Helm's April Showers Sale

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Helm's April Showers Sale 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. Also included are Oceanic and African tribal artifacts. This catalog also includes Native American and Mexican jewelry from the 20th century as well as many other items to include blades, antique weapons and art.
Buyer's Premium is 22%. There are no returns.

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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 Stone Vase51 - Pre-Columbian Stone Vase
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Pre-Columbian Stone Vase, pre-Columbian item. Made of hardstone, the item measures 2 1/2" x 2 3/16". Colima, Mexico. Red and brown stone, ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Wells Fargo-style Strong Box w/Faux Gold52 - Wells Fargo-style Strong Box w/Faux Gold
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Wells Fargo-style Strong Box w/Faux Gold, c. 1960s. Made of iron pyrite, wood, brass, graphite blocks, the item measures 18" x 10" x 8&quo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (525.00 + 115.50) x 1 = 640.50
 
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Cochiti Duck Effigy Pitcher53 - Cochiti Duck Effigy Pitcher
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Cochiti Duck Effigy Pitcher, c. 1920s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 6 1/4" x 5 1/4". Cochiti Pueblo, New Mexico. Rare and unu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (450.00 + 99.00) x 1 = 549.00
 
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Danish-style Dagger54 - Danish-style Dagger
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Danish-style Dagger, modern item. Made of obsidian, the item measures 16" x 3" x 1". USA. Has stitch chipping on handle, parallel fla...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 600.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to f***r for (340.00 + 74.80) x 1 = 414.80
 
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Beaded Basket55 - Beaded Basket
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Beaded Basket, c. 1960s. Made of rod and bundle and glass, the item measures 11 1/2" x 9" x 4". Probably Indonesian. Has arrowhead de...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Chinese Jade Collection56 - Chinese Jade Collection
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Chinese Jade Collection, c. 1900. Made of jade, the axe measures 12" x 6", the bow pulls measures 1 1/2" x 1 1/4". China. Bow st...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (95.00 + 20.90) x 1 = 115.90
 
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Tribal Burl Wood Bowl57 - Tribal Burl Wood Bowl
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Tribal Burl Wood Bowl, c. 1900. Made of hardwood and hide, the item measures 15" x 6" x 4 3/4". Possibly North American. Condition: S...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Antique Spur Collection58 - Antique Spur Collection
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Antique Spur Collection, c. 1930s. Made of steel and leather, the largest is 6" long. 3 pairs of spurs. Western USA. Condition: Some rust, see ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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4-String Tribal Beads59 - 4-String Tribal Beads
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4-String Tribal Beads, c. 1890s. Made of glass, the items are approx. 24" long each with 1/2" beads. Mediterranean. Beige, green and blue ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (90.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 109.80
 
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Antique Spur Collection60 - Antique Spur Collection
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Antique Spur Collection, c. 1890s-1930s. Made of silver and steel, the largest is 8" long. Mexico, South America, USA. 2 single spurs, 1 pair. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Human Effigy Bone & Wood Cases61 - Human Effigy Bone & Wood Cases
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Human Effigy Bone & Wood Cases, c. 1920s. Made of bone and hardwood, the longest measures 9" long. Indonesia. Nice carving and effigies. Co...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (190.00 + 41.80) x 1 = 231.80
 
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WWII 3 Blade Machete Collection62 - WWII 3 Blade Machete Collection
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WWII 3 Blade Machete Collection, one marked 1945. Made of steel, plastic and wood, the items measures 24", 29" and 31". England, USA....
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Animal Effigy Bone Tool Cases63 - Animal Effigy Bone Tool Cases
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Animal Effigy Bone Tool Cases, c. 1940s. Made of bone and horn, the largest measures 8 1/4" long. Indonesian. Drilled on bottom for suspension....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (95.00 + 20.90) x 1 = 115.90
 
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Danish-style Dagger64 - Danish-style Dagger
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Danish-style Dagger, c. 1950s. Made of obsidian, the item measures 16 1/2" x 1". USA, California. Stitch chipping on handle, parallel flak...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (240.00 + 52.80) x 1 = 292.80
 
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4 Old Watercolor Paintings65 - 4 Old Watercolor Paintings
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4 Old Watercolor Paintings, c. 1940s. Made of wood, glass and paper, the items measure 12" x 10" each. Signed Caldwell. Condition: Some we...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Mission Basket66 - Mission Basket
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Mission Basket, c. 1940s. Made of juncus, the item measures 15 1/2" x 6 1/2". San Diego County, California. Condition: Good, see images. S...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (260.00 + 57.20) x 1 = 317.20
 
