December 2018 Auction- A Sale to "Die" for.

Auction Details

DAY 1 (Wednesday, December 5) Lots 1000-1582

Minerals (1000-1028)
Bargains & Dealer Specials (1029-1096)
Bottles (1097-1275)
Numismatics
Banks (1278-1279)
Books (1280-1282)
Catalogs (1283-1292)
Coins (1293-1342)
Counterfeit Detectors (1343-1349)
Currency (1350-1374)
Medals (1375-1403)
Scales (1404-1408)
So-Called Dollars (1409-1437)
Tokens (AL-OR) (1449-1582)

DAY 2 (Thursday, December 6) Lots 2000-2663

Tokens (Texas-on) (2000-2352)
Dies (2353-2663)

Day 3 (Friday, Dec 7) Lots 3000-3654

General Americana
Autographs (3000-3002)
Badges (3003-3010)
Checks (3011-3024)
Circus (3024-3025)
Fireman (3026-3029)
Music (3030-3039)
Navigation (3040-3149)
Auto (3150-3152)
Outlaw & Lawmen (3153-3163)
Silver/Flatware (3164-3166)
World’s Fairs & Expos (3167-3170)
Geographical Sorted AK-on (3171-3452)
Military (3453-3452)
Political (3543-3481)
Postal History (3477-3481)
Wells Fargo & Express (3482-3518)
Cowboy (3519-3527)
Firearms & Weaponry (3528-3551)
Saloon (3552-3570)
Gaming (3571-3583)
Mining Alaska (3584-3654)


Day 4 (Saturday, December 8) Lots 4000-4746

Mining (4000-4003)
Artifacts (4000-4003)
Books (4004-4007)
Explosives (4008-4031)
Spoons (4032-4040)
Geo Sort AZ on (4041-4746)


Day 5 (Sunday, December 9) Lots 5000-5752

Textiles (5000-5072)
Native Americana (5073-5110)
Jewelry/Watches (5111-5115)
Entertainment Industry (5116-5124)
Furnishings (5124-5132)
Sculptures (5133-5166)
Art (5167-5227)
Railroadiana (5228-5693)
Passes (5228-5233)
Imprinted Revenue Stamps (5694-5752)



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Autograph (Jack Dempsey)3000 - Autograph (Jack Dempsey)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Letter to Andrew Johnston, Peddir School, Hightstown, New Jersey, dated September 21, 1928. From the Salvatore Falcone Collection. State: New Jersey
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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Vanderbilt Newspapers Stock3001 - Vanderbilt Newspapers Stock
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#1153 Bert Barclay .5 shares 1924 signed by President Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr. Creases. "Cornelius Vanderbilt IV (April 30, 1898 – July 7, 1974...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Boxing Promoter Archive, Bill Pettite3002 - Boxing Promoter Archive, Bill Pettite
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This is an exceptional historical archive of Bill Pettite, a Reno Judge, writer, historian and boxing affectionado. The Pettite collection is comprise
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Tombstone Lodge Badges3003 - Tombstone Lodge Badges
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Two Tombstone Lodge Badges. Classic black funerary Cochise Lodge No. 5 IOOF parade badge (9.5"), circa 1885-1900 plus a Cochise Lodge scribe...
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Estimates : 220.00 - 400.00
Sold to p********e for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Indian Police Badge3004 - Indian Police Badge
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Indian Police Badge, Okla. 1889 on back. 1.5 x 2.5" brass Indian head at center. wear. Unknown provenance. State: Oklahoma City: Date: ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (325.00 + 81.25) x 1 = 406.25
 
