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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Chinese San Francisco Postcards: Undivided Back Group (33)  [134812]2349 - Chinese San Francisco Postcards: Undivided Back Group (33) [134812]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 33 early undivided back postcards. No PMCs. Includes: SF earthquake refugees; street scene in Fish Alley; Chinese fortune teller; women and chi
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (160.00 + 40.00) = 200.00
 
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Cliff House/Seal Rocks Postcard Hoard (250)  [146991]2350 - Cliff House/Seal Rocks Postcard Hoard (250) [146991]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of over 250 vintage postcards of the Cliff House at Land's End San Francisco. Also Seal Rocks and Ocean Beach. Included is the Sky tram, whi...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to r*****G for (225.00 + 56.25) = 281.25
 
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Cliff House/Sutro Baths Postcards (200)  [145511]2351 - Cliff House/Sutro Baths Postcards (200) [145511]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
About 200 vintage postcards of San Francisco's Cliff House, Seal Rocks, Ocean Beach and Sutro Baths. Including the Cliff House on fire in 1907. ...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to D*****8 for (225.00 + 49.50) = 274.50
 
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Golden Gate Bridge Historical RPC Collection (40)  [147514]2352 - Golden Gate Bridge Historical RPC Collection (40) [147514]
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Approx. 40 RPC's, many by Zan, of this famous bridge. Nice group. State:California City:San Francisco Date: Provenance: Ken Prag Collection
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******e for (150.00 + 33.00) = 183.00
 
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Golden Gate Park Postcards (350)  [146994]2353 - Golden Gate Park Postcards (350) [146994]
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About 350 vintage postcards of Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Stow Lake, Band Stand, Dutch Windmill, animals in the park. John McLaren's sta...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******e for (120.00 + 26.40) = 146.40
 
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Pan Pacific Expo Advertising Postcards (55)  [145171]2354 - Pan Pacific Expo Advertising Postcards (55) [145171]
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Lot of 55+. Eight postmarked 1916-20, two double stamps: Napa, S.F, Oakland Bennett. Several Carnation Milk Pictorial cards, Rare cards includin
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Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to b*******n for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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Private Mailing Cards & Ephemera  [148065]2355 - Private Mailing Cards & Ephemera [148065]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 14 Private Mailing Cards from San Francisco; two American-Souvenir-Cards; a post card dated 1883: a report of Certificate No. 1 of Open Policy
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******e for (100.00 + 22.00) = 122.00
 
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Promo Cards Pan Pacific Expo (50)  [145163]2356 - Promo Cards Pan Pacific Expo (50) [145163]
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Lot of 50. There are three different varieties of promo cards. Eleven postmarked 1910-19 : San Diego, San Jose, Petaluma, Sacramento, Sausalito, S
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******n for (140.00 + 35.00) = 175.00
 
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San Francisco Expositions Postcards (106)  [139046]2357 - San Francisco Expositions Postcards (106) [139046]
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Lot of 106. Almost all cards depict the Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915 commemorating the opening of the Panama Canal. Included are 40
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Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to r*****G for (250.00 + 62.50) = 312.50
 
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San Francisco Post Card Collection (130)  [146861]2358 - San Francisco Post Card Collection (130) [146861]
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Semi-random lot of 130 post cards depicting San Francisco from the early 20th century. All split backs, no modern era cards, no RPCs, earliest card f
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (70.00 + 17.50) = 87.50
 
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San Francisco Postcard Hoard (500)  [147482]2359 - San Francisco Postcard Hoard (500) [147482]
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Over 500 vintage post cards from San Francisco, including two with 24 photos of San Francisco landmarks. Buildings, panoramas, Pan Pacific Exposition,
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (375.00 + 93.75) = 468.75
 
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San Francisco Postcards (700)  [147502]2360 - San Francisco Postcards (700) [147502]
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Over 700 vintage postcards of San Francisco. From private mailing cards through the 1950s. Some store cards and miscellaneous ephemera as well. Stat
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (250.00 + 62.50) = 312.50
 
