2012 December Americana & Numismatic Auction

Auction Details

IMPORTANT NOTE ON BUYERS PREMIUMS:

Lot 100 to 343 have a premium of 15%.

The rest of the sale is 19.5% as noted in the listing.
IMPORTANT NOTE ON BUYERS PREMIUMS:

Lot 100 to 343 have a premium of 15%.

The rest of the sale is 19.5% as noted in the listing.

Lot Pick Up: Holabird-Kagin Americana,
3555 Airway Drive Ste #309,
Reno NV 89511,
Sunday - December 9, 10am-4pm
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General George Armstrong Custer Ledger, KS - Ft. Riley,566 - General George Armstrong Custer Ledger, KS - Ft. Riley,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1870 - An incredible piece of Western Americana. This is the personal business ledger of General George Armstrong Custer with the date Dec. 8, 1870 wr
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Estimates : 25,000.00 - 35,000.00
 
 
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Coal Mining Mule Skinner Duo, KY - ,567 - Coal Mining Mule Skinner Duo, KY - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1920 - Lot of 2: 1 is a wood & leather yoke, specific for the withers of the animal. The leather pads under the frame protected the neck, the woo
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Michigan Copper Mine Framed Painting, MI - ,568 - Michigan Copper Mine Framed Painting, MI - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
By Alice Hagerman Thurber (1871-1951). Thurber was a native of Michigan and was known for floral, landscape, genre and shore view paintings. This fram
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Michigan Geology Reference Library, MI - ,569 - Michigan Geology Reference Library, MI - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1900s - This library of Michigan related geological texts includes 10 items: The Geological Survey of Michigan, Volumes I-V (years 1869 1893) and Volu
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to m********y for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Henry & Heil Chemical Co. 1903 Catalog, MO - St Louis,570 - Henry & Heil Chemical Co. 1903 Catalog, MO - St Louis,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1903 - Red-and-black patterned hardcover Henry & Heil Chemical Co. Catalog from 1903, published in St. Louis by Hughes & Company. Former libra
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Map of Mining Claims Butte and Vicinity Montana, MT - Butte,571 - Map of Mining Claims Butte and Vicinity Montana, MT - Butte,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1908 - This map, printed by Harper, Macdonald, & Co of Butte, Montana, is cleverly folded and hard bound in red cloth. The gold embossed cover is
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Start Price : 375.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Sid Yates Detachable Model Miner's Candlestick, MT - Butte,Silver Bow County572 - Sid Yates Detachable Model Miner's Candlestick, MT - Butte,Silver Bow County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1905 - Sid Yates, a blacksmith at the Leonard Mine in Butte, Montana, created four candlesticks. Three of the sticks were made as gifts for his sons,
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to F*******d for (1,500.00 + 292.50) x 1 = 1,792.50
 
