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.).
If you want to view an enlarged image, click on the thumbnail image in the lower left of the main image.
You can download a higher resolution image by clicking on the title below the enlarged image.
You can request extra images to be added by contacting HWAC at uwe@fhwac.com or by calling 775-851-1859
Choose Your Layout > Switch to Grid View Switch to List View
Red Lodge Octagonal Tokens2602 - Red Lodge Octagonal Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Group of 4 different octagonal tokens from Red Lodge, Montana. 3 R-6's, 1 R-5. R-6 Red Lodge Billiards / J. C. Simpson / Red Lodge, / Mont. // ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to e****6 for (50.00 + 10.50) = 60.50
 
Details...Bookmark
Red Lodge Pictorial Donkey Token: Frank Rose2603 - Red Lodge Pictorial Donkey Token: Frank Rose
Holabird Western Americana Collections
An unusual pictorial donkey token from Red Lodge, Montana with a rarity level of 8 in Rubick's latest reference. R-8 Frank Rose / Red Lodge, Mo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t**********z for (120.00 + 25.20) = 145.20
 
Details...Bookmark
Complete Red Lodge A.S. Anttila Token Set2604 - Complete Red Lodge A.S. Anttila Token Set
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 A.S. Anttila tokens from Red Lodge, Mont. that were ever issued. Both are R-7's and in fair to good condition. R-7 A.S. Anttila / Red Lodge, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to b********c.. for (60.00 + 12.60) = 72.60
 
Details...Bookmark
Red Lodge Aluminum Token Collection2605 - Red Lodge Aluminum Token Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
7 Tokens total that are all aluminum and from Red Lodge Montana. 2 R-6's, 3 R-5's, 2 R-4's. The highlights are an R-6 Carbon Merc. Co....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (60.00 + 14.40) = 74.40
 
Details...Bookmark
Red Lodge Token Collection2606 - Red Lodge Token Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
9 Tokens from Red Lodge Montana that include 5 R-6's and 4 R5's. Highlights include R-6 New Deal / Beer / Parlor / Red Lodge, Mont. // GF / ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to b********c.. for (110.00 + 23.10) = 133.10
 
Details...Bookmark
Red Lodge Cut Number Tokens2607 - Red Lodge Cut Number Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
5 Tokens from Red Lodge Montana, all with cut numbers. Collection includes 2 R-7's, 1 R-6, 1R-5, and 1 R-4. Highlights are an R-7 Pollard Bar...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to c********n for (40.00 + 8.40) = 48.40
 
Details...Bookmark
R-6 Reserve Token: The Club2608 - R-6 Reserve Token: The Club
Holabird Western Americana Collections
R-6 token. The Club / Evensen and Allen // GF / 25c / IT. aluminum, round, 23mm. City: Reserve State: Montana, Date: Inventory# 39622
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
Sold to d****1 for (15.00 + 3.60) = 18.60
 
Details...Bookmark
R-7 Rexford Token: C.J. Taylor2609 - R-7 Rexford Token: C.J. Taylor
Holabird Western Americana Collections
R-7 Rexford token, one token town. C. J. Taylor / Rexford / Mont. // GF / 12 1/2c / IT. Scallop (4), aluminum, 29mm. City: Rexford State: Montana,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to c********n for (700.00 + 147.00) = 847.00
 
Details...Bookmark
W.H. Birdsall, Lunch Room, Richey, Montana Token2610 - W.H. Birdsall, Lunch Room, Richey, Montana Token
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Unusual token for the W.H. Birdsall Lunch Room in Richey Montana. W.H. Birdsall / Richey / Lunch Room // GF / 5c / IT. Eared Rectangle, Brass, 29mm.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to r****k for (15.00 + 3.15) = 18.15
 
Details...Bookmark
O. K Restaurant Advertising Mirror (Ronan, Montana)2611 - O. K Restaurant Advertising Mirror (Ronan, Montana)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Victor A. Harman, Proprietor. Gemstone design. City: Ronan State: Montana, Date: Inventory# 40065
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to i**b for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
Details...Bookmark
2 Brass Roundup Tokens2612 - 2 Brass Roundup Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 Different brass tokens from Roundup Montana from The Union Beer Hall and Ranger's Cigar. R-7 The Union / Beer Hall / Roundup, Mont.// GF / On...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to p********n for (120.00 + 28.80) = 148.80
 
Details...Bookmark
Ethel Grant Tokens (Roundup, Montana)2613 - Ethel Grant Tokens (Roundup, Montana)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 Tokens from Ethel Grant in Roundup Montana. 1 is an R-6 and the other one is unlisted in Rubick. Unlisted Ethel Grant / Roundup, / Mont. // GF /
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 200.00
Sold to t**********z for (95.00 + 19.95) = 114.95
 
