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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Fine Stone-to-Stone Buckle401 - Fine Stone-to-Stone Buckle
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Fine Stone-to-Stone Buckle, c. 1950s. Made of sterling silver, jet, shell, turquoise and coral, the item measures 2 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 1/2&qu...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Miniature Mission Indian Basket402 - Miniature Mission Indian Basket
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Miniature Mission Indian Basket, c. 1930s. Made of willow and juncus, the item measures 1 3/4" x 1 7/8" x 1". Mission Indian, San Die...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Triple Effigy Turquoise Carving403 - Triple Effigy Turquoise Carving
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Triple Effigy Turquoise Carving, c. 1960s. Made of turquoise and silver, the item measures 2 1/2" x 2" x 1". New Mexico. Condition: F...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Seri Man in the Maze Basket404 - Seri Man in the Maze Basket
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Seri Man in the Maze Basket, c. 1950s. Made of all-natural desert materials, the item measures 14" wide. Seri, Colorado River. Very fine weave ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Olmec Effigy Duck w/Helm COA405 - Olmec Effigy Duck w/Helm COA
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Olmec Effigy Duck w/Helm COA, c. 300 BCE - 300 AD. Made of basalt, the item measures approx. 8 1/8" x 3 1/4" x 4". Olmec, Veracruz, M...
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Estimates : 2,000.00 - 8,000.00
Sold to f***r for (950.00 + 209.00) x 1 = 1,159.00
 
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3 Phallic Carvings406 - 3 Phallic Carvings
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3 Phallic Carvings, pre-Columbian items. Made of jade, jadeite and crystal, the items measure 2 1/2" to 3" long. Mexico. One is ex-Davis, ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Mexican Noche De Matachines Folk Art407 - Mexican Noche De Matachines Folk Art
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Mexican Noche De Matachines Folk Art, c. 1950s-70s. Made of wood, paint and metal, the item measures 9 3/4" x 18" x 4 1/4". Central M...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver & Turquoise Bracelet408 - Navajo Sterling Silver & Turquoise Bracelet
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Navajo Sterling Silver & Turquoise Bracelet, c. 1950s. Made of sterling silver and turquoise, the item has a 5.5" inside measurement with a...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to P***o for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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San Diego County Point Collection409 - San Diego County Point Collection
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San Diego County Point Collection, pre-historic items. Made of basalt, obsidian and chert, the longest item measures 1 3/4". Carlton Hills, San...
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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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4-Strand Santo Domingo Necklace410 - 4-Strand Santo Domingo Necklace
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4-Strand Santo Domingo Necklace, c. 1970s. Made of turquoise, coral and shell heishi, the item hangs approx. 11" as worn. Santo Domingo-Kewa, N...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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3 Chinese Relics411 - 3 Chinese Relics
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3 Chinese Relics, pre-dynastic items. Made of jade, the largest item measures 3" long. 3 Gorges area. Frame not included. Condition: Good, see ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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2 Navajo Chokers412 - 2 Navajo Chokers
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2 Navajo Chokers, c. 1950s. Made of sterling silver, shell and turquoise, the items hang approx. 7" as worn. Navajo, Arizona. Nice turquoise st...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Fine Stone Mezcala413 - Fine Stone Mezcala
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Fine Stone Mezcala, pre-Columbian item. Made of basalt, the item measures 3 3/4" x 2" x 1". Guerrero, Mexico. From an old, 1960s San ...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Zuni Fetish Necklace414 - Zuni Fetish Necklace
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Zuni Fetish Necklace, c. 1970s. Made of coral, turquoise, jet, tiger's eye heishi, etc., the item hangs approx. 15 1/2" inches as worn, not...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to P***o for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Large Fossil Vertebra415 - Large Fossil Vertebra
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Large Fossil Vertebra, millions of years old. Made of sandstone, the item measures 10" x 6" x 5". Clairemont, San Diego, California. ...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Mexican Copper & Abalone Cuff416 - Mexican Copper & Abalone Cuff
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Mexican Copper & Abalone Cuff, c. 1950s. Made of copper, brass and abalone shell, the item measures 5 1/2" inside, 1 1/2" opening, and...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to c**********t for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Scottish Dirk Fighting Knife417 - Scottish Dirk Fighting Knife
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Scottish Dirk Fighting Knife, c. 1900. Made of wood, leather and steel, the item measures 17" x 2" x 2". Scotland. Condition: Couple ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Millefiori Trade Beads418 - Millefiori Trade Beads
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Millefiori Trade beads, 19th century items. Made of glass and string, the necklace hangs about 14" long as worn, beads measuring from 1/4"...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Navajo Reversible Necklace419 - Navajo Reversible Necklace
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Navajo Reversible Necklace, c. 1940s. Made of sterling silver, heishi and turquoise, the item measures 26" long overall when strung out. New Me...
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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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W. Yazzie 4-Strand Fetish Necklace420 - W. Yazzie 4-Strand Fetish Necklace
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W. Yazzie 4-Strand Fetish Necklace, 20th century item. Made of shell heishi, glass, coral, turquoise, mother of pearl, etc., the item hangs about 12...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Painted Wood NWC Mask421 - Painted Wood NWC Mask
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Painted Wood NWC Mask, c. 1940s. Made of wood and paint, the item measures 5" x 3" x 2". British Columbia. Fancy painted NWC mask. Co...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to D*******y for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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3 California Grooved Stones422 - 3 California Grooved Stones
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3 California Grooved Stones, pre-historic items. Made of granite, the largest measures 3 1/2". Santa Barbara County, California. 2 are fully gr...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Mayan Clay Figure423 - Mayan Clay Figure
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Mayan Clay Figure, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay on frame, the item measures 4" x 3" x 2". Guatemala. Frame included. Condition: A...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to P***o for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Erotic Chinese Figures424 - Erotic Chinese Figures
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Erotic Chinese Figures, c. 1890s. Made of porcelain, the item measures 9" x 6" x 4". China. Conidtion: Good, explicit nature not phot...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Painted Wood NWC Mask425 - Painted Wood NWC Mask
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Painted Wood NWC Mask, c. 1940s. Made of wood and paint, the item measures 5" x 3" x 2". British Columbia. Fancy painted NWC mask. Co...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to D*******y for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Silver Trade Brooch426 - Silver Trade Brooch
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Silver Trade Brooch, c. 1700s. Made of silver, the item measures 5 3/8" wide. Eastern Seaboard. Possibly Huron. Appears to have rows of teepees...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (340.00 + 74.80) x 1 = 414.80
 
