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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CA - San Francisco,Colorized California Photos2401 - CA - San Francisco,Colorized California Photos
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Lot of 23 colorized California scenes, including the Japanese Tea Garden in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco and cypress trees on the Monterey Penninsu
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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CA - San Jose,Santa Clara County - 1906 - Earthquake Photo Album2402 - CA - San Jose,Santa Clara County - 1906 - Earthquake Photo Album
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Lot of 1 album showing 81 images of damage from the great San Francisco 1906 tremor in the city of San Jose, 50 miles south. Photos show the devistat
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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CA - San Jose,Santa Clara County - Johnson Family Photos2403 - CA - San Jose,Santa Clara County - Johnson Family Photos
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A large number of posed and candid shots taken from the mid-1800s to mid-1900s. Pieces are in various sizes and all black and white. They are in fair
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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CA - San Jose,Santa Clara County - Johnson Family Photos2404 - CA - San Jose,Santa Clara County - Johnson Family Photos
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A large number of posed and candid shots taken from the mid-1800s to mid-1900s. Pieces are in various sizes and all black and white. They are in fair
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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LOT WITHDRAWN2405 - LOT WITHDRAWN
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LOT WITHDRAWN - N. E. Johnson Photograph Collection
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Start Price : 10.00
 
 
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CA - San Jose,Santa Clara County - Photos and Postcards2406 - CA - San Jose,Santa Clara County - Photos and Postcards
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A large number of posed and candid shots of Johnson family and Bodie postcards. One 8.5X11inch photo shows what appears to be, a staged wedding with a
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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CA - San Jose,Santa Clara County - c1930 - Two Cameras, Cases and Other Photography Supplies2407 - CA - San Jose,Santa Clara County - c1930 - Two Cameras, Cases and Other Photography Supplies
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Lot of 2 cameras, 2 carrying cases, 10 boxes of unused Kodak film, assorted personal photos and other photography items once belonging to N.E. Johnson
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Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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CA - Santa Cruz,c1900 - N.E. Johnson Family Photos2408 - CA - Santa Cruz,c1900 - N.E. Johnson Family Photos
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Lot of 15 family posed and candid. Some scenic, like Natural Bridges State Park and wreckage of an unknown town, some posed portraits of various famil
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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CA - South Lake Tahoe,El Dorado County - c1925 - South Tahoe Panoramic Photo2409 - CA - South Lake Tahoe,El Dorado County - c1925 - South Tahoe Panoramic Photo
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An 8"x 44" black and white N.E. Johnson panoramic of Emerald Bay in South Lake Tahoe. Scene shows shoreline without Vikingsholm or the teaho
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to w********i.. for (950.00 + 166.25) x 1 = 1,116.25
 
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CA - Yosemite,Mariposa County - N. E. Johnson Yosemite Photo Album2410 - CA - Yosemite,Mariposa County - N. E. Johnson Yosemite Photo Album
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Album containing 34 colorized images of Yosemite National Park, Mariposa Grove and some shots of Crater Lake, Oregon. Nevada Falls, Vernal Falls, Yose
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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CA - El Dorado County - c1925 - Tahoe Sunset/Sunrise Album2411 - CA - El Dorado County - c1925 - Tahoe Sunset/Sunrise Album
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Lot of 200 Lake Tahoe area B&W photos by Johnson for his Tahoe Gallery emphasizing sunset and sunrise, c1920’s. Scenes include Emerald Bay, Chambe
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Start Price : 3,750.00 | Estimates : 7,500.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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NV - c1890 - "Dove Stew" Pictures2412 - NV - c1890 - "Dove Stew" Pictures
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Lot of 9 photos of a mining camp and its inhabitants, three showing mining operations, citizens posing on a city street in front of N.E. Johnson'...
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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NV - Walker Lake Panorama2413 - NV - Walker Lake Panorama
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Lot of 2 N.E. Johnson scenes of the Nevada desert, including an 8"x 24" black and white of a group of people and their cars in what almost l
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to j***d for (1,500.00 + 262.50) x 1 = 1,762.50
 
