Great American Treasure Hunt

Auction Details

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

PREVIEW
HWAC Office
3555 Airway Drive
Reno, NV 89511
Friday - September 12 - 10am-6pm
* Preview also available by appointment

Sessions 1 & 2
LIVE AUCTION
Saturday, September 13, 2014 & Sunday, September 14, 2014
Starting Time: 9am PST, both days

Session 3
ABSENTEE AUCTION
Internet or phone bidding only.
Sept 15, 2014
Starting time: 9am monday

LOT PICKUP
Tuesday through Friday after the sale,
normal office hours or by appointment

AUCTION LOCATION
HWAC Office
3555 Airway Drive Suite #309
Reno, NV 89511
We have a new show/auction room!
Bid Live, Online, by Mail, Fax, or Phone

visit wwwFHWAC.com or call us at 775-851-1859
Bid Live, Online, by Mail, Fax, or Phone

Copyright Holabird’s Western Americana Collections, 2014. All rights reserved.
All items sold for their collectible value only; They have no securites whatsoever.
If you want to see an enlarged image, click on the thumbnail image in the lower left of the main image.
You can download a higher resolution image by clicking on the title below the enlarged image.
You can request extra images to be added by contacting HWAC at uwe@fhwac.com or by calling 775-851-1859
Choose Your Layout > Switch to Grid View Switch to List View
Yankee Doodle Lake Celluloid Piece2047 - Yankee Doodle Lake Celluloid Piece
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Denver and Salt Lake Railway used to roll pass Yankee Doodle Lake for several years up until 1928. The route was abandoned after the opening of th
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to a****a for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Tonopah & Goldfield Railroad tags2048 - Tonopah & Goldfield Railroad tags
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Four tags: numbers 1839, 1880, 2653 and 2663. Complete and ready for use.City: GoldfieldCounty: EsmeraldaState:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 7*****B for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Virginia & Truckee Railroad Silver Tray2049 - Virginia & Truckee Railroad Silver Tray
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nothing like this has been seen before. The eagle/star W. Rogers mark was used by William Rogers between 1825 to 1841 on his coin silver spoons. From
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to F*****6 for (180.00 + 35.10) x 1 = 215.10
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Virginia and Truckee Railroad Pass2050 - Virginia and Truckee Railroad Pass
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Dated August 16, 1877 and issued to a Mrs. Reynolds of Virginia City to Carson City. The item measures 4.5" x 2.80" and has some wear incl...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to m********e for (65.00 + 12.68) x 1 = 77.68
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
37 V&T Railway Tickets2051 - 37 V&T Railway Tickets
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Bowers and Return, Carson to Virginia and Return, Reno to Carson and Return, Special Reno to Bowers and Return, Special Minden to Carson City and Retu
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f*****o for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
4 V&T Ledger Sheets2052 - 4 V&T Ledger Sheets
Holabird Western Americana Collections
UnusedCity: County: State: NVDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 200.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Virginia and Truckee Railway Pass2053 - Virginia and Truckee Railway Pass
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Pass no. 263 is an unissued pass for the 1929 year. This pass was an educational half-rate permit. A stateted on the card "One-way tickets betw...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to r******8 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Tonopah & Goldfield Railroad Co. Post Cards2054 - Tonopah & Goldfield Railroad Co. Post Cards
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a lot of 3 items from the Tonopah & Goldfield Railroad Co. 1) Post card to notify a delivery. Dated June, 11, 1906. 2) An unused post ca...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 7*****B for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Nevada Copper Belt Railway Co. Pass2055 - Nevada Copper Belt Railway Co. Pass
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Pass no. 14 issued to a Mrs. W.J. Askins for the 1928 year. Askins was the wife of a conductor. This piece has some wear including some stains on the
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 125.00
Sold to r******8 for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Nevada Lot of Checks and V&T Tickets2056 - Nevada Lot of Checks and V&T Tickets
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) 1886 First National Bank of Reno letterhead. 2) 1886 Indemnity Bond. 3) Unused V&T tickets Gold Hill to Reno. 4) Thirteen checks includes: Co...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to m********e for (20.00 + 3.90) x 1 = 23.90
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Northern Nevada Railway 1926 Pass2057 - Northern Nevada Railway 1926 Pass
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Pass no. J 40 issued to Carl R. Gray, President of the Union Pacific System. The pass has some fading.City: County:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to m********e for (45.00 + 8.78) x 1 = 53.78
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Northern Nevada Railway 1928 Pass2058 - Northern Nevada Railway 1928 Pass
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Pass No. A 545 issued to F.C. Mathews. The pass has little wear, except for some fading on the bottom.City: County:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to m********e for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Northern Nevada Railway 1929 Pass2059 - Northern Nevada Railway 1929 Pass
