Our Upcoming December 2016 Sale
Wow! This one will be a biggie. Here are some of the highlights:
*Another huge gold section
*A fabulous collection of more than 120 wildlife mounts from two major collections
*The last segment of Montana postal history and tokens
*A choice Numismatics section including ingots and a very rare San Francisco 1856 Vigilance medal
*Rare Western tokens
*The fabulous Don Young Collection of American Medals (c.1900-present) that covers approx. a dozen different collecting societies including American Numismatic Association, the Token & Medal Society, Central States Coin Club, and many others. This collection features numerous silver and other presentation medals, awards, etc. and is one of the best collections of its kind every assembled
*A mint state Mexico, post-1900 coin collection
*Gold tokens from the Hart’s Coins of the Golden West
*More Western bottles
*Rare California and Nevada mining stock certificates
*Choice railroad & express items directly from descendants of Western express and railroad agents including an incredible Virginia & Truckee Railroad stock signed by Sharon, Mills, and Ralston, and a very rare Eureka Nevada Railroad stock certificate!
*A large collection of mining lamps and candlesticks
*A Gold Rush section including a presentation belt buckle and clipper ship advertising cards
*Gorgeous turquoise jewelry, rugs, baskets, and other pieces of Native Americana
*Another great group of antique firearms
*And our usual General Americana section full of different Western goodies from Colorado, Nevada, and California.
*We are also offering a wonderful group of historical material from an Oregon family suitable for full room displays – of three different collections – one from a mining and ranching family over 140 yrs; another from a Roseburg family over 110 yrs; and a third from a farming family. Each of these will be offered intact, so that our museum friends can have the opportunity to purchase unpicked family archives/artifacts just the way they lived over the past 100-150 years! These lots make for perfect historical full-room displays, and at least two come with a full paper archives.