Native American, Tribal & Old West Artifacts

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This auction consists of Native American baskets and beadwork, jewelry, kachinas, original paintings and prints, weavings, and some Pre-Columbian artifacts. Also included are some African items; plus weapons, beads and other treasures. Other Prehistoric items including stone artifacts such as arrowheads, axes, and knives. Also included are some Anazasi and Casas Grande pottery. All prehistoric pottery and artifacts were taken from private land legally, without breaking any state or federal laws.

NOTE: We do not guarantee correctness of descriptions, approximate ages, materials, tribal designations, signatures, hallmarks, amount of repair or restoration. WE WILL NOT ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS. ALL PAYMENTS MUST BE MADE VIA BANK TRANSFER, SECURED CHECKS IE. CASHIERS CHECK, PERSONAL CHECK AND PAYPAL. If you would like to pay by Credit Card, you can do so with PayPal. You can pay via PayPal by submitting payment to hhauction@cox.net.
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We are not accepting credit cards. For large dollar amount payments, we may need to require a bank or wire transfer. This will be determined on an individual basis and your invoice will reflect these details. We will provide you the transfer information if applicable.

Note: All prehistoric pottery and artifacts were taken from private land legally, without breaking any state or federal laws.
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Signed Sterling Silver Necklace with Amethyst Stones101 - Signed Sterling Silver Necklace with Amethyst Stones
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This item is marked .925, signed Beto and is from Taxco. There is no visible damage and the item weighs 69 1/2 grams. The matching earrings are not p
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 450.00
 
 
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Navajo Wedding Basket102 - Navajo Wedding Basket
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1920's Navajo Wedding Basket measuring approximately 11 x 2.5 inches. Condition: There is some fading, see images. Shipping: $18.00
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Estimates : 75.00 - 200.00
Sold to mattbn2012 for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Old Mono California Indian Basket103 - Old Mono California Indian Basket
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Great old California Indian Mono basket made of willow and grass. The basket is estimated to be from the 1890's and measures 2 1/2 x 5 inches. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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F. Preiss Bronze of Woman and Greyhound104 - F. Preiss Bronze of Woman and Greyhound
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F. Preiss Bronze of Woman and Greyhound. Art Deco period, 1920s-1930s. Item is made of bronze and measures 20" tall x 7" x 7". Ferdin...
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 5,000.00 - 10,000.00
 
 
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Antonio Pineda Rare Sterling Silver and Onyx Bracelet105 - Antonio Pineda Rare Sterling Silver and Onyx Bracelet
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This item has a nice patina and measures 10 inches on the outside, with 7 inches inside. Each link is approximately .75 x 1.25 and it weighs approxim
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to floor for (600.00 + 120.00) x 1 = 720.00
 
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Turquoise and Sterling Silver Navajo Bracelet106 - Turquoise and Sterling Silver Navajo Bracelet
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Older Turquoise and sterling silver bracelet from the 1960s. This item measures 6 1/2 by 1 inch with a 1 inch opening. There are five large stones in
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Fancy Beadwork Group107 - Fancy Beadwork Group
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This group of beadwork includes a 16" long orange/white beaded necklace, a 12" x 1.25" red/white beaded strip with some bead loss, an...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Three Zulu Items108 - Three Zulu Items
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Set of Three Zulu items, with Choker measuring 7 x 7 1/2 inches, bracelet 2.5 x 2.5 x 1.75 inches and belt 24 x 1.75 inches. Condition: Worn but good
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Start Price : 35.00 | Estimates : 125.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Two Beaded Lapis Heishi Necklaces109 - Two Beaded Lapis Heishi Necklaces
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Two delicately beaded Lapis heishi necklaces. These items are 17" long each and 8" as worn. They are from the 1980s. The origin is Afghani...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Collection of Pacific Island Items110 - Collection of Pacific Island Items
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Collection of Pacific Island Items dated around 1945 consisting of a 14x1 inch shuttle; 13x11/2 inch harpoon point and 10x10x6 inches model house. Ite
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Navajo Weaving - Gallup Rug111 - Navajo Weaving - Gallup Rug
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From New Mexico - Navajo county is a red, black, white and pink wool weaving estimated to be from the 1920's. The item is 31 x 17 inches. Ther...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to Whaleshome for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Three Columbia River Points112 - Three Columbia River Points
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Points are made from flint and chert and measure 1 x 1 3/4 inches. They are museum quality and are from Oregon and Washington. Frame is not included
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Estimates : 75.00 - 155.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Percussion Rifle113 - Percussion Rifle
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This rifle is 47 x 7 x 3 inches and is approximately 150/200 years old. It is from the Middle East Area and is a nice wall hanger. This type of rifl
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Nebraska Points and Fossil114 - Nebraska Points and Fossil
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From Western Nebraska and is good condition See photo are points and fossil. The measurements are from 2 to 3 inch each. Frame not included. Shippi
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Eskimo Painting on Agate115 - Eskimo Painting on Agate
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This is a modern Eskimo Painting on agate measuring 6x6x2 inches. Nice Painting of Mother Polar bear and baby. Shipping" $14.00
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Estimates : 100.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (25.00 + 5.00) x 1 = 30.00
 
