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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William Henry Jackson Lithograph, CO - ,817 - William Henry Jackson Lithograph, CO - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - Beautiful colorized chromolithograph, titled "Animus Canyon, Colorado." The copyright in the lower right corner indicates "1900
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 5***3 for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Cripple Creek Central Railway Company Stock Certificate Group, 4 Colors Issued 1925-1930, CO - Cripp818 - Cripple Creek Central Railway Company Stock Certificate Group, 4 Colors Issued 1925-1930, CO - Cripp
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Set of four issued and cancelled certificates from this famous Colorado railroad. 1) Orange preferred stock issued in 1925 to William B. Chase for thr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8*****s for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Colorado Trestle and Town Photographs, CO - Idaho Springs,Clear Creek County819 - Colorado Trestle and Town Photographs, CO - Idaho Springs,Clear Creek County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1885 - Lot of 2: 1) Idaho Springs view, taken by Alex Martin, Rocky Mountain Views, Denver, Colo. 5" x 8.” Good clarity and focus. 2) A snow-cove
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Leadville Express Photo, CO - Leadville,Lake County820 - Leadville Express Photo, CO - Leadville,Lake County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1880s-90s - This is a great photo showing five men and one woman seated in an Express wagon drawn by two horses. The wagon is covered but the sides a
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Leadville Pass Photos, CO - Leadville,Lake County821 - Leadville Pass Photos, CO - Leadville,Lake County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1870s - Lot of 2 photos showing the passes into Leadville. 1) Captioned Marshall Pass, Big Bend, Near Shirley, shows 8 men with shovels working on th
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to r******8 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Mears Silverton R.R. Pass, CO - Silverton,822 - Mears Silverton R.R. Pass, CO - Silverton,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1889 - This is a silver railroad pass #552 issued on the Silverton Railroad Company. It is a type "B" pass made out to W.H. Crooke. The Typ
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to 8***6 for (10,500.00 + 2,047.50) x 1 = 12,547.50
 
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Santa Fe Railroad China, NM - Santa Fe,823 - Santa Fe Railroad China, NM - Santa Fe,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1953 - Before dining cars in passenger trains were common in the United States, a rail passenger`s option for meal service in transit was to patroniz
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to p********n for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Silver City, Deming and Pacific Railroad Company Stock, NM - Silver City,Grant824 - Silver City, Deming and Pacific Railroad Company Stock, NM - Silver City,Grant
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Issued in 1883 to J.R. and J. Mulvane for 59 shares at $100 each. Signed by J.P. Whitney as president and W.J. Downing as secretary. Originally built
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 5***3 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Nevada Railroad Photographs, NV - ,825 - Nevada Railroad Photographs, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1916-1938 - Lot of 16 images ranging in size from 3.25” x 2.75” to 9” x 7” on white mats. Feature medium contrast, sharp focus, and some wear includin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to b*****n for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Nevada Northern Railway Pass, NV - Ely,White Pine County826 - Nevada Northern Railway Pass, NV - Ely,White Pine County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1915 - This is a complimentary pass issued by The Nevada Northern Railway to Mr. C.A. Brown, a freight and passenger agent for the Southern Pacific Ra
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to u******y for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Southern Pacific Wanted Poster, NV - Harney,Eureka County827 - Southern Pacific Wanted Poster, NV - Harney,Eureka County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1939 - This is a 12” x 16.5” wanted poster issued by the Southern Pacific Railroad’s Vice President J.H. Dyer, offering $5000 for ” information leadin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8***3 for (175.00 + 34.13) x 1 = 209.13
 
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Las Vegas and Tonopah Railroad Engine Spec Card 1906, NV - Tonopah,Nye828 - Las Vegas and Tonopah Railroad Engine Spec Card 1906, NV - Tonopah,Nye
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1906 - Real photo spec card of the Las Vegas and Tonopah Railroad Engine #12 from 1906. L.V. & T. visible on the back car and the words, “Las Ve
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9*****b for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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One of the First Cars to Tonopah Photo, NV - Tonopah,Nye829 - One of the First Cars to Tonopah Photo, NV - Tonopah,Nye
Holabird-Kagin Americana
8x5" photo mounted on 10x8" cardboard showing 4 passengers in parked horseless carriage. Excellent focus, good contrast. No identifying name
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8***6 for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Railroad Photos, NV - Tonopah,Nye830 - Railroad Photos, NV - Tonopah,Nye
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 3: 8x6" print "Passenger House and freight yard, Tonopah R.R." by E.W. Smith, very good focus and contrast, some staining at top
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 6*****b for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Tonopah Railroad Photos, NV - Tonopah,Nye County831 - Tonopah Railroad Photos, NV - Tonopah,Nye County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1906 - Lot of 2. 1) The Tonopah Railroad Depot, name of photo studio is illegible (J.E. St---, Cheyenne, Wyo.). Measures 7.5 x 9.5.” 2) Dated July 4,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 6*****b for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
 
