Wigwam Auction--March 2019

Auction Details

"A Celebration of Our Great Basin Native American Heritage"

Featuring the Moe Royels Great Basin Wigwam Collection plus two other important Native American Collections

The sale of the Moe And Mary Royels Wigwam Café Collection and the Great Basin Collection is a true celebration. The items within the collections reflect the very rich history we have here in this unique place we call the Great Basin.
Moe Royels was born in Montana in 1940. The family moved to Nevada when Moe was only three months old. He grew up in Wadsworth and Fernley and was in the Army from 1959-1961. Moe married Mary in 1964 and the pair opened the Dainty Cone in Fernley and immediately started displaying their Indian Artifact collection. As an exploration geologist during the 1970’s and early 1980’s the Dainty Cone was always a place to grab a hamburger and have fun looking at the artifacts. In 1984, the place was remodeled into the Wigwam Café. Along the way there were more remodels, finally ending up with massive display cases throughout the restaurant showing off the collection. Meanwhile, across the street, another parallel collection had developed over time which also went on public display, today known as the “Great Basin Collection.”

Moe was a fanatic fan of the Nevada desert communities. It seems everyone for about 100 miles around had been touched in some way by Moe. When he died in 2014, hundreds attended his memorial celebration, from Nixon to Fallon.

The Wigwam Collection is a fantastic array of Native American collectibles, art and artifacts. A number of the items (dresses) were made especially for Mary Royels and few for Moe generally by local Paiute friends. The collections include some fabulous Baby Baskets, beaded baskets, spectacular art depicting early man in the Great Basin by renowned artist William A. Moore, and stone artifacts. A large collection of moccasins is also a part of the collections. The stone projectile point collections are probably the largest offering of Great Basin points ever made, reflecting over fifty years of collecting.

Sixth generation Paiute basket weaver Norm Delorme has helped identify basket makers. Norm and I have also written several essays regarding the collections and cultural losses. We encourage you to read and digest them, creating thoughtful discussion, not only of cultures past, but cultures present. We also have a discussion of recent regulations regarding collection, especially NAGPRA. During the entire process of cataloging, we found a trade organization dedicated to preserving cultures and the ethics of collecting, ATADA, and we joined.

Two other important collections round out this large Native American offering: a wonderful collection of choice Native American art and a massive collection of vintage Native American post cards. In the latter category, we are only offering a part of the collection in this sale, with more to come in May and perhaps the following sale, date to be determined. (maybe July).

OTHER HIGHLIGHTS:
* A huge Mining section featuring another selection of rare mining stock certificates from the Ken Prag Collection plus mining artifacts, books, & other ephemera

*Numismatics: medals and so-called dollars from the Salvatore Falcone Collection, dies & other collectibles from the Northwest Territorial Mint, and US & foreign coinage.

*Bottles: California & Nevada sodas, Nevada medicines, rare Nevada whiskies, and more.

*General Americana feat. US directories, documents, photos, hard goods, and more with a focus on the Western States. Also non-mining stock certificates from the Prag Collection & ephemera from the Joe Elcano Nevada History Collection.

*Railroad, Auto. & Transportation Company stocks from the Prag Collection

*A Bargains & Dealer Specials section featuring larger groups ideal for resale and entry-level collectibles in many categories.

Auction Schedule

Day 1, March 7th, 2019 (Lots 1000-1534)
*Numismatics (1000-1285)
Books (1000-1006)
Checks (1007-1017)
Coins (1018-1046)
Dies (1048-1105)
Ephemera & Collectibles (1106-1115)
Medals (1116-1155)
So-Called Dollars (1156-1264)
Tokens (1265-1285)
*Bottles (1286-1451)
*Saloon (1452-1461)
*Cowboy (1462-1496)
*Firearms & Weaponry (1497-1523)
*Gaming (1524-1534)

