Cowboys & Indians & Miners

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This premier two-day sale includes a General George Custer collection featuring an Indian Capture carbine; other very rare firearms; choice Western ingots, gold nuggets and ore samples; rare numismatic items related to the SS Central America; rare Western tokens; mining reports from the 1830s-1880s; a world class offering of mining spoons; mining-related correspondence, photographs, and ephemera; a great selection of Native American baskets, rugs, and artifacts; saddles and spurs; and General Americana.

DAY 1: Mining Reports, Photographs, Ephemera and Spoons
DAY 2: Native Americana, Cowboy, Firearms (incl. Custer Collection), Numismatics, and General Americana.
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Beatien Yazz Framed Painting2000 - Beatien Yazz Framed Painting
Holabird Western Americana Collections
This is a framed piece that features an eagle perched, looking for prey. The piece measures 6.05" x 9.05" and is mounted on a blue matte. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (190.00 + 43.70) = 233.70
 
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Robert H. Blair: "Nez Pearce Surrender" Oil Painting2001 - Robert H. Blair: "Nez Pearce Surrender" Oil Painting
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Nez Perce surrender to General Mills in 1877." 20" x 40" framed. Blair was born and raised in California. He first attended the...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to b*******s for (500.00 + 115.00) = 615.00
 
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Multi-colored, Spectacular Business Card from the Well-Known Hubbell's Trading Post2002 - Multi-colored, Spectacular Business Card from the Well-Known Hubbell's Trading Post
Holabird Western Americana Collections
The trading post featured Navajo Blankets and is printed in Navajo Blanket style. JL Hubbell with shops in Ganado, Apache County and Keam's Cany...
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Estimates : 50.00 - 300.00
Sold to B*****8 for (150.00 + 34.50) = 184.50
 
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Native American Lithographs2003 - Native American Lithographs
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lot of 5. A group of Native American lithographs and a reproduction photograph. Four color lithographs from a 1903 calendar. They show: Good Eagle, a
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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Rare Promotional Pamphlet Promoting "Trailing Geronimo"2004 - Rare Promotional Pamphlet Promoting "Trailing Geronimo"
Holabird Western Americana Collections
"Trailing Geronimo" was written by Anton Mazzonovich. Includes a photograph of the author and color illustration of Geronimo. Tells the st...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to R*****7 for (50.00 + 10.00) = 60.00
 
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Two Original Mounted WH Jackson Chromolithographs of Native Americans2005 - Two Original Mounted WH Jackson Chromolithographs of Native Americans
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two original mounted WH Jackson chromolithograph's printed by the Detroit Photographic Company, 1902. The first view is entitled Ute Chief Savar...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to p********m.. for (150.00 + 34.50) = 184.50
 
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Tohoho O'odham Basket2006 - Tohoho O'odham Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Small Tohono O'odum basket. 6.5" diameter, 1" deep. Willow, w/ devil's claw. City: State: Arizona Date: ID# 35463
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 180.00
 
 
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Tohono O'Odham Coyote Tracks Basket2007 - Tohono O'Odham Coyote Tracks Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice clean design featuring coyote tracks. Excellent condition. 15" diameter x 3.5" deep. City: State: Arizona Date: c. 1960's I...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Papago (Tohono O'odham) Polychrome Tray2008 - Papago (Tohono O'odham) Polychrome Tray
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful tray in great condition. Tray designs in red, green, amber and dark brown with figures and insects. 14.75" diameter, 2.5" deep. ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to a****r for (150.00 + 30.00) = 180.00
 
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Vintage Akimel O'odham (Pima) Basket2009 - Vintage Akimel O'odham (Pima) Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Tall, tub shaped basket is in very good condition. 8" diameter x 6.25" deep. Pima women made small, cylindrical coiled baskets decorated ...
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Estimates : 350.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to S********e.. for (250.00 + 57.50) = 307.50
 
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Lillie James Washoe Basket2010 - Lillie James Washoe Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Lillie James (1885-1948) made this fabulous Washoe basket woven of willow, redbud, and bracken fern root over a single-rod foundation. The design feat
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Start Price : 10,000.00 | Estimates : 20,000.00 - 25,000.00
 
 
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Washoe Basket (6"), Pictorial2011 - Washoe Basket (6"), Pictorial
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice example, although faded and very hard to see patterns. No damage issues. This was, most probably, not made for the tourist trade, but for daily u
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to a**********9 for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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Washoe Basket (8")2012 - Washoe Basket (8")
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Loose weave, but in great condition. No damage issues. This was, most probably, not made for the tourist trade, but for daily use by the Washoe Indian
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to s*******t for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Washoe Basket (16")2013 - Washoe Basket (16")
Holabird Western Americana Collections
16" diameter with two red/brown rose rods. Very large and no damage issues. This was, most probably, not made for the tourist trade, but for da...
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Two Tahoe Pine Needle Baskets and One Willow Basket2014 - Two Tahoe Pine Needle Baskets and One Willow Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
All are old, probably late 1800's, early 1900's. 1) Pine needle with wood base. 5.5 diameter, 3.75" high. Rim is broken and basket has ...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Apache Burden Basket2015 - Apache Burden Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Antique burden basket, banded in dark red and black. 10.5 diameter, 12" high. Shape is out of round, but in fair condition. Rim is worn. City:...
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Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
Sold to r*******f for (125.00 + 28.75) = 153.75
 
