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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Outhouse & Artifacts -842 - Outhouse & Artifacts -
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Bud Bassett Collection - HKA#66278
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to 8***5 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Outhouse Building -843 - Outhouse Building -
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building, 3 picks, pan. Bud Bassett Collection - HKA#66247
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to M*2 for (145.00 + 28.28) x 1 = 173.28
 
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Slusher Bucket & Chrysocolla -844 - Slusher Bucket & Chrysocolla -
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Bud Bassett Collection - HKA#66258
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8*******l for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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GM "art" piece -845 - GM "art" piece -
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with rusty artifacts & barnwood Bud Bassett Collection - HKA#66260
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to M*1 for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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Timber Car -846 - Timber Car -
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and tracks, appx 4 feet Bud Bassett Collection - HKA#66249
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
Sold to 9***9 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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mining artifact art847 - mining artifact art
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Bud Bassett Collection - HKA#66300
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to M*1 for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Tipping Ore Car with Chrysocolla -848 - Tipping Ore Car with Chrysocolla -
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Bud Bassett Collection - HKA#66293
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to M*1 for (1,000.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,195.00
 
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Travelling Ore Bucket & Barbed Wire -849 - Travelling Ore Bucket & Barbed Wire -
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Bud Bassett Collection - HKA#66277
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to M*1 for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Two Wagon Wheels & Artifacts -850 - Two Wagon Wheels & Artifacts -
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Bud Bassett Collection - HKA#66263
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to M*1 for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Wagon Wheel -851 - Wagon Wheel -
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and monitor nozzles Bud Bassett Collection - HKA#66250
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to M*1 for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Wagon Wheel & Ore Bucket -852 - Wagon Wheel & Ore Bucket -
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wagon wheel , fancy ore bucket, pick handle collection, stove parts Bud Bassett Collection - HKA#66248
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to M*1 for (650.00 + 126.75) x 1 = 776.75
 
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Windlass, Ore Bucket & Ore -853 - Windlass, Ore Bucket & Ore -
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Bud Bassett Collection - HKA#66264
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to M*1 for (125.00 + 24.38) x 1 = 149.38
 
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Windlass, Pick & Bucket -854 - Windlass, Pick & Bucket -
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Bud Bassett Collection - HKA#66256
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8*******l for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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LARGE LOT of buggy, belt drive, old water pump, ore bucket, tram bucket, mini wind mill855 - LARGE LOT of buggy, belt drive, old water pump, ore bucket, tram bucket, mini wind mill
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HKA#66305
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Sold to M*1 for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Copper Queen Carbide Hand Lamp - Bisbee, AZ856 - Copper Queen Carbide Hand Lamp - Bisbee, AZ
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1919 This is a rare Justrite cast aluminum 6 hour. hand lamp with steel bail and hook with spiral feed, marked COPPER QUEEN on left side top with nic
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to O*N for (2,400.00 + 468.00) x 1 = 2,868.00
 
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Copper Queen Lamp - Bisbee, AZ857 - Copper Queen Lamp - Bisbee, AZ
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c1900 This is a carbide mining lamp from the Copper Queen Mine in Cochise County, Arizona. There are some minor parts missing from this 6” tall sampl
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Mining Supply, Bacteriological Apparatus, Microscopes and Chemical Catalogs - Los Angeles, CA858 - Mining Supply, Bacteriological Apparatus, Microscopes and Chemical Catalogs - Los Angeles, CA
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1926 Lot of 3. 1) Rose Tool & Supply Company Catalog No. 5 from Pittsburg, PA. The cover indicates "Mill-Mine Machinists Contractors Tools...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to k**********y for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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A.S. Hallidie's Mechanical Miner's Guide Wire & Wire Rope Works - San Francisco, CA859 - A.S. Hallidie's Mechanical Miner's Guide Wire & Wire Rope Works - San Francisco, CA
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c1878 Andrew Smith Hallidie is credited for introducing California to wire rope, thus changing mining and engineering forever. Hallidie was born in E
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 900.00
Sold to b*****s for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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High Grader Candlesticks - , CA860 - High Grader Candlesticks - , CA
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These are 2 great high grader sticks from the Trinity-Klamath region on California. The first is a fancy model and has similar characteristics of a C.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to c*********p for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Folding Hook, Spike & Thimble Miner's Candlestick - Chicago, IL861 - Folding Hook, Spike & Thimble Miner's Candlestick - Chicago, IL
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This elegant folding stick is nickel-plated steel, and has "The Aetna Powder Co. Chicago" stamped on the thimble. The hook and thimble rot...
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Start Price : 2,750.00 | Estimates : 5,500.00 - 7,500.00
 
