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
* Preview also available by appointment

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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Reno, NV 89511
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Two Plymouth, CA billheads for Utica Mine300 - Two Plymouth, CA billheads for Utica Mine
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1) Wm. Felker & Son blacksmiths, wagon makers and horseshoers. 2) Rosenwald & Kahn dry goods. Both are for the Utica Mine.City: Plymouth
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Blue Lakes Water Company billhead set301 - Blue Lakes Water Company billhead set
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8 hard to find bill heads - two different.City: Sutter CreekCounty: AmadorState: CADate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 300.00
Sold to 5*****r for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Sutter Creek archive: Foundries302 - Sutter Creek archive: Foundries
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48 pieces. Knight & Co. foundry billheads (many). Letter to T. Lane about the Hardenberg subscription to the Mok. River Bridge (toll). C. O. Mit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to c*****k for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Altaville archive303 - Altaville archive
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125 pieces in this massive archive. Includes D. D. Demarest foundry and Altaville foundry. Work was done for the Thorpe, Utica, Madison, and Stickler
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Unique Stickle Document Group, Angels Camp, CA304 - Unique Stickle Document Group, Angels Camp, CA
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12 pieces. Unique Stickle billheads, letterheads, assay reports, etc.City: Angels CampCounty: CalaverasState:
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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11 Angels Camp assay reports305 - 11 Angels Camp assay reports
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Includes Gold Cliff Mill, Utica Mill, and Stickle Mill. Several handwritten receipts.City: Angels CampCounty: Calaveras
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 180.00
Sold to p********n for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
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16 unique Demerest billheads306 - 16 unique Demerest billheads
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From Altaville and Angels Camp. See photo.City: Angels CampCounty: CalaverasState: CADate:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
 
 
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1958 Bank of Angels Camp Frog Skin Bucks (and a free kiss!)307 - 1958 Bank of Angels Camp Frog Skin Bucks (and a free kiss!)
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Thirteen 1958 Frog Skin Bucks for the Calaveras County Fair and the Jumping Frog Jubilee. Also three cards good for 1 kiss from the prettiest girl in
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to e*****r for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Angels Camp and Altaville Demerest Archive308 - Angels Camp and Altaville Demerest Archive
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400+ pieces. Many, many different billheads. This is the story of a company designed to support the Utica and other mines! Please inspect in person to
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,600.00
 
 
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Angels Camp blacksmith, livery, carriage archive309 - Angels Camp blacksmith, livery, carriage archive
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200+ pieces. Over 25 different billheads. Hauselt Brothers, John T. Rice, Rice & Gardner, Robert Gardner, Rice & Starr, The Pioneer, Ralph L...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to p****3 for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Angels Camp Charles Tyron archive310 - Angels Camp Charles Tyron archive
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40 pieces. 5 different billheads. And just what would a mine want from a livery stable? Rent-a-horse, use of a stage, breeding a mare, taking a team t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to p********e for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Angels Camp Ellis I. Thomas collection311 - Angels Camp Ellis I. Thomas collection
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16 pieces. Three different billheads. Tinning, plumbing, and general jobbing. All work guaranteed, charges reasonable!City: Angels Camp
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Angels Camp general merchandise archive312 - Angels Camp general merchandise archive
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130 pieces. Includes Robt. Rasmussen, JC Scribner, JP Peirano & Tyron, Peirano, Hauselt & Werly, M Arendt, Davis & Company, Please inspe...
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Start Price : 130.00 | Estimates : 260.00 - 520.00
 
 
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Angels Camp General merchandise collection313 - Angels Camp General merchandise collection
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10 companies, 18 different billheads. See photo for contents.City: Angels CampCounty: CalaverasState: CA
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 180.00 - 360.00
 