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Pass no. A 407 issued to Mrs. T.H. Perleywits, wife of A.G.F. The pass has little wear.City: County: State:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to m********e for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Northern Nevada Railway 1938-1939 Pass2060 - Northern Nevada Railway 1938-1939 Pass
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Pass no. A 21 issued to Miss Nellie Calvin Daughter of the retired Vice-President of the Union Pacific Railroad. There is some wear on the pass, the i
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to m********e for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Three Railroad Depot Real Photo Post Cards from Nevada2061 - Three Railroad Depot Real Photo Post Cards from Nevada
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) Unique S. P. Depot in Carlin, Nevada. Atherton & Son photographers. 1908 Ogden & ? Postmark on back. 2) Battle Mountain depot with large ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to j******e for (110.00 + 21.45) x 1 = 131.45
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Monthly Official Railway List July 19112062 - Monthly Official Railway List July 1911
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vol. 30, No.7. Published by the Railway List Co. in Chicago. 725 pages, the front cover is detached and worn on the spine. Former library book. There
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Nye and Riley's Railway Guide2063 - Nye and Riley's Railway Guide
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Written by humorists Edgar W. Nye and James Whitcomb Riley. The book features hilarious poems and illustrations. James Whitcomb Riley later became kno
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Travelers' Official Railway Guide September, 18872064 - Travelers' Official Railway Guide September, 1887
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Miscellaneous information relative to railway improvements and progress as may be useful to the traveling public, the business community, and railway
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to j*********t for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Blackwood Mining2065 - Blackwood Mining
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Blackwood Mining & Milling Co. located in Idaho Springs, ColoradoCity: Idaho SpringsCounty: Clear Creek County
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to c*********p for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
B & R Electrical2066 - B & R Electrical
Holabird Western Americana Collections
B & R Electrical Supply CompanyCity: DenverCounty: Denver CountyState: CODate: c1910-1915
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Blue & White Stages2067 - Blue & White Stages
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Belived to be short time stage line between Denver and LaJunta in 1970's put out of business by the railroad.City: DenverCount
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Gibson2068 - Gibson
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Gibson Colorado CompanyCity: DenverCounty: Denver CountyState: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Joe Alpert's Inc.2069 - Joe Alpert's Inc.
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Joe Alpert's was a clothing store in the 1930 - 1940 era. It was located in downtown DenverCity: DenverCounty: Denver Coun
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to k***v for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Middle States Development2070 - Middle States Development
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Middle States Development Company Corporate Seal.City: DenverCounty: Denver CountyState: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Livestock Company2071 - Livestock Company
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Colorado Springs Livestock CompanyCity: Colorado SpringsCounty: El Paso CountyState: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to R**********s for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Silver Spruce Ranch2072 - Silver Spruce Ranch
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Silver Spruce ranch started operation in 1872 in the Platte Canyon. It is still in operation today as a girl's summer camp.City: Bailey
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to k***v for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Icnicio Lodge No. 1822073 - Icnicio Lodge No. 182
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Started as a Masonic Lodge in 1913 and was short lived.City: IgnacioCounty: La Plata CountyState: CO
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Craig Clothing & Cleaning2074 - Craig Clothing & Cleaning
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Corporate Sealer for clothing store in Craig, Colorado serving miners in the Aspen area.City: CraigCounty: Moffat County
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Palestine Commandery No. 222075 - Palestine Commandery No. 22
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Knight's Templar TempleCity: LajuntaCounty: Otero CountyState: CODate: 1900
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
White River2076 - White River
Holabird Western Americana Collections
White River Grange No. 395 Meeker was started in 1880 by the U S Army. They pulled out in 1883 and sold the buildings to local townfolk.City
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to R**********s for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Cripple Creek2077 - Cripple Creek
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cripple Creek Water & Ice.City: Cripple CreekCounty: Teller CountyState: CODate: 1901
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to j*********t for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Cripple Creek Transfer2078 - Cripple Creek Transfer
