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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Argillite NWC Raven Pendant201 - Argillite NWC Raven Pendant
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Argillite NWC Raven Pendant, 2002. Made of argillite and a shell inlaid eye, the item is 1.75" x 1.25". Pat Dixon. Great carving w/abalone...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Mexican Copper Cuff202 - Mexican Copper Cuff
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Mexican Copper Cuff, circa 1960s. Made of copper and measuring 7" x 2", this fancy cuff can expand in the opening area to fit nearly any w...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Teotihuacan Stone Figure w/Helm COA203 - Teotihuacan Stone Figure w/Helm COA
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Teotihuacan Stone Figure w/Helm COA, circa 2000 years old. Made of basalt, the item is 5.5" x 2.5" x 1". Mexico City, MX. Museum piec...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (260.00 + 57.20) x 1 = 317.20
 
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10 Copper Bracelets204 - 10 Copper Bracelets
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10 Copper Bracelets, circa 1920s. Made of pure copper, the items are of various sizes. From Mexico. They were thought to help with arthritis. Conditio
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Polynesian Grass Skirt w/Helm COA205 - Polynesian Grass Skirt w/Helm COA
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Polynesian Grass Skirt, circa 1940s. Made of grass, shell and bark, the item is 16" wide x 35" long as photographed. Tonga. Ex. Maslyn Wil...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Captain's Scrimshaw Wood Chest206 - Captain's Scrimshaw Wood Chest
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Captain's Scrimshaw Wood Chest, circa 1920s. Made of wood and bone, the item is 8.5" x 14.5" x 5.5". Nice little sea chest. Condi...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Chinese Snuff Bottle w/Spoon207 - Chinese Snuff Bottle w/Spoon
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Chinese Snuff Bottle w/Spoon, Ming dynasty. Made of bone, the item is 1" x 3.5". China. Effigy. Condition: Good, has spoon, see images. Sh...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Hopewell Collection of Cores & Flakes208 - Hopewell Collection of Cores & Flakes
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Hopewell Collection of Cores & Flakes, pre-historic items. Made of flint ridge flint, the items are 1" to 3" each. Central Ohio. Nice...
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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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Cowboy Fringed Chaps209 - Cowboy Fringed Chaps
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Cowboy Fringed Chaps, circa 1940s. Made of leather, brass, and silver conchos, the item is 41" long, with an adjustable waist. Very well-made l...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Old Gun Rack210 - Old Gun Rack
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Old Gun Rack, circa 1960s. Made of wood, the item is 25.75" x 17.5". USA. 3 gun rack. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $35.00 due to...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (5.00 + 1.10) x 1 = 6.10
 
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Navajo Saddle Blanket211 - Navajo Saddle Blanket
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Navajo Saddle Blanket, circa 1940s. Made of wool, the item measures 35" x 18". From New Mexico. Nice colorful Navajo weaving. Condition: G...
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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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Authentic Pre-Columbian Relics212 - Authentic Pre-Columbian Relics
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Authentic Pre-Columbian Relics, circa 1500 years old. Made of obsidian and clay, the items are 0.75" to 3.5" long. From central Mexico. Go...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Navajo Weaving213 - Navajo Weaving
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Navajo Weaving, circa 1940s. Made of wool, the item measures 36" x 18". Gallup, New Mexico. Nice looking saddle blanket. Condition: Good, ...
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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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Navajo Weaving214 - Navajo Weaving
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Navajo Weaving, circa 1950s. Made of wool and dye, the item measures 37" x 17". Gallup, New Mexico. Nice design on this saddle blanket. Co...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to s****0 for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Native American-style War Shirt215 - Native American-style War Shirt
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Native American-style War Shirt, circa 1980s. Made of leather and metal zipper, the item is probably a Men's medium, measuring 18" across t...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Afghan Arrows216 - Afghan Arrows
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Afghan Arrows, circa 1800s. Made of wood and steel, the items measure 29 and 30 inches long. From Afghanistan. Acquired from an antique dealer from Af
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 244.00
 
