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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Franklin Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate -  AZ200 - Franklin Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate - AZ
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1867 This is an extremely rare and early Arizona silver mining piece, from Mohave County, Hulapai District. It is stock number 50, issued to J. Reed
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to o******s for (700.00 + 136.50) x 1 = 836.50
 
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Globe Area Copper Mining Letters -  AZ201 - Globe Area Copper Mining Letters - AZ
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c1882 Lot of 4 letters with accompanying covers, all written by “White” on the following mine letterheads from the Superintendent’s Office, and all a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to o******s for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Graham County AT Documents -  AZ202 - Graham County AT Documents - AZ
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c1917 A lot of about two dozen or so documents related to Graham County, Arizona. Documents include a bill for a typewriter from Remington Typewriter
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to i**b for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Indians of Grand Canyon -  AZ203 - Indians of Grand Canyon - AZ
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c1876 Lot of three stereo views of Indians from the Colorado Valley, including the arrow maker and his daughter, the basket maker and the game of ni-
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to o******s for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Large Arizona Calendars -  AZ204 - Large Arizona Calendars - AZ
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1917 Lot of 2. 1) Russell Electric and Machine Co. Tucson, AZ calendar for January 1920. It measures 30" x 14.25" and has little wear. It...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to o******s for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Man on Horseback Stereoview -  AZ205 - Man on Horseback Stereoview - AZ
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The stereo photos measure 3.25” x 3.40” and the matt measures 7” x 4.” The photographer is identified as J.C. Burge, a photographer who was active in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to o******s for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Military Training Photographs -  AZ206 - Military Training Photographs - AZ
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c1900 This is a lot of 8 photographs relating to military training in Arizona. There are 7 small white boarded photographs that measures 4.70” x 3.90
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to o******s for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Morenci Arizona Territory Stereo View Card Pair -  AZ207 - Morenci Arizona Territory Stereo View Card Pair - AZ
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c1880 Card 1 is a view of the Detriot Copper Mine's concentrator facility. There are horses, a donkey and a dog in the foreground. This No. S 2...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to r*****n for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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Pancho Villa RPC's -  AZ208 - Pancho Villa RPC's - AZ
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c1900 This is a lot of 10 RPC's taken during the Pancho Villa era in Mexico Lynn Langdon Collection - HKA#65684
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***1 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Prospector Trio of Stereo Views -  AZ209 - Prospector Trio of Stereo Views - AZ
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c1900 This is a trio of great stereo views showing cowboys and prospectors going about their business. 10. Shows a lone cowboy leading his horse on a
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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The Total Wreck Mining and Milling Co. Stock Certificate -  AZ210 - The Total Wreck Mining and Milling Co. Stock Certificate - AZ
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1883 The name of the Total Wreck mine is rooted in the origins of the mine's original founders. It is believed that one founders, J.T Dillon, r...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to m********y for (1,150.00 + 224.25) x 1 = 1,374.25
 
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Peck Mill and Mine Stereoview - Alexandra, AZ211 - Peck Mill and Mine Stereoview - Alexandra, AZ
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c1880 The photographer is identified as D.F. Mitchell. Mitchell moved from San Francisco to Prescott in late 1877. There is some wear on the images.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to b*********6 for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Peck Mine, Arizona Stereo View - Alexandra, AZ212 - Peck Mine, Arizona Stereo View - Alexandra, AZ
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c1900 This is a stereo view of the Peck Mine, taken by D.F. Mitchell. In June of 1875 E.G. Peck, C.C. Bean, William Cole and T.M. Alexander were pros
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to b*********6 for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Apache Lake Stereo View - Apache Lake, AZ213 - Apache Lake Stereo View - Apache Lake, AZ
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This stereo view was taken during George Wheeler 1873 expedition with the Army Corps of Engineers. It shows Coyotero Apache Scouts on the shore of the
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Benson Beer & Ice Co. Hutch - Benson, AZ214 - Benson Beer & Ice Co. Hutch - Benson, AZ
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1903 This is a Benson Beer & Ice Co hutch bottle from Benson, AZ. This clear glass, tooled top example has raised lettering and still has its s...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to 6*****l for (1,600.00 + 312.00) x 1 = 1,912.00
 
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1911 Bisbee Die Cut Letter Holder - Bisbee, AZ215 - 1911 Bisbee Die Cut Letter Holder - Bisbee, AZ
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1911 This is an attractive die cut letter holder/calendar from Fisher & Hickey Staple and Fancy Grocers of Bisbee, Arizona. This decorative wal...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 600.00
Sold to o******s for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Small Whiskey Jug - Bisbee, AZ216 - Small Whiskey Jug - Bisbee, AZ
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Compliments of the Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Co. This little jug measures just 3.25” tall and 2.75” across the base. It has very little wear an
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to o******s for (2,200.00 + 429.00) x 1 = 2,629.00
 
