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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Pre-Columbian Female Figure251 - Pre-Columbian Female Figure
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Pre-Columbian Female Figure, circa 1000 A.D. Made of clay and paint, this item is 8" x 5.5" x 12". Jalisco, Mexico. Great Jalisco fig...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Collection of Authentic African Points252 - Collection of Authentic African Points
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Collection of Authentic African Points, circa 5000 years old. Made of flint, the items measure from 1" to 2". Found in the Sahara desert. ...
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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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Mexican Sterling Silver & Abalone Swordfish Pin253 - Mexican Sterling Silver & Abalone Swordfish Pin
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Mexican Sterling Silver & Abalone Swordfish Pin, circa 1950s. Made of sterling silver and abalone, the item measures 2" x 1.75". Mexic...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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2 Polynesian Grass Skirts w/Helm COA254 - 2 Polynesian Grass Skirts w/Helm COA
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2 Polynesian Grass Skirts, circa WWII. Made of grass and fiber with seedpods, the items as photographed are 13" x 33" and 15" x 31&qu...
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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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Old African Mask255 - Old African Mask
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Old African Mask, early 20th century. Made of wood, the item measures 20" x 10" x 5". Nigeria. Helmet, bird effigy. Condition: Good, ...
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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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Apache Scout Jacket256 - Apache Scout Jacket
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Apache Scout Jacket, circa 1890s. Made of leather and glass beads, the item is 18" wide at the chest, 27.5" from top to bottom on backside...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Crow Belt Bag257 - Crow Belt Bag
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Crow Belt Bag, circa 1880s. Made of glass, leather and cloth, the item is 5 7/8" x 6 1/4" x 1/2". Crow, Montana. The smallest beads w...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (400.00 + 88.00) x 1 = 488.00
 
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Ceremonial War Paddle w/Helm COA258 - Ceremonial War Paddle w/Helm COA
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Ceremonial War Paddle, circa WWII. Made of black hardwood, the item is 36" long x 6.75" x 0.75". Tikopia Island. Appears to be a cros...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (3,000.00 + 660.00) x 1 = 3,660.00
 
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Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA259 - Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA
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Polynesian War Club, circa WWII. Made of ebony-like hardwood, the item is 27" x 5.5" x 2.5". New Britain. Unusual striking surface. E...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (900.00 + 198.00) x 1 = 1,098.00
 
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Pre-Historic Flint Arrow Points260 - Pre-Historic Flint Arrow Points
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Pre-Historic Flint Arrow Points, circa 5000 years old. Made of agate and flint, the items are 1" to 2". Sahara Desert. Many classic point ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Eskimo Cribbage Board261 - Eskimo Cribbage Board
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Eskimo Cribbage Board, circa 1980s. Made of bone, the item is 1.75" x 0.5" x 12". See artist's name in images. Has engraving and ...
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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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Indian Silver & Bead Necklace262 - Indian Silver & Bead Necklace
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Indian Silver & Bead Necklace, circa 1930s. Made of silver and synthetic beads, the item's pendant measures 6" x 6" with drops, th...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 75.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Mezcala Figure w/Helm COA263 - Mezcala Figure w/Helm COA
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Mezcala Figure w/Helm COA, circa 2500 years old. Made of basalt, the item is 4.75" x 2" x 1". Guerrero, MX. Unusual sets of 3 eyebrow...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Spanish Colonial Mortar & Pestle264 - Spanish Colonial Mortar & Pestle
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Spanish Colonial Mortar & Pestle, circa 1600s. Made of Basallt, the item is 6" x 5.5" x 3", the pestle is 4.25" x 2" x ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l********n for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Pre-Columbian Chantal Figure w/Helm COA265 - Pre-Columbian Chantal Figure w/Helm COA
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Pre-Columbian Chantal Figure w/Helm COA, circa 2000 years old. Made of basalt, the item is 4.75" x 2" x 1.5". Guerrero, MX. May have ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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7 Pieces of Alaskan Antique Jewelry266 - 7 Pieces of Alaskan Antique Jewelry
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7 Pieces of Alaskan Antique Jewelry, Victorian era. Made of bone, gold and iron, the items are 1.5" to 6" long. Alaska. Very fine work on ...
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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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Scrimshaw Plaque of Ship267 - Scrimshaw Plaque of Ship
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Scrimshaw Plaque of Ship, circa 1890s. Made of wood and bone, the item is 5.5" x 7.5" x 0.75". Alaska. Nice artwork. Condition: Good,...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Colt Single Action Book268 - Colt Single Action Book
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Colt Single Action Book, modern item. Made of paper and ink w/dustcover, the item is 10" x 12" x 1.25". USA. Fine book on the history...
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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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Fine Chantal Figure w/Helm COA269 - Fine Chantal Figure w/Helm COA
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Fine Chantal Figure w/Helm COA, circa 2000 years old. Made of basalt, the item is 6.5" x 3" x 1". Guerrero, Mexico. Helm Certificate...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Collection of Books on Pre-Columbian270 - Collection of Books on Pre-Columbian
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Collection of Books on Pre-Columbian, 1997-2006. Made of paper and ink, the items are 8" x 10" x 1/2. Various makers. Great reference mate...
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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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Original Palm Branch Carving271 - Original Palm Branch Carving
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Original Palm Branch Carving, circa 1990s. Made of palm and paint, the item measures 18.5" x 7" x 7". American Artist, San Diego Coun...
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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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Pair of Old Cowboy Spurs272 - Pair of Old Cowboy Spurs
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Pair of Old Cowboy Spurs, circa 1920s. Made of leather, silver and iron, the items measure 10" x 4" x 2.75" and 8" x 4" x 2...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (360.00 + 79.20) x 1 = 439.20
 
