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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Squash Blossom Necklace Set, Green Stones, AZ - ,867 - Squash Blossom Necklace Set, Green Stones, AZ - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1950s-1970s - This vintage set consists of a massive squash blossom necklace with matching bracelet and screw back earrings in a most unusual design.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to 8***8 for (1,200.00 + 234.00) x 1 = 1,434.00
 
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Squash Blossom Necklace with Indian Head Nickels, AZ - ,868 - Squash Blossom Necklace with Indian Head Nickels, AZ - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1940-50 - This is a truly unique and we believe early necklace constructed of smooth silver beads in a single strand, culminating in a 2” silver naja
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Squash Blossom Necklace with Turquoise, AZ - ,869 - Squash Blossom Necklace with Turquoise, AZ - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1950s-1970s - A third gorgeous vintage necklace, probably Navajo made, with slightly deeper blue stones than the previous necklace, and dark brown m
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to 8***8 for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
 
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Squash Blossom Necklace with Turquoise Stones, AZ - ,870 - Squash Blossom Necklace with Turquoise Stones, AZ - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1950s-1970s - Another beautiful vintage Navajo necklace with light blue turquoise cabochons showing reddish brown matrix, possibly from Bisbee. Stone
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to 8***8 for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
 
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Arizona/New Mexico Indian Photos, AZ - Reservation,Navajo County871 - Arizona/New Mexico Indian Photos, AZ - Reservation,Navajo County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900-1910 - Lot of 4 photos. 1) An American Indian woman is seated on the ground in front of her home, grinding meal with a traditional mano and meta
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Maidu-Miwok Basket, CA - ,Nevada County872 - Maidu-Miwok Basket, CA - ,Nevada County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - A beautiful and sturdy little basket, measuring approximately 4.5” diameter and about 4.5” tall. Coil construction on rods with a triangle des
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 9***5 for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Miwok Basket, CA - ,Merced County873 - Miwok Basket, CA - ,Merced County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
A sturdy basket of coil construction woven on rods. The design consists of 4 evenly-spaced inverted “trees.” It measures 8.25” across the mouth and 3.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 9*****K for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Photograph of Native American Man, CA - ,874 - Photograph of Native American Man, CA - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1875 - Photograph measures 4” x 2.5” mounted on white matte. Medium contrast and focus is sharp. There are brown age marks that appear on the left an
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Yokut Basket, CA - ,Merced County875 - Yokut Basket, CA - ,Merced County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - A coiled basket of willow with design of two rows of dark red-brown diamonds encircling the basket. Each diamond is filled in with more stitch
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to 9***5 for (175.00 + 34.13) x 1 = 209.13
 
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Photo of Lake Tahoe Native Americans, CA - Lake Tahoe,El Dorado County876 - Photo of Lake Tahoe Native Americans, CA - Lake Tahoe,El Dorado County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1890 - This lot features an early black and white photo of 2 Washoe ladies, one weaving a basket, the other with a child and cradle board strapped to
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to d****2 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Chief in Ceremonial Regalia Sculpture, CA - Ontario,San Bernardino County877 - Chief in Ceremonial Regalia Sculpture, CA - Ontario,San Bernardino County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1959 - This is a sculpture of an American Indian Chief done by Southern California artist Thomas M. Domiani. The chief stands 6’4” and is dressed in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15,000.00 - 30,000.00
 
 
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Harvey Co. Playing Cards and Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Badge, MO - Kansas City,878 - Harvey Co. Playing Cards and Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Badge, MO - Kansas City,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1894 - Lot of 2: 1) A complete deck of custom "Souvenir/ Playing Cards/ Indians/ Of The/ Southwest/ made and Published Exclusively for/ Fred Harv
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to t******t for (125.00 + 24.38) x 1 = 149.38
 
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Native American Pottery, NM - ,879 - Native American Pottery, NM - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 3: 2 New Mexico pre-Columbian clay pots, from the Douglas collection. These are hand-thrown and hand fired, the larger piece complete with fire
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Pre-Columbian Clay Vessel, NM - ,880 - Pre-Columbian Clay Vessel, NM - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This pot measures 6.25” across. The bottom is not flat and it leans towards the side. There are some cracks, but has been glued back together. It is b
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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American Indian Art Prints, NM - Albuquerque,881 - American Indian Art Prints, NM - Albuquerque,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
James Byrnes, who painted as J. Michael Standing Bear, a Canadian-Sioux and Laguna Pueblo American Indian, was born 25 December 1933, and died in Albu
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to 8***1 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Shoshone Basket, NV - ,882 - Shoshone Basket, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
No Date - A small coiled Shoshone basket measuring 5” across and approximately 3.5” tall, tightly woven on rods. The design elements are evenly spaced
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 9***5 for (175.00 + 34.13) x 1 = 209.13
 
