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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Early 1862 Nevada Territorial Warrant  [150402]1400 - Early 1862 Nevada Territorial Warrant [150402]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Dated December 22, 1862. This would be within two years of this land belonging to the Utah Territory. #252. No addressee or signature. In Very nice co
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 2*****l for (70.00 + 15.40) = 85.40
 
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Nevada Territorial Warrant to Orion Clemens (Endorsed!)  [150401]1401 - Nevada Territorial Warrant to Orion Clemens (Endorsed!) [150401]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Issued on December 31, 1863 for $250 to Orion Clemens. (Date makes this seem like salary?) Strong Orion Clemens signature on reverse. Also signed by a
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 2*****l for (650.00 + 143.00) = 793.00
 
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Warrant to S. H. Day from General Fund  [150406]1402 - Warrant to S. H. Day from General Fund [150406]
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Signed by controller for $81. Extremely nice condition. Warrant has a nice vignette of the capital building. S. H. Day was a notable resident of Carso
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Estimate : 50.00 - 80.00
Sold to c********l for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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Churchill County Historic Desert and Pony Express Related Photos  [150558]1403 - Churchill County Historic Desert and Pony Express Related Photos [150558]
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Lot of 13 historic photographs. Includes Soda Lake, Desert Queen mine area, Parren, Double Springs, Salt Creek, Humboldt slough, Clan Alpine, Dixie Va
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Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to g****v for (150.00 + 33.00) = 183.00
 
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Dayton, Nevada Historic Photo Collection  [150556]1404 - Dayton, Nevada Historic Photo Collection [150556]
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Twenty-five photographs of downtown Dayton mostly taken between 1954 and 1956. Photographer was Walt Mulcahy of Reno. Includes Dayton panorama, Main S
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Estimate : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold to c********l for (175.00 + 43.75) = 218.75
 
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Historic Fort Churchill 1950ís Photo Group  [150559]1405 - Historic Fort Churchill 1950ís Photo Group [150559]
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Nine historic photos of Fort Churchill before the modern restoration! The oldest show how dilapidated it was before the Civilian Conservation Corp fix
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Nevada Indenture  [148712]1406 - Nevada Indenture [148712]
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1870 Indenture for Sage-brush Company. 50 cent US and 50 cent Nevada adhesive revenue stamps. State:Nevada City:Unionville/Winnemucca Date:1870 Prov
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Abe Curry and Pony Bob Haslem Signatures on a Nevada Territorial Document  [150403]1407 - Abe Curry and Pony Bob Haslem Signatures on a Nevada Territorial Document [150403]
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Two very important signatures. Abe Curry had the property that would become the Nevada capital. Haslem was a Pony Express rider. He once rode 120 mile
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to 2*****l for (500.00 + 110.00) = 610.00
 
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Historic Photos: Building Boulder Dam, Sparks, Reno 5 B&W 8x10"  [144504]1408 - Historic Photos: Building Boulder Dam, Sparks, Reno 5 B&W 8x10" [144504]
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1-2) 1980 Bank of Sparks and Pyramid Hotel. No longer there. 3) Saviors Sound Car. 1930. Saviors was a local radio shop in Reno. They redesigned a tru
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimate : 50.00 - 60.00
 
 
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Nevada Models posing  [150560]1409 - Nevada Models posing [150560]
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13 young ladies modelling for photographer Walter Mulcahy. Taken from around Reno, Lake Tahoe area. Photos are 10 x 12". State:Nevada City: D...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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New Mexico Depot Quartermaster's Office   [148707]1410 - New Mexico Depot Quartermaster's Office [148707]
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1868 Depot Quarter Master's Office receipt for corn and foder. State:New Mexico City: Date:1868 Provenance:
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to m****2 for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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New York Billhead Group, 1906-07, untouched  [139934]1411 - New York Billhead Group, 1906-07, untouched [139934]
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2 large invoice albums 18.5 x 13" x 3" thick full of out of state invoices to the Mattingly store in Butte Montana. 1 Volume is 1906, the ...
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimate : 1,200.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Oregon Stage, California Stage and Holladay Overland Receipts  [148693]1412 - Oregon Stage, California Stage and Holladay Overland Receipts [148693]
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1x Holladay Overland receipt 1860's, 1x California Stage 1867, 8x Oregon Stage 1866-67. State:Oregon City: Date: Provenance:
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (75.00 + 18.75) = 93.75
 
