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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3 Views of Fort Laramie1801 - 3 Views of Fort Laramie
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2 RPC's: Officer's Quarters & Sutler's Store, Fort Laramie National Monument, Wyo.; Old army Bridge 1875, Fort Laramie. One color ca...
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3 Views of Fort Sheridan1802 - 3 Views of Fort Sheridan
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Color views of Fort Sheridan general quarters, parade ground, and tower. (Prag Collection) City: Fort Sheridan State: Wyoming Date: 1898 ID# 44
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Yellowstone and Jackson Hole Postcards1803 - Yellowstone and Jackson Hole Postcards
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Lot of 25 cards, 10 black and white RPCs. Inside the Cowboy Bar and Harper's Jackson Jewelry Store, Yellowstone bears, Old Faithful Inn, Yellows...
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Seven Views of Tetons1804 - Seven Views of Tetons
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Cards are in envelope stamped Jackson Lake Lodge: "Views of Tetons, My Diary". Great images-- Cabin, Moran Heights; Jackson Lake Lodge, Lo...
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4 RPC's of Wyoming Buildings1805 - 4 RPC's of Wyoming Buildings
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1) Powell Public School, Powell, Wyo., photo by Lucier; 2) The Irma Hotel, Cody, Wyo., H. T. Newell, Owner. Photo by FJ Histock; 3) Bank Building, Roc
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7 RPC's of Wyoming1806 - 7 RPC's of Wyoming
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7 RPC's of scenic views and historic buildings from Wyoming including; City Hall in Rawlins, WY; Mine Buildings in Cumberland, WY; Bird's-ey...
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Five Wyoming Postcards1807 - Five Wyoming Postcards
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Three RPC's: 1) The Irma Hotel, Cody, Wyo. H. T. Newell, Owner. Photo by F. J. Histock. 2) View of Sundance, Wyo. from Bear Lodge Hill with Sund...
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Sold for (45.00 + 10.80) x 1 = 55.80
 
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Group of Wyoming Postcards1808 - Group of Wyoming Postcards
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Five RPC's: Meeteetse, Wyo., postmarked 1920; Hotel Tomahawk, Green River, Wyo.; Sunset camp, Medicine Bow, Wyoming; Western Memorial Plot at Me...
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Postcard Collection featuring small towns in Wyoming1809 - Postcard Collection featuring small towns in Wyoming
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Lot of 55 postcards from Wyoming, 3 pre-1900, 14 black and white RPCs. Hotel Gleneyre advertising rates of $2 per day featuring "excellent tro...
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Sold for (95.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 114.00
 
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Small Town Wyoming Postcards1810 - Small Town Wyoming Postcards
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Lot of 15 early Postcards from small towns in Wyoming: Riverton, Hanna, Casper, Douglas, Basin, Sinclair, Dubois, Sundance, Green River, Newcastle, Ch
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Two RPC Overviews1811 - Two RPC Overviews
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1) Boysen, Wyo., postmarked 1930. 2) Diamondville, Wyo. (Prag Collection) City: State: Wyoming Date: ID# 44479
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Wyoming Railroad Postcards1812 - Wyoming Railroad Postcards
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1 RPC--U. P. Snow Shed (5618 Ft Long) Rock River, Wyoming. Photo by Sanborn. 4 other cards, 1 b/w--RR bridge at Cambria, postmark, 1012. Three color--
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Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr. Autographed Letter1813 - Cornelius Vanderbilt Jr. Autographed Letter
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Undated typewritten letter on Vanderbilt Newspapers Inc. letterhead to C.H. & May Eleanor Swain concerning their stock certificates. Signed by C...
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Eastern & Southern Map Collection1814 - Eastern & Southern Map Collection
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24 Maps including: Nice Southwestern Railway map of Cotton Belt Route; Howe Caverns, New York; Street and Transit Map, Philadelphia; Tennessee; Chicag
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Eastern US Photos and Ferrotypes Collection1815 - Eastern US Photos and Ferrotypes Collection
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56 Early Photographs, 31 Ferrotypes, 5 Best 10'd NY ferrotypes. (Prag Collection) City: State: Date: ID# 32310
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Sold for (45.00 + 9.45) x 1 = 54.45
 