Day 2, March 8th, 2019 (Lots 2000-2686)
*Bargains & Dealer Specials (2000-2113)
Ephemera & Collectibles (2000-2069)
Stock Certificates (2070-2113)
*General Americana (2114-2664)
Advertising & Apparel (2214-2129)
Art (2130-2141)
Books & Directories (2142-2195)
Calendars (2196-2204)
Entertainment Industry (2205-2216)
Ephemera & Collectibles (2217-2499)
Gold Rush (2500-2507)
Political (2512-2522)
Military (2523-2546)
Postal History (2547-2555)
Wells Fargo & Express (2556-2570
Silverware/Flatware/Spoons (2575-2586)
Non-Mining Stock Certificates (2587- 2656)
Misc. incl. Toys, Worlds Fair (2657-2664)
*General Foreign (2665-2686)

Day 3, March 9th, 2019 (Lots 3000-3575)
*Art (3000-3052)
*Native Americana Part I (3053-3575)
Art (3053-3197)
Apparel (3198-3223)
Gloves (3224-3235)
Moccasins (3236-3279)
Accessories (3280-3304)
Jewelry & Trade Beads (3305-3361)
Artifacts (3362-3544)
Pipes (3545-3551)
Dies (3552-3554)
Baby Baskets (3555-3575)

Day 4, March 10th, 2019 (Lots 4000-4731)
*Native Americana Part II (4000-4301)
Pottery (4000-4011)
Baskets (4012-4140)
Dolls (4141-4155)
Books (4156-4170)
Ephemera & Collectibles (4171-4248)
Photographs (4249-4272)
Postcards (4273-4291)
Rugs/Weavings (4292-4301)
*Transportation (4302-4546)
*Railroad (4547-4731)

Day 5, March 11th, 2019 (Lots 5000-5592)
*Minerals (5000-5013)
*Mining (5014-5592)
Artifacts & Assay (5014-5035)
Books (5036-5049)
Ephemera & Collectibles (5050-5113)
Explosives (5114-5123)
Maps (5126-5140)
Mine Lighting (5141-5151)
Signs (5162-5167)
Spoons (5168-5180)
Mining Stocks (5181-5592)

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Bacon Mill Check with Fair Sig.  (89963)5050 - Bacon Mill Check with Fair Sig. (89963)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare Bacon Mill 1872 to J Fair and signed by J Fair on front and rear. Large stain Date: 1872 City/County: Virginia City State: Nevada
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to B*********g for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Checks Signed by Fair, Including Devil's Gate  (89966)5051 - Checks Signed by Fair, Including Devil's Gate (89966)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2 RN imprinted check from Woodworth Mill to Devil's Gate Toll Road and Wells Fargo signed by James Fair Date: 1872-1875 City/County: Virgi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to d**********3 for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Choice Gould and Curry Checks (2)  (89946)5052 - Choice Gould and Curry Checks (2) (89946)
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2 choice Gould and Curry checks signed by Janin with full double ring cancels Date: 1866 City/County: Virginia City State: Nevada
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to 8***9 for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Comstock Checks Signed by Fair (2), VT&T RR  (89965)5053 - Comstock Checks Signed by Fair (2), VT&T RR (89965)
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Woodworth Mill to James Fair, Consolidated Mill to James Fair. Both signed by Fair. Date: 1872-74 City/County: Virginia City State: Nevada
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to B*********g for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Comstock Checks Signed by Fair and Janin (3)  (89945)5054 - Comstock Checks Signed by Fair and Janin (3) (89945)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
3 Bank of California checks, 1 signed by Fair, 2 by Janin-1 to himself Date: 1866-70 City/County: Virginia City State: Nevada
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to c*********p for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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Comstock Checks signed by Fair including V&T RR  (89964)5055 - Comstock Checks signed by Fair including V&T RR (89964)
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3 checks signed by James Fair from Consolidated Mill and California Mill, 1 to Wells Fargo and 2 to V&T Railroad. Toning on all checks Date: 1...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to B*********g for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Comstock Checks with Mackay and Fair Sigs  (89947)5056 - Comstock Checks with Mackay and Fair Sigs (89947)
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2 Trench Mill 1 signed by Fair to Dayton Stage-1 to Wells Fargo signed by Mackay. Consolidated Mill to V&TRR 1874 signed by Fair Date: 1870-18...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 6****A for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Rare Checks to Mackay (2)  (89948)5057 - Rare Checks to Mackay (2) (89948)
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2 rare Bacon Mill checks to JW Mackay, 1 signed by Mackay, 1 signed by Fair with foxing. Date: 1870-71 City/County: Virginia City State: Nevada
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to B*********g for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Mining Checks & Debit Memos / 5 Pieces.    (100250)5058 - Mining Checks & Debit Memos / 5 Pieces. (100250)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Item # 1 of 5: Golden yellow checks ( 3) with green embossing that read: Ralston & Grayson / 331 Pine St. / San Francisco, Cal / Charge / Rals...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to c*********p for (15.00 + 3.75) x 1 = 18.75
 
