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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2 Indonesian Baskets205 - 2 Indonesian Baskets
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2 Indonesian Baskets, c. 1940s. Made of fiber and bark, the larger item measures 21 1/2" x 6 1/2" and 15" x 11". Indonesian. Wel...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Matched Pair of Mexican Swords206 - Matched Pair of Mexican Swords
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Matched Pair of Mexican Swords, c. 1940s. Made of leather and steel, the item measures 28" x 4" each. Mexico. Eagle head on handle, huntin...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (90.00 + 19.80) x 1 = 109.80
 
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Tibetan Trumpet207 - Tibetan Trumpet
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Tibetan Trumpet, c. 1900. Made of silver, horn and fiber, the item measures 12" x 3" x 2". Tibet, China. Condition: Some heavy patina...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (160.00 + 35.20) x 1 = 195.20
 
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Early Print of Mojaves208 - Early Print of Mojaves
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Early Print of Mojaves, c. 1890s. Made of paper and glass, the item measures 18" x 15" overall. USA. As They Were. Condition: Good, see im...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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PNG Wood Figure209 - PNG Wood Figure
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Papua New Guinea Wood Figure, c. 1940s. Made of wood, the item measures 15" x 4" x 4". Papua New Guinea, Polynesia. Extra long arm, p...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (70.00 + 15.40) x 1 = 85.40
 
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Antique Copper Teapot210 - Antique Copper Teapot
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Antique Copper Teapot, 1875. Made of solid copper, the teapot measures 12" x 12" x 12". USA. Dated April 20th75. Condition: Welded an...
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Turkish Rug211 - Turkish Rug
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Turkish Rug, c. 1900-1920s. Made of dyed wool, the item measures 53" x 73" long. Persian, Sarouk. Hand-woven wool carpet. Condition: Good,...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (85.00 + 18.70) x 1 = 103.70
 
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2 Antique Axes212 - 2 Antique Axes
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2 Antique Axes, c. 1920s. Made of wood, leather and steel, one measures 13" x 6" and the other is 12" x 5". Bridgeport Scout, Co...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (50.00 + 11.00) x 1 = 61.00
 
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Small Turkish Prayer Rug213 - Small Turkish Prayer Rug
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Small Turkish Prayer Rug, c. 1960s. Made of wool, the item measures 28" x 18". Turkey. Fancy design. Condition: Well-worn, see images. Shi...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (25.00 + 5.50) x 1 = 30.50
 
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Quart Jar of Old Dice214 - Quart Jar of Old Dice
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Quart Jar of Old Dice, c. 1930s-50s. Made of plastic, bakelite and glass, most items measure approx. 1/2". USA. Jar included, many colored dice...
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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Turkish Rug215 - Turkish Rug
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Turkish Rug, early 20th century. Made of dyed wool, the item measures 3' x 5'. Persian, Sarouk. Classic rug. Condition: Good, see images. Sh...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (120.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 146.40
 
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19 1/2" Bowie Knife216 - 19 1/2" Bowie Knife
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19 1/2" Bowie Knife, 20th century item. Made of wood, brass, steel and leather, the item measures 19 1/2" x 3 1/2". Pakistan, marked ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 450.00
Sold to f***r for (55.00 + 12.10) x 1 = 67.10
 
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Tang Dynasty Terra Cotta Painted Bactrian Camel Figure217 - Tang Dynasty Terra Cotta Painted Bactrian Camel Figure
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Tang Dynasty Terra Cotta Painted Bactrian Camel Figure, 8th century item. Made of terra cotta and paint, this fine example of a ceramic, painted Bactr
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Start Price : 15,000.00 | Estimates : 20,000.00 - 120,000.00
 
 
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Full Quart Jar of Old Dice218 - Full Quart Jar of Old Dice
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Full Quart Jar of Old Dice, c. 1940s. Made of bakelite, plastic and bone, the items measure approx. 1/4" to 1". USA. Counted 232 dice, jar...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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Polynesian Club & Coconut Knife220 - Polynesian Club & Coconut Knife
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Polynesian Club & Coconut Knife, c. 1800s. Made of hardwood and steel, the club measures 17 1/2" long, and the steel knife is 15" long...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Large Fine Kachina222 - Large Fine Kachina
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Large Fine Kachina, dated 1994. Made of cottonwood, the item measures 20" x 5". Signed Arnold Youvella, 94. Blue ribbon winner. Condition:...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (140.00 + 30.80) x 1 = 170.80
 
