Session 1: Gold, Minerals & Mining Part 1

by Holabird Western Americana
December 9, 2016 9:00 AM PST Live auction
Reno, NV, US | Auction Details

726 Lots

1001: Nome Placer Gold
Est: $1,450 - $1,800
1053: Gold Nugget Necklace
Est: $2,000 - $4,000

Payment

Accepted Forms of Payment: American Express, COD (cash on delivery), Discover, MasterCard, Money Order / Cashiers Check, Paypal, Personal Check, Visa, Wire Transfer

Shipping

Basic Handing Fee is $5.00
Basic Shipping Fee is $19.00
We ship all lots direct from our facilities via USPS priority mail of FedEx ground. Other arrangements can be made at buyers expense. Local pickup will have $0.00 shipping fee, but handling still applies.

IN ORDER TO GET INVOICES OUT PROMPTLY SHIPPING IS ESTIMATED. FOR LARGER ITEMS WE MAY NEED TO RE-INVOICE YOU
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Western Americana Safari Auction

 

This four day sale features some of our best offerings to date in the following categories: Gold, Mining, Native Americana, Cowboy, Firearms, Taxidermy, Railroad & Express, Tokens, Coins, Ingots, Medals, Bottles, Gaming, and General Americana.

 

Highlights include: the Don Young Collection of US Medals & Exonumia, arguably one of the largest collections ever offered; a major collection of identified gold nuggets and Comstock mineral specimens; a huge collection of mining artifacts, including candlesticks, carbide lamps, mining ephemera and stock certificates; silver ingots and large American silver medals; US & Mexican coins, gold tokens, and dies; nearly 100 taxidermy mounts centralized on the American West and Africa; a gaming section of rare chips and a pre-1910 roulette table; a token section with the final Montana Svoboda pieces as well a rare Bodie token and gold nugget tokens; historical autographs including George Armstrong Custer, Ben Holladay, Sharon-Mills-Ralston,  and important Comstock and Western political figures; firearms and weaponry including nearly 50 firearms and a Constitutional Delegate's sword; Western cutlery (1850s-1880); antique bottles incl. Bodie & colored Nevada; a California Gold Rush section incl. an 1856 vigilance committee medal, a presentation belt buckle, and rare ephemera; fantastic Native Americana and Cowboy sections; and much more!

                               

Please see the auction schedule below.

 

Auction Schedule

 

Day One (Friday, December 9th, 2016) (Lots 1000-1706)

Gold (Lots 1000-1053)

Ore/Mineral Specimens (Lots 1054-1074)

Mining Part I (Lots 1075-1706)

Mining Candlesticks (Lots 1075-1095)

Mining Hardhats (Lots 1096-1098)

Carbide Mining Lamps (Lots 1099-1254)

Safety Mining Lamps (Lots 1255-1275)

Teapot Mining Lamps (Lots 1276-1301)

Assay (Lots 1302-1328)

Mining Ephemera (State/City) (Lots 1329-1706)

Alaska thru Nevada

Buyer's Premium
29.0%
From: To: Increment:
$0 $99 $5
$100 $199 $10
$200 $499 $25
$500 $1,499 $50
$1,500 $3,499 $100
$3,500 $9,999 $250
$10,000 $29,999 $500
$30,000+ $1,000

Buyers Premium + Insurance: Holabird's Buyers Premium is 23%, plus 1% for Insurance.
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If you pay by Cash, Check, MO, or Wire Transfer we will refund 3% of the Hammer Price. Please don't calculate this on your own. Call us and we will re-invoice you.

Payment Details: Payment is due upon receipt of Invoice.
Credit Card on file may be charged automatically after 4 days.
If you pay by check, M/O, Cash or Wire Transfer Please call our office so we can apply a 3% buyers premium discount
You may send check or M/O to
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Reno, NV 89511
Please include a copy of your invoice in envelope, or write auction title and paddle number on check.
If paying by credit card please call our office at 775-851-1859.

Shipping Terms: Basic Handing Fee is $5.00
Basic Shipping Fee is $19.00
We ship all lots direct from our facilities via USPS priority mail of FedEx ground. Other arrangements can be made at buyers expense. Local pickup will have $0.00 shipping fee, but handling still applies.

IN ORDER TO GET INVOICES OUT PROMPTLY SHIPPING IS ESTIMATED. FOR LARGER ITEMS WE MAY NEED TO RE-INVOICE YOU
FOR EXTRA SHIPPING CHARGES.

Nevada Sales Tax, California Sales Tax: 7.75% Nevada State Sales Tax will apple to any items shipped to Nevada.