Numismatics. Nevada. Coins of the Comstock. One case of 144 books, 54 pounds. The Comstock, The Pioneer, Minor Coinage of Virginia City and the Comstock by Fred Holabird, 2009. 90 page indexed color illustrated book on the history and rarities of all the tokens or pioneer money made exclusively for the Comstock. Perfect for the dealer inventory. State: Nevada City: Date:
I/U #184 Geo Nelson 1 share 1856 signed by President Taylor. Unissued 1856, black, blue with train vignette. "operated in Pennsylvania and Maryland in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It operated a 110-mile main line between West Philadelphia and Octoraro Junction, Maryland, plus several branch lines." from wikipedia. . State: Pennsylvania City: Date:
1 share @ $100 each of Missouri, Kansas and Texas Extension Co # 1130 issued to William Whitewright. Black border, countersigned. Vignette of train traveling through town top of certificate, star in oval bottom center of certificate. Missouri, Kansas and Texas Extension Railway Co., chartered on July 28, 1877, as Denison and Southeastern Railway Co. Name changed March 23, 1880. Planned to run 50 miles between Denison and Greenville and 150 miles between Denison and Belknap. Completed the 32 mile
When Pied Piper outperforms expectations at TechCruch Disrupt in the "Optimal Tip-to-Tip Efficiency" finale of Season 1, they end up winning the $50,000 prize. This wooden big check is presented to the company on stage and eventually gets hung up at the Hacker Hostel in celebration. This is the pre-burn version of the check.
Nice selection of unused and used stamps starting with some small queens, later Queen issues, Jubilees, Admirals, Quebec, long sets to Scott 177. Condition is mixed but there is plenty of value here so take a took. Suggested bid $400
# 98 for 224 shares to Peter L Wheeler. Signed by Henry B McDowell and president (?). dateline San Francisco May 11, 1886. Incorporated May 2, 1883. Very nice condition with some border indentations. Fancy script title. Herbert C Dorr was the man behind the company. IN 1884 he patented a way to mix paint with water, oil of tar, gum sheller, colomel and gypsum. To be used on ships. State: California City: San Francisco Date: 1886
Hunter S. Thompson autograph letter signed, deep in troubles with a looming unplanned pregnancy and eviction. Dated 29 September (1961), brief letter to his friend Paul Semonin reads in full, "Have just been evicted - date is Oct 27 - no appeal - Sandy still swollen - The Fear is on me - down to $8 fortune - must finish the book - god only knows how - that's the latest word - H". Single page of lined notebook paper measures 6.75" x 8.25". Near fine condition. Hunter S. Thompson autograph letter
884. Elizabeth Taylor (150+) US and foreign lobby cards and heralds. (Various Studios, 1944-1965) complete set of (8) National Velvet Spanish language release lobby cards, (4) Little Women lobby cards with title lobby card signed by June Allyson, (1) Courage of Lassie lobby card, (1) Courage of Lassie Mexican lobby card, (3) Conspirator with title lobby card, (3) Father of the Bride lobby cards, (8) Father of the Bride Mexican lobby cards, complete set of (8) Father of the Bride (R-62) lobby car
H804-2B Large Vertical Brownies trade cards complete set c.1880s. Complete set of (5) cards classified as "H804-2B" by Keetz ("Baseball Advertising Trade Cards"). Nicely illustrated, 4.5"x6.5", with "Famous Star Clothing House" advertising on (3) pieces. In strong VG-VG/EX average condition however each has small pencil mark on back: Avg. VG-VG/EX with pencil mark
Lot of fourteen. Six Magma Copper Company certificates.1) Earliest is a blue 1920. Signed by president Charles Ayer. Not cancelled. 2) 1928 brown on white with the company's iconic mining vignette. Signed by Ayers. 3-4) 1943 orange on white. One issued cancelled and one unused (pristine). Ayer is still president. 5) Blue on white. 1928. Ayer. Iconic vignette. 6) 1966 green on white. Same logo. Goss is president. A nice selection of Magma stocks. Magma Copper Company is one of the largest copper
Request condition report! A collection of approximately 100 signatures from British military figures, including George Townshend, 1st Marquess of Townshend (cut sheet, circa 1775); Sir Archibald Campbell, officer in the American Revolutionary War and victor at the battle of Savannah, Georgia (cut sheet); Thomas Graham, 1st Baron of Lynedoch, who reportedly played in the first recorded cricket match in Scotland (cut sheet dated 1814); William Shaw Cathcart, 1st Earl of Cathcart and American Revo
Useful lot of several dozen first covers in two binders from the 1991-1996 era with unused postcard sets from the same period. Also comes with some useful literature on PRC stamps including a 1998 Ma's catalog. Suggested bid $150
Hunter S. Thompson typed postcard signed "J. Daw", short for jackdaw bird. Postmarked 16 December 1960, clever letter to his friend Paul Semonin reads in part, "Dear Hashmaster: Big chaos here. Movement, maybe toward NYC for the holidays…Round-trip with gin & credit card…The Lord knows where I'm going and the Devil knows who I'll marry, but everything else is up for grabs…Vieques [Puerto Rico] story bloomed in H-T; big daddy scores again. Now all I need is Esquire. Big money looms. Great Puerto
Unique, Original Movie Cell display on an 8”x10” archival mat board with a photo of the featured film mounted alongside (10) individual, unique film cells from the movie/film. The back mat is cut identically to the front making each cell visible when held to light. This is a Limited Edition and comes with a COA detailing the origins of the piece and authenticity.
# 14 for 5 1/3 shares to Fred L Parker. Signed by HB Weeter and JC Weeter. Dateline Park City 1898. Shares $125 each. Handwritten 'Seal' Salt Lake Litho printer. Pen cancelled. Discoloration left side. State: Utah City: Park City Date: 1898
Chouinard Institute teacher Rico LeBrun was a well-known Italian artist in the 1930s. At the start of production on , Walt Disney hired Mr. LeBrun to help the animation artists with a series of drawings of deer in movement, with the deer shown in skeletal form in order to get the anatomy correct. According to stories, Mr LeBrun went so far as to actually dissect a deer body for the class. Here are four very rare originals from the series of drawings that were photographed and compiled into books