October 2017 Premier Auction

Auction Details

This 5-day sale features 2,900 lots in multiple collecting categories including Mining, Minerals, Native Americana, Bottles, Gaming, Cowboy, Tokens, Numismatics, Railroad & Express, Postal History & Philatelic, Firearms & Military, and General Americana.

Highlights include:

*Gold, gold & silver ore, & choice mineral specimens from around the world

*a wide variety of mining collectibles including artifacts, stock certificates, photographs, and ephemera

*choice Native Americana from a prominent collection including Western baskets, projectile points, Navajo Pottery, jewelry, a Kachina Collection, and a Pacific NW bone, ivory & carved stone collection

*Bottles and antique glass including the Shamberger Saratoga Mineral Water Collection, Saloon back bar bottles, Western sodas and whiskies, Nevada embossed bottles, and an Insulator Collection

*Cowboy collectibles including a branding iron collection and cowboy postcards

*Tokens & Medals including Tombstone, Arizona, Alaska, California, Nevada Tokens & key tags, Fort tokens, So-Called Dollar collection feat. Bryan Money, Encased Cents, and US & Mining Medals

*Numismatics including Colorado silver coinage (a new discovery), Salt Lake City National Bank Note Collection, Nevada National Bank Notes, Assay incl. a rare assayer ingot and & Comstock assay documents

*Railroad stocks, bonds, keys, locks, and reference libraries

*Wells Fargo & Other Express collectibles incl. a rare Wells Fargo gold medal

*Postal history including first flights, first day covers, and revenue stamped documents

*A selection of antique firearms and swords

*Political collectibles feat. a Theodore Roosevelt button collection

*General Americana with strong Colorado, Montana, and Nevada sections including Shamberger Photograph Collection of Nevada Mining Camps and a large selection of Colorado stereoviews

*A special Dealer Section featuring large lots of mining, railroad, & other stocks, bonds, and postcards

                                          Auction Schedule

Day 1, Thursday, October 19, 2017 (Lots 1000-1666)
            Minerals (1000-1179)
                        Gold (1000-1013)
                        Ore, Gem, & Mineral Specimens  (1014-1179)
 
            Mining (1180-1666)
                        Candlesticks (1180-1188)
                        Explosives (1189-1198)
                        Mine Lighting (Carbide, Oil, Safety) (1199-1216)
                        Hard Goods (1217-1224)
                        Books (1225-1259)
                        Stocks, Checks, & Other Ephemera  (1260-1666)
 
 
Day 2, Friday, October 20, 2017 (Lots 2000-2576)
            Native Americana (2000-2268)
                        Southwest
                                    Art (2000-2026)
                                    Baskets (2027-2037)
                                    Beadwork (2038-2056)
                                    Moccasins (2057-2064)
                                    Rugs & Jewelry (2065-2071)
                                    Kachinas (2072-2099)
                                    Pottery (2100-2170)
                                    Tools & Other (2171-2181)
                        Northwest
                                    Animal tools/art (2182-2189)
                                    Clothing & Moccasins (2190-2197)
                                    Ivory Art & Tools (2198-2211)
                                    Sculptures (2212-2226)
                                    Tools & Other (2227-2232)
                        Nat. Amer. Books (2233-2268)
 
            Bottles & Glass (2269-2498)
                        Bitters, Poisons, Medicines (2269-2299)
                        Mineral Water (2300-2361)
                        Soda (2362-2412)
                        Whiskey (2413-2452)
                        Beer & Other (2453-2477)
                        Insulators (2478-2498)
 
            Gaming (2499-2521)
 
            Cowboy (2522-2576)
                        Branding Irons (2522-2540)
                        Cowboy Ephemera (2541-2576)
 
 
Day 3, Saturday, October 21, 2017 (Lots 3000-3610)
            Tokens (Geographic Sort) (3000-3068)
 
            Numismatics (3069-3281)
                        So-Called Dollars (3069-3136)
                                    Bryan Money (3069-3099)
                                    Other (3100-3136)
                        Medals (3137-3181)
                        Coins (3182-3202)
                        Encased Cents (3203-3216)
                        Currency (3217-3245)
                        Scrip & Ephemera (3246-3256)
                        Ingots & Assay (3257-3281)
           
            Railroad & Express (3282-3445)
                        Books (3282-3304)
                        Locks & Keys (3305-3317)
                        Stocks, Bonds, & Ephemera  (3318-3425)
                        Wells Fargo & Other Express (3426-3445)
 
            Postal History & Philatelic (3446-3526)
                        First Day & First Flight (3446-3475)
                        Military (3476-3486)
                        Geographic Sort (3487-3510)
                        Stamps & Revenue (3511-3526)
           
            Firearms, Weaponry, & Military Collectibles (3527-3610)
                        Civil War (3527-3546)
                        Other Military (3547-3556)
                        Firearms, Holsters, & Ephemera (3557-3568)
                        Knives & Swords (3569-3610)
 
 
Day 4, Sunday, October 22, 2017 (Lots 4000-4624)
            Political incl. Theodore Roosevelt Collection (4000-4022)
           
            General Americana
                        (Geographic Sort) (4023-4497)
                        Art (4498-4511)
                        Books (4512-4529)
                        Miscellaneous Americana incl. Hard Goods, Jewelry, & Ephemera (4530-4595)
                        World Collectibles (4596-4624)
 
