2017 Cowboy Con Auction

Auction Details

Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC will conduct a 390-lot auction of Western Americana on Sunday, August 6th, starting at 12 high noon Pacific time, in the firm’s gallery at 3555 Airway Drive (Suite 309) in Reno. The event will be simulcast at the first-ever Cowboy-Con Convention, slated for Aug. 4-6 at the nearby Reno/Sparks Convention Center.

“This auction will include everything the novice or advanced collector needs, to outfit his or her cowboy dreams,” said Fred Holabird of Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC. “We’ve got saddles, guns, Native American art and artifacts, and items relating to Pawnee Bill, including his wooden trunk, his Winchester model 94 rifle, a framed autograph and a profile photograph.”
SHIPPING & HANDLING: Shipping and Handling cannot be estimated prior to invoicing, based on the size and weight of your purchase. All shipping is subject to a minimum charge of $19.00. If additional shipping and handling costs are required, the buyer will be reinvoiced for the balance due. Items are not shipped until the invoice is completely paid. Many buyers purchase a number of lots. Every effort will be made to include all lots in a single shipping charge calculated to cover the weight and...
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Western Field model 31 patent applied for .22 cal. rifle1229 - Western Field model 31 patent applied for .22 cal. rifle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a well made Western Field .22 cal. tube fed Antique bolt action rifle. The Western Fields were trade-name guns that were usually produced by M
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Westwood English Boxlock Pocket Pistol1230 - Westwood English Boxlock Pocket Pistol
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Westwood English box-lock pocket pistol. Engraved with dark walnut stock. Nice engraving. Silver inlay in grip. Marked (London) and (Westwood). Circa
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Estimates : 475.00 - 575.00
Sold to e****i for (150.00 + 36.00) x 1 = 186.00
 
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Williams and Powell Presentation Percussion Rifle1231 - Williams and Powell Presentation Percussion Rifle
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This is a rare and very unusual Williams & Powell Presentation Grade breech-loading percussion rifle mfg. ca. 1840's. This is an incredibly ...
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Winchester Antique Arms hanging advertising sign1232 - Winchester Antique Arms hanging advertising sign
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A beautiful antique wooden sign marked "WINCHESTER ARMS AND AMMUNITION SINCE 1866". It measures 46 in.by 6 1/2 in. wide at the largest di...
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Start Price : 625.00 | Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Winchester Model 1873 .32 WCF1233 - Winchester Model 1873 .32 WCF
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This beautiful 1873 octagon barrel Winchester is all original with beautiful patina excellent nice conditioned furniture fore-stock and butt-stock. S/
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Start Price : 900.00 | Estimates : 1,800.00 - 2,800.00
 
 
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Winchester Model 63 super-speed, super-X.22 cal.rifle1234 - Winchester Model 63 super-speed, super-X.22 cal.rifle
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This Winchester has original excellent blue finish 23 in. barrel. It has an adjustable buck-horn rear sight and raised bead front sight. Semi- pistol
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (325.00 + 78.00) x 1 = 403.00
 
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Winchester Model 71 chambered in .348 cal.1235 - Winchester Model 71 chambered in .348 cal.
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This remarkable Winchester model 71 is a standard first year production S/N 68X. The model 71 in .348 cal. was made between 1936 and 1958 with some pr
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Start Price : 1,250.00 | Estimates : 2,500.00 - 4,500.00
 
 
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ZV pump action pellet gun1236 - ZV pump action pellet gun
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This pump action pellet gun built in Czechoslovakia S/N 0396XX is 41 1/2 in. long. The barrel is pitted with rust and the rear sight is missing. Ba
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Estimates : 50.00 - 200.00
Sold to 3******f for (10.00 + 2.40) x 1 = 12.40
 
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"Combat" Mudhead by by Earl Patterson1237 - "Combat" Mudhead by by Earl Patterson
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"Combat" Mudhead by by Earl Patterson. Kachina dressed w/ boots, fatigues, and vest. 9" x 2.5" x 2.5". Eyes missing. Sunweu...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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1880's Plains Moccasins1238 - 1880's Plains Moccasins
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White, navy, green and red beads. Consigned by The Cowboy Connection in Livingston, MT. State: City: Date: ID# 49802
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to m*****O for (425.00 + 102.00) x 1 = 527.00
 
