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Holabird-Kagin Americana Office
3555 Airway Drive Suite#309
Reno, NV 89511
Thursday August22, 10am-6pm
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Grand Ballroom #4
3800 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502

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Holabird-Kagin Americana Office
3555 Airway Drive Suite #309
Reno, NV 89511
Sunday August 25, 10am-1pm

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TX,Houston-Harris County,National Lead Company Ingots1000 - TX,Houston-Harris County,National Lead Company Ingots
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1907-These lead advertising ingots were used to promote the National Lead Company. Starting in 1907, the company produced lead-based white paint mark
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UT,Salt Lake City-,Ontario Silver Mining Co. of Park City, Utah, and Elias Morris of Salt Lake City1001 - UT,Salt Lake City-,Ontario Silver Mining Co. of Park City, Utah, and Elias Morris of Salt Lake City
Holabird-Kagin Americana
-This silver ingot measures 3.0” x 1.4” x 1.1” and weighs 20.60 troy oz. It has a highly polished front side on which is engraved: Ontario S. M. Co.,
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Sold to 4***4 for (10,000.00 + 1,950.00) x 1 = 11,950.00
 
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,-,Assay Lab & Chemistry Catalogs1002 - ,-,Assay Lab & Chemistry Catalogs
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1912, 1931-Lot of 4. 1) Laboratory Apparatus Catalog E52," by the Eberbach & Son Company of Ann Arbor, MI. About 900 pages of illustrated l...
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Sold to p********n for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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,-,Assay Lab Pulveriser1003 - ,-,Assay Lab Pulveriser
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1889-This is a Justinian Caire pulveriser that was essential to assay office labs in the 1880s. This one is patented 1889 and is in very good conditio
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Sold to 8***3 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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,-,Crucibles and Ingot Molds1004 - ,-,Crucibles and Ingot Molds
Holabird-Kagin Americana
-This lot contains two ingot molds, one broken, and two large crucibles for the melting and forming of silver and gold ingots. The broken mold was us
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Sold to b*********6 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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,-,E. Justh Assay Receipt1005 - ,-,E. Justh Assay Receipt
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1859-Oct. 26, 1859, receipt from Assay office of E. Justh, 104 Montgomery St. San Francisco, for 91.65 oz. of gold valued at $1688.55. To WF CTH Palme
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Sold to p********n for (220.00 + 42.90) x 1 = 262.90
 
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,-,Rare Touchstone Assay Needles1006 - ,-,Rare Touchstone Assay Needles
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1800s-This rare set of 9 touchstone needles represents an ancient method of testing gold for karat purity. In use, known samples of gold would be mar
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Sold to p********n for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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CA,Grass Valley-Nevada County,Delano, A. Assay Receipt1007 - CA,Grass Valley-Nevada County,Delano, A. Assay Receipt
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Feb 6, 1873-Issued to Elam Biggs for 11oz gold dust. ($151.) Signed by A. Delano. 3.5" x 2.5". Fine. Alonzo Delano was a forty-niner, com...
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Sold to s*****b for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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CA,Marysville-,152. H. Harris & Co. Pioneer Assay Office, (Late Harris & Marchand)1008 - CA,Marysville-,152. H. Harris & Co. Pioneer Assay Office, (Late Harris & Marchand)
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Feb 24, 1860-No. 21237 Memorandum of Gold Deposited by Bankers, Decker, Jewett, and Paxton of Marysville. This receipt measure 10 1/2 x 4 1/2” and wa
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Start Price : 1,750.00
 
 
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CA,San Francisco-,Justh, (Hunter Blacked Out) Assay Office1009 - CA,San Francisco-,Justh, (Hunter Blacked Out) Assay Office
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Oct 9, 1858-No. 7664 Memorandum of Gold Bullion deposited by W.F. & Co – C.T.H. Palmer. Palmer was a banker in doing business at Folsom, Califo...
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Start Price : 1,500.00
 
 
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CA,San Francisco-,Kellogg, Hewston & Co., 108 Montgomery St.,1010 - CA,San Francisco-,Kellogg, Hewston & Co., 108 Montgomery St.,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Feb 5, 1861-No. 7509 Memorandum of Gold Bullion deposited by D.O. Mills dba Hardy Kennedy This receipts measure 11 3/4 x 5 1/4” and has a vignette of
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Sold to p********n for (125.00 + 24.38) x 1 = 149.38
 
