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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Variety of Montana Tokens2652 - Variety of Montana Tokens
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Group of 7 tokens from all over Montana. The highlights include R-6 Sol Murry / Belgrade, / Montana. // GF / 10c / IT. Round, Aluminum, 25mm. Unlist
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (55.00 + 13.20) = 68.20
 
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Non-Montana Gaming Chip Tokens2653 - Non-Montana Gaming Chip Tokens
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Lot of eight miscellaneous gaming chip tokens. This group contains an identified pieces such as the Shamrock club which could be Anaconda Montana or C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 45.00 - 100.00
Sold to h****g for (22.50 + 5.40) = 27.90
 
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Belt and Big Sandy Gaming Chip Tokens2654 - Belt and Big Sandy Gaming Chip Tokens
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Six gaming chip tokens from Belt and Big Sandy Montana. Three pieces from Paul's place in Belt Montana. Three pieces from The Mint at big Sandy....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to n**********k for (35.00 + 8.40) = 43.40
 
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Big Timber Gaming Chip Tokens2655 - Big Timber Gaming Chip Tokens
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Four chips from Big Timber Montana. Three are listed in the chip guide. All are from the Grand Hotel. City: Big Timber State: Montana, Date: Inv
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.20) = 37.20
 
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Billings Club Gaming Chip Token Collection2656 - Billings Club Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Five chips from the Billings Club, Billings Montana. One is listed in the chip guide the others are unlisted. City: Billings State: Montana, Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (20.00 + 4.80) = 24.80
 
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Billings Hilands Gaming Chip Token Collection2657 - Billings Hilands Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Four chips from Billings Montana. All are marked Hilands. Two are listed in the chip guide. City: Billings State: Montana, Date: Inventory# 40
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Crystal Lounge Gaming Chip Token (Billings, Montana)2658 - Crystal Lounge Gaming Chip Token (Billings, Montana)
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A single chip from the Crystal Lounge at Billings Montana. Unlisted in the Chip Guide or Rubick. City: Billings State: Montana, Date: Inventory#
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (85.00 + 20.40) = 105.40
 
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Billings "S" Gaming Chip Tokens2659 - Billings "S" Gaming Chip Tokens
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Three chips from Billings Montana. The Skyline club, The Stockman, and The Sports Center. Two are listed in the Chip Guide one in Rubick. City: Billi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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Butte Gaming Chip Token Collection2660 - Butte Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Six chips from Butte, Montana. Includes Board of Trade, Walker Saloon, and Rudy Klune. Several are listed in the Chip Guide. City: Butte State: Mon
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to R*******r for (110.00 + 26.40) = 136.40
 
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Circle Gaming Chip Token Collection2661 - Circle Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Eight chips from Circle Montana. The chips are from the Midway Bar and the Silver Dollar. Two are listed in the Chip Guide and the rest are unlisted.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.00) = 62.00
 
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Corner Bar Gaming Chip Token Collection2662 - Corner Bar Gaming Chip Token Collection
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14 chips from the Corner Bar at Deer Lodge Montana. Only two of the chips are listed in the Chip Guide, none in Rubick. City: Deer Lodge State: Mon
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (35.00 + 8.40) = 43.40
 
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East Helena and Ekalaka Gaming Chip Tokens2663 - East Helena and Ekalaka Gaming Chip Tokens
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Five chips from East Helena and Ekalaka Montana. The chips from East Helena are only Ole Flaten Stone and the Korner Bar. The chips from Ekalaka are t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.00) = 62.00
 
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Fairview Gaming Chip Token Collection2664 - Fairview Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Six chips from Fairview Montana. All are for Martin and Pettibone. All are unlisted. City: Fairview State: Montana, Date: Inventory# 41304
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 9.60) = 49.60
 
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Flaxville Gaming Chip Token Collection2665 - Flaxville Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Five chips from Flaxville Montana. Merchants include Christensen and Johnson and Goulet and Hendrickson Recreation Center. All are unlisted. City: F
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to c********n for (25.00 + 5.25) = 30.25
 
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Froid and Gardiner Gaming Chip Token Collection2666 - Froid and Gardiner Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Five chips from Froid and Gardiner Montana. The chips are from the Hotel Annex Recreation and Beer in Froid and the Blue Goose Tavern in Gardiner. Onl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 9.60) = 49.60
 
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Bert and Nelson Gaming Chip Token Collection (Glasgow, Montana)2667 - Bert and Nelson Gaming Chip Token Collection (Glasgow, Montana)
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Five chips from Glasgow Montana. The chips are from Bert and Nelson at the Shannon Hotel. Only one is listed in the Chip Guide. City: Glasgow State:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.20) = 37.20
 
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Glasgow Gaming Chip Token Collection2668 - Glasgow Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Five chips from Glasgow Montana. Merchants include Gordon's, High Life Tavern, The Oasis, and Lees billiards. Only one chip is listed in the Chi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.20) = 37.20
 
