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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Rare 1864 Inyo Mining Receipts - Inyo, CA400 - Rare 1864 Inyo Mining Receipts - Inyo, CA
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Two receipts from early Inyo mining camps, 1864. A.) Russ Mining District Recorder`s receipt for a mining claim on the Elizabeth Lode in The Russ Dist
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 750.00
Sold to i*****l for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Lake Tahoe Stereoviews  - Lake Tahoe, CA401 - Lake Tahoe Stereoviews - Lake Tahoe, CA
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c1864 Lot of 2, each measures 7” x 3.25.” Some wear. Shows views of Lake Tahoe from the shore. Both were photographed and published by Lawrence &am...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to 9***0 for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Lincoln Ice Cream Parlor Advertisement - Lincoln, CA402 - Lincoln Ice Cream Parlor Advertisement - Lincoln, CA
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“Compliments of Lincoln Ice Cream Parlor. Jos. Leveque, Prop.” The item measures about 11” x 8’ and 18” x 15.” Little wear. - HKA#64644
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to o******s for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Camp Kearney Panorama - Linda Vista, CA403 - Camp Kearney Panorama - Linda Vista, CA
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1917 The photo was taken looking southeast from the 144th Field Artillery storehouse by photographers J.U. Medley & I. Shulman of El Paso, TX. ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to p********n for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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Early Advertising Pocket Mirrors - Los Angeles, CA404 - Early Advertising Pocket Mirrors - Los Angeles, CA
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Lot of5. 1) Carson Gloves, “America’s Greatest For Wear”—Men’s & Ladies’. 2) Quick Meal Gasoline & Oil Stoves. 3) Souvenir Cawston Ostrich F...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***6 for (95.00 + 18.53) x 1 = 113.53
 
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Early Los Angeles Land Transaction - Los Angeles, CA405 - Early Los Angeles Land Transaction - Los Angeles, CA
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1852 This is a letter dated July 21, 1852 that is an agreement between the city of Los Angeles and Pablo Noriega de la Guerra, marshal of the distric
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to O*N for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Los Angeles Pint Bottles - Los Angeles, CA406 - Los Angeles Pint Bottles - Los Angeles, CA
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1900 Lot of 3 L.A. area bottles including: 1) A 10 oz. neatly applied top, clear shoo fly flask with knife edge bottom. Inscribed "The Saratog...
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Estimates : 350.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8*******l for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Marysville Broadside - Marysville, CA407 - Marysville Broadside - Marysville, CA
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c1862 Framed and matted bill touting the results of a sheep shearing contest. It indicates the weights of the sheep (ewes and bucks) and the weights
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to d******r for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Ralston Suicide Content Letter, 1873 - Nevada City, CA408 - Ralston Suicide Content Letter, 1873 - Nevada City, CA
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1873 Rare letter that discusses Bank of California President WC Ralston's suicide. Hand-written on letterhead from "Lester & Mulloy, W...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to i***y for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Placerville Birds Eye View - Placerville, CA409 - Placerville Birds Eye View - Placerville, CA
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c1851 This is a rare view of Placerville, California, in the heart of California`s Gold Country, by WW Elliott. Marvelous detailed plan of this impor
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Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to O*N for (750.00 + 146.25) x 1 = 896.25
 
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Randsburg Collection - Randsburg, CA410 - Randsburg Collection - Randsburg, CA
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c Lot of 4 pieces, including: 1) a billhead from Randsburg Oil and Fuel for the Yellow Aster Mining Co., dated 1899; 2) C. Asher & Co. invoice,...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Redlands Souvenir Group - Redlands, CA411 - Redlands Souvenir Group - Redlands, CA
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c1890 This is a lot of six items dealing with Southern California, with the town of Redlands and agriculture the focal point. There are five stereo v
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Mills Archive, Edgar and D. O. - Sacramento, CA412 - Mills Archive, Edgar and D. O. - Sacramento, CA
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c1880 This archive contains approximately 90 pieces and includes letters, checks (about39) and documents, among which are deeds from Colusa County, a
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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A Brother's Letter from 1871 - San Francisco, CA413 - A Brother's Letter from 1871 - San Francisco, CA
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1871 Pay attention all you San Franciscans and collectors of items from that wonderful City. This is a pair of letters from a gentleman, R.H. Haines,
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Antique Lottery Tickets - San Francisco, CA414 - Antique Lottery Tickets - San Francisco, CA
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c1820 Rare lot of 5 printed lottery tickets for the "Merchantile Library Association Gift Concert" promoted by Treasurer W.C. Ralston. Th...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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California Photo & Stereoview Group - San Francisco, CA415 - California Photo & Stereoview Group - San Francisco, CA
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1892 This lost has 17 stereo views and eight postcards from various scenes in California. The stereo views in both black and white and color, show sc
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to O*N for (20.00 + 3.90) x 1 = 23.90
 