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Turquoise Necklace217 - Turquoise Necklace
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Turquoise Necklace, circa 1940s. Made of turquoise and silver, the item is 16" long, beads being approx. 0.5" to 1.25". Tibet. Old ne...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to m********9 for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Pre-Columbian Effigy Poison Bottle218 - Pre-Columbian Effigy Poison Bottle
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Pre-Columbian Effigy Poison Bottle, circa 2000 years old. Made of clay and measuring 2.25" x 2" x 2". Probably Mayan from Guatemala. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t******s for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Oregon Artifact Collection219 - Oregon Artifact Collection
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Oregon Artifact Collection, pre-historic items. Made of obsidian, the items measure from 1.5" to 3.75". From Klamath Falls, Oregon. Nice f...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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New Guinea Wood Figure w/Helm COA220 - New Guinea Wood Figure w/Helm COA
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New Guinea Wood Figure, circa WWII. Made of wood and measuring 4" x 4" x 15.5", Sepik River. Fine carving on front and back. Ex. Masl...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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1945 Philippines Sword & Scabbard221 - 1945 Philippines Sword & Scabbard
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1945 Philippines Sword & Scabbard, circa 1945. Made of steel, wood and hand forged, the item is 23" x 4" x 0.5". Philippines Isla...
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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 Hopewell Flake Knives222 - Frame of Hopewell Flake Knives
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Frame of Hopewell Flake Knives, circa 2000 years old. Made of flint ridge flint, the items are 2" to 3" each in length. Hopewell culture, ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Mexican Sterling Silver & Abalone Pin223 - Mexican Sterling Silver & Abalone Pin
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Mexican Sterling Silver & Abalone Pin, circa 1950s. Made of sterling silver and abalone, the small pin measures 1.5" x 1.5". Mexico. D...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA224 - Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA
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Polynesian War Club, circa WWII. Made of hardwood, the item measures 29.5" x 2.5" x 2". Solomon Islands. Lethal war club, not a toy. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (950.00 + 209.00) x 1 = 1,159.00
 
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Old African Mask225 - Old African Mask
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Old African Mask, early 20th century. Made of wood and paint, the item measures 8" x 5.5" x 22". Nigeria. Condition: Good, see images...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to d*****0 for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Large Missouri War Axe226 - Large Missouri War Axe
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Large Missouri War Axe, early 20th century. Made of cloth, glass, wood and steel, the item is 27" x 8.5" x 1.5". Missouri, USA. Nice ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Custer Battlefield Souvenir227 - Custer Battlefield Souvenir
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Custer Battlefield Souvenir, circa 1920s. Made of cloth and resin, the item is 6.5" x 4" x 1". Dolls in case. Sold at the site of Cus...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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New Guinea Bow & Arrows228 - New Guinea Bow & Arrows
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New Guinea Bow & Arrows, circa WWII. Made of hardwood and bamboo, the bow measures 65" x 1.5" and the 4 arrows are 45" to 48"...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA229 - Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA
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Polynesian War Club, circa WWII. Made of ebony-like hardwood, the item is 26.5" x 2.5" x 2.5". New Britain. Fancy carving with an unu...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (600.00 + 132.00) x 1 = 732.00
 
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Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA230 - Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA
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Polynesian War Club, circa WWII. Made of hardwood, the item is 15" x 3" x 3". New Britain. Nice example, lethal club. Ex. Maslyn Will...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (650.00 + 143.00) x 1 = 793.00
 
