Rush to the Rockies Auction
A four-day Rush to the Rockies auction packed with more than 2,000 lots of vintage and antique bottles, Native Americana, numismatics and philatelic (coins and stamps), mining collectibles, stocks and general Americana will be held August 25th-28th by Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC, online and live in the Reno, Nevada gallery at 3555 Airway Drive. Start times all four days will be 8 am Pacific. Headlining the event will be Part 2 of the massive and marvelous collection of Gary Bracken of Ponca City, Oklahoma. Part 1 was held in July, where records were set in numerous categories, including Colorado and Oklahoma bottles, rare ancient coins and Western tokens. More of same will be offered in Party 2, plus other categories. These will include Colorado and Kansas postal history and rare Colorado revenue checks; Colorado, Nevada and Texas tokens and key tags; Colorado photographs, advertising and ephemera; a spectacular collection of Native American points (arrowheads) and stone tools; more rare ancient coins; and Colorado bottles, including whiskey flasks, sodas, jugs and beer. Internet bidding will be provided by iCollector.com, LiveAuctioneers.com, Invaluable.com and Auctionzip.com. Color catalogs are available by calling 1-844-492-2766, or 775-851-1859. To learn more, visit www.holabirdamericana.com.
- Fred Holabird