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Original Palm Branch Carving273 - Original Palm Branch Carving
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Original Palm Branch Carving, signed 2011. Made of palm and paint, the item measures 12" x 25.5" x 9". American Artist, San Diego Cou...
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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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Original Painting on Palm Branch274 - Original Painting on Palm Branch
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Original Painting on Palm Branch, circa 1990s. Made of palm, the item measures 12.5" x 6" x 3". Steve Aho, San Diego County, Californ...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Palm Painting & Carving275 - Palm Painting & Carving
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Palm Painting & Carving, 2011. Made of a palm branch, the item measures 33" x 12" x 6.5". D. Bailey/Steve Aho. San Diego County, ...
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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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Carved Gourd Collection276 - Carved Gourd Collection
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Carved Gourd Collection, circa 1930s. Made of gourds, the items measure 6" x 6" x 3" to 9.5" x 9" x 3.5". Peru. Very f...
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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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Frame of Midwest Artifacts277 - Frame of Midwest Artifacts
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Frame of Midwest Artifacts, historic to pre-historic periods. Made of flint and chert, the items are 1.5" to 4" long. Illinois and Missour...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (85.00 + 18.70) x 1 = 103.70
 
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African Gold Weight on Stand278 - African Gold Weight on Stand
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African Gold Weight on Stand, circa 1000 years old. Made of bronze, the item measures 10" x 10" x 2.25". From Ghana. Effigy gold weig...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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San Diego Artifact Collection279 - San Diego Artifact Collection
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San Diego Artifact Collection, pre-historic items. Made of clay, shell, bone and stone, the items measure from 0.25" to 4.75" long. Carlto...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Chinese Mortar & Pestle280 - Chinese Mortar & Pestle
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Chinese Mortar & Pestle, Ming Dynasty item. Made of basalt, the mortar measures 6" x 6" x 3" and the pestle is 6" x 2.5"...
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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 Lakes Beaded Pillow281 - Great Lakes Beaded Pillow
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Great Lakes Beaded Pillow, circa 1890s. Made of cloth and glass beads, the item is 17" x 16" x 6". Chippewa. Classic floral design. C...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Fluted Point w/COA282 - Fluted Point w/COA
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Fluted Point w/COA, circa 8000 years old. Made of black chert, the item measures 1.5". Kentucky, Midwest USA. Nice clovis point, frame not incl...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 244.00
 
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Old Mexican Sterling Silver & Glass Ring283 - Old Mexican Sterling Silver & Glass Ring
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Old Mexican Sterling Silver & Glass Ring, circa 1940s. Made of sterling silver and glass, the item measures 1.5" x 0.75" x 1.25" ...
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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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Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA284 - Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA
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Polynesian War Club, circa WWII. Made of hardwood, the item measures 24" x 7" x 1". PNG. Ex. Maslyn Williams, author of Stone Age Isl...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (2,400.00 + 528.00) x 1 = 2,928.00
 
