3rd Annual Montana Big Chief Auction

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Welcome to our 3rd Annual Big Chief Sale. This three day Auction has over 3000 lots to choose from.

Day 1:
Native American Indian Jewelry, Trade Beads, Western History Books, Fishing Collectables, Chainsaws, Coins, Railroad History Archive, Daguerreotypes, Ambrotypes, Pocket Watches, Paintings, Sketches, Bronzes, Nikon Camera Collection, Coca Cola Collectables, Beer Signs, Stamped Envelope Collection and much more.

Day 2:
Indian Artifacts from all form and function: Baskets, Pots, Arrowheads, Dolls, Beadwork, Navajo Rugs, Blankets, Textiles, Stone Tools, Kachinas, Paintings, Trade Beads, Navajo and Zuni Jewelry, Squash Blossoms, Rare Milton Bradley Human Anatomical Pull Down Charts from 1886, A White Buffalo Medicine Calf, A Sterling Silver Presentation Box from the SS Great Eastern, Charles H Hart Penguin, Taxidermy Furs.

Day 3: Our Military Sale
Over 600 Lots of Military Surplus and Historical Artifacts. From common to Museum Quality.

Artwork: James Lee Colt, Earle Heikka, Taylor Lynde, Jay Jung, Jose Trujillo, Leonard Reedy, Robert Morgan, Joe Halko, Larry Pirnie, Leo Beaulaurier, Ron Jenkins, James Henderson, Johhn William Hilton, Bill Shaddix, Robert Wagoner, Ace Powell, Hendrik Johannes Haverman, just to name a few.

Featured Collections Include

Dr. Harley Niblack Furniture
Frontier Medicine and Surgery Sets
The Milton Bradley Anatomical Charts
Coca Cola: The Continuation of the Anderson Collection.
The Allard Auction Indian Collection
A bid placed on our auctions is a legal contract – it cannot be revoked or cancelled for any reason. By registering for our auctions, you grant us permission to waive your right to execute any chargebacks against our company for any reason. Auctions will be sold with and without reserve. If a lot contains a reserve price, it will be clearly noted in the corresponding catalog. All items are sold as is, where is with no guarantees expressed or implied.
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Tlingit Native American Indian Lidded Basket455 - Tlingit Native American Indian Lidded Basket
Davis Brothers Auction
2 3/8" tall, 3 1/4" diameter. Allard Auction Collection Inv: NO TAG
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (90.00) = 90.00
 
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Native American Indian Lidded Basket456 - Native American Indian Lidded Basket
Davis Brothers Auction
2 1/2" diameter, 1 1/2" tall. Allard Auction Collection Inv: RBW 41702
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (15.00) = 15.00
 
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Papago Native American Indian Dance Rattle457 - Papago Native American Indian Dance Rattle
Davis Brothers Auction
8 3/8" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: ALK 33950
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (40.00 + 10.00) = 50.00
 
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Antique Ojibwe Indian Birch Bark Quilled Box458 - Antique Ojibwe Indian Birch Bark Quilled Box
Davis Brothers Auction
Significant Quill Loss. 4" long, 3" wide. Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL 12903
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (30.00) = 30.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Gerardo Cota Pottery Vase Pot459 - Mata Ortiz Gerardo Cota Pottery Vase Pot
Davis Brothers Auction
6 3/8" tall, 8" diameter. Allard Auction Collection Inv: KAC 27780
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (150.00) = 150.00
 
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Apple Blossom Native American Indian Pot460 - Apple Blossom Native American Indian Pot
Davis Brothers Auction
4 1/8" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AX
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (15.00 + 3.75) = 18.75
 
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San Juan Pueblo Indian Pot Bowl461 - San Juan Pueblo Indian Pot Bowl
Davis Brothers Auction
5 1/2" diameter. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AX
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (15.00) = 15.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Oscar G. Quezada Pottery Vase Pot462 - Mata Ortiz Oscar G. Quezada Pottery Vase Pot
Davis Brothers Auction
7 3/4" diameter, 7" tall. Allard Auction Collection Inv: KAC 27792
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (110.00) = 110.00
 
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Chippewa Native American Indian Sweet Grass Purse463 - Chippewa Native American Indian Sweet Grass Purse
Davis Brothers Auction
8 3/8" long including handle. Allard Auction Collection Inv: WDA 15186
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (15.00) = 15.00
 
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Antique Native American Indian Chevron Trade Beads464 - Antique Native American Indian Chevron Trade Beads
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: GIL 17844
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (85.00) = 85.00
 
