Best of The West - February 2014

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3555 Airway Drive Suite#309
Reno, NV 89511
Thursday Feb 20th, 10am-6pm
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3555 Airway Drive Suite #309
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Possibly the ONLY remaining Uncut sheet of Dunbar's California Bank - San Francisco, CA1392 - Possibly the ONLY remaining Uncut sheet of Dunbar's California Bank - San Francisco, CA
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1850 Edward E. Dunbar arrived in San Francisco February 28, 1849. He became a commission merchant and auctioneer. By Sept. 1850 he opened Dunbars Cal
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 6,000.00
 
 
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Put's Golden Songster Book - San Francisco, CA1393 - Put's Golden Songster Book - San Francisco, CA
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1858 Original "Golden Songster" book, as published by D.E. Appleton & Co. The cover reads "Containing the largest and most popul...
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Colonial Connecticut Promissory Note -  CT1394 - Colonial Connecticut Promissory Note - CT
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c1780 Rare and unique "Check" from Connecticut state treasurer "John Lawrance Esq." to citizen "Lt. Joseph Chapman" f...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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So Called Dollar Hanger Medals Trio - Hartford, CT1395 - So Called Dollar Hanger Medals Trio - Hartford, CT
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c1928 Three pieces: 1) HK705, R4, hanger with red, white and blue ribbon, fine condition; 2) HK706, R4, EF, "Reception committee" hanger ...
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Spanish American War, Camp Haskell Medal - Athens, GA1396 - Spanish American War, Camp Haskell Medal - Athens, GA
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1898 A brass medal with red, white, and blue enamel work representing American flags, on a brass hanger that is embossed "Camp Haskell". ...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8***6 for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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DuRell & Moore Archive -  ID1397 - DuRell & Moore Archive - ID
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c1867 8 pieces from this firm that is well known because of having issued territorial currency in the 1860s, now very rare. Seven are Red printed bil
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to b*********6 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Columbian Expo So-Called Dollars Trio - ChicagoChicago, IL1398 - Columbian Expo So-Called Dollars Trio - ChicagoChicago, IL
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c1893 Lot of three: 1) HK231, XF-AU prooflike, blue portrait hanger with ribbon; 2) HK231, different reverse, EF, "New York Anniversay Oct. 12...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to s******3 for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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So Called Dollar Hanger Souvenir Medal Pair - St. Louis, MO1399 - So Called Dollar Hanger Souvenir Medal Pair - St. Louis, MO
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c1904 Two pieces: 1) HK302, R3, hanger with blue, red, white and yellow ribbon, AU-UNC; 2) HK352c, R5, XF, gilt, 1908 U.S. Navy World Voyage. - HKA
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to r***f for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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American Institute Silver Medal -  NY1400 - American Institute Silver Medal - NY
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1847 Silver Medal from the American Institute, New York (by R. Lovett). Awarded to James Lewis for a Pail of Excellent Butter. Dark toned edges of pr
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to 5***6 for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
 
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Carson City Mint Document - Carson City, NV1401 - Carson City Mint Document - Carson City, NV
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1872 Four page letter in regards to Carson City Mint Memorial to Congress. The author MJ Farrill, carefully details numerically how the US Mint at Ca
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to m******3 for (700.00 + 136.50) x 1 = 836.50
 
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Carson City Mint Register - Carson City, NV1402 - Carson City Mint Register - Carson City, NV
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1923 A bound volume of the Mint’s Bullion Abstract Register for the above years, stating weight, value, etc. for gold and silver processed. - HKA#6
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to 8*****l for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Gaming Chips - Sparks, NV1403 - Gaming Chips - Sparks, NV
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c1974 This is a collection of gaming chips from the now defunct Shy Clown Casino in Sparks, NV. The collection consists of 100-25c, 100-$5, 100-$25.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to O*N for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Uncut Bank Drafts - New York, NY1404 - Uncut Bank Drafts - New York, NY
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1823 This lot consists of two uncut sheets of bank drafts. One is a sheet of six drafts from New York’s Tradesmen’s Bank, ranging in denominations fr
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Steamship Brother Jonathon Document - Portland, OR1405 - Steamship Brother Jonathon Document - Portland, OR
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1863 The steamship "Brother Jonathon" was one of the important California shipwrecks that produced gold coins. It was launched in Novembe...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to m******3 for (750.00 + 146.25) x 1 = 896.25
 