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Veracruz Figure on Stand427 - Veracruz Figure on Stand
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Veracruz Figure on Stand, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 6" x 3" x 2 1/2". Veracruz, Mexico. Condition: As found...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Collection of Chinese Jade Bis428 - Collection of Chinese Jade Bis
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Collection of Chinese Jade Bis, pre-dynastic period. Made of jade, the items measure 3 3/4" to 5" each. China. 4 items in all. Condition: ...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Officers Sword429 - Officers Sword
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Officers Sword, Mexican Revolution. Made of steel, leather, horn and brass, the item measures 30" x 5" x 2". Mexico. Inscription on t...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (180.00 + 39.60) x 1 = 219.60
 
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Pre-Columbian Spindle Whorl Collection430 - Pre-Columbian Spindle Whorl Collection
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Pre-Columbian Spindle Whorl Collection, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay and paint, the items measure 1" to 2". Veracruz, Mexico. Conditi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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Framed Veracruz Bust431 - Framed Veracruz Bust
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Framed Veracruz Bust, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and wood frame, the item measures 3" x 2" x 2". Veracruz, Mexico. Smiling boy ...
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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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Pre-Columbian Tool Collection432 - Pre-Columbian Tool Collection
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Pre-Columbian Tool Collection, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay and stone, the items measure from 1 1/2" to 5". Veracruz, Mexico. Stirrup...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (90.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 109.80
 
