining, Express, Numismatics, Art, Bottles, Stocks, Militaria, and General Americana.

Featured Collections

*The Gary Bracken Collection, Part III*
We continue to offer great rarities from the collection of Ponca City lawyer Gary Bracken. This sale includes Native Americana (baskets and pottery), tokens (Colorado and Oklahoma), foreign coins, Colorado bottles and billheads, and much more.

*Jim & Barbara Sherman Private Western Mining Museum Collection*
More great items from this unbelievable Tucson mining museum collection. Included in this sale is a Wild West/ Law & Order document group with signatures of key Western lawmen and figures including Pat Garrett, Emmett Dalton, Sam Houston, and a contract signed by both Buffalo Bill & Pawnee Bill! Other items include US gold coins, autographs, mining artifacts, militaria, and more.

*Nevada Express Collection*
This sale is the start of us selling a private world-class Nevada (and California) mining collection. Included in this auction is a fantastic Nevada philatelic/express section with Wells Fargo covers from numerous Nevada mining camps. Stay tuned for more exciting items from this collection coming in future sales!

*Colorado Mining Collection*
We are thrilled to offer rare Colorado mining ephemera and stocks from a wonderful private Colorado collection. Many of the mining stocks in this sale are pieces we have not offered before. For those that follow our sales closely, you know what that says about the high quality of this collection!

*Cameron Holloway Collection*
Gorgeous Native American/Southwest rugs and weavings (Day 4); Ansel Adams photographic prints (Day 3); plus a large selection of musical instruments (Day 1).

*Joe Elcano Nevada Mining Collection*
We’re honored to continue offering Joe’s Nevada mining stocks to our collectors. This sale features over 50 different Nevada territorial stocks. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! And, as a bonus, most of Joe’s stocks come with research and stories he uncovered while curating this collection.

*Native Americana*
In addition to baskets and pottery from the Bracken Collection, our large Native Americana section has jewelry, beadwork, ephemera, and a large group of beautiful rugs and weavings.

*Historic Political Collection*
Ribbons, badges, and collectibles from numerous presidents including Lincoln, Harrison, Teddy Roosevelt, JFK, and more.

*Militaria*
In addition to pieces from the Sherman Collection, we’re also offering rare military collectibles from a few other private collections. This sale has items from the Mexican War, Civil War, Indian Wars, and both World Wars including photographs, autographed documents, and artifacts.

*General Americana*
Photographs, rare documents, books, and artifacts from Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, and more. Smaller categories include: gaming, tobacciana, musical instruments, and hard goods.

*Numismatics*
Gold US and foreign coins, currency, a large scrip collection, medals, exonumia, and tokens (California, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, incl. Indian Traders).

*Mining*
Gold ore specimens from the Dr. James A. Saunders Collection; rare Western mining ephemera from Arizona, California, Colorado, and Nevada; and mining artifacts including lamps, assay, gold pans, and scales.

*And more: Art including a small group of Ansel Adams Yosemite prints; oil and watercolor paintings; and scenic prints and Western illustrations. Cowboy collectibles: spurs, barbed wire, and belt buckles.

Be sure to use the Keyword Search Tool on our website to search for items in your collecting categories.

We have a wonderful set of auctions planned for the rest of 2022 including our SS Central America Auctions beginning at the end of this year. We are specifically looking for treasure-related items, ingots, gold nuggets, and Gold Rush collectibles to add to these sales that will feature “Treasures from the Land & Sea.”

And we’re always looking for consignments in other categories, including Mining, Railroadiana, Native Americana, Numismatics, Bottles, and more.

If you would like to know more about consigning, or if you have any questions or comments about this sale, please give our office a call at 775-851-1859.

Our friendly staff is ready to help you continue to build your collection. Or if you’re ready to sell, we’d love to bring your collection to market. We’ve created an astonishing community of customers around the world, including private collectors, institutions, and dealers. Your collection could set the next world-record!

Thanks again for your continued interest in our auctions. And as we like to say, bid early and bid often!