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Eclectic Group of Photos1816 - Eclectic Group of Photos
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Over 40 interesting photos mostly from California and a few from Mexico: people, scenic, cars, buildings, etc. (Prag Collection)
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Eclectic US Stock Collection1817 - Eclectic US Stock Collection
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Lot of ten. Includes: The Colossal International Panorama Company (Chicago, 1886, not cancelled), Reorganized Silver King Divide Mining Company (Marip
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Fire Department Ephemera1818 - Fire Department Ephemera
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Darling lot of fire department related items: cardboard fire engine with little kids and Dalmatian puppies, 1st day of issue 1948 honoring the 300th A
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Sold for (25.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 31.00
 
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Fire Department Photos1819 - Fire Department Photos
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Eight old photos of fire departments: three stereoviews: Hook & Ladder Rochester, N.Y.; A fire department in action; Conemaugh Boro Fire Departm...
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Foreign Lumber Stock Certificates1820 - Foreign Lumber Stock Certificates
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Lot of ten. Includes: International Lumber Corporation (1965 & 1966, pen cancelled), International Lumber & Development Company (1912, not c...
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Large Remainder of Postcard Collection1821 - Large Remainder of Postcard Collection
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Over 150 cards from California and Colorado. 36 black and white RPCs, 34 color RPCs. Lots of locations. City: State: Date: ID# 44917
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Real Photo Postcard Collection featuring Ladies1822 - Real Photo Postcard Collection featuring Ladies
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This interesting collection of 47 photo RPC's features women dressed both casually and formally. Hairstyles and clothing choices plus the occasi...
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Six Advertising Fans1823 - Six Advertising Fans
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Four of the fans have illustrations of famous African Americans or African American families: one has Martin Luther King, Jr., two others are for Mah
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Six Fire Fighting Photos1824 - Six Fire Fighting Photos
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Lot of six old photos of firefighters in action, or old fire trucks, Santa Monica and Wisconsin locales. Three are sepia toned, two of the b/w ones ha
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Starrett Tools 50th Anniversary Catalog1825 - Starrett Tools 50th Anniversary Catalog
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50th Anniversary catalog for Starrett Tools in 1930. Approximately 380 pages long with drawings and descriptions of Starrett's various tools for...
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US Armed Forces Misc. Items Archive1826 - US Armed Forces Misc. Items Archive
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Nationalist postcards, propaganda, pamphlets, Souvenir Booklets, Event Programs, WWII War bond Sale Awards, and more. (Prag Collection) City: State
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US Electric, Utility & Gas Companies Stocks & Bonds1827 - US Electric, Utility & Gas Companies Stocks & Bonds
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Lot of 42. Most pictorial. Earliest is 1880 Arlington Gas Company bond. Also includes: Pacific Gas & Electric, Spokane-Bento County Natural Gas ...
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US Shipping Collection1828 - US Shipping Collection
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Collection of US shipping advertisements and documents including brochures, passenger lists, a menu, voyage receipt from Japanese emigrants to Hawaii
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Western Maps Collection1829 - Western Maps Collection
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Maps from: Pacific Southwest Section, Conoco; Shell map of Idaho; National Auto Club, Western States; Bekins, Seattle; AAA, northwestern states; Dept.
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Yellow Aster Mining & Milling Co. Check w/ Yellow Aster RN Facsmilie1830 - Yellow Aster Mining & Milling Co. Check w/ Yellow Aster RN Facsmilie
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Rare check issued Mar 31, 1898. Signed by John Singleton as president. Yellow aster RN facsimile. Upper left corner missing. (Prag Collection) City:
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The Bates-Hunter Mining Company Stock Certificate 21831 - The Bates-Hunter Mining Company Stock Certificate 2
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Rare. Location of mines: Central City. Inc. in CO. No. 2472, issued for 500 shares to Albion Little on April 25, 1891. Signed by Marshall (president)
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Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates (14)1832 - Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates (14)
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Lot of 14. 1) Golden Cycle Mining & Reduction Company: ten stocks, five different types, issued 1915-1968. Most have vignette of large cyanide m...
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Cripple Creek Mining Stocks & Bonds (6)1833 - Cripple Creek Mining Stocks & Bonds (6)
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Lot of six. Includes: The Gould Consolidated Mining Co. (1901, not cxl), The LeClair Mines Co. (1928, pencil cxl), two $100 bonds for The Freeport &...
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Cripple Creek Mining Stocks from Three Companies1834 - Cripple Creek Mining Stocks from Three Companies
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Lot of five. 1) The Atlanta, Cripple Creek and Creede Mining Company. Stock issued 1899. Not cancelled. Mining vignette and gold seal. Folds with sepa
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Findley Gold Mining Company Stocks with Three Different Signatures1835 - Findley Gold Mining Company Stocks with Three Different Signatures
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Lot of three. Issued 1895 (Francis Boyd as President), 1898 (Geo. R. Buckman as Vice President) and 1900 (Geo. E. Lindley as President). All three hav
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Four Cripple Creek Mining Stocks1836 - Four Cripple Creek Mining Stocks
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Four different. Includes: The Merrimac Consolidated Mines Company (1900, stamp and punch cancelled, mining vignettes), The Old Gold Mining Company (18
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Nine Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates1837 - Nine Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates
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Lot of nine. 1) The Cresson Consolidated Gold Mining and Milling Company. Five certificates, four different. Issued 1919-1962. All but the latest is p
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Rose Nicol Gold Mining Co. and Portland Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificates1838 - Rose Nicol Gold Mining Co. and Portland Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificates
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Lot of four certificates for these two mines that were adjacent in Cripple Creek. Two different for The Rose Nicol Gold Mining Company: 1901 (gilt bor
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Sold for (160.00 + 33.60) x 1 = 193.60
 
