Great American Treasure Hunt

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

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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

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Knife and Cutlery Group450 - Knife and Cutlery Group
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This is a lot of 5 pieces from various companies. 1) Paper advertisement from the Waterville Cutlery Co. of Kansas City, MO. The ad features several k
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to m********e for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Early Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co. Stock Certificates451 - Early Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co. Stock Certificates
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This is a lot of 3 stocks, including 2 early Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co.. 1) Stock no. A3929 issued to Edward W. Bill for 10 share...
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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Parker Gun Post Card452 - Parker Gun Post Card
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For 70 years, the Parker gun was titled as "the world finest shotgun." This is an unused post card featuring the shotgun next to a small b...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to L*****1 for (85.00 + 16.58) x 1 = 101.58
 
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DuPont Post Cards453 - DuPont Post Cards
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This is a lot of 5 cards featuring the winners of the National Championship Asscoication Club. It even includes an image of the famous Count Gladstone
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to L*****1 for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co. Stock Certificates454 - Colt's Patent Fire Arms Manufacturing Co. Stock Certificates
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This is a lot of 5. 1) Stock no. C6004 issued to Mabon & Co. for 50 shares on December 6, 1946. Cancelled. 2) Stock no. A66913 issued to Jennie ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Temporary Winchester Stock Certificate455 - Temporary Winchester Stock Certificate
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Stock no. TCO 5, issued to Thomas G. Bernnett for 9 shares on March 8, 1929. Incorporated under the laws of Delaware. This is a non-cancelled stock th
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Winchester Script Class "A" Stock Certificate456 - Winchester Script Class "A" Stock Certificate
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This is a fractional interest of one-half of one share of a class "A" stock. This is stock no. SA 398, issued to Winchester Bennett on Mar...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Winchester Preferred Stock Certificate457 - Winchester Preferred Stock Certificate
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This is a fractional interest of one-half of one share of the preferred stock. Stock no. SP 2218 issued to Fred and Clara Leach on April 24, 1929. Bes
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Temporary Winchester Preferred Stock Certificate458 - Temporary Winchester Preferred Stock Certificate
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This is a temporary stock, that would have been exchangeable for a permanent stock later. It is also a specialized stock that would have been used for
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Temporary Winchester Stock Certificate459 - Temporary Winchester Stock Certificate
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Temporary certificate exchangeable for permanent certificate when prepared. No. TP 22 issued to the Union & New Haven Trust Co., Trustee of Hann...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Temporary Class "A" Winchester Stock Certificate460 - Temporary Class "A" Winchester Stock Certificate
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Temporary certificate exchangeable for permanent certificate when prepared. Class "A" Stock. Stock no. TAO 2835 issued to Fred and Clara L...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Winchester Stock Certificates461 - Winchester Stock Certificates
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Lot of 2 great stocks issued to Winchester Bennett! 1) Temporary preferred stock. No. TP 124 for 100 shares issued on March 6, 1929. 2) Temporary clas
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********e for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Gun Related Stock Certificates462 - Gun Related Stock Certificates
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Lot of 3. 1) Electric Gun Corp, stock no. 1367 issued to Geo. Morris for 100 shares on April 10, 1918. Cancelled. 2) Maxim Munitions Corp., stock no.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********e for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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United States Machine Gun Co. Stock Certificates463 - United States Machine Gun Co. Stock Certificates
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Lot of 2. 1) Stock no. 161 issued to Bruce M. Griffing for 6 shares on April 11, 1918. Incorporated under the commonwealth of Massachusetts, trust cer
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********e for (90.00 + 17.55) x 1 = 107.55
 
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Pettengill Telegraph Revolver Co. Stock Certificate464 - Pettengill Telegraph Revolver Co. Stock Certificate
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Stock no. 180 issued to J. M. Guiteau for 500 shares on August 1, 1857. What makes this stock special is the rare pictorial located on the left side o
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to m********e for (650.00 + 126.75) x 1 = 776.75
 
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Henry Lever Action Repeating Rifle, Model 1860465 - Henry Lever Action Repeating Rifle, Model 1860
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Offered for sale from the Gordon Harris estate is the ultimate firearm for the Western collector: the Henry repeating rifle. Model 1860. Patent date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 17,500.00 - 25,000.00
Sold to J*****2 for (16,750.00 + 3,266.25) x 1 = 20,016.25
 
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Alaska Gold Rush Panorama--Juneau, c.1914 by Sheelor466 - Alaska Gold Rush Panorama--Juneau, c.1914 by Sheelor
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Fabulous framed panorama of Juneau, Alaska. View shows the town site on the water. Lots of great detail. Sheelor Photo. In wooden frame. No matting. T
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b***5 for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
 
