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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Tallac Lodge Photo Postcard1301 - Tallac Lodge Photo Postcard
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The Pillsbury Picture Company produced this real photo Postcard. City: Lake Tahoe State: California Date: 1908 ID# 44837
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Sold for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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The Grove Campground Photo Postcards; Lake Tahoe1302 - The Grove Campground Photo Postcards; Lake Tahoe
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Two real photo Postcards postmarked 1912 and 1916 at Tahoe and Truckee. City: Lake Tahoe State: California Date: ID# 44836
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Sold for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Long Beach Ephemera1303 - Long Beach Ephemera
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Nine brochures promoting Long Beach; photo Postcard collection of earthquake damage; 1933 postal cover celebrating "Old Ironsides" visitin...
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Sold for (50.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 62.00
 
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Early Ft. Ord Photos1304 - Early Ft. Ord Photos
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10 sepia-toned photographs: 19th engineers, Ft. Ord, 1941; old cars on the base at Ft. Ord; Division Headquarters, and more. Photos by Charles Z. Bail
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Sold for (95.00 + 22.80) x 1 = 117.80
 
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Homer Motor Car Company Stock Certificates1305 - Homer Motor Car Company Stock Certificates
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Two stock certificates from the Homer Motor Car Company of Los Angeles dates 1910 and 1911. City: Los Angeles State: California Date: ID# 405
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Sold for (70.00 + 14.70) x 1 = 84.70
 
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Los Angeles Stereo Cards1306 - Los Angeles Stereo Cards
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Twenty Six stereo cards, mostly of Los Angeles, with some nearby. Included are: Feeding ground for twenty-five thousand Pigeons, Pigeon Farm, Los Ang
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Sold for (50.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 62.00
 
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Lundy Lake Real Photo Postcard1307 - Lundy Lake Real Photo Postcard
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Early A.A, Forbes photo postcard. Named after W.J. Lundy who operated a sawmill near the Lake. A major producer of lumber for the nearby town of Bodie
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Sold for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Mammoth Lakes Real Photo Postcards1308 - Mammoth Lakes Real Photo Postcards
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Lot of 27 RPCs of Mammoth Lakes, June Lake, Lake George, June Lodge, Tamarack Lodge, Devil's Post Pile. City: Mammoth Lakes State: California ...
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Sold for (25.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 31.00
 
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Mammoth Lakes Real Photo Postcards by Austin1309 - Mammoth Lakes Real Photo Postcards by Austin
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Lot of two cards photographed by Austin for Frasher Productions of Pomona. Lobby, Tamarack Lodge, Mammoth Lakes; Rustic Cabins at Tamarack Lodge. Cit
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Mammoth Lakes Real Photo Postcards by Willard1310 - Mammoth Lakes Real Photo Postcards by Willard
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Lot of 8 photo Postcards from Lake George, Twin Lakes, The Minarets, Crystal Crag from Lake Mary, T.J. Lake, Lake Mary. All done by the photographer W
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Sold for (10.00 + 2.10) x 1 = 12.10
 
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Penguin Cafe Postcard; Mammoth1311 - Penguin Cafe Postcard; Mammoth
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"We haven't caught a fish - there is too much snow and water," laments the author July 24, 1942, and the photo shows the Penguin Cafe ...
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Sold for (10.00 + 2.10) x 1 = 12.10
 
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Mohave Desert and Los Angeles Postcard Collection1312 - Mohave Desert and Los Angeles Postcard Collection
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Lot of 13 RPC's: Old Baldy as Seen from the Mojave Desert; Lunch Time at Crystal Lake, L. A. County Recreation Center; Anthum Falls near Crystal...
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Sold for (30.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 37.20
 
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Murrieta Hotels & Hot Springs Postcards1313 - Murrieta Hotels & Hot Springs Postcards
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32 total cards. Three RPC's: Croquet Court, Guenther's Murrieta Hot Springs; Open Air Plunge Deluxe; Spa and Spring House. 1908 to 1920. 1...
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Sold for (50.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 62.00
 
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Napa City and County Portfolio and Directory1314 - Napa City and County Portfolio and Directory
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Re-Published illustrated edition of "Napa City and County Portfolio and Directory" by H.A. Darms. H.A. Darms lived from 1871-1946 and had...
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Start Price : 30.00
 
 
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National Exchange Hotel Company Stock Certificates (3)1315 - National Exchange Hotel Company Stock Certificates (3)
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Rare. Three certificates, one issued in 1875 (dateline Nevada City), the other unissued. Issued is pen cancelled. Signatures and ink very faint. Print
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Sold for (200.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 248.00
 
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Nevada and Mountain Lakes Ice Co.1316 - Nevada and Mountain Lakes Ice Co.
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Lot of three stock certificates for the Nevada and Mountain Lakes Ice Co. incorporated in 1870 at Nevada City. Each piece is 5 1/2 x 10 inches. City
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Sold for (135.00 + 28.35) x 1 = 163.35
 
