Great American Treasure Hunt

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Holabird’s Western Americana Collections Presents
The Great American Treasure Hunt
Western Americana & Numismatic Auction

PREVIEW
HWAC Office
3555 Airway Drive
Reno, NV 89511
Friday - September 12 - 10am-6pm
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Sessions 1 & 2
LIVE AUCTION
Saturday, September 13, 2014 & Sunday, September 14, 2014
Starting Time: 9am PST, both days

Session 3
ABSENTEE AUCTION
Internet or phone bidding only.
Sept 15, 2014
Starting time: 9am monday

LOT PICKUP
Tuesday through Friday after the sale,
normal office hours or by appointment

AUCTION LOCATION
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3555 Airway Drive Suite #309
Reno, NV 89511
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T. C. Wohlbruck Gold Hill, Nevada Panorama Repro. (lot of 5)2351 - T. C. Wohlbruck Gold Hill, Nevada Panorama Repro. (lot of 5)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Reproduction. 34" x 6". T.C. Wohlbruck was a forgotten photographer until his work began to be noticed in the Lake Tahoe area. He had a re...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to 8******1 for (65.00 + 12.68) x 1 = 77.68
 
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Three Virginia City, Nevada Post Cards2352 - Three Virginia City, Nevada Post Cards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Photograph of the Divide in 1882. 2) View of Virginia City from the East. 3) Same as #2, but white with a border. Unused.City: Virgin
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Two Different John Mackay Signed Checks2353 - Two Different John Mackay Signed Checks
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1) 1875 Consolidated Mill check to A. G. Smith. Agency of the Bank of California. 2) 1878 Pacific Mill Company check to C&C Shaft. Bacon Mill ha...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********e for (85.00 + 16.58) x 1 = 101.58
 
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Gould & Curry Silver Mining Co. Check2354 - Gould & Curry Silver Mining Co. Check
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Rare piece! Check no. 561 issued to a M. Keefe for $116 on November 2, 1872. The piece has a 10c State revenue stamp on the upper left corner.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8******1 for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Bank of California Impression Die and Nevada Seal2355 - Bank of California Impression Die and Nevada Seal
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Lot of 2 items out of a Virginia City collection. 1) Metal impression die for the Bank of California. Criss-crossed shovel and pick with text "...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to h*********d for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
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RARE Harrah's Memorabilia2356 - RARE Harrah's Memorabilia
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These just don't surface very often. 1) Two 1955 membership cards for the Horseless Carriage Club of Nevada to E. M. Tucker and Boyd Peer. Signe...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to v*****1 for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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Two Sealer Strikes and one Watch Fob2357 - Two Sealer Strikes and one Watch Fob
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1) Belleville Wells Fargo & Co. Express on metal slug. 2) Opal Gold & Silver Mining Company, Mono County, California! This would be from the...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to f********d for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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1872 Nevada/Utah Map by S.A. Mitchell2358 - 1872 Nevada/Utah Map by S.A. Mitchell
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County Map of Utah and Nevada. S.A. Mitchell. Drawn and Engraved by W.H. Gamble, Philadelphia for inclusion as plate no. 48 in the 1872 issue of Mitch
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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2 small panorama photographs: Austin and Mineral Hill2359 - 2 small panorama photographs: Austin and Mineral Hill
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1) Austin, Nevada. Trimmed, some spots and a red line. 2) Mineral Hill. Out of focus. Nicely framed. Nice panoramas that don't take up too much ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to p********n for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
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Collection of Nevada Historical Materials2360 - Collection of Nevada Historical Materials
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1) Five Vernon, Nevada documents relating to the Nevada State Bank. 2) 1875 Silver State Newspaper from Winnemucca. Folded, but in excellent condition
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to b******1 for (95.00 + 18.53) x 1 = 113.53
 
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Nevada Tractor, Washoe Wood & Coal, etc. Group2361 - Nevada Tractor, Washoe Wood & Coal, etc. Group
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Nevada Tractor & Implement Company thermometer. Washoe Wood & Coal 1943 calendar and recipes. "Keep Sweet and Keep Movin" by Rober...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Three historic Nevada letters: Belmont, Unionville and Dayton2362 - Three historic Nevada letters: Belmont, Unionville and Dayton
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1) Belmont, 1877. German (haus, vil) vil deliver 20 cords of pine to Court Haus. Addressed to J. Nichols, district court clerk and later a commissione
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to j***d for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Two Nevada books: "Reno" and "Rocket of the Comstock"2363 - Two Nevada books: "Reno" and "Rocket of the Comstock"
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1) "Reno" by Max Miller. 1941 No cover, but magnificent shape. 2) "Rocket of the Comstock" by Ethel Manter. 1950. First Edition ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to M*********n for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
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Reminiscences of My Life and Times by Telephone Brouillette2364 - Reminiscences of My Life and Times by Telephone Brouillette
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Difficult to find book. 1935. Includes two photographs including very early 1861 and turn of the century. Born in Canada he was a soldier in the Civil
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********e for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
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1863, 1890 Harper's Weekly--Central Pacific Railroad Cover Illustration2365 - 1863, 1890 Harper's Weekly--Central Pacific Railroad Cover Illustration
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Lot of 2. 1) Harper's Weekly from January 3, 1863. Cover is interesting scene of "Santa Claus in Camp." Issue is in poor condition. Mi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to m********e for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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37 Millimeter Round2366 - 37 Millimeter Round
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Case says "Auto gun M1A / Complete Round / Shell H. E. M54 / LST 1-22205-77, Packed 1-42 / P. A.City: County: St
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Conrad H. Hilton bronze Humanitarian Prize2367 - Conrad H. Hilton bronze Humanitarian Prize
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1998 to "Doctors without Borders." Inscribed "The Protocol Group, Easton, MD."City: County: State:
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Hopalong Cassidy's One Quart Ice Cream Container2368 - Hopalong Cassidy's One Quart Ice Cream Container
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Quality Ice CreamCity: County: State: Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 50.00
Sold to a*******d for (10.00 + 1.95) x 1 = 11.95
 
