Montana "Big Sky 2" Auction

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Madison County Collection1200 - Madison County Collection
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Thirty-eight total. 16 territorial. Includes 1888 Ennis double circle, 1886 Silver Star blue double ring oval, 1885 Pony double ring, double circle (o
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Estimates : 450.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to R*****6 for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Madison County Territorial Collection1201 - Madison County Territorial Collection
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Lot of 18. Two each of Virginia City, Ennis, Washington Bar, Sheridan, Pony, Red Bluff & Twin Bridges. One each of Silver Star, Harrison, Lyon, ...
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Estimates : 350.00 - 900.00
Sold to f********f.. for (120.00 + 27.60) x 1 = 147.60
 
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McCone County Collection1202 - McCone County Collection
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Thirteen total. Includes 1915 White (1914-1917). Has a letter (railroad expected soon, store and post office keep me busy). The letter is from Anton L
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to p*********3 for (160.00 + 36.80) x 1 = 196.80
 
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Meagher County Collection1203 - Meagher County Collection
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Nineteen total. Four territorials: two Martinsdale and two White Sulpher Springs. Also 1890 Castle. Purple corner cover stamp for L. Peavey. Post offi
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to T********k for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Mineral County Collection1204 - Mineral County Collection
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Twenty-three total. Includes 1897 Iron Mountain (opened 1891), 1930 Drexel (1928-1953), 1933 Superior with Electric Lights and Water Works corner cove
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to f********f.. for (140.00 + 32.20) x 1 = 172.20
 
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Park County Collection1205 - Park County Collection
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Twenty-three total. Four territorials: all Livingston. Earliest is 1884 and one 1887 cover. Also 1895 Cooke (1882-1957), 1904 Livingston on blue cover
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to d******c for (130.00 + 29.90) x 1 = 159.90
 
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Phillips County Collection1206 - Phillips County Collection
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Lot of sixteen. includes 1894 Saco (1892-present), 1916 Phillips (1896-1947), 1932 last day, Lost Lake, 1933 Corwine Center (1928-1943), Brooksdie, Co
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Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
Sold to h*******c for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Powder River County Collection1207 - Powder River County Collection
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Total of twenty. Includes Twist (1931-1934), Goyley & Akers Garage RPC (no cancel), 1956 Sonnette, 1931 Bowers (1928-1956), Broadhus, Camps Pass...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to h*******c for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Ravalli County Collection1208 - Ravalli County Collection
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Twelve total. Three territorial: two Skalkaho manuscripts and one Corvallis (type 1, c1874). 1891 Victor, 1933 Victor pictorial, 1908 Lee (with Forsyt
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Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to f********f.. for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Roosevelt County Collection1209 - Roosevelt County Collection
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Seventeen total. Includes an extremely early 1890 Wolf Point with a strong strike, 1900 Culbertson (post office opened 1892), 1914 Bainville (1904-pre
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Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to f********f.. for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Rosebud County Collection1210 - Rosebud County Collection
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Lot of thirty. Includes 1900 Rosebud, 1916 Sumatra (1910-present), 1906 Howard, and 1916 Ingomar (1910-present). Also Birney, Colstrip, Gopher, Ashlan
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to f********f.. for (85.00 + 19.55) x 1 = 104.55
 
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Stillwater County Collection1211 - Stillwater County Collection
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Lot of 17. Includes (1) 1904 Strong Busteed (1903-1933), (2) c1887 territorial Stillwater with contents, (3) 1907 Columbus, and (4) later 1932 Limesto
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Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to f********f.. for (45.00 + 10.35) x 1 = 55.35
 
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Valley County Collection1212 - Valley County Collection
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Lot of twenty. 1) Woolridge, very early, strong strike, 1911. Would be moved to Phillips County shortly after this date. 2) Fabulous Tobison 1925 canc
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Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
Sold to h*******c for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Wheatland County Territorial Collection1213 - Wheatland County Territorial Collection
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Lot of four. 1) Oka #1. Shellen & Dunn list a total of seven. 2-3) Ubet. 1885 and 1886. One #2 and one unlisted. 4) Winnecook. Four total in She...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to T********k for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Yellowstone County Cover Collection1214 - Yellowstone County Cover Collection
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Lot of 25. Two Billings territorial including one that does not appear to be in Shellen & Dunn. This cover is a "Bailey & Billings"...
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Estimates : 130.00 - 250.00
Sold to h*******c for (95.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 114.00
 