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Antique Mexican Saltillo116 - Antique Mexican Saltillo
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There is a small hole and some wear and fading on the 1920's wool and cotton Mexican Saltillo. This item is 33 x 80 inches without the fringe. ...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Navajo Weaving117 - Navajo Weaving
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Navajo Old Trading Post Tag on this old Navajo Weaving dating from the 1950's. Very good condition. Item is grey, black, blue and white. Ship...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 135.00
Sold to uglyotter for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Navajo Wedding Pot118 - Navajo Wedding Pot
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Navajo Wedding Pot from approx. the 1980's. This item has a pine cone and branch design. It measures 10x7x6 inches and is in good condition. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Nebraska Points and Fossil119 - Nebraska Points and Fossil
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These points and fossil come from western Nebraska. The Fossil is stone and measures 4 1/2 " and is a jaw fragment. The points are 3 to 4 1/2 i...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Antique Star Tobacco Cutter120 - Antique Star Tobacco Cutter
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Antique "Star" Tobacco Cutter from 1890's. Item is 19x7x3 inches and made in U.S.A. The handle has brass weld repair. See pictures....
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Estimates : 125.00 - 275.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Nebraska Points121 - Nebraska Points
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Nebraska Points from 5000 to 10,000 years old made of chert and flint. They measure 3 1/2 to 3 3/4 inches and have minor nicks. The center point has
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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Santo Domingo Bowl and Bear122 - Santo Domingo Bowl and Bear
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Santo Domingo Bowl painted with flower design. The bowl measures 6 x 3 1/2 inches. Also included in lot is a small, lightweight bear measuring 4 x 2 i
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Ohio Points and Fossil123 - Ohio Points and Fossil
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Ohio Points and Fossil from Scioto County, Ohio. Some points made of quartz and chert have nicks and measure 1 to 2 inches. The Fossil is a trilobit
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (35.00 + 7.00) x 1 = 42.00
 
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Two Hopi Baskets124 - Two Hopi Baskets
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Two Hopi Baskets from the 1950's. Items are made from Yucca and Grass and measure 10 x 13 and 5 x 3 1/2 inches. Hopi, North-central Arizona. Sm...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to Oasis52 for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Large Eskimo Soapstone Carving with Book125 - Large Eskimo Soapstone Carving with Book
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Large Soapstone Eskimo Carving from the 1960's. The carving measures 12x9x7 inches. It appears that the Eskimo is holding a large seal and weep...
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Estimates : 450.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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San Diego Artifact Collection126 - San Diego Artifact Collection
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San Diego Artifact Collection, early historic. There is flint, steatite and quartz. The arrowshaft straightener is 5 x 2 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches. The tota
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Hopi Pump Drill and Pueblo127 - Hopi Pump Drill and Pueblo
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From the late 1800's made of wood, leather, stone and chert and measuring 26 x 7 inches is a great Hopi Pump Drill. It appears point has been ...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (95.00 + 19.00) x 1 = 114.00
 
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Wisconsin Fluted Axe128 - Wisconsin Fluted Axe
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This Wisconsin fluted axe is made of basalt and measures 5 1/2 x 3 x 2 1/2 inches. There are four flutes on one side only. Condition: Very good, see
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (140.00 + 28.00) x 1 = 168.00
 
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Hafted Stone Club129 - Hafted Stone Club
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Pueblo hafted stone club made from wood, leather and quartz. This was re-hafted in historic times. It measures 11 x 3 3/4 x 2 inches. Condition: Th
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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1841 Civil War Bayonet130 - 1841 Civil War Bayonet
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1841 Civil War Bayonet, dated 1841. Made of brass and steel and measuring 28" x 4" x 1". Made in France. This is an old French bayone...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Three Grooved Arrowshaft Straightener131 - Three Grooved Arrowshaft Straightener
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This lot has 3 very rare and collectible grooved arrowshaft straighteners from San Diego County. Condition: Great patina with minor nicks and scratche
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Beaded Plains Doll132 - Beaded Plains Doll
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Beaded Plains Doll, circa 1900. Item is made of leather, glass beads, and horse hair. Item measures 10" x 4" x 2", Sioux Indian. Bead...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to bearlady472 for (340.00 + 68.00) x 1 = 408.00
 
