MONTANA & THE WEST AUCTION

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FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF THOMAS MINCKLER, Billings, MT
SHARPS 1874 RIFLE w/Fort Fetterman, Wyoming Territory provenance; PAINTINGS BY Philip Goodwin, William Standing, Victor Casnelli, Bob Morgan, Leroy Greene, Ed Borein, J. K. Ralston, Will James & Hans Kleiber Etchings; WOOD CARVING BY J. L. Clarke; BRONZES BY C. M. Russell, Bob Scriver, Earl Heikka, T. D. Kelsey, Ace Powell, King Kuka, Gary Schildt, J. K. Ralston; PHOTOS BY Richard Throssel, F. J. Haynes, L. A. Huffman, E. Cameron, Rolin Mckay, Frank Rinehart, Fred Miller, H. P. Calfee; PRINTS BY George Catlin, Karl Bodmer, Remington, Levon West; 1ST EDITION BOOKS ON Custer, Lewis & Clark, C. M. Russell, Buffalo Bill, Sitting Bull, Montana History, Fur Trade,
Historical letters, Ephemera, Broadsides, Maps, Military & Indian artifacts, Western gear, Yellowstone Nat. Park
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Framed autograph of Ty Cobb (1886-1961), signed on Abner Doubleday100 - Framed autograph of Ty Cobb (1886-1961), signed on Abner Doubleday
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commemorative cover with photograph, faded signature. Est. $250-$750
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Waugh, Tom,  Indian Teepee, oil on canvas, 10” x 8”.101 - Waugh, Tom, Indian Teepee, oil on canvas, 10” x 8”.
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Est. $250-$500
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Ralston, J. K. (1896-1987), Horse and Colt, pen and ink,102 - Ralston, J. K. (1896-1987), Horse and Colt, pen and ink,
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10” x 6-1/2” signed w/initials, illustrated in Fife’s Songs and Poetry. Est. $1,500-$1,750
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McKay, Rollin H. (1880-1965),  Indian Woman by Creek, photo,  6” x 4 ¼”, gelatin silver sepia toned.103 - McKay, Rollin H. (1880-1965), Indian Woman by Creek, photo, 6” x 4 ¼”, gelatin silver sepia toned.
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Est. $500-$750
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Scriver, Bob (1914-1999) bronze, Rex’s Gopher #169/250, dated 1975, 3-1/4”h.104 - Scriver, Bob (1914-1999) bronze, Rex’s Gopher #169/250, dated 1975, 3-1/4”h.
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Est. $250-$500
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Sold to floor for (225.00 + 40.50) x 1 = 265.50
 
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Kleiber, Hans (1887-1967), Mergansers, hand-colored aquatint (colored etching), 7 3/8” x 9 3/8”.105 - Kleiber, Hans (1887-1967), Mergansers, hand-colored aquatint (colored etching), 7 3/8” x 9 3/8”.
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Est. $1,500-$3,000
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Sold to floor for (350.00 + 63.00) x 1 = 413.00
 
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Greene, LeRoy (1893-1974), mountain landscape,  watercolor, signed/dated 1933 LL. 10 ½” x 13 ½”.106 - Greene, LeRoy (1893-1974), mountain landscape, watercolor, signed/dated 1933 LL. 10 ½” x 13 ½”.
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Est. $1,000-$1,500
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Catlin, George (1796-1872), set of  3 original colored engravings, London, 1876:107 - Catlin, George (1796-1872), set of 3 original colored engravings, London, 1876:
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Capturing a Wild Horse, 4 ¾” x 5 ¾”; Chasing Wild Horses, 5” x 5 ¾”; Indian Warriors, 5” x 7”. Est. $200-$300
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Sold to floor for (325.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 383.50
 