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Mexican S.S. & Turquoise Bracelet224 - Mexican S.S. & Turquoise Bracelet
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Mexican S.S. & Turquoise Bracelet, c. 1940s. Made of sterling silver and turquoise, the item measures 6 1/2" x 1 1/4" overall, with a ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (45.00 + 9.90) x 1 = 54.90
 
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Western Drawing226 - Western Drawing
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Western Drawing, c. 1940s. Made of glass, wood, brass and paper, the item measures 22" x 18" x 1". USA, Nevada. No money, no honey. C...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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Antique Bride's Trunk228 - Antique Bride's Trunk
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Antique Bride's Trunk, dated 1888. Made of pine wood, the item measures 58" x 26" x 29. Believed to be from Norway. Flowers painted on...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Pair of Paintings230 - Pair of Paintings
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Pair of Paintings, dated 1714 and 1727. Made of wood and glass, the items measure approx. 14 1/2" x 18" x 1" each frame. England. Rev...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to f***r for (280.00 + 61.60) x 1 = 341.60
 
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Large Bone Carving of Cow's Head232 - Large Bone Carving of Cow's Head
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Large Bone Carving of Cow's Head, c. 1950s. Made of bone and horn, the item measures approx. 12" x 11" x 7". China. Set up as a l...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Santo Domingo Olla234 - Santo Domingo Olla
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Santo Domingo Olla, c. 1940s. Made of clay and paint, the item measures 10 1/2" x 10" x 10". Santa Fe, New Mexico. Polychrome paint. ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Early Chinese Frog236 - Early Chinese Frog
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Early Chinese Frog, Tang item. Made of ceramic, the item measures 18" x 18" x 14". Item is heavy and bulky, weighing at least 50 poun...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Full Quart Jar of Old Dice244 - Full Quart Jar of Old Dice
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Full Quart Jar of Old Dice, c. 1940s. Made of bakelite, plastic and bone, the items measure approx. 1/4" to 1 1/2". USA. Some may be loade...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to f***r for (60.00 + 13.20) x 1 = 73.20
 
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Noah's Ark & Animals246 - Noah's Ark & Animals
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Noah's Ark & Animals, c. 1920s. Made of ironwood, the item measures 13" x 5 1/2" x 3". Seri Indian, Mexico. 13 animals in all...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to f***r for (40.00 + 8.80) x 1 = 48.80
 
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18th Century Flintlock Pistol248 - 18th Century Flintlock Pistol
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18th Century Flintlock Pistol, c. 1700s. Made of wood, steel, brass and silver, the item measures 22" x 7 1/2" x 2 1/2". Mediterranea...
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 2,000.00 - 4,000.00
 
 
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Dog Effigy Bellows250 - Dog Effigy Bellows
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Dog Effigy Bellows, c. 1950s. Made of wood, leather and metal, the item measures 18" x 8" x 4". Peru. Dog, human and possibly burro c...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (20.00 + 4.40) x 1 = 24.40
 
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Pomo Gift Basket252 - Pomo Gift Basket
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Pomo Gift Basket, c. 1920s. Made of grass and shell, the item measures approx. 6" x 4" x 2". Pomo, San Francisco County, California. ...
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Pomo Gift Basket254 - Pomo Gift Basket
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Pomo Gift Basket, c. 1920s. Made of grass and shell, the item measures approx. 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 1 1/8". Pomo, San Francisco County, ...
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 5,000.00
 
 
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Maori Carved Inlaid Vase256 - Maori Carved Inlaid Vase
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Maori Carved Inlaid Vase, c. 1960s. Made of wood, mother of pearl and copper, the item measures 7" x 7" x 6". New Zealand. Vase, open...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Sac and Fox Moccasins258 - Sac and Fox Moccasins
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Sac and Fox Moccasins, c. 1880s. Made of deerhide and glass, the item measures 9" x 3 1/2". Iowa, USA. Condition: Need shaping, see images...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (1,100.00 + 242.00) x 1 = 1,342.00
 
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Pueblo Shell Necklace w/Turquoise260 - Pueblo Shell Necklace w/Turquoise
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Pueblo Shell Necklace w/Turquoise, c. 1950s. Made of shell, glass beads and turquoise, the item hangs 19" as worn w/shell, shell measures 6&quo...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Hopi Rattle262 - Hopi Rattle
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Hopi Rattle, c. 1960s. Made of cottonwood and gourd, the item measures 10" x 9" x 6". Arizona, Hopi. Mickey Mouse-style figure. Condi...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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2 Navajo Necklaces264 - 2 Navajo Necklaces
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2 Navajo Necklaces, c. 1950s. Made of coral, mother of pearl and turquoise, the items measure 18" each. Navajo, New Mexico. Condition: Good, se...
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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Old Navajo Buckle266 - Old Navajo Buckle
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Old Navajo Buckle, c. 1930s. Made of sterling and turquoise, the item measures 2 1/2" x 2" x 1/3". Navajo. Sandcast silver buckle, ni...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to f***r for (85.00 + 18.70) x 1 = 103.70
 
