Montana Western History Auction

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A broad range of historic items including advertising, firearms, jewelry, regional and western artwork, knives, military, rare Montana brewery collectibles, Mid century abstract art, California paintings and indigenous carvings.
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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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Winchester Pre 64 Model 70 30-06 Springfield 1953101 - Winchester Pre 64 Model 70 30-06 Springfield 1953
Davis Brothers Auction
Exceptional rifle. Original bluing. Stock has original finish and has not been altered. About as nice as you can find. Serial number dates it to 1953.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (900.00) x 1 = 900.00
 
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Beeman Model R9 Air Rifle .177 Made in Germany102 - Beeman Model R9 Air Rifle .177 Made in Germany
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Very clean. .177 caliber. Works excellent.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (200.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Benjamin Buccaneer AS392 .22 Air Rifle103 - Benjamin Buccaneer AS392 .22 Air Rifle
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Very clean. .22 caliber. Works excellent.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (55.00) x 1 = 55.00
 
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Winchester Model 94 .32 Spl Eastern Carbine Rifle104 - Winchester Model 94 .32 Spl Eastern Carbine Rifle
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Very hard to come by .32 Special Eastern Carbine w/ Full Magazine Tube. Serial number dates it to 1918. Butt stock has lost a sliver at some point as
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,250.00
Sold for (485.00) x 1 = 485.00
 
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Martha Freystadt Art Nouveau Dancing Nude Bronze105 - Martha Freystadt Art Nouveau Dancing Nude Bronze
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Beautiful bronze on marble base. Personalized on opposite side of signature as shown. 15" tall including marble base. Bronze itself is 12"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (225.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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Piper Heidsieck Tobacco Champagne Flavor Cutter106 - Piper Heidsieck Tobacco Champagne Flavor Cutter
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Exceptional example of a hard to find figural tobacco cutter. Most of the original nickel plating is intact. No chips or cracks. Overall very nice.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (95.00) x 1 = 95.00
 
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Winchester Model 9422m .22 Win Mag Deluxe Rifle107 - Winchester Model 9422m .22 Win Mag Deluxe Rifle
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Very nice deluxe version with the checkered stock. Appears to have been only lightly used. About as nice as you can find. .22 Mag caliber. Serial numb
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,250.00
Sold for (675.00) x 1 = 675.00
 
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Crosman 140 Air Pellet Rifle .22108 - Crosman 140 Air Pellet Rifle .22
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Very clean. .22 caliber. Works excellent.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold for (125.00) x 1 = 125.00
 
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Pre Ban Vietnam Era Colt SP1 AR-15 Upper and Bolt109 - Pre Ban Vietnam Era Colt SP1 AR-15 Upper and Bolt
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Very nice upper and matching bolt. Made by colt. Pencil thin barrel. Correct for any early pre ban lower.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold for (695.00) x 1 = 695.00
 
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Art Nouveau Nude Ebony Sterling Silver Cane110 - Art Nouveau Nude Ebony Sterling Silver Cane
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Very nice cane. Sterling silver top with ebony shaft. Inscribed on the bottom side: V. Corbett 547 Collins St Melbourne.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold for (165.00) x 1 = 165.00
 
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Winchester Model 1906 .22 Gallery Gun111 - Winchester Model 1906 .22 Gallery Gun
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Fairly rough with not much original finish remaining. Appears to function but needs a cleaning. No sights. Serial number dates it to 1911. Will be shi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (150.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Hi-Standard Model H-D Military .22 LR Pistol112 - Hi-Standard Model H-D Military .22 LR Pistol
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Nice pistol. 2 Mags. Some muzzle bluing wear. Overall nice. Will be shipped by a local FFL dealer to your FFL dealer.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold for (310.00) x 1 = 310.00
 
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Smith and Wesson New Model 3 Pistol Parts113 - Smith and Wesson New Model 3 Pistol Parts
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Frame and Cylinder only, no barrel. Overall nice original bluing. Will be shipped by a local FFL dealer to your FFL dealer.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (335.00) x 1 = 335.00
 
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Smith & Wesson Lemon Squeezer 32 Safety Hammerless114 - Smith & Wesson Lemon Squeezer 32 Safety Hammerless
Davis Brothers Auction
Nickel wear. Does not advance properly. Cylinder hand is broken. Sold for parts/repair only.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold for (175.00) x 1 = 175.00
 