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Fornication of a Female Bastard Child, 1823 Warrant  [130544]1413 - Fornication of a Female Bastard Child, 1823 Warrant [130544]
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1823 warrant for John Sterndman in Menallen, Adams County, Pennsylvania for fornication of the bastard child Solema Slaybaugh. Most interesting! Stat
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimate : 160.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Advertising Booklets and Price Lists  [150082]1414 - Advertising Booklets and Price Lists [150082]
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About 50 vintage adverts and price lists. Dutch Boy Paint, coal, stallions, Arm & Hammer, sheep, cranberries, traps, whips, sugar, hinges, chick...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to d*******f for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Advertising Poster Art (2)  [146287]1415 - Advertising Poster Art (2) [146287]
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Lot of 2 advertising posters. (1) Hardware Dealers, Vancouver, WA, painting of young woman holding a red rose, faint image of tree in background, top
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American Check Group  [150116]1416 - American Check Group [150116]
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Group of over 30 early checks: 1827 Miami Canal; 1830 Ohio Canal; 1920s Barley Tobacco of Cynthiana Kentucky (12); Citizens Bank of Falmouth, Kentucky
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Art/Advertising Print Group  [146311]1417 - Art/Advertising Print Group [146311]
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A group of three different diverse prints or advertising pieces. About 10 Rockwell illustrated magazine covers. A woman's toiletries advertising...
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Banks and Banking Ephemera, with Montana Territory  [150084]1418 - Banks and Banking Ephemera, with Montana Territory [150084]
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Nice assortment of banking items. Softcovers 70 Years of Banking in the Black Hills, Bulletin of the American Institute of Bank Clerks. 4 Morris State
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Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to t******2 for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Broadheads and Handbills, 4  [148628]1419 - Broadheads and Handbills, 4 [148628]
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Young Men's Club Opera Hall, Sonora 1892, programmed. Imported Dogskin Leather Jackets. Frank Hatch and George Trader, The Convict's Daughte...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Broom Company Labels, Ads and Letters of Credit.  [147115]1420 - Broom Company Labels, Ads and Letters of Credit. [147115]
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lot 0f 70 plus. Majority in protective sleeves. 1. Thirteen Letters of Credit , unissued, dateline 188_, Merchants National Bank Helena, Mont. 2. T
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (55.00 + 13.75) = 68.75
 
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Checks with Fancy Vignettes, 34  [148763]1421 - Checks with Fancy Vignettes, 34 [148763]
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34 checks with fancy vignettes. Onions, building, geyser, G. Washington, cattle etc. State: City: Date: Provenance:
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Cheese Label Collection  [150230]1422 - Cheese Label Collection [150230]
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An album with 92 colorful unused labels from European cheeses. Camembert, coulometers, Swiss, Gouda, cream cheese. Sizes from 2-5 inches in diameter,
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (275.00 + 68.75) = 343.75
 
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Church Ephemera  [150086]1423 - Church Ephemera [150086]
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1912-1916 Montana Catholic Education Assoc. hardcover. About 12 other items, several from Montana c. 1897-1909.. Old magazine ad with camel. State: C
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimate : 120.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Collection of Victorian Die Cuts  [147111]1424 - Collection of Victorian Die Cuts [147111]
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Lot of over 80 Die cuts. All are in plastic protective sleeves. Original Victorian Lithographic die cuts, chromolithographic die cuts, cherubs, bu
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to t******2 for (80.00 + 20.00) = 100.00
 
