Holabird-Kagin Americana 2011 Grand Finale Auction

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Numismatic section includes a unique Humbert Gold Slug, over 100 pieces of Cal gold and other important Pioneer Gold pieces. Americana features discovery ingots, shipwreck treasure, western photographs, a Walt Disney Archive with original signed drawings, gold and mineral specimens, rare revenue stamps, documents, letters and autographed portrait of Samuel FB Morse, William Sharon's Comstock Mills archive, Murphys Archive, authographs, stock certificates and more. The Brothel and Bawdy section has great whorehouse pieces, brothel tokens, mirrors and the Mustang Ranch Joe Conforte souvenir group. The saloon section features barware, saloon tokens and mirrors, photographs, cigar ephemera and match holders.
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NY - New York City,1880 - Continental Bank Note Company Die Plate: '49er Prospector2702 - NY - New York City,1880 - Continental Bank Note Company Die Plate: '49er Prospector
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Die plate of a Mining scene. Steel. 3 x 4 inches. Lustrous medium steeel gray with nice deep golden brown and violet toning around the upper half of t
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,250.00
Sold to m****2 for (475.00 + 83.13) x 1 = 558.13
 
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NY - New York City,c1850 - George Law Broadside2703 - NY - New York City,c1850 - George Law Broadside
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This wonderful, original broadside appears to date from the 1852 to 1854 period. After Dec of 1854 the captains of the SS George Law were Captain Fox,
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Estimates : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to H***2 for (7,500.00 + 1,312.50) x 1 = 8,812.50
 
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NY - New York City,New York County - 10 October 1867 - New York Stock Certificate2704 - NY - New York City,New York County - 10 October 1867 - New York Stock Certificate
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A document issuing 1,000 shares in the New York & Utah Prospecting and Mining Company for $50 each. Signed by A.Z. Huggins, secretary and Joseph W
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to t****c for (200.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 235.00
 
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NY - New York City,Suffolk County - 1869-71 - Post Civil War Abolitionist Publications2705 - NY - New York City,Suffolk County - 1869-71 - Post Civil War Abolitionist Publications
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Lot of 6 editions of The America Missionary, which published from 1846 to 1934. These samples date from August, 1869 to July, 1871. The American Missi
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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OR - c1906 - Water Hydraulic Mining Stereoviews2706 - OR - c1906 - Water Hydraulic Mining Stereoviews
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Lot of 3. All measure between 7” x 4” and 7” x 3.5.” Medium contrast and focus is sharp. Little wear, some light damage on one stereoview. Shows sever
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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OR - Baker City,Baker County - Oregon Gold Quartz2707 - OR - Baker City,Baker County - Oregon Gold Quartz
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Measures 2.25" x 1.75." Visible Gold - Clint Maish Collection
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Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to g***s for (550.00 + 96.25) x 1 = 646.25
 
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OR - Portland,Multnomah County - c1910 - Pacific Evaporating Co., Oregon Advertising Flyer2708 - OR - Portland,Multnomah County - c1910 - Pacific Evaporating Co., Oregon Advertising Flyer
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A full-color flyer advertisement that measures 6 x 9.5." It is in very good to excellent condition. - Woodward Collection
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 6*****H for (150.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 176.25
 
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OR - Zion,Clackamas County - May 14, 1886 - Oregon Journal2709 - OR - Zion,Clackamas County - May 14, 1886 - Oregon Journal
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This lot contains the handwritten remembrances of Elmer S. Shankland on his trip to The Beaver State, between 1884-87. One page, marked “Private,” re
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 9***6 for (200.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 235.00
 
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TX - c1900 - Forts and Outpost Postcards2710 - TX - c1900 - Forts and Outpost Postcards
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Lot of 6 cards and on cover from and to various military installations in the West. Included are black and white pictures of Ft Apache, Arizona., Ft.
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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TX - Austin,Travis County - 1840 - Republic of Texas Bond2711 - TX - Austin,Travis County - 1840 - Republic of Texas Bond
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This was issued in 1840, is for $100. Engraved bond, filled out in ink, with 10 interest stubs at bottom. Produced by the Southern Bank Note Co. of Ne
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to l*******s for (290.00 + 50.75) x 1 = 340.75
 
