Helm's Spring Native American Auction

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This auction contains Native American artifacts, Pre-Columbian artifacts, and other pre-historic items. Also featured are ethnic wood masks, Native American jewelry, pottery, weavings, baskets and more. There is a significant group of high-end Pre-Columbian ceramic sculptures and a fantastic group of Plains Indian Beadwork.
Buyer's Premium is 20%. 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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Polynesian Basketry Box101 - Polynesian Basketry Box
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Polynesian Basketry Box, made circa 1950s of reed fiber, item measures 5.5" x 5.5" x 3". Possibly from Hawaii, USA. Fancy design on b...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Anasazi Corrugated Olla102 - Anasazi Corrugated Olla
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Anasazi Corrugated Olla, circa 500 AD. Made of clay and measuring 5.5" x 5" with an opening of 2.5". 4 corners area of the Southweste...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Shell Necklace103 - Shell Necklace
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Shell Necklace, circa 1960s. Made of shell, turquoise and coral. Item is 23" long without pedant. Santo Domingo. Small turqouise bird, engravin...
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Start Price : 95.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
 
 
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Cheyenne Beaded Neck Tie104 - Cheyenne Beaded Neck Tie
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Cheyenne Beaded Neck Tie, circa 1930s. The item measures 13 x 19 inches. It is made from glass beads and trade cloth. It is in three separate pieces
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Pre-Historic Oregon Artifacts105 - Pre-Historic Oregon Artifacts
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Pre-Historic Oregon Artifacts, circa 3000-8000 years old. This lot has quartz, chert and obsidian. These artifacts measure from 2.5" to 4.5&quo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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6 Baskets106 - 6 Baskets
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6 Baskets, circa 1960s. Items are Native American and Tribal. Items measure 4 to 10 inches and are Papago, New Mexico and New Guinea. The long, color
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to melmom123 for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Pre-Historic Oregon Artifacts107 - Pre-Historic Oregon Artifacts
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Pre-Historic Oregon Artifacts, circa 3000-8000 years old. This lot has obsidian artifacts. The lot contains a double-pointed knife measuring 5.75&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Effigy Basket108 - Effigy Basket
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Effigy Basket, circa 1960s. Made of plant fibres and measuring 12" x 10". From Panama. Polychrome basket has butterflies, spiders and a li...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Pre-Historic Oregon Points109 - Pre-Historic Oregon Points
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Pre-Historic Oregon Points, circa 3000-8000 years old. Lot contains obsidian, chert and petrified whale bone. Items range from 1" to 4.75"...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Oregon Trade Beads & Blades110 - Oregon Trade Beads & Blades
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Oregon Trade Beads & Blades, pre-historic stone items. Made of obsidian and glass beads, blades range from 4" to 6.5" long. From Klama...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Monkey Effigy Bowl111 - Monkey Effigy Bowl
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Monkey Effigy Bowl, circa 500 AD. Made of ceramic and measuring 5" x 4" x 4". From Costa Rica. Condition: Minor scuffs and nicks, see...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Older Mexican Carved Wood Cane112 - Older Mexican Carved Wood Cane
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Older Mexican Carved Wood Cane, probably from the 1940s. Made of wood, paint, and rubber, item measures 36" long x 5" x 2". From Mexi...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Edaakie Signed Sterling Silver Concho Belt113 - Edaakie Signed Sterling Silver Concho Belt
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Edaakie Signed Sterling Silver Concho Belt, signed by Derrick and Nichelle Edaakie, circa 1970s. The link belt features silver, coral, turquoise, jet
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Estimates : 450.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
 
