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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Death in the Afternoon Ernest Hemingway 19321 - Death in the Afternoon Ernest Hemingway 1932
Davis Brothers Auction
First Edition. Not a first printing as A is not on the reverse of the title page.
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (150.00) = 150.00
 
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Forestry and Management US Forest Service Books2 - Forestry and Management US Forest Service Books
Davis Brothers Auction
Titles are Forest Mensuration, Textbook of Dendrology, Forest Mensuration Third Edition, Textbook of Wood Technology, Forest Fire Control and Use,
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (55.00) = 55.00
 
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King Kamehameha Father Damien Memorial Studies3 - King Kamehameha Father Damien Memorial Studies
Davis Brothers Auction
Signed and inscribed by Hawaiian Senator Spark Matsunaga. Comes with correspondence from congress and a postcard as shown.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (30.00) = 30.00
 
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Chaloookyu Eensai Three Poems in Pidgin English4 - Chaloookyu Eensai Three Poems in Pidgin English
Davis Brothers Auction
Joe Hadley. First Edition 1972. Hawaii.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (10.00) = 10.00
 
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Charonia tritonis Conch Shell 14"5 - Charonia tritonis Conch Shell 14"
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice shell. 14" long.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (100.00) = 100.00
 
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Charonia tritonis Conch Shell 8.5"6 - Charonia tritonis Conch Shell 8.5"
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice old shell. Missing the tip. 8.5".
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (10.00) = 10.00
 
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Gothic Architecture England Pugin Vol I 19147 - Gothic Architecture England Pugin Vol I 1914
Davis Brothers Auction
GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE SELECTED FROM VARIOUS ANCIENT EDIFICES IN ENGLAND. Pugin, A & A. W.
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (70.00) = 70.00
 
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Modelli D'Arte Decorativa Bestetti Milano Vol II8 - Modelli D'Arte Decorativa Bestetti Milano Vol II
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice Italian Art Portfolio.
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (70.00) = 70.00
 
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Through The Looking Glass Lewis Carroll9 - Through The Looking Glass Lewis Carroll
Davis Brothers Auction
Through The Looking Glass and what Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll. Illustrations by John Tenniel. Early Edition.
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (140.00) = 140.00
 
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Lot of 4 Antique Children's Books10 - Lot of 4 Antique Children's Books
Davis Brothers Auction
Under the Window Kate Greenaway, Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Edmun Dulac, Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates Harper & Brothers, Abridged History ...
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (45.00) = 45.00
 
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Wild Flowers East of the Rockies Reed 193011 - Wild Flowers East of the Rockies Reed 1930
Davis Brothers Auction
Flower Guide revised with new illustrations Wild Flowers East of The Rockies by Chester A. Reed with 320 Flowers in Color, Painted by the Author pu
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (120.00) = 120.00
 
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American Abolition 1860's Tole Painted Tray12 - American Abolition 1860's Tole Painted Tray
Davis Brothers Auction
Large size tole painted tray. Identified with note on back as shown. 22" by 30.5".
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Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (75.00) = 75.00
 
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Cabinet Photo Arthur Griffin Indian Woman13 - Cabinet Photo Arthur Griffin Indian Woman
Davis Brothers Auction
Image is taken by Arthur Griffin. The card is embossed with the raised griffin mark. Phenomenal image. Arthur Griffin was born in Lawrence,Massachu
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Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (55.00) = 55.00
 
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Hand Tinted Photo Umatilla Indian Woman14 - Hand Tinted Photo Umatilla Indian Woman
Davis Brothers Auction
Early hand tinted image laid on canvas of Umatilla Indian Woman. Some damage as shown. 16" bu 20" unframed.
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (95.00) = 95.00
 
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Joe DiMaggio Restaurant Menu SF California Signed15 - Joe DiMaggio Restaurant Menu SF California Signed
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice old menu from Joe Dimaggio's Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge on Fisherman's Warf in San Francisco. Front of the menu is signed b...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (250.00) = 250.00
 
