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Old West Ephemera

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1890 Recounting of CW Life in Andersonville
$35.00
2 part article (July, Aug. 1890) in Century magazine. By a Union soldier from 18th Mass Vols. Total, 31 pages. Many drawings of prison life. Small binding holes in spine. 1st hand account. (Cat. #17409)
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Three P.F. Garrett Documents
$750.00
a. A receipt from State Life Ins. Company; an insurance policy with matching policy number. Both inked-in to "Patrick F. Garrett, Mar. 24, 1900". Framed, matted together. b. Billhead from the company's agents in El Paso, TX written on 3/30/00 to Garrett in Las Cruces, NM re: this policy. Also, framed, matted with a modern image of Pat. Ex Butterfield sale when they sold many of Pat's items. Items sent TO him so no Garrett signatures. 
(Cat. #17081)
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Strength Machine Flier
$60.00
Illus. of a strength device. Patented 1886. "Fowler's Hand-Grip Test" & details of how it works. A cigar cutter at top. A novelty item to keep customers around. 1 page, 2 sides, 8 1/2" x 11" (Cat. #15347)
Sale: Was $85.00, now $60.00
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Jamestown, Cal. Billhead
$29.00
Mint, unused, from "B.F. Butterfield, Dealer in Groceries, Dry Goods...." 2 digit phone # & a Wells Fargo listing to pick up & deliver packages. Estab. 1849. 8" x 13 1/4" C. 1900 
(Cat. #14052) Sale: Was $45.00, now $29.00
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TX Cotton Merchant Billhead
$29.00
"Taylor, Texas, 1900. Womack & Sturgis...General Merchandise, COTTON & Grain Bought & Sold". Billing for potatoes. Some extra album mounted paper on back & ragged right edge (not into text). 
(Cat. #14556) Was $40.00, Papermania Sale, now $29.00
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Tombstone, Arizona Terrritory Advertising Card
$95.00
From an early printing co. proof book that contained samples of many print jobs from the 1890's. A black on cream card for the "Arizona (star) Kicker...50 cts. for 3 months...Published weekly...Tombstone, Arizona". No mention of Territory. However, found with a small group of paper that WAS "A.T." marked. A quick search shows this newspaper in biz c.1890's. Mint. (Cat. #14258)
Was $170.00, now $145.00, Papermania Sale: now $95.00

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