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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Friday & Saturday
Feb 20 & 21, 2014
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Atlantis Casino & Resort
Paradise A Room
3800 S. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89502

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Holabird-Kagin Americana Office
3555 Airway Drive Suite #309
Reno, NV 89511
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Nevada/California Post Cards & More - Reno, NV550 - Nevada/California Post Cards & More - Reno, NV
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1909 This lot contains several interesting pieces relating to both Nevada and California. The main attraction of this collection of RPCs and brochure
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***0 for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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Reno Personalized License Plates Collection - Reno, NV551 - Reno Personalized License Plates Collection - Reno, NV
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c1936 Famous Reno photographer Don Dondero's personalized license plate collection, in 6 matched pairs. Some of these have seen hard service, o...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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Rochester Collection - Rochester, NV552 - Rochester Collection - Rochester, NV
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c1913 Lot of 23 items in a large album, including stock certificates from: Nevada Packard Mines Co. with accompanying prospectus, NV Packard MC lette
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Estimates : 250.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to n*******n for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Village Blacksmith, oil on canvas by J.H. Martin, Reno, c1890 - Reno, NV553 - Village Blacksmith, oil on canvas by J.H. Martin, Reno, c1890 - Reno, NV
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Original oil on canvas, 30 x 42" framed. Wonderful dark blacksmith shop interior, showing wagon and horseshoe repair, typical of any western bl...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 7,500.00
Sold to O*N for (2,800.00 + 546.00) x 1 = 3,346.00
 
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Mining View of Tonopah Photograph  - Tonopah, NV554 - Mining View of Tonopah Photograph - Tonopah, NV
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A team of 20 mules pulling what must be a heavy delivery while several miners look on. The photograph was taken by W.L. Booth of Tonopah. The contrast
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*****l for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Mizpah Hotel, Tonopah, Nevada Key Holder - Tonopah, NV555 - Mizpah Hotel, Tonopah, Nevada Key Holder - Tonopah, NV
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Designed by the renowned architect Morrill J. Curtis, architect for such famous buildings in Nevada such as the second Riverside Hotel, the Overland H
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to F****e for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Reno & Tonopah Photos Group - Tonopah, NV556 - Reno & Tonopah Photos Group - Tonopah, NV
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c1907 Lot of 13: large & small B&W photos fro the Tonopah, Lake Tahoe and Reno areas. Several are duplicate photos. The oldest appears to b...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Tonopah & Eureka Reprints and Postcards - Tonopah, NV557 - Tonopah & Eureka Reprints and Postcards - Tonopah, NV
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c1900 Lot of 7 postcards and 15 reprint photos from the files of the Tonopah Times-Bonanza. Subjects include miners and mine sites, Tonopah as a tent
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Estimates : 850.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to n*******n for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Tuscarora Mining District Collection - Tuscarora, NV558 - Tuscarora Mining District Collection - Tuscarora, NV
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c1877 An album containing 13 stock certificates, 6 Justice Court documents; 4 5" x 7” black/white photos; 2 stage-line billheads and one recei...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to 8***8 for (750.00 + 146.25) x 1 = 896.25
 
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Lot Withdrawn559 - Lot Withdrawn
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Great Basin Mining Co. Certificate  - Unionville, NV560 - Great Basin Mining Co. Certificate - Unionville, NV
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c1864 One of the great territorial certificates. Extremely rare and spectacular uncancelled certificate, issued to one J.D Hunt, for 50 shares of cap
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Estimates : 750.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to 3***2 for (800.00 + 156.00) x 1 = 956.00
 
