Helm's Tribal & Native American Summer Shindig

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Helm's Tribal & Native American Summer Shindig catalog contains 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 Oceanic, African and Chinese tribal artifacts. This catalog also includes Native American and Mexican jewelry from the 20th century as well as many other items.
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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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Pigalle Mexican Sombrero251 - Pigalle Mexican Sombrero
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Pigalle Mexican Sombrero, c. 1990s. Made of paper, felt, thread, the item measures 20" x 22 1/2". Mexico. Condition: Needs cleaning, see i...
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Painted Australian Didgeridoo252 - Painted Australian Didgeridoo
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Painted Australian Didgeridoo, c. 1970s. Made of beeswax, wood and paint, the item measures 51" x 3 1/2". Australia. Nice didgeridoo with ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Autographed Roy Rogers Pictures253 - Autographed Roy Rogers Pictures
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Authographed Roy Rogers Pictures, 20th century items. Made of paper and ink, the items measure 8 1/2" x 11". USA. Famous 1950s American co...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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3 Humorous Signs254 - 3 Humorous Signs
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3 Humorous Signs, contemporary items. Made of steel and paint, the items measure 16" x 10". Originally created in America, reproduced in C...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Stone Bust of Christ255 - Stone Bust of Christ
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Stone Bust of Christ, Spanish Colonial period. Made of steatite, the item measures 7" x 5" x 5". Central Mexico. Condition: Some nick...
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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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Plains Indian Beaded War Shirt256 - Plains Indian Beaded War Shirt
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Plains Indian Beaded War Shirt, 20th century item. Made of glass beads, deerhide, human hair, stone and brass, the item measures 36" at the sho...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Art Book257 - Pre-Columbian Art Book
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Pre-Columbian Art Book, 1957. Made of paper and ink with dustcover, the item measures 9 1/2" x 13 1/4" x 1 3/8". Phaidon Press LTD, L...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Tantric Phallus258 - Tantric Phallus
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Tantric Phallus, modern item. Made of ceramic with pewter glaze and leather/cotton cord, the pendant portion measures 2" x 1". Indonesia. ...
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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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Petite Crocodile Bone Phallus259 - Petite Crocodile Bone Phallus
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Petite Crocodile Bone Phallus, made of deer antler and leather cord, the item measures 3" x 1/2". Sulawesi, Indonesia. Carved in Bali. Adj...
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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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Fine Mexican Pin260 - Fine Mexican Pin
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Fine Mexican Pin, c. 1940s. Made of abalone and silver, the ite measures 2" x 1/4". Taxco, Mexico. Signed and Marked. Condition: Good, see...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Chinese Fisherman's Good Luck Charm261 - Chinese Fisherman's Good Luck Charm
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Chinese Fisherman's Good Luck Charm, modern item. Made of bone, the item measures 2 1/2" x 1". China. Hung on fishing poles for luck. ...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Pair of Chinese Erotic Beads262 - Pair of Chinese Erotic Beads
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Pair of Chinese Erotic Beads, modern items. Made of bronze and silver, the items measure 1" x 1/2". China. Matched pair of erotic silver a...
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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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Mayan Jade Collection263 - Mayan Jade Collection
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Mayan Jade Collection, pre-Columbian item. Made of jade, the largest item measures 2 1/2". Guatemala. Effigy pendant, pair of tiny ear spools. ...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (320.00 + 70.40) x 1 = 390.40
 