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San Francisco Postcards (700)  [148868]2361 - San Francisco Postcards (700) [148868]
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About 700 vintage post cards of San Francisco. Buildings, street scenes, Fisherman's Wharf, The Ferry Building. State:California City:San Fran...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (300.00 + 75.00) = 375.00
 
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San Francisco Vintage Postcards (300)  [148064]2362 - San Francisco Vintage Postcards (300) [148064]
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Lot of about 300 vintage postcards of San Francisco. Street scenes, buildings, panoramic views. State:California City:San Francisco Date: Provenanc
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******n for (160.00 + 40.00) = 200.00
 
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San Gabriel Postcards (100)  [129959]2363 - San Gabriel Postcards (100) [129959]
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Lot of 100. Twenty One have writing/postmarked: San Gabriel, L.A., Pasadena, S.F., Modesto, Hollywood. One cent stamps cancelled. Ground view: eve
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Estimate : 160.00 - 500.00
Sold to j******g for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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San Luis Obispo Postcards (400)  [148132]2364 - San Luis Obispo Postcards (400) [148132]
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Lot of over 400 vintage post cards from San Luis Obispo, and a few pieces of ephemera. Madonna Inn; street scenes; RPCs. State:California City:San Lu
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t******2 for (325.00 + 81.25) = 406.25
 
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San Pedro Harbor Postcards (50)  [141247]2365 - San Pedro Harbor Postcards (50) [141247]
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Lot of 50. Chrome-Litho, early pre-split back and split back. Seventeen writing/postmarked : L.A. , Long Beach, S.F., San Pedro, East San Pedro,
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimate : 160.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Arlington/Biltmore Hotel Postcards (110+)  [147489]2366 - Arlington/Biltmore Hotel Postcards (110+) [147489]
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Vintage postcards from the Arlington and Biltmore Hotels of Santa Barbara. About 50-60 cards from each hotel. State:California City:Santa Barbara Da
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Early Santa Barbara Postcards (45)  [147467]2367 - Early Santa Barbara Postcards (45) [147467]
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Approx. 45 early Santa Barbara postcards, c. 1898-1905 including Potter Hotel, El Paseo, Sycamore Canyon, Castle Rock, Miramar, Arlington Hotel and mo
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******e for (100.00 + 22.00) = 122.00
 
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Mission Santa Barbara Post Cards (40)  [145246]2368 - Mission Santa Barbara Post Cards (40) [145246]
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Approx. 40 plus. Our and B/W. Some White border. Eleven postmarked 1906-15: Santa Barbara, Long Beach, Ontario. 14 pre-split, 16 split back and 19
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Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to b*******e for (120.00 + 26.40) = 146.40
 
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Mission Santa Barbara Real Photo Postcards (30)  [134762]2369 - Mission Santa Barbara Real Photo Postcards (30) [134762]
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Lot of 30. Views include: many exterior shots; cross and Junipero Serra Monument; original mission bells; Old Mission Dam; first kitchen of Santa Barb
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to b*******e for (100.00 + 22.00) = 122.00
 
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Persian Hotel Real Photos PC's (40)  [147468]2370 - Persian Hotel Real Photos PC's (40) [147468]
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Approx. 40 RPC's of Persian Hotel including waters, statues, gardens, archway, exteriors and more. State:California City:Santa Barbara Date: P...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Potter Hotel Santa Barbara Postcards (70)  [147507]2371 - Potter Hotel Santa Barbara Postcards (70) [147507]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of about 70 vintage postcards of the Potter Hotel of Santa Barbara, including an article by William D. Hyder "The Potter: Southern Californ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Santa Barbara Hotels Real Phot Post Cards (32)  [145247]2372 - Santa Barbara Hotels Real Phot Post Cards (32) [145247]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 32. A few white borders. Six postmarked 1910-30: L.A., mSanta Barbara, Nassau Bahamas. Samarkand Hotel-few of the original structure and no
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Santa Barbara Postcards (200)  [147506]2373 - Santa Barbara Postcards (200) [147506]
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Lot of over 200 vintage postcards of the more modern era, circa 1940s-1960s. Including two folding cards circa 1950. State:California City:Santa Bar
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******e for (100.00 + 22.00) = 122.00
 
