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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Bird's Eye View, Blackhawk, CO Stereoview600 - Bird's Eye View, Blackhawk, CO Stereoview
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c. 1875. Measures 7” x 3 ½.” Stereoview shows the town of Blackhawk from above several wood and brick buildings and a lovely white church can b...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to r******8 for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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Central City, CO Cabinet Card, by A.M. Thomas601 - Central City, CO Cabinet Card, by A.M. Thomas
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c.1900. Cabinet card with view of Central City, Colorado. Photographer is listed on front as A.M. Thomas. Wonderful view of town and surrounding hills
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to R****8 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Central City and Blackhawk, CO Lithograph 1873602 - Central City and Blackhawk, CO Lithograph 1873
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Central City & Blackhawk birds-eye views. Trimmed tight to the printed borders. No lithographer name present, however, it may be the same as the...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to b***5 for (2,100.00 + 409.50) x 1 = 2,509.50
 
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Map showing the Gold Belt of Clear Creek & Gilpin Counties, 1902603 - Map showing the Gold Belt of Clear Creek & Gilpin Counties, 1902
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Williamson-Haffner Engraver. Gilpin Tramway. C&S RR. Townships of Black Hawk and Central City. Newhouse Tunnel. Canvas backed. Fraying around th...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 750.00
Sold to j**********o for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Nevadaville, CO Stereoview c.1895604 - Nevadaville, CO Stereoview c.1895
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“Looking Northwest of Nevadaville." Stereograph measures 7"x3 1/2", tan single matte, high contrast, and the focus is sharp. Photogr...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to r******8 for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Standard Atlas of Kit Carson County, Colorado605 - Standard Atlas of Kit Carson County, Colorado
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Large volume of Colorado's Kit Carson County. "Villages, Cities and Townships of the County., by Geo. A. Ogle & Co." Book includes...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to L*****1 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Chestnut St., Leadville, CO Stereoview606 - Chestnut St., Leadville, CO Stereoview
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c. 1878. Stereoview No. 188. “Leadville and Vicinity, elevation 10,300 feet…Chestnut street, looking west.” Colorado Views. Photographer is identified
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Fryer Hill, Leadville, CO Cabinet Card, by Wakely607 - Fryer Hill, Leadville, CO Cabinet Card, by Wakely
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A cabinet card showing a view of Fryer Hill (which is noted in pencil on the back of the card): lots of wooden structures and a few dump piles. The re
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to j**********o for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Harrison Avenue, Leadville, CO Cabinet Card, c. 1880608 - Harrison Avenue, Leadville, CO Cabinet Card, c. 1880
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Cabinet card with a view of busy street scene. Notation on back of card indicates this is Harrison Avenue. Street is full of wagons, people, stacks of
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to j**********o for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Leadville, CO Cabinet Card by Wakely609 - Leadville, CO Cabinet Card by Wakely
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c. 1879-80. Cabinet card with a view of Leadville, CO. Reverse has writing “E. of Har. Ave. from E. of Hill.” Photograph by G.D. Wakely. View shows a
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to k****3 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Smelting Works, Leadville, CO Stereoview610 - Smelting Works, Leadville, CO Stereoview
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1880s. Stereoview No. 1117. “La Plata Smelting Works.” Leadville Series. Photographer: W.H. Jackson & Co., Denver, Colorado. View shows La Plata...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to c*********p for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Street Scene, Leadville, CO Cabinet Card611 - Street Scene, Leadville, CO Cabinet Card
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c. 1879. Cabinet card with a view of Chestnut Street and Carbonate Hill in Leadville, CO. You can see many important businesses, such as the Grand Hot
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Standard Atlas of Phillips County Colorado612 - Standard Atlas of Phillips County Colorado
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Large volume of Colorado's Phillips County. "Villages, Cities and Townships of the County." Book includes Plat Maps, System of Govern...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to h*******e for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Birds-Eye View of Pueblo, Colorado613 - Birds-Eye View of Pueblo, Colorado
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Original birds-eye view drawn by E.S. Glover, lithograph by Strobridge & Co. Cincinnatti. Printed on thin paper, this spectacular broadside has ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to b***5 for (2,100.00 + 409.50) x 1 = 2,509.50
 
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Map of the Town of Silverton, Colorado614 - Map of the Town of Silverton, Colorado
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Black ink on linen, 3 sheet composite map drawn by Hollis & Harrison of Silverton, circa 1880-90. New additions include Reese, Blague, Wyman, an...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to b***5 for (2,200.00 + 429.00) x 1 = 2,629.00
 
