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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Geological and Topographical Atlas to Accompany the Report of Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel,700 - Geological and Topographical Atlas to Accompany the Report of Exploration of the Fortieth Parallel,
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1876. 25 x 32". Five double truck geologic and topographic maps, plus sections. A) Rocky Mtns, B) Green River Basin, C) Utah Basin, D) Nevada P...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to h*******2 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Grab bag of Nevada newspapers: First hand history!701 - Grab bag of Nevada newspapers: First hand history!
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1) Nevada State Journal, Reno, 1870. Volume 1, Number 1. Also 1933 with article on Hitler. 2) Ward Reflex, 1878. 3) White Pine News, East Ely, 1915. C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 8*****a for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Nevada Flag and E Pluribus Unum Paintings702 - Nevada Flag and E Pluribus Unum Paintings
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A perfect lotting for Nevada's 150th birthday! This is a group of 2 patriotic pieces. 1) Large Nevada state flag painted on canvas. It measures ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to S*****8 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Nevada themed music703 - Nevada themed music
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There are some hard to find pieces here! 1) Nevada Cadet March dedicated to the Nevada State University Cadet Corp. Composed by Gertrude Hollingsworth
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to e*****r for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Sixteen spoons (coin silver)704 - Sixteen spoons (coin silver)
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Lot of sixteen. 12.6 oz. coin silver. 1) Six large spoons and four smaller spoons. Marked pure coin and L. Megede & Co.. Louis Megede was born i...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold to t********n.. for (180.00 + 35.10) x 1 = 215.10
 
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Ten Years in Nevada or Life on the Pacific Coast, Mathews, 1880705 - Ten Years in Nevada or Life on the Pacific Coast, Mathews, 1880
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M.M. Mathews, 1880, Baker, Jones & Co., Buffalo. 6.5 x 9”. Hardbound, gilt lettering on front piece and spine. Only minor wear top and bottom of...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to N*******l for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Three Nevada historic documents706 - Three Nevada historic documents
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1) 1886 Framed Appointment of Notary Public to Clayton Belknap signed by Governor J. W. Adams. Clayton is the brother of Charles, Nevada Supreme Court
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to t*******d for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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Lot Withdrawn707 - Lot Withdrawn
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Lot WithdrawnCity: County: State: Date:
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Start Price : 0.00
 
 
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Merchants Union Express Co. Stock Cert. 1867708 - Merchants Union Express Co. Stock Cert. 1867
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The success of the American Express Company and Wells Fargo & Co. lead to the birth of competitive express companies. The Merchants Union Expres...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Merchants Union Express Co. Stock Certificate 1868709 - Merchants Union Express Co. Stock Certificate 1868
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This Merchants Union Express Co. stock differs greatly from the 1867 stock. This stock was issued after the merger of the American Express Co. and the
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to t*******d for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1855710 - American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1855
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This is stock no. 1489, issued to Catharine A. Thornton on July 2, 1855 for 5 shares. This piece is signed by Secretary, William Fargo, President Henr
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Start Price : 2,350.00 | Estimates : 4,750.00 - 9,500.00
 
 
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American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1856711 - American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1856
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This is stock no. 1767, issued to Thomas J. Cunningham on May 27, 1856 for 4 shares. This piece is signed by Secretary, William Fargo, President John
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Start Price : 1,625.00 | Estimates : 3,250.00 - 6,500.00
 
 
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American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1859712 - American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1859
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This is stock no. 3557 it was issued to John G. Baker on September 23, 1859 for 10 shares. This piece is signed by Secretary, William Fargo, President
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to j*********t for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1864713 - American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1864
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This is a rare stock that features three key signatures: Wells, Fargo and Butterfield. No. 1117. Issued to John Butterfield of Utica for 37 shares on
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Start Price : 3,000.00 | Estimates : 6,250.00 - 12,500.00
 
 
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American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1865714 - American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1865
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No. 1660, issued to Charles E. Barnard of Utica on January 16, 1865 for 3 shares. It was signed by Secretary, William Fargo, President Henry Wells as
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1865715 - American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1865
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No. 1776, issued to J. Charles C. of Geneva on April 8, 1865 for 9 shares. Please note that the last name is covered up by a stamp. This piece was sig
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to j*********t for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1866716 - American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1866
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No. 2680, issued to Marion I Mosher of Aurora for 1 share on April 16, 1866. Marion Mosher's husband was Allen Mosher. He was business partners ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to m********e for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1866717 - American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1866
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No. 1028, issued to Rodman H. Robinson of Albany for 5 shares on May 1, 1866. It appears that Robinson was reverend in the area around Albany. This pi
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Start Price : 550.00 | Estimates : 1,125.00 - 2,250.00
 
 
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Wells Fargo and Company Stock Certificate for Henry Wells718 - Wells Fargo and Company Stock Certificate for Henry Wells
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Stock no. 645 issued to Henry Wells for 100 shares on May 18, 1870. Signed by President Ashbel H. Barney, Assistant Secretary T.F. Wood and Treasurer
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1878719 - American Express Co. Stock Certificate 1878
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No. 19726. Issued to what appears to be "E.C. Hornans" for 25 shares on May 16, 1878. It was signed by William Fargo (President), J.N. Kna...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to m********e for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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