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.
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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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Mojave Doll102 - Mojave Doll
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Mojave Doll, c. 1950s. Made of clay, paint and glass beads, the item measures 5 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 3". Imperial County, California. Cond...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (240.00 + 52.80) x 1 = 292.80
 
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2 Metal Car Wall Hangings103 - 2 Metal Car Wall Hangings
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2 Metal Car Wall Hangings, modern item. Made of aluminum, the items measure approx. 13" x 6" x 1". USA. Depicting cards from 1890-192...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Mojave Double-Spout Painted Pot104 - Mojave Double-Spout Painted Pot
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Mojave Double-Spout Painted Pot, c. 1920s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 4" x 2 1/2". Colorado River, USA. Condition: May have...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
 
 
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3 Matching & Bound Pots105 - 3 Matching & Bound Pots
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3 Matching & Bound Pots, c. 1940s. Made of clay, the items measure 9" x 3" x 3" overall. Mexico. Condition: Good, see images. Shi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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4-Neck Mojave Olla106 - 4-Neck Mojave Olla
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4-Neck Mojave Olla, c. 1920s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 4" x 3 1/2". Colorado River, USA. Fine painting. Condition: Handle...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 750.00
 
 
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Jade Dragon107 - Jade Dragon
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Jade Dragon, ancient item. Made of jade, the item measures 3 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 1". China. Dragon-shaped. Condition: Good, see images. S...
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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Collection of Ancient Flint108 - Collection of Ancient Flint
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Collection of Ancient Flint, c. 5000 years old. Made of chert, flint and basalt, the longest item is 3" long. Midwest USA, Ex-Malcolm Rogers. O...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (90.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 109.80
 
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Snake Effigy Swagger Stick109 - Snake Effigy Swagger Stick
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Snake Effigy Swagger Stick, c. 1950s. Made of wood, the item measures 24" x 3/4". Tijuana, Mexico. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: ...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Collection of Paleo & Archaic110 - Collection of Paleo & Archaic
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Collection of Paleo & Archaic, c. 3000-12,000 years old. Made of basalt, quartz and chert points, the longest measures 2 1/2". Midwest USA,...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Metal Spear w/Stand111 - Metal Spear w/Stand
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Metal Spear w/Stand, c. 1900. Made of steel, the item measures 16" x 5" x 1". African. Large wide, spear head. Condition: Rusty, see ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Civil War Pistol Reproduction112 - Civil War Pistol Reproduction
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Civil War Pistol Reproduction, 20th century item. Made of steel, wood and leather, the item measures 13 1/2" x 5". Italy. Condition: As is...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Artifact Collection113 - Artifact Collection
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Artifact Collection, historic to archaic periods. Made of flint and steatite, the largest measures 4". Midwest. Cigar box included. Condition: ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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NWC Effigy Knife114 - NWC Effigy Knife
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NWC Effigy Knife, c. 1890s. Made of cedar, mother of pearl and steel, the item measures 17 1/2" x 1 1/2". Canada. Effigy of bear eating a ...
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Start Price : 1,000.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Baleen Eskimo Boat115 - Baleen Eskimo Boat
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Baleen Eskimo Boat, c. 1930s. Made of baleen, the item measures 7" x 4" x 1". Alaska. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $16.50 w...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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Effigy Dagger116 - Effigy Dagger
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Effigy Dagger, c. 1930s. Made of brass, bronze and steel, the item measures 10" x 2" x 1". Middle Eastern. Bull effigy handle. Condit...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Pair of Beaded Moccasins117 - Pair of Beaded Moccasins
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Pair of Beaded Moccasins, c. 1920s. Made of deerhide and glass beads, the items measure approx. 10" x 4" x 3". Canada. Condition: Goo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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Full Quart Jar of Old Dice118 - Full Quart Jar of Old Dice
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Full Quart Jar of Old Dice, c. 1930s-50s. Made of plastic, bakelite and glass, most items measure 1/2". USA. Quart jar included. Condition: Goo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Hand Forged Metal Spear w/Stand119 - Hand Forged Metal Spear w/Stand
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Hand Forged Metal Spear w/Stand, c. 1920s. Made of steel, the item measures 14" x 4". Africa. Condition: Rusty, see images. Shipping: $32....
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Old Indian Postcard Collection120 - Old Indian Postcard Collection
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Old Indian Postcard Collection, c. 1920s. Made of paper, the item measures 4" x 5". New Mexico. Some colored, some black and white, 30 old...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (75.00 + 16.50) x 1 = 91.50
 
