Helm's 2018 Fall Sale

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Helm's Fall 2018 Fall Sale catalog contains Native American artifacts such as Navajo weavings and Pueblo pottery, Pre-Columbian artifacts, and other pre-historic items such as arrowheads and other stone tools. Also included are Oceanic, African and Chinese and Japanese tribal artifacts. This catalog also includes Native American and Mexican jewelry from the 20th century as well as many other items.
Buyer's Premium is 22%. There are no returns.

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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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Teacher's Antique Printing Set101 - Teacher's Antique Printing Set
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Teacher's Antique Printing Set, c. 1920s. Made of wood and leather, the suitcase measures 22" x 14" x 5". USA. Condition: Used bu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Day of the Dead Collection102 - Day of the Dead Collection
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Day of the Dead Collection, c. 1940s. Made of wood, steel, leather and resin, the coffin measures 13" x 4" x 5". USA & Mexico. Sk...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (95.00 + 20.90) x 1 = 115.90
 
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Pre-Columbian-style Incense Holder103 - Pre-Columbian-style Incense Holder
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Pre-Columbian-style Incense Holder, modern item. Made of plastic, the item measures 4" x 3" x 2". This is a copy of an older piece, p...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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"Jawbone of an Ass" Club104 - "Jawbone of an Ass" Club
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"Jawbone of an Ass" Club, c. 1950s. Made of bone and leather, the item measures 14" x 6" x 2". Signed, Southwest USA. Simil...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Veracruz Pre-Columbian Figure105 - Veracruz Pre-Columbian Figure
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Veracruz Pre-Columbian Figure, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 4 1/2" x 3" x 2". Veracruz, Mexico. Condition: Min...
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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Miniature Civil War Cannon106 - Miniature Civil War Cannon
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Miniature Civil War Cannon, c. 1900. Made of steel and brass, thhe item measures 8" x 4" x 4". USA. Scale model. Condition: Good, see...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
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Mayan Pre-Columbian Head107 - Mayan Pre-Columbian Head
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Mayan Pre-Columbian Head, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 3" x 3" x 3". Guatemala. Head on stand. Condition: Good...
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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Mexican Festival Mask108 - Mexican Festival Mask
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Mexican Festival Mask, c. 1930s. Made of wood and paint, the item measures 12" x 8" x 7". Mexico. Condition: Good, minor wear, see im...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Footed Mayan Pot109 - Footed Mayan Pot
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Footed Mayan Pot, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 6 1/2" x 4 1/2". Guatemala. Condition: Lip repair, see images. Shipp...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Mining Crucible110 - Mining Crucible
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Mining Crucible, c. 1880s. Made of clay, the item measures 7 1/2" x 6". Found in Julian, California. Nice old mining relic. Condition: Wel...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
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Human Effigy Jug111 - Human Effigy Jug
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Human Effigy Jug, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 6" x 3" x 4". Nayarit, Mexico. Condition: Good, see images. Shi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (90.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 109.80
 
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Plains Doll Collection112 - Plains Doll Collection
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Plains Doll Collection, c. 1970s. Made of leather, glass and hair, the tallest item measures 18". Plains Indian, USA. Condition: Good, some sta...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Large Pre-Columbian Figure113 - Large Pre-Columbian Figure
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Large Pre-Columbian Figure, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 11" x 6" x 6". Costa Rica. Condition: Good, see image...
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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Pair of Cannibal Forks114 - Pair of Cannibal Forks
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Pair of Cannibal Forks, c. 1940s. Made of hardwood and shell, the longest item measures 16 1/2". Solomon Islands. Shell inlaid forks. Condition...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Rare Sioux Doll115 - Rare Sioux Doll
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Rare Sioux Doll, c. 1920s. Made of leather, the item measures 11" x 5" x 2". Ghost Dance, Sioux. Two-face, double-moccasins. Conditio...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to l******s for (320.00 + 70.40) x 1 = 390.40
 
