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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Note: All prehistoric pottery and artifacts were taken from private land legally, without breaking any state or federal laws.
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Two Chinese Stone Figures151 - Two Chinese Stone Figures
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Two Chinese Stone Figures probably warring states. The figure is jade and measures 6 1/2 x 4 x 2 inches and the sword which is part jade and iron mea
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Estimates : 150.00 - 325.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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California Mortar and Pestle152 - California Mortar and Pestle
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The Mortar measues 8x8x6 inches and pestle is 3x3 inches. There are minor nicks and scratches on the museum grade granite mortar and pestle. From th
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Estimates : 250.00 - 750.00
Sold to floor for (360.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 432.00
 
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Sterling Silver and Turquoise Cuff153 - Sterling Silver and Turquoise Cuff
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This is an older Petit point sterling silver and turquoise cuff bracelet. This item has a 3 inch opening and has 6" inside measurement. The Z...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 350.00
Sold to floor for (200.00 + 40.00) x 1 = 240.00
 
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Jalisco Style Female Figure154 - Jalisco Style Female Figure
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The age of this Jalisco Style Female Figure is unknown; it measures 16 x 11 x 6 inches and is made of clay and paint. Note the tattooed breast. Co
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Hopi Cylinder Pot155 - Hopi Cylinder Pot
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1920's Hopi Cylinder Pot made of clay and paint. This Hopi, Arizona pot measures 8 1/4 x 3 inches. Condition: Chip on rim portion and shows som...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Nebraska Flint Points156 - Nebraska Flint Points
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Paleo Flint and Chert points from Western Nebraska; measuring 2 to 4 inches. Frame not included. Condition: Minor chips on points. Shipping: $14.50
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Columbia River Points157 - Columbia River Points
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Columbia River Points, over 1500 years old. Items are made from flint and agate. The points measure 1 to 3 inches and are in very good condition. Mu
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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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Old Mexican Copper Pin158 - Old Mexican Copper Pin
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Old Mexican Copper Pin, circa 1940s. Made of copper, ground black stone, and possibly 2 pearls. Item measures 2.5" x 2.5". This old Mexica...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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NWC Double Effigy Totem159 - NWC Double Effigy Totem
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This Northwest Coast item is from British Columbia, Canada; from the Squamish Nation. Item measures 20 x 6 x 3.5 inches. It is signed on the back by a
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Ceramic Painted Ram from Iran160 - Ceramic Painted Ram from Iran
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Ceramic Painted Ram from Iran, approx. 2000 years old. Item is ceramic and painted, measures 7" x 4" x 8". From Iran, middle eastern ...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Ring161 - Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Ring
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This item is a Navajo ring with an interesting modernist twist on the ring's shank. It is unsigned by the artist. Ring Size is 7 and overall d...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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2 Large Zulu Beaded Necklaces162 - 2 Large Zulu Beaded Necklaces
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2 Large Zulu Beaded Necklaces, circa 1960s. Made of glass beads and metal wire. One item measures 15" x 15" with a 7.5" neckhole, the...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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3 Arizona Baskets163 - 3 Arizona Baskets
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3 Arizona Baskets, circa 1950s. Made of yucca and devils claw. Items measures 3" x 6", 5" x 3" and 6.5" x 2". From Ari...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Hopi Pottery Olla164 - Hopi Pottery Olla
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Hopi Pottery Olla, circa 1940s. Made of clay and paint and measuring 7.5" x 7". Hopi, Northern-Central Arizona. Very strange design on thi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (65.00 + 13.00) x 1 = 78.00
 
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Prehistoric Obsidian Points165 - Prehistoric Obsidian Points
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Prehistoric Obsidian Points from the Paleo to Archaic period. Items are made of obsidian and basalt. Points are 1/2 to 5 1/4 inches. The points are
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Matched Pair Antique Cannons166 - Matched Pair Antique Cannons
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Matched Pair Antique Cannons, circa 1870s. Made of steel and paint, each item measures 8" x 3.5" x 2". From England, British. Pairs o...
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Start Price : 160.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Hopi Rabbit Stick167 - Hopi Rabbit Stick
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Hopi Rabbit Stick, circa 1940s. Made of cottonwood and paint and measuring 17" x 3" x 2". Hopi, Northern-Central Arizona. Painted red...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to JanetV for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Old Mexican Copper & Blue Stone Pendant168 - Old Mexican Copper & Blue Stone Pendant
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Old Mexican Copper & Blue Stone Pendant, circa 1960s. Made of copper with blue stone inlay. Item measures 2.5" x 2.5" x 0.25". Gr...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (20.00 + 4.00) x 1 = 24.00
 