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Vintage Enameled Scale Sign -  VA1406 - Vintage Enameled Scale Sign - VA
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c1900 Original "Fairbanks Scale" sign. Measures44.5" long x 9" wide. The famous Fairbanks Scales Co. was founded in 1830 in Ver...
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Vintage Enameled Scale Sign -  VA1407 - Vintage Enameled Scale Sign - VA
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1900 Original “Fairbanks Scale” sign. Measures44.5” long x 9” wide. The famous Fairbanks Scales Co. was founded in 1830 in Vermont. By the time of the
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Fairbanks Table Top Scale - St. Johnsburry,1408 - Fairbanks Table Top Scale - St. Johnsburry,
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c1900 This is a Fairbanks grocery store table top scale that has been reconditioned by the Fairbanks family. This 50 pound capacity scale comes with
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to 4***0 for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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Fairbanks Confectioner Scale - St. Johnsbury,1409 - Fairbanks Confectioner Scale - St. Johnsbury,
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1912 This is a countertop store scale manufactured by Fairbanks. It measures 18” from beam to pan and stands 8” high. It will weigh up to 4 pounds wi
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Fairbanks Physician's Scale - St. Johnsbury,1410 - Fairbanks Physician's Scale - St. Johnsbury,
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c1900 This is a beautiful re-painted and looking like new physician’s scale. This iconic item stands about 5’6” tall. The platform measures 13.5”x 19
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Fairbanks Scale Duo - St. Johnsbury,1411 - Fairbanks Scale Duo - St. Johnsbury,
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c1900 This a pair grocery scales by the Fairbanks Company. The first is a brass candy model with scoop. It measures 14” x 9”, with an 11”x 8” removab
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to d******0 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Fairbanks Steelyard Counter Scale - St. Johnsbury,1412 - Fairbanks Steelyard Counter Scale - St. Johnsbury,
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c1919 This is a great Fairchild Steelyard style counter scale. It measures 18” long and is about 9” tall. The platform and base appear to be made of
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Fairbanks Trip Scale - St. Johnsbury,1413 - Fairbanks Trip Scale - St. Johnsbury,
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c1890 This is a beautifully repainted Fairbanks’ Standard model tip scale. According to the 1912 catalog, this type of scale could be found in bakeri
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Slant Beam Scale - St. Johnsbury,1414 - Slant Beam Scale - St. Johnsbury,
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c1900 This Fairbanks’ counter beam scale comes complete with weights and a “scoop on’ Sscoop off” counter weight. The black base and platform show so
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Early Apothecary Scale Duo -1415 - Early Apothecary Scale Duo -
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c1830 This gorgeous ebony box, 5.25" x 2.5" x 1.25", features crisp, simple carved details on the exterior, and a metal mechanism. T...
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Jeweler's Scale -1416 - Jeweler's Scale -
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c1920 From William Griffith & Sons. Manufacturing Jewelers. 15-17, Northampton St. Birmingham. The weights come in the original box, complete w...
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Nome Alaska Gold Ring -  AK1417 - Nome Alaska Gold Ring - AK
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c1900 This lovely ladies ring features the name "Nome" above an image of two bunches of grapes. There is no carat mark but tested 14k. 20...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to j****r for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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California Gold Rush Belt or Sash Buckle - San Francisco, CA1418 - California Gold Rush Belt or Sash Buckle - San Francisco, CA
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c1860 Beautiful 2.75" x 1.5" gold buckle with enameled inlay. Stamped "W. Bohms / Patent / Jan. 27, 1863" on the swiveling clas...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to a********o for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Seth Thomas Pocket Watch with Box - Thomaston, CT1419 - Seth Thomas Pocket Watch with Box - Thomaston, CT
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1901 A Seth Thomas watch in original cloth cover and presentation box. This open face, stem wind / stem set, railroad style watch features a single s
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Goldfield Men's Gold Ring - Goldfield, NV1420 - Goldfield Men's Gold Ring - Goldfield, NV
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c1910 This is a 14K gold signet ring with the name Goldfield. It measures about 22mm and weighs 6.3 grams. There is a nugget design on the face. This
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 9*********n for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Geo. Whittell Lake Tahoe, Presentation Watch - Reno, NV1421 - Geo. Whittell Lake Tahoe, Presentation Watch - Reno, NV
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1953 Beautiful LeCoultre "Futurematic" wristwatch, given to F.E. Dondero by George Whittell, December 25, 1953, as insribed on the back. ...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to O*N for (1,000.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,195.00
 
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State Treasurer Ceremonial Watch  - Reno, NV1422 - State Treasurer Ceremonial Watch - Reno, NV
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1960 Beautiful Longine's men's wristwatch, presented to State Treasurer Dan W. Franks. Solid yellow 14k gold screw-back case, 33.5mm in dia...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to O*N for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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M.M. Frederick, Virginia City Pocket Watch - Virginia City, NV1423 - M.M. Frederick, Virginia City Pocket Watch - Virginia City, NV
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Beautiful size 18 Elgin pocket watch with 7-jewel hunter case movement. Key wind and set. Single sunk white "M.M. Fredrick" dial, black ro...
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Estimates : 7,500.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to 8*******l for (7,500.00 + 1,462.50) x 1 = 8,962.50
 