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Cripple Creek Transfer CompanyCity: Cripple CreekCounty: Teller CountyState: CODate: 1905
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to 2******o for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Mining Company of Colorado2079 - Mining Company of Colorado
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Mining Company of Colorado. Eventually purchased by Cripple Creek & Victor Mining.City: Cripple CreekCounty: Teller County
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to b******1 for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Hillsboro Land2080 - Hillsboro Land
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Hillsboro Canal Land Company. An attempt to furnish water to Hillsboro from the Platte River.City: HillsboroCounty: Weld C
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Checker Cab Company2081 - Checker Cab Company
Holabird Western Americana Collections
From Colorado but unknown service area or era.City: County: State: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Colorado Chreokee Oil and Gas Company2082 - Colorado Chreokee Oil and Gas Company
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Colorado Chreokee Oil and Gas Company. Definitely eastern Colorado; believed to be around Limon.City: County: St
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Colorado-Kansas Coal2083 - Colorado-Kansas Coal
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Believed to be transportation firm that operated between the San Juan basin and Kansas City.City: County: State:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Commonwelth Industrial Bank2084 - Commonwelth Industrial Bank
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Colorado sealer.City: County: State: CODate: c1920
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Double B Livestock2085 - Double B Livestock
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Company Seal. This seal needs repair work.City: County: State: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Jel Mining2086 - Jel Mining
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The Jel Mining Company. Seal Made By Sachs-Lawlor, DenverCity: County: State: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to k***v for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
La Fiesta Inc.2087 - La Fiesta Inc.
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Colorado sealer.City: County: State: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Northern Colorado Coals2088 - Northern Colorado Coals
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Seal Made By Sachs-Lawlor, DenverCity: County: State: CODate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
The Nome-Montana-New Mexico Mining Co. Consolidate2089 - The Nome-Montana-New Mexico Mining Co. Consolidate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #1365, issued in 1907 to Geo. Antenreith for 1250 shares. Inc. in Arizona Territory. The company had 8000 acres of placer ground on the Solomon
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to u******i for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Three Stocks from Bisbee, Arizona2090 - Three Stocks from Bisbee, Arizona
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three stocks from Bisbee. 1)Copper King of Arizona (WV), issued at New York in 1901. The company operated next to the Copper Queen mine at Bisbee. VF.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
Sold to m********e for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Mellgren Mines Corporation Stock, Tombstone, AZ.2091 - Mellgren Mines Corporation Stock, Tombstone, AZ.
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #33, issued in 1934 to W.W. Grace for 25,000 shares. Signed by V.G. Mellgren as president and B.E. Grace as secretary. Mellgren Mines Corp. Cert
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to t****r for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Four Mining Stocks from Cochise County, Arizona2092 - Four Mining Stocks from Cochise County, Arizona
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group of four certificates from companies that operated in Cochise County. 1)Bonanza Belt Copper Company (AZ), issued 1907. The company held 12 c
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to m********e for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Morenci Copper Company Stock Certificate  19002093 - Morenci Copper Company Stock Certificate 1900
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #279, issued at New York in 1900 to Leopold Balbach for 100 shares. Signed by Jack M. Coy as president and corp sec. (illeg.) Mines and Works: M
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to m********e for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Relief Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate2094 - Relief Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #925, issued in 1910 to William G. Snow. Signed by Wm G. Leland as president and secretary (illeg). George A. Treadwell was previously involved
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to m********e for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Hite Gold Mines Company Stock Certificate #12095 - Hite Gold Mines Company Stock Certificate #1
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Cert. #1, issued in 1906 at Wickenburg, Arizona for 5 shares. Eagle vignette. Signed by P.Y Hite as president and A.W. Black as secretary. Issued to J
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark
Three Oatman, Arizona Mining Stock Certificates2096 - Three Oatman, Arizona Mining Stock Certificates
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Three different Oatman mining stocks. 1) Oatman Gold Mining and Milling Company, cert. #2554, issued in 1927. Inc. in Arizona in 1914. Picture vignett
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to 1*****c for (95.00 + 18.53) x 1 = 113.53
 
Item DetailsLogin to Bookmark