Helm's Native American Winter Bonanza

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Helm's Native American Winter Bonanza 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. We have featured a collection of stone artifacts from Illinois and California. This catalog also includes Native American and Mexican jewelry from the 20th century.
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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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Antique San Diego County Mission Basket101 - Antique San Diego County Mission Basket
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Antique San Diego County Mission Basket, c. 1900s. Made of juncus, the item measures 8" x 8" x 3.5", with a 6.5" opening. Missio...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (500.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 610.00
 
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Beaded Cheyenne Cradle Cover102 - Beaded Cheyenne Cradle Cover
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Beaded Cheyenne Cradle Cover, c. 1960s. Made of glass, cloth and bells, the item measures 25" x 13" x 1". Montana, Wyoming. Condition...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Acoma Pot103 - Acoma Pot
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Acoma Pot, c. 1970s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 5" x 5". Signed JO. Acoma, New Mexico. Carved pot with painted lines, fanta...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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3/4 Groove Stone Axe104 - 3/4 Groove Stone Axe
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3/4 Groove Stone Axe, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, the item measures 6 3/4" x 2 7/8" x 1 1/2". Unique axe with engraving throug...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (425.00 + 93.50) x 1 = 518.50
 
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Illinois Flint Collection105 - Illinois Flint Collection
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Illinois Flint Collection, pre-historic items. Made of chert, the items measure from 2.5" to 4" long. Adams County, Illinois. Frame not in...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to c********l.. for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Fijian Wood Headrest w/Inlay106 - Fijian Wood Headrest w/Inlay
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Fijian Wood Headrest w/Inlay, c. 1940s. Made of hardwood and shell inlay, the item measures 3.5" x 2.5" x 11.75". Fiji. Very fancy ca...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Mississippian Human Figure Pipe107 - Mississippian Human Figure Pipe
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Mississippian Human Figure Pipe, pre-historic item. Made of alabaster, the item measures 3" x 5 1/2" x 7 1/2". Calhoun County, Illini...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to f***r for (1,100.00 + 242.00) x 1 = 1,342.00
 
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Olmec Mask w/John Jordan COA108 - Olmec Mask w/John Jordan COA
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Olmec Mask w/John Jordan COA, pre-Columbian item. Made of jade and metal stand, the item measures 4" x 5" x 2 1/4" with a 4" x 4...
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Estimates : 5,000.00 - 15,000.00
Sold to f***r for (550.00 + 121.00) x 1 = 671.00
 
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Olmec Jade Figure w/John Jordan COA109 - Olmec Jade Figure w/John Jordan COA
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Olmec Jade Figure w/John Jordan COA, pre-Columbian item. Made of jade and cinnabar, the item measures 3 1/4" x 6 1/4" x 1 3/8". Verac...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 9,000.00
Sold to f***r for (525.00 + 115.50) x 1 = 640.50
 
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Obsidian Spear110 - Obsidian Spear
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Obsidian Spear, pre-historic item. Made of obsidian, the item measures 12 1/4" long. Hupa, California. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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4 Plains Beaded Strips111 - 4 Plains Beaded Strips
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4 Plains Beaded Strips, c. 1920s. Made of glass and string, the items measure 19.5" x 2.5" each. Sioux. 4 matching beaded strips which cam...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Early Native American Trade Beads112 - Early Native American Trade Beads
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Early Native American Trade Beads, c. 1800s. Made of glass, the items are of various lengths. 5 strings total, 3 cobalt and 2 white hearts. Good old b
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Santa Clara Black Olla113 - Santa Clara Black Olla
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Santa Clara Black Olla, c. 1970s. Made of clay, the item measures 4.5" x 3.5". Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico. Black on black olla, signed...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Hide Dance Shield114 - Hide Dance Shield
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Hide Dance Shield, 20th century item. Made of leather, cloth and brass, the item measures 15.5" x 15.5" x 1". Dakotas. Nice paint, be...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Illinois Flint Collection115 - Illinois Flint Collection
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Illinois Flint Collection, pre-historic items. Made of chert, the items measure from 2.5" to 3" long. Adams County, Illinois. Frame not in...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to d********1 for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Solomon Islands Frog Bowl116 - Solomon Islands Frog Bowl
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Solomon Islands Frog Bowl, purchased in 1950. Made of wood and shell inlay, the item measures 10" x 5" x 3". Solomon Islands, Polynes...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (180.00 + 39.60) x 1 = 219.60
 