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Turkmen Uzbek Felt Horse or Camel Saddle Pad16 - Turkmen Uzbek Felt Horse or Camel Saddle Pad
Davis Brothers Auction
Unusual.
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (10.00) = 10.00
 
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Antique Chinese Horn Handle Bronze Silk Iron17 - Antique Chinese Horn Handle Bronze Silk Iron
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice old silk iron. 10" long.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (15.00) = 15.00
 
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Antique Bronze Bells w/ Religious Christian Cross18 - Antique Bronze Bells w/ Religious Christian Cross
Davis Brothers Auction
Unusual old bells. Both have a Christian Cross on them. 3.5" tall with bails. Clappers appear to be rose nails.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (190.00) = 190.00
 
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Castello Soprani Accordion in Case19 - Castello Soprani Accordion in Case
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice working accordion. Bellows are nice. Appears to be working properly.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (65.00) = 65.00
 
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Fender Squire Stratocaster Electric Guitar Mexico20 - Fender Squire Stratocaster Electric Guitar Mexico
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice older model. Made in Mexico not in China like most you see. Cream colored body.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (300.00 + 66.00) = 366.00
 
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19 Antique Bronze Montana Post Office Box Doors21 - 19 Antique Bronze Montana Post Office Box Doors
Davis Brothers Auction
Doors were salvaged from a post office that burned on the high line in Montana. Ready to be polished and used in craft projects.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 450.00
Sold for (200.00 + 44.00) = 244.00
 
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Huge Lot of Old Matchbox and Hotwheels Toy Cars22 - Huge Lot of Old Matchbox and Hotwheels Toy Cars
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice large lot. Most appear to be from the late 70's-early 80's.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (220.00) = 220.00
 
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The Yearbook of Agriculture 1952 Insects23 - The Yearbook of Agriculture 1952 Insects
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice old book. Ex forest service collection.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (10.00) = 10.00
 
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Insect Enemies of Eastern Forests Craighead24 - Insect Enemies of Eastern Forests Craighead
Davis Brothers Auction
1950 edition by Craighead.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Joint Wyoming Montana Utah Geological Guidebook25 - Joint Wyoming Montana Utah Geological Guidebook
Davis Brothers Auction
1977 edition. Published by the Rocky Mountain Trust Belt.
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Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (75.00) = 75.00
 
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1965 Aladdin Industries Lunchbox The Beatles26 - 1965 Aladdin Industries Lunchbox The Beatles
Davis Brothers Auction
Scarce Lunchbox. Some wear as is common, no thermos. Better than most examples. Handle is intact.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold for (200.00) = 200.00
 
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The Legend of the Lone Ranger Aladdin Lunchbox27 - The Legend of the Lone Ranger Aladdin Lunchbox
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice example with thermos.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (100.00) = 100.00
 
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1964 Popeye Lunchbox King Features28 - 1964 Popeye Lunchbox King Features
Davis Brothers Auction
Wear from use. No thermos.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (40.00) = 40.00
 
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1944 Rookwood 6775 Lamp Vase Pottery29 - 1944 Rookwood 6775 Lamp Vase Pottery
Davis Brothers Auction
Appears to have been made either as a lamp or as a vase. This example has the lamp fittings included as shown.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (140.00) = 140.00
 
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Miniature Turned Exotic Wood Dishes and Boxes30 - Miniature Turned Exotic Wood Dishes and Boxes
Davis Brothers Auction
Two are made by Bryan Nelson. One is signed illegibly, two covered boxes are not signed.
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (30.00) = 30.00
 
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Lot of  3 Kennedy Silver Half Dollars31 - Lot of 3 Kennedy Silver Half Dollars
Davis Brothers Auction
1969, 1971, 1966. All 40% silver.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 10.00 - 20.00
Sold for (15.00) = 15.00
 
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2020-S Basketball Hall of Fame Silver 50c Coin32 - 2020-S Basketball Hall of Fame Silver 50c Coin
Davis Brothers Auction
Graded PCGS PR70DCAM. Complete with original box and paperwork.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (35.00) = 35.00
 