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Santa Barbara Postcards (200)  [148196]2374 - Santa Barbara Postcards (200) [148196]
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Lot of over 200 vintage postcards from Santa Barbara California. Persian Hotel; street scenes; 1925 earthquake RPCs; Santa Barbara Mission; oil wells
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******e for (100.00 + 22.00) = 122.00
 
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Santa Barbara Postcards (60)  [147457]2375 - Santa Barbara Postcards (60) [147457]
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Approx. 60 older Santa Barbara postcards, mostly 1907-1910 with about 20% post 1930. Bath House, Hotel Potter, court house, Persian Gardens, 101 Cafe,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to b*******e for (100.00 + 22.00) = 122.00
 
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Santa Barbara Pre Split back Postcards (60)  [147476]2376 - Santa Barbara Pre Split back Postcards (60) [147476]
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Approx. 60 chromolithograph cards including Mission, Potter Hotel, Arlington Hotel, the Bay, Mission Tower and more. State:California City:Santa Barb
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******e for (100.00 + 22.00) = 122.00
 
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Santa Barbara Real Photo Post Cards (67)  [145245]2377 - Santa Barbara Real Photo Post Cards (67) [145245]
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Lot of 67. Hand colored, borderless. Eleven postmarked 1922-41: Santa Barbara, Santa Maria. Street view: The Arlington Hotel (burnt to the ground
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Santa Cruz Area Postcards (120)  [148044]2378 - Santa Cruz Area Postcards (120) [148044]
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Lot of over 120 vintage postcards from Santa Cruz and vicinity. Also Felton, Boulder Creek and Mt. Hermon. State:California City:Santa Cruz Date: Pr
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t******2 for (300.00 + 75.00) = 375.00
 
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Will Rogers Santa Monica Home RPC Postcards (50)  [147568]2379 - Will Rogers Santa Monica Home RPC Postcards (50) [147568]
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Lot of over 50 RPCs from Will Roger's Santa Monica Ranch. Will, his family, his pony "Soapsuds," interior and exterior shots. His ran...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Luther Burbank Portrait Postcards(41)  [129088]2380 - Luther Burbank Portrait Postcards(41) [129088]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The cards are chromo-litho cards in color. All feature a small cameo portrait photo of Luther Burbank. These are very attractive tinted cards with som
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Luther Burbank Postcards (50)  [145231]2381 - Luther Burbank Postcards (50) [145231]
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Lot of 50 plus. Color, B/w, some RPCs. White borders, a couple of amber cards, one card has per-N-CIA bear logo. Twenty Six postmarked 1905-43 : San
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Santa Rosa Pre Split Back Postcards (30)  [142019]2382 - Santa Rosa Pre Split Back Postcards (30) [142019]
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Lot of over 30 postcards of Santa Rosa before they split the back to write messages. Most produced by Edward H. Mitchell but also W. S. Hosmer of Sant
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Estimate : 160.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******e for (80.00 + 17.60) = 97.60
 
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Sebastopol Apple Show RPPCs (15)  [134385]2383 - Sebastopol Apple Show RPPCs (15) [134385]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 15 real photo postcards from different years of the Sebastopol Apple Shows. Included: 1911 (1), 1912 (6 different), 1913 (2 different), 1914 (f
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Estimate : 240.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (70.00 + 17.50) = 87.50
 
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Sierra Madre Postcards (55)  [110771]2384 - Sierra Madre Postcards (55) [110771]
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A large grouping of fifty-five Sierra Madre, California postcards. Contains a mixture of color and real photo cards. There are several cards with resi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 160.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******e for (80.00 + 17.60) = 97.60
 
