Helm's Alaskan & Native American Treasures

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This auction contains Native American artifacts such as Navajo weavings, Pre-Columbian artifacts, and other pre-historic items. We have featured an Alaskan Native American grouping of carvings and other fine items, pottery, stone items and more. Recently acquired collection of Native American jewelry from the early 20th century has also been listed.
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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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Large Hardstone Bannerstone1 - Large Hardstone Bannerstone
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Large Hardstone Bannerstone, pre-historic item. Made of green granite and measuring 5" x 5" x 1". Found in Indiana. Massive bannersto...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Civil War Collection2 - Civil War Collection
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Civil War Collection, circa 1860s. Folding bowie knife is 9" long and made of steel, antler, beaver pendant and police badge. Eastern USA. Fram...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to tomthumb43 for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Paleo Artifact Collection3 - Paleo Artifact Collection
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Paleo Artifact Collection, circa 7000-10,000 years old. Made of obsidian, chert and flint, the largest item is 3" long. From Rose Mine, San Ber...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to poconorelics for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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California Heating Stone4 - California Heating Stone
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California Heating Stone, pre-historic item. Made of sandstone, the item measures 2" x 6" x 7.5", from San Diego County, Calif. Used ...
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Pair of Polished Brass Railroad Spikes5 - Pair of Polished Brass Railroad Spikes
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Pair of Polished Brass Railroad Spikes, circa 1940s. Made of brass and measuring 6.5" x 1.5", these are from the Western United States. Po...
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Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Stone Effigy6 - Pre-Columbian Stone Effigy
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Pre-Columbian Stone Effigy, pre-historic item. Made of lava, this figure measures 10" x 6.5" x 3". From Costa Rica. Restoration on fo...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Fancy Navajo Bracelet7 - Fancy Navajo Bracelet
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Fancy Navajo Bracelet, circa 1960s. Made of sterling silver and turquoise, this item is 7" around with a 1" gap. Navajo, Arizona. Signed S...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to gusnorris for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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Colima Dog8 - Colima Dog
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Colima Dog, modern item. Made of clay and carved, this item is 5" x 5" x 10". From Colima, Mexico. Nice engraving on dog, appears to ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Large Bone Handle Bowie9 - Large Bone Handle Bowie
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Large Bone Handle Bowie from 1860's. This item measures 18 x 3 3/4 inches and is made of steel, brass and bone. It was found in abandoned farm...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 600.00
Sold to flintjockey for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Whale Bone Eskimo Carving10 - Whale Bone Eskimo Carving
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Whale Bone Eskimo Carving from the 1940's. Item is from Western Alaska. One tusk is damaged. Carving measures 7 x 6 x 3 inches. It is very n...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Double Cupped Discoidal Stone11 - Double Cupped Discoidal Stone
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Double Cupped Discoidal Stone, pre-historic item. Made of basalt and measuring 3.5" x 1.5". Found in Illinois. Classic discoidal. Conditio...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Antique Buckle Collection12 - Antique Buckle Collection
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Antique Buckle Collection, circa 1860s. Made of brass, pewter and nickel silver, the buckle measures 3 1/8". Early American. Peace medal in lot...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Archaic Artifact Collection13 - Archaic Artifact Collection
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Archaic Artifact Collection, circa 4000-6000 years old. Made of chert and flint, the largest item is 8" long. From Central Kansas. Frame not in...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (340.00 + 68.00) x 1 = 408.00
 