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Beaded Plains Childs Moccasins169 - Beaded Plains Childs Moccasins
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Beaded Plains Childs Moccasins, circa 1850s. Made of buffalo hide and glass beads. Items measure each about 5" x 2" x 2". Assiniboin...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 240.00
 
 
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Bronze Powder Horn170 - Bronze Powder Horn
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1790's bronze powder horn measuring 13.5 x 6.5 x 2 inches. Horn is about 18" long when measuring the horn's curve. There is a nice w...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Taxco Sterling Silver Pendant with Green Stone171 - Taxco Sterling Silver Pendant with Green Stone
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Here is a Taxco pendant made of sterling silver and green stone. The green stone is beautiful and bordered with a silver bead drop design. The pend
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Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to floor for (30.00 + 6.00) x 1 = 36.00
 
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1864 Authentic Civil War Rifle172 - 1864 Authentic Civil War Rifle
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1864 Civil War Rifle. Item has been modified from a percussion weapon to a 45-70 rolling block. This is a rare old gun. Patent information is signed:
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 1,250.00 - 1,750.00
 
 
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Navajo Saddle Blanket173 - Navajo Saddle Blanket
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Navajo Saddle Blanket, circa 1940s. Made of wool and measures 32" x 29". Navajo Indian, Arizona. Saddle blanket has a nice design and grea...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to floor for (75.00 + 15.00) x 1 = 90.00
 
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Wheel Lock Pistol Non-Gun174 - Wheel Lock Pistol Non-Gun
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Wheel Lock Pistol Non-Gun, 20th century. Made of wood, brass and steel and measuring 18" x 5" x 2". The wheel inside has gears on it....
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (45.00 + 9.00) x 1 = 54.00
 
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Prehistoric Obsidian Points175 - Prehistoric Obsidian Points
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These points are from Klamath Falls, Oregon. The points are made of obsidian and are from 1 to 4 3/8 inches. Condition: Some points have chips, see i
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (110.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 132.00
 
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Short Sword and Scabbard176 - Short Sword and Scabbard
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Short Sword and Scabbard, circa 1850s. Made of leather, steel and wood. Item measures 25" x 5" x 1.5". Austrian-made. This type of sw...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (130.00 + 26.00) x 1 = 156.00
 
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Flint Lock Pistol - .50 Cal177 - Flint Lock Pistol - .50 Cal
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Flint Lock Pistol - .50 Cal, circa 1700s. Made of steel, wood, aluminum and flint. Item measures 16" x 7.5" x 3", from the Middle Eas...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (70.00 + 14.00) x 1 = 84.00
 
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Hopi Bow and 3 Arrows178 - Hopi Bow and 3 Arrows
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Hopi Bow and 3 Arrows, circa 1940s. Made of cottonwood, paint, feathers and string. Bow measures 30" x 8", arrows measure 25" x 0.5&q...
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Start Price : 70.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Colorado Paleo Points and Artifacts179 - Colorado Paleo Points and Artifacts
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Colorado Paleo Points and Artifacts, circa 6000 to 10000 years old. Lot contains petrified wood, chert, basalt, and agate. Artifacts measure from 1.25
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (190.00 + 38.00) x 1 = 228.00
 
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2 Double Ram Effigy Bronze Cuffs180 - 2 Double Ram Effigy Bronze Cuffs
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2 Double Ram Effigy Bronze Cuffs, approx. 3000 years old. Made of bronze, each cuff measures approx. 3 x 3 x 0.75" with a 7.5" inside meas...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to floor for (55.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 66.00
 
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Navajo Sterling and Onyx Pendant181 - Navajo Sterling and Onyx Pendant
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This Navajo Sterling and Onyx pendant, circa 1950's. The item is marked sterling and has a great stamped leaf design and weighing 8.5 grams inc...
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Estimates : 75.00 - 225.00
Sold to floor for (50.00 + 10.00) x 1 = 60.00
 