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Bodmer, Karl (1809-1893), etching,108 - Bodmer, Karl (1809-1893), etching,
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Washinga Sahba’s Grave on Blackbird’s Hills, Nebraska, 1843, 9 ½” x 12”. Est. $1,500-$2,500
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Sander, Tom, Winter Indian Camp, oil on canvas,  9” x 12”.109 - Sander, Tom, Winter Indian Camp, oil on canvas, 9” x 12”.
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Est. $400-$600
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Rieke, Rex, watercolor, The Chase, 8 ½” x 10”, signed LL.110 - Rieke, Rex, watercolor, The Chase, 8 ½” x 10”, signed LL.
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Est. $200-$400
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Kleiber, Hans, etching, Chief Sitting Bull, 9 ½” x 7 ¼”, signed LR.111 - Kleiber, Hans, etching, Chief Sitting Bull, 9 ½” x 7 ¼”, signed LR.
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Est. $600-$900
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Kleiber, Hans, etching, Custer Battlefield, 5” x 4”, signed LR.112 - Kleiber, Hans, etching, Custer Battlefield, 5” x 4”, signed LR.
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Est. $400-$600
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Sold to floor for (175.00 + 31.50) x 1 = 206.50
 
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Tom Mix photograph with original film reel, Guns of Vengeance.113 - Tom Mix photograph with original film reel, Guns of Vengeance.
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Est. $1,000-$1,500
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Sold to floor for (650.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 767.00
 
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Hand crank oak wall phone, fine cond.114 - Hand crank oak wall phone, fine cond.
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Est. $300-$400
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Flexible Flyer, racer sled, Series D, 1921-1926, nearly new cond.115 - Flexible Flyer, racer sled, Series D, 1921-1926, nearly new cond.
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Est. $500-$1,000
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Sold to floor for (300.00 + 54.00) x 1 = 354.00
 
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McKay, Rollin H. (1880-1965), The End of the Trail; photograph posed by Sam Resurrection.116 - McKay, Rollin H. (1880-1965), The End of the Trail; photograph posed by Sam Resurrection.
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Handsigned LL, hand-colored, 8” x 10”, in orig. frame with orig. McKay gold label on reverse. Est. $750-$1,000
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Sold to floor for (450.00 + 81.00) x 1 = 531.00
 
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Greene, LeRoy (1893-1974),  Airy Silhouettes, oil on canvas, 1955,  20” x 24”, signed LR.117 - Greene, LeRoy (1893-1974), Airy Silhouettes, oil on canvas, 1955, 20” x 24”, signed LR.
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Est. $5,000-$7,000
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Sold to floor for (3,000.00 + 540.00) x 1 = 3,540.00
 
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Scriver, Bob, bronze sculpture, Paul’s Bull,  2 ½” x 5”, #182/1000118 - Scriver, Bob, bronze sculpture, Paul’s Bull, 2 ½” x 5”, #182/1000
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Est. $250-$400
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Craig, Charles, Colorado (1846-1931), The Courier, 1894. 14 ½” x 10 ¾” water color/en grisaille.119 - Craig, Charles, Colorado (1846-1931), The Courier, 1894. 14 ½” x 10 ¾” water color/en grisaille.
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Est. $3,000-$5,000
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Start Price : 500.00
 
 
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Heikka, Earl (1910-1941), Indian Brave, #3/30 Avnet Shaw foundry, signed E. E. H.120 - Heikka, Earl (1910-1941), Indian Brave, #3/30 Avnet Shaw foundry, signed E. E. H.
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6 ¼” h x 5 ¾” l x 4” w, original casting, not in Heikka book. Est. $1,000-$2,000
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Sold to floor for (800.00 + 144.00) x 1 = 944.00
 
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Blackfoot Indian artist, Kuka, King bronze (1946-2004),121 - Blackfoot Indian artist, Kuka, King bronze (1946-2004),
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Indian Maiden, #3/18, Powell foundry, signed K. Kuka, dated 1979, 18 ½” h. Est. $1,000-$2,000
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Sold to floor for (750.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 885.00
 
