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Unearth Treasures at Holabird’s 4-Day Auction, Jan 25th-28th, 2024!



Thursday, January 25th – TIMED ending at _____

Friday, January 26th – TIMED ending at _____

Saturday, January 27th – LIVE starting at 8:00AM PST

Sunday, January 27th – LIVE starting at 8:00AM PST

Get ready for an exceptional four-day journey through the realms of history and collectibles as Holabird’s Auction presents an extraordinary online event from January 25th to 28th, 2024, showcasing over 4000 lots! Spanning an array of captivating categories, this auction promises to be an unforgettable experience for collectors and enthusiasts alike. Day 1 kicks off with a stunning collection of art, followed by Native Americana treasures, general collectibles, bottles, and a delightful assortment of tobacciana and general store items. As the auction progresses, you’ll discover an array of 3D items, tools, firearms, military memorabilia, and a variety of categories, including political, music, maps, books, sports, and more. Day 2 is dedicated to numismatics, mining artifacts, stocks, bonds, transportation memorabilia, and philatelic treasures. Day 3 continues the adventure with Native Americana, rare books, historic maps, captivating photography, ephemera, bottles, general collectibles, art, and a unique selection of collectibles, jewelry, and militaria. Finally, Day 4 showcases minerals, additional mining collectibles, numismatic gems, tokens, philatelic and postal history, stocks, bonds, transportation relics, and a delightful assortment of sports and toys. Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to uncover hidden gems and historical artifacts in a treasure trove of collectibles.

Session 1:

Lot 1023: Duck Decoy by Jack & Judy Johnson [170708]

Lot 1032: Mississippi Valley Stone Tools [153113]

Lot 1270: Victor Talking Machine Victrola 19th C. [170225]

Session 2:

Lot 2064: Quartz Crystal Sprays – 2 [153301]

Lot 2128: Cripple Creek Mining Stocks, 10 [168904]

Lot 2141: New Wells Fargo Mining Company Stock [151358]

Session 3:

Lot 3007: Navajo Squash Blossom [176253]

Lot 3165: Autographed Cabinet Card of Annie Oakley [152253]

Lot 3680: Colt Model 1848 Baby Dragoon c.1847 [154142]

Session 4:

Lot 4058: Globe Silver Mining Report, 1865 [174484]

Lot 4151:  Grand Saloon Token [140319]

Lot 4603: Wille Mays Signed Ball [176036]

About The Auctioneer:

Fred Holabird, a co-founder and respected auctioneer, has been involved in Americana auctions in Reno since 1984. In 2012, he co-founded HWAC to provide unique collectibles at accessible prices. Holabird Western Americana Collections auctions typically feature wide selections of coins, tokens, stocks certificates, documents, photographs, assay certificates, postcards and other antiques and collectibles relating to western history, numismatics and mining, dating from c.1800 to c.1930. They work closely with clients to build significant collections and have earned a very positive reputation within the auction community. At HWAC, they not only achieve record-breaking sales prices but also create legends.

Holabird Western Americana Collections

Reno, NV