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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Old Trade Knife w/Scabbard351 - Old Trade Knife w/Scabbard
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Old Trade Knife w/Scabbard, 20th century item. Made of wood, steel, brass and leather, the item measures 12" long. USA. Condition: Worn, see im...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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California Crescent Collection352 - California Crescent Collection
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California Crescent Collection, pre-historic items. Made of obsidian, flint, and chert stone, the items measure from 1" to 5" long. Lake C...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Custer Picture353 - Custer Picture
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Custer Picture, c. 1890s. Made of wood, paper and paint, the item measures 18" x 29". Custers Last Fight, Budweiser. Note Zulu-style shiel...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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California Obsidian Collection354 - California Obsidian Collection
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California Obsidian Collection, pre-historic items. Made of obsidian stone, the items measure from 1 1/4" to 2 3/4" long. Fresno County, C...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (180.00 + 39.60) x 1 = 219.60
 
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Spittoon355 - Spittoon
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Spittoon, c. 1880s. Made of brass, the item measures 9 1/2" x 4 1/2". New York. Condition: Patina and tarnish, see images. Shipping: $24.0...
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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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California Obsidian Collection356 - California Obsidian Collection
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California Obsidian Collection, pre-historic items. Made of obsidian stone, the items measure from 1 1/2" to 2 1/4" long. Fresno County, C...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Spurs357 - Spurs
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Spurs, c. 1980s. Made of steel, brass, silver and leather, the items measure 3 1/2" x 7", plus leather. C.H. Bishop, Florida. Condition: A...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Quartz Nevada Crescents358 - Quartz Nevada Crescents
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Quartz Nevada Crescents, pre-historic items. Made of quartz stone, the items measure from 3/4" to 1 5/8". Cherry Creek, Nevada. Rare piece...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (160.00 + 35.20) x 1 = 195.20
 
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Spittoon359 - Spittoon
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Spittoon, c. 1880s. Made of brass, the item measures 10" x 4". New York. Condition: Cracks in base, see images. Shipping: $24.00 w/insuran...
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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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California Crescent Collection360 - California Crescent Collection
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California Crescent Collection, pre-historic items. Made of obsidian stone, the items measure from 1" to 4 1/2" long. Sutter County, Calif...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Hohokam Axe361 - Hohokam Axe
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Hohokam Axe, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, the item measures 4 3/4" x 2 1/2" x 2". Pioneer period, Tucson, Arizona. Condition: G...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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California Crescent Collection362 - California Crescent Collection
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California Crescent Collection, pre-historic items. Made of chert stone, the items measure from 1 1/2" to 3 1/4" long. San Joaquin County,...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Spittoon363 - Spittoon
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Spittoon, 1885. Made of steel, brass and glass, the item measures 7 1/2" x 4". Fred K. Sharp, Waltons Pat. 5-5-85, Newark, New Jersey. Con...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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California Crescent Collection364 - California Crescent Collection
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California Crescent Collection, pre-historic items. Made of chert and flint stone, the items measure from 1 1/2" to 2 1/2" long. San Joaqu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Large Slate Knife365 - Large Slate Knife
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Large Slate Knife, pre-historic item. Made of green-gray slate, the item measures 10 3/4" x 2 1/4" x 1/3". British Columbia, Canada. ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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3 Chumash Pestles366 - 3 Chumash Pestles
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Chumash Pestles, pre-historic items. Made of basalt, granite and sandstone, the longest item measures 11 1/2". Santa Barbara County, California...
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Spittoon367 - Spittoon
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Spittoon, 1883. Made of brass, the item measures 10" x 4 1/2". J. R. Gibney, 2-20-1883. New York. Weighs 13 1/2 pounds. Condition: Nice pa...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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4 Chumash Grinding Stones368 - 4 Chumash Grinding Stones
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4 Chumash Grinding Stones, pre-historic items. Made of granite, the longest is 6". Santa Barbara County, California. 2 pestles, 2 manos. Condit...
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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Large Mexican Blanket369 - Large Mexican Blanket
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Large Mexican Blanket, c. 1930s. Made of wool and cotton, the item measures 8' x 6'. Mexico. Condition: Good, no obvious holes, see images. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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4 Chumash Tools370 - 4 Chumash Tools
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4 Chumash Tools, pre-historic items. Made of slate and granite, the longest item measures 11". Santa Barbara County, California. 1 blade, 3 man...
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Pre-Columbian Human Figure371 - Pre-Columbian Human Figure
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Pre-Columbian Human Figure, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 8 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 3". Nayarit, Mexico. Condition: Leg...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to P***o for (90.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 109.80
 
