A Native American & Tribal Winter

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This auction contains Native American artifacts such as Navajo weavings, Pre-Columbian artifacts, and other pre-historic items such as arrowheads and other stone tools. We have featured a grouping of Polynesian and Melanesian artifacts, stone items, and other Pacific Rim artifacts. 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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2 Navajo Sand Paintings51 - 2 Navajo Sand Paintings
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2 Navajo Sand Paintings, circa 1960s. Made of wood, sand and paint, the items are 12" x 12" and 8" x 4". Navajo, New Mexico. Nic...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Indian Relic Collection52 - Indian Relic Collection
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Indian Relic Collection, circa 1890s. Made of flint, leather, beads and wood, the basket is 7" x 7" x 2.5" and the frame is 8.5"...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Indian Silver Necklace w/Scarab53 - Indian Silver Necklace w/Scarab
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Indian Silver Necklace w/Scarab, circa 1930s. Made of silver and an Egyptian scarab, the item's pendant is 4.5" x 3.5" x 0.5", th...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 75.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Southwest Blue Leather Bag54 - Southwest Blue Leather Bag
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Southwest Blue Leather Bag, circa 1990s. Made of dyed blue leather and bone, this item roughly measures 11" x 11" x 3" with a 19"...
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Estimates : 125.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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5 Copper & Brass Bracelets55 - 5 Copper & Brass Bracelets
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5 Copper & Brass Bracelets, circa 1940s. Made of copper and brass, these adult cuffs are of various sizes. Southwest USA/Mexico. Condition: Nice...
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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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Eskimo Walking Cane56 - Eskimo Walking Cane
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Eskimo Walking Cane, circa 1900. Made of wood and bone, the item is 37.5" long, billiken carving is 2.75" tall. Nice billiken effigy. Cond...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (85.00 + 18.70) x 1 = 103.70
 
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4 Victorian Brushes & 2 Glove Stretchers57 - 4 Victorian Brushes & 2 Glove Stretchers
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4 Victorian Brushes & 2 Glove Stretchers, Victorian era. Made of bone, hair and copper, the items measure 2.5" to 7" long. Alaska. Con...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Collection of San Diego Bird Points58 - Collection of San Diego Bird Points
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Collection of San Diego Bird Points, pre-historic items. Made of obsidian, quartz, chert and felsite. Items measure from 0.5" to 1.25". Sa...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (190.00 + 41.80) x 1 = 231.80
 
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Early Wood Eskimo Shaman Figure59 - Early Wood Eskimo Shaman Figure
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Early Wood Eskimo Shaman Figure, circa 1000 years old. Made of wood and measuring 3.25" x 2.75" x 12.5" tall w/stand. Northern Alaska...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Japanese Net Float60 - Japanese Net Float
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Japanese Net Float, circa 1940s. Made of green glass, the item is 11" x 11" x 11". Found at see off the coast of Hawaii, collected wh...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Full Groove Stone Axe61 - Full Groove Stone Axe
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Full Groove Stone Axe, circa 1000 years old. Made of basalt, the item is approx. 5" x 3" x 2". Pueblo, from Colorado. Nice deep groov...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (95.00 + 20.90) x 1 = 115.90
 
