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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Silver Ingot - Hong Kong1292 - Silver Ingot - Hong Kong
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This is a small silver ingot from Hong Kong, Shanghai. It has 4 unusual stamps on the face, one of which indicates 999.9 purity. It measures 53mm x 33
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 5***6 for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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Gold Rush Style Pocket Scale -  CA1293 - Gold Rush Style Pocket Scale - CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1850 This is a classic California Gold Rush piece! This pocket scale (balance) with weights has a large eagle with gold time around the top of the o
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Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to b*********r for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Miner's Pocket Scale  -  CA1294 - Miner's Pocket Scale - CA
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Encased in a green painted metal box, approximately 3" x 7,” with “Miners’ Improved Gold Scale” lettered on the top of the case. “Manufactured ...
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Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***9 for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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J. C. Cox Coin Till with Bell - UK - London, England1295 - J. C. Cox Coin Till with Bell - UK - London, England
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c1900 This handsome wood, brass, and glass countertop coin till was invented, patented, and manufactured by J. C. Cox--an inventor of several devices
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Estimates : 500.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to o******s for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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Becker’s Sons Analytical Balance Scale  -1296 - Becker’s Sons Analytical Balance Scale -
Holabird-Kagin Americana
A fine example of a Becker`s Sons Analytical Balance Scale from the early 1900s. This double-beam, brass pillar analytical balance scale is mounted to
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to 8*****l for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Morgan Silver Dollar 1878CC - Carson City, NV1297 - Morgan Silver Dollar 1878CC - Carson City, NV
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1878 PCGS certified MS62 - HKA#66129
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Estimates : 250.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8*****b for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Morgan Silver Dollar 1878CC - Carson City, NV1298 - Morgan Silver Dollar 1878CC - Carson City, NV
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1878 PCGS certified MS63 - HKA#66130
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Estimates : 350.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Morgan Silver Dollar 1878CC - Carson City, NV1299 - Morgan Silver Dollar 1878CC - Carson City, NV
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1878 PCGS certified MS64 - HKA#66131
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Morgan Silver Dollar 1890CC - Carson City, NV1300 - Morgan Silver Dollar 1890CC - Carson City, NV
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1890 PCGS certified MS63, Toned smokey grey golden. - HKA#66132
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to H****c for (650.00 + 126.75) x 1 = 776.75
 
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Morgan Silver Dollar 1891CC - Carson City, NV1301 - Morgan Silver Dollar 1891CC - Carson City, NV
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1891 PCGS certified MS62 - HKA#66133
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8*****b for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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Morgan Silver Dollar 1891CC - Carson City, NV1302 - Morgan Silver Dollar 1891CC - Carson City, NV
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1891 PCGS certified MS62 - HKA#66134
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Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Morgan Silver Dollar 1891CC - Carson City, NV1303 - Morgan Silver Dollar 1891CC - Carson City, NV
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1891 PCGC certified MS63 - HKA#66135
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Estimates : 600.00 - 700.00
Sold to b*********6 for (650.00 + 126.75) x 1 = 776.75
 
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Morgan Silver Dollar 1891CC - Carson City, NV1304 - Morgan Silver Dollar 1891CC - Carson City, NV
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1891 PCGS certified MS63+ - HKA#66136
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Estimates : 600.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Morgan Silver Dollar 1891CC - Carson City, NV1305 - Morgan Silver Dollar 1891CC - Carson City, NV
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1891 PCGS certified MS64 - HKA#66137
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Estimates : 1,100.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to 8*******l for (900.00 + 175.50) x 1 = 1,075.50
 
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Morgan Silver Dollar 1891CC - Carson City, NV1306 - Morgan Silver Dollar 1891CC - Carson City, NV
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1891 PCGS certified MS64+ - HKA#66138
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Holiday Hotel & Casino Gaming Tokens Trio - Reno, NV1307 - Holiday Hotel & Casino Gaming Tokens Trio - Reno, NV
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c1976 Lot of 3: 1 is a Gold casino gaming $100 token in 10k gold. The famous Holiday Hotel and Casino on the Truckee River distributed these tokens.
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to H****c for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Holiday Hotel Gold Gaming Token - Reno, NV1308 - Holiday Hotel Gold Gaming Token - Reno, NV
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c1976 Gold casino gaming $100 token in 10k gold. The famous Holiday Hotel and Casino on the Truckee River distributed this piece. The obverse feature
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Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
Sold to 9***9 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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1854 Quarter Eagle Gold Coin - Counterstruck - Syracuse, NY1309 - 1854 Quarter Eagle Gold Coin - Counterstruck - Syracuse, NY
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1854 Gold coin with "STONE & BALL" of Syracuse conterstrike vertically on obverse. Coin is almost AU condition. This coin is from an...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to 0***0 for (1,500.00 + 292.50) x 1 = 1,792.50
 