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Smith and Wesson Model 1 Pocket Revolver115 - Smith and Wesson Model 1 Pocket Revolver
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Model 1 3rd Issue Tip Up. Has been refinished. No FFL required. Will be shipped by a local FFL dealer to your FFL dealer.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (225.00) x 1 = 225.00
 
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Iver Johnson Cycle Works .32 Revolver116 - Iver Johnson Cycle Works .32 Revolver
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Finish loss. Sold as-is. Will be shipped by a local FFL dealer to your FFL dealer.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (70.00) x 1 = 70.00
 
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Calamity Jane Roberta Sollid Western Press 1958117 - Calamity Jane Roberta Sollid Western Press 1958
Davis Brothers Auction
Some staining to dust cover. Previous owner inscription inside front cover.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Lives of the Hunted Ernest Thompson Seton 1906118 - Lives of the Hunted Ernest Thompson Seton 1906
Davis Brothers Auction
5th Impression.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Summer on the Rockies Yellowstone Park Price 1898119 - Summer on the Rockies Yellowstone Park Price 1898
Davis Brothers Auction
Exceptionally rare. Not many existent copies. Nice example.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold for (655.00) x 1 = 655.00
 
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National Parks Portfolio 2nd Edition Robert Yard120 - National Parks Portfolio 2nd Edition Robert Yard
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2nd edition. Condition as pictured.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (15.00) x 1 = 15.00
 
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12 Piece International Sterling Silver Vanity Set121 - 12 Piece International Sterling Silver Vanity Set
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Monogrammed as shown. All matching pieces. Including dresser box, comb, and rare perfume bottle. About as nice as they get.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold for (250.00) x 1 = 250.00
 
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62' Angels Hollywood Stars Reunion Signed Baseball122 - 62' Angels Hollywood Stars Reunion Signed Baseball
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Baseball from the reunion game between the Hollywood Stars and the Angels September 11 1962. Signatures include: John Lindell Hank Sauer Eddie Malo
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Antique Italian Confetti Paperweight Millefiori123 - Antique Italian Confetti Paperweight Millefiori
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Nice old paperweight. Unsigned.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (45.00) x 1 = 45.00
 
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Chuck Stevens 6th Ferrying Group Baseball Uniform124 - Chuck Stevens 6th Ferrying Group Baseball Uniform
Davis Brothers Auction
This uniform belonged to Chuck Stevens during his time in WW2. Included is a COA from Chuck Stevens and a signed letter attesting to the fact that thi
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold for (465.00 + 102.30) x 1 = 567.30
 
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Plantation Painting Manner of William Aiken Walker125 - Plantation Painting Manner of William Aiken Walker
Davis Brothers Auction
Painting has been cleaned, floated and laid on new canvas at some point. Signed as shown. Very reminiscent of the scenes William Aiken Walker painted
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold for (285.00) x 1 = 285.00
 
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Clews Staffordshire Landing of Lafayette Platter126 - Clews Staffordshire Landing of Lafayette Platter
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Nice piece of early American Historical Staffordshire. Has an old repair and a few chips as shown. Circa 1824. 15" long 11.5" wide.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (85.00) x 1 = 85.00
 
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Missoula Montana Polk's Phone Book Directory 1917127 - Missoula Montana Polk's Phone Book Directory 1917
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice example. Lightly used.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Antique Apothecary Vial Beaker Holder Boxwood128 - Antique Apothecary Vial Beaker Holder Boxwood
Davis Brothers Auction
Very unusual piece. Apothecary test tube holder. Lead weighted base. Wood appears to be boxwood or treen. Upon further research I found similar pieces
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Donald Foster American Marsh Watercolor Painting129 - Donald Foster American Marsh Watercolor Painting
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice old watercolor of a marsh at sunset. By Donald Foster. 19.5" by 26.5" framed.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Daisy Erb Palm Beach Florida Oil Painting130 - Daisy Erb Palm Beach Florida Oil Painting
Davis Brothers Auction
Oil on canvas. Framed measures 21.25" by 25". Daisy Erb came to Palm Beach about the same time Ben Austrian arrived at the Royal Poincian...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (55.00) x 1 = 55.00
 
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Antique Chinese Folding Travel Vanity Mirror131 - Antique Chinese Folding Travel Vanity Mirror
Davis Brothers Auction
Neat old piece. Ink stamp inside as shown. Some wear from use and storage.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Rare Original Montana Maid Coffee Can Helena132 - Rare Original Montana Maid Coffee Can Helena
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This is about the most iconic piece of Montana advertising that exists. These cans are very rare. Very few real examples exist. This one has been in o
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold for (730.00) x 1 = 730.00
 