--The Holabird Team--

AUCTION SCHEDULE

Day 1, Thursday, October 13th, 2022 (Lots 1000-1550)
Express & Philatelic (1000-1125)
General Americana (1126-1550)
Geographically Sorted
Misc. Categories incl. Gaming, Tobacciana, & Musical Instruments

Day 2, Friday, October 14th, 2022 (Lots 2000-2535)
Political Collectibles (2000-2043)
Militaria (2044-2171)
Chronologically Sorted
Firearms & Weaponry (2172-2193)
Mining Artifacts & Ephemera (2194-2334)
Stock Certificates & Bonds (2335-2535)
Mining (2335-2501) feat. Colorado and Nevada
Railroad & Misc. (2502-2535)

Day 3, Saturday, October 15th, 2022 (Lots 3000-3528)
Art feat. Ansel Adams (3000-3055)
Wild West and Law & Order (3056-3100)
Cowboy (3101-3119)
Numismatics (3120-3528)
Coins (3120-3176)
Currency & Scrip (3177-3225)
Medals & Exonumia (3226-3273)
Tokens (3274-3528)

Day 4, Sunday October 16th, 2022 (Lots 4000-4485)
Native Americana (4000-4214)
Baskets
Pottery
Jewelry
Rugs
Apparel & Artifacts
Art & Ephemera
Saloon & Brewing Ephemera (4215-4238)
Bottles (4239-4485)

SHIPPING & HANDLING: The customer is responsible for all shipping and packaging charges. We offer shipping service as a convenience to our buyers. Items are not shipped until the invoice and shipping charges are completely paid. Shipping costs will be calculated and billed separately after your items have been paid for. Purchases will be shipped via our approved, insured carriers: FedEx, UPS, USPS or DHL. Pick up is available from our Reno office, once you have received your invoice post auction
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Gold Hill Agency, Bank of Cal. WF Cover [157133]1050 - Gold Hill Agency, Bank of Cal. WF Cover [157133]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Wells, Fargo & Co. 24¢ blue on buff (U71) legal size entire with Wells, Fargo & Co. printed frank. Entire preprinted address to The Ban...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to w**********e for (120.00 + 26.40) = 146.40
 
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Hamilton Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157176]1051 - Hamilton Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157176]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice strike. Letter dated August 5, 1870. It is addressed to AK Conger(?) of Moore's Flat, California. Author, another Conger, has been in Tem P...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 160.00
Sold to s*****o for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Hamilton Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157132]1052 - Hamilton Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157132]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Written to C. C. Cassidy from his brother George. Letting brother know that he is going in with printer Perkins in the newspaper business. includes co
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Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to s********1 for (180.00 + 45.00) = 225.00
 
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Hamilton, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151941]1053 - Hamilton, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151941]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Date stamped Wells Fargo on 3 cent pink (U21) entire. Blue stamp. Addressed to John Garber of San Francisco. Hamilton is now a ghost town, but in the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (50.00 + 11.00) = 61.00
 
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Hawthorne, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover  [151943]1054 - Hawthorne, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151943]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two Wells Fargo strikes of purple oval handstamp, one on indicium of 2¢ green entire with company frank to San Francisco, postmarked "San ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (90.00 + 19.80) = 109.80
 
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Ione City Postal History Mining Advertising Cover [151966]1055 - Ione City Postal History Mining Advertising Cover [151966]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Date Oct. 23 from San Francisco. Advertising on left reads Knickerbocker & Nevada Silver Mining Company, Ione City, Nye Co., Nevada. Three cent ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c********e for (180.00 + 45.00) = 225.00
 
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Rare Lewis Wells Fargo Printed Label [157134]1056 - Rare Lewis Wells Fargo Printed Label [157134]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Wells, Fargo & Co's Express/Lewis, Nev. Red printed label on legal size cover (which contained witness deposition in court case) to Salinas,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to j*****t for (650.00 + 162.50) = 812.50
 
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Mill City, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151946]1057 - Mill City, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151946]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Blue oval handstamp on 3¢ (U44) entire to Sacramento with black company frank, Fine to Very Fine. Addressed to Mr. Booth of Sacramento. Mill C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to j*****t for (170.00 + 42.50) = 212.50
 
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Mineral Hill, Nevada, Wells Fargo Cover [151945]1058 - Mineral Hill, Nevada, Wells Fargo Cover [151945]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Wells Fargo entire with 3 cent brown (U21) postage stamp. Strike is nice with' HILL' being weak. Sent to Kraner, Corner Front Street & C...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to j*****0 for (85.00 + 18.70) = 103.70
 
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Mountain City, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151944]1059 - Mountain City, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151944]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Date stamped Wells Fargo 3 cent green (U44) entire. Blue postmark. Blue 'M' on Mountain is not visible. City on cover is extremely fine! Se...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to j*****t for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Oreana, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151948]1060 - Oreana, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151948]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Date stamped Wells Fargo 3 cent green (U44) entire. OREANA is in extremely fine condition. Rest of stamp is conflicting with postage stamp. Addressed
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to j*****t for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Palisades, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151949]1061 - Palisades, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151949]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Wells Fargo date stamped 3 cent green (U44) & San Jose post office stamped. The town of Palisade came into being in 1868 and served as a stop on...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to j*****0 for (40.00 + 8.80) = 48.80
 
