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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Peoples Ice Company Stock Certificate1351 - Peoples Ice Company Stock Certificate
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Certificate #251, issued to J.H. Thompson and signed by Frank Williams as vice president. Nice printing job by G.T. Brown of San Francisco. Vignette
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RPC of the Glendale House after Fire1352 - RPC of the Glendale House after Fire
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Burnt out shell can be seen in the snow covered ground. Real Photo Postcard City: Truckee State: California Date: ID# 44930
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Scotty Allen Truckee RPC's1353 - Scotty Allen Truckee RPC's
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Two RPC's of Scotty Allen's dog sled team c1930. He was competing in the Truckee-Tahoe Dog Sled races. Scotty Allen won the Iditarod three t...
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Scotty Allen's Dog Sled Team RPC1354 - Scotty Allen's Dog Sled Team RPC
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Autographed by Allen on the back. In 1907, several mushers based in Nome, Alaska, calling themselves the Nome Kennel Club, which promoted the breeding
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Six Postcards of Dog Sleds Truckee1355 - Six Postcards of Dog Sleds Truckee
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Five RPC's. Titles include an Alaska Dog Team and Prize Winning Team. City: Truckee State: California Date: 1915-1928 ID# 44938
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Three RPC's of the First Annual Sierra Dog Derby1356 - Three RPC's of the First Annual Sierra Dog Derby
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Three distinctly different views of the race. One with Ted Kent and his Labrador team,. They had won the American Dog Derby four times. City: Trucke
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Truckee Ephemera1357 - Truckee Ephemera
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Lot of 7. An advertising card for Buffalo Scales; three beverage labels from Donner Brand: Ginger Ale, Root Beer and Grape Soda; a Southern Pacific Ti
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Sold for (35.00 + 7.35) x 1 = 42.35
 
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Truckee Real Photo Postcards1358 - Truckee Real Photo Postcards
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Some early, scarce RPC's. 23 total. Includes overviews, main street, and snow. Two different sidewalk scenes that look eerily similar! Overviews...
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Truckee Winter / Fun and Sports1359 - Truckee Winter / Fun and Sports
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Seven RPC's of Truckee in winter. 1) Bad Spill. Postmarked Truckee 1914. Back says "This is the way I looked after my spill this morning. 2...
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Truckee. California Postcard Collection (2)1360 - Truckee. California Postcard Collection (2)
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Lot of 28. 4 RPC's. Includes Truckee River, street views, overview, Gateway Motel, McGlashan House, flora and fauna, Donner Lake Lodge, Truckee ...
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Two Birds Eye RPC's of Truckee, California1361 - Two Birds Eye RPC's of Truckee, California
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Both are very sharp and clear with great contrast! City: Truckee State: California Date: ID# 44943
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two early Dog Team RPC's in Truckee1362 - two early Dog Team RPC's in Truckee
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One taken on street and one above the town. One is postmarked Truckee, 1917. City: Truckee State: California Date: c1917 ID# 44932
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Two Early Hand Colored Truckee Postcards1363 - Two Early Hand Colored Truckee Postcards
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1) Main Street. 2) Whitney House with the champion dog sled team from Alaska out front. City: Truckee State: California Date: c1910 ID# 44942
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Two Hand Colored c1910 Truckee Postcards of the McGlashin Rocking Stone1364 - Two Hand Colored c1910 Truckee Postcards of the McGlashin Rocking Stone
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It is said you can move the rock housed in the round tower with one finger! City: Truckee State: California Date: 1910 ID# 44941
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White House Hotel early Postcard1365 - White House Hotel early Postcard
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Judging from the automobiles this postcard is just about 100 years old. On the Lincoln Highway! Description on back, "Free auto yard. Our perso...
