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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California and Nevada Wine Ephemera Group1555 - California and Nevada Wine Ephemera Group
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Lot of 11. 1) Billhead from Hank Knight in Eureka, Nevada. Dated April 1st, 1897. Billed to J.N. Lainbert & Co. for whiskey and gin. 2) Billhead...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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California Brewery Group1556 - California Brewery Group
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This is a lot of 4 pieces, perfect for any collector looking to add a little bit of California to their collection. 1) Billhead for the John Wieland B
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to m********e for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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California Brewing Association Stock Certificates1557 - California Brewing Association Stock Certificates
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This is a lot of 2 very rare stocks! 1) California Brewing Association, stock no. C7 issued to L.G. Gasue for 1 share on October 10, 1922. Note that t
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (500.00 + 97.50) x 1 = 597.50
 
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California Sodas1558 - California Sodas
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1) Halifax Brothers of Sacramento billhead. For chocolate cream, cream soda, ginger ale, and orange soda. 2) Mount Shasta Mineral Spring Company for S
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to l******n for (20.00 + 3.90) x 1 = 23.90
 
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California Wine Covers1559 - California Wine Covers
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Lot of 3. 1) From F. Albertz Moulton, Hill Vineyard, Cloverdale to German Hospital. It is postmarked March 31, 1894. 2) From Santa Rosa Cellars to F.
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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California Wine Ephemera Group1560 - California Wine Ephemera Group
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Lot of 11 great pieces for our California wine fans! 1) 4 advertising pieces: Robert Mondavi Winery (Oakland), Beringer Bros. Los Hermanos Vineyards
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to m********e for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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California Wine Trifold1561 - California Wine Trifold
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This is a fabulous color lithograph pamphlet, used to promote California’s wine exhibit at the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893. Visitors to...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********e for (180.00 + 35.10) x 1 = 215.10
 
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California Wines1562 - California Wines
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1) William Wolf pictorial billhead for the sale of Moet & Chandon White Seal directly to the Utica Mine. 2) Roma Hotel, Sacramento pictorial bil...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to l*******c for (45.00 + 8.78) x 1 = 53.78
 
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Lot Withdrawn1563 - Lot Withdrawn
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Lot WithdrawnCity: County: State: CADate:
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Start Price : 0.00
 
 
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Central and Southern California Wine Postcards1564 - Central and Southern California Wine Postcards
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Lot of 43. Good cards from Central and Southern California. 1) Eighteen early (c. 1906-1915) cards: great lot including cards for California Winery, C
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Cigar billheads1565 - Cigar billheads
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64 pieces: Pacific Coast Co-operative, RJ Hillier, Lee Stanley of Sacramento, Joseph Bremer, Berthold Moose, Scheunert Bros. Horn & Co., Lichten...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to l*******c for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Greystone/Christian Brothers Postcard Collection1566 - Greystone/Christian Brothers Postcard Collection
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Lot of 50. Fabulous collection spanning many years in the history of this well-known winery. 1) Ten early cards (c1906-1913). Three are Mitchell: two
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Inglenook Winery Postcard Group1567 - Inglenook Winery Postcard Group
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Lot of 8. King of the early California cabernet sauvignon! 1) Two early cards with the same exterior view. One mailed in 1912 and the other in 1916. 2
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
 
 
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Italian Swiss Colony Winery at Asti Postcard Collection1568 - Italian Swiss Colony Winery at Asti Postcard Collection
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Lot of 184. Huge group with many types of postcards (early, B+W, colorized, chrome) for the Italian Swiss Colony. 1) Twenty-eight early cards depictin
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Napa/Sonoma Postcard Collection1569 - Napa/Sonoma Postcard Collection
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Lot of 34. Many single wineries (Greystone, Lomita, Tubbs, etc.) represented in this fantastic group. 1) Seven early (c. 1906-1912) cards: Tubbs Winer
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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San Francisco and Sacramento cigar billhead collection1570 - San Francisco and Sacramento cigar billhead collection
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17 pieces. Boltz Clymer, Lee Stanley, J Kahn, Pacific Coast Co-operative, Schuenert, AS Fass, Lowenberg, Hedges Buck.City: Cou
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 140.00 - 340.00
Sold to S*****8 for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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San Francisco and Sacramento cigar covers and bill1571 - San Francisco and Sacramento cigar covers and bill
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13 pieces. ONE handbill. Three 1894 Hall, Luhrs & Co. All with pictorial covers. Two different vignettes. Four Hall, Luhrs & Co. 1899 and 19...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Six whiskey price guides, flyer, and hand bills1572 - Six whiskey price guides, flyer, and hand bills
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1) Windsor Club Whiskey hand bill with prices. 2) Schweyer & Company distillers of Chicago letter. 1927. 3) Turner-Looker whiskies of Cincinnati...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to L*****1 for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Sonoma, Napa Valley Wine Group1573 - Sonoma, Napa Valley Wine Group
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This is a lot of 8 pieces of ephemera from the wine country. There are 4 billheads from Virginia City's own J. B. Dazet; dealer in imported wine...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to B*********g for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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Reno Brewing Company wooden box (Nevada)1574 - Reno Brewing Company wooden box (Nevada)
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This box would have held quarts with paper labels. Writing is carved into box (RENO BR'G CO / RENO / NEV). '1918' is stamped on box.City:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to o*u for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Silver State Brewing Company wooden box (Nevada)1575 - Silver State Brewing Company wooden box (Nevada)
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Silver State Carbonated Beverages, Reno stamped on box. Case deposit 12c. Has wear and cracks, but definitely authentic!City: Reno
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to o*u for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Nevada Saloon Letterheads1576 - Nevada Saloon Letterheads
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Lot of 2. 1) The Mint Saloon, Wells, Nevada. This was a letter to the Becker Brewing Co. regarding a bill. It is dated August 8, 1907. 2) Railroad Sa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l*******c for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Brighton Beach Wine List and Menu Group1577 - Brighton Beach Wine List and Menu Group
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This is a really fun lot from the resort town of Brighton Beach. This lot has 5 various wine lists and menus from the various establishments during th
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to L*****1 for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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William S. Turner Distilling Company hand bill and price list1578 - William S. Turner Distilling Company hand bill and price list
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Includes Crown Rock & Rye and Wild Cherry Bitters. Hole in middle of paper.City: CincinnatiCounty: State: OH
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to 2*****t for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Rare Saloon Pool Table Key1579 - Rare Saloon Pool Table Key
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Young's Arcade Saloon - Billiards & PoolCity: MiamisburgCounty: State: OHDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to L*****1 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Three Medford Distilling and Refining Company memorandums1580 - Three Medford Distilling and Refining Company memorandums
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"Absolutely Pure Liquors!" All three are to Frank Mitchler of Murphys. Notes are about late payments and shipping.City: Medford
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to 9****J for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Becker's Beer, Ogden, Utah, tray1581 - Becker's Beer, Ogden, Utah, tray
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Join this jovial guard (of something) as he lifts his stein in a salute! Wear shows it was actually used.City: OgdenCounty:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Chinese Beijing Five Star Beer poster1582 - Chinese Beijing Five Star Beer poster
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Gorgeous young Chinese female with Chinese writing translated to "gift beer five stars Beijing".City: County: St
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********e for (590.00 + 115.05) x 1 = 705.05
 
