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

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Reno, NV 89511
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Tour De Nevada Token Collection1897 - Tour De Nevada Token Collection
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1.) SACRAMENTO SALOON Carson City, Nev // 5C IN TRADE 2.) M.E. SANFORD GF 12.5c IT AT BAR (Rochester, NV 3.) INTERNATIONAL HOTEL AUSTIN NEVADA // GF 1
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to d****1 for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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New York Saloon Token Trio1898 - New York Saloon Token Trio
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1.) 1863 - JOHN SCHUH'S SALOON // Indian headdress with 13 stars surrounding 2.) A.D. THOMPSON DINING SALOON // blank reverse 3.) BILLIARD SALOO...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 200.00
Sold to d****1 for (30.00 + 5.85) x 1 = 35.85
 
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Udolpho Wolfe Schiedam Schnapps Shell Card1899 - Udolpho Wolfe Schiedam Schnapps Shell Card
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Wolfe was one of the biggest merchants in New York during the 18th Century. He imported a brand of gin that became immensely popular called aromatic S
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 300.00
Sold to f********n.. for (55.00 + 10.73) x 1 = 65.73
 
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Ohio Saloon Group1900 - Ohio Saloon Group
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1.) WEST END SALOON - L. MEYER R9 2.) C.H. BEER'S SALOON // ALSO CUTLERY NOTIONS - NGC XF 45 BN 3.) BUFFALO SALOON / F.L. BAUER'S // GF 5c I...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 130.00 - 360.00
Sold to 9*****H for (130.00 + 25.35) x 1 = 155.35
 
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Wine & Beer Pair1901 - Wine & Beer Pair
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1.) GARDEN CONCERT SALOON // EAGLE W/ WINGS SPREAD 2.) WINE & BEER SALOON // STINE WITHIN WREATHCity: CincinnatiCounty:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to G********_.. for (45.00 + 8.78) x 1 = 53.78
 
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Wine and Beer Saloon Duo1902 - Wine and Beer Saloon Duo
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1.) W. GENTSCH // Indian Chief with 13 stars overhead. 2.) H.B. XELAR // wreath pictured on reverseCity: CincinnatiCounty:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********n for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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JOHN DOE SALOON1903 - JOHN DOE SALOON
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J. SCHUBERT HAMILTON SALOON - NCS graded genuine & slabbedCity: HamiltonCounty: State: OHDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 130.00
Sold to 9*****H for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
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OHIO SALOON TRIO1904 - OHIO SALOON TRIO
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1.) THE WALHALLA SALOON & BOWLING ALLEY // GF 5c IT (c1910 Cincinnati) - NCS graded genuine 2.) Wm BERGER WINE & BEER SALOON // 5 CENTS - Ci...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 250.00
Sold to I*********s for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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SALOON CRAWL1905 - SALOON CRAWL
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1.) Unusual scalloped oval shaped STOCKADE SALOON TOKEN - Marietta, OH - NCS graded genuine & slabbed 2.) W. GENTSCH WINE & BEER SALOON 1863...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 400.00
Sold to p********n for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Brotherly Love Saloon Lot1906 - Brotherly Love Saloon Lot
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(c1857) CHESNUT SALOON TOKEN stamped into a 2 Real Spanish American Coin (1784) - NGC VF 30 2.) UNION VOLUNTEER REFRESHMENT SALOON - established 1861
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 90.00 - 300.00
Sold to a*******s for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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1800's Saloon Pair1907 - 1800's Saloon Pair
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1.) LE FEVRE. PRO. EMPIRE SALOON - 1864 NGC G 4 2.) MERCHANTS SALOON NO.30 B. SMITH - NGC AU 50 c1880City: ProvidenceCounty:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********n for (70.00 + 13.65) x 1 = 83.65
 
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Rhode Island Saloon Token1908 - Rhode Island Saloon Token
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S. Smith Merchants Saloon - R8City: ProvidenceCounty: State: RIDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 300.00
Sold to p********n for (65.00 + 12.68) x 1 = 77.68
 
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Parlor Token1909 - Parlor Token
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Obverse: Good For 1 Drink at the Parlor/El Paso,/Tex./Old Church Age 270 years/Paso Del Norte Mex.//El Paso County Court House. White metal, 33mm. Alm
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 300.00
Sold to l*********1 for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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Hello Doty, Washington1910 - Hello Doty, Washington
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THE BANK SALOON / H. TOEPELT // GF 5c IT (scalloped aluminum 8)City: DotyCounty: State: WADate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********n for (65.00 + 12.68) x 1 = 77.68
 
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Washington Saloon1911 - Washington Saloon
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BELMONT SALOON // GF 6.25 ITCity: Port TownsendCounty: State: WADate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 60.00 - 200.00
Sold to D*****4 for (85.00 + 16.58) x 1 = 101.58
 
