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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Crittenden Land and Cattle Company Stock3200 - Crittenden Land and Cattle Company Stock
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Very early number 16 for 1000 shares to LH Gormley(?). Signed by Gormley and RR RIchardson. Dateline Tucson 1887. Incorporated December 15, 1887. Issu
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to g*********5 for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Arizona Water Company Bond3201 - Arizona Water Company Bond
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#682 for $333.33. To AC Frost & Company. Mortgage 5% Gold Bond. Cancelled. Principal due 1919. Signed Arthur B. Siach, president. Printed: Am...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Books, (Arizona History Library)3202 - Books, (Arizona History Library)
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Lot of approx. 20 books from Arizona history includes: Lemuel C. Shattuck, "A Little Mining, a Little Banking, and a Little Beer"; Dr. Goo...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********n for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Stock Certs. (4) Greenstone Copper Company of Arizona3203 - Stock Certs. (4) Greenstone Copper Company of Arizona
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Letter from Gladys A. Lewis with Tudordale Publishers to Corporate Commissioner State of Arizona dated January 8,1957, asking"what has become o...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Two Western photos3204 - Two Western photos
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Two western photos out of tombstone collection. One is of a Native American family, 3 x 4", c 1905 (Apache?); other a studio shot of a young ...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Gold Rush Era Deed in Broadside Form3205 - Gold Rush Era Deed in Broadside Form
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Printed by Placer Herald in Auburn, CA. J Hardy signatures. 21" x 17". Large tear on lower vertical crease and smaller crease tears. Sold ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Berkeley Development Co.3206 - Berkeley Development Co.
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Unissued stock certificate for capital stock of the Berkeley Development Co, incorporated February 10, 1890, number 52, vignette of horse-drawn cable
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Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to 6******n for (35.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 43.75
 
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Berkeley Publishing Co stock3207 - Berkeley Publishing Co stock
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Five shares of Berkeleyan Publishing Company capital stock, number 100, dated September 12, 1899 issued to Mr. F. W. Artleeu. Ken Prag Collection. S
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Walker Lake and Bodie Toll Road Receipt Tallies3208 - Walker Lake and Bodie Toll Road Receipt Tallies
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Walker Lake & Bodie Toll Road Co. Two receipt tallies filled in and signed by the Toll Keeper F. W. White, Nov. 1-7, 1897. The tallies list the ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to i*****l for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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Silver Albumen Print3209 - Silver Albumen Print
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Carmel -By-The-Sea. Beach area, looking south. 9.5" x 7.75". From the Salvatore Falcone Collection. State: California City: Carmel Date...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to j******y for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Tuolumne County Water Company3210 - Tuolumne County Water Company
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Very clean. Most of these are badly soiled. Certificate No. 3312 made out to AE Hooker for one share of stock. This is not General Hooker, but he was
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Tuolumne County Water Company3211 - Tuolumne County Water Company
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Typically dark. Certificate No. 2690 made out to DO Mills for one share of stock. Signed by Mills on the reverse. Mills started the 'Gold Bank o...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to u********y.. for (65.00 + 16.25) x 1 = 81.25
 
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Eureka, CA 1870's Newspapers (6)3212 - Eureka, CA 1870's Newspapers (6)
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6 1870's Eureka, CA newspapers. 4 Democratic Standard 1879, 2 Daily Humbolt Times 1878. State: California City: Eureka Date: 1878-1879 HW...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to u********y.. for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Cabinet Cards from Gold Country3213 - Cabinet Cards from Gold Country
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11 cabinet cards. 1)Photo by Andrew Price of Ca., reads on back "Mrs. S. J. Sallec,(?) Plymouth, Ca., Shanandoa Valley 1/4 mile on Main Fair Pl...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to u********y.. for (40.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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San Diego Development Company Bond with a Fred Holabird Connection3214 - San Diego Development Company Bond with a Fred Holabird Connection
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Early number 45 for this $500 mortgage bond. Coupons fur through 20 still attached. Coupon 3 attached with pin. Signed by William Floyd and Charles Ba
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San Diego Development Company Stock with a Fred Holabird Connection3215 - San Diego Development Company Stock with a Fred Holabird Connection
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Early number 18 for 400 shares to Charles E Jones. Signed by William Floyd and Charles Barton. Dateline Portland, Maine 1886. Incorporated in 1886. Fa
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*****s for (45.00 + 11.25) x 1 = 56.25
 
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1894 Steamer "Meteor" Pass, Lake Tahoe3216 - 1894 Steamer "Meteor" Pass, Lake Tahoe
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Pass No.6, issued for Mrs. S.A. Short & Children. Dateline Glenbrook, Nev. August 9th, 1894. C.T. Bliss printed signature as manager. Season Tic...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to 6******n for (225.00 + 56.25) x 1 = 281.25
 
