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
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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Union Blob Soda Bottle, Tombstone - Tombstone, AZ350 - Union Blob Soda Bottle, Tombstone - Tombstone, AZ
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1881 This is a beautiful aqua blob top soda bottle from Union Soda Works of Tombstone, “The Town Too Tough to Die.” According to Michael R. Miller’s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to 6*****l for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
 
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Crystal Soda Works Hutch - Tucson, AZ351 - Crystal Soda Works Hutch - Tucson, AZ
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1907 This is an aqua Hutchinson from the Crystal Soda Works of Tucson, George Martin, proprietor. According to Michael R. Miller’s A Collector’s Guid
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to o******s for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Tucson Soda Bottle Trio - Tucson, AZ352 - Tucson Soda Bottle Trio - Tucson, AZ
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c1900 This is a trio of Hutchinson bottles from Tucson bottlers, including Ziegler’s Soda Works, T. Burns and J.F.I. the Ziegler’s is green tinted, w
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 6*****l for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
 
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Tucson Soda Works Hutch - Tucson, AZ353 - Tucson Soda Works Hutch - Tucson, AZ
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1886 This is an extremely rare aqua Hutchinson. It has a small chip on the inside of the spout. According to Michael R. Miller’s A Collector’s Guide
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to o******s for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Very Rare Wheeler & Perry Sample Crock - Tucson, AZ354 - Very Rare Wheeler & Perry Sample Crock - Tucson, AZ
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1902 This is a small sample crock from Tucson business Wheeler & Perry. According to Michael Miller’s A Collector’s Guide to Arizona Bottles &a...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to o******s for (2,700.00 + 526.50) x 1 = 3,226.50
 
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Verde Area Ephemera - Verde, AZ355 - Verde Area Ephemera - Verde, AZ
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c1901 This is a collection of Verde, AZ. Photos, stock certificates and ephemera from the Verde and Jerome areas of Arizona. Included is a letter fro
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Estimates : 200.00 - 900.00
Sold to o******s for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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Vulture Mine Stereoview - Vulture Mine, AZ356 - Vulture Mine Stereoview - Vulture Mine, AZ
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c1882 This is an early view of the famous Vulture Mine early in its history. The stereoview shows the open cut of the Vulture Mine just north of the
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Estimates : 300.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to O*N for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Weaver District Mining Stocks  - Weaver, AZ357 - Weaver District Mining Stocks - Weaver, AZ
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1908 This is a lot of 2 stocks. 1) Weaver Mountain Mining Co. It is stock number 93 issued to W.E. Hering for 1,277 shares on January 28, 1909. It me
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to c*********z for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Fort Bowie, AZ Stereo View - Wilcox, AZ358 - Fort Bowie, AZ Stereo View - Wilcox, AZ
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c1900 Fort Bowie was a 19th-century outpost of the US Army located in southeastern part of Arizona near the present day town of Wilcox. It served as
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to o******s for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Stamp Dating Device - Winslow, AZ359 - Stamp Dating Device - Winslow, AZ
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c1915 This is a ticket cancellation device. It prints the city, state and date on the back of a ticket. The last time it was used was in 1946. There
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 600.00
Sold to o******s for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Very Rare Winslow Bottling Works Hutch - Winslow, AZ360 - Very Rare Winslow Bottling Works Hutch - Winslow, AZ
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1898 This is an extremely rare Winslow Bottling Works aqua Hutchinson bottle. Both this company and its parent company Flagstaff Bottling Works, appe
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to o******s for (5,250.00 + 1,023.75) x 1 = 6,273.75
 
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County Road Petition - Yavapai County, AZ361 - County Road Petition - Yavapai County, AZ
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1876 This is a petition to the Supervisors of Yavapai County to run a county road from Little River Colorado to Allen City. It consist of 3 pages, al
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to o******s for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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Yuma Area Stock and Ephemera Collection - Yuma, AZ362 - Yuma Area Stock and Ephemera Collection - Yuma, AZ
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c1900 Lot of 11 items. There are 7 stocks certificates from various mining companies. Just some of included in this lot are the Gold Hill Mining and
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to c*********z for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Yuma Stereo View - Yuma, AZ363 - Yuma Stereo View - Yuma, AZ
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c1882 This is a stereo view of the Colorado Bridge in Yuma, Arizona. The photo is from the Watkins News Series of Pacific Coast Views 427 Montgomery
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to O*N for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Yuma Stereo View Duo - Yuma, AZ364 - Yuma Stereo View Duo - Yuma, AZ
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c1880 This is a lot of two stereo views taken around Yuma, Arizona. One, taken by Watkins of San Francisco, shows a bridge crossing the Colorado Rive
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8*****l for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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1901 Pan Americana Exposition Bottle -  CA365 - 1901 Pan Americana Exposition Bottle - CA
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c1901 Exceptionally rare embossed glass bottle not seen by us before. Water- Filled, with Jerusalem water. Original cork and label, from the Pan Amer
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*********r for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Big Trees Stereo Views -  CA366 - Big Trees Stereo Views - CA
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c1890 This is a lot of seven stereo views of Calaveras Big Trees in the Gold Country of California. Scenes in black and white include, “The father of
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9*****k for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Borax Advertising Card -  CA367 - Borax Advertising Card - CA
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c1900 This is a 4.5"x 2.5" advertising card for Borax from the Smith Brothers. Francis Marion (Borax) Smith began developing borax deposi...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*****l for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Calaveras County Covers -  CA368 - Calaveras County Covers - CA
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c1852 Binder of compiled covers, post cards, W-F Express covers, 38 by count. USPS covers from the famous gold mining area of Calaveras. The various
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to w*******r for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
 