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Broken Arrow Native American Indian Vase465 - Broken Arrow Native American Indian Vase
Davis Brothers Auction
5 7/8" tall. Allard Auction Collection Inv: WED
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (10.00) = 10.00
 
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Santa Clara Pueblo Indian Pottery Vase Anita Suazo466 - Santa Clara Pueblo Indian Pottery Vase Anita Suazo
Davis Brothers Auction
3 1/8" diameter. Signed on bottom. Allard Auction Collection Inv: MWL 26428
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (70.00) = 70.00
 
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Santa Clara Pueblo Indian Pottery Vase Anita Suazo467 - Santa Clara Pueblo Indian Pottery Vase Anita Suazo
Davis Brothers Auction
3 1/8" diameter. Signed on bottom. Allard Auction Collection Inv: MWL 26428
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (70.00) = 70.00
 
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Santa Clara Pueblo Indian Pottery Bowl468 - Santa Clara Pueblo Indian Pottery Bowl
Davis Brothers Auction
7 5/8" diameter. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AX
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (95.00) = 95.00
 
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David Sunbeam Hopi Native American Indian Pot469 - David Sunbeam Hopi Native American Indian Pot
Davis Brothers Auction
5 3/8" diameter. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AX
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (95.00) = 95.00
 
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Ancient Byzantine Roman Oil Lamp470 - Ancient Byzantine Roman Oil Lamp
Davis Brothers Auction
3" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: WED
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (55.00) = 55.00
 
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Teresita Naranjo Santa Clara Pueblo Indian Pot471 - Teresita Naranjo Santa Clara Pueblo Indian Pot
Davis Brothers Auction
3" diameter. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AX
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (10.00) = 10.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Genoveva Quezada Pottery Vase Pot472 - Mata Ortiz Genoveva Quezada Pottery Vase Pot
Davis Brothers Auction
7 3/4" diameter. Allard Auction Collection Inv: KAC 27781
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (240.00) = 240.00
 
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Betty Manygoats Horny Toad Wedding Vase473 - Betty Manygoats Horny Toad Wedding Vase
Davis Brothers Auction
6 1/4" tall. Chipped. Allard Auction Collection Inv: WED
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (25.00) = 25.00
 
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Mata Ortiz Lydia Quezada Pottery Pot Vase474 - Mata Ortiz Lydia Quezada Pottery Pot Vase
Davis Brothers Auction
9 1/2" tall. 10 3/8" diameter. Allard Auction Collection Inv: KAC 27804
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (350.00) = 350.00
 
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Small Navajo Yei Rug Blanket475 - Small Navajo Yei Rug Blanket
Davis Brothers Auction
13 1/2" by 14 1/2". Allard Auction Collection Inv: MIL 49736
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (60.00) = 60.00
 
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Southwestern Wool Rug476 - Southwestern Wool Rug
Davis Brothers Auction
9 1/2" by 19". Allard Auction Collection Inv: MIL 49736
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (20.00) = 20.00
 
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Studio Pottery Water Pitcher477 - Studio Pottery Water Pitcher
Davis Brothers Auction
4 3/8" tall, 4" diameter. Allard Auction Collection Inv: WED
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (10.00) = 10.00
 
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Group of Native American Carved Rocks478 - Group of Native American Carved Rocks
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AX
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (25.00) = 25.00
 
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Plains Native American Indian Tacked Belt479 - Plains Native American Indian Tacked Belt
Davis Brothers Auction
Mid 20th Century. Kidney, Motorcycle, or Bronc Rider Belt. Allard Auction Collection Inv: COR
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (70.00) = 70.00
 
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Northwest Coast Haida Raven Mask480 - Northwest Coast Haida Raven Mask
Davis Brothers Auction
Signed Christine Roberts. 15 3/4" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AXS
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (400.00) = 400.00
 
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Native American Indian Pottery Bells481 - Native American Indian Pottery Bells
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL 12969
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (55.00) = 55.00
 
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Collection of Southwestern Pottery Miniatures482 - Collection of Southwestern Pottery Miniatures
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AX
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (20.00) = 20.00
 
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Guard Duty Charles McKay Freeman Print483 - Guard Duty Charles McKay Freeman Print
Davis Brothers Auction
Signed and numbered. 12" by 14". Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL 12952
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 10.00 | Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Collection of Native American Indian Ephemera484 - Collection of Native American Indian Ephemera
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: NO TAG
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (80.00) = 80.00
 
