Lot 427    

Two Montana Territorial Warrants for Stock Inspectors,
American History Auction / June 24, 2009
one before, one after statehood. First is for 1891 for Territory of Montana, from the Stock Inspector and Detective Fund; with lithograph of cattle on left side. Second for 1892, State of Montana, from the Sheep Inspector and Indemnity Fund; with lithograph of ram on left.

Provenance:  
The Thomas Minckler Collection of Western Americana


Condition:  
Expected cancellations, stamps, etc., otherwise very good.
Sold: $176.25
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