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Alaska Gold Rush Panorama--Ruby by Sheelor467 - Alaska Gold Rush Panorama--Ruby by Sheelor
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Unframed panorama of Ruby, Alaska shot by F.W. Sheelor. Half of view is dominated by the Ruby River. Paddleboat docked at town site. Buildings being c
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to b***5 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Alaska Gold Rush Panorama--Valdez, c.1916 by Sheelor468 - Alaska Gold Rush Panorama--Valdez, c.1916 by Sheelor
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Another wonderful panorama of Valdez, Alaska in 1916. View shows town with majestic mountains in the distance. Horse and buggy on street. Sheelor Phot
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b***5 for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Alaska Gold Rush Panorama--Dawson City, Y.T. by Sheelor469 - Alaska Gold Rush Panorama--Dawson City, Y.T. by Sheelor
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Fantastic framed panorama of Dawson City, Yukon Territory photographed by F.W. Sheelor. View from hill across the river that shows town and bend in ri
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to b***5 for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
 
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Olive Oatman CDV470 - Olive Oatman CDV
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Photograph is c1856 just after Olive Oatman was released from captivity by Indians. The photograph shows Olive with the blue tattoos that she was give
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to T******1 for (550.00 + 107.25) x 1 = 657.25
 
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Captivity of the Oatman Girls by R. B. Stratton471 - Captivity of the Oatman Girls by R. B. Stratton
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Second edition. Only 5,000 books were printed in the first edition and 6,000 with this edition make this a rare find. The 1858 and 1859 editions are w
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to T******1 for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Munger Brothers, Arizona Territory, c1905472 - Munger Brothers, Arizona Territory, c1905
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Rare larger size (75x on bottom) and rare light purple. Very clean Munger Brothers bottle from the Arizona Territory. Munger Brothers logo on bottle.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to h*******2 for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Apache Lake Stereoview473 - Apache Lake Stereoview
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This stereoview was taken during George Wheeler's 1873 expedition with the Army Corps of Engineers. It shows Coyotero Apache Scouts on the shore...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to e*****r for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Arizona and Sonora, Mowry, 1863474 - Arizona and Sonora, Mowry, 1863
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The 1863 volume. 124pp. Typical 6 x 9”, brown boards, gilt lettering, professionally rebacked with replaced fly pages. A. Roman & Co., San Franc...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********e for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Arizona and Sonora, Mowry, 1864475 - Arizona and Sonora, Mowry, 1864
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1864 Edition. 251pp. Harper Bros., New York. 5.25 x 7.75”. Brown boards, gilt lettered spine, fading. Separation beginning of spine cover. Two bookpla
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to P*****9 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Arizona as It Is; Or the Coming Country, Hodge, 1877476 - Arizona as It Is; Or the Coming Country, Hodge, 1877
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Hodge, H. Arizona as It Is, or, The Coming Country. 1877. Hurd & Houghton, New York. 270pp plus index. Green boards, gilt lettered spine, minor ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Atlas to Accompany the Tertiary History of the Grand Canyon District477 - Atlas to Accompany the Tertiary History of the Grand Canyon District
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Clarence Dutton. 18.5 x 21.5". Front board loose. Lacking spine cloth. Edge wear. x-library. 23 atlas sheets. Beautiful colored atlas sheets of...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to s*******t for (2,300.00 + 448.50) x 1 = 2,748.50
 
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Dan Troiani print: Sibley's Men478 - Dan Troiani print: Sibley's Men
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This scene depicts Civil War Confederate soldiers (5th Texas Mounted Rifles) in Arizona. Picacho Peak is in the background. This would put the place n
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Detailed pencil drawing of Arizona miner and burros479 - Detailed pencil drawing of Arizona miner and burros
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Formal detailed pencil drawing tiled “Scene in Arizona.” Shows miner navigating down a hillside with four loaded burros. Dated July 14, 1885. Signed b
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to t********n.. for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Lt. Wheeler Survey Stereoview480 - Lt. Wheeler Survey Stereoview
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This is a stereoview, taken T.H. O’Sullivan, showing an area of Cooley’s Ranch, 10 miles east of Apache, Arizona during the exploration and surveys he
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 750.00
Sold to e*****r for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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The Handbook to Arizona, Hinton, 1878, Signed481 - The Handbook to Arizona, Hinton, 1878, Signed
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Hinton, R. J.; signed. Lacking all covers and spine, torn corners first two, and last two pages. Inscribed by Hinton: "To general Carmen with t...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to e**********t for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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The Handbook to Arizona, Hinton, 1878482 - The Handbook to Arizona, Hinton, 1878
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Hinton, R.J.; The Handbook to Arizona; 1878; Payot, Upham & Co., San francisco.431pp, plus 101pp appendix, plus 143pp advertisements. Red boards...
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Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold to p********n for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Alpine County Tax Document483 - Alpine County Tax Document
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This is a document regarding unpaid taxes in the county of Alpine by a Warren Burright. Burright was summoned to the district court March 18, 1865 for
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to i*****l for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Jackson, CA Unused Pictorial Lettersheet484 - Jackson, CA Unused Pictorial Lettersheet
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Rare unused pictorial lettersheet. Large folded paper. Main title: Jackson, Amador Co. Engravings: one large image, titled Jackson, shows historic tow
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to d**********n for (1,000.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,195.00
 
