Helm's Native American & Tribal Showdown

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Helm's Native American & Tribal May Showdown catalog contains a life-time collection of Hohokam artifacts from Arizona, as well as 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 Asian, Oceanic and African tribal artifacts. This catalog also includes Native American and Mexican jewelry from the 20th century as well as many other items to include blades, antique weapons, art and Western Americana.
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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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Authentic Chumash Collection291 - Authentic Chumash Collection
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Authentic Chumash Collection, pre-historic items. Made of quartz, basalt, flint, sandstone and chert, the longest item measures 4" long. Santa ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Arizona Mortar & Pestle292 - Arizona Mortar & Pestle
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Arizona Mortar & Pestle, pre-historic item. Made of basalt stone, the item measures 10" x 8" x 9 1/2". Ajo, Pima County, Arizona....
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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Authentic Chumash Collection293 - Authentic Chumash Collection
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Authentic Chumash Collection, pre-historic items. Made of basalt, obsidian, flint, sandstone and chert, the longest item measures 5" long. Sant...
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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Anasazi Collection294 - Anasazi Collection
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Anasazi Collection, pre-historic item. Made of basalt and clay, the largest measures 6 1/2". 4 Corners Region of the Southwest USA. Nice millin...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Authentic Chumash Collection295 - Authentic Chumash Collection
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Authentic Chumash Collection, pre-historic items. Made of chert, flint and obsidian, the longest item measures 3 1/2" long. Santa Barbara Count...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Navajo-style Necklace296 - Navajo-style Necklace
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Navajo-style Necklace, modern item. Made of unknown metal, likely german silver, the item measures 20" overall, and hangs 11" as worn. Mak...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Authentic Chumash Collection297 - Authentic Chumash Collection
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Authentic Chumash Collection, pre-historic items. Made of chert, flint and obsidian, the longest item measures 3" long. Santa Barbara County, C...
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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Hohokam Campsite Collection298 - Hohokam Campsite Collection
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Hohokam Campsite Collection, pre-historic items. Made of quartz, obsidian, turquoise, etc., the largest piece measures 2". Ajo, Pima County, Ar...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Childs Beaded Vest300 - Childs Beaded Vest
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Childs Beaded Vest, c. 1950s. Made of deerhide and beads, the item measures 12" x 12". Umatilla, Idaho. Condition: Needs cleaning, see ima...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Arizona Artifact Collection302 - Arizona Artifact Collection
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Arizona Artifact Collection, pre-historic items. Made of stone, turquoise and obsidian, the largest measures 2". Hohokam, Ajo, Pima County, Ari...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Collection of Hohokam Relics304 - Collection of Hohokam Relics
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Collection of Hohokam Relics, pre-historic items. Made of granite and clay, the mano stone measures 5". Ajo, Pima County, Arizona. Large group ...
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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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Large Sword & Scabbard306 - Large Sword & Scabbard
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Large Sword & Scabbard, c. 1940s. Made of steel, wood and copper, the item measures 36" overall. Philippines. Condition: Sharp, wear from u...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Hohokam Dice Collection308 - Hohokam Dice Collection
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Hohokam Dice Collection, pre-historic items. Made of clay, the largest measures 1 1/2". Hohokam, Ajo, Pima County, Arizona. Nice game pieces. C...
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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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Collection of Hohokam Shell Artifacts310 - Collection of Hohokam Shell Artifacts
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Collection of Hohokam Shell Artifacts, pre-historic items. Made of shell, the largest measures 2". Ajo, Pima County, Arizona. More than 100 ite...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Unfinished Shaman Pipe312 - Unfinished Shaman Pipe
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Unfinished Shaman Pipe, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, the artifact measures 7" x 2 1/4". Rancho San Diego area, El Cajon, San Diego C...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 244.00
 
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Hohokam Relics Collection314 - Hohokam Relics Collection
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Hohokam Relics Collection, pre-historic items. Made of cannel coal, jasper, turquoise and other minerals, the longest measures 1 1/4". Ajo, Pim...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Large Nayarit Female Figure316 - Large Nayarit Female Figure
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Large Nayarit Female Figure, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 7 1/4" x 5" x 17". Western Mexico. Painted tattoos o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (650.00 + 143.00) x 1 = 793.00
 
