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.
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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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Hopi Pottery Bird Bowl201 - Hopi Pottery Bird Bowl
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Hopi Pottery Bird Bowl, circa 1960s. Made of clay and paint, this bird bowl measures 6.5 x 4 x 4 inches. Condition: Very good, see images. Shipping:
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to swtraveler for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Anasazi St. John's Bowl202 - Anasazi St. John's Bowl
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Anasazi St. John's Bowl, circa 1000 AD. Made of clay and paint, item measures 9" x 4". From the 4 corners area of the southwestern Uni...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to swtraveler for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Scottish Baskethilt Sword203 - Scottish Baskethilt Sword
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Scottish Baskethilt Sword, circa 1900s. Item is made of steel metal and measures 38 x 6 x 5 inches. Condition: There is a drill hole in the blade, tip
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Plains Hide Rattle204 - Plains Hide Rattle
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Plains Hide Rattle, circa 1890s, made of rawhide, horse hair and glass beads. Item measures 17 x 2.5 x 2 inches. It is Sioux, from the Dakotas. This r
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Conch Shell with Engraving205 - Conch Shell with Engraving
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Conch Shell with Engraving, pre-historic, item is a conch shell measuring 7 x 5 x 3.5 inches. From Hale County, Alabama. The shell features a picture
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Mesa Verde Anasazi Mug206 - Mesa Verde Anasazi Mug
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Mesa Verde Anasazi Mug, circa 1200 years old, made from clay and paint. Item measures 6" x 5" and was found on private land in the Four Co...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Antique American Doll Collection207 - Antique American Doll Collection
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Antique American Doll Collection, circa 1930s. Made of cloth, the large doll measures 17" and young child measures 5". The wood and cloth ...
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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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Anasazi McDonalds Bowl208 - Anasazi McDonalds Bowl
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Anasazi McDonalds Bowl, circa 1200 years old. Made of clay and paint, this bowl measures 11 x 5 inches. This was found in the Four Corners area of the
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Hopi Artifact Collection209 - Hopi Artifact Collection
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Hopi Artifact Collection, circa 1950s, made of cottonwood, leather and paint. The mudhead and kachina are 7" and 6" tall, the cuffs are 3&...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Pre-Historic Tonto Olla210 - Pre-Historic Tonto Olla
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Pre-Historic Tonto Olla, made of clay and paint, item measures 10" wide x 6" tall. Pueblo, Anasazi. Condition: The item has been broken an...
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Start Price : 110.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Anasazi Pottery Bowl211 - Anasazi Pottery Bowl
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Anasazi Pottery Bowl, circa 1200 years old. Made of clay and paint, this item measures 9.5 x 5 inches, possibly St. John's. Found in the Four Co...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Unusual Sterling Silver & Turquoise Saddle Pin212 - Unusual Sterling Silver & Turquoise Saddle Pin
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Unusual Sterling Silver & Turquoise Saddle Pin, circa 1940's, made of sterling silver and turquoise with possible brass overlay. This pin me...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Rare Vintage Mexican Necklace213 - Rare Vintage Mexican Necklace
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Rare Vintage Mexican Necklace, circa 1940s. Item is made of sterling silver and amethyst. This necklace is 15" long stretched out and has five ...
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Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to floor for (240.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 288.00
 
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Mimbres Picture Bowl214 - Mimbres Picture Bowl
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Mimbres Picture Bowl, circa 1200 years old. Made of clay and paint, item measures 8" x 4.5". From southern New Mexico. This fine pottery p...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (1,200.00 + 240.00) x 1 = 1,440.00
 
