Helm's Tribal & Native American Summer Spree

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Helm's 2017 Summer Spree 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. We have featured a collection of stone artifacts from Illinois, Ohio and Texas. This catalog also includes Native American and Mexican jewelry from the 20th century.
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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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Pre-Columbian Artifacts251 - Pre-Columbian Artifacts
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Pre-Columbian Artifacts, Pre-Columbian items. Made of obsidian, the largest item is 2.5". Yucatan, Mexico. Frame not included. Condition: As fo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Alligator Fossil Collection252 - Alligator Fossil Collection
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Alligator Fossil Collection, pre-historic items. Made of stone, the items measure from 1/2" to 2 1/2". Found in Florida. Frame not include...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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South American Olla253 - South American Olla
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South American Olla, Pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 9.5" x 9.5" x 13.5". South American. Effigy on nec...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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NWC Salmon Club254 - NWC Salmon Club
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NWC Salmon Club, circa 1940s. Made of cedarwood, the item measures 2" x 2" x 14.5". Possibly Haida. Double-effigy club. Condition: Go...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Maori Treasure Box255 - Maori Treasure Box
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Maori Treasure Box, circa 1940s. Made of wood and shell, the item measures 7" x 5" x 3". New Zealand. Fine carving on box. Condition:...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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New Zealand Miniature Canoe256 - New Zealand Miniature Canoe
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New Zealand Miniature Canoe, circa 1970s. Made of hardwood and shell, the item measures 1.5" x 14.5" x 4". New Zealand. Condition: Go...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Trail Marker257 - Trail Marker
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Trail Marker, circa 1940s. Made of wood, the item is 18" long. New Zealand. Effigy on top. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $28.00 w/insu...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Double Carving258 - Double Carving
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Double Carving, circa 1950s. Made of alderwood, the item measures 3.5" x 3.5" x 8". Squamish, signed. Person with possibly a baby on ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Effigy Shuttle Piece259 - Effigy Shuttle Piece
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Effigy Shuttle Piece, circa 1900. Made of wood and cord, the item measures 11" x 5" x 3". Possibly Nigerian. Nice old carving. Condit...
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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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Miniature Canoe Prow260 - Miniature Canoe Prow
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Miniature Canoe Prow, circa 1950s. Made of wood and shell, the item measures 3" x 2" x 4". Solomon Islands. Man holding a head. Nice ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Tribal Mask261 - Tribal Mask
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Tribal Mask, circa 1930s. Made of wood, the item measures 4.5" x 9.5". Possibly African. Human, possibly had grass attached. Condition: Go...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Indonesian Smoking Wood Pipe262 - Indonesian Smoking Wood Pipe
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Indonesian Smoking Wood Pipe, circa 1980s. Made of hardwood, the item measures 4" x 3.5" x 10.5". Indonesia. Open lid to place tobacc...
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Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Tribal Carving263 - Tribal Carving
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Tribal Carving, circa 1970s. Made of hardwood, the item measures 3" x 3" x 11.25". Pacific Rim. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Artifact Frame264 - Artifact Frame
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Artifact Frame, Pre-Columbian items. Made of obsidian and chert, the items measure from 1/2" to 2". Oaxaca, Mexico. Cores, flakes, blades ...
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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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Navajo Clay Drum265 - Navajo Clay Drum
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Navajo Clay Drum, circa 1950s. Made of clay, the item measures 6" x 6" x 6.75". Navajo. Leather is believed to have been placed tight...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Marie & Julian Olla266 - Marie & Julian Olla
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Marie & Julian Olla, circa 1940s. Made of clay, the item measures 6" x 6" x 3". San Ildefonso, New Mexico. Condition: Good, see i...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (475.00 + 104.50) x 1 = 579.50
 
