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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Reno, NV 89511
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Map of Shipwrecks Along the Western U.S. Coast750 - Map of Shipwrecks Along the Western U.S. Coast
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1939. Interesting blue map of naval history. Title: Strandings and Wrecks of Vessels on the Coasts of California-Oregon and Washington. Compiled and T
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to b***5 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Original British WWI Enfield Long Bayonet and Scabbard751 - Original British WWI Enfield Long Bayonet and Scabbard
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British WW1 1907 Enfield bayonet. Stamped KINSON. Reverse side has markings as well. Scabbard marked JWB 18. VERY USED and Well worn!City:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8*****p for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Pocket scale with weights752 - Pocket scale with weights
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c1830. These are often called miner's scales and most assuredly it has weighed gold at one time, but is probably an apothecary scale. No label o...
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Remington's Frontier Sketches753 - Remington's Frontier Sketches
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By Frederick Remington. The Werber Co., 1898. Rare. Original edition. unpaginated, contains fifteen of his sketches, with an introduction by George Ro
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*****l for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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Supreme Court Photo754 - Supreme Court Photo
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One 12 x 18” black and white photo of all the United States Supreme Court justices, including Louis Brandeis, the first Jewish justice. Included are p
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to W*****4 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Temporary Foreign Stock Certificate755 - Temporary Foreign Stock Certificate
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Stock No. 12 for 400 shares issued to Oliver Gildersleeve on August 5, 1902. The name of the company is notably absent as the creation of the company
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********e for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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United States 1858 Odd Fellow Guide756 - United States 1858 Odd Fellow Guide
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Very early! “containing the time, place of meeting, officers, and general statistics of the R.W. Grand Lodge of the U.S. and right worthy grand bodies
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to t********n.. for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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Welcome Home World War I broadside.757 - Welcome Home World War I broadside.
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21" x 14". c1919. Photos of Wilson, Pershing, a dough boy, a sailor, and a nurse. See photo for condition issues.City: County:
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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World War I scrap book signed by John Welles Coggeshall758 - World War I scrap book signed by John Welles Coggeshall
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Direct descendent of John Coggeshall, first president of the Colony of Rhode Island. John Welles was an agent of the great Riverside Mills in Providen
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Arapahoe Circle Camp Photograph759 - Arapahoe Circle Camp Photograph
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The photographer is identified Baker & Johnson, landscape and portrait photographers. Charles S. Baker and Eli Johnson ran the Baker & Johns...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to L*****1 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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A New Medicine Robe, Roye Signed Print760 - A New Medicine Robe, Roye Signed Print
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"I paint my works not the way I see them, but the way viewer looks at them" said Native American artist Paladine Roye in 1989. Roye was bo...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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War Cry DeHaan Signed Lithographic Print761 - War Cry DeHaan Signed Lithographic Print
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"The story of the relationship of Native peoples and horses is one of the great sagas of human contact with the animal world…When American Indi...
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Start Price : 375.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Limited edition signed print of "Pueblo Man of Wisdom"762 - Limited edition signed print of "Pueblo Man of Wisdom"
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Portrait of an elderly Native American man wearing a collared shirt and jeans with a wooden handle (shovel? broom?) in has hands. Print measures appro
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Lake Tahoe, El Dorado, California Native Indians Photo763 - Lake Tahoe, El Dorado, California Native Indians Photo
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This lot features an early black and white photo of 2 Washoe ladies, one weaving a basket, the other with a child and cradle board strapped to her bac
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to j***d for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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1909 E. S. Curtis Print "Signal Fire to the Mount764 - 1909 E. S. Curtis Print "Signal Fire to the Mount
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By Edward S. Curtis (1868-1952). Shows a Native American looking up to a large stone where a small fire is burning and the smoke is rising to the sky.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to L*****1 for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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1925 framed E. S. Curtis Print "Tewa Dance-Costume765 - 1925 framed E. S. Curtis Print "Tewa Dance-Costume
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The Tewa (or Tano) are a linguistic group of Pueblo American Indians who speak the Tewa language and share the Pueblo culture. Their homelands are on
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to L*****1 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Two Native American Oil Paintings by John Mulvany766 - Two Native American Oil Paintings by John Mulvany
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Two fantastic works from a celebrated Western artist. 1) Portrait of Red Cloud, Oglala Lakota chief, facing left. c.1890. Not signed by artist. Approx
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to m********4 for (2,500.00 + 487.50) x 1 = 2,987.50
 