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Great Falls Gaming Chip Token Collection2669 - Great Falls Gaming Chip Token Collection
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11 Chips from Great Falls Montana. Chips include BPOE, Center Lounge, Club Cigar, Pastime Beer, Pension Club. Five of the chips are listed in the Chip
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to c********n for (30.00 + 6.30) = 36.30
 
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The Play Ground and The Mint Gaming Chip Tokens (Great Falls)2670 - The Play Ground and The Mint Gaming Chip Tokens (Great Falls)
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Six chips from Great Falls Montana. Include The Playground Bar and The Mitt. Four are listed in the Chip Guide, none in Rubick. City: Great Falls S
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to a****y for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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Unlisted "The Star" Gaming Chip Tokens (Great Falls)2671 - Unlisted "The Star" Gaming Chip Tokens (Great Falls)
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10 chips from The Star in Great Falls Montana, these chips are completely unlisted. City: Great Falls State: Montana, Date: Inventory# 41311
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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Small "H" Town Gaming Chip Token Collection2672 - Small "H" Town Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Collection of nine chips from Hamilton, Hardin, and Harlem Montana. Two chips from Hamilton. Six chips from Hardin. Two chips from Harlem . Only one c
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (60.00 + 14.40) = 74.40
 
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Harlowton Gaming Chip Token Collection2673 - Harlowton Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Three chips from Harlowton Montana. And one chip from Havre. Only the chip from Havre is listed in the Chip Guide. City: Harlowton State: Montana,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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Helena Gaming Chip Token Collection 12674 - Helena Gaming Chip Token Collection 1
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Seven chips from Helena Montana. Includes Capri Lounge, Bullwinkle, Exchange Tavern. Only one of these is listed in the Chip Guide. City: Helena Sta
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 9.60) = 49.60
 
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Helena Gaming Chip Token Collection 22675 - Helena Gaming Chip Token Collection 2
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Six chips from Helena Montana. Includes MC, The Diggins, The Hofbrau, The Maze. Three of these are listed in the Chip Guide. City: Helena State: Mo
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to c******k for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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Hot Springs and Jordan Gaming Chip Token Collection2676 - Hot Springs and Jordan Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Three chips from Hot Springs and Jordan Montana. Includes Cowboy Bar and R-R Hot Springs from Hot Springs and Tollefson from Jordan. None of this grou
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to c********n for (20.00 + 4.20) = 24.20
 
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Laurel Gaming Chip Tokens2677 - Laurel Gaming Chip Tokens
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Six tokens from Laurel Montana. All are from RAP's. All are unlisted. City: Laurel State: Montana, Date: Inventory# 41317
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to c******k for (20.00 + 4.80) = 24.80
 
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Lewistown, Livingston, and Malta Gaming Chip Token Collection2678 - Lewistown, Livingston, and Malta Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Four trips from Lewistown, Livingston, and Malta Montana. Lewistown includes The Oxford Bar. Livingston includes Old Faithful and Strong and Bradley.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to c******k for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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Miles City Gaming Chip Tokens2679 - Miles City Gaming Chip Tokens
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11 chips from Miles city Montana. Includes Leon Park Recreation Center in various denominations. Most of these are listed in Rubick. Two are listed in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (75.00 + 18.00) = 93.00
 
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Missoula Gaming Chip Token Collection 12680 - Missoula Gaming Chip Token Collection 1
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Six chips from Missoula Montana. Two are listed in the Chip Guide. City: Missoula State: Montana, Date: Inventory# 41320
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to R*******r for (45.00 + 10.80) = 55.80
 
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Missoula Gaming Chip Token Collection 22681 - Missoula Gaming Chip Token Collection 2
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10 Chips from Missoula Montana. This lot includes a variety of merchants. Hotel Palace, Monte Carlo, Oxford, Palace Card, and the TURF. About half are
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (65.00 + 15.60) = 80.60
 
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Pony Gaming Chip Token Collection2682 - Pony Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Four chips from Pony Montana. All but one are listed in the Chip Guide. As technical gaming chips, these are not listed in Rubick and wouldn't h...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to c******k for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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Red Lodge Gaming Chip Token Collection 12683 - Red Lodge Gaming Chip Token Collection 1
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Five chips from Red Lodge Montana. Merchants include Carbon County Coal and The Mint Bar Recreation Center. Only one is listed in the Chip Guide, the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (35.00 + 8.40) = 43.40
 
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Red Lodge Gaming Chip Token Collection 22684 - Red Lodge Gaming Chip Token Collection 2
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12 Gaming pieces from Red Lodge Montana. The entire group is for The Workers Club. These chips are listed in the Chip Guide. They are also listed in R
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 90.00 - 250.00
Sold to a****y for (35.00 + 8.40) = 43.40
 