Details...Bookmark
Frank Preshern's Bar, Roundup, Montana Tokens2614 - Frank Preshern's Bar, Roundup, Montana Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Set of 5 Tokens from Frank Preshern's Bar in Roundup Montana. There are 2 different variations when the bar was called "Preshern's Bar ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to 6****A for (140.00 + 29.40) = 169.40
 
Details...Bookmark
Roundup Aluminum Token Collection2615 - Roundup Aluminum Token Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
5 Aluminum tokens from Roundup Montana that includes 1 R-7, 2 R-6's, and 2 R-5's. The highlights of the group are an R-7 A. L. Carpenter /...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to t**********z for (55.00 + 11.55) = 66.55
 
Details...Bookmark
Roundup, Montana Star Cut-Out Tokens2616 - Roundup, Montana Star Cut-Out Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
3 Tokens from Roundup Montana with star cut outs, all R-5. The / Swastika // The / Swastika. Round, Brass, Star Cut-Out 21mm. C. G. & C. / Th...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to b********c.. for (15.00 + 3.15) = 18.15
 
Details...Bookmark
The Winton Trading Co., Roundup, Montana Tokens2617 - The Winton Trading Co., Roundup, Montana Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
4 Tokens for the Winton Trading Co. ranging from 10c - $1.00. All R-6. R-6 The Winton Trading Co. / G.A. Rehm / Treas. / Roundup, Mont. // GF / c10c
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 6****A for (80.00 + 16.80) = 96.80
 
Details...Bookmark
Unlisted Pictorial Moose Token: Weaver & Carpenter (Roundup, Montana)2618 - Unlisted Pictorial Moose Token: Weaver & Carpenter (Roundup, Montana)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A Pictorial moose token from Roundup, Montana that is unlisted in Rubick's latest Montana reference. Weaver / & / Carpenter / Roundup, / Mo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to t**********z for (250.00 + 52.50) = 302.50
 
Details...Bookmark
Sam's Place Token (Shepherd, Montana)2619 - Sam's Place Token (Shepherd, Montana)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare token for Sam's Place in Shepherd Montana. It is an R-8 and has been counter struck on the back with an X. Shepherd is a one token town ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r******h for (40.00 + 8.00) = 48.00
 
Details...Bookmark
The Anheuser Token (Taft, Montana)2620 - The Anheuser Token (Taft, Montana)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Anheuser / Taft / Mont. // 5c. R-8 piece. (Svoboda collection) City: Taft State: Montana, Date: Inventory# 35944
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 130.00 - 250.00
Sold to a**********0 for (250.00 + 52.50) = 302.50
 
Details...Bookmark
Trident Club Token (Trident, Montana)2621 - Trident Club Token (Trident, Montana)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
R-6, Trident token. Trident Club / H. W. Barnes / Prop. // GF / 5c / IT. round, aluminum, 24mm. City: Trident State: Montana, Date: Inventory# 3
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to d******c for (15.00 + 3.60) = 18.60
 
Details...Bookmark
Trout Creek R-8 Token: W.R. Bancroft2622 - Trout Creek R-8 Token: W.R. Bancroft
Holabird Western Americana Collections
R-8 Trout Creek--one token town. W. R. Bancroft / Trout Creek, Mont. // 12 1/2c. Scallop (4), brass, 28mm. City: Trout Creek State: Montana, Date
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to p********n for (650.00 + 156.00) = 806.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Boone Helm Hanged Tag (Virginia City, Montana)2623 - Boone Helm Hanged Tag (Virginia City, Montana)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Territorial tag for a man named Boone Helm that had been hanged Jan. 14, 1864 in Virginia City Montana. Very early Montana piece that reflects the at
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (250.00 + 60.00) = 310.00
 
Details...Bookmark
H.S. Gilbert Brewery Token (Virginia City, Montana)2624 - H.S. Gilbert Brewery Token (Virginia City, Montana)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare choice token from the H.S. Gilbert Brewery in Virginia City for 1 meal. R-7 Good For / 1 Meal / H.S. Gilbert // Good For / 1 Meal / H.S. Gilbert.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to D******a for (95.00 + 19.00) = 114.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Montana Vigilante Token (Found in Virginia City, Montana)2625 - Montana Vigilante Token (Found in Virginia City, Montana)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Ultra rare Montana Vigilante's Club penny or token found in Virginia City. 3-7-77 / (Name Banner) // 28 / (Ribbon Emblem). Round, Brass, 31mm. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to d*********n for (300.00 + 72.00) = 372.00
 