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Colima Figure w/Spots117 - Colima Figure w/Spots
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Colima Figure w/Spots, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 5.25" x 7.5" x 3.5". Colima, Mexico. From an old...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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Pre-Columbian Mayan Vase118 - Pre-Columbian Mayan Vase
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Pre-Colombian Mayan Vase, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 4.75" x 4.75" x 4.25". Mexico. As found, wear, see imag...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Mayan Tri-Legged Pot & Figure119 - Mayan Tri-Legged Pot & Figure
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Mayan Tri-Legged Pot & Figure, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay, the bowl measures 6" x 6" x 4.5 "and the figure is 4" x 5....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Red Discoidal120 - Red Discoidal
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Red Discoidal, pre-historic item. Made of porphyry stone, the item measures 5" x 2.5". Pike County, Illinois. Condition: Good, see images....
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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Mata Ortiz Black-on-Black Olla121 - Mata Ortiz Black-on-Black Olla
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Mata Ortiz Black-on-Black Olla, c. 1980s. Made of clay, the item measures approx. 10" x 10" x 8" tall with a 4" opening. Rio Gra...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
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Plains Beaded Leggings122 - Plains Beaded Leggings
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Plains Beaded Leggings, c. 1930s. Made of cotton, canvas and glass, the items measure 15" x 6.5" each. Idaho, Umatilla. Condition: Some we...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l********q for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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2 Tribal Baskets123 - 2 Tribal Baskets
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2 Tribal Baskets, c. 1950s. Made of grass and pine needles, the items measure 7 1/2" x 4" x 7" and 8" x 5" x 8". South...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Great Pipe w/John Jordan COA124 - Great Pipe w/John Jordan COA
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Great Pipe w/John Jordan COA, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, the item measures approx. 16" x 4" x 2 1/4". Tennessee. From an old,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 20,000.00
Sold to e*******g for (1,600.00 + 352.00) x 1 = 1,952.00
 
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Illinois Flint Collection125 - Illinois Flint Collection
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Illinois Flint Collection, pre-historic items. Made of chert, the items measure from 2.5" to 4" long. Adams County, Illinois. Frame not in...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
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Polynesian Lizard Scrimshaw126 - Polynesian Lizard Scrimshaw
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Polynesian Lizard Scrimshaw, early 20th century. Made of bone, the item measures 3.5" x 1". Solomon Islands. Fine carving. Condition: Crac...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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Mayan Jade Maskette w/John Jordan COA127 - Mayan Jade Maskette w/John Jordan COA
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Mayan Jade Maskette w/John Jordan COA, pre-Columbian item. Made of jade, the item measures 3 1/4" x 3" x 1 1/2". Mexico. From an old,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 244.00
 
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Saddle-Face Bannerstone128 - Saddle-Face Bannerstone
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Saddle-Face Bannerstone, pre-historic item. Made of hardstone, possibly serpentine, the item measures 2 3/4" x 2 3/8" x 1 1/4". Hanco...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (360.00 + 79.20) x 1 = 439.20
 
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Birdstone129 - Birdstone
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Birdstone, pre-historic item. Made of quartz, the item measures 6 1/4" x 1 1/2" x 2 7/8". Lincoln County, North Carolina. From an old...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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2 South American Weavings130 - 2 South American Weavings
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2 South American Weavings, c. 1950s. Made of wool, cotton and dye, the items measure from 32" to 57" long. South American. Condition: Some...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Beaded Neck Purse131 - Beaded Neck Purse
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Beaded Neck Purse, modern item. Made of beads and string, the purse measures 2.5" x 1.5" and hangs 14" as worn. Oklahoma, Cherokee. G...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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3/4 Groove Ceremonial Axe132 - 3/4 Groove Ceremonial Axe
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3/4 Groove Ceremonial Stone Axe, pre-historic item. Made of granite, the item measures 8 1/2" x 3 7/8" x 2 1/2". Calhoun County, Illi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (220.00 + 48.40) x 1 = 268.40
 
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South American Double Effigy Pot133 - South American Double Effigy Pot
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South American Double Effigy Pot, c. 1970s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 7.5" x 6.5" x 7.5". South America. Extra carvin...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Human Snake Effigy Stone Pipe134 - Human Snake Effigy Stone Pipe
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Human Snake Effigy Stone Pipe, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, the item measures 11" x 4" x 2". Missouri. From an old, 1960s Calif...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to p********r for (750.00 + 165.00) x 1 = 915.00
 
