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w465.jpg (51025 bytes)CALIFORNIA 1865 MARYSVILLE  ILLUSTRATED BILLHEAD. W.T, Ellis, Commission Agent for Flour, Barley, Wheat, etc. Vignette scene of riverboat. 7” x 10”. Original light fold lines, overall VG(W.465) $50.


w466.jpg (58175 bytes)CALIFORNIA. 1868 SUTTER CREEK BILLHEAD. Brinn & Newman Fancy and Staple Goods.  7" x 8 1/2, Exhibits areas of discoloration, o/wl VG. (W.466); $50.


ca013.jpg (204847 bytes)CALIFORNIA 1866 JACKSON BILLHEAD. Weller & Wilkens, Groceries, Provisions, Liquors, 14 ” x 8 1/2” blue paper. Original light fold lines, overall VG-F. (CA. 13) $65.hold


ca012.jpg (122380 bytes)CALIFORNIA 1866 SAN FRANCISCO , METAL IMPORTER BILLHEAD. Thomas Selby & Co. 7” x 8 3/8”, nice engraving of storefront, orig. fold lines, overall VG cond. (CA.12) $50.


ca003.jpg (183251 bytes)CALIFORNIA.-NEVADA CITY BILLHEAD. Illustrated abillhead for the National Exchange" The Only Fire - Proof and the Best Conducted Hotel in the CIty". )ct 11, 1887. 6"x 8 1/2" Good engraving of hotel and street. . A bit of wear along edges, bottom irrregularly torn, o/w VG+ condition. (Ca.03); $45.


w753.jpg (69309 bytes)1888 MARYSVILLE CAL. STABLES ILLUSTRATED BILLHEAD. McIlmoil & Sligar The New York Stable, Marysville, Cal. 4 1/2" x 8 1/2" . VG cond. (W. 753) $45.00 


ca154.jpg (242445 bytes)BILLHEAD – LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – QUEEN SADDLE LIVERY, 1908 - ILLUSTRATED. Billhead   8 1/2" x 4 Ύ”",   Original fold lines, overall Vg-Fine cond. (Ca.154):$95.


ca004.jpg (430385 bytes)LETTERHEAD – SAN FRANCISCO -CALIFORNIA – HARNESS < SADDLERY - ILLUSTRATED. Letterhead L.D. Stone & Co.   11" x 8 1/2"",1903.    Good graphic of saddle.  Original fold lines, overall Vg-Fine cond. (Ca.04):$150.


ca009.jpg (99774 bytes)CALIFORNIA 1866 SAN FRANCISCO , PRINTERS BILLHEAD. Daily Evening Bulletin Newspaper Office, 7" x 8 1/2", bill with affixed printed notice. Exhibits avg light wear, overall VG-F cond. (CA.09) $50.


The following lots came from the ledger of Wadham & Elliott, 1885-1887. Though they had been glued down, they have lifted off and pressed. The pen notations are perhaps slightly lighter, the black ink from the printing process is strong with good contrast. Any other conditions issues will be noted,

bh776.jpg (665305 bytes)BILLHEAD – SAN FRANCISCO – CIGARS & TOBACCO- GRAPHICS OF STREET & BUILDING   1886. Billhead,  7 x 9  L. & E. Wertheimer Cigars & Tobacco, San Francisco.  Nice graphics of their establishment. Overall  VG cond.  Bh776    $36.

 

 

 

bh795.jpg (486548 bytes)BILLHEAD – SAN FRANCISCO – LEVI & CO> WHOLESALE GROCERS - GRAPHICS OF STREET & BUILDING   1887. Billhead,  4 ½ x 8 Ό, H. Levi & Co., San Francisco.  Nice graphics of their establishment. Overall VG cond.   Bh 762    bh762  $16.99

 

 

 

bh781.jpg (470015 bytes)BILLHEAD – SAN FRANCISCO CASTLE BROTHERS  – GRAPHICS OF BUILDINGS 1886. Billhead, 5 Ό x 8 1/4 Castle Brothers San Francisco.  Nice graphics of street and buidings. Minor slight cockling from having been glued, overall VG cond.  (Bh781); $16.99

