Inaugural Montana Big Chief Auction

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Unique museum quality auction featuring a local private collection is being offered for sale. Everything starts at $10. Pre-bidding is now open until October 17th at 10AM MST. This is a two day online LIVE event that will be hosted on the 17th & 18th of October. Over $400,000 in estimated value. Some never before seen historic Montana photographs & Native American beadwork.
We will make every effort and put forth our due diligence to attempt to properly describe and represent items, however all items are sold on a buyer discretionary basis. Once a lot has been purchased, there are no returns or exchanges of any kind.

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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications1938 Missoula Montana Mercantile Catalog151 - 1938 Missoula Montana Mercantile Catalog
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Very nice catalog. Was used in Seely Lake as shown. 1938 edition. Difficult to find.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsRR Buchanan Lolo Montana Pack Horse Train Photo152 - RR Buchanan Lolo Montana Pack Horse Train Photo
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Neat early image of a horse pack team going into the Lolo National Forest. Identified on back of image as shown.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsRoahen Billings to Red Lodge Highway Photo Montana153 - Roahen Billings to Red Lodge Highway Photo Montana
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Nice image. No damage to note. 9" by 13" framed. Label on back.
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsOil on Board Swiss Alps or South America 1940154 - Oil on Board Swiss Alps or South America 1940
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Signed as shown. Signature is hard to make out. 9" by 11".
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsRed Wing Stoneware Pottery Bull Dog Figurine155 - Red Wing Stoneware Pottery Bull Dog Figurine
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Wonderful and rare. No chips/cracks/repairs. Brown glaze version.
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAntique Chinese Miniature Opium Bottle Signed156 - Antique Chinese Miniature Opium Bottle Signed
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Very nice old bottle. Early example. Crazing throughout. Signed as shown.
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLarge Montana Taxidermy Pronghorn Antelope157 - Large Montana Taxidermy Pronghorn Antelope
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Nice Antelope. Artistic mount. Ready to go on your wall.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsExtremely Fine Tekke Juval Persian Rug158 - Extremely Fine Tekke Juval Persian Rug
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Very fine and early Tekke Juval. Has an old repair at the top, and a small weft brake on the side as shown.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 750.00 - 1,250.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLarge Taxidermy Montana Buffalo Hide Robe Rug159 - Large Taxidermy Montana Buffalo Hide Robe Rug
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Very large Montana Buffalo. Smoke tanned. 92" from nose to tail.
Current Bid: 110.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLarge Montana Taxidermy Elk Hide w/ Art160 - Large Montana Taxidermy Elk Hide w/ Art
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Very large Montana Elk hide. Has been sheared with the image of an elk as shown. Neat piece. 76" long.
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsVery Large Montana Taxidermy Black Bear Rug161 - Very Large Montana Taxidermy Black Bear Rug
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Nice large rug. 71" nose to tail. Has all claws. Double felted. Know your own state laws. Not for sale where prohibited. Buyer is responsible ...