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UT - Mercur,Tooele County - 14 February 1896 - Wonder Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate2712 - UT - Mercur,Tooele County - 14 February 1896 - Wonder Gold Mining Company Stock Certificate
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Incorporated in Utah, 1896. No. 225 for 500 shares issued to P. J. Quealy and signed by Lewis M. Cannon, secretary, and Geo. Q. Cannon, president. U/C
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8***4 for (300.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 352.50
 
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WY - Douglas,Converse County - Soda Fountain Photos2713 - WY - Douglas,Converse County - Soda Fountain Photos
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Lot of 5 black and white pictures of the Café and bar in this small town. Scenes are of customers as well as staff. Pieces are mounted on poste...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Irrawaddy Counting House Silver Ingots2714 - Irrawaddy Counting House Silver Ingots
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Lot of 2. 999 fine, 5taels. Burma, Rangoon, Asia - Clint Maish Collection
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Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold to 9***6 for (1,250.00 + 218.75) x 1 = 1,468.75
 
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1691 - Father Kino Ingots from Sonora, Mexico2715 - 1691 - Father Kino Ingots from Sonora, Mexico
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“Father Kino” Famous Hoax Ingots By Fred N. Holabird, 2011 Introduction The Father Kino ingots are among the great hoaxes of twentieth century n
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to t********n.. for (1,300.00 + 227.50) x 1 = 1,527.50
 
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1622 - Atocha Silver Ingot2716 - 1622 - Atocha Silver Ingot
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Atocha Silver Ingot, 1622 – possibly the last of the 100 troy pound ingots This remarkable silver ingot is one of only four ingots recovered from t
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Estimates : 50,000.00 - 100,000.00
Sold to 8***1 for (42,000.00 + 7,350.00) x 1 = 49,350.00
 
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1622-1809 - Shipwreck Treasure Coins2717 - 1622-1809 - Shipwreck Treasure Coins
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Lot of five coins from The Hollandia (1743-Ducaton), Admiral Gardener (1809-Copper Coin), Bredenhof (1753-Dutch Doit), Spanish Fleet (1715-Half Real)a
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Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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CA - San Francisco,1932 - Treasure Archive of S.S. Golden Gate2718 - CA - San Francisco,1932 - Treasure Archive of S.S. Golden Gate
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A collection of correspondence, articles and other ephemera relating to the 1862 wreck that lead to the loss of over 300 lives and a cache of almost $
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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c1890-1920 - Bawdy Mirror and Token Collection2719 - c1890-1920 - Bawdy Mirror and Token Collection
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Lot of 140. A 30 year collection put together by a major Midwestern collector. We purchased it about 5 years ago to sell to a brothel museum, but the
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,500.00
Sold to k**h for (4,500.00 + 787.50) x 1 = 5,287.50
 
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Bawdy Token Pair2720 - Bawdy Token Pair
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2, round. 1) United States of America/ One Cent/ 1848. 2) Daniel Sully Medal for the Best and Longest/ The Millionaire. Little wear.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 0********9 for (160.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 188.00
 
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Brothel and Bawdy Tokens2721 - Brothel and Bawdy Tokens
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Lot of 5, round. 1) My name is Nana/ Forget me Not Baby/ My Telephone Number is 770-41-21. 2) Hamburg/ 3) You Make Me Tired/ Good For One. 4) You Make
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to k**h for (600.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 705.00
 
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Brothel Cigarette Cover2722 - Brothel Cigarette Cover
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2.5" x 3.75." Drawing of 2 ladies, partly nude. Little wear.
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to k**h for (800.00 + 140.00) x 1 = 940.00
 
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c1890-1910 - Brothel Token2723 - c1890-1910 - Brothel Token
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The Eagle French House. Unknown Location.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 0********9 for (425.00 + 74.38) x 1 = 499.38
 
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c1908 - C. McNay & Co. Bawdy Good For Mirror2724 - c1908 - C. McNay & Co. Bawdy Good For Mirror
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Very Rare! Located in "Three Places". Self-identified Bawdy Mirror. Good for 5c at bar. Right side up is a lovely lady, but flip the image
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to t********n.. for (550.00 + 96.25) x 1 = 646.25
 
