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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Folding Hook, Spike & Thimble Miner's Candlestick, IL - Chicago,Cook County360 - Folding Hook, Spike & Thimble Miner's Candlestick, IL - Chicago,Cook County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Made by the Aetna Powder Co. But for reasons unknown, never patented. This elegant folding stick is nickel-plated steel, and has "The Aetna Powde
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Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 6,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Fancy Miners Candlestick361 - Fancy Miners Candlestick
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Non-articulating model, this candlestick is also a high grader, note that the handle has been shaved down to allow for gold to be hidden inside. There
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8*****h for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Forts and Outpost Postcards362 - Forts and Outpost Postcards
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c1900 - Lot of 6 cards and on cover from and to various military installations in the West. Included are black and white pictures of Ft Apache, Arizon
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***2 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Gold Mining Refining Model363 - Gold Mining Refining Model
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - Hand-made wood & metal model of a typical refining operation. This realistic rendition measures 33.5"Lx12"Wx14.5"H. The rea
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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H. Troemner Balance Scale 364 - H. Troemner Balance Scale
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c1900 - Balance scale in mahogany & glass case. The scale case lifts off to reveal a stocked assay kit drawer. This kit contains crucibles, variou
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***9 for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Hardware Catalog Pair365 - Hardware Catalog Pair
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c1918 - Lot of 2: Hard-cover screw-bound catalogs, likely in-store copies. The "Bostwick-Braun Co. Jobbers For Hardware," from Toledo circa
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Ingersoll-Rand Mining Hammer Drill Advertisement366 - Ingersoll-Rand Mining Hammer Drill Advertisement
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1920s - This 18" x 17" black and white illustration is an early Ingersoll-Rand advertisement. The ad depicts two men operating what appears
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
Sold to c********e for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Hubbard's Newspaper and Bank Directory367 - Hubbard's Newspaper and Bank Directory
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This is an extremely rare directory. The description inside reads “Contains the names and descriptions of nearly sixteen thousands newspapers in the U
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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John Hays Hammond Autographed Photograph368 - John Hays Hammond Autographed Photograph
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c1920s-30s - John Hays Hammond ((1855-1936) “…mining engineer, multimillionaire, and special ambassador of President Taft to the Court of St. James.”
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to m********y for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Large Illustrated Art History Books369 - Large Illustrated Art History Books
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1896, 1880 - Lot of two fascinating and handsome books: 1) The Art of the World, 1896, Vol. 1, edited by Ripley Hitchcock and published by D. Appleton
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Mining Engineers' Handbooks and Catalog370 - Mining Engineers' Handbooks and Catalog
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1912, 1918, 1943 - Lot of 3 for the curious Mining Engineer: 1) Mining/ Engineers`/ Handbook, edited by Robert Peele and published by John Wiley &
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***2 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Miners Tins371 - Miners Tins
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This is a lot of 2 tin containers from the Miners and Puddlers Long Cut Smoking Tobacco. Both of the tins are similar, however one is made of cardboar
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 9***2 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Mining Motif Stands372 - Mining Motif Stands
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - 2 custom knife or napkin stands featuring a pickaxe-and-hammer motif. 81mm long x 25mm high. Silver plated brass. - Maish Collection -61231
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to c********e for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Parade Mining Uniform373 - Parade Mining Uniform
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c1944-1952 - A complete uniform consisting of black tunic, trousers, hat with feathered attachment, and white gloves. The material is wool gabardine,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to 9***9 for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Mining Reference Books Trio374 - Mining Reference Books Trio
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c1870 - Lot of 3: 1 is titled "Mining Statistics in the States and Territories West of the Rocky Mountains," by Rossiter W. Raymond. It cont
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Postal Souvenirs Book of Photos375 - Postal Souvenirs Book of Photos
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c1908-1910 - This album contains 60 images: 30 post cards and 30 photographs. These images feature low to medium contrast and sharp focus. Some wear.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to j***d for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Scale Model Hardware Wagon376 - Scale Model Hardware Wagon
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This is a nice scale model of an 19th century freight wagon. The model measures 24" x 13" and is constructed out of wood and painted green w
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Sealer Stand377 - Sealer Stand
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1800's - Large metal rotary seal holder/ stand, with brass ring top. Holds 17 small and 4 large stamps/ seals. Heavy metal base with faint gold...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8***3 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Silver Spoons Assortment378 - Silver Spoons Assortment
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 5. Comemerative silver spoons from locations such as Carlsbad Caverns, CA, Gallup, New Mexico and the "Coronado Cuarto Centennial" of
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sterling Cigarrette Cases Pair379 - Sterling Cigarrette Cases Pair
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1920 - Lot of 2: Antique sterling silver cases, both intricately engraved. The larger of the pair has 2 fold-out lids for access to the highly polish
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Three Mining Supply Catalogs--Eastern and Midwest States,  - ,380 - Three Mining Supply Catalogs--Eastern and Midwest States, - ,
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1922, 1924 - 1) Frick & Lindsay Company Mill & Mine Supplies, No. 20, 1924, published in Pittsburgh. 1312 pages of ads, descriptions, and illu
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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To-Scale John Falkowski Assay Office Model381 - To-Scale John Falkowski Assay Office Model
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This whimsical model of an assay office was hand-made by a John Falkowski. No information on the artist is readily available, but this model is intric
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b***9 for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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Underground Mining Group382 - Underground Mining Group
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This is a lot of 4 great items for any mining enthusiast! Includes 2 underground mining signs that read “Chute Closed” and “Danger Slushing.” There i
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8***3 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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W&T Avery Assay Scale383 - W&T Avery Assay Scale
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - This scale was produced by W&T. Avery, “manufactures of all kinds of seals, scale beams, steelyards, patent weighing machines, screw plate
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to 9***9 for (180.00 + 35.10) x 1 = 215.10
 