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2020-W PR69DCAM V75 Privy Silver Eagle33 - 2020-W PR69DCAM V75 Privy Silver Eagle
Davis Brothers Auction
Graded PR69DCAM by PCGS. First Strike label. Very low mintage.
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Estimate : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold for (350.00) = 350.00
 
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Silver Boy Scouts of America Montana Council Coin34 - Silver Boy Scouts of America Montana Council Coin
Davis Brothers Auction
2 Troy Ounce Pure Silver.
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Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (50.00) = 50.00
 
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Ukraine 1 oz Silver Archangel 201535 - Ukraine 1 oz Silver Archangel 2015
Davis Brothers Auction
Uncirculated in plastic case. 1oz Troy Silver.
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Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (40.00) = 40.00
 
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Great Britain UK 1925 Chinese Silver Trade Dollar36 - Great Britain UK 1925 Chinese Silver Trade Dollar
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice old coin. Dated 1925. Original not a reproduction.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (65.00 + 14.30) = 79.30
 
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Great Britain UK 1899 Chinese Silver Trade Dollar37 - Great Britain UK 1899 Chinese Silver Trade Dollar
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice old coin. Dated 1899. Original not a reproduction.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (65.00 + 14.30) = 79.30
 
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Great Britain UK 1907 Chinese Silver Trade Dollar38 - Great Britain UK 1907 Chinese Silver Trade Dollar
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice old coin.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (60.00 + 13.20) = 73.20
 
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1987 1/10 Gold Chinese Panda39 - 1987 1/10 Gold Chinese Panda
Davis Brothers Auction
Has been removed from a piece of jewelry and has a few bumps and scratches as shown. 1/10 oz pure gold.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 200.00 - 250.00
Sold for (170.00) = 170.00
 
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50 Bank Rolled Uncirculated 1963 D Silver Dimes40 - 50 Bank Rolled Uncirculated 1963 D Silver Dimes
Davis Brothers Auction
Still rolled in factory wrapper. All are 1963 D.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 125.00 - 150.00
Sold for (110.00) = 110.00
 
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$1 1896 Silver Certificate41 - $1 1896 Silver Certificate
Davis Brothers Auction
Circulated as shown.
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Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (60.00) = 60.00
 
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$1 1917 Red Seal Sawhorse Mule Note Bill42 - $1 1917 Red Seal Sawhorse Mule Note Bill
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice bill. Not graded.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold for (325.00) = 325.00
 
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1917 $2 Bill Red Seal Jefferson43 - 1917 $2 Bill Red Seal Jefferson
Davis Brothers Auction
Circulated condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (75.00) = 75.00
 
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1899 Indian Chief Onepapa $5 Bill44 - 1899 Indian Chief Onepapa $5 Bill
Davis Brothers Auction
Circulated. Scarce note.
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Estimate : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (575.00) = 575.00
 
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Collection of Montana Whitetail Deer Horns45 - Collection of Montana Whitetail Deer Horns
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice collection of horns. Perfect for crafts.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (40.00) = 40.00
 
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Lot of Montana Elk Teeth and Rattlesnake Rattles46 - Lot of Montana Elk Teeth and Rattlesnake Rattles
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice lot. Including two recovered bullets from the elk.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (70.00) = 70.00
 
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Weller Blue Pottery Bud Vase 10.5" Hudson Blue47 - Weller Blue Pottery Bud Vase 10.5" Hudson Blue
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice vase. No chips or cracks. 10.5" tall.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (110.00) = 110.00
 
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Very Nice WW2 WWII Stained Field Used 48 Star Flag48 - Very Nice WW2 WWII Stained Field Used 48 Star Flag
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice field used WW2 Vintage 48 Star Flag. 51.5" by 106".
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold for (75.00) = 75.00
 
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Antique Buddy Lee Denim Advertising Doll49 - Antique Buddy Lee Denim Advertising Doll
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice example with original clothes. A few minor areas of wear.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold for (350.00) = 350.00
 
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Vintage Levis Levi Strauss Corduroy Patch Hat50 - Vintage Levis Levi Strauss Corduroy Patch Hat
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare hat. Orange Tab. Buckle Back.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold for (110.00) = 110.00
 
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