2012 Western States Token Auction

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Featuring Indian Trader Tokens and Native American Ephemera,Law Enforcement Badges from the Old West, Medals, Commemorative Pieces, So-Called Dollars, Pocket Mirrors, Token Directories, Rare Ethnology Books on Native Americans, Antiquarian Directories, Collecting Reference Books, Bill Weber's California Transportation Tokens, Military Tokens from Two Major Collections, Sanders Utah Tokens, Mel Reiter Dairy Tokens, Tombstone Rarities, Territorial Pieces and more.
Session 1 will start with Alaska and continue thru Montana. Session 2 will be Nebraska through Wyoming, General US Items, and Foreign Items. SESSION 2 WILL START AT 3PM, NOT 2PM AS PRINTED IN THE AUCTION CATALOG. WE WILL BREAK AT 6PM FOR DINNER ON SATURDAY AND FINISH THE AUCTION AFTER THE BANQUET.

Invoicing and lot pick up will NOT be available at the live auction.All items will be shipped or may be picked up at the Reno office the first Monday following

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c1900, c1920, c1950 - Telephone and Telegraph Collection Balance1223 - c1900, c1920, c1950 - Telephone and Telegraph Collection Balance
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Includes company business letters, Terminal numeral stamping sets, telephone newspaper clippings, telephone produced sewing kit, business cards, anniv
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Telephone and Telegraph Stock Certificate Collection (Weber)1224 - Telephone and Telegraph Stock Certificate Collection (Weber)
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A major collection of telephone and telegraph stock certificates. Two notebooks full, 186 total pieces. Highlights include: Aspen & Glenwood Sprin
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to f*******d for (1,500.00 + 262.50) x 1 = 1,762.50
 
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c1910 - Telephone Collection1225 - c1910 - Telephone Collection
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 8. There are 3 bell shaped figures with telephone companies on them, 2 are made from glass and 1 is plastic. 1 pin that reads “Buy a Herald!”.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to F*******d for (100.00 + 17.50) x 1 = 117.50
 
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1925 to 1926 - Texas/New Mexico Directories1226 - 1925 to 1926 - Texas/New Mexico Directories
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Business Directory covering 88pp. of Texas (from Amarillo to Tulia) and 43pp. of New Mexico from Clayton to Carlsbad. Cover vignette advertisement for
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to o******s for (65.00 + 11.38) x 1 = 76.38
 
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1903 - Theodore Roosevelt Token1227 - 1903 - Theodore Roosevelt Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Obverse, image of Theodore Roosevelt. Reverse, President Roosevelt 1903 18.7mm. - Weber Collection
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to w****k for (25.00 + 4.38) x 1 = 29.38
 
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1969-1994 - Token Guide Books (General American Collection)1228 - 1969-1994 - Token Guide Books (General American Collection)
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 12. 1) Peterson, Norman G. Peterson's "Topical Mavericks, Maverick Tokens." Includes business name, attribution, obverse and re...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Townsend Club Convention Medals1229 - Townsend Club Convention Medals
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of two 1935 Townsend Club National Convention pieces. In 1933, Dr. Francis E. Townsend began a movement for a national financial support for the e
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 0***8 for (35.00 + 6.13) x 1 = 41.13
 
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1893 - U.S. Battle Ship New York Medal1230 - 1893 - U.S. Battle Ship New York Medal
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Commemorating the Naval Parade at the Columbian Exposition in 1893. Holed, 31mm. - Weber Collection
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Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 7***3 for (40.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 47.00
 
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U.S. Dynamite Cruiser Pin1231 - U.S. Dynamite Cruiser Pin
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Made in Newark, New Jersey and patented in 1894, depicting the "Vesuvius." - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 9***6 for (15.00 + 2.63) x 1 = 17.63
 
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no date - U.S. Mint Token1232 - no date - U.S. Mint Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
13mm. Holed. Obverse, U.S. Mint building. Reverse, document. - Weber Collection
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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1895 - U.S. National Museum, Report of Kwakiutal and  Eskimos1233 - 1895 - U.S. National Museum, Report of Kwakiutal and Eskimos
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Includes report of the Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in charge of the National Museum, with Appendices with associated papers des
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Start Price : 38.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
 
 
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U.S. Naval Fleet Token1234 - U.S. Naval Fleet Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1908 Visit of the Naval Fleet featuring "fighting Bob." - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 7***3 for (45.00 + 7.88) x 1 = 52.88
 
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U.S. Naval Training Station Token1235 - U.S. Naval Training Station Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of two: 38mm. The U.S. Naval Training Station was located on Yerba Buena Island. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 7***3 for (65.00 + 11.38) x 1 = 76.38
 
