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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3555 Airway Drive Suite #309
Reno, NV 89511
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Cram's Township Rail Road Map - , NE500 - Cram's Township Rail Road Map - , NE
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c1878 This 3.75" x 6" blue paperback booklet titled "Cram`s Township Rail Road Map of Nebraska" was published by George F. Cram...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to O*N for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Omaha Grain Store Calendar - Omaha, NE501 - Omaha Grain Store Calendar - Omaha, NE
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c1921 This is a 26"x 16" broadside calendar advertising the Vincent Grain Company "The House of Service" in Omaha. The print on...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Grange Badge Group - Lyndeborough, NH502 - Grange Badge Group - Lyndeborough, NH
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1903 Lot of 6 Grange associated ribbons and badges from Hillsborough County, New Hampshire. They are from camps 16, 18 & 1. The largest measure...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Belmont/Round Mountain Photos -  NV503 - Belmont/Round Mountain Photos - NV
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c1905 Lot of 8 real photos of Belmont and Round Mountain and 2 real photo postcards of Diamondfield in 1904. Also included are 2 unused postcards. 1)
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Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to g********_.. for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Cowboy and Western Postcards -  NV504 - Cowboy and Western Postcards - NV
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c1900 Lot of 19 color lithos and real photo postcards. Included are roundup and rodeo scenes, Utah canyons, rivers, and Salt Lake City, scenes from I
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to O*N for (20.00 + 3.90) x 1 = 23.90
 
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Elmira Silver Bullion Company of Nevada Stock Certificate  -  NV505 - Elmira Silver Bullion Company of Nevada Stock Certificate - NV
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c1864 Nevada, April 18th, 1864, 15 Shares, issued and never cancelled. Black border and vignettes of miners hitting spike in middle, dog on lower lef
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to 3***2 for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Mining Stock Group -  NV506 - Mining Stock Group - NV
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c1920 This is a group of 34 Nevada stock certificates from Reno Banker Gordon Harris Estate, covering mining (18, Nevada and Colorado), oil (9, mostl
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to O*N for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Nevada Document Collection -  NV507 - Nevada Document Collection - NV
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1910 Lot of 43. Includes covers, photo post cards, documents, and newspapers. Austin (3), Battle Mountain (4), Carson (8), Cherry Creek (1), Contact
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Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to i**b for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Nevada Stock Certificate Book -  NV508 - Nevada Stock Certificate Book - NV
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1910 This is a book of blank stock certificates from around 1910, covering mine stock for Cupric Mines Company covering both Nye County, Nevada and B
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to O*N for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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New England and Nevada Stock Certificate -  NV509 - New England and Nevada Stock Certificate - NV
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c1866 Measures 11" x 7 1/2". Incorporated in 1866. Certificate No. 373 issued to Wilm. G. Blakely for one share at $100.00 each and signe...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8*******l for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Oasis and Desolation Wilderness NV Photos -  NV510 - Oasis and Desolation Wilderness NV Photos - NV
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c1920 Lot of 8 snapshots showing scenes around Oasis: baling hay, pack horses in the mountains, huge catch of the day (trout?), a slain big horn shee
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Estimates : 150.00 - 800.00
Sold to j***d for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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Sutro Tunnel Papers -  NV511 - Sutro Tunnel Papers - NV
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c1870 Lot of approximately 13 pieces, including lists of materials, an 1874 letter signed by Adolph Sutro, an 1880 daily report of labor, an 1891 let
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to j***d for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Western Map and Newspaper Group -  NV512 - Western Map and Newspaper Group - NV
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1871 This is a lot of 8 items. 1) Daily Free Press, Bodie, CA. July 13, 1881. 2) Eureka Daily Sentinel Eureka, NV. September 17, 1871. 3) Reese River
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to O*N for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Aurora Document Group - Aurora, Nevada513 - Aurora Document Group - Aurora, Nevada
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c1890 Lot of 4 various pieces from Aurora. 1) Letterhead from the Consolidated Esmeralda (Limited) Dated October 22, 1888. 2) Esmeralda, Limited, dat
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*****l for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Comstock Delegation/Territorial Legislature Photo - Aurora, NV514 - Comstock Delegation/Territorial Legislature Photo - Aurora, NV
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c1864 Lot of 2 identical RPCs showing a group of delegates to the last territorial legislature of Nevada, assembled on January 12, 1864. Identified i
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to O*N for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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John Booth In Memoriam Booklet - Austin, NV515 - John Booth In Memoriam Booklet - Austin, NV
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c1818 An 8-page, paper covered booklet on the life and death of John Booth, (1818-1864), a native of York, England, who died in Austin. In his workin
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Estimates : 100.00 - 600.00
Sold to d******r for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Quit Claim Deed Document w/ Union Cancel "Territorial" - Austin, NV516 - Quit Claim Deed Document w/ Union Cancel "Territorial" - Austin, NV
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1863 Unusual and extremely rare document, notarized with Union Seal. This hand-written and signed Deed dictates the sale of Lot # 7 on the city block