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String of Chevron Beads116 - String of Chevron Beads
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String of Chevron Beads, 20th century items. Made of glass, the string measures approx. 30" overall, and beads measure from 1" to 2"....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Gordon Grant Signed Lithograph117 - Gordon Grant Signed Lithograph
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Gordon Grant Signed Lithograph, 20th century item. Made of paper, the item measures 12 1/2" x 10" without matting. USA. Signed. Condition:...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Pair of PNG Alligator Figures118 - Pair of PNG Alligator Figures
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Pair of PNG Alligator Figures, c. 1940s. Made of wood, the items measure approx. 26" x 9" x 7" each. Papua New Guinea. Matched pair o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Gordon Grant Signed Lithograph119 - Gordon Grant Signed Lithograph
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Gordon Grant Signed Lithograph, 20th century item. Made of paper, the item measures 12 1/2" x 10" without matting. USA. Signed. Condition:...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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PNG Bow & Arrow Set120 - PNG Bow & Arrow Set
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PNG Bow & Arrow Set, c. 1940s. Made of bamboo and wood, the longest item measures 64". Papua New Guinea. Used in tribal warfare, serrated a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to j*******N for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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Pair of Chinese Bowls121 - Pair of Chinese Bowls
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Pair of Bowls, Ming dynasty. Made of bronze and gold, the items measure 5" each. China. Matched pair of signed bowls. Ex-Heritage of the Americ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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String of Chevron Beads122 - String of Chevron Beads
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String of Chevron Beads, 20th century items. Made of glass, the string measures approx. 30" overall. Italy. Five and six layer red, white and b...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Chinese Weapon Head123 - Chinese Weapon Head
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Chinese Weapon Head, Tang dynasty. Made of bronze and jade, the item measures 11" x 5 1/2". China. Large with effigies. Ex-Heritage of the...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Pair of PNG Human Figures124 - Pair of PNG Human Figures
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Pair of PNG Human Figures, c. 1940s. Made of wood, the items measure approx. 28" x 10" x 6" each. Papua New Guinea. Matched pair of c...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Chinese Alligator Carving125 - Chinese Alligator Carving
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Chinese Alligator Carving, Ming dynasty. Made of serpentine, the item measures 13" x 4" x 2". China. Ex-Heritage of the Americas Muse...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Large Polychrome Mission Basket126 - Large Polychrome Mission Basket
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Large Polychrome Mission Basket, c. 1920s. Made of juncus, the item measures 19" x 15" x 4". San Diego County, California. Large and ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,200.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to f***r for (1,800.00 + 396.00) x 1 = 2,196.00
 
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2 Art Books127 - 2 Art Books
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2 Art Books, 20th century items. Made of paper and ink, the items measure approx. 8" x 9" x 1 1 /2". History of China and the World. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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PNG Bow & Arrow Set128 - PNG Bow & Arrow Set
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PNG Bow & Arrow Set, c. 1940s. Made of bamboo and wood, the longest item measures 70". Papua New Guinea. Used in tribal warfare, serrated a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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PNG Mace Head129 - PNG Mace Head
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PNG Mace Head, c. 2000 years old. Made of granite, the item measures 7" x 1". New Hanover Island, Papua New Guinea. Largest seen-to-date. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Sword & Sheath130 - Sword & Sheath
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Sword & Sheath, modern item. Made of glass, steel and brass, the item measures 23" x 5" overall. China. Gold-colored finish. Condition...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Large Fossil Cave Bear Claw131 - Large Fossil Cave Bear Claw
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Large Fossil Cave Bear Claw, c. 20,000+ years old, the item is made of fossil bone and measures 11" x 7" x 3". Romanian, likely Carpa...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to f***r for (340.00 + 74.80) x 1 = 414.80
 
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Southwest Pottery Collection132 - Southwest Pottery Collection
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Southwest Pottery Collection, c. 1940s. Made of clay and paint, the tallest item is 10". Acoma, Isleta Pueblo, New Mexico. Nice group of 4 pots...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Japanese Jomon Corded Ware Collection133 - Japanese Jomon Corded Ware Collection
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Japanese Jomon Corded Ware Collection, c. 3500-1500 BCE, the items are made of clay with the largest measuring approx. 5" to 7" tall. Japa...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Rare Maidu Basket134 - Rare Maidu Basket
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Rare Maidu Basket, c. 1920s. Made of willow and redbud, the item measures 12" x 2 1/2". Maidu, Central California. Museum quality basket. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (600.00 + 132.00) x 1 = 732.00
 