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Old Mexican Spurs264 - Old Mexican Spurs
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Old Mexican Spurs, 20th century items. Made of leather, iron and silver, the items measure approx. 6" x 3" without straps. Mexico. Conditi...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Arizona Artifact Frame265 - Arizona Artifact Frame
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Arizona Artifact Frame, pre-historic items. Made of clay, stone and obsidian, the crescents measure from 1 3/4" to 1 7/8", and the dolls m...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Tall Chinesco Female Figure266 - Tall Chinesco Female Figure
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Tall Chinesco Female Figure, c. 1700 years old. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 9 1/2" x 3" x 2 1/2". Nayarit, Mexico. Tall...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Pacific Islands Mask267 - Pacific Islands Mask
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Pacific Island Mask, c. 1940s. Made of light wood and paint, the item measures 34" x 11" x 4". Timor possibly. Condition: Some weathe...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Chumash Whale268 - Chumash Whale
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Chumash Whale, pre-historic item. Made of steatite and shell inlay, the item measures approx. 5 1/4" x 2 3/8" x 4 1/8". Santa Barbara...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Mezcala Temple269 - Mezcala Temple
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Mezcala Temple, pre-Columbian item. Made of basalt, the item measures approx. 5" x 9" x 3/4". Guerrero, Mexico. Condition: As found, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to f***r for (1,800.00 + 396.00) x 1 = 2,196.00
 
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Chumash Turtle Bowl270 - Chumash Turtle Bowl
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Chumash Turtle Bowl, pre-historic item. Made of steatite and shell inlay, the item measures approx. 3 1/4" x 1 3/4" x 1 1/2". Santa B...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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Colima Dog271 - Colima Dog
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Colima Dog, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures approx. 7 1/2" x 5" x 7 1/2". Colima, Mexico. Nice carving ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (400.00 + 88.00) x 1 = 488.00
 
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Chumash Ear Spools272 - Chumash Ear Spools
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Chumash Ear Spools, pre-historic items. Made of bone and shell, the items measure 1 5/8" x 1" x 1" and 1 1/2" x 1" x 1"...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to P***o for (180.00 + 39.60) x 1 = 219.60
 
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Santo Domingo Necklace273 - Santo Domingo Necklace
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Santo Domingo Necklace, c. 1930s. Made of turquoise and shell heishi, the item hangs 17.5" as worn w/pendant, measuring 2" x 2" x 1&q...
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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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Chumash Grouper Fish274 - Chumash Grouper Fish
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Chumash Grouper Fish, pre-historic item. Made of steatite and measuring 5" x 2" x 1". Santa Barbara County, California. Condition: So...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to P***o for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Olmec Perforator-Wand275 - Olmec Perforator-Wand
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Olmec Perforator-Wand, pre-Columbian item. Made of black hardstone, the item measures 11" x 2" x 2". Veracruz, Mexico. Features human...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to f***r for (500.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 610.00
 
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Chumash Stone Shark276 - Chumash Stone Shark
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Chumash Stone Shark, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, the item measures 6" x 2" x 2". Santa Barbara County, California. Nice muse...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 244.00
 
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5 Polynesian Stone Adzes277 - 5 Polynesian Stone Adzes
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5 Polynesian Stone Adzes, pre-contact period. Made of basalt, the items measure from 2 1/2" to 4". Solomon Islands. Chipped and/or polishe...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Chumash Phallus Fish278 - Chumash Phallus Fish
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Chumash Phallus Fish, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, the item measures 4 1/2" x 1 1/2". Santa Barbara County, California. Rare piece...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to P***o for (200.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 244.00
 
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Chumash Mortar & Pestle279 - Chumash Mortar & Pestle
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Chumash Mortar & Pestle, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, the item measures 6" x 5" x 2 1/2", pestle masures 4" x 3"....
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Chumash Arrowshaft Straightener280 - Chumash Arrowshaft Straightener
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Chumash Arrowshaft Straightener, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, the item measures 5" x 2" x 2". Santa Barbara County, Californi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 244.00
 
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Paleo Spear Point281 - Paleo Spear Point
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Paleo Spear Point, c. 10,000 years old. Made of translucent obsidian, the item measures 3 1/4" x 1" x 1 /8". Santa Barbara County, Ca...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (95.00 + 20.90) x 1 = 115.90
 
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Chumash Sail Fish282 - Chumash Sail Fish
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Chumash Sail Fish, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, the item measures, 7 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 1 1/2'. Santa Barbara County, California....
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Chumash Large Fish283 - Chumash Large Fish
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Chumash Large Fish, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, the item measures 8 1/2" x 4" x 1 1/2". Santa Barbara County, California. Fr...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Rare Plains Dag Knife284 - Rare Plains Dag Knife
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Rare Plains Dag Knife, c. 1800s. Made of wood, brass and iron, the item measures 18 1/2" x 2 1/2". I & H Sorby. Condition: Rust, patin...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to f***r for (950.00 + 209.00) x 1 = 1,159.00
 
