Holabird's massive Rush to the Rockies auction, Aug. 25th-28th, live and online, has over 2,000 lots

The event will be held online and live at the gallery in Reno, Nev. It's packed with over 2,000 lots and will be headlined by Part 2 of the Gary Bracken collection plus other superb collections. Internet bidding will be hosted on several platforms.
By: Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC
Rare Pioneer Bar & Bottling Works whiskey jug.
Rare Pioneer Bar & Bottling Works whiskey jug.
RENO, Nev. - Aug. 16, 2022 - PRLog -- A four-day Rush to the Rockies auction packed with more than 2,000 lots of vintage and antique bottles, Native Americana, numismatics and philatelic (coins and stamps), mining collectibles, stocks and general Americana will be held August 25th-28th by Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC, online and live in the Reno gallery at 3555 Airway Drive.

Start times all four days will be 8 am Pacific. Headlining the event will be Part 2 of the massive and marvelous collection of Gary Bracken of Ponca City, Oklahoma. Part 1 was held in July, where records were set in numerous categories, including Colorado and Oklahoma bottles, rare ancient coins and Western tokens. More of same will be offered in Party 2, plus other categories.

These will include Colorado and Kansas postal history and rare Colorado revenue checks; Colorado, Nevada and Texas tokens and key tags; Colorado photographs, advertising and ephemera; a spectacular collection of Native American points (arrowheads) and stone tools; more rare ancient coins; and Colorado bottles, including whiskey flasks, sodas, jugs and beer.

Other important collections will also come up for bid. These include the following:
  • A continuation of the Joe Elcano mining stock collection, featuring over 60 different Nevada territorial mining stock certificates, as well as rarities and autograph pieces.
  • Part 2 of the Jim & Barbara Sherman private Western mining museum collection (Part 1 was held in July), featuring more rare militaria (including sabers and bayonets), a 17th century Portuguese cannon, shipwreck artifacts, rare mining artifacts, and other items.
  • Part 1 of an unnamed Colorado mining collection (to be sold across numerous sales). The collection includes some of the best Colorado mining stocks Holabird has ever offered.
  • More from the Stuart MacKenzie Montana collection, with this round highlighting more Montana ephemera including important mining archives, advertising and history libraries.

Internet bidding will be provided by iCollector.com, LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com and Auctionzip.com. Color catalogs are available by calling 1-844-492-2766, or 775-851-859. To learn more about Holabird Western Americana Collections and the four-day Rush to the Rockies auction from Aug. 25-28, online and live in the Reno gallery, visit www.holabirdamericana.com. Updates are posted often.

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