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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Prieur Paris made Foil sword3597 - Prieur Paris made Foil sword
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a non-electronic foil sword marked "Prieur Paris" on the blade forward of the shield and "made France 5". These are the ...
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Replica Justice or Executioner's Sword3598 - Replica Justice or Executioner's Sword
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This sword is hefty. It is 43 1/2 in. long and the blade is 34 1/2 in. long. The tip is un-sharpened and rounded indicating that this sword had anothe
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Replica Renaisance sword3599 - Replica Renaisance sword
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This replica renaissance sword is 32 in. overall length with a 26 in. blade. This is toy-like in appearance with red and green fake jewels inlaid on t
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Replica Saber Sword3600 - Replica Saber Sword
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a replica of a traditional U.S. Calvary Dress Sword ca. 1860's It is marked "India" on the ricasso. The blade itself is 31 1/2...
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Replica Scimitar Arabic Sword3601 - Replica Scimitar Arabic Sword
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a replica scimitar Arabic sword made in Toledo, Spain model "Isabelina". It is 32 in. overall length with a 27 1/4 in. blade. Th...
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Replica Short Sword3602 - Replica Short Sword
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This replica short sword is 19 in. overall length; stainless steel with a black leather wrapped scabbard. The sword has a large frame s curve guard wi
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Sold to T********r.. for (40.00 + 9.60) x 1 = 49.60
 
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Shamshir Dagger3603 - Shamshir Dagger
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This Shamshir dagger is of either Persian or of Turkish origin; 19th-20th c. It is 21 in. overall length with an elaborate and matching scabbard/sheat
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to G*****5 for (50.00 + 10.50) x 1 = 60.50
 
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Thomas Turton and Sons Machete3604 - Thomas Turton and Sons Machete
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This machete is 29 in. overall length with a 24 in. blade. The blade is rough sharpened with grind marks throughout. The blade is handsomely stamped w
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Estimates : 100.00 - 175.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (50.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 62.00
 
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United States Navy Officer's Dress Sword3605 - United States Navy Officer's Dress Sword
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This sword is 34 5/8 in. overall length with a polished brass and black leather scabbard. This sword is etched for the full length of the fuller with
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Unmarked Foil Sword3606 - Unmarked Foil Sword
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This foil sword is 43 in. overall length with a 35 in. blade. This otherwise unmarked sword has an aluminum shield with a cream colored rubber grip an
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Unmarked Foil Sword with Deep Shield3607 - Unmarked Foil Sword with Deep Shield
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This unmarked foil sword is 43 in. overall length and the blade is 34 in. long with a blunt tip. The shield is deeply dished and shows signs of severa
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Vintage Joseph Vince Foil Sword3608 - Vintage Joseph Vince Foil Sword
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This "Joseph Vince " marked foil is 43 in. overall length and the blade is 35 in. long and is non-electronic. The blade is marked "5&...
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Vintage Mexican Eagle-head Machete Fighting / Short sword3609 - Vintage Mexican Eagle-head Machete Fighting / Short sword
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This beautifully engraved Mexican fighting machete or short sword is 28 in. overall length with a 22 1/2 in. blade. This short sword is engraved with
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Vintage Mexican Fighting Machete/ Short Sword3610 - Vintage Mexican Fighting Machete/ Short Sword
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This beautifully engraved Mexican fighting machete or short sword is 28 in. overall length with a 22 1/2 in. blade. This short sword is engraved with
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