Collectors and brewery enthusiasts worldwide are invited to iCollector.com for a major auction from Holabird Western Americana that will be showing for three days, December 9th to 11th. Over 2000 lots will be up for the highest bidder with one of the best brewery collections up for auction, along with many artworks and fine collectibles. With live internet bidding powered by the Live Auction Group, bidders worldwide can view the live video broadcast directly from Reno, Nevada. There will be safe and secure live bidding available on any PC, Mac, and mobile smartphone and tablet.
There are hundreds of highlight pieces in this sale and each one can be found in the online catalog on iCollector.com. In the first day, there is a fabulous advertising sign at Lot 309. This is a tin sign from Solano Brewery with silver text reading “Solano Brewery Steam Beer” along with a gold engraving on a Native American chief surrounded by hops and barley. This stunning sign measures 20 inches by 27 ½ inches and is inside a beautiful frame. This piece was never mounted and thus is in fantastic condition. Collectors can get into the action with a starting bid of only $1000 online right now.
One of the earliest known California issued mining stocks is up for grab on day two at Lot 1281. This is from the Burns Ranch Union Mining Company from Mariposa County. This was a single share issued on April 2, 1951 for one share in the ranch and mines belonging to the company. This is a wonderful find and there is an excellent picture of the certificate available for viewing on iCollector.com. This is estimated to go to the highest bidder between $1200 and $1500; and will be piece of history for a dedicated collector.
A really interesting collectible package shows up near the end of the third day of the event. At Lot 2146 is a collection of pictoral passes from the Cleveland & Buffalo Transit Company. This is a fabulous set of passes all with beautiful pictures on the cards and features one from 9 different years. They all have a vignette of a steamer and make a great conversation piece. This part of transportation history can be had at the auction with an opening bid of only $100.
This three day sale is attracting national attention and bidding will be fast and exciting. Bidders can join via iCollector.com from anywhere in the world and place their bids. Bids are currently being accepted now before the auction, and each session begins at 8AM Pacific Time live from Reno, Nevada on December 9th, 10th, and 11th 2014. Registration is safe and secure from any computer or mobile device.