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Seven Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates1839 - Seven Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates
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Lot of seven from four different mining companies. Includes: The Cripple Creek Drainage & Tunnel Company (two issued 1910, not cancelled), The L...
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The Golden Age Gold Mining Company Stock Trio1840 - The Golden Age Gold Mining Company Stock Trio
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Lot of three, two different types. Earliest (1899) has gold seal and gilt border, issued for 1,000 shares, and not cancelled. Folds. The other two wer
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Three Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates1841 - Three Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates
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Three different. 1) The Hoosac Tunnel and Mining Company. No 2925, issued for 10 shares to J.A. Reinhardt on July 31st, 1906. Signed by the president
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Three Cripple Creek Mining Stocks1842 - Three Cripple Creek Mining Stocks
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1) The Arvilla Tunnel and Mining Company. Issued 1896 for 12,500 shares. Not cancelled. Eagle vignette. 2) The Merrimac Consolidated Mines Company. Is
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Three Cripple Creek Mining Stocks signed by David Moffat1843 - Three Cripple Creek Mining Stocks signed by David Moffat
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Lot of three Anaconda Gold Mining Company stock certificates signed by Colorado railroad and mining tycoon David Moffat as president. Punch cancelled
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Three Rare Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates1844 - Three Rare Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates
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Three different. 1) The Oro Grande Mining & Milling Company. Stock issued 1895 to the company president, John M Riley. Not cancelled. Ornate bor...
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Three Scarce Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates1845 - Three Scarce Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates
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1) The Reno Mining & Milling Company of Colorado. Issued for 1,000 shares, Dec. 5, 1900. Not cancelled. Gold seal and eagle vignette. Folds and ...
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Two pre-1900 Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates1846 - Two pre-1900 Cripple Creek Mining Stock Certificates
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1) The Orphan Bell Mining & Milling Company. Inc. in CO. No. 412, issued for 1,000 shares on Sept. 1, 1896. Signed by T.S. Hunter (president) an...
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United Gold Mines Company Stocks (incl. Warren Woods signature)1847 - United Gold Mines Company Stocks (incl. Warren Woods signature)
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Lot of five, two different types. 1) The first two were issued in 1902 and are signed by Warren Woods, noted Cripple Creek mining millionaire, as pres
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San Juan Consolidated Mining Company Stock Certificate1848 - San Juan Consolidated Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Location: Summit Mining District, Rio Grande County. No. 37. Issued for 100 shares in Del Note, Colorado, 1875. Stamp cancelled left side and pen canc
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Georgetown Mining Stock Certificates (4)1849 - Georgetown Mining Stock Certificates (4)
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Lot of four, three different companies. 1) Two issued for The Georgetown Mining, Power and Tunnel Transportation Company. No. 36 & 37, issued 19...
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The Moore Mining & Smelting Company Stock Certificate1850 - The Moore Mining & Smelting Company Stock Certificate
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Inc. in Colorado. No. 568, issued for 240 shares on April 11, 1881 in Golden. Signed by William Moore (president) and Robert Hall (secretary). Pen can
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