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1890's Spoontoon Pipe Tomahawk1239 - 1890's Spoontoon Pipe Tomahawk
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1890's Spoontoon Pipe Tomahawk, There are Plains file branding on the stem. Inlaid with 3 pewter arrows and a pewter cap on the base of the ha...
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Start Price : 2,000.00 | Estimates : 4,000.00 - 6,500.00
 
 
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c.1871 Crescent Moon Brass Head Presentation Tomahawk w/ Batwing Die Cutout1239a - c.1871 Crescent Moon Brass Head Presentation Tomahawk w/ Batwing Die Cutout
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Batwing design with a crest shaped moon inlay in 11.25" brass blade on both sides. Smoking bowl on the end of the blade. Presentation plaque on...
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Start Price : 3,250.00 | Estimates : 6,500.00 - 12,000.00
 
 
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1900's Sioux Tepee Bag1240 - 1900's Sioux Tepee Bag
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Double sided with mainly blue beads, also red, white and silver colored beads. Sinew sown, tanned hide. Small sections of beads are missing. 9.5&quo...
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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1920's Tomahawk Pipe, Nez Perce1241 - 1920's Tomahawk Pipe, Nez Perce
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Batwing head with diamond cutout in the head. File branding heft with beaded fall and fringe. Handle is 17.5" long, blade is 4.75" x 9.5...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,500.00
Sold to M********y for (800.00 + 192.00) x 1 = 992.00
 
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19th Century Cheyenne Pipe Bag1242 - 19th Century Cheyenne Pipe Bag
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Double sided beading with 2 different designs. Blue, yellow, red and purple beads. 35'" long including fringes. Consigned by The Cowboy ...
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to r**********v for (350.00 + 52.50) x 1 = 402.50
 
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3 Franz Merkel Artist Proofs1243 - 3 Franz Merkel Artist Proofs
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Austrian born Franz Merkel, 3 different framed artist proofs, 1/25, 1990. 9.75" x 12.75". State: City: Date: ID# 49277
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
 
 
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A' Hote Kachina by Hyram Namoke1244 - A' Hote Kachina by Hyram Namoke
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AA' Hote Kachina by Hyram Namoke. 13.25" h x 6" w x 6" d. A'hote (Ram)is considered a good hunter. The A'hote is the Gran...
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (400.00 + 96.00) x 1 = 496.00
 
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Basket Style Pot by Robert Tenorio1245 - Basket Style Pot by Robert Tenorio
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Basket style pot by Robert Tenorio. 7.5" h x 9.5" w x 6.5". Two spouts, handle, bird and flower design. Robert Tenorio is indisputabl...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Beaded Belt with Large Silver Concho1246 - Beaded Belt with Large Silver Concho
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Early Plains beaded belt with silver concho, 3.75" x 3". Consigned by The Cowboy Connection in Livingston, MT. State: City: Date: ID# 49...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 750.00
Sold to t******V for (250.00 + 60.00) x 1 = 310.00
 
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Beaded Calf Skin Bag1247 - Beaded Calf Skin Bag
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Possibly Sioux beaded bag with 12 tin cones, 11.5" x 9.5". Consigned by The Cowboy Collection, Livingston, MT. State: City: Date: ID# 4...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to r**********v for (275.00 + 41.25) x 1 = 316.25
 
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Beaded Plains Headstall1248 - Beaded Plains Headstall
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Blue, white, yellow and amber beads. Brain tanned antelope. c. 19th century. Consigned by The Cowboy Connection in Livingston, MT. State: City: Dat
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
 
 
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Beaded Scabbard with Knife1249 - Beaded Scabbard with Knife
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Rare salt and pepper style beaded scabbard and tassel. Wooden handled knife has partial white covering. Scabbard is 2.25" x 13" and knif...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
Sold to r**********v for (550.00 + 82.50) x 1 = 632.50
 
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Beaded Smoking Pipe1250 - Beaded Smoking Pipe
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Beaded Smoking Pipe, beautifully turned wood with Catlinite bowl. 35" long. Silver inlay on bowl and stem. New condition. Part of ceramic pipe ...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Bear Storyteller by Stella Teller1251 - Bear Storyteller by Stella Teller
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Bear with two cubs storyteller by Stella Teller. 4.75" x 3.5" x 3". Beautiful figures with turquoise bead necklaces. State:New Mexico...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to P*******d for (160.00 + 38.40) x 1 = 198.40
 
