The world’s premier auctions
 
 
WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options
Auction Description for PBA Galleries: California & the American West
Viewing Notes:
The sale is held in our auction gallery located at 133 Kearny St, 4th Floor in the San Francisco Financial District. Previews for the auction are on Tuesday, September 10th, 9am - 5pm; Wednesday, September 11th, 9am - 5pm; and Thursday, September 12th, 9am - 11am. We strongly encourage all bidders to examine the lots in person during previews.

California & the American West

(504 Lots)

by PBA Galleries Auctions & Appraisers


504 lots | 503 with images

September 12, 2013

Live Auction

133 Kearny Street 4th Floor

San Francisco, CA, 94108 USA

Phone: (415) 989-2665

Fax: (415) 989-1664

Email: pba@pbagalleries.com

Sort by:  
Lots with images first
Per page:  
Three sailing cards for steamers from New York to Hawaii with stops on the West Coast

Lot 1: Three sailing cards for steamers from New York to Hawaii with stops on the West Coast

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Printed cards, with engraving of a steamship on the verso. Each 8.3x15 cm. (3¼x5¾"). Includes:Steamship "Arizonan" 11,000 tons (twin screw). New York to Southern California, San Francisco, Seattle, Tacoma and Hawaiian Islands.Regular Steamer Service from New York to San Francisco and Honolulu. Steamship "American" 6,000 tons.Regular Steamer Service from New York to San Francisco, Seattle, Tacoma and Honolulu. Steamship "Texan" 11,000 tons. (Twon Screw).

Condition Report: Fine or nearly so.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
ANTIOCH

Lot 2: ANTIOCH

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved illustration. 16.5x10 cm. (6½x4").

Condition Report: A touch of rubbing to corners, else fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
ARCADIA

Lot 3: ARCADIA

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved illustration. 19.7x17 cm. (6¾x4¼").

Condition Report: Slight rubbing, ¼" closed tear at top edge; near fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
For Savannah... the Elegant Steamshpis HUNTSVILLE... MONTGOMERY

Lot 4: For Savannah... the Elegant Steamshpis HUNTSVILLE... MONTGOMERY

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Steamship sailing card, with woodcut pennant device. 15x9.5 cm. (6x3¾").

Condition Report: Some soiling and staining, very good.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
C.A. FARWELL

Lot 5: C.A. FARWELL

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved illustration. 16.5x10.5 cm. (6½x4¼").

Condition Report: A slight crease at right edge; near fine to fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
CHANDOS

Lot 6: CHANDOS

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved decorative lettering. 10.3x16.5 cm. (4¼x6½").

Condition Report: Fine with a touch of corner rubbing.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
CRITERION

Lot 7: CRITERION

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock. 10.5x17 cm. (4¼x6¾").

Condition Report: Some creasing, about very good.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Small flier for the Cromwell Steamship Co., New York and New Orleans Direct, Texas and the Southwest

Lot 8: Small flier for the Cromwell Steamship Co., New York and New Orleans Direct, Texas and the Southwest

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: 4-page folded sheet. Color woodcut illustration on first page. 16x9.3 cm. (6¼x3¾").

Condition Report: Some wear along fore-edge of first leaf; very good.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
DARING

Lot 9: DARING

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved illustration. 16.5x9.3 cm. (6½x3½").

Condition Report: Just a bit of rubbing, near fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
DAVID CROCKET

Lot 10: DAVID CROCKET

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved illustration. 10.3x16.5 cm. (4¼x6½”).

Condition Report: A few slight stinas, a corner creased, near fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
DAVID CROCKETT

Lot 11: DAVID CROCKETT

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, printed in green. 8.5x15 cm. (3½x6").

Condition Report: Fine condition.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Card advertising the

Lot 12: Card advertising the "Dominion Rpyal Mail Liebe Between Liverpool, Canada & United States"

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Advertising card for the Dominion Royal Mail Line, with chromolithographed illustration on recto, information about the routes in Swedish (?) on verso. 15.4x10.3 cm. (6x4").

Condition Report: Fine condition.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
EMERALD ISLE

Lot 13: EMERALD ISLE

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock. 10.3x16.5 cm. (4¼x6½").

Condition Report: Small scuffs along left edge, near fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
FANNY S. PERLEY

Lot 14: FANNY S. PERLEY

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved illustration. 11.5x18 cm. (4½x7").