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Pine Grove, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151947]1062 - Pine Grove, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151947]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Strike is light, but Pine Grove is easily read. Stamped Wells Fargo 3 cent pink (U21) entire. Pine Grove is considered a distant part of the Comstock.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to w**********e for (50.00 + 11.00) = 61.00
 
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Pioche/Eureka Wells Fargo Covers with Contents [157131]1063 - Pioche/Eureka Wells Fargo Covers with Contents [157131]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Pioche. 1872. Letter dated December 17, 1876. From Crittenden Thornton to grandmother Lucy Thornton of San Francisco. Letter discusses post Civil W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to w**********e for (85.00 + 18.70) = 103.70
 
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Pioche City/Carson City, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151965]1064 - Pioche City/Carson City, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151965]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Carson seems to be the first strike. Weak. Pioche City is a very strong second strike. Wells Fargo 3 cent green (U44) entire. Addressed to Skillman ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to j*****0 for (50.00 + 11.00) = 61.00
 
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Early (Pre Transcontinental RR) Reno WF Cover [151950]1065 - Early (Pre Transcontinental RR) Reno WF Cover [151950]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Dec. 15 date stamp on Wells Fargo 3c pink (U21) entire. Sent to G. T. in Carson, Nevada. Unique Wells Fargo & Co. Dec. 16, 1868, Carson stamp as...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (60.00 + 13.20) = 73.20
 
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Shermantown, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151953]1066 - Shermantown, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151953]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Date stamped Wells Fargo 3 cent pink (U21) entire. Stamp is a little blurred, but very readable. This is a hard to find Wells Fargo cover from northea
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to s********1 for (120.00 + 30.00) = 150.00
 
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Silver City, Utah Territory, Wells Fargo Cover [151955]1067 - Silver City, Utah Territory, Wells Fargo Cover [151955]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
When gold and silver were discovered on the Comstock, this part of the United States was part of the Utah Territory. In 1861 the Nevada Territory was
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 360.00 - 500.00
Sold to w**********e for (900.00 + 198.00) = 1,098.00
 
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Silver City, Nevada Territory, Wells Fargo, Cover [151957]1068 - Silver City, Nevada Territory, Wells Fargo, Cover [151957]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two Nevada mining towns listed on this cover. First is a Silver City date stamped Wells Fargo 3c pink (U21) entire. Second it is addressed to Star Cit
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 240.00 - 400.00
Sold to w**********e for (170.00 + 37.40) = 207.40
 
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Silver City, Nevada, Wells Fargo Cover [151956]1069 - Silver City, Nevada, Wells Fargo Cover [151956]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Date stamped Wells Fargo 3 cent red (U34) entire. Date stamp is weak, except for Silver City! Addressed to Charles Lane, San Francisco, California. Ch
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to w**********e for (110.00 + 24.20) = 134.20
 
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Early Silver Springs, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151951]1070 - Early Silver Springs, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151951]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
In 1869 the first run of gold and silver mining in Nevada were over. The Big Bonanzas were soon to start. Reverse says Mrs. Adele Blasen, Nov., 1869.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to w**********e for (300.00 + 66.00) = 366.00
 
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Soda Springs, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151962]1071 - Soda Springs, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151962]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice oval stamp. Leutzinger lists this as a type 10-9. Only five Wells Fargo locations (including Soda Springs and Tuscarora in Nevada) claim this typ
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (110.00 + 24.20) = 134.20
 
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Sprucemont, Nevada, WF Cover with Contents [151963]1072 - Sprucemont, Nevada, WF Cover with Contents [151963]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Leutzinger lists this a type 12-5. The only two locations to use this stamp were Sprucemont and Hamilton, Nevada. On 3c green (U44) entire. Stamp weav
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to j*****t for (70.00 + 17.50) = 87.50
 
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Nevada Territory Starr City Wells Fargo Cover [151952]1073 - Nevada Territory Starr City Wells Fargo Cover [151952]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Date stamped May 25, Wells Fargo 3 cent pink (U21) entire. This is a territorial (N. T.) cover on an 1864 three cent pink entire. Nevada became a sta
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Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to w**********e for (160.00 + 35.20) = 195.20
 