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1856 N. octagonal Half Dol., BG-311, Low Rarity 4, Die State I (perfect obverse). -1310 - 1856 N. octagonal Half Dol., BG-311, Low Rarity 4, Die State I (perfect obverse). -
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Same obverse die, repolished; similar reverse, but only 4 pairs of berries on each branch. Also signed by Nouizillet. Brilliant Prooflike Uncirculated
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Estimates : 200.00 - 750.00
Sold to O*N for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Bryan Silver Coin -1311 - Bryan Silver Coin -
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1896 Large 50mm fine silver coin, manufactured by Gorham Mfg. Silversmiths. The embossing on the obverse reads " A Government Dollar Contains ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to O*N for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Facsimile US $20 Die -1312 - Facsimile US $20 Die -
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c1950 US $20 Reverse Type III, die facsimile. Trapezoidal die, 2 3/8 x 2.5" on top, 2.5 x 2.75" on bottom, 2" thick. SN 27992. Unkno...
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Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Jesus Coin Proof Set -1313 - Jesus Coin Proof Set -
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1972 Gold plated 24-coin proof set from the Danbury Mint, entitled "The Life of Jesus Series." All are in mint condition, are gold elect...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Shell Cards -1314 - Shell Cards -
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This rare shellcard is made in the style of a US $20 gold, similar to a Type II US $20, but without the motto. The interesting part, though, is the si
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
 
 
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So Called Dollar Pedley-Ryan & Cg -1315 - So Called Dollar Pedley-Ryan & Cg -
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1933 Silver 38mm AU nice. Uncleaned Original Patina. Rarity 5. Less than 500 issued. - HKA#66242
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Canadian Silver 1976 Olympic Coin Set - Canada1316 - Canadian Silver 1976 Olympic Coin Set - Canada
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Nice 28 coin set for the 1976 Olympics. These coins are $5 and $10 pieces. The $5's are one ounce rounds and the $10's are two ounce rounds,...
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (750.00 + 146.25) x 1 = 896.25
 
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Two California Clearing House Certificates -1317 - Two California Clearing House Certificates -
Holabird-Kagin Americana
Sacramento Clearing House Certificate, $10, proof, unissued, cancelled with holes at signature site, good. Sonoma County Clearing House Certificate, $
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Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to O*N for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Tuscon National Bank Currency - Tucson, AZ1318 - Tuscon National Bank Currency - Tucson, AZ
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1929 This is a $10 from Tuscon National Bank, Charter 4287, Type 1. VG-F. This is a scarce note. - HKA#65694
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8*****l for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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H. Toler Promises to Pay At In Specie $1 Currency Specimen - Monterey, CA1319 - H. Toler Promises to Pay At In Specie $1 Currency Specimen - Monterey, CA
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c1890 This unusual piece measures 7.5” x 3.25”and was printed on thick paper. The right side has some small smudge marks, but otherwise excellent con
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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San Francisco Banknote Group - San Fracisco, CA1320 - San Francisco Banknote Group - San Fracisco, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This lot contains four bank notes. Three are $20 notes from the Federal Reserve Friedberg 1870- and one from The Wells Fargo Nevada National Bank of S
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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San Francisco Clearing House Scrip - San Francisco, CA1321 - San Francisco Clearing House Scrip - San Francisco, CA
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c1907 Lot of 3: Rare set of San Francisco notes, $5, $10 and $20 denominations, all in excellent condition. - HKA#66109
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Ventura Bank Note - Ventura, CA1322 - Ventura Bank Note - Ventura, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1902 this is a $5 banknote from the First National Bank of Ventura. It is charter number #7210. 1904. Series 1902. Very good. Gordon Harris Estate -
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Estimates : 400.00 - 900.00
Sold to O*N for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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Colonial Connecticutt Currency Group -  CT1323 - Colonial Connecticutt Currency Group - CT
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1789 Lot of 6: group of Connecticut currency, ranging from a 10 Shilling note to a Ten Pound note, and increments in between. These bills are both l
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to o******s for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Colonial Connecticutt Currency Note -  CT1324 - Colonial Connecticutt Currency Note - CT
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c1789 Paper bill, listed as a Four Pence note. This unique bill is both litho-printed, and hand lettered for serial number, 4795, date, July 2, 1789,
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8*****S for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Early Bill of Exchange -  CT1325 - Early Bill of Exchange - CT
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1779 Very rare. Early currency, printed on 1 piece of rag paper—two identical copies of the same exchange, numbered #593 for $18 to be paid to Mr. J
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Estimates : 300.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to O*N for (475.00 + 92.63) x 1 = 567.63
 