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Fort Sedgwick Requisition for Forage for Public Horses.615 - Fort Sedgwick Requisition for Forage for Public Horses.
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Three horses were requisitioned and approved by Fort Sedgwick, originally called Camp Rankin, which was located opposite the mouth of Lodgepole Creek
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to R*******8 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Standard Atlas of Yuma County Colorado616 - Standard Atlas of Yuma County Colorado
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Large atlas of the "Villages, cities and Townships of the County, including a Plat Book." Compiled by Geo. A. Ogle & Co. Large 15.5&qu...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to L*****1 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Colorado Senator Henry M. Teller Archive617 - Colorado Senator Henry M. Teller Archive
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Colorado Senator Henry M. Teller Archive. Teller (1830-1914) arrived for the pikes peak gold rush in 1861 after passing the Bar in New York in 1858. H
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to k***v for (750.00 + 146.25) x 1 = 896.25
 
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Geological and Geographical Atlas of Colorado, Hayden, 1877618 - Geological and Geographical Atlas of Colorado, Hayden, 1877
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Geological and Geographical Atlas of Colorado and Portions of Adjacent Territory by F.V. Haden, U.S. Geologist in Charge. Julius Bien, Litho. Small pe
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to L*****1 for (1,000.00 + 195.00) x 1 = 1,195.00
 
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Geological and Geographical Atlas of Colorado, Hayden, 1881619 - Geological and Geographical Atlas of Colorado, Hayden, 1881
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Geological and Geographical Atlas of Colorado and Portions of Adjacent Territory by F.V. Haden, U.S. Geologist in Charge. Julius Bien, Litho. Sticker
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to L*****1 for (1,300.00 + 253.50) x 1 = 1,553.50
 
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The Rocky Mountains pictured by W. H. Jackson620 - The Rocky Mountains pictured by W. H. Jackson
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1894. William Henry Jackson (1843 - 1942) was an American painter, Civil War veteran, geological survey photographer and an explorer famous for his im
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to L*****1 for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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La Grande Flora de Colorado621 - La Grande Flora de Colorado
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Frank S. Thayer, Denver, 1902. Large folio, 18 x 20", green covers with gilt lettering, snap closure. Red cloth snap holders for folio prints. ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********e for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Pencil Sketches of Colorado622 - Pencil Sketches of Colorado
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Mathews, A.E.; Pencil Sketches of Colorado. 1866. Nolie Mumey reprint of 1961. Typical Mumey slip case. This is a reprint of perhaps the most famous
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to e*****r for (90.00 + 17.55) x 1 = 107.55
 
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Villa Park, Denver, Colorado land map623 - Villa Park, Denver, Colorado land map
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Map Broadside of Villa Park, Denver, Colorado, by Geo. Bowen, drawn by T.F. Nicholl, printed by Baker Co. , printed by Landowner press, Chicago. Villa
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to a****a for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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William Henry Jackson's Rocky Mountain Album624 - William Henry Jackson's Rocky Mountain Album
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Russ Coleman, editor, Sundance Publications, 1976, Silverton, Colorado, copy #2. 18.5 x 25", unpaginated, about 80pp. 76 numbered photos. Larg...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to t********n.. for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Two railroad/mining Western Stereoviews625 - Two railroad/mining Western Stereoviews
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1) The Famous Loop at Georgetown, Colorado. By Keystone Views Company. #365. Described on back as one of the greatest marvels in mountain climbing bet
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to t*******d for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Seth Thomas Pocket Watch with Box626 - Seth Thomas Pocket Watch with Box
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This Seth Thomas watch comes with its original cloth cover and presentation box. This open face, stem wind / stem set, railroad style watch features a
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Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to m********e for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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History of Idaho Territory with Illustrations, Elliott, 1884627 - History of Idaho Territory with Illustrations, Elliott, 1884
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History of Idaho Territory...; 1884, Elliott & Co., San Francisco. 304pp plus advertising. About 12 x 14", brown boards, gilt lettering. Bi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to r*****o for (1,550.00 + 302.25) x 1 = 1,852.25
 
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Progressive Men of Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Fremont, and Oneida Counties, Idaho, Bowen & Co.628 - Progressive Men of Bannock, Bear Lake, Bingham, Fremont, and Oneida Counties, Idaho, Bowen & Co.
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Illustrated.; Bowen & Co.; 1904; 664pp. Approximately 9 x 12". Dark leather covers with gilt lettered face and spine. Original, with little...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to h*******2 for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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F. Bret Harte "Heathen Chinee" Narrative Poem Post Card Set629 - F. Bret Harte "Heathen Chinee" Narrative Poem Post Card Set
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1870. "The Heathen Chinee" by F. Bret Harte. Illustrated by Joseph Hull. Published by The Western News Company, 121 & 123 State St., C...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 9****J for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Electric Dice Game Co. Stock Certificate630 - Electric Dice Game Co. Stock Certificate
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Stock no. 150 issued to F.D.F. Ferno Trustee for 10 shares on February 1, 1893. It was incorporated under the laws of the state of Illinois. There is
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********e for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Wells Fargo and Co. Stock Certificate631 - Wells Fargo and Co. Stock Certificate
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Stock no. 135 issued William H. Hutchinson for 100 shares on February 9, 1870. Hutchinson is a name that is fairly well-known in the bottle collecting
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Start Price : 550.00 | Estimates : 1,125.00 - 2,250.00
 