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Choice Nome, AK Gold Rush Mining Souvenirs  (89347)5059 - Choice Nome, AK Gold Rush Mining Souvenirs (89347)
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Set of 3 mini bone mining tools, a shovel and 2 picks. Approx 5" long, unquestionably 1897-1902, very nice condition. Soft skin poke 8x4.25&quo...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to u******i for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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Magma Copper Co. Brass Tag  (91156)5060 - Magma Copper Co. Brass Tag (91156)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Brass tag: "Magma Copper Co." on obverse; "Pool" on reverse. 41 x 25 mm. Salvatore Falcone Collection. Date: City/County: ...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to b********t.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Daily Bodie Standard January 6, 1880  (100000)5061 - Daily Bodie Standard January 6, 1880 (100000)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Front page and 1 other page. Mining progress and many ads. In large plastic holders Date: 1880 City/County: Bodie State: California
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to g*******h for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Fairplay 1866 Letter about Gold Deposit  (90969)5062 - Fairplay 1866 Letter about Gold Deposit (90969)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
2pp letter to George Swan datelined Fairplay October 14, 1866 discussing "the north extension of the richest mine" "The ledge is 2...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to M***b for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Taber Gold Mining Prospectus  (89144)5063 - Taber Gold Mining Prospectus (89144)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Complete and partial prospectus for mine in Sierra County. folded and. 3" tear. Date: City/County: Gibsonville State: California
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to a********o for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Pelton Water Wheel Mini Model  (88563)5064 - Pelton Water Wheel Mini Model (88563)
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Wood and metal rotating model of the famous Pelton Wheel in Nevada City, CA. "Invented in the 1870s by Lester Allan Pelton, the Pelton Wheel re...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to h*******i for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Pictorial of Parks' Bar & North Fork, American River  (72004)5065 - Pictorial of Parks' Bar & North Fork, American River (72004)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Interesting large scale Placer mining along the American River of California. Gleason's Pictorial of gold dredging with miners in 1854. 11"...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Pacific Coast Gold Mines Corporation Correspondence  (23909)5066 - Pacific Coast Gold Mines Corporation Correspondence (23909)
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Various letters from Pacific Coast Gold Mines to Angels Iron Works regarding equipment. Date: 1918/1819 City/County: Quartz State: California
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 90.00
 
 
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Large Copper Ingot  (43640)5067 - Large Copper Ingot (43640)
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A large broken copper ingot, originally over 12 inches long and six inches wide. The ingot weighs 49 pounds. It was found at a smelter site at Rosalie
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Mining Equipment and Foundry Archive (33)  (100061)5068 - Mining Equipment and Foundry Archive (33) (100061)
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Approx 33 items from Sutter Creek, CA, foundry related. Pictorial Knight Foundry billheads and receipts with neat script, pictorial CO Mitchell billhe
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to l*******c for (225.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 281.25
 
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"The Miners' Ten Commandments" Letter Sheet  (89336)5069 - "The Miners' Ten Commandments" Letter Sheet (89336)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The best known letter sheet. Baird 167b. The commandments are as follows: 1. Thou shalt have no other claim than one. 2. Thou shalt not make unto
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to p********n for (375.00 + 93.75) x 1 = 468.75
 