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Navajo Weaving267 - Navajo Weaving
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Navajo Weaving, circa 1930s. Made of wool and dye, the item measures 44" x 27.5". Navajo, New Mexico. Grey, red, black and beige colors. C...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to d******K for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Machete & Scabbard268 - Machete & Scabbard
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Machete & Scabbard, circa 1950s. Made of leather, plastic, and steel, the machete sheathed measures 25" long. Blade from Brazil, sheath fro...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Large 3/4 Stone Axe269 - Large 3/4 Stone Axe
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Large 3/4 Stone Axe, pre-historic item. Made of granite, the item measures 8" x 5.25" x 3.25". Randolph County, Indiana. Condition: V...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Artifact Collection270 - Artifact Collection
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Artifact Collection, archaic period. Made of chert, the items measure 2.25" to 3.75". Randolph County, Indiana. Indiana green blade. Condi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Full Groove Axe271 - Full Groove Axe
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Full Groove Axe, archaic woodland era. Made of basalt, the item measures 5.25" x 3.5" x 2". Michigan, St. Joseph County. Nice tomahaw...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Hohokam Paint Mortar & Pestle272 - Hohokam Paint Mortar & Pestle
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Hohokam Paint Mortar & Pestle, pre-historic items. Made of granite, the items measure 5.5" x 4.5" x 4" stacked. Hohokam, Tucson, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (180.00 + 39.60) x 1 = 219.60
 
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Hohokam Artifacts273 - Hohokam Artifacts
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Hohokam Artifacts, pre-historic items. Made of quartz, chert, obsidian and agate, the items measure from 1" to 2.5". Tucson, Arizona. Smal...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to T**********n for (90.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 109.80
 
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Hohokam Mortar & Pestle274 - Hohokam Mortar & Pestle
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Hohokam Mortar & Pestle, pre-historic items. Made of sandstone, the pestle measures roughly 1,75" and the mortar is 4" x 3.5" x 2...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Hohokam Points275 - Hohokam Points
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Hohokam Points, pre-historic items. Made of chert and agate, the longest measures 2.75". Tucson, Arizona. Gem quality points. Frame not include...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Hohokam Points276 - Hohokam Points
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Hohokam Points, pre-historic items. Made of agate and quartz, the longest measures 2 1/8". Tucson, Arizona. Gem quality points. Frame not inclu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (160.00 + 35.20) x 1 = 195.20
 
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Hohokam Paint Mortar & Pestle277 - Hohokam Paint Mortar & Pestle
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Hohokam Paint Mortar & Pestle, pre-historic items. Made of basalt, the items measure 5" x 3" x 1.25" and 3" x 2.25" x 2...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Hohokam Points278 - Hohokam Points
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Hohokam Points, pre-historic items. Made of agate and chert, the items measure from 1" to 1.5". Tucson, Arizona. Gem quality points. Frame...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Hohokam Points279 - Hohokam Points
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Hohokam Points, pre-historic items. Made of chert, agate and obsidian, the longest item measures 1.75". Tucson, Arizona. Gem quality points. Fr...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (95.00 + 20.90) x 1 = 115.90
 
