Western Americana Postcards, Vintage Photographs, and Stocks

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March 4—Prag Collection Preview March 3
Large selection of Nevada, California and Colorado postcards—half are RPC’s. Nice selection of Colorado stock certificates. These items are Priced to Sell !!!!!!!
World’s Fair/Expositions
WF/Express
Stock Certificates
Gold Rush
Photographs
Ephemera
Railroad
Stock Certificates
Passes
Photographs
Ephemera
Steamship
Stock Certificates
Passes
Photographs
Mining
Stock Certificates
Passes
General Americana
Stock Certificates
Postcards
Numismatics
Photographs
Presidential
Firearms
Books
Maps
Ephemera.

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Pan. Pacific International Exposition Stereoview Collection 21001 - Pan. Pacific International Exposition Stereoview Collection 2
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Fifteen different plus 4 Keystone duplicates (see other lot of 86 Keystone). Nearly all don't have a photographer identified. Includes: Court of...
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Stock Certificate for Nevada Exhibit of Centennial Exhibition1002 - Stock Certificate for Nevada Exhibit of Centennial Exhibition
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Very rare! Subscription certificate for one share of capital stock of the Centennial Board of Finance, inc. by an Act of Congress approved June 1, 187
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1965 New York World's Fair & 1962 Seattle Ephemera1003 - 1965 New York World's Fair & 1962 Seattle Ephemera
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Lot of 5. From the 1965 World's Fair in New York: illustrated 1964 cover, two copies of a booklet containing 14 official views (in color), and a...
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Wells Fargo Express Ephemera1004 - Wells Fargo Express Ephemera
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Framed "Free of Charge" card from 1899 signed by John Joseph Valentine, Sr. 1840 - 1901). An American expressman, he was the first preside...
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Wells, Fargo & Co. Checks1005 - Wells, Fargo & Co. Checks
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Three checks issued at Silver City, Idaho by the Owyhee Mining Company drawn on Wells, Fargo & Co. of San Francisco. 1871 & 1872. Each check...
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Rare Check for Holladay Overland Mail & Express Company1006 - Rare Check for Holladay Overland Mail & Express Company
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Unused, but rare check with great vignette of stagecoach and two men with rifles. Check No. 51. Dateline Virginia City, Montana, 186-. Stub attached.
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American Express Company stock certificate1007 - American Express Company stock certificate
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Early certificate with nice steam engine vignette. Signed by Timothy H Loomis (Springfield, Massachusetts) on November 25, 1858. Signatures include Fa
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American Express Company Stock Certificate1008 - American Express Company Stock Certificate
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American Express Company, no. 573 for 10 shares to Hugh Crocker on October 14, 1859. Signed by Fargo, Butterfield, and Holland. Certificate number is
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American Express Company stock certificate1009 - American Express Company stock certificate
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American Express Company, no. 3724 for 3 shares to Martin Galurha on December 15, 1859. Signed by Butterfield and Fargo. (Prag collection) City: St
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American Express Company Stock Certificate1010 - American Express Company Stock Certificate
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American Express Company, number 1509 for 7 shares to J Prichard of Boston on January 2, 1865. Signed by Fargo, Wells, and Holland. Includes a brown 5
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American Express Company Stock Certificate1011 - American Express Company Stock Certificate
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American Express Company, #1766 for 4 shares to Joseph D Badgley of New York on March 30, 1865. Badgley ran a wholesale grocery house in 1865. This ce
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American Express Company Stock Certificate1012 - American Express Company Stock Certificate
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American Express Company#738 for 1 share to Henry A Loucks of Albany. The Loucks (Laux) family from Holland were early arrivals in American and severa
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American Express Company Stock Certificate1013 - American Express Company Stock Certificate
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American Express Company, #2677 for 2 shares to Monroe B Bryant of New York on April 13, 1866. Bryant was active in politics during the Civil War era.
