Best in the West Fall October 9th Auction: Navajo Jewelry, Art, Cowboy, Native American, Luxury Jewe

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North American is proud to invite you to our October 9th, 2021, Live and Online Best in the West Fall Auction. The sale has nearly 750 items of rarity including outstanding historic Western Art, Montana History, Western Antiques, American Indian Beadwork and Weapons along with Navajo and Zuni Jewelry, Navajo Rugs, Art and Luxury Diamond and Precious Gemstone Jewelry.

This will be a LIVE Auction with Online Live Bidding along with Absentee and Phone Bidding. The auction will include a Live In-Person bidding with free lunch at our Auction Gallery. Come out and support your local Montana auction house and bid in-person or bid online from the convenience of your home.

Preview Friday October 8th from 10-5pm Mountain Time at 34156 E Frontage Rd. Bozeman, MT 59715. Call Mark at 800-686-4216 ext. 3 for preview appointment or info.

Auction Saturday October 9th beginning at 9am Mountain Time located at our Auction Gallery 34156 E Frontage Rd. Bozeman, MT 59715.

Invoices will be sent the Sunday to Monday following the sale with a link to pay, pick up info and wire transfer information. All items will be available for shipment and / or pickup starting the Monday following the sale. No pickup on the day of sale unless previously cleared with the Auctioneer.

Thanks for 10 years of supporting our Bozeman family owned and operated local business. We look forward to seeing you in-person and online.

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Hudson Bay Six Point Wool Trade Blanket101 - Hudson Bay Six Point Wool Trade Blanket
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Offered in this lot is a wonderful six-point Hudson Bay trade blanket. The number of points indicates the size of the blanket. Although the points wer
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Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (475.00) = 475.00
 
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Silver Mounted Bridle Bit Collection c Early 1900s102 - Silver Mounted Bridle Bit Collection c Early 1900s
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Featured in this lot is this silver mounted bridle bit collection, circa early 1900's. There are three bridle bits in this collection. The first...
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Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (175.00) = 175.00
 
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19th-20th Century Vaquero Silver Mounted Spurs103 - 19th-20th Century Vaquero Silver Mounted Spurs
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Featured in this lot is this Vaquero single spur, double sided silver mounted spur collection, circa 19th - 20th century. There are four single spurs
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Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (175.00) = 175.00
 
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Navajo Cripple Creek Turquoise Squash Blossom T.L.104 - Navajo Cripple Creek Turquoise Squash Blossom T.L.
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Featured in this lot is this sterling silver and Cripple Creek turquoise squash blossom necklace from Navajo artist Tom Lewis. The necklace shows wond
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Estimate : 2,250.00 - 3,850.00
Sold to floor for (900.00) = 900.00
 
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1992 JR Eason Taking a Break from Branding Bronze105 - 1992 JR Eason Taking a Break from Branding Bronze
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Featured in this lot is this “Cowboy Taking a Break from Branding" bronze by acclaimed Idaho artist, JR Eason. The bronze features a wond...
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Estimate : 2,250.00 - 4,250.00
Sold to floor for (500.00) = 500.00
 
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Navajo Betty Arviso Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring106 - Navajo Betty Arviso Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring
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Featured in this lot is this sterling silver and Kingman turquoise ring from Navajo artist Betty J. Arviso. The ring features a large sterling silver
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Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (150.00) = 150.00
 
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Navajo Elouise Kee Silver & Multi-stone Earrings107 - Navajo Elouise Kee Silver & Multi-stone Earrings
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Featured in this lot is this sterling silver and multi-stone earrings from Navajo artist Elouise Kee. The earrings feature a stunning segmented sterli
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Estimate : 800.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (350.00) = 350.00
 
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Navajo Sarah Yazzie Silver & Turquoise Necklace108 - Navajo Sarah Yazzie Silver & Turquoise Necklace
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Featured in this lot is this sterling silver and Kingman turquoise necklace from Navajo artist Sarah Yazzie. The necklace features a sterling silver b
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Estimate : 450.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (175.00) = 175.00
 
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Navajo Sharon McCarthy Silver & Turquoise Necklace109 - Navajo Sharon McCarthy Silver & Turquoise Necklace
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Featured in this lot is this sterling silver and Kingman turquoise necklace from Navajo artist Sharon McCarthy. The necklace features a beautiful ster
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Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (150.00) = 150.00
 