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Woman Holding a Large American Flag in Truckee1366 - Woman Holding a Large American Flag in Truckee
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Real Photo Postcard (RPC). Very patriotic. City: Truckee State: California Date: ID# 44940
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Tulare County Ephemera (Stocks, Letterheads, Program)1367 - Tulare County Ephemera (Stocks, Letterheads, Program)
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Lot of 8. 1) Two stocks: West Tulare Land Co. (issued 1931, not cancelled) and Alpaugh Warehouse and Milling Co. (issued 1915, not cancelled). 2) Offi
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Main Street Upland Photo Postcard and others1368 - Main Street Upland Photo Postcard and others
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Lot of 3: California State Institution for Women near Tehachapi; Main Street Upland 1906; Chaffee Union High School, 1914. City: Upland State: Calif
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Training Ship at Mare Island1369 - Training Ship at Mare Island
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This cabinet card shows a training ship docked. Mare Island became the first United States naval base on the West Coast in 1854. It received its prese
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Silver Peak Guest Ranch Photo Postcard1370 - Silver Peak Guest Ranch Photo Postcard
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Lot of 2: one photo of the view, one of the living room. City: Walnut State: California Date: ID# 44819
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Watsonville Ephemera1371 - Watsonville Ephemera
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Includes: IOOF Official Certificate; map of Watsonville and vicinity; five 5" x 7" photos of cable cars, Santa Cruz hotel, Santa's Vil...
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Ansel Adams Photos on Yosemite Menus1372 - Ansel Adams Photos on Yosemite Menus
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14 total menus with photographs by Ansel Adams. Seven different early (1941) Ahwahnee menus: Nevada Fall, Merced Lake, El Capitan, At the Badger Ski F
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Sold for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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Early Yosemite Photographs1373 - Early Yosemite Photographs
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Five different, reasonably high quality, photographs, possibly dating to 1880-90. They are all mounted and have pen notations describing them. One pho
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Yosemite Photograph Collection (c.1920s)1374 - Yosemite Photograph Collection (c.1920s)
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Lot of 33 small photographs detailing trips to Yosemite. Many views of waterfalls. Includes: 10 from a 1920 trip (3.5" x 5.5"), 15 from a ...
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Sold for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Yosemite Photographs by Taber1375 - Yosemite Photographs by Taber
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Lot of three Taber photographs mounted on heavy cardstock. 1) No. 5157. Upper Yosemite Fall, A.D. 1890. Taber Photo, San Francisco, Cal. Measures 10...
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Sold for (55.00 + 11.55) x 1 = 66.55
 
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Yosemite Prints, Etchings, & Early Views1376 - Yosemite Prints, Etchings, & Early Views
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Lot of 19. Includes: handbill (10" x 6.25") advertising the Nevada Stage Co.'s stagecoach to Yosemite (taken out of a book), eight sma...
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Yosemite Snap Shots (c.1935-40)1377 - Yosemite Snap Shots (c.1935-40)
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Lot of 75 . Great collection! About half are very high quality. Most are 2.75" x 4.5." Views of Hotel Wawona, elk, lots of waterfalls, Mir...
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Yosemite Stereoview1378 - Yosemite Stereoview
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Stereoview of a party in the Yosemite valley produced by G. Bierstadt of Niagara N.Y. Inscription states: 1122 "Our Party" Yosemite Valle...
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Postcard Collection; Yucaipa1379 - Postcard Collection; Yucaipa
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Lot of 8 black and white and colored Postcards including the Sunset Motel. City: Yucaipa State: California Date: ID# 44818
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3 Stereo Views1380 - 3 Stereo Views
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One view labeled: Old Custom House, Monterey, Cal., by Richard Behrendt, California. One other has "Sonora, California" written on the bac...
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61 Postcards From "C"  Towns1381 - 61 Postcards From "C" Towns
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11 RPC's: Unit of Camp Cooke during a Desert Review, At Biskra Palms, Coachella Valley, Writings of a Prehistoric Race on Coral Covered Rocks at...