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CA,San Francisco-,San Francisco Mint Assay Receipt1011 - CA,San Francisco-,San Francisco Mint Assay Receipt
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1861-Jan. 31, 1861 San Francisco Mint Assay receipt for a 59.42 oz. Gold bar valued at $1172.06. 4.25 x 11". HKA#64247
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Sold to a*******s for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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CA,San Francisco-,Savage Mine Assay Receipt1012 - CA,San Francisco-,Savage Mine Assay Receipt
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1863-This is an assay receipt issued by G.W. Bell of Assay Office No. 512 California Street, San Francisco. It’s for two sacks at a total weight of 26
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Start Price : 100.00
 
 
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NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Assay Document for Bacon Mill, Savage Mine1013 - NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Assay Document for Bacon Mill, Savage Mine
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1867-Mining, Storey, VC 500-750 R400 1867 A statement showing the deposit by the Bacon Mill of 4 samples on May 23. These ran $13-$19/ton. Signed b
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Start Price : 250.00
 
 
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NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Assay Document for Bacon Mill, Savage Mine1014 - NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Assay Document for Bacon Mill, Savage Mine
Holabird-Kagin Americana
May 9, 1867-Assay statement showing deposit by Bacon Mill of crushed ore. Gold = 0.06 to 0.07 oz/ton. Silver = 5.6 to 5.8 oz/ton. Today = $260/ton. Si
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Sold to p********n for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Assay Document for Bacon Mill, Savage Mine1015 - NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Assay Document for Bacon Mill, Savage Mine
Holabird-Kagin Americana
April 17, 1867-A statement showing the deposit by the Bacon Mill (for Mr. J.G. Fair). These are crushed ore samples. Wheeler and Hepburn pans (2 diffe
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NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Assay Document for James G. Fair1016 - NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Assay Document for James G. Fair
Holabird-Kagin Americana
August 15, 1867-Another assay statement showing 2 samples of crushed ore deposited by James G. Fair, probably for the Savage Mine. Signed by Leopold K
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NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Assay Document of James G. Fair1017 - NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Assay Document of James G. Fair
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1867-A statement on the letterhead of the Assay Office of Leopold Kuh, Taylor Street, Corner of D Street, Virginia, Nevada, May 7th, 1867, showing tha
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Start Price : 250.00
 
 
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NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Leopold Kuh Assay Office Billhead for Savage Mining Company1018 - NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Leopold Kuh Assay Office Billhead for Savage Mining Company
Holabird-Kagin Americana
August 31, 1865-A very rare invoice/receipt on the billhead of Leopold Kuh Assay Office showing assays made during the month of August for the Savage
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Sold to 4***4 for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Leopold Kuh Virginia City Assay Receipt1019 - NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Leopold Kuh Virginia City Assay Receipt
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1864-This is an assay receipt from the office of Leopold Ruh. It’s for a deposit made by The Savage Mine in the amount of $87.38 in silver and $29 in
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Sold to p********n for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Old Virginia City Assay Receipts1020 - NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Old Virginia City Assay Receipts
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1866-This is a lot of 3 documents all related to assay offices. There is a receipt signed by Matthew Kelly of The Savage Mine for $126 and received fr
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Sold to m********r for (209.21 + 40.80) x 1 = 250.01
 
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NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Savage Company Assay Receipt1021 - NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Savage Company Assay Receipt
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1872-This is an assay receipt titled “Memorandum of Bullion received at the SAVAGE CO’S ASSAY OFFICE” It’s dated June 19, 1872. The amount received $8
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Sold to p********n for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Van Wyck & Company Assay Receipts *Territorial*1022 - NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Van Wyck & Company Assay Receipts *Territorial*
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1865-This lot contains three documents from the Assay Office of Van Wyck & Company of Virginia City Nevada. 1) dated Nov. 21, 1864, this receipt...
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Sold to p********n for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Ore Assay Report of C. Wiegand & Co.1023 - NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Ore Assay Report of C. Wiegand & Co.
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1880-This is an extremely rare assay certificate for one of the most prolific small ingot makers in America. X-Ford Collection. The certificate is for
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Sold to 4***4 for (1,000.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,195.00
 