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Shoshone Basket, NV - ,883 - Shoshone Basket, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
No Date - A coiled basket woven on rods with a simple alternating design of stacked diamonds (yellow, very faded) and stacked cross and diamond patte
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 9***5 for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Tem Paiute and Groom Area Group, NV - ,Lincoln County884 - Tem Paiute and Groom Area Group, NV - ,Lincoln County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 3. 1) Wyandotte Silver Mining Co. Incorporated July 25, 1878. Cert. #438 issued June 15, 1880 to E.C. Knight for 1000 shares. Signed by Secreta
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold to a*******d for (175.00 + 34.13) x 1 = 209.13
 
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Washoe Miniature Basket, NV - ,885 - Washoe Miniature Basket, NV - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1915-1950 - A lovely small example of fine Washoe basketry. This coiled basket is made of willow with bracken fern root used in the flower and zigzag
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Native American Man Ferrotype, SD - ,886 - Native American Man Ferrotype, SD - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1865 - This ferrotype (an image printed on a thin, blackened sheet of metal) measures 2.5” x 3.5”, and 3”x 4.75” in its red card holder. High to medi
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Native American Man with Children Ferrotype in an Ambrotype Frame, SD - ,887 - Native American Man with Children Ferrotype in an Ambrotype Frame, SD - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1860 - Photograph measures 2.25” x 2.75” and 3” x 3.5” in holder. Dark to medium contrast and focus is sharp, but blurred in some spots. There is some
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Aqua Flask Collection,  - ,888 - Aqua Flask Collection, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 6: 1, Union & Eagle quart flask, light aqua color. Embossed eagle with banner on front side, clasped hands on reverse. 2, Fishing & hun
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to p********n for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Back Bar Locking Whiskey Bottle,  - ,889 - Back Bar Locking Whiskey Bottle, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This bottle has a light purple color and lock on the lid. The lock was produced by Hayner Whiskey. The bottle has a few air bubbles and measures 12.”
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 6*****b for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Cowboy Lithograph,  - ,890 - Cowboy Lithograph, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
A beautifully framed lithograph by famous Billings artist J.K. Ralston. 27x22.5". Double matted, number 36 of 200. Ralston died in 1987 and was
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to r********o.. for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Fred Krug Brewing Co. Plate,  - ,891 - Fred Krug Brewing Co. Plate, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1909 - This is a must have plate for all saloon collectors! This plate was made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Fred Krug Brewing Company.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to l******8 for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Ice Whiskey Flask,  - ,892 - Ice Whiskey Flask, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This flask is very rare, and has never been seen before by our staff. It is in the shape of ice and measures 6" tall and 4" across. It also
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8*****W for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Peruvian Bitters Bottle Duo,  - ,893 - Peruvian Bitters Bottle Duo, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1915 - Pair of beautiful colored squared bottles, 1 amber and 1 gold-yellow with green tint. Seamed construction with applied tops, chamfered corners
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to b*******j for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Pictorial Naughty Nellie Pocket Mirrors,  - ,894 - Pictorial Naughty Nellie Pocket Mirrors, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Two pictorial pocket mirrors featuring slightly different images of a woman in a large hat and long hair, with her chin resting in her palms. In the 1
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to u******y for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Saloon Photos,  - ,895 - Saloon Photos, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 2. Both in great condition mounted, approx 8x10". One shows cigars and there appears to be a large ad sign for Anheuser Busch Both show pa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 9***0 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Trade Stimulator,  - ,896 - Trade Stimulator, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This is what is known as a “trade stimulator”. It’s from the 1940s and, for one penny, would pay off in tokens should the player line up identical
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 4***0 for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Whiskey Shot Glasses,  - ,897 - Whiskey Shot Glasses, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This is a group of 2 Utah shot glasses. 1) Utah Liquor Co. 223 So. Main St. 2) 2”Compliments of the Utah Liquor Co.” Both shot glasses have very littl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t********e.. for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Whitman State Bottle Collection,  - ,898 - Whitman State Bottle Collection, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This is an incredible 53 bottle collection encompassing the entire United States, plus one from Mexico and one from Canada. Collected by Les Whitman,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 20,000.00
 