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Adolph Sutro Letters - Virginia City, NV561 - Adolph Sutro Letters - Virginia City, NV
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c1874 Lot of 4 items related to Comstock giant Adolph Sutro. 1) A business card, with an address of Sutro Tunnel, Nevada printed on the piece. 2) A b
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to j***d for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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Annual Comstock Mining Reports - Virginia City, NV562 - Annual Comstock Mining Reports - Virginia City, NV
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c1917 Lot of 3: Annual mining reports to the Board of Directors in San Francisco, of the Mexican Gold & Silver Mining Co. from 1917 to 1920. Th...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9***0 for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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C.C. Goodwin Photo Collection - Virginia City, NV563 - C.C. Goodwin Photo Collection - Virginia City, NV
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c Lot of 13: group of B&W period photos of C.C. Goodwin, the superintendent of the Sutro Tunnel. Many of these are duplicates, and sizes vary f...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to 4***0 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Comstock Pieces - Virginia City, NV564 - Comstock Pieces - Virginia City, NV
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c1890 This is a great group for Comstock collectors! The lot contains a 1891 print of THE COMSTOCK CLUB by C.C. Goodwin in hardcover format. The 314
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to t*******4 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Consolidated Virginia Mining Co. Letter & Cover - Virginia City, NV565 - Consolidated Virginia Mining Co. Letter & Cover - Virginia City, NV
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1875 This is a letter from the Con Virginia Main Offices in S.F. to one Edward Tompkins Esq. of the IRS/ Treasury Dept. in Washington D.C. The hand-w
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***0 for (85.00 + 16.58) x 1 = 101.58
 
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Crosby Stock Certificate - Virginia City, NV566 - Crosby Stock Certificate - Virginia City, NV
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c1896 Lot of 38 stock certificate stubbs in hardcover book (7 1/2" x 4"), with all but 9 certificates still attached to stub. Incorporate...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8*******l for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Early Comstock Miner's Booklet - Virginia City, NV567 - Early Comstock Miner's Booklet - Virginia City, NV
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c1915 An 8.15” x 5” delightful booklet that features over 60 pages of images, ads and stories of the Comstock. There is some wear and some of the pag
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to F****e for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Flood: Gould & Curry Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate with Flood Signature - Virginia City, NV568 - Flood: Gould & Curry Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate with Flood Signature - Virginia City, NV
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1873 Extremely rare certificate from the famous Comstock mine of Gould & Curry, with the signature of J.C. Flood. Flood was a Comstock financie...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to 8*******l for (2,300.00 + 448.50) x 1 = 2,748.50
 
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Flood: Pacific Mill & Mining Co. General Expense Report - Virginia City, NV569 - Flood: Pacific Mill & Mining Co. General Expense Report - Virginia City, NV
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1882 An interesting voucher for a discount on buffer by J.C. Flood paid to the "Agency of Nevada Bank." The sum of $18,000.00 dollars was...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8*******l for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Gould and Curry Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate - Virginia City, NV570 - Gould and Curry Silver Mining Company Stock Certificate - Virginia City, NV
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1865 No. 3727 Stock certificate. Incorporated June 27, 1860. Issued to R. Morganstern, Trustee for 20 shares in 1865. Signed by Thomas Bell President
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to t*******4 for (550.00 + 107.25) x 1 = 657.25
 