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1747 Pembroke Book1024 - 1747 Pembroke Book
Holabird-Kagin Americana
A Major Numismatic Literary Discovery Exceptionally Rare Numismatic Collection Catalog of the Earl of Pembroke with detailed engraved prints of Ea
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Start Price : 2,500.00
 
 
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Banking House of James King of William Second of Exchange1025 - Banking House of James King of William Second of Exchange
Holabird-Kagin Americana
-James King of William opened his banking house in 1849 and merged with Adams & Co. In 1854. When Adams closed in the Panic of 1855, King became...
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Sold to 9*********n for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Counterstamped "CC" Morgan Dollar 1026 - Counterstamped "CC" Morgan Dollar
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1878-Lot of 4: 1) June 8, 1874 Carson City Mint receipt for 1067.79 oz of gold clippings from Superintendant F.D Hetrich to Melter and Refiner G. W. B
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Sold to 8*****k for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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US Gold and Silver Table of Weights1027 - US Gold and Silver Table of Weights
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1870-Shows "Trade dollar to Gold Coin to Subsidiary Coin (silver and gold value). American dollar equivalency handwritten in pencil at bottom ...
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Sold to a*******s for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Germany, Westfalia-,Early Johann Peter Poppenberg Pocket Coin Scale1028 - Germany, Westfalia-,Early Johann Peter Poppenberg Pocket Coin Scale
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1780-This 4.5" x 2.5" x 1" carved wooden case features simple wire hook hinges and a clasp, and contains a steel beam, two 34mm bras...
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Start Price : 250.00
 
 
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AL,Mobile-,First & Third of Exchange1029 - AL,Mobile-,First & Third of Exchange
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1851-1852-Lot of two includes 1.) First of Exchange No.73 signed by William H. Chandler payable in Providence, RI for $3475.28. Dated Mar. 20, 1852 Al
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Start Price : 150.00
 
 
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CA-Adams 1030 - CA-Adams
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1850s-Lot of 2 Exchanges. 1) A Second of Exchange from the Sacramento office dated October 13, 1853 to Adams Frampton for $375. 2) An unissued third o
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Sold to m*****1 for (125.00 + 24.38) x 1 = 149.38
 
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CA,Sacramento-,Sacramento City Gold Receipt1031 - CA,Sacramento-,Sacramento City Gold Receipt
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1850-July 17,1850 Sacramento city partly printed blue paper, 3.75 x 5.5" manuscript filled in receipt for $1500 in gold deposited with Barton L...
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Sold to p********n for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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CA,San Francisco-,Alsop & Co Exchange Note1032 - CA,San Francisco-,Alsop & Co Exchange Note
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1856-This extremely rare, light blue paper note in excellent condition is from the Alsop & Co of San Francisco, California, dated 4 June 1856. T...
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Sold to p********n for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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CA,San Francisco-,Justh & Hunter Directory Page1033 - CA,San Francisco-,Justh & Hunter Directory Page
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1857-Full page directory advertisment for Justh & hunter Assayers of Gold, Silver & Ores. HKA#64819
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Sold to J****r for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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CA,San Francisco-,Ralston Signed Bank of California Check1034 - CA,San Francisco-,Ralston Signed Bank of California Check
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1873-This is a check issued on The Bank of California and signed by bank president William C. Ralston. It’s dated July 29, 1873 and made out to Missio
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Sold to p********n for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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CA,Santa Clara-Santa Clara County,Santa Clara Banking Group1035 - CA,Santa Clara-Santa Clara County,Santa Clara Banking Group
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1919-1922-Lot of 4. Ledger Books of checks, from the "Bank of Italy" (based in San Francisco) with receipts, filled in with signatures, a...
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Start Price : 150.00
 