           
Day 5, Monday, October 23, 2017 (Lots 5000-5415)
            Dealer Specials
                        Misc. Americana & Ephemera (5000-5017)
                        Stock Certificates & Bonds: Mining, Railroad, & Other (5018-5415)
 

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16 Assorted Mining Key Fobs, Knives and Buttons and more1650 - 16 Assorted Mining Key Fobs, Knives and Buttons and more
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Folding stainless steel knife, SAFE WORKER MID-CONTINENT COAL& COKE and The Ensign-Bickford company in cardboard box. Buttons are The Ensign-Bi...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
 
 
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7 Large Mine Patches, Medals, Key Fobs1651 - 7 Large Mine Patches, Medals, Key Fobs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three 8" EMPIRE ENERGY CORPORATION MINE RESCUE cloth patches. Two 8" EMPIRE ENERGY CORPORATION EAGLE MINES cloth patches. One 8.75&quo...
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19th Century Mining Steel Engraving1652 - 19th Century Mining Steel Engraving
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This scene is from 19th century mining in California, possible Grass Valley, CA. Die Volcano - GOLDGRABEREYEN. 6" X 9.25". City...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to l******7 for (45.00 + 10.80) x 1 = 55.80
 
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4 ASARCO Medal Keychains1653 - 4 ASARCO Medal Keychains
Holabird Western Americana Collections
3 ASARCO brass AMERICAN SMELTING AND REFINING COMPANY 1.5" round brass appearing keychains in sealed plastic. 75 Years of Progress in Metals 1...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to i********s.. for (15.00 + 3.60) x 1 = 18.60
 
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6 Different Miners Metal ID Tags1654 - 6 Different Miners Metal ID Tags
Holabird Western Americana Collections
6 different miners ID tags. 64, 446 P. G. CO., HNG 173, Body 9, 75 J. W. C., 109. Also includes a copper medal for the 960-1961 diamond anniversary
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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6 Natoma No. 4 Dredge Drawings1655 - 6 Natoma No. 4 Dredge Drawings
Holabird Western Americana Collections
30" x 63" drawings of Natoma #4 dredge dated 1915. Detailed mechanical drawing of the dredge with some hand written notes. City:...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (160.00 + 38.40) x 1 = 198.40
 
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8 Vintage Black and White Photos of Western Mining Area1656 - 8 Vintage Black and White Photos of Western Mining Area
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Eight 8" x 10" black and white photos. Includes AZ, ID, UT and ND. Mostly older buildings and the Eby Stamp Mill. City: ...
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Color Photos of Western Mines 1960's to 1990's1657 - Color Photos of Western Mines 1960's to 1990's
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Collection of approx 95 3.5' x 5" color photos of various Western mines in NM, IN, CA and TX. City: State: United State...
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Corporate Minutes of Assets Gold Mining Company (Jefferson County, Montana)1658 - Corporate Minutes of Assets Gold Mining Company (Jefferson County, Montana)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This ledger of corporate minute dated 1909-1924 contains stockholder meeting notices, meeting minutes and other corporation procedures. City:
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 6*****b for (80.00 + 19.20) x 1 = 99.20
 
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Seven 2 Sided Mining Contract Price Sheets1659 - Seven 2 Sided Mining Contract Price Sheets
Holabird Western Americana Collections
16.25" x 11". Clear laminated 2 sided paper from 1963-1961 listing prices for timber, cribbing, pipe, slushers and more. City: ...
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Western Ghost Town Photo Collection1660 - Western Ghost Town Photo Collection
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approx 125 8" x 12" black and white photos from unidentified Western ghost towns. Photos of old buildings and a mineshaft. City:...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to i********s.. for (100.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 124.00
 
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German Mining Ephemera1661 - German Mining Ephemera
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A five piece collection of billheads and letters from various German mining firms during the 1800's. Names like Langenzug-Blierzzeche, Kuxschein...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Mexican Mining & Real Estate Co. Stock, Grafton T. Brown Lithography 18781662 - Mexican Mining & Real Estate Co. Stock, Grafton T. Brown Lithography 1878
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A real beauty from G.T. Brown, the african-american lithographer from San Francisco. Brown was a prolific lithographer and printed many of the western
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to B*****8 for (325.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 403.00
 
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4 Mexican Mining Stock Certificates1663 - 4 Mexican Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
4 Mexican Mining Stock Certificates, c. 1895-1910. Certificates have Mexican stamps. City: State: Mexico Date: HWAC# 5
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Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to b*******g for (90.00 + 18.90) x 1 = 108.90
 
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Dona Louisa Copper and Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate1664 - Dona Louisa Copper and Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mexican mine. Issued 1902 and signed by president. 2 miner vignettes. 7.25" x 11.5". Mine office in Coapa, Morelia. Claims 24 miles from M...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to b******a for (50.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 62.00
 
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Transvaal Chamber of Mines Reports, 1912-19601665 - Transvaal Chamber of Mines Reports, 1912-1960
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Impressive run of the Transvaal Chamber of Mines Reports from 1912 to 1960. Missing only 1924, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1937, 1938, 1939. These volumes are
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (600.00 + 144.00) x 1 = 744.00
 
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Foreign Mining Postcard Collection with RPC's1666 - Foreign Mining Postcard Collection with RPC's
Holabird Western Americana Collections
23 cards. 7 RPC's of a mining compound, Silver Bar Mine, Dominion Coal Co and more. 5 modern color cards. 9 B/W of The Big Hole, Coniarum Gold M...
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Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to U**6 for (35.00 + 8.40) x 1 = 43.40
 
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