Minerals Galore and Western Americana Auction

Auction Details

Day 1 Lots 1000-1633
Bargains & Dealer 1000-1155
Military (Civil War, WWI, WWII) 1156-1260
Firearms/Weaponry 1261-1272
General Americana
Geographically Sorted Ephemera 1273-1473
Toys 1474-1486
Collectibles 1487-1521
Foreign Collectibles 1522-1584
Art 1585-1601
Native Americana 1602-1633

Day 2 Lots 2000-2565
Entertainment Industry 2000-2093
Autographs 2000-2076
Misc. Entertainment related 2077-2082
Music 2083-2093
Sports 2094-2100
Black American 2101-2106
Cowboy 2107-2121
Fraternal Organizations 2122-2127
Gaming 2128-2134
Model Railroading 2135-2141
Political 2142-2151
Tobacco, Saloon, Beer & Liquor 2152-2160
Bottles & Marbles 2161-2171
Tools 2172-2180
World's Fairs 2181-2187
Jewelry & Watches 2188-2230
Philatelic 2231-
Postcards 2231-2475
Revenue Stamps 2476-2488
Stamps 2489-2504
Postal History 2508-2526
Photography 2527-2565

Day 3 Lots 3000-3634
Furnishings & Décor 3000-3073
Minerals 3074-3358
Display minerals 3074-3338
Fossils 3339-
Gold/Ore 3355-3358
Mining Lots 3359
Ephemera 3359-3445
Equipment 3446-3450
Numismatics 3451-
Badges 3451-3465
Bullion 3466-3468
Coins 3469-3518
Currency 3519-3526
Ephemera 3527-3534
Exonumia 3535-3540
Foreign 3541-3590
Medals 3592-3616
Tokens 3617-3634

Day 4 Lots 4000-4570
Books 4000-4281
Maps 4282-4291
Stocks & Bonds 4292
Mining 4340-4466
Railroad 4467-4502
Transportation (Stagecoach, Ships, Railroad) 4503-4570

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Lewistown Letter Correspondence Collection  [140922]1350 - Lewistown Letter Correspondence Collection [140922]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A mix of approximately 47 printed letterheads and manuscript letters, c1800s- 1900s. Mostly general merchandise and liquor. Includes a photo as well.
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Malta Letter Correspondence Collection  [140908]1351 - Malta Letter Correspondence Collection [140908]
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A mix of approximately 50 printed letterheads and manuscript letters, c1800s- 1900s. Mostly general merchandise, liquor, and a few other businesses, b
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Marysville Mine Letterheads (Approx. 90)  [140437]1352 - Marysville Mine Letterheads (Approx. 90) [140437]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approximately ninety (90) letterheads connected with mines in the Marysville Mining District in Montana. Included letterheads are from The Rose Densmo
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Start Price : 360.00 | Estimate : 720.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Marysville, MT Billheads (Approx. 160)  [140434]1353 - Marysville, MT Billheads (Approx. 160) [140434]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot of approximately 160 documents deals mostly billheads from commercial enterprises in Marysville, Montana. Businesses include, The Bon Ton Hot
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Start Price : 640.00 | Estimate : 1,280.00 - 2,400.00
 
 
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Meagher County, Montana Ephemera Collection  [130671]1354 - Meagher County, Montana Ephemera Collection [130671]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Approximately 22 billheads and 25 letters/notes. See photo for billheads. Includes Alpine, Malden, Levina, Kirby, Hughsville, Oka, Musselshell, Ringli
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Estimate : 160.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Miles City, MT -- City Correspondence & Accounting Documents (220)  [142244]1355 - Miles City, MT -- City Correspondence & Accounting Documents (220) [142244]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of approx. 220 pieces, all to/from the city of Miles City, MT. Correspondence from the City Clerk as well as the Mayor and City Council predomin
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Start Price : 440.00 | Estimate : 880.00 - 2,200.00
 
 
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Miles City, MT -- City Letterheads/Legal/Financial Documents (180)  [142246]1356 - Miles City, MT -- City Letterheads/Legal/Financial Documents (180) [142246]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of approx. 180 pieces to/from the city of Miles City, MT c. 1910 - 1925. Majority of items related to Mayor's office and City Clerk's o...
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Start Price : 360.00 | Estimate : 720.00 - 1,800.00
 