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Havasupai Basket2016 - Havasupai Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Havasupai bowl is banded in green and red. 10.25" diameter, 4.5" high. Good condition. City: State: Date: ID# 37338
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to A*****3 for (90.00 + 18.00) = 108.00
 
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Large Havasupai Basket2017 - Large Havasupai Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Simple design is on inside of bowl--darker bands. Rim alternates dark and lighter bands. 12.5" diameter, 6" high. Good condition. City: ...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Hoopa Reed and Woven Cylinder2018 - Hoopa Reed and Woven Cylinder
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Hoopa decorative cylinder basket woven with reeds between weaves. Flat bottom. 3" diameter, 5.5" high. Very good condition. City: State...
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Estimates : 120.00 - 300.00
Sold to c********e for (60.00 + 12.00) = 72.00
 
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Miniature Hoopa Basket2019 - Miniature Hoopa Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Tiny finely woven decorative Hoopa basket. Design is dark sienna brown and black. 3.5" diameter, 2.5" high. Excellent condition. City: ...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to A*****3 for (300.00 + 60.00) = 360.00
 
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Lovelock Ancient Basket2020 - Lovelock Ancient Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very old Lovelock basket, plain woven. 7.5" diameter x 3" high. The Lovelock Culture's disappearance is the subject of some debate in ...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 1,000.00
Sold to A*****3 for (140.00 + 28.00) = 168.00
 
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Mono / Yakuts Basket2021 - Mono / Yakuts Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large Mono / Yakuts mush basket with nice snake bands. Sedge root and brackenfern root. 10.5" diameter, 6.25" high. Excellent condition. ...
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Estimates : 1,000.00 - 2,500.00
Sold to S********e.. for (650.00 + 149.50) = 799.50
 
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Miniature Paiute Basket2022 - Miniature Paiute Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Very nice Northern Washoe / Paiute coiled basket, step (lightning) design in dark color. 3.75" diameter, 2.75" high. Excellent condition. ...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to S********e.. for (140.00 + 32.20) = 172.20
 
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Tiny Paiute Basket2023 - Tiny Paiute Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Tiny antique willow basket has simple design "V" shaped with zigzags. 3.5" diameter, 2.75" high. Very good condition. City: S...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 400.00
Sold to S********e.. for (180.00 + 41.40) = 221.40
 
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Modern Tiny Paiute Basket2024 - Modern Tiny Paiute Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful finely woven very small-sized polychrome bowl with stepped design. 4" diameter, 2" high. Very good condition, great patina. Ci...
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to 8*****B for (50.00 + 11.50) = 61.50
 
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Mono / Paiute Basket2025 - Mono / Paiute Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Small Mono / Paiute basket. Early 1900s. Beautiful, finer weave polychrome bowl. Dark stepped design done with redfern and bracken root. Very good con
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to A*****3 for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Paiute / Washoe Basket over Bottle2026 - Paiute / Washoe Basket over Bottle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Paiute / Washoe basket woven over bottle. Tri-color weave, 2-color bands. Very nice condition. 9" high, 5" diameter at bottom. City: S...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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Paiute Woven Water Bottle2027 - Paiute Woven Water Bottle
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Twined and pitched water bottle also known as a kadu o’sa. String handles. 10" h x 6" diameter (at widest). Basket is in very good conditi...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to B********B for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Paiute Pin Cushion2028 - Paiute Pin Cushion
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Paiute woven basket made to hold pin cushion. Flat base. 2.5" diameter, 2" high. Very good condition. City: State: Date: ID# 37318
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Panamint / Shoshone Olla2029 - Panamint / Shoshone Olla
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large polychrome olla, lightning design. Panamint / Shoshone ollas, or vases, are made with a three-rod bunched foundation and sewn with willow reeds.
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Estimates : 200.00 - 800.00
Sold to J******9 for (600.00 + 138.00) = 738.00
 
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Pima Burden Basket & Miniature Washoe Basket2030 - Pima Burden Basket & Miniature Washoe Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Small Pima burden basket, open willow weave. 7.75" high, 6" diameter at top. Very good condition. Tiny Paiute basket, beautifully woven. N...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to B********B for (100.00 + 20.00) = 120.00
 
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Pomo Single Rod Basket2031 - Pomo Single Rod Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Classic Pomo old flat bottom weave basketry bowl with dark banded designs and single rod construction. 8.5" diameter, 3" high. Very good c...
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Estimates : 600.00 - 1,200.00
Sold to M*****3 for (425.00 + 97.75) = 522.75
 
