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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Navajo Cuff351 - Navajo Cuff
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Navajo Cuff, circa 1940s. Made of sterling silver and measuring 2 1/2" x 2" x 1 3/8", with a 1" opening and an approx. 5.75"...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (320.00 + 70.40) x 1 = 390.40
 
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Inlaid Santo Domingo Shell Necklace352 - Inlaid Santo Domingo Shell Necklace
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Inlaid Santo Domingo Shell Necklace, circa 1950s. Made of sterling silver and shell inlaid with mother of pearl, coral, turquoise, jet, possibly jade
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Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Navajo Comb353 - Navajo Comb
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Navajo Comb, circa 1940s. Made of plastic and sterling silver with stone chip inlay, turquoise and coral, the item measures 3 3/8" x 2" x ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to l******a for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Vargas Mexican Storyteller Bracelet354 - Vargas Mexican Storyteller Bracelet
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Vargas Mexican Storyteller Bracelet, circa 1960s. Made of sterling silver, this item is 7" long when opened including clasp and 1.5" wide....
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Mexican Sterling & Abalone Cuff355 - Mexican Sterling & Abalone Cuff
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Mexican Sterling & Abalone Cuff, circa 1950s. Made of sterling silver and abalone shell, the item measures 2.75" x 2.5" x 3", wit...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Mexican Sterling Link Bracelet356 - Mexican Sterling Link Bracelet
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Mexican Sterling Link Bracelet, c. 1940s. Made of sterling silver and green glass, the item is 6.75" x 0.75". Mexico. Pre-Columbian head d...
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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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Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff357 - Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff
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Sterling Silver & Turquoise Cuff, circa 1950s. Made of sterling silver and what appears to be turquoise, the item measures 2.5" x 2" x...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Emma Melendez  Sterling Silver & Abalone Jewelry358 - Emma Melendez Sterling Silver & Abalone Jewelry
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Emma Melendez Sterling Silver & Abalone Jewelry, circa 1950s. Made of sterling silver and abalone, the necklace measures approx. 15" long ...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Child or Baby Zuni Cuff359 - Child or Baby Zuni Cuff
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Child or Baby Zuni Cuff, circa 1920s. Made of sterling silver, coral, turquoise, opal, jet and possibly mother of pearl, the item measures 1 1/8&quo...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Sterling Silver & Stone Necklace360 - Sterling Silver & Stone Necklace
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Sterling Silver & Stone Necklace, circa 1960s. Made of sterling silver and stone, possibly onyx or jet, the choker weighs approx. 31 grams and h...
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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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Discoidal Stone361 - Discoidal Stone
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Discoidal Stone, archaic period. Made of granite, the item measures 5" x 5" x 2.5". Madison County, Illinois. Deep cups on both sides...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Plains Lance362 - Plains Lance
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Plains Lance, circa 1900. Made of steel, wood, glass, fur, leather and snake skin. The item measures 56" x 2.5". Probably from Colorado. W...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (220.00 + 48.40) x 1 = 268.40
 
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Discoidal Stone363 - Discoidal Stone
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Discoidal Stone, archaic period. Made of tan-red quartz, the item measures 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 1 7/8". Henry County, Tennessee. Double-...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (320.00 + 70.40) x 1 = 390.40
 
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Eastern Woodlands Bow364 - Eastern Woodlands Bow
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Eastern Woodlands Bow, circa 1890s. Made of paint, wood, leather, sinew and horn, the item measures 69" x 1.5". Ohio. Sinew appears to be ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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Discoidal Stone365 - Discoidal Stone
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Discoidal Stone, archaic period. Made of black and white granite, the item measures 4 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 2 1/2". Jefferson County, Misso...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Hourglass Bannerstone366 - Hourglass Bannerstone
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Hourglass Bannerstone, pre-historic item. Made of ferruginous quartz. The item measures 2 1/8" x 3/4" x 3 1/16". La Salle County, Ill...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (425.00 + 93.50) x 1 = 518.50
 
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Danish Celt367 - Danish Celt
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Danish Celt, pre-historic item. Made of flint, the item measures 1 1/8" x 1 11/16" x 6 3/8". Denmark. Frame not included. Condition: ...
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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Hupa Treasure Blade368 - Hupa Treasure Blade
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Hupa Treasure Blade, early historic. Made of obsidian, the item measures 15 1/2" x 3". Central California. Nice looking blade. Condition: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (260.00 + 57.20) x 1 = 317.20
 
