Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Wells Fargo stock certificate, $2,875, Holabird Western Americana

Wells Fargo stock certificate, $2,875, Holabird Western Americana

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By Ken Hall

 

Wells Fargo stock certificate, $2,875, Holabird Western Americana
Wells Fargo stock certificate, $2,875, Holabird Western Americana

A rare Wells Fargo and Company (NY) stock certificate from 1870, issued for 100 shares, sold for $2,875 at a 5-day Spooktacular Sale held Oct. 29-Nov. 2 by Holabird Western Americana Collections in Reno, NV. Also, a $1,000 banknote from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Series of 1934-A, went for $2,500; a 1960s 25-cent slot machine from the Nevada Club Casino rang up $2,625; and a 5-cent token from the PX at Camp Yosemite (CA) realized $2,000.