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Montana Corner Advertising Collection1215 - Montana Corner Advertising Collection
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Territorial covers include Parmeter of Sheridan, William Ennis of Ennis (green double circle), Hawkins & Higbee of Meadow Creek, SR Buford of Vi...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to J***M for (85.00 + 19.55) x 1 = 104.55
 
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Six World War II Montana Naval Covers1216 - Six World War II Montana Naval Covers
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1) Launching of USS Helena in 1940. 2-3)1940 USS Helena business reply envelopes. Both with two two cent red stamps. 4) 1946 USS George Cllymer (spel
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Railroad Covers with Smaller Towns1217 - Railroad Covers with Smaller Towns
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Lot of 39. Smaller towns mentioned include Shelby, Harlowtown, Opheim, Alder, Red Lodge, Minot, Garrison, Lombard, Whitetail, Missoula, Sweetgrass, Gr
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Estimates : 350.00 - 600.00
Sold to h*******c for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Remainder of Railroad Covers1218 - Remainder of Railroad Covers
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Seventy-nine total. There are postcards, and corner covers in the mix. Please see photographs online or inspect! City: State: Montana Date: 1900...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to e*****r for (75.00 + 17.25) x 1 = 92.25
 
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Rare Montana Mining Loan & Investment Co. $1 Scrip, 18931219 - Rare Montana Mining Loan & Investment Co. $1 Scrip, 1893
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Rare. $1 scrip subscription certificate for this company based in Butte City. Dated Saturday, May 20, 1893. Henry L. Haupt as president. This turned o
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to b********s for (90.00 + 20.70) x 1 = 110.70
 
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Rare Scrip for C.T. Grove (Gold Pin or Cuff Buttons)1220 - Rare Scrip for C.T. Grove (Gold Pin or Cuff Buttons)
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Eastern Manufacturing Company. Good for one gold filled lace pin or one pair gold filled cuff buttons, valued at $5. Drawn on C.T. Grove, Great Falls,
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to n********i for (15.00 + 3.45) x 1 = 18.45
 
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Very Rare Peoples National Bank Certificates of Deposit Used as Scrip (4 Denominations)1221 - Very Rare Peoples National Bank Certificates of Deposit Used as Scrip (4 Denominations)
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Extra rare scrip! Four different denomination ($5, $10, $25, and $50) Certificates of Deposit as scrip from the Peoples National Bank of Helena. All p
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Estimates : 500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to n********i for (1,000.00 + 230.00) x 1 = 1,230.00
 
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Butte Check & Card Collection1222 - Butte Check & Card Collection
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Lot includes 45 checks and corp. cards. Checks date 1890-1934. Banks include: Metals Bank & Trust, Silver Bow National Bank, WA Clark & Brot...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to O******1 for (60.00 + 13.80) x 1 = 73.80
 
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Hecla Consolidated Mining Company Check Collection (incl. RN) (Ghost Town)1223 - Hecla Consolidated Mining Company Check Collection (incl. RN) (Ghost Town)
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Lot of 16 checks. Includes N. Armstrong & Co. (1882, RN-G, mining pictorial, signed by Hecla Cons. Mining Co.) and three other Armstrong & C...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to g********r.. for (90.00 + 20.70) x 1 = 110.70
 
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23 Helena Revenue (RN) Checks with Great Variety1224 - 23 Helena Revenue (RN) Checks with Great Variety
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Lot of 23 with little duplication. Earliest is 1867 L.H. Hershfield & Co. (RN-B, Duplicate, miner and dog pictorial). Eight others from Hershfie...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 600.00
Sold to O******1 for (175.00 + 40.25) x 1 = 215.25
 
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Banking House of L.H. Hershfield & Bro. Revenue Check Collection1225 - Banking House of L.H. Hershfield & Bro. Revenue Check Collection
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Lot of nine choice RN imprinted checks. eight different for L.H. Hershfield & Bro., Bankers in Helena. Includes four pictorial pieces: 1866 (RN-...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to n********i for (75.00 + 17.25) x 1 = 92.25
 