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8*******l for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Bullfrog Mining Stock Certificates - Bullfrog, NV517 - Bullfrog Mining Stock Certificates - Bullfrog, NV
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c1905 Lot of 2: 1 is for "Bullfrog-Jumbo Mining Co." Incorporated in 1905 under the laws of Arizona. Certificate No. 43 issued to George ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8*******l for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Carson Bank Mining Brokerage, Western Union Telegram Archive - Carson City, NV518 - Carson Bank Mining Brokerage, Western Union Telegram Archive - Carson City, NV
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c1870 Lot of 30 /- Western Union telegrams regarding the business of mining, commerce and payments between San Francisco, New York, Carson City. Ther
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to d******0 for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
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Carson City Business Ephemera Collection - Carson City, NV519 - Carson City Business Ephemera Collection - Carson City, NV
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c1870 Lot of 14 items. Included are: Instructions and Laws for the Purchase of Land From the State of Nevada, booklet printed 1871 by the State Land
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Carson City Creamery Document Archive - Carson City, NV520 - Carson City Creamery Document Archive - Carson City, NV
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c1892 Lot of 50 /- pieces, mostly letters, billheads, statements, ledger sheets and receipts for the Nevada-California Creamery located in Carson Cit
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to i**b for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Carson City Ephemera Collection - Carson City, NV521 - Carson City Ephemera Collection - Carson City, NV
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This is a large collection (a little over 50) of everything Carson City. The lot includes ephemera of all sorts, including billheads, bank receipts, u
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Carson City Printers Collection - Carson City, NV522 - Carson City Printers Collection - Carson City, NV
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c1870 Lot of 20: billheads, statements and receipts, including items from Dunn & Lemmon, Nevada Press Company, The Weekly, Carson Book and News...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Carson City Stereoviews  - Carson City, NV523 - Carson City Stereoviews - Carson City, NV
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c1890 Lot of 2. Both measure 7” x 3.25” and 7” x 4.5.” Medium contrast and sharp focus. Little wear, some light age fade damage. One shows a bird’s e
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Nevada Gov. License Plates - Carson City, NV524 - Nevada Gov. License Plates - Carson City, NV
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1938 Lot of 6: This is a lot of an unused matched pair of Nevada Governor's automobile license plates, along with 4 different executive plates ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (850.00 + 165.75) x 1 = 1,015.75
 
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Nevada Governor's License Plates Collection - Carson City, NV525 - Nevada Governor's License Plates Collection - Carson City, NV
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c1936 Lotr of 7: 2 are matched pairs, not mounted on a vehicle, from 1937 & 1938, in mint condition. The others are 1936 and 1937, respectively...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to O*N for (1,200.00 + 234.00) x 1 = 1,434.00
 
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Nevada Licence Plates -Two Sets of Gov. Auto Plates - Carson City, NV526 - Nevada Licence Plates -Two Sets of Gov. Auto Plates - Carson City, NV
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1947 Two matched pairs of government auto license plates. One set is from 1947, the other from 1948. Gordon Harris Estate - HKA#65762
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Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (1,150.00 + 224.25) x 1 = 1,374.25
 
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Nevada License Plate Collection 1947 - Carson City, NV527 - Nevada License Plate Collection 1947 - Carson City, NV
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1947 This group of 8 conseccutive plates were issued as trailer plates "TR" and feature numbers 46222-4625, 45048 to 45050, issued for pa...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to O*N for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Nevada License Plates - Carson City, NV528 - Nevada License Plates - Carson City, NV
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1932 Four sets of matching pairs from the years, 1932, 1933, 1934 and 1936. They were unissued and have very little wear. They each measure 11.25&q...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to 6*****l for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Nevada Motor Vehicle License Medallion - Carson City, NV529 - Nevada Motor Vehicle License Medallion - Carson City, NV
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c1915 Mint condition 1915 State of Nevada Registered Motor Vehicle Medallion. This piece was never issued, as there is no number stamped in the field
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to s*********r for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Old Carson City Newspapers - Carson City, NV530 - Old Carson City Newspapers - Carson City, NV
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c1871 Rare. This is a collection of editions from an old Carson City newspaper that operated for only two years. Its former name was The Carson City
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Estimates : 500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to p*******i for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Private Papers of Trenmor Coffin  - Carson City, NV531 - Private Papers of Trenmor Coffin - Carson City, NV
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c1884 The Attorney for The Bullion and Exchange Bank of Carson City, Trenmor Coffin left this leather portfolio of papers which include: numerous dee
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Estimates : 200.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to i**b for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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State of Nevada $1000 Bond - Carson City, NV532 - State of Nevada $1000 Bond - Carson City, NV
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1872 Large, very rare Bond of the State of Nevada, for $1000 dollars. No. 217, there is a central vignette showing a mill, a 6-horse drawn wagon load
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***1 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Treasury Department Letter Group - Carson City, NV533 - Treasury Department Letter Group - Carson City, NV
