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
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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

AUCTION LOCATION
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Reno, NV 89511
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Rarities Mint Silver Ingot 21154 - Rarities Mint Silver Ingot 2
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5.270 troy oz, .999+ fine.City: AnaheimCounty: Orange CountyState: CADate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 225.00 - 425.00
Sold to L*****1 for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Drew Refining Co. Silver Ingot1155 - Drew Refining Co. Silver Ingot
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5.080 troy oz, .999 fine.City: BerkeleyCounty: Alameda CountyState: CADate: 1970
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 275.00
Sold to B***o for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Cerro Gordo, VB, SW, 85 Pound Silver-Lead Ingot, c. 18731156 - Cerro Gordo, VB, SW, 85 Pound Silver-Lead Ingot, c. 1873
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The 'V B' most assuredly belongs to Victor Beaudry, the co-owner of the Union and Swansea mines. By 1866, Victor Beaudry, a French Canadian ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to i*****l for (2,000.00 + 390.00) x 1 = 2,390.00
 
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Union Mine, Cerro Gordo, 85-Pound Silver-Lead Ingot1157 - Union Mine, Cerro Gordo, 85-Pound Silver-Lead Ingot
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This bar probably dates from the early to mid 1870's, and was found with the Victor Beardry ingot. 24" x 4 1/1" x 3". Is about ei...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to i*****l for (2,000.00 + 390.00) x 1 = 2,390.00
 
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California Crown Mint Silver Ingot1158 - California Crown Mint Silver Ingot
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Michael A Graham. MG no. 21081. 5 troy oz, .999 + fine.City: ChicoCounty: Butte CountyState: CADat
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 5*****S for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Franklin Bros., F.B. Silver Ingot1159 - Franklin Bros., F.B. Silver Ingot
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5.070 troy oz, .999 fine.City: ChicoCounty: Butte CountyState: CADate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 450.00
Sold to b******t for (175.00 + 34.13) x 1 = 209.13
 
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Bojuka Ryu Inc. Silver Ingot 11160 - Bojuka Ryu Inc. Silver Ingot 1
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This is the only Bojuka Ryu Inc. ingot in this sale that has the hand stamp of the company. The hand stamp is located on the reverse. 5 troy oz, .999+
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Bojuka Ryu Inc. Silver Ingot 21161 - Bojuka Ryu Inc. Silver Ingot 2
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5.17 troy oz. .999+ fine.City: MarinaCounty: Monterey CountyState: CADate: 1970
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to F*****6 for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Bojuka Ryu Inc. Silver Ingot 31162 - Bojuka Ryu Inc. Silver Ingot 3
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5.00 troy oz. .999+ fine.City: MarinaCounty: Monterey CountyState: CADate:
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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Bojuka Ryu Inc. Silver Ingot 41163 - Bojuka Ryu Inc. Silver Ingot 4
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5.00 troy oz. .999+ fine.City: MarinaCounty: Monterey CountyState: CADate:
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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Great Western Coin & Bullion Co. Silver Ingot 11164 - Great Western Coin & Bullion Co. Silver Ingot 1
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4.430 troy oz, .999 fine.City: ModestoCounty: Stanislaus CountyState: CADate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Great Western Coin & Bullion Co. Silver Ingot 21165 - Great Western Coin & Bullion Co. Silver Ingot 2
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4.79 troy oz, .999 fine.City: ModestoCounty: Stanislaus CountyState: CADate:
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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Alexander Westerfall Smelters & Refiners Ingot1166 - Alexander Westerfall Smelters & Refiners Ingot
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5.290 Troy oz, 999 fine.City: MojaveCounty: Kern CountyState: CADate: 1980
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to L*****1 for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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Consolidated Mines & Metals Ingot1167 - Consolidated Mines & Metals Ingot
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No. 712228. 5.240 Troy oz, .999 fine.City: San FranciscoCounty: San Francisco CountyState: CADate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 450.00
 
 
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David C. Davis Co. Sliver Ingot1168 - David C. Davis Co. Sliver Ingot
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5 troy oz, .999+ fine.City: San FranciscoCounty: San Francisco CountyState: CADate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 275.00 | Estimates : 550.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Gould-Tylor Gold Ingot c19001169 - Gould-Tylor Gold Ingot c1900
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Introduction This small gold ingot was recently discovered. It reads "To F. H. Gould, S.F. Cal. Complts of Clair H. Tylor Salvage Mine Cal.&quo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to b***9 for (4,700.00 + 916.50) x 1 = 5,616.50
 
