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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1929 Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad Pass1454 - 1929 Tonopah and Goldfield Railroad Pass
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Pass no. B1051 issued to Mr. F. C. Matthews, General Freight and Passenger Agent for the Midland Terminal Railway Co. The piece has little wear except
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to r******8 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Las Vegas & Tonopah and Bullfrog Goldfield Railroad Co. 1916 Pass.1455 - Las Vegas & Tonopah and Bullfrog Goldfield Railroad Co. 1916 Pass.
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Extremely rare piece of railroadiana. Pass no. B137 issued to T.C. Peck of the Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad for the year 1916. There is some wea
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to c********e for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Tonopah and Tidewater Co. 1909 Pass1456 - Tonopah and Tidewater Co. 1909 Pass
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Pass for the Tonopah and Tidewater Company, a Nevada Short Line. It is pass no. 610 and was issued to Mr. M. F. Van Horn for the year 1909. Van Horn
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to r******8 for (350.00 + 68.25) x 1 = 418.25
 
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Tonopah & Tidewater Railroad Co. and the Bullfrog Goldfield Railroad Co. 1912 Pass1457 - Tonopah & Tidewater Railroad Co. and the Bullfrog Goldfield Railroad Co. 1912 Pass
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Pass no. 203 issued to Mr. M. F. Van Horn, district passenger agent for the Pennsylvania lines West of Pittsburgh. The pass was good for the 1912 year
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,400.00
Sold to c********e for (475.00 + 92.63) x 1 = 567.63
 
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Railroad into Bullfrog Ephemera Lot1458 - Railroad into Bullfrog Ephemera Lot
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This is a lot of 10 pieces for all you ghost town railroad fans out there! 1) Post card of the famous Rhyolite train depot that once was a stop on the
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Railroad, County and Township Map of Pennsylvania, 18911459 - Railroad, County and Township Map of Pennsylvania, 1891
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By P. J. Hannifan & Company. "Railroad, county, and township map of Pennsylvania, and business directory of the representative business hou...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
 
 
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C.B. & Q.R.R Burlington Route Broadside1460 - C.B. & Q.R.R Burlington Route Broadside
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Broadside measures 14" x 21.5". Original broadside for the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad's Burlington route. The Burlingto...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to g*****m for (2,200.00 + 429.00) x 1 = 2,629.00
 
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Striking 1880 Union Pacific Railway Broadside: Central Short Line1461 - Striking 1880 Union Pacific Railway Broadside: Central Short Line
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Three colors! Advertises their new route to all points in Kansas, Nebraska, Colorado, Nevada, Idaho, Utah, California, Montana, Wyoming, Oregon, and W
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to k***7 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Gold Railroad Spike Tie Pin1462 - Gold Railroad Spike Tie Pin
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No markings to identify it. See picture.City: County: State: Date:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to c********e for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Central Pacific Railroad Photos and Document Group1463 - Central Pacific Railroad Photos and Document Group
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Lot of 28. Fabulous group of stereoviews and documents for the Central Pacific Railroad. 1) 1897. C.P.R.R. Deed for $150 signed by Isaac Requa as Pres
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to m********e for (800.00 + 156.00) x 1 = 956.00
 
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Central Pacific Railroad Time Table and Map, c. 18761464 - Central Pacific Railroad Time Table and Map, c. 1876
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Fabulous piece for the railroad collector. One side is a wonderful color map of the West: Williams' New Transcontinental Map of The Pacific R.R....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to a****a for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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Fabulous full face Old Phoenix whiskey bottle1465 - Fabulous full face Old Phoenix whiskey bottle
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PHOENIX / OLD / picture of eagle / BOURBON / NABER, ALFS, & BRUNE / S.F. / SOLE AGENTS. 11 3/4", amber, cylinder fifth, glop top, 1880-1895...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to M*********n for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Rosedale Whiskey Bottle, Siebe Bros.1466 - Rosedale Whiskey Bottle, Siebe Bros.
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This choice mint clear applied top whiskey bottle (Thomas 135) was found in a building in Placerville, California. It has a ¾ label on the back...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
 
