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Holabird’s online Spring Into Americana auction sale has over 1,400 lots

An American Express Company stock certificate from 1861 signed by Henry Wells and William G. Fargo (two of the three founders of American Express and the founders of Wells Fargo & Company) is an expected highlight in a special two-day timed auction event titled “Spring into Americana” slated for May 13th & 14th by Holabird Western Americana Collections.

The auction, starting at 8 am Pacific time both days, will be hosted exclusively on (Holabird’s preferred auction platform). Offered will be more than 1,400 lots in a wide array of collecting categories, including mining, bottles, numismatics, stocks, philatelic, art and general Americana. The majority of items have never been offered, and every lot starts at just 10 dollars.

“The ‘Spring into Americana’ auction is a mix of old and new, with many lower priced and entry level lots and larger groups ideal for dealers,” said Fred Holabird, the owner of Holabird Western Americana Collections. “Featured are Ken Prag postcards and stocks; Gary Bracken medicine bottles and stamps; coins, medals and tokens; billhead and check collections; and much more.”

Telephone and absentee bids will be accepted. Color catalogs are available by calling 1-844-492-2766, or 775-851-1859. Anyone owning a collection that might fit into a Holabird Western Americana Collections auction is encouraged to get in touch. The firm travels throughout the U.S., to see and pick up collections. The company has agents all over America and will travel.

Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC is always seeking new and major collections to bring to market. It prides itself as being a major source for selling Americana at the best prices obtainable, having sold more than any other similar company in the past decade alone. The firm will have its entire sales database online soon, at no cost – nearly 200,000 lots sold since 2014.

To consign a single piece or a collection, you may call Fred Holabird at 775-851-1859 or 844-492-2766; or, you can send an e-mail to [email protected]. To learn more about Holabird Western Americana Collections, and the two-day, online-only “Spring into Americana” auction on May 13th and 14th, at 8 am Pacific time both days, please visit

Michael Boyett pewter sculpture titled Sioux War Cry, from the Chilmark Legacy of Courage Collection honoring the American Indian, 4 ½ inches tall on a wooden base (est. $90-$150).