Best of The West - February 2014

Auction Details

Preview
Holabird-Kagin Americana Office
3555 Airway Drive Suite#309
Reno, NV 89511
Thursday Feb 20th, 10am-6pm
* Preview also available by appointment

Live Auction
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

Lot Pick Up
Holabird-Kagin Americana Office
3555 Airway Drive Suite #309
Reno, NV 89511
Sunday February 23rd, 10am-1pm

Choose Your Layout > Switch to Grid View Switch to List View
Wells Fargo Cover - Knight's Ferry, CA942 - Wells Fargo Cover - Knight's Ferry, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1890 Wells Fargo "Franked" Express cover. The cover features the black oval Express cancellation stamp. This piece has hand-written chin...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m*****d for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Wells Fargo Cover Group - Lakeport, CA943 - Wells Fargo Cover Group - Lakeport, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1894 Wells Fargo "Franked" Express covers. The 7 covers feature the oval W-F Express cancellation stamp, in both blue and black ink. 1 o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8*****f for (95.00 + 18.53) x 1 = 113.53
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Wells Fargo Cover Quartet - Lemoore, CA944 - Wells Fargo Cover Quartet - Lemoore, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1876 Wells Fargo "Franked" Express cover, from the farming and railroad town of Lemoore. These covers features the oval W-F Express canc...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 350.00
Sold to 8*****k for (90.00 + 17.55) x 1 = 107.55
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Early Markleeville Cover - Markleeville, CA945 - Early Markleeville Cover - Markleeville, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1890 This is a very early cover from Markleeville in Alpine County, California. It is addressed to Capt. James Jones whose address is The Merchants
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*****l for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Wells Fargo Cover - Markleeville, CA946 - Wells Fargo Cover - Markleeville, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1895 Wells Fargo "Franked" Express cover. The cover features the black oval W-F oval Express cancellation stamp, dated May 12. Note ther...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*****l for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Gregory's Pocket Express Letter Book - Nevada City, CA947 - Gregory's Pocket Express Letter Book - Nevada City, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1850 This 1850s notated book was used by Daniel Mareko. It is written on 8 double sheets and is a series of short notes and letters to various famil
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to d********9 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
El Dorado Postal Covers Group - Placerville, Coloma, CA948 - El Dorado Postal Covers Group - Placerville, Coloma, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1852 Lot of 7: USPS covers from the famous gold rush town of Placerville, with 2 from the 1848 gold discovery town of Coloma. The USPS cancellation/
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 700.00
Sold to m*****d for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Wells Fargo Cover - Raymond, CA949 - Wells Fargo Cover - Raymond, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1893 Wells Fargo "Franked" Express cover. This one features the blue oval Express cancellation stamp from the town of Raymond. There is ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 9***8 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Wells Fargo Cover - Raymond, CA950 - Wells Fargo Cover - Raymond, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1893 Wells Fargo "Franked" Express cover. This one features the blue oval Express cancellation stamp from the town of Raymond. There is ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 9***1 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Railroad Advertisement - Sacramento, CA951 - Railroad Advertisement - Sacramento, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1922 This is a beautiful example of railroad advertising art from 1922. It advertises “The Days of 49” celebration that was held in Sacramento, Cali
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to m******3 for (1,050.00 + 204.75) x 1 = 1,254.75
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Wells Fargo Cover Quintet - San Bernardino, Anaheim, CA952 - Wells Fargo Cover Quintet - San Bernardino, Anaheim, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1888 Lot of 5: Wells Fargo "Franked" Express cover, from the mission town of San Bernardino, and 1 from Anaheim in Orange Co. These cove...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*******n for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Wells Fargo Cover Group - San Diego, New San Diego, CA953 - Wells Fargo Cover Group - San Diego, New San Diego, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1888 Lot of 6: Wells Fargo "Franked" Express cover, from the bayside city of San Diego. These covers features the oval W-F Express cance...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to O*N for (95.00 + 18.53) x 1 = 113.53
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Adams & Co. Letter - San Francisco, CA954 - Adams & Co. Letter - San Francisco, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
A letter from the District Court of 4th Judicial District ending the dispute of Alvin Adams vs. J.C. Woods and D.H. Haskell over control of Adams and
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to O*N for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Original Wells Fargo & Co.’s Express Secretarial Cabinet  - San Francisco, CA955 - Original Wells Fargo & Co.’s Express Secretarial Cabinet - San Francisco, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1893 This piece still has the original 1893 Wells Fargo & Co. Express lost or stolen money order broadside from 1893 adhered to the inside bac...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to b******t for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Wells Fargo Letter - San Francisco, CA956 - Wells Fargo Letter - San Francisco, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1869 Wellas Fargo cover and letter from San Francisco to Sacramento, dated 1869. 2).Two receipts for collection of personal notes in which Wells Far
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to l*****p for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Wells Fargo Cover Trio - San Juan, CA957 - Wells Fargo Cover Trio - San Juan, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1857 Wells Fargo "Franked" Express covers, from the gold mining towns of San Juan (San Benito Co.) and North San Juan (Nevada Co.). Thes...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 350.00
Sold to 9***1 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Wells Fargo Cover Duo - Santa Barbara, CA958 - Wells Fargo Cover Duo - Santa Barbara, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1894 Wells Fargo "Franked" Express covers. The covers feature the oval W-F Express cancellation stamp. The LA addressed stamped cover is...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to O*N for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Rare Silver Mountain Cover - Silver Mountain, CA959 - Rare Silver Mountain Cover - Silver Mountain, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1870 This is a very unique cover from a mining town in California that only had a post office for only about 20 years. First called Konigsberg, it w
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*****l for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
El Dorado Postal Covers Group - Smith Flat, Fairplay, Quintette, CA960 - El Dorado Postal Covers Group - Smith Flat, Fairplay, Quintette, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1887 Lot of 13: USPS covers from the gold mining towns of Eldorado, Fairplay, Greenwood, Smith flat, Cool, Pino Grande, & Quintette. The USPS ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to t******8 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Wells Fargo Cover Duo - Tuolumne City, CA961 - Wells Fargo Cover Duo - Tuolumne City, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1867 Wells Fargo "Franked" Express covers, from the famous gold town of Tuolumne City. The 2 covers feature the oval W-F Express cancell...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to d********9 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Wells Fargo Cover Quartet - Yuba City, CA962 - Wells Fargo Cover Quartet - Yuba City, CA
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1900 Lot of 4: Wells Fargo "Franked" Express covers. The cover addressed to Richmond Virginia features the Postal Service cancellation s...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to O*N for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
D&RGRR Collection - Denver, CO963 - D&RGRR Collection - Denver, CO
Holabird-Kagin Americana
This is an interesting and rare lot featuring items from The Denver & Rio Grand Railroad. The main item is an Embury Luck-E-Lite, No. 25 wall br...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 170.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 600.00
 