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NV - Desert Photos2414 - NV - Desert Photos
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Lot of 24 photos from the Nevada and Arizona deserts. There are no notes or dates on the pieces, but all are in very good condition. A nice array of s
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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NV - c1890 - Photo Scenes2415 - NV - c1890 - Photo Scenes
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Lot of 5 different scenic photos, including a posed photo of citizens outside the P&B Bar, a campsite in the forest, a train headed for a curve, a
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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NV - c1915 - Postcard Collection2416 - NV - c1915 - Postcard Collection
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Lot of 9 envelopes of black and white Nevada picture postcards. Contained in the 5.25"x 7.25" scenes, Johnson acquired and sold, Included ar
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Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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NV - c1915 - Printing Plates2417 - NV - c1915 - Printing Plates
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Lot of 10 boxed unused 5"x 7" printing plates owned by the famed photographer. Manufactured by Cramer's Dry Plates of St. Louis, Misso...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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NV - c1925 - Tahoe and Desert Album2418 - NV - c1925 - Tahoe and Desert Album
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Album containing 320 photos. Shots include the lake, groups of people vacationing at various attractions and scenes from early Las Vegas and the surro
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimates : 7,500.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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NV - Aurora,Mineral County - 1927 - Aurora Photos2419 - NV - Aurora,Mineral County - 1927 - Aurora Photos
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Lot of 3 photos of the mining town in panoramic views. Two are similar, the third appears to be much further away. All are in very good condition with
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Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8****f for (225.00 + 39.38) x 1 = 264.38
 
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NV - Boulder City,Clark County - c1930 - Boulder Dam Broadsides2420 - NV - Boulder City,Clark County - c1930 - Boulder Dam Broadsides
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Lot of 5 advertisements for a picture book of what later became Hoover Dam on the Colorado River. Signs are made of heavy duty poster board and measur
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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NV - Boulder City,Clark County - 1920s-1930s - Boulder Dam Site  Photos2421 - NV - Boulder City,Clark County - 1920s-1930s - Boulder Dam Site Photos
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Lot of 18 photos of the engineering fete that would later become known as Hoover Dam. Images show the dam site, Black Canyon. Visitors to the site pan
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NV - Bullfrog,Nye County - 1928 - Bullfrog District Photos2422 - NV - Bullfrog,Nye County - 1928 - Bullfrog District Photos
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Lot of 20 showing Rhyolite as a ghost town. Scenes include The "$40,000 Depot," the bottle house, the school house and several other buildin
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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NV - Bullfrog,Nye County - c1920 - Golden Ace Photos2423 - NV - Bullfrog,Nye County - c1920 - Golden Ace Photos
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Lot of 5 items from the Bullfrog area mine. Four photos showing workers and visiting stockholders. There is one Golden Ace stock certificate issued to
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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NV - Clark County - 1929 - Black Canyon Suite2424 - NV - Clark County - 1929 - Black Canyon Suite
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Lot of 4 N.E. Johnson photos of Black Rock Canyon previous to construction of Boulder (later Hoover) Dam. Group includes 2 views of the Colorado Rive
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Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
 
 
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NV - Death Valley,Inyo County - c1925 - Death Valley Scotty Photos2425 - NV - Death Valley,Inyo County - c1925 - Death Valley Scotty Photos
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Lot of 11 photos of the colorful desert character. Images show Scotty with his beloved mules and donkeys, posing in front of an old mud wagon and a pi
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to m********y for (250.00 + 43.75) x 1 = 293.75
 
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NV - Fairview,Churchill County - c1925 - West Photos2426 - NV - Fairview,Churchill County - c1925 - West Photos
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Lot of 11 photos with views of The U.S. Hotel in Truckee, Black Canyon, the town of Fairview a few novelty shots including gossiping ladies on a stree
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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NV - Goldfield,Esmeralda County - c1905 - Esmeralda County Photos2427 - NV - Goldfield,Esmeralda County - c1905 - Esmeralda County Photos
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Lot of 14 photos from the towns of Goldfield, Tonopah and Eureka. Images depict every day life in Nevada mining towns as well as some great street sce
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to r**z for (475.00 + 83.13) x 1 = 558.13
 
