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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33 Calico Ghost Town Postcards1251 - 33 Calico Ghost Town Postcards
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11 RPC's of Calico, various scenes--overview, Old Drug Store, Calico near Yermo, 1890, twenty mule team and others. also included are 22 color p...
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6 Early RPC's1252 - 6 Early RPC's
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2 cards are the same scene and 4 other great overviews of ghost town of Calico. (Prag Collection) City: Calico State: California Date: ID# 444
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Old Calico City RPC1253 - Old Calico City RPC
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RPC of Old Calico City via Beacon Tavern, Barstow Calif. Photo by Frashers Fotos. (Prag Collection) City: Calico State: California Date: ID# 4
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Oakland Mine Photo Postcards; Calpine, California1254 - Oakland Mine Photo Postcards; Calpine, California
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Dump and blacksmith shop of the Oakland Mine Sierra County, 1911. Three snowy views, one taken seven days and 14 feet of snow later than the other.
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Catalina Fish Photos1255 - Catalina Fish Photos
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1) Photo of gentlemen with two huge fish--"Caught by C. Benlow and S. D. Taylor at Catalina, 1st July 21st, 1907. 8.25" x 6", mounted...
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Catalina Island Photo1256 - Catalina Island Photo
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Avalon Santa Catalina Island, California. Image of mountains and town and bay. Photo is 5" x 8". (Prag Collection) City: Catalina State:...
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Catalina Island Photo 21257 - Catalina Island Photo 2
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Smaller photo of Catalina Island--4.75" x 6.5". Photo is faded. (Prag Collection) City: Catalina State: California Date: ID# 44443
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Catalina Mounted Photos1258 - Catalina Mounted Photos
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Three mounted photographs. Two are cabinet cards by Waite and Garden City Photo. Views of Bay and area. The third is a mounted photo (5 x 6") q...
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Catalina Stage Coach and Tent City Photos1259 - Catalina Stage Coach and Tent City Photos
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Two early photographs of Catalina. The best of the two is a wonderful stage coach shot on "The Farnsworth Loop" taken by Swenson. This is ...
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Catalina-Avalon Photo1260 - Catalina-Avalon Photo
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Overview of South Catalina Island Bay. Photo by Ironmonger. Photo 5" x 8", mounted on paper, 7.75" x 10.25" (Prag Collection) ...
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Giant Fish Story1261 - Giant Fish Story
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Photograph, "Black Sea Bass". a Minnow caught at Santa Catalina Island. 8" x 5", Bend at top of photo. Great image! (Prag Collec...
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Overview of Catalina Island1262 - Overview of Catalina Island
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Photograph, Avalon, Santa Catalina Island". Photo shows northern part of island, tent barracks and a few buildings. 5.7/8" x 7.5/8". ...
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Two Choice Harbor Shots1263 - Two Choice Harbor Shots
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Two 5 x 7 unmounted photos, both by Park. Both excellent focus and contrast. Very Fine. The photos are listed as Park and as Park & Co., probabl...
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Two Harbor Shots at Avalon1264 - Two Harbor Shots at Avalon
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Two choice views, about 5 x 7" each, unmounted of harbor scenes taken from or about at beach level. Scene of harbor with people looking at ship...
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Colton, Cement Mountain, Postcards1265 - Colton, Cement Mountain, Postcards
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15 1906-1920 era postcards, 2 post 1940 cards. Colton is home of Riverside Cement, a whole mountain of it, and large railroad switching facility. Hand
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24 Corona Postcards1266 - 24 Corona Postcards
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15 1906-1920 era postcards; 2 RPC's--Norconian Hotel Corona, Calif., now US Naval Hospital and an image of house. Corona was the Riverside Count...
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RPC Corona, California1267 - RPC Corona, California
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Street scene of Main St. Corona, Calif. Photo by Houck. (Prag Collection) City: Corona State: California Date: ID# 44446
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Theatrical Photo Postcard1268 - Theatrical Photo Postcard
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Very interesting content on this 1910 photo of the Main Street of Corona. On the front is noted "we play here at Opera House" and the card...