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Old African Mask285 - Old African Mask
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Old African Mask, early 20th century. Made of wood and paint, the item measures 10" x 27" x 10". Songye tribe. Large fancy mask. Cond...
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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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4 Pairs of Beaded & Plain Moccasins286 - 4 Pairs of Beaded & Plain Moccasins
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4 Pairs of Beaded & Plain Moccasins, circa 1900. Made of deerhide and moosehide, the items are 6" x 2.5" x 2.25" to 10.5" x ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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3 Fred Harvey-style Silver Bracelets287 - 3 Fred Harvey-style Silver Bracelets
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3 Fred Harvey-style Silver Bracelets, circa 1930s. Made of sterling silver, the items measure approx. 2.5" x 2.5" x 1". Santa Fe Rail...
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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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Early Wood War Shield w/COA288 - Early Wood War Shield w/COA
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Early Wood War Shield, possibly 19th Century. Made of hardwood and vine sewn, the item is 10" x 37.5" x 3". Philippines. Engraving on...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (380.00 + 83.60) x 1 = 463.60
 
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Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA289 - Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA
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Polynesian War Club, circa WWII. Made of ebony-like hardwood, the item is 24" x 5" x 1". New Britain. Unusual striking surface.Ex. Ma...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (300.00 + 66.00) x 1 = 366.00
 
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Collection of Hopewell Flake Knives290 - Collection of Hopewell Flake Knives
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Collection of Hopewell Flake Knives, circa 3000 years old. Made of flintridge flint, the items are 1" to 3". Hopewell, Central Ohio. Box i...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Beaded African Doll291 - Beaded African Doll
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Beaded African Doll, circa 1960s. Made of glass and wood, the item is 5.5" x 2" x 14.5". Nigeria. Has skirt and purse. Condition: Goo...
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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 Necklace292 - Indian Silver & Bead Necklace
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Indian Silver & Bead Necklace, circa 1930s. Made of silver and synthetic beads, the item's pendant measures 7" x 4" x 0.75" w...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 75.00
Sold to f***r for (5.00 + 1.10) x 1 = 6.10
 
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Plains Dance Spear293 - Plains Dance Spear
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Plains Dance Spear, circa mid-20th century item. Dance spear measures 35 x 6 x 3 inches. This item has wood, steel, brass, paint, feathers, fur and b
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Estimates : 100.00 - 350.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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12 Old Mexican Copper Cuffs294 - 12 Old Mexican Copper Cuffs
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12 Old Mexican Copper Cuffs, circa 1920s. Made of pure copper, the items are of various sizes. From central Mexico. Thought at one time to help with a
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Fossil Display Stand295 - Fossil Display Stand
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Fossil Display Stand, modern item. Made from fossil rock marble, the item is 5" x 1.5". From Pakistan. Many fossils visible in the stone. ...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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7 Pieces of Alaskan Antique Jewelry296 - 7 Pieces of Alaskan Antique Jewelry
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7 Pieces of Alaskan Antique Jewelry, Victorian era. Made of bone, gold and iron, the items are 1" to 2.25" long. Alaska. Very fine work on...
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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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Polynesian Effigy Drum w/Helm COA297 - Polynesian Effigy Drum w/Helm COA
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Polynesian Effigy Drum w/Helm COA, circa WWII. Made of wood and paint, the item measures 25" x 6.5" x 6.5". Fiji. Nice carving and so...
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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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3 Books on American Ghost Towns298 - 3 Books on American Ghost Towns
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3 Books on American Ghost Towns, modern items. Made of paper and ink, the items are about 8" x 12". USA. Nice collection, very interesting...
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Estimates : 30.00 - 60.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Fine Teotihuacan Stone Mask w/Helm COA299 - Fine Teotihuacan Stone Mask w/Helm COA
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Fine Teotihuacan Stone Mask w/Helm COA, circa 1500 years old. Made of basalt, the item is 4" x 3.75" x 1.75". Mexico City, Mexico. Cl...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (425.00 + 93.50) x 1 = 518.50
 
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Unusual Inlaid Cane300 - Unusual Inlaid Cane
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Unusual Inlaid Cane, modern item. Made of California hardwood and turquoise inlay, the item is 36" x 2" x 2". Handmade by Phil Wheele...
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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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