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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Lot of Foreign Buttons3450 - Lot of Foreign Buttons
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Large lot of foreign brass buttons: over 50 buttons, some may be foreign military. State: Foreign City: Date: HWAC# 76607
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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National Geographic Titanic Issues (2)3451 - National Geographic Titanic Issues (2)
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2 Titanic featured issued. Dec. 1986, Oct. 1987-folded rear corner. State: Foreign City: Date: HWAC# 84811
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Turkish Prison Camp Postcard3452 - Turkish Prison Camp Postcard
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cWorld War I. Prisoners are Turks, Frenchmen, Jews, Englishmen, Belgian, Indians, and Russians. All are in the prison camp fro opposing German Kultur!
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Mountain View Gold and Silver Mining Company stock3453 - Mountain View Gold and Silver Mining Company stock
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# 206 for 10 to JL Chadderdon. Signed by C Lapell Taylor and Charles M Plane(?). Dateline August 20, 1863. Incorporated June 22, 1863. Mountain and ea
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Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
Sold to C*****r for (550.00 + 137.50) x 1 = 687.50
 
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Rare Military Medal3454 - Rare Military Medal
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Obv.: Co. E / 1st /Batl of Infty / California /U.S. Vol. / 92. Rev.: "Red". Wm, rd., holed with old leather necklace, 28 mm. Daniel Manas...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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Five Confederate Stamped Envelopes3455 - Five Confederate Stamped Envelopes
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Five different stamps and combinations. All addressed to Isaac Cowl of Dahlonega. Cowl was a mining man and owned a one fourth interest in lot of land
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
 
 
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Civil War Facsimile Wall Paper Supplement3456 - Civil War Facsimile Wall Paper Supplement
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The last issue of the Daily Citizen, of Vicksburg, Mississippi, bore the date of July 2, 1863, 2 days before the city surrendered to Grant. It was pri
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Army Letter to Maj. Rucker, 18553457 - Army Letter to Maj. Rucker, 1855
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Two page manuscript letter from Musten (sp?) to Major D.H. Rucker, US Army, Albuquerque. Dec. 7, 1855. Fort Fillmore was built in 1851 to protect Cali
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to r*****o for (750.00 + 187.50) x 1 = 937.50
 
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Allegheny Arsenal Saddle Shield3458 - Allegheny Arsenal Saddle Shield
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Nice Civil War Era (possibly copper) Saddle shield from Allegheny Arsenal in 1861 - 1/5" x 2" beautiful patina, beautiful condition. This ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to C*******3 for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Admiral Dewey Prints (2) & Metal Tray3459 - Admiral Dewey Prints (2) & Metal Tray
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3 pieces in this lot: 1)Metal tray with image of Admiral Dewey & schooner in background & telescopes. Slight rust at top left with some slig...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Civil War Through the Camera - 16 Parts in Two Volumes3460 - Civil War Through the Camera - 16 Parts in Two Volumes
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These two hardbound volumes each contain eight issues of "The Civil War Through the Camera." Each of the 16 parts was apparently published...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to r********e.. for (275.00 + 68.75) x 1 = 343.75
 
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Confederate Bond Act of Congress3461 - Confederate Bond Act of Congress
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No. 9783, in the amount of $500., has 7 coupons attached. Signed by Register of the Treasury CE K. Ross(?)13.5'" x 14.5". From the Sal...
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Dreadnought Print3462 - Dreadnought Print
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Dreadnaught attacked by torpedo boat destroyers firing dummy torpedos. Supplement to The Illustrated London News July 3, 1909. Approx 16 x 22" ...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Medals and Ribbons3463 - Medals and Ribbons
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Lot of 15 badges and ribbons from conventions. 1972 Tucson Coin Show, Reunion of the 19th N.Y. Vols, European African Mideastern Campaign, and many mo
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to e****6 for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Military Insignias3464 - Military Insignias
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Lot of five military badges, possibly WWII. Daniel Manassillian Collection. State: City: Date: HWAC# 84007
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Military Stars3465 - Military Stars
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Lot of two: 1) Fidelity Zeal Obedience / U S N; red, white and blue ribbon attached. 2) Crown above star "XVI"; green and white ribbon att...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (225.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 281.25
 
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Mounted Photo of 18th Century US Soldier3466 - Mounted Photo of 18th Century US Soldier
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9 x 7 " mounted and matted photo of a US Soldier, appears to be post Civil War. State: City: Date: HWAC# 83326
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Navy and Marine Buttons3467 - Navy and Marine Buttons
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Aproximatly forty vintage misc. Navy and Marine brass buttons. State: City: Date: HWAC# 76610
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Solingen Dress Bayonet and Scabbard3468 - Solingen Dress Bayonet and Scabbard
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Solingen dress bayonet with blued metal scabbard and leather belt loop. Approx 15" bayonet. Deer etched under Solingen. Metal has wear and patc...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to c********i for (140.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 175.00
 