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California Gold Rush Stock Certificate -  CA369 - California Gold Rush Stock Certificate - CA
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1851 Very rare certificate, from the "West Mariposa Gold Quartz Mine Company." Serial No. 1510, for 10 shares, 50091 to 50100. Signed by ...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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California Historical Pictorial Album -  CA370 - California Historical Pictorial Album - CA
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c1865 Slim 3-ring binder of beautiful letterhead bills, company letters, receipts, power bills, hotel stationary, covers, and more. The binder`s 12 s
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to t******8 for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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California Pictorial Letter Sheets 1849-1869 -  CA371 - California Pictorial Letter Sheets 1849-1869 - CA
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1967 California Pictorial Letter Sheets 1849-1869 by Joseph Armstrong Baird Jr. 1967 San Francisco. One of the best reference work on the California
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to m********y for (90.00 + 17.55) x 1 = 107.55
 
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Death Valley Letters -  Inyo County & Rhyolite CA372 - Death Valley Letters - Inyo County & Rhyolite CA
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c1909 Lot of 2 Inyo County & Rhyolite items. 1) From the Bullfrog Pioneer Leasing and Milling Co. Rhyolite, NV. To F.H. Stickney, Esq. dated Ju...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*****l for (85.00 + 16.58) x 1 = 101.58
 
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Early California Document Collection -  CA373 - Early California Document Collection - CA
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1850 Lof of 23 various pieces from the state of California, mainly San Francisco and Sacramento. Just some of the documents included are letterheads,
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Early California Promissory Note -  CA374 - Early California Promissory Note - CA
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c1840 Choice early promissory note in Spanish for money loaned. The document is datelined "Alta California." The blank space next to Alta...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to 9***0 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Early Yosemite Stereo View Cards Group -  CA375 - Early Yosemite Stereo View Cards Group - CA
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c1895 Lot of 8: multiple views of the very early Yosemite valley and its wonders. There are images of Yosemite Falls, Nevada Falls, Glacier Point (co
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
Sold to r*****n for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Gibsonville Hotel Photo -  CA376 - Gibsonville Hotel Photo - CA
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1892 This 5 x 7” photo shows a crowd of men and women standing in front of and on the balconies of the Gibsonville Hotel celebrating the day with fla
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***0 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Monarch Mine Archive -  CA377 - Monarch Mine Archive - CA
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c1930s A box chock full of documents, containing many letters, as well as receipts, billheads, business cards, pamphlets, and more. There are also se
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to O*N for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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New-Brunswick & California Mining & Trading Co. Stock -  CA378 - New-Brunswick & California Mining & Trading Co. Stock - CA
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c1849 This is an important, perhaps earliest known, California Gold Rush stock certificate. A blank certificate for one share, unissued and unsigned.
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Panamint Newspapers -  Inyo County CA379 - Panamint Newspapers - Inyo County CA
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1875 Lot of 3 issues of Volume 1 of the Panamint News, dated March 13, 18 and 20th. All three in fine condition. These are the last 3 editions left f
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Salmon P. Chase California Gold Rush Manuscript Speech Original Document -  CA380 - Salmon P. Chase California Gold Rush Manuscript Speech Original Document - CA
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jAN. 30, 1849 IMPORTANT DESCRIPTION CHANGE. This lot was originally described by another gallery as a SAlmon P. Chase speech. We now believe this to
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to i***y for (550.00 + 107.25) x 1 = 657.25
 
