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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US Industrialists, 8 Volumes3500 - US Industrialists, 8 Volumes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1)Oil Man, The Story of Frank Phillips and the Birth of Phillips Petroleum. 2) The Guggenheims. 3) Bernard Baruch, Park Bench Statesman. 4) Mr. Baruch
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Founding Fathers Biographies3501 - Founding Fathers Biographies
Holabird Western Americana Collections
11 volumes. 1) Benjamin Franklin. 2) The Jefferson Conspiracies. 3) Thomas Paine. 4) Thomas Jefferson. 5) American Lion, Andrew Jackson in the White H
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US President Library, 8 Vols.3502 - US President Library, 8 Vols.
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Harry S. Truman, Years of Trial and Hope. 2) Harry S. Truman, Year of Decisions. 3) The Memories of Richard Nixon. 4) Kissinger, the Uses of Power.
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Darwin, 7 Volumes3503 - Darwin, 7 Volumes
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Darwin's Religious Odyssey. 2) Paleoclimate and Evolution with Emphasis on Human Origins. 3) Darwin The Indelible Stamp, The Evolution of an ...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Montana, Dakota, Wyoming History3504 - Montana, Dakota, Wyoming History
Holabird Western Americana Collections
7 volumes: 1) The Life and Times of James Willard Schultz (Apikuni). 2) The Magnate, William Boyce Thompson and His Time, 1869-1930. 3) Gold in the Bl
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********n for (50.00 + 12.00) = 62.00
 
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Treasure in the Southwest, 6 Volumes3505 - Treasure in the Southwest, 6 Volumes
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1) Lost Mines of the Old West by Howard D. Clark. 2) Lost Treasures of the West by Brad Williams and Choral Pepper. 3) Lost Mines & Buried Trea...
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General History Group (4)3506 - General History Group (4)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Titles include: Fort Union and its Neighbors on the Upper Missouri, The Journal of the House of Burgesses, Dreams Dust and Depression, and a cute l
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Estimates : 130.00 - 300.00
Sold to p********n for (30.00 + 7.20) = 37.20
 
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Golden Reflections Western Book Group (8)3507 - Golden Reflections Western Book Group (8)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A great addition to ones western library - Including four 1st editions (The Grizzly Bear, The Great North Trail, For each a Women, and Strange Empire
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Is there a Dr. in the House?  (4 Medical related books)3508 - Is there a Dr. in the House? (4 Medical related books)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Titles include: Doctors, Dynamite and Dogs, Fighting Spotted Fever in the Rockies (1948), A Minnesota Doctor's Home Remedies, and Medicine in ...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to p********n for (30.00 + 7.20) = 37.20
 
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Flora, Wildlife, Poetry, & Cookbook Group (18)3509 - Flora, Wildlife, Poetry, & Cookbook Group (18)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
More Great Montana Resources & References: Please see photo for details. City: State: Date: Inventory# 30847
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2 Volumes on Early Western History (1867 and 1869)3510 - 2 Volumes on Early Western History (1867 and 1869)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Our New West, Records of Travel between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean, by Samuel Bowles with map and 12 full page illustrations. 1869
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (85.00 + 20.40) = 105.40
 
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