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Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup14 - Schrimshaw Whale Bone Cup
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Scrhimshaw Whale Bone Cup, circa 1800s. Made of whale bone, this item measures 2.5" x 1.75". East Coast, USA. 5 Regt Iowa Cav. Eagle Crest...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Two Germantown Chimayos15 - Two Germantown Chimayos
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Two Germantown Chimayos, circa 1920s. Items are made of wool and measure 17 x 19 and 17 x 9 inches. From North of Santa Fe, New Mexico. From an estate
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Large Chinese Jade Man16 - Large Chinese Jade Man
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Large Chinese Jade Man, Ming dynasty. Made of jade and measuring 8" x 3" x 3", this item is from Northern China. The man is holding a...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Old Navajo Weaving17 - Old Navajo Weaving
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Old Navajo Weaving from about the 1930s, measuring 63 x 33 inches with great red, grey, orange and brown colors. This item is from an estate of a lo
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Frame of Obsidian Points18 - Frame of Obsidian Points
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Frame of Obsidian Points, pre-historic items. Consisting of obsidian, these points range from 1/2" to 1 1/2". From Klamath Falls, Oregon. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Old Moose Hide Moccasins19 - Old Moose Hide Moccasins
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Old Moose Hide Moccasins, circa 1920s. Believed to be from the Cree Tribe in Central Canada. These moccasins measure 10 1/2 x 4 inches. Condition: The
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Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Navajo Weaving20 - Navajo Weaving
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Large Navajo Weaving from approx. the early 20th, century. Item measures 67 x 48 inches. Condition: Fair, has some weave loss, staining and repair, s
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Estimates : 100.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Papago Basket21 - Papago Basket
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Papago Basket with very nice stitching, made of yucca and devil's claw and estimated to be from about the 1950s. Papago, Southern Arizona. Condi...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Buckle & Peace Medal Collection22 - Buckle & Peace Medal Collection
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Buckle & Peace Medal Collection, circa 1860s. Made of pewter and nickel silver, the buckle measures 3". Eastern Coast USA. 2 Civil war buck...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Iroquois Beaded Bag23 - Iroquois Beaded Bag
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Iroquois Beaded Bag, circa 1850s. Made of cloth and glass beads. Measures approx. 6.5" x 6" x 0.5". From Illinois, USA. Item has been...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Papago Basket & Artifact Lot24 - Papago Basket & Artifact Lot
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Papago Basket & Artifact Lot, basket is circa 1950s. Basket is made of yucca fiber, devil's claw, shell and stone. Basket measures 9" x...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Collection of Pipes25 - Collection of Pipes
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Collection of Pipes, early historic item. Made of hardstone, the wood stem and pipe is 15" x 2", the bowls are 2" x 1". From the...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Large Chinese Jade Figure26 - Large Chinese Jade Figure
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Large Chinese Jade Figure, Ming dynasty, over 100 years old. Made of hard serpentine or jade, the item measures 32" x 8". From China. Head...
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Start Price : 350.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Sandcast Navajo Bracelet27 - Sandcast Navajo Bracelet
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Sandcast Navajo Bracelet, circa 1950s. Made of sterling silver and turquoise, the item measures 6.25" around with a 2" gap. Navajo, from N...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to charlespar.. for (270.00 + 54.00) x 1 = 324.00
 