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Antique Kukri Knife w/Sheath67 - Antique Kukri Knife w/Sheath
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Antique Kukri Knife w/Sheath, c. 100 years old. Made of steel, horn, wood, leather, bronze and metal, the item measures 10 1/4" x 2" x 7/8...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Giant Gold Wash Aztec Calendar68 - Giant Gold Wash Aztec Calendar
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Giant Gold Wash Aztec Calendar, c. 1900. Made of brass and gold wash, the item measures 35 1/2" x 4" deep. Mexico City. Weighs approx. 25 ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b*****a for (340.00 + 74.80) x 1 = 414.80
 
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Antique Engraved Kukri Knife69 - Antique Engraved Kukri Knife
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Antique Engraved Kukri Knife, c. 100 years old. Made of steel, horn and metal, the item measures 15 1/2" long with a 4 3/8" handle. India....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Fine Plains Deerskin Doll70 - Fine Plains Deerskin Doll
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Fine Plains Deerskin Doll, c. 1930s. Made of deerskin, glass beads, the item measures 13" x 7" x 3". Sioux. Condition: Minor wear and...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to f***r for (200.00 + 44.00) x 1 = 244.00
 
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Antique Kukri Knife w/Sheath71 - Antique Kukri Knife w/Sheath
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Antique Kukri Knife w/Sheath, c. 1930s. Made of steel, horn, wood, leather, bronze alloy and metal, the item measures 14 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 1...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Pair of Plains Dolls72 - Pair of Plains Dolls
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Pair of Plains Dolls, c. 1930s. Made of deerskin, beads and hair, the items measure 10" x 5" each. Arapaho. Condition: Minor wear, see ima...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (180.00 + 39.60) x 1 = 219.60
 
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Mexican Ganado-style Weaving73 - Mexican Ganado-style Weaving
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Mexican Ganado-style Weaving, c. 1970s. Made of cotton and acrylic, the item measures 28 1/2" x 59". Mexico, Artesanias Mayo. Beautiful re...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 75.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (85.00 + 18.70) x 1 = 103.70
 
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Handmade Fighting Knife74 - Handmade Fighting Knife
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Handmade Fighting Knife, c. WWII period. Made of wood, steel and pewter, the item measures 12" x 3 1/2". USA. Carbon steel. Condition: Min...
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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Hopi Coil Basket w/Deer75 - Hopi Coil Basket w/Deer
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Hopi Coil Basketry Tray w/Deer, c. 1960s. Made of grass and dye, the item measures 8 3/8" wide. Hopi, Arizona. Finely coiled, polychrome basket...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to d**********e for (95.00 + 20.90) x 1 = 115.90
 
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Fine Navajo Weaving76 - Fine Navajo Weaving
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Fine Navajo Weaving, c. 1940s. Made wool and dye, the item measures 50" x 36". Navajo. Yei Weaving, fancy rug. Condition: Excellent, see i...
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Start Price : 700.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Navajo Wedding Basket77 - Navajo Wedding Basket
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Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1940s. Made of sumac and dye, the item measures 11 1/4" x 2". Navajo. Extra fine weaving on this old, polychrome...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Bow & Arrow Set78 - Bow & Arrow Set
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Bow & Arrow Set, c. 1950s. Made of wood, paint, feathers and beads, the bow measures 46" x 2" and the longest arrow is 28". Cheye...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Hopi Navajo-style Coil Wedding Basket79 - Hopi Navajo-style Coil Wedding Basket
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Hopi Navajo-style Coil Wedding Basket, c. 1920s. Made of grass and dye, the item measures 10 3/4" x 1". Hopi, Arizona. Hopi-made, antique ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to d**********e for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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2 Middle Eastern Knives80 - 2 Middle Eastern Knives
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2 Middle Eastern Knives, c. 1930s. Made of horn, steel and bronze, the items measure 14" and 13". Middle Eastern. One has scabbard. Condit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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Navajo Wedding Basket81 - Navajo Wedding Basket
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Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1930s. Made of sumac and dye, the item measures 14" x 2 1/2". Navajo. Fine herringbone finish, good study piece....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Pre-Columbian-style Medical Figure82 - Pre-Columbian-style Medical Figure
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Pre-Columbian-style Medical Figure, c. 1900. Made of clay, the item measures 14" x 7" x 6". Colima, Mexico. Shows skin boils, abdomen...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
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Large Antique South American Drum84 - Large Antique South American Drum
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Large Antique South American Drum, c. 1900. Made of wood, rope and hide, the item measures 24" x 15". Brazil. Woven cloth strap. Condition...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Navajo Wedding Basket85 - Navajo Wedding Basket
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Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1930s. Made of sumac and dye, the item measures 13" x 2 1/2". Navajo. Nice, antique polychrome wedding basket. G...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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USN Cutlass86 - USN Cutlass
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USN Cutlass, 20th century item. Made of steel and plastic, the item measures 29 1/2" long. Made in Germany. Heavy with hand guard. Condition: M...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (360.00 + 79.20) x 1 = 439.20
 
