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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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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Collection of labeled homeopathic and poison bottles -150 - Collection of labeled homeopathic and poison bottles -
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(no cobalt) of Forty Four labeled drug bottles (44). Manufacturers are Boericke & Tafel, Mallen, Bowman. Eight are poison bottles (7 amber, 1 cl...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to l**********s for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Cobalt labeled medicine and poison collection.  -151 - Cobalt labeled medicine and poison collection. -
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Group of 27 labeled and unlabeled (7), cobalt blue (24), green (1), amber (1) drug bottles and one tin. Exceptionally bright and clean. No Owl drug bo
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Estimates : 500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to 9***9 for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
 
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Unique Apothacary Items -152 - Unique Apothacary Items -
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c1860 Lot of 3. Two “Owens Illinois” white ceramic apothecary jars with gold trim and designs, labeled “Nux/ Vomica” and “Bella-/Donna”. 10” tall by
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to l**********s for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Meerschaum Carved Horse Herd Pipe -153 - Meerschaum Carved Horse Herd Pipe -
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This is a very ornately hand carved pipe featuring a herd of running horses. This is not your standard pipe, measuring about a foot in length and abou
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Estimates : 750.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to h******1 for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Microscopes Book -154 - Microscopes Book -
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1891 "The Microscope and Its Revelations" by William B. Carpenter, C.B., M.D., LL.D., FRS. 7th Ed. Edited by Rev. W.H. Dallinger. Publish...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8*****k for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Miner's Stocks & Scrip Ephemera Group -155 - Miner's Stocks & Scrip Ephemera Group -
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c1869 Eclectic lot of stock certificates (2), scrip (4), receipts (1), an old play advertisement, and a table lighter that resembles a gold ingot. Th
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Estimates : 100.00 - 350.00
Sold to j********b for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Mines & Miners Or Underground Life, French Edition -156 - Mines & Miners Or Underground Life, French Edition -
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Another French first edition, printed in 1867, Paris. Written by Frenchmen Louis Laurent Simonin. The cover and binding have some wear, but overall in
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Mining Reduction Works Ghost Town Photo -157 - Mining Reduction Works Ghost Town Photo -
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c1920 Antique B&W photo of what appears to be an abandoned mining works set of buildings and equipment. - HKA#65616
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Oak Lawyer's Bookcase -158 - Oak Lawyer's Bookcase -
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c1900 Choice oak stacking bookcase, 4 units. The lower unit is twice the size of the 3 stacked aboveit. All feature movable glass fronts. There is me
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Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
Sold to 9***0 for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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Series of 1864 United States Maps -159 - Series of 1864 United States Maps -
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1864 This lot consists of about 30 maps from 1864, showing the various regions of the United States. This colorful series appears to be from Colton...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to 9***0 for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Stereo Viewer & View Set -160 - Stereo Viewer & View Set -
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c1870 This is a stereo viewer complete with views of Yosemite, foriegn lands and various U.S. Presidents. Gordon Harris Estate - HKA#65690
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to b*********r for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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Sterling Silver Serving Set -161 - Sterling Silver Serving Set -
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This lot contains a sterling silver service by S. Kirk & Son. Included is a three-piece butter set, small footed bowl, medium footed footed bowl...
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Telegraph & Document Collection c1860s-1901 -162 - Telegraph & Document Collection c1860s-1901 -
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c1860 28 Pieces. California State Telegraph (5), Illinois & Mississippi Telegraph (1), Nevada & Northern Telegraph (1), North Pacific Teleg...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Three Big Band Posters From the 1930's -163 - Three Big Band Posters From the 1930's -
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1933 This is a lot of three posters for dances in 1933 and 1934. Two of these advertise the appearance of Jack Bain “The Prince of Song” and the Club
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Trade Card Collection -164 - Trade Card Collection -
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c1900 Lot oLot of 3 scrapbook albums filled with hundreds of trade cards, including one presidential (Grover Cleveland, 1884). Lynn Langdon Collecti
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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United States Miscellaneous Documents -165 - United States Miscellaneous Documents -
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c1800 This is an entire box containing approximately 75-80 various documents including maps, receipts, deeds, letters, billheads, stock certificates,
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to O*N for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Vintage Greeting & School Card Collection -166 - Vintage Greeting & School Card Collection -