Details...Bookmark
R-9 Warland Token: Ed. Weidner's Ice Cream Parlor2626 - R-9 Warland Token: Ed. Weidner's Ice Cream Parlor
Holabird Western Americana Collections
One token town, R-9 Warland token. Ed. Weidner's / Ice / Cream / Parlor / Warland, Mont. // GF / 5c / IT. Round, aluminum, 20mm. City: Warland ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to r******h for (325.00 + 65.00) = 390.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Trio of Westby Tokens2627 - Trio of Westby Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3: 1)Obv.: Larson / & / Anderson / Westby / Mont.; Rev.: Good for / 25c / In Merchandise; Rd., 30mm; 2)Obv.: Conroy / & / Nelson; Rev...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to n***l for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Two Westby Tokens2628 - Two Westby Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2: 1) Obv.: Westby Drug Co.; Rev.: Good For / 5c / In Trade; Rd., Alum., 25mm; 2) Obv.: Snooker / Westby's / Card Room; rev.: Good For / ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 200.00
Sold to c********n for (15.00 + 3.15) = 18.15
 
Details...Bookmark
R-8 Westmore Token: A. J. Honstain2629 - R-8 Westmore Token: A. J. Honstain
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two token town, Westmore R-8 token. A. J. Honstain / Westmore, / Mont. // GF 10c / IT. Scallop (12), brass, 26mm. City: Westmore State: Montana, D
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to b********n for (90.00 + 18.90) = 108.90
 
Details...Bookmark
R-9 Winston Token: Harry Brown2630 - R-9 Winston Token: Harry Brown
Holabird Western Americana Collections
R-9 token. Harry Brown / Winston / Mont. // GF . 12 1/2c / IT. Round, brass, 21mm. City: Winston, Broadwater County State: Montana, Date: Invent
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to a**********0 for (400.00 + 84.00) = 484.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Five Worden Tokens2631 - Five Worden Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 5: 1) Obv.: Worden Bar / Worden, / Montana; Rev.: Good For / 25c / In Trade; Oct., Br.; 2) Obv.: Worden Bar / Worden, / Montana; Rev.: Good For
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to 1****t for (55.00 + 13.20) = 68.20
 
Details...Bookmark
22 Montana Paper Tokens2632 - 22 Montana Paper Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
22 Montana paper tokens. Some are quite unique: 3 tokens for Forsyth Mercantile Co. // GF / 25c / IT; Gardens Cafe // GF / One Meal; F. P. Tate // GF
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to e****6 for (70.00 + 14.70) = 84.70
 
Details...Bookmark
3 Mineral County, Montana Tokens2633 - 3 Mineral County, Montana Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) R-7 Maverick / Bar / 5c / Alder / Mont. // GF / 25c / IT / . Round, brass. 29mm. 2) R-6. Chas. Pick & Co. / Chicago // GF / 5c / G. & A. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to t**********z for (60.00 + 12.60) = 72.60
 
Details...Bookmark
Assorted Montana Token Grab Bag2634 - Assorted Montana Token Grab Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
26 Tokens from all over Montana and it includes 2 R-6's, 14 R-5's, and 10 R-4's and lower. Also includes a full R-5 complete set for The...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to n***l for (150.00 + 36.00) = 186.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Two Montana Advertising Mirrors: Charles Russell & Victorian Woman2635 - Two Montana Advertising Mirrors: Charles Russell & Victorian Woman
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Man is a photograph and woman is a drawing. Similar poses. Svoboda collection. City: State: Montana Date: Inventory# 40066
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to s********o.. for (65.00 + 13.65) = 78.65
 
Details...Bookmark
Large Selection of Montana Advertising Mirrors2636 - Large Selection of Montana Advertising Mirrors
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) 2.25" diameter. Wilson Kimble / Jeweler / and / Engraver / Wibaux, Mont. Ad in center surrounded by pictures of gem stones, and meanings for...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to v******s for (100.00 + 24.00) = 124.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Miscellaneous Montana Token Grab Bag2637 - Miscellaneous Montana Token Grab Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
15 Tokens from various places, with varying rarities including an unlisted and an R-8. 4 R-6's, 4 R-5's, and 5 R-4's and lower. Highligh...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 350.00
Sold to e****6 for (60.00 + 12.60) = 72.60
 
Details...Bookmark
Montana Hotel Key Fobs2638 - Montana Hotel Key Fobs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 Fobs for Montana hotels in Butte and Roundup. The Roundup fob is for the Polich House 3 and has teeth like a gear, approximately 3" diameter....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (120.00 + 28.80) = 148.80
 
