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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Anazasi Black on White Bowl251 - Anazasi Black on White Bowl
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Anazasi Black on White Bowl. This is a black on white bowl made of clay measuring 6 1/2 x 4 inches. It is from the Four Corners area. This has a nice
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Toddler's Plains-style Dress252 - Toddler's Plains-style Dress
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Toddler's Plain-style Dress, modern item. Made of leather, drilled stone pieces, beads and velcro. Item measures 15" wide x 12" tall. ...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 100.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Hopi Pump Drill253 - Hopi Pump Drill
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From the late 1800's made of wood, leather, stone and chert and measuring 26 x 7 inches is a great Hopi Pump Drill. It appears point has been ...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Old Zuni Sterling Silver Bolo Tie Signed HL Zunie254 - Old Zuni Sterling Silver Bolo Tie Signed HL Zunie
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Old Sterling Silver Bolo Tie of Steer Head by Native American Silversmiths Helen & Lincoln Zunie. Helen died in 2008. This item has incredibl...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to rich-seattle for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Old Zuni Sterling Silver Belt Buckle signed HL Zunie255 - Old Zuni Sterling Silver Belt Buckle signed HL Zunie
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This fabulous piece of art shows incredible detail by Native American Silversmiths Helen and Lincoln Zunie. Helen died in 2008. This steer head bel
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,250.00
Sold to floor for (450.00 + 90.00) x 1 = 540.00
 
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Museum Quality Spearhead256 - Museum Quality Spearhead
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Great Spearhead from Klamath Falls, Oregon. Very good condition investment quality point. Frame not included. This item is 7 inches long. Shipping
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Estimates : 650.00 - 1,300.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (550.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 660.00
 
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Navajo Folk Art Storyteller257 - Navajo Folk Art Storyteller
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Great Navajo Folk Art piece signed Darle K. measuring 9 x 11 x 4 inches. This Story Teller has six young ones. Note: although the faces seem blank
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Estimates : 50.00 - 125.00
Sold to floor for (15.00 + 3.00) x 1 = 18.00
 
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Pair of Spanish Colonial Spearheads258 - Pair of Spanish Colonial Spearheads
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Pair of Spanish Colonial Spearheads, circa 1400-1500s. Made of steel and measuring 13.5" x 3.5" and 9" x 1.5". Spain. Note the b...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (180.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 216.00
 
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Ban Chang Pot from Thailand259 - Ban Chang Pot from Thailand
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Classic old pedestal pot, with engraving, and good dendrite growth. This item is estimated to be 2500 years old and measures 6 x 5 inches. Condition:
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to dkd1941 for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Rare Black Chevron Trade Beads260 - 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 ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to tucdoc for (95.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 114.00
 
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Four Stone Game Balls261 - Four Stone Game Balls
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Four Stone Game Balls. These items are Pre-Columbian onyx stone game balls which are at least 3 inches in diameter. They were found in Brazil all toge
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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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Vintage Hudson Bay Blanket262 - Vintage Hudson Bay Blanket
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Vintage Hudson Bay Blanket, circa 1920s-30s. Made of wool and measuring 74" x 62". Made in England, see tag. Blanket has the 3 bars design...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Turquoise Necklace263 - Turquoise Necklace
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1970s Turquoise Necklace with silver and black glass. Measures 22" long, pendant is 3" x 2". Navajo. Has small heart on clasp. Condit...
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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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Antique Percussion Rifle264 - Antique Percussion Rifle
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Antique Percussion Rifle, circa 1830s. Made of steel, brass and wood, the rifle measures 46" x 5" x 2". Probably European. Condition:...
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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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African Chief's Sword265 - African Chief's Sword
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African Chief's Sword, circa 1700s. Made of steel, wood and gold, item measures 20" x 3". North African. Condition: Severe wear and da...
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Start Price : 110.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Fine Navajo Pictoral Weaving266 - Fine Navajo Pictoral Weaving
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Fine Navajo Pictoral Weaving, circa 1950s. Made of wool and dye, this item measures 30" wide by 62" long. From Arizona, Navajo. Pictoral w...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (425.00 + 85.00) x 1 = 510.00
 