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Red Lodge Gaming Chip Token Collection 32685 - Red Lodge Gaming Chip Token Collection 3
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Seven chips from Red Lodge Montana. All are high denomination chips for The Workers Club. The pieces are listed in the Chip Guide, these denominations
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to c******k for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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Scobey and Shelby Gaming Chip Token Collection2686 - Scobey and Shelby Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Four chips, two from Scobey and two from Shelby Montana. Only one is listed in the Chip Guide. One of the chips from Shelby is 30 mm and represents th
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 140.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (45.00 + 10.80) = 55.80
 
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Rudyard Gaming Chip Token2687 - Rudyard Gaming Chip Token
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One chip from Rudyard Montana. This chip represents a new discovery for both the Chip Guide and Rubick as there are no other metal chips or tokens kno
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to f********2 for (40.00 + 9.60) = 49.60
 
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Sydney Club Tavern Gaming Chip Tokens2688 - Sydney Club Tavern Gaming Chip Tokens
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Seven chips from Sydney Montana. All are molded comp chips with only one listed in the Chip Guide none in Rubick. City: Sydney State: Montana, Date
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 9.60) = 49.60
 
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Sydney Harnish Gaming Chip Tokens2689 - Sydney Harnish Gaming Chip Tokens
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Four chips from Sydney. All are on listed in the Chip Guide and Rubick. City: Sydney State: Montana, Date: Inventory# 41329
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.00) = 31.00
 
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Townsend and Unknown MT Gaming Chip Tokens2690 - Townsend and Unknown MT Gaming Chip Tokens
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Four chips, one from Townsend and three from unknown locations in Montana. All-around listed in the Chip Guide and in Rubick. City: Townsend and Unkn
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 75.00
Sold to c******k for (15.00 + 3.60) = 18.60
 
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Wheeler Gaming Chip Token Collection2691 - Wheeler Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Five chips from Wheeler Montana. Includes the Buckhorn Club and the Silver Dollar. All pieces unlisted. City: Wheeler State: Montana, Date: Inve
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (35.00 + 8.40) = 43.40
 
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Wibaux Gaming Chip Tokens2692 - Wibaux Gaming Chip Tokens
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Five chips from Wibaux Montana. All are unlisted in the chip guide. City: Wibaux State: Montana, Date: Inventory# 41332
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to c******k for (20.00 + 4.80) = 24.80
 
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Wolf Point Gaming Chip Token Collection2693 - Wolf Point Gaming Chip Token Collection
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Three chips from Wolf Point Montana. All are on listed in the Chip Guide and in Rubick. City: Wolf Point State: Montana, Date: Inventory# 41333
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to a****y for (15.00 + 3.60) = 18.60
 
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Tabletop Dice Game2694 - Tabletop Dice Game
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14" x 18" tabletop dice game made by Monterey Woodcrafters of Miami, Florida. Circa 1930's. This tabletop craps game is in working and...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to F********m.. for (150.00 + 36.00) = 186.00
 
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Buckley Slot Machine2695 - Buckley Slot Machine
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Buckley Criss Cross 50 cent Slot Machine, Buckley Mfg., Chicago, Illinois. Oak and chrome Art Deco case with coin aperture at top, three reel strips.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to D******a for (2,100.00 + 420.00) = 2,520.00
 
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Nevada Casino Chip Gaming Collection2696 - Nevada Casino Chip Gaming Collection
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Over 100 gaming chips from casinos in Nevada. Mainly from Reno, Carson City, Tahoe, and Laughlin. Contains a range of chips from 50c to $25 from a v
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to D******a for (300.00 + 60.00) = 360.00
 
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Eddie's Casino and Diner and Assorted Gaming Chips2697 - Eddie's Casino and Diner and Assorted Gaming Chips
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Collection of photographs pins, matches, and gaming tokens from Eddie's Casino and Diner. Also includes approximately 30 gaming tokens from var...
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Estimates : 130.00 - 200.00
Sold to D******a for (40.00 + 8.00) = 48.00
 
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Gaming Token Gem Proof Set, Santa Fe Hotel, Las Vegas2698 - Gaming Token Gem Proof Set, Santa Fe Hotel, Las Vegas
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Gaming tokens proofs. Beautiful set of these gems from the Santa Fe Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV. Set includes six different $1 token proofs and on
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to a****y for (60.00 + 14.40) = 74.40
 
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Hand Carved Chinese Shell Gaming Counter2699 - Hand Carved Chinese Shell Gaming Counter
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1800s Hand Carved Chinese Shell (mother of pearl) gaming counters. Engraved with village scenes and blank cartouche to personalize. Beautiful. 2.25&...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c********r.. for (55.00 + 13.20) = 68.20
 
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Foreign Gaming Tokens2700 - Foreign Gaming Tokens
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Foreign gaming tokens: Casino Rama, Casinos in Ostereich, M. C. M. Ontario, Hard Rock London, casino Lucian-Bahamas, Metropole Casino-Brighton, Tulali
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c********n for (50.00 + 12.00) = 62.00
 
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