October Premier Auction: Session1; Gold, Minerals and Mining

by Holabird Western Americana
October 19, 2017 8:00 AM PST Live auction
Reno, NV, US | Auction Details

667 Lots

1099: Calcite from China
Est: $2,150 - $3,225
1121: Magnetite from China
Est: $1,250 - $1,875
1151: Cerussite from Namibia
Est: $1,000 - $1,500
1154: Dioptase from Namibia
Est: $1,200 - $1,800
1155: Dioptase from Namibia
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
1156: Fluorite from Namibia
Est: $1,250 - $1,875
1170: Elbaite from Pakistan
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
1172: Topaz from Pakistan
Est: $1,250 - $1,875
1173: Rhodonite from Peru
Est: $2,000 - $3,000
1189: Dynamite Warmer
Est: $500 - $1,200

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 5-day sale features 2,900 lots in multiple collecting categories including Mining, Minerals, Native Americana, Bottles, Gaming, Cowboy, Tokens, Numismatics, Railroad & Express, Postal History & Philatelic, Firearms & Military, and General Americana.

 

Highlights include:

 

*Gold, gold & silver ore, & choice mineral specimens from around the world

 

*a wide variety of mining collectibles including artifacts, stock certificates, photographs, and ephemera

 

*choice Native Americana from a prominent collection including Western baskets, projectile points, Navajo Pottery, jewelry, a Kachina Collection, and a Pacific NW bone, ivory & carved stone collection

 

*Bottles and antique glass including the Shamberger Saratoga Mineral Water Collection, Saloon back bar bottles, Western sodas and whiskies, Nevada embossed bottles, and an Insulator Collection 

 

*Cowboy collectibles including a branding iron collection and cowboy postcards

 

*Tokens & Medals including Tombstone, Arizona, Alaska, California, Nevada Tokens & key tags, Fort tokens, So-Called Dollar collection feat. Bryan Money, Encased Cents, and US & Mining Medals   

 

*Numismatics including Colorado silver coinage (a new discovery), Salt Lake City National Bank Note Collection, Nevada National Bank Notes, Assay incl. a rare assayer ingot and & Comstock assay documents

 

*Railroad stocks, bonds, keys, locks, and reference libraries

 

*Wells Fargo & Other Express collectibles incl. a rare Wells Fargo gold medal

 

*Postal history including first flights, first day covers, and revenue stamped documents

 

*A selection of antique firearms and swords

 

*Political collectibles feat. a Theodore Roosevelt button collection

 

*General Americana with strong Colorado, Montana, and Nevada sections including Shamberger Photograph Collection of Nevada Mining Camps and a large selection of Colorado stereoviews

 

*A special Dealer Section featuring large lots of mining, railroad, & other stocks, bonds, and postcards

 

                                          Auction Schedule

 

Day 1, Thursday, October 19, 2017 (Lots 1000-1666)

            Minerals (1000-1179)

                        Gold (1000-1013)

                        Ore, Gem, & Mineral Specimens  (1014-1179)

 

            Mining (1180-1666)

                        Candlesticks (1180-1188)

                        Explosives (1189-1198)

                        Mine Lighting (Carbide, Oil, Safety) (1199-1216)

                        Hard Goods (1217-1224)

                        Books (1225-1259)

                        Stocks, Checks, & Other Ephemera  (1260-1666)

 

 

Day 2, Friday, October 20, 2017 (Lots 2000-2576)

            Native Americana (2000-2268)

                        Southwest

                                    Art (2000-2026)

                                    Baskets (2027-2037)

                                    Beadwork (2038-2056)

                                    Moccasins (2057-2064)

                                    Rugs & Jewelry (2065-2071)

                                    Kachinas (2072-2099)

                                    Pottery (2100-2170)

                                    Tools & Other (2171-2181)

                        Northwest

                                    Animal tools/art (2182-2189)

                                    Clothing & Moccasins (2190-2197)

                                    Ivory Art & Tools (2198-2211)

                                    Sculptures (2212-2226)

                                    Tools & Other (2227-2232)

                        Nat. Amer. Books (2233-2268)

 

            Bottles & Glass (2269-2498)

                        Bitters, Poisons, Medicines (2269-2299)

                        Mineral Water (2300-2361)

                        Soda (2362-2412)

                        Whiskey (2413-2452)

                        Beer & Other (2453-2477)

                        Insulators (2478-2498)

 

            Gaming (2499-2521)

 

            Cowboy (2522-2576)

                        Branding Irons (2522-2540)

                        Cowboy Ephemera (2541-2576)

 

 

Day 3, Saturday, October 21, 2017 (Lots 3000-3610)

            Tokens (Geographic Sort) (3000-3068)

 

            Numismatics (3069-3281)

                        So-Called Dollars (3069-3136)

                                    Bryan Money (3069-3099)

                                    Other (3100-3136)

                        Medals (3137-3181)

                        Coins (3182-3202)

                        Encased Cents (3203-3216)

                        Currency (3217-3245)

                        Scrip & Ephemera (3246-3256)

                        Ingots & Assay (3257-3281)

           

            Railroad & Express (3282-3445)

                        Books (3282-3304)

                        Locks & Keys (3305-3317)

                        Stocks, Bonds, & Ephemera  (3318-3425)

                        Wells Fargo & Other Express (3426-3445)

 

            Postal History & Philatelic (3446-3526)

                        First Day & First Flight (3446-3475)

                        Military (3476-3486)

                        Geographic Sort (3487-3510)

                        Stamps & Revenue (3511-3526)

           

            Firearms, Weaponry, & Military Collectibles (3527-3610)

                        Civil War (3527-3546)

                        Other Military (3547-3556)

                        Firearms, Holsters, & Ephemera (3557-3568)

                        Knives & Swords (3569-3610)

 

 

Day 4, Sunday, October 22, 2017 (Lots 4000-4624)

            Political incl. Theodore Roosevelt Collection (4000-4022)

           

            General Americana

                        (Geographic Sort) (4023-4497)

                        Art (4498-4511)

                        Books (4512-4529)

                        Miscellaneous Americana incl. Hard Goods, Jewelry, & Ephemera (4530-4595)

                        World Collectibles (4596-4624)

 

           

Day 5, Monday, October 23, 2017 (Lots 5000-5415)

            Dealer Specials

                        Misc. Americana & Ephemera (5000-5017)

                        Stock Certificates & Bonds: Mining, Railroad, & Other (5018-5415)

 

 

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.
Invaluable, AuctionZip or eBay may add live fee
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
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.