Current Bid: 210.00
Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsBlack Forest Carving Hall Umbrella Stand Piece162 - Black Forest Carving Hall Umbrella Stand Piece
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Needs a few dowels but overall nice. Top only, no base. Has been repaired at the top at some point as well.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAntique Chinese Hongmu Low Table Pair Signed163 - Antique Chinese Hongmu Low Table Pair Signed
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Wonderful pair of antique Chinese Hongmu low tables. Very early. Signed as shown on bottom. Last image shows all the period Chinese furniture for offe
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAntique Chinese Hongmu Tall Table164 - Antique Chinese Hongmu Tall Table
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Beautiful early Chinese Hongmu Tall Table. One rung is missing. Very early. Signed as shown on bottom. Last image shows all the period Chinese furnitu
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAntique Huanghuali Chinese Scholars Table165 - Antique Huanghuali Chinese Scholars Table
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Extremely old. Separates into three pieces for a multipurpose piece of furniture. All folding bronze knobs conceal hidden keyholes. Original finish st
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 8,000.00 - 12,000.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsNew Zealand Map Maori Fish Hook Jade Pendant166 - New Zealand Map Maori Fish Hook Jade Pendant
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Neat fame of objects. Acquired by a pilot while working in New Zealand. Frame contains: Pocket Map, Maori Fish Hook, and Maori Jade Necklace Pendant.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsRace Horse Trainer Occupational Shaving Mug167 - Race Horse Trainer Occupational Shaving Mug
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Nice old mug. Occupation is Horse Trainer. No chips/cracks.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsButcher Occupational Shaving Mug168 - Butcher Occupational Shaving Mug
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Nice old mug. Occupation is Butcher. No chips/cracks.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLocomotive Engineer Occupational Shaving Mug169 - Locomotive Engineer Occupational Shaving Mug
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Nice old mug. Occupation is Locomotive Engineer. No chips/cracks.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsPony Express Mail Carrier Occupational Shaving Mug170 - Pony Express Mail Carrier Occupational Shaving Mug
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Nice old mug. Occupation is Mail Carrier. No chips/cracks.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsRace Horse Trainer Occupational Shaving Mug171 - Race Horse Trainer Occupational Shaving Mug
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Nice old mug. Occupation is Horse Trainer. No chips/cracks.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLocomotive Engineer Occupational Shaving Mug172 - Locomotive Engineer Occupational Shaving Mug
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Nice old mug. Occupation is Locomotive Engineer. No chips/cracks.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsBrick Mason Occupational Shaving Mug173 - Brick Mason Occupational Shaving Mug
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Nice old mug. Occupation is Brick Mason. No chips/cracks.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLocomotive Engineer Occupational Shaving Mug174 - Locomotive Engineer Occupational Shaving Mug
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice old mug. Occupation is Locomotive Engineer. No chips/cracks.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsVery Nice Antique Montana Pack Saddle175 - Very Nice Antique Montana Pack Saddle
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice saddle. Good patina and look. Was used by a packer in the forests of Western Montana.
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsFilson Red Mackinaw Wool Hunting Hat176 - Filson Red Mackinaw Wool Hunting Hat
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Nice hat. Made by Filson in the USA.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsMen's Woolrich Red Mackinaw Hunting Jacket Pants177 - Men's Woolrich Red Mackinaw Hunting Jacket Pants
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Nice set. Some wear from use as shown. Jacket size 38. Lots of life left.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsNavajo Old Pawn Cross Necklace Lapis Lazuli178 - Navajo Old Pawn Cross Necklace Lapis Lazuli
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice necklace. Has Lapis Lazuli and Coral beads. Sterling Silver Navajo Cross Pendant.
Current Bid: 15.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsInuit Eskimo Bear Tooth Trade Bead Necklace179 - Inuit Eskimo Bear Tooth Trade Bead Necklace
Davis Brothers Auction
Very neat necklace. Materials consist of Hudson Bay trade beads and bear teeth. Came out of a collection that consisted of Inuit Artifacts. Know your
Current Bid: 55.00
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsRendezvous Native American Beaded Coyote Headdress180 - Rendezvous Native American Beaded Coyote Headdress
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Montana Rendezvous Coyote headdress. Ready to wear.
Current Bid: 35.00
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLot of Montana Mountain Lion Claws181 - Lot of Montana Mountain Lion Claws
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice set of claws. Came off an old hide that was in a state of disrepair. Know your own state laws. Not for sale where prohibited. Buyer is responsi
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsNice Original Miller High Life Moon Girl Beer Tray182 - Nice Original Miller High Life Moon Girl Beer Tray
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice original tray. Not a copy. A few areas of wear.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsGerman Black Forest Bear Pipe Stand Match Box183 - German Black Forest Bear Pipe Stand Match Box
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Nice old match holder / pipe stand. No damage to note. Black forest walnut. German in origin. 3.25" tall.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsVery Nice Original 1913 Coca Cola Tip Tray184 - Very Nice Original 1913 Coca Cola Tip Tray
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice and clean original tip tray. Not a later copy like most you see.