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Arizona Metate & Mano Stone318 - Arizona Metate & Mano Stone
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Arizona Metate & Mano Stone, pre-historic items. Made of basalt, the item measures 11" x 15 1/2" x 5 1/2". Ajo, Pima County, Ariz...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Tribal Wood Mask320 - Tribal Wood Mask
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Tribal Wood Mask, c. 1940s. Made of wood, paint and hair, the item measures 9" x 9" x 5". Bali. Condition: Some minor paint loss, jaw...
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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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Pre-Columbian Collection322 - Pre-Columbian Collection
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Pre-Columbian Collection, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay, the largest measures 3". Central Mexico. 3 figures included in lot. Condition: Som...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Collection of Hohokam Artifacts324 - Collection of Hohokam Artifacts
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Collection of Hohokam Artifacts, pre-historic items. Made of chert, the largest item measures 2 1/2". Ajo, Pima County, Arizona. Box included. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Brass Pipe Tomahawk326 - Brass Pipe Tomahawk
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Brass Pipe Tomahawk, 20th century item. Made of leather, wood, brass, steel and glass, the item measures 17" x 7 1/2". South Dakota. Nice ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Anasazi Grinding Set328 - Anasazi Grinding Set
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Anasazi Grinding Set, pre-historic items. Made of granite, the artifact measures 19 1/2" x 12" x 8". 4 Corners Region of the Southwes...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (190.00 + 41.80) x 1 = 231.80
 
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Parrot Effigy Mace Head330 - Parrot Effigy Mace Head
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Parrot Effigy Mace Head, pre-Columbian item. Made of green granite, the artifact measures 9 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 3 1/2". Costa Rica. Hards...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to f***r for (800.00 + 176.00) x 1 = 976.00
 
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Northern California Twine Basket332 - Northern California Twine Basket
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Northern California Twine Basket, c. 1900. Made of grass and wire rim, the item measures 7" x 5". Probably Karuk. Design inside and out. C...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (260.00 + 57.20) x 1 = 317.20
 
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Large Black Cowboy Hat334 - Large Black Cowboy Hat
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Large Black Cowboy Hat, modern item. Made of 3X felt, the item is a 7 5/8" size. Texas. 2 hat bands on hat. Condition: Slight wear, see images....
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Rare Olmec White Human Maskette336 - Rare Olmec White Human Maskette
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Rare Olmec White Human Maskette, pre-Columbian item. Made of quartzite, the item measures 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 1 1/2". Rio Pesquero, Ver...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to f***r for (800.00 + 176.00) x 1 = 976.00
 