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Lyman Percussion Cap Trade Black Powder Rifle110 - Lyman Percussion Cap Trade Black Powder Rifle
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This is a Lyman percussion cap .50 caliber black powder trade rifle. The rifle is a modern production manufactured in Italy. The rifle displays a wond
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimate : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Vintage Freeform Brilliant Diamond 14k Gold Ring111 - Vintage Freeform Brilliant Diamond 14k Gold Ring
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Featured in this lot is this vintage estate, freeform brilliant diamond, 14k yellow gold ring. This ring features a wonderfully and professionally cra
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Estimate : 550.00 - 950.00
Sold to floor for (150.00) = 150.00
 
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Navajo Lee Begay Sterling Silver Turquoise Pin112 - Navajo Lee Begay Sterling Silver Turquoise Pin
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Featured in this lot is this sterling silver and Royston turquoise pin from Navajo artist Lee Begay. The pin features a wonderfully set oval cut Royst
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Estimate : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) = 100.00
 
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Navajo J Delgarito Golden Hills Turquoise Bracelet113 - Navajo J Delgarito Golden Hills Turquoise Bracelet
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Featured in this lot is this sterling silver and Golden Hills turquoise bracelet from Navajo artist Jane Delgarito. The bracelet features a beautifull
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Estimate : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (200.00) = 200.00
 
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Navajo Lenora Begay Silver & Turquoise Bracelet114 - Navajo Lenora Begay Silver & Turquoise Bracelet
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Featured in this lot is this sterling silver and Cripple Creek turquoise bracelet from Navajo artist Lenora Begay. The bracelet shows wonderful sterli
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Estimate : 1,200.00 - 1,600.00
Sold to floor for (225.00) = 225.00
 
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Estate European .90 Gold Dos Pesos 1945 Coin Ring115 - Estate European .90 Gold Dos Pesos 1945 Coin Ring
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Featured in this lot is this estate, .900 gold "Dos Pesos" 1945 coin, European style ring. The ring features a highly collectable 1945 &qu...
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Estimate : 650.00 - 950.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) = 300.00
 
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1874 1st Ed. Battles of the Union by W. Glazier116 - 1874 1st Ed. Battles of the Union by W. Glazier
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Featured in this lot is this 1874 first edition copy of “Battles of the Union” by William Glazier. The book features a description o
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Estimate : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) = 100.00
 
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1956 1st Ed. Before Barbed Wire by Mark H. Brown117 - 1956 1st Ed. Before Barbed Wire by Mark H. Brown
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For your consideration is this first edition of “Before Barbed Wire” by Mark H. Brown. This book is a gem of Montana history and has
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Estimate : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to blackrock37 for (200.00 + 46.00) = 246.00
 
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A Popular Life of Gen'l Geo A. Custer 1st Ed. 1876118 - A Popular Life of Gen'l Geo A. Custer 1st Ed. 1876
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This is a first edition of "A Popular Life of Gen. Geo. A. Custer" by Frederick Whittaker, published in 1876. The book provides a comprehe...
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Estimate : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (175.00) = 175.00
 
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Ernest Martin Hennings (1886-1956) Oil Painting119 - Ernest Martin Hennings (1886-1956) Oil Painting
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Featured in this lot is this original oil painting of "Sagebrush and Billowing Clouds," from Ernest Martin Henings born 1886 and passed in...
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Estimate : 20,000.00 - 35,000.00
Sold to floor for (6,000.00) = 6,000.00
 
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Navajo Bennie Ramone Silver Turquoise Bracelet120 - Navajo Bennie Ramone Silver Turquoise Bracelet
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Featured in this lot is this sterling silver and Kingman turquoise bracelet from Navajo artist Bennie Ramone. The bracelet features a sterling silver
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Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (200.00) = 200.00
 
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RARE Unheated Sapphire Diamond & 18k Gold Ring121 - RARE Unheated Sapphire Diamond & 18k Gold Ring
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Featured in this lot is this rare unheated sapphire diamond and 18k two tone gold ring with GIA and AIG paperwork. The ring features a electronically
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimate : 4,000.00 - 8,000.00
 
 
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10.39 cts. Tanzanite VS2 Diamond & 18k Gold Ring122 - 10.39 cts. Tanzanite VS2 Diamond & 18k Gold Ring
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Featured in this lot is this natural tanzanite, VS2 diamond and 18k white gold ring with AIG paperwork. The ring features a electronically tested 18k
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Start Price : 5,000.00 | Estimate : 10,000.00 - 15,000.00
 
 
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Amethyst Topaz & Diamond 14k Rose Gold Ring123 - Amethyst Topaz & Diamond 14k Rose Gold Ring
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Featured in this lot is this amethyst, pink topaz, and diamond 14k rose gold ring. The ring shows a wonderfully crafted five stone center piece constr
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Estimate : 1,300.00 - 2,600.00
Sold to floor for (550.00) = 550.00
 