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Reward Poster 1889 for Murder Suspect485 - Reward Poster 1889 for Murder Suspect
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Rare. $500 Reward "offered for the arrest of Domenico Bacigalupi, an Italian, who is charged with the murder of his wife by poisoning in Amador...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to e*****r for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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CA Gold Rush Letter, Middle Amador, 1853486 - CA Gold Rush Letter, Middle Amador, 1853
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January 1853. Middle Amador. Fabulous letter from J. Benjamin Howe to his father in New England. 6 pp. Includes description of a 15 foot dam design to
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to d**********n for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Carson Spur, Amador Co. Stereoview, Lawrence & Houseworth, c.1865487 - Carson Spur, Amador Co. Stereoview, Lawrence & Houseworth, c.1865
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Photo # 926. Carson Spur, Alpine County, From the Amador Wagon Road. Side reads: CALIFORNIA. Reverse: Photographed and Published by Lawrence & H...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*****l for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Dorner Schueler watercolor: Angels Camp Victorian488 - Dorner Schueler watercolor: Angels Camp Victorian
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24 1/2" x 32 matted. Signed. This watercolor has two barely noticeable tears about 1". Repaired with tape on back of canvas. Dorner T. Sc...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 9****J for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Large Chinese clay pot dug in Angels Camp area489 - Large Chinese clay pot dug in Angels Camp area
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13" tall and 36 " in diameter. Ovoid form with some chips around mouth and glaze flaws to be expected with this old of a primitive piece. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t********n.. for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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Large Chinese clay pot with writing (RARE) dug in Angels Camp area490 - Large Chinese clay pot with writing (RARE) dug in Angels Camp area
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13 1/2" tall and 40" in diameter. Chinese writing on one side! Chips on lid. Excellent and rare example. Ovoid form with some chips around...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 350.00
Sold to m********e for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Dorner Schueler pastel: Main street Old Murphys, CA491 - Dorner Schueler pastel: Main street Old Murphys, CA
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28" x 33" framed. Signed. Dorner T. Schueler (1904-1986) studied at the San Diego Academy of Art. He was a member of the West Coast Water...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 9****J for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Dorner Schueler watercolor: Murphys Grammar School492 - Dorner Schueler watercolor: Murphys Grammar School
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33 1/2" x 26 1/2" matted. Signed. Dorner T. Schueler (1904-1986) studied at the San Diego Academy of Art. He was a member of the West Coa...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 9****J for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Dorner Schueler watercolor: Old Church in Murphys, California493 - Dorner Schueler watercolor: Old Church in Murphys, California
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25 1/2" x 19" matted. Signed on back. Dorner T. Schueler (1904-1986) studied at the San Diego Academy of Art. He was a member of the West...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 9****J for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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Two Color Mining Sketches, Calaveras County, c. 1881494 - Two Color Mining Sketches, Calaveras County, c. 1881
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Lot of 2. 1) A colored pencil sketch of a stream-side mining scene: piles of river stones show claim locations and a long sluice box winds down into t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to e*****r for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Illustrations of Colusa County, CA, 1880495 - Illustrations of Colusa County, CA, 1880
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Elliott & Moore; Colusa County, California. Illustrations Descriptive of Its Scenery...; 1880; San Francisco. 15 x 12.5", black boards, gil...
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,400.00
 
 
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Sutter's Mill Woodblock, CA Gold Rush Artifact496 - Sutter's Mill Woodblock, CA Gold Rush Artifact
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The Ultimate Gold Rush Artifact This is literally a piece of history that changed the world... an original artifact from the California gold discove
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to d**********n for (7,750.00 + 1,511.25) x 1 = 9,261.25
 
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Diamond Springs Gold Rush Collection: photograph of town, mining letter, etc. c1853497 - Diamond Springs Gold Rush Collection: photograph of town, mining letter, etc. c1853
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William Pitt seemed normal and sane. He was born William II in Grafton Vermont in 1827. His family moved to Pierrepont, New York when he was young. Th
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Estimates : 15,000.00 - 30,000.00
Sold to 9******c for (12,000.00 + 2,340.00) x 1 = 14,340.00
 
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Governor Stanford Steamer, Lake Tahoe Photograph498 - Governor Stanford Steamer, Lake Tahoe Photograph
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This is a view of the Hot Springs Hotel with the steamer the Governor Stanford docked in the bay. The photographer is identified as Carlton Watkins of
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to j*****7 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Hot Springs, Lake Tahoe Photograph by R.J. Waters499 - Hot Springs, Lake Tahoe Photograph by R.J. Waters
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When one thinks of Lake Tahoe, hot springs do not necessarily come to mind. Yet there is one small spot in Lake Tahoe were the lake water is indeed a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8******m for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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