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Mexican Mining Stock Certificates - Virginia City, NV571 - Mexican Mining Stock Certificates - Virginia City, NV
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c1919 This is a lot that contains a big selection of mining stock from our neighbors to the south, Mexico. Some of the many mines represented in the
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to O*N for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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Pacific Mill & Mining Co. Expense Report - Virginia City, NV572 - Pacific Mill & Mining Co. Expense Report - Virginia City, NV
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1871 An Expense Report for $59.60, for such items as "1 bbl whiskey, 1 net oysters, 8 balls tea, 1 bolt silk," and so on. This is address...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to T*******4 for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Pacific Mill & Mining Co. Mill Reports - Virginia City, NV573 - Pacific Mill & Mining Co. Mill Reports - Virginia City, NV
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c1876 Lot of 8: reports from the various mills in the Pacific Mill & Mining Company`s arsenal. These reports indicate production accounting fro...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 9***0 for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Pacific Mill & Mining Co. Mill Reports - Virginia City, NV574 - Pacific Mill & Mining Co. Mill Reports - Virginia City, NV
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c1877 Lot of 4: 2 Expense Vouchers, 1 invoice from Union Iron Works to Tyrrell & Reese (for the Rhode Island Mill), and 1 Pay Roll Ledger for t...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to V********e for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Pacific Mill & Mining Co. Omega Mill & Sluice Group - Virginia City, NV575 - Pacific Mill & Mining Co. Omega Mill & Sluice Group - Virginia City, NV
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c1877 Lot of 13: various vouchers, expense reports and billings from numerous suppliers. There is 1 report from the Morgan Mill to the Omega Mill for
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Estimates : 100.00 - 450.00
Sold to 9***9 for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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Pacific Mill & Mining Co. Payroll Vouchers - Virginia City, NV576 - Pacific Mill & Mining Co. Payroll Vouchers - Virginia City, NV
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c1874 Lot of 5: payrolls from the various mills on the Pacific Mill & Mining Company. These reports indicate payroll accounting from the Trench...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***9 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Quit Claim Deed "Territorial" - Virginia City, NV577 - Quit Claim Deed "Territorial" - Virginia City, NV
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1860 Unusual and rare document. This hand-written and signed Deed dictates the sale of "10` in the Sucker Company`s Claims, Gold Hill Mining D...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to l******r for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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Telegram Collection Re: Comstock Acquisitions - Virginia City, NV578 - Telegram Collection Re: Comstock Acquisitions - Virginia City, NV
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c1864 Lot of 25 early telegrams about the acquisition of the Savage, Gould & Curry mines, etc., by William Lent and Robert Morrow, two powerful...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Territorial Enterprise Collection - Virginia City, NV579 - Territorial Enterprise Collection - Virginia City, NV
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c1871 This is a large collection of Virginia City's newspaper, The Territorial Enterprise. The issues are from January 1, 1871. The count of sh...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to p*******i for (900.00 + 175.50) x 1 = 1,075.50
 
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Virginia City & Storey County Bonds - Virginia City, NV580 - Virginia City & Storey County Bonds - Virginia City, NV
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1877 This is a lot of two documents from Virginia City, including a $1000 bond issued by Virginia City for water bonds. The document is dated Februar
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to g********t.. for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Wells Fargo Mining Co. Stock Certificate - Virginia City, NV581 - Wells Fargo Mining Co. Stock Certificate - Virginia City, NV
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1878 Choice rare certificate designed by G.T. Brown, one of the first African-Americans to working on stocks and vignette designs. This certificate w
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to 4***7 for (1,200.00 + 234.00) x 1 = 1,434.00
 