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3 Walking Canes62 - 3 Walking Canes
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3 Walking Canes, circa WWII. Made of wood, bamboo and paint, the items measure 32.5" to 36" long. From China. Nice group of usable canes, ...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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California Game Stone63 - California Game Stone
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California Game Stone, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, the stone measures about 4" x 4" x 4". From Fresno County, California. Good...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Large California Discoidal64 - Large California Discoidal
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Large California Discoidal, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, the item measures 5" x 5" x 2.5". From Santa Barbara County, Californi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********e.. for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Stone Game Ball65 - Stone Game Ball
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Stone Game Ball, pre-historic item. Made of basalt and measuring 4" x 3.5" x 4", from Santa Barbara County, California. Large, round ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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Full Groove Axe66 - Full Groove Axe
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Full Groove Axe, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, the item measures 6" x 4" x 1.75". From Colorado, Pueblo area. Nice full groove a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Collection of Old Photos67 - Collection of Old Photos
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Collection of Old Photos, circa 1870s. Made of tin and paper, the items stacked on one another are 4.25" x 3" x 2". Chicago, New York...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Oregon Artifacts68 - Oregon Artifacts
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Oregon Artifacts, pre-historic items. Made of obisidian, the items range from 1" to 2.25" long. From Klamath Falls, Oregon. Nice group of ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Eskimo Bone Tools w/Data69 - Eskimo Bone Tools w/Data
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Eskimo Bone Tools w/Data, circa 1880s. Made of steel, paper and bone, these items measure from 5.5" to 6". Believed to be Eskimo items. Ca...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Original Painting Palm Branch70 - Original Painting Palm Branch
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Original Painting Palm Branch, 2016. Made of palm, the item is 29" x 9" x 7", Steve Aho, San Diego County, California. Painting of a ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to p********e.. for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Navajo Saddle Blanket71 - Navajo Saddle Blanket
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Navajo Saddle Blanket, circa 1940s. Made of wool and dye, the item is 33" x 16". New Mexico, Gallup. Nice looking weaving. Condition: Some...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to c********o for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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U.S. Fractional Currency72 - U.S. Fractional Currency
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U.S. Fractional Currency, early 1800s. Made of paper in fine plastic mounts, each mount is 5.75" x 3.5" x 0.5". USA. Some items calle...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Chimayo Weaving73 - Chimayo Weaving
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Chimayo Weaving, circa 1980s. Made of wool and dye, the item measures 12" x 10" w/fringe. New Mexico. Red, white, blue and black colors wi...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Papua New Guinea Effigy Drum w/Helm COA74 - Papua New Guinea Effigy Drum w/Helm COA
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Papua New Guinea Effigy Drum, circa 1930s. Made of wood and lizard skin, the item is 9" x 6" x 28.5". This wood drum has fancy carvin...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Old African Mask75 - Old African Mask
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Old African Mask, early 20th century. Made of wood and paint, the item measures 6.75" x 15" x 6". Condition: Good, see images. Shippi...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Fine Pima Basket76 - Fine Pima Basket
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Fine Pima Basket, circa 1920s. Made of willow and devil's claw, the item is 5.5" x 5.5" x 1.75". Pima, Arizona. Nice design. Cond...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Pair of Early Delaware Childs Moccasins77 - Pair of Early Delaware Childs Moccasins
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Pair of Early Delaware Childs Moccasins, 1790-1820s. Made of deerhide, each mocc is 6" x 3" x 2.5". Delaware, Northeastern USA. Rare ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Large Polynesian Wood Bowl w/Helm COA78 - Large Polynesian Wood Bowl w/Helm COA
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Large Polynesian Wood Bowl, circa WWII. Made of hardwood, the item measures 39" long x 15" x 7.5" tall. New Britain. Bowl was collect...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (300.00 + 66.00) x 1 = 366.00
 
