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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World's Smallest Pistol301 - World's Smallest Pistol
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World's Smallest Pistol, circa WWII. Made of steel, the item is a tiny 1 1/2" x 1/2" x 1/8". Japan. Uses a pin fire cartridge. Fi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Mexican Fighting Bowie Knife302 - Mexican Fighting Bowie Knife
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Mexican Fighting Bowie Knife, circa 1940s. Made of wood, steel and aluminum, the item is 10" x 1.5". Mexico. Inscription on blade might po...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Mexican Copper & Turquoise Bracelet303 - Mexican Copper & Turquoise Bracelet
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Mexican Copper & Turquoise Bracelet, circa 1940s. Made of copper and turquoise, the item is 6" with a 1" opening. Mexico. Nice stone, ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m****s for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Mexican Link Bracelet304 - Mexican Link Bracelet
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Mexican Link Bracelet, circa 1930s. Made of german silver and blue glass, the item is 7" x 1". Mexico. Weighs 43.7 grams. Stamped Hecho En...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Apache Burden Basket305 - Apache Burden Basket
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Apache Burden Basket, circa 1960s. Made of willow, leather and tin cones, the item is 9" x 8.5" x 7.5". Apache, Northeast Arizona. Co...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to s********r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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5 New Guinea Arrows306 - 5 New Guinea Arrows
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5 New Guinea Arrows, circa 1940s. Made of bamboo and wood, the items are 42" to 46" long. New Guinea. 1 rare stunning arrow, some are comp...
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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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Polynesian Rattle307 - Polynesian Rattle
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Polynesian Rattle, circa 1900. Made of wood and steel, the item is 11" x 2" x 2.5". Likely from New Britain. Condition: Probably used...
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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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South Pacific Ceremonial Spoon308 - South Pacific Ceremonial Spoon
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South Pacific Ceremonial Spoon, circa 1920s. Made of wood and measuring 23" x 5" x 2". Indonesia. Bird effigy on top of handle. Condi...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Chinese Art Carvings309 - Chinese Art Carvings
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Chinese Art Carvings, circa 1920s. Made of jade and wood, the grapes measure 9" x 6" x 3" and the buffalo is 8" x 5" x 5&qu...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (5.00 + 1.10) x 1 = 6.10
 
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Curly Maple Ball Club310 - Curly Maple Ball Club
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Curly Maple Ball Club, 20th century item. Made of maplewood, the item is 22.5" x 6" x 2.5". Southwest USA. Beautiful weapon, great fo...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Trail Marker Steer Skull311 - Trail Marker Steer Skull
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Trail Marker Steer Skull, modern item. Made of cow bone and paint, the item is 25" x 18" x 6". Cheyenne, Wyoming. Nice decorative pie...
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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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African Pygmy Carving312 - African Pygmy Carving
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African Pygmy Carving, circa 1930s. Made of ebony and light colored wood, the item is 8" x 3" x 3". African Congo. Unusual carving of...
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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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WWI Trench Art313 - WWI Trench Art
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WWI Trench Art, dated 1918. Made of brass, the item is 13.5" x 3. Signed Carrol P. Naish. Inscribed with 1918 and France, with other info. 2 wo...
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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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Cowboy on Horse Plaque314 - Cowboy on Horse Plaque
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Cowboy on Horse Plaque, circa 1920s. Made of plaster, the item is 9" x 6" x 1". Southwest USA. Folk art! Condition: Minor paint loss,...
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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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Pipe Tomahawk315 - Pipe Tomahawk
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Pipe Tomahawk, 20th century item. Made of wood, steel and horn, the item is 22" x 6" x 1.75". Southwest USA. Smoker, beautiful workab...
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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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Ruko Buffalo Skinning Knife316 - Ruko Buffalo Skinning Knife
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Ruko Buffalo Skinning Knife, circa 1940s. Made of leather, aluminum and steel, the item is 9" x 1.5". Made in Germany, used in America. Or...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Official Boy Scout Knife317 - Official Boy Scout Knife
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Official Boy Scout Knife, circa 1920s. Made of leather, steel and aluminum, the item is 8.5" x 1". USA. Boy Scouts of America. Scabbard ma...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Framed Cowboy Print318 - Framed Cowboy Print
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Framed Cowboy Print, modern item. Made of wood, glass and paper, the item is 18" x 22" x 1". Signed Birdie. Nice print of a cowboy an...
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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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Eskimo Artifact319 - Eskimo Artifact
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Eskimo Artifact, pre-historic item. Made of bone, the item is 8" x 2" x 1". Western Alaska. Drill hole, also has a groove. Condition:...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Hawken Percussion Pistol320 - Hawken Percussion Pistol
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Hawken Percussion Pistol, 20th century item. Made of wood and steel, the item is .54 caliber, 15.5" x 6" x 2". USA. Famous maker, hea...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (190.00 + 41.80) x 1 = 231.80
 