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Japanese Jomon Culture Points135 - Japanese Jomon Culture Points
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Japanese Jomon Culture Points, c. 3000 years old. Made of obsidian and chert, the longest item measures 2 1/2". Japan, Neolithic arrowheads. Fr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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California Trade Beads136 - California Trade Beads
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California Trade Beads, 19th century. Made of glass beads, the item hangs 14" as worn. Europe, traded to Native Americans. Condition: Some nick...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Japanese Jomon Culture Points137 - Japanese Jomon Culture Points
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Japanese Jomon Culture Points, c. 2000-3000 years old. Made of basalt, the longest item measures 1 1/2". Japan, Neolithic arrowheads. Condition...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (500.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 610.00
 
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4-Strand Heishi & Turquoise Necklace138 - 4-Strand Heishi & Turquoise Necklace
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4-Strand Heishi & Turquoise Necklace, modern item. Made of tiger's eye heishi, turquoise and stone, the item hangs 11 1/2" as worn. New...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Japanese Jomon Culture Points139 - Japanese Jomon Culture Points
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Japanese Jomon Culture Points, paleolithic items. Made of basalt, the longest item measures 4". Japan. Condition: Some damaged, see images. Shi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (360.00 + 79.20) x 1 = 439.20
 
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4-Strand Fetish Necklace140 - 4-Strand Fetish Necklace
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4-Strand Fetish Necklace, modern item. Made of heishi beads, turquoise, metal and various stone, the item hangs 12" as worn. New Mexico. Horses...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (90.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 109.80
 
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Japanese Kofun Magatama Necklace w/Pendant141 - Japanese Kofun Magatama Necklace w/Pendant
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Japanese Kofun Magatama Necklace w/Pendant, c. 3rd to 6th century. Made of jade and cobalt blue beads, the item measures 22" long. Japan, Kofun...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to t********i.. for (300.00 + 66.00) x 1 = 366.00
 
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4-Strand Fetish Necklace142 - 4-Strand Fetish Necklace
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4-Strand Fetish Necklace, modern item. Made of heishi and glass beads, turquoise, metal, mother of pearl and various stone, the item hangs 11 1/2&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Japanese Yayoi Period Bowl143 - Japanese Yayoi Period Bowl
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Japanese Yayoi Period Bowl, c. 300 BCE to 300 AD. Made of clay, the item measures 8" wide x 5" tall. Japan, pedestal bowl. Condition: Some...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff144 - Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff
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Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff, c. 1950s. Made of turquoise and sterling silver, the item has a 5 1/4" inside measurement, with a 1"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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Slate Bannerstone w/COA145 - Slate Bannerstone w/COA
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Slate Bannerstone w/COA, c. 2000 years old. Made of slate, the item measures 3" x 2 1/2". Cook County, Illinois. Certificate of Authentici...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Native American Commissioned Garment146 - Native American Commissioned Garment
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Native American-made Commissioned Garment, c. 1920s. Made of dentalium shells, glass beads, metal beads, feathers and cloth, the item measures 15&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Large Papago Basket147 - Large Papago Basket
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Large Papago Basket, c. 1940s. Made of yucca and devil's claw, the item measures 13" x 10". Arizona. Nice display item and study piece...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to j*******N for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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4 Bolo Ties148 - 4 Bolo Ties
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4 Bolo Ties, modern items. Made of leather, wood, stone, metal, shell and glass. The items hang from 17" to 22" as worn. Southwest USA. 4 ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 75.00
Sold to c********l.. for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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16th Century Japanese Christian Virgin Mary Carving149 - 16th Century Japanese Christian Virgin Mary Carving
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16th Century Japanese Christian Virgin Mary Carving, c. 1500s. Made of wood and paint, the item measures 21 1/2" x 8" x 6". Japan. Ka...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to f***r for (320.00 + 70.40) x 1 = 390.40
 
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4-Strand Fetish Necklace150 - 4-Strand Fetish Necklace
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4-Strand Fetish Necklace, modern item. Made of heishi and glass beads, turquoise, metal and various stone, the item hangs 12 1/2" as worn. New ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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