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Correspondence to Amos P. Catlin  [148476]1425 - Correspondence to Amos P. Catlin [148476]
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Three pieces of correspondence from the time of the California Gold Rush. These letters are addressed to A.P. Catlin. Amos P. Catlin was elected as a
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Early US Pre Revenue Checks  [148696]1426 - Early US Pre Revenue Checks [148696]
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About 50 pre revenue checks. c. 1781-1858, about half unissued. State: City: Date: Provenance:
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Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to t******2 for (100.00 + 25.00) = 125.00
 
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Entertainment and Food Broadsides, 4  [150308]1427 - Entertainment and Food Broadsides, 4 [150308]
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Miss Mildred Ford performing Gold Fields of Nevada et. al, Dance at Windham, 2x cookie and cracker sale. 9.5x5.75'-13x10". State: City: Da...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Ephemera Letters, Receipts and Checks of Glass Companies  [147114]1428 - Ephemera Letters, Receipts and Checks of Glass Companies [147114]
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lot of 21. Collection of letters regarding sales, new products, product fulfillment of glass, cigars and wood /glass replacements. 1.Check from Nati
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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Ephemera Magazine Ads, Advertising Stickers and Prints 1920-40's  [147112]1429 - Ephemera Magazine Ads, Advertising Stickers and Prints 1920-40's [147112]
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lot of over 200. Atlantic-Southwestern Broom Co. of Maryland labels w/Steamship Atlantic pictured. Hamburg Broom Works of PA. label w/steamship drawi
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (30.00 + 7.50) = 37.50
 
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Ernest L. Reedstrom, Old West Author Archive, c. 1960s-1990s  [151082]1430 - Ernest L. Reedstrom, Old West Author Archive, c. 1960s-1990s [151082]
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Ernest Lisle Reedstrom (1928-2003) was an artist, writer, and historian whose work focused primarily on the history of the Old West. As a historian an
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Start Price : 2,500.00 | Estimate : 5,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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Farm Equipment Ephemera Magazine Ads, Letters and Pamphlets  [147130]1431 - Farm Equipment Ephemera Magazine Ads, Letters and Pamphlets [147130]
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lot of 21 . 1. Letters: McCormick Harvesting Machine 1884, from agent Northern Dakota Territory. John Deere Plow Co, 1904 vignette of Factory. Two D
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Estimate : 180.00 - 340.00
Sold to n*******4 for (20.00 + 4.40) = 24.40
 
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Fire Ephemera  [150189]1432 - Fire Ephemera [150189]
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NY Fire Chiefs' Manual 1943-cover only. NYFD 1952 Presentation of Medals booklet. Finestra Solid Steel Windows sales brochure. State: City: Dat...
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Gold and Treasure Related Magazines - 1 Box  [108407]1433 - Gold and Treasure Related Magazines - 1 Box [108407]
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Approximately 50 magazines in protective mylar sleeves. Includes Relics Magazine, Gold Magazine, Big West, etc. State: City: Date:c1970s Provenance:
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to b********t.. for (10.00 + 2.50) = 12.50
 
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Group of Original Advertising Posters c1935-c1980 (5)  [146322]1434 - Group of Original Advertising Posters c1935-c1980 (5) [146322]
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5 original posters. 1.) Wright's Ham Pickle and Smoked it with Wright's Liquid Smoke, approved by Uncle Sam 17.5" x 27, cardboard, fold...
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimate : 240.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine Collection & More (17)  [139379]1435 - Harper's New Monthly Magazine Collection & More (17) [139379]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 17. Includes 13 vintage Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Each monthly. Two issues from 1872, six from 1880, five from 1883. Soft bound. All...
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimate : 160.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Humorous Sexual Metaphor Letter, 1823  [130549]1436 - Humorous Sexual Metaphor Letter, 1823 [130549]
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Mailed from Philadelphia to Rutland on March 1, 1823. The surviving page contains several humorous sexual references - I feel kind of reluctance in se
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimate : 160.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Indian Territory Checks and Ephemera  [148699]1437 - Indian Territory Checks and Ephemera [148699]
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12 IT receipts and checks 1882-1907. 3 misc. IT items. State: City: Date: Provenance:
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimate : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Insurance Co. Policies Ephemera  [147113]1438 - Insurance Co. Policies Ephemera [147113]
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lot of 82. These are all issued insurance policies for fire, mortgage , title guarantee, plate glass, Insurance. The policies have the company logo
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t******2 for (140.00 + 35.00) = 175.00
 