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18 Strings of Freshwater Pearls321 - 18 Strings of Freshwater Pearls
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18 Strings of Freshwater Pearls, modern items. Made of pearl and shell, the items are 16" long each. From China. Many nice necklaces, bracelets...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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San Diego Artifact Collection322 - San Diego Artifact Collection
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San Diego Artifact Collection, pre-historic items. Made of stone and wood, the items range from 0.75" to 4". La Mesa, Calif., San Diego Co...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
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Indonesian Kris Fighting Knife323 - Indonesian Kris Fighting Knife
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Indonesian Kris Fighting Knife, early 21st century. Made of wood, meteoric iron and brass, the item is 19.25" long x 7" x 1.5". Dayak...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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New Guinea Mask w/Helm COA324 - New Guinea Mask w/Helm COA
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New Guinea Mask w/Helm COA, circa 1940s. Made of wood and paint, the item is 32" long x 7" x 5". Sepik River. Very finely carved, muc...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Pocket Pistol Percussion325 - Pocket Pistol Percussion
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Pocket Pistol Percussion, 20th century item. Made of wood and steel, the item is .50 cal and measures 6.5" x 4" x 1.25". Type used in...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA326 - Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA
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Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA, circa 1940s. Made of hardwood and measuring 26" x 5" x 1.5". New Britain. Lethal war club, not to be ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (650.00 + 143.00) x 1 = 793.00
 
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New Guinea Wood Figure w/Helm COA327 - New Guinea Wood Figure w/Helm COA
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New Guinea Wood Figure w/Helm COA, circa 1940s. Made of wood, paint and operculum inlaid eyes, the item is 24.5" x 11" x 2.75". Mt. S...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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New Guinea Wood Mask w/Helm COA328 - New Guinea Wood Mask w/Helm COA
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New Guinea Wood Mask w/Helm COA, circa 1940s. Made of wood and paint, the item is 7" x 30.25" x 3". Sepik River. This mask is very fi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA329 - Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA
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Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA, circa 1940s. Made of hardwood and measuring 32.5" x 2" x 2". Tikopia. Has a small cross carving near ...
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Estimates : 125.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (600.00 + 132.00) x 1 = 732.00
 
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Powder Horn330 - Powder Horn
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Powder Horn, 20th century item. Made of horn and leather, the item is 9" x 2.5" x 1.75". Southwestern USA. Can be used. Condition: 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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Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA331 - Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA
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Polynesian War Club w/Helm COA, circa 1940s. Made of hardwood and measuring 36" x 3.5" x 1.5". New Britain. Ex-Maslyn Williams, autho...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (950.00 + 209.00) x 1 = 1,159.00
 
