May 2018 Americana, Railroad, Mining, & More Auction

Auction Details

Welcome to our May 2018 auction! This four-day sale has close to 3,000 lots in the following collecting categories: Native Americana, Cowboy & Western, Mining, Tokens, Numismatics, Bottles, General Americana, Railroadiana, and a large Bargain/Dealer Specials section.

Highlights include:

*Our first offering of tokens from a prominent Texas Collection.

*A new batch of railroad passes from the Potter Collection.

*A Mining section that features a new group of territorial Nevada stock certificates as well as rare California, Montana, Arizona, and Colorado pieces.

*A Cowboy section with spurs, bits, ephemera, and two incredible Pawnee Bill Wild West Show posters.

*Baskets, pottery, jewelry, rugs, points, art, and more in our Native Americana section.

*California soda bottles and rare Nevada medicine bottles.

*Numismatics incl. US and world coins, currency, scrip, medals, and other exonumia.

*Ephemera from the Al Adams Collection, Potter Collection, and Prag Collection including early US and world maps; Montana fort & Indian trader documents & early Montana mining pieces; early Idaho documents; Western postcards and postal history with a focus on Arizona; plus rare pieces from California, Nevada, Oregon, and more.

*A large Bargain/Dealer Section featuring both entry-level collectibles and large dealer lots ideal for resale. Our philosophy for this section is to help beginning collectors start their collections and to restock dealer inventories, therefore helping grow the collecting community as a whole.

Full Auction Schedule

Day One (May 7th, 2018) (Lots 1000-1734)
Native Americana (1000-1172)
Baskets
Pottery
Jewelry
Rugs & Weavings
Beadwork & Clothing
Points, Tools, & Weaponry
Art
Ephemera & Books
Cowboy & Western (1173-1264)
Spurs
Bits
Clothing
Buffalo Bill / Pawnee Bill
Ephemera
Mining (1265-1734)
Artifacts (Lighting, Signs, Explosives, Hard Goods)
Ephemera (Geographic Sort)


Day Two (May 8th, 2018) (Lots 2000-2754)
Tokens (2000-2249)
Numismatics (2250-2379)
Medals
Coins
Currency & Scrip
Ephemera
World’s Fairs & Expositions (2380-2406)
Gaming (2407-2431)
Bottles (2432-2654)
Insulators
Soda
Medicine
Misc.
Saloon, Brewing, Cigar, & Tobacco (2655-2718)
Beer & Brewing
Cigar & Tobacco
Jewelry (2719-2754)

Day Three (May 9th, 2018) (Lots 3000-3730)
General Americana

Day Four (May 10th, 2018) (Lots 4000-4752)
Railroadiana (4000-4189)
Passes
Ephemera
Bargains & Dealer Specials (4190-4752)
Gen. Americana
Mining
Numismatics
Tokens
Railroad
Postal