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c1888 This is a collection of about 30 pieces of correspondence between the United States Treasury Department and Carson City Postal Disbursing Agent
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Early Nevada Ledgers - Carson City, Hamilton, NV534 - Early Nevada Ledgers - Carson City, Hamilton, NV
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Lot of 2 ledgers from early Nevada businesses. 1) A "State Bank & Trust Co."Check register, dated 1903. This book is composed of yello...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to O*N for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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Eureka Billhead Collection - Eureka, NV535 - Eureka Billhead Collection - Eureka, NV
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c1880 Lot of 54 historic billheads. Included are such businesses as: City Drug Store, the Eureka Weekly Sentinel, F.W. Clute Merchandise (an agent fo
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Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Eureka Druggist Ephemera Group - Eureka, NV536 - Eureka Druggist Ephemera Group - Eureka, NV
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c1880 Lot of 50 /- Prescriptions slips, primarily from F.J. Schneider, Druggist and Apothecary store, and from City Drug Store. The dosing levels are
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The Big Swede Gold Mines Co. Stock Certificates and Meeting Minutes Books - Gilbert, NV537 - The Big Swede Gold Mines Co. Stock Certificates and Meeting Minutes Books - Gilbert, NV
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c1925 Lot of 2: Meeting Minutes of Corporate formation, officers, etc. of the Company. These are type-written, up to page 25. Stock Certificates book
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Estimates : 200.00 - 700.00
Sold to 8*****l for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Rare Gold Circle Midas Stock Certificates Group - Gold Circle, NV538 - Rare Gold Circle Midas Stock Certificates Group - Gold Circle, NV
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c1908 Lot of 6 rare stock certificates: 1) Issued by The Gold & Silver Circle Mines Inc. to William A. Mosman for 3,000 shares at 10 cents per....
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to O*N for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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Goldfield Consolidated Mine Documents - Goldfield, NV539 - Goldfield Consolidated Mine Documents - Goldfield, NV
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1914 Lot of 3: 1) A check written on Crocker National Bank in the amount of $60,000 by Goldfield Consolidated Mines Company. Dated 18 March 1914, the
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Nevada Mining Patent Records & Goldfield Plat Map Group - Goldfield, NV540 - Nevada Mining Patent Records & Goldfield Plat Map Group - Goldfield, NV
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c1934 Group of 9 BLM Mining Patent/ Claims Records from every mineral-producing county in the state, dated approx. 1963. These 3-ring binders contain
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Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to g********b.. for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Goldfield Chalk Litho Print - Goldfield, NV541 - Goldfield Chalk Litho Print - Goldfield, NV
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1905 Spectacular signed/ numbered print of a busy Goldfield in 1905. Colorized, likely a chalk/ pastel original. The artist's name is Purcell, a...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to O*N for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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American Copper and Uranium Corporation Ledger - Las Vegas, NV542 - American Copper and Uranium Corporation Ledger - Las Vegas, NV
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1955 A black corporation record book used by the above company that contains the articles of incorporation, by-laws, stock certificate #147 (issued t
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Heggland Mines Co. Prospectus Evolution Collection - Mina, NV543 - Heggland Mines Co. Prospectus Evolution Collection - Mina, NV
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c1927 Unique group of documents, preliminary sketches, job & print orders, letters and newspaper articles on a newly launched Mining company st...
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Western Nevada Miner Job Ticket Collection - Mina, NV544 - Western Nevada Miner Job Ticket Collection - Mina, NV
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c1920 A fantastic collection of early job tickets from the Western Nevada Miner of Mina, NV. This collection includes 91 different job tickets from t
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Estimates : 200.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to O*N for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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Bank of Nevada Checks by Theo Winters - Reno, NV545 - Bank of Nevada Checks by Theo Winters - Reno, NV
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c1894 Lot of 17: Various Bank of Nevada signed and cancelled checks, all signed by Theo Winters. The Winters family initially settled in Yolo County.
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Bill Harrah Signed Memos - Reno, NV546 - Bill Harrah Signed Memos - Reno, NV
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c1955 This is a unique little collection of 7 signed notes and memos from casino owner William F. Harrah (1911-1978). Harrah turned a $100 a week bin
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Car Receipts from the !920's - Reno, NV547 - Car Receipts from the !920's - Reno, NV
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c1905 Large and diverse group of receipts, letters, and telegrams pointing to Reno Banker R. Kirman's expensive car habit. There are notes from...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to 9***1 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Nevada Patent Device - Reno, NV548 - Nevada Patent Device - Reno, NV
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c1906 This is a diverse set of documents that award a patent No. 844,091 on a new screw-type drill chuck to William Borchert of Reno. There genuine P
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Nevada State Historical Society Book Group - Reno, NV549 - Nevada State Historical Society Book Group - Reno, NV
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c1909 Lot of 7: hardcover book sets. The initial book set is titled "First Biennial Report" and "Second Biennial Report," and a...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to O*N for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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