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Navajo Wedding Basket87 - Navajo Wedding Basket
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Navajo Wedding Basket, c. 1940s. Made of sumac and dye, the item measures 11 7/8" x 2 1/4". Navajo. Larger rods used for the weaving of th...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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USN Cutlass88 - USN Cutlass
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USN Cutlass, 20th century item. Made of steel, chrome and plastic, the item measures 30" x 5" x 5" long. Made in Germany. Heavy with ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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2 Antique Religious Crucifixes89 - 2 Antique Religious Crucifixes
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2 Antique Religious Crucifixes, c. 1900-20s. Made of wood, brass and metal alloy, the items measure 7 1/4" x 13 3/4" x 1 1/4" and 3 1...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Plains Doll Collection90 - Plains Doll Collection
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Plains Doll Collection, c. 1920s. Made of leather, glass and hair, the tallest doll measures 10" x 5". Plains Indian, USA. Wood doll inclu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Antique Religious Crucifix91 - Antique Religious Crucifix
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Antique Religious Crucifix, c. 1940s. Made of wood and painted alloy, the item measures 8" x 19 3/4" x 1 3/4". Mexico. Fine detail on...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Pacific Rim Mask92 - Pacific Rim Mask
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Pacific Rim Mask, c. 1950s. Made of wood, the item measures 16" x 8" x 3". Indonesian. Double effigy. Condition: Wear, see images. Sh...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (30.00 + 6.60) x 1 = 36.60
 
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Antique Religious Crucifix93 - Antique Religious Crucifix
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Antique Religious Crucifix, c. 1940s. Made of wood and bronze, the item measures 9 1/4" x 17 3/4" x 1 3/4". Mexico. INRI plaque: Iesv...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Lion w/Human Effigies Candlestick Holder94 - Lion w/Human Effigies Candlestick Holder
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Lion w/Human Effigies Candlestick Holder, c. 1900. Made of soapstone, the item measures 20" x 13" x 6". Possibly German. Weighs appro...
Bidding Has Concluded
Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Antique Kukri Knife w/Silver Threaded Sheath95 - Antique Kukri Knife w/Silver Threaded Sheath
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Antique Kukri Knife w/Silver Threaded Sheath, c. 100 years old, the item is made of horn, steel, metal, cloth, wood, silver thread and possibly pearls
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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US Cavalry Trumpet & Bayonet96 - US Cavalry Trumpet & Bayonet
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US Cavalry Trumpet & Bayonet, c. WWI. Made of brass and steel, the bayonet measures 19.5" long. USA. Condition: Bayonet rusty, see images. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Antique Metal Religious Crucifix on Stand97 - Antique Metal Religious Crucifix on Stand
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Antique Metal Religious Crucifix on Stand, c. 1950s. Made of metal with shell eyes on skull, the item measures 6 1/4" x 3 1/8" x 16 1/4&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Plains War Shirt98 - Plains War Shirt
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Plains War Shirt, 20th century item. Made of deerhide, paint and beads, the item measures 57" wide x 28" tall, chest measures 21". Pl...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to f***r for (2,400.00 + 528.00) x 1 = 2,928.00
 
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Wood Plaque99 - Wood Plaque
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Wood Plaque, modern item. Made of wood, the item measures 14" x 8" x 1". USA. Hooked on Fishing. Condition: Needs glue, see images. S...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Southwest Doll & Cradleboard100 - Southwest Doll & Cradleboard
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Southwest Doll & Cradleboard, c. 1920s. Made of wood and cloth, the cradleboard measures 22" x 12" and the doll measures 16". Ari...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Large Collection of Western Prints101 - Large Collection of Western Prints
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Large Collection of Western Prints, modern items. Made of paper, there are 21 measuring approx. 11" x 14" and 2 measuring 10" x 12&qu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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