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Roseville Blue Pinecone Jardinere Paper Label133 - Roseville Blue Pinecone Jardinere Paper Label
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Very nice Jardinere. No chips or cracks. Early example with paper label still intact.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold for (135.00) x 1 = 135.00
 
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14k Gold Montana Elk Tooth Watch Fob Pendant134 - 14k Gold Montana Elk Tooth Watch Fob Pendant
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Beautiful pair of Montana Bull Elk teeth set in 14k yellow gold.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (105.00) x 1 = 105.00
 
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10k Gold Blue Topaz Necklace Pendant135 - 10k Gold Blue Topaz Necklace Pendant
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice Diminutive 10k Yellow Gold and Blue Topaz necklace pendant.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (75.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Unusual 10k Gold and Shell Stick Pin136 - Unusual 10k Gold and Shell Stick Pin
Davis Brothers Auction
Unusual small shell stick pin. 10k Gold. Not familiar with shells but this could be a rare one.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Butte Montana Miners Plug Cut Tobacco Tin137 - Butte Montana Miners Plug Cut Tobacco Tin
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Rare. Paper label version, only known example. Some wear and label staining as shown.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (95.00) x 1 = 95.00
 
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Gorham Pierced Sterling Silver Bon Bon Dish138 - Gorham Pierced Sterling Silver Bon Bon Dish
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice dish with original label. Sterling Silver. 129 grams.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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Roseville Pottery Gardenia 658-8" Jardiniere Pot139 - Roseville Pottery Gardenia 658-8" Jardiniere Pot
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Very nice Jardiniere. No chips or cracks. Gardenia. Model 658, 8".
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold for (115.00) x 1 = 115.00
 
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Weller Pottery Blue Baldwin Apple Vase140 - Weller Pottery Blue Baldwin Apple Vase
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice pot. 5" tall. Weller Baldwin. No chips or cracks.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold for (140.00) x 1 = 140.00
 
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Weller Pottery Woodcraft Tree Vase141 - Weller Pottery Woodcraft Tree Vase
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice vase. Weller Woodcraft. 8" tall. No chips or cracks.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold for (105.00) x 1 = 105.00
 
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Butte Montana Miners Plug Cut Tobacco Tin142 - Butte Montana Miners Plug Cut Tobacco Tin
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare. Few known examples. Graphics bright with some minor wear.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (310.00) x 1 = 310.00
 
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German Lever Action Knife Rostfrei Solingen143 - German Lever Action Knife Rostfrei Solingen
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice knife. Appears very lightly used. Spring and snap are strong. Horn handle. Only for sale to the residents of the state of Montana. This knife wil
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold for (90.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Rare Currins Whale Oil Tin Seattle Washington144 - Rare Currins Whale Oil Tin Seattle Washington
Davis Brothers Auction
Rare tin. Partially full. Seattle Washington. Some wear to paper label.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 500.00
Sold for (195.00) x 1 = 195.00
 
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Early American Olive Green Cornucopia Bottle Flask145 - Early American Olive Green Cornucopia Bottle Flask
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice early flask. No damage to note. Mid 19th Century.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (150.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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EAPG Yellow Vaseline Kerosene Lamp146 - EAPG Yellow Vaseline Kerosene Lamp
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice early American Pressed Glass Kerosene lamp. Hard to find in this color.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Lot of 14 Herters #86 Cast Iron Duck Decoy Weights147 - Lot of 14 Herters #86 Cast Iron Duck Decoy Weights
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#86 weights. Set of 14.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (105.00) x 1 = 105.00
 
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Fumio Kitaoka 1918-2007 Japanese Woodblock Print148 - Fumio Kitaoka 1918-2007 Japanese Woodblock Print
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice woodblock. Artist is Fumio Kitaoka (1918-2007). Print measures 23" by 30" framed. No damage.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Scandinavian Swedish Rya Danish Modern Shag Rug149 - Scandinavian Swedish Rya Danish Modern Shag Rug
Davis Brothers Auction
Wonderful rug. Nice condition, no staining/rips/tears/repairs. From a smoke free home. 93" by 135". About as nice as you can find.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold for (965.00) x 1 = 965.00
 
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TOM MARLATT Pismo Beach California Oil Painting150 - TOM MARLATT Pismo Beach California Oil Painting
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice painting. Framed in log as shown. Painting itself measures 40" by 44", framed it is 44" by 48". Condition as pictured
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
Sold for (510.00 + 112.20) x 1 = 622.20
 
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