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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Live Auction
Friday & Saturday
Feb 20 & 21, 2014
9am PDT starting time, both days

Location
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
Sunday February 23rd, 10am-1pm

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Trinidad colo. Token - Trinidad, CO750 - Trinidad colo. Token - Trinidad, CO
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c1900 A rare GF 5c at Richter & Co. in Trinidad, Colo. - HKA#65882
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 650.00
Sold to 8*****S for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Victor, Colo. Token - Victor, CO751 - Victor, Colo. Token - Victor, CO
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c1900 This is a GF 5c at the Narrow Gauge Saloon in Victor, Colo. - HKA#65885
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to b*********r for (90.00 + 17.55) x 1 = 107.55
 
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Monte Carlo Saloon Token - Walsenburg, CO752 - Monte Carlo Saloon Token - Walsenburg, CO
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c1900 This is a GF 5c in Trade at the Monte Carlo Saloon in Walsburg, Colo. - HKA#65883
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Welby, Colo. Token - Welby, CO753 - Welby, Colo. Token - Welby, CO
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GF 5c at G. Rotolo General Merchandise token. - HKA#65876
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 900.00
Sold to 7***5 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Hawaiian Token - Honolulu, HI754 - Hawaiian Token - Honolulu, HI
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This is a brass GF one draught token from the Pantheon Saloon in Honolulu. HI. - HKA#65852
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8***7 for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Delamar Hotel Token - Delamar, ID755 - Delamar Hotel Token - Delamar, ID
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This is a GF 50c brass token from the Delamar Hotel in Delamar, Idaho. - HKA#65853
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to b*********r for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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Idaho Hotel Token - Silver City, ID756 - Idaho Hotel Token - Silver City, ID
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This is a GF 12.5c token from the Idaho Hotel in Silver City. - HKA#65854
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 6*****l for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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JW Brown Saloon Token - Garrett, IN757 - JW Brown Saloon Token - Garrett, IN
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c Great pictorial. Obverse: R U A (picture of a bull)/J.W. Brown Central Saloon/Good for 5c in trade/Garrett, Ind. Reverse reads U BET (picture of do
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Five Mint Saloon Tokens -  MT758 - Five Mint Saloon Tokens - MT
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c1900 This is a lot of five tokens from Mint Saloons in CA, AK, and three from MT. - HKA#65724
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8***7 for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Silver Bow Bar Tokens - Butte, MT759 - Silver Bow Bar Tokens - Butte, MT
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Lot of 2 including a "good for 12.5 cents at The Silver Bow Bar" and a "12.5 credit at John Dumas` establishment". These are rar...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to t******p for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Mint Saloon MT. Token - Glasgow, MT760 - Mint Saloon MT. Token - Glasgow, MT
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c1900 GF 121/2 cent token at Mint Saloon - HKA#65723
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 750.00
Sold to c********n for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Extra Rare MT. Token - Helena, MT761 - Extra Rare MT. Token - Helena, MT
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This is an xtra rare Admit One to the New Merchant's Bar. - HKA#65865
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to t******p for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
 
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Palace Saloon MT Token - Hinsdale, MT762 - Palace Saloon MT Token - Hinsdale, MT
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This is a brass GF 12.5c for the Palace Saloon in Hinsdale, MT - HKA#65851
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
Sold to r******h for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Mules City Brass Token - Mules City, MT763 - Mules City Brass Token - Mules City, MT
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c1880 Unique brass token obverse King & Ward, Mules City, MT. Reverse Two Brothers Saloon, San Antonio, Texas. - HKA#65855
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to 8***8 for (1,050.00 + 204.75) x 1 = 1,254.75
 
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Montana Pool Hall Token - Troy, MT764 - Montana Pool Hall Token - Troy, MT
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c1900 Pastime Pool / Troy, Mont. // GF 5c / IT. Cut-out "F" at center. Round, brass, 21mm. VF. - HKA#65605
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*********r for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Comstock Region Token Collection  -  NV765 - Comstock Region Token Collection - NV
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This is the most complete collection of Comstock region tokens ever assembled. The 87 different tokens were assembled from the famous Hal Dunn Collect
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 7,500.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to 8***7 for (13,000.00 + 2,535.00) x 1 = 15,535.00
 