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Collection of Vintage Mexican Pottery485 - Collection of Vintage Mexican Pottery
Davis Brothers Auction
Allard Auction Collection Inv: NO TAG
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (65.00) = 65.00
 
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Haida Northwest Coast Indian Wood Totem Pole486 - Haida Northwest Coast Indian Wood Totem Pole
Davis Brothers Auction
20 3/8" tall. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AXS
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (300.00 + 75.00) = 375.00
 
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Antique Native American Indian Feather Headdress487 - Antique Native American Indian Feather Headdress
Davis Brothers Auction
Second half of the 19th Century. 50" long, 12 1/2" wide. Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL 12944
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (200.00) = 200.00
 
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Plains Native American Indian War Shirt488 - Plains Native American Indian War Shirt
Davis Brothers Auction
Second half of the 20th Century. Allard Auction Collection Inv: NO TAG
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (170.00) = 170.00
 
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Vintage Wood Snowshoes489 - Vintage Wood Snowshoes
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice old set of snowshoes. Allard Auction Collection Inv: AX
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (150.00) = 150.00
 
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Small Native American Indian Teepee Sticks490 - Small Native American Indian Teepee Sticks
Davis Brothers Auction
61" tall. Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (15.00) = 15.00
 
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Plains Native American Indian Buffalo Spear Lance491 - Plains Native American Indian Buffalo Spear Lance
Davis Brothers Auction
Second half of the 20th Century. 71" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: HBE 45206
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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Plains Native American Indian Tickle Stick492 - Plains Native American Indian Tickle Stick
Davis Brothers Auction
Made from a shotgun cleaning rod. Second half of the 20th Century. 38 3/4" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: ALK 33943
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (25.00) = 25.00
 
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Plains Native American Indian Stone War Club493 - Plains Native American Indian Stone War Club
Davis Brothers Auction
Beaded shaft. Second half of the 20th Century. 35" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: ALK 33688
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (160.00) = 160.00
 
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Sioux Native American Indian Warrior Society Staff494 - Sioux Native American Indian Warrior Society Staff
Davis Brothers Auction
Mid 20th Century. 40 1/2" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: KAC 27918
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (90.00) = 90.00
 
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Plains Native American Indian Beaded Bow495 - Plains Native American Indian Beaded Bow
Davis Brothers Auction
46" long. Second half of the 20th Century. Allard Auction Collection Inv: ALK 33697
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (190.00) = 190.00
 
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Montana Crow Indian Beaded Buffalo Spear Lance496 - Montana Crow Indian Beaded Buffalo Spear Lance
Davis Brothers Auction
Beadwork on trade cloth appears to be old. Umbilical or medicine pouch also appears to have age. Appears to be second half of the 19th Century. 88 1/2
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold for (350.00) = 350.00
 
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Plains Native American Indian Buffalo Spear Lance497 - Plains Native American Indian Buffalo Spear Lance
Davis Brothers Auction
Second half of the 20th Century. 79" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL 12934
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (110.00 + 27.50) = 137.50
 
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Plains Native American Indian War Shield498 - Plains Native American Indian War Shield
Davis Brothers Auction
Dated 2005. Signed on back. 23 1/2" diameter. Allard Auction Collection Inv: CHR 21052
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (55.00) = 55.00
 
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Montana Taxidermy Beaver Fur Pelt499 - Montana Taxidermy Beaver Fur Pelt
Davis Brothers Auction
30" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL 12780
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (65.00) = 65.00
 
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Elkmont Leather Vest500 - Elkmont Leather Vest
Davis Brothers Auction
Size Medium. Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL 12974
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (70.00) = 70.00
 
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Native American Indian Leather Wall Hanging501 - Native American Indian Leather Wall Hanging
Davis Brothers Auction
47" long, 46" wide. Allard Auction Collection Inv: WED
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (80.00) = 80.00
 
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Native American Indian Buckskin Leather Pants502 - Native American Indian Buckskin Leather Pants
Davis Brothers Auction
Second half of the 20th Century. 34" waist, 38 1/4" long. Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL 12783
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (180.00) = 180.00
 
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Antique Mexican Wool Serape Saltillo Blankets503 - Antique Mexican Wool Serape Saltillo Blankets
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice grouping. Two Serape's and a Chimayo mini blanket. Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL 12864
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (110.00) = 110.00
 
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Pair of Brain Tanned Leather Pieces504 - Pair of Brain Tanned Leather Pieces
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice grouping. Allard Auction Collection Inv: VGL 12864
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimate : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (55.00) = 55.00
 
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