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28 Iron Letter Stamps121 - 28 Iron Letter Stamps
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28 Iron Letter Stamps, c. 1930s. Made of steel, iron and wood, the items measure approx. 2" x 1/4". USA. Stencils. Condition: Good, see im...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Slate Bannerstone w/COA122 - Slate Bannerstone w/COA
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Slate Bannerstone w/COA, c. 2000 years old. Made of slate, the item measures 3" x 2 1/2". Cook County, Illinois. Certificate of Authentici...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Stone Artifact Collection123 - Stone Artifact Collection
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Stone Artifact Collection, pre-historic items. Made of stone, the axe measures 4 1/2" x 3" x 1". Arizona. Condition: Some damage, as ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Frog Effigy Mortar124 - Frog Effigy Mortar
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Frog Effigy Mortar, pre-historic item. Made of granite, the item measures 8 1/2" x 6" x 4". Columbia River, USA. Beautiful patina. Co...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 10,000.00
Sold to f***r for (500.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 610.00
 
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Jim Beam Bottle125 - Jim Beam Bottle
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Jim Beam Bottle, c. 1969. Made of glass, the item measures 10" x 7" x 2". USA. 200th San Diego Anniversary. Condition: No stopper, se...
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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Full Quart Jar of Old Dice126 - Full Quart Jar of Old Dice
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Full Quart Jar of Old Dice, c. 1930s-50s. Made of plastic, bakelite and glass, most items measure 1/2". USA. Quart jar included. Condition: Goo...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Wood & Hide Drum127 - Wood & Hide Drum
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Wood & Hide Drum, c. 1950s. Made of wood and hide, the item measures 7" x 4". Plains Indian, USA. Condition: Good, see images. Shippin...
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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Large Olmec Head128 - Large Olmec Head
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Large Olmec Head, pre-Columbian item. Made of stone, the item measures 11" x 9" x 9". Olmec, Veracruz, Mexico. From an old, 1960s San...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 3,000.00 - 6,000.00
Sold to f***r for (500.00 + 110.00) x 1 = 610.00
 
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2 Metal Tobacco Containers129 - 2 Metal Tobacco Containers
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2 Metal Tobacco Containers, c. 1950s. Made of tin and paint, the item measure approx. 7" x 6" each. China. Condition: Good, some wear, see...
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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Fine Mayan Bowl130 - Fine Mayan Bowl
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Fine Mayan Bowl, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, this fine item measures 12" x 3". Guatemala. Condition: Minor nicks and wear,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
Sold to t******s for (320.00 + 70.40) x 1 = 390.40
 
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Pair of Navajo Indian Dolls131 - Pair of Navajo Indian Dolls
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Pair of Navajo Indian Dolls, c. 1930s. Made of silk, tin and cloth, the items measure approx. 7". Arizona. Colorful dolls. Condition: Worn and ...
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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Mixtec Bowl132 - Mixtec Bowl
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Mixtec Bowl, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 8" x 3". Central Mexico. Fancy paint on tri leg bowl. Condition...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Alaskan Doll133 - Alaskan Doll
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Alaskan Doll, 20th century item. Made of bisque and cloth, the item measures 9". Alaska. Condition: Good, see images. Shipping: $18.50 w/insura...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Teotihuacan Tri-Leg Bowl134 - Teotihuacan Tri-Leg Bowl
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Teotihuacan Tri-Leg Bowl, pre-Columbian item. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 8 1/2" x 7 1/2". Teotihuacan, Mexico. Condition: B...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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Old Mexican Mask135 - Old Mexican Mask
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Old Mexican Mask, c. 1940s. Made of wood and paint, the item measures 11" x 6" x 9". Mexico. Long nose on mask. Condition: Good, mino...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (160.00 + 35.20) x 1 = 195.20
 