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Choice Early Lake Tahoe Real Photo Postcards RPC3217 - Choice Early Lake Tahoe Real Photo Postcards RPC
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Lot of 5 different, all mailed. 1) Two showing the Tahoe Tavern, one from the lake and the other from the front. 1907 and 1908 Tahoe cancels. Official
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Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6******n for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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Lake Tahoe Steamer Ship Postcard Collection3218 - Lake Tahoe Steamer Ship Postcard Collection
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Lot of 10, all different. Two are real photo, the rest are early color printed cards. Three mailed: Emerald Bay cancels (1907 and 1916) and one Tahoe
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6******n for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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Tahoe Tavern Booklet3219 - Tahoe Tavern Booklet
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Tahoe Tavern on the Wishbone, now called the Y travel booklet with chromolitho illustrations. 6 x 3.5". State: California City: Lake Tahoe D...
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Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
Sold to 6******n for (110.00 + 27.50) x 1 = 137.50
 
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The Saga of Lake Tahoe by Scott, 2 Vols3220 - The Saga of Lake Tahoe by Scott, 2 Vols
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2 Hardcover vols. with dustjackets. Vol.1 is revised 1st edition 519pp with index. Vol. 2 1973 528p with index. Nice early Tahoe reference. State: C
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to 6******n for (55.00 + 13.75) x 1 = 68.75
 
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Photo (Mounted) of Lockford Cemetery3221 - Photo (Mounted) of Lockford Cemetery
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E.D.Spencer, Photography of Lodi Ca. Amelia Mowry Died 12/22/1899, & William Mowry died 12/25/1908, aged 20 years. 7" x 5". State: Ca...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Lone Pine Stage Co. Abstract of Stage Fares3222 - Lone Pine Stage Co. Abstract of Stage Fares
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Extra Rare! Abstract of Stage Fares collected on Bakersfield, Kernville & Lone Pine U.S.M. Stage Co., for the month of January, 1876. Lone Pine ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*****l for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Long Beach Ephemera3223 - Long Beach Ephemera
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Three buttons and five ribbons from the City of Long Beach's past. 1908 ribbon from Spiritualist Congress; 1911 Reception Committee for Preside...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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1913 Calendar from Wm Heideman, CA3224 - 1913 Calendar from Wm Heideman, CA
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Die cut calendar from 1913 from Wm. Heideman, The New Basket Store, 309 York Blvd. Los Angeles, CA. Shape of basket with colorful flowers with calend
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 2*****s for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Marysville Adams & Co. Second of Exchange3225 - Marysville Adams & Co. Second of Exchange
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March 11, 1853 second of exchange for Adams written from their Marysville office for $100. generally very fine. State: california City: Marysville
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Estimates : 120.00 - 180.00
Sold to j******n for (75.00 + 18.75) x 1 = 93.75
 
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Die Cut 1899 Calendar, Monterey, CA3226 - Die Cut 1899 Calendar, Monterey, CA
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Gale Brothers, Staple and Fancy Groceries, Crockery, Glassware and Notions, Monterey, California 1899 calendar with winter scene with house with chimn
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (160.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Letter Re: Manuel Castro Signed by Maria Bernal3227 - Letter Re: Manuel Castro Signed by Maria Bernal
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What a jam packed set of legal documents on three legal pages from 1845 that were transcribed in 1853. They show the route that Maria de Jesus Bernal
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to a*****4 for (600.00 + 150.00) x 1 = 750.00
 
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Napa, CA Ephemera3228 - Napa, CA Ephemera
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The Napa Hotel letterhead 1889. Tax Payer record for Napa Township, Capel? Valley Improvements on blue paper. Signed by Napa tax collector. State: ca
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Photo's of Pacific Grove3229 - Photo's of Pacific Grove
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16 mounted photo's of early Pacific Grove.Includes San Juan Mission; Carmel Mission; St. John's Chapel; Old Court House & more. Beginnin...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c********r.. for (70.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 87.50
 
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Placerville Masonic Hall Association Stock Certificate, 18973230 - Placerville Masonic Hall Association Stock Certificate, 1897
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Very early number 2 for 1,200 shares to Trustees St. James Chapter in 1897. Signed by AJ Lowry and FF Barb. Strikingly beautiful stock. The Masonic Bu
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Broadside, Sacramento3231 - Broadside, Sacramento
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Natomas Lands with Irrigation Advertisement. "Read what Natomas farmers say about the returns they are getting from the rich bottom land"....
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Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to d******a for (85.00 + 21.25) x 1 = 106.25
 
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River Boat Relic (Wood)3232 - River Boat Relic (Wood)
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River Boat Relic from Sacramento Delta, possibly Gold Rush Era. 62" in length, approx. 6" wide, 8 square nails approx 12" length. Cou...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Ventura Manufacturing Company Stock3233 - Ventura Manufacturing Company Stock
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VERY EARLY # 3 for 5 shares 'Paid up' to William McGwire. Signed by William McGwire and president SC Granger. Dateline San Buenaventura 1876...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 2*****s for (50.00 + 12.50) x 1 = 62.50
 
