Best of The West - February 2014

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Holabird-Kagin Americana Office
3555 Airway Drive Suite#309
Reno, NV 89511
Thursday Feb 20th, 10am-6pm
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Feb 20 & 21, 2014
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Reno, NV 89502

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3555 Airway Drive Suite #309
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Calendar Broadside with Russell Art -100 - Calendar Broadside with Russell Art -
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c1944 This is a 20"x 28" broadside calendar from Thomas Murphy Company. It has the humorous Charles Russell print "Cowboy's Lame...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Champions of Liberty Broadsides  -101 - Champions of Liberty Broadsides -
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c1943 Calendar Broadsides by Murphy from 1937 (Washington Refuses a Crown, 20 x 27"), 1943 (Champion of Liberty, 30 x 40" Art by AE Becher...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Constitution Calendar 1942 -102 - Constitution Calendar 1942 -
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c1942 This is a pair of calendars, one a Constitution calendar from 1942, complete with the Preamble and measures 46"x 22". The other is ...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Fremont – Cochrane Political Broadside, 1864 by Currier & Ives -103 - Fremont – Cochrane Political Broadside, 1864 by Currier & Ives -
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1864 This deep color, crisp, clean matted broadside measures about 12 x 15”. Fremont was a popular third party candidate, running on his successes in
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Estimates : 750.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to w*******c for (550.00 + 107.25) x 1 = 657.25
 
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Liberty Poster Duo -104 - Liberty Poster Duo -
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c1942 This is a pair of liberty themed broadsides from Thomas D. Murphy & Company. One measures 24"x 14", is adorned with famous hist...
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Lincoln Broadside Calendar -105 - Lincoln Broadside Calendar -
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c1936 This is a 1936 Broadside Calendar from Thomas D. Murphy of Red Oak. Pice depicts the 16th Peseident, by an unknown artist and measures 46&quo...
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Spanish-American War Stereo View Card -106 - Spanish-American War Stereo View Card -
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c1898 Rare image of the commanders of the Spanish-American war in Cuba. Present are Joseph Wheeler, Col. Wood, Theodore Roosevelt, Majs. Brodie &am...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8***1 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Theo. Roosevelt Spanish-American War Photo -107 - Theo. Roosevelt Spanish-American War Photo -
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1898 Original photo of Teddy Roosevelt and an unknown bugler walking down a road, with TR leading his walking horse behind him. This appears to be ta
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to a**********5 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Victory Girl Trio of Broadsides -108 - Victory Girl Trio of Broadsides -
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c1944 This lot consists of two broadside calendars from the WWII era, including two from 1944. They measure 20"x 28", 22"x 32". ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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War Bond Calendar -109 - War Bond Calendar -
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c1944 Two classic War Bond broadside/calenders: A) 32"x 40" broadside calender from 1944 with a War Bond theme. It is offered by Thomas M...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Washington Broadside Calendars -110 - Washington Broadside Calendars -
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c1937 Two George Washington pieces: A) 1937 Broadside Calendar from Thomas D. Murphy & Co., depicting Wahington Refusing a Crown by an unknown a...
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WWII Calendar Broadside -111 - WWII Calendar Broadside -
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c1945 This is a broadside WWII brodside calendar that measures 46"x 22". The artwork was done by Victor Tchetchet. It is in great conditi...
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Russell Broadside Calendar - Red Oak , IA112 - Russell Broadside Calendar - Red Oak , IA
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c1942 Large 42"x 36" broadside calendar from 1942. The Charles Russell print, "Finding the Trail is on the head piece. Beautiful and...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Letter from Mrs.Theodore Roosevelt - Oyster Bay, NY113 - Letter from Mrs.Theodore Roosevelt - Oyster Bay, NY
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1935 Lot of 2. This is a personal letter written by Edith Kermit Roosevelt, widow of President Theodore Roosevelt to one Mrs. Andre Marsaudon (Floren
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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General U.S. Grant Invitation - Baker City, OR114 - General U.S. Grant Invitation - Baker City, OR
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1879 This invitation was sent to the Honorable J.D. Haines of Baker City. The invitation reads "You are respectfully invited to join the citiz...