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Two Civil War Books and a Western Travelogue3469 - Two Civil War Books and a Western Travelogue
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Brick, John. "The Richmond Raid," Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1963. The author creates a narrative surrounding the events and personali...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********n for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Union Soldier CDV Collection3470 - Union Soldier CDV Collection
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Lot of fifteen. Includes General Jack McDowell by Brady, Major General Sheridan (condition issues), Lt. Hunter by JH Heering of San Jose, Major Genera
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Estimates : 640.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (300.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 375.00
 
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War Bonds Posters (2) Original Vintage3471 - War Bonds Posters (2) Original Vintage
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Original Vintage "Save Freedom of Speech" Men speaking in a public forum. OWI Poster No. 44, U.S. Government Printing Office, 1943-O-51025...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 6*******d for (150.00 + 37.50) x 1 = 187.50
 
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WWI US Military Knife3472 - WWI US Military Knife
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WWI knife in metal scabbard. 5 pointy edges on handle guard. Blade has been sharpened with loss of edge patina. 12" long State: City: Date...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8***5 for (450.00 + 112.50) x 1 = 562.50
 
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Commission of Thomas D. Clark to Judge of Circuit Court3473 - Commission of Thomas D. Clark to Judge of Circuit Court
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Original signed by James B. Ray, Governor of the State of Indiana commissioning Thomas D. Clark to an Associate Judge of the Circuit Court for the Cou
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Blaine and Logan Medal3474 - Blaine and Logan Medal
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30mm round presidential Blaine and Logan brass medal with loop. Relief busts on front. State: City: Date: 1884 HWAC# 86407
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Broadside "From the Cradle to the Grave"3475 - Broadside "From the Cradle to the Grave"
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Broadside of President James A. Garfield. Framed 23" x 27". This broadside begins with his birthplace, has many depictions of his life, hi...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Politcal Button Collection3476 - Politcal Button Collection
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Twenty nine political pieces. Two Goldwater coins, Buttons for: John Tyler, William J Bryan, Nixon, Humprey, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Ad
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*******g for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Alaska Post Mark Books (2)3477 - Alaska Post Mark Books (2)
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2 softcovers-Postmarks of Territorial Alaska by Helbock 1976, Alaska's Postmasters and Post Offices by Ricks 1965. State: Alaska City: Date:...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to z****3 for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Postmaster Appointment Cert.3478 - Postmaster Appointment Cert.
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Postmaster General of the U.S. of America appointment of Thomas H. Clarke, Esq., Manhattan, in the County of Putnam & State of Indiana. Embossed...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Kingston, Nevada Post Office Appointment3479 - Kingston, Nevada Post Office Appointment
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May 20, 1907. Letter from United States Senator to Warren Williams - Churchill County political boss. Nixon is wondering what happened. John O'...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to s*****l for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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California Powder Works Ephemera and a large Tin Container3480 - California Powder Works Ephemera and a large Tin Container
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Lot of four items. 1) Cover with corner oval advertising for the California Powder Works. Addressed to the Savage Mine in 1882. 2) Company letterhead
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to c********r.. for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Mail Bag (St. Lawrence) S.S. Julie Plante3481 - Mail Bag (St. Lawrence) S.S. Julie Plante
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The only references that could be found online was 'The Wreck of the Julie Plante'. A dialect poem subtitled 'A Legend of Lac St. Pierre...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Printed Columbia Wells Fargo Receipt for Gold Dust3482 - Printed Columbia Wells Fargo Receipt for Gold Dust
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Rare! This Wells Fargo receipt only gets better. It is a choice location for California Gold Rush gold dust. The 'Columbia' is printed and n...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to y**********j for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Wells Fargo Second of Exchange from Columbia, California3483 - Wells Fargo Second of Exchange from Columbia, California
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$50 being sent to William Daegener in Cincinnati. Number 58580. Red vertical writing on form seems to be original and restates what is written on the
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to y**********j for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Wells Fargo Second of Exchange, Columbia, CA 18593484 - Wells Fargo Second of Exchange, Columbia, CA 1859
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California Gold Rush era. Dateline Columbia, Cal., August 16, 1859. No. 164030. Pay at sight $320 to Wm. Daegener, Agent, at "your office in Bo...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to y**********j for (130.00 + 32.50) x 1 = 162.50
 