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Wood Madonna Santo114 - Wood Madonna Santo
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Wood Madonna Santo, circa 1930s. Made of wood and paint, item measures 8" x 3" x 3". Spanish. Polychrome wood carving of mother and c...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Oregon Points115 - Oregon Points
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Oregon Points, pre-historic. Items range from 1.5" to 4.5" long. Made of obsidian and chert. From Klamath Falls, Oregon. Points, scraper a...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 450.00
Sold to swtraveler for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Oriental Rug116 - Oriental Rug
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Oriental Rug, circa 1950s. Made of wool and possibly some silk. Item measures 49" x 24" without fringe. Probably Chinese. Rug has many hum...
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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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Signed & Numbered Print by Ben Adair Shoemaker117 - Signed & Numbered Print by Ben Adair Shoemaker
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Signed & Numbered Print by Ben Adair Shoemaker, #58 of 350 and was copyrighted in 1986. Ben Adair Shoemaker is a Cherokee artist with many item...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to azariahmyl.. for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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San Diego County Bird Points118 - San Diego County Bird Points
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San Diego County Bird Points, prehistoric. Made from chert, quartz, obsidian and glass. Most points are about 1/2 inch to 1 3/4 inches. Points are Di
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Military Trumpet119 - Military Trumpet
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Appears to be U.S. 7th Calvary. This trumpet is made from brass and copper and measures 11x7x4 inches. There is some corrosion, nice patina. See im
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Large Colima Figure120 - Large Colima Figure
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This large Colima Figure is probably pre-Columbian from Colima Western Mexico. It measures 13x8.5x19.5 inches and is made from clay and paint. There
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Hon Dynasty Olla121 - Hon Dynasty Olla
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Hon Dynasty Olla, circa 300 AD. Ceramic item turned on a wheel. Item is 12" tall, with an opening of 7" across. The widest point of base i...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Painted Mayan Olla122 - Painted Mayan Olla
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Painted Mayan Olla, circa 1000 AD. Made of clay and paint and measuring 6" x 4" x 2". From Guatemala. Painting of human face on each ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Nayarit Human Figure123 - Nayarit Human Figure
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This item is pre-Columbian and made from clay and paint. This Nayarit Human Figure measures 10.5 x 7 x 4 inches. There are minor nicks and cracks.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (280.00 + 56.00) x 1 = 336.00
 
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Colima Squash Pot124 - Colima Squash Pot
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Colima Squash Pot, item is believed to be Pre-Columbian. It is made from clay and paint. The squash pot measures 13 x 10 inches. There appears to be a
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to swtraveler for (340.00 + 68.00) x 1 = 408.00
 
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Zuni Antelope Pendant Necklace125 - Zuni Antelope Pendant Necklace
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Zuni Antelope Pendant Necklace, '79. Made of sterling silver, mother of pearl, jet, coral and turquoise. Item measures 23" long without pen...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to melmom123 for (280.00 + 56.00) x 1 = 336.00
 
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Figure of Mayan Priest126 - Figure of Mayan Priest
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Figure of Mayan Priest, circa 1000 years old. It is made of clay and paint and measures 7 x 4 x 4 inches. Mayan, Jaina Island. Condition: There are a
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to Wbheart for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Mayan Jaguar Effigy Pot127 - Mayan Jaguar Effigy Pot
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Mayan Jaguar Effigy Pot, believed to be Pre-Columbian, this pot is made from clay and paint. The item measures 6.5 x 5 x 5 inches and is probably fro
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to swtraveler for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Frame of Oregon Artifacts128 - Frame of Oregon Artifacts
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Frame of Oregon Artifacts, pre-historic items. Made from obsidian, quartz and petrified wood. Items measure 1 to 3 inches, and are from Klamath Falls,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (340.00 + 68.00) x 1 = 408.00
 
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Oregon Artifact Frame129 - Oregon Artifact Frame
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Oregon Artifact Frame, pre-historic items. Lot contains obsidian, quartz, and petrified wood. Items range from 1" to 2.5" long. From Klama...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Frame of Oregon Points130 - Frame of Oregon Points
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Frame of Oregon Points, pre-historic items. Made of obsidian, chert and agate. They measure approximately 1 to 2.5 inches. These items are from Klamat
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Polynesian Basketry Box131 - Polynesian Basketry Box
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Polynesian Basketry Box, made circa 1950s of reed fiber, item measures 6" x 6" x 3". Possibly from Hawaii, USA. Fancy design on baske...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Stone Human Head132 - Pre-Columbian Stone Human Head
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Pre-Columbian Stone Human Head, circa 1000 AD. Made of basalt, item measures 5" x 5" x 5". From the Nicoya region of Costa Rica. Good...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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Oregon Artifact Frame133 - Oregon Artifact Frame
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Oregon Artifact Frame, pre-historic items. Lot contains obsidian, and jasper. Items range from 1" to 2.5" long. Klamath Falls, Oregon. 2 r...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 180.00 - 360.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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San Diego Mortar & Pestle134 - San Diego Mortar & Pestle
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San Diego Mortar & Pestle, pre-historic items. Made of granite, mortar measures 10" x 9" x 3", pestle is 5" x 3". San D...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Large Veracruz Pre-Columbian Figure135 - Large Veracruz Pre-Columbian Figure
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Large Veracruz Pre-Columbian Figure. Made of clay and paint, item measures 17.5" x 14" x 6". From Veracruz, MX. Very rare, large piec...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (360.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 432.00
 