 
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Angels Camp hauling and lumber archive314 - Angels Camp hauling and lumber archive
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Just shy of 200 pieces. Follow the Utica Chlorination Mill as their need for lumber and hauling that lumber tells a story. Learn the names of the team
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to t******2 for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Angels Camp horse and carriage collection315 - Angels Camp horse and carriage collection
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9 different billheads. See photo for contents.City: Angels CampCounty: CalaverasState: CADate:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Angels Camp hotels collection316 - Angels Camp hotels collection
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19 pieces. Nine Angels Hotel. (1) Six billheads (4 different). Otto Dolling, M. E. Dolling, and E. B. Pache proprietors. Three different Hotel Angels
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 300.00
Sold to t******2 for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Angels Camp legal and lawyer collection317 - Angels Camp legal and lawyer collection
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17 pieces. Includes a patriotic 1900 red, white and blue billhead from Lewis J. Hutchinson, attorney at law. There are 9 Justice Court documents. Ther
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to d*****K for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Angels Camp lumber archive318 - Angels Camp lumber archive
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85 pieces. Mostly McKay Brothers. Several Cosgrove. Some handwritten bills. All for the mines!City: Angels CampCounty: Cal
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 170.00 - 340.00
Sold to t******2 for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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Angels Camp medical archive319 - Angels Camp medical archive
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150+ pieces. Billheads include the City Drug Store, JH Carley, Davey & Carley, Surgeon Dentist receipt, John R Dorroh, Kelly & Pache, and St...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to L*****1 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Angels Camp merchandise billheads320 - Angels Camp merchandise billheads
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13 different billheads. See photo for contents.City: Angels CampCounty: CalaverasState: CADate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Angels Camp newspaper and publishing collection321 - Angels Camp newspaper and publishing collection
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16 pieces. Includes Angels Voice (with colorful billhead), Angels Record, Reed & Hutchinson Mountain Echo, CL Adams, The Examiner, The Argonaut.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*****K for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Angels Camp postal, stationary archive322 - Angels Camp postal, stationary archive
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25 pieces. Mostly Post office Variety Store billheads. William Crooks, Proprietor. C. L. Adams, stationery, two signed F. R. Leeper postmaster, and ot
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to t******2 for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Angels Camp services collection323 - Angels Camp services collection
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7 different billheads. See photo for contents.City: Angels CampCounty: CalaverasState: CADate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 140.00
 
 
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Angels Camp Stickle Archive324 - Angels Camp Stickle Archive
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Around 350 pieces. Includes various billheads, letters, and notes. This is not only a look into a company, but there are personal insights also. Pleas
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to t******2 for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Angels Camp telephone and telegraph archive325 - Angels Camp telephone and telegraph archive
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About 90 pieces. Includes Western Union Telegraph Company, Sunset Telephone and Telegraph of Angels Camp, Angels Telegraph Company, Pacific Telephone
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 360.00
Sold to m********e for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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C. D. Lane Mexican connection326 - C. D. Lane Mexican connection
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Two pieces that tell a story. 1) Letter dated March 2, 1894 asking Mr. Lane to "…send coin or Greenbacks" by W. F. & Co Exp. If the mo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to m****l for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Calaveras County banks327 - Calaveras County banks
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35+ pieces. Calaveras County Bank. Checks, billheads ledger pages. All related to Utica Mining Company.City: Angels CampCounty
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 70.00 | Estimates : 140.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Charles D. Lane archive328 - Charles D. Lane archive
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Approximately 80 pieces. Includes notes, letters, and business correspondence. Lane was the superintendent of the Utica Mine. Items include a letter f
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Daily Ore Hoisting Reports from the Utica Mine329 - Daily Ore Hoisting Reports from the Utica Mine
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68 daily reports from 1885-1887. Includes day and night shifts. For example, in January of 1886, the day shift hoisted 62 ore cars and the night shift
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 70.00 | Estimates : 140.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Fun Angels Camp papers330 - Fun Angels Camp papers
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1) Bill from the Angels Race Track Association to H. M. Stephens for "Horses from Utica Mine to Track." 2) Four receipts from the Utica Mi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8******1 for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Mining geologist A. E. Rau Roesler correspondence331 - Mining geologist A. E. Rau Roesler correspondence
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Lot of 10. Much of it is about closing a mine and Mr. Roesler's (perceived at least) misuse of funds.City: Angels CampCounty:
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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IT'S FRED"S BIRTHDAY  ==  HAPPY BIRTHDAY FRED332 - IT'S FRED"S BIRTHDAY == HAPPY BIRTHDAY FRED
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Lot WithdrawnCity: County: State: Date:
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Start Price : 0.00
 
 
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Purchasing the Peachey Placer Mine333 - Purchasing the Peachey Placer Mine
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1) Check from the Utica Mining Company for $5,000 for the purchase of the Peachey Place mine. Signed by Thomas and Harry Peachey. 2) Three Peachey &...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Small Angels Camp archive334 - Small Angels Camp archive
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56 different billheads (10 additional pieces). Please inspect in person to see the content and magnitude of this collection.City: Angels
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Start Price : 280.00 | Estimates : 560.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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The Mountain Echo, newspaper335 - The Mountain Echo, newspaper
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Lot of 2. 1) Letterhead written to T. Lane. Signed by Myron Reed, publisher. 2) Citation notice to Mr. Harrington.City: Angels Camp
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to d*****K for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Utica Mining Company  SF billheads: belt, rubber, suppliers336 - Utica Mining Company SF billheads: belt, rubber, suppliers
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Over 250 pieces. Includes Goodyear Rubber Company, Revere Rubber Company (few with pictorial of Paul Revere), Blasdel Concentrating Belt Company (owne
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to t******2 for (125.00 + 24.38) x 1 = 149.38
 