 
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New York & Austin Mining Stock Certificate - Austin, NV862 - New York & Austin Mining Stock Certificate - Austin, NV
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c1867 This is a stock certificate issued by the New York & Austin Silver Mining Company. It is issued to Clement Parsons for 43 shares. Rare. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to R*****n for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Dewar Lite  Underground Miner's Lamp - Brooklyn, NY863 - Dewar Lite Underground Miner's Lamp - Brooklyn, NY
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c1890 Very rare carbide lamp from the Dewar Mfg. in New York. The top of the lamp reads "Dew-R-Lite," adjacent to the fuel cap and hangin...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********y for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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L.H. Sholder Candlestick - Cleveland, OH864 - L.H. Sholder Candlestick - Cleveland, OH
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This stick measures 7.5” long and has a patent date of June 17, 1890. This stick was made by Louis H. Sholder, and was patent #430,488. This stick fea
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Ore Car and Artifacts -865 - Ore Car and Artifacts -
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c1887 Ore car without base, 4 purple insulators, "Chute Closed" sign and miscellaneous artifacts. Located at the large boulder "mine ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8***6 for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Camp Bird Mine Colorado High Grade Ore -866 - Camp Bird Mine Colorado High Grade Ore -
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Camp Bird Mine gold and silver ore is extremely rare and almost unheard of. The few pieces known were recovered in the front of the mine by a metal de
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to O*N for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Chelwabinsk Meteorite 14.2 Grams  -867 - Chelwabinsk Meteorite 14.2 Grams -
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This is an excellent specimen displaying unsusually complete fusion crust from the largest meteor impact to hit the earth in 100 years. The meteorite
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Classic Foreign Language Mineralogy Books -868 - Classic Foreign Language Mineralogy Books -
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c1908 Lot of 2. Both printed in their respective foreign languages, hard-cover, illustrated. 1) from the Czech Republic by Karel Kopecky, titled MALY
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to s**********n for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Cobalt Canada Silver Specimens -869 - Cobalt Canada Silver Specimens -
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Lot of 3: 1.) Attractive Silver Leaf 1.5" tall complex crystal silver leaf with acanthite from the Capital Mine measures 1.5" x 1" x ...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Crystal Minerals Pair -870 - Crystal Minerals Pair -
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Lot of 2: This is a lot of a brilliant wulfenite crystal formation, and a deep blue/ purple azurite crystals formation. Both of these pieces display u
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 900.00
Sold to i*******n for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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Cuprite, Silver and Copper Rubtsovsky Mine Altai Russia -871 - Cuprite, Silver and Copper Rubtsovsky Mine Altai Russia -
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Lot of 2: In the year 2011 the worlds finest discovery of cuprite octahedrons, in association with native copper and native silver, was made at the Ru
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Greenscreek Alaska Silver with Polybasite -872 - Greenscreek Alaska Silver with Polybasite -
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Lot of 3: 1.) Crystal and silver with crystallin and polybasite. A very unusual specimen with a rare asssociation from a little producing mine, some o
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Greenscreek Alaska Silver with Polybasite (2) -873 - Greenscreek Alaska Silver with Polybasite (2) -
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Lot of 3: 1.) A rich specimen consisting of quarter inch grains of bright native silver with 8" grains of polybasite scattered throughout the m...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to R*****n for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Lab-Quality Artificial Gems Collection  -874 - Lab-Quality Artificial Gems Collection -
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Unique collection of high quality lab-created gem stones. Ther are 45 separate viles containing various faceted stones such as rubies, topaz, saphire,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8*******l for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Mineral Book Group -875 - Mineral Book Group -
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1910 Lot of 5 German and English books. 1) THE WORLD’S MINERALS by Leonard J. Spencer. New York, Frederick A. Stokes Company Publishers. Little wear,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********y for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Quartz Crystals Pair -876 - Quartz Crystals Pair -
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Lot of 2: spectacilar rose and pale white crystal formations. Many of the crystals measure over 2" long, and feature the classic multi-faceted ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to 8*****l for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Silverberry Ore Slab from teh Bulldog Mine Colorado -877 - Silverberry Ore Slab from teh Bulldog Mine Colorado -
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Measures 6.5 x 5.25 x .33. A very well defined breccia ore slab consisting of rich native silver grains to .25" embedded among host rock clasts...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8***1 for (180.00 + 35.10) x 1 = 215.10
 