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Sid Yates Personal Candlestick, MT - Butte,Silver Bow County573 - Sid Yates Personal Candlestick, MT - Butte,Silver Bow County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1905 - Sid Yates, a blacksmith at the Leonard Mine in Butte, Montana, created four candlesticks c1905. Three of the sticks were made as gifts for his
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Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Cut Bank Hotel Key Fob, MT - Cut Bank,Glacier County574 - Cut Bank Hotel Key Fob, MT - Cut Bank,Glacier County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1905 - A large (3” diameter) brass fob cut with “sunburst” edges and holed at top for suspension. According to the Cut Bank Chamber of Commerce,
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Yellowstone Park Telephone and Telegraph Company Bond Certificate, MT - Yellowstone,575 - Yellowstone Park Telephone and Telegraph Company Bond Certificate, MT - Yellowstone,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Bond certificate issued in 1901 from the Yellowstone Park Telephone & Telegraph Company. $500 Denomination Gold Bond issued at Bozeman. The compan
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Composition Book with Personal Account of Lynching, NE - Nebraska City,Otoe County576 - Composition Book with Personal Account of Lynching, NE - Nebraska City,Otoe County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This 7.5” x 9.5” red, hardbound composition book contains short stories, fables, adaptations of Greek myths, and short memoirs, including the acco
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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New Jersey Underground Electric and Insulated Wire Stock Certificate Group 1882, NJ - ,577 - New Jersey Underground Electric and Insulated Wire Stock Certificate Group 1882, NJ - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
A set of 3 certificates from different companies all issued in 1882 and incorporated in New Jersey. 1) American Sectional Electric Underground Company
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 8*****s for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Seederer-Kohlbusch Analytical Balance Scale with Weights, NJ - Jersey City,Hudson County578 - Seederer-Kohlbusch Analytical Balance Scale with Weights, NJ - Jersey City,Hudson County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1908 - A very clean Seederer-Kohlbusch Inc. analytical balance scale out of Jersey City, NJ. Likely dates to the early 1900s. Includes balance arms a
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to F*******d for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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New Mexico Belt Buckles, NM - ,579 - New Mexico Belt Buckles, NM - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1950 - Lot of 6. 1) Gallup Tigers. 2) Menaul. 3) Lordsburg H.S. 4) Lordsburg. 5) Co. CCC, 1851 6) Albuquerque. - Vinegar Collection -61204
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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New Mexico Dairy Bottle Group, NM - ,580 - New Mexico Dairy Bottle Group, NM - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 8 dairy bottles from New Mexico. All are embossed and the names include: Valley Cold Dairies 2, T&M Dairy, Fred Harvey, Creamland, Del Rico
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
 
 
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New Mexico Mining Related Ephemera, NM - ,581 - New Mexico Mining Related Ephemera, NM - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1930, 1994 - Lot of 10 including 1) Medal: Chairman’s Safety award Phelps Dodge 1994. 2) Keychain: Chino Mines Division Kennecott Copper Corporation
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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New Mexico Postcards, NM - ,582 - New Mexico Postcards, NM - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - Lot of 80 postcards depicting the Land of Enchantment, including several missions, train stations, indigenous peoples, and natural wonders inc
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Coca-Cola Bottling Transport Metal Box, NM - Albuquerque,Bernalilo583 - Coca-Cola Bottling Transport Metal Box, NM - Albuquerque,Bernalilo
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - Metal transport and storage box from the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Hinged lid with grated floor, for storage with cold air circulation inside a c
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 7***5 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Milk Can Collection, NM - Las Vegas,San Miguel County584 - Milk Can Collection, NM - Las Vegas,San Miguel County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 4 dairy milk cans from the state of New Mexico. 1) Fred Harvey embossed, measures 21" x 9" and is from a dairy owned and operated by
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to i**w for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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New Mexico Gun Holster, NM - Magdalena,Socorro County585 - New Mexico Gun Holster, NM - Magdalena,Socorro County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1950 - This beautiful leather holster was made by J.H. Hart. The beautiful design features a floral pattern. Over 11" long, very little wear. -
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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New Mexico Mining Co. Certificate, NM - Shakespeare,Sante Fe586 - New Mexico Mining Co. Certificate, NM - Shakespeare,Sante Fe
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1855 - Extremely rare "The New Mexico Mining Company" document No. 40, hand-cancelled, certified to David Walker for 10 shares. Signed by th
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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New Mexico I.D. Tags, NM - Vanhouten,Colfax County587 - New Mexico I.D. Tags, NM - Vanhouten,Colfax County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 16 various inspection and tool tags. Representative businesses include Kennecott Chino Mines, Anaconda, and the 85 Mining Company, among others
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Verdi/Poeville/Peavine Historical File, NV -588 - Verdi/Poeville/Peavine Historical File, NV -
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1910-1960s - Lot of 38 index cards (5 x 7”) with attached photos of early Verdi, fishing, lumbering and mining scenes and people all from the collect
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to j***d for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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"Dove Stew" Pictures, NV - ,589 - "Dove Stew" Pictures, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1890 - Lot of 10 photos of a mining camp and its inhabitants, with 3 images showing mining operations, citizens posing on a city street in front of N
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Austin and Eureka Group   Austin and Eureka Group, NV - Eureka,590 - Austin and Eureka Group Austin and Eureka Group, NV - Eureka,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1881 - This lot is an assorted group of different photos and documents. There are 2 really great CDV’s from around the Austin area believed to be date
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Chinese Good Luck Coin Sword, NV - ,591 - Chinese Good Luck Coin Sword, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1890-1920 - A smaller-than-usual but nonetheless fine example of a coin sword perhaps made by a Chinese worker in one of Nevada’s mining communities.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 6*****b for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Desert Photos, NV - ,592 - Desert Photos, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 24 photos from the Nevada and Arizona deserts. There are no notes or dates on the images, but all are in very good condition. A nice array of s
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Great Basin Mining Co. Certificate, NV - Unionville,Humboldt593 - Great Basin Mining Co. Certificate, NV - Unionville,Humboldt
Holabird-Kagin Americana
June 2, 1864 - Extremely rare and spectacular uncancelled certificate, issued to one J.D Hunt, for 50 shares of capitol stock. Serial No. 437, signed
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to 8*****h for (1,000.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,195.00
 