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First National Bank of Helena Revenue Check Collection (incl. brown RN-G)1226 - First National Bank of Helena Revenue Check Collection (incl. brown RN-G)
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Five different. All RN-G. Includes rare brown RN-G (1882, blue miner pictorial), 1880 (black miner pictorial), A.M. Holter & Bro. (1880), 1889, ...
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Estimates : 140.00 - 200.00
Sold to F****e for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Helena Check Collection (84 Pieces)1227 - Helena Check Collection (84 Pieces)
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Majority of pieces are 1880s, with a handful in the 1860s and 1870s. Latest issued is 1897, although there is an unused c.1920s check. Includes checks
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O******1 for (170.00 + 39.10) x 1 = 209.10
 
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Second Helena, Montana Check Collection1228 - Second Helena, Montana Check Collection
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Lot of 26 checks/drafts plus five statements for the National Bank of Helena. 1) First National Bank of Helena: three early deposit slips (1867-68 w/
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Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
Sold to O******1 for (150.00 + 34.50) x 1 = 184.50
 
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Hershfield & Bro. Banking House Revenue Check to Chinese Merchant1229 - Hershfield & Bro. Banking House Revenue Check to Chinese Merchant
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Pay to the order of Tie Sang Tong $50. From the Hershfield Bank. Stamped 'in Gold' in gold ink. RN-D9 City: Helena State: Montana Date: 1...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to c*********p for (50.00 + 11.50) x 1 = 61.50
 
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Original Exchange/Check, First National Bank, Helena, RN-B with Teller, Coin, Ingot Vignette1230 - Original Exchange/Check, First National Bank, Helena, RN-B with Teller, Coin, Ingot Vignette
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One of the most sought-after Montana checks! No. 3671, issued for $250 in current funds to Oliver Goyette on Aug. 2, 1869. Pen cancelled. RN-B revenue
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to O******1 for (160.00 + 36.80) x 1 = 196.80
 
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Territorial Warrant Signed by Governor P.H. Leslie1231 - Territorial Warrant Signed by Governor P.H. Leslie
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Montana Territory, Auditor's Office pictorial warrant No. 17465, issued for $5 for a discharged convict. Signed by Montana Territorial Governor ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to O******1 for (45.00 + 10.35) x 1 = 55.35
 
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Lewistown Check Collection1232 - Lewistown Check Collection
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Banks include: National Bank of Lewiston, First National Bank of Lewiston, First National Bank of Fergus, Bank of Fergus County, CF Shoemaker, Central
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*********1 for (30.00 + 6.90) x 1 = 36.90
 
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Marysville, Montana Mining Check Collection (Ghost Town)1233 - Marysville, Montana Mining Check Collection (Ghost Town)
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Lot of 21 checks from The Montana Company, Limited, in Marysville, Montana, issued in 1886. 3.75" x 8.5" with varying levels of soiling. M...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to n********i for (40.00 + 9.20) x 1 = 49.20
 
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Pony, Montana Check Collection1234 - Pony, Montana Check Collection
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Lot of 17. Earliest is N.J. Isdell (two 1892, pictorial) and Henry Elling (VC crossed out, 1892 & 1893). Also: three pictorial checks w/ adhesiv...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to F****e for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Virginia City Check Collection (incl. Rare RNs)1235 - Virginia City Check Collection (incl. Rare RNs)
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Lot of 24. Two revenue imprinted: Henry Elling (1874, RN-G, allegorical vignette) and Banking House of Raymond, Harrington & Co. (unused, 18--, ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to n********i for (140.00 + 32.20) x 1 = 172.20
 
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Second Virginia City, Montana Check Collection1236 - Second Virginia City, Montana Check Collection
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Lot of 30. Earliest is 1868 Hershfield & Bro. Next is Hussey, Dahler & Co. (1869 w/ adhesive revenue). From Henry Elling: seven, four types ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to O******1 for (180.00 + 41.40) x 1 = 221.40
 
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Virginia City, Montana Territorial Hand-drawn Check Proofs c.1860s1237 - Virginia City, Montana Territorial Hand-drawn Check Proofs c.1860s
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Interesting lot of three different hand-drawn proof or sample checks drawn by printers. Included: Nowlan & Weary, Bankers; Allen & Millard, ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to n********i for (350.00 + 80.50) x 1 = 430.50
 