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Two Early Maps -  CA381 - Two Early Maps - CA
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c1860 This is a pair of framed and matted maps, one of the western United States dated 1860 and the other, a full map of the United Staes, dated 1865
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Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to b*********r for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Western Stagecoach and Shipping Documents  -  CA382 - Western Stagecoach and Shipping Documents - CA
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c1882 This lot consists of 11 pieces. There are 4 real photo postcards and 1 large illustration of a stagecoach traveling through Pilot Peak. There i
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to b*********r for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Yosemite Stereo Views -  CA383 - Yosemite Stereo Views - CA
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c1890 This lot consists of 21 black and white stereo views of Yosemite National Park and the surrounding area. While the view are breathtaking and wo
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to r*****n for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Judson Manufacturing Company Bond - Alameda, CA384 - Judson Manufacturing Company Bond - Alameda, CA
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c1887 Bond #263 issued to John Gillson, Secy for $500. Signed by Egbert Judson (1812-1893), President (and founder), and by Secretary. Ten original c
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Rare Hydraulic Mining Stereoview Card - Birchville, CA385 - Rare Hydraulic Mining Stereoview Card - Birchville, CA
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c1900 Very rare view of hydraulic mining behind the pipes at the Kenneback Claim, in Nevada county. This photo is by Thomas Houseworth & Co. Th...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to O*N for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Pearson Bros. Billhead - Bodie, CA386 - Pearson Bros. Billhead - Bodie, CA
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1886 Dated July 9, 1886. Pearson Bros. Dealers in Soda, Sarsaparilla, Ginger Ale and Bar Syrups. Person Bros. was also the same company that produced
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t********e for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Miners in Calaveras Grotto Photo - Calaveras County, CA387 - Miners in Calaveras Grotto Photo - Calaveras County, CA
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c1892 Measures 6” x 4” and 6.5” x 4” on mat. Some wear on the top corners and photograph has minor fade and yellowing from exposure to light. Shows 2
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9*****k for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Marshall Monument Porcelain - Coloma, CA388 - Marshall Monument Porcelain - Coloma, CA
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c A James Marshall Monument commemorative porcelain serving bowl marked WHEELOCK MADE IN GERMANY FOR J.C. O`DONNELL CO. PLACERVILLE, CALIF. The 9&q...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Loretto Mining Company Stock - Darwin, CA389 - Loretto Mining Company Stock - Darwin, CA
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1876 Stock no. 8 issued on May 30th 1876 to L. Wolfskill Jr. for 50 shares. It was signed by Secretary Hughes and President Willard. The stock measur
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Estimates : 200.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to 9***1 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Death Valley Scotty RPC Group - Death Valley, CA390 - Death Valley Scotty RPC Group - Death Valley, CA
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c1940 This is a lot of 10 near mint condition black and white RPCs of Death Valley Scotty, including views of his castle and ranch, Mt. Whitney and t
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Redstone Quartz Mining Sock Certificate - Dutch Flat, CA391 - Redstone Quartz Mining Sock Certificate - Dutch Flat, CA
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1867 This is a stock certificate for 50 shares at $100 per for the Redstone Mining Company in Dutch Flat, Placer County. It appears to have been issu
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Estimates : 100.00 - 800.00
Sold to k**********y for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Significant Gold Rush Archive of Myron Angel to M.D. Fairchild - El Dorado County, CA392 - Significant Gold Rush Archive of Myron Angel to M.D. Fairchild - El Dorado County, CA
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Lot of 60 handwritten letters, which date from 1897 to 1911, from California/Nevada Historian Myron Angel, of San Luis Obispo, to his first cousin, Ma
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Valley Grocery Co. Framed Ad Illustration - Fresno, CA393 - Valley Grocery Co. Framed Ad Illustration - Fresno, CA
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c1916 This framed 16" x 18" piece is a colorful advertisement for the Valley Grocery Co. The heacy cut-paper illustration shows two girls...
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Sold to o******s for (85.00 + 16.58) x 1 = 101.58
 
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Tight Rope Walker Photo - Gibsonville, CA394 - Tight Rope Walker Photo - Gibsonville, CA
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1892 The photo shows John Crossman walking the tight rope in Gibsonville, Sierra County, CA on July 4. A crowd of people watches from below. Photo wa
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to a********o for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Eureka Quartz Mining Stock Certificate - Grass Valley, CA395 - Eureka Quartz Mining Stock Certificate - Grass Valley, CA
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c1853 Eureka Quartz Mining Company stock certificate, No. 128, for one share of capital stock. The issuee line is blank, but the stock is dated 24 Ja
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Start Price : 375.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Scadden Flat Gold Mine Court Transcript - Grass Valley, CA396 - Scadden Flat Gold Mine Court Transcript - Grass Valley, CA
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1896 A legal size binder with typed carbon copy of the legal proceedings of: Scadden Flat Gold Mining Company, Plaintiff, vs. Elizabeth Scadden, Admx
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 6*****b for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Thomas Ince Film Broadsides - Hollywood, CA397 - Thomas Ince Film Broadsides - Hollywood, CA
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c1912 This lot includes three broadsides advertising the Thomas Ince short film, “Custer’s Last Fight.” As with much of the entertainment claims offe
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Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to p********n for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Herbert Howard Archive - Idaho Springs, CA398 - Herbert Howard Archive - Idaho Springs, CA
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c1890 This lot includes more than 100 items, including many letters, prescriptions, billheads, receipts and correspondence (with covers) all relating
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to 9***1 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Oro Fino Gold Stock Certificate - Inyo, CA399 - Oro Fino Gold Stock Certificate - Inyo, CA
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1865 This is a $1000 Bond, No. 32, issued to C.C. Robinson, Trustee, on the 30th of May. Signed by Wm. S. Corwin, President, and by Charles Hudson, S
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to i*****l for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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