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Sonoma Postcards (40)  [142005]2385 - Sonoma Postcards (40) [142005]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of over 40 vintage postcards from Sonoma California featuring buildings, street scenes, churches and more. State:California City:Sonoma Date: Pr
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Estimate : 160.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********s.. for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Real Photo Postcards of Monte Rio (5)  [141364]2386 - Real Photo Postcards of Monte Rio (5) [141364]
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Five very nice real photo postcards taken by Lowry and Rhea show Monte Rio river views. Four of the photos were taken from out on the river of the sho
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Start Price : 95.00 | Estimate : 190.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Russian River Postcards (49)  [141357]2387 - Russian River Postcards (49) [141357]
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Forty-nine postcards that feature the Russian River near Guerneville, California. Five real photo cards by Turner Photo of Russian River near Eagle Ne
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Estimate : 240.00 - 500.00
Sold to b*******e for (120.00 + 26.40) = 146.40
 
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Sonoma County Amber Postcards (65)  [129081]2388 - Sonoma County Amber Postcards (65) [129081]
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Large group of amber postcards from Sonoma County. Lot includes 20 from Santa Rosa, 24 from Monte Rio, 1 from Healdsburg, 12 from Guerneville, and 8 f
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******e for (100.00 + 22.00) = 122.00
 
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Historic Cawston Ostrich Farm Postcards (70+)  [142664]2389 - Historic Cawston Ostrich Farm Postcards (70+) [142664]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of over 70 postcards of South Pasadena's Cawston Ostrich Farm located in the Arroyo Seco Valley three miles north of Los Angeles. Collectio...
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Start Price : 120.00 | Estimate : 240.00 - 500.00
 
 
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St. Helena Postcards: Public & Private Buildings (65)  [134950]2390 - St. Helena Postcards: Public & Private Buildings (65) [134950]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 65. Includes: 30 real photo postcards. Remaining cards are all divided back, mostly earlier printed with a handful of modern chrome. Buildings
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d*******f for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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St. Helena Sanitarium Postcards (34)  [134955]2391 - St. Helena Sanitarium Postcards (34) [134955]
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Lot of 34 postcards. Includes 25 real photo postcards and 9 divided back printed cards. Bonus item a photographic menu from a dinner in 1905. A histor
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Torrance Real Photo Postcards (13)  [143290]2392 - Torrance Real Photo Postcards (13) [143290]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of thirteen early real photo postcards from Torrance, California. Union Tool Company, First Baptist Church, Evangelical Church, Torrance Public Sc
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Ukiah Postcards (58)  [127273]2393 - Ukiah Postcards (58) [127273]
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Lot of 58. Includes 18 real photo postcards and 6 undivided back cards. No PMC. Rest are divided back, a mix of earlier printed and modern. Many views
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to j*******h for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Vallejo Postcards (50)  [143281]2394 - Vallejo Postcards (50) [143281]
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Lot of over 50 vintage postcards from Vallejo. Georgia Street, Santa Clara Street, bird's eye views. State:California City:Vallejo Date: Prov...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Vallejo Real Photo Postcards (25)  [143288]2395 - Vallejo Real Photo Postcards (25) [143288]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of about 25 vintage real photo postcards of Vallejo, California. Street scenes, churches, buildings. State:California City:Vallejo Date: Proven
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t******2 for (60.00 + 15.00) = 75.00
 
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Pioneer & Pre Split back Venice Postcards (20)  [147547]2396 - Pioneer & Pre Split back Venice Postcards (20) [147547]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of about 20 early postcards from the beach areas of Los Angeles. Venice, Playa Del Rey, Santa Monica, Ocean Park. State:California City:Venice Da
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Estimate : 160.00 - 250.00
Sold to b*******e for (80.00 + 17.60) = 97.60
 
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Venice and Vicinity Vintage Postcards (200)  [147545]2397 - Venice and Vicinity Vintage Postcards (200) [147545]
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Lot of about 200 vintage post cards from Venice, Redondo Beach, Ocean Park, Santa Monica and vicinity. State:California City:Venice Date: Provenanc
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Estimate : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (95.00 + 23.75) = 118.75
 
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Vintage Venice Postcards (500)  [148038]2398 - Vintage Venice Postcards (500) [148038]
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of over 500 vintage postcards from Venice California. Venice, originally called "Venice of America", was founded by Abbot Kinney in 19...
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Estimate : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to b*******e for (250.00 + 55.00) = 305.00
 
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