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Zuni Dragonfly Pin or Pendant332 - Zuni Dragonfly Pin or Pendant
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Zuni Dragonfly Pin or Pendant, circa 1950s. Made of sterling silver, turquoise, and possibly jet, the item is 2 1/8" x 3 1/8" x 1/4",...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Large Full Groove Axe333 - Large Full Groove Axe
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Large Full Groove Axe, pre-historic item. Made of fine grain stone and measuring 6 7/8" x 5 1/2" x 3". From Ohio. Condition: Minor ch...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Old Mexican Bowie Knife334 - Old Mexican Bowie Knife
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Old Mexican Bowie Knife, circa 1910. Made of wood, brass, steel and new leather scabbard, the item sheathed is 15.5" x 2" x 1.5". Mex...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Large Bowie Knife w/Scabbard335 - Large Bowie Knife w/Scabbard
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Large Bowie Knife w/Scabbard, 20th century item. Made of wood, steel and leather, the item is 17.5" x 4" x 2". Southwest USA. Heavy h...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Zuni Treasure Necklace336 - Zuni Treasure Necklace
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Zuni Treasure Necklace, circa 1960s. Made of sterling silver, turquoise, glass and stone, the item hangs 9" as worn with a 2" long pendant...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Mens Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff337 - Mens Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff
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Mens Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff, circa 1950s. Made of sterling silver and turquoise, the item is 3.5" x 2.5" x 2.5", with a...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Malachite & Sterling Silver Pin or Pendant338 - Malachite & Sterling Silver Pin or Pendant
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Malachite & Sterling Silver Pin or Pendant, circa 1960s. Made of coral, malachite and sterling silver, the item is 1.5" x 1.5" x 1/8&q...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Sterling Silver Zuni Bear Pin339 - Sterling Silver Zuni Bear Pin
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Sterling Silver Zuni Bear Pin, circa 1980s. Made of sterling silver, the item measures 2" x 1.5" x 0.25" and weighs approx. 10.7 gram...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Boot Knife340 - Boot Knife
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Boot Knife, 20th century item. Made of steel and antler, the item is 9.25" x 2.5" x 0.75". Southwest USA. Sharp, great 2nd knife. Con...
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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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Mexican Mixed Metal Cuff341 - Mexican Mixed Metal Cuff
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Mexican Mixed Metal Cuff, circa 1940s. Made of brass, zinc/copper alloy, and abalone, the item is 2.25" x 2" x 1.5," with a 1" o...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Old Sterling Silver Handstamped Pin342 - Old Sterling Silver Handstamped Pin
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Old Sterling Silver Handstamped Pin, circa 1920s. Made of sterling silver and measuring 2 1/4" x 1 1/8" x 1/4", Navajo, Arizona. Weig...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Mexican Drop Earrings343 - Mexican Drop Earrings
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Mexican Drop Earrings, circa 1940s. Made of sterling silver, resin and stone chips, the item is 2 1/4" long x 1/4" each. Mexico. Nice, ant...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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D. Edaakie Hummingbird Pin344 - D. Edaakie Hummingbird Pin
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D. Edaakie Hummingbird Pin, circa 1990s. Made of sterling silver and abalone, the item is 2.5" x 2" x 0.25" and weighs approx 11.9 gr...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Fine Bowie Knife345 - Fine Bowie Knife
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Fine Bowie Knife, 20th century item. Made of steel, wood and leather, the item is 10.5" x 2.25" x 0.75". Southwest USA. Large, sharp ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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J. Fuentes S.S. & Enamel Owl Brooch346 - J. Fuentes S.S. & Enamel Owl Brooch
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J. Fuentes S.S. & Enamel Owl Brooch, circa 1940s. Made of sterling silver and enamel, the pin measures 1.25" x 1.5" x 0.25". Taxc...
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Copper & Inlaid Stone Cuff347 - Copper & Inlaid Stone Cuff
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Copper & Inlaid Stone Cuff, circa 1930s. Made of copper, mother of pearl, turquoise and possibly jet, the item is 2.5" x 2" x 1.75&quo...
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Estimates : 125.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Sterling Silver Butterfly Pin348 - Sterling Silver Butterfly Pin
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Sterling Silver Butterfly Pin, circa 1970s. Made of sterling silver and weighing approx. 10.7 grams, this pin measures 2.25" x 1.25" x 0.2...
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Estimates : 45.00 - 90.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Mexican Mixed Metal Cuff349 - Mexican Mixed Metal Cuff
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Mexican Mixed Metal Cuff, circa 1940s. Made of copper, german silver and abalone, the item measures 2.25" x 2.25" x 2", with a 0.75&q...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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2 Sterling Rings w/Stonework350 - 2 Sterling Rings w/Stonework
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2 Sterling Rings w/Stonework, circa 1960s. Made of agate, jasper and sterling silver, the items are ring size 10.5 and weigh a combined 32.4. grams. S
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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