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Watercolor by Dale Starkey,  - ,384 - Watercolor by Dale Starkey, - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1938 - An 11x14” matted and framed painting of a young woman with blonde curls wearing a pink hat, done in rather an art deco style. Signed by Dale St
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 8***9 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Welcome Nugget Art Work & Mining Scales Trio,385 - Welcome Nugget Art Work & Mining Scales Trio,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Framed art poster of the "Welcome Nugget," with the prospector holding up the giant gold nugget purported to weigh in at 2217 ounces. The ar
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to m********y for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Western Mining Steroviews386 - Western Mining Steroviews
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - Lot of 5. All measure 6.75” x 3.25” and 7” x 3.75.” Medium contrast and focus is sharp. Little wear, some light damage on a few. Shows several
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 650.00
Sold to u******y for (175.00 + 34.13) x 1 = 209.13
 
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Western Mining Views387 - Western Mining Views
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - Lot of 28. Ranges in size from 3” x 3.25” to 11” x 6.75.” Low to medium contrast and focus is sharp. Some wear. Includes shots of the Bank of
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to u******y for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Wild West Show Poster388 - Wild West Show Poster
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900s - Wild West show poster from the early 1900s. This colorful lithograph measures 21”x 57” and is mounted on a linen backing and shows no signs o
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to v********i.. for (1,050.00 + 204.75) x 1 = 1,254.75
 
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Alaska Yukon Pacific Expo Token, AK389 - Alaska Yukon Pacific Expo Token, AK
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1909 - Another Yukon Pacific Expo piece. NGC Certified. 25C Round. Washington: Miner/ Pick. -61236
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to g***s for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Trio of Curiosities, AK390 - Trio of Curiosities, AK
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900s - Lot of 3 fascinating curios. 1) A 5.5" long metal pin with a flat back and lightly ornamented front featuring a stylized plant or flower
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold to u******y for (125.00 + 24.38) x 1 = 149.38
 
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Framed Alaskan Photographs, AK - Bear Creek,Kenai Peninsula391 - Framed Alaskan Photographs, AK - Bear Creek,Kenai Peninsula
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1900 - Lot of 2 framed photographs, depicting life in the Klondike, during the Alaskan Gold Rush. These black and white photos include a 12.5" x
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 900.00
Sold to 6*****b for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Alaska Klondike Gold Fields Lecture Poster, AK - Dawson City,Yukon392 - Alaska Klondike Gold Fields Lecture Poster, AK - Dawson City,Yukon
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1898 - Large 18"x24" vintage poster, describing a fantastic evening of exploring the Klondike Gold Rush via "Illustrated Lecture and M
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to u******i for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
 
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Charles E. Sealey Gold Nugget Token, AK - Latouche,393 - Charles E. Sealey Gold Nugget Token, AK - Latouche,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Finest known example. No tampering with the nugget evident. Copper nugget plated in gold. The Sealey, Latouche, Alaska Gold Nugget Token Charles
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 10,000.00 - 14,000.00
Sold to m****a for (9,250.00 + 1,803.75) x 1 = 11,053.75
 