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Wounaan / Panamanian Basket2032 - Wounaan / Panamanian Basket
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful design of butterflies, insects and birds. 7" diam x 5.5" deep. The Wounaan Indians of the Darien Rainforest in Panama, are belie...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Apache Cradleboard2033 - Apache Cradleboard
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Apache cradleboard, c. 1970s. Traditional full-sized yellow cotton covered bent and carved wooden frame with sturdy sunshade and colorful loom beaded
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Estimates : 150.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (60.00 + 13.80) = 73.80
 
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Mono Lake / Paiute Cradleboard2034 - Mono Lake / Paiute Cradleboard
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Summer Mono Lake / Paiute cradleboard made of willow. 28" x 12" x 9". The shade hood has painted (red) and woven design. Cotton lacin...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to i*********1 for (110.00 + 25.30) = 135.30
 
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Mono Lake / Paiute Cradleboard2035 - Mono Lake / Paiute Cradleboard
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Large Mono Lake / Paiute cradleboard made of willow for summer use. Nice design painted and woven on the shade hood. 33.5" x 13.5" x 10&qu...
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t**********1 for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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Mono Lake Cradleboard2036 - Mono Lake Cradleboard
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nicely designed small Mono cradleboard made of willow and with cotton ties. 22.5" x 10.5" x 8". Very good condition. City: Mono Sta...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
Sold to i*********1 for (75.00 + 17.25) = 92.25
 
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Beaded, Buckskin-covered Willow Cradleboard2037 - Beaded, Buckskin-covered Willow Cradleboard
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Classic handcrafted willow and bent willow baby carrier covered in buckskin and gorgeous beaded flowers. Shade cover has woven yarn and hanging bead d
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Estimates : 250.00 - 500.00
Sold to i*********1 for (190.00 + 43.70) = 233.70
 
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Paiute / Shoshone Cradleboard2038 - Paiute / Shoshone Cradleboard
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful, buckskin-covered bentwood and willow cradle with traditional sunshade and incredible beaded accents. Excellent condition. 37" x 14.5...
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,800.00
Sold to j**********n for (250.00 + 57.50) = 307.50
 
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Paiute Willow Cradleboard2039 - Paiute Willow Cradleboard
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Paiute summer cradleboard of willow, nicely woven with red and blue yarn. 30" x 11.5" x 12". Good condition. City: State: Date: ...
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Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
Sold to J******9 for (140.00 + 32.20) = 172.20
 
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Azurite / Malachite Bracelet2040 - Azurite / Malachite Bracelet
Holabird Western Americana Collections
High quality stone set in this sterling silver bracelet--large azurite / malachite oval stone (approx. 2" x 1.5") braided wire setting wit...
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to 8*****p for (325.00 + 65.00) = 390.00
 
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Native American Stone Necklace2041 - Native American Stone Necklace
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Vintage necklace made of large stones with carved amber colored stone beads. Approximately 24" length. City: State: Date: ID# 35335
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to i*********1 for (60.00 + 13.80) = 73.80
 
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Necklace with Water Buffalo Teeth2042 - Necklace with Water Buffalo Teeth
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Native American necklace: water buffalo teeth with ceramic beads. Two amber ferrules at center where a 4.5" metal cross is suspended. Necklace ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Northwest Coast Effigy Necklace2043 - Northwest Coast Effigy Necklace
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five animal effigies represented are: otter, eagle, bear, turtle, and fox. Also a small bone fishhook and a bone tool shaped pendant, interspersed wit
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Estimates : 200.00 - 500.00
Sold to J******9 for (100.00 + 23.00) = 123.00
 
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Trade Bead Necklaces2044 - Trade Bead Necklaces
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two necklaces made of rough ceramic beads. Strung on hemp. Approx. 24" in length. City: State: Date: ID# 35336
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Estimates : 100.00 - 300.00
Sold to 6******n for (55.00 + 12.65) = 67.65
 
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Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 12045 - Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 1
Holabird Western Americana Collections
These points were purchased from the Stewart Indian School many years ago by a long-time Reno family. These are labeled display case 3 and 7. A very n
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Estimates : 400.00 - 800.00
Sold to J******9 for (425.00 + 97.75) = 522.75
 
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Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 22046 - Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 2
Holabird Western Americana Collections
These are large points. Generally not obsidian. Possibly older points. Display cases 12 and unknown. Display cases 39, 40, 41, 42, and 43 seem to cont
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Estimates : 300.00 - 900.00
Sold to F****e for (150.00 + 30.00) = 180.00
 
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Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 32047 - Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 3
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two cases of nice smaller points. Display cases 19 and 28. Glass has been broken on one of the cases. Purchased from the Stewart Indian School in Cars
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Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to g********m.. for (300.00 + 69.00) = 369.00
 
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Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 42048 - Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 4
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Nice assortment of points and partial points. Cases 33 and 36. Purchased from the Stewart Indian School in Carson City. City: Carson City State: Nev
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to J*****9 for (150.00 + 30.00) = 180.00
 
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Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 52049 - Points from the Stewart Indian School Museum 5
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Two cases of smaller points. Attached to paper with identification of some sort on the paper. Cases 21 and 24. Purchased from the Stewart Indian Schoo
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Estimates : 300.00 - 500.00
Sold to n********d for (400.00 + 80.00) = 480.00
 
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