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Brass Signal Cannon182 - Brass Signal Cannon
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Brass Signal Cannon, circa 1840-1870. Made of brass and steel and measuring 12" x 6" x 4", and is a .50 cal. United States. This good...
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Start Price : 175.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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New Guinea Effigy Canoe Paddle183 - New Guinea Effigy Canoe Paddle
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New Guinea Effigy Canoe Paddle, circa 1920s. Made of wood and paint and measuring a long 78" x 6". From New Guinea. This artifact has an a...
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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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Sharps 1852 Rolling Block Pistol Non-Gun & Holster184 - Sharps 1852 Rolling Block Pistol Non-Gun & Holster
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Sharps 1852 Rolling Block Pistol & Holster, 20th century item. Made of steel, wood, leather and aluminum. Item measures 14" x 7" x 2&q...
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Start Price : 55.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Oregon Paleo Artifacts185 - Oregon Paleo Artifacts
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Oregon Paleo Artifacts, made from Obsidian and Basalt. Items measure from 1 to 4 1/4 inches and come from Klamath Falls, Oregon. Frame not included. C
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Hide Shield & Fighting Knife186 - Hide Shield & Fighting Knife
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Hide Shield & Fighting Knife, circa 1880s. Lot contains an iron knife and a hide shield. Knife measures 18" x 4" x 2" while the s...
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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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Bronze Age Artifact Collection187 - Bronze Age Artifact Collection
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Bronze Age Artifact Collection, circa 3000 years old. Made of bronze; spear measures 13" total, smaller spear measures 4.5" and rings are ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (90.00 + 18.00) x 1 = 108.00
 
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Sioux Infants Moccasins188 - Sioux Infants Moccasins
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Sioux Infants Moccasins, circa 1890s. Made of brown tanned deerhide and a parfleche sole. Items each measure 3.5" x 2". Sioux Indian. Thes...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (40.00 + 8.00) x 1 = 48.00
 
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Fancy Mexican Embroidered Holster & Belt189 - Fancy Mexican Embroidered Holster & Belt
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Fancy Mexican Embroidered Holster & Belt, circa 1920s. Made of steel, leather and thread. Belt measures 41" while the holster measures 8.5&...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to floor for (260.00 + 52.00) x 1 = 312.00
 
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Large Native American Drum190 - Large Native American Drum
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Circa 1960's, this large Native American drum is made from cottonwood. It measures 16 x 16 x 35 tall in inches. This item is believed to be Coch...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver Cuff191 - Navajo Sterling Silver Cuff
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Navajo Sterling Silver Cuff, circa 1980s. Made of sterling silver and measuring 3" x 2" x 1" overall, a 1.5" opening and a 5&quo...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Giant California Paiute Burden Basket192 - Giant California Paiute Burden Basket
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Giant California Paiute Burden Basket, circa 1850-1860. Made of willow and measuring 28" x 29". Please see photos of this old, large baske...
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Start Price : 900.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Pair of Spanish Colonial Spearheads193 - Pair of Spanish Colonial Spearheads
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Pair of Spanish Colonial Spearheads, circa 1400-1500s. Made of steel and measuring 13.5" x 3.5" and 9" x 1.5". Spain. Note the b...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (160.00 + 32.00) x 1 = 192.00
 
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Large Black & White Bowl194 - Large Black & White Bowl
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Large Black and White Bowl, Anazasi pre-historic item. Made of clay and paint and measuring 5" x 10" . Anazasi, New Mexico. This item was ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (320.00 + 64.00) x 1 = 384.00
 
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Oregon Paleo Artifacts195 - Oregon Paleo Artifacts
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Oregon Paleo Artifacts from Klamath Falls, Oregon. These points are obsidian, jasper and agate artifacts measuring from 1 1/4 to 4 1/4 inches. Frame n
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to floor for (60.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 72.00
 
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Large Black & White Bowl196 - Large Black & White Bowl
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Large Black & White Bowl, Anazasi pre-historic item. Made of clay and paint and measures 13.5" x 6". Anazasi, New Mexico. Found on pri...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to floor for (150.00 + 30.00) x 1 = 180.00
 
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9 Shot .45 Cal Percussion Non-Gun Pistol & Spanish Holster197 - 9 Shot .45 Cal Percussion Non-Gun Pistol & Spanish Holster
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9 Shot .45 Cal Percussion Non-Gun Pistol & Spanish Holster, circa 1950s, belt and holster could be older. Item measures 15" x 7" x 3&q...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to floor for (85.00 + 17.00) x 1 = 102.00
 
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Will and Finck Antique Knife198 - Will and Finck Antique Knife
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From the 1890's is a wood and steel Will and Finck Antique Knife. This item was made in San Francisco, California and measures 27x2 1/43x 1 1/2...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to floor for (100.00 + 20.00) x 1 = 120.00
 
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Large Black on Orange Bowl199 - Large Black on Orange Bowl
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Large Black on Orange Bowl, Anazasi pre-historic item. Made of clay and paint and measuring 12" x 6". Anazasi, New Mexico. Nice bowl, see ...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Cuff200 - Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Cuff
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Navajo Sterling Silver and Turquoise Cuff, circa 1960s. This large men's cuff measures 3.75" x 4" x 2.75", with a 7" inside ...
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Start Price : 800.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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