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3 Grooved Chumash Stones372 - 3 Grooved Chumash Stones
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3 Grooved Chumash Stones, pre-historic items. Made of granite, the longest measures 8". Santa Barbara County, California. Condition: As found, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Michigan Barbed Axe w/Helm COA373 - Michigan Barbed Axe w/Helm COA
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Michigan Barbed Axe w/Helm COA, pre-historic item. Made of basalt, the item measures 5 1/4" x 4" x 1 1/2". Michigan. Heavy patina. He...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Old Marble Collection374 - Old Marble Collection
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Old Marble Collection, c. 1920s-1950s. Made of glass, the items measure from 1/2" to 1". USA. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $20.5...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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Effigy Bird Pipe375 - Effigy Bird Pipe
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Effigy Bird Pipe, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, the item measures 6" x 3 1/2" x 1 1/2". Scioto County, Ohio. Condition: Good, ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to P***o for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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Early Trade Beads376 - Early Trade Beads
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Early Trade Beads, c. 1800s. Made of glass, the items measure 24" to 26" long. Russian, Northwest Coast. Condition: Good, see images. Shi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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2 Strings Hudson Bay Beads377 - 2 Strings Hudson Bay Beads
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2 Strings Hudson Bay Beads, c. 1700s. Made of glass, the items measure approx. 40" each. England. Condition: As found, see images. Shipping: $1...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Mexican Festival Mask378 - Mexican Festival Mask
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Mexican Festival Mask, c. 1930s. Made of wood, paint and string, the item measures 6 1/2" x 9" x 4 1/2". Smiling, red horse showing t...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Bust Birdstone379 - Bust Birdstone
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Bust Birdstone, Hopewell era pre-historic item, made of porphyry, the item measures 4" x 2 1/2" x 1 1/2". Logan County, Ohio. Conditi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Western Leather & Wood Stool380 - Western Leather & Wood Stool
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Western Leather & Wood Stool, c. 1960s. Made of wood, leather and metal, the item measures 14" x 13" x 20". USA. Very neat item, ...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 120.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Mexican Bracelet381 - Mexican Bracelet
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Mexican Bracelet, c. 1940s. Made of sterling silver and inlaid chips, the item measures 6 1/2" x 2" overall. Stamped. Nice inlaid bracelet...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Mission Indian Basket382 - Mission Indian Basket
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Mission Indian Basket, c. 1920s. Made of willow and juncus, the item measures 6" x 6" x 3 1/2". Ramona, San Diego County, California....
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Pre-Columbian Tri-Leg Bowl383 - Pre-Columbian Tri-Leg Bowl
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Pre-Columbian Tri-Leg Bowl, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 6" x 3". Nayarit, Mexico. Faint design remains. ...
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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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Large Early Blackfoot Parfleche Case-Cylinder384 - Large Early Blackfoot Parfleche Case-Cylinder
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Large Early Blackfoot Parfleche Case-Cylinder, circa 1860-70s. Made of hide, the item measures 24" x 8" at top, both top and bottom discs ...
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Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to f***r for (320.00 + 70.40) x 1 = 390.40
 
