Montana Masterpieces

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In every auction, we share a little piece of Montana with you. For our Montana Masterpieces Auction, April 16th - 18th, we are extremely proud to offer you the best of Montana from artists and photographers to knife makers and more.

Day one starts on Friday, April 16, with an assortment of fine Chinese, Japanese and Asian antiques, western prints, famous bronzes and a museum-quality Montana beer collection.

On day two, April 17th, there will be an eclectic selection of paper money, fine jewelry, western art and part one of Gene Wensel's, Brothers of the Bow, hunting collection. This day also features a collection of Montana Masterpieces highlighting compositions by Joseph Henry Sharp, R.H. Mckay, Taylor Lynde, Ralph Earl DeCamp, Olaf Carl Seltzer, Harry L. Lopp, Rudy Ruana and many more.

Day three concludes on April 18th, with a large assortment of rare military artifacts featuring an original ship's wheel from the U.S.S Arizona. Also, there will be helmets, badges, clothing, pins, uniforms, reloading equipment, relics, firearms, knives and much more.
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Auctions will be sold with and without reserve. If a lot contains a reserve price, it will be clearly noted in the corresponding catalog. All items are sold as is, where is with no guarantees expressed or implied.
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Butte Lager Beer Tap Handle Glass Insert251 - Butte Lager Beer Tap Handle Glass Insert
Davis Brothers Auction
Reverse on Glass tap handle. Fading and wear. Rare.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (130.00) = 130.00
 
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Unused Volk Pilsner Beer Box Great Falls Montana252 - Unused Volk Pilsner Beer Box Great Falls Montana
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice box. Never used.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Great Falls Select Beer Montana Nut Dish253 - Great Falls Select Beer Montana Nut Dish
Davis Brothers Auction
Scarce.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (110.00) = 110.00
 
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Old Faithful Beer Bozeman Montana Nut Dish254 - Old Faithful Beer Bozeman Montana Nut Dish
Davis Brothers Auction
Exceedingly rare.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold for (230.00) = 230.00
 
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Butte Brewing Beer Montana Nut Dish255 - Butte Brewing Beer Montana Nut Dish
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (250.00) = 250.00
 
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Old Fashioned Beer Billings Montana Nut Dish256 - Old Fashioned Beer Billings Montana Nut Dish
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (170.00) = 170.00
 
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Kessler Beer Helena Montana Ashtray257 - Kessler Beer Helena Montana Ashtray
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare Art deco form.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (65.00) = 65.00
 
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Gus Topper Kalispell Montana Beer Ashtray258 - Gus Topper Kalispell Montana Beer Ashtray
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare, nice example.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (45.00) = 45.00
 
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Newbro Drug Company Butte Montana Ashtray259 - Newbro Drug Company Butte Montana Ashtray
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare early piece of butte memorabilia.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (10.00) = 10.00
 
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Great Falls Select Montana Beer Ashtray260 - Great Falls Select Montana Beer Ashtray
Davis Brothers Auction
Not the best, but this is the Sicks variant making it early and difficult to find.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (100.00) = 100.00
 
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Butte Special Montana Beer Ashtray261 - Butte Special Montana Beer Ashtray
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare. Original glass insert cover. Hard to find in any condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (450.00) = 450.00
 
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Budweiser Lager Beer Opening Instruction Can262 - Budweiser Lager Beer Opening Instruction Can
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice example.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (80.00) = 80.00
 
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Becker's Best Opening Instruction Beer Can263 - Becker's Best Opening Instruction Beer Can
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice example.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (110.00) = 110.00
 
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Lot of 3 Beer Cans Becker's Gold Water Sheridan264 - Lot of 3 Beer Cans Becker's Gold Water Sheridan
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice grouping.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (15.00) = 15.00
 
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Great Falls Select Montana Beer Ashtrays265 - Great Falls Select Montana Beer Ashtrays
Davis Brothers Auction
6 are Great Falls, one is Butte.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (110.00) = 110.00
 
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Kessler Beer Helena Montana Ashtray266 - Kessler Beer Helena Montana Ashtray
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice example, some paint crackling.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (75.00) = 75.00
 
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Butte Special Montana Beer Ashtray267 - Butte Special Montana Beer Ashtray
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice example, hard to find.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (45.00) = 45.00
 
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Butte Special Montana Beer Ashtray268 - Butte Special Montana Beer Ashtray
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare art deco variant. Superior Condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (130.00) = 130.00
 
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Butte Special Montana Beer Ashtray269 - Butte Special Montana Beer Ashtray
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare art deco variant.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (130.00) = 130.00
 
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Old Faithful Beer Bozeman Montana Ashtray270 - Old Faithful Beer Bozeman Montana Ashtray
Davis Brothers Auction
The best known example of this hard to find ashtray. Simply wonderful and rare.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (1,700.00) = 1,700.00
 
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Gus Topper Kalispell Montana Beer Ashtray271 - Gus Topper Kalispell Montana Beer Ashtray
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice example.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (40.00) = 40.00
 
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Old Fashioned Beer Billings Montana Coaster272 - Old Fashioned Beer Billings Montana Coaster
Davis Brothers Auction
I have never seen another one like it. Flat metal coaster with raised nubs.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (250.00) = 250.00
 
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Old Fashioned Beer Billings Montana Ashtray273 - Old Fashioned Beer Billings Montana Ashtray
Davis Brothers Auction
Excellent condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (450.00) = 450.00
 
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Great Falls Lager Montana Beer Coaster274 - Great Falls Lager Montana Beer Coaster
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare early coaster. Bohemian Style Lager Banner.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (15.00) = 15.00
 