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Dag Knife w/Square-Bottom Sheath268 - Dag Knife w/Square-Bottom Sheath
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Dag Knife w/Square-Bottom Sheath, Indian Wars period. Made of wood, carbon steel, brass tacks and hard leather, the item measures 15 1/2" x 2 1...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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2 Old Navajo Cuffs270 - 2 Old Navajo Cuffs
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2 Old Navajo Cuffs, c. 1950s. Made of sterling silver, coral and turquoise, one measures 5" with a 1 1/8" gap, and the other with coral me...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to f***r for (130.00 + 28.60) x 1 = 158.60
 
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2 Old Long Bows272 - 2 Old Long Bows
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2 Old Long Bows, c. 1800s. Made of possibly ash wood, the items measure approx. 72" and 71" long x 2". Eastern Woodland. Condition: G...
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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Plains Buffalo Spear274 - Plains Buffalo Spear
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Plains Buffalo Spear, modern item. Made of wood, leather and steel, the item measures 60" x 2". Sioux. Probably a dance spear, but still a...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Triple Effigy Turquoise Carving276 - Triple Effigy Turquoise Carving
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Triple Effigy Turquoise Carving, c. 1960s. Made of turquoise and silver, the item measures 2 1/2" x 2" x 1". New Mexico, BL. Chief hu...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (95.00 + 20.90) x 1 = 115.90
 
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Sterling Silver Storyteller Cuff278 - Sterling Silver Storyteller Cuff
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Sterling Silver Storyteller Cuff, 20th century item. Made of sterling silver, the cuff measures 2 1/2" x 2" x 1 1/8" overall, with a ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to f***r for (80.00 + 17.60) x 1 = 97.60
 
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African Wicker Basket280 - African Wicker Basket
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African Wicker Basket, c. 1940s. Made of grass and dye, the item measures 11 3/4" wide. African. Nice design and fine construction. Condition: ...
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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Mexican Pin Collection282 - Mexican Pin Collection
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Mexican Pin Collection, c. 1940s. Made of sterling silver, copper, brass, abalone, stone chip inlay and mother of pearl, the items measure from 1 3/...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Navajo Turquoise & Coral Necklace284 - Navajo Turquoise & Coral Necklace
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Navajo Turquoise & Coral Necklace, circa 1950s. Made of turquoise and coral, the string is 34.5" long, the stone portion is 10.5" x 5/...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Aquamarine & Pearl Necklace w/14K Gold286 - Aquamarine & Pearl Necklace w/14K Gold
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Aquamarine & Pearl Necklace w/14K Gold, modern item. Made of aquamarine stone, 14k gold and pearls, the item hangs 8" as worn. Marked 14K o...
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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Lincoln Book288 - Lincoln Book
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Lincoln Book, 1979. Made of paper, the item measures 14" x 11" x 1". USA. Condition: Some wear to dust jacket, see images. Shipping: ...
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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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Mexican Sterling Silver & Stone Necklace w/Earrings290 - Mexican Sterling Silver & Stone Necklace w/Earrings
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Mexican Sterling Silver & Stone Necklace w/Earrings, 20th century item. Made of sterling silver, lapis lazuli, malachite, jet, and possibly sugi...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Emma Melendez Sterling Silver & Abalone Jewelry292 - Emma Melendez Sterling Silver & Abalone Jewelry
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Emma Melendez Sterling Silver & Abalone Jewelry, circa 1950s. Made of sterling silver and abalone, the necklace measures approx. 15" long w...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 400.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to f***r for (110.00 + 24.20) x 1 = 134.20
 
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Zuni Inlaid Thunderbird Pin or Pendant294 - Zuni Inlaid Thunderbird Pin or Pendant
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Zuni Thunderbird Pin or Pendant, circa 1960s. Made of jet, mother of pearl, turquoise, coral, and sterling silver, this item measures 3" x 2&qu...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Taxco Bullfight Storyteller Cuff296 - Taxco Bullfight Storyteller Cuff
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Taxco Bullfight Storyteller Cuff, circa 1940s. Made of sterling silver, the bracelet measures 7" long, links each measuring about 1.25" x ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to f***r for (65.00 + 14.30) x 1 = 79.30
 
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