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Pipe Tomahawk385 - Pipe Tomahawk
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Pipe Tomahawk, 20th century item. Made of steel and wood, the item measures 20" x 7 1/2"x 2 1/2". USA. Not a toy, lethal weapaon. Con...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Eastern Plateau Parfleche Cylinder386 - Eastern Plateau Parfleche Cylinder
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Eastern Plateau Parfleche Cylinder, circa 1890. Made of hide, glass, metal, paint, etc. the item measures 4" x 20" and has a thick elk hid...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to b********h.. for (425.00 + 93.50) x 1 = 518.50
 
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Mexican Weaving387 - Mexican Weaving
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Mexican Weaving, c. 1930s. Made of wool and cotton, the item measures 68" x 16". Mexico. This is 1/2 of a large saltillo now used as a sho...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Spanish Cap & Ball Pistol388 - Spanish Cap & Ball Pistol
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Spanish Cap & Ball Pistol, 20th century item. Made of wood and steel, the item measures 16" long x 6". Spain. Engraved grips, .41 cali...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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Single Blackfoot Moccasin389 - Single Blackfoot Moccasin
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Single Blackfoot Moccasin, c. 1880s. Made of deerhide and glass beads, the item measures 9" x 4" x 3". Floral design, Blackfoot. Cond...
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Antique Alaskan Moccasins390 - Antique Alaskan Moccasins
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Antique Alaskan Moccasins, early 20th century items. Made of leather, glass beads and embroidery, the items measure approx. 10.5" x 9". Al...
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Start Price : 80.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
 
 
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16" Native American Doll on Stand391 - 16" Native American Doll on Stand
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16" Native American Doll on Stand, modern item. Made of plastic, suede and glass beads, the item measures 16" x 8" x 3". USA. Ni...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Mission Indian Basket392 - Mission Indian Basket
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Mission Indian Basket, c. 1920s. Made of willow and juncus, the item measures 6" x 6" x 3 3/4". Ramona, San Diego County, California....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (450.00 + 99.00) x 1 = 549.00
 
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Fine Polished Celt393 - Fine Polished Celt
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Fine Polished Celt, pre-Columbian item. Made of basalt, the item measures 5" x 1 1/2" x 1". Colima, Mexico. Diamond cross-section. Co...
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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Mexican Painted Wood Fish394 - Mexican Painted Wood Fish
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Mexican Painted Wood Fish, c. 1970s. Made of wood and paint, the item measures 17" long x 5 1/2". Mexico. Nice display item with painting ...
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Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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3/4 Groove Axe395 - 3/4 Groove Axe
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3/4 Groove Axe, pre-historic item. Made of granite, the item measures 6" x 2" x 1 1/2". La Salle County, Illinois. Condition: Good, s...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Ceramic Painted Flute396 - Ceramic Painted Flute
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Ceramic Painted Flute, 20th century item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 2 1/2" x 11" long. Central America. Plays well with a ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 40.00 - 80.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Wood Plaque & Cross397 - Wood Plaque & Cross
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Wood Plaque & Cross, modern item. Made of wood and turquoise, the item measures 12" x 12" x 2". Southwest USA. Plaque with turquo...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Antique Navajo Jaculas398 - Antique Navajo Jaculas
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Antique Navajo Jaculas, c. 1910s. Made of turquoise and likely mother of pearl on string, the items hang about 4" as worn. Navajo, Arizona. Fra...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (95.00 + 20.90) x 1 = 115.90
 
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Kachina Bolo Tie399 - Kachina Bolo Tie
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Kachina Bolo Tie, c. 1940s. Made of sterling silver, turqouise, jet, shell and coral with leather, the bolo measures 2 1/2" x 2" and leath...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Seri Polychrome Basket400 - Seri Polychrome Basket
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Seri Polychrome Basket, c. 1960s. Made of all-natural desert materials, the item measures 14" wide. Seri, Colorado River. Very eye-catching des...
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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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