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Old Fashion Billings Montana Beer Coaster275 - Old Fashion Billings Montana Beer Coaster
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare early coaster.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (45.00) = 45.00
 
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Rocky Mountain Anaconda Montana Beer Coaster276 - Rocky Mountain Anaconda Montana Beer Coaster
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare early coaster
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (110.00) = 110.00
 
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Kessler Helena Montana Beer Coaster277 - Kessler Helena Montana Beer Coaster
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare early coaster.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (15.00) = 15.00
 
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Kessler Beer Helena Montana Store Display278 - Kessler Beer Helena Montana Store Display
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice picnic basket store display.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (35.00) = 35.00
 
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Great Falls Select Montana Beer Sign279 - Great Falls Select Montana Beer Sign
Davis Brothers Auction
Motorized double sided store display paper sign. Never assembled. Only two other known examples. 27" by 27".
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 600.00 - 800.00
Sold for (130.00) = 130.00
 
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P&M Collector's Supply Cartridge Book 1938280 - P&M Collector's Supply Cartridge Book 1938
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare and early cartridge collectors book.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (25.00) = 25.00
 
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Antique Chinese Painted Hanging Scroll281 - Antique Chinese Painted Hanging Scroll
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice old scroll. 54" long.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (45.00) = 45.00
 
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Antique Chinese Painted Hanging Scroll282 - Antique Chinese Painted Hanging Scroll
Davis Brothers Auction
Looks like an imperial decree or proclamation? 72" long, 16.5" wide. Some damage.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (20.00) = 20.00
 
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Antique Chinese Painted Hanging Scroll283 - Antique Chinese Painted Hanging Scroll
Davis Brothers Auction
Emperor Kang Hsi third Emperor of the Ching Dynasty. 15.25" by 29".
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (45.00) = 45.00
 
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Antique Chinese Painted Hanging Scroll284 - Antique Chinese Painted Hanging Scroll
Davis Brothers Auction
29" by 15.25".
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (45.00) = 45.00
 
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Antique Japanese Painted Hanging Scroll285 - Antique Japanese Painted Hanging Scroll
Davis Brothers Auction
17" by 77".
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (40.00) = 40.00
 
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Utagawa Toyokuni Japanese Woodblock Print286 - Utagawa Toyokuni Japanese Woodblock Print
Davis Brothers Auction
10" by 15" significant foxing.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (95.00) = 95.00
 
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Antique Silk Chinese Dragon Robe Fragment287 - Antique Silk Chinese Dragon Robe Fragment
Davis Brothers Auction
Wonderful old dragon robe fragment. 18" by 23.25".
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (525.00) = 525.00
 
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16th Century Chinese Celadon Swatow Charger288 - 16th Century Chinese Celadon Swatow Charger
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice early charger. 13" in diameter.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (850.00 + 187.00) = 1,037.00
 
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Lot of Antique Silk Chinese Robe Fragments289 - Lot of Antique Silk Chinese Robe Fragments
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice grouping.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (50.00) = 50.00
 
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Antique Chinese Red and Silver Dragon Plate290 - Antique Chinese Red and Silver Dragon Plate
Davis Brothers Auction
7.25" in diameter.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (10.00) = 10.00
 
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Meji Japanese Samurai Satsuma Pottery Charger291 - Meji Japanese Samurai Satsuma Pottery Charger
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice old charger. Meji period depicting two samurai. 10" in diameter.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (20.00) = 20.00
 
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Meji Japanese Geisha Satsuma Pottery Charger292 - Meji Japanese Geisha Satsuma Pottery Charger
Davis Brothers Auction
12.25" in diameter.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (30.00) = 30.00
 
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Republican Period Chinese Soapstone Urn293 - Republican Period Chinese Soapstone Urn
Davis Brothers Auction
Republican period Chinese Soapstone Carving. 11" wide, 11" tall. Sold as-is.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (450.00) = 450.00
 
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Republican Period Chinese Soapstone Carving294 - Republican Period Chinese Soapstone Carving
Davis Brothers Auction
Republican period Chinese Soapstone Carving. 14" long. Sold as-is.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (95.00 + 20.90) = 115.90
 
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Chinese Carved Ox Horn Brush Pot295 - Chinese Carved Ox Horn Brush Pot
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice later period Chinese Carved OX or Water Buffalo Horn Brush Pot. 6.25" tall.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (80.00) = 80.00
 
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Sumida Banko Japanese Pottery Teapot296 - Sumida Banko Japanese Pottery Teapot
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice teapot. Sadly the lid has a few chips.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (110.00) = 110.00
 
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Bronze Chinese Censor Incense Burner297 - Bronze Chinese Censor Incense Burner
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice older Censor. Signed on the bottm. Legs may have been added or repaired at some point. 9" tall.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (30.00) = 30.00
 
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Pair of Antique Chinese Export Pottery Urns298 - Pair of Antique Chinese Export Pottery Urns
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice pair of lidded urns. May have accompanied a clock. Chinese markings on the gilt bases. French Faience style pottery. No damage to note. 18&q...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold for (30.00) = 30.00
 
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Japanese Export Black Painted Vase299 - Japanese Export Black Painted Vase
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice old vase. Signed. 12" tall.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (20.00) = 20.00
 
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Antique Chinese Foo Dog Censor Incense Burner301 - Antique Chinese Foo Dog Censor Incense Burner
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice early pottery censor. 6" tall.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (60.00) = 60.00
 
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