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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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationSilver Navajo Cuff1050 - Silver Navajo Cuff
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Gorgeous heavy sterling silver Navajo cuff depicting 1 perched eagle & 1 in flight. This exquisite piece measures 2” wide a nicely trimmed bord...
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 500.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationSterling Silver Concho Belt1051 - Sterling Silver Concho Belt
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Sterling Silver Concho Belt, 12 silver conchos plus the belt buckle make up this great belt which is a signed piece by Navajo Marcella James of Gallup
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Start Price : 225.00 | Estimates : 450.00 - 550.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationSterling Silver Squash Blossom Set (Necklace & Earrings)1052 - Sterling Silver Squash Blossom Set (Necklace & Earrings)
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Beautiful Navajo squash blossom necklace set by Marcella James of Gallup,NM. This signed piece is showcased by the great engraving on the silver &am...
Current Bid: 225.00
Estimates : 450.00 - 550.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationSterling Silver Turquoise Bracelet1053 - Sterling Silver Turquoise Bracelet
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Navajo sterling silver double row turquoise bracelet. Stone count is 10, approx. 6 mm each. HWAC# 62045 Date: Location:
Current Bid: 25.00
Estimates : 50.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationThree Vintage Trade Bead Necklaces1054 - Three Vintage Trade Bead Necklaces
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1) blue and white, 30" long; 2) yellow with blue and rd stripes,24" long; 3) green and white small beads, 24" long. HWAC# 58861 ...
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Start Price : 60.00 | Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationTurquoise Necklace1055 - Turquoise Necklace
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Beautiful 6 strand turquoise, bundled necklace with coral spacers with brass drop pendant set with turquoise & spiny oyster. 15" strands &a...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationTurquoise Necklace1056 - Turquoise Necklace
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Beautiful turquoise drop pendant necklace completely trimmed out in sterling silver & signed by Navajo Mark Yazzie. HWAC# 62060 Date: ...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationTwo Vintage Bead Necklaces1057 - Two Vintage Bead Necklaces
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Two multi-colored trade bead necklaces. Each is approximately 18" long. HWAC# 58859 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 70.00 | Estimates : 140.00 - 240.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVintage Cowrie Shell Necklace and Bag of Shells1058 - Vintage Cowrie Shell Necklace and Bag of Shells
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Cowrie Shell Necklace with a flower shaped pendant. Also included: bag of approximately 100 cowrie shells. HWAC# 58860 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 160.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVintage Horse Tooth Necklace1059 - Vintage Horse Tooth Necklace
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Dramatic horse tooth tribal necklace, 23 horse teeth in a woven cord. 6 of the teeth are partially broken. 24" in length (cord end to end ). Mo...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVintage Hummingbird Necklace Set1060 - Vintage Hummingbird Necklace Set
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This vintage Hummingbird necklace and earring set (clip on earrings) was made by Zuni Silversmith, Edward Leekity who has signed the piece. The inlays
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Start Price : 165.00 | Estimates : 330.00 - 430.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVintage Native American Bracelet1061 - Vintage Native American Bracelet
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This Native American Bracelet has a center piece of a ceremonial dancer inlaid onto a piece of gold lip, mother-of-pearl with sterling leaf trim on bo
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Start Price : 165.00 | Estimates : 330.00 - 430.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVintage Trade Bead Necklace1062 - Vintage Trade Bead Necklace
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This vintage Native American trade bead double strand necklace has green oval feather beads and Padre Beads in green and black. (Padre Beads are a var
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationZuni Bola1063 - Zuni Bola
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Nice Zuni inlaid Brahma Bull Bola on sterling with silver tips. HWAC# 62055 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationZuni Turquoise Necklace1064 - Zuni Turquoise Necklace
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Elegant contemporary Zuni Turquoise needlepoint necklace. Beautiful wing motif design 80mm length, dropping down into another winged pendant piece, ap
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Start Price : 240.00 | Estimates : 480.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAntique Burntwater Navajo Rug1065 - Antique Burntwater Navajo Rug
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This old Navajo rug measures 56" by 37". This rug is in poor condition. It is worn on both ends and in other areas. Staining, bleeding. ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAntique Navajo Rug1066 - Antique Navajo Rug
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This old Navajo rug measures 56" by 36". Black, brown, tan, cream colors, serrated diamond design. This rug is in poor condition. Corners...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVery Old Navajo Rug1067 - Very Old Navajo Rug