 
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Playboy Enterprises, Inc. Specimen Stock Certificate632 - Playboy Enterprises, Inc. Specimen Stock Certificate
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Nice set of three SPECIMEN stock certificates from this famous company in three different colors. All three feature the stunning Willy Rey reclining i
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to m********e for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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The White City633 - The White City
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The White City (as it was). Chicago, c1893, published by the White City Art Company, photography by William Henry Jackson. Front board loose. 13 x 1
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 2********e for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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Clinton Illinois Insurance Ledgers634 - Clinton Illinois Insurance Ledgers
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Lot of two insurance ledgers 1.) Norwich Union Fire Insurance Co. operating out of Clinton, ILL 2.) Royal Insurance Company. One of the volumes still
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Framed Illinois Volunteers Civil War Document635 - Framed Illinois Volunteers Civil War Document
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This is a signed document from Richard Yates, the governor of Illinois, recognizing the valor of Sergeant George T. Hudson, and his promotion to Secon
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to A*****4 for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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The Great Fires in Chicago and the West636 - The Great Fires in Chicago and the West
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The Great Fires in Chicago and the West. History and incidents Losses and Sufferings, Benevolence of the Nations. By A. Chicago Clergyman. J.W. Goodsp
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to a****a for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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National Bank of Seneca, Kansas, stamp637 - National Bank of Seneca, Kansas, stamp
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Stamp from the National Bank in Seneca. Unusual metal stamper. Two different materials: one for the stamp and one for the handle.City: S
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to T******1 for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Set of 3 Kansas Land Company Stock Certificates, 1880s638 - Set of 3 Kansas Land Company Stock Certificates, 1880s
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1) Burdett Town Company, State of Kansas, cert. #9, issued for 21 shares at Topeka in 1886. Burdett is located in Pawnee County. Red pen cancelled wit
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to l*******c for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Civil War Recruitment Broadside639 - Civil War Recruitment Broadside
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During the American Civil War, both the Union and the Confederate side relayed heavily on volunteers for the war effort. The first call for reenlistme
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Map of New England 1849640 - Map of New England 1849
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Sold by Ward & Cornhill, Boston. Published by Ensign & Thayer, New York. 23.5 x 32", wood rollers at each end. Vignettes line the left ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to L*****1 for (525.00 + 102.38) x 1 = 627.38
 
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M.W. Savage Factories Incorporated Stock Certificate641 - M.W. Savage Factories Incorporated Stock Certificate
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Stock no. 15877 issued to George Prentiss for 1 share on May 4, 1913. Incorporated under the laws of the state of Maine. This stock has very little we
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Road from Missouri to Oregon topographical maps642 - Road from Missouri to Oregon topographical maps
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Topographical Maps of the Road from Missouri to Oregon in Seven Sections, 1846. Compiled by Charles Preuss, Assistant to John C. Fremont. Scale 10 mil
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to r*****o for (2,100.00 + 409.50) x 1 = 2,509.50
 
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Buffalo Bills Super Bowl XXVI Coin Die643 - Buffalo Bills Super Bowl XXVI Coin Die
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Official AFC "Buffalo" die side for the Super Bowl coin. The opposite side would be the Washington Redskins of the NFC, the eventual winne...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Helena Illustrated, A History of the Early Settlement and the Helena of Today, 1890.644 - Helena Illustrated, A History of the Early Settlement and the Helena of Today, 1890.
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Helena Board of Trade, Frank L. Thresher, Publisher. 72 pp., softbound. Illustrations of Public Buildings, Prominent Business blocks, beautiful homes.
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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1890 Helena Map645 - 1890 Helena Map
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Lithograph of Helena, Montana. Compliments of Kessler's Brewery. Published by American Publishing Co. Milwaukee. Classic birds-eye view broadsid...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to b***5 for (850.00 + 165.75) x 1 = 1,015.75
 
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Atlas of Saunders County, Nebraska646 - Atlas of Saunders County, Nebraska
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G.W. Anderson, 1916. 16 x 17.5". Front cover detached as are first two pages. Missing page 3, the index map. 63pp.Colored maps of the townships.
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Representative Men of North Dakota647 - Representative Men of North Dakota
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Great North Dakotans in 1913 represented by portraits. Four to a page. From bankers to lawyers, educators to religious, businessmen to judges, find al
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to a****a for (45.00 + 8.78) x 1 = 53.78
 
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Zellers Hay & Coal Tables648 - Zellers Hay & Coal Tables
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Unique Coal Tables book that offers multiple tables for cost per ton of commodities. Small volume, in good condition, with some minor tears on the spi
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c*********p for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
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Lincoln, Nebraska Sanborn Insurance Map Book649 - Lincoln, Nebraska Sanborn Insurance Map Book
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1891. Original map atlas of nearly 100 pages, 23 x 25". Front board nearly detached. Binding loose. Spots and water damage. Typical Sanborn Fir...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8******m for (700.00 + 136.50) x 1 = 836.50
 
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