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1927 This is a lot of vintage, un-used greeting cards from around the 1930’s-40’s. They are comprised of greetings for Mothers’ Day, Graduation, Birt
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Western & Other Letter Head & Postcard Group -167 - Western & Other Letter Head & Postcard Group -
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c1899 This is a whole passel of letters, postcards, RPC’s and letter heads from the great Northwest and beyond. Postcards are illustrated and depict
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Estimates : 250.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to O*N for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Western Illustrations & Lithographs -168 - Western Illustrations & Lithographs -
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c1850 This is a lot of 22 various and sundry prints and lithos from the 19th century. Included are six ink drawings portraying various sites and even
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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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Western Maps and Stereoviews -169 - Western Maps and Stereoviews -
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c1860 This lot consists of six stereo views, three postcards, a booklet on Portland, Oregon and three maps, c1860s of various areas of the United Sta
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***0 for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Western Newspaper & Ephemera Group -170 - Western Newspaper & Ephemera Group -
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c1900 This lot is made up of 12 editions of “The Pony Express” a publication that started back in 1934. These editions are from the 1950’s and contai
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Western Real Photo Post Cards -171 - Western Real Photo Post Cards -
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1910 Lot of 21 post cards and 1 photograph. The post cards showcase various western American scenes including mining camps, railways, military camps,
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to p********n for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Western RPC & Illustrated Postcards -172 - Western RPC & Illustrated Postcards -
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c1890 This is a fascinating lot that contains hundredsl RPCs and illustrated postcards from all over the United States. There are several scenes of l
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to O*N for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Will Rogers Calendar Duo -173 - Will Rogers Calendar Duo -
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c1940 Two Will Rogers (1879-1935) calendars with image prints by Josef Svoboda (1920-2002). One is from 1940, the other, 1942. These are very nice an
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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World's Fair Modern Spoons Group -174 - World's Fair Modern Spoons Group -
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c1964 Lot of 7 different spoons: 1) Expo 1970, showing Atlas holding a world globe over his head on the handle, and Osaka engraved in the bowl. Back
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Estimates : 100.00 - 350.00
Sold to 9***9 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Alaska Panorama Photograph -  AK175 - Alaska Panorama Photograph - AK
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c1900 This panorama features a view of Foster Glacier in Taku Inlet. The frame measures 37” x 15” and the photograph measures 9” x 31.” The photograp
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Alaska Postcard Collection -  AK176 - Alaska Postcard Collection - AK
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c1900 This lot consists of 99 postcards from the great territory and then state of Alaska. There are 86 RPC’s covering a variety of scenes, including
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to m****a for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Alaska, Yukon, Pacific Exposition 1909 Postcards -  AK177 - Alaska, Yukon, Pacific Exposition 1909 Postcards - AK
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1909 Lot of 64. This is a nice tight collection of beautifully illustrated postcards from the Alaska, Yukon, Pacific Exposition of 1909. There are sc
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Klondike Prospectors Handbooks -  AK178 - Klondike Prospectors Handbooks - AK
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c1900 These are 2 very rare pieces of history! 1) "Placer Mining A Handbook for Klondike and Other Miners and Prospectors." Scranton, PA,...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********y for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Mining Steroviews -  AK179 - Mining Steroviews - AK
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Three great views from the El Dorado Creek and Klondike Districts of Alaska. 2 of the stereoviews were photographed and published by Works and Sun Scu
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Klondike Stereo Views - Arctic City, AK180 - Klondike Stereo Views - Arctic City, AK
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c1898 Lot of seven stereo views from the Klondike gold fields, including scenes of Cold Feet, two from Sheep Camp, two of the Chilcoot Pass and one e
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 9*****b for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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Dawson City Klondike Stereo View Card - Dawson City, AK181 - Dawson City Klondike Stereo View Card - Dawson City, AK
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c1900 This card's images show a booming business street in this gold rush town. There are banners galore displayed over the street, and the ind...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to o******s for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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19th Century Arizona Mining Stocks -  AZ182 - 19th Century Arizona Mining Stocks - AZ
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This lot features 9 fabulous mining stock certificates in a 36" x 27" frame! 1) Oro Bella Mining Co. stock number 80, issued to George Mor...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to o******s for (1,900.00 + 370.50) x 1 = 2,270.50
 