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Starr City, N. T. Wells Fargo Cover [157181]1074 - Starr City, N. T. Wells Fargo Cover [157181]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Extremely fine blue oval date stamp on 1864 3c pink entire. Addressed to Samuel Prindle of Mokelumne Hill, Calaveras County. A few edge nicks, otherwi
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (95.00 + 20.90) = 115.90
 
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Treasure City Full Face Wells Fargo Advertising Cover [151959]1075 - Treasure City Full Face Wells Fargo Advertising Cover [151959]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great Wells Fargo / Nevada Advertising piece. Advertisement for Adler & Galinger Wholesale Dealers in General Merchandise, Treasure City, Nev. W...
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Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to c********e for (1,900.00 + 475.00) = 2,375.00
 
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Treasure City Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157173]1076 - Treasure City Wells Fargo Cover with Contents [157173]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Strike is good. Letter dated June 9, 1870 and addresses some mining issues. Silver was discovered here in 1866 and the rush was on. Although there wer
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to F****e for (200.00 + 50.00) = 250.00
 
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Treasure City, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151961]1077 - Treasure City, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151961]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice blue stamp that is very sharp. On Wells Fargo 3 cent green (U44) entire. Treasure City (originally Tesora) is an abandoned mining town located in
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to w**********e for (300.00 + 66.00) = 366.00
 
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Treasure City, Pacific Union Express Cover [151960]1078 - Treasure City, Pacific Union Express Cover [151960]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Pacific Union Express cover with double circle stamp that reads Treasure City, Aug. 23. 3 cent brown (U21) entire. Addressed to Mrs. Edwards San Franc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to F****e for (375.00 + 93.75) = 468.75
 
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Tuscarora, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151964]1079 - Tuscarora, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151964]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Wells Fargo Express stamped - 3 cent green (U44) entire. Oval stamp in purple. Tuscarora is easy to read. According to Leutzinger it is a 10-9; and Tu
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (80.00 + 17.60) = 97.60
 
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Tybo, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151958]1080 - Tybo, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151958]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
On a Wells Fargo 3 cent green (U44) entire. 'Tybo, Nev.' very nice! The envelope has staining. Tybo, Nevada was "discovered" in 18...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w**********e for (50.00 + 11.00) = 61.00
 
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Unionville, Nevada Territory, WF Cover [151976]1081 - Unionville, Nevada Territory, WF Cover [151976]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice Unionville Territorial Stamp. Blue oval with a 3 cent pink (U44) entire. Addressed to AB Preston at Jamestown, Tuolumne County, California. Scarc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 350.00
Sold to w**********e for (160.00 + 35.20) = 195.20
 
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Nevada Territory WF Cover with Unionville & Austin Postmarks [151912]1082 - Nevada Territory WF Cover with Unionville & Austin Postmarks [151912]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This may be unique! Includes both a Unionville Nevada Territory postmark and Austin Nevada Territory postmark. Letter sent from Austin to Eureka, Humb
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to c********e for (600.00 + 150.00) = 750.00
 
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Verdi, Nevada Pacific Union Express Cover [151975]1083 - Verdi, Nevada Pacific Union Express Cover [151975]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a harder Pacific Union Express cover to find. Pacific Union Express Co. 3 cent red (U21) entire. Blue strike. Verdi is strong, rest of the str
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 240.00 - 350.00
Sold to w**********e for (130.00 + 28.60) = 158.60
 
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Two Nevada Wells Fargo Covers with Contents [151934]1084 - Two Nevada Wells Fargo Covers with Contents [151934]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Virginia City. Letter dated 1869. Letter from Charles Collins to the San Francisco merchant Meussdorffer about items. Collins is most famous for pr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to k****g for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Virginia City early (1867) Wells Fargo Express [151970]1085 - Virginia City early (1867) Wells Fargo Express [151970]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This cover has a received date of July 27, 1867. Wells Fargo 3 cent pink (U21) entire. Blue oval Wells Fargo stamp. Sent toward the end of the first C
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (65.00 + 16.25) = 81.25
 
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Virginia City WF Cover with Virginia Pony Stamp [157182]1086 - Virginia City WF Cover with Virginia Pony Stamp [157182]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very Rare! Cover is advertising imprinted Gould & Curry Silver Mining Co. shaded in olive. Beside the customary 3c red Wells Fargo entire there ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to c********e for (650.00 + 162.50) = 812.50
 