 
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CA,Tuolumne County-,Wells Fargo Early Checks, Framed1036 - CA,Tuolumne County-,Wells Fargo Early Checks, Framed
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1863 & 1865-Two early Wells Fargo checks framed under glass. One is datelined Jacksonville, July 8th, 1863 and the other Folsom, January 18, 186...
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Sold to m*****1 for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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CA,Virginia City-Storey County,Gould & Curry Documents1037 - CA,Virginia City-Storey County,Gould & Curry Documents
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1866-This lot contains six documents relating to the offices of Gould & Curry Silver Mining Company. Included is a assay receipt from the Savage...
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CT-Early Bill of Exchange1038 - CT-Early Bill of Exchange
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1779-On one piece of rag paper—two identical copies of the same exchange, numbered #593 for $18 to be paid to Mr. Jared Hinckley, dated 15 of Septembe
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Start Price : 500.00
 
 
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ID,-Boise County,Encased Becker & Sons Tabletop Balance Scale1039 - ID,-Boise County,Encased Becker & Sons Tabletop Balance Scale
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1855-1862, 1875-1884-A small, beautiful brass, wood, and glass Becker & Sons tabletop balance scale with a New York nameplate. This petite sca...
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Sold to j******0 for (475.00 + 92.63) x 1 = 567.63
 
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ID,Boise City-,Wm. Morris Northwest Stage Company Check1040 - ID,Boise City-,Wm. Morris Northwest Stage Company Check
Holabird-Kagin Americana
July 19, 1873-No. 383. Parker, Huntley & Barlow Proprietors. $119 payable to N. Shaffer. Signed by Wm. B. Morris. HKA#64821
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Sold to j******0 for (750.00 + 146.25) x 1 = 896.25
 
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MO,St. Louis- Page, Bacon & Co., Bankers First of Exchange1041 - MO,St. Louis- Page, Bacon & Co., Bankers First of Exchange
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Feb 15, 1855-No.16564 First of exchange signed by Page, Bacon & Co. Pay to the order of A. Loffin for $500.00. This form is important because it...
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Sold to 6*****H for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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MT,Helena-Lewis & Clark County,Helena Bank Checks1042 - MT,Helena-Lewis & Clark County,Helena Bank Checks
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1881-Eight pieces of Montana banking history: a bank teller vignette from the First National Bank of Helena, 1870; a miner and his dog vignette from t
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Sold to b*********r for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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NJ,Jersey City-Hudson County,Seederer-Kohlbusch Analytical Balance Scale with Weights1043 - NJ,Jersey City-Hudson County,Seederer-Kohlbusch Analytical Balance Scale with Weights
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1908-A very clean Seederer-Kohlbusch Inc. analytical balance scale out of Jersey City, NJ. Likely dates to the early 1900s. Includes balance arms and
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Start Price : 250.00
 
 
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Lot Withdrawn1044 - Lot Withdrawn
Holabird-Kagin Americana
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NV,Carson City-Ormsby County,Carson City Bank Checks1045 - NV,Carson City-Ormsby County,Carson City Bank Checks
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1898-Lot of almost 50 checks including 11 checks with the following revenue types: RN-F1, RN-X7 (2), RN-G1 (2), RN-D7 (3), hand tied R15 R2 adhesive p
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Sold to 8***9 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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NV,Carson City-Ormsby County,Carson City Mint Group1046 - NV,Carson City-Ormsby County,Carson City Mint Group
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1898-Lot of 25+ handwritten correspondence and ore calculations from the U.S. Mint in Carson City. HKA#64407
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Sold to 8***9 for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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NV,Carson City-Ormsby County,Treasury Department Letter Group1047 - NV,Carson City-Ormsby County,Treasury Department Letter Group
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1889-1890-This is a collection of about 30 pieces of correspondence between the United States Treasury Department and Carson City Postal Disbursing Ag
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Start Price : 125.00
 
 
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NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Check Signed by Phillip Deidesheimer1048 - NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Check Signed by Phillip Deidesheimer
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1870-This is a check written on The Gould & Curry Silver Mining Company and The Bank of California to F. Seymore for $120, dated May 3, 1870. It...
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Sold to s**********n for (135.00 + 26.33) x 1 = 161.33
 
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NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Comstock Check Group1049 - NV,Virginia City-Storey County,Comstock Check Group
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1875-This is a framed collection of 14 Comstock-region mine and mill checks. Five have the signature of John Mackay, while 10 are also signed by James
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Start Price : 200.00
 
 
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