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Antique Canadian Gloves267 - Antique Canadian Gloves
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Antique Canadian Gloves, circa 1840s. Made of buffalo skin and wool embroidery. Items measure 11.5" x 7" x 1" each, Canadian Cree. Ve...
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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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Chumash Artifacts268 - Chumash Artifacts
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Chumash Artifacts, pre-historic to early historic. Artifacts are made of steatite, basalt, and sandstone. Whale effigy pipe measures 4" x 2.5&q...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (400.00 + 80.00) x 1 = 480.00
 
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2 Papago Baskets269 - 2 Papago Baskets
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2 Papago Baskets, circa 1940s. Made of yucca, and devil's claw. Items measure 9" x 9" and 7" x 7". Southern Arizona. Conditi...
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Start Price : 85.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Rare San Diego Bow & Arrows270 - Rare San Diego Bow & Arrows
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Rare San Diego Bow & Arrows, circa 1800. Made of yew wood, feathers, bone and metal. Item measures 50" long x 1.5" x 1". Lot feat...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to azariahmyl.. for (475.00 + 95.00) x 1 = 570.00
 
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Chumash Stone Pipes271 - Chumash Stone Pipes
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Chumash Stone Pipes, pre-historic to early historic. Items are made of steatite and sandstone. Whale pipe measuring 4" x 2.5" x 2", t...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (240.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 288.00
 
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Fine Mata Ortiz Olla272 - Fine Mata Ortiz Olla
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Fine Mata Ortiz Olla, circa 1950s. Made of clay and paint, item measures 8" x 6" with an opening of 4". Mata Ortiz, from Texas-Chihua...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (95.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 114.00
 
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Columbia River Point Collection273 - Columbia River Point Collection
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Columbia River Point Collection, pre-historic items. Lot contains flint, petrified wood and chert. Items measure from 1" to 2" long. From ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (380.00 + 76.00) x 1 = 456.00
 
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Sioux Beaded Moccasins274 - Sioux Beaded Moccasins
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Sioux Beaded Moccasins, circa 1960s. Made of buckskin, and glass beads. Items measure 10" x 4.5" x 3.5" each. Sioux, from South Dakot...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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4 Ohio Pipes275 - 4 Ohio Pipes
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4 Ohio Pipes, pre-historic to early historic, made of pipestone and sandstone. One fish effigy pipe measuring 5" x 1.75", tube pipe with w...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Carving of Otter & Baby276 - Carving of Otter & Baby
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Carving of Otter & Baby, circa 1960s. Appears to be made of cowhorn, item measures 7" x 2.5" x 2". From the Northwest Coast, Cana...
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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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Mexican Doll & Carved Wood Pistol277 - Mexican Doll & Carved Wood Pistol
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Mexican Doll & Carved Wood Pistol, circa 1940s. Made of wood and paper mache, doll measures 9.5" x 4" and pistol measures 7" x 2....
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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South American Pre-Columbian Bottle278 - South American Pre-Columbian Bottle
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South American Pre-Columbian Bottle, pre-columbian item. Made of clay and paint, item measures 8" x 3.5" x 4". From the mountains of ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Navajo Weaving279 - Navajo Weaving
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Navajo Weaving, circa 1940s. Made of wool and dye, item measures 32" x 18". Navajo, Gallup, New Mexico. Good ol' Gallup throw with dia...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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Chumash Artifacts280 - Chumash Artifacts
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Chumash Artifacts, pre-historic to early historic. Artifacts are made of basalt and granite. Long pestle measures 13.5" x 2" x 2", ga...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (240.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 288.00
 
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6 Pre-Columbian Figures281 - 6 Pre-Columbian Figures
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6 Pre-Columbian Figures, circa 600 to 3000 years old. Made of Jade, Granite and Basalt, these items range from 3" x 1" x 2" to 5"...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to Great-Basin for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Authentic Ruby Faceted Necklace .925282 - Authentic Ruby Faceted Necklace .925
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Authentic Ruby Faceted Necklace .925. C. 1960s and made of sterling silver and rubies. 24 nicely faceted ruby stones. Necklace weighs approx. 98.25 gr
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Double Effigy Quapaw-style Pot283 - Double Effigy Quapaw-style Pot
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Double Effigy Quapaw-style Pot from Arkansas. Age unknown. Pot measures 11" x 5". This is a polychrome figural dipper. Condition: Very goo...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Petit Point Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff284 - Petit Point Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff
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Petit Point Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff, circa 1930s. Made of sterling silver and turquoise, this cuff has overall dimensions of 3" x ...
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Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to Oasis52 for (280.00 + 56.00) x 1 = 336.00
 