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Native American Jawbone Club28 - Native American Jawbone Club
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Native American Jawbone Club, 20th century item. Made of jawbone, teeth and paint, the item measures 14" x 5.5" x 1". Plains Indian. ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to calernie for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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San Diego Mission Indian Artifacts29 - San Diego Mission Indian Artifacts
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San Diego Mission Indian Artifacts, 20th century items. Made of antler, deerbone and wood points, these items range from 2.5" to 4". Kumey...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Double Edge Fancy Bowie30 - Double Edge Fancy Bowie
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Great double edge Fancy Bowie from approximately 1860's. Item is 19 x 3 3/4 inches and is made from brass, wood, steel. It was found with two ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Hopi Wicker Basket31 - Hopi Wicker Basket
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Hopi Wicker Basket, from about the 1930s and measuring 10 x 1 inches. The basket is made of cottonwood. Condition: Faded from the sun, see images. Shi
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Civil War Buckle & Peace Medal Collection32 - Civil War Buckle & Peace Medal Collection
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Civil War Buckle & Peace Medal Collection, circa 1860s. Made of pewter and nickel silver, this buckle measures 3 1/8". Eastern USA. Conditi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Giant Flint Blade33 - Giant Flint Blade
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Giant Flint Blade, circa 5000 years old. Made of chert or flint, this blade is 9.5" long. From Missouri. Old Beckwith tag, frame not included. ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Childs Beaded Moccasins34 - Childs Beaded Moccasins
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Childs Beaded Moccasins, circa 1910. Made of deerhide and glass beads, these items measure 6" x 2.5". From Canada. Soft sole moccs. Condit...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Collection of Southwest Artifacts35 - Collection of Southwest Artifacts
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Collection of Southwest Artifacts, historic to pre-historic periods. Consisting of flint, shell and clay, the frame measures 22" x 17" x 3...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Ancient Chinese Mortar & Pestle36 - Ancient Chinese Mortar & Pestle
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Ancient Chinese Mortar & Pestle, circa 1000 years old. Made of granite, mortar measures 6" x 5" and the pestle is 8" long. From C...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Fred Harvey Style Bracelet37 - Fred Harvey Style Bracelet
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Fred Harvey Style Bracelet, circa 1940s. Made of sterling silver, this item is 7" around with a 1.75" gap. Arizona, Navajo. Wide bracelet ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 1geoflint for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Antique Navajo Weaving38 - Antique Navajo Weaving
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Antique Navajo Weaving from approx. 1950s. Item is made of wool and measures 41 x 30 inches. Condition: Some stains and minor thread loss, see images
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Hopi Kachina Style Mask39 - Hopi Kachina Style Mask
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Hopi Kachina Style Mask from the 1970's. This item measures 8 1/2 x 8 inches and is from New Mexico. Item is made from paint, cloth and roofing...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 320.00
Sold to charlespar.. for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Collection of Five Navajo Rings40 - Collection of Five Navajo Rings
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Sterling, turquoise and coral Navajo ring collections. Various sizes. All have wear. Shipping: $14.50
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Hardstone Notched Ovate Bannerstone41 - Hardstone Notched Ovate Bannerstone
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Hardstone Notched Ovate Bannerstone, pre-historic item. Made of green granite, this item is 4" x 4" x 1", from Indiana. Heavy patina ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (360.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 432.00
 
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2 Peace Pipes & Peace Medal42 - 2 Peace Pipes & Peace Medal
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2 Peace Pipes & Peace Medal, circa 1700s. Made of stone and nickel, the pipes measures 2.5" x 2". Eastern Woodlands. Frame not include...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Navajo Weaving43 - Navajo Weaving
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Navajo Weaving, circa mid-20th century. Item is made of wool and measures 51" x 38" with train track design. From a longtime California co...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Old Zuni Belt Buckle signed H. L. Zunie44 - Old Zuni Belt Buckle signed H. L. Zunie
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Old Zuni Sterling Silver Belt Buckle signed HL Zunie. This fabulous piece of art shows incredible detail by Native American Silversmiths Helen and Lin
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,250.00
Sold to Bacon1959 for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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Navajo Weaving45 - Navajo Weaving
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Navajo Weaving. This Gallup, New Mexico Navajo Weaving measures 19 x 19 inches and is believed to be from the 1930s. The item is from the estate of a
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to twigstanf for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Ancient Chinese Mortar & Pestle46 - Ancient Chinese Mortar & Pestle
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Ancient Chinese Mortar & Pestle, circa 1000 years old. Made of sandstone, mortar measures 5" x 6" and the pestle is 5" long. From...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Fred Harvey Style Bracelet47 - Fred Harvey Style Bracelet
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Fred Harvey Style Bracelet, circa 1940s. Made of sterling silver, this item is 7.5" around with a 0.5" gap. Arizona, Navajo. Whirling log ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (95.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 114.00
 
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Fancy Paleo Spearhead48 - Fancy Paleo Spearhead
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Fancy Paleo Spearhead, circa 7,000 years old. Made of chert, this item is 5.5" long. From New Mexico. Nice median ridge on point. Frame not inc...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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Navajo Bracelet49 - Navajo Bracelet
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Navajo Bracelet from approx. 1950's. Item is sterling silver and coral and measures 7 1/4 with 3/4 inch gap. Item is signed R.A. Navajo. Grea...
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Estimates : 125.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Collection of Pacific Rim Items50 - Collection of Pacific Rim Items
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Collection of Pacific Rim Items, circa mid 19th century. Items are made from wood, brass, and meteorite iron. The kris knife is 19.5" long. Fr...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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