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Peridot & Diamond 14k Yellow Gold Earrings124 - Peridot & Diamond 14k Yellow Gold Earrings
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Featured in this lot is this pear peridot and diamond, 14k yellow gold earrings. The earrings show a wonderfully crafted, three segmented 14k yellow g
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Start Price : 1,200.00 | Estimate : 2,800.00 - 3,200.00
 
 
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Princess Morganite Brown & White Diamond 14k Ring125 - Princess Morganite Brown & White Diamond 14k Ring
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Featured in this lot is this princess morganite, brown and white diamond, 14k rose gold ring. The ring shows a 14k gold split shoulder design with a f
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Start Price : 650.00 | Estimate : 1,400.00 - 2,800.00
 
 
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John Louis Clarke (1881-1970) Grizzly Bear Bronze126 - John Louis Clarke (1881-1970) Grizzly Bear Bronze
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This is a set of two original bronze Grizzly Bear Bronze sculptures attributed to John Louis Clarke (1881-1970) from East Glacier Park, Montana. John
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Estimate : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (550.00) = 550.00
 
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Navajo Dave Skeets Silver & Turquoise Bracelet127 - Navajo Dave Skeets Silver & Turquoise Bracelet
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Featured in this lot is this sterling silver and Kingman turquoise braceelt from Navajo artist Dave Skeets. The bracelet feature sa double sterling si
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Estimate : 425.00 - 850.00
Sold to floor for (200.00) = 200.00
 
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1890 Deer Lodge Braided Horse Hair Headstall & Bit128 - 1890 Deer Lodge Braided Horse Hair Headstall & Bit
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Featured in this lot is this early Deer Lodge Prison braided horse hair bridle headstall and silver overlay bridal bit, circa 1890-1910. The braided h
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimate : 3,500.00 - 5,500.00
 
 
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1950 Deer Lodge Prison Horse Hair Salesman Sample129 - 1950 Deer Lodge Prison Horse Hair Salesman Sample
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Featured in this lot is this Deer Lodge Prison hitched horse hair salesman sample, circa second to third quarter 20th century. The salesman sample sho
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Estimate : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (375.00) = 375.00
 
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20th C. Tooled Salesman Sample Saddle Purse130 - 20th C. Tooled Salesman Sample Saddle Purse
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Featured in this lot is this tooled salesman sample saddle purse, circa 20th century. This purse shows an iconic, professional sale-making quality sal
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Estimate : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (175.00) = 175.00
 
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Crow Pattern Fringed Pipe Bag w/ 1890's Beadwork131 - Crow Pattern Fringed Pipe Bag w/ 1890's Beadwork
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The lot features an Indian tanned hide, full-size pipe bag in Montana Crow Apsaalooke Indian pattern with 1880-1890’s original Venetian, Ital
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Estimate : 2,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to floor for (650.00) = 650.00
 
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Arapaho Beaded Shrath & Trade Knife c. 1900-132 - Arapaho Beaded Shrath & Trade Knife c. 1900-
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The lot features an old rawhide leather sewn sheath adorned with beadwork and paired with an old Elk hone handled bowie like trade knife attributed to
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Estimate : 450.00 - 850.00
Sold to floor for (300.00) = 300.00
 
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Cheyenne Split Horn Beaded War Bonnet c. 1875133 - Cheyenne Split Horn Beaded War Bonnet c. 1875
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The lot features an outstanding split horn war bonnet with beadwork attributed to the Cheyenne Native American Indians in Wyoming and dating to circa
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Estimate : 8,500.00 - 12,500.00
Sold to cfjnytldxo.. for (5,500.00 + 1,265.00) = 6,765.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver & Turquoise Belt c 1940-50s134 - Navajo Sterling Silver & Turquoise Belt c 1940-50s
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Featured in this lot is this Navajo sterling silver and sleeping beauty and cripple creek turquoise cabochon belt circa 1940s-1950s. The belt features
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Estimate : 2,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to floor for (850.00) = 850.00
 
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Plains Indian Spirit Stone Artifact RARE135 - Plains Indian Spirit Stone Artifact RARE
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Offered in this lot is a Plains Indian Spirit Stone or Mourning Stone. According to Nicholas Black Elk, the keeping of the spirit (known as Wanagi Wa
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Karl Bodmer 1809-1893 Encampment of Piekann Indian136 - Karl Bodmer 1809-1893 Encampment of Piekann Indian
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Featured in this lot is this Encampment of the Piekann Indians hand colored Lithograph by Karl Bodmer, born 1809 and passed in 1893. The lithograph fe
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Start Price : 7,000.00 | Estimate : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Acoma Juana Leno (1917-2000) Polychrome Pottery137 - Acoma Juana Leno (1917-2000) Polychrome Pottery
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Featured in this lot is this polychrome pottery vessel from Acoma potter Juana Leno born 1917 and passed 2000. The pot shows a traditional form with a
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimate : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Grizzly Bear Warning Sign from Canada138 - Grizzly Bear Warning Sign from Canada
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This is a Grizzly Bear Warning sign from Canada. The sign is from the Canadian Wildlife Ministry and reads, "Warning Grizzly Bear Activity is H...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (90.00) = 90.00
 
