Great American Treasure Hunt

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Holabird’s Western Americana Collections Presents
The Great American Treasure Hunt
Western Americana & Numismatic Auction

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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

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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...
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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
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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...
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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...
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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
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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...
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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...
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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 Merchants Union Express Co. Stock Certificate720 - American Merchants Union Express Co. Stock Certificate
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This stock was created after the merger of the American Express Co. and the Merchants Union Express Co., to create the American Merchants Union Expres
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to T******1 for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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1855 print of New York harbor721 - 1855 print of New York harbor
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Framed. 22" x 36." You won't find any tall buildings! Probably a c1900 reprint.City: New YorkCounty: State:
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8*****a for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Atlas & Gazetteer of New York722 - Atlas & Gazetteer of New York
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"Asher & Adams New Topographical Atlas & Gazetteer of New York." Large 18"x13" 89 page atlas of county maps of the state...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Post Cards Group 1723 - Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Post Cards Group 1
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Confederate veteran George Miller founded the 110,000 acre ranch in 1879. Over the years, thousands of people worked on ranch which acted as a small t
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Post Cards Group 2724 - Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Post Cards Group 2
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Another great lot from the 101 Ranch! This lot has five post cards that show the various animals that were housed on the ranch, as well as the Pan. Pa
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Post Cards Group 3725 - Miller Brothers 101 Ranch Post Cards Group 3
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The Last group from the 101 Ranch features 3 post cards of the Native people who lived on the ranch. The post cards show their camp, a group of men on
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to o*****e for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Arlington, Oregon Panorama, 1903726 - Arlington, Oregon Panorama, 1903
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Arlington, Oregon. Four photographs side-by-side to produce a wonderful panoramic view of Arlington from a hillside above the town. View of Columbia R
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Albany, Oregon Fire Department Lithograph 1880727 - Albany, Oregon Fire Department Lithograph 1880
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Gorgeous hand-colored lithograph that served as a firefighter membership certificate for the Albany Fire Department. Text reads: "This Certifie...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to 9*****W for (1,500.00 + 292.50) x 1 = 1,792.50
 
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Civil War 206th Pennsylvania Infantry original ledger728 - Civil War 206th Pennsylvania Infantry original ledger
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August 1864 to June 1865. Covers the time they were engaged with the Engineer Corp at Dutch Gap, Virginia, in Defense of the Bermuda Hundred (Army of
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Civil War 215th Pennsylvania Infantry original ledger729 - Civil War 215th Pennsylvania Infantry original ledger
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April 21, 1865 to July 31, 1865. Covers their guard duty on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Fort Delaware. Register of all regular soldiers and the
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to L*****1 for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Stage to Deadwood DeHaan Signed Lithographic Print730 - Stage to Deadwood DeHaan Signed Lithographic Print
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Artist Chuck Dehann is known to many collectors as a cowboy artist. He was born and raised around horses, and was fascinated about the animals' ...
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Start Price : 375.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Report of the Horn Silver Mining Company731 - Report of the Horn Silver Mining Company
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1892. A. C. Washington, president. Includes work performed, ore extracted, assay results, and a financial statement. The story of the Horn Silver Mine
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to P*******x for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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John Piper's House (of Piper's Opera House), Virginia City, NV photograph by James M. Crockwell732 - John Piper's House (of Piper's Opera House), Virginia City, NV photograph by James M. Crockwell
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Photograph of John Piper's house (of the famous Piper's Opera House) on the outskirts of Virginia City, Nevada. Photographer Crockwell was n...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to R******1 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack Lithograph733 - Battle of the Monitor and Merrimack Lithograph
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This lithograph was published by Currier & Ives in Minnesota. The description for the lithograph describes the image as the "Terrific Comba...
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Estimates : 900.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to L*****1 for (625.00 + 121.88) x 1 = 746.88
 