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Wahmonie Panoramic Photographs - Wahmonie, NV582 - Wahmonie Panoramic Photographs - Wahmonie, NV
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c1920 Lot of 2. 1) Panorama of the mining camp from up the hill. Tents and a few early automobiles dot the sagebrush in the otherwise empty valley 30
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Estimates : 500.00 - 2,400.00
Sold to 6*****b for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Two Wells Fargo Wax Seals - Andover, NY583 - Two Wells Fargo Wax Seals - Andover, NY
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c1960 This lot includes two wax seal stamps from Wells Fargo & Company Express. One of the stamps is from Andover, New York, the other is from ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 9*****t for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Buffalo Business Directory - Buffalo, NY584 - Buffalo Business Directory - Buffalo, NY
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1855 "Pratt & Co.'s Buffalo Business Directory," with alphabetical and classified index. This little hard-bound book features lis...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to O*N for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Pan American Exposition Spoons - Buffalo, NY585 - Pan American Exposition Spoons - Buffalo, NY
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1901 Lot of 8: 1) Small, 4.5,” demitasse spoon showing the Palace of Agriculture in the bowl and Niagara Falls and an Indian in feathered headdress o
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to a****y for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Cherry Valley 1803 Ledger - Cherry Valley, NY586 - Cherry Valley 1803 Ledger - Cherry Valley, NY
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1803 This is a ledger from the town of Cherry Valley, New York and has entries that date from 1803 to 1855. Entries include business transactions, as
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Early Bank Stock of Morris Canal & Banking Co. - New York, NY587 - Early Bank Stock of Morris Canal & Banking Co. - New York, NY
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1845 Morris Canal & Banking Co. 1844 Certificate, (uncancelled) dated 16 June 1848 for (100) shares in the Capitol Stock of the Company. Printe...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Victor/ RCA "Nipper" Dog Model - NewYork, NY588 - Victor/ RCA "Nipper" Dog Model - NewYork, NY
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c1900 Large model of the world-famous gramophone dog, affectionately known as "Nipper." This life-like restored model measures 38" h...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Watertown NY Insurance Parcel Ledger - Watertown, NY589 - Watertown NY Insurance Parcel Ledger - Watertown, NY
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c1950 This is a ledger showing maps of all the parcels in Watertown New York from 1909 to 1953. It measures 22.5"x 25.75" what closed and...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Chronological Pictagraph World History Scroll - Cincinatti, OH590 - Chronological Pictagraph World History Scroll - Cincinatti, OH
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c1875 Incredible color illustrated pictagraph timeline history of the world. Linen on cnavas backing, great color illustrations and diagrams, from th
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to O*N for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Monte Grande Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate - Cincinatti, OH591 - Monte Grande Gold Mining Co. Stock Certificate - Cincinatti, OH
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c1876 Rare. Measures 10 5/8" x 7 7/8". No. 140 issued to Robert Teats (sp?) 115 shares at $10 each by William H. Tice as secretary and E....
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to j******d for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Coal Advertising Broadside - Dayton, OH592 - Coal Advertising Broadside - Dayton, OH
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c1887 A framed and mounted 22" x 29" advertisement for S.J Patterson Wholesale Coal. A copy of this particular piece is filed in the Libr...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Oklahoma Territory & Indian Territory Documents Group - Chickasha, OK593 - Oklahoma Territory & Indian Territory Documents Group - Chickasha, OK
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c1898 Incredible lot of over 30 documents, certificates, bank notes and Indian Territory notes. These have been collected from the late 1890`s throug
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to t******8 for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Early Oregon Trail Map - , OR594 - Early Oregon Trail Map - , OR
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c1841 This is a 38" x 24" black and white "Map/ Of The/ Oregon Territory/ By The/ U.S. E.X. E.X./ Charles Wilkes Esqr./ Commander/ 1...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,350.00
Sold to w*******c for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Oregon Document Collection - , OR595 - Oregon Document Collection - , OR
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c1854 Includes gold rush era documents. 113 pieces plus oregon place names manuscript. Stage coach (8) 1864-1890, letters (29) 1854 includes gold rus
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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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Oregon Documents Collection - , OR596 - Oregon Documents Collection - , OR
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c1865 Lot of 54: large group of documents, letters, stamps, letterhead documents, receipts, a map of the Old Oregon Trail from 1932, invoices, and mo
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Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to O*N for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Oregon Gold Rush Era Documents - Baker City, OR597 - Oregon Gold Rush Era Documents - Baker City, OR
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c1850 Eight early manuscript letters: Baker City 1867, Portland 1854, Fort Vancouver 1862, Humboldt Basin 1871, Scottsburg 1853, Deland 1858, Portlan
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Estimates : 300.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to O*N for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Western Stock Certificates - Baker City, OR598 - Western Stock Certificates - Baker City, OR
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c1903 This is a large group of stock certificates from Baker City and Sumter, Oregon areas. Represented are certificates from the Yerrington Consolid
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to O*N for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Land Agreement Document  - , PA599 - Land Agreement Document - , PA
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1822 Indenture from Lancaster County regarding the selling of land to John Gunkel and Benjamin Ober executors of David Bollinger from Jacob Oauman, f
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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