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Huge Montana Check Collection (100+, Many Mining, Pictorial)1238 - Huge Montana Check Collection (100+, Many Mining, Pictorial)
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100+ pieces. Many pictorial. Some mining. No revenue. This collection represents the whole state. Pieces from: Ollie, Shawmut, Red Lodge, Sidney, Twin
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O******1 for (200.00 + 46.00) x 1 = 246.00
 
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Montana Check Collection: Butte, Dillon, Deer Lodge, Pony (incl. RN & Pictorial)1239 - Montana Check Collection: Butte, Dillon, Deer Lodge, Pony (incl. RN & Pictorial)
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Lot of 16. Butte: W.A. Clark & Brother (four checks, 3 different, two pictorial (1892), one 1897, one unused), Hoge, Brownlee & Co. (two 189...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to O******1 for (65.00 + 14.95) x 1 = 79.95
 
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Montana Checks with Territorial Designations (Ft. Benton, Ft. Shaw, Helena, Flat Creek)1240 - Montana Checks with Territorial Designations (Ft. Benton, Ft. Shaw, Helena, Flat Creek)
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Lot of five different with "M.T." datelines. 1) & 2) Fort Benton: 1882 Promise to Pay, First National Bank and unused 1880s First Nati...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to m**********r for (60.00 + 13.80) x 1 = 73.80
 
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Montana Indian Trader Check Collection1241 - Montana Indian Trader Check Collection
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Lot of 11. 1) J.H. Sherburne. Seven checks. First is illustrated Pollock & Sherburne (1887, Arkansas City); different illustrated now calling hi...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (325.00 + 74.75) x 1 = 399.75
 
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Montana Pictorial Check Collection: Lavina, Billings, Bozeman, Ft. Benton, Dillon, Browning, Poplar 1242 - Montana Pictorial Check Collection: Lavina, Billings, Bozeman, Ft. Benton, Dillon, Browning, Poplar
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Lot of 16 checks with vignettes. Includes: four different checks for The Musselshell Cattle Co. (Lavina, First National Bank and Billings, Yellowstone
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to O******1 for (75.00 + 17.25) x 1 = 92.25
 
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Montana Revenue (RN) Checks with Territorial Designations (Butte City, Helena, Bozeman, Bannack City1243 - Montana Revenue (RN) Checks with Territorial Designations (Butte City, Helena, Bozeman, Bannack City
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Lot of four different RN checks with "M.T." designations. 1) Story & Wilson. Bozeman. RN-G. 1879. 2) Colorado & Montana Smelting C...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 1*****c for (65.00 + 14.95) x 1 = 79.95
 
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Rare Montana Revenue Check Collection (RN)1244 - Rare Montana Revenue Check Collection (RN)
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Lot of 18 rare Montana RN checks with little duplication. Six different from Helena: People's National Bank of Helena (1873, RN-D), L.H. Hershfi...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 1*****c for (400.00 + 92.00) x 1 = 492.00
 
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Montana Territorial Check & Warrant Collection1245 - Montana Territorial Check & Warrant Collection
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Lot of 33. Earliest are two different Madison County warrants issued in 1865. Also, 1869 & 1872 Jefferson County drafts, three receipts from the...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to n********i for (275.00 + 63.25) x 1 = 338.25
 
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Montana Stage Company Checks & CODs1246 - Montana Stage Company Checks & CODs
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Lot of 6. 1) Two drafts from Coulson & Martinsdale Stage Company. Both issued 1883. For blacksmithing and repairing wagon. Clean. 2) Billings, B...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*********1 for (160.00 + 36.80) x 1 = 196.80
 
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Lewistown 1906-07 Directory1247 - Lewistown 1906-07 Directory
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Includes a business directory with a list of livestock breeders/owners. Lists of city and county officers, organizations, schools, banks, streets and
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to 6*****b for (190.00 + 43.70) x 1 = 233.70
 
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Lewistown 1908 Directory1248 - Lewistown 1908 Directory
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This is perfect for token and postal history collectors. This one is in great shape - with a strong spine and covers are all strongly attached. Typica
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 6*****b for (325.00 + 74.75) x 1 = 399.75
 
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Lewistown 1910-11 Directory1249 - Lewistown 1910-11 Directory
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Great reference work for history, tokens, bottles and postal history. Includes schools, justices, constables, supervisors, churches, newspapers, hospi
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 6*****b for (170.00 + 39.10) x 1 = 209.10
 
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