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Hardstone Gorget369 - Hardstone Gorget
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Hardstone Gorget, Hopewell era. Made of granite, the item measures 3 3/4" x 1 1/2". Audrain County, Missouri. Porphyry stone gorget. Condi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to B*****5 for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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Hardstone Gorget370 - Hardstone Gorget
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Hardstone Gorget, Hopewell era. Made of granite, the item measures 5 1/2" x 2 1/2". Fulton County, Illinois. Black and white granite gorge...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (400.00 + 88.00) x 1 = 488.00
 
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Hardstone Gorget371 - Hardstone Gorget
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Hardstone Gorget, Hopewell era. Made of red slate, the item measures 5 7/8" x 2 1/2". Ross County, Ohio. Larger than most gorgets found. C...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to B*****5 for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
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Hardstone Gorget372 - Hardstone Gorget
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Hardstone Gorget, Adena period. Made of granite, the item measures 4 1/4" x 2 1/2". Tuscarawas County, Ohio. Heavy patina on this black an...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to B*****5 for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Hardstone Gorget373 - Hardstone Gorget
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Hardstone Gorget, Adena period. Made of granite, the item measures 3 1/2" x 2 1/4". Greene County, Illinois. Black and white granite gorge...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to B*****5 for (320.00 + 70.40) x 1 = 390.40
 
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Hardstone Celt Pendant374 - Hardstone Celt Pendant
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Hardstone Celt Pendant, archaic period. Made of granite and measuring 5" x 2 1/2", this black and white granite celt is also a pendant. Sp...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to B*****5 for (180.00 + 39.60) x 1 = 219.60
 
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Human Effigy Pot375 - Human Effigy Pot
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Human Effigy Pot, archaic period. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 5" x 3". Arkansas. Condition: Good, minor paint wear, see imag...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Local Water Bottle376 - Local Water Bottle
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Local Water Bottle, early historic period. Made of clay, the item measures 6.5" x 5". San Diego, California. Ex-Carl Harkleroad. Condition...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
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Human Effigy Pot377 - Human Effigy Pot
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Human Effigy Pot, archaic period. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 8" x 6". South American. Human and squirrels. Condition: Good,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Water Bottle Pot378 - Water Bottle Pot
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Water Bottle Pot, archaic period. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 7.5" x 6". Arkansas. Stripes painted on pot. Condition: Good, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (320.00 + 70.40) x 1 = 390.40
 
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Double Effigy Pot379 - Double Effigy Pot
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Double Effigy Pot, archaic period. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 9.5" x 9". Mississippi County, Arkansas. Condition: Good, see...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (160.00 + 35.20) x 1 = 195.20
 
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Quapaw Owl380 - Quapaw Owl
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Quapaw Owl, archaic period. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 8" x 5" x 5". Mississippi County, Arkansas. Nice paint on bird....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (425.00 + 93.50) x 1 = 518.50
 
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Flint Hoe381 - Flint Hoe
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Flint Hoe, archaic period. Made of chert, the item measures 4 3/4" x 3 3/4". Adams County, Illinois. Nice patina, quite rare item. Conditi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (400.00 + 88.00) x 1 = 488.00
 
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Flint Sword382 - Flint Sword
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Flint Sword, pre-historic item. Made of chert, the item measures 15 1/4" x 1 1/2". Stewart County, Tennessee. Found in 1953. Condition: Go...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to T**********n for (400.00 + 88.00) x 1 = 488.00
 
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California Tube Pipe383 - California Tube Pipe
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California Tube Pipe, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, the item measures 6 1/2" x 1 1/2". Ramona, San Diego County, California. Parall...
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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California Tube Pipe384 - California Tube Pipe
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California Tube Pipe, pre-historic item. Made of steatite, the item measures 9 1/2" x 2 1/4". Fresno County, California. Large size, nice ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to S********k for (160.00 + 35.20) x 1 = 195.20
 