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A. Y. O. P. Saloon Token Souvenir1912 - A. Y. O. P. Saloon Token Souvenir
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GOLD CAMP SALOON / DANCE HALL & GAMBLING HOUSE // ALASKA YUKON EXPO SOUVENIRCity: SeattleCounty: State: WA
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to r*****n for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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R7 Saloon Token1913 - R7 Saloon Token
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ANTLERS SALOON // GF 5c ITCity: SheltonCounty: State: WADate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 300.00
Sold to p********n for (40.00 + 7.80) x 1 = 47.80
 
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Northwest Saloon's1914 - Northwest Saloon's
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1.) JUDGE SALOON // GF 5c IT 2.) BANQUET SALOON // GF 5c ITCity: SpokaneCounty: State: WADate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 250.00
Sold to T********r for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
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Spokane Saloon Pair1915 - Spokane Saloon Pair
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1.) THE BANK SALOON // GF 6.25c AT THE BAR / crescent punched out center 2.) ROME SALOON // GF 5c ITCity: SpokaneCounty:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Two Walla Walla Tokens1916 - Two Walla Walla Tokens
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1.) CYCLE SALOON // GF 5c IT 2.) ENTERPRISE SALOON // GF 5c ITCity: Walla WallaCounty: State: WADa
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 250.00
Sold to G********_.. for (65.00 + 12.68) x 1 = 77.68
 
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Washington Saloon Collection1917 - Washington Saloon Collection
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1.) OLD VALLEY SALOON // GF 5c IT (Wilbur, WA) 2.) THE BANK SALOON // GF 5c IT (rare* Waterville, WA) 3.) BELCHER & GROVE OLD VALLEY SALOON // G...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 300.00
Sold to p********n for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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Wisconsin Saloon1918 - Wisconsin Saloon
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THE GEM SALOON // GF 5c IN TRADE - graded genuine & slabbedCity: DurandCounty: State: WIDate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 45.00 - 160.00
Sold to G********_.. for (20.00 + 3.90) x 1 = 23.90
 
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West Virginia Saloon Token1919 - West Virginia Saloon Token
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MONTE CARLO SALOON // GOOD FOR ONE 5c DRINK OR CIGAR - graded & slabbed as genuine.City: CharlestonCounty: State
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 45.00 - 170.00
Sold to c*******e for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Wyoming Saloon Token1920 - Wyoming Saloon Token
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c1900 Eagle Saloon / Lander/ Wyo//GF / 25c / IT. Round, brass, 23.5mm, very fine condition. John P. Downs was proprietor from 1910 until 1918.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 110.00 - 425.00
Sold to p********n for (85.00 + 16.58) x 1 = 101.58
 
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Wyoming Saloon1921 - Wyoming Saloon
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ROCK SALOON // GF 10c IT 2.) DIAMONDVILLE CLUB // 10c IT (aluminum)City: DiamondvilleCounty: State: WY
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to p********n for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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British Columbia Saloon Token1922 - British Columbia Saloon Token
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BODEGA SALOON ON BAKER STREET - J.C. IRVINE S.F.City: NelsonCounty: State: CANADADate:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 45.00 - 120.00
Sold to p********n for (45.00 + 8.78) x 1 = 53.78
 
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Arizona / Nevada saloon starter lot1923 - Arizona / Nevada saloon starter lot
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1.) THE NIGHT HAWK SALOON / GF 12.5c IT 2.) BALKAN SALOON // GF 5c IT *note both tokens are NCS graded genuine & slabbedCity:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 300.00
Sold to p********n for (90.00 + 17.55) x 1 = 107.55
 
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Auburn, CAl. Auburn Saloon Token, pre-19001924 - Auburn, CAl. Auburn Saloon Token, pre-1900
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This token is unlisted and has a major misspelling of the town name., "Arburn" "Good for/one/5c/drink/at the/Aurburn Saloon//blank. 2...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to C*****n for (225.00 + 43.88) x 1 = 268.88
 
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Dakota Dealers Lot - 15 in all (INCLUDES SALOON)1925 - Dakota Dealers Lot - 15 in all (INCLUDES SALOON)
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Highlighting this Dakota group: 1.) Scalloped Saloon Token - H.P. GIES SALOON / EAST GRAND FORKS, ND // GF 2.5c IT 2&3.) NEW STYLE BILLARD ROOM ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to j*********1 for (160.00 + 31.20) x 1 = 191.20
 
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Auburn Brewing Group1926 - Auburn Brewing Group
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This lot included 3 documents and 1 post card. 1) Billhead from Roll, Kenison & Co. Manufactures of Soda, Seltzer Water, Sarsaparilla and Iron, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to a*******s for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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"The Vineyard" Whiskey Flask c1900 from San Francisco1927 - "The Vineyard" Whiskey Flask c1900 from San Francisco
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Seldom - if ever - seen whiskey flask. Located on the southwest corner of 6th and Howard Street. In near mint condition. A nice find!City:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to G********_.. for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Whiskey Ephemera1928 - Whiskey Ephemera
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1) An 1878 Expense Bill from the Central Pacific Railroad for delivery of liquor. 2) "Golden Wedding Whiskey" playing cards!City:
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Wild Bill Hickok's Sober Gum Advertisement1929 - Wild Bill Hickok's Sober Gum Advertisement
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An 11x14" poster advertising "Wild Bill Hickok`s / Sober Gum / Will straighten you up and kill all trace of alcohol / On the Breath / Fine...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to a****a for (50.00 + 9.75) x 1 = 59.75
 