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Cal. & NV Gold Samples - Mojave, CA878 - Cal. & NV Gold Samples - Mojave, CA
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Lot of eight different gold specimens from Round Mountain, Mojave, Weepah and other areas of Cal. and NV. - HKA#65934
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to O*N for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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California Gold Quartz Slabs -  CA879 - California Gold Quartz Slabs - CA
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“This lot consists of two California gold quartz slabs. One measures 1” x .5”, the other 1.5” x .75”. The total combined weight of both pieces is .40
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 900.00
Sold to 8***2 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Gold Leaf Fan Specimen -  CA880 - Gold Leaf Fan Specimen - CA
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This specimen weighs 8.69 troy oz. and is about 70% gold by weight. Measures: 3" x 1.25" x 2.5". Nice gold in quartz specimen profess...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 8,500.00 - 17,000.00
Sold to b*****s for (8,750.00 + 1,706.25) x 1 = 10,456.25
 
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Slab Quartz Group -  CA881 - Slab Quartz Group - CA
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This is a lot of 13 slabs of gold quartz of various shapes and sizes, from 0.5" to 3". It’s all California gold and there are flecks and v...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to p********n for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Aspen Silver Ore Collection - Aspen, CO882 - Aspen Silver Ore Collection - Aspen, CO
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This collection includes 12 silver ore specimens from the Fred Willoughby Collection. Willoughby was the manager of the Midnight Mine at Aspen, which
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Wolf Head Copper Specimen - Keweenaw Peninsula, MI883 - Wolf Head Copper Specimen - Keweenaw Peninsula, MI
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A large-mass copper showing glacial striations, showing natural malachite-green patina, and illustrated vivid anthropomorphic form of a growling wolf`
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Copper Engraving Plate and Native Copper Leaf Samples -  MI884 - Copper Engraving Plate and Native Copper Leaf Samples - MI
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c1965 Lot of three pieces: 1) Engraving copper sheet measuring 8 x 11” made from fire-refined ore. Taken from the White Pine Copper Mine, White Pine,
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to 4***0 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Large Copper Specimen -  MI885 - Large Copper Specimen - MI
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1959 A large chunk of native copper, crystalline with calcite and gray wall rock, measuring 12.5” in length and 5” at widest part. Crystals are gener
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Large Crystalline Copper Specimen -  MI886 - Large Crystalline Copper Specimen - MI
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c1965 Another crystalline copper specimen. This one was also taken from the Nonesuch Formation at the White Pine Mine, Upper Peninsula of Michigan by
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Nye County Ore Samples - Bullfrog, NV887 - Nye County Ore Samples - Bullfrog, NV
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This is a lot of five ore specimens from Nye County. Included in this exceptional lot is a 2.56 troy oz. silver piece from the Bullfrog District. The
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Round Mountain Gold Leaf - Round Mountain, NV888 - Round Mountain Gold Leaf - Round Mountain, NV
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Lot of four gold specimens from Round Mountain - HKA#65893
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8***2 for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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Gold Quartz - Virginia City, NV889 - Gold Quartz - Virginia City, NV
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c Native gold from Virfinia City in quartz bracia. - HKA#65895
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Native Gold from the Comstock - Virginia City, NV890 - Native Gold from the Comstock - Virginia City, NV
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Lot of seven gold specimens from The North Bonanza Mine on the Flowery Lode on the Comstock. - HKA#65935
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Giant Zapot Topaz Crystal  -  NV891 - Giant Zapot Topaz Crystal - NV
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Measures 3 x 3.5 x 3. The Zapot mine is located near Hawthorne and was mined by Harvey Gordon from the early 80s to the mid 90s. During that time he u
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Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to O*N for (180.00 + 35.10) x 1 = 215.10
 
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