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Maple Bar Bawdy Good For Mirror2725 - Maple Bar Bawdy Good For Mirror
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C. Ceraghino, Prop. 826 Broadway. Good for one drink. 2 completely nude ladies of the evening.
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to k**h for (1,000.00 + 175.00) x 1 = 1,175.00
 
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Red Saloon Token2726 - Red Saloon Token
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Unique piece that advertises, without monetary credit, Miss Blanch and the French Girls that are part of the attraction at this Gloria St. establishme
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to r*******1 for (750.00 + 131.25) x 1 = 881.25
 
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AK - Dawson,1909 - Flori Dora Token ~ Yukon Territory2727 - AK - Dawson,1909 - Flori Dora Token ~ Yukon Territory
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Maverick. Possible Brothel token good for 25 cents. Brunswick Balke Collender Co. on reverse. R7. According to Hill and Simpson in Yukon Numismatica,
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to H***2 for (225.00 + 39.38) x 1 = 264.38
 
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CA - Mokelumne Hill,c1908 - Club Saloon Good For Mirrors2728 - CA - Mokelumne Hill,c1908 - Club Saloon Good For Mirrors
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Lot of 5 different Club Saloon Mirrors, each with a different photo of a saloon girl in various states of undress, including one shot with an exposed
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 7,000.00
Sold to 8****f for (4,000.00 + 700.00) x 1 = 4,700.00
 
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CA - Yreka,c1908 - Dew Drop Bawdy Good For Mirror2729 - CA - Yreka,c1908 - Dew Drop Bawdy Good For Mirror
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Rare! Good for 10 c in trade. A.S. Calkins, Prop. Full figured lady with exposed breasts.
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to t********n.. for (1,600.00 + 280.00) x 1 = 1,880.00
 
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CO - Denver,c1880 - Brothel Shellcard ~ Miss Olga2730 - CO - Denver,c1880 - Brothel Shellcard ~ Miss Olga
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Compliments/of/Miss Olga/2148 Market St./Denver. Shellcard collapsed, as if a solid token. Has been dug. Has dents and dark toning.
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to t********n.. for (50.00 + 8.75) x 1 = 58.75
 
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CT - Hartford,c1908 - Turner's Bawdy Good For Mirror2731 - CT - Hartford,c1908 - Turner's Bawdy Good For Mirror
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Rare art pictorial. Both breasts esxposed. Good for 10c in trade. 2" size.
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to t********n.. for (1,050.00 + 183.75) x 1 = 1,233.75
 
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IA - Clinton,Magden and McDonald Bawdy Good For Mirror2732 - IA - Clinton,Magden and McDonald Bawdy Good For Mirror
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Good for 10c in trade. This collectible piece features a scantily clad woman with her breast exposed.
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 9***6 for (600.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 705.00
 
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IL - Chicago,Madame Eva Brothel Token2733 - IL - Chicago,Madame Eva Brothel Token
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146 Custom House Place. This is a cast copy of an exceptionally rare token. While the surface is pitted and it appears original, upon microscopic insp
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b*********r for (95.00 + 16.63) x 1 = 111.63
 
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IL - Peoria,Faust Dining Room and Café Bowling Bawdy Good For Mirror2734 - IL - Peoria,Faust Dining Room and Café Bowling Bawdy Good For Mirror
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Good For 10c in trade. A. Fauser. 201 Franklin St. Fancy lady exposing both breasts and almost everything else.
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to t********n.. for (1,350.00 + 236.25) x 1 = 1,586.25
 
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IN - Garrett,RUA Central Saloon Bawdy Token2735 - IN - Garrett,RUA Central Saloon Bawdy Token
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Great pictorial. Obverse: R U A (picture of a bull)/J.W. Brown Central Saloon/Good for 5c in trade/Garrett, Ind.//U BET (picture of donkey)/ I AM.
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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MI - Grass Lake,Jackson County - c1900s - Brothel Greeting Card2736 - MI - Grass Lake,Jackson County - c1900s - Brothel Greeting Card
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Lake House Hotel, Grass Lake, MI. Encased in Lucite holder card 100mm x 60mm. Good condition.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to t********n.. for (150.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 176.25
 