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Broadside:  Pioneer Heroes, Custer, Hickok, Carson,122 - Broadside: Pioneer Heroes, Custer, Hickok, Carson,
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Boone, Crockett, Texas Jack, Buffalo Bill et al. 1880’s. Perhaps the only surviving Broadside of the book Pioneer Heroes and Daring Deeds by D.M. Kel
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Broadside:  Custer and Sitting Bull, double-sided broadside123 - Broadside: Custer and Sitting Bull, double-sided broadside
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from the book Wild Life on the Plains and Horrors of Indian Warfare. Includes General Custer’s Last Fight by Sitting Bull, with description of the Gh
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Sheet music, Camp Custer, 1917, fine cond.124 - Sheet music, Camp Custer, 1917, fine cond.
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Est. $150-$250
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Sold to floor for (25.00 + 4.50) x 1 = 29.50
 
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U.S. Army - Custer Massacre at Big Horn, Montana-June 25,1876,125 - U.S. Army - Custer Massacre at Big Horn, Montana-June 25,1876,
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chromolithograph, Werner Co, 1899, 9-1/4” x 13-1/4”. Est. $500-$750
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Kittredge, Walter, Tenting on the Old Camp Ground, N.Y. & Boston,126 - Kittredge, Walter, Tenting on the Old Camp Ground, N.Y. & Boston,
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1890, frontis of Gen G.A. Custer, full suede cover, fine cond, very rare. Est. $200-$300
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Sold to floor for (125.00 + 22.50) x 1 = 147.50
 
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George Custer scrapbook, 50 pp. filled with numerous articles on the battle,127 - George Custer scrapbook, 50 pp. filled with numerous articles on the battle,
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compiled by R.G. Carter whose brother was a classmate of Custer at West Point, June 24, 1924 and was an intimate friend of General Godfrey. Est. $
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Sold to floor for (400.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 472.00
 
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Sheet music, Custer’s Last Charge by E. T. Pauli, N.Y., 1922,128 - Sheet music, Custer’s Last Charge by E. T. Pauli, N.Y., 1922,
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colored cover of Little Big Horn Battle, 7 pp. 12-1/4” x 9-1/4”, fine cond. Est. $200-$400
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Dillingworth, William, photograph of Gen. Custer’s officer and scientific corps,129 - Dillingworth, William, photograph of Gen. Custer’s officer and scientific corps,
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Black Hills Expedition, August 13, 1874. 8” x 12”. This magnificent photo is filled with historical figures and participants of the Little Big Horn in
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Sold to floor for (1,100.00 + 198.00) x 1 = 1,298.00
 
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Blue & gray chromolithographic covers for Northern Pacific RR,130 - Blue & gray chromolithographic covers for Northern Pacific RR,
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Wonderland Publication, September 1893 and January 1894 with advertisements for The Tragedy of the Little Big Horn, scarce; and General Custer at the
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Kleiber, Hans (1887-1967) etching, Leaving the Frontier, 7” x 10-1/4”,  signed LR.131 - Kleiber, Hans (1887-1967) etching, Leaving the Frontier, 7” x 10-1/4”, signed LR.
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Est. $1,000-$1,500
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Sold to floor for (750.00 + 135.00) x 1 = 885.00
 
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Kleiber, Hans, etching, Fort Laramie, 1846,  7” x 10-1/2”, signed LR.132 - Kleiber, Hans, etching, Fort Laramie, 1846, 7” x 10-1/2”, signed LR.
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Est. $1,000-$1,500
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Sold to floor for (1,400.00 + 252.00) x 1 = 1,652.00
 
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Ralston, J. K. bronze, Topping the Broomtail #20/100, 13 ½” h.133 - Ralston, J. K. bronze, Topping the Broomtail #20/100, 13 ½” h.
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Est. $1,500-$2,000
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Sold to dic-kota for (3,250.00 + 585.00) x 1 = 3,835.00
 
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Stoops, Herbert (1888-1948) Lodge Lining and Spring-Boy Call their Mother to Life,134 - Stoops, Herbert (1888-1948) Lodge Lining and Spring-Boy Call their Mother to Life,
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original illustration on pg. 119 from book Old Man Coyote by Frank Bird Linderman, 1931. Est. $500-$1,000
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Throssel, Richard (1882-1933) photograph, Home of the River Crow, 10 ¼” x 13”.135 - Throssel, Richard (1882-1933) photograph, Home of the River Crow, 10 ¼” x 13”.
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Est. $1,500-$2,500
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Sold to floor for (2,000.00 + 360.00) x 1 = 2,360.00
 