 

 

 

 

bh783.jpg (534672 bytes)BILLHEAD – SAN FRANCISCO – DRIED FRUITS RAISINS - GRAPHICS OF BEAR AND CANNED FRUIT 1887. Billhead,  5 1/2 x 8 Ό   Co., A. Lusk & Co., Hermetically sealed goods.   San Francisco.  Graphic of bear trying to open sealed fruit can.  . Paper cockling from having been glued,  overall Gd cond. Bh 783   $14.99

 

 

 

bh792.jpg (438364 bytes)BILLHEAD – SAN FRANCISCO – CALIFORNIA ITALIAN PASTE CO 1886. Billhead, 6 Ό x 8 Ύ, C.R. Splivano & Co., San Francisco. Minor slight cockling from having been glued, overall VG- Fine cond (bh792); $16.99    

 

 

 

bh761.jpg (458411 bytes)BILLHEAD – SAN FRANCISCO – ECLIPSE CRACKER CO.  1887. Billhead,  4 3/4 x 8 1/2   Eclipse Cracker Co.,San Francisco. Pink paper,   the blue ink from the printing process is strong with good contrast. Overall VG cond.   Bh761 $16.99

 

 

 

bh790.jpg (447252 bytes)BILLHEAD – SAN FRANCISCO – J.M.PIKE CIGARS.  1886. Billhead, 5 x 8 Ό J.M.Pike Cigars , San Francisco.  Overall G-VG cond.   Bh790 $12.99

 

 

 

bh798.jpg (413475 bytes)BILLHEAD – SAN FRANCISCO – SCHILLING COFFEES- STREET SCENE BUILDING.  1885. Billhead, 4 x 8 Ό A. Schilling & Co., Coffees, Teas, Spices, etc, , San Francisco.     Irregularly cut at bottom, small piece missing along top edge, o/w G cond.   Bh798 $9.99

 

 

 

bh771.jpg (633592 bytes)BILLHEAD – SAN FRANCISCO –BANNER PACKING - GRAPHICS.  1885. Billhead, 6 1/2 x 8 Ό     Banner Packing Co, Hermetically Sealed Goods, , San Francisco.   Litho by H.S. Crocker.   G-VG cond.   Bh771 sold

 

 

 

bh481.jpg (466958 bytes)BILLHEAD – SAN FRANCISCO – DULARD PRODUCE  – GRAPHICS BUILDINGS STREET.  1885. Billhead, 4 1/2 x 8 Ό  H. Dulard Produce Merchant , San Francisco.  Minor  paper cockling from having been glued, o/w G-VG cond.  bh481  $12.99

 

 

 

 

bh515.jpg (683714 bytes)BILLHEAD – SAN FRANCISCO -  MICHELSSEN, BROWN CO.  MEAT PACKERS- GRAPHICS 1884. Billhead, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 . Michelssen, Brown  & Co. Pork & Provisions Packers.   San Francisco.  This came from the ledger of Wadham & Elliott, 1885-1887.Minor  paper cockling from having been glued, o/w G-VG cond.  (bh515); $14.99

 

 

 

bh512.jpg (321023 bytes)BILLHEAD – SAN FRANCISCO -  WHEATON & LUHRS - GRAPHICS BUILDING STREET 1887. Billhead, 4 1/2 x 8 1/2 . Wheaton & Luhrs,  San Francisco.  This came from the ledger of Wadham & Elliott, 1885-1887.Mminor  paper cockling from having been glued, o/w G-VG cond.(Bh.512); $12.99

 

 

 

bh506.jpg (379713 bytes)BILLHEAD – SAN FRANCISCO -  CAPITOL MILLS - GRAPHICS CAPITOL  BUILDING STREET 1887. Billhead, 5 1/2 x 8 Ό  Deming, Palmer Milling Co.  San Francisco.  This came from the ledger of Wadham & Elliott, 1885-1887. Minor  paper cockling from having been glued, o/w G-VG cond. ( Bh506); $14.99 

 

 

 

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