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
HWAC Office
3555 Airway Drive Suite #309
Reno, NV 89511
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All items sold for their collectible value only; They have no securites whatsoever.
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Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe Cabinet Photo by R.J. Waters500 - Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe Cabinet Photo by R.J. Waters
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c. Late 19th century. Emerald Bay looking East. Lake Tahoe Series. Photograph by R.J. Waters, Landscape Photographer. Berkeley, California. Front imag
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8******m for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Tallac Hotel, Lake Tahoe Cabinet Photograph by R.J. Waters501 - Tallac Hotel, Lake Tahoe Cabinet Photograph by R.J. Waters
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This image shows the Tallac Hotel in the forest. Owned by E.J. "Lucky" Baldwin, the Tallac Hotel became one the favorite destination spots...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8******m for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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The Sierras, Mt. Tallac Cabinet Photo by R.J. Waters502 - The Sierras, Mt. Tallac Cabinet Photo by R.J. Waters
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c. Late 19th century. The Sierras, West from Mt. Tallac. Lake Tahoe Series. Front has gorgeous view of Gilmore Lake from Mt. Tallac. Lots of snow. Man
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to 8******m for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Rubicon Springs Hotel, Lake Tahoe Photograph503 - Rubicon Springs Hotel, Lake Tahoe Photograph
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This photograph features a large group of people posed for a photograph next to the Rubicon Springs Hotel. The people are holding a variety of differe
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to j***d for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Bellevue Hotel, Lake Tahoe Photograph by R.J. Waters504 - Bellevue Hotel, Lake Tahoe Photograph by R.J. Waters
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The Bellevue Hotel was a short-lived but beautiful hotel on the shores of Lake Tahoe. It was built in 1888 and owned by Billy Lapham and was known to
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8******m for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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McKinney's Landing, Lake Tahoe Photograph505 - McKinney's Landing, Lake Tahoe Photograph
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This photograph features a group on people about to board the steamer Tahoe for some sightseeing around the lake. The photograph measures 6.60' ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to j*****7 for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Grand Central Hotel in Summer, Lake Tahoe Cabinet Photograph by R.J. Waters506 - Grand Central Hotel in Summer, Lake Tahoe Cabinet Photograph by R.J. Waters
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This is another image of the Grand Central Hotel, this time featured in the summer months. In the photograph several people can be seen scattered abou
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8******m for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Grand Central Hotel in Winter, Lake Tahoe Cabinet Photograph by R.J. Waters507 - Grand Central Hotel in Winter, Lake Tahoe Cabinet Photograph by R.J. Waters
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This is an image of the Grand Central Hotel covered in snow on a winter's day. The Grand Central Hotel was built in 1871 by A.J. Bayley and was ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8******m for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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View of Lake Tahoe from Tahoe City Cabinet Photograph by R.J. Waters508 - View of Lake Tahoe from Tahoe City Cabinet Photograph by R.J. Waters
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This photograph features a lovely and calm scene looking over Lake Tahoe. With snow capped mountains in the distance, and a shore lined with tress, th
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8******m for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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Hot Springs Hotel, Lake Tahoe Cabinet Photograph by R.J. Waters509 - Hot Springs Hotel, Lake Tahoe Cabinet Photograph by R.J. Waters
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Entitled "Hot Springs" this photograph appears to have been taken is what is now known as Brockway. The area is known for hosting the only...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to t********n.. for (425.00 + 82.88) x 1 = 507.88
 
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Glenbrook Bay, Lake Tahoe After a Falling Rock Photograph510 - Glenbrook Bay, Lake Tahoe After a Falling Rock Photograph
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"The citizens of Glenbrook, Lake Tahoe, were startled yesterday morning by an awful roaring which made the earth tremble….It was found that Cav...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to j***d for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Glenbrook Bay, Lake Tahoe Photograph511 - Glenbrook Bay, Lake Tahoe Photograph
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This photograph provides a view of Glenbrook Bay. The area was first used by the Washoe people as a campground, and it provided fish and berries. In t
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to t********n.. for (550.00 + 107.25) x 1 = 657.25
 
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Logging in Tahoe Cabinet Photograph by R.J. Waters512 - Logging in Tahoe Cabinet Photograph by R.J. Waters
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This image features a group of men leading a team of oxen to pull logs on to a cart. The image was taken in an unknown place around Lake Tahoe. The ph
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to j***d for (325.00 + 63.38) x 1 = 388.38
 
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McKinney's Resort, Lake Tahoe Photograph by R.J. Waters513 - McKinney's Resort, Lake Tahoe Photograph by R.J. Waters
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This is an early view of McKinney's Resort from the shoreline. The resort was named after the owner John Washington McKinney who opened the busi...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8******m for (180.00 + 35.10) x 1 = 215.10
 
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Rubicon Springs, Lake Tahoe Cabinet Photograph by R.J. Waters514 - Rubicon Springs, Lake Tahoe Cabinet Photograph by R.J. Waters
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This photograph shows a group of people posed for a photograph in the small town of Rubicon Springs. There appears to be a trench being built on the o
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to E*****3 for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Tallac Hotel, Lake Tahoe Stereoview515 - Tallac Hotel, Lake Tahoe Stereoview
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This is a view of the Tallac Hotel amongst the forest. If you look closely, you can see a large group on people standing near the hotel. Owned by E.J.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to e*****r for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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The Meteor Steamer, Lake Tahoe Photograph516 - The Meteor Steamer, Lake Tahoe Photograph
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The Meteor launched in the summer of 1876 but didn't have its first run until September. For 20 years, Caption Ernest Pomin watched over the ves...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to j***d for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Tahoe Hotel, Lake Tahoe Photograph by R.J. Waters517 - Tahoe Hotel, Lake Tahoe Photograph by R.J. Waters
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Built in 1864 by William Pomin, the Tahoe Hotel was known for its scenic location and for having the best game and fishing in the area. This photograp
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8******m for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Wells Fargo Stagecoach, Grand Central Hotel, Lake Tahoe Photograph by R.J. Waters518 - Wells Fargo Stagecoach, Grand Central Hotel, Lake Tahoe Photograph by R.J. Waters
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This is a fantastic image of a stagecoach full of people about to leave the Grand Central Hotel. The photographer is identified as R.J. Waters, landsc
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8******m for (900.00 + 175.50) x 1 = 1,075.50
 
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Lake Tahoe Broadside: Benton stage, Niagara steamer519 - Lake Tahoe Broadside: Benton stage, Niagara steamer
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This was how businesses advertised, before radio and television: the broadside. This is a fine and rare example from 1878 that shows the cooperation b
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Start Price : 7,500.00 | Estimates : 15,000.00 - 30,000.00
 
 
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