2012 Hot August Auction

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Highlights of the sale include:
1. A new discovery of an early, c 1876-7 photo of the Earp family with all of the Earp brothers and their father Nicholas.
2. The Ken and Rosemary Roberts miners candlestick collection containing some of the finest miners candlesticks ever made
3. The best saloon section we’ve ever had – including a fantastic collection of embossed saloon bottles put away for 40 years
4. The largest (by far!) antique American silver ingot, nearly 500 ounces – from Denver!
5. “Discovery” ingots from collections all over America
6. Western mining broadsides, lithographs and maps – the best selection of rarities ever offered at one time.
7. Western Art – five spectacular oil paintings in the style of Russell in oversized mural format by Franz Trevors, from the Palace Club, Reno, 1943-4.
8. Gaming – rare early slot machine (1910), chip collections, antique equipment and broadsides
9. Bawdy & Brothel- rare Mustang Ranch “gold card”, ultra rare early brothel tokens highlighted by the Goldfield “rooster”
10. Western broadsides – the best ever seen at auction – Tahoe, Virginia City, Reno, Pioneer societies, brewery advertising and more
11. Gold and gold ore specimens from major collections
12. Nevada Railroad Collection- The fantastic Jacobitz Collection of lamps, locks, keys, photographs and documents. Perhaps the best collection ever assembled!
13. Humboldt Soda Works Archive from Winnemucca. An original collection of hundreds of original etched and silk screened seltzer bottles for the back bars in saloons dating from c1890 to 1919 (Prohibition) and another batch that post-dates Prohibition.
14. Mining and Assay catalog collection
15. Major World’s Fair ephemera & So Called Dollars collections
16. Original hoard of Morgan Dollars from a Reno Casino in the early days and a $50 Augustus Humbert Pioneer gold piece.
17. Rare western tokens. The best of the best.
Invoicing and lot pick up will NOT be available at the live auction.
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St. Louis Worlds Fare 1904 Paper Weights MO - St. Louis,2012aug - Worlds Fair1630 - St. Louis Worlds Fare 1904 Paper Weights MO - St. Louis,2012aug - Worlds Fair
Holabird-Kagin Americana
6 Different Glass Paper Weights. 1) Festival Hall & Cascade Gardens, Red Colorized. Chipped, see picture 2) Festival Hall, Black & White Horiz
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 9***8 for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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St. Louis World's Fair Souvenir Spoons MO - St. Louis,1904 - 2012aug - Worlds Fair1631 - St. Louis World's Fair Souvenir Spoons MO - St. Louis,1904 - 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Lot of 12 pieces including 11 silver spoons from the various halls and venues and one paper advertisement. 1) Set of 5 spoons, 4” in length, all with
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to 9***8 for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Jamestown So Called Hangers 2012aug - Worlds Fair1632 - Jamestown So Called Hangers 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Two Jamestown Tercentennial Expo medals: 1) HK347, R4, gilt, XF-AU, red, white and blue ribbon with hanger; 2) HK349, R4, brilliant uncirculated with
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to b*********r for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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So-Called Hangers 2012aug - Worlds Fair1633 - So-Called Hangers 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Lot of 2: 1) 1907 Jamestown Tercentennial Expo, HK347, gilt with 14K gold fob, black funeral ribbon; 2) 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Expo, HK 353 with AY
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to a********5 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Jamestown Exposition 1907 2012aug - Worlds Fair1634 - Jamestown Exposition 1907 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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1. Star shaped Paperweight with Birdseye view of fair, 1907 mint. 2. Collection of eight Souvenir Lady's Handled mirrors hallmarked Jamestown Ex...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to b*********r for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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Hudson-Fulton Medal 2012aug - Worlds Fair1635 - Hudson-Fulton Medal 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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HK 380, R6, "Aide" hanger with blue, white and red ribbon, in original presentation case, XF condition. Made by the Medallic Art Company, Ne
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to B******m for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Trio of So Called Hangers 2012aug - Worlds Fair1636 - Trio of So Called Hangers 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Three pieces: 1) HK284, AU-PL, Trans-Mississippi 1898; 2) HK284a, R5, AU, hanger red, white and blue ribbon; 3) HK382, VF-XF, R6, Hudson-Fulton 1909,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to B******m for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Alaskan Yukon Exposition Medal 2012aug - Worlds Fair1637 - Alaskan Yukon Exposition Medal 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Obverse: souvenir of the Dog Eaters, pictorial; reverse: pictorial Igorrote. The Igorrote Village was the featured attraction of the "Pay Streak
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to r*****n for (900.00 + 175.50) x 1 = 1,075.50
 
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Alaska Yukon So Called Dollars AK - 2012aug - Worlds Fair1638 - Alaska Yukon So Called Dollars AK - 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Two pieces: 1) HK363, R5, VF-EF; 2) HK367, R5, AU lusterous, gilt, nice eye appeal, hanger but no pinback. -59162
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to b*******8 for (145.00 + 28.28) x 1 = 173.28
 
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Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Expo and Sesquicentennial Expo Spoons WA - Seattle,King County - 1909, 1926 - 21639 - Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Expo and Sesquicentennial Expo Spoons WA - Seattle,King County - 1909, 1926 - 2
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Lot of 2 teaspoons. 1) A souvenir of the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition held in Seattle in 1909, the bowl contains a depiction of the U.S. Government
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to u******y for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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Pan Pacific Expo Medal 2012aug - Worlds Fair1640 - Pan Pacific Expo Medal 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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HK409 obverse, reverse: Exposition Guards / For Service; XF, ribbon, no hanger. -59164
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to B******m for (85.00 + 16.58) x 1 = 101.58
 