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Beautiful Zuni Cardinal Bracelet1252 - Beautiful Zuni Cardinal Bracelet
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Sterling Silver and stamped on rear J. Quam, Zuni, NM. 3.25" x 2.75". Cardinal design on front with multi colored stones and side turquo...
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,000.00
 
 
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Beaver Effigy Stem and Pipe Bowl1253 - Beaver Effigy Stem and Pipe Bowl
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Northwest Coast motif green and red beaver wood stem and red carved eagle bowl. Stem is 22.25" long and bowl is 6" long. Consigned by T...
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Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to M********y for (750.00 + 180.00) x 1 = 930.00
 
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Billy Veale Anasazi Design Pottery1254 - Billy Veale Anasazi Design Pottery
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Billy Veale Anasazi design large bowl, Santo Domingo (Kewa). This Native American dough bowl, traditional piece measures approximately 8 inches tall x
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to m********1 for (110.00 + 26.40) x 1 = 136.40
 
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Bird Effigy Bowl by Santana Melchor1255 - Bird Effigy Bowl by Santana Melchor
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Bird Effigy Bowl by Santana Melchor (1889-1978). Santana Melchor was one of the great potters from Santo Domingo throughout the 1900’s. 4.5" h ...
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Estimates : 130.00 - 260.00
Sold to 8***9 for (65.00 + 15.60) x 1 = 80.60
 
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Black Buffalo by Seymore Lomakema1256 - Black Buffalo by Seymore Lomakema
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Black Buffalo by Seymore Lomakema. 9.5" h x 4.5" w x 4" d. Buffalo horns and wig removable. State:Arizona City:Hopi Date: ID# 49359
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to M********y for (225.00 + 54.00) x 1 = 279.00
 
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Black Foot Indian Squaw Beaded Saddle1257 - Black Foot Indian Squaw Beaded Saddle
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Fabulous Native Americana historic piece. Rawhide (antelope?) sinew or gut sewn, c. 1920. an extremely rare shape and design. Beading mostly intact. H
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Estimates : 2,500.00 - 5,000.00
Sold to t******V for (700.00 + 168.00) x 1 = 868.00
 
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Bowl by Calabaza & Tenorio1258 - Bowl by Calabaza & Tenorio
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Coiled bowl by Vicky Tenorio and Andrew Calabaza, Santo Domingo pueblo. 3" h x 8" diameter. Made before they were married, as the more rec...
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Estimates : 90.00 - 180.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (60.00 + 14.40) x 1 = 74.40
 
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Brown Beaded Gauntlets1259 - Brown Beaded Gauntlets
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A pair of brown hide gauntlets with some remaining brown fur. Red, white yellow, corral, blue beads. 14" x 6.5". Tribe is unknown. Stat...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 600.00
Sold to C********r.. for (100.00 + 24.00) x 1 = 124.00
 
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Buffalo Bill Wild West Show Native American Silver Prints1260 - Buffalo Bill Wild West Show Native American Silver Prints
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Three different mounted silver gelatins prints, all by done by Benjamin Franklin Waite, Brooklyn, New York, c.1907 of Native Americans from Buffalo Bi
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (300.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 372.00
 
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Butterfly Kachina by Lawrence L. Acadiz1261 - Butterfly Kachina by Lawrence L. Acadiz
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Butterfly Kachina by Lawrence Acadiz (1964-2014). 13.5" h x 4" w x 4" d. One butterfly wing missing. Acadiz was a member of the Deer ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to M********y for (170.00 + 40.80) x 1 = 210.80
 
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Cactus Kachina by Terrance Lewis1262 - Cactus Kachina by Terrance Lewis
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Cactus Kachina by Terrance Lewis. 19" h x 7" w x 6.5"d. Amazing carved kachina--possibly Rain Dancer. State:Arizona City:Hopi Date: ...
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Canvas Tent Toy Cradle Board1263 - Canvas Tent Toy Cradle Board
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c. 1870's. Morningstar beaded wheel. Red trade cloth, light and dark blue beads along with green and purple beads on skin. Cloth lining on in...
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to f******h for (600.00 + 144.00) x 1 = 744.00
 
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Child's Beaded War Shirt1264 - Child's Beaded War Shirt
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c. 1880's. Fringed, beaded sinew sewn child's war shirt. Plains Indian. Consigned by The Cowboy Connection in Livingston, MT. State: City...
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Estimates : 700.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to e*****r for (600.00 + 126.00) x 1 = 726.00
 