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Original Virginia & Truckee Railroad Time Table Broadside, NV - Virginia City,Storey County832 - Original Virginia & Truckee Railroad Time Table Broadside, NV - Virginia City,Storey County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1879 - This stunning blue 18" x 11.25" time table broadside is the earliest known example of a V&T time table broadside. The title has
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to r******h for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Golden Spike Depiction Art, UT - Promontory Summit,833 - Golden Spike Depiction Art, UT - Promontory Summit,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
May 10, 1869 - Framed replica color painting by Thomas Hill of the famous Driving of the Golden Spike ceremony, with all the famous luminaries of the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 750.00
Sold to l******8 for (175.00 + 34.13) x 1 = 209.13
 
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American Indian Framed Painting,  - ,835 - American Indian Framed Painting, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
C1910 - This painting is of what appears to be an American Indian of the American South. It could possibly be of a Cherokee, Choctaw, Chickasaw or eve
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Apache Tray,  - ,836 - Apache Tray, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - A round coiled tray/bowl measuring about 11” in diameter across top and 2.5” tall. It has a beautiful traditional Apache design of black
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to i**w for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Apache Tray,  - ,837 - Apache Tray, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - This coiled tray measures bout 12” across and is 3” tall and is constructed on a small 3-rod foundation. The design consists of stacked c
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 9***5 for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Apache Tray,  - ,838 - Apache Tray, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1950 - An 8” coiled tray on a 3 rod foundation. The traditional Apache design is quite bleached out and appears as a dark tan design on a medium
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f******h for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Beaded Moccasins,  - ,839 - Beaded Moccasins, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1880-1920 - Beautiful sinew sewn deerskin moccasins with hard rawhide (buffalo hide?) soles and hand beaded pattern of red, black and yellow design o
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to 8*****W for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Beaded Paiute Whiskey Bottle,  - ,840 - Beaded Paiute Whiskey Bottle, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1950 - A unique piece, entirely beaded in multi-colors in a design showing a tall building with a red flag flying at top, surrounded by trees. A
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9***0 for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Bird Nest Trap Basket, Emporium Hanger, and Bird Claw Stirring Fork,  - ,841 - Bird Nest Trap Basket, Emporium Hanger, and Bird Claw Stirring Fork, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - Lot of 3. 1) Probably from Southern California, this is a unique, roughly twined nest 6” tall and 12.5” in circumference used for trappin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***5 for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Cherokee Armbands,  - ,842 - Cherokee Armbands, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
No Date - These 2” wide armbands are constructed of 5 narrow strips of rawhide over which are laced bright red grass fibers. Interspersed in the red i
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Diamond Pattern Oval Twined Basket,  - ,843 - Diamond Pattern Oval Twined Basket, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - A long “canoe-shaped” basket with a 2-row diamond pattern at top on buff background. Bottom half is dark. A re-enforcing rod creates rim.
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Eskimo Degikup Basket,  - ,844 - Eskimo Degikup Basket, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - A round coiled basket measuring 6.5” at base and at opening, 6” in height, and 30.5” around at widest part. The coil foundation is bundle
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Hopi Coiled Tray,  - ,845 - Hopi Coiled Tray, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - An 8” tray or plaque in traditional Hopi coiled technique with eagle design on buff or natural background. From the S.C. Evans Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 6***6 for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Hupa Hats and Book,  - ,846 - Hupa Hats and Book, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1930s - Lot of 2 Hupa hats, very close twined, with beautiful designs in redbud and black on tan ground. Both measure about 7” across opening and are
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 9***5 for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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Indian Pottery Quartet,  - ,847 - Indian Pottery Quartet, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 4: 1 is a reproduction pre-Columbian bowl, with the name "Guaitil" from Costa Rica inscribed on the base. This substantial bowl has t
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Klamath Bowl,  - ,848 - Klamath Bowl, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - A soft-sided twined bowl measuring 9” in diameter and 4.5” tall, with a stacked diamond garland design. Bright yellow porcupine quill sti
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Klamath Flat Gathering Basket or Bowl,  - ,849 - Klamath Flat Gathering Basket or Bowl, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - A large round twined bowl measuring 15” in diameter at the rim edge, on a 4” diameter base. The design consists of brown and buff bands a
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Klamath Large Oval Bowl,  - ,850 - Klamath Large Oval Bowl, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - A close twined bowl measuring 5 x 6” at the base and about 10” x 12” diameter at top. The design consists of 3 large light brown or natur
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 9***5 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Klamath Small Baskets,  - ,851 - Klamath Small Baskets, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - Lot of 2, each measuring about 3” in height and approximately 4”diameter across the opening. Both are close twined. One has a smaller bas
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Modoc/Klamath Gathering Basket,  - ,852 - Modoc/Klamath Gathering Basket, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - A utilitarian close twined, conical shaped gathering basket measuring approximately 12” in diameter at mouth and 12” tall. There is a sim
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f******h for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Mono Winnowing Tray,  - ,853 - Mono Winnowing Tray, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - An open-work, twined sifter or winnowing tray in dark brown and buff appears to be bound on the rim edge in redbud. Measures 12.5” at wid
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to y*********d for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Navajo Small Throw, Two Eagles,  - ,854 - Navajo Small Throw, Two Eagles, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1950 - This small throw in colors of brown, gray, natural, and black, measures 23" x 33”. Appears to be Navajo made. No holes or fading. Fr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to i*******d for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Paiute Basket Hat,  - ,855 - Paiute Basket Hat, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - Conical shape, twined, plain weave with no design. A crude whip-stitch finishes the rim. Measures 8” diameter. Two small holes in the bo
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9***0 for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Paiute Basket Hat,  - ,856 - Paiute Basket Hat, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1920s - The second such hat in this collection. It is twined and very plain—no design. It measures 7.5” in diameter and the rim has been left u
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9***0 for (95.00 + 18.53) x 1 = 113.53
 