 
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4 pre-prohibition shot glasses1467 - 4 pre-prohibition shot glasses
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1) Harvest King / Kansas City. Embossed - newer. 2) W. R. Riley, Dict. Cc/Purity Guaranteed, Kansas City, No. 3) Kentucky Turf. 4) Royal Purple Grape
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to G********s for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Bremenkampf & Recli light ice blue applied top soda bottle1468 - Bremenkampf & Recli light ice blue applied top soda bottle
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Eureka, Nevada. Never cleaned. Light shoulder scratch and tine bubble burst on bottom.City: EurekaCounty: Eureka
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 170.00 - 300.00
Sold to 5*****C for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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c1880 Superior Old Port1469 - c1880 Superior Old Port
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Original port. Applied top! 1870's or 1880's. Bottled by Edward Kane & Sons of Brooklyn, New York. Original cork in two pieces. Rips on ...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Tippecanoe wine bottle with stopper1470 - Tippecanoe wine bottle with stopper
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Intricately embossed bottle with TIPPECANOE on one side and H. H. WARNER & CO. on the other. Bottom says ROCHESTER / N. Y. Both are entwined in ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Old Hickory, Woodford County, Kentucky Whiskey1471 - Old Hickory, Woodford County, Kentucky Whiskey
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Fleckenstein - Mayer Company, Portland, Oregon. Old fashioned, handmade, sour mash whiskey. Label is ripped in places but all words and pictures are i
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Old R. B. Hayden Sour Mash Whiskey1472 - Old R. B. Hayden Sour Mash Whiskey
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Nelson County, Kentucky. Label has small rips on left and right, but is in VERY GOOD condition. Please see photograph to enjoy this lot.City
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Cyrus Noble Old Bourbon, Crown Distribute1473 - Cyrus Noble Old Bourbon, Crown Distribute
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Crown Distilleries. Bottled from reserve stock in San Francisco. Six years in Wood. Has stopper. Some rips on paper label on top left.City:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8*****U for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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Anderson County Blended Whiskey (embossed)1474 - Anderson County Blended Whiskey (embossed)
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Attractive green label on unusual square bottle. Louis Taussig and Company, sole agents on Pacific Coast. Back is embossed Louis Taussig & Co., ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to L*****1 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Silver Sheaf High Grade Whiskey (embossed)1475 - Silver Sheaf High Grade Whiskey (embossed)
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Fred Raschen Co. of Sacramento. Raschen symbol on top of label. Back is embossed Fred Raschen & Co, Sacramento, Cal. Bottom left has been torn a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to F****e for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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Old J. H. Cutter A. N. #1 Bourbon! (brown bottle)1476 - Old J. H. Cutter A. N. #1 Bourbon! (brown bottle)
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Sherwood & Sherwood of San Francisco distributers. Nice pictorial of three barrels that look like a wagon. From A. Moorman & Company of Loui...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to L*****1 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Old J. H. Cutter A. N. #1 Bourbon! (clear bottle)1477 - Old J. H. Cutter A. N. #1 Bourbon! (clear bottle)
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Sherwood & Sherwood of San Francisco distributers. Nice pictorial of three barrels that look like a wagon. From A. Moorman & Company of Loui...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to e*****r for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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The Leader Selected Whiskey: Golden State Hotel1479 - The Leader Selected Whiskey: Golden State Hotel
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Pictorial of buffalo. Label has little staining. Very attractive.City: County: State: CADate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to T******1 for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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Jessie Moore Sour Mash Whiskey1480 - Jessie Moore Sour Mash Whiskey
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Under government supervision at distillery #150 in the 5th district. Label has one hole and some tears on left. One rip on right.City: S
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to F****e for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Kellog's Old Bourbon Whiskey1481 - Kellog's Old Bourbon Whiskey
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Wilmerding and Loewe distributers. Distilled in Nelson County, Kentucky. Label has been scratched over the pictorial. Small tears to both the top and
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to F****e for (95.00 + 18.53) x 1 = 113.53
 
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Durham AAA Bourbon1482 - Durham AAA Bourbon
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T. H. Cook & Company, sole proprietors, Sacramento, California. Label in great shape.City: SacramentoCounty: Sacramento
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to F****e for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Prescott and Arizona Saloon collection1483 - Prescott and Arizona Saloon collection
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Billhead: Headquarters Saloon in Prescott, 1898. Letterhead for The Sherman House in Prescott, 1898. Five Prescott newspapers: Arizona Enterprise, 187
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********e for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Original 1890 Liquor License for the Mitchler Saloon in Murphys1484 - Original 1890 Liquor License for the Mitchler Saloon in Murphys
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Signed by Mitchler, auditor A. L. Wyllie, tax collector A. F. Jordan and deputy W. D. Riley. $16.00 ($51/3 per month) for the last quarter of the year
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 9****J for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Gold Country beer and liquor billheads1485 - Gold Country beer and liquor billheads
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1) Angel's Brewery. 1917 billhead. A. D. Mentz proprietor. 2) B. R. Prince. 1897 billhead. Fine Wines, Liquors, and Cigars. (Also a livery, feed...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to L*****1 for (65.00 + 12.68) x 1 = 77.68
 