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Pan Pacific Expo Medals 2012aug - Worlds Fair1641 - Pan Pacific Expo Medals 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Lot of 3: 1) HK411, Oregon, holed, XF; 2) Eastside Beer Gold Medal Winner, Medal of Award, 28mm, XF-AU; 3) obverse: Seal of the Canal Zone Isthmus of
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Pan Pacific Expo Art Books CA - San Francisco, -  - 2012aug - Worlds Fair1642 - Pan Pacific Expo Art Books CA - San Francisco, - - 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Two rare art books issued at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition in 1915: "The Sculpture and Mural Decorations of the Exposition" by
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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PPIE Pin Back Shovel CA - San Francisco,2012aug - Worlds Fair1643 - PPIE Pin Back Shovel CA - San Francisco,2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Inscribed "used by William Howard Taft President of the United States, October 14, 1911 turning the first spadeful of Earth for the Pan Pacific I
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 9***1 for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Panama-Pacific and Midwinter Expositions Spoons CA - San Francisco,1894, 1915 - 2012aug - Worlds Fai1644 - Panama-Pacific and Midwinter Expositions Spoons CA - San Francisco,1894, 1915 - 2012aug - Worlds Fai
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Lot of 6 commemorative spoons. 1) A 6” sterling spoon, an “Official Souvenir PPIE” (Panama Pacific International Exposition), showing the Tower of Jew
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold to b*********r for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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So Called Dollars 2012aug - Worlds Fair1645 - So Called Dollars 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Three So Called hangers: 1) HK632, R6, 1893 Nebraska State Fair, XF, hanger with red, white and blue ribbon; 2) HK645, Detroit Bicentennial, R6, Unc.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to r*********1 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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So Called Dollar Hangers 2012aug - Worlds Fair1646 - So Called Dollar Hangers 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Three pieces: 1) HK705, R4, hanger with red, white and blue ribbon, fine condition; 2) HK706, R4, EF, "Reception committee" hanger with blue
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to B******m for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Century of Progress So Calleds 2012aug - Worlds Fair1647 - Century of Progress So Calleds 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Three pieces: 1) HK463, R2, XF; 2) HK469, R3, BU, hairlines, red ribbon; 3) HK474a, R4, BU, "Souvenir" hanger with blue ribbon. -59165
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to b*********r for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Chicago Worlds Fair Collectibles IL - Chicago,1933 - 2012aug - Worlds Fair1648 - Chicago Worlds Fair Collectibles IL - Chicago,1933 - 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Collection of 13, Silvered Metaled, Souvenirs imported by N. Shure Co. Importers. 1) Lot of 5 Crumbers, Different sizes 5" wide to 5" high.
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Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to u******y for (145.00 + 28.28) x 1 = 173.28
 
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Chicago World's Fair Silvered Metal Collection IL - Chicago,1933 - 2012aug - Worlds Fair1649 - Chicago World's Fair Silvered Metal Collection IL - Chicago,1933 - 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Lot of 18 pieces, mostly silvered metal and imported by N. Shure Co. 1) 6 assorted large crumbers, 6 x 6,” and 3 assorted small crumbers; 2) 3 ash tr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8*****b for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Chicago Worlds Fair Glass Paperweights IL - Chicago,1933 - 2012aug - Worlds Fair1650 - Chicago Worlds Fair Glass Paperweights IL - Chicago,1933 - 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Illinois 250-350 1933 60066. Lot of 9, all with pictures of Fair installations on the top side: Federal Building (3); Hall of Science (4); and Sky Ri
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to n*******n for (125.00 + 24.38) x 1 = 149.38
 
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Chicago World's Fair Spoons IL - Chicago,1933 1933 - 2012aug - Worlds Fair1651 - Chicago World's Fair Spoons IL - Chicago,1933 1933 - 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Lot of 7 teaspoons, 8” long. 1) A beautiful sterling silver spoon made by C.D. Peacock of Chicago. The plain bowl is topped by depictions of the Chin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to u******y for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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Chicago World's Fair Exonomia IL - Chicago,2012aug - Worlds Fair1652 - Chicago World's Fair Exonomia IL - Chicago,2012aug - Worlds Fair
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A boxful of memories from 1933 Chicago: 1) 2x3' rug, a tapestry of the Fair; 2) Crumb set in original box plus 2 extra crumbers; 3) Black & ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to g********_.. for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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World's Fair Modern Spoons 1898-1974 - 2012aug - Worlds Fair1653 - World's Fair Modern Spoons 1898-1974 - 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Lot of 7 different spoons: 1) Expo 1970, showing Atlas holding a world globe over his head on the handle, and Osaka engraved in the bowl. Back is mark
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to B******m for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Garfield Presidential Glass Paper Weight Collection 2012aug - Worlds Fair1654 - Garfield Presidential Glass Paper Weight Collection 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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5 President Garfield Paper Weights. 1) Garfield Memorial 2x4 Vertical. 2) Garfield Memorial 2x4 Colorized. 3) Garfield Family Home 2x4 Horizontal. 4)
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f*******3 for (125.00 + 24.38) x 1 = 149.38
 
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Grant Paper Weight Collection 2012aug - Worlds Fair1655 - Grant Paper Weight Collection 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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6 Grant Paper Weights. 1) Grants Monument NY, 2x4. 2) Grants Tomb with Grant and Wife, 2x4. 3) Gen. Ulysses S. Grants tomb Dedicated April 27th 1897,
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to B******m for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Glass Advertizement Paper Weights 2012aug - Worlds Fair1656 - Glass Advertizement Paper Weights 2012aug - Worlds Fair
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Collection of 6 Advertisement Glass Paper Weights. 1) Simonds Shields- Lonsdale Grain Co., Kansas City, Mo, Horizontal. 2) Compliments the Hartley Gra
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to c*********p for (180.00 + 35.10) x 1 = 215.10
 
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