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California Sterling Spoons - San Francisco, CA416 - California Sterling Spoons - San Francisco, CA
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This lot consists of three beautiful sterling silver souvenir spoons (say that ten times fast), from the state of California. Two are from San Francis
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 90.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8***8 for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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Gold Rush Engravings by Hall - San Francisco, CA417 - Gold Rush Engravings by Hall - San Francisco, CA
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c1860 This lot includes four engraved prints of early life in California. Two mounted on poster board H.B. Hall Jr. prints measure 14”x 17” and depic
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to L********t for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Marshal Law Proclaimation 1906 Earthquake - San Francisco, CA418 - Marshal Law Proclaimation 1906 Earthquake - San Francisco, CA
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1906 This is a 6"x 9" Flyer issued by the mayor of San Francisco after '06 earthquake. - HKA#65666
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to O*N for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Meadow Valley Mining Company Stock Certificate - San Francisco, CA419 - Meadow Valley Mining Company Stock Certificate - San Francisco, CA
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1878 Beautiful certificate, serial no. 18819, for 100 shares, to E.A. Richardson, Trustee. Signed by T.W. Colburn, secretary and R. Wegener, presiden
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to r********a.. for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Old Insurance Policy Group - San Francisco, CA420 - Old Insurance Policy Group - San Francisco, CA
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c1864 This lot contains 10 insurance policies issued to the Merrimac Mill Co. on the Carson River owned by Willaim Sharon, and later the Union mill a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to m********r for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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San Francisco Banking House Checks - San Francisco, CA421 - San Francisco Banking House Checks - San Francisco, CA
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c1870 Lot of four. 1) No. 12682 issued Sept. 28, 1871 to Castle Brothers. $1022.50. Purple on crème. One orange two cent manuscript cancelled ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 450.00
Sold to m*****1 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Steam Navigation Company Receipt and Bill of Lading - San Francisco, CA422 - Steam Navigation Company Receipt and Bill of Lading - San Francisco, CA
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c1850 Small receipt on blue paper, reading: “Received in good order, from J.H. Coghill & Co., on board the Steamer Antelope the following artic...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Suit of Ansel Landers v. Cornelius Vanderbilt Document - San Francisco, CA423 - Suit of Ansel Landers v. Cornelius Vanderbilt Document - San Francisco, CA
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1852 This is a 3 page document from the State of California, County of San Francisco District Court 4. The case was filed on September 6, 1852. The s
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to i***y for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Sutro Check Collection - San Francisco, CA424 - Sutro Check Collection - San Francisco, CA
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c1887 Lot of 8: Mix of Wells Fargo & Co's Bank and the Nevada Bank of San Francisco checks, all signed by the famous Adolph Sutro. Sutro (1...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9*****t for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Territory of California Document - San Francisco, CA425 - Territory of California Document - San Francisco, CA
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1849 This is a very rare document announcing the sale at auction of a lot in San Francisco. The document, endorsed by the City’s first Alcalde John W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to 8*******l for (750.00 + 146.25) x 1 = 896.25
 
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Lot Withdrawn426 - Lot Withdrawn
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Gambler's Complaint Letter - San Jose, CA427 - Gambler's Complaint Letter - San Jose, CA
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c1870 A handwritten complaint of playing cards at night in San Jose with a bet of $48.00 and Plaintiff, Meyer Levy claims defendant Adolph Helm cheat
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to O*N for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Lot Withdrawn428 - Lot Withdrawn
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Santa Clara Valley Photograph - Santa Clara, CA429 - Santa Clara Valley Photograph - Santa Clara, CA
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c1930 This is a magnificent black and white photograph of a cherry orchard in the Santa Clara Valley. Once one of the leading agricultural areas in t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to c********r.. for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Lassen County Land Deed Ephemera - Susanville, CA430 - Lassen County Land Deed Ephemera - Susanville, CA
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c1892 Lot of 12: multiple executed land deeds, from 3 Presidents` terms, specifically T. Roosevelt, G. Cleveland, & B. Harrison. (Note: these P...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Volunteer Muster Letter - Wilton, CA431 - Volunteer Muster Letter - Wilton, CA
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The letter reads in part, "We are to have a vounteer muster at the S.….. On the 15th inst. I hope to see you present on the occasion…." (S...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to O*N for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Colorado Mining Directory 1st Edition - , CO432 - Colorado Mining Directory 1st Edition - , CO
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1883 1883. This is arguably one of the best western mining directories ever published. Compiled by Corregan and Lingane in 1883, it contains company
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Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to 8***1 for (1,250.00 + 243.75) x 1 = 1,493.75
 