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Badge Collection3005 - Badge Collection
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Six pieces: 1) seven point badge: Detective / Police / Market Street Railway co.; 2) Police belt holder; 3) Patrolman / Offier / Calif. / City of Long
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to D*****2 for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Badge from Humboldt County Nevada3006 - Badge from Humboldt County Nevada
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This is a 7 point badge from the Sheriff's Dept. of Humboldt County Nevada. 3 in. diameter in polished gold. Circa 1960's-1970's with th...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to D*****2 for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Badge from Lander County Nevada3007 - Badge from Lander County Nevada
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This is a badge from Lander County Nevada with one star and the great seal of Nevada. It has one star enameled, some wear and the #44 scratched on th
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to D*****2 for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Badge from Lyon County Nevada3008 - Badge from Lyon County Nevada
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This mat gold badge is from the Lyon County Nevada Sheriff's office circa 1960's-1970's. It is a seven point star with the great seal ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to D*****2 for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Button Pin and Badge Collection3009 - Button Pin and Badge Collection
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Forty eight items ranging from a California Highway Patrol tie pin, Victoria's1887 Jubilee, 1876 seated liberty dimes turned into buttons, 1964...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Fire and Police Badge Catalog3010 - Fire and Police Badge Catalog
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Illustrated Catalogue of Fire and Police Department Badges manufactured by The C.G. Braxmar Co. of No. 10 Miden Lane New York. 105 pages, softcover, e
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to b*******8 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Grass Valley, CA Check Collection (5)3011 - Grass Valley, CA Check Collection (5)
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Unissued New York Hill Gold Mining, Tribute Mining. Issued Alpha Gold Mining, Orient Gold Placer Mining, Yosemite Quartz Mining. Prag Collection Stat
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Treasure Pacific Exchange Check3012 - Treasure Pacific Exchange Check
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No. 49, in the amount of $300. payable to G. Garibaldi, signed by Prsident E. J. Baldwin. Stamped "Paid" State: California City: San Fra...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to B*********g for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Rare Wells Fargo Check3013 - Rare Wells Fargo Check
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Wells Fargo & Co check to Geo Storey 1891 signed by Nathan Rhine. State: California City: Date: 1891 HWAC# 83304
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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E. Nevada Checks (8)3014 - E. Nevada Checks (8)
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Eastern Nevada Checks. 1)John M. Duncan & Co. Austin, NV "Pay to Self/ $100. 1866; 2) Elk Horn Gold & Silver Mining Co., to John Howe i...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 2*****l for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Bullion and Exchange Bank Check3015 - Bullion and Exchange Bank Check
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Check #2 to and from CA Witherall? assayer. $490.50. State: Nevada City: Carson City Date: 1888 HWAC# 82578
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Hayseed Mining Company Check3016 - Hayseed Mining Company Check
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In the amount of $155. No. 189, punch canceled. State: Nevada City: Rhyolite Date: c1908 HWAC# 84420
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 2*****l for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Tonopah NV Check Group of 123017 - Tonopah NV Check Group of 12
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12 checks from Tonopah Mining Company; S.R. Moore & Co. in Tonopah, NV, The Nye & Ormsby County Bank, Manhattan, NV; Tonopah and Goldfield R...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Comstock checks (6)3018 - Comstock checks (6)
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RNX with 1 citrine yellow 2 Consolidated CA & Virginia Mining Co.,; Comstock Pumping Assoc. from Virginia NV; Ophir Silver Mining Company; Com...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Comstock Related Checks (4)3019 - Comstock Related Checks (4)
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1903 Agency of the Bank of California, Savage Mine. 1876 Agency of the Bank of California with 2c stamp. Unissued Truckee River General Electric Co-h
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Estimates : 120.00 - 180.00
Sold to n********1.. for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Virginia & Truckee Railroad Co.,  Checks (3)3020 - Virginia & Truckee Railroad Co., Checks (3)
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3 checks signed by H. Yerington. No revenue stamps. The Virginia & Truckee Railroad Co. was organized in Nevada on March 5, 1868 with the object...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to B*********g for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Virginia City, Nevada Check issued to Carson City Mint Superintendent3021 - Virginia City, Nevada Check issued to Carson City Mint Superintendent
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RN-G Nevada Bank of San Francisco check dateline Virginia, Nev. Feb. 2nd, 1878 to William Garrard. Signed for Hobart, Marlette & Co. by AB Thomp...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to v*********m for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Ah Kee and Ah Jack checks from the V&T and the C&T L&F Companies3022 - Ah Kee and Ah Jack checks from the V&T and the C&T L&F Companies
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These two checks pack a history wallop. Two Henry Yerington owned companies. Two extremely important Comstock support companies. Signatures from Bliss
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 9***6 for (120.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Gillson & Barber Merchants Checks (2) Bodie3023 - Gillson & Barber Merchants Checks (2) Bodie
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Gillson & Barber Merchants Checks (unlisted) from Carson, Nevada, No. 332, for $33.28, Revenue Stamped; Gillson & Barber, Merchants, Carson ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Savage Mine checks, unissued & issued.3024 - Savage Mine checks, unissued & issued.
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Main mine. Comstock "gut". 16 checks. Savage Mine; Consolidated California & Virginia Mining Co., Revenue stamped No. 9815 for the amo...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to 2*****l for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Photo's (Misc. King Bro's, Sparks Circus & More)3025 - Photo's (Misc. King Bro's, Sparks Circus & More)
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Approx. 75 photos from circuses. King Bro's, Sparks Circus, Hagen Bro's, Michigan Union Circus & more. 7" x 5". From the Salva...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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Ringling Bros Circus Flyer3026 - Ringling Bros Circus Flyer
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Orange illustrated Ringling Bros promo flyer for The Greatest Show on Earth. 14x11" State: City: Date: HWAC# 86426
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to v*********1 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Anaconda, MT State Firemans Assoc Convention Booklet3027 - Anaconda, MT State Firemans Assoc Convention Booklet
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Aug. 1914 convention bound booklet with many firefighter photos and some ads illustrated with apparatus of the day. Dog ear corners, fray edges on bin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to 6*****b for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Meaderville and Butte, MT Firefighter Photo & Anniversary Program3028 - Meaderville and Butte, MT Firefighter Photo & Anniversary Program
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Meaderville, MT volunteer FD 1960 50th anniversary program with lots of nice old photos. Framed and matted 6x8" photo of a brick city hall hous...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Fire Call Box3029 - Fire Call Box
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Cast iron fire alarm call box, approximately two feet tall from the finial on top to the base. See photo for design details. The iron has developed an
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to c********e for (225.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 281.25
 
