Inaugural Montana Big Chief Auction

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Unique museum quality auction featuring a local private collection is being offered for sale. Everything starts at $10. Pre-bidding is now open until October 17th at 10AM MST. This is a two day online LIVE event that will be hosted on the 17th & 18th of October. Over $400,000 in estimated value. Some never before seen historic Montana photographs & Native American beadwork.
We will make every effort and put forth our due diligence to attempt to properly describe and represent items, however all items are sold on a buyer discretionary basis. Once a lot has been purchased, there are no returns or exchanges of any kind.

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Deer Lodge Prison Montana Horsehair Belt201 - Deer Lodge Prison Montana Horsehair Belt
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice belt. Made in Deer Lodge Prison. 38" long overall.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (80.00) x 1 = 80.00
 
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Deer Lodge Prison Montana Horsehair Belt202 - Deer Lodge Prison Montana Horsehair Belt
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice belt. Made in Deer Lodge Prison. 37" long overall.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (95.00) x 1 = 95.00
 
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Deer Lodge Prison Montana Horsehair Belt203 - Deer Lodge Prison Montana Horsehair Belt
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice belt. Made in Deer Lodge Prison. 38" long overall.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Lot of Montana Forest Service Books204 - Lot of Montana Forest Service Books
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice lot of books. Assorted titles. Some quite hard to find.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (10.00) x 1 = 10.00
 
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Lot of Montana Cowboy Indian History Books205 - Lot of Montana Cowboy Indian History Books
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice lot of books. Assorted titles. Some hard to find.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Large Montana Tanned Taxidermy Badger206 - Large Montana Tanned Taxidermy Badger
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice Badger. Tanned by Moyles of Idaho. 33" long.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (95.00) x 1 = 95.00
 
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Exceptional Large Montana Tanned Taxidermy Badger207 - Exceptional Large Montana Tanned Taxidermy Badger
Davis Brothers Auction
Very Nice Badger, heavy prime. Tanned by Moyles of Idaho. 34" long.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (150.00) x 1 = 150.00
 
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Montana Taxidermy Tanned Wild Red Fox208 - Montana Taxidermy Tanned Wild Red Fox
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice WILD Montana Red Fox. Tanned by Moyles of Idaho. 51" long.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (80.00) x 1 = 80.00
 
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Montana Taxidermy Tanned Wild Red Fox209 - Montana Taxidermy Tanned Wild Red Fox
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice WILD Montana Red Fox. Tanned by Moyles of Idaho. 47" long.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (140.00) x 1 = 140.00
 
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Pair of Montana Taxidermy Tanned Wild Skunks210 - Pair of Montana Taxidermy Tanned Wild Skunks
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice WILD Montana Skunks. Feet on. Tanned by Moyles of Idaho.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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Pair of Montana Taxidermy Tanned Wild Skunks211 - Pair of Montana Taxidermy Tanned Wild Skunks
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice WILD Montana Skunks. Feet on. Tanned by Moyles of Idaho.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Pair of Montana Taxidermy Tanned Wild Skunks212 - Pair of Montana Taxidermy Tanned Wild Skunks
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice WILD Montana Skunks. Feet on. Tanned by Moyles of Idaho.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (30.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Early American Mochaware Pottery Earthworm Pitcher213 - Early American Mochaware Pottery Earthworm Pitcher
Davis Brothers Auction
Early piece of Earthworm Mochaware. Has damage as shown. Appears to have been drilled for a lamp at some point. Has documentation on the side as shown
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
Sold for (100.00) x 1 = 100.00
 
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Montana Union Pacific Railroad Enamel Shield Pin214 - Montana Union Pacific Railroad Enamel Shield Pin
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice older pin. 1.5" tall.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Burlington Northern Railroad Key to the Future215 - Burlington Northern Railroad Key to the Future
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice presentation key.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (20.00) x 1 = 20.00
 