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Start Price : 170.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Twain's Speeches at the Lotos Club 1st Edition - New York, NY115 - Twain's Speeches at the Lotos Club 1st Edition - New York, NY
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1901 This is a collection of speeches made at the storied Lotos Club in New York City. Established in 1870 as a gathering place for writers, politici
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to O*N for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Samuel Clemens at His Hannibal Home - Hannibal, MO116 - Samuel Clemens at His Hannibal Home - Hannibal, MO
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1902 Taken by Tomlinson Brothers Photography of Hannibal, Mo. Piece measures 15" x 17" in its mounted frame. The photographers, Herbert a...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Lotos Leaves Stories Essays and Poems 1st Edition - New York, NY117 - Lotos Leaves Stories Essays and Poems 1st Edition - New York, NY
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1874 This is a beautiful hard-bound first edition of Lotos Leaves, an illustrated collection of essays, stories and poems written by club members Jam
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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1926 Buick Calendar -118 - 1926 Buick Calendar -
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c1926 This is a 1026 calender for the Northwest Buick Compny. The head piece has a lovely print of a painting done by F. Earl Christy (1882-1961). Pi
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Start Price : 170.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Antique Row Boat Photograph -119 - Antique Row Boat Photograph -
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c1920 Small B & W photo of 2 women rowing a boat on a lake. The location is unknown. The framed and matted photo measures 15.5"x12.5"...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Archpriest Polsky Print Collection -120 - Archpriest Polsky Print Collection -
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c1800 This is a fabulous and unique collection of wood block prints that span 400 years and include such artists as Raphael and Van Dyck. There are o
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 25,000.00
Sold to R*****n for (2,100.00 + 409.50) x 1 = 2,509.50
 
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Banking Calendar Broadside -121 - Banking Calendar Broadside -
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1913 This is a 30"x 44" broadside calendar from The First National Bank of Shenandoah, Iowa. - HKA#65966
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Beaded Purses -122 - Beaded Purses -
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Lot of 2. 1) Beaded bag with beaded flower accents. The bag measures 11.5" x 11 and has had some wear, but the beading has remained intact. 2) ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Boxing & Wrestling Posters -123 - Boxing & Wrestling Posters -
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c1930 This is a lot of two event posters from 1930. The first advertises a wrestling card at the Cowlitz Athletic Club for Tuesday, May 27. The main
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Estimates : 400.00 - 750.00
Sold to 9***1 for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Cinco Senores Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate -124 - Cinco Senores Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate -
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c1863 From the Cinco Senores Gold and Silver Mining Co. of Copala, Sinaloa, Mexico. The company was incorporated in 1863 in S.F. Issued to Jacob Schr
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Estimates : 750.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to 8*******l for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Civil War Era Daguerreotypes -125 - Civil War Era Daguerreotypes -
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c1860 This is a lot of two daguerreotypes and three ferrotypes taken during the Civil War era. Four measure 3.50”x 3”, while fifth is a bit smaller 2
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to O*N for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Civil War Era Themed Group -126 - Civil War Era Themed Group -
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c1864 This is a great lot for any Civil War collector! It consist of 12 Civil War prints the feature various battle scenes. These prints measure 15...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Civil War Haper's Commemorative, Letters and Art -127 - Civil War Haper's Commemorative, Letters and Art -
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1895 This is a great Civil War themed lot that includes a 30 year commemorative copy of “Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War.” The large book
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Civil War Letters Group -128 - Civil War Letters Group -
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c1865 Lot of 7: various Civil War letters from different locations around the country, such as Illinois, Texas, and Michigan. There is on letter in a
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to j******d for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Civil War Portraits -129 - Civil War Portraits -
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This is a lot of 3 pieces. The frame piece has 2 images of Stonewall Jackson and General Longstreet. The other is an image of Col. O.B. Willcox who wa
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Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to O*N for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Early Movie Posters -130 - Early Movie Posters -
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1911 This is a lot of two possible movie posters for the short William Selig production of Marie Corelli’s novel, “Thelma.” I say appear, because the
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Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to O*N for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Early Northwest Maps -131 - Early Northwest Maps -
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c1900 This is a lot of eight early maps, including reliefs of Oregon, Washington, Idaho and British Columbia 1860s-1900. Five of the pieces are frame
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 9***0 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Early United States Documents -132 - Early United States Documents -
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c1800 Lot of 12 items. 1) A handwritten check for $15.98, dated February 1825; 2) New York receipt for books purchased, 1835; 3) An 1841 receipt for
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Expo Pocket Watch Camera -133 - Expo Pocket Watch Camera -
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1905 Here`s the greatest little camera ever made! A novel and valuable possession that will give you loads for fun for years to come. Fits right into
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to b*********r for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Foreign & Domestic Documents Box -134 - Foreign & Domestic Documents Box -
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c1800 Lot of approximately 20 pieces. The box contains handwritten documents in English, Spanish and French from the early- to mid-19th century. A fe
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to O*N for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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Framed Map of Western States -135 - Framed Map of Western States -
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c1870 This map features New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Utah. It was published by J.H. Colton at 172 William St. NY. The map measures 17.25
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to o******s for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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German Mining Books Set -136 - German Mining Books Set -
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1908 Lot of 2. 1) Hard-cover German language historic Mining and Mineralogy books, 2 in series. These measure 11.25" x 8.25" x 1.5"....
