Gavels 'n' Paddles: Michigan mining stock certificate, $5,250; Holabird Western Americana

Gavels 'n' Paddles: Michigan mining stock certificate, $5,250; Holabird Western Americana

Results of Recent Auctions From Near and Far
by Ken Hall
A stock certificate for the American Mining Company in Michigan, issued in 1902 to R.H. Rickard for 29 shares, sold for $5,250 at a Cornucopia of Collectibles Auction held Oct. 18-22 by Holabird Western Americana Collections in Reno, Nev. Also, a flint glass Old Tea Cup Whiskey bar back bottle (San Francisco, Nev.), from the 1880s, 11 inches tall, fetched $1,875; and a pair of four-coin sets of American Eagle gold bullion coins, from 1991 and 1992, gaveled for $5,423. Prices include the buyer’s premium.

Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: Michigan mining stock certificate, $5,250; Holabird Western Americana