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Effigy Fish Bowl215 - Effigy Fish Bowl
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Effigy Fish Bowl, pre-historic, made of hardstone. Item measures 7.5 x 4 x 1.75 inches. From Hale County, Alabama. Condition: There are minor nicks an
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Large Mission Pottery Bowl216 - Large Mission Pottery Bowl
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Large Mission Pottery Bowl, 20th century, made of clay. Item measures 14.5" x 7". San Diego County, California, Mission Indians. This is a...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to twofeathers1 for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Mission Indian Bow, 3 Arrows & Quiver217 - Mission Indian Bow, 3 Arrows & Quiver
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Mission Indian Bow, 3 Arrows & Quiver, 20th century, made of yucca stalk, ash and feathers. Bow measures 46" x 1.5", arrows measure 31...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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San Diego Basketry Hat218 - San Diego Basketry Hat
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San Diego Basketry Hat, 20th century, made of juncus and pine needles. Item measures 9" x 5.5", from San Diego County, CA. Mission Indians...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Mojave Pitcher219 - Mojave Pitcher
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Mojave Pitcher, 20th century, made of clay and paint. Item measures 5" x 6", from the Colorado river, California-Arizona border. Nice desi...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to d1949m for (280.00 + 56.00) x 1 = 336.00
 
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Quilled Pair of Deerskin Moccasins220 - Quilled Pair of Deerskin Moccasins
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Quilled Pair of Deerskin Moccasins, circa 1870-1890, made from deerhide and dyed quills. Quills were one of the first items used to decorate items. Th
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to azariahmyl.. for (220.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 264.00
 
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San Diego Artifact Collection221 - San Diego Artifact Collection
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San Diego Artifact Collection, 20th century, items are made of clay, juncus, and black yarn. The doll measures 6 inches long, the basket measures 3....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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3 Native American Baskets222 - 3 Native American Baskets
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3 Native American Baskets, early 20th century, made of cedar, willow and raffia. Baskets measure 9" x 9", 8" x 6", and 7" x...
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Early Hopi Pottery Olla223 - Early Hopi Pottery Olla
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Early Hopi Pottery Olla, circa 1800s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 5.5" x 4". Hopi, Northern-central Arizona, USA. Condition:...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to corralestr.. for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Pipe Tomahawk224 - Pipe Tomahawk
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Pipe Tomahawk, 20th century item, made of brass, wood, steel and bear fur. Item measures 18" x 7" x 1.5". This item is Sioux, from So...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to azariahmyl.. for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Chain Mail, Sword and Boot Set225 - Chain Mail, Sword and Boot Set
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Chain Mail, Sword and Boot Set, circa 1950s. Lot contains steel, leather and wood. The sword is 53" long, boots are a size 12 and measure 27 in...
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Start Price : 110.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Arizona Gem and Mineral Collection226 - Arizona Gem and Mineral Collection
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Arizona Gem and Mineral Collection, age unknown. Included are azurite, quartz and agate, measuring 3" to 5" each. From northern Arizona. T...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 180.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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San Diego Artifact Collection227 - San Diego Artifact Collection
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San Diego Artifact Collection, circa 1950s. Lot contains juncus, clay, black yarn and willow. This collection has an incense burner measuring 6"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to twofeathers1 for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Paleo Artifact Collection228 - Paleo Artifact Collection
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Paleo Artifact collection, circa 10,000 years old. Made of obsidian, these items measure 3.5" to 5" each. From Idaho. Heavy hydration on t...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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3 Pueblo Owls229 - 3 Pueblo Owls
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3 Pueblo Owls, circa 1950's. Items are made of clay and paint, measuring roughly 3.5" x 2" x 2" each. Zuni. One owl has a baby o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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String of 19 Chevron Beads230 - String of 19 Chevron Beads
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String of 19 Chevron beads, circa 1800s. These beads are 3 color and made of glass. Items measure from 0.25" to 0.5". Traded to the Blackf...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Mojave Pitcher231 - Mojave Pitcher
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Mojave Pitcher, circa 1890s, made of clay and paint. Item measures 6 x5 inches and is from the Colorado River, California and Arizona area. Condition:
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Mission Indian Basketry Hat232 - Mission Indian Basketry Hat
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Mission Indian Basketry Hat, circa 1950s, made from Juncus and pine needles. Item measures 8 x 4 inches and is from the San Diego area, Mission Indian
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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San Diego Artifact Collection233 - San Diego Artifact Collection
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San Diego Artifact Collection, circa 1950s. Lot contains juncus, clay, black yarn and willow. This collection has pottery bowl filled with copal incen
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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3/4 Groove Hohokam Axe234 - 3/4 Groove Hohokam Axe
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3/4 Grove Hohokam Axe, pre-historic item, made of basalt. Item measures 8.75" x 3" x 3.5". Hohokam, Tucson, Arizona. Axe is pecked an...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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8 LB Ammonite235 - 8 LB Ammonite
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8 LB Ammonite, circa 66 million years old. Made of sandstone and measuring 9" x 7.5" x 2.5", from Baja California, MX. Condition: As ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to swtraveler for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Effigy Duck & Fish Pipe236 - Effigy Duck & Fish Pipe
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Effigy Duck & Fish Pipe, pre-historic item. Carved of steatite, this item measures 7" x 3.5" x 2". From Ross County, Ohio. Condit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Mission Indian Heating Stone237 - Mission Indian Heating Stone
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Mission Indian Heating Stone, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, item measures 7" x 6" x 2". From San Diego County, Mission Indians. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Large Birdstone238 - Large Birdstone
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Large Birdstone, pre-historic item. Carved of slate, this item measures 8" x 3" x 1". From Randolph County, Indiana. Giant birdstone!...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (320.00 + 64.00) x 1 = 384.00
 
