December 2017 Premier Auction Day 3: Firearms, Military, Native Americana, & Cowboy

by Holabird Western Americana
December 3, 2017 8:00 AM PST Live auction
Reno, NV, US | Auction Details

737 Lots

3004: Powder Horn
Est: $50 - $100
3070: Rare Flintlock Pistol
Est: $4,000 - $7,500
3085: Remington Cape Gun
Est: $3,000 - $5,000
3123: LOT WITHDRAWN
Est: $100 - $300
3125: LOT WITHDRAWN
Est: $200 - $400
3132: LOT WITHDRAWN
Est: $300 - $800

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.
SHIPPING & HANDLING: Shipping and Handling cannot be estimated prior to invoicing, based on the size and weight of your purchase. All shipping is subject to a minimum charge of $19.00. If additional shipping and handling costs are required, the buyer will be reinvoiced for the balance due. Items are not shipped until the invoice is completely paid. Many buyers purchase a number of lots. Every effort will be made to include all lots in a single shipping charge calculated to cover the weight and size of the package(s). NOTE: Some shipments (of unusual size, dimension, or weight) may require special handling for which individual costs will be calculated and applied to the shipping charge on the invoice. The buyer is responsible for arranging and paying for shipment of large or special items. The customer is responsible for all shipping charges. Purchases will be shipped via our approved, insured carriers: Federal Express or the US Postal Service. All items shipped Federal Express or USPS will be insured for the full value determined at auction by HWAC, which is included in our buyer's premium. Pick up is available from our Reno office the next business day after the auction. 
Large, heavy or fragile items will incur extra shipping charge. After initial payment we will pack your shipment and print shipping label. We will then re-invoice you for any additional charges.
Please consider extra costs of shipping and handling charges when you make your purchases.
We encourage you to pick up items after the auction. Many items may require special handling and would incur additional handling and shipping costs way beyond those anticipated.


IN ORDER TO GET INVOICES OUT PROMPTLY SHIPPING IS ESTIMATED. FOR LARGER ITEMS WE MAY NEED TO RE-INVOICE YOU
FOR EXTRA SHIPPING CHARGES.
Initial invoice is sent with default shipping and handling charge,
After its packed up and label printed we will invoice for the difference.
This is the only way to get hundreds of invoices out the day after the auction.

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This three day, 2,200 lot sale features items in numerous collecting categories including Native Americana, Firearms, Cowboy, Mining, Railroad & Express, Numismatics & Tokens, Postal History, Gaming, Bottles, and Military.

 

Highlights include:

 

*A big batch of Western trade tokens including a large Nevada collection.

 

*Coins, currency, and checks in our Numismatics section including a Ukiah bank note and a $20 gold piece.

 

*A Railroad section that includes a large number of Eastern Railroad Passes, including a Jay Gould autograph piece.

 

*Wells Fargo & Co. and American Express collectibles, including company archives.

 

*Mining stock certificates, photographs, books, and other ephemera.

 

*A large Postal History section featuring many hundreds of postcards, many real photo, as well as stamps and other philatelic ephemera.

 

*Gaming collectibles including an assortment of Nevada casino ashtrays

 

*A group of Antique Bottles including whiskey, bitters, medicines, and soda.

 

*A very large General Americana section featuring: a collection of presidential autographed letters, photographs & other ephemera; a large World's Fair & Expositions section full of stereoviews from the Prag Collection; jewelry; Western art; a huge Yosemite & Big Trees section; a big collection of San Francisco documents and early stereoviews; and U.S. documents, trade cards, business cards, and other ephemera.

 

*Our best Firearms selection to date with an 1869 Sharps Rifle, a rare Flintlock pistol, and rare antique ammunition. Our Firearms & Weaponry section also has Japanese katanas and Chinese swords.

 

*Military collectibles including a large Civil War section full of Confederate bonds, letters, photographs and more.

 

*Another world-class offering of Northwest and Southwest Native Americana featuring Nome Gold Rush ivory art and tools, baskets, kachinas, pottery, points, and much more!

 

*Our Cowboy section has postcards (including a Buffalo Bill collection), photographs, chaps, saddles, and saddle bags.

 

*A small selection of African and Western taxidermy for your office/den wall.