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Beatien Yazz Framed Painting767 - Beatien Yazz Framed Painting
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Beatien Yazz grew up in two worlds; his artwork became a product of his duel upbringing in Anglo and Native worlds. Born in the trade post town of Wid
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Start Price : 225.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Beatien Yazz Framed Painting of Native Cowboys768 - Beatien Yazz Framed Painting of Native Cowboys
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This piece has been professionally framed and mounted in a 18" x 16" frame. The piece itself measures 16.5" x 14.5." The image s...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to i**w for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Beaded Indian Purses769 - Beaded Indian Purses
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Lot of 2. 1) Beaded bag with beaded flower accents. The bag measures 11.5" x 11" and has had some wear, but the beading has remained intac...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 350.00
Sold to i*****l for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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4 Beaded baskets, 2 with lids770 - 4 Beaded baskets, 2 with lids
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By Connie Eagle of Pyramid Lake, Nevada. 1) Small, about 3". Blue, black and silver beads. No lid. 2) 5". Red, gold, and black beads. Spot...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to R******1 for (180.00 + 35.10) x 1 = 215.10
 
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Medium sized Panamint basket771 - Medium sized Panamint basket
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White, black, light brown and dark brown with vertical stripes. Black and light brown top. Diameter is about 5".City: County:
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Small sized Panamint basket772 - Small sized Panamint basket
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Light brown and black. Bottom inner circle is red. Diameter is 4 1/8".City: County: InyoState: CAD
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to d****m for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Small Lozi tribe basket773 - Small Lozi tribe basket
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Basket is entirely light brown except the two eagles which are a darker brown. Diameter is 5 1/4". Height is 3".City: County:
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Pomo / Great Basin Indian Basket774 - Pomo / Great Basin Indian Basket
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Not traditional material, but Native American. Might have been done in class. Possible James Basket. PLEASE INSPECT.City: Coun
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to p*******9 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Native American basket with lid: Washoe775 - Native American basket with lid: Washoe
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See picture for wonderful set of designs on basket and lid. 8 stiches per inch. A few breaks at rim, rope showing through lid handle, faded from sunli
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Memoirs, Official and Personal; with Sketches of Travels among the Northern and Southern Indians…, M776 - Memoirs, Official and Personal; with Sketches of Travels among the Northern and Southern Indians…, M
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McKenney, T. L.; Memoirs, Official and Personal; with Sketches of Travels among the Northern and Southern Indians; embracing a War Excursion, and desc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to L*****1 for (180.00 + 35.10) x 1 = 215.10
 
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The Cliff Dwellers of Mesa Verde, 1893777 - The Cliff Dwellers of Mesa Verde, 1893
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Nordenskiold, G.; The Cliff Dwellers of Mesa Verde; Southwestern Colorado. Their Pottery and Implements. Stockholm, 1893. 174pp, indexed. 51 color pho
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,400.00
Sold to d******2 for (750.00 + 146.25) x 1 = 896.25
 
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Life Among the Piute's, First edition778 - Life Among the Piute's, First edition
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“Their Wrongs and Claims” by Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins. Edited by Mrs. Horace Mann. This is both a memoir and history of Sarah’s people during their fi
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Estimates : 250.00 - 800.00
Sold to p*******9 for (275.00 + 53.63) x 1 = 328.63
 
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Navajo Necklace and Earrings Set779 - Navajo Necklace and Earrings Set
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This is a lot of 1 necklace and 2 sets of earrings. The necklace measures 19.5" long when laid out flat. It has 5 turquoise pieces in the cente...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8*****C for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Navajo Turtle Belt780 - Navajo Turtle Belt
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This belt features 7 silver colored turtle pieces. There is a maker's mark that reads "BC" on the buckle. The maker is unknown, and mo...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Navajo Belt781 - Navajo Belt
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This a cute ladies belt that appears to have been created by Navajo artist Jean Dixon. This belt has 19 turquoise pieces throughout the belt. There is
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to S******1 for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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Navajo Belt782 - Navajo Belt
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This belt measures 51" long when laid out flat. It features 14 square pieces that include a small round red color stone. The maker's mark i...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to S******1 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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RARE Alaskan postal find: Udakta, Unalaska, Alaska783 - RARE Alaskan postal find: Udakta, Unalaska, Alaska
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Udakta was in Dutch Harbor in the city of Unalaska in the Aleutian Islands. Richard Helbock gave this cancel a rarity factor of "6." Addin...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to o*u for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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1856 Gold Rush letter from Jackson, California784 - 1856 Gold Rush letter from Jackson, California
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April 6, 1856. Great content: "Soon after your departure from Mok Hill, my term of office expired, and I again took up the shovel and the pick ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to d********9 for (450.00 + 87.75) x 1 = 537.75
 