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This old Navajo rug measures 63" by 45". Colors (red, brown grey, off-white) are faded and rug is stained. This rug is in poor condition. ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVintage Navajo Rug1068 - Vintage Navajo Rug
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This old Navajo rug measures 72" by 35". Ganado--Red Mesa motif. This rug is in poor condition. It is worn on one end and one side and h...
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Start Price : 65.00 | Estimates : 130.00 - 260.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVintage Navajo Saddle Blanket1069 - Vintage Navajo Saddle Blanket
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This old Navajo saddle blanket measures 24" by 24". Ganado. This rug is in very used condition. Red, black, crkeam. Edges worn, and one ho...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVintage Yeibechei Rug1070 - Vintage Yeibechei Rug
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This old Navajo rug measures 79" by 43". Yeibechei motif. This rug is in fair condition. It has a tear/hole on one end. Brown, yellow, c...
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVintage Ganado1071 - Vintage Ganado
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This old Navajo rug measures 67" by 42". Ganado. This rug is in fair condition. Red dye change about 1/3 way throught weaving. It is worn...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationWorn Ganado Rug1072 - Worn Ganado Rug
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This old Navajo rug measures 51" by 38". Ganado style. This rug is in very poor condition. It has been cut off on one end and has a larg...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationVintage Chimayo Rug1073 - Vintage Chimayo Rug
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Collectible, rare, Chimayo Rug, circa.1950, excellent condition, Saltillo. Rug measures 71" by 44". This rug is in fair condition. Worn on...
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 250.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationNative Style Rug1074 - Native Style Rug
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Older Native American style rug with fringe. 65" x 31". Some areas of fringe are loose, some bleeding of red dye. HWAC# 32133 Date: ...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationSmall Unfinished Weaving1075 - Small Unfinished Weaving
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Nice design, similar to Two Grey Hills coloring, black border, cross design. Weaving is still in frame. It was purchased on the Navajo reservation in
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationFive Viola Morris Corn Husk Bags1076 - Five Viola Morris Corn Husk Bags
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Five Viola Morris corn husk bags woven with geometric yarn designs: 1).8.25" x 9"; 2) 6" x 6", buckskin handle; 3) 10.25" x...
Current Bid: 150.00
Estimates : 300.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationElk Hide (Hair On)1077 - Elk Hide (Hair On)
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This is a hair on elk hide that is in beautiful condition. It measures 6'x 4"(24 square feet) and is nicely tanned. A beautiful robe for re...
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Start Price : 135.00 | Estimates : 270.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationTwo Sided Designs, Viola Morris1078 - Two Sided Designs, Viola Morris
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Vintage Plateau Nez Perce beaded bag by Viola Morris. Incredible beaded bag, tiny beads, shell wampum beads handle. Roses designs on both side and dif
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Start Price : 250.00 | Estimates : 500.00 - 700.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAgnes Kenmille Beaded Gauntlet Gloves1079 - Agnes Kenmille Beaded Gauntlet Gloves
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New, beaded pair beautiful gauntlet gloves by Agnes Kenmille. Abstract feather design in green, white, black, orange, turquoise. Men's size. the...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationBeaded Handbag by Agnes Kenmille1080 - Beaded Handbag by Agnes Kenmille
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Beautiful new white buckskin handbag by Agnes Kenmille. Beaded on both sides in metallic red, violet, green, white, yellow and black. Bag is lined wit
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Start Price : 115.00 | Estimates : 230.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationBeaded Moccasins by Agnes Kenmille1081 - Beaded Moccasins by Agnes Kenmille
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New women's beaded moccasins by Agnes Kenmille. These buckskin moccasins are beautifully beaded and have ankle fringe. HWAC# 56830 Date: ...
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Start Price : 90.00 | Estimates : 180.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationBeaded Vest by Agnes Kenmille1082 - Beaded Vest by Agnes Kenmille
Holabird Western Americana Collections
Beautiful new men's vest (large size) feather design on front and back. Deerskin, lined with cotton. Deer horn buttons. Agnes "Oshanee"...
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Start Price : 300.00 | Estimates : 600.00 - 900.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationPaiute Ceremonial Beaded Belt, Wristbands and Headbands1083 - Paiute Ceremonial Beaded Belt, Wristbands and Headbands
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Paiute beaded belt, wristbands and headbands. Two different sets of beaded bands for ceremonial dances. 1) Incredible belt, geometric design, with bea
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Start Price : 200.00 | Estimates : 400.00 - 600.00
 