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Navajo Pictoral Tapestry136 - Navajo Pictoral Tapestry
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Navajo Pictoral Tapestry, c. 1980s. Made of wool and dye, the item measures 20" x 26 1/4". Navajo, New Mexico. Old tag data; Lena Buchanan...
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Start Price : 180.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Mexican Mask137 - Mexican Mask
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Mexican Mask, c. 1930s. Made of wood and paint, the item measures 18" x 11" x 9". Mexico. Triple effigy mask. Condition: Wear and chi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Stuffed Carnival Doll139 - Stuffed Carnival Doll
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Stuffed Carnival Doll, c. 1930s. Made of cloth, the item measures 9" x 7" x 2". USA. Baseballs would be thrown to knock over these do...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Effigy Beaded Indonesian Knife140 - Effigy Beaded Indonesian Knife
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Effigy Beaded Indonesian Knife, c. 1920s. Made of carbon steel, seed beads, wood, animal hair and rope, the item measures 6" x 19" includi...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Iron Skinning Knife141 - Iron Skinning Knife
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Iron Skinning Knife, c. 1940s. Made of steel and wood, the item measures 6" x 3". Congo, Africa. Carving on handle. Condition: Worn, see i...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
Sold to f***r for (35.00 + 7.70) x 1 = 42.70
 
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Native American Drum w/Beater142 - Native American Drum w/Beater
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Native American Drum w/Beater, 20th century item. Made of wood and rawhide, cloth and paint, the item measures 14" x 15" x 4". Plains...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (90.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 109.80
 
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PNG Wood Scoop143 - PNG Wood Scoop
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Papua New Guinea Wood Scoop, c. 1940s. Made of wood, the item measures 12" x 7" x 7". Papua New Guinea. Bird effigy. Condition: Worn,...
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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Bow Case & Quiver Set144 - Bow Case & Quiver Set
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Bow Case & Quiver Set, modern item. Made of leather, wood, reed and steel, the bow measures 49". North and South America. Native American b...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 250.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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PNG Spear145 - PNG Spear
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Papua New Guinea Spear, c. 1940s. Made of wood and steel, the item measures 27". Papua New Guinea, fancy carving on handle. Condition: Rusty an...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Apache Burden Basket146 - Apache Burden Basket
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Apache Burden Basket, c. 1880s-1900s. Made of willow, devil's claw, braintanned buckskin and wood, the item measures 12" tall x 14" wi...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Wood Carving147 - Wood Carving
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Wood Carving, c. 1940s. Made of wood, the item measures 11" x 9" x 3". Africa. Leopard attacking antelope. Condition: Good, minor nic...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 50.00 - 125.00
Sold to f***r for (10.00 + 2.20) x 1 = 12.20
 
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Early Indonesian Carving148 - Early Indonesian Carving
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Early Indonesian Carving, c. 1900. Made of hardwood, the item measures 26" x 9" x 8". Dayak. Condition: Has a couple cracks, see imag...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to f***r for (150.00 + 33.00) x 1 = 183.00
 
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Framed Bannerstone149 - Framed Bannerstone
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Framed Bannerstone, age unknown. Made of hardstone, the item measures 4" x 2" x 1 1/2". Wisconsin. Condition: Nick on wing, see image...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (100.00 + 22.00) x 1 = 122.00
 
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Full Quart Jar of Old Dice150 - Full Quart Jar of Old Dice
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Full Quart Jar of Old Dice, c. 1930s-50s. Made of plastic, bakelite and glass, most items measure 1/2". USA. Ball bottle included. Condition: G...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Carved Wood Lion151 - Carved Wood Lion
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Carved Wood Lion, c. 1900. Made of ebony and bone, the item measures 23" long. China. Bone teeth. Condition: Foot missing, badly damaged, see i...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (15.00 + 3.30) x 1 = 18.30
 
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Large Collection of Old US Photos152 - Large Collection of Old US Photos
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Large Collection of Old US Photos, c. 1860s. Made of tin and paper, many of the items measure approx. 2 1/2" x 4". Ohio and Eastern USA. M...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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