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsOld Pawn Sterling Silver Navajo Concho Belt185 - Old Pawn Sterling Silver Navajo Concho Belt
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Very nice old pawn belt. Signed as shown. Made of sterling silver. Measures 32" long.
Current Bid: 35.00
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications10k Yellow Gold Citrine and Diamond Ladies Ring186 - 10k Yellow Gold Citrine and Diamond Ladies Ring
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Nice ring. Large size natural Citrine offset with diamonds as shown. 3 Grams.
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing Notifications10k Yellow Gold and Blue Topaz Ladies Ring187 - 10k Yellow Gold and Blue Topaz Ladies Ring
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Nice 10k Yellow Gold and Blue Topaz ring. 4 Grams.
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsTechnofix German Motorcycle Tin Toy188 - Technofix German Motorcycle Tin Toy
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice example. Colors are wonderful. A few areas of wear. Mechanism does not work properly.
Current Bid: 10.00
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSet of Large Bronze Sleigh Bells189 - Set of Large Bronze Sleigh Bells
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Nice very large set of old bells. No damage to note. Original leather belting. Measures 37" long with the buckle in place.
Current Bid: 55.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsBaccarat Courvoisier V.S.O.P Brandy Bottle190 - Baccarat Courvoisier V.S.O.P Brandy Bottle
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice bottle in original box. A few areas of wear on the foil and tax stamp as shown. A few small bruises on the glass stopper.
Current Bid: 55.00
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,250.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAugust Buermann Bronze Buffalo Cowboy Horse Bit191 - August Buermann Bronze Buffalo Cowboy Horse Bit
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Bit is missing roller. All original finish.
Current Bid: 210.00
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsThompson River Indian Stone Phallic Pestle192 - Thompson River Indian Stone Phallic Pestle
Davis Brothers Auction
6.25" tall. Thompson River in origin. Nice old stone.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsWWI WW1 German M-16 Frankenstein Bolt Helmet193 - WWI WW1 German M-16 Frankenstein Bolt Helmet
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice original paint and patina. Two of three leather pads present as shown. Unit ID painted on interior rim as shown.
Current Bid: 15.00
Estimates : 600.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsBurnett's Cocoaine For the Hair Reverse Glass Sign194 - Burnett's Cocoaine For the Hair Reverse Glass Sign
Davis Brothers Auction
Wonderful and rare. Ruby cut to clear, reverse cut. Would have more than likely been mounted in a door or in an Apothecary cabinet. Only known example
Current Bid: 110.00
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsVery Nice Hudson Bay Wool Blanket195 - Very Nice Hudson Bay Wool Blanket
Davis Brothers Auction
A few small stains and minor wear as shown.
Current Bid: 35.00
Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsSalesman Sample Steamer Trunk196 - Salesman Sample Steamer Trunk
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice small salesman sample steamer trunk. Showing various types of hardware, and coverings. Very elaborate.
Current Bid: 25.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsLot of Books Historic Homes of Helena Montana197 - Lot of Books Historic Homes of Helena Montana
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice condition.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsAuthor Signed Art of Bev Doolittle Book198 - Author Signed Art of Bev Doolittle Book
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice example. Hard to find signed copies like this.
Current Bid: 40.00
Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsStanley 45 Wood Combination Plane199 - Stanley 45 Wood Combination Plane
Davis Brothers Auction
Main handle has a chip as shown. Knob has been altered as well. No damage to the casting.
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
 
 
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Sign In for Lot Closing NotificationsObsolete Missoula Montana Special Police Badge200 - Obsolete Missoula Montana Special Police Badge
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice old badge. Missoula Search and Rescue Special Police. 2" diameter.
Current Bid: 55.00
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
 
 
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