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American Nude Real Photo Post Cards1583 - American Nude Real Photo Post Cards
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This is a lot of 11 RPCs featuring good old American ladies! The post cards are unused and have little wear.City: County:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to L*****1 for (75.00 + 14.63) x 1 = 89.63
 
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Brothel and Bawdy Post Cards1584 - Brothel and Bawdy Post Cards
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This is a lot of 26 post cards featuring sketches and art drawings of women, many of which were used as promotional material for clubs. Many of the po
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to p******y for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Cigar hand bills1585 - Cigar hand bills
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3 cigar broadsides: Rittenhouse Cigars, Bamberger & Co., R. J. Hillier, and Lady Sinclair.City: County: State:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to l******n for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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Corkscrew Tradecards, Postcards, Caracitures, and1586 - Corkscrew Tradecards, Postcards, Caracitures, and
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Lot of 27. 1) 1900. R.W. McCready Cork Co. catalog. 21 pages. Lists prices for varieties of corks. Based in Chicago. 2) Two tradecards: one without an
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to m********e for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Foreign and Generic Wine Postcard Group1587 - Foreign and Generic Wine Postcard Group
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Lot of 23. Sixteen early (c. 1906-1913) cards, four chrome cards, and three photographs. French and Italian. Includes a great advertising double postc
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to W*****g for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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French Nude Real Photo Post Cards1588 - French Nude Real Photo Post Cards
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Lot of 13 nude real photo post cards. All the cards are unused and have little wear except for a few marks. The only card with an artist that can be i
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to L*****1 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Large Colorized Nude Cards1589 - Large Colorized Nude Cards
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This is a lot of 6 hand colorized nudes. What makes these images unique is the size. They are double the size of a normal post card, measuring at 7.5
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to L*****1 for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Medal for the Best and Largest [picture of a rooster]1590 - Medal for the Best and Largest [picture of a rooster]
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Unique bawdy token, not advertising the brothel, but awarding its customers. Obverse: Good for one [picture of a screw]. Punched. We have been told th
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to j**********o for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Native African Themed Post Cards1591 - Native African Themed Post Cards
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This is a lot of 44 post cards, mostly featuring women from the various tribes of Africa including Zulu, Pigmies, Mdumma, Nyangori and Turkana. There
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to L*****1 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Pabst Blue Ribbon beer broadside1592 - Pabst Blue Ribbon beer broadside
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Printed on heavy cardstock. Genuine Bock Beer. Large Ram pictured! 20th Century. 27". See photo for edge condition issues.City:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********e for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Whiskey Document Group1593 - Whiskey Document Group
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This is a lot of 5 great pieces. 1) Check from McQuade Bros. the sole distillers of McQuades Famous Mountain Dew Whisky. It is dated October 15, 1881.
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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Whiskey Passes1594 - Whiskey Passes
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Rare pieces for you whiskey collectors out there! This is a lot of 2 passes. 1) Hiram Walker & Sons pass for E. A. Hill. Hill was a receivers&#...
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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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Wine Advertising/Business Postcards1595 - Wine Advertising/Business Postcards
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Lot of 7. 1) Century-old postcard for Winehaven. Front has nice scene of California Wine Association Winery with boats in water. Winehaven was a winer
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (65.00 + 12.68) x 1 = 77.68
 
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Wine List Group1596 - Wine List Group
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This is a lot of 6 different wine lists from various locations. 1) & 2) are both lists from the Bilgray’s Cabaret. Both provide and extensive li...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to m********e for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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