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Huffman, L. A. (1854-1931) hand colored engraving, A Spring Round Up In Montana,136 - Huffman, L. A. (1854-1931) hand colored engraving, A Spring Round Up In Montana,
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from photos by Huffman, Miles City, a page from Harpers Weekly 1886, 13-1/2” x 9-1/4”. Est. $200-$300
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Haynes, F. J. (1853-1921) ORIGINAL hand colored photograph,137 - Haynes, F. J. (1853-1921) ORIGINAL hand colored photograph,
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, 5” x 8-1/4”, mounted. Est. $400-$750
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Haynes, F. J. (1853-1921) ORIGINAL hand colored photograph,138 - Haynes, F. J. (1853-1921) ORIGINAL hand colored photograph,
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Castle Well & Cone, Yellowstone National Park, 5” x 8 ¼”. Mounted. Est. $300-$500
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Yellowstone National Park Pendleton Woolen Mills blanket,139 - Yellowstone National Park Pendleton Woolen Mills blanket,
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5 point, with Yellowstone Park tag sewn on, Pendleton, Oregon, 70” x 64”, 1920’s ca. Est. $200-$400
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Sold to floor for (375.00 + 67.50) x 1 = 442.50
 
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Box camera on wooden tripod, used overseas during World War I140 - Box camera on wooden tripod, used overseas during World War I
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by reporter-photographer from the Sheridan Wyoming Newspaper. Est. $500-$1,000
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Cree Indian beaded blanket strip, 1900 ca, 47” x 15-1/2”.141 - Cree Indian beaded blanket strip, 1900 ca, 47” x 15-1/2”.
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Est. $400-$600
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Collins, J. S. Co., Cheyenne, Wyo. marked holster & money-cartridge belt,142 - Collins, J. S. Co., Cheyenne, Wyo. marked holster & money-cartridge belt,
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40 loops, 46-1/2” long. Collins products were a favorite of Buffalo Bill. 1880’s. Est. $900-$1,200
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Sold to floor for (1,000.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 1,180.00
 
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Collins, J. S., Cheyenne, WY. single action revolver holster, 1880’s.143 - Collins, J. S., Cheyenne, WY. single action revolver holster, 1880’s.
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Est. $750-$1000
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Sold to floor for (850.00 + 153.00) x 1 = 1,003.00
 
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Rare Indian Police Badge ca. 1880-1895,144 - Rare Indian Police Badge ca. 1880-1895,
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very rare and one of the most sought-after lawman badges, features the desirable crossed arrows theme. Est. $1,500-$3,000
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1895 Birmingham, England crystal candle holders, with silver rings and makers marks.145 - 1895 Birmingham, England crystal candle holders, with silver rings and makers marks.
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Est. $200-$400
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19th century saddlebag with hand painted lettering St. Joseph, Mo. W. F. & Co.146 - 19th century saddlebag with hand painted lettering St. Joseph, Mo. W. F. & Co.
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(Wells Fargo & Co.), Overland Mail Service. Est. $200-$400
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Sold to floor for (275.00 + 49.50) x 1 = 324.50
 
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Russell, C. M., Trigg silver bronze sculpture, #76/100.147 - Russell, C. M., Trigg silver bronze sculpture, #76/100.
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Est. $750 -$1,500
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J. L. Clarke (1881 -1970) wood carving, Big Horn ram,  7" h x 5  7/8" w,147a - J. L. Clarke (1881 -1970) wood carving, Big Horn ram, 7" h x 5 7/8" w,
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Marked "Cutapuis", Blackfeet name for Man Who Talks Not. Clark was a deaf mute. Estimate: $2500 - $3500
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Will James, Lone Cowboy. New York, 1930, 1st edition in very good condition.148 - Will James, Lone Cowboy. New York, 1930, 1st edition in very good condition.
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Est. $175-$250
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