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Idaho Cover Collection -  ID964 - Idaho Cover Collection - ID
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1890 48 covers and cards, 1865-1945. Pre 1900: Ruby City c1865 (2), Antelope 1890's (2), Tikura 1887 (1), Pleasant Valley 1879 (1), Grange &am...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to r*****g for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Idaho Postal History Collection -  ID965 - Idaho Postal History Collection - ID
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1860 This a group of nearly 40 pieces of Idaho history! Here is a listing of all the towns and dates. Walla Walla, WT no date. Centerville, no date.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to O*N for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Idaho Territorial City Postmark Collection -  ID966 - Idaho Territorial City Postmark Collection - ID
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1862 Large group of primarily money order applications, registered letter bills, post office order sheets, and simillar documents that have various
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 750.00
Sold to O*N for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Idaho Territorial Philatellic Collection -  ID967 - Idaho Territorial Philatellic Collection - ID
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1864 Lot of 11: group of early court and legal documents, almost all with pairs of 25 cent revenue stamps affixed. A partial inventory includes many
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to i****2 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Idaho Territorial Philatellic Documents Collection -  ID968 - Idaho Territorial Philatellic Documents Collection - ID
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1865 Large group of rare probate and legal documents, almost all with 50 cent revenue stamps affixed. A partial inventory includes Conveyance (2 exa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
Sold to i****2 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Idaho Territorial Philatellic Group -  ID969 - Idaho Territorial Philatellic Group - ID
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1863 Lot of 15: group of early court and legal documents, all with various blocks of 2, 5, 10, and 15 cent revenue stamps affixed. A partial invento
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to t****y for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Idaho Territorial Postmark Group -  ID970 - Idaho Territorial Postmark Group - ID
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1860 Large group of letters, covers, registered letter bills, post office order sheets, and simillar documents that have various town Post marks. Th
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to O*N for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Stage Coach Collection -  ID971 - Stage Coach Collection - ID
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1868 Lot of 5 pieces. 1) Railroad Stage Line invoice, Hill Beachey, Prop’r. Dated July 1, 1868, datelined Silver City, Idaho Territory. Hilary “Hill”
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b*********6 for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Idaho Philatelic Group - Alexander, ID972 - Idaho Philatelic Group - Alexander, ID
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1920 Several Hundred Pieces. This is a group of cut square hand and machine canceled covers and postcards, mostly from Idaho. There are towns like B
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to 9***6 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Two 1860's Stage Service Ledgers - Boise, ID973 - Two 1860's Stage Service Ledgers - Boise, ID
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1866 This lot consists of two handwritten ledgers from the Umatilla Stage Lines of Boise, Idaho. Hailey Stage Line - Umatilla Stage Line In 1865, Hai
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to b*********6 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Western Railroad Ephermera Group - Pocatello, ID974 - Western Railroad Ephermera Group - Pocatello, ID
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1851 Very eclectic mix of Railroad documents, stock certificates, tickets and various ephemera from around the country, some of it quite rare. Most
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to O*N for (90.00 + 17.55) x 1 = 107.55
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
National & American Express Wax Sealers - Lebanon, IN975 - National & American Express Wax Sealers - Lebanon, IN
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1870 This is a lot of two wax sealers from the 1880’s. One is a National Express Company 2” older stamp, marked “Rt.1, D&E (Deleware-Eastern) ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 750.00
Sold to c********n.. for (180.00 + 35.10) x 1 = 215.10
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Minnesota Estate Note with Revenue Stamps -  MN976 - Minnesota Estate Note with Revenue Stamps - MN
Holabird-Kagin Americana
1871 Choice Revenue stamped Probate document, with 3 $1.00 and 7 $5.00 stamps on the front side. The reverse is an executed "Letters of Admini...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Bullfrog Postal Covers -  NV977 - Bullfrog Postal Covers - NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1920 This is a group of postal covers from the Bullfrog Mining District in Nye County, Nevada. Towns and PO's represented in this lot include ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to i*****l for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Bullfrog RPO's -  NV978 - Bullfrog RPO's - NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1918 This is a lot of eight So. Nevada Bullfrog RPO's. Seven have small circle cancellations and all have corner advertising. All are in good ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 900.00