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Historic Nevada Photographs, NV - ,594 - Historic Nevada Photographs, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1890 - Lot of 5 different scenic photos, including a posed photo of citizens outside the P&B Bar, a campsite in the forest, a train headed for a
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Large and Miniature Mining Sieve Sets, NV - ,595 - Large and Miniature Mining Sieve Sets, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This lot includes a fine pair of mining sieves from U.S. Standard Sieve Series. 1) The small set of sieves includes 6 stacking canisters with a lid, s
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Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to 8***9 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Mining Corporations Embossing Seals Assortment, NV - ,596 - Mining Corporations Embossing Seals Assortment, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - Lot of 12: large collection of mining and other embossing seal stamps. Most are from Nevada. Condition varies, although several could ben
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to n*******g for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Miscellaneous Nevada Stereo Views, NV - ,597 - Miscellaneous Nevada Stereo Views, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1870 - Lot of 5 images. Sizes range from 6.5” x 3.25” to 7” x 3.5.” All feature low to medium contrast and sharp focus. Some age related wear is evi
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Miscellaneous Nevada Stereoviews, NV - ,598 - Miscellaneous Nevada Stereoviews, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1930 - Lot of 7 images ranging in size from 6” x 3” to 7” x 3.5”. Medium contrast and sharp focus. Little wear. Shows views of Reno, Austin, Eastern
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Nevada Artifacts, NV - ,599 - Nevada Artifacts, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
No Date - Lot of 7. 1) Slate pencils and marble found under the school house in Aurora, NV. They are contained in a 2 x 3” Chicago World’s Fair metal
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Nevada Bank Stock Certificate Group, NV - ,600 - Nevada Bank Stock Certificate Group, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Set of 3 stock certificates from different Nevada banking institutions: 1) The Bullion and Exchange Bank, issued in 1896 at Carson City to W.E. Lester
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Nevada Check Group, NV - ,601 - Nevada Check Group, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - Lot of 170. Large swath of Nevada bank checks drawn on a variety of regional banks. Some from Virginia City, Beatty, Las Vegas and Lovelock. M
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Estimates : 350.00 - 600.00
Sold to 9***1 for (175.00 + 34.13) x 1 = 209.13
 