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Paiute Basket Hat with Design,  - ,857 - Paiute Basket Hat with Design, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - Conical in shape and measuring 8” in diameter, this twined hat has a wide decorative band near the rim consisting of 3 rows of chevrons,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***0 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Paiute Unmarked Tray,  - ,858 - Paiute Unmarked Tray, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - This semi-flat close twined tray measures 12 x 13.” Although shaped somewhat similar to a winnowing tray, it is too solid for sifting and
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to 9***5 for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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Salish Basket,  - ,859 - Salish Basket, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - Native American 200-400 c1900-1930 A coiled oval basket in a medium brown color, with a lighter design of stylized diamonds scatter
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9***5 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Southwest Indian Stereoviews,  - ,860 - Southwest Indian Stereoviews, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - Lot of 28 depictions from Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado. These black and white as well as colorized photos depict daily life, adobe dwellin
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Tohono O'Odham Small Basket,  - ,861 - Tohono O'Odham Small Basket, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1950 - A small bowl measuring 6” across opening, and about 3” tall, with nearly straight sides The design consists of stair-step devil’s claw z
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8***8 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Washoe Oval Bowl,  - ,862 - Washoe Oval Bowl, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1930 - A beautiful coiled, oval willow bowl measuring 7.5” x 8.25” across top and 4.5” in height. The base measures 4” by 6.5.” The simple desig
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to d******2 for (550.00 + 107.25) x 1 = 657.25
 
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Wooden Water Pipe,  - ,863 - Wooden Water Pipe, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-20 - This is a 29” long piece of hollowed wood. Generally square in shape (measuring 17” around), it is narrowed and rounded on either end to a
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Mirrors & Sharpening Stones, AZ - ,864 - Mirrors & Sharpening Stones, AZ - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 7 in black display box (8 x 12"). 1) Santa Fe, "Keep Safety Always Before You/ Navajo Tribal Fair// (mirror); 2) Chas. E. Collins/ Sa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 650.00
Sold to o******s for (175.00 + 34.13) x 1 = 209.13
 
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Pima Basket, AZ - ,865 - Pima Basket, AZ - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1920-1940 - Round Pima bowl of willow and devil’s claw, measuring 7.5” diameter at base, 4.25” h., and 10” diameter across top. A nice tight weave wi
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Southwestern Native Indian Photographs, AZ - ,866 - Southwestern Native Indian Photographs, AZ - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 2 photographs of Native Indian women in traditional dress. 1) Part of the “Yuma Indians” photo series produced by E.A. Bonnie Photography of Lo
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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