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St. Elmo's Token - Lordsburg, NM766 - St. Elmo's Token - Lordsburg, NM
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c1905 Est. $250 NCS Genuine SN5207722-079 - HKA#65797
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Prentice Mine First Mill Product Token -  NV767 - Prentice Mine First Mill Product Token - NV
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c1867 Uncirculated ad token for the Prentice Mine in the Pah-Ranacat Mining District at Hyko, Nevada. - HKA#65869
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to s*****l for (700.00 + 136.50) x 1 = 836.50
 
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Carson City Token Collection - Carson City, NV768 - Carson City Token Collection - Carson City, NV
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This is the most complete collection of Carson City tokens ever assembled. The 116 different token collection includes the famous Hal Dunn Collection,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 8,000.00 - 25,000.00
Sold to 8***7 for (9,000.00 + 1,755.00) x 1 = 10,755.00
 
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Globe Saloon Token - Carson City, NV769 - Globe Saloon Token - Carson City, NV
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Scallop edge token from the Globe Saloon of Carson City, "A. ROBERT" on obverse, "GOOD FOR 1 DRINK" on reverse. White metal. One...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 9***9 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Nevada State Prison Collection - Carson City, NV770 - Nevada State Prison Collection - Carson City, NV
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The Nevada State Prison Token Collection of 36 different pieces offered here started with Hal Dunn’s Collection and has been added to over the years,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to b*******b for (1,050.00 + 204.75) x 1 = 1,254.75
 
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Chafey Hotel Token - Chafey NV771 - Chafey Hotel Token - Chafey NV
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Chafey Hotel, Chafey, Nevada trade token. This is possibly the only known example. None photographed for the NTCA database. Found in Dun Glen in 1975
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to 9***6 for (1,000.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,195.00
 
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Jean Field Brothel Tokens - Elko, NV772 - Jean Field Brothel Tokens - Elko, NV
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Lot of 2 different varieties of the famous Jean Field Elko brothel tokens. Both are good for 5c in trade. Reverses are slightly different. - HKA#658
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 800.00
Sold to b*********r for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Jessie Ward Token - Elko, NV773 - Jessie Ward Token - Elko, NV
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Round, brass, 31mm, Obverse, "Jessie Ward/ Elko, Nev." Reverse, "Good for 12 1/2 cents in Trade." Condition: Unc. - HKA#66205
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 9***6 for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Lucky Strike Tokens - Elko , NV774 - Lucky Strike Tokens - Elko , NV
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Lot of 3. Lucky Strike. 2 aluminum, 1 brass. 2 12 1/2 cents and 1 25 cents. Little wear. - HKA#65801
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 375.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Farrell Burro Token - Farrell, NV775 - Farrell Burro Token - Farrell, NV
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One of the rarest and most desireable of all Nevada trade tokens. This piece was found in Dun Glen in July, 1975. It has an apparent XF obverse and on
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 9,000.00
Sold to f****e for (1,800.00 + 351.00) x 1 = 2,151.00
 