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"The California Gold Diggers" Gold Rush Song3030 - "The California Gold Diggers" Gold Rush Song
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Original sheet music printed in 1849, “The California Gold Diggers” Song and chorus as sung by the Hutchinsons and Barkers with rapturous applause the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 320.00 - 650.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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African-American Related Sheet Music (4)3031 - African-American Related Sheet Music (4)
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4 African-American themed cover sheet musics. The Smiler by Percy Wenrich, Any Rags by Thos Allen, Whistling Rufus by Kerry Mills-detached cover, When
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Artistic Covers on Sheet Music3032 - Artistic Covers on Sheet Music
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Red Wing by Kerry Mills, Sunbird by Kerry Mills, Cheyenne(Shy Ann)-tears and front pen writing, and a second one matted. 14x10.75" State: Ci...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Casey Jones The Brave Engineer Sheet Music3033 - Casey Jones The Brave Engineer Sheet Music
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Casey Jones The Brave Engineer by T Lawrence Seibert. The Only Comedy Railroad Song. Tattered edges. State: City: Date: HWAC# 86428
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Hats from Music Business3034 - Hats from Music Business
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Three hats from the music business. The first one is a classic straw hat used on stage circa 1920. The second hat is a classic parade band hat in blue
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Kimball Crank Phonograph3035 - Kimball Crank Phonograph
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Brown wood, perhaps mahogany or walnut. Wind up crank, green felt on platter. Platter spins after cranking, other operation not tested. Cabinet is loa
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Old Sheet Music (3)3036 - Old Sheet Music (3)
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The Trail of the Lonesome Pine by Ballard Macdonald, I knew U+You First on New Year 1st by J Casper Nathan, Davy Jones and his Monoplane by Geo Fairma
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Peavey Jack Daniels Electric Guitar3037 - Peavey Jack Daniels Electric Guitar
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Unplayed 6 string electric solid body Peavey guitar with black and white classic Jack Daniels body. Nice collectors item. Includes non original Washbu
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Victor Talking Machine VV IX3038 - Victor Talking Machine VV IX
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Brown wood ecase, green platter felt, spare needles. 16 x 20.5 x 17". Top has 4 dents. Untested for working condition. "The IX was a very ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Victor Type P Phonograph Player3039 - Victor Type P Phonograph Player
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This is a Victor Type P Phonograph Player and represents one of the smallest players of its kind. According to Intertique.com, these models were never
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 650.00
Sold to p********o.. for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
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Appropriator's Canal Co Stock3040 - Appropriator's Canal Co Stock
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Rare. I/U #442 G Woodson 207 shares 1906. Signed by President Fowler. Prag Collection. State: Arizona City: Date: 1906 HWAC# 83425
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Baring Cross Bridge Co3041 - Baring Cross Bridge Co
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I/C #312 Florence Palmer 30 shares 1910. Prag Collection. State: Arkansas City: Date: 1910 HWAC# 83365
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to b********t for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Accessory Transit Co of Nicaragua Bond, #13042 - Accessory Transit Co of Nicaragua Bond, #1
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I/U #1 Charles Morgan and George Hoyt $1000 7% bond. Steamer vignette. "The Accessory Transit Company was a company set up by Cornelius Vanderb...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to N*******r for (350.00 + 87.50) x 1 = 437.50
 
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Afloat Motor Co Stock3043 - Afloat Motor Co Stock
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I/U #331 WS Haskell 50 shares 1908 signed by President McFarland. Prag Collection. State: California City: Date: 1908 HWAC# 83357
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to 9***6 for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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California Navigation Stocks (2)3044 - California Navigation Stocks (2)
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Unissued Pacific Navigation Line. I/C California Navigation and Improvement #517 JF Peters 144 shares 1908. Signed by President Newell. 4 steamers an
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Golden Gate Ferries Stock3045 - Golden Gate Ferries Stock
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I/U #730 Ruth White. Signed by President illegible. 2 ferries in SF Bay vignette. Prag Collection. State: California City: Date: 1928 HWAC# 8344
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6******n for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Merchants Steamship Co Stock3046 - Merchants Steamship Co Stock
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I/U #14 National Steamship Co 14 shares 1907. Signed by President Strong. Inc in 1903. Prag Collection. State: California City: Date: 1907 HWAC
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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River Express Co Stock3047 - River Express Co Stock
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I/U #56 Thomas Hall 123 shares 1908. Inc 1902. Signed by President Hall. Creases and 2 tape repairs. Prag Collection. State: California City: Date
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Estimates : 50.00 - 90.00
Sold to T******1 for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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San Francisco Bay Terminal Stock3048 - San Francisco Bay Terminal Stock
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Rare I/U #268 Nellie Layton 20 shares 1927. Signed by VP Zook. Left rear tape, creases, toning. Prag Collection State: California City: Date: 1927
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6******n for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Benedict Manson Marine Co3049 - Benedict Manson Marine Co
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I/U #12 Hattie Meigs 10 shares 1913 signed by President Law. Steamer vignette. Creases. Prag Collection. State: Connecticut City: Date: 1913 HWA
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Estimates : 70.00 - 200.00
Sold to s********K for (25.00 + 6.25) x 1 = 31.25
 
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