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"Hogsmaggle" letter via Wells Fargo & Co. Express3485 - "Hogsmaggle" letter via Wells Fargo & Co. Express
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A certain W.J. Simpson wrote to Sperry & Company in Gridley, California, regarding a delivery of bran on behalf of his customer, John Thompson, ...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Alfred Dixon, Wells Fargo Office and Gold Dust Dealer Business Card3486 - Alfred Dixon, Wells Fargo Office and Gold Dust Dealer Business Card
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Approx 2.75" x 4.5" business card from Alfred Dixon, Wells Fargo Office and Gold Dust Dealer in Michigan Bluff, CA. Also a dealer in gener...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
 
 
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1859 Wells Fargo Receipt from San Francisco to Oroville3487 - 1859 Wells Fargo Receipt from San Francisco to Oroville
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Joseph Ringot is sending Thomas Wells of Oroville $36.65 in coin. Wells was the Butte County District Judge and was the 'orator of the day' ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Pioneers of El Dorado by Upton3488 - Pioneers of El Dorado by Upton
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Upton, Charles Elmer. Pioneers of El Dorado. The Nugget Press, 1906. From the Foreward: It has not been my intention to sketch the lives of all El D
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to D******a for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Wells Fargo Placerville Shipping Receipt, 18643489 - Wells Fargo Placerville Shipping Receipt, 1864
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A $10 package from GW Swan to Tillman in New York. Swan was the man who worked with Kingsbury to build the Placerville-Carson road. State: California
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Five Manuscript Rhodes & Lisk Notes3490 - Five Manuscript Rhodes & Lisk Notes
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Five notes. 1) 1852 Sacramento. To Rhodes & Lusk. Pay bearer $55.00. David Delap. 2) 1853 Weaverville. Pay to the order of Skillman & Dosh &...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Extra Rare Wells Fargo Receipt from San Bernardino to San Francisco3491 - Extra Rare Wells Fargo Receipt from San Bernardino to San Francisco
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From JH Davy to JP Newman. Value of $100. 1872. San Bernardino Wells Fargo paper has not passed through this off very many times in the last 40 years.
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Estimates : 120.00 - 400.00
Sold to 3***6 for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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1858 Wells Fargo Letterhead about Estate Liquidation3492 - 1858 Wells Fargo Letterhead about Estate Liquidation
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This letter is asking that the estate of J. G. Storey pay James robertson for teaching school. Signed by William B Storey. Storey was born in England
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Three San Francisco Wells Fargo Receipts3493 - Three San Francisco Wells Fargo Receipts
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1) Forwarding Receipt. 1881. From Frank Litsch to Xiehi (?) New Company. One bag of Gold Dust worth $500.00. 2) Money Receipt. 1886. From DLC Pani(?)
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Wells Fargo Stage Robbers - Framed Letter3494 - Wells Fargo Stage Robbers - Framed Letter
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This lot contains two framed sets of historical documents regarding a stage robbery perpetrated in California by Jim Thompson and John Rutherford. The
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to G***k for (1,000.00 + 250.00) x 1 = 1,250.00
 
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Adams & Co. Internal Accounting Form3495 - Adams & Co. Internal Accounting Form
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On December 4, 1854 the Stockton branch had a $42,135.56 balance at close of day and $7,035.25 in checks returned for a total of $49,170.81. One inter
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to C*****r for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Two Gold Rush Era Adams & Company Internal Account Statements3496 - Two Gold Rush Era Adams & Company Internal Account Statements
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1) Number 11814 1/2. Balance on December 27, 1854 was $28,065.37. 2) Number 11120 1/2. Balance on hand on December 6, 1854 was $59,105.56. Both signed
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Estimates : 120.00 - 400.00
Sold to D******a for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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Commission and COD Wells Fargo Envelopes3497 - Commission and COD Wells Fargo Envelopes
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Lot of three. 1) 1863 Commission envelope from Sacramento to Thomas Clark of Folsom. Enclosed was $5.50 in coin. 2) 1864 COD from the Eldorado Excelsi
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Corpse Waybill and Related Documents - Mendocino Outlaws3498 - Corpse Waybill and Related Documents - Mendocino Outlaws
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The Mendocino Outlaws were a group of convicts who carried out a series of robberies and murders during exploits they planned during their time in San
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Gold Rush Area Express: Washington & Maybert Express Company3499 - Gold Rush Area Express: Washington & Maybert Express Company
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Lot of two. Delivered from Nevada City, Washington, Maybert and Gaston. Two billheads. One for December of 1900 and the other for September of 1901. H
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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