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Real Photo Church Postcard1269 - Real Photo Church Postcard
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Photo postcard of the United Methodist Church of Cucuamonga, California. Built in 1907, the venerable institution still stands today. City: Cucumonga
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Death Valley Area Postcards1270 - Death Valley Area Postcards
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Group of 3 postcards from the Prag collection, including: "Old Harmony Borax Works - Original Smith Plant, Death Valley National Monument, Deat...
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Death Valley Postcard Collection1271 - Death Valley Postcard Collection
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Lot of 96 postcards: the remainder of the Prag Collection. Many Death Valley Scotty and his castle. 45 RPCs. Many duplicates. Please inspect this lot.
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Sold to a****a for (55.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 68.20
 
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Frasher Real Photo Postcards1272 - Frasher Real Photo Postcards
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Lot of 28 real photo cards of Death Valley Scotty and his castle. Interior shots, exterior shots. Many portrait shots of Scotty throughout the years.
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Interior Photo Postcards of Scotty's Castle1273 - Interior Photo Postcards of Scotty's Castle
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Lot of 19 color Postcards of interior views of Scotty's Castle in Death Valley. The music room, the unique cocktail lounge, the dining hall ar...
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Real Photo Postcard Furnace Creek Inn1274 - Real Photo Postcard Furnace Creek Inn
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Photo of the famed desert resort by Willard, postmarked 1930. The Inn was built in 1927 to help the railroad line's business after the Borax bus...
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Scotty's Castle Real Photo Postcards1275 - Scotty's Castle Real Photo Postcards
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Lot of 9 different RPCs one shot by Willard and four by Frashers Photos. All unwritten, usable. City: Death Valley State: California Date: ID
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Scotty's Guest House Real Photo Postcard1276 - Scotty's Guest House Real Photo Postcard
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Real photo Postcard of Death Valley Scotty's Guest House, postmarked 1934. Nice photo, slightly underexposed. City: Death Valley State: Calif...
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Hot Springs in the Desert Postcards1277 - Hot Springs in the Desert Postcards
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Wasn't anything here until the U. S. Army built an air base during WWII. 20 plus Postcards, 8 RPC's. Desert sunset, Round Up Room at the De...
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About 300 Donner Lake and Donner Summit Postcards1278 - About 300 Donner Lake and Donner Summit Postcards
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Includes images of Donner Lake, Donner Monument, and Donner Summit. Find a snow plow, Donner Party cross, the fabulous curved bridge, Donner Summit bu
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Sold to 8******1 for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Donner Lake Postcard Collection1279 - Donner Lake Postcard Collection
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Lot of 30: including a W.M. Burckhalter photo produced at Truckee showing a single residence lakeside. Sixteen great RPC's of Donner Lake area ...
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Historic Stereoview1280 - Historic Stereoview
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Photo of Hon. E. L. Bradley residence. Dutch Flat was founded by two German brothers, Joseph and Charles Dornbach who settled there in 1851. To the s
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El Centro Postcard Collection1281 - El Centro Postcard Collection
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Lot of 8: three Main Street street scenes from the 20s,30s and 40s; Barbara Worth Hotel; El Noh Ranch-o-tel; Holly Sugar plant; Hotel California; and
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Elsinore, California Postcard Collection1282 - Elsinore, California Postcard Collection
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Lot of 19: Hotel Lake View; Wreden Hotel; Clevelin Country Club; Hot Springs Hotel; many more. City: Elsinore State: California Date: ID# 4480
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Fresno Mining and Non-Mining Stock Certificates1283 - Fresno Mining and Non-Mining Stock Certificates
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Lot of four different. 1) North Fresno Mining Company. No. 31, issued for 100 shares to the company secretary, W.H. Allen on Feb. 11, 1880. Signed by
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Geysers California Stereoviews1284 - Geysers California Stereoviews
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Six photos: 1) Geyser Hotel by Andrew Price. 2) looking Down Devil's Canyon by J. G. Brayton. 3) Steam Bath by Watkins Pacific Coast. 4) Devil&#...