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Old Navajo Concho Belt136 - Old Navajo Concho Belt
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Old Navajo Concho Belt, 3rd phase-style, circa 1940. Made of sterling silver and leather. Item measures 38" overall, and has 12 conchos 2.75&qu...
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,400.00
 
 
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Kachina "Buffalo Dancer"137 - Kachina "Buffalo Dancer"
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Kachina "Buffalo Dancer," from about the 1970's. This very nice kachina measures 11.5 x 7 x 5.5 inches. Kachina is made from cottonwoo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Break Top .45 Caliber Pistol and Holster (Copy)138 - Break Top .45 Caliber Pistol and Holster (Copy)
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Break Top .45 Caliber Pistol and Holster (Copy), 20th century. The pistol measures 13 x 6 x 2 inches, and the holster measures 16 x 7 inches. The pis
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (95.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 114.00
 
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Large Fish Fossil and Artifacts139 - Large Fish Fossil and Artifacts
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Large Fish Fossil and Artifacts, circa 20 million years old. The fossil is in sandstone and the artifacts are obsidian. Items were found in Utah. This
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Gahn Dancer Kachina140 - Gahn Dancer Kachina
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Gahn Dancer Kachina, circa 1970s. Item measures 11.5 x 5 x 3 inches. Item is made of cottonwood, paint, yarn and feathers. Condition: Very good, see i
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to annwoo60 for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Female Figure141 - Pre-Columbian Female Figure
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Pre-Columbian Female Figure, circa 500 AD. Made of terra cotta, item measures 7.5" x 5" x 4". Colima, western coast of Mexico. Seated...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 175.00 - 350.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Large African Punu Wood Mask142 - Large African Punu Wood Mask
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Large African Punu Wood Mask, circa 1920s. Made of wood and paint, this item measures 17" x 13" x 7.5". From Gabon, Africa, Punu trib...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Single Action .45 Caliber Non Gun Pistol143 - Single Action .45 Caliber Non Gun Pistol
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Single Action .45 Caliber Non Gun Pistol, 20th Century. This item is a non gun and made from steel, plastic, and a wood frame. It is a Bat Masterson,
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Start Price : 95.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Blackfoot Moccasins144 - Blackfoot Moccasins
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Blackfoot Moccasins, 20th Century, made from horsehide, trade cloth and glass beads. Items measure 8 x 3 x 3 inches. These moccasins are believed to b
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Mayan-Style Stone Plaque145 - Mayan-Style Stone Plaque
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Mayan-Style Stone Plaque, 20th century. Item is carved of sandstone and measures 13" x 5.5" x 1". From Guatemala, Central America. Be...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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NWC Wood Plaque146 - NWC Wood Plaque
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NWC Wood Plaque, circa 1970s. Made of wood, leather and a metal tack on reverse. Item measures 13" x 5" x 1". Northwest Coast, Canada...
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Mayan-Style Stone Plaque147 - Mayan-Style Stone Plaque
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Mayan-Style Stone Plaque, 20th century. Item is carved of sandstone and measures 10.25" x 6.25" x 1". From Guatemala, Central America...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 125.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Basketry Fishing Creel148 - Basketry Fishing Creel
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Basketry Fishing Creel, circa 1970s. Made of split ash, canvas and rivets. Item measures 11.5" x 12" x 16", and is Cherokee. Carving ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Mayan-Style Stone Plaque Fragment149 - Mayan-Style Stone Plaque Fragment
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Mayan-Style Stone Plaque Fragment, 20th century. Made of sandstone, item measures 5.5" x 2.75" x 0.25". From Guatemala, Central Ameri...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Wisconsin Artifact Collection150 - Wisconsin Artifact Collection
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15 authentic artifacts, Wisconsin Artifact Collection, prehistoric. Brown Sugar Quartz, Chert 1.5 to 5 inches long from Southern Wisconsin. Many bro
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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