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Virginia City, Nevada Territory WF Cover w/ Bank Stamp [151977]1087 - Virginia City, Nevada Territory WF Cover w/ Bank Stamp [151977]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Virginia City, N. T. Date stamped with B. F. H. & Co. (BF Hastings & Company Bank). 11-7-1864 to Mrs. S. M. Van Wyck c/o A. P. Crittenden. T...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to w**********e for (95.00 + 20.90) = 115.90
 
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Virginia City, Pacific Union Express Cover [151972]1088 - Virginia City, Pacific Union Express Cover [151972]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Addressed to Clara C. Crittenden 125 Ellis St. San Francisco. Pacific Union Express Co. 3 cent brown (U21) entire. Oval, double circle blue stamp. Fro
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 240.00 - 350.00
Sold to w**********e for (160.00 + 35.20) = 195.20
 
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Virginia City, Pacific Union Express Cover [151973]1089 - Virginia City, Pacific Union Express Cover [151973]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Addressed to Clara C. Crittenden in Santa Clara. Pacific Union Express Co. 3 cent red (U21) entire. TWO Very nice oval, double circle blue stamps. The
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Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to w**********e for (180.00 + 39.60) = 219.60
 
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Virginia, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover for French Druggist [151971]1090 - Virginia, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover for French Druggist [151971]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very interesting cover. It is hand stamped Dr. Lefevre, French Drug Store, South C Street, Virginia, Nev. It is addressed to A. Carroll, Druggist, San
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to B*********g for (120.00 + 30.00) = 150.00
 
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Ward Wells Fargo Cover with Tax Receipt [157179]1091 - Ward Wells Fargo Cover with Tax Receipt [157179]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Resident of Ward owes taxes for building (work, residence?) on Main Street. He owes $17.49 in taxes. Sent to FW Webb at Ward, Nevada. Cover does not s
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Estimate : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to j*****0 for (20.00 + 4.40) = 24.40
 
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Two Washoe City, Nevada Territory WF Covers [151969]1092 - Two Washoe City, Nevada Territory WF Covers [151969]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
These two covers are addressed to Mrs. Ann L. North in Santa Clara. He husband, John North, was the Nevada Territorial Surveyor General. He was a prol
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to w**********e for (150.00 + 33.00) = 183.00
 
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Washoe City N. T. Wells Fargo Cancel. [151974]1093 - Washoe City N. T. Wells Fargo Cancel. [151974]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Wells Fargo 3 cent pink (U21) entire. Blue oval. Dated Aug. 20, 1865. This would have been sent by Ann's husband. John North was the Nevada Ter...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold to j*****0 for (80.00 + 17.60) = 97.60
 
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Washoe City, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151968]1094 - Washoe City, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151968]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice blue oval. Type not listed in Leutzinger. Wells Fargo 3 cent green (U44) entire. Sent to H. Raymond in Virginia City. Pencil dated 1875 on left.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to j*****0 for (40.00 + 8.80) = 48.80
 
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Winnemucca, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151967]1095 - Winnemucca, Nevada Wells Fargo Cover [151967]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Wells Fargo 3 cent pink (U21) entire. Stamp is blurry, but readable. Sent to Salem, Oregon. Although there is no actual date, it was dated by someone
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to w**********e for (40.00 + 8.80) = 48.80
 
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Remainder of the Wells Fargo Nevada Collection [151979]1096 - Remainder of the Wells Fargo Nevada Collection [151979]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Great collection for those looking to fill in some holes or those that would like to get started with a Nevada Wells Fargo collection. Lot of 15. Incl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to w**********e for (550.00 + 121.00) = 671.00
 
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Nevada Postal History Resource Books [157112]1097 - Nevada Postal History Resource Books [157112]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Nevada Postal History, 1973 by Robert Harris. Early simple version. 2) A Century of Nevada History, 1957 by Frickstad, Thrall & Meyers. Anoth...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to B*********g for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Tracy & Co. Express Walla Walla & Portland stamps. [156688]1098 - Tracy & Co. Express Walla Walla & Portland stamps. [156688]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
On a paid Tracy & Co. Oregon Express 3 cent pink entire. Tracy & Co., Express, Walla Walla cancel stamp. 3c stamp blue oval. Tracy & Co....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to w**********e for (425.00 + 93.50) = 518.50
 
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Two Important Wells Fargo Handstamp Resources [157111]1099 - Two Important Wells Fargo Handstamp Resources [157111]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Handstamps of Wells, Fargo & co. Second edition by John F Leutzinger. A must for any Wells Fargo cover collector. 2) Wells, Fargo & Co.&#...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to j*****0 for (80.00 + 17.60) = 97.60
 
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