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NV - Goldfield,Esmeralda County - 1928 - Goldfield Character Photos2428 - NV - Goldfield,Esmeralda County - 1928 - Goldfield Character Photos
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Lot of 4 photos showing such notable Goldfield personages as Diamond Jack Davis, him posing with his "New Jersey Mob", photo of George Wingf
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to j***d for (600.00 + 105.00) x 1 = 705.00
 
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NV - Las Vegas,Clark County - 1928 - Beatty  Photo2429 - NV - Las Vegas,Clark County - 1928 - Beatty Photo
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Lot of 2 showing Montillus (Montillion) Murray "Old Man" Beatty, first postmaster of the town that bears his name. On the reverse is a note
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Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to r**z for (250.00 + 43.75) x 1 = 293.75
 
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NV - Las Vegas,Clark County - 1920s-1930s - Las Vegas  Photos2430 - NV - Las Vegas,Clark County - 1920s-1930s - Las Vegas Photos
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Lot of 19 photos of Las Vegas. Images depict the downtown area, a group of people in front of the train station, a group of Realtors and insurance age
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to s*****l for (750.00 + 131.25) x 1 = 881.25
 
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NV - Rawhide,Mineral County - c1905 - Rawhide Photos2431 - NV - Rawhide,Mineral County - c1905 - Rawhide Photos
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Lot of 5 Johnson images, including an elderly American Indian, a gathering of citizens in front of Tex Rickard's Northern Saloon, a large water ...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to 9***3 for (250.00 + 43.75) x 1 = 293.75
 
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NV - Rawhide,Mineral County - 1908 - Rawhide Stock Certificates2432 - NV - Rawhide,Mineral County - 1908 - Rawhide Stock Certificates
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Lot of 7 from Grutt Hill Truitt Mining Company, Rawhide Regent Mining Company, Rawhide King Hill Mining Company and The Rawhide Red Hill Gold Mining C
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NV - Reno,Washoe County - c1925 - Reno-Carson Photos2433 - NV - Reno,Washoe County - c1925 - Reno-Carson Photos
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Lot of 35 photos of Reno and Carson City, including the capital building, various buidings on the University of Nevada Reno campus. There are also pic
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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NV - Rhyolite,Nye County - c1905 - Rhyolite Photos2434 - NV - Rhyolite,Nye County - c1905 - Rhyolite Photos
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Lot of 4 showing street scenes of the old mining town that once boasted a population of over 7,000. Besides the main street shots, one showing a banne
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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NV - Rhyolite,Nye County - c1920 - Rhyolite Photos2435 - NV - Rhyolite,Nye County - c1920 - Rhyolite Photos
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Lot of 4 10"x 13" black and white scenes of the ruins of this once thriving mining town. Images are very crisp, with some fraying on the edg
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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NV - Rochester,Pershing - c1920 - Rochester Photos2436 - NV - Rochester,Pershing - c1920 - Rochester Photos
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Lot of 11 black and whites, showing some of the miners and now deserted silver towns in Pershing County. Most measure 5"x 7", some are cropp
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Start Price : 1,500.00 | Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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NV - Searchlight,Clark County - 1905-1929 - Searchlight Photos2437 - NV - Searchlight,Clark County - 1905-1929 - Searchlight Photos
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Lot of 4 depicting Sen. Harry Reid's Clark County birthplace. The lot features three original prints by Johnson and one cut and pasted collage o...
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NV - Virginia City,Storey County - c1925 - Photo and Postcard Collection2438 - NV - Virginia City,Storey County - c1925 - Photo and Postcard Collection
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A collection of 70 photos and postcards taken by Johnson and others with scenes from Virginia City, Nevada to Kingman, Arizona. Subjects include Pres
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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NV - Wahmonie,Nye County - 1928 - Goldfield Character Photos2439 - NV - Wahmonie,Nye County - 1928 - Goldfield Character Photos
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Lot of 3 photos showing financier George Wingfield posing with a group of miners and their families, as well as two of the first women in Wahmonie, po
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to j***d for (750.00 + 131.25) x 1 = 881.25
 