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Custom Anza Bowie Knife w/Scabbard338 - Custom Anza Bowie Knife w/Scabbard
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Custom Anza Bowie Knife w/Scabbard, c.1984. Made of steel, wood and brass, the item measures 10" x 1" x 3/4". El Cajon, California. C...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Custom Anza Bowie Knife w/Scabbard and Scrimshaw340 - Custom Anza Bowie Knife w/Scabbard and Scrimshaw
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Custom Anza Bowie Knife w/Scabbard and Scrimshaw, c. 1985. Made of bakelite, steel and leather, the item measures 8 1/2" x 1" x 1", b...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Custom Anza Bowie Knife342 - Custom Anza Bowie Knife
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Custom Anza Bowie Knife, c. 1983. Made of wood, brass and steel, the item measures 12" x 1 1/2" x 1". Anza Knives, El Cajon, Californ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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M81A US Bayonet w/Sheath + Belt344 - M81A US Bayonet w/Sheath + Belt
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M81A US Bayonet w/Sheath + Belt, c. 1950s. Made of steel and leather, the item measures 12" x 3". USA. Condition: Good, see images. Shippi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Texas Longhorn Trumpet346 - Texas Longhorn Trumpet
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Texas Longhorn Trumpet, c. 1940s. Made of horn and plated brass mouthpiece, the item measures 31" x 5". Texas. Great sound. Condition: Goo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Texas Longhorn Trumpet348 - Texas Longhorn Trumpet
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Texas Longhorn Trumpet, c. 1940s. Made of horn and plated brass mouthpiece, the item measures 30" x 5". Texas. Great sound. Condition: Goo...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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Pair of Paternal Swords350 - Pair of Paternal Swords
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Pair of Paternal Swords, c. 1900. Made of steel, bronze and leather, the longest measures 40". New York, USA, Toledo, Spain. One has scabbard, ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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African Sword w/Effigy352 - African Sword w/Effigy
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African Sword w/Effigy, c. 1940s. Made of wood and brass, the item measures 40" x 5". Nigeria, Africa. Bone tooth handle on this custom-ma...
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 Dance Drum354 - Plains Dance Drum
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Plains Dance Drum, 20th century item. Made of wood, rawhide and paint, the item measures 12" x 3". Colorado. Condition: Good, see images. ...
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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Painted Hide Drum356 - Painted Hide Drum
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Painted Hide Drum, 20th century item. Made of wood, rawhide and paint, the item measures 13" x 3". Hopi, Arizona. Condition: Minor paint c...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Antique Copper Axe358 - Antique Copper Axe
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Antique Copper Axe, c. 1890s. Made of copper, brass, iron and rawhide, the item measures 27" long. Ohio. Native American-made from an old coppe...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (340.00 + 74.80) x 1 = 414.80
 
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Fossil Collection360 - Fossil Collection
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Fossil Collection, millions of years old. Made of sharks teeth, trilobites and brachiopod, the largest measures 5". USA, North African. Ammonit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Gem & Mineral Collection362 - Gem & Mineral Collection
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Gem & Mineral Collection, millions of years old. Made of pyrite sun disks, geode, crystals, the largest measures 4". USA, Africa. Box not i...
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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5-Piece Flute Collection364 - 5-Piece Flute Collection
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5-Piece Flute Collection, early to mid 20th century. Made of hardwood and reeds, the longest item measures 24 1/2". Plains Indian, Peru, South ...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Plains Football Head War Club366 - Plains Football Head War Club
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Plains Football Head War Club, c. 1890s. Made of deerhide, glass beads and pipestone, the item measures 24" x 5 1/2". Minnesota. Heavy pat...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Chinese Brass Gong368 - Chinese Brass Gong
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Chinese Brass Gong, c. 1920s. Made of bamboo and brass, the gong measures 12" and the frame measures 18" x 18" x 10". Chinese. C...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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"The Order of The Eagle" Antique Tomahawk370 - "The Order of The Eagle" Antique Tomahawk
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"The Order of The Eagle" Antique Tomahawk, c. 1870s. Made of bronze, wood and rubber, the item measures 14" x 6" x 1 1/2". ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Knife Collection372 - Knife Collection
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Knife Collection, 20th century items. Made of wood, leather and steel, the longest is the 20" axe. China, USA, Ireland, Spain. Group of seven e...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Old Navajo Saddle Blanket374 - Old Navajo Saddle Blanket
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Old Navajo Saddle Blanket, c. 1930s. Made of wool and leather edge, the item measures 54" x 36". New Mexico. Condition: Some wear and stai...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Bow & Arrows Set376 - Bow & Arrows Set
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Bow & Arrows Set, c. 1990s. Made of wood and steel, the bow measures 58" and the arrows 30". USA. Approx. 50 lb pull. Condition: Nice ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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"Army of One" Cane378 - "Army of One" Cane
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"Army of One" Cane, c. 2000s. Made of brass and wood, the item measures 36" x 5". USA, Olde Master. Bust of woman on handle. Con...
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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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Marine Cops Cane380 - Marine Cops Cane
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Marine Corps Cane, c. 2000s. Made of wood, the walking stick measures 35" x 2 1/2". USA. Condition: Minor scuffs and wear from use, see im...
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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Brass Trade Bucket382 - Brass Trade Bucket
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Brass Trade Bucket, dated 1851. Made of brass, the item measures 8" x 7". Marked H.W. Haydens. USA. Condition: Cracks in side of bucket, s...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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