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Lot of 10 Burlington Northern Railroad Keys216 - Lot of 10 Burlington Northern Railroad Keys
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice lot of 10 keys. All BN marked.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold for (75.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Lot of 6 Northern Pacific Railroad Keys217 - Lot of 6 Northern Pacific Railroad Keys
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice lot of keys. All NP marked.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (55.00) x 1 = 55.00
 
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Lot of 7 Railroad Keys Chicago Milwaukee Pacific218 - Lot of 7 Railroad Keys Chicago Milwaukee Pacific
Davis Brothers Auction
Two keys are marked as shown. Others are unmarked.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (65.00) x 1 = 65.00
 
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11th Annual Scottsdale Indian Art Auction Catalog219 - 11th Annual Scottsdale Indian Art Auction Catalog
Davis Brothers Auction
Condition as shown.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (10.00) x 1 = 10.00
 
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University of North Dakota School of Mines Pottery220 - University of North Dakota School of Mines Pottery
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice UND vase. Signed as shown. No chips or cracks. 2" tall. 2.5" wide.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (160.00) x 1 = 160.00
 
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University of North Dakota School of Mines Vase221 - University of North Dakota School of Mines Vase
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice UND vase. Signed as shown. No chips or cracks. 5" tall. 5" wide.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold for (180.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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University of North Dakota School of Mines Vase222 - University of North Dakota School of Mines Vase
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice UND vase. Signed as shown. No chips or cracks. 7" tall. 5" wide.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold for (75.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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University of North Dakota School of Mines Vase223 - University of North Dakota School of Mines Vase
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice UND vase. Signed as shown. No chips or cracks. 7" tall. 5" wide.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 750.00 - 1,250.00
Sold for (350.00) x 1 = 350.00
 
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University of North Dakota School of Mines Pitcher224 - University of North Dakota School of Mines Pitcher
Davis Brothers Auction
Unusual piece of UND. Signed as shown. No chips or cracks. 8.25" tall. 7" wide.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
Sold for (400.00) x 1 = 400.00
 
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Antique Cut Glass Whiskey Decanter Set225 - Antique Cut Glass Whiskey Decanter Set
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice unusual set. Comes with decanter, plate, glasses, and match/smoking box.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold for (190.00 + 41.80) x 1 = 231.80
 
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Kelsey Murphy Pilgrim Cameo Art Glass Ruby Bowl226 - Kelsey Murphy Pilgrim Cameo Art Glass Ruby Bowl
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice bowl. Signed as shown. No chips or cracks. Measures 5" in diameter.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold for (75.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Large Lot of Gemstones Recovered From Jewelry227 - Large Lot of Gemstones Recovered From Jewelry
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice lot of assorted gemstones as removed from jewelry. 85 total carats.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (110.00) x 1 = 110.00
 
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Lot of Terminated Apatite Gemstones 35 Carats228 - Lot of Terminated Apatite Gemstones 35 Carats
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice lot of apatite. 35 carats.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (55.00) x 1 = 55.00
 
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Nice Oval Cut Orange Sunstone 1.75 Carats229 - Nice Oval Cut Orange Sunstone 1.75 Carats
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice natural sunstone. 1.75 carats total weight.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (40.00) x 1 = 40.00
 
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Lot of Natural Rubies One Large 6.35 Carat230 - Lot of Natural Rubies One Large 6.35 Carat
Davis Brothers Auction
One fat cut stone that is 6.35 carats. Total carat weight is 7.45 carats.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (90.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Collection of Gemstones Pulled From Jewelry 46 Cts231 - Collection of Gemstones Pulled From Jewelry 46 Cts
Davis Brothers Auction
Assorted Gemstones as pulled from Jewelry. Total of 46 Carats.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold for (230.00) x 1 = 230.00
 
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Steuben Gold Aurene Mission Shade Arts & Crafts232 - Steuben Gold Aurene Mission Shade Arts & Crafts
Davis Brothers Auction
5" tall, 5" diameter. No chips or cracks. Nice shade.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold for (85.00) x 1 = 85.00
 