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Large NWC Wood Mask280 - Large NWC Wood Mask
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Large NWC Wood Mask, 20th century item. Made of wood, paint and goat hair, the item measures 15" x 12" overall. Signed, Made in Canada. Ma...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Columbia River Points281 - Columbia River Points
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Columbia River Points, paleo to archaic periods. Made of petrified wood and agate, the longest item measures 1.75". Columbia River. Gem quality...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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Columbia River Gem Points282 - Columbia River Gem Points
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Columbia River Gem Points, pre-historic items. Made of petrified wood and agate, the longest measures 1.25". Columbia River. Translucent points...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Effigy Bird Pipe283 - Effigy Bird Pipe
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Effigy Bird Pipe, Hopewell era. Made of Ohio pipestone, the item measures 3.5" x 1.5". Floyd County, Indiana. Fine pipe. Condition: Good, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Large Hematite Adena Spear284 - Large Hematite Adena Spear
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Large Hematite Adena Spear, archaic period. Made of hematite, the item measures 5.25" long. Floyd County, Indiana. Frame not included. Conditio...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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Ohio Artifacts285 - Ohio Artifacts
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Ohio Artifacts, pre-historic items. Made of chert and flint, the Adena point measures 5.5" long. Scioto County, Ohio. Frame not included. Condi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Ohio Slate Collection286 - Ohio Slate Collection
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Ohio Slate Collection, Adena period. Made of banded slate, the expanded gorget measures 5.5" long. Scioto County, Ohio. Expanded gorget, broken...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Ohio Tube Pipe287 - Ohio Tube Pipe
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Ohio Tube Pipe, pre-historic item. Made of sandstone, the item measures 2.25" x 1.5". Scioto County, Ohio. Nice hole drilling. Condition: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to S********k for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Ohio Flint Collection288 - Ohio Flint Collection
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Ohio Flint Collection, archaic period. Made of flint and chert, the bent is 4.75" long. Scioto County, Ohio. One appears to be an Ashtabula, th...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Lace Spear289 - Lace Spear
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Lace Spear, historic period. Made of chert, the item measures 10.5" x 3". Temple Mound, Boston, Texas. Fancy big lace spear. Possible Tuss...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (400.00 + 88.00) x 1 = 488.00
 
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Lace Knife290 - Lace Knife
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Lace Knife, historic period. Made of chert, the item measures 10.25" x 2.75". Oklahoma, Tussinger. Fancy and large, lace knife. Frame not ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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Hohokam Points291 - Hohokam Points
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Hohokam Points, pre-historic items. Made of chert and agate, the longest measures 2". Tucson, Arizona. Gem quality points. Frame not included. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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Hupa Basketry Hat292 - Hupa Basketry Hat
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Hupa Basketry Hat, circa 1900. Made of grass, the item measures 6" x 3". Hupa, San Francisco, California. Nice design. Condition: Good, so...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (160.00 + 35.20) x 1 = 195.20
 
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California Paleo Crescent & Artifacts293 - California Paleo Crescent & Artifacts
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California Paleo Crescent & Artifacts, paleo to historic periods. Made of green chert, the crescent measures 1.75". Kings County, Californi...
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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California Artifacts294 - California Artifacts
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California Artifacts, paleo to early historic periods, made of agate. The center knife measures 3.5" long. Kings County, California. Heavy pati...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (220.00 + 48.40) x 1 = 268.40
 
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Hupa Basketry Hat295 - Hupa Basketry Hat
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Hupa Basketry Hat, circa 1900. Made of grass, the item measures 7.25" x 3.5". Hupa, San Francisco, California. Fine weave, nice design wit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to b****s for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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California Paleo Crescent & Artifacts296 - California Paleo Crescent & Artifacts
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California Paleo Crescent & Artifacts, paleo to historic periods. Made of agate, the crescent measures 1.75". Kings County, California. Rar...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (180.00 + 39.60) x 1 = 219.60
 
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California Paleo Crescent & Artifacts297 - California Paleo Crescent & Artifacts
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California Paleo Crescent & Artifacts, paleo period. Made of chert, the crescent measures 1 7/8" long. Kings County, California. Rare butte...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (90.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 109.80
 
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Plains Indian Arrow298 - Plains Indian Arrow
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Plains Indian Arrow, circa 1880s. Made of flint, wood, sinew and feathers, the item measures 32" long. Sioux. Good old Indian Wars arrow. Condi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Texas Paleo Artifacts299 - Texas Paleo Artifacts
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Texas Paleo Artifacts, paleo period. Made of chert and alibates, the clovis measures 2 7/8". Texas panhandle. Nice fluted point. Frame not incl...
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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Texas Paleo Artifacts300 - Texas Paleo Artifacts
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Texas Paleo Artifacts, paleo period. Made of flint, chert and alibates, the angostura measures 2 5/8" long. Texas panhandle. Nice group of Texa...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (160.00 + 35.20) x 1 = 195.20
 
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