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Cripple Creek Colorado Silver Ingot 11170 - Cripple Creek Colorado Silver Ingot 1
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5.17 troy oz, .999 fine. The consignor notes that while the location of the operation is noted on the ingot, information on the company is absent.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to R*******8 for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Cripple Creek Colorado Silver Ingot 21171 - Cripple Creek Colorado Silver Ingot 2
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4.94 troy oz, .999 fine.City: Cripple CreekCounty: Teller CountyState: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to w*******r for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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C & S Incorporated Silver Ingot 11172 - C & S Incorporated Silver Ingot 1
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Ingot no. 5-278. 5.21 troy oz. .999 fineCity: DenverCounty: Denver CountyState: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to R*******8 for (190.00 + 37.05) x 1 = 227.05
 
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C & S Incorporated Silver Ingot 21173 - C & S Incorporated Silver Ingot 2
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Ingot no. 5-152. 5.38 troy oz. .999 fineCity: DenverCounty: Denver CountyState: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to R*******8 for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Prospector's Gold & Gems Silver Ingot1174 - Prospector's Gold & Gems Silver Ingot
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5 troy oz, .999 fine 1998.City: Fort CollinsCounty: Larimer CountyState: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to l******8 for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Golden Analytical & Refining Co. Silver Ingot 11175 - Golden Analytical & Refining Co. Silver Ingot 1
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No. LB78, 5 troy oz, .999 fine.City: GoldenCounty: Jefferson CountyState: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to c********b.. for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Golden Analytical & Refining Co. Silver Ingot 21176 - Golden Analytical & Refining Co. Silver Ingot 2
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No. LB79, 5 troy oz, .999 fine.City: GoldenCounty: Jefferson CountyState: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to L*****1 for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Golden Analytical & Refining Co. Silver Ingot 31177 - Golden Analytical & Refining Co. Silver Ingot 3
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No. LB80, 5 troy oz, .999 fine.City: GoldenCounty: Jefferson CountyState: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to l******8 for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Rocky Mountain Mint Silver Ingot1178 - Rocky Mountain Mint Silver Ingot
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4.700 troy oz, .999 fine.City: County: State: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 170.00 - 275.00
Sold to t********n.. for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Rosita Silver Spike, 18811179 - Rosita Silver Spike, 1881
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This important silver spike is an historic ingot of gargantuan proportion. One of the few surviving last or first spikes for a western railroad, it ma
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 15,000.00 - 35,000.00
Sold to 8*****K for (22,000.00 + 4,290.00) x 1 = 26,290.00
 
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Unique 19th Century Silver Mining Ingot1180 - Unique 19th Century Silver Mining Ingot
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This small silver ingot, dressed with gold and silver nuggets and 14kt gold mining tools is a classic American Victorian watch chain ingot. The ingot
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 1,750.00 | Estimates : 3,500.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Bunker Hill Co. Ingot1181 - Bunker Hill Co. Ingot
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5.75 troy oz. No. 64, .9995 fine. According to the consignor "the Bunker Hill mine was discovered in 1885 and flourished into the only mining o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to O******1 for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Intermountain Precious Metals Silver Ingot1182 - Intermountain Precious Metals Silver Ingot
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5.04 troy oz, .999 fine.City: County: State: IDDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to p******y for (105.00 + 20.48) x 1 = 125.48
 