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Veracruz Figure on Stand433 - Veracruz Figure on Stand
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Veracruz Figure on Stand, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 6" x 4" x 3". Veracruz, Mexico. Probably a mold-made fi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Pre-Columbian Game Piece Collection434 - Pre-Columbian Game Piece Collection
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Pre-Columbian Game Piece Collection, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay and stone, the items measure from 1/4" to 2". Veracruz, Mexico. Con...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Veracruz Figure on Stand435 - Veracruz Figure on Stand
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Veracruz Figure on Stand, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 7" x 4" x 3". Veracruz, Mexico. Condition: As found, le...
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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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Pre-Columbian Obsidian Core Collection436 - Pre-Columbian Obsidian Core Collection
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Pre-Columbian Obsidian Core Collection, pre-Columbian items. Made of obsidian, the items measure 1 1/2" to 4 1/2". Veracruz, Mexico. Condi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to P***o for (95.00 + 20.90) x 1 = 115.90
 
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Veracruz Figure437 - Veracruz Figure
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Veracruz Figure, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay, the item measures 4 1/2" x 3" x 2". Veracruz, Mexico. Condition: As found, see ima...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Pre-Columbian Clay Whistle Collection438 - Pre-Columbian Clay Whistle Collection
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Pre-Columbian Clay Whistle Collection
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to P***o for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff439 - Navajo Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff
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Navajo Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff c. 1960s, made of sterlingsilver and turquoise, the item measures 5 1/2" inside and 3 1/4" x 2...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Pre-Columbian Stamp & Seal Collection440 - Pre-Columbian Stamp & Seal Collection
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Pre-Columbian Stamp & Seal Collection, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay, the items measure from 1" to 3 3/4". Veracruz, Mexico. Condi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to P***o for (260.00 + 57.20) x 1 = 317.20
 
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Mexican Copper Mask441 - Mexican Copper Mask
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Mexican Copper Mask, c. 1890s. Made of copper and paint, the item measures 15" x 12" x 4". Central Mexico. Man's face in frog'...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to P***o for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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Pre-Columbian Clay Bead Necklace442 - Pre-Columbian Clay Bead Necklace
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Pre-Columbian Clay Bead Necklace, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay beads on string, the item hangs approx. 11" as worn. Veracruz, Mexico. Condi...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Giant Mezcala Temple w/Helm COA443 - Giant Mezcala Temple w/Helm COA
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Giant Mezcala Temple w/Helm COA, c. 500 BCE. Made of granite, this pre-Columbian item measures 12" x 5 1/2" x 2 3/4". Guerrero, Mexic...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to f***r for (1,000.00 + 220.00) x 1 = 1,220.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Olmec Collection444 - Pre-Columbian Olmec Collection
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Pre-Columbian Olmec Collection, pre-Columbian items. Made of stone and clay, the items measure from 1" to 4 1/2". Vercruz, Mexico. Conditi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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Olmec Green Stone Man w/Helm COA445 - Olmec Green Stone Man w/Helm COA
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Olmec Green Stone Man w/Helm COA, c. 800 BCE. Made of green jadeite stone, the item measures 7 1/2" x 2 1/4". Veracruz, Mexico. Museum qua...
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to f***r for (500.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 610.00
 
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Pre-Columbian Black Head Collection446 - Pre-Columbian Black Head Collection
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Pre-Columbian Black Head Collection, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay and bitumen, the items measure from 1/2" to 4". Veracruz, Mexico. C...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to P***o for (240.00 + 52.80) x 1 = 292.80
 
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5-Strand Coral Necklace447 - 5-Strand Coral Necklace
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5-Strand Coral Necklace, c. 1960s. Made of coral and sterling silver, the item hangs about 10" as worn. Southwest USA. Strands vary in size and...
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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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Pre-Columbian Clay Mold Collection448 - Pre-Columbian Clay Mold Collection
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Pre-Columbian Clay Mold Collection, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay, the items measure from 1 1/4" to 3 1/2". Veracruz, Mexico. Conditio...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Zuni Heishi Necklace449 - Zuni Heishi Necklace
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Zuni Heishi Necklace, c. 1960s. Made of stone, turquoise, jet and string, the item hangs about 11" as worn. Marked ARC-JRC. Pretty necklace wit...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Pre-Columbian Ceramic Animal Heads450 - Pre-Columbian Ceramic Animal Heads
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Pre-Columbian Ceramic Animal Heads, pre-Columbian items. Made of clay, the items measure from 1" to 3". Veracruz, Mexico. One interesting ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to P***o for (260.00 + 57.20) x 1 = 317.20
 
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