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
HWAC Office
3555 Airway Drive Suite #309
Reno, NV 89511
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Travelers Ready Reference Guide - Consolidation of the Knickerbocker and Appletons' National Railway2297 - Travelers Ready Reference Guide - Consolidation of the Knickerbocker and Appletons' National Railway
Holabird Western Americana Collections
September 1892. The covers are picture wraps. The spine is taped. The first few pages and covers have tattered cover at edges. 263 pages. Not listed i
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to a****a for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Travelers Ready Reference Guide - Consolidation of the Knickerbocker and Appletons' National Railway2298 - Travelers Ready Reference Guide - Consolidation of the Knickerbocker and Appletons' National Railway
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The covers are pictorial wraps. The cover and the first few pages are slight worn with tears, by it is in overall fine condition. 270 pages. Not liste
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to a****a for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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United States Hotel List (Hotel Blue Book)2299 - United States Hotel List (Hotel Blue Book)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Published by J.H. Soule & Co., Washington D.C. The back of the title page describes the three editions, of which this would be the "Popular...
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Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
Sold to 6*****b for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Valuable Extinct Securities, Smythe, 19292300 - Valuable Extinct Securities, Smythe, 1929
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Green boards with gilt lettering. Portrait of Rolan M. Smythe opposite title page. "The Secret of the Obsolete Security Business." List of...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to t*******d for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
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Early 1900's photograph, possibly Ketchikan2301 - Early 1900's photograph, possibly Ketchikan
Holabird Western Americana Collections
6" x 10". Seems to be 1930's or 1940's.City: KetchikanCounty: State: AKDate:
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Two Patriotic Arizona Calendars2302 - Two Patriotic Arizona Calendars
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Lot of 2. 1)Springerville, AZ. Becker Mercantile Co. calendar for January 1927. It measures 20.5" x 15.5" and has little wear. It features...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Arizona Rangers Badge, Replica2303 - Arizona Rangers Badge, Replica
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A five-pointed, ball tipped star with engraved front. Reads: Captain, Arizona Rangers. Measures about 3.” Horizontal pinback, and stamped Sterling on
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 75.00
Sold to S*****8 for (15.00 + 2.93) x 1 = 17.93
 
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2 USGS Quadrangle Sheets, Framed, c18902304 - 2 USGS Quadrangle Sheets, Framed, c1890
Holabird Western Americana Collections
J. W. Powell, Director of Survey. G. F. Becker, Geologist in charge. Framed 39" x 25".City: PlacervilleCounty: El Dorado
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Truck Hauling Cotton Photograph2305 - Truck Hauling Cotton Photograph
Holabird Western Americana Collections
An early truck hauls cotton through the streets of El Centro. Photograph measures 9 5/8”x7 3/4”, no matte, medium contrast, and the focus is sharp. Bi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 70.00
Sold to k****3 for (21.00 + 4.10) x 1 = 25.10
 
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Rand District News, Randsburg, California, 19222306 - Rand District News, Randsburg, California, 1922
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Volume 1, Number 2. Front page all on Rand mining.City: RandsburgCounty: KernState: CADate:
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Evening Journal, Santa Monica, California2307 - Evening Journal, Santa Monica, California
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1911. Drawing of L. A. Thompson's Dragon Gorge Scenic RailwayCity: Santa MonicaCounty: Los AngelesState: CA
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Costa Brothers Creamery2308 - Costa Brothers Creamery
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RARE Bay Area milk bottle.City: Mill ValleyCounty: MarinState: CADate:
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Daily Free Press, Bodie, California2309 - Daily Free Press, Bodie, California
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Volume V, Number 135, February 11, 1882. Lots of Saloon advertising. Article on how the French are using raisins to make wine with the failure of thei
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 8******1 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Personal letter from Nellie Bradshaw, teacher, to Alice Hallihan, student2310 - Personal letter from Nellie Bradshaw, teacher, to Alice Hallihan, student
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Dateline Bodie, Mono Co., Cal. April 10th, 1907. Nellie Bradshaw, a Bodie teacher, is writing to inform (To Whom it May Concern) that Alice Hallihan c
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
Sold to 6*****b for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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A. McIntosh, Wholesale Dealer, Billhead Boca, CA2311 - A. McIntosh, Wholesale Dealer, Billhead Boca, CA
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Extremely rare. Datelined: Boca Aug. 27th, 1879. A McIntosh, Successor to Boca Mill Company, Boca Station, C.P.R.R. Wholesale Dealer. $408.90 of goods
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to a*******s for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Vote E. B. Dudley for Supervisor of the Third Dist.2312 - Vote E. B. Dudley for Supervisor of the Third Dist.
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Political card. 2" x 4". August 31, 1926City: County: NevadaState: CADate:
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
 
 
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Daily Times Newspaper, San Bernardino, California2313 - Daily Times Newspaper, San Bernardino, California
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Two pages from the Wednesday edition of The Daily Times. Vol. 1, #49, dated Oct. 27, 1875. Edges are flaking, and paper is yellowing. Left and right s
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Collection of 8 political pins2314 - Collection of 8 political pins
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Admiral Dewey, Henry J Crocker for San Francisco mayor 1903 celluloid button, two McKinley/Roosevelt 1900 pins Whitehead & Hoag Company of New J...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to R*****6 for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Excelsior Studio Photograph Advertising Business Card: Unusual2315 - Excelsior Studio Photograph Advertising Business Card: Unusual
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"The only place in S. F. where you can get FIRST-CLASS CABINETS." H. B. Huston, Artist. 500 Valencia St. There is an ad in the San Francis...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Ralston and Stewart's Palace Hotel on a Check.2316 - Ralston and Stewart's Palace Hotel on a Check.
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two checks to the Palace Hotel before it was destroyed in the great San Francisco earthquake. Semi-nude female vignette.City: San Franci
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to h*********d for (20.00 + 3.90) x 1 = 23.90
 
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