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Bisbee A.T.  Stereo View - Bizbee, AZ217 - Bisbee A.T. Stereo View - Bizbee, AZ
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1896 This is a nice stereo view of a street scene in Bisbee, Arizona, with the Orient Saloon in the background. There is very slight sun bleaching on
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 9*********n for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Copper Bell Mining Co. Stock Certificate - Black Hills, AZ218 - Copper Bell Mining Co. Stock Certificate - Black Hills, AZ
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1884 Stock number 117 issued to Lyman Zaskin for 1,000 shares on October 4, 1884. It was signed by president James W. Smith and secretary Lyman Zaski
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8***1 for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Hillside Mine Photographs - Boulder Creek, AZ219 - Hillside Mine Photographs - Boulder Creek, AZ
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This is a lot of 2 great mining camp photographs! Both were taken by Erwin Baer of Prescott, a photograph who was active photographer from 1883 to 191
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to o******s for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Castle Dome Landing Stereoview - Castle Dome Landing, AZ220 - Castle Dome Landing Stereoview - Castle Dome Landing, AZ
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There is no photographer identified and no date. The stereoview has some surface wear, low to medium contrast and focus is sharp. Bud Bassett Collect
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to 8***8 for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Chloride Mainstreet Photograph - Chloride, AZ221 - Chloride Mainstreet Photograph - Chloride, AZ
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c1905 This photograph features 12 men and a dog stand posed for a photo in front of the Palisade. A sign for Pilsener Lager can be seen hanging in fr
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to o******s for (700.00 + 136.50) x 1 = 836.50
 
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Colorado River Stereo View - Colorado River, AZ222 - Colorado River Stereo View - Colorado River, AZ
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c1900 This is a stereo view showing a riverboat anchored along the shore of the Colorado River in Arizona. No photographer is identified, nor is the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to O*N for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Arizona Photo Group - Cordes, AZ223 - Arizona Photo Group - Cordes, AZ
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c1900 This lot consists of 60 8”x 10” and 16 8”x 6” black and white photos from various mining operations and other scenes of early Arizona. Pictures
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Estimates : 200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b*****s for (1,700.00 + 331.50) x 1 = 2,031.50
 
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Cox A.T. Stereo View - Cox, AZ224 - Cox A.T. Stereo View - Cox, AZ
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c1900 This is a stereo view from is now a ghost town, Cox. Donson Cox discovered a mining opportunity at this location back in 1881. It only lasted a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to O*N for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Prospecting Miners Photograph - Cox, AZ225 - Prospecting Miners Photograph - Cox, AZ
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Stereoview of 2 men traveling with their donkeys and horses. The stereoview measures 3.25” x 3.30” and the matte measures 7” x 4.” The photographer is
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to O*N for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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Crook City Stereoview - Crook City, AZ226 - Crook City Stereoview - Crook City, AZ
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This stereoview features a cabin and what appears to be a young woman sitting in a field. The photographer is identified as D.F. Mitchell. Mitchell mo
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to o******s for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Home Soda Works AZ Territory - Douglas, AZ227 - Home Soda Works AZ Territory - Douglas, AZ
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1903 This is a tooled top Hutchinson aqua bottle from the Home Soda Works of Douglas, Arizona. According to Michael R. Miller’s A Collector’s Guide t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to 6*****l for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Houck & Dieter Soda Hutch - Douglas, AZ228 - Houck & Dieter Soda Hutch - Douglas, AZ
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1904 This is a smoky purple colored hutch from Houck & Dieter Co of Douglas Arizona. This is a nice example from a rare source. It has a very s...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 750.00
Sold to o******s for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Pancho Villa Post Card Group - Douglas, AZ229 - Pancho Villa Post Card Group - Douglas, AZ
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c1915 Lot of 6: B&W post cards related to the 1915 battle near the border towns of Aqua Prieta Mexico and Douglas AZ. The cards include 2 Mexic...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9***1 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Ehrenberg A.T. Stereo View - Ehrenberg, AZ230 - Ehrenberg A.T. Stereo View - Ehrenberg, AZ
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c1870 This is a stereo view of early Ehrenberg, A.T. as it sits along the Colorado River, near Blythe, California. The town was named for German surv
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to o******s for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Canyon Diablo Stereoview Cards - Flagstaff, AZ231 - Canyon Diablo Stereoview Cards - Flagstaff, AZ
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c1908 Lot of 2: great stereo view cards of the RR bridge over the infamous "Canon Diablo," showing trains rolling over the high tressle b...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to o******s for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Flagstaff Whiskey Flask - Flagstaff, AZ232 - Flagstaff Whiskey Flask - Flagstaff, AZ
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c1910 This is a very unique item from the Commercial Hotel Bar in Flagstaff, Arizona. It’s a half pint wrapped pocket flask for Red Top Rye “America’
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to o******s for (1,350.00 + 263.25) x 1 = 1,613.25
 