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Lot Withdrawn1424 - Lot Withdrawn
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Leica R3 Summilux "Gold" Camera Outfit - Wetzlar,1425 - Leica R3 Summilux "Gold" Camera Outfit - Wetzlar,
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1979 This fabulous lot contains a complete Leica R3 GMBH camera, lens & caps, manual and warranties, and every other item that came with this l...
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Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Gold & Ruby Pendant -1426 - Gold & Ruby Pendant -
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1950 This is a large pendant measuring about 1.5” in length by approximately 1” in width. It is a ruby stone encased in a cornucopia shaped gold surr
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Good Luck Horseshoe Stickpin -1427 - Good Luck Horseshoe Stickpin -
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This is an antique gold in quartz horseshoe stick pin. It weighs .09 troy ounces, 2.75 inches long. It`s a very elegant piece that can be put in a saf
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to a********i.. for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Rare "Gambler's" Pocket Watch -1428 - Rare "Gambler's" Pocket Watch -
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c1890 This lot includesa wonderful antique pocket watch. This open face size 16 watch case features a snap back and snap bezel. Flat porcelain enamel
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to b***9 for (1,000.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,195.00
 
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Washington Light Infantry Engraved Gold Service Medal -1429 - Washington Light Infantry Engraved Gold Service Medal -
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Engraved 14K, 0.37 troy oz. gold medal pendant hanger, issued for "Six Years Service/ Washington Light Infantry Corps/ 1836" to Charles T....
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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DeMolay Meritorious Service Award -1430 - DeMolay Meritorious Service Award -
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Only a very few select people have received the DeMolay Meritorious Service Award. Given to those who have show exemplary service to the Order of DeMo
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Knights Templar Group 2 -1431 - Knights Templar Group 2 -
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Lot of 4. 1) San Francisco. Hartford, Conn. 29th Triennial Washington Commandery No. 1. 1904. From possibly the oldest Knights Templar Commandey in th
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*******n for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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Native Sons Golden West Photo Gibsonville -1432 - Native Sons Golden West Photo Gibsonville -
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1882 The photo shows members of the Golden Anchor Parlor 182, NSGW, in Gibsonville in Sierra County, CA. They are standing in front of the old Gibson
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Rare Albert Pike Commemorative Medal -1433 - Rare Albert Pike Commemorative Medal -
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c1891 Obv. So Mas Juris U.S.A. obv. Gr. Comdr. Ad Vitem S.C. 33. rev. Albert Pike 330 obv. 1857. rev. 1809 and 1891. Rare Albert Pike Commemorative M
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to r*****r for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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California IOOF Memorabalia -  CA1434 - California IOOF Memorabalia - CA
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1927 A 6" red ribbon from the "75th/ Annual Session/ Grand Lodge/ I.O.O.F./ Of California/ Diamond Jubilee/ FLT/ Sacramento/ May 10 1927&...
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 100.00
 
 
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I.O.O.F. Regalia -  CA1435 - I.O.O.F. Regalia - CA
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c1880 Lot of 11: A 34" long triangular felt "I. O. O. F." flag with an eye and three rings containing "F L T" on the right...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
Sold to O*N for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Masonic Calling Cards -  CA1436 - Masonic Calling Cards - CA
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c1880 This lot consists of seven calling cards of persons who were members of the Masonic Lodge. Included are cards that once presented L.C Wittenmye
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Northern California IOOF Medal Collection - Alturas, CA1437 - Northern California IOOF Medal Collection - Alturas, CA
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9" tall badge with metal star: "I.O.O.F. Etna Lodge No. 184 Etna, Cal. 9" tall badge: "Lassen Lodge No. 421 / Member / IOOF / La...
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Start Price : 170.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
 
 
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California Masonic Group - Downieville, CA1438 - California Masonic Group - Downieville, CA
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1857 This group consists of mopst of the contents of a nineteenth century California Masonic Lodge, possibly from a California Motherlode camp, possi
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Estimates : 500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to 9***9 for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
 
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Shriners California Group - Los Angeles, CA1439 - Shriners California Group - Los Angeles, CA
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1907 Lot of 2. 1) Los Angeles. Aleppo Boston. 1907. Very Interesting Commemorative of Paul Reveres ride from Allepo Temple in Boston. May have been a
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Shriners of Hella Temple, Dallas Texas, Commemorative of 1907 Convention - Los Angeles, CA1440 - Shriners of Hella Temple, Dallas Texas, Commemorative of 1907 Convention - Los Angeles, CA
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1907 Dallas, TX/Los Angeles, CA Hella Temple. 1907. Not to be outdone, the Shriners of Hella Temple in Dallas Texas went all out for this special Shr
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Estimates : 50.00 - 175.00
Sold to b********b.. for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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The Great Los Angeles Shriner Convention Group - Los Angeles, CA1441 - The Great Los Angeles Shriner Convention Group - Los Angeles, CA
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1906 Lot of 5. 1) Los Angeles, CA. Mecca-New York. 1906. Mecca Temple of New York Shiner Convention of 1906, a great medal that has high detail of an
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Estimates : 100.00 - 450.00
Sold to b********b.. for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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