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Utica Mining Company  SF billheads: Engineers, Purchasing Agents, and Supplies337 - Utica Mining Company SF billheads: Engineers, Purchasing Agents, and Supplies
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41 pieces. Rix & Burrell engineers, H. D. Morris purchasing agent, Henshaw Bulkley & Belcher agents, S. P. Holden mining supplies, Mines Sup...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to t******2 for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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Utica Mining Company  SF billheads: hardware, steel & iron338 - Utica Mining Company SF billheads: hardware, steel & iron
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540+ pieces. Some nice pictorials in this collection. Please see photo AND inspect in person to see the content and magnitude of this collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 550.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to t******2 for (270.00 + 52.65) x 1 = 322.65
 
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Utica Mining Company  SF billheads: supplies, stationary339 - Utica Mining Company SF billheads: supplies, stationary
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100 pieces. Includes LeCount Brothers, AJ Leary, HS Crocker, Grimes-Stassforth Stationary, BH Patrick, Payot, Upham & Company, Whitaker & Ra...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t******2 for (65.00 + 12.68) x 1 = 77.68
 
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Utica Mining Company archive340 - Utica Mining Company archive
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One large box full of historical information. A quick perusal of 50 papers shows: a Santa Ysabel Mining Company letter asking when plates will be fini
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to t******2 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Utica Mining Company fatal mining accidents!341 - Utica Mining Company fatal mining accidents!
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Letter and receipts for coffins and grave digging. The Utica mine had two major accidents: 1) eight miners were killed in a cave-in, December of 1889;
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********e for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Utica Mining Company SF billheads: assay archive342 - Utica Mining Company SF billheads: assay archive
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About 500 pieces. Includes John Taylor, Selby, Justinian, Wirlberg, SF Chemical, coal, SC line, salt companies, Fairbanks scales, Morris, Holden, Roes
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to t******2 for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Utica Mining Company SF billheads: electrical343 - Utica Mining Company SF billheads: electrical
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250+ pieces. Great light bulb and street lamp pictorials. Please inspect in person to see the content and magnitude of this collection.City:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to m********e for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
 
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Utica Mining Company SF billheads: machinery archive344 - Utica Mining Company SF billheads: machinery archive
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200+ pieces. Includes Schenck, Lietz, Pelton water Wheel, Fulda's Planning Mills, Rix Compressed air, Lambert & Williamson, Kent Lubricating...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********e for (800.00 + 156.00) x 1 = 956.00
 
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Utica Mining Company SF billheads: Mining support345 - Utica Mining Company SF billheads: Mining support
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41 pieces. J. W. Russell artesian well boring, Henshaw Bulkley machinery, Pelton Water Wheel, California Saw Works, Jno. D. Eby saw mill machinery, Do
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to m********e for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Utica Mining Company SF billheads: miscellaneous346 - Utica Mining Company SF billheads: miscellaneous
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250+ pieces. Find banking, hay, horses, druggists, lumber, hotels, doctors, grocers, furniture, insurance, banking, tax, handwritten letters, paints,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to m********e for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
 
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Utica Mining Company SF billheads: paint supplies347 - Utica Mining Company SF billheads: paint supplies
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325+ pieces. Please see photo and inspect in person to see the content and magnitude of this collection.City: Angels CampCount
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to m********e for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Utica Mining Company SF billheads: Powder and dynamite348 - Utica Mining Company SF billheads: Powder and dynamite
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200+ billheads to mining companies from the California Powder Works, Safety Nitro Powder Company and Judson Dynamite and Powder Company. These compani
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********e for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Utica Mining Company: various handbills and advertising envelopes found in collection349 - Utica Mining Company: various handbills and advertising envelopes found in collection
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Lot of 11. Toledo Catarrh Cure, Western Chief Drill, Crosett Employment Agency, Waterhouse & Lester, Dr. Chas. F. Kays, Teachers Protective Asso...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 150.00
Sold to 9*****H for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
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