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Post-Revolutionary State of Connecticut Scrip -  CT1326 - Post-Revolutionary State of Connecticut Scrip - CT
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1793 Lot of 2: very early paper bills, with a 14 Shilling note and a 7 Pound note. They read "State of Connecticut. Pay-Table Office." T...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8****p for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Midwest Currency Duo - Great Bend, KS1327 - Midwest Currency Duo - Great Bend, KS
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1929 This is a duo, including a $5 from the Farmers National bank of Gret Bend, KS (Charter 11707, Type 1, vg-f) and and $10 from the First National
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Missouri Exchanges Ephemera Group - Hannibal, MO1328 - Missouri Exchanges Ephemera Group - Hannibal, MO
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1860 Lot of 21 sheets, with 4 unissued Exchange checks per sheet. These are from "J.P. Richards, Banker." There are 2 vignettes, 1 on ea...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to O*N for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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Reno National Bank Currency - Reno, NV1329 - Reno National Bank Currency - Reno, NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1902 This is a $10 bill from the Reno National Bank, signed by H.H. Kennedy and George Wingfield 1915. Charter #8424 & VG-fine. Gordon Harris...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to 1*****7 for (3,500.00 + 682.50) x 1 = 4,182.50
 
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Reno Type 2 $20 Bank Note - Reno, NV1330 - Reno Type 2 $20 Bank Note - Reno, NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1929 This is a Type 2 $20 banknote issued by The First National Bank in Reno. #7038. vg-f. Gordon Harris Estate - HKA#65758
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to m********5.. for (850.00 + 165.75) x 1 = 1,015.75
 
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Uncut Banknote Sheet - Reno, NV1331 - Uncut Banknote Sheet - Reno, NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1929 This is an uncut, uncirculated, no staple holes sheet of $5 banknotes issued by The First National Bank in Reno. Gordon Harris Estate - HKA#657
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Start Price : 5,000.00 | Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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New York M.E.C. Currency Group - New York, NY1332 - New York M.E.C. Currency Group - New York, NY
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1814 Lot of 3: unique paper curency notes from "The Manufacturer's Exchange Company." There are 2, 3, and 5 dollar denominations for...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to j********b for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Brownstown National Bank Large $20 - Brownstown, PA1333 - Brownstown National Bank Large $20 - Brownstown, PA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1902 This is a $20 bank note from The Brownstown National Bank. Charter 9026, 1907 plain back. It is handsigned. Strong vertical fold at center only
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Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to b******n for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Pennsylvania Turnpike Currency Group -  PA1334 - Pennsylvania Turnpike Currency Group - PA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1818 Lot of 3: group of 1, 5 and 10 dollar denominations for paper currency notes, listed as the "Chamsberg & Bedford Turnpike Road Compa...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t*******d for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Pennsylvania Turnpike Currency Group -  PA1335 - Pennsylvania Turnpike Currency Group - PA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1818 Lot of 3: group of 1, 5 and 10 dollar denominations for paper currency notes, listed as the "Chamsberg & Bedford Turnpike Road Compa...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 1***7 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Pennsylvania Turnpike Currency Trio -  PA1336 - Pennsylvania Turnpike Currency Trio - PA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1818 Lot of 3: group of 1, 5 and 10 dollar denominations for paper currency notes, listed as the "Chamsberg & Bedford Turnpike Road Compa...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to t*******d for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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South Carolina Bond Scrip -  SC1337 - South Carolina Bond Scrip - SC
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1872 This is a lot of two uncut State of South Carolina bond scrip bills. 1) This is an uncut sheet of a $20 and $50 denomination. Both are signed by
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8****p for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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A Pair of Texas Treasury Warrants - Austin, TX1338 - A Pair of Texas Treasury Warrants - Austin, TX
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1841 This is a set of two Republic of Texas Treasury Warrants, one for $3, the other, for $1. The $1 is dated May 8, 1862 and is issued to T.B. Bursc
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8****p for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Pair of Texas Small Size Notes - Huntsville, TX1339 - Pair of Texas Small Size Notes - Huntsville, TX
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1929 This is a duo of Texas $10 bills, one from Comanche National Bank (Charter 4246, Type 1, vg-f), the other, The First National Bank of Huntsville
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Confederate States $500 Bill - Richmond, VA1340 - Confederate States $500 Bill - Richmond, VA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1864 This is a $500 dollar bill issued by the Confederate States of America on February 17, 1864. The serial number is 33138. It is signed by Registr
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8*****k for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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America Banknote Plate -1341 - America Banknote Plate -
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13 inches in length by 6 3/4 inches wide. Beveled edge, surfaces perfect, Eagle with harbor and surrounding country side. Provenance; Lot 1113 The Old
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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