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California Banking Stock Certificates1382 - California Banking Stock Certificates
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Lot of 13. 1) Six Pajaro Valley Bank (four issued 1888-1904, all punch or stamp cancelled) and Pajaro Valley National Bank (two issued 1910, stamp can
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California Ephemera Collection1383 - California Ephemera Collection
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Collection of ephemera from California that includes an autographed letter and cover from the Sacramento Chief of Police, W.M. Ahern c.1912, A 1935 fl
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California Glass Company Stock Certificates1384 - California Glass Company Stock Certificates
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Rare. First ones seen by us. 1) And No. 83, issued to JA Fraters on July 10th, 1929. It is for 99,997 shares of stock - all most 1/5 of stocks distri
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California Hot Springs Postcards1385 - California Hot Springs Postcards
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Lot of 45: Glen Ivy, Gilman, Desert, Harlem Springs, Palmrow Castle, Rancho La Puerta, Tecopa, Warner, Casa de Diablo Hot Springs. Massacre Canyon Fa
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California Hotel Stock Certificates1386 - California Hotel Stock Certificates
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Lot of three, two different. 1) Suisun City Hotel Company. Two issued stocks 1889 and 1918, both pen cancelled. 4" x 9.75" RD Robbins came...
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California Lakes Postcards #11387 - California Lakes Postcards #1
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Crowley Lake, Bucks Lake photo Postcards and one from the 1938 American Legion Locomotive Contest at Los Angeles. City: State: California Date:
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California Lakes Postcards #21388 - California Lakes Postcards #2
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Lot of 16 scenic Sierra lakes: Convict Lake, June Lake, Fifth Lake, Campbell Hot Springs, Sierraville; Huntington Lake, Lake Ediza, Silver Lake, Crowl
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California Portrait Archive1389 - California Portrait Archive
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5 Gilroy, 4 Marysville (1 UNL), 5 Petaluma, 1 Sonora UNL, 5 Santa Rosa, 3 Sacramento (1UNL). (Prag Collection) City: State: California Date:
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California Railroad Depot Photo Postcards1390 - California Railroad Depot Photo Postcards
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Lot of three: Perris, Holt (Santa Fe RR), and Daggett (Atchison Topeka and the Santa Fe). City: State: California Date: ID# 44872
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California Railroad Postcards1391 - California Railroad Postcards
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Lot of 2: "The Loop" Tehachapi Pass, Southern Pacific Railroad, colored; Looking North, Saugus, Cal. City: State: California Date: ...
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Chinese in California Check & Exchanges (4)1392 - Chinese in California Check & Exchanges (4)
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Lot of four different: one check and three exchanges. 1) 1931 San Francisco check for May's Studio with Chinese characters. 2) 1918 2nd of Excha...
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Coastal Communities Maps1393 - Coastal Communities Maps
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Collection includes: Auto Assoc. Coast Route from Las Cruces to Ventura; Auto Assoc. Map of Southern California; Metsker's County Map of Ventura...
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Desert Postcards1394 - Desert Postcards
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Death Valley, Furnace Creek area. 7 RPC's: five of Furnace Creek Inn, Death Valley; The Norconian "Resort Supreme", Norco; Furnace Cr...
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Leach-Biltwell Motor Car Company Stock1395 - Leach-Biltwell Motor Car Company Stock
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Two stock certificates from 1921 for the little known car company. The Leach Power Plus Six was expensive ($6500) but popular with Hollywood movie sta
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Northern California Stock Certificate Collection1396 - Northern California Stock Certificate Collection
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Lot of 14. Includes: Mariposa Development Co. (1933, not cxl); O.P. Downing & Co. (1907, not cxl); The City Store (San Jose, 1895, pen cxl); Nat...
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Placers Hydrauliques de Junction City Stock1397 - Placers Hydrauliques de Junction City Stock
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French mining stock from Trinity County California. Issued by the "siege social a paris". City: State: California Date: 1894 ID# ...
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Scenic Sierra Nevada Postcards1398 - Scenic Sierra Nevada Postcards
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Lot of 16 Sierra Nevada Mountain Postcards. Featuring Mono County, Sardine Lake, Leyinning Falls Tioga Pass, Mt. Williamson, Inyo County, Alabama Hill
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Skyland Inn/ San Gorgonio Inn Postcards1399 - Skyland Inn/ San Gorgonio Inn Postcards
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Lot of 2 photo Postcards: San Gorgonio Inn and Cafe, Skyland Inn. The San Gorgonio Inn was Banning, California's first hotel, built by George W...
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Southern California Banking Ephemera1400 - Southern California Banking Ephemera
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Nine pieces of paper from Los Angeles banking companies. Union Bank, Farmers & Merchants National Bank, Citizens National Bank and others. City...
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