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Gold Bullion Deposit Receipt  (89362)5070 - Gold Bullion Deposit Receipt (89362)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Gold bullion deposit receipt from Denver Mint 1878. $419.12 gold, $7.60 silver. City National Bank. Date: 1878 City/County: Denver State: Colorado
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Georgetown Assay and Letter Lot  (38013)5071 - Georgetown Assay and Letter Lot (38013)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) 1882 letter from New York to London, "....absolutely false in regard to the price I have been offering the ppty" ",,,offering the ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to l*******c for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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JB Grant Smelting Letters (9) and Covers (5)  (89361)5072 - JB Grant Smelting Letters (9) and Covers (5) (89361)
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9 mining related letters from JB Grant Smelting in Leadville, CO. 5 small covers. Date: 1879 City/County: Leadville State: Colorado
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to l*******c for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Orpha May Mine Ore Shipment Record  (90308)5073 - Orpha May Mine Ore Shipment Record (90308)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
High grade ore shipment record. Bottom tears and stains Date: 1900 City/County: Victor State: Colorado
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Braganza Mine Archive  (100049)5074 - Braganza Mine Archive (100049)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of 161943 indenture, small photos, original patent, 1906 mineral certificate during T Roosevelt offic, 1926 assay cert with tears, 1953 lo
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Isabella Mines Annual Report  (100079)5075 - Isabella Mines Annual Report (100079)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Annual report with cover foxing and staple rust Date: 1916 City/County: State: Colorado
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Montana Paper Items/ Over 90 pieces.   (100248)5076 - Montana Paper Items/ Over 90 pieces. (100248)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very nice collection of Montana paper work. Some personal with tax forms. Many letters with nice stamps, may be a rare item in there. I did not check,
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Original Mineral Certificate #62  (89954)5077 - Original Mineral Certificate #62 (89954)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mineral claim for Toyiyabe Silver Mining Co of Nevada with hand colored claim map. In Binder Date: 1870 City/County: Austin State: Nevada
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Toyiyabe Lode Mineral Certificate  (91280)5078 - Toyiyabe Lode Mineral Certificate (91280)
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Belle Wilder and Audubon, sometime called Toyiyabe Lode mineral certificate.Bound and folded Date: 1871 City/County: Austin State: Nevada
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Rare Canon City; Territorial Deed  (99494)5079 - Rare Canon City; Territorial Deed (99494)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
October 26, 1863. Canon City was at Big Creek where a number of small towns popped up and disappeared in the 1860's. From James Peabody to Lewi...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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White Cloud Copper Mine Map and Handwritten Prospectus; Clemens, Nevada  (99512)5080 - White Cloud Copper Mine Map and Handwritten Prospectus; Clemens, Nevada (99512)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Although located in Churchill County, its nearest railroad station is at Lovelock and when its post office closed, mail was sent to Lovelock. This is
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to M***b for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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East Diablo Mine Ledger Page  (89971)5081 - East Diablo Mine Ledger Page (89971)
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Single paper ledger from East Diablo Mine, 1880. 10.5x6.25". Stained Date: 1880 City/County: Columbus State: Nevada
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to b*****s for (20.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Bullion Mining Co Stock  (90573)5082 - Bullion Mining Co Stock (90573)
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I/U#24255 SB Wakefield 100 shares 1887, signed by President Dixon. In Pasco EF Holder. Date: 1887 City/County: Gold Hill State: Nevada
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*****s for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Territorial Deed for Sale for 300 Feet of the Spartan Gold & Silver Mining Company  (99510)5083 - Territorial Deed for Sale for 300 Feet of the Spartan Gold & Silver Mining Company (99510)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
From Michael Leman to J.H. Leland on August 22, 1863. For $1.00 in hand! No information could be found on the Spartan Mine. It was located in the Echo
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to l*******c for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Bullion Mine Docs  (89903)5084 - Bullion Mine Docs (89903)
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2x 1906 certificate of incorporation, approx 9 tax docs 19th century, 1907 officer list. 1906 articles of incorporaton, Date: City/County: Lander
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to l*******c for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Nevada Douglas Copper Company Ledger  (48122)5085 - Nevada Douglas Copper Company Ledger (48122)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a historical artifact begging for an article. It is chalk full of transactions relating to the company including expenditures for the janitor
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 6*****b for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Lincoln Mine, Mina, NV Archive  (89969)5086 - Lincoln Mine, Mina, NV Archive (89969)
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5 mine maps, cover with 2 notices of location with heavy toning, 11 small to medium b/w mine photos Date: City/County: Mina State: Nevada
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 300.00
Sold to M***b for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Jamestown, NV Mining Lease  (89823)5087 - Jamestown, NV Mining Lease (89823)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mining lease for Jamestown Mining District, 1908 Date: 1908 City/County: Nye County State: Nevada
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to c********e for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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19 Pioneer Documents and Photographs  (37526)5088 - 19 Pioneer Documents and Photographs (37526)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This group of documents represent an attempt to reinvigorate this mining area. It revolves around the Indiana Mine and Mill. The stock holders of the
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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1880 Mining Laws of the Spring Valley Mining District  (99436)5089 - 1880 Mining Laws of the Spring Valley Mining District (99436)
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Handwritten manuscript outlining the mining laws set down by mine owners in the Spring Valley section of the Prospect Mountain Mining District. The do
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Keystone Silver Mining Company Hard Cover Prospectus and Wonderful Map  (99572)5090 - Keystone Silver Mining Company Hard Cover Prospectus and Wonderful Map (99572)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a most lavish mining prospectus imaginable. Either the owners had incredibly high hopes for these mines or this was a scam! One might say it w
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Estimates : 1,800.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to 8******m for (1,600.00 + 400.00) x 1 = 2,000.00
 