Details...Bookmark
Montana Paper and Wooden Tokens2639 - Montana Paper and Wooden Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
3 Paper and wooden Tokens from various places in Montana. Paper tokens include 802 / Silver Bow / Club / GF / One Credit / At The Bar //. Round, Paper
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r****k for (30.00 + 6.30) = 36.30
 
Details...Bookmark
Montana Token and Ephemera Grab Bag2640 - Montana Token and Ephemera Grab Bag
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Fun collection of Montana Tokens and ephemera from various places throughout the state. Includes a Missoula token for F.O.E. / No. 32 / Club // GF / 1
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to v******s for (30.00 + 7.20) = 37.20
 
Details...Bookmark
Montana Token Group2641 - Montana Token Group
Holabird Western Americana Collections
13 Nearly all different tokens from across Montana. 3 R-6's, 3 R-5's, and the rest are R-4 and lower. Highlights include, R-6, R. Berryman...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to c********n for (65.00 + 13.65) = 78.65
 
Details...Bookmark
Montana Political Pins and Tokens2642 - Montana Political Pins and Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Joseph Kemp Toole Campaign Buttons. Two photo campaign buttons of the first and fourth governor of Montana. He was born in 1851 and died in 1929. S
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to r******e for (65.00 + 15.60) = 80.60
 
Details...Bookmark
Radojeich Centennial Beer Hall Token (10c)2643 - Radojeich Centennial Beer Hall Token (10c)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Unlisted token for the Centennial Beer Hall prop. Peter Radojeich. Unlisted in Rubick, and the online token catalog. Centennial / Beer Hall / Peter Ra
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 200.00
Sold to b********c.. for (65.00 + 13.65) = 78.65
 
Details...Bookmark
Two Bozeman Skigger Tokens2644 - Two Bozeman Skigger Tokens
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two Skigger tokens: John M. Peets / Bozeman / Mont. // One / 1s / Skigger and Two / 2s / Skiggers. Round, brass, 24mm and 26mm. A Skigger was a sales
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to b********c.. for (100.00 + 21.00) = 121.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Small Montana Token Group2645 - Small Montana Token Group
Holabird Western Americana Collections
5 Tokens from various small Towns in Montana including Corvallis, Radersburg, and Roundup. R-6 Golden West / Billiard / Hall // GF / 25c / IT. Round,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 180.00
Sold to r****k for (15.00 + 3.15) = 18.15
 
Details...Bookmark
Montana Small Town Token Collection2646 - Montana Small Town Token Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
26 tokens total: Five R-6 tokens: The Yellowstone Bar, Custer; Emison Smoke House, Cooke; H. O. Ekstrom, The Liberty, Rapelje; Rocky Inn, Highwood; Fo
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to r****k for (375.00 + 78.75) = 453.75
 
Details...Bookmark
Three Montana Advertising Mirrors2647 - Three Montana Advertising Mirrors
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Helena State Capital Advertising Mirror. State Capital / Helena, Montana. Picture of capital. Mirror is in excellent condition. 2.25". Round...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.00) = 62.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Two Madison County Tokens from Sheridan and Twin Bridges.2648 - Two Madison County Tokens from Sheridan and Twin Bridges.
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two Tokens from Madison County that include Sheridan and Twin Bridges. R-4 Gould Hotel / Twin Bridges / Mont. // GF / $1.00 / IT. Round, Aluminum, 35
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
Details...Bookmark
Two R-7 Montana Tokens: Helena & Lakeview2649 - Two R-7 Montana Tokens: Helena & Lakeview
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two tokens with level 7 rarity according to Rubick's latest reference from Helena and Lakeview. R-7 IOU / One / D. or C. / Burnes & Mahoney ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d****1 for (75.00 + 18.00) = 93.00
 
Details...Bookmark
Two R-7 Montana Tokens: Chester & Barber2650 - Two R-7 Montana Tokens: Chester & Barber
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) R-7. Chester Montana token: Art Norris / Chester / Mont. // GF / 5c / IT. Octagonal, brass, 26mm. 2) r-7. Barber, Montana token: C. V. Franson / Ba
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to b********c.. for (80.00 + 16.80) = 96.80
 
Details...Bookmark
Unlisted Radojeich Centennial Beer Hall Token (5c)2651 - Unlisted Radojeich Centennial Beer Hall Token (5c)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Unlisted token for the Centennial Beer Hall prop. Peter Radojeich. Unlisted in Rubick, and the online token catalog. Centennial / Beer Hall / Peter Ra
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 200.00
Sold to A*******a for (55.00 + 13.20) = 68.20
 
Details...Bookmark