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NV - Nan Raymond Tokens2737 - NV - Nan Raymond Tokens
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Lot of two. 1) Octagon, aluminum. Clove Leaf/ Raymond/ 75 cents. 2) Round with hole in center, bronze. Good for 5 cents in trade.
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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NV - Elko,Nevada Tokens2738 - NV - Elko,Nevada Tokens
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Lot of 3. Round with holes in the middle. 1) Maude Rogers/The Lodge/ Good for 5 cents in Trade. 2) The Classy Inn. 3) Jean Field/ Good For 5 cents in
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Start Price : 450.00 | Estimates : 900.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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NV - Elko,Jean Field Brothel Token - Misspelled2739 - NV - Elko,Jean Field Brothel Token - Misspelled
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Possibly unique! Obverse Jean Fields. Good for 5c in trade.
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to r*******1 for (375.00 + 65.63) x 1 = 440.63
 
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NV - Elko,Jean Field Brothel Token Pair2740 - NV - Elko,Jean Field Brothel Token Pair
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Lot of 2 different varieties of the famous Jean Field Elko brothel tokens. Both are good for 5c in trade. Reverses are slightly different.
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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NV - Elko,Jessie Ward Token2741 - NV - Elko,Jessie Ward Token
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Round, good for 12 1/2 cents in trade.
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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NV - Elko,Ollie Day Token2742 - NV - Elko,Ollie Day Token
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Good for 25 Cents in Trade. Some wear.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to r*******1 for (250.00 + 43.75) x 1 = 293.75
 
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NV - Elko,Lucky Strike Token2743 - NV - Elko,Lucky Strike Token
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1 round token. Maud Rogers/ 25 cents.
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to r*******1 for (300.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 352.50
 
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NV - Elko,Lucky Strike Tokens2744 - NV - Elko,Lucky Strike Tokens
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Lot of 3. Lucky Strike. 2 aluminum, 1 brass. 2 12 1/2 cents and 1 25 cents. Little wear
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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NV - Elko,The Sheik Token2745 - NV - Elko,The Sheik Token
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Round. Good for 50 cents in trade. Little wear
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 9*********n for (400.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 470.00
 
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NV - Goldfield,Esmeralda County - Brothel Token Group2746 - NV - Goldfield,Esmeralda County - Brothel Token Group
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Lot of 4 pieces, including 2 from the Red Top Bar. One has Bob Martin, the other has Ajax & Martin as proprietors. The Red Top was a well known le
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Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to t********n.. for (250.00 + 43.75) x 1 = 293.75
 
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NV - Goldfield,Esmeralda County - c1907 - Den Brothel Token2747 - NV - Goldfield,Esmeralda County - c1907 - Den Brothel Token
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Rebate Check/ 2 1/2 cents/ The Den/ W.A. Schabel. Prop. Little wear.
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8****f for (200.00 + 35.00) x 1 = 235.00
 
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NV - Goldfield,Esmeralda County - c1905 - Den Brothel Token2748 - NV - Goldfield,Esmeralda County - c1905 - Den Brothel Token
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Slabbed. Rebate Check/ 2 1/2 cents/ The Den/ W.A. Schabel. Prop. Little wear.
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Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
Sold to t********n.. for (275.00 + 48.13) x 1 = 323.13
 
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NV - Goldfield,Esmeralda County - c1907 - Goldfield Brothel and Dance Hall Tokens2749 - NV - Goldfield,Esmeralda County - c1907 - Goldfield Brothel and Dance Hall Tokens
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Lot of 4, 3 slabbed, 1 raw. 1) Slabbed, Good for 40 Cents/ Jake's Dance Hall. 2) Slabbed, Good for 20 Cents/ Jake's Dance Hall. 3) Raw, Slab...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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NV - Goldfield,Esmeralda County - c1907 - Goldfield Brothel Tokens2750 - NV - Goldfield,Esmeralda County - c1907 - Goldfield Brothel Tokens
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Lot of 2. 1) Slabbed, Good for 12 1/2 Cents/ Rob Martin/ Red Top Bar. 2) Raw, Red Top Bar/ AJAX & Martin/ Good for 6 1/4 Cents in Trade. Little we
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to t********n.. for (325.00 + 56.88) x 1 = 381.88
 
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NV - Goldfield,Roost Token2751 - NV - Goldfield,Roost Token
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An unusual and unique piece, thought to be from a brothel. Issuing business is "The Roost," with a trade amount of twenty-five cents. Condit
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to t********n.. for (600.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 705.00
 
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