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Rare Rhodes Salt Bag  (53763)5091 - Rare Rhodes Salt Bag (53763)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Rare and likely only known example of this salt bag from Rhode's Table and Dairy in Rhodes, NV. Bag is cloth and 14" x 6", black frame...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to i*****l for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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South Comstock Mines High Grade  (90972)5092 - South Comstock Mines High Grade (90972)
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Gold colored FOB with small pieces of high grade from the South Comstock Mines. On the reverse "Ralston Straight Shooters Genuine Gold ore From...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sutro in London; Actual Documents from his European Trip to Find Funding  (99384)5093 - Sutro in London; Actual Documents from his European Trip to Find Funding (99384)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
When the Bank of California shut out Sutro with Eastern financiers, he went to Europe. This is a fabulous collection that highlights this part of Sutr
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (350.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 437.50
 
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Comstock Acquisition Telegrams   (89869)5094 - Comstock Acquisition Telegrams (89869)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 24 California State Telegraph telegrams 1864 regrading Comstock activities and acquisitions. Date: 1864 City/County: Virginia City State: N
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d******0 for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Three Virginia City, Nevada Mining Reports: Utah and Savage Mines  (78655)5095 - Three Virginia City, Nevada Mining Reports: Utah and Savage Mines (78655)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 3. 1) Savage Mining Company. Daily Report for Nov. 2nd, 1875. Lists number of men working on the day and night shifts at the various stations.
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 90.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Virginia City Large Silver Ingot Mold  (75672)5096 - Virginia City Large Silver Ingot Mold (75672)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Virginia City Nevada ,A very large silver bar silver ingot mold. This Comstock era “FROM THE COMSTOCK” SILVER BAR MOLD, is from Virginia City NV from
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to e********d.. for (400.00 + 100.00) x 1 = 500.00
 
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Virginia City, NV Hanging Mine Car and Track Display Pience  (100036)5097 - Virginia City, NV Hanging Mine Car and Track Display Pience (100036)
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Cute ore car on track in front of a wood mine entrance labeled Virginia City. Top wall mounting tab. 16x8" Date: City/County: Virginia City...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 9*****H for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Sullivan vs Holcomb Comstock Mining Ephemera  (99456)5098 - Sullivan vs Holcomb Comstock Mining Ephemera (99456)
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Ever wonder what a Comstock legal battle between two mining companies looked like. This lot includes 15 pieces of paper concerning Sullivan vs. Holcom
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Nevada Mining Book and Ephemera  (89918)5099 - Nevada Mining Book and Ephemera (89918)
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Hardcover American Copper and Uranium Corp ledger, 7 assorted papers Date: City/County: State: Nevada
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