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American Express Company Stock Certificate1014 - American Express Company Stock Certificate
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American Express Company, #2683 for 25 shares to A Stone of Cleveland, Ohio. Signed by Fargo and Wells. Amasa Stone was a contractor, railroad manager
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American Express Company Stock Certificate1015 - American Express Company Stock Certificate
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American Express Company, #1376 for 1 share to Annie H Harting on January 2, 1865. Signed by Fargo, Wells, and Holland. String signatures! Brown 5c re
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American Express Company Stock Certificate to Johnston Livingston1016 - American Express Company Stock Certificate to Johnston Livingston
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American Express Company, #693 for 10 shares to Johnston Livingston of Tivoli in 1860. Livingston was on the Board of Directors of the American Expres
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American Express Company Stock Certificate with Homer B Hawkins Signature1017 - American Express Company Stock Certificate with Homer B Hawkins Signature
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American Express Company, no. 3674 to Homer B Hawkins for 5 shares on October 14, 1859. Strong Fargo, Butterfield and Holland signatures, Hawkins was
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American Express Company stock certificate with Johnston Livingston signature1018 - American Express Company stock certificate with Johnston Livingston signature
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American Express Company, #825 fir 6 shares to Livingston in 1861. Signed by Wells, Fargo, and Holland. Unusual red stamp cancels. Johnston Livingston
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American Express Company Stock Certificate with Johnston Livingston signature1019 - American Express Company Stock Certificate with Johnston Livingston signature
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American Express Company, #686 for 13 shares to Livingston on December 7, 1860. Signed by Wells, Fargo, and Holland. Johnston Livingston of Livingston
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Wells Fargo & Co. Office Photo1020 - Wells Fargo & Co. Office Photo
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Real photo Postcard of a snow covered Wells Fargo & Co. office. Handwritten on back "Sept. 1922." City: Cascada State: Date: ...
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Wells Fargo & Co. Express Wagon Photo1021 - Wells Fargo & Co. Express Wagon Photo
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Pristine photo Postcard of eight men and a horse drawn Wells Fargo & Co. Express wagon standing in front of a Western Union telegraph and cable ...
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Arizona & Swansea Railroad Company Stock Certificate1022 - Arizona & Swansea Railroad Company Stock Certificate
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Rare. Inc. in the Territory of Arizona. No. 357, issued for one share to B.A. Weyl on Oct. 23rd, 1931. Signed by the president and secretary. Not canc
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Arizona & Swansea Railroad Company Stock Certificate 21023 - Arizona & Swansea Railroad Company Stock Certificate 2
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Inc. under the laws of the Territory of Arizona. No. 362, issued for 1,000 shares to W.J. Palethorpe on March 30th, 1932. Signed by the company presid
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Little Rock, Mississippi River and Texas Railway Bond1024 - Little Rock, Mississippi River and Texas Railway Bond
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Very attractive second mortgage bond, $1,000, issued in 1881. Not cancelled. No. 526. Large vignette of locomotive. Very ornate border. Signatures of
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Amador Railroad Company Stock Certificate1025 - Amador Railroad Company Stock Certificate
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Unissued stock certificate from the Amador Railroad Company. 10 x 5 1/2 inches. Circa 1890s. City: Amador State: California Date: ID# 44429
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Southern California Railway Tickets1026 - Southern California Railway Tickets
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200+ ticket stubs for the Southern California Railway Company for the 1890s. Seven different types: First Class passage from Rivera, Round Trip Ticket
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Five Central Pacific Railroad Stereoviews1027 - Five Central Pacific Railroad Stereoviews
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1) Snow sheds and Summit Station (you won't find these anymore!). Published by E. & H. T. Anthony, New York. Advertisement on back. 2) Thoma...
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The Atlantic-Pacific Railway Tunnel Company Stock Certificate1028 - The Atlantic-Pacific Railway Tunnel Company Stock Certificate
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Scheme! No. 491, issued for 10 shares in Denver on May 6, 1891. Inc. in Colorado, 1890. Signed by Pomeroy as president and the assistant secretary, No
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Sioux City  Rapid Transit Company1029 - Sioux City Rapid Transit Company
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The Sioux City Rapid Transit Company, issued for 20 shares in 1890. Locomotive vignette. Not cancelled. Gold seal, folds. Great condition: no tears, n
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Rare Iowa Railroad Stock Certificates (6)1030 - Rare Iowa Railroad Stock Certificates (6)
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Another group of early pictorial Iowa certificates. Includes: Burlington, Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway Co. (1876, pen and punch cancelled), B...
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St. Louis, Lawrence & Denver Railroad Company Bond1031 - St. Louis, Lawrence & Denver Railroad Company Bond
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$1,000 bond. No. 16. Issued 1871. Not cancelled. Signed by Woodward as secretary and Dietzler as president. Orange border and locomotive vignette. Thi
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Boston, Hartford & Erie Bond1032 - Boston, Hartford & Erie Bond
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Uncancelled $1,000 bond for The Boston Hartford and Erie Railroad Company with RN-W2 and two RN-P5. Number 4281. Signed by Otis, Eldridge, Gregory, Da
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Boston, Hartford & Erie Rail Road Company Stock Certificate1033 - Boston, Hartford & Erie Rail Road Company Stock Certificate
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$1,000 bond for The Boston, Hartford and Erie Rail Road Company. Number Signed by Otis, Gregory, Eldridge, and Davis. Three revenue imprints: W2 (cent
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Nevada Railroad Ephemera1034 - Nevada Railroad Ephemera
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Lot of 16. Many different Nevada railroads: Virginia & Truckee, Nevada Copper Belt, Nevada Central, and Nevada Northern. 1) Nevada Copper Belt R...