Condition Report: A touch of rubbing to corners, 3 small mounting remnants affixed to verso; near fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
FEARLESS

Lot 15: FEARLESS

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved illustration. 10.3x16.5 cm. (4¼x6½”).

Condition Report: Rubbing to the black lettering, very good.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
FLORIDA

Lot 16: FLORIDA

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Sailing card printed in red & blue, with woodcut illustration of a three-masted ship. 18.5x12.5 cm. (7¼x5").

Condition Report: Fine or nearly so.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
FREEMAN CLARK

Lot 17: FREEMAN CLARK

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock. 10.3x16.5 cm. (4x6½").

Condition Report: Fine condition.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
GEORGE RAYNES

Lot 18: GEORGE RAYNES

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock. 10.2x16.5 cm. (4¼x6½").

Condition Report: A touch of rubbing to corners, fine condition.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
GUARDIAN

Lot 19: GUARDIAN

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraving of a pennant. 16.5x10 cm. (6½x4").

Condition Report: Slight rubbing to corners, near fine to fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Guion Line, United States Mail Steamers... Saloon Passenger List per Steamship Alaska, James Price Commander, to New York from Liverpool & Queenstown, Saturday, October 29th, 1881

Lot 20: Guion Line, United States Mail Steamers... Saloon Passenger List per Steamship Alaska, James Price Commander, to New York from Liverpool & Queenstown, Saturday, October 29th, 1881

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: 4 pp., single folded sheet. With cut of the steamship on 1st page. 22.5x14 cm. (8¾5½").

Condition Report: Old folds, a bit of discoloration and short tear to back leaf, else very good.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
HARRIET

Lot 21: HARRIET

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock. 10.3x16.5 cm. (4x6½").

Condition Report: A little rubbing at left edge; very good to fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
HENRY BRIGHAM

Lot 22: HENRY BRIGHAM

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock. 10.3x16.5 cm. (4¼x6½”).

Condition Report: Fine with just a touch of wear.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
HERALD OF THE MORNING

Lot 23: HERALD OF THE MORNING

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved illustration. 17x10.8 cm. (6¾x4¼").

Condition Report: Corners a bit rounded, else fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Inman Line of Mail Steamers

Lot 24: Inman Line of Mail Steamers "City of Washington"

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Carte-de-visite albumen photograph. On original mount with Saloon and Cabin Plan on the verso.

Condition Report: A bit of fading to image, very good.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
INTREPID

Lot 25: INTREPID

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved illustration. 16.2x9 cm. (6½x3½").

Condition Report: A little rubbing, lower left corner slightly nicked, others with a bit of wear; about half of imprint at bottom trimmed; very good.

View additional info and full condition report »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
JAMES GUTHRIE

Lot 26: JAMES GUTHRIE

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: JAMES GUTHRIE

Condition Report: Fine with slight rubbing at top corners.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
JEREMIAH THOMPSON

Lot 27: JEREMIAH THOMPSON

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved pennant, ship's name in gilt. 16.3x10 cm. (6½x4”).

Condition Report: A bit of rubbing to corners, near fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
JEREMIAH THOMPSON

Lot 28: JEREMIAH THOMPSON

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock. 10.8x17.3 cm. (4¼x6¾").

Condition Report: A little rubbing, slight corner wear; near fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
LAURENS

Lot 29: LAURENS

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, printed in gold, red & blue. 10.3x16.5 cm. (4¼x6½”).

Condition Report: A little rubbing, lower left corner lightly creased; very good.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
LETITIA

Lot 30: LETITIA

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with woodcut pennant design. 11x7.5 cm. (4½x3").

Condition Report: Lower right corner bumped a touch, else fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
LIGHT OF THE AGE

Lot 31: LIGHT OF THE AGE

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved illustration. 16.5x10 cm. (6½x4").

Condition Report: Some rubbing and a few scuffs to the card, lower right corner off just touching the border; about very good

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Four sailing or advertising cards for vesselse bound from Liverpool, England, to various ports in the Americas

Lot 32: Four sailing or advertising cards for vesselse bound from Liverpool, England, to various ports in the Americas

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Includes:"For New York, to sale on her regular day, 11th August. The unrivaled and beautiful American Packet-Ship Garrick, Captain Trask, 1800 Tons Burthen... P.W. Byrnes & Co." With cut of a sailing ship. 11x7.5 cm. (Some soiling and staining; ink notation on verso, "Carnes & Brown, Chapel")."For Immediate Despatch. For Philadelphia, the Splendid First-class American Ship Consul, M.M. Mortimer, Commander... Apply to Boult, English & Brandon., Liverpool, January, 1857." 12.5x9 cm. (Light soiling)."Harrison Line. Liverpool to Pernambuco, via Lisbon... The Steamer 'Commander,' (Or other Steamer)... Wm. Killey & Co..." 9x11.7 cm."Important to Emigrants. Wm. Russell Grace & Co.'s Well-known and celebrated Line of 'White Cross' Packets..." 11.3x7.8 cm.