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NV - Weepah,Esmeralda County - 1927 - Weepah Photos2440 - NV - Weepah,Esmeralda County - 1927 - Weepah Photos
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Lot of 3 images of a mining camp and its inhabitants. Pictures show miners sorting through tailings, two gentlemen displaying the bounty of their labo
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to c********e for (150.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 176.25
 
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NV - 1874 - Carson River Mills Stereoviews2441 - NV - 1874 - Carson River Mills Stereoviews
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Lot of 2. Measure 7” x 3.5.” Low to medium contrast and focus is good. Some wear. Shows the Santiago Mill and the Brunswick Mills. Photographed and pu
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Estimates : 800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to 8*****S for (450.00 + 78.75) x 1 = 528.75
 
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NV - c1900 - Comstock Silver Spoons2442 - NV - c1900 - Comstock Silver Spoons
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Lot of 3. 1.) 4" Virginia City, sterling 2.) 5" Ophir Mine, Virginia, sterling 3.) 6" Carson City Mining Scene - Clint Maish Collection
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to b*********6 for (400.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 470.00
 
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NV - c1870 - Humbolt Nevada Area Stereoviews2443 - NV - c1870 - Humbolt Nevada Area Stereoviews
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Lot of 3. Ranges in size 7”x 3.5.” Medium contrast and focus is sharp. Little wear. Shows views of Mount Rose, Humboldt Canyon and parts of the Pacifi
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8*****S for (150.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 176.25
 
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NV - Manufacturing & Auto Stock Certificates Group2444 - NV - Manufacturing & Auto Stock Certificates Group
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Lot of about 100. Issued and unissued certs. Some I/C, others U/C. Some of the companies in the collection include: United Concrete Pipe Corp. (this w
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NV - 1914 - Mining Competion Post Cards2445 - NV - 1914 - Mining Competion Post Cards
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Lot of 2. Measure 5.5” x 3.5” x 5.5” 3.25.” Little wear. Shows men competing in games involoving mining skills. - Clint Maish Collection
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to m********y for (150.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 176.25
 
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NV - c1930 - Miscellaneous Nevada Stereoviews2446 - NV - c1930 - Miscellaneous Nevada Stereoviews
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Lot of 7. Ranges in size from 6”x3” to 7”x3.5.” Medium contrast and focus is sharp. Little wear. Shows views of Reno, Austin, Eastern Nevada and Virg
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NV - c1870 - Miscellaneous Nevada Stereoviews2447 - NV - c1870 - Miscellaneous Nevada Stereoviews
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Lot of 5. Sizes range from 6.5” x 3.25” and 7” x 3.5.” Low to medium contrast and focus is sharp. Some wear. One has been cut in half, another has ha
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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NV - Nevada Bottles2448 - NV - Nevada Bottles
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Lot of 10 of various sizes and uses, including a Christmas 1923 Coke, a half pint milk from Valley Dairy of Yerington, Old Colony Soda, Ely, 1 pint mi
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to F*******d for (150.00 + 26.25) x 1 = 176.25
 
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NV - c1900 - Nevada China2449 - NV - c1900 - Nevada China
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Lot of 6. 3 are the brand Mizpah from Tonopah, and 3 are Palm Grill from Goldfield. 1 large plate, 3 small dishes, 1 top and 1 cream server. Both are
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to n*******g for (400.00 + 70.00) x 1 = 470.00
 
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NV - Nevada Ingot Group2450 - NV - Nevada Ingot Group
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Lot of 3: 1.) Nevada Silver Co. 4.24 oz Val $5.46 999 Fine Rawhide 2.) SSW Mine Nev 999 fine 8mm x 32mm x 3mm 63, 3 ounces 3.) 1/2 & 1/2- 115mm x
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to 9***6 for (2,100.00 + 367.50) x 1 = 2,467.50
 
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