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Argillite NWC Pendant231 - Argillite NWC Pendant
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Argillite NWC Pendant, 1998. Made of argillite, the item is 1.75" x 1.5". Pat Dixon. Great polish and fine carving on this pendant. Appear...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Large Men's Mixed Metal Cuff232 - Large Men's Mixed Metal Cuff
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Large Men's Mixed Metal Cuff, circa 1950s. Made of copper, brass and steel, the item has dimensions of 3.25" x 3" x 4", approx. 7...
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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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Large Eskimo Hand Axe233 - Large Eskimo Hand Axe
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Large Eskimo Hand Axe, pre-historic item. Made of bone, the axe measures 11.5" x 2.5" x 2". Found near Sitka, Alaska. Possibly used t...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Mortar & Pestle234 - Pre-Columbian Mortar & Pestle
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Pre-Columbian Mortar & Pestle, circa 600 years old. Made of basalt, the item is 6.5" x 6.75" x 3" and the pestle is 5.25" x ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Phallus Sheath w/COA235 - Phallus Sheath w/COA
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Phallus Sheath, circa 1940s. Made of gourd and fiber, the item is 9" x 7" x 2". Papua New Guinea. Ex. Maslyn Williams, author of Ston...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 20.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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NWC Bird Effigy Ladle236 - NWC Bird Effigy Ladle
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NWC Bird Effigy Ladle, circa 1920s. Made of wood and paint, the item is 12.5" x 7" x 4.5". Canada. Bird effigy, nice carving. Conditi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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4 Chinese Stone Carvings237 - 4 Chinese Stone Carvings
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4 Chinese Stone Carvings, circa 1920s. Made of jade and bone, the items are 1" to 2" long. Goose and Buddha heads, goose is in black and w...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Pre-Columbian Mezcala Figure w/Helm COA238 - Pre-Columbian Mezcala Figure w/Helm COA
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Pre-Columbian Mezcala Figure w/Helm COA, circa 2500 years old. Made of basalt and measuring 3.5" x 1.5" x 1.5". Guerrero, MX. Museum ...
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Start Price : 260.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Large Stone Sculpture239 - Large Stone Sculpture
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Large Stone Sculpture, modern item. Made of obsidian-pumice, the item is approx. 15" x 21" x 20". Steve Aho, California, USA. Man'...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Collection of Paleo Artifacts240 - Collection of Paleo Artifacts
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Collection of Paleo Artifacts, circa 10,000 years old. Made of obsidian, chert and jasper, the items are 2" to 4.5" long. Paleo site, Idah...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Turquoise & Stone Beads241 - Turquoise & Stone Beads
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Turquoise & Stone Beads, circa 1960s. Made of turquoise and colored stone, the items are approx. 0.5" each and the strands are about 18&quo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Japanese Kutani Charger242 - Japanese Kutani Charger
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Japanese Kutani Charger, Meiji Period. Made of porcelain, the item measures 13" x 13" x 2.5". From Japan. Fine Japanese ceramic paint...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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Scrimshaw Cue Ball243 - Scrimshaw Cue Ball
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Scrimshaw Cue Ball, circa 1990s. Item measures 2.25" around. USA. World map etched on ball. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $18.50 w/ins...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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Double Flute244 - Double Flute
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Double Flute, circa 1940s. Made of wood, the item measures 12.5" x 2" x 0.75". From Peru. Has nice sound and very easy to play. Condi...
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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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Scrimshaw Cue Ball245 - Scrimshaw Cue Ball
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Scrimshaw Cue Ball, circa 1990s. Possibly made of bone, the item measures 2" x 2" x 2". Steve Aho, San Diego County. Fish carved on b...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Dog Head Cane246 - Dog Head Cane
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Dog Head Cane, circa 1800s. Made of wood and bone, the item is 32.5" long. Probably from the Northeast Coast, USA. Beautiful carving on this ca...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Polished Flint Celt247 - Polished Flint Celt
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Polished Flint Celt, circa 2000 years old. Made of Kaolinite chert, the item is approx. 6" x 2.75" x 2". From Illinois. Extreme polis...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to T**********n for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Pre-Historic African Pipe248 - Pre-Historic African Pipe
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Pre-Historic African Pipe, circa 2000 years old made of clay and measuring 3" x 2.5" x 4.25". From Mali. Nice old pipe. Condition: So...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Midwestern Flint Collection249 - Midwestern Flint Collection
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Midwestern Flint Collection, pre-historic items. Made of chert and flint, the items measure from 0.75" to 3' long. From Kentucky. Nice exam...
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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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Pre-Columbian Artifacts250 - Pre-Columbian Artifacts
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Pre-Columbian Artifacts, circa 2000 years old. Made of chert and flint, the items are 0.5" to 3.5" long. Pre-Columbian, Mexico. See data o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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