 
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Miles City, MT -- City Related Letter/Legal/Financial Documents (140)  [142247]1357 - Miles City, MT -- City Related Letter/Legal/Financial Documents (140) [142247]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 140 letterheads/billheads to/from the city of Miles City, MT c. 1910 - 1925. Included are monthly reports from the City Treasurer as well as S
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Start Price : 280.00 | Estimate : 560.00 - 1,400.00
 
 
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Missoula Check Collection  [150106]1358 - Missoula Check Collection [150106]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
About 300 checks from four different Missoula entities. Missoula Street Railway; Missoula National Bank (territorial); First National Bank of Missoula
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimate : 240.00 - 360.00
 
 
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Norris Letter Correspondence Collection  [140913]1359 - Norris Letter Correspondence Collection [140913]
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A mix of approximately 50 printed letterheads and manuscript letters, c1800s- 1900s. Mostly general merchandise, and a few other businesses, but other
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to t******2 for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Correspondence from San Francisco to Phillipsburg (8)  [140447]1360 - Correspondence from San Francisco to Phillipsburg (8) [140447]
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Correspondence between San Francisco mining interest San Francisco Con Mining Company to parties in Phillipsburg, Granite County, Montana. There are e
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimate : 160.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Pony Check Collection  [150110]1361 - Pony Check Collection [150110]
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About 200 checks from Pony Montana businesses. Many with nice vignettes. Morris State Bank; N.J. Isdell; Morris & Flint; Isdell Mercantile. 1890...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to t******2 for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Correspondence from Saco, Montana ~ 35 pcs  [141033]1362 - Correspondence from Saco, Montana ~ 35 pcs [141033]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A group of about 35 pieces of printed letterheads and billheads with some personal correspondence, all from or related to Saco, a small town in Philli
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Correspondence from Sand Coulee, Montana ~ 37 pcs  [141034]1363 - Correspondence from Sand Coulee, Montana ~ 37 pcs [141034]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A group of about 37 pieces of printed letterheads and billheads with some personal correspondence, all from or related to Sand Coulee, a small town in
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Correspondence from Springhill, Montana ~ 19 pcs  [141040]1364 - Correspondence from Springhill, Montana ~ 19 pcs [141040]
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A group of about 19 items of printed letterheads and billheads with some personal correspondence, all from or related to Springhill, a small town in G
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimate : 160.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Correspondence from Stanford, Montana ~ 42 pcs  [141042]1365 - Correspondence from Stanford, Montana ~ 42 pcs [141042]
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A group of about 42 items of printed letterheads and billheads with some personal correspondence, all from or related to Stanford, a small town in Jud
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Start Price : 160.00 | Estimate : 320.00 - 550.00
 
 
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Correspondence from Sweet Grass, Montana ~ 37pcs  [141046]1366 - Correspondence from Sweet Grass, Montana ~ 37pcs [141046]
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A group of about 37 items of printed letterheads and billheads with some personal correspondence, all from or related to Sweet Grass, an unincorporate
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Start Price : 140.00 | Estimate : 280.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Correspondence from Thompson Falls, Montana ~ 24 pcs  [141047]1367 - Correspondence from Thompson Falls, Montana ~ 24 pcs [141047]
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A group of about 24 items of printed letterheads and billheads with some personal correspondence, all from or related to Thompson Falls, the county se
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Billheads & Letterheads from Virginia City & Others (Approx. 100)  [140439]1368 - Billheads & Letterheads from Virginia City & Others (Approx. 100) [140439]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A group of approximately 100 letterheads and business correspondence from Businesses in towns like Virginia City, Ennis, Meadow Creek, etc. Included a
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimate : 800.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Gilbert Brewing Company Check Collection  [150105]1369 - Gilbert Brewing Company Check Collection [150105]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of about 100 checks from Gilbert Brewing Company of Virginia City Montana. Early 1900s. Montana Territory's oldest brewery, founded in 186...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to t******2 for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Henry Elling Correspondence 1874-1879  [140369]1370 - Henry Elling Correspondence 1874-1879 [140369]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This collection of letters are addressed to Henry Elling of Virginia City, Montana from 1874-1879. Over 20 pieces in all. Henry Elling (1842-1900) was
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Estimate : 320.00 - 600.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Henry Elling Correspondence Archive  [148884]1371 - Henry Elling Correspondence Archive [148884]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five binders of correspondence of Virginia City banker Henry Elling's business dealings. The binders are titled: 1) Henry Elling Banking; By Law...
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to 8******m for (550.00 + 137.50) = 687.50
 