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Nelson-Gans Fight Token - Goldfield, NV776 - Nelson-Gans Fight Token - Goldfield, NV
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This token is a rare piece of boxing history! The famous fight took place on Labor Day 1906 and drew a huge crowd to the mining town. Gans won the fig
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
Sold to 9***1 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Two Goldfield "Gold Themed" Tokens - Goldfield, NV777 - Two Goldfield "Gold Themed" Tokens - Goldfield, NV
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1908 This is a lot of two Goldfield, one of Nevada's most famous gold camps. Included is a GF 5c from the Gold Bug Store and a GF 12.5c at the ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to b*********r for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Three Different Mint Saloon Tokens - Goldield, NV778 - Three Different Mint Saloon Tokens - Goldield, NV
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c1900 This lot contains three coin themed tokens. Included are The Mint Saloon, Goldfield NV, The Mint Saloon, Modesto, CA. and the Mint Saloon, Pric
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to d****1 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Tin Cup Maverick -  NV779 - Tin Cup Maverick - NV
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This token came to us out of a Nevada Collection with no other information. Tin Cup is a fairly common saloon name. The origin of this token is unknow
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f****e for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Seven Troughs Token - Seven Troughs, NV780 - Seven Troughs Token - Seven Troughs, NV
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Choice T(homas).E. Bangs (saloon) token from Seven Troughs. Found there in 1975 by our collector. XF to AU wear, a beauty. Seven Troughs was a classic
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to l*****8 for (2,300.00 + 448.50) x 1 = 2,748.50
 
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Tonopah Token Group - Tonopah, NV781 - Tonopah Token Group - Tonopah, NV
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This lot features 104 of original tokens from the Butler Shining Parlors. The reverse of each token reads "Good for one shine." All the to...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to i**b for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Wells Nevada Casino Token Group - Wells, NV782 - Wells Nevada Casino Token Group - Wells, NV
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c1950 Lot of 6: Casino and Hotel gaming tokens from Wells. These are $1.00 and 5.00 chips, are represent the "El Rancho Hotel," 2 from th...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to r*****c for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
 
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Pan Am Exposition Bawdy Token - Buffalo, NY783 - Pan Am Exposition Bawdy Token - Buffalo, NY
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c1901 The obverse is a pictorial of the Fair's Electric Tower. Reverse indicates "Presented for having the Largest" (Picture of a roo...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Gold Dust Saloon Token - Baker City, OR784 - Gold Dust Saloon Token - Baker City, OR
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c1905 This is a tin or nickel GF 12.5c at the Gold Dust in one of the most famous gold camps. - HKA#65728
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
Sold to p********n for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Bull Bros. Saloon Token - San Antonio, TX785 - Bull Bros. Saloon Token - San Antonio, TX
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"Bull Bros./ Saloon/ San Antonio-Tex" on obverse, "Good For 2 1/2c At The Bar" on reverse. 24mm, appears to be nickel or silver,...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Elite Saloon Token - San Antonio, TX786 - Elite Saloon Token - San Antonio, TX
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c "Elite Saloon" with "Fall of the Alamo" pictorial on obverse, "Good For One Drink" with Tower pictorial on reverse....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
Sold to g********_.. for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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San Antonio Bar Token - San Antonio, TX787 - San Antonio Bar Token - San Antonio, TX
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"Southern Hotel Bar" with Alamo pictorial on obverse, "Good For One Drink" with Mission San Jose pictorial on reverse. 32mm, sil...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to a**********5 for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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America Liquor & Wine Mirror - Salt Lake City, UT788 - America Liquor & Wine Mirror - Salt Lake City, UT
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c1908 Possibly unique! Trade mirror, "Good for 2 1/2 c in Trade." 36 E. 1st. So. St. Salt Lake City. Not a pictorial. Unusual piece, all ...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Dime Saloon Token - Staunton, VA789 - Dime Saloon Token - Staunton, VA
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1885 This is a GF 5 cents at the Dime Saloon, brass, uniface. - HKA#65726
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 750.00
Sold to b*********r for (65.00 + 12.68) x 1 = 77.68
 
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Walt Santo Token - Hillyard, WA790 - Walt Santo Token - Hillyard, WA
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This is an unlisted merchant token from the town of Hillyard. The town lasted from 1892 to 1924 and was named after the head of the Great Northern Rai
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to d******2 for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Wyoming Saloon Token - Lander, WY791 - Wyoming Saloon Token - Lander, WY
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c1900 Eagle Saloon / Lander/ Wyo//GF / 25c / IT. Round, brass, 23.5mm, very fine condition. John P. Downs was proprietor from 1910 until 1918. - HK
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Start Price : 110.00 | Estimates : 225.00 - 425.00
 
 
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