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9 Photos of Bird Farm, Hayward1285 - 9 Photos of Bird Farm, Hayward
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1) Residence at Bird Farm, Hayward, Cal.; 2) Bird Farm near Hayward; 3) Pheasants--Bird Farm; 4) Hens used for setting--Bird Farm; 5) Two photos of Pl
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Real Photo Postcards from Highland1286 - Real Photo Postcards from Highland
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Lot of 5: postmarked 1906-08. Palm Avenue street views and two of the State Hospital. City: Highland State: California Date: ID# 44809
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Two Holtville Real Photo Postcards1287 - Two Holtville Real Photo Postcards
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High School Holtville; and Civic Center Building. Holtville is in Imperial County, 10 miles east of El Centro. City: Holtville State: California
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Indio, The Date Capitol, 28 Postcards1288 - Indio, The Date Capitol, 28 Postcards
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Mostly post 1940 cards, 15 RPC's include: Ancient Beach Line Near Indio; Mount San Jacinto and Desert Flowers; Coachella Valley Date Garden; &qu...
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Four Julian Photo Postcards1289 - Four Julian Photo Postcards
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Lot of 4 photos of the mountain town east of San Diego. Main Street, Julian among the Pines, View from a hilltop, Main Street on a Busy Day (cows cros
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Postcard Collection; Julian, California1290 - Postcard Collection; Julian, California
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Lot of 22 postcards, 12 RPCs. Kruger's Pine Hills Lodge, Scene of Lake Cuyamaca, Miner's Cabin and others. City: Julian State: California ...
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Three Mining Postcards from Julian1291 - Three Mining Postcards from Julian
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Miner's Cabin, Golden Chariot Mine, photo of mine workings. City: Julian State: California Date: ID# 44450
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Frasher Photo Postcards of June Lake1292 - Frasher Photo Postcards of June Lake
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Lot of 8 beautiful photo cards of June Lake, June Lake Lodge, also Grant Lake. City: June Lake State: California Date: ID# 44452
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Two Cabinet Cards, Southern California1293 - Two Cabinet Cards, Southern California
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1) Marengo avenue south from Colorado. St., Pasadena, Cal, 1888. 2) Third Annual Southern California Citrus Fair, Los Angeles, 1892. Shows buildings c
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C.P.B.C. Band Photo Postcard; Al Tahoe1294 - C.P.B.C. Band Photo Postcard; Al Tahoe
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July 6, 1913 the C.P.B.C. band of Fort Bragg posed this picture. Postmarked San Francisco 1914. City: Lake Tahoe State: California Date: ID# 4
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Early Tahoe Photo Postcards1295 - Early Tahoe Photo Postcards
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Lot of 8: Tahoe Tavern, Hotel from Club House, rear view Tahoe Tavern, Tallac Hotel, Boat Landing, walk from Tahoe Tavern to Lake Tahoe, two unidentif
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Lake Tahoe Real Photo Postcard by Bear Photo1296 - Lake Tahoe Real Photo Postcard by Bear Photo
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Genuine Hand Made photograph by Bear Photo Company of San Francisco. City: Lake Tahoe State: California Date: ID# 44838
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Lake Tahoe River Photo Postcards1297 - Lake Tahoe River Photo Postcards
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Lot of 11: American River, Truckee River, Glen Alpine River, Kyburz, and others. City: Lake Tahoe State: California Date: ID# 44456
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Lake Tahoe Waterfall Postcards1298 - Lake Tahoe Waterfall Postcards
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Lot of 14 cards of Lake Tahoe area waterfalls: Glen Alpine Falls, Eagle Falls, Horse Tail Falls, Emerald Bay Falls. Three RPCs, some artist sketches.
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Tahoe Sunrise/Sunset/Moonlight Postcards1299 - Tahoe Sunrise/Sunset/Moonlight Postcards
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Nine RPC's, four hand colored. Sunset on a pier, Moonlight view from Cal-Neva Lodge, Sundown at Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe Sunset. (Prag Collectio...
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Tahoe Wildlife and Plants1300 - Tahoe Wildlife and Plants
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Six RPC's of wild life and plants. Chipmunks, snow plants, freshly caught trout, mountain heather. Five hand colored printed cards and five ot...
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