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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Al Mills, Blacksmith and Auto Repair 1928 Calendar2337 - Al Mills, Blacksmith and Auto Repair 1928 Calendar
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Goldfield, Nevada. Although in very rough condition, this is a wonderful historic piece. Painting of cowboys roping a mountain lion.City:
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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North Douglas Copper Stock Ledger2338 - North Douglas Copper Stock Ledger
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13 1/2" x 8 1/4". Inscribed "Stock Ledger of North Douglas Copper Co. Opened February 27, 1909 by H. L. Griswold." Only one page...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to h*********d for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Rare Tonopah, Nevada souvenir silver spoon2339 - Rare Tonopah, Nevada souvenir silver spoon
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Sterling silver. Arrowhead top of spoon.City: TonopahCounty: NyeState: NVDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to c********e for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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Carson City, Nevada Check Collection2340 - Carson City, Nevada Check Collection
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1) Six Wells, Fargo & Co. 1874 revenue imprinted checks. 2) Four Carson City Savings Bank. Three 1879 revenue imprinted checks and one 1883 chec...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********e for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Nevada State Prison Warden's Report 18652341 - Nevada State Prison Warden's Report 1865
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12 pages. Report of J.S. Crosman, Warden of the Nevada State Prison, for the Fiscal Year Ending December 31, 1865. Printed by John Church, State Print
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
Sold to a****a for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
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Two Carson City purple Druggist Bottles2342 - Two Carson City purple Druggist Bottles
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1) Rare variant of a George Thaxter bottle. Measures 4 1/4".2) O. P. Willis Apothecary. Has nice 'Apothecary' design on top of bottle. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 120.00
Sold to c******k for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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"As I Remember Them": Virginia City, Nevada poem2343 - "As I Remember Them": Virginia City, Nevada poem
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Jimmy the Duck, Sir Mike, Bed-Bug Smith, etc. Their story is told in this carbon copy of the poem. Recounts people, places and events in Virginia City
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to a****a for (15.00 + 2.93) x 1 = 17.93
 
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2 Issues of the Monthly Nevadan Including the Death of John Mackay2344 - 2 Issues of the Monthly Nevadan Including the Death of John Mackay
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1) July 1902. Biography and photo. Notes on baseball. Cy Young will depend on his slow ball this year! 2) Volume 1, Number 7. Charles Dickens. 3) Volu
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to m********e for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Comstock Document Group2345 - Comstock Document Group
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Lot of 4. 1) Virginia and Truckee Railroad Scales voucher. Sept. 26, 1884. Ore weighed for Hale & Norcross MC at Eureka Mill. 84 tons, 1200 poun...
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Daily Territorial Enterprise, Virginia City, Nevada2346 - Daily Territorial Enterprise, Virginia City, Nevada
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Lot of 4. One is dated 1865. VERY EARLY! Includes news of the Civil War and the siege of Richmond. To 1914.City: Virginia City
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to a****a for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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First Liberal Religious Society of NV Handbill2347 - First Liberal Religious Society of NV Handbill
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1873. Neat small handbill advertising membership for The First Liberal Religious Society of Nevada. Organized in Virginia City, August 10, 1873. Lists
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to B*********g for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Manogue Council of Y. M. I. letter2348 - Manogue Council of Y. M. I. letter
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Lot of 6. 190-. Unused. The letter is desperately seeking members to pay their dues or "…we will be a Council of the past." The Bancroft L...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to f*****o for (20.00 + 3.90) x 1 = 23.90
 
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Mystery of the Savage Sump by Sam Davis2349 - Mystery of the Savage Sump by Sam Davis
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11 page booklet. A story of murder, intrigue and a plug to let all of the water out of the lower levels of the Savage Mine!City: Virgini
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
Sold to e*****r for (20.00 + 3.90) x 1 = 23.90
 
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Savage and Consolidated Virginia mining companies2350 - Savage and Consolidated Virginia mining companies
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Lot of 2. Early Comstock, Nevada receipt from the Superintendent of the Savage Mine Charles Bonner. 1867. Duplicate. Consolidated Virginia Mining Comp
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 30.00 - 50.00
Sold to M*********n for (16.00 + 3.12) x 1 = 19.12
 
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T. C. Wohlbruck Gold Hill, Nevada Panorama Repro. (lot of 5)2351 - T. C. Wohlbruck Gold Hill, Nevada Panorama Repro. (lot of 5)
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Reproduction. 34" x 6". T.C. Wohlbruck was a forgotten photographer until his work began to be noticed in the Lake Tahoe area. He had a re...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to 8******1 for (65.00 + 12.68) x 1 = 77.68
 
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Three Virginia City, Nevada Post Cards2352 - Three Virginia City, Nevada Post Cards
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1) Photograph of the Divide in 1882. 2) View of Virginia City from the East. 3) Same as #2, but white with a border. Unused.City: Virgin
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Two Different John Mackay Signed Checks2353 - Two Different John Mackay Signed Checks
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1) 1875 Consolidated Mill check to A. G. Smith. Agency of the Bank of California. 2) 1878 Pacific Mill Company check to C&C Shaft. Bacon Mill ha...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********e for (85.00 + 16.58) x 1 = 101.58
 
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Gould & Curry Silver Mining Co. Check2354 - Gould & Curry Silver Mining Co. Check
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Rare piece! Check no. 561 issued to a M. Keefe for $116 on November 2, 1872. The piece has a 10c State revenue stamp on the upper left corner.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8******1 for (60.00 + 11.70) x 1 = 71.70
 
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Bank of California Impression Die and Nevada Seal2355 - Bank of California Impression Die and Nevada Seal
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 2 items out of a Virginia City collection. 1) Metal impression die for the Bank of California. Criss-crossed shovel and pick with text "...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to h*********d for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
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RARE Harrah's Memorabilia2356 - RARE Harrah's Memorabilia
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These just don't surface very often. 1) Two 1955 membership cards for the Horseless Carriage Club of Nevada to E. M. Tucker and Boyd Peer. Signe...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to v*****1 for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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