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Hourglass Bannerstone385 - Hourglass Bannerstone
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Hourglass Bannerstone, archaic period. Made of red and white quartz, the item measures 4 1/2" x 3 3/4". Union County, Illinois. Translucen...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (380.00 + 83.60) x 1 = 463.60
 
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Butterfly Bannerstone386 - Butterfly Bannerstone
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Butterfly Bannerstone, Hopewell era. Made of red and white quartz, the item measures 4 1/2" x 2 3/4". St. Louis County, Missouri. Old tag ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (525.00 + 115.50) x 1 = 640.50
 
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Bottle Bannerstone387 - Bottle Bannerstone
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Bottle Bannerstone, Hopewell era. Made of red quartz, the item measures 3 3/4" x 2 3/4". St. Louis County, Missouri. Data included with it...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (400.00 + 88.00) x 1 = 488.00
 
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Obsidian Blade388 - Obsidian Blade
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Obsidian Blade, archaic period. Made of obsidian stone, the item measures 15" x 2 3/4". Hupa, California. Large double-pointed treasure bl...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (220.00 + 48.40) x 1 = 268.40
 
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Popeyed Birdstone389 - Popeyed Birdstone
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Popeyed Birdstone, Adena period. Made of black and white granite, the item measures 4 1/4" x 2". Kent County, Michigan. Nice holes drilled...
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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Large Birdstone390 - Large Birdstone
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Large Birdstone, Glacial Kame culture. Made of banded slate, the item measures 6 1/4" x 2 1/4". Wayne County, Ohio. Many tally marks, nice...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (475.00 + 104.50) x 1 = 579.50
 
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Bust Birdstone391 - Bust Birdstone
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Bust Birdstone, archaic period. Made of black and white granite, the item measures 3" x 2 1/2". La Porte County, Indiana. Classic bust bir...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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Large Spear Knife392 - Large Spear Knife
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Large Spear Knife, archaic period. Made of chert, the item measures 7 1/2" x 2 3/4". Wadlow, Pike County, Illinois. Condition: Good, nice ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Navajo Transitional Blanket393 - Navajo Transitional Blanket
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Navajo Transitional Blanket, circa 1890s. Made of wool and dye, the item measures approx. 95.5" x 70" wide. Navajo. Red and black with nat...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to f***r for (1,500.00 + 330.00) x 1 = 1,830.00
 
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Bird Effigy Pipe394 - Bird Effigy Pipe
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Bird Effigy Pipe, archaic period. Made of steatite, the item measures 5 1/2" x 2 1/2". Ross County, Ohio. Condition: Wear on bowl, nicks a...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to M********y for (170.00 + 37.40) x 1 = 207.40
 
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Fluted Stone Axe395 - Fluted Stone Axe
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Fluted Stone Axe, archaic period. Made of basalt, the item measures 5 1/2" x 3". Richland County, Wisconsin. Rare, fluted axe. Condition: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (300.00 + 66.00) x 1 = 366.00
 
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Ohio Spear396 - Ohio Spear
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Ohio Spear, archaic period. Made of chert, the item measures 3 3/4". Williams County, Ohio. Nice swirl in white flint. Condition: Minor nicks o...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Large 3/4 Groove Axe397 - Large 3/4 Groove Axe
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Large 3/4 Groove Axe, archaic period. Made of basalt, the item measures 8 1/4" x 3 1/4". Butler County, Missouri. Nice lines, beautiful ax...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to M********y for (300.00 + 66.00) x 1 = 366.00
 
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Discoidal Stone398 - Discoidal Stone
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Discoidal Stone, archaic period. Made of quartz puddingstone, the item measures 5" x 1 3/4". Illinois. Colorful discoidal. Condition: Good...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (260.00 + 57.20) x 1 = 317.20
 
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Discoidal Stone399 - Discoidal Stone
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Discoidal Stone, archaic period. Made of ferris quartz, the item measures 4 3/4" x 1 1/2". Polk County, Tennessee. Double-cupped, Ex-Danie...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (1,300.00 + 286.00) x 1 = 1,586.00
 
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Double-Cupped Discoidal400 - Double-Cupped Discoidal
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Double-Cupped Discoidal, archaic period. Made of tan quartz, the item measures 5 1/4" x 1 3/4". Illinois. Condition: Good, see images. Shi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (360.00 + 79.20) x 1 = 439.20
 
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