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Insurance Ephemera : Policies, Ads and Incorporations  [147117]1439 - Insurance Ephemera : Policies, Ads and Incorporations [147117]
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Lot of 15. 1. Insurance policies from Aetna, Law Union & Crown, Insurance Co. of North America, The Rocky Mountain Fire Insurance Co. and The H...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to t******2 for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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KKK Handbills  [148916]1440 - KKK Handbills [148916]
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Two duplicate handbills from the KKK that say "Fiery Summons." These handbills feature a Klansman holding a burning cross. The colors on t...
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Estimate : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d*******f for (150.00 + 37.50) = 187.50
 
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Ladies Undergarments Ads and Naughty Cards  [150313]1441 - Ladies Undergarments Ads and Naughty Cards [150313]
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6 old ladies undergarments ads. About 50 naughty postcards, business cards etc. with dupes. State: City: Date: Provenance: Stuart Mackenzie Montana
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to D*****6 for (50.00 + 12.50) = 62.50
 
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Large Ephemera Collection Airline Luggage Sticker, Magazine Ads  [147123]1442 - Large Ephemera Collection Airline Luggage Sticker, Magazine Ads [147123]
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lot of 100 plus. 1. New, never used luggage stickers from '30's-50's : Northwest Airlines, American, TWA, Penn Air. Three railroad lug...
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Estimate : 300.00 - 650.00
Sold to j******g for (200.00 + 50.00) = 250.00
 
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Misc. Sign Group with Signed Dottie West  [150087]1443 - Misc. Sign Group with Signed Dottie West [150087]
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11 mostly paper signs. Dottie West with ink signature on right. Mumps warning, and DO NOT HUMP. Days of the week and more. State: City: Date: Proven
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to t******2 for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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Morris State Bank Original Business Correspondence File  [140695]1444 - Morris State Bank Original Business Correspondence File [140695]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
A complete alphabetic file of original business correspondence to Morris State Bank between 1910-1912. Includes correspondence between vendors, advert
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimate : 240.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Original Four Seasons 1905 Diecut Wall Hanging  [146323]1445 - Original Four Seasons 1905 Diecut Wall Hanging [146323]
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10 x 29.5" diecut with 4 children surrounded by flowers and calendar months of the year, 1905, copyright Grand Union tea company 1904. rare and...
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimate : 160.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Poster-Vintage Advertisement of Three Distinct Products  (depicted in One frame)  [146547]1446 - Poster-Vintage Advertisement of Three Distinct Products (depicted in One frame) [146547]
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Colored Poster-Vintage Advertisement of Three Distinct Products (depicted in One frame) "Paddler Canadian Salmon", "Holly Brand Blac...
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimate : 160.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Printing Related Catalogs (11)  [148678]1447 - Printing Related Catalogs (11) [148678]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 11 paperback catalogs related to linotype printing. Earliest is Mergenthaler Linotype Company booklet dated September 1, 1915. Latest is from
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Estimate : 160.00 - 200.00
Sold to t******2 for (20.00 + 5.00) = 25.00
 
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Prisoner's Board Bills and Police Payroll Bills from Great Falls, Montana 1907-1916   [148986]1448 - Prisoner's Board Bills and Police Payroll Bills from Great Falls, Montana 1907-1916 [148986]
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There are close to 100 ledger documents of bills for feeding prisoners in Great Falls, Montana as well as police payroll for the same period. The name
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to t******2 for (25.00 + 6.25) = 31.25
 
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Saddlery Company Billing Invoices (70)  [139498]1449 - Saddlery Company Billing Invoices (70) [139498]
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Lot of 70: Bills/invoices from a variety of saddlery companies in existence throughout the US, most from the early 20th century. Ex: Lovan Saddlery Co
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Estimate : 560.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to d*******f for (70.00 + 17.50) = 87.50
 
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