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Old African Mask79 - Old African Mask
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Old African Mask, circa 1940s. Made of wood and paint, the item is 6" x 14" x 7". Nigeria. Good carving, nice patina. Condition: Good...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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Mexican Modernist Earrings80 - Mexican Modernist Earrings
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Mexican Modernist Earrings, circa 1950s. Made of sterling silver and jet, these measure 1" x 5/8" x 1/2" each. Mexico City, Mexico, C...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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6 Old Gun Catalogs81 - 6 Old Gun Catalogs
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6 Old Gun Catalogs, 20th century items. Made of. USA. Oldest is from the 1960s. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $24.50, w/insurance and signatu
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Sculpture of Native American82 - Sculpture of Native American
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Sculpture of Native American, circa 1940s. Made of ceramic, the item is 8" x 3" x 3". Probably English. Has bonnet and pipe. Conditio...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Indian Silver & Bead Necklace83 - Indian Silver & Bead Necklace
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Indian Silver & Bead Necklace, circa 1920s. Made of silver and synthetic beads, the item's pendant is 6" x 6" with drops and the ...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 75.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Chinese Alabaster Buddha & Rug84 - Chinese Alabaster Buddha & Rug
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Chinese Alabaster Buddha & Rug, circa 1940s. Made of alabaster stone and silk/wool, the weaving is 35" x 12.5" w/fringe and the figure...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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5 Copper & Brass Bracelets85 - 5 Copper & Brass Bracelets
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5 Copper & Brass Bracelets, circa 1940s. Made of copper and brass, silver inlay, these adult cuffs are of various sizes. Southwest USA/Mexico. C...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Carved Animal Skull86 - Carved Animal Skull
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Carved Animal Skull, circa 1940s. Made of bone, the item is 10.5" x 9" x 9". Alaska. Well carved, nice artwork. Condition: 1 cap miss...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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4 Victorian Date Books87 - 4 Victorian Date Books
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4 Victorian Date Books, Victorian c. 1860s. Made of bone and iron pins, the items 3" to 4" long. England. Very rare! Condition: Some writi...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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California Basketry Cradleboard88 - California Basketry Cradleboard
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California Basketry Cradleboard, circa 1900. Made of willow, bark and beads. The board measures 14" x 25.75" x 11", Mono tribe, easte...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Viking Sword Finial89 - Viking Sword Finial
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Viking Sword Finial, pre-historic item. Made of copper, the item is 5" x 2" x 1". Norway, Oslo. Condition: Good, some patina, see ima...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Old Mexican Weaving90 - Old Mexican Weaving
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Old Mexican Weaving, made of wool, likely Moreno wool, and measuring 57.5" x 22", southern Mexico. Initial "H" in middle of weav...
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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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Old Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA91 - Old Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA
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Old Polynesian War Club, circa WWII. Made of hardwood, the item is 23.5" long x 5". Probably Tonga. Nice polish, good shape, from an autho...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (525.00 + 115.50) x 1 = 640.50
 
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Pair of Papago Baskets92 - Pair of Papago Baskets
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Pair of Papago Baskets, circa 1940s. Made of yucca, devil's claw, the items measure 9" x 2.5" and 7" x 7" x 4". Tucson,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA93 - Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA
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Polynesian War Club, circa World War II. Made of wood, the club measures 28" long x 6". Tongan. Nice looking war club. Ex. Maslyn Williams...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (1,200.00 + 264.00) x 1 = 1,464.00
 
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Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA94 - Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA
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Polynesian War Club, circa WWII. Made of hardwood, the item measures 22" x 8" x 1.5". From New Caledonia. Nice shape, 90 degree angle...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (3,200.00 + 704.00) x 1 = 3,904.00
 
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Wood Carving of Warrior95 - Wood Carving of Warrior
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Wood Carving of Warrior, circa WWII. Made of mahogany, the item measures 8" x 5" x 16.5". From Manila, Phillipines. Much detail on th...
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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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Frame of Midwestern Flint96 - Frame of Midwestern Flint
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Frame of Midwestern Flint, historic to early historic period. Made of obsidian, flint and chert, the item measures 0.5" to 3.5" long. Nice...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Rare English Maps of the North & South Atlantic97 - Rare English Maps of the North & South Atlantic
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Rare English Maps of the North & South Atlantic, 1805 & 1807. Made of paper and possibly cloth, the items fold up to fit in its case measuri...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to f***r for (360.00 + 79.20) x 1 = 439.20
 
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Midwestern Flint98 - Midwestern Flint
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Midwestern Flint, pre-historic items. Made of chert and flint, the items measure 1" to 2.75" long. From Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois and O...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Box w/6 Fred Harvey-style Bracelets99 - Box w/6 Fred Harvey-style Bracelets
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Box w/6 Fred Harvey-style Bracelets, circa 1930s. Made of sterling silver, the cuffs are of various sizes. The box measures 9.25" x 6.5" x...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to P*****6 for (220.00 + 48.40) x 1 = 268.40
 
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Large Original Oil Painting100 - Large Original Oil Painting
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Large Original Oil Painting, 20th century item. Made of oil on board, the item measures 29" x 38" x 2". Signed original Painting, C.F...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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