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Flori Dora Token, AK - Yukon Territory394 - Flori Dora Token, AK - Yukon Territory
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1909 - Maverick. Possible Brothel token good for 25 cents. Brunswick Balke Collender Co. on reverse. R7. According to Hill and Simpson in Yukon Numis
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to m****a for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Arizona and New Mexico Collectibles, AZ395 - Arizona and New Mexico Collectibles, AZ
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c1930 - Lot of 22 including 10 ash trays, of which 6 are American Indian themed. Lot also includes 2 American Indian figures, 1 tin cup, and 1 small b
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold to o******s for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Arizona and New Mexico Cups and Pans, AZ396 - Arizona and New Mexico Cups and Pans, AZ
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1930 - Lot of 18 embossed scarce collectibles, including 3 small advertising skillets, 6 tin cups, shoe shine paraphernalia, wall thermometer, Swasti
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to o******s for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Arizona and New Mexico Stereoview Collection, AZ - ,397 - Arizona and New Mexico Stereoview Collection, AZ - ,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 100 stereo view cards and postcards featuring views of the indigenous peoples of the West, with an emphasis on the Southwest. Both black and wh
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to u******y for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Arizona Spoon Collection, AZ398 - Arizona Spoon Collection, AZ
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1930 - Lot of 9 engraved spoons. 3 Copper spoons from Globe and Jerome. The rest are from Scottsdale, Tucson, Mt. Agassiz, Douglas, Willcox. Little w
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***9 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Badge Group *Territorial*, AZ399 - Badge Group *Territorial*, AZ
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1907-1931 - Black display box, 8 x 12." Includes "Delegado" badge from Sexta Convention, 1907; Cochise County Fair ribbon (1931); medal
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to o******s for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Mine Display Items, AZ400 - Mine Display Items, AZ
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1978 - Lot of 5: 1 is a "Peabody Coal Co. First Aid Kit," water-tight box (box is empty). 2 is a Safety Award blanket, dated 1978. 3 is a ye
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Watch and Fob Collection, AZ401 - Watch and Fob Collection, AZ
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1907, 1926 - Lot of 7. 1) The Wigwam, Jerome. 2) A-C, Phoenix. 3) Lee Redman Equipment, Phoenix. 4) 1907 Elks Bazaar and Fair. 5) 126 Phelps Dodge Cor
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to o******s for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Long Notched Bisbee Candlestick, AZ - Bisbee,Cochise County402 - Long Notched Bisbee Candlestick, AZ - Bisbee,Cochise County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1903 - This sturdy, 14.25" long candlestick features filed notchwork down the length of the stick, and along the thimble. This stick was purchas
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to u******y for (1,800.00 + 351.00) x 1 = 2,151.00
 
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Pistol Grip Miner's Candlestick, AZ - Bisbee,Cochise County403 - Pistol Grip Miner's Candlestick, AZ - Bisbee,Cochise County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1905 - This clever candlestick measures 12" long and is shaped like a pistol, complete with a grip handle and front sight. The thumb lever on th
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Consecutive Owl Pharmacy Arizona Prescription Records, AZ - Douglas,Cochise County404 - Consecutive Owl Pharmacy Arizona Prescription Records, AZ - Douglas,Cochise County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1917 - This fascinating lots includes two hefty bound stacks of prescriptions written in the early 1900s in Douglas, Arizona. This continuous medical
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Kingman Photos and Stocks, AZ - Kingman,Mohave County405 - Kingman Photos and Stocks, AZ - Kingman,Mohave County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1916 - Lot of 11 photos and 5 stock certificates issued on the Gilt Edge Mine. The black and white pictures are of the mine, town, and surrounding are
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Oatman Panorama, AZ - Oatman,Mohave County406 - Oatman Panorama, AZ - Oatman,Mohave County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1927 - A panorama shot taken by N.E. Johnson of Oatman Az. in 1927. Piece is unmated and measures 46"x 7". It is very clear in focus with no
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Arizona Trinkets, AZ - Phoenix,Maricopa County407 - Arizona Trinkets, AZ - Phoenix,Maricopa County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This lot is carefully packed in two black-framed display boxes (8" x 12"). Items include 2 AZ State Fair ribbons (1911), a souvenir badge fr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to o******s for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Arizona Trinkets, AZ - Tucson,Pima County408 - Arizona Trinkets, AZ - Tucson,Pima County
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This lot of Arizona trinkets is contained in 2 black display boxes (8" x 12") and includes a silver-colored Tucson Underground Contractors A
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to o******s for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Eclectic Minerals & Mining Collection, AZ - Wickenburg,Maricopa409 - Eclectic Minerals & Mining Collection, AZ - Wickenburg,Maricopa
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 - Lot of 9: Unique mix of items. 1 is a Swiss music box, fully-functional. Hand-painted, from White House Toys in San Francisco (sticker on unde
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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