Helm's April Showers Sale

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Helm's April Showers Sale catalog contains Native American artifacts such as Navajo weavings and Pueblo pottery, Pre-Columbian artifacts, and other pre-historic items such as arrowheads and other stone tools. Also included are Oceanic and African tribal artifacts. This catalog also includes Native American and Mexican jewelry from the 20th century as well as many other items to include blades, antique weapons and art.
Buyer's Premium is 22%. There are no returns.

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Note: All prehistoric pottery and artifacts were taken from private land legally, without breaking any state or federal laws.
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationPre-Columbian Stone Vase51 - Pre-Columbian Stone Vase
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Pre-Columbian Stone Vase, pre-Columbian item. Made of hardstone, the item measures 2 1/2" x 2 3/16". Colima, Mexico. Red and brown stone, ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationWells Fargo-style Strong Box w/Faux Gold52 - Wells Fargo-style Strong Box w/Faux Gold
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Wells Fargo-style Strong Box w/Faux Gold, c. 1960s. Made of iron pyrite, wood, brass, graphite blocks, the item measures 18" x 10" x 8&quo...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationCochiti Duck Effigy Pitcher53 - Cochiti Duck Effigy Pitcher
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Cochiti Duck Effigy Pitcher, c. 1920s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 6 1/4" x 5 1/4". Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico. Rare and unu...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationDanish-style Dagger54 - Danish-style Dagger
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Danish-style Dagger, modern item. Made of obsidian, the item measures 16" x 3" x 1". USA. Has stitch chipping on handle, parallel fla...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,800.00
 
 
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Beaded Basket, c. 1960s. Made of rod and bundle and glass, the item measures 11 1/2" x 9" x 4". Probably Indonesian. Has arrowhead de...
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Chinese Jade Collection, c. 1900. Made of jade, the axe measures 12" x 6", the bow pulls measures 1 1/2" x 1 1/4". China. Bow st...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationTribal Burl Wood Bowl57 - Tribal Burl Wood Bowl
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Tribal Burl Wood Bowl, c. 1900. Made of hardwood and hide, the item measures 15" x 6" x 4 3/4". Possibly North American. Condition: S...
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Antique Spur Collection, c. 1930s. Made of steel and leather, the largest is 6" long. 3 pairs of spurs. Western USA. Condition: Some rust, see ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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4-String Tribal Beads, c. 1890s. Made of glass, the items are approx. 24" long each with 1/2" beads. Mediterranean. Beige, green and blue ...
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAntique Spur Collection60 - Antique Spur Collection
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Antique Spur Collection, c. 1890s-1930s. Made of silver and steel, the largest is 8" long. Mexico, South America, USA. 2 single spurs, 1 pair. ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationHuman Effigy Bone & Wood Cases61 - Human Effigy Bone & Wood Cases
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Human Effigy Bone & Wood Cases, c. 1920s. Made of bone and hardwood, the longest measures 9" long. Indonesia. Nice carving and effigies. Co...
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationWWII 3 Blade Machete Collection62 - WWII 3 Blade Machete Collection
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WWII 3 Blade Machete Collection, one marked 1945. Made of steel, plastic and wood, the items measures 24", 29" and 31". England, USA....
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Animal Effigy Bone Tool Cases, c. 1940s. Made of bone and horn, the largest measures 8 1/4" long. Indonesian. Drilled on bottom for suspension....
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationDanish-style Dagger64 - Danish-style Dagger
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Danish-style Dagger, c. 1950s. Made of obsidian, the item measures 16 1/2" x 1". USA, California. Stitch chipping on handle, parallel flak...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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4 Old Watercolor Paintings, c. 1940s. Made of wood, glass and paper, the items measure 12" x 10" each. Signed Caldwell. Condition: Some we...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationMission Basket66 - Mission Basket
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Mission Basket, c. 1940s. Made of juncus, the item measures 15 1/2" x 6 1/2". San Diego County, California. Condition: Good, see images. S...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAntique Kukri Knife w/Sheath67 - Antique Kukri Knife w/Sheath
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Antique Kukri Knife w/Sheath, c. 100 years old. Made of steel, horn, wood, leather, bronze and metal, the item measures 10 1/4" x 2" x 7/8...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Giant Gold Wash Aztec Calendar, c. 1900. Made of brass and gold wash, the item measures 35 1/2" x 4" deep. Mexico City. Weighs approx. 25 ...
Current Bid: 100.00
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAntique Engraved Kukri Knife69 - Antique Engraved Kukri Knife
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Antique Engraved Kukri Knife, c. 100 years old. Made of steel, horn and metal, the item measures 15 1/2" long with a 4 3/8" handle. India....
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationFine Plains Deerskin Doll70 - Fine Plains Deerskin Doll
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Fine Plains Deerskin Doll, c. 1930s. Made of deerskin, glass beads, the item measures 13" x 7" x 3". Sioux. Condition: Minor wear and...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAntique Kukri Knife w/Sheath71 - Antique Kukri Knife w/Sheath
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Antique Kukri Knife w/Sheath, c. 1930s. Made of steel, horn, wood, leather, bronze alloy and metal, the item measures 14 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 1...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Pair of Plains Dolls, c. 1930s. Made of deerskin, beads and hair, the items measure 10" x 5" each. Arapaho. Condition: Minor wear, see ima...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Mexican Ganado-style Weaving, c. 1970s. Made of cotton and acrylic, the item measures 28 1/2" x 59". Mexico, Artesanias Mayo. Beautiful re...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Handmade Fighting Knife, c. WWII period. Made of wood, steel and pewter, the item measures 12" x 3 1/2". USA. Carbon steel. Condition: Min...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Hopi Coil Basketry Tray w/Deer, c. 1960s. Made of grass and dye, the item measures 8 3/8" wide. Hopi, Arizona. Finely coiled, polychrome basket...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationFine Navajo Weaving76 - Fine Navajo Weaving
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Fine Navajo Weaving, c. 1940s. Made wool and dye, the item measures 50" x 36". Navajo. Yei Weaving, fancy rug. Condition: Excellent, see i...
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Start Price : 700.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationNavajo Wedding Basket77 - Navajo Wedding Basket
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Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1940s. Made of sumac and dye, the item measures 11 1/4" x 2". Navajo. Extra fine weaving on this old, polychrome...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Bow & Arrow Set, c. 1950s. Made of wood, paint, feathers and beads, the bow measures 46" x 2" and the longest arrow is 28". Cheye...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationHopi Navajo-style Coil Wedding Basket79 - Hopi Navajo-style Coil Wedding Basket
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Hopi Navajo-style Coil Wedding Basket, c. 1920s. Made of grass and dye, the item measures 10 3/4" x 1". Hopi, Arizona. Hopi-made, antique ...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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2 Middle Eastern Knives, c. 1930s. Made of horn, steel and bronze, the items measure 14" and 13". Middle Eastern. One has scabbard. Condit...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationNavajo Wedding Basket81 - Navajo Wedding Basket
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Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1930s. Made of sumac and dye, the item measures 14" x 2 1/2". Navajo. Fine herringbone finish, good study piece....
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationPre-Columbian-style Medical Figure82 - Pre-Columbian-style Medical Figure
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Pre-Columbian-style Medical Figure, c. 1900. Made of clay, the item measures 14" x 7" x 6". Colima, Mexico. Shows skin boils, abdomen...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationHopi Navajo-style Coil Wedding Basket83 - Hopi Navajo-style Coil Wedding Basket
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Hopi Navajo-style Coil Wedding Basket, c. 1920s. Made of grass and dye, the item measures 10 3/4" x 1". Hopi, Arizona. Hopi-made, antique ...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationLarge Antique South American Drum84 - Large Antique South American Drum
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Large Antique South American Drum, c. 1900. Made of wood, rope and hide, the item measures 24" x 15". Brazil. Woven cloth strap. Condition...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationNavajo Wedding Basket85 - Navajo Wedding Basket
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Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1930s. Made of sumac and dye, the item measures 13" x 2 1/2". Navajo. Nice, antique polychrome wedding basket. G...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationUSN Cutlass86 - USN Cutlass
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USN Cutlass, 20th century item. Made of steel and plastic, the item measures 29 1/2" long. Made in Germany. Heavy with hand guard. Condition: M...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationNavajo Wedding Basket87 - Navajo Wedding Basket
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Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1940s. Made of sumac and dye, the item measures 11 7/8" x 2 1/4". Navajo. Larger rods used for the weaving of th...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
 