Sold to i*****l for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Clark County Postal Covers -  NV979 - Clark County Postal Covers - NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1920 This is a lot of postal covers from lesser known towns in Clark County, Nevada. towns represented include, Groom (No Listing), Indian Springs (
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to s*****l for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Early Clark County , NV. Covers -  NV980 - Early Clark County , NV. Covers - NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1910 This is a lot of unique postal covers from two towns in Clark County, Nevada, Jean and Goodsprings. some are corner advertising pieces, others
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to s*****l for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
East Nevada RR Covers -  NV981 - East Nevada RR Covers - NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1918 This is a lot of 16 RPO's from various parts of eastern Nevada, including Ely, Schurz, Lovelock, Battle Mountain etc. All are in good con...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to 9***9 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Elko County Post Office Covers -  NV982 - Elko County Post Office Covers - NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1921 This lot includes postal covers from Elko County, Nevada. Included in the group are covers from Jackpot (DPO), Jarbridge (Est. 1910), Mountain
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to O*N for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Elko County Postal Covers -  NV983 - Elko County Postal Covers - NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1919 This lot includes postal covers from Elk County towns, including Tuscarora (Est. 1871) and Midas (DPO). Covers are in good condition with a mix
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 900.00
Sold to O*N for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Elko County, Nevada Postal Covers -  NV984 - Elko County, Nevada Postal Covers - NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1921 This is a group of postal covers from Elko County. Towns represented include, Elko (Est. 1869), Jiggs (DPO), Lee (Est. 1882), Lamoille (DPO) an
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to s*****l for (20.92 + 4.08) x 1 = 25.00
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Eureka County, Nevada Postal Covers -  NV985 - Eureka County, Nevada Postal Covers - NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1920 This lot of postal covers takes in Eureka County towns of Palisade (DPO), Beowawe (Est.1870) and Carlin (DPO). These are in Good condition.Thes
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to s*****l for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Humboldt County Postal Covers -  NV986 - Humboldt County Postal Covers - NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1920 Covers are reprepresented by these Humboldt County towns, Denio (Est. 1888), Gerlach (Est. 1909), Golconda (DPO), Imlay (Est. 1908) and others.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8*****S for (95.00 + 18.53) x 1 = 113.53
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Covers From Canada - Whitehorse,987 - Covers From Canada - Whitehorse,
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1920 This is a nice collection of Canadian covers and postcards from the 1890’s-1940s. These are from such remote areas as the Yukon Territory and m
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to 8*****f for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Lander County, Nevada Postal Covers -  NV988 - Lander County, Nevada Postal Covers - NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1921 This is a lot of postal covers from various Lander County towns, including Hilltop (DPO), Beowawe (DPO), Carlin (DPO) and Cortez (DPO). All are
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8*****S for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Lincoln County, Nevada Covers -  NV989 - Lincoln County, Nevada Covers - NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1920 This is a lot consisting of postal covers from various towns in Lincoln County, Nevada, including Pioche (Est. 1870), Panaca (DPO), Fay (Est.19
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to b******a for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Lincoln County, Nevada Postal Covers -  NV990 - Lincoln County, Nevada Postal Covers - NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1920 This is a collection of Lincoln County postal covers including the towns of East Ely (DPO), Ely (Est. 1878), Hamilton DPO moved to Ely 1931) an
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to s*****l for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark
Lovelock, Oreana Postal Covers -  NV991 - Lovelock, Oreana Postal Covers - NV
Holabird-Kagin Americana
c1919 This is a group of postal covers from the town of Lovelock and the now ghost town of Oreana in pershing County. Mill City and Don Glen are also
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 900.00
Sold to 8*****S for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
Item DetailsSign-In to Bookmark