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Pope Valley Live Auction Promises Fabulous Finds

Pope Valley Live Auction Promises Fabulous Finds

We are looking forward to this Saturday, Sept. 6, and a full day in beautiful Pope Valley, delivering a genuine American experience with our Live Auction of a collection from the Pope Valley Store, hotel and saloon. It’s been a while since we’ve held an event like...
Old West Show Gets the Gold and Great Results

Old West Show Gets the Gold and Great Results

Witherell’s 2014 Old West Show in Grass Valley was a resounding success. From the sellers to attendees to the weather everything lined up to create a remarkable event. Particularly exciting was the appearance of noted coin expert Donald Kagin, PhD, (see photo on the...
Tobacco Carves Out a Place in History

Tobacco Carves Out a Place in History

One of many interesting artifacts of the Old West in our Old West Auction is a beautiful example of the Cigar Store Indian (or Tobacco Indian). This particular carving dates to the late 1800s, likely from the Wyoming-Montana region. It came into our hands after being...