 
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Beautiful white buckskin Pow Wow dress. Beaded--orange, green, yellow, black) both sides and fringed. New condition. Incredible! HWAC# 56835 Date
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Start Price : 500.00 | Estimates : 1,000.00 - 3,000.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationBeaded and Fringed Holster1085 - Beaded and Fringed Holster
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This is a handmade beaded and fringed holster. It measures 10"x 4" and is adorned with blue and white seed beads. Made of buckskin, this p...
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationBeaded Pouch (Plains Indians)1086 - Beaded Pouch (Plains Indians)
Holabird Western Americana Collections
From the Plains Indians a small round beaded pouch, beaded circular pattern encasing a dark blue beaded cross with bead work on the flap. Approx 90m
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Start Price : 30.00 | Estimates : 60.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing Notification3 Cradleboards, and Beaded Belt1087 - 3 Cradleboards, and Beaded Belt
Holabird Western Americana Collections
1) very small baby sized cradleboard, deerskin and beaded, with willow. 16" x 7", could be just for decor. 2) Small non-native cradleboard...
Current Bid: 60.00
Estimates : 120.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAmerican Indian Cradleboard1088 - American Indian Cradleboard
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This is a handmade cradle board. It is made from trade cloth, lace, leather and beads. It measures 30"x 12" and is in very nice condition....
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationNorthwest Coast Leather Bag1089 - Northwest Coast Leather Bag
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Northwest Coast leather bag with bead work, 11” tall, 5” wide, 60’s-70’s. HWAC# 62063 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 130.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationPlains Indian child's beaded belt set1090 - Plains Indian child's beaded belt set
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Plains Indian child's beaded belt set. These 3 beaded sets were attached to a belt. The largest being Approx 25mm x 100mm. & the 2 smaller o...
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Start Price : 125.00 | Estimates : 250.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationBeaded Belt1091 - Beaded Belt
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Newer beaded belt, 36" long, not including ties. Great condition, geometric design. HWAC# 49466 Date: Location: Northern Plains
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Start Price : 75.00 | Estimates : 150.00 - 300.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAmerican Indian Ceremonial Neck Drape1092 - American Indian Ceremonial Neck Drape
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This is an incredible piece of Native Americana, that measures 57"x 6" and is intricately beaded in an American Flag pattern. It has a buc...
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAmerican Indian Child Shirts1093 - American Indian Child Shirts
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This lot includes a child's trade cloth sewn shirt, adorned with puka shells It is obviously a contemporary garment, made for pow-wow. It measur...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationAmerican Indian War Shirt1094 - American Indian War Shirt
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Handmade American Indian War Shirt. made from Buckskin. this shirt is trimmed around the collar with trade cloth. There is also a oblong patch of trad
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Start Price : 400.00 | Estimates : 800.00 - 1,000.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationTrade Cloth War Shirt1095 - Trade Cloth War Shirt
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This is a deep blue trade cloth American Indian Shirt, ready for pow wow. This garment has 20" fringed sleeves, is about 30" from collar t...
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationNative American Beaded Deerskin Shirt1096 - Native American Beaded Deerskin Shirt
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Native American beaded deerskin shirt. Almost new, probably made for Pow Wow dances. Men's size. Beautifully made and beaded with small fur hide...
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Start Price : 600.00 | Estimates : 1,200.00 - 1,800.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationPair of Fur Booties, Possibly Inuit1097 - Pair of Fur Booties, Possibly Inuit
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Fur booties possibly of Inuit origin and appears to be rabbit fur. HWAC# 571430 Date: Location:
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Start Price : 40.00 | Estimates : 80.00 - 120.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationModern Beading, Mukluk Style Moccasins1098 - Modern Beading, Mukluk Style Moccasins
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Modern beading, mukluk style moccasins. Beading is in great condition, some wear on moccasins. Cloth-lined and cloth outsides above the leather with a
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Start Price : 50.00 | Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
 
 
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Sign In to Subscribe to Lot Closing NotificationBeaded Bag1099 - Beaded Bag
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Great little floral motif brown tanned beaded bag with fringe. Looks to be one of the woodland Indian tribes, measures 11”x5 ½”. Est. $40---...
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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