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Map of Public Surveys, Washington Territory, 1863734 - Map of Public Surveys, Washington Territory, 1863
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Anson L. Henry, surveyor general. Shows areas of gold mines, Steven’s proposed northern route of the Pacific Railroad, Na Chee Pass, Yakima Indian Res
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to W*****4 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Atlas of the Geology of Yellowstone National Park735 - Atlas of the Geology of Yellowstone National Park
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Atlas to Accompany Monograph 32 of the Geology of the Yellowstone National Park. Arnold Hague. 1904. Complete. Contains topographic, geologic maps and
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to M****1 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Brains and Money vs. resources, 1901736 - Brains and Money vs. resources, 1901
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Compliments of Isaac Van Horn & Co., bankers in Boston with operating headquarters in Laramie, Wyoming. Van Horn writes the preface. “Illustrate...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to S****2 for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Report on the Exploration of the Yellowstone River, Raynolds, 1868737 - Report on the Exploration of the Yellowstone River, Raynolds, 1868
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Washington. Report of the Secretary of War. 173pp plus maps. 6 x 9.5”. Marbled boards with wear. Red cloth corners and spine professionally replaced.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to M****1 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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The Banditti of the Plains, Mercer, 1894738 - The Banditti of the Plains, Mercer, 1894
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Mercer, A.S.; The Banditti of the Plains, or the Cattleman’s Invasion of Wyoming in 1892; no publisher shown. 139pp. Black boards 5.5 x 8.5”. Binding
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,500.00
Sold to r*****o for (2,200.00 + 429.00) x 1 = 2,629.00
 
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100 year old violin739 - 100 year old violin
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Faciebat anno 1716 / antonius Stradivarius Cremonensis / Restore 1913. German reproduction of Stradivarius violin. Small size: 20". Bridge has ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to S*****8 for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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1898 Alaska survey routes740 - 1898 Alaska survey routes
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Map lists the route of the U. S. Geological Survey and many, many previous routes. Those routes include Tyrrell, Old Telegraph, Dalten, Rumoured India
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Estimates : 160.00 - 300.00
Sold to m****a for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Barber Chairs in the Bar Framed Photo and Cigar Ad741 - Barber Chairs in the Bar Framed Photo and Cigar Ad
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Lot of 3. 1) A 5 x 7” photo of 3 men seated in barber chairs in a bar, being given haircuts. In the foreground is a glass case containing various bran
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Book of Mormon; Colorado Mission742 - Book of Mormon; Colorado Mission
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1905. This was an error printing. There was no Mormon Mission called the Colorado Mission, in 1905. Few copies were printed incorrectly like this. You
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Estimates : 250.00 - 550.00
Sold to M*********n for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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Collection of 13 Little Yellow Kid pins743 - Collection of 13 Little Yellow Kid pins
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Soon after Whitehead & Hoag patented the new celluloid pin construction process in 1896, the advertising world discovered it and flooded the nat...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to L*****1 for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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Cowgirl Post Cards744 - Cowgirl Post Cards
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Lot of 11. This is a really fun lot for all you cowboys and cowgirls out there! This lot features nine post cards and one photograph of cowgirls inclu
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to o*****e for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Dow Jones Stock Market Tape Machine745 - Dow Jones Stock Market Tape Machine
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Primarily used in the 1950s-1960s, the Dow Jones stock ticker tape machine was eventually replaced by the invention of the computer. These machines we
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Estimates : 200.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 8*****b for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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General Store Collection746 - General Store Collection
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Lot of 11 various items ranging in years from 1900- 1930. 1) Tin of Ghirardelli’s Sweet Ground Chocolate. 2) Tin of Supernal Metal Polish. 3) Tin of C
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to t********n.. for (265.00 + 51.68) x 1 = 316.68
 
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German Walking Stick747 - German Walking Stick
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This mining theme walking stick comes complete with images of miners engraved in on the handle. Etched on the side of the sick are a series of tick ma
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to A*****4 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Harry Truman autographed picture748 - Harry Truman autographed picture
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"Kind regards / Hugo Ernst / Harry Truman". Corners are bent and there is one bend in the upper middle. Most damage is on the border.City:
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Hot Springs/Bath Photograph c. 1880749 - Hot Springs/Bath Photograph c. 1880
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Image of Hot Springs and Bath buildings. Mostly bare hills surround the spot. Location unknown. Photo taken by E.H. Train, Artist. Condition: Water da
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to R******1 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Map of Shipwrecks Along the Western U.S. Coast750 - Map of Shipwrecks Along the Western U.S. Coast
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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:
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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