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Colorado Mining Stereoviews & Book Series -  CO433 - Colorado Mining Stereoviews & Book Series - CO
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c1900 8 excellent stereoview cards of Colorado Railroads and mining scenes, from such locations as Royal Gorge, Toltec Gorge, the famous Gdeorgetown
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Estimates : 300.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to 5***3 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Pikes Peak Gold Rush Letter -  CO434 - Pikes Peak Gold Rush Letter - CO
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1859 This letter written by E.H. Fairchild home to his father and mother from Lawrence, Kansas Territory, Feb. 25, 1859. "I think it will be a...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Powell Survey Colorado River Stereo View -  CO435 - Powell Survey Colorado River Stereo View - CO
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1869 This is an interesting look, taken by Anna Ferris, at the boat used during the expedition of J.W. Powell and A.H. Thompson. The left panel is sl
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 700.00
Sold to r*****n for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Rare Colorado Stock Certificates -  CO436 - Rare Colorado Stock Certificates - CO
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c1883 This is a pair of rare stock certificates from Colorado. Both were issued by the National Mining & Milling Company. - HKA#65696
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Livestock Items - Canon City, CO437 - Livestock Items - Canon City, CO
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1930 This is a lot of eight different animal related items. The lot includes five stock certificates with three being issued in 1885 by The Raynolds
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Estimates : 350.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to j******d for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Hayden Scientific Party Stereoview - Colorado Springs, CO438 - Hayden Scientific Party Stereoview - Colorado Springs, CO
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This stereoview was photographed by Gurnsey’s Rocky Mountain Views and possibility taken by Bryon H. Gurnsey a Colorado Springs stereo photographer in
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Resort Guide and Cookbook - Colorado Springs, CO439 - Resort Guide and Cookbook - Colorado Springs, CO
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1887 This is a lot of five items including three Colorado stereo views, one of Clear Creek Canyon, one of the railroad bridges at Georgetown and one
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Hopalong Cassidy & Buffalo Bill Souvenirs - Denver, CO440 - Hopalong Cassidy & Buffalo Bill Souvenirs - Denver, CO
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1930 This is a lot of 29 items from Buffalo Bill Cody to Hopalong Cassidy, including tokens cereal cards, un-torn tickets to Tim McCoy’s Wild West Sh
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to 1***7 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Ledger Scrapbook - Denver, CO441 - Ledger Scrapbook - Denver, CO
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c1920 Ledger from the Denver Bank, converted into a scrap book that holds newspaper clippings and pressed plants and flowers. There are several handw
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9*********n for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Fremont County Ledger - Fremont County, CO442 - Fremont County Ledger - Fremont County, CO
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Large Ledger book, measures 17"L x 13"W x 1"D. The gold-banded brick red rounded spine indicates "Voucher Record 1 Fremont Towns...
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Idaho Springs Mining Photo Quartet - Idaho Springs, CO443 - Idaho Springs Mining Photo Quartet - Idaho Springs, CO
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c1880 This is a great collection of 4 black and white photographs from the 1880s mining town of Idaho Springs, Colorado. Taken by photographer, L. Mc
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Estimates : 250.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 3****m for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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1st National Consolidated Gold Mining & Milling Co. Leadville Corporate Seal - Leadville, CO444 - 1st National Consolidated Gold Mining & Milling Co. Leadville Corporate Seal - Leadville, CO
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1880 This 1.75" diameter metal corporate seal stamp head is inscribed "1st National Consolidated Gold Mining & Milling Co. of Lexingt...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Leadville Document Collection - Leadville, CO445 - Leadville Document Collection - Leadville, CO
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c1900 Lot of over 40 Colorado mining related documents. Many of the documents are related to the Yak Mining, Milling & Tunnel Co. plus many oth...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Leadville Stock Certificates Group - Leadville, CO446 - Leadville Stock Certificates Group - Leadville, CO
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c1882 Lot of 3: 1) The Leadville Gold Belt Exploration Co. Incorporated in Colorado. Cert. #110 issued in 1895 to William Fatham for 2500 shares. U/C
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to a********e.. for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Colorado & Montana Ephemera Group - Leadville, Helena, CO447 - Colorado & Montana Ephemera Group - Leadville, Helena, CO
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c1872 Large group of Territorial documents. Many are from the mining town Leadville, and several are from the Montana towns of Helena, Fort Shaw, Ana
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 9***9 for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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California Gulch Leadville Stereo view Card - Leadville, Oro City, CO448 - California Gulch Leadville Stereo view Card - Leadville, Oro City, CO
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c1860 Very rare early view of the famous mining town of Leadville, high in the rockies. The crad's caption reads "1133. Col sellers Mine C...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to r****8 for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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The Great Western Sugar Co. Ledger - Loveland, CO449 - The Great Western Sugar Co. Ledger - Loveland, CO
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Measures 17” x 12”. Some wear on cover and pages, but overall the ledger is in very good condition. Produced by W.H. Kistler Stationery Co., located i
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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