Western Railroad Passes, Montana, Western Americana and Gold

Auction Details

Our Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2016 auction is a simultaneous live and internet event with 1,800 lots split over three days. Here is a general breakdown of the 3 days, all of which feature different collecting categories:

DAY ONE (Sept. 30th)

*The Ken Prag Western Pass Collection: Nearly 1,000 railroad, stagecoach, steamship and express passes incl. important autographs such as Jay Gould, Otto Mears, and Leland Stanford.

*Western Bottles: Following up on the great 49er Bottle Show in Sacramento, we have more rare, pristine, unusual, and special bottles in this auction.

DAY TWO (Oct. 1st)

*Western U.S. Placer Gold & Ingot Collection: From small nuggets to 1.8 troy ounce nuggets to gold specimens weighing over 7 troy ounces. Also, a William Sharon Presentation Dinner Ingot!

*Montana Tokens, Postal History, Ephemera, Books & Gaming Chips: A fabulous selection featuring more great items from the Svoboda Collection and others.

DAY THREE (Oct. 2nd)

*Our General Americana section featuring a wide variety of Western treasures: scales, a strong box, badges, ribbons, jewelry, watches, and a large collection of important and rare books (Nevada and California History, 1st Editions, Military, Native Americana, Biographies, Presidential, etc.).
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Two Amber Hemingray Insulators1601 - Two Amber Hemingray Insulators
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two Amber Hemingray insulators. This is a duplicate pair to the two blue insulators, one marked Hemingray Number 19, and the other patented made in 18
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 160.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8*****p for (170.00 + 28.90) = 198.90
Two Blue Hemingray Insulators1602 - Two Blue Hemingray Insulators
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two blue Hemingray insulators. The first is a gorgeous cornflower blue, number 19 embossed on the edge. Five of the base teeth are chipped. The second
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (425.00 + 102.00) = 527.00
Lot Withdrawn1603 - Lot Withdrawn
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot Withdrawn
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Start Price : 1.00 | Estimates : 2.00 - 3.00