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U.S. Navy Yard Pearl Harbor Token1236 - U.S. Navy Yard Pearl Harbor Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
35mm, brass, holed. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 5***1 for (35.00 + 6.13) x 1 = 41.13
 
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U.S. S. Medusa Tokens1237 - U.S. S. Medusa Tokens
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 2. 1) 23mm, aluminum, reeded edge. Curto 109-a. 2) 24mm, five cents ship service. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 9***2 for (30.00 + 5.25) x 1 = 35.25
 
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U.S. South Atlantic  Token1238 - U.S. South Atlantic Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
35mm, aluminum, reeded edge. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 7***3 for (5.00 + 0.88) x 1 = 5.88
 
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U.S.S. Arizona Tokens1239 - U.S.S. Arizona Tokens
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of two: one medal commemorating the launch date June 19, 1915(extremely fine condition); the other memorial museum after it's sinking at Pea...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to j****r for (225.00 + 39.38) x 1 = 264.38
 
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U.S.S. Bream Token1240 - U.S.S. Bream Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
30mm, brass. Submarine service token. - Weber Collection
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Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 7***3 for (30.00 + 5.25) x 1 = 35.25
 
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U.S.S. California  Medal1241 - U.S.S. California Medal
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Souvenir badge from Vallejo, California, July 4, 1921. 64x36mm, holed. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 7***3 for (65.00 + 11.38) x 1 = 76.38
 
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U.S.S. Constitution Token1242 - U.S.S. Constitution Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
"This token represents my contribution of 25c to the save 'Old Ironsides' fund a deposit in the national bank of patriotism." 32mm...
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Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to l****k for (10.00 + 1.75) x 1 = 11.75
 
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U.S.S. Fargo  Token1243 - U.S.S. Fargo Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Liberty pass number 12 from the U.S.S. Fargo. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 7***3 for (110.00 + 19.25) x 1 = 129.25
 
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U.S.S. Kennedy Token1244 - U.S.S. Kennedy Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Good for $1 at the ship's service store. 37mm, very good condition. - Weber Collection
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Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to $******$ for (180.00 + 31.50) x 1 = 211.50
 
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1930 - U.S.S. Louisville Token1245 - 1930 - U.S.S. Louisville Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Celebrating the September 1, 1930 christening of the U.S.S. Louisville at Bremerton Washington. 34mm. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to j****r for (55.00 + 9.63) x 1 = 64.63
 
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U.S.S. Louisville Tokens1246 - U.S.S. Louisville Tokens
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of two: 24mm shellback medal, 32mm christening medal from 1930. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to 7***3 for (50.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 58.75
 
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U.S.S. Massachusetts  Token1247 - U.S.S. Massachusetts Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
44mm, white metal. Extremely fine condition. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 0***8 for (10.00 + 1.75) x 1 = 11.75
 
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U.S.S. Missouri Token1248 - U.S.S. Missouri Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
28mm, commemorating the Japanese surrender September 2, 1945. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 9***6 for (46.00 + 8.05) x 1 = 54.05
 
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U.S.S. New Mexico Token1249 - U.S.S. New Mexico Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Scalloped, 38mm. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to 7***3 for (160.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 188.00
 
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U.S.S. New Orleans Souvenir1250 - U.S.S. New Orleans Souvenir
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Souvenir pin of a visit to the U.S.S. New Orleans. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to j****r for (90.00 + 15.75) x 1 = 105.75
 
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U.S.S. Ohio Plug1251 - U.S.S. Ohio Plug
Holabird-Kagin Americana
3.35 oz. Metal plug, "punched from the U.S. Battleship Ohio protective deck." - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 7***3 for (80.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 94.00
 
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U.S.S. Olympia Tokens1252 - U.S.S. Olympia Tokens
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of three bronze medals made from the propeller of Admiral Dewey's flagship. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 7***3 for (25.00 + 4.38) x 1 = 29.38
 
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U.S.S. Perry Token1253 - U.S.S. Perry Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Curto N-19, 29mm. - Weber Collection
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Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to p*******s for (45.00 + 7.88) x 1 = 52.88
 
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U.S.S. Philip Token1254 - U.S.S. Philip Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
22mm, aluminum, very fine condition. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to 7***3 for (130.00 + 22.75) x 1 = 152.75
 
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U.S.S. Prairie Pin1255 - U.S.S. Prairie Pin
Holabird-Kagin Americana
45mm pin. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 9***6 for (10.00 + 1.75) x 1 = 11.75
 
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U.S.S. Roper Token1256 - U.S.S. Roper Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
18mm, aluminum. - Weber Collection
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Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 6***7 for (10.00 + 1.75) x 1 = 11.75
 