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Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati & Indianapolis Railway Stock Certificates (10)1035 - Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati & Indianapolis Railway Stock Certificates (10)
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Lot of ten. Three different types. Earliest is very different than the rest. It was issued in 1880 and is punch and stamp cancelled. It features a loc
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Mahoning Coal Rail Road Company Stock Certificate1036 - Mahoning Coal Rail Road Company Stock Certificate
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Stock certificate for The Mahoning Coal Railroad Company issued 1872. Number 141 for 200 shares to Andrews. Punch cancelled. RN-U1. Locomotive vignett
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United Railways Company Stock Certificate Trio1037 - United Railways Company Stock Certificate Trio
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1) 1906 issued stock for 3,900 shares in Portland. Pen cancelled. Vignette of electric railway car. Folds and pinholes, otherwise clean. 8.5" x...
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Pre-1900 Philadelphia Railroad Stock Collection1038 - Pre-1900 Philadelphia Railroad Stock Collection
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Lot of 22, issued and unissued. Some are pictorial, but no railroad vignettes. Issued: Philadelphia & Baltimore Central Railroad (1856 & 185...
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International & Great Northern Railroad Annual Passes (1907 & 1909)1039 - International & Great Northern Railroad Annual Passes (1907 & 1909)
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Lot of two. 1) Colorful pass with raised pictorial of Texas and US flags. Pass No. A842, issued for 1907 to W.E. Hunt (Great Northern Railway).Counter
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Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Passes (1880s-1890s)1040 - Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Passes (1880s-1890s)
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Lot of seven different. Includes: 1880, 1883, 1884, 1887, 1888, 1891, and 1892. Please see photo for condition. (Prag Collection) City: State: Da
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John Butterfield signed Stock Certificate1041 - John Butterfield signed Stock Certificate
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Utica and Waterville Railroad Company stock certificate with revenue stamp, signed by President John Butterfield. Vignette of an early rail car. 11 x
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Oregon and California Rail Road Company Check1042 - Oregon and California Rail Road Company Check
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Issued at Portland Oregon Sept. 20th, 1870 signed by the president the legendary Ben Holladay. Nice vignette of a locomotive. 3 1/2 x 9 inches. City:
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Revenue Imprinted Railroad Stocks and Bond1043 - Revenue Imprinted Railroad Stocks and Bond
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Lot of three. 1) $1,000 bond for The Boston, Hartford and Erie Rail Road Company, c. 1860s. Three revenue imprints: W2 (center) with P5 on either side
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Southern Pacific Railroad Collection1044 - Southern Pacific Railroad Collection
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Included are: Timetables and routes--very early, c. 1900--3, 1920's--5; 1930's--2; 1940's--8; 1950's--10; 1960's--26; 1970's...
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Western Railroad Views1045 - Western Railroad Views
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Lot of 60 photos includes: 4 Sierra Railroad photos; 12 Hawaiian, and 8 California Western. Also included: Denver & Rio Grande, San Diego and Ar...
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Wilmington Transportation Co. Steamer Passes (Catalina Island) (5)1046 - Wilmington Transportation Co. Steamer Passes (Catalina Island) (5)
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Five different. Issued 1931, 1932, 1935, 1937, and 1948-49. Good condition. (Prag Collection) City: Santa Catalina Island State: California Date:
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California Navigation and Improvement Company Stock1047 - California Navigation and Improvement Company Stock
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Steamship vignettes dominate this 1908 stock certificate. City: Stockton State: California Date: ID# 40535
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Rare NY Steamship CDV1048 - Rare NY Steamship CDV
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Rare 2.5" X 4.25" National Line, Steamship "Egypt," 69 Broadway CDV. Opposite side of card shows internal plan of the cabins of ...
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Pacific Steamship Co. Passes post-1900 (16)1049 - Pacific Steamship Co. Passes post-1900 (16)
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Sixteen passes total. Pacific Steamship Co.: 1919, 1925, 1926, 1928 (2), 1929, 1930,1931 (2), 1932 (3), and 1935 (3). Also a document announcing that
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Two Alaska Gold Mines Company Stock Certificates1050 - Two Alaska Gold Mines Company Stock Certificates
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Pair of certificates, one blue and one orange for the same company. Inc. in Maine. No. B016861. Issued for 10 shares to Thomas L. Robie in 1917. Punch
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