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Clown (Koshare) by A. L. Sahmie1265 - Clown (Koshare) by A. L. Sahmie
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Clown (Koshare) by A. L. Sahmie. 16" h x 5.5" w x 6" d. This fabulous koshare has been broken and repaired. The price reflects that. ...
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Estimates : 800.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to M********y for (400.00 + 96.00) x 1 = 496.00
 
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Crow Beaded Belt with Brass Tacks1266 - Crow Beaded Belt with Brass Tacks
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Leather Crow belt with brass tacks and 9 assorted color beaded panels. c. 1880's. 2.75" x 33". Consigned by The Cowboy Connection i...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to M********y for (300.00 + 72.00) x 1 = 372.00
 
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Crow Leggins with Beads1267 - Crow Leggins with Beads
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Crow Leggins on red trade cloth with dual sided flower patterns. There is a well done repair on red cloth on 1 side. 7" x 14.5" Consign...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to l********q for (425.00 + 102.00) x 1 = 527.00
 
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D. F.  Barry Photo of Gall (Battle of Little Bighorn)1268 - D. F. Barry Photo of Gall (Battle of Little Bighorn)
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Born in 1840 Gall was a leader in the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876. Gall's family was killed in this battle. General Custer was killed in t...
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Estimates : 750.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to 9*****L for (375.00 + 75.00) x 1 = 450.00
 
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Deer Dancer by Ronald Honahni1269 - Deer Dancer by Ronald Honahni
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Deer Dancer by Ronald Honahni. 12.75" h x 5" w x 4" d. State:Arizona City:Hopi Date: ID# 48868
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Estimates : 400.00 - 700.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (350.00 + 84.00) x 1 = 434.00
 
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Diamond Willow Pipe Stem with Bowl1270 - Diamond Willow Pipe Stem with Bowl
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Diamond willow wood stem with red and black coloring, 19" long, in very nice condition. The bowl is a choochoo stack carved from red stone. C...
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Start Price : 625.00 | Estimates : 1,250.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Eagle by Victor M. Vigil1271 - Eagle by Victor M. Vigil
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Eagle by Victor M. Vigil. Alabaster, 22" x 7.5" x 6". This exceptional one of a kind sculpture was created by award winning Jemez Pue...
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Start Price : 750.00 | Estimates : 1,500.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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Eagle Sculpture by Jeff Grandbois1272 - Eagle Sculpture by Jeff Grandbois
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Eagle Sculpture by Jeff Grandbois. Modern stone sculpture, sleek and powerful. 11.25" h x 13.75" w x 4" d, on wood base. State:New M...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Early Apache Strike a Lite1273 - Early Apache Strike a Lite
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Blocks of beads, mostly beige, brown and black. 2 sinew tassels. A row of metal bells on the bottom. 6.25" x 3.5". Consigned by The Co...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to c******1 for (350.00 + 84.00) x 1 = 434.00
 
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Early Boys Quiver and Arrows1274 - Early Boys Quiver and Arrows
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Early Boys Quiver and Arrows, bow is missing. Quiver is made from calf skin and has red, white, blue and translucent beads. There are red fabric hig
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Start Price : 450.00 | Estimates : 900.00 - 1,800.00
 
 
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Extra Long Ceremonial Stem and Pipe1275 - Extra Long Ceremonial Stem and Pipe
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48" long wooden stem with red ochre paint. Deerhide wrapped. Carved catlinite bowl. Consigned by The Cowboy Connection in Livingston, MT. Sta...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to M********y for (425.00 + 102.00) x 1 = 527.00
 
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Good Omen Print by Bev Doolittle1276 - Good Omen Print by Bev Doolittle
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Print of Indian chief and two other Native Americans on horseback. Print is printing press produced, not numbered. However, it is very nicely matted a
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to w*******n for (50.00 + 12.00) x 1 = 62.00
 
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Hairpipe necklace with Beads1277 - Hairpipe necklace with Beads
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Plains c. 1850-1880, 22" total. An original strand string has been broken and tied several times, it has also be reinforced. Ex Jake Thorson....
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Estimates : 250.00 - 450.00
Sold to 8********l.. for (200.00 + 48.00) x 1 = 248.00
 
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