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UNIQUE, ONLY KNOWN Zodok, El Dorado, California post mark785 - UNIQUE, ONLY KNOWN Zodok, El Dorado, California post mark
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Terry Williams' book on California covers lists no known post marks from here. Post office was open from August 6, 1887 to June 30, 1888 - less ...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Standard Cons. Bodie Cover and Postcard786 - Standard Cons. Bodie Cover and Postcard
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Lot of two items for the Standard Consolidated Mining Company. 1) An 1887 Bodie cover with a corner advertisement for "Standard Con. Mining Co....
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*****l for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Clinton, Mono, California: STRONG, VERY EARLY cancel787 - Clinton, Mono, California: STRONG, VERY EARLY cancel
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Mailed 4 months after opening of post office. August 24, 1882 to Carson City and forwarded to Genoa. Handwritten instructions "via Kingsbury Gr...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*****l for (95.00 + 18.53) x 1 = 113.53
 
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Hercules, Churchill, Nevada788 - Hercules, Churchill, Nevada
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R-8. March 11, 1907. STRONG strike! Back of reply card is from the Vulture Mining Company of Hercules. They were the first mines to ship ore out of th
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to g****v for (95.00 + 18.53) x 1 = 113.53
 
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Cradlebaugh, Douglas, Nevada789 - Cradlebaugh, Douglas, Nevada
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R-10. October 7, 1895. This is truly a tough find! Addressed to Miss L. H. Lewis. She is the niece of Judge John Cradlebaugh, first non-Mormon judge o
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Interesting collection of Aurora, Nevada covers790 - Interesting collection of Aurora, Nevada covers
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Lot of 7 different cancels. 1) Esmeralda, 1864. The name of this post office was officially changed to Aurora in 1866. Double circle with a target kil
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 9*****e for (475.00 + 92.63) x 1 = 567.63
 
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Two Esmeralda, Nevada Territory covers791 - Two Esmeralda, Nevada Territory covers
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R-9. Two different Nevada Territory strikes. 1) October 31, 1863. Exactly one year before Nevada became a state. How prophetic? 2) September 2, 1864 d
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 9*****e for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
 
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11 Goldfield, Nevada postcards792 - 11 Goldfield, Nevada postcards
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1) RPPC of a dance at Goldfield. With Goldfield cancel. Published by "The News" of Goldfield. 2) Color Saloon/gambling scene. Newman post ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to l******n for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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13 Esmeralda County covers793 - 13 Esmeralda County covers
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1) February 20, 1865 Esmeralda, R-9. 2) 1910 Pine Grove, R-5. 3) Two R-6 Columbus. One 1885 handwritten date with contents. One weaker 1880's ca...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to i*****l for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Some nicer Esmeralda covers794 - Some nicer Esmeralda covers
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1) 1909 Lucky Boy, R-6. 2) 1885 R-6 Columbus with contents. 3) 1892 R-6 Belleville. Green. 4) 1902 R-4 Sodaville. Fine to Very Fine.City:
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Estimates : 100.00 - 180.00
Sold to i*****l for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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R-7 Barclay, Lincoln, Nevada postal history post card795 - R-7 Barclay, Lincoln, Nevada postal history post card
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Strong strike, but through the word "CARD.' Open for two periods: 1899-1905 and 1907-1910. This is a 1909 post card from the later, R-7 per...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 9*****e for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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2 Lucky Boy, Mineral Nevada covers796 - 2 Lucky Boy, Mineral Nevada covers
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R-6. Two nice strikes from two different counties. 1) January 31, 1911. Used as a received cancel. Lucky Boy was still in Esmeralda County (and would
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*****l for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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4 nice Mineral County cancels797 - 4 nice Mineral County cancels
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1) OMCO, R-6, 1919, Olympic Mines Company corner advertising. 2) Aurora, R-5, 1910, on Owl Drug Company cover. 3) Simon, R-3, 1923, addressed to the p
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*****l for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Truckee Meadows, Washoe, Nevada Territory798 - Truckee Meadows, Washoe, Nevada Territory
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R-10. Cancel is rough, but easily read. Date is not discernible but the N. T. is clear. Comes from the Pardon Brown find.City: Truckee M
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to a*******s for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Washoe City, Washoe, Nevada Territory799 - Washoe City, Washoe, Nevada Territory
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R-6. c1863, Very nice strike. Target cancel. Post office was open from 1862 to 1888 and later from 1888 to 1894.City: Washoe City
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Estimates : 120.00 - 300.00
Sold to 9*****e for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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