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Minnewawa Vineyard Letters1930 - Minnewawa Vineyard Letters
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Minnewawa Vineyard was owned for about 35 years by a Dr. Eshelman who also used the land for stockyard from 1890 to 1910. Contains 2 letters from 189
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to h*********d for (45.00 + 8.78) x 1 = 53.78
 
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Rocco Saloon Letterhead1931 - Rocco Saloon Letterhead
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The Rocco Saloon was owned by Rocco Scapolla and A. Giannini in the seaside city of Trinidad. The letter is written in Italian, and has little wear.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Best Four Postcards of Italian Swiss Colony1932 - Best Four Postcards of Italian Swiss Colony
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Lot of 4. 1) c. 1907. Great advertising postcard for Italian Swiss Colony. Postally unused. 2) Three RPPCs with three different views: World's L...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Napa Wine Real Photo Postcards c. 1907-19101933 - Napa Wine Real Photo Postcards c. 1907-1910
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Lot of 2. 1) Unique view of Greystone Winery looking north. Back has written text: "Graystone Winery St Helena Cal Dry Wine Cellar Napa Co.&quo...
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Nevada City Soda Works Billhead1934 - Nevada City Soda Works Billhead
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Dated December 18, 1917, this billhead was for an order of some items from the Buffalo Brewing Co. Nevada County served as an agent for the Sacramento
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to d********9 for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Ruhstaller's Gilt Edge Beer Group1935 - Ruhstaller's Gilt Edge Beer Group
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This is a lot of 2. Sacramento was for many the place to be for brewing lager at the turn of the 20th Century. The city was in the middle of a golde
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to m********e for (80.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 95.60
 
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Virginia Dare Winery Postcard1936 - Virginia Dare Winery Postcard
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For all the Virginia Dare bottle collectors out there, this is the perfect companion piece for your collection! A RPPC (c,1939-1950) exterior view of
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Korbel Postcard Group1937 - Korbel Postcard Group
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Lot of 5. 1) Four early postcards (c. 1905-1920) with three different views: Grape Arbor, Champagne Vaults (duplicate), and Bottling Process. One of t
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 70.00 - 150.00
Sold to t********n.. for (35.00 + 6.83) x 1 = 41.83
 
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Wine Documents Group1938 - Wine Documents Group
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This is lot of 2 great pieces perfect for any wine connoisseur. 1) Wine list from the Depot Hotel of Reno, NV June 23, 1881. Dinners had a grand list
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to l*******c for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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New York Wine Postcards c.19101939 - New York Wine Postcards c.1910
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Lot of 2. 1) Great postcard for Hammondsport Vintage Co. (est. in 1886). Front has drawing of plane flying over vineyard at night with a spotlight for
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Ohio Saloon License1940 - Ohio Saloon License
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License no. 1387, issued to Frank Czolgocz on November 22, 1917. There is some wear including tears and holes on the corners.City:
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Jesse Moore Whiskies Letterhead1941 - Jesse Moore Whiskies Letterhead
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Lot of 2. 1) Letterhead from T.J.A. Flaw to the State Banks and Trust Co. in Carson City. The letter is dated April 9, 1904. T.J.A. Flaws was a well-k
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to M*********n for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Foreign Wine Group1942 - Foreign Wine Group
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Lot of 3 items. 1) Cherdon Wine & Champagne Company Limited, stock no. 3. It as issued to a John Chickele Plowder of London for 200 shares on Oc...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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La Salle Wines and Champagne, Inc.1943 - La Salle Wines and Champagne, Inc.
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This is a lot of 3 stocks. 1) Stock no. 5008 issued to Grace Wurzburg for 100 shares on Auguts 13,1937. Cancelled. 2) Stock no. D4990 issued to N. Men
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Rathjen Mercantile Co. and L.A. Scharff Distilling1944 - Rathjen Mercantile Co. and L.A. Scharff Distilling
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Lot of 4 pieces. 1) & 2) are small advertising cards from Rathjen Mercantile Co. they were importers of wine and liquor located in San Francisco...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Las Vegas Casino Tokens Collection1945 - Las Vegas Casino Tokens Collection
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Lot of 255 one-dollar tokens from various Vegas casinos such as Aladdin, Excalibur, Flamingo Hilton, Harrahs, Horseshoe, Lady Luck, Luxor, MGM, Paris,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to d******t for (120.00 + 23.40) x 1 = 143.40
 
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Las Vegas Commemorative Gaming Chips Ultimate Collectionn1946 - Las Vegas Commemorative Gaming Chips Ultimate Collectionn
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A comprehensive collection of Las Vegas $5 commemorative gaming chips from many casinos, closed and currently-open. Lot of 590. Casinos include: Aladd
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to c******k for (1,500.00 + 292.50) x 1 = 1,792.50
 
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