 
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USN Cutlass, 20th century item. Made of steel, chrome and plastic, the item measures 30" x 5" x 5" long. Made in Germany. Heavy with ...
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing Notification2 Antique Religious Crucifixes89 - 2 Antique Religious Crucifixes
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2 Antique Religious Crucifixes, c. 1900-20s. Made of wood, brass and metal alloy, the items measure 7 1/4" x 13 3/4" x 1 1/4" and 3 1...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Plains Doll Collection, c. 1920s. Made of leather, glass and hair, the tallest doll measures 10" x 5". Plains Indian, USA. Wood doll inclu...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAntique Religious Crucifix91 - Antique Religious Crucifix
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Antique Religious Crucifix, c. 1940s. Made of wood and painted alloy, the item measures 8" x 19 3/4" x 1 3/4". Mexico. Fine detail on...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Pacific Rim Mask, c. 1950s. Made of wood, the item measures 16" x 8" x 3". Indonesian. Double effigy. Condition: Wear, see images. Sh...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAntique Religious Crucifix93 - Antique Religious Crucifix
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Antique Religious Crucifix, c. 1940s. Made of wood and bronze, the item measures 9 1/4" x 17 3/4" x 1 3/4". Mexico. INRI plaque: Iesv...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationLion w/Human Effigies Candlestick Holder94 - Lion w/Human Effigies Candlestick Holder
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Lion w/Human Effigies Candlestick Holder, c. 1900. Made of soapstone, the item measures 20" x 13" x 6". Possibly German. Weighs appro...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Antique Kukri Knife w/Silver Threaded Sheath, c. 100 years old, the item is made of horn, steel, metal, cloth, wood, silver thread and possibly pearls
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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US Cavalry Trumpet & Bayonet, c. WWI. Made of brass and steel, the bayonet measures 19.5" long. USA. Condition: Bayonet rusty, see images. ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAntique Metal Religious Crucifix on Stand97 - Antique Metal Religious Crucifix on Stand
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Antique Metal Religious Crucifix on Stand, c. 1950s. Made of metal with shell eyes on skull, the item measures 6 1/4" x 3 1/8" x 16 1/4&qu...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Plains War Shirt, 20th century item. Made of deerhide, paint and beads, the item measures 57" wide x 28" tall, chest measures 21". Pl...
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Start Price : 70.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Wood Plaque, modern item. Made of wood, the item measures 14" x 8" x 1". USA. Hooked on Fishing. Condition: Needs glue, see images. S...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Southwest Doll & Cradleboard, c. 1920s. Made of wood and cloth, the cradleboard measures 22" x 12" and the doll measures 16". Ari...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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