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San Diego Bay Land Company Stock - 18793234 - San Diego Bay Land Company Stock - 1879
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Very attractive and busy stock. Right - Vignette of allegorical woman with California golden bear. Center - Map of area. Left - Oval with the Warranty
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Estimates : 400.00 - 80.00
Sold to B*****8 for (200.00 + 50.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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San Diego Land and Town Company Brown Stock3235 - San Diego Land and Town Company Brown Stock
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# 552 for 924 shares to Elizabeth S Cheney, et al. Value $25. Not cancelled. Native American vignette. American Bank Note printer. No discernable issu
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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San Diego Land and Town Company Green Stock3236 - San Diego Land and Town Company Green Stock
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# 1033 for 100 shares to Charles F Coaney. Value $25. Not cancelled. Native American vignette. American Bank Note printer. No discernable issues. Very
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Bond (Montgomery Avenue Bond)3237 - Bond (Montgomery Avenue Bond)
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Rare but in poor condition (please inspect) Board of Public Works, City & County of San Francisco, No. 1422 for $1000. 47 coupons attached. Chip...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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California Star, 1847-8, Reproduction Bound3238 - California Star, 1847-8, Reproduction Bound
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The classic Howell-North 1963 reproduction volume of the California Star, Sam Brannan's newspaper of pre-gold rush California with heavy Mormon ...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 150.00
Sold to m*******2 for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Clipper Card for the Alice M. Minott with Howes, Master3239 - Clipper Card for the Alice M. Minott with Howes, Master
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George D. Sutton's Clipper Line. New Extra-Built Clipper Ship. ON HER SECOND VOYAGE TO SAN FRANCISCO. (This would have been a good sell as it wo...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 550.00
 
 
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Clipper Card for the Asia with Cowen at the Command3240 - Clipper Card for the Asia with Cowen at the Command
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First Clipper for San Francisco. Only 896 tons registered. Will sail full or not full. Small, sharp strictly first-class clipper ship. Loading on pier
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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James King of William signed 'San Francisco City Stocks'3241 - James King of William signed 'San Francisco City Stocks'
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Two RARE San Francisco City Bond Certificates. Signed by King James of William, John W Geary, PA Morse, CJ Tallant, and William Hooper. Both are adher
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to j******n for (550.00 + 137.50) x 1 = 687.50
 
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Join the Clipper Ship Fearless on a voyage to San Francisco3242 - Join the Clipper Ship Fearless on a voyage to San Francisco
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The Fearless is leaving Boston and headed to San Francisco.It includes one box of machinery? The box has been sent by Denio & Roberts. An ad in ...
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 240.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Original San Francisco, CA Engraved Map3243 - Original San Francisco, CA Engraved Map
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Original 1853 US Coast Survey map engraved by EF Woodward. City of San Francisco and vicinity. 30 x 22.5". Some left and right edge wear, overa...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (250.00 + 62.50) x 1 = 312.50
 
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Pacific American Company3244 - Pacific American Company
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Twenty-Five shares common stock of Pacific American Company. number 343, for Walter C. Johantgen, signed March 5, 1929, countersigned Mar 5, 1929. V
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to s********K for (30.00 + 7.50) x 1 = 37.50
 
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Panoramas of Panama-Pacific International Expo.3245 - Panoramas of Panama-Pacific International Expo.
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Grouping of 2. This is a Night Illumination. Very nice condition, ready to frame. 26" x 6". State: California City: San Francisco Date:...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t********n.. for (80.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Put’s Original California Songster3246 - Put’s Original California Songster
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Published by D. Appleton & Co. San Francisco, 1868. Soiled cover, all pages in tact. A marvelous 64 page compendium of gold rush songs about the...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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San Francisco Newspaper, 12/24/18803247 - San Francisco Newspaper, 12/24/1880
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Long article about William Sharon of the Comstock. Daughter of Nevada Senator has title California Girl Lady Hesketh, Was Miss Sharon Wedding an event
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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San Francisco Underground Conduit and Electric Light, Telegraph and Telephone Stock3248 - San Francisco Underground Conduit and Electric Light, Telegraph and Telephone Stock
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# 127 for 500 shares to JH Sayre trustee. Signed by JH Sayre and president L Bowles president. Dateline San Francisco 1889. Incorporated in 1884. Not
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to j******d for (100.00 + 25.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Summit Lake Water Company Stock3249 - Summit Lake Water Company Stock
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# 308 for 1000 shares to EP Raun trustee. signed by OW Forsyth and TJ Parsons. Dateline San Francisco 1894. Incorporated September 23, 1892. Allegoric
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to e*****r for (60.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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