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Illustrated Bill Head Group -137 - Illustrated Bill Head Group -
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c1888 This is a lot of about 80 varied illustrated bill heads from the 1880’s to the 1920’s. Businesses in this collection range from H.K. Porter &...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Illustrated Letter Sheet Collection -138 - Illustrated Letter Sheet Collection -
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c1860 This is a lot of 28 illustrated letterhead letters that were written between 1862 and 1911. Samples include a 1863 letter from a soldier from N
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Estimates : 400.00 - 750.00
Sold to O*N for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Langdon Company Stocks -139 - Langdon Company Stocks -
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Lot of 3. 1) Langdon Bank stock number 149 issued to Horace Whitney for 4 shares on July 3, 1856. It measures 8.25" x 6.30" and has little...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Forty five (45) applied or tooled top drug bottles, c1880-1920 -140 - Forty five (45) applied or tooled top drug bottles, c1880-1920 -
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All with labels; extracts, elixirs and tinctures. Mostly amber, 5” to 8” tall. Drug companies include: Burrough Bros., Merrell, Sutliff, Lilly, Parke
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b*********r for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Sixty Four (64) tooled top drug bottles 3” to 9” or more tall, c1890-1920 -141 - Sixty Four (64) tooled top drug bottles 3” to 9” or more tall, c1890-1920 -
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This group contains a wide variety of drugs and chemicals. A sampling of these are: hematic tonic, asafetida, strontium salicylate, oil of lemongrass,
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to O*N for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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One hundred (100) labeled drug bottles -142 - One hundred (100) labeled drug bottles -
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Mostly 2” to 7” with a few larger bottles, thus the lot is mostly smaller bottles (3-4”), mostly amber, c1890-1920. This group is also a mixed assortm
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Estimates : 750.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to O*N for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Sixty (60) labeled drug bottles -143 - Sixty (60) labeled drug bottles -
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Mostly 3-10”, mostly amber. Wide variety of chemical and drugs shown on the labels. Included are Thaloin, acetylsalicylic acid, etidin, anasarca, sodi
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 9***0 for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Fifty One (51) Labeled Drug Bottles -144 - Fifty One (51) Labeled Drug Bottles -
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Mostly 5-9” (a taller grouping), amber, c1880-1920. Includes some older bottles. Manufacturers include Sutliff & Case, Parke Davis, Lilly, Yates...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f******1 for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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One Hundred Two (102) Labeled Drug Bottles.  -145 - One Hundred Two (102) Labeled Drug Bottles. -
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Mostly 2-5” with exceptions (smaller grouping). Contains 27 different manufacturer/distributors and the usual wide variety of drugs or chemicals. See
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Estimates : 750.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to O*N for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Seventy Six (76) Labeled Drug Bottles -146 - Seventy Six (76) Labeled Drug Bottles -
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Mostly 3-7” with a few exceptions. This is a well mixed group of chemicals and manufacturers (about 20 different). Drugs/chemicals include: ammonium s
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to O*N for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Fifty Nine (59) Labeled Drug Bottles. -147 - Fifty Nine (59) Labeled Drug Bottles. -
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Mostly 1-7” with a few exceptions (mostly 2-5”). This group contains a number of different manufacturers than the previous lots. some of these are: Ri
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b*********r for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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About 100 (one hundred) Labeled Drug Bottles.  -148 - About 100 (one hundred) Labeled Drug Bottles. -
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Mostly 1-4” with a few exceptions, a nice group of small labeled drug bottles. This is a well mixed group of chemicals mostly from the major manufactu
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Estimates : 750.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to O*N for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Collection of labeled homeopathic remedies, all by Boericke & Tafel.  -149 - Collection of labeled homeopathic remedies, all by Boericke & Tafel. -
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47 (forty seven) bottles. Mostly 5-9”, all different chemicals or compounds. See photo online. Rossoff Collection - HKA#66153
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to l**********s for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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