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Illinois Flint Collection135 - Illinois Flint Collection
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Illinois Flint Collection, pre-historic items. Made of chert, the items measure from 2.5" to 3.5" long. Adams County, Illinois. Frame not ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to c********l.. for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Polynesian Back Scratcher136 - Polynesian Back Scratcher
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Polynesian Back Scratcher, early 20th century. Made of wood and shell, the item measures 16" x 1.5". Solomon Islands. Rare carving, shell ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Double Effigy Stone Female Figure137 - Double Effigy Stone Female Figure
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Double Effigy Stone Female Figure, pre-historic item. Made of sandstone and paint, the item measures 7" x 6 1/2" x 15 3/4". Georgia, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (500.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 610.00
 
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Mayan Jade Plaque w/John Jordan COA138 - Mayan Jade Plaque w/John Jordan COA
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Mayan Jade Plaque w/John Jordan COA, pre-Columbian item. Made of jade, the item measures 6" x 6 5/8" x 1/8". Mayan, Mexico. Corners a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 4,000.00 - 12,000.00
Sold to f***r for (5,000.00 + 1,100.00) x 1 = 6,100.00
 
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Olmec Jade Mask w/John Jordan COA139 - Olmec Jade Mask w/John Jordan COA
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Olmec Jade Mask w/John Jordan COA, pre-Columbian item. Made of jade, the item measures 5 3/4" x 8 1/8" x 3". Veracruz, Mexico. From a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 8,000.00 - 16,000.00
Sold to f***r for (525.00 + 115.50) x 1 = 640.50
 
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Obsidian Spear140 - Obsidian Spear
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Obsidian Spear, pre-historic item. Made of obsidian, the item measures 12" long. Hupa, California. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $30.0...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (240.00 + 52.80) x 1 = 292.80
 
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Antique Revolver & Powder Horn141 - Antique Revolver & Powder Horn
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Antique Revolver & Powder Horn, c. 1890s. Made of horn, steel, plastic grips, the revolver measures 6 3/4" x 3 1/2" x 1 1/2", the...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to j*********o for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Childs Cowboy Outfit142 - Childs Cowboy Outfit
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Childs Cowboy Outfit, c. 1940s. Made of cowhide, commercial leather and studs. Lot includes matching vest, cuffs, chaps. 5-point star pattern, conchos
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 3********2 for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Polychrome Mata Ortiz Olla143 - Polychrome Mata Ortiz Olla
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Polychrome Mata Ortiz Olla, c. 1970s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 6.5" x 6.5" x 5". Paty Ortiz, Mata Ortiz, Mexico. Fan...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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8 Strand Heishi Necklace144 - 8 Strand Heishi Necklace
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8 Strand Heishi Necklace, c. 1940s. Made of turquoise, shell and string, the item measures 28" x 1/8" overall. Santo Domingo. Nice looking...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Illinois Flint Collection145 - Illinois Flint Collection
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Illinois Flint Collection, pre-historic items. Made of chert, the items measure from 2.5" to 3" long. Adams County, Illinois. Frame not in...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Silver Horse Headstall146 - Silver Horse Headstall
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Silver Horse Headstall, circa 1950s. Made of leather, iron and silver, the item measures 18" x 10". Mexico. Marked Circle Y. Condition: Go...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Mayan Tri-Leg Bowl147 - Mayan Tri-Leg Bowl
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Mayan Tri-Leg Bowl, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 8.25" x 8.25" x 3". Mexico. From an old, 1960s Cali...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Hopi Kachina Doll148 - Hopi Kachina Doll
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Hopi Kachina Doll, consignor reports item is late 19th century. Made of cottonwood and paint, the item measures 12" x 3.5". Arizona. Condi...
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Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to f***r for (380.00 + 83.60) x 1 = 463.60
 
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Veracruz Figure149 - Veracruz Figure
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Veracruz Figure, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 4.25" x 8" x 4.5". Veracruz, Mexico. From an old, 1960s Californ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Spud Stone150 - Spud Stone
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Spud Stone, pre-historic item. Made of granite, the spud measures 10.5" long x 1 3/4" at handle. Knox County, Illinois. Condition: Good, s...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (220.00 + 48.40) x 1 = 268.40
 
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