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Orco-Expo Auction, Fullerton, CA

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Lot 1469
Ephemera; U.S., 19th & 20th Century Americana, 325+ items, many historic, incl. political, Civil War, engravings, documents, one British 1790's, group of photos incl. CDV's, some Foreign, mostly fine or better, a few faults.
Estimate $600-800.
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Lot 1470

Ephemera; U.S., Strawberry Valley (CA) Account Book From the Pony Express Museum, Leather and suede journal from Strawberry Valley (Yuba County, California), attractive journal, which is 14" x 9" and 1½" thick, with marbled end pages and edges, probably belonged to the general store, lists customers between 1871-73, what they bought and how much they paid, stamps on front end pages say "W. Parker Lyon's Pony Express Arcadia, Cal." and a handwritten note reads, "Sales book given me by John Bean at Strawberry Valley 1938". W. Parker Lyons operated the Pony Express Museum in Arcadia, California from 1935-55, founded in 1851, the museum was a copy of the station and general store in Sonoma, California as it looked in 1850 and exhibited original artifacts from the Old West, including the Pony Express and Gold Rush eras, such as a stagecoach, a one-cell jail, safes, gold scales, and a barber's chair with bloodstains from a man who had been shot dead in it.
Estimate $400-500.
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Lot 1471
Ephemera; U.S., Accumulation of Documents, etc., 19th & 20th Century, few hundred items, everything from CDV's to ration books, to receipts, documents with Revenue adhesives, bank checks, "Dollar Steamship Line" stock certificates, Utah deer tags, etc., needs inspection, fun lot.
Estimate $350-450.
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Lot 1472
Ephemera; U.S., Miscellaneous Photographs, mounted photos, unmounted snap shots, San Francisco earthquake, CDV, 1870's Ewing family cabinet photos with 1910 book Sketches of the Families by J.L. Ewing (1910), tin types, large 10"x14" hand colored tin, 4 foot long panorama, etc.
Estimate $200-250.
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Lot 1473
Ephemera; U.S., Accumulation in 3 Boxes, Booklets and brochures, trade card album, CA advertising, San Francisco photogravure book, Revenue usages, etc.
Estimate $200-300.
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Lot 1474
Ephemera; U.S., Stocks, Bonds and Revenues, about 40 stock certificates incl. many railroads, mostly U.S. from 1920's to 1930's with a few 19th Century and a few Foreign, a few with U.S. or G.B. Revenue usages, plus about 30 Copper Range Co. certificates from 1970's, group of Revenues, mostly non-Scott listed.
Estimate $150-200.
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Lot 1475
Ephemera; U.S., Estate Balance, hundreds incl. labels, cigar bands, books, brochures, stock certificates, old pictures, old business cards, etc.
Estimate $100-150.
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