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Simmons Refining Co. Silver Ingot1183 - Simmons Refining Co. Silver Ingot
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.999, 5.870 troy ozCity: ChicagoCounty: Cook CountyState: ILDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t********n.. for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Pro Built LLC Silver Ingot1184 - Pro Built LLC Silver Ingot
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5 troy oz, 9995 fine. 1996.City: PlainfieldCounty: Will CyState: ILDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 170.00 - 250.00
Sold to d***1 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Silvertowne Mint Silver Ingot 11185 - Silvertowne Mint Silver Ingot 1
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No. 13019. 5 troy oz, .999 fine.City: WinchesterCounty: State: INDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to O******1 for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Silvertowne Mint Silver Ingot 21186 - Silvertowne Mint Silver Ingot 2
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No. 0269. 5 troy oz, .999 fine.City: WinchesterCounty: State: INDate:
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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Medallica Art Company Silver Ingots Group 11187 - Medallica Art Company Silver Ingots Group 1
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Lot of 2. Maine Sesqucent, No. 577. 7.070 troy oz, .999+ fine. 2) No. 121, .999+ fine 7.070 troy oz. These pieces come with their own custom holder!
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Metallic Art Company Silver Ingots Group 21188 - Metallic Art Company Silver Ingots Group 2
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Maine Sesqucent, 6.49 troy oz, .999+ fine.City: County: State: MEDate: 1970
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Dugan & Helterbrand Co. Inc. Silver Ingot1189 - Dugan & Helterbrand Co. Inc. Silver Ingot
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5.540 troy oz, .999 fine.1970.City: MarshfieldCounty: Webster CountyState: MODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to 5*****S for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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The Boatmens National Bank Ingot1190 - The Boatmens National Bank Ingot
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.999+ 2 oz. Serial #0751City: St. LouisCounty: State: MODate: 1847
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to F*****6 for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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1st American Co-Op Silver Ingot1191 - 1st American Co-Op Silver Ingot
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4.95 Troy oz, .999+ fine. According to the consignor, "1st American CO-OP is a successor to the Bear Paw Mining Company ingots produced in the ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
Sold to L*****1 for (400.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 478.00
 
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Chovanak Silver Ingot1192 - Chovanak Silver Ingot
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5 troy oz.City: HelenaCounty: Lewis and Clark CountyState: MTDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Academy Corporation Silver Ingot1193 - Academy Corporation Silver Ingot
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5.5 troy oz, .999+ fine. According to the consignor, "Academy silver bars were produced for over 30 years by the Academy Group, in Albuquerque,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to F*****6 for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Carson City Mint Ingot 11194 - Carson City Mint Ingot 1
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This ingot made by Don Schmitz .64 troy oz. and.999 silver.City: Carson CityCounty: State: NVDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 3*****k for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Carson City Mint Ingot 21195 - Carson City Mint Ingot 2
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This ingot made by Don Schmitz .63 troy oz. and.999 silver.City: Carson CityCounty: State: NVDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 3*****k for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Nevada City Mint Coin1196 - Nevada City Mint Coin
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Circular ingot with a modern over stamp on a Mexican 8 Reales silver coin dated 1896. .86 troy oz..999 silver.City: Carson City
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to r******9 for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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M & B Mining Inc. Silver Ingot 11197 - M & B Mining Inc. Silver Ingot 1
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5 troy oz. and .999+ fine.City: Las VegasCounty: Clark CountyState: NVDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b******t for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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M & B Mining Inc. Silver Ingot 21198 - M & B Mining Inc. Silver Ingot 2
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5 troy oz. and .999+ fine.City: Las VegasCounty: Clark CountyState: NVDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to L*****1 for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Nevada Coin Mart Silver Ingot1199 - Nevada Coin Mart Silver Ingot
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1960. 5 troy oz, .999+ fine.City: Las VegasCounty: Clark CountyState: NVDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 5*****S for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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Silver State Bullion Silver Ingot1200 - Silver State Bullion Silver Ingot
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5.060 troy oz, .999 fine.City: Las VegasCounty: Clark CountyState: NVDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8******1 for (375.00 + 73.13) x 1 = 448.13
 
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Nevada Silver Mining Co. Silver Ingot 11201 - Nevada Silver Mining Co. Silver Ingot 1
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4.200 troy oz, .999 fine. Much has been written on these ingots. The company did exist at a time when there was the beginning of silver bullion produc
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 375.00 - 675.00
 
 
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Nevada Silver Mining Co. Silver Ingot 21202 - Nevada Silver Mining Co. Silver Ingot 2
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5.100 troy oz, .999 fine.City: RawhideCounty: Mineral CountyState: NVDate: 1957
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 375.00 - 675.00
 
 
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Metalrex Silver Ingot 11203 - Metalrex Silver Ingot 1
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5.250 troy oz, .999 fineCity: RenoCounty: Washoe CountyState: NVDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to R*****6 for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
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