Condition Report: Generally very good or better.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
MAGNET

Lot 33: MAGNET

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved pennant. 16.5x10.3 cm. (6½x4¼").

Condition Report: Faint rubbing, near fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
MARY OGDEN

Lot 34: MARY OGDEN

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved lettering. 8.3x15 cm. (3¼x6”).

Condition Report: Fine with a touch of rubbing to corners.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
MATILDA

Lot 35: MATILDA

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock. 14.7x9.2 cm. (5¾x3½").

Condition Report: A little rubbing, some adhesion damage to verso; else very good.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
MATTAPAN

Lot 36: MATTAPAN

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved ornate lettering. 10.3x16.5 cm. (4¼x6½").

Condition Report: Light crease to lower right corner; near fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
MEMEL

Lot 37: MEMEL

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, wood-engraved illustration. 15.5x9.8 cm. (6x4").

Condition Report: Some rubbing, very good.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
MICHELLE SELCHAU

Lot 38: MICHELLE SELCHAU

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved illustration. 16.5x10 cm. (6½x4").

Condition Report: A little edge rubbing, small nicks to left margin and top right corner; near fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
MORNING STAR

Lot 39: MORNING STAR

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with wood-engraved illustration. 15.5x9.7 cm. (6x3¾").

Condition Report: One tiny stain, slight rubbing fine or nearly so.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
NAPIER

Lot 40: NAPIER

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved ornate lettering over two crossed gold cannons. 10.3x16.5 cm. (4¼x6½").

Condition Report: A bit of corner wear, two letters in top line of text rubbed off; very good or better.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
NEHEMIAH GIBSON

Lot 41: NEHEMIAH GIBSON

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with  wood-engraved illustration highlighted in gilt. 16.5x10 cm. (6½x4").

Condition Report: A touch of wear to corners, else fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
NEPTUNE'S FAVORITE

Lot 42: NEPTUNE'S FAVORITE

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved illustration. 10.3x16.5 cm. (4¼x6½").

Condition Report: Light soiling and rubbing, a bit of corner wear, two faint corner creases; very good.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
NEW-HAMPSHIRE

Lot 43: NEW-HAMPSHIRE

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved illustration. 10.3x16.5 cm. (4¼x6½”).

Condition Report: Just a little rubbing, near fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Advertising flier for the North American Steamship Co.

Lot 44: Advertising flier for the North American Steamship Co.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Flier printed in blue on both sides, with cut of a steamship. 21.5x13 cm. (8½x5").

Condition Report: Old folds; very good or better.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
OCEAN EXPRESS

Lot 45: OCEAN EXPRESS

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with color wood-engraved illustration. 16.5x10.3 cm. (6½x4¼”).

Condition Report: Some rubbing to image and lettering, very good.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Chromolithographed advertisement for the Pacific-Mail Steamship Co.

Lot 46: Chromolithographed advertisement for the Pacific-Mail Steamship Co.

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: With French text on verso, headed "Paquebots Poste de la Compagnie du Pacifique." 15.5x9.9 cm. (6x4").

Condition Report: Image fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
PRIMA DONNA

Lot 47: PRIMA DONNA

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with lithographed illustration. 16.5x10.3 cm. (6½x4¼").

Condition Report: Faint soiling, very good.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
RADIANT

Lot 48: RADIANT

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock. 10.7x17 cm. (4¼x6¾").

Condition Report: A touch of rubbing to corners, near fine.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
RAPID

Lot 49: RAPID

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, on porcelain coated stock, with wood-engraved illustration. 13.5x7.5 cm. (5¼x3").

Condition Report: Some soiling, pinholes in corners, about very good.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
REAPER

Lot 50: REAPER

Estimated Price: Log in or create account to view price data

Description: Clipper ship sailing card, with crossed flags woodcut design. 15/5x10.5 cm. (6x4¼").

Condition Report: Slight toning, fine or nearly so.

View additional info »
Realized: Log in or create account to view price data
Per page:
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
...
11
Next »