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Nevada Mining Views Photographs, NV - ,602 - Nevada Mining Views Photographs, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1878, 1890, 1910, 1917 1930 - Lot of 59 images measuring in size from 2” x 1.5” to 7” x 5”. All feature low to medium contrast and good to sharp focus
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Nevada Silver Daniel & Arter Flatware, NV - ,603 - Nevada Silver Daniel & Arter Flatware, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1905 - Nickel silver flatware by Daniel & Arter of Birmingham, England. Set of 17 pieces total; 11 dinner forks monogramed W, 1 salad fork, 3 spoo
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 9***0 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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New York & Utah Prospecting and Mining Co. Prospectus, NV - ,604 - New York & Utah Prospecting and Mining Co. Prospectus, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Includes information on the company owned properties in Nevada and Western Utah, as well as their plans for the areas and future value. The properties
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 8*****S for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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American Flat Toll Receipt Tally, NV - American Flat,Storey County605 - American Flat Toll Receipt Tally, NV - American Flat,Storey County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1864 - This is a written tally of tolls paid in the American Flat area between Oct. 1, 1864 to June 30, 1865. The document has a state revenue stamp
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to j***d for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Aurora Collection, NV - Aurora,606 - Aurora Collection, NV - Aurora,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Three original unused photo postcards of Fourth of July scenes, 2 Pitts photos, SF, and one unidentified photographer. 2 street views and one tug of w
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Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 550.00
 
 
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Early Nevada Deeds, NV - Aurora,Esmeralda County607 - Early Nevada Deeds, NV - Aurora,Esmeralda County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
July 24, 1864 - Two early deeds from the Nevada Territory. Both involve sales of mine property to Martin Levy in Aurora. One is signed by Frank Firth
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to 9***1 for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Historic Aurora Photo Post Card Collection, NV - Aurora,Mineral County608 - Historic Aurora Photo Post Card Collection, NV - Aurora,Mineral County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1909-1914 - This lot features 2 fantastic post cards hand-marked and dated from Bodie. The fact that these cards are used--unlike most Bodie RPCs tha
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Austin Nevada Area Glass Negatives in Original Box, NV - Austin,Lander County609 - Austin Nevada Area Glass Negatives in Original Box, NV - Austin,Lander County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - The first glass negative was produced in 1839 by John Herschel, the English mathematician, astronomer, chemist, experimental photographer and
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Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Austin Nevada Photo Album, NV - Austin,Lander County610 - Austin Nevada Photo Album, NV - Austin,Lander County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1880 - Hardcover book with claps. 15 pages of small portrait photographs. These photos feature medium contrast and sharp focus. Many produced and pub
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 9*****l for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Austin Nevada Photographs, NV - Austin,Lander County611 - Austin Nevada Photographs, NV - Austin,Lander County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - Lot of 9 images of Austin, NV. These images measure from 4” x 2.5” to 8.25” x 6.25” and the largest is affixed to a green mat. Images feature
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 9***3 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Manhattan Silver Mining Co. Assay Assortment, NV - Austin,612 - Manhattan Silver Mining Co. Assay Assortment, NV - Austin,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
C1870 - Lot of 67 various Assay receipts for ores from the mines under contract to the Manhattan SM Co. Of Nevada. Each receipt is signed by the consi
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Nevada Revenue Stamped Document Collection, NV - Austin,Lander County613 - Nevada Revenue Stamped Document Collection, NV - Austin,Lander County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1868 - Lot of 11 Revenue Stamped, both state and federal, documents. Stamps featured on the items include, R36 R3 Blue 10 cent Inland Exchange, R24 R3
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to m********r for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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Washington Silver Mining Company Stock, NV - Austin,Lander County614 - Washington Silver Mining Company Stock, NV - Austin,Lander County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1866 - Incorporated in 1865 under the laws of the State of New York. Certificate No. 381 issued to E.R. Pelton for 20 shares. Signed by Richard Amerma
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8*****s for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Nevada Prospecting Ephemera, NV - Beatty,Nye County615 - Nevada Prospecting Ephemera, NV - Beatty,Nye County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1920s - This is a lot containing several items relating to mining operations in the Beatty Nevada area. The collection includes letters, telegrams, re
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to i*****l for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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