Holabird’s ‘November Wonders’ included Custer’s holster, Western art

Americo Makk, ‘Too Many Guns,’ $2,250
Americo Makk, ‘Too Many Guns,’ $2,250
Americo Makk, ‘Too Many Guns,’ $2,250

RENO, Nev. – U.S. Army Captain George Armstrong Custer’s gun holster, dispatch case, belt and brass buckle from the Civil War climbed to $37,500, taking top lot honors in a five-day, 3,100-lot November Wonders: Western Americana Auction held November 18-22 by Holabird Western Americana Collections.

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Native American jewelry trove leads Holabird Aug. 5-9 auction

Rainbow Man knifewing bolo by Myra and Homer Vacit, estimated at $1,200-$1,800
Rainbow Man knifewing bolo by Myra and Homer Vacit, estimated at $1,200-$1,800
Rainbow Man knifewing bolo by Myra and Homer Vacit, estimated at $1,200-$1,800

RENO, Nev. – General George Armstrong Custer’s Civil War holster and gun belt, a photo diary of Pancho Villa with three books on the Mexican Revolution, and an 1898 prostitute’s license and photo from Tombstone, Arizona are a few of the more interesting items in Holabird Western Americana Collections’ Sizzling Summer Western Americana Auction, slated for August 5-9. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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