 

                                                 Full Auction Schedule

 

Day One, December 1st, 2017 (Lots 1000-1735)

 

Tokens (Geographic Sort) (1000-1118) 

 

Numismatics (Lots 1119-1152)

Coins (1119-1128)

Checks (1129-1138)

Currency (1139-1146)

Medals & So-Called Dollars (1147-1152)

 

Railroadiana (Lots 1153-1292)

Passes (1153-1219)

Books (1220-1231)

Stocks & Other Ephemera (Geographic Sort) (1232-1292) 

 

Wells Fargo & Other Express (Lots 1293-1322)

Wells Fargo (1293-1308)

American Express (1309-1313)

Other Express (1314-1322)

 

Mining (Lots 1323-1545)

Hard Goods: Candlesticks, Signs, Etc. (1323-1331)

Books (1332-1338)

Stocks & Other Ephemera (Geographic Sort) (1339-1545)

 

Postal History & Philatelic (Geographic Sort) (Lots 1546-1714)

 

Gaming (Lots 1715-1735)

 

 

Day Two, December 2nd, 2017 (Lots 2000-2750)

 

Bottles (Lots 2000-2043)

 

General Americana (Lots 2044-2700)

Jewelry (2044-2059)

Art (2060-2098)

Worlds Fairs & Expositions (2099-2130)

Political (2131-2152)

Geographic Sort (2153-2588)

Misc. Categories incl. Maps & Atlases, Black Americana, Fire, Ephemera (2589-2700)

 

Foreign Collectibles (Lots 2701-2750)

 

Day Three, December 3rd, 2017 (Lots 3000-3734)

 

Firearms & Weaponry (Lots 3000-3167)

Ephemera (3000-3007)

Ammunition (3008-3058)

Pistols & Revolvers (3059-3084)

Rifles & Shotguns (3085-3095)

Scabbards & Misc. (3096-3111)

Swords & Katanas (3112-3167)

 

Military & War Collectibles (Lots 3168-3231)

Revolutionary War & Civil War (3168-3219)

Spanish American War (3220-3223)

World Wars & Misc. (3224-3231)

 

Native Americana (Lots 3232-3593)

Alaska incl. Ivory (3232-3307)

Art (3308-3320)

Baskets (3321-3331)

Beadwork (3332-3347)

Rugs & Weavings (3348-3353)

Jewelry (3354-3359)

Kachinas (3360-3385)

Points & Stone Artifacts incl. a Large Georgia Collection (3386-3409)

Pottery (3410-3588)

Ephemera (3589-3593)

 

Cowboy (Lots 3594-3724)

Ephemera (3594-3626)

Chaps (3627-3666)

Saddle Bags (3667-3685)

Saddles (3686-3718)

Spurs & Misc. (3719-3724)

 

 

Taxidermy (Lots 3725-3734)

 

 

Buyer's Premium
30.0%
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 24%, plus 1% for Insurance.
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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
3555 Airway Drive
Suite 308
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.
SHIPPING & HANDLING: Shipping and Handling cannot be estimated prior to invoicing, based on the size and weight of your purchase. All shipping is subject to a minimum charge of $19.00. If additional shipping and handling costs are required, the buyer will be reinvoiced for the balance due. Items are not shipped until the invoice is completely paid. Many buyers purchase a number of lots. Every effort will be made to include all lots in a single shipping charge calculated to cover the weight and size of the package(s). NOTE: Some shipments (of unusual size, dimension, or weight) may require special handling for which individual costs will be calculated and applied to the shipping charge on the invoice. The buyer is responsible for arranging and paying for shipment of large or special items. The customer is responsible for all shipping charges. Purchases will be shipped via our approved, insured carriers: Federal Express or the US Postal Service. All items shipped Federal Express or USPS will be insured for the full value determined at auction by HWAC, which is included in our buyer's premium. Pick up is available from our Reno office the next business day after the auction. 
Large, heavy or fragile items will incur extra shipping charge. After initial payment we will pack your shipment and print shipping label. We will then re-invoice you for any additional charges.
Please consider extra costs of shipping and handling charges when you make your purchases.
We encourage you to pick up items after the auction. Many items may require special handling and would incur additional handling and shipping costs way beyond those anticipated.


IN ORDER TO GET INVOICES OUT PROMPTLY SHIPPING IS ESTIMATED. FOR LARGER ITEMS WE MAY NEED TO RE-INVOICE YOU
FOR EXTRA SHIPPING CHARGES.
Initial invoice is sent with default shipping and handling charge,
After its packed up and label printed we will invoice for the difference.
This is the only way to get hundreds of invoices out the day after the auction.

Nevada Sales Tax: 8.265% Nevada State Sales Tax will apple to any items shipped to Nevada.