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Horse Halter Decorations285 - Horse Halter Decorations
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Horse Halter Decorations, circa 1870s. Made of glass, copper and tin-type or other early photographs. Each item measures 1.75" x 1.75" x 1...
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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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Needle Point Copy of Pictoral Weaving286 - Needle Point Copy of Pictoral Weaving
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Needle Point Copy of Pictoral Weaving, circa 1960s. Made of wood frame, glass, double-mat and wool, item measures 16" x 13" x 1". Fro...
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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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Chumash Pestle Collection287 - Chumash Pestle Collection
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Chumash Pestle Collection, pre-historic items. Made of basalt, items measure 12" x 3.5", 10" x 3.5", and 10" x 3.5". F...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 500.00
Sold to swtraveler for (120.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 144.00
 
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Print by Robert Freeman288 - Print by Robert Freeman
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Print by Robert Freeman, signed and numbered. Artwork is beautifully matted and framed and measures 14" x 19.5" tall. The title of the pi...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Remington Print289 - Remington Print
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Remington Print. Great print in wood frame. Item measures 23 x 19 inches. The print is titled "Questionable Companionship." Condition: Mi...
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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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Fancy Custom Hunting Knife290 - Fancy Custom Hunting Knife
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Fancy Custom Hunting Knife, circa 1950s. Made of leather, carbon steel, glass, vinyl, and aluminum. Item measures 9" x 2" x 1", 11.5&...
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Start Price : 55.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Iroquois Beaded Bag291 - 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 : 150.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Large Beaded Bandoleer292 - Large Beaded Bandoleer
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Large Beaded Bandoleer, circa 1900. Made of cloth and glass beads, measures 43" x 17". From the Great Lakes area, USA. This is a very larg...
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Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Old Wood Sign293 - Old Wood Sign
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Old Wood Sign, circa 20th century. Made of hardwood and paint, sign measures 26" x 10.5" x 1". Western item. Paint was done on an ant...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Southwest Artifact Frame294 - Southwest Artifact Frame
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Southwest Artifact Frame, pre-historic to early historic. Lot contains flint, obsidian, bone and chert. Items range from 1" to 6". Most fo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (80.00 + 16.00) x 1 = 96.00
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver Cuff295 - Navajo Sterling Silver Cuff
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Navajo Sterling Silver Cuff, circa 1950s. Made of sterling silver, cuff measures 6 7/8" with a 1 1/8" opening. Navajo, signed Bill. Very f...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Bird Effigy Zuni Bolo Tie296 - Bird Effigy Zuni Bolo Tie
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Bird Effigy Zuni Bolo Tie, circa 1940s. Made of leather, sterling silver, turquoise, onyx, coral and shell. Bolo string is 19" long as worn, bo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Bird Effigy Heishi Necklace297 - Bird Effigy Heishi Necklace
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Bird Effigy Heishi Necklace, circa 1950s. Made of shell, turquoise and jet. Item measures 26" x 1". This is a double-strand heishi bead ne...
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Turquoise & Sterling Silver Cross Pendant298 - Turquoise & Sterling Silver Cross Pendant
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Turquoise & Sterling Silver Cross Pendant, circa 1950. Pendant is made of sterling silver and turquoise, measuring 3" x 2" x 0.5"...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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2 Chumash Gameballs299 - 2 Chumash Gameballs
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2 Chumash Gameballs, pre-historic items. Made of quartzite, items measure 3.5" and 5.5". From Santa Barbara County, Calif. Balls found tog...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Largest Known Discoidal300 - Largest Known Discoidal
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Largest Known Discoidal, pre-historic item. Made of black and white granite, this discoidal measures 8.75". Found near Goleta, CA in Santa Barb...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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