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Chumash Stone Frog285 - Chumash Stone Frog
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Chumash Stone Frog, pre-historic item. Made of steatite and shell, the item measures 3 3/4" x 2 1/4" x 2". Santa Barbara County, Cali...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (400.00 + 88.00) x 1 = 488.00
 
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NWC Wood Mask286 - NWC Wood Mask
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Northwest Coast Wood Mask, c. 1980s. Made of cedar and paint, the item measures 8" x 6" x 4" Haida, Ed Raub. Condition: Good, see ima...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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Navajo Weaving287 - Navajo Weaving
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Navajo Weaving, c. 1940s. Made of all-natural wool, the item measures 52" x 36". New Mexico. Crystal-type. Condition: Good, see images. Sh...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to m********o.. for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Chumash Stone Turtle288 - Chumash Stone Turtle
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Chumash Stone Turtle, pre-historic item. Made of granite, the item measures 4" x 2 1/2" x 1". Santa Barbara County, California. The o...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Pre-Columbian Figure289 - Pre-Columbian Figure
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Pre-Columbian Figure, pre-historic item. Made of clay, the item measures 8" x 5" x 2". Jalisco, Mexico. Good dendrites and mineraliza...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Eskimo Carving290 - Eskimo Carving
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Eskimo Carving, pre-historic item. Made of bone, the item measures 7 1/2" x 1 1/2" x 1/2". Alaska. Probably a reused sled runner, has...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Chumash Metate & Mano291 - Chumash Metate & Mano
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Chumash Metate & Mano, pre-historic items. Made of basalt with a granite mano, the mortar measures 13" x 10" x 5" and the mano is...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Navajo-style Weaving292 - Navajo-style Weaving
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Navajo-style Weaving, c. 1950s. Made of wool and cotton, the item measures 68" x 44". Mexico. Fancy stripped pattern. Condition: Good, see...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to m********o.. for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Chumash Mortar & Pestle293 - Chumash Mortar & Pestle
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Chumash Mortar & Pestle, pre-historic item. Made of granite, the item measures 8" x 8". Santa Barbara County, California. Condition: B...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Rare Dag Trade Knife294 - Rare Dag Trade Knife
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Rare Dag Trade Knife, c. 1800s. Made of wood, brass and steel, the item measures 17" x 2 1/2". New York, Ewin Hill & Co. Condition: We...
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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Chumash Ear Spool295 - Chumash Ear Spool
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Chumash Ear spool, pre-historic item. Made of steatite and shell, the item measures 1 1/4" x 1/2". Santa Barbara County, California. Condi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Lifetime 1st Day Covers Collection296 - Lifetime 1st Day Covers Collection
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Lifetime 1st Day Covers Collection, c. 1930s to 1950s. Made of paper, the book measures 12" x 15" x 2". USA. US stamps. Condition: Go...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
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Pre-Columbian Necklace & Figure297 - Pre-Columbian Necklace & Figure
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Pre-Columbian Necklace & Figure, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay and crystal beads, the figure measures 4 1/2" x 3 1/2". Mayan, Guat...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (190.00 + 41.80) x 1 = 231.80
 
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Chumash Frog298 - Chumash Frog
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Chumash Frog, pre-historic item. Made of steatite with shell eyes, the item measures 3 1/2" x 2" x 1". Santa Barbara County, Californ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Beaded Bowcase & Quiver299 - Beaded Bowcase & Quiver
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Beaded Bowcase & Quiver, 20th century item. Made of leather and glass, the item measures 29 1/2" x 4". California. Possibly a childs s...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Large Chumash Inlaid Bead300 - Large Chumash Inlaid Bead
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Large Chumash Inlaid Bead, pre-historic item. Made of dark steatite and shell, the item measures 2 1/2" x 1". Santa Barbara County, Califo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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