 
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Wieland's Extra Pale Lager Sign,  - ,899 - Wieland's Extra Pale Lager Sign, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
A 17.5" round metal advertising sign for Wieland`s Extra Pale Lager, "A Western Product." Copyrighted 1901, the illustration depicts a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 9***9 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Eagle Saloon Token, AZ - Chloride,Mohave County900 - Eagle Saloon Token, AZ - Chloride,Mohave County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
NGC VF35 SN1583603-029 -61097
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to d********t for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Stone Saloon Token *Territorial*, AZ - Congress,Yavapai County901 - Stone Saloon Token *Territorial*, AZ - Congress,Yavapai County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Good for One Drink M.Rivera Prop. R8 - Vinegar Collection -61102
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to 8*****H for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Old Fashion Saloon, AZ - Globe,Gila County902 - Old Fashion Saloon, AZ - Globe,Gila County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
NCS Genuine SN5208190-069 -61180
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Miami AZ Eagle Saloon Token, AZ - Miami,Gila County903 - Miami AZ Eagle Saloon Token, AZ - Miami,Gila County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1895 - This rare "Good for 1 Drink" piece is from The Eagle Saloon, Medo & Milovich proprietors. Piece is in very nice condition. -612
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8*****H for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Cock-A-Too Saloon Token, AZ - Paradise,Cochise County904 - Cock-A-Too Saloon Token, AZ - Paradise,Cochise County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Choice bawdy themed piece. (R8). - Vinegar Collection -61182
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to o******s for (550.00 + 107.25) x 1 = 657.25
 
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Gem Saloon Token, AZ - Tombstone,Pima County905 - Gem Saloon Token, AZ - Tombstone,Pima County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Uncirculated, restrike. Prize for the largest. -61176
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Saloon Ashtrays, AZ - Tombstone,Cochise906 - Saloon Ashtrays, AZ - Tombstone,Cochise
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1950 - Lot of 6. 3 ash trays from Phoenix, Tombstone, AZ and Ruidoso NM. 1 coin purse from Coal Valley, Illinois. Bottle opener from the Palace Saloo
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Cosmopolitan Saloon Token, CA - Amador City,Amador County907 - Cosmopolitan Saloon Token, CA - Amador City,Amador County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of two from the Cosmopolitan Saloon, one good for 5 cents in trade, the other, 25 cents in trade. Both are in very good and sharp condition. NGC
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to d********t for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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T.E. Stephens Coffin Flask, CA - Auburn,Placer County908 - T.E. Stephens Coffin Flask, CA - Auburn,Placer County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1886-1900 - Very rare pint coffin flask, listed in Thomas #394. The slug plate reads “Importer of Fine Wines & Whiskey. Auburn CAL. Vented should
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to a*******s for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Needles Saloon Bottles, CA - Needles,San Bernardino County909 - Needles Saloon Bottles, CA - Needles,San Bernardino County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 2 liquor bottles from the town of Needles. Included is a purple one pint with footed base. This includes a screw top and is embossed NEEDLES SA
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to d********t for (700.00 + 136.50) x 1 = 836.50
 
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J. McCargers Saloon token, CA - Nord,Butte County910 - J. McCargers Saloon token, CA - Nord,Butte County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Possibly the finest known, giving the bearer C.O.D. with a Jacob Strahle Billiard Co. Reverse. NCG MS 62 SN3018460-040. It is from an establishment in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to d********t for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Wisseman Liquor Tray, CA - Sacramento,911 - Wisseman Liquor Tray, CA - Sacramento,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
An oval 12x12" metal tray advertising "California Favorite / A A / Old / Bourbon / Geo. Wissemann, / Sole Agent / Pacific Coast." Wis
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 9***0 for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Court House Saloon Mirror, CA - San Andreas,Calaveras County912 - Court House Saloon Mirror, CA - San Andreas,Calaveras County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Good for one drink. Phone Main 33. Next to Hall of Records. Mirror is cracked. -61187
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Cascade Lager Sign, CA - San Francisco,913 - Cascade Lager Sign, CA - San Francisco,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
A 13x19" metal advertising artwork entitled "The Close Game." The oval illustration depicts five men enjoying a game of cards with thei
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to o******s for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Alpine Herb Bitters Broadside, CA - San Francisco,914 - Alpine Herb Bitters Broadside, CA - San Francisco,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1890 - Bitters broadside, very rare (thought to be 1 of 2 known) from the Thomas Taylor & Co. Sole Agents for their choice product. This broads
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to 8*****h for (5,000.00 + 975.00) x 1 = 5,975.00
 
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Enterprise Brewing Tray, CA - San Francisco,915 - Enterprise Brewing Tray, CA - San Francisco,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
A 13.5x16.5" oval advertising tray from Enterprise Brewing Co. S.F. Cal. Attached spring hanger on back, only a few scratches on the lovely young
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 9***2 for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Green Aqua Blob Top Hutch Soda Bottle, CA - San Francisco,916 - Green Aqua Blob Top Hutch Soda Bottle, CA - San Francisco,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1890 - This is a very fine 6.75" tall green/aqua hutchinson style embossed soda bottle from "Eureka-California/ Soda Water Co./ S.F."
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to A*******d for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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