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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Navajo Turtle Belt780 - Navajo Turtle Belt
Holabird Western Americana Collections
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
Holabird Western Americana Collections
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
Bidding Has Concluded
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
Holabird Western Americana Collections
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
Holabird Western Americana Collections
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
Holabird Western Americana Collections
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
Holabird Western Americana Collections
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
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of two items for the Standard Consolidated Mining Company. 1) An 1887 Bodie cover with a corner advertisement for "Standard Con. Mining Co....
Bidding Has Concluded
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
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mailed 4 months after opening of post office. August 24, 1882 to Carson City and forwarded to Genoa. Handwritten instructions "via Kingsbury Gr...
Bidding Has Concluded
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
Holabird Western Americana Collections
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
Bidding Has Concluded
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
Holabird Western Americana Collections
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
Bidding Has Concluded
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
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 300.00
Sold to 9*****e for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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