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Reproduction Cap and Ball Revolver133 - Reproduction Cap and Ball Revolver
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This is a percussion style pistol, cap and ball. It is a reproduction cap and ball revolver from the 1950s, made from metal and wood. The item is 13 x
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Navajo Weaving134 - Navajo Weaving
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1940's Navajo Weaving measuring 75 x 51 inches. This is a classic crystal type rug. Condition: There are some flaws, minor holes, and thread los...
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Estimates : 325.00 - 650.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Old Navajo Weaving135 - Old Navajo Weaving
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This 1940s Eye Dazzler classic Navajo Weaving is from Arizona and measures 48 x 47 inches. Condition: Some minor thread breakage. Shipping: $20.
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Start Price : 165.00 | Estimates : 175.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Beaver State Pendleton Trade Blanket136 - Beaver State Pendleton Trade Blanket
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This 1950's Beaver State Trade Blanket has original box. It is from 1950's and measures 84x80 inches. This is a very good item, new in box...
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Estimates : 175.00 - 325.00
Sold to floor for (260.00 + 52.00) x 1 = 312.00
 
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Navajo Round Weaving137 - Navajo Round Weaving
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This item is from Ship Rock Trading Post in New Mexico, from the 1960s. It has a 19" diameter and is in very good condition. The rare round ta...
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Estimates : 265.00 - 375.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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China Jade Figure138 - China Jade Figure
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Pre-Dynastic China Jade Figure measure sing 7 1/2 x 3 x 3 1/2 inches. Very good condition with heavy Patination on back side. Shipping: $24.00
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Chinese Lion Jade Figure139 - Chinese Lion Jade Figure
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Great Jadeite or hard stone item measuring 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 4 inches. Good condition. This lion figure weighs about 6 lbs. Must be double wrapped.
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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Large Antique Machete140 - Large Antique Machete
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WWI U.S. Army Machete made of wood and steel. Item measures 29 x 4 1/2 x 2 inches and has some light rust. "Good old 'Collins'" S...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Large Chinese Jade Fish141 - Large Chinese Jade Fish
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Great Chinese Jade Fish possibly Pre-Dynastic. This fish is partially translucent jade. It measures 11 x 5 1/2 x 1 inches. Unusual Fish Effigy jade
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Pair of Antique Horn Spoons142 - Pair of Antique Horn Spoons
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Matched pair of cow horn scoops or spoons which are seldom seen. These Plain Indian items date from the 1900's and measure 11 x 4 x 3 inches ea...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Male Sioux Beaded Plains Doll143 - Male Sioux Beaded Plains Doll
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This beaded plains doll dates from about the 1900's. There are glass beads, fawn skin and horse hair. Check out the beaded breast plate, bead...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to bearlady472 for (320.00 + 64.00) x 1 = 384.00
 
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Navajo Weaving 1940's144 - Navajo Weaving 1940's
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1920's Navajo Weaving measuring 40x67 inches. All natural with has hole See pictures. The hole is about 3" and it needs restoration. Th...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Artifact Collection145 - Artifact Collection
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This Collection is from Whiskey Hill, Middle Fork Featherr River. The nice group of artifacts were found in 1950's. The steatite shaft straigh...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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California Mortar and Pestle146 - California Mortar and Pestle
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This item has minor nicks and scratches and is from Diegueno, Bonita California. The Mortar is 8x7x5 inches and pestle is 5x3 inches. Item is made f
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Estimates : 250.00 - 750.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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California Mortar and Pestle147 - California Mortar and Pestle
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This item is collectors grade with minor nicks and scratches and is from Diegueno, Bonita California. The Mortar is 8x8x6 inches and Pestle is 8 1/2
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Estimates : 250.00 - 750.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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1960's  Re-enactment non gun148 - 1960's Re-enactment non gun
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This is a non gun for show purposes only. It dated approximately 1960's and is a copy of the old west six gun. It is in good condition. Shipp...
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Start Price : 45.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Mortar and Pestle149 - Mortar and Pestle
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The Mortar measures 9x8x6 inches and pestle is 8 1/2 x 4 inches. Made from granite from Bonita California. Minor nicks and scratches. Shipping: $5
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Estimates : 250.00 - 750.00
Sold to floor for (300.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 360.00
 
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Two Double Ram Effigy Bronze Cuffs150 - Two Double Ram Effigy Bronze Cuffs
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Item are about 3,000 years old and made from bronze. Smaller item measures 3 x 2.5 x 1 with a 7 inch inside measurement; other cuff measures 4 x 4 x
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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