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Letters & Correspondence Virginia City (Approx.100)  [140442]1372 - Letters & Correspondence Virginia City (Approx.100) [140442]
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A collection of at least 100 letters, letterheads and other correspondence from Virginia City, Montana. Pieces include a handwritten bill stamped &q...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 400.00 - 700.00
 
 
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New York Correspondence to Virginia City (15)  [140446]1373 - New York Correspondence to Virginia City (15) [140446]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A group of letters and correspondence from a New York banker's firm to parties in Virginia City, Montana. Letters & telegrams come from the ...
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimate : 240.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Territorial Virginia City Check Collection  [150104]1374 - Territorial Virginia City Check Collection [150104]
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Lot of over 30 checks from Virginia City Montana, 1860s-1870s. Henry Elling (banker); L. H. Hershfield (banker); W. H. Rodgers (territorial auditor).
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Estimate : 260.00 - 400.00
Sold to t******2 for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Virginia City Check Collection (1890s)  [150108]1375 - Virginia City Check Collection (1890s) [150108]
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Lot of about 100 checks written in Virginia City Montana in the 1890s. S. R. Buford & Co. Grocers; Henry Elling, Banker; Treasurer of the City o...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to h****y for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Virginia City Check Collection (post 1900)  [150109]1376 - Virginia City Check Collection (post 1900) [150109]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of about 200 checks from Virginia City Montana early in the 20th century. Madison State Bank; Gilbert Brewing Co.; Easton-Pacific Co.; Banking Hou
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Start Price : 180.00 | Estimate : 360.00 - 500.00
 
 
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W.A. Clark Jr. Autographed Letter  [142241]1377 - W.A. Clark Jr. Autographed Letter [142241]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Letter signed by renowned Virginia City attorney W.A. Clark, son of Copper King William Clark who also served as a US Senator. Typewritten letter addr
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Estimate : 160.00 - 300.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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White Sulphur Springs Ephemera (Approx. 100)  [140525]1378 - White Sulphur Springs Ephemera (Approx. 100) [140525]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Collection of approximately 100 billheads and letterheads & handwritten letters from White Sulphur Springs, Montana. Included in this group is, ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 400.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Yellowstone Ephemera Collection  [148920]1379 - Yellowstone Ephemera Collection [148920]
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Group of ephemera related to Yellowstone National Park including vintage Haynes photographs (about 45) , a Haynes souvenir album, photo slides (4), pu
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Estimate : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold to t******2 for (90.00 + 22.50) = 112.50
 
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Huber, Jasmin & Co., Montana Blacksmith’s Billhead Collection, c. 1942-1944  [151081]1380 - Huber, Jasmin & Co., Montana Blacksmith’s Billhead Collection, c. 1942-1944 [151081]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Huber, Jasmin & Co. was an auto springs service and general blacksmithing company in Helena, Montana. This company was led by P.H. Huber (presid...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Roscoe Dillet, Montana Rancher Archive, c. 1909-1912  [151083]1381 - Roscoe Dillet, Montana Rancher Archive, c. 1909-1912 [151083]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Roscoe Dillet (1890-1962) was a Montana rancher who lived and worked around the Ruby Valley. He attended the Montana Agricultural College in Bozeman a
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimate : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Thomas Brownlie, Railroad Engineer Archive, c. 1940s-1950s  [151084]1382 - Thomas Brownlie, Railroad Engineer Archive, c. 1940s-1950s [151084]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a collection of personal ephemera that belonged to a man named Thomas Brownlie, apparently a train engineer who worked on the Cleveland Route
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Blackford, Attorney's Original Legal Correspondence File  [140697]1383 - Blackford, Attorney's Original Legal Correspondence File [140697]
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A complete alphabetic file of original business correspondence kept by Mr. William Blackford, Attorney of Lewistown, Montana. c1923-1931 A massive fil
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimate : 240.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Convict Papers and Photographs   [148991]1384 - Convict Papers and Photographs [148991]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This lot contains a conviction paper on Scott Allen #8077 for grand larceny; he stole a horse in 1925 and sentenced to 1-2 years. There is a petition
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to s********o.. for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Gold Shipment Receipt and Assay Letter  [150182]1385 - Gold Shipment Receipt and Assay Letter [150182]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1870 assay related letter signed by Henry Elling and 1877 Kountze Bros gold receipt for gold bars and coin. State:Montana City: Date: Provenance: St
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 6****A for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Huber-Jasmin and Co. Original Correspondence File  [140696]1386 - Huber-Jasmin and Co. Original Correspondence File [140696]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A complete alphabetic file of original business correspondence of the Huber-Jasmin Company 1945-1946. A massive file of original business corresponden
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Estimate : 240.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Jefferson County Territorial Checks  [150103]1387 - Jefferson County Territorial Checks [150103]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of four checks from 1870-2 Jefferson County Treasurer's Office, Montana Territory. State:Montana City: Date: Provenance: Stuart Mackenzie ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimate : 100.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Montana Educational Certificate Collection (4)  [146299]1388 - Montana Educational Certificate Collection (4) [146299]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 4 diplomas/certificates from Montana schools. () Collegium Sancti Caroli a Monte (College of St. Charles on the Mountain, or Mount St. Charles
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Estimate : 160.00 - 400.00
Sold to n*******4 for (20.00 + 4.40) = 24.40
 