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U.S.S. Salt Lake City Tokens1257 - U.S.S. Salt Lake City Tokens
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of two: pictorials good for 5 and 10 cents. 27 and 32mm. A ship of distinction during World War II, nicknamed "Swayback Maru." - Weber
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 7***3 for (325.00 + 56.88) x 1 = 381.88
 
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U.S.S. Tennessee Token1258 - U.S.S. Tennessee Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Launched naval yard New York April 30, 1919. - Weber Collection
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Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to j****r for (140.00 + 24.50) x 1 = 164.50
 
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1942 etc. - US Naval Ephemera1259 - 1942 etc. - US Naval Ephemera
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 8. Copy of Hand-written list of US Naval tokens by Lewis Egnew, various vessel photos, post cards from US Bases abroad. - Weber Collection
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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1944-1945 - US Navy "Launching" Buttons1260 - 1944-1945 - US Navy "Launching" Buttons
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 16 various "launching" buttons, multiple USS Naval combat & escort vessels at the close of WWII. - Weber Collection
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 9***6 for (50.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 58.75
 
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July 22, 1871 - US Navy Bill1261 - July 22, 1871 - US Navy Bill
Holabird-Kagin Americana
US Navy Bill No. 14, from ship "Colorado," signed J. Rodgers, Rear Admiral commanding to Russell US Co. On reverse. - Weber Collection
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to l*****p for (110.00 + 19.25) x 1 = 129.25
 
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1899 - US Navy Ships' Service Tickets1262 - 1899 - US Navy Ships' Service Tickets
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 13. Includes ship's service tickets, various USS vessels, USNOB Argentina, multiple denominations, singles & booklets. - Weber Collec...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********h.. for (150.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 176.25
 
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Vietnam Token Collection1263 - Vietnam Token Collection
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of twenty two. - Weber Collection
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to p********h.. for (275.00 + 48.13) x 1 = 323.13
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN1264 - LOT WITHDRAWN
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This is a group of tokens, documents and scrip. Includes Pacific Northwest Numismatic Assn, Cal State Numis assn, San Jose Coin Club, and much more. T
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Start Price : 10.00
 
 
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1995 - Western Good For Trade Mirrors Guide Book1265 - 1995 - Western Good For Trade Mirrors Guide Book
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Dunn, Hal V. Catalog of Western Good For Trade Mirrors. Includes shapes and sizes, coloration, rarity and value, and illustrations (some in color) wit
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to o******s for (65.00 + 11.38) x 1 = 76.38
 
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1977-1990 - Western States (Misc) Token Guide Books1266 - 1977-1990 - Western States (Misc) Token Guide Books
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 4. 1) "Arizona Highways." Feb., 1977. Includes a section titled "Taken with Tokens" by Dan L. Thrapp (Arizona Token Collect
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to 7***5 for (20.00 + 3.50) x 1 = 23.50
 
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Western Union Telegraph Collection (Weber)1267 - Western Union Telegraph Collection (Weber)
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Very fine collection of about 100 items from the Western Union Telegraph Co. The collection contains a number of the Western Union "pass style...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f*******d for (250.00 + 43.75) x 1 = 293.75
 
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Wilkes Expedition Medal1268 - Wilkes Expedition Medal
Holabird-Kagin Americana
24.6mm, 82grains, reeded edge. The Wilkes Expedition from 1838-1842 was the last to circle the globe by sail, and confirmed Antarctica's existe...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to p********n for (425.00 + 74.38) x 1 = 499.38
 
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1898 - William T. Sampson Medal1269 - 1898 - William T. Sampson Medal
Holabird-Kagin Americana
U.S. Naval Campaign West Indies 1898. 38.4mm, 403.4grains. Reverse: Santiago de Cuba July 3. Rear admiral Sampson died in 1902, celebrated for his vic
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 40.00
Sold to 8***6 for (55.00 + 9.63) x 1 = 64.63
 
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Foreign Military Tokens1270 - Foreign Military Tokens
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 117 tokens from various military locations. Some places include, Thailand, Turkey, Germany, Japan, Korea and many more.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to $******$ for (750.00 + 131.25) x 1 = 881.25
 
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Transportation Token - Foreign  Transportation Tokens1271 - Transportation Token - Foreign Transportation Tokens
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Lot of 13. 1) Subterraneos De Buenos Aires (Argentina). 2) -3) 1938 // StB (Austria). 4) & 5) Elektrickedra'hy / Hlav. Mesta Prahy. (Czechos...
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Sold to r******h for (170.00 + 29.75) x 1 = 199.75
 
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Australia,1925 - Australian Cruise Token1272 - Australia,1925 - Australian Cruise Token
Holabird-Kagin Americana
145 ships participated in the United States Fleet tour of Australia in 1925. 39mm, holed, very fine condition. - Weber Collection
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to 7***3 for (20.00 + 3.50) x 1 = 23.50
 
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