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Rare Flagstaff  AZ. Hutch - Flagstaff, AZ233 - Rare Flagstaff AZ. Hutch - Flagstaff, AZ
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1896 This is a rare slightly purple Hutchinson soda bottle from Flagstaff Bottling Works, according to Michael Miller’s A Collector’s Guide to Arizon
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to o******s for (3,000.00 + 585.00) x 1 = 3,585.00
 
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Fort Grant Photograph - Fort Grant, AZ234 - Fort Grant Photograph - Fort Grant, AZ
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1891 The photograph measures 7.75” x 4.75” and 8.5” x 5.25” on the matte. The focus is clear and the contrast is medium. No photographer identified.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to w********l.. for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Fort Whipple Letter - Fort Whipple, AZ235 - Fort Whipple Letter - Fort Whipple, AZ
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1869 Letter to Lieutenant A.B. Wells of the 8th Cavalry stationed at Fort Whipple September 30, 1869. The letter totals with 2 pages and was from Lie
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to o******s for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
 
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South Gila Canal Company Bond and Letter - Gila, AZ236 - South Gila Canal Company Bond and Letter - Gila, AZ
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c1892 Lot of 2 pieces. The bond, #812, was issued January 1, 1892 for 100 pounds sterling (clearly a British company), and is signed by O.F. Thornton
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
Sold to o******s for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Globe Calendars  - Globe, AZ237 - Globe Calendars - Globe, AZ
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Lot of 2. 1) Franz Lumber Co. calendar for January 1911. It features an image of sheep taken from a painting by Conyers. It measures 15' x 12&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 700.00
Sold to l********1 for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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Globe Tooled Top - Globe, AZ238 - Globe Tooled Top - Globe, AZ
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1904 This is a rare Globe, Arizona tooled top aqua Hutchinson from the Globe Ice & Cold Storage Company. The owner of the company, Alfred Kinne...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to o******s for (3,300.00 + 643.50) x 1 = 3,943.50
 
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Rare Globe, AZ. Tooled Top Hutch - Globe, AZ239 - Rare Globe, AZ. Tooled Top Hutch - Globe, AZ
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1901 This is a rare tooled top aqua hutch from Alfred Kinney of Globe, Arizona. Kinney served as mayor of Globe and later became a multi-tern state s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 900.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to o******s for (3,300.00 + 643.50) x 1 = 3,943.50
 
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Apache Chiefs Arizona Territory Stereo View Card - Globe City, AZ240 - Apache Chiefs Arizona Territory Stereo View Card - Globe City, AZ
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c1890 Stereo image of multiple chiefs, their children in the foreground, and others in the background with a communal house in the far right. The cap
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to O*N for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
 
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Union League Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate  - Globe District, AZ241 - Union League Silver Mining Co. Stock Certificate - Globe District, AZ
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1887 Stock number 181 issued to Harvey J. Albert on January 31, 1882 for 100 shares. It measures 11.20" x 6.80" ans has very little wear....
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to c*********z for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Arizona Indictment Papers - Graham, AZ242 - Arizona Indictment Papers - Graham, AZ
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c1901 Lot of 20 very interesting court papers from 1901, including six indictments for crimes ranging from horse stealing and grand larceny to defaci
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Estimates : 200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to O*N for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Assorted Graham County Court Papers *Territorial* - Graham, AZ243 - Assorted Graham County Court Papers *Territorial* - Graham, AZ
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c1897 Four court documents, including two grand jury notices; one for a rape case (1901), the other exonerating an Apache gentleman named Chee Choo o
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Arizona Arrest Warrants *Territorial* - Graham County, AZ244 - Arizona Arrest Warrants *Territorial* - Graham County, AZ
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c1902 This is a lot of 17 arrest and bench warrants issued by various district courts in Graham County, Arizona. A few of these warrants were issued
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to O*N for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Arizona Constable Papers *Territorial* - Graham County, AZ245 - Arizona Constable Papers *Territorial* - Graham County, AZ
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c1900 This lot consists of six documents entitled “Demand on the County Treasury” charging Graham County, Arizona for various services rendered. Serv
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Arizona Correspondence *Territorial* - Graham County, AZ246 - Arizona Correspondence *Territorial* - Graham County, AZ
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c1910 Large binder filled with receipts, court documents, hand-written letters and correspondence we believe regarding a mining claims exchange. The
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Estimates : 300.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to O*N for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Arizona Court Documents *Territorial* - Graham County, AZ247 - Arizona Court Documents *Territorial* - Graham County, AZ
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c1895 This is a lot of nine assorted legal documents & papers, including indictments for crimes ranging from embezzlement to burglary, in the S...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to O*N for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Arizona District Court Documents *Territorial* - Graham County, AZ248 - Arizona District Court Documents *Territorial* - Graham County, AZ
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c1893 Lot of 19: 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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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Arizona Justice Court Documents *Territorial* - Graham County, AZ249 - Arizona Justice Court Documents *Territorial* - Graham County, AZ
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c1893 Large group of 10 official court documents for the swearing out of Criminal Complaints, Bench Warrants, and Bond of Witness documents handed do
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Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to o******s for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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