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Nevada and Mountain Lakes Ice Co. Stock Certificate1317 - Nevada and Mountain Lakes Ice Co. Stock Certificate
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Issued August 7th, 1871 to Wm. W. Stone, 6 shares of the Nevada and Mountain Lakes Ice Company. Printed by H.S. Crocker & Co. of Sacramento. Sol...
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Nevada and Mountain Lakes Ice Co. Stock Certificate1318 - Nevada and Mountain Lakes Ice Co. Stock Certificate
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Issued April 15th, 1871 to Harry Bernard two shares of the Nevada and Mountain Lakes Ice Company. Cancelled with large "X" across the fron...
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Start Price : 25.00
 
 
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East Riverside County Postcards1319 - East Riverside County Postcards
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27 RPC's: Mt. San Gorgonio and Dunes as Seen from Sniff's Date Gardens, Indio, Calif.; Barrel Cactus near Palm Springs; Murrieta Hot Springs...
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Start Price : 60.00
 
 
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Palm Springs Postcard Collection1320 - Palm Springs Postcard Collection
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A collection of over 100 postcards. Contains 2 early postcards & 37 White border RPCs post 1940. City: Palm Springs State: California Date: ...
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Sold for (50.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 62.00
 
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Main Street Perris Photo Postcard1321 - Main Street Perris Photo Postcard
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Looking North on Main Street, Perris, California, circa 1920s. Kodak Drugs is advertising Bromo-Seltzer. Meals are 35 cents. Unused, pristine. City:
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Sold for (20.00 + 4.80) x 1 = 24.80
 
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Perris, California Postcard Collection1322 - Perris, California Postcard Collection
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Lot of 7: "Unloading Grain" with horse drawn wagons; Perrisito Hotel; Perris Union High School; Congregational Church; Union High School, ...
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Start Price : 35.00
 
 
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Unissued stock certificates from The Real Estate Association1323 - Unissued stock certificates from The Real Estate Association
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Incorporated April 12th, 1876, 5 1/4 x 9 1/2" over 50 pieces. "Capital Stock, $50,000 100 shares $500 each." City: Petaluma State:...
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Sold for (75.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 93.00
 
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Placer County Ephemera1324 - Placer County Ephemera
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Lot of twelve pieces. Best is a license to Mine by the Hydraulic Process in the Lost Camp Mine, Blue Canyon, 1919. Also: a 1915 State of California ce
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Start Price : 100.00
 
 
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Three Placer County Land Patents1325 - Three Placer County Land Patents
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Three different, all issued for James Davies. Two were issued in 1881 are from US Land Office, 10" x 16", one with a small stagecoach vign...
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Virginia Dare Winery Postcard1326 - Virginia Dare Winery Postcard
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For all the Virginia Dare bottle collectors out there, this is the perfect companion piece for your collection! A RPPC (c,1939-1950) exterior view of
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Sold for (10.00 + 2.40) x 1 = 12.40
 
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Redlands Area Stereographs1327 - Redlands Area Stereographs
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Thirty Three stereo cards from the Redlands - San Bernardino area. Photography companies include: Underwood, Strohmeyer & Wyman, Keystone, Berry...
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WWII Photo Postcard; Rice, California1328 - WWII Photo Postcard; Rice, California
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The private got to mail this card for free from "the big town we are near," and announced they were pulling out. Rice California, formerly...
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Sold for (10.00 + 2.40) x 1 = 12.40
 
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Richmond Ephemera1329 - Richmond Ephemera
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30+ items. Includes: map showing Broadway Addition to City of Richmond (17.5" x 13"); 1944 Handbook to Richmond; 1912 brochure for harbor ...
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Start Price : 45.00
 
 
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Two Different San Diego Stock Certificates (incl. Signature of Benjamin P. Cheney, WF Director)1330 - Two Different San Diego Stock Certificates (incl. Signature of Benjamin P. Cheney, WF Director)
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1) San Diego Land & Traction Company stock issued to the late Benjamin P. Cheney, father of the company president, and his family on May 12, 189...
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Sold for (55.00 + 11.55) x 1 = 66.55
 
