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Holabird's "Raise a Glass to Yesteryear" auction, Aug. 24-27, is packed with over 2,000 premier lots
The 4-day event will include saloon, bottles, brewery, mining, numismatics, philatelic, general Americana, stocks and bonds, fine art, display minerals and vintage toys. Online bidding via iCollector.com, LiveAuctioneers.com and Invaluable.com.
By: Holabird Western Americana Collections
The four days will be packed with more than 2,000 lots in a wide range of collecting categories, to include saloon, bottles, brewery, mining, numismatics, philatelic, general Americana, stocks and bonds, fine art, display minerals, vintage toys and more. Included in the offerings will be a major beer tray collection, U.S. coin sets, ingots and assay, fractional gold, medals and tokens.
Lots with lofty pre-sale estimates include a magnificent sculpture of the Chinese goddess Guan Yin by Zhang Lizi; a 1787 land deed signed by Benjamin Franklin for "Powersburg";
Day 1, on Thursday, August 24th, will feature art and artifacts from around the world, to include paintings, prints, Native American artifacts, sculptures, textiles, boxwood root sculptures and viewing stones; display minerals and fossils, to include calcite, fluorite, mineral groups and quartz; and stocks and bonds, to include mining, railroad, petroliana and other subject matter.
Day 2, on Friday, August 25th, will contain general Americana, to include antiquarian books, transportation, ephemera, autographs and photographs;
Day 3, on Saturday, August 26th, will feature bottles; saloon, brewery and a beer tray collection; gaming; cowboy collectibles;
Day 4, on Sunday, August 27th, will highlight philatelic items, to include postal history, postcards, stamps, Wells Fargo and Express; numismatics, to include bullion, coins, "potty" coins, U.S. Mint sets, fractional currency, foreign coins, ingots, assay and medals; and tokens.
To learn more about Holabird Western Americana Collections, and the four-day "Raise a Glass to Yesteryear" auction, August 24th, 25th, 26th and 27th, at 8 am Pacific time each day, please visit www.holabirdamericana.com.