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Slant Groove Axe239 - Slant Groove Axe
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Slant Groove Axe, pre-historic item. Made of granite, the item measures 9.5" x 2" x 4". From Quincy, Illinois. Axe has some polish. C...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (380.00 + 76.00) x 1 = 456.00
 
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Mission Indian Heating Stone240 - Mission Indian Heating Stone
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Mission Indian Heating Stone, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, item measures 8" x 6.5" x 2". From San Diego County, Mission Indians...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Sioux Pipe & Stem241 - Sioux Pipe & Stem
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Sioux Pipe & Stem, 20th century. Made of catlinite and wood with pewter inlay. Item measures 27" x 6" x 1". Sioux, from the Dakot...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to swtraveler for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Popeyed Birdstone242 - Popeyed Birdstone
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Popeyed Birdstone, pre-historic item. Made of slate, item measures 4" x 1.75" x 0.5". From Illinois, previously at the Bergman Museum...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Zuni Squash Blossom w/Earrings243 - Zuni Squash Blossom w/Earrings
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Zuni Squash Blossom w/Earrings, circa 1950s, made of sterling silver and turquoise. Overall length of the necklace stretched out is 32" long. I...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to floor for (800.00 + 160.00) x 1 = 960.00
 
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Large Native American Headdress244 - Large Native American Headdress
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Large Native American Headdress, 20th century item. Made of glass beads, feathers and cloth, this item measures roughly 32" x 22". Navajo,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
Sold to azariahmyl.. for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Chinese Bronze Mirror245 - Chinese Bronze Mirror
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Chinese Bronze Mirror, Shang Dynasty. Made of bronze and possibly gold foil. The item measures 8" x 0.5", from China. Condition: Some corr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (170.00 + 34.00) x 1 = 204.00
 
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Beaver State Pendleton Trade Blanket246 - Beaver State Pendleton Trade Blanket
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This 1950's Beaver State Trade Blanket has original box. It is from 1950's and measures 84x80 inches. This is a very good item, new in box...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 175.00 - 325.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Three Stone Game Balls247 - Three Stone Game Balls
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Three Stone Game Balls. These items are Pre-Columbian onyx stone game balls which are 3 inches in diameter. They were found in Brazil all together. Co
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Rare Black Chevron Trade Beads248 - Rare Black Chevron Trade Beads
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Rare Black Chevron Trade Beads, c. 1850s. Made of glass and measures from 1" x 1" - 1" x 1.25", approx. 3" around. Made in ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to tucdoc for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Large Black on White Bowl249 - Large Black on White Bowl
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Large Black and White Bowl, Anazasi pre-historic item. Made of clay and paint and measuring 5" x 10" . Anazasi, New Mexico. This item was ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Midwestern Flint & Fossil250 - Midwestern Flint & Fossil
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Midwestern Flint and Fossil, pre-historic items. Lot features flint and chert. The paleo point is 5" long and the fossil fish is 5" x 5&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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