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Mountain Lion Warning Sign from Canada139 - Mountain Lion Warning Sign from Canada
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For your consideration is this Mountain Lion sign from Canada. The sign is from the Canadian Wildlife Ministry and reads, "Warning Hikers You A...
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Estimate : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (100.00) = 100.00
 
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Navajo R Enriquez White Buffalo Turquoise Bracelet140 - Navajo R Enriquez White Buffalo Turquoise Bracelet
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Featured in this lot is this sterling silver and White Buffalo turquoise bracelet from Navajo artist Rick Enriquez. The bracelet features a beautifull
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Estimate : 375.00 - 750.00
Sold to floor for (150.00) = 150.00
 
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Tri Color Brindle Light Brown Premium Cowhide141 - Tri Color Brindle Light Brown Premium Cowhide
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This is an excellent, premium cowhide rug with beautiful tri color, brindle brown coloring of a Hereford cowhide, commonly referred to as Tiger Stripe
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Estimate : 450.00 - 650.00
Sold to floor for (175.00) = 175.00
 
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Montana Petrified Bison Occidentalis Skull142 - Montana Petrified Bison Occidentalis Skull
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Featured in this lot is this Montana Petrified bison occidentalis. The skull is excellently preserved and shows elongated horns and bulging eye socket
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Estimate : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to floor for (350.00) = 350.00
 
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August Buermann Store Trade Sign Spurs c.1900-143 - August Buermann Store Trade Sign Spurs c.1900-
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Featured in this lot is this pair of large store window display spurs, circa early 1900's. The spurs are attributed to August Buermann by the pr...
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Estimate : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to floor for (275.00) = 275.00
 
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Till Goodan (1896-1958) Bucking Cowboy c. 19th C144 - Till Goodan (1896-1958) Bucking Cowboy c. 19th C
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Featured in this lot is this Bucking Cowboy on hide artwork from artist Till Goodan born 1896 and passed 1958 and the artwork is circa 19th century. T
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Estimate : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (200.00) = 200.00
 
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Hand Carved Meerschaum Art Nouveau Pipe c. 1940's145 - Hand Carved Meerschaum Art Nouveau Pipe c. 1940's
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Featured in this lot is this hand carved, Meerschaum, art nouveau pipe, circa 1940's. The pipe shows an iconic Meerschaum design with an art nou...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimate : 350.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Santa Clara Pueblo Mata Ortiz Hand Coiled Pot146 - Santa Clara Pueblo Mata Ortiz Hand Coiled Pot
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Featured in this lot is this hand coiled "Busy" textured potery vessel from Santa Clara Pueblo Mata Ortiz artist Elvira Bugarini. The pot ...
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Estimate : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (225.00) = 225.00
 
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Pendleton Bison Yellowstone Woolen Mills Blanket147 - Pendleton Bison Yellowstone Woolen Mills Blanket
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Featured in this lot is this Pendleton Woolen Mills Bison Yellowstone blanket. Since 1863, Pendleton Woolen Mills has been an American textile manufac
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Estimate : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (275.00) = 275.00
 
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Montana Fly Fishing Vintage Creel c. 1900-1920148 - Montana Fly Fishing Vintage Creel c. 1900-1920
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Featured in this lot is this Montana fly fishing vintage creel, circa 1900-1920's. The creel features a tightly woven flat wicker, leather wrapp...
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Estimate : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to Valpurdy for (200.00 + 46.00) = 246.00
 
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Original L.A. Huffman (1854-1931) Spotted Fawn149 - Original L.A. Huffman (1854-1931) Spotted Fawn
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Featured in this lot is this original photograph of Spotted Fawn, a Cheyenne girl of 13 by L.A. Huffman. He was born in 1854 and passed on in 1931. Th
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimate : 3,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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2600 BP Hand Carved Egyptian Shabti Figurine150 - 2600 BP Hand Carved Egyptian Shabti Figurine
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Offered in this lot is a 2600 B9 Egyptian hand carved Shabti (funerary figurine). Shabti are small figures of adult male or female form, or figures, t
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Estimate : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to MTK for (150.00 + 34.50) = 184.50
 
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