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Montana Ephemera Grab Bag  [148478]1389 - Montana Ephemera Grab Bag [148478]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Dealer lot of a variety of miscellaneous ephemera including maps, cigarette labels, cigar price lists, magazines, books, booklets, etc. There are many
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to k********M for (10.00 + 2.50) = 12.50
 
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Montana Express Company Ephemera  [148857]1390 - Montana Express Company Ephemera [148857]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of about 25 pieces of ephemera, letters, receipts from various express companies in Montana. Mostly 1880s. Railway Express Agency; Wells, Fargo ...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to t******2 for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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Montana General Vintage Ephemera  [150311]1391 - Montana General Vintage Ephemera [150311]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice group from Montana. Montana, The Treasure State 1904. Montana Resources and Opportunities 1933. 17x Going Fishing music sheet 1939. Old Montana
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Montana Territorial Ephemera Collection  [150563]1392 - Montana Territorial Ephemera Collection [150563]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 75 Territorial papers: 1864 list of members, Treasurers Office, County Treasurers, 1868 House members, etc. 1auditors letters, Custer County 188-
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Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to t******2 for (190.00 + 47.50) = 237.50
 
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Receipt Booklet for Expenditures mostly Bounty Hunters 1887  [148990]1393 - Receipt Booklet for Expenditures mostly Bounty Hunters 1887 [148990]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This receipt booklet has just less than 500 entries for expenses; largely to real bounty hunters for taking the likes of squirrels and coyotes. One b
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to t******2 for (225.00 + 56.25) = 281.25
 
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Receipt Booklet for Supporting Montana Territory Prisoners and Convicts 1881-1883   [147089]1394 - Receipt Booklet for Supporting Montana Territory Prisoners and Convicts 1881-1883 [147089]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This book contains the description and amounts paid to care for, board, and transport Montana Territory prisoners and convicts. One receipt to the lo
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to 1**9 for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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Territorial Governor Samuel T. Hauser Photograph & Draft Manuscript (17)  [142252]1395 - Territorial Governor Samuel T. Hauser Photograph & Draft Manuscript (17) [142252]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 16 typed half-pages, with B&W photograph, describing the life and time of Samuel T. Hauser, infamous businessman and seventh Territorial ...
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimate : 240.00 - 500.00
 
 
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The Montana Monster Alphabetic Billhead Collection  [140406]1396 - The Montana Monster Alphabetic Billhead Collection [140406]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
As you read in Fred Holabird's tribute to his friend and fellow collector, Stuart "Scotty" MacKenzie, you know the man was a collector...
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Start Price : 2,400.00 | Estimate : 4,800.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Vignette Montana Checks  [150101]1397 - Vignette Montana Checks [150101]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of about 40 vintage Montana checks with vignettes, including the Holladay Express stage coach line. Two dot; Virginia City; Dillon; Pony; Butte;
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Vintage Business Card Collection  [148862]1398 - Vintage Business Card Collection [148862]
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Large collection of about 200 vintage business cards circa 1880s through the early 20th century. New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Los Angeles. Many
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to d*******f for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Vintage Insurance Policy Contracts Issued by Montana Agents  [140047]1399 - Vintage Insurance Policy Contracts Issued by Montana Agents [140047]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Over 35 Insurance policies from various insurance companies for agents in Pony or Butte Montana, from the early 1900s. State:Montana City: Date: Pro
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Estimate : 160.00 - 400.00
Sold to t******2 for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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