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Lot of Miscellaneous Western Material2369 - Lot of Miscellaneous Western Material
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1) "On the Streets of Bisbee, Arizona." Mules carrying wood. 2) 1910 Colorado and Wyoming pocket directory of R. G. Dunn & Co. Include...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to p********n for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Negro Celebrating Em. Proc. Civil War CDV2370 - Negro Celebrating Em. Proc. Civil War CDV
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Civil War-era CDV of a black child celebrating with a banjo in one hand and a copy of the Emancipation Proclamation in the other. Bottom just reads ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to m********5 for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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Pin collection!2371 - Pin collection!
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Almost 100! Cameo Pepsin gum poets, Sweet Caporal Cigarette flag collection, New Chevrolet Six, Campbell soup, Pepsin Gum, Hassam Cigarettes, 19261903
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to a****a for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Rocky Mountain and Klondike Gold: Demorest's Family Magazine2372 - Rocky Mountain and Klondike Gold: Demorest's Family Magazine
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1898. Worth it for the Alaskan photographs! And there are several pages of 'modern' fashions'.City: County: Stat
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to p********n for (20.00 + 3.90) x 1 = 23.90
 
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Two Historic Newspapers: 1863 San Francisco Evening Call and 1862 NY Times2373 - Two Historic Newspapers: 1863 San Francisco Evening Call and 1862 NY Times
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1) SF Call includes mining news. Entire article on the Salt Fields in Ojo Liebre, Baja, California. 2) Early Civil War News: Burnside Expedition, Gunb
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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World War I German propaganda snuff box2374 - World War I German propaganda snuff box
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"Viribus Unitis" "Patrioten - Fond" German propaganda to influence American citizens to be friendly to the German cause. Publish...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Chinese Pottery from Gold Country, Murphy. Calaveras2375 - Chinese Pottery from Gold Country, Murphy. Calaveras
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4 pieces. Two jars with spouts, which were used for shipping liquids: soy sauce, vinegar, oil, oyster sauce, and other seasonings. Two "tiger&q...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to p********n for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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Silver Chinese chop sticks and spoon2376 - Silver Chinese chop sticks and spoon
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Silver. White metal with flower design. R. C. Peck has been engraved on the back of the spoon. Spoon also has a hallmark, which appears to be Chinese
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to W*****g for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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Tobacco Related Extravaganza2377 - Tobacco Related Extravaganza
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1) Bull Durham Smoking Tobacco poster. Reproduction. 2) 1879 tobacco tax certificate. 3) Chivas Regal Father's Day mounted poster. 5) Cream of W...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 400.00
 
 
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1857 S half dollar2378 - 1857 S half dollar
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About VG. Reverse is more F. 158,000 minted. This is the same date of the SS Central America ship wreck. Found with a metal detector in 1980.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 70.00
Sold to w*******r for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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Colorized Scenic Lithograph Group2379 - Colorized Scenic Lithograph Group
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Lot of 4: almost akin to postcards, except measuring 11.25" x 8.5" each. 2 of these lithos, "San Francisco Mountain" & "...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Red Rock Canyon by Moonlight by Jean de Strelecki2380 - Red Rock Canyon by Moonlight by Jean de Strelecki
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Mohave Desert in California. Print of the Red Rock Canyon turning dark. Measures 14 1/2" x 11 1/2."City: MohaveCounty:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Modoc War Series Prints from Art by Don Crook2381 - Modoc War Series Prints from Art by Don Crook
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Four prints, each numbered and signed by Don Crook. All are numbered 107 of 500. Includes Certificate of Authenticity.City: Co
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Print of the Diamond Diggings in South Africa2382 - Print of the Diamond Diggings in South Africa
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Comes from The Graphic in 1872. Print shows lots of action: mining, eating relaxing, and transporting with a wonderful backdrop of hills, tents, and l
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Four Prints on the Stages of a Mining Camp from Desert Magazine2383 - Four Prints on the Stages of a Mining Camp from Desert Magazine
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From tents to decaying buildings, this series of four prints shows the stages of a typical mining boom camp. This is a great representation of many we
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to p********n for (20.00 + 3.90) x 1 = 23.90
 
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Soldier on Horseback with Lance2384 - Soldier on Horseback with Lance
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Heavily foxed. Mounted on Cardboard. Tears at bottom corners.City: County: State: Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8*******2 for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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