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Sabino France Art Glass Bowl Opalescent233 - Sabino France Art Glass Bowl Opalescent
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice bowl. No chips or cracks. One small bubble on the side. Signed Sabino. 10" diameter, 4.25" tall.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 800.00
Sold for (650.00) x 1 = 650.00
 
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Steuben Green Aurene Art Glass Vase234 - Steuben Green Aurene Art Glass Vase
Davis Brothers Auction
Very nice vase. No chips or cracks. Large size. 8.75" tall.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold for (200.00) x 1 = 200.00
 
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Antique Louis Comfort Tiffany Blue Favrile Vase235 - Antique Louis Comfort Tiffany Blue Favrile Vase
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice diminutive vase. No damage. 2.25" tall. Signed as shown.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
Sold for (1,500.00) x 1 = 1,500.00
 
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Peterson Hamilton Montana Shooting Star Photo236 - Peterson Hamilton Montana Shooting Star Photo
Davis Brothers Auction
Original frame and back paper.
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 10.00 | Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
 
 
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Original Family Circus Cartoon Strip Art237 - Original Family Circus Cartoon Strip Art
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice colored pencil drawing of the Family Circus Cartoon. Signed as shown. 10.5" by 13.5" on backing.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (35.00) x 1 = 35.00
 
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Original Walter Lantz Woody Woodpecker Cartoon Cel238 - Original Walter Lantz Woody Woodpecker Cartoon Cel
Davis Brothers Auction
Some water damage as shown. 14" by 19". Nice original cel.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (75.00) x 1 = 75.00
 
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Lot of Cowboy and Western Belt Buckles Turquoise239 - Lot of Cowboy and Western Belt Buckles Turquoise
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice lot of buckles. One has turquoise and coral as shown.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (85.00) x 1 = 85.00
 
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Pair of Montana Bull Elk Ivory Teeth240 - Pair of Montana Bull Elk Ivory Teeth
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice pair of teeth.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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3 Sets of Montana Bull Elk Ivory Teeth241 - 3 Sets of Montana Bull Elk Ivory Teeth
Davis Brothers Auction
3 Sets of Teeth. Quality as pictured.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold for (25.00) x 1 = 25.00
 
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Lot of 3 Antique Straight Razors and Puma Box242 - Lot of 3 Antique Straight Razors and Puma Box
Davis Brothers Auction
Mismatched boxes, puma box, wade and butcher coffin box. Straight razors are in nice condition.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 125.00
Sold for (50.00) x 1 = 50.00
 
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Lot of 3 Native American Magazines Arizona Highway243 - Lot of 3 Native American Magazines Arizona Highway
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice set of 3 Arizona Highways Magazines.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 25.00 - 50.00
Sold for (10.00) x 1 = 10.00
 
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Montana Sport Cigar Box244 - Montana Sport Cigar Box
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice hard to find Montana Cigar Box. Top has become detached as shown.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold for (15.00) x 1 = 15.00
 
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Jim Beam Whiskey Decanter Train Western Atlantic245 - Jim Beam Whiskey Decanter Train Western Atlantic
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice condition in original box. No damage.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (55.00) x 1 = 55.00
 
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Cast Iron National Coffee Grinder Mill Store Size246 - Cast Iron National Coffee Grinder Mill Store Size
Davis Brothers Auction
Nice Coffee Mill. Good candidate for restoration. Missing cap. Has a crack as shown. 58.5" tall without cap. 18" wide. 28" wheel diam...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
Sold for (500.00) x 1 = 500.00
 
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Very Fine Arts and Crafts Pottery Vase247 - Very Fine Arts and Crafts Pottery Vase
Davis Brothers Auction
6.25" tall. Signed BART 1921. No chips or cracks.
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold for (70.00) x 1 = 70.00
 
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