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Mountain Wine Company billheads1486 - Mountain Wine Company billheads
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This pair has a lot going for it. Lamanda is now part of Pasadena. The billheads are to A. V. Thorn of Walters, California. I could find not informati
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Mainstream Napa Wineries Postcard Group1487 - Mainstream Napa Wineries Postcard Group
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Lot of 69. Huge group of chrome cards from the following wineries: Paul Masson (32 cards), Martini (11 cards), Sebastani (2 cards), Beaulieu (4 cards)
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********e for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Liquor and Tavern Licenses for Rector Bros.1488 - Liquor and Tavern Licenses for Rector Bros.
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This is a lot of 3 fabulous pieces from the booming years of Nevada City! The Rector Brothers came to California in 1874 and eventually became the pro
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Two rare saloon covers1489 - Two rare saloon covers
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1) The Quincy Saloon, Egbert & O'Neal, propr's. 2) The Corner Saloon, J. L. O'Neal, proprietor. Both are unused and in excellent con...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 9*****l for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Buffalo Brewing Company of Sacramento1490 - Buffalo Brewing Company of Sacramento
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Two corner advertising covers and one billhead. All are addressed to Frank Mitchler of Murphy's.City: SacramentoCounty: Sa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 80.00 - 100.00
Sold to m********e for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
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Coolot cigar broadside and used advertising cover.1491 - Coolot cigar broadside and used advertising cover.
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Beautiful advertising cover. Plenty of cigars for young ladies!City: SacramentoCounty: SacramentoState: CA
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Four Sacramento whiskey covers1492 - Four Sacramento whiskey covers
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1) 1901 James Woodburn fine whiskies postal. 2) 1902 Halifax advertising corner, 3-4) Two 1901/2 Wilson Hall Manufacturing with billhead.Cit
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Hall, Luhrs envelopes1493 - Hall, Luhrs envelopes
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1) 1902 corner advertising. Torn very roughly on right. 2) Unused return envelope with a large pig smoking a cigar. "Our Taste Ham's" ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to m*******2 for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Hall, Luhrs Document Group1494 - Hall, Luhrs Document Group
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4 pieces. Two different colored SP shipping receipts, one billhead "Our Taste Hams" and one notice on how to deal with the ham.City: Sac
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to l******n for (15.00 + 2.93) x 1 = 17.93
 
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Hugh Casey soda and whiskey1495 - Hugh Casey soda and whiskey
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Sacramento. Eagle Soda Works! Mellwood Whiskey! Two billheads (one for Mellwood) and one letterhead signed by Hugh Casey.City: Sacrament
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to L*****1 for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
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Mebius & Decker, agents for Pabst Brewing Company1496 - Mebius & Decker, agents for Pabst Brewing Company
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Beautiful billhead with nice pictorial and red trademark. To Utica Mine.City: SacramentoCounty: SacramentoState:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to L*****1 for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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Postel & Schnerr Capital Soda Works1497 - Postel & Schnerr Capital Soda Works
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Two different billheads. For Gum Syrup and Raspberry Syrup. Location was across the street from the San Francisco Steamer Landing. A Sacramento newspa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to L*****1 for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Wilson, Hall & Company, Sacramento1498 - Wilson, Hall & Company, Sacramento
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Three pieces. 1) Letter to Frank Mitchler on change of name, 2) letter apologizing for late mail on account of election (McKinley would dash the hopes
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Woodburn Whiskey papers1499 - Woodburn Whiskey papers
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Four billheads, one Southern Pacific shipping receipt with a 1c steamer document stamp, and one unused return envelope.City: Sacramento
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***d for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Buffalo Brewing Co. Cribbage Board1500 - Buffalo Brewing Co. Cribbage Board
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"Bohemian New Brew, Buffalo Brewing Co. Sacramento, Cal. The Monarch of All Beers. Taste Tells." The board measures 12.90" x 4.45&quo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (65.00 + 12.68) x 1 = 77.68
 
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Buffalo Brewing Co. Document Group1501 - Buffalo Brewing Co. Document Group
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This is a lot of 2 billheads and 1 unused stock. 1) Stock no 2150, not-issued. It features the famous buffalo as a pictorial on the upper left side.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Coronado Mineral Water Company pamphlet1502 - Coronado Mineral Water Company pamphlet
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"Coronado Water is Pure"." Coronado water's strength is it Purity." The Attorney General of the United States of America con...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (65.00 + 12.68) x 1 = 77.68
 
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John R. Seifert wholesale wines and liquors1503 - John R. Seifert wholesale wines and liquors
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Lot of five billheads. Sole agents for Pabst Brewing and San Francisco breweries. 1899.City: San DiegoCounty: San Diego
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********e for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
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San Diego Brewery Duo1504 - San Diego Brewery Duo
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Lot of 2. 1) Post card from the San Diego Consolidated Brewing Co. The caption reads "one of the real things which is making San Diego famous.&...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (45.00 + 8.78) x 1 = 53.78
 
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