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San Francisco Stadium Stock Certificates1331 - San Francisco Stadium Stock Certificates
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Rare. Historic, most likely for Seals stadium. Two different certificates. No. C18, issued for 250 shares to John R. Postlethwaite on Aug. 9th, 1935 a
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Ruins of St. Francis Dam/ Tahquitz Trail Postcard1332 - Ruins of St. Francis Dam/ Tahquitz Trail Postcard
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Photo Postcard of the ruins of St. Francis Dam in San Francisquito Canyon, California. The dam failed in March 1928.; 1919 postmark on the scene on Ta
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Photo in Front of San Gabriel Mission1333 - Photo in Front of San Gabriel Mission
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Photo shows group of men, women and children, dressed well, in front of San Gabriel Mission (unknown photographer). (Prag Collection) City: San Gabri
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Real Photo Postcard Gilman Springs1334 - Real Photo Postcard Gilman Springs
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Historic photo of a hacienda named "Gilmans Springs". Sidney James Branch settled the community in 1881 and built the Relief Springs Hotel...
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Real Photo Postcards of San Jacinto1335 - Real Photo Postcards of San Jacinto
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Lot of three early RPCs: 1) San Jacinto looking east; 2) Florida Avenue San Jacinto Mountains, Hemet, California; 3) San Jacinto downtown circa 1930s-
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San Pedro Ephemera1336 - San Pedro Ephemera
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Brochure from Board of Trade of San Pedro, The Harbor City, advertising the virtues of the seaside city,1903. Two yearbooks from San Pedro High School
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San Jacinto and Hot Springs Postcards1337 - San Jacinto and Hot Springs Postcards
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54 total postcards. 16 RPC's: Soboba Theatre, San Jacinto; Ostrich Farm; Hotel Vosburg; San Jacinto Mountain; Gilman Springs; Idyllweil Ranch Lo...
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Sold for (50.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 62.00
 
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Archive of the Construction of the Santa Ana Canal1338 - Archive of the Construction of the Santa Ana Canal
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This spectacular and rare collection of original "blue toned" photographs deals with the construction of the Santa Ana Canal, an early L. ...
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Start Price : 1,000.00
 
 
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Snow in Saugus Photo Postcard1339 - Snow in Saugus Photo Postcard
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Lot of 2: 1932 it snowed in Saugus and the picture proves it; also a photo card of L.A,. aqueduct headquarters in Saugus. City: Saugus State: Califo
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Sold for (40.00 + 9.60) x 1 = 49.60
 
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2 Sierra City RPC's1340 - 2 Sierra City RPC's
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RPC's--1) Wells Fargo Bldg., Sierra city, Calif. 2) Old Webber Lake Stage Wagon. Back of card reads: "Pioneer Sierra Resort, Dating from 18...
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Sold for (30.00 + 7.20) x 1 = 37.20
 
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Unusual Homemade Stereo Views, Soda Bay1341 - Unusual Homemade Stereo Views, Soda Bay
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Three views in what appears to be home fashioned stereo views. Located on Clear Lake, these appear to be the famous Soda Bay Resort. Views are of a bu
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Sold for (40.00 + 9.60) x 1 = 49.60
 
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Southern California Beach Stereo Views1342 - Southern California Beach Stereo Views
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Fourteen (14) stereo cards. 6 are b/w: Redondo Beach with ship in background Union Oil Company Steamer, "Asuncion"; Coronado Beach; San Di...
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Sutter Creek State Bank Stock Certificate1343 - Sutter Creek State Bank Stock Certificate
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Certificate number 11 of the Sutter Creek State Bank, originally called Jackson Dennis Bank. Dennis is a gold rush family; these 100 shares to Jackson
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Historic Tahoe Inn Postcards (7 RPC's)1344 - Historic Tahoe Inn Postcards (7 RPC's)
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Beautiful collection of the history of the Tahoe Inn of Tahoe City on the shores of Lake Tahoe. One dates from 1913. Two cards have early postmarks-19
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Sold for (40.00 + 8.40) x 1 = 48.40
 
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The First Snow over Tioga Pass Photo Postcard1345 - The First Snow over Tioga Pass Photo Postcard
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"The First Snow early winter at Tioga Lodge, on the shore of Mono Lake, Calif." Frasher Company RPC. City: Tioga Pass State: California ...
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Sold for (15.00 + 3.15) x 1 = 18.15
 
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14 Truckee Postcards1346 - 14 Truckee Postcards
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Mostly color, some hand colored. Includes overviews, main street, snow, etc. Some cards by Williamson Haffner, Bolty, Louis Roberts, and Merle Porter.
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Sold for (30.00 + 6.30) x 1 = 36.30
 
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1922 Dog Sled Team RPC in Truckee, California1347 - 1922 Dog Sled Team RPC in Truckee, California
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Postmarked Truckee. Twelve dog team. Taken on main street. Sierra Hotel is on right and train depot is on the left. City: Truckee State: California
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Sold for (25.00 + 5.25) x 1 = 30.25
 
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Church in Truckee RPC1348 - Church in Truckee RPC
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Early 1909 RPC of a church in Truckee. Datelined Overton, Hobart Mills, Nevada County, California, 1909. "That is the only church I was at sinc...
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Start Price : 15.00
 
 
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McGlashan Residence and Rocking Stone Tower1349 - McGlashan Residence and Rocking Stone Tower
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35 cards. Earliest is post marked 1903. One card from 1905 states, "Waiting for a train here now. Dead Town," One "Missent to New Yor...
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Motion Picture Studio Shooting near Truckee1350 - Motion Picture Studio Shooting near Truckee
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Interesting RPC. Promoted by the Southern Pacific Railroad. Hole punched. City: Truckee State: California Date: ID# 44939
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Sold for (10.00 + 2.00) x 1 = 12.00
 
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