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Arizona Calendars -  AZ183 - Arizona Calendars - AZ
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1919 Lot of 2. 1) Peterson Produce Co. Nogales, AZ calendar. "The Concern with a Conscience. Let no day pass on which some thought some deed i...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Arizona Calendars -  AZ184 - Arizona Calendars - AZ
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Lot of 2. 1) Springerville, AZ. Becker Mercantile Co. calendar for January 1927. It measures 20.5" x 15.5" and has little wear. It feature...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Arizona Calendars  -  AZ185 - Arizona Calendars - AZ
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1912 Lot of 2. 1) Duncan Lumber Co. Duncan Arizona. January 1912 calendar feturing an image titled "The Gates of the Forest. by MacWhirter. It...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Arizona Calendars  -  AZ186 - Arizona Calendars - AZ
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Lot of 2 large calendars. 1) Phoenix, AZ. Arizona Seed & Floral Co. calendar for January 1921. It measures 27.75' x 18" and has little ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to c******r for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Arizona Copper Camp Calendars -  AZ187 - Arizona Copper Camp Calendars - AZ
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1921 Lot of 2. 1) Independent Meat Co. Jerome, AZ calendar for January 1921. It features an image titled "The heart of the Sunset." It me...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to o******s for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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Arizona Legal Documents Group *Territorial* -  AZ188 - Arizona Legal Documents Group *Territorial* - AZ
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c1883 Lot of 20: Large group of official court documents for the swearing out of Criminal Complaints, Bench Warrants, and Bond of Witness documents h
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Estimates : 250.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Arizona RR Bond Group & Historical Publications -  AZ189 - Arizona RR Bond Group & Historical Publications - AZ
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c1886 Lot of 8: This eclectic group contains a 1899 paper book titled "Arizona and its Resources." This measures 15.5"x10.5". T...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 900.00
Sold to 8*****V for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Arizona Souvenir Plates -  AZ190 - Arizona Souvenir Plates - AZ
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1912 8 souvenir plates from such Arizona locales as Bisbee, Pearce, Canyon Diablo and Phoenix. All plates appear hand painted. Most impressive is the
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to o******s for (1,400.00 + 273.00) x 1 = 1,673.00
 
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Arizona Territorial Whiskey Bottle Trio -  AZ191 - Arizona Territorial Whiskey Bottle Trio - AZ
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c1883 Lot of 3: all J. Cutter bottles, all with applied/ glob tops. 1 is 11 7/8" tall cylinder fifth, light to medium amber color. There is a ...
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Estimates : 275.00 - 600.00
Sold to t********-.. for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Arizona Territory First Locomotive Stereoview -  AZ192 - Arizona Territory First Locomotive Stereoview - AZ
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c1877 Rare stereoview card of the first Locomotive to arrive in Arizona. The card's caption reads "254-Arrival of the first Locomotive in ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to o******s for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Atlantic & Pacific RR Bridge Stereo View -  AZ193 - Atlantic & Pacific RR Bridge Stereo View - AZ
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c1880 This is a great undated shot of a bridge, belonging to the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad stretching across a pool in Diablo Canyon Arizona....
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to o******s for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Badge Collection -  AZ194 - Badge Collection - AZ
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This is a lot 5. 1) Black I.O.O.F ribbon from the Cochise Lodge No. 5. Tombstone. 9.5” x 2.5.” 2) Arizona Div. 647 Member ribbon from the B. of L.E. P
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Estimates : 300.00 - 750.00
Sold to o******s for (700.00 + 136.50) x 1 = 836.50
 
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Bawdy Trading Cards -  AZ195 - Bawdy Trading Cards - AZ
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This lot consists of 2 fun and movable trading cards. 1) Imsland & Son Wholesale Liquor from Douglas. 2) A Can-Can girl for Whann Lithia Water C...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to o******s for (180.00 + 35.10) x 1 = 215.10
 
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Castle Creek Mining Stock Certificates -  AZ196 - Castle Creek Mining Stock Certificates - AZ
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1882 Lot of 2. 1) Castle Creek Copper Co. stock number 42 was issued to George W. Girly for 49 shares on October 3, 1882. The property was located in
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to o******s for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Central Arizona Mining Co. Stock Certificate  -  AZ197 - Central Arizona Mining Co. Stock Certificate - AZ
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1883 Stock number 6877 issued to Lucien S. Hank on September 11, 1883 for 100 shares. It is signed by Secretary Edward S. Baker. It measures 11&quo...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to 8***8 for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Cherry Creek Stereoview -  AZ198 - Cherry Creek Stereoview - AZ
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Stereoview of Goshess Mill. The photographer is identified as J.C. Burge a photographer who was active in Arizona from 1881 to 1885. The focus is shar
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to o******s for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Copper Camp Calendars -  AZ199 - Copper Camp Calendars - AZ